The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of CA products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CA over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Reading region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 63 62 81
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +19
Contract jobs citing CA 4 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.45% 1.51% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.97% 2.97% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Average daily rate
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£290 £140 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+107.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £295 £337
% change year-on-year
+35.59% -12.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.87 £20.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+6.65% -4.65%
Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
412 472 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.77% 50.92% 53.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 173 210
Average daily rate £375 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 26
Average hourly rate £17.29 £30.50 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.32% +95.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.13 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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CA
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CA across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CA Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

CA
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CA across the Reading region.

CA Daily Rate Trend in Reading

CA
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CA across the Reading region.

CA Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) PKI
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) NetIQ
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (40.00%) AppSense
3 2 (40.00%) Replication
3 2 (40.00%) Altiris
4 1 (20.00%) Network Design
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco

CA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Release Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
1 2 (40.00%) PKI
1 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (20.00%) Smartcard
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) NetIQ
2 2 (40.00%) AppSense
2 2 (40.00%) Altiris
3 1 (20.00%) Brocade
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco