The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of CA products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CA over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Milton Keynes 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 63 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CA 5 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.57% - 1.20%
As % of the Vendors category 1.35% - 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate £300 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £373 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.71% +35.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -9.52%
Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
370 248 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 42.05% 47.06% 54.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 131 185
Average daily rate £375 £313 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £168 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 32
Average hourly rate £9.00 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.58 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £16.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
CA
Buckinghamshire

CA
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

CA Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

CA
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

CA Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

CA
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

CA Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) ISPF
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 2 (28.57%) MQSeries
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) COBOL
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CICS
2 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
2 2 (28.57%) REXX
2 2 (28.57%) zOS
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Easytrieve
2 2 (28.57%) JCL
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

CA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (28.57%) MQSeries
1 2 (28.57%) CICS
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) ADSL
2 1 (14.29%) ISDN
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) PABX
2 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
2 1 (14.29%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Easytrieve
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Operations Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (14.29%) IVR
1 1 (14.29%) e-Health
1 1 (14.29%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) zOS
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) COBOL
1 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
1 2 (28.57%) REXX
1 2 (28.57%) JCL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Unicenter
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (14.29%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy
2 1 (14.29%) Nokia
2 1 (14.29%) Avaya
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) F5