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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CA
Rank 117 138 98
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -40
Contract jobs citing CA 37 17 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.01% 0.45% 1.29%
As % of the Vendors category 2.23% 1.03% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 8 17
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £20.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+55.43% +9.52%
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
1662 1656 1323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.42% 43.84% 43.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 957 858 681
Median daily rate £400 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 97 91
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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
Manchester +22 33 £475 -1.29%
Cheshire +3 2 £350 -32.82%
CA
England

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 32 (69.57%) Finance
2 31 (67.39%) Mainframe
3 9 (19.57%) IBM
4 7 (15.22%) Middleware
5 6 (13.04%) Oracle
5 6 (13.04%) DB2
5 6 (13.04%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (13.04%) Apache
5 6 (13.04%) HTTP
5 6 (13.04%) WebSphere
5 6 (13.04%) CA Wily
6 5 (10.87%) Banking
6 5 (10.87%) Introscope
6 5 (10.87%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (10.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 5 (10.87%) zOS
7 4 (8.70%) Linux
7 4 (8.70%) Migration
7 4 (8.70%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
8 3 (6.52%) JBoss
8 3 (6.52%) Java
8 3 (6.52%) Solaris
8 3 (6.52%) XML
8 3 (6.52%) Unix
8 3 (6.52%) HTTPS
8 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
8 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
8 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.52%) iPlanet

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 6 (13.04%) Apache
1 6 (13.04%) WebSphere
1 6 (13.04%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (10.87%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (6.52%) iPlanet
3 3 (6.52%) JBoss
3 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.35%) CICS
4 2 (4.35%) GlassFish
4 2 (4.35%) Liferay
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
1 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) CA PPM
1 1 (2.17%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (2.17%) HFM
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) HTTP
2 3 (6.52%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.17%) 802.11
3 1 (2.17%) DHCP
3 1 (2.17%) DLNA
3 1 (2.17%) DNS
3 1 (2.17%) DVB
3 1 (2.17%) FTP
3 1 (2.17%) IGMP
3 1 (2.17%) Intranet
3 1 (2.17%) IPv4
3 1 (2.17%) IPv6
3 1 (2.17%) LDAP
3 1 (2.17%) PPP
3 1 (2.17%) SSL
3 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.17%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) DB2
2 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.17%) Essbase
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Introscope
2 1 (2.17%) CA Gen
General
1 32 (69.57%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.17%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Analyst
2 25 (54.35%) Operations Analyst
3 24 (52.17%) Mainframe Analyst
3 24 (52.17%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) DBA
5 5 (10.87%) Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (6.52%) Server Specialist
6 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) WebSphere Server Specialist
6 3 (6.52%) WebSphere Specialist
7 2 (4.35%) DB2 DBA
8 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (2.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.17%) Mainframe Architect
8 1 (2.17%) NHS Project Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) Middleware
2 3 (6.52%) XML
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.17%) 802.1X
4 1 (2.17%) OpenGL
4 1 (2.17%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 31 (67.39%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.35%) LPAR
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Digital TV
3 1 (2.17%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.17%) NHS
3 1 (2.17%) STB
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) zOS
2 4 (8.70%) Linux
3 3 (6.52%) Solaris
3 3 (6.52%) Unix
4 2 (4.35%) AIX
4 2 (4.35%) HPUX
4 2 (4.35%) MVS
4 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.35%) SUSE
4 2 (4.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.70%) Integration Testing
1 4 (8.70%) Migration
2 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
3 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
3 2 (4.35%) SOA
3 2 (4.35%) System Testing
4 1 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.17%) Change Control
4 1 (2.17%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (2.17%) Data Validation
4 1 (2.17%) DevOps
4 1 (2.17%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Open Source
4 1 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.17%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.17%) Project Management
4 1 (2.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) Java
1 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.17%) C
2 1 (2.17%) C++
2 1 (2.17%) Embedded C++
2 1 (2.17%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) ACCA
2 1 (2.17%) CCNA
2 1 (2.17%) CIMA
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.17%) PMP
2 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Firmware
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) CA Wily
2 2 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (4.35%) nmon
2 2 (4.35%) Puppet
2 2 (4.35%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.17%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) IBM
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Endeca
3 2 (4.35%) HP
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco
4 1 (2.17%) Cognos
4 1 (2.17%) Conax
4 1 (2.17%) EMC
4 1 (2.17%) Nagra
4 1 (2.17%) Remedy
4 1 (2.17%) SAP
4 1 (2.17%) Verimatrix