The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CA products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CA over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CA
Rank 134 119 130
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Contract jobs citing CA 24 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 0.67% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 1.54% 1.45% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 1
Average daily rate £303 £466 £109
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.12% +327.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £14.40 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+247.22% -25.19%
CA
England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1556 1514 1236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 41.06% 46.29% 44.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 759 583
Average daily rate £383 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 101 77
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.33 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

CA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

CA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CA
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

CA Daily Rate Trend in the North West

CA
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CA across the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

CA Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

CA
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

CA Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

CA
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CA within the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -16 8 £430 -9.47%
Cheshire -3 7 £425 -7.10% 1
Lancashire - 7 £263 -
CA
England

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 33 (55.00%) Mainframe
2 24 (40.00%) Finance
3 17 (28.33%) Oracle
4 15 (25.00%) CICS
5 14 (23.33%) IBM
5 14 (23.33%) zOS
5 14 (23.33%) DB2
5 14 (23.33%) Migration
6 13 (21.67%) QA
6 13 (21.67%) Unix
6 13 (21.67%) RACF
7 12 (20.00%) JCL
7 12 (20.00%) Windows
8 11 (18.33%) CA Endevor
9 10 (16.67%) Banking
9 10 (16.67%) SQL
9 10 (16.67%) Middleware
10 9 (15.00%) Data Modelling
11 8 (13.33%) SAS
11 8 (13.33%) Java
12 7 (11.67%) ETL
12 7 (11.67%) VBA
12 7 (11.67%) ERwin
12 7 (11.67%) Informatica
12 7 (11.67%) Base SAS
13 6 (10.00%) WebSphere
13 6 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
13 6 (10.00%) Introscope
13 6 (10.00%) iPlanet
13 6 (10.00%) Tivoli

CA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 15 (25.00%) CICS
2 8 (13.33%) SAS
3 6 (10.00%) Apache
3 6 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (10.00%) iPlanet
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 6 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (6.67%) JBoss
4 4 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.67%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) HTTP
2 5 (8.33%) SSL
3 4 (6.67%) Internet
4 3 (5.00%) DMZ
5 2 (3.33%) Firewall
5 2 (3.33%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.67%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) DB2
2 7 (11.67%) Base SAS
3 2 (3.33%) Big Data
3 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.67%) Easytrieve
4 1 (1.67%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) ERwin
2 6 (10.00%) Introscope
3 1 (1.67%) CA Gen
General
1 24 (40.00%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (35.00%) Analyst
2 12 (20.00%) Architect
3 11 (18.33%) CICS Analyst
4 9 (15.00%) Mainframe Analyst
4 9 (15.00%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
4 9 (15.00%) Operations Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Author
5 7 (11.67%) Technical Author
6 4 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (3.33%) Applications Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Software Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) Middleware
2 2 (3.33%) ISPF
2 2 (3.33%) Java EE
2 2 (3.33%) Java EE 5
2 2 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (55.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.00%) Graphic Design
2 3 (5.00%) VSAM
3 2 (3.33%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.33%) PKI
4 1 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.33%) zOS
2 13 (21.67%) Unix
3 12 (20.00%) Windows
4 4 (6.67%) AIX
4 4 (6.67%) Linux
4 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) Migration
2 9 (15.00%) Data Modelling
3 7 (11.67%) ETL
4 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (5.00%) ITIL
5 3 (5.00%) Project Management
6 2 (3.33%) Analytics
6 2 (3.33%) Data Governance
6 2 (3.33%) EAI
6 2 (3.33%) Information Architecture
6 2 (3.33%) Information Security
6 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (3.33%) IT Asset Management
6 2 (3.33%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.33%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (3.33%) Master Data Management
6 2 (3.33%) Security Management
6 2 (3.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.33%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.00%) JCL
2 10 (16.67%) SQL
3 8 (13.33%) Java
4 7 (11.67%) VBA
5 5 (8.33%) Perl
5 5 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.67%) Jython
6 4 (6.67%) Korn
7 2 (3.33%) COBOL
7 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.33%) VBScript
8 1 (1.67%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.67%) C
8 1 (1.67%) CLIST
8 1 (1.67%) REXX
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.67%) QA
System Software
1 13 (21.67%) RACF
2 6 (10.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.33%) BitLocker
3 2 (3.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 2 (3.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) CA Endevor
2 6 (10.00%) CA Wily
2 6 (10.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.33%) Netcool
3 2 (3.33%) SCCM
3 2 (3.33%) SCOM
3 2 (3.33%) zSecure
4 1 (1.67%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) Oracle
2 14 (23.33%) IBM
3 7 (11.67%) Informatica
4 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.67%) Sun
5 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.33%) Adobe
6 2 (3.33%) Autodesk
6 2 (3.33%) Becrypt
6 2 (3.33%) Citrix
6 2 (3.33%) SAP
6 2 (3.33%) Sophos
6 2 (3.33%) Sybase
6 2 (3.33%) Teradata
7 1 (1.67%) Nimsoft