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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA
Rank 135 83 107
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +24
Contract jobs citing CA 13 45 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 1.49% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 0.77% 3.43% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £377 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £388 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.41% +21.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 5
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.13 £19.02
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.80%
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
1681 1311 1062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.80% 43.35% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 650 473
Average daily rate £400 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 111 89
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.13 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +5.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 -11 7 £475 +11.76% 2
Cheshire -20 3 £514 +109.79%
Merseyside -12 1 - -
CA
England

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (54.05%) IBM
2 19 (51.35%) Finance
3 18 (48.65%) UNIX
4 16 (43.24%) Linux
4 16 (43.24%) CICS
5 14 (37.84%) VSAM
6 12 (32.43%) Mainframe
7 11 (29.73%) Solaris
8 10 (27.03%) COBOL
9 9 (24.32%) Oracle
9 9 (24.32%) AIX
9 9 (24.32%) zOS
10 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
10 8 (21.62%) ITIL
10 8 (21.62%) Middleware
11 7 (18.92%) BYOD
11 7 (18.92%) DataStage
11 7 (18.92%) Windows
11 7 (18.92%) MQSeries
11 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
12 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
12 6 (16.22%) DB2
13 5 (13.51%) IIS
13 5 (13.51%) LDAP
13 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
13 5 (13.51%) MVS
13 5 (13.51%) CA Single Sign-On
13 5 (13.51%) RACF
13 5 (13.51%) MS PowerPoint
13 5 (13.51%) WebSphere

CA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (43.24%) CICS
2 7 (18.92%) MQSeries
2 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
3 5 (13.51%) IIS
3 5 (13.51%) WebSphere
4 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.11%) iPlanet
5 1 (2.70%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
1 5 (13.51%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.51%) LDAP
3 1 (2.70%) SSL
3 1 (2.70%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) DataStage
2 6 (16.22%) DB2
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (51.35%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Law
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Technical Design Leader
2 5 (13.51%) Architect
2 5 (13.51%) Programmer
3 4 (10.81%) Systems Programmer
4 3 (8.11%) Software Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Design Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Lead Architect
5 2 (5.41%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) CICS Programmer
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Supplier Relationship Manager
5 2 (5.41%) PMO Lead
5 2 (5.41%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Relationships Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) Middleware
2 1 (2.70%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) VSAM
2 12 (32.43%) Mainframe
3 7 (18.92%) BYOD
4 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.11%) PKI
5 2 (5.41%) PMI
6 1 (2.70%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) UNIX
2 16 (43.24%) Linux
3 11 (29.73%) Solaris
4 9 (24.32%) AIX
4 9 (24.32%) zOS
5 7 (18.92%) Windows
6 5 (13.51%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) Portfolio Management
2 4 (10.81%) Project Management
3 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (5.41%) Supplier Management
4 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.41%) Stress Testing
4 2 (5.41%) Migration
4 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.70%) Information Security
5 1 (2.70%) Security Management
5 1 (2.70%) Time Management
5 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.70%) People Management
5 1 (2.70%) Release Management
5 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) COBOL
2 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.41%) REXX
3 2 (5.41%) JCL
4 1 (2.70%) Perl
4 1 (2.70%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (5.41%) SCOM
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) IBM
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle
3 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.81%) Tableau
4 4 (10.81%) Sun
5 2 (5.41%) Remedy
5 2 (5.41%) EMC
5 2 (5.41%) SAP
6 1 (2.70%) Sybase