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 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA
Rank 137 95 111
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +16
Contract jobs citing CA 17 39 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 1.28% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 1.03% 2.91% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £283
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +48.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £20.13 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +2.43%
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
1658 1339 1226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 43.34% 43.84% 46.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 875 690 536
Average daily rate £368 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 91 93
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.24 £28.75 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 July 2015.

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 July 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
Merseyside -9 6 £400 -5.88%
Manchester -17 6 £481 -3.75% 3
Cheshire -12 2 £521 +112.65%
CA
England

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 20 (66.67%) IBM
2 18 (60.00%) CICS
3 16 (53.33%) Mainframe
4 14 (46.67%) VSAM
5 13 (43.33%) RACF
5 13 (43.33%) zOS
6 11 (36.67%) DB2
7 10 (33.33%) UNIX
7 10 (33.33%) Middleware
8 9 (30.00%) Finance
9 8 (26.67%) MQSeries
9 8 (26.67%) Time Sharing Option
9 8 (26.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 7 (23.33%) zSecure
10 7 (23.33%) ISPF
10 7 (23.33%) COBOL
11 6 (20.00%) SQL
11 6 (20.00%) Sybase
11 6 (20.00%) Solaris
11 6 (20.00%) Linux
11 6 (20.00%) SSL
11 6 (20.00%) Kerberos
11 6 (20.00%) Information Security
11 6 (20.00%) SSH
12 5 (16.67%) JCL
12 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 5 (16.67%) Oracle
13 4 (13.33%) PKI
13 4 (13.33%) ITIL
13 4 (13.33%) AIX

CA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 18 (60.00%) CICS
2 8 (26.67%) MQSeries
3 2 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Project
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Kerberos
1 6 (20.00%) SSL
1 6 (20.00%) SSH
2 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.67%) SNA
3 2 (6.67%) SMS
3 2 (6.67%) SMTP
3 2 (6.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) DB2
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) DataStage
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Security Engineer
1 5 (16.67%) Information Security Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Technical Design Leader
2 4 (13.33%) Programmer
3 3 (10.00%) Systems Programmer
3 3 (10.00%) Architect
3 3 (10.00%) DBA
4 2 (6.67%) CICS Programmer
4 2 (6.67%) Relationships Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Supplier Relationship Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Designer
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Implementation Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Mainframe DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) Middleware
2 7 (23.33%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (53.33%) Mainframe
2 14 (46.67%) VSAM
3 4 (13.33%) PKI
4 2 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (6.67%) BYOD
5 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.33%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) zOS
2 10 (33.33%) UNIX
3 6 (20.00%) Solaris
3 6 (20.00%) Linux
4 4 (13.33%) AIX
5 3 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (3.33%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Information Security
2 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (10.00%) Stress Testing
3 3 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Security Management
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.33%) Release Management
5 1 (3.33%) Time Management
5 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) COBOL
2 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) JCL
4 3 (10.00%) REXX
5 2 (6.67%) CLIST
5 2 (6.67%) Assembly Language
6 1 (3.33%) Perl
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) RACF
2 8 (26.67%) Time Sharing Option
2 8 (26.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) zSecure
2 3 (10.00%) SCOM
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (6.67%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) IBM
2 6 (20.00%) Sybase
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.67%) Oracle
4 3 (10.00%) EMC
4 3 (10.00%) Remedy
5 2 (6.67%) SAP
6 1 (3.33%) Planview
6 1 (3.33%) TIBCO
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