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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 110 121 117
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing CA 21 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.65% 0.46% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 1.40% 1.06% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 9
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£425 £316 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.49% -9.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £288 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £400 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £25.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+18.62% +54.54%
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
1504 1226 1466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.26% 43.79% 47.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 814 593 696
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £205 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 100 91
Average hourly rate £15.20 £23.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.31% +10.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.07 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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
Manchester -4 11 £288 -9.01% 2
Merseyside - 2 - - 1
Cheshire +3 1 - -
CA
England

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 24 (45.28%) Migration
2 19 (35.85%) SC Cleared
2 19 (35.85%) Security Cleared
3 18 (33.96%) Windows
4 15 (28.30%) Citrix
4 15 (28.30%) SCCM
5 14 (26.42%) Windows Vista
5 14 (26.42%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (26.42%) AppSense
5 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
5 14 (26.42%) Blackberry
5 14 (26.42%) Windows XP
5 14 (26.42%) Oracle
5 14 (26.42%) Lumension
6 13 (24.53%) Shell Script
7 12 (22.64%) SLA
7 12 (22.64%) SQL
7 12 (22.64%) MS Office
8 11 (20.75%) PL/SQL
8 11 (20.75%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (20.75%) Data Modelling
8 11 (20.75%) ETL
8 11 (20.75%) Informatica
8 11 (20.75%) PowerCenter
8 11 (20.75%) ERwin
8 11 (20.75%) Software Deployment
8 11 (20.75%) Oracle Database
8 11 (20.75%) Physical Data Model
8 11 (20.75%) Windows 7
8 11 (20.75%) Dimensional Modelling

CA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 5 (9.43%) CICS
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) JBoss
2 2 (3.77%) Apache
2 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.77%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (3.77%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (22.64%) MS Office
2 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) FTP
1 2 (3.77%) HTTP
2 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.89%) LDAP
2 1 (1.89%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.89%) DNS
2 1 (1.89%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (20.75%) PowerCenter
1 11 (20.75%) Oracle Database
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.55%) DataStage
5 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.89%) DB2
6 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) ERwin
2 6 (11.32%) Rational Rose
3 2 (3.77%) Introscope
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) German Language
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Analyst
2 11 (20.75%) Desktop Support
3 10 (18.87%) Support Engineer
4 9 (16.98%) Business Analyst
4 9 (16.98%) Service Analyst
4 9 (16.98%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 9 (16.98%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Administrator
6 3 (5.66%) Support Specialist
7 2 (3.77%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Support Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Support Specialist
7 2 (3.77%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) DBA
7 2 (3.77%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) Web Services
2 7 (13.21%) Middleware
3 2 (3.77%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Blackberry
2 8 (15.09%) Data Integration
2 8 (15.09%) Mainframe
3 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.55%) VSAM
5 2 (3.77%) PMI
6 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.96%) Windows
2 14 (26.42%) Windows Vista
2 14 (26.42%) Windows XP
3 11 (20.75%) Windows 7
4 10 (18.87%) Linux
5 7 (13.21%) Solaris
5 7 (13.21%) AIX
6 3 (5.66%) HPUX
7 2 (3.77%) UNIX
7 2 (3.77%) SUSE
7 2 (3.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) Migration
2 11 (20.75%) Data Modelling
2 11 (20.75%) ETL
2 11 (20.75%) Software Deployment
2 11 (20.75%) Physical Data Model
2 11 (20.75%) Dimensional Modelling
3 9 (16.98%) ITSM
4 8 (15.09%) Data Architecture
4 8 (15.09%) EAI
4 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (13.21%) Business Analysis
6 4 (7.55%) ITIL
6 4 (7.55%) TQM
7 3 (5.66%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.77%) Project Management
8 2 (3.77%) Content Management
8 2 (3.77%) Time Management
8 2 (3.77%) Analytics
8 2 (3.77%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) Shell Script
2 12 (22.64%) SQL
3 11 (20.75%) PL/SQL
4 4 (7.55%) COBOL
5 2 (3.77%) JCL
6 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (35.85%) SC Cleared
1 19 (35.85%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.64%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) QA
3 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (26.42%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.77%) Firmware
4 1 (1.89%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 15 (28.30%) SCCM
2 3 (5.66%) Tivoli
2 3 (5.66%) Control-M
3 2 (3.77%) CA Wily
3 2 (3.77%) Puppet
4 1 (1.89%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.89%) SCOM
4 1 (1.89%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Citrix
2 14 (26.42%) AppSense
2 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.42%) Oracle
2 14 (26.42%) Lumension
3 11 (20.75%) Informatica
4 9 (16.98%) ServiceNow
5 8 (15.09%) IBM
6 4 (7.55%) HP
7 3 (5.66%) VMware
7 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.77%) TIBCO
8 2 (3.77%) FatWire
8 2 (3.77%) Tableau
9 1 (1.89%) Veeam
9 1 (1.89%) Becrypt
9 1 (1.89%) SAP
9 1 (1.89%) Sun
9 1 (1.89%) Adobe
9 1 (1.89%) NetIQ
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