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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CA over the 3 months to 9 December 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CA
Rank 139 130 123
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing CA 12 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.65% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 0.81% 1.63% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 5
Median daily rate £435 £485 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.30% +76.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £408 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £485 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.75 £19.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+172.15% -34.71%
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
1481 1660 1486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 47.11% 40.17% 45.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 872 810
Median daily rate £405 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 81 105
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.33 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

CA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing CA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CA within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 9 £420 -
Manchester -19 2 - - 4
Cheshire +18 1 £480 +6.66%
CA
England

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for CA.

1 33 (66.00%) Mainframe
2 31 (62.00%) Finance
3 14 (28.00%) IBM
4 13 (26.00%) Linux
5 11 (22.00%) ITIL
5 11 (22.00%) Red Hat
5 11 (22.00%) Tivoli
5 11 (22.00%) Service Management
5 11 (22.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (12.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (12.00%) Bourne shell
6 6 (12.00%) Regular Expression
6 6 (12.00%) HP SiteScope
6 6 (12.00%) Release Management
6 6 (12.00%) SCOM
6 6 (12.00%) Korn
6 6 (12.00%) Netcool
6 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (12.00%) Windows XP
6 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (12.00%) Java
6 6 (12.00%) Perl
6 6 (12.00%) SQL
6 6 (12.00%) VBScript
6 6 (12.00%) Windows
6 6 (12.00%) AIX
6 6 (12.00%) HPUX
6 6 (12.00%) Solaris
7 5 (10.00%) HP

CA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.00%) Apache
1 3 (6.00%) JBoss
1 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (6.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) HTTP
1 3 (6.00%) LDAP
1 3 (6.00%) SSL
2 2 (4.00%) 802.11
2 2 (4.00%) DHCP
2 2 (4.00%) DLNA
2 2 (4.00%) DNS
2 2 (4.00%) DVB
2 2 (4.00%) IGMP
2 2 (4.00%) IPv4
2 2 (4.00%) IPv6
2 2 (4.00%) PPP
2 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.00%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) DB2
General
1 31 (62.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Electronics
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (58.00%) Analyst
1 29 (58.00%) Mainframe Analyst
1 29 (58.00%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
1 29 (58.00%) Operations Analyst
2 6 (12.00%) Monitoring Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Administrator
4 4 (8.00%) DBA
5 2 (4.00%) Consultant
5 2 (4.00%) DB2 DBA
6 1 (2.00%) DB2 Administrator
6 1 (2.00%) Developer
6 1 (2.00%) Monitoring Specialist
6 1 (2.00%) Server Administrator
6 1 (2.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Administrator
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) Regular Expression
2 3 (6.00%) Middleware
3 2 (4.00%) 802.1X
3 2 (4.00%) OpenEmbedded
3 2 (4.00%) OpenGL
3 2 (4.00%) WebKit
3 2 (4.00%) Yocto
4 1 (2.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 33 (66.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (8.00%) User Experience
3 3 (6.00%) Clustering
4 2 (4.00%) Digital TV
4 2 (4.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Linux
2 11 (22.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (12.00%) AIX
3 6 (12.00%) HPUX
3 6 (12.00%) Solaris
3 6 (12.00%) Windows
3 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (12.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (6.00%) zOS
5 2 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) ITIL
1 11 (22.00%) Service Management
2 6 (12.00%) Release Management
3 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.00%) Migration
4 3 (6.00%) Open Source
5 2 (4.00%) DRM
5 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.00%) Project Management
6 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) Bourne shell
1 6 (12.00%) Java
1 6 (12.00%) Korn
1 6 (12.00%) Perl
1 6 (12.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (12.00%) SQL
1 6 (12.00%) VBScript
2 3 (6.00%) Jython
2 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.00%) C
3 2 (4.00%) C++
3 2 (4.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) Tivoli
2 6 (12.00%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (12.00%) Netcool
2 6 (12.00%) SCOM
3 3 (6.00%) BladeLogic
3 3 (6.00%) CA Wily
3 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) IBM
2 11 (22.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (4.00%) Conax
5 2 (4.00%) Nagra
5 2 (4.00%) Verimatrix
6 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.00%) SAP