The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of CA products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CA over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Manchester region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within CA Technologies.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 74 79 75
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing CA 7 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.56% 0.088% 0.92%
As % of the Vendors category 1.33% 0.19% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £295 £337
% change year-on-year
+44.06% -12.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -4.65%
Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
526 530 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.15% 46.49% 45.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 246 263
Average daily rate £323 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 38 57
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £18.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.19 £31.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
CA
North West

CA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CA across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

CA
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CA across the Manchester region.

CA Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

CA
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CA across the Manchester region.

CA Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing CA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CA.

1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) AIX
2 5 (41.67%) Solaris
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) Control-M
4 3 (25.00%) Middleware
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (25.00%) HPUX
4 3 (25.00%) IBM
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 3 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (16.67%) VSAM
5 2 (16.67%) FrontRange
5 2 (16.67%) Time Management
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (16.67%) COBOL
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse

CA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing CA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) CMS
1 2 (16.67%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) ADSL
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (16.67%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (16.67%) ERwin
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support
2 2 (16.67%) Senior IT Support
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Design Manager
2 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Data Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (16.67%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) AIX
2 5 (41.67%) Solaris
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) HPUX
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Time Management
2 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (16.67%) ITSM
2 2 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) COBOL
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (16.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Control-M
2 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (16.67%) ARCserve
3 1 (8.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) FrontRange
3 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) McAfee
3 2 (16.67%) BMC