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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA
Rank 118 125 106
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Contract jobs citing CA 26 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.76% 0.22% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 1.65% 0.50% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
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£458 £210 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+118.37% -35.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £351 £374
% change year-on-year
+25.53% -6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+60.00% +16.27%
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
1576 1200 1080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.93% 43.89% 45.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 552 486
Average daily rate £375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 81 104
Average hourly rate £22.50 £26.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.09% +41.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.63 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.00 £47.50
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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Manchester - 13 £475 - 1
Merseyside - 4 £238 -
CA
England

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (37.78%) UNIX
1 17 (37.78%) Linux
1 17 (37.78%) IBM
2 16 (35.56%) Finance
3 14 (31.11%) CICS
4 13 (28.89%) Oracle
4 13 (28.89%) VSAM
5 12 (26.67%) Migration
6 11 (24.44%) Solaris
6 11 (24.44%) Mainframe
7 10 (22.22%) AIX
7 10 (22.22%) COBOL
8 9 (20.00%) Shell Script
8 9 (20.00%) Middleware
9 8 (17.78%) DataStage
9 8 (17.78%) ITIL
9 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
10 7 (15.56%) ServiceNow
10 7 (15.56%) Windows
10 7 (15.56%) zOS
10 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
10 7 (15.56%) ITSM
11 6 (13.33%) CA Single Sign-On
11 6 (13.33%) SQL
11 6 (13.33%) LDAP
11 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database
12 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (11.11%) Physical Data Model
12 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
12 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse

CA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (31.11%) CICS
2 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
3 5 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 5 (11.11%) IIS
3 5 (11.11%) MQSeries
4 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
5 3 (6.67%) iPlanet
6 1 (2.22%) CMS
6 1 (2.22%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.22%) JBoss
6 1 (2.22%) Apache
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) LDAP
2 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) DataStage
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 5 (11.11%) PowerCenter
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.89%) DB2
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) ERwin
2 4 (8.89%) Rational Rose
3 1 (2.22%) Introscope
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Technical Design Leader
3 7 (15.56%) Business Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Service Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Design Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Programmer
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Programmer
6 3 (6.67%) Lead Architect
6 3 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) CICS Programmer
7 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.44%) PMO Lead
7 2 (4.44%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.22%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) Middleware
2 4 (8.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) VSAM
2 11 (24.44%) Mainframe
3 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.67%) Data Integration
4 3 (6.67%) PMI
5 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) UNIX
1 17 (37.78%) Linux
2 11 (24.44%) Solaris
3 10 (22.22%) AIX
4 7 (15.56%) Windows
4 7 (15.56%) zOS
5 4 (8.89%) MVS
6 1 (2.22%) SUSE
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Migration
2 8 (17.78%) ITIL
3 7 (15.56%) ITSM
4 5 (11.11%) Physical Data Model
4 5 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
4 5 (11.11%) Project Management
4 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 5 (11.11%) ETL
4 5 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (6.67%) Data Architecture
5 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.67%) EAI
6 2 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Stress Testing
7 1 (2.22%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.22%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.22%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) COBOL
2 9 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (13.33%) SQL
4 5 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (6.67%) PMI Certification
1 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) RACF
2 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.22%) Firmware
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (4.44%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.22%) SCOM
3 1 (2.22%) CA Wily
3 1 (2.22%) Puppet
3 1 (2.22%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) IBM
2 13 (28.89%) Oracle
3 7 (15.56%) ServiceNow
3 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.11%) Sun
4 5 (11.11%) Informatica
4 5 (11.11%) Tableau
5 1 (2.22%) Lumension
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.22%) Remedy
5 1 (2.22%) FatWire
5 1 (2.22%) VMware
5 1 (2.22%) AppSense
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) EMC
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix