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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA
Rank 110 118 115
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing CA 21 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.67% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.43% 0.59% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
Average daily rate
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£458 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £157 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £430 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £355 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.97% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.40 £19.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-25.19% -10.46%
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
1466 1179 1236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.60% 43.33% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 566 576
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £145 £200
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 105 76 110
Average hourly rate £18.13 £21.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.67% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.38 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.38 £45.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +1 8 £475 +35.71% 1
Merseyside - 5 £238 -
Cheshire +3 4 £458 +63.68%
CA
England

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 16 (29.09%) Migration
2 15 (27.27%) Finance
2 15 (27.27%) Oracle
2 15 (27.27%) Windows
2 15 (27.27%) Linux
3 13 (23.64%) UNIX
3 13 (23.64%) IBM
3 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
3 13 (23.64%) Security Cleared
4 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
4 12 (21.82%) Shell Script
5 11 (20.00%) Mainframe
5 11 (20.00%) SCCM
6 10 (18.18%) Windows Vista
6 10 (18.18%) Lumension
6 10 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (18.18%) AppSense
6 10 (18.18%) Blackberry
6 10 (18.18%) Citrix
6 10 (18.18%) Windows XP
7 9 (16.36%) SLA
7 9 (16.36%) CICS
7 9 (16.36%) Middleware
7 9 (16.36%) ITSM
7 9 (16.36%) ServiceNow
8 8 (14.55%) VSAM
8 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
8 8 (14.55%) AIX
8 8 (14.55%) Solaris
8 8 (14.55%) COBOL

CA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 9 (16.36%) CICS
2 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 5 (9.09%) IIS
3 5 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.27%) MQSeries
5 3 (5.45%) iPlanet
6 2 (3.64%) CMS
6 2 (3.64%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (3.64%) JBoss
6 2 (3.64%) Apache
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Office
2 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
3 5 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) LDAP
2 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.64%) FTP
3 2 (3.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (12.73%) PowerCenter
1 7 (12.73%) DataStage
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) ERwin
2 6 (10.91%) Rational Rose
3 2 (3.64%) Introscope
General
1 15 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Analyst
2 9 (16.36%) Business Analyst
2 9 (16.36%) Desktop Support
2 9 (16.36%) Service Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Support Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Desktop Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Technical Design Leader
5 4 (7.27%) Administrator
5 4 (7.27%) Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Technical Design Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Lead Architect
6 3 (5.45%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Support Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) Middleware
2 5 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (3.64%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 10 (18.18%) Blackberry
3 8 (14.55%) VSAM
4 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.27%) Data Integration
6 3 (5.45%) PMI
7 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) Linux
1 15 (27.27%) Windows
2 13 (23.64%) UNIX
3 10 (18.18%) Windows Vista
3 10 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 8 (14.55%) AIX
4 8 (14.55%) Solaris
5 7 (12.73%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.27%) zOS
6 4 (7.27%) MVS
7 2 (3.64%) SUSE
7 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Migration
2 9 (16.36%) ITSM
3 7 (12.73%) Dimensional Modelling
3 7 (12.73%) Data Modelling
3 7 (12.73%) ETL
3 7 (12.73%) ITIL
3 7 (12.73%) Software Deployment
3 7 (12.73%) Physical Data Model
4 5 (9.09%) Project Management
4 5 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (7.27%) Data Architecture
5 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
5 4 (7.27%) EAI
5 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.64%) Content Management
7 2 (3.64%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.64%) Analytics
8 1 (1.82%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) Shell Script
2 8 (14.55%) COBOL
2 8 (14.55%) SQL
3 7 (12.73%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.64%) JCL
5 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
1 13 (23.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) SLA
2 5 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) SCCM
2 6 (10.91%) CA SiteMinder
3 3 (5.45%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.64%) CA Wily
4 2 (3.64%) Puppet
5 1 (1.82%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) Oracle
2 13 (23.64%) IBM
3 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
4 10 (18.18%) Citrix
4 10 (18.18%) AppSense
4 10 (18.18%) Lumension
5 9 (16.36%) ServiceNow
6 7 (12.73%) Informatica
7 5 (9.09%) Sun
7 5 (9.09%) Tableau
8 2 (3.64%) HP
8 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.64%) TIBCO
8 2 (3.64%) FatWire
8 2 (3.64%) VMware
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