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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CA
Rank 211 201 202
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing CA 47 53 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.56% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 1.18% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 18
Average daily rate £438 £390 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% -3.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £537 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £381
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £14.40 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+247.22% -25.19%
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
4079 4502 3988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.85% 47.50% 46.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2348 2338 1954
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 214 232
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £11.68 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

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 9 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CA across the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

CA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Berkshire -4 13 £400 +33.33% 3
Hampshire -5 13 £513 +31.41% 2
Buckinghamshire - 13 £520 -
Surrey -6 4 £415 -25.22%
Middlesex - 2 £500 -
West Sussex - 2 £425 - 2
CA
England

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 46 (40.35%) Windows
2 39 (34.21%) Linux
3 31 (27.19%) Finance
4 30 (26.32%) IBM
5 25 (21.93%) CICS
5 25 (21.93%) JCL
5 25 (21.93%) Java
6 24 (21.05%) WebSphere
7 23 (20.18%) Microsoft
8 22 (19.30%) zOS
9 21 (18.42%) Firewall
9 21 (18.42%) Windows Server
10 20 (17.54%) CA Wily
10 20 (17.54%) Introscope
10 20 (17.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (15.79%) SQL
11 18 (15.79%) Migration
12 17 (14.91%) DB2
12 17 (14.91%) HP
13 16 (14.04%) Active Directory
13 16 (14.04%) Middleware
13 16 (14.04%) COBOL
13 16 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (14.04%) Security Cleared
14 15 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (13.16%) C++
14 15 (13.16%) MS Office
14 15 (13.16%) HTTP
14 15 (13.16%) Mainframe
14 15 (13.16%) REXX

CA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 25 (21.93%) CICS
2 24 (21.05%) WebSphere
3 12 (10.53%) MQSeries
4 10 (8.77%) Apache
4 10 (8.77%) IBM HTTP Server
5 9 (7.89%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (3.51%) IIS
6 4 (3.51%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.75%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.75%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.88%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.88%) nginx
9 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (13.16%) MS Office
2 9 (7.89%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.75%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) CA PPM
2 2 (1.75%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.88%) BusinessWare
3 1 (0.88%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.88%) SAP CCM
3 1 (0.88%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.88%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.88%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.88%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.14%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (6.14%) Route 53
2 7 (6.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.75%) IaaS
4 2 (1.75%) PaaS
5 1 (0.88%) IBM PureFlex
5 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.42%) Firewall
2 15 (13.16%) HTTP
3 14 (12.28%) LAN
3 14 (12.28%) WAN
4 11 (9.65%) FTP
4 11 (9.65%) SSL
5 8 (7.02%) SSH
6 5 (4.39%) LDAP
7 4 (3.51%) HTTPS
8 3 (2.63%) SAN
9 2 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.88%) Cisco Wireless
10 1 (0.88%) DMZ
10 1 (0.88%) DSL
10 1 (0.88%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.88%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.91%) DB2
2 13 (11.40%) Easytrieve
3 10 (8.77%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.14%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (6.14%) DB2 UDB
4 7 (6.14%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.63%) MySQL
6 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.88%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.88%) IDMS
7 1 (0.88%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 20 (17.54%) Introscope
2 6 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.51%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.63%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (1.75%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.88%) JIRA
6 1 (0.88%) JMeter
6 1 (0.88%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.88%) Protractor
6 1 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.88%) Selenium
6 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.88%) WebLOAD
General
1 31 (27.19%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.39%) Banking
4 4 (3.51%) Retail
5 3 (2.63%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.75%) Electronics
6 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.75%) Marketing
6 2 (1.75%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.88%) Back Office
7 1 (0.88%) Billing
7 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (28.07%) Analyst
2 21 (18.42%) Architect
3 18 (15.79%) Developer
4 10 (8.77%) CICS Analyst
5 9 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (6.14%) Junior
6 7 (6.14%) Junior Analyst
7 6 (5.26%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (4.39%) Linux Developer
9 4 (3.51%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 4 (3.51%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (3.51%) Administrator
9 4 (3.51%) Monitoring Specialist
9 4 (3.51%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.51%) Systems Architect
10 3 (2.63%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.04%) Middleware
2 14 (12.28%) Web Services
3 13 (11.40%) SOAP
4 12 (10.53%) ISPF
5 8 (7.02%) IBM Integration Bus
5 8 (7.02%) RESTful
6 7 (6.14%) REST
7 5 (4.39%) .NET
7 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.51%) JMS
9 3 (2.63%) Software Packaging
10 2 (1.75%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.88%) J2EE
11 1 (0.88%) LAMP
11 1 (0.88%) OAuth
11 1 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
11 1 (0.88%) XML
11 1 (0.88%) XML Schema
11 1 (0.88%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (13.16%) Mainframe
2 9 (7.89%) e-Health
3 8 (7.02%) DataPower
4 4 (3.51%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.51%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (3.51%) VSAM
5 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.75%) CMDB
6 2 (1.75%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.75%) NGOSS
6 2 (1.75%) User Experience
7 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.88%) AS400
7 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.88%) HACMP
7 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 46 (40.35%) Windows
2 39 (34.21%) Linux
3 22 (19.30%) zOS
4 21 (18.42%) Windows Server
5 20 (17.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.26%) Unix
7 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.63%) Windows 2000
8 3 (2.63%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.63%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.75%) AIX
9 2 (1.75%) Solaris
9 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.79%) Migration
2 16 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (9.65%) ITIL
4 10 (8.77%) Problem Management
5 9 (7.89%) ITSM
6 8 (7.02%) Mentoring
7 7 (6.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (6.14%) High Availability
7 7 (6.14%) Software Engineering
8 6 (5.26%) Data Modelling
8 6 (5.26%) Software Licensing
9 5 (4.39%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.39%) Network Management
9 5 (4.39%) Project Management
9 5 (4.39%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.51%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (3.51%) Scrum
10 4 (3.51%) Service Management
11 3 (2.63%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.93%) Java
1 25 (21.93%) JCL
2 18 (15.79%) SQL
3 16 (14.04%) COBOL
4 15 (13.16%) Assembly Language
4 15 (13.16%) C++
4 15 (13.16%) REXX
5 13 (11.40%) C#
6 12 (10.53%) CLIST
7 10 (8.77%) PowerShell
8 7 (6.14%) Bash Shell
8 7 (6.14%) Python
8 7 (6.14%) Ruby
9 4 (3.51%) Perl
9 4 (3.51%) VBA
10 3 (2.63%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.63%) VB
11 1 (0.88%) C
11 1 (0.88%) Korn
11 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.40%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.26%) Degree
4 2 (1.75%) APMP
4 2 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.75%) ISEB
4 2 (1.75%) MCSA
4 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (0.88%) CCNA
5 1 (0.88%) CCNP
5 1 (0.88%) CCSP
5 1 (0.88%) CCVP
5 1 (0.88%) CISM
5 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.88%) MCITP
5 1 (0.88%) MCSE
5 1 (0.88%) MCTS
5 1 (0.88%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.40%) QA
2 9 (7.89%) SLA
3 4 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.88%) AICPA
4 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.88%) JSP 440
System Software
1 16 (14.04%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.77%) RACF
4 9 (7.89%) vSphere
5 6 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.51%) Time Sharing Option
7 3 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (2.63%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.63%) XenApp
8 1 (0.88%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.88%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 20 (17.54%) CA Wily
2 12 (10.53%) SCCM
2 12 (10.53%) SCOM
3 10 (8.77%) CA Endevor
4 8 (7.02%) CA Spectrum
5 6 (5.26%) CA Single Sign-On
5 6 (5.26%) Puppet
5 6 (5.26%) SCVMM
5 6 (5.26%) vRealize
5 6 (5.26%) Windows Intune
6 3 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (2.63%) Unicenter
7 2 (1.75%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.75%) HP SIM
7 2 (1.75%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (1.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.88%) CA Service Virtualization
8 1 (0.88%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.88%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.88%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 30 (26.32%) IBM
2 23 (20.18%) Microsoft
3 17 (14.91%) HP
4 14 (12.28%) VMware
5 13 (11.40%) Oracle
6 12 (10.53%) SAP
7 11 (9.65%) Cisco
8 9 (7.89%) CheckPoint
9 8 (7.02%) NetApp
9 8 (7.02%) Remedy
10 6 (5.26%) BMC
10 6 (5.26%) Red Hat
10 6 (5.26%) RightScale
11 5 (4.39%) EMC
11 5 (4.39%) Nimsoft
12 4 (3.51%) Citrix
12 4 (3.51%) Micro Focus
12 4 (3.51%) NetQoS
13 3 (2.63%) arcserve
13 3 (2.63%) SolarWinds
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