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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA
Rank 216 200 220
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +20
Contract jobs citing CA 49 35 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.50% 0.39% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.09% 0.81% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £340 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -12.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £316 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £463 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £351 £383
% change year-on-year
+14.12% -8.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -16.27%
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
4502 4326 3773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 45.73% 47.82% 47.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2380 2105 1784
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 268 310
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.38 £19.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -4.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.16 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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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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 -2 18 £400 -11.11% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 12 £375 +16.27% 8
Berkshire -6 11 £338 -15.62% 2
Surrey +2 7 £555 +63.23%
West Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
CA
England

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 50 (49.02%) Microsoft
2 46 (45.10%) Cisco
3 43 (42.16%) ITIL
4 42 (41.18%) VMware
5 41 (40.20%) Security Cleared
6 38 (37.25%) SC Cleared
7 34 (33.33%) Windows
8 33 (32.35%) HP
9 26 (25.49%) LAN
10 25 (24.51%) VPN
11 24 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
11 24 (23.53%) MS Excel
11 24 (23.53%) Firewall
12 23 (22.55%) SQL
12 23 (22.55%) Cisco ASA
13 22 (21.57%) Internet
14 21 (20.59%) e-Health
14 21 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (19.61%) Service Management
16 19 (18.63%) Wireless
16 19 (18.63%) CheckPoint
16 19 (18.63%) CA Spectrum
17 17 (16.67%) IPsec
17 17 (16.67%) F5
18 16 (15.69%) Network Security
18 16 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
18 16 (15.69%) BMC
19 15 (14.71%) NetApp
19 15 (14.71%) CCNP
19 15 (14.71%) WAN

CA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 14 (13.73%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 8 (7.84%) CMS
4 6 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (5.88%) IIS
5 5 (4.90%) Apache
5 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.90%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.94%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.96%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.98%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.98%) JBoss
8 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.98%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.82%) MS Visio
2 9 (8.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.98%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) SAP FI
1 3 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (2.94%) SAP CO
1 3 (2.94%) SAP FI-AP
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (25.49%) LAN
2 25 (24.51%) VPN
3 24 (23.53%) Firewall
4 23 (22.55%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (21.57%) Internet
6 19 (18.63%) Wireless
7 17 (16.67%) IPsec
8 16 (15.69%) Network Security
9 15 (14.71%) Cisco ISE
9 15 (14.71%) WAN
10 14 (13.73%) WLAN
11 13 (12.75%) MPLS
12 12 (11.76%) DNS
12 12 (11.76%) SAN
12 12 (11.76%) DHCP
12 12 (11.76%) Ethernet
13 11 (10.78%) RIP
13 11 (10.78%) SSL
13 11 (10.78%) TCP/IP
13 11 (10.78%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.84%) DB2
3 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.96%) Couchbase
4 2 (1.96%) CouchDB
4 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) ERwin
2 2 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.96%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.98%) Introscope
3 1 (0.98%) JIRA
3 1 (0.98%) Toad
General
1 15 (14.71%) Finance
2 14 (13.73%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.86%) Military
4 6 (5.88%) Banking
5 3 (2.94%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.98%) Electronics
6 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.98%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 12 (11.76%) Network Engineer
1 12 (11.76%) Security Engineer
2 11 (10.78%) Architect
3 9 (8.82%) Developer
3 9 (8.82%) Administrator
4 8 (7.84%) Network Analyst
4 8 (7.84%) Design Engineer
4 8 (7.84%) Analyst
4 8 (7.84%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (7.84%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (6.86%) Consultant
5 7 (6.86%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 7 (6.86%) ServiceNow Developer
6 6 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (3.92%) Security Specialist
7 4 (3.92%) Network Support
7 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (3.92%) IP Engineer
7 4 (3.92%) Network Design Specialist
7 4 (3.92%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.82%) CSS
2 8 (7.84%) XML
2 8 (7.84%) HTML
3 6 (5.88%) Web Services
4 4 (3.92%) Regular Expression
4 4 (3.92%) Middleware
5 2 (1.96%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (1.96%) Application Packaging
5 2 (1.96%) Software Packaging
5 2 (1.96%) RESTful
5 2 (1.96%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.59%) e-Health
1 21 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.76%) SecurID
3 11 (10.78%) CMDB
4 8 (7.84%) FlexPod
5 5 (4.90%) IVR
6 4 (3.92%) Replication
7 3 (2.94%) Clustering
7 3 (2.94%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.94%) PKI
8 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.98%) Open Source
9 1 (0.98%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.98%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 34 (33.33%) Windows
2 16 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (11.76%) Linux
4 11 (10.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.90%) AIX
7 4 (3.92%) SUSE
7 4 (3.92%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (2.94%) Windows 2000
8 3 (2.94%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.96%) UNIX
10 1 (0.98%) zOS
10 1 (0.98%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (42.16%) ITIL
2 20 (19.61%) Service Management
3 14 (13.73%) Validation
4 13 (12.75%) Unit Testing
5 12 (11.76%) eTOM
5 12 (11.76%) Workflow
6 9 (8.82%) Change Management
7 8 (7.84%) ITSM
7 8 (7.84%) Network Design
7 8 (7.84%) Knowledge Management
7 8 (7.84%) Performance Analysis
8 7 (6.86%) Demand Forecasting
8 7 (6.86%) Mentoring
8 7 (6.86%) System Testing
8 7 (6.86%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (5.88%) Content Management
9 6 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (5.88%) Network Management
10 5 (4.90%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (4.90%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.55%) SQL
2 11 (10.78%) Java
3 3 (2.94%) VB
3 3 (2.94%) REXX
3 3 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.96%) Scala
5 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.98%) Perl
5 1 (0.98%) VBScript
5 1 (0.98%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (40.20%) Security Cleared
2 38 (37.25%) SC Cleared
3 24 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (14.71%) CCNP
5 11 (10.78%) CCNA
5 11 (10.78%) CISSP
5 11 (10.78%) Degree
6 5 (4.90%) MCSE
6 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.96%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.98%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.78%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.98%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (14.71%) vSphere
2 11 (10.78%) Active Directory
3 8 (7.84%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (7.84%) vCloud
4 5 (4.90%) VMware ESX
4 5 (4.90%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.92%) FreeRADIUS
6 3 (2.94%) XenApp
6 3 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (2.94%) Firmware
7 2 (1.96%) RACF
8 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 19 (18.63%) CA Spectrum
2 14 (13.73%) ARCserve
3 9 (8.82%) Tivoli
3 9 (8.82%) HP SIM
4 7 (6.86%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (2.94%) Unicenter
5 3 (2.94%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.96%) SCCM
6 2 (1.96%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.96%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (1.96%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.98%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.98%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.98%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 50 (49.02%) Microsoft
2 46 (45.10%) Cisco
3 42 (41.18%) VMware
4 33 (32.35%) HP
5 19 (18.63%) CheckPoint
6 17 (16.67%) F5
7 16 (15.69%) BMC
8 15 (14.71%) NetApp
9 14 (13.73%) IBM
10 13 (12.75%) Citrix
11 12 (11.76%) Remedy
11 12 (11.76%) Fortinet
12 11 (10.78%) Tufin
12 11 (10.78%) AlgoSec
13 8 (7.84%) ServiceNow
13 8 (7.84%) Red Hat
14 7 (6.86%) Fujitsu
14 7 (6.86%) Juniper
15 6 (5.88%) 3PAR
15 6 (5.88%) Apple
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