The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CA products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CA over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 210 232 203
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -29
Contract jobs citing CA 42 12 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.14% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 0.97% 0.28% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 3 18
Average daily rate
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£300 £475 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.75% +18.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £455 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-0.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - £15.00
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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4322 4266 5001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.80% 49.06% 50.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2236 2167 2160
Average daily rate £360 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 252 294
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.55 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.35% -4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

CA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

CA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CA
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

CA Daily Rate Trend in the South East

CA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CA across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

CA Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

CA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

CA Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

CA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CA within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
Hampshire - 16 £300 - 2
Surrey +7 12 £531 - 2
Berkshire +13 8 £400 - 2
Buckinghamshire -4 2 £175 -
West Sussex - 1 £570 - 1
CA
England

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 37 (59.68%) Windows
2 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
3 26 (41.94%) VMware
3 26 (41.94%) Security Cleared
4 25 (40.32%) Active Directory
5 22 (35.48%) SC Cleared
6 21 (33.87%) MS Exchange
6 21 (33.87%) MS Excel
7 19 (30.65%) HP
7 19 (30.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (30.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (29.03%) ARCserve
9 17 (27.42%) SQL
9 17 (27.42%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
10 13 (20.97%) ITIL
10 13 (20.97%) SMTP
10 13 (20.97%) SharePoint
11 12 (19.35%) Finance
12 11 (17.74%) Windows XP
12 11 (17.74%) SLA
12 11 (17.74%) MS Office
12 11 (17.74%) Citrix
12 11 (17.74%) HP SIM
13 10 (16.13%) vSphere
13 10 (16.13%) SAN
14 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
15 8 (12.90%) Altiris
15 8 (12.90%) IBM

CA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 21 (33.87%) MS Exchange
2 13 (20.97%) SharePoint
3 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (11.29%) IIS
4 7 (11.29%) Apache
5 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (8.06%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (8.06%) WebSphere
6 5 (8.06%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (8.06%) Tomcat
6 5 (8.06%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 2 (3.23%) Documentum
8 2 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.23%) CMS
9 1 (1.61%) CICS
9 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (33.87%) MS Excel
2 11 (17.74%) MS Office
3 2 (3.23%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) CA Clarity
2 1 (1.61%) SAP FI-CA
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.61%) Cordys
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.61%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.97%) SMTP
2 10 (16.13%) SAN
3 6 (9.68%) LAN
4 5 (8.06%) LDAP
5 3 (4.84%) WAN
5 3 (4.84%) Ethernet
5 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.84%) Firewall
5 3 (4.84%) DNS
6 2 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.23%) VPN
6 2 (3.23%) Internet
6 2 (3.23%) VoIP
6 2 (3.23%) DHCP
7 1 (1.61%) ADSL
7 1 (1.61%) ISDN
7 1 (1.61%) PSTN
7 1 (1.61%) Extranet
7 1 (1.61%) MPLS
7 1 (1.61%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.23%) DB2
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 7
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (3.23%) Introscope
2 2 (3.23%) StarTeam
2 2 (3.23%) ClearCase
2 2 (3.23%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.61%) MSI
3 1 (1.61%) Toad
3 1 (1.61%) WebLOAD
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.61%) Publishing
3 1 (1.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (19.35%) Administrator
2 11 (17.74%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (16.13%) Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Consultant
5 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (6.45%) Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Test Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Middleware Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.23%) ServiceNow Developer
8 2 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Service Desk Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Portfolio Manager
8 2 (3.23%) SAP Manager
8 2 (3.23%) PMO Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) Middleware
2 3 (4.84%) Web Services
2 3 (4.84%) Application Packaging
2 3 (4.84%) Software Packaging
3 2 (3.23%) XML
3 2 (3.23%) HTML
3 2 (3.23%) X-Windows
3 2 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (1.61%) JRules
4 1 (1.61%) .NET
4 1 (1.61%) J2EE
4 1 (1.61%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.61%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.45%) Replication
4 3 (4.84%) Clustering
4 3 (4.84%) Smartcard
5 2 (3.23%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.23%) PKI
5 2 (3.23%) CMDB
5 2 (3.23%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.23%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (3.23%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.61%) Open Source
6 1 (1.61%) IVR
6 1 (1.61%) STB
6 1 (1.61%) e-Health
6 1 (1.61%) DTV
6 1 (1.61%) MPEG
6 1 (1.61%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 37 (59.68%) Windows
2 19 (30.65%) Windows Server 2003
2 19 (30.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (17.74%) Windows XP
4 7 (11.29%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.06%) UNIX
6 4 (6.45%) Windows 2000
7 2 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.61%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.61%) AIX
8 1 (1.61%) Linux
8 1 (1.61%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.97%) ITIL
2 8 (12.90%) Mentoring
3 7 (11.29%) Service Delivery
4 6 (9.68%) Project Management
4 6 (9.68%) Migration
4 6 (9.68%) Knowledge Management
5 5 (8.06%) Service Management
5 5 (8.06%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (6.45%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.84%) ITSM
7 3 (4.84%) Release Management
7 3 (4.84%) Unit Testing
7 3 (4.84%) Validation
7 3 (4.84%) Network Management
7 3 (4.84%) Demand Management
7 3 (4.84%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (4.84%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.42%) SQL
2 7 (11.29%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.45%) Java
4 3 (4.84%) VB
5 2 (3.23%) VBScript
5 2 (3.23%) C
6 1 (1.61%) C#
6 1 (1.61%) COBOL
6 1 (1.61%) Perl
6 1 (1.61%) Python
6 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (41.94%) Security Cleared
2 22 (35.48%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.23%) CCNA
4 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.61%) MCTS
5 1 (1.61%) Degree
5 1 (1.61%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.74%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 25 (40.32%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.13%) vSphere
3 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.68%) XenApp
4 6 (9.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (6.45%) XenDesktop
5 4 (6.45%) Terminal Services
5 4 (6.45%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.23%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.61%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (1.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 18 (29.03%) ARCserve
2 11 (17.74%) HP SIM
3 5 (8.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (8.06%) CA SiteMinder
4 4 (6.45%) Unicenter
4 4 (6.45%) SCCM
4 4 (6.45%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (3.23%) CA Wily
5 2 (3.23%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (3.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.23%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.23%) WSUS
5 2 (3.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.61%) CA Endevor
6 1 (1.61%) Control-M
6 1 (1.61%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 26 (41.94%) VMware
3 19 (30.65%) HP
4 11 (17.74%) Citrix
5 8 (12.90%) Altiris
5 8 (12.90%) IBM
6 7 (11.29%) Symantec
6 7 (11.29%) Oracle
7 6 (9.68%) JBoss
7 6 (9.68%) Cisco
8 5 (8.06%) 3PAR
8 5 (8.06%) Lumension
9 4 (6.45%) Brocade
9 4 (6.45%) SAP
10 2 (3.23%) Dell
10 2 (3.23%) EMC
10 2 (3.23%) BMC
10 2 (3.23%) Borland
10 2 (3.23%) ArcSight
10 2 (3.23%) ServiceNow
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