The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CA products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CA over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CA 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.57% - -
As % of the Vendors category 3.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+6.81% +7.31%
CA
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
200 112 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 52.49% 45.71% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 58 46
Average daily rate £325 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £502 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -18.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.42 £21.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

CA
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

CA Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

CA
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

CA Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

CA
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

CA Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

CA
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CA within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 6 £400 -
CA
North West

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Sybase
1 7 (100.00%) DB2
1 7 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 7 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 7 (100.00%) SSL
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) zOS
1 7 (100.00%) RACF
1 7 (100.00%) Middleware
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) SSH
1 7 (100.00%) ISPF
1 7 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
1 7 (100.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 6 (85.71%) zSecure
2 6 (85.71%) CICS
3 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
3 2 (28.57%) REXX
3 2 (28.57%) JCL
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) CLIST
3 2 (28.57%) SAS
3 2 (28.57%) PKI
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) People Management
4 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Security Management

CA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (100.00%) MQSeries
2 6 (85.71%) CICS
3 2 (28.57%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 7 (100.00%) SSL
1 7 (100.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Security Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) RACF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Middleware
1 7 (100.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (28.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) zOS
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) People Management
2 1 (14.29%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
2 2 (28.57%) REXX
2 2 (28.57%) JCL
2 2 (28.57%) CLIST
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) RACF
1 7 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
1 7 (100.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) zSecure
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Sybase
1 7 (100.00%) IBM