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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 106 118 109
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing CA 31 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.97% 0.69% 0.98%
As % of the Vendors category 2.16% 1.50% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 15
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% +4.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £350 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £373 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +17.14%
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
1437 1333 1573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.99% 45.79% 48.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 585 726
Average daily rate £335 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 107 128
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CA across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

CA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 August 2014. 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 6 £500 +42.85%
Merseyside - - - -
CA
England

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 45 (59.21%) Windows
2 44 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 40 (52.63%) Citrix
4 36 (47.37%) SCCM
4 36 (47.37%) Security Cleared
5 35 (46.05%) SC Cleared
6 33 (43.42%) MS Office
7 32 (42.11%) AppSense
8 31 (40.79%) Blackberry
8 31 (40.79%) Microsoft App-V
8 31 (40.79%) Windows Vista
9 30 (39.47%) Windows XP
9 30 (39.47%) SLA
10 29 (38.16%) Windows 7
10 29 (38.16%) Lumension
11 26 (34.21%) Software Deployment
12 24 (31.58%) Active Directory
13 15 (19.74%) Oracle
14 13 (17.11%) SQL
14 13 (17.11%) Data Modelling
14 13 (17.11%) Red Hat
14 13 (17.11%) Migration
14 13 (17.11%) ERwin
15 12 (15.79%) Symantec
15 12 (15.79%) TQM
15 12 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (14.47%) McAfee
16 11 (14.47%) VMware
17 10 (13.16%) Finance
17 10 (13.16%) Linux

CA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (3.95%) CMS
2 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.63%) CICS
3 1 (1.32%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.32%) Apache
3 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (43.42%) MS Office
2 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) Firewall
1 5 (6.58%) VPN
2 3 (3.95%) Wireless
2 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.63%) FTP
3 2 (2.63%) ADSL
4 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.32%) DMZ
4 1 (1.32%) SAN
4 1 (1.32%) DNS
4 1 (1.32%) DHCP
4 1 (1.32%) HTTP
4 1 (1.32%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (11.84%) Crystal Reports
2 9 (11.84%) Oracle Database
3 8 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
5 6 (7.89%) PowerCenter
6 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.63%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 13 (17.11%) ERwin
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.63%) Rational Rose
3 1 (1.32%) Introscope
General
1 10 (13.16%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 24 (31.58%) Desktop Support
2 22 (28.95%) Support Engineer
2 22 (28.95%) Desktop Engineer
3 19 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) Architect
6 4 (5.26%) Technical Support
6 4 (5.26%) Support Specialist
6 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.26%) Administrator
7 3 (3.95%) Technical Support Specialist
7 3 (3.95%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (3.95%) Data Modeller
7 3 (3.95%) IT Consultant
7 3 (3.95%) Consultant
7 3 (3.95%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Security Support Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) ServiceNow Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Senior Data Modeller
8 2 (2.63%) Technical Design Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) Web Services
2 5 (6.58%) Application Packaging
3 4 (5.26%) Middleware
4 2 (2.63%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (40.79%) Blackberry
2 9 (11.84%) Data Integration
3 5 (6.58%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.63%) VSAM
5 1 (1.32%) e-Health
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) Firmware
5 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.32%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 45 (59.21%) Windows
2 31 (40.79%) Windows Vista
3 30 (39.47%) Windows XP
4 29 (38.16%) Windows 7
5 10 (13.16%) Linux
6 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (10.53%) Solaris
7 8 (10.53%) AIX
8 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (7.89%) HPUX
10 4 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (3.95%) UNIX
12 1 (1.32%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.21%) Software Deployment
2 13 (17.11%) Data Modelling
2 13 (17.11%) Migration
3 12 (15.79%) TQM
4 10 (13.16%) ETL
5 9 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (11.84%) EAI
5 9 (11.84%) Data Architecture
6 8 (10.53%) Business Analysis
7 7 (9.21%) ITIL
7 7 (9.21%) Change Control
8 6 (7.89%) Dimensional Modelling
8 6 (7.89%) Validation
9 5 (6.58%) Problem Management
10 4 (5.26%) Product Management
10 4 (5.26%) Configuration Management
10 4 (5.26%) Change Management
11 3 (3.95%) Workflow
11 3 (3.95%) Service Delivery
11 3 (3.95%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.11%) SQL
2 10 (13.16%) Shell Script
3 9 (11.84%) PL/SQL
4 7 (9.21%) VB
5 5 (6.58%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.95%) Perl
7 2 (2.63%) COBOL
7 2 (2.63%) JCL
Qualifications
1 36 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 35 (46.05%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.63%) PMP
4 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (39.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (40.79%) Microsoft App-V
2 24 (31.58%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.95%) ISA Server
3 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.63%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.32%) VMFS
5 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.32%) vCloud
5 1 (1.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 36 (47.37%) SCCM
2 5 (6.58%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 4 (5.26%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.95%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (3.95%) Control-M
4 3 (3.95%) Unicenter
4 3 (3.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.63%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.32%) CA Wily
6 1 (1.32%) Puppet
6 1 (1.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 40 (52.63%) Citrix
3 32 (42.11%) AppSense
4 29 (38.16%) Lumension
5 15 (19.74%) Oracle
6 13 (17.11%) Red Hat
7 12 (15.79%) Symantec
8 11 (14.47%) McAfee
8 11 (14.47%) VMware
9 10 (13.16%) Informatica
10 9 (11.84%) HP
10 9 (11.84%) Adobe
10 9 (11.84%) SAP
10 9 (11.84%) Sophos
10 9 (11.84%) Becrypt
10 9 (11.84%) Veeam
11 5 (6.58%) Business Objects
12 4 (5.26%) IBM
13 2 (2.63%) FrontRange
13 2 (2.63%) ServiceNow
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