The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 South East 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 219 199 218
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +19
Contract jobs citing CA 25 37 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.44% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.89% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 16
Average daily rate
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£300 £140 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £130 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £300 £500
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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4356 4166 4808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.31% 49.14% 48.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2171 2072 2058
Average daily rate £350 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £230
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 239 307 336
Average hourly rate £16.31 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.15% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
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 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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(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
Hampshire -1 11 £300 +3.44%
Berkshire -13 10 £290 +107.14% 4
Surrey -4 4 £538 - 1
West Sussex -4 1 £570 - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
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England

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 23 (44.23%) Security Cleared
3 21 (40.38%) HP
3 21 (40.38%) Windows
4 19 (36.54%) Active Directory
5 16 (30.77%) VMware
5 16 (30.77%) SC Cleared
6 15 (28.85%) SQL
7 14 (26.92%) MS Excel
8 12 (23.08%) Java
8 12 (23.08%) MS Office
9 11 (21.15%) XML
10 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (19.23%) Finance
10 10 (19.23%) ITIL
10 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
11 9 (17.31%) Citrix
11 9 (17.31%) XenApp
12 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (15.38%) SCCM
12 8 (15.38%) Windows XP
12 8 (15.38%) IIS
12 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
12 8 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 7 (13.46%) BMC
13 7 (13.46%) Workflow
13 7 (13.46%) CMS
13 7 (13.46%) ITSM
13 7 (13.46%) HTML
13 7 (13.46%) CSS

CA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (15.38%) IIS
1 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 7 (13.46%) MS Exchange
2 7 (13.46%) CMS
3 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (9.62%) Apache
4 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (7.69%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.77%) Liferay
6 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.85%) Documentum
7 1 (1.92%) CICS
7 1 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 12 (23.08%) MS Office
3 2 (3.85%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) CA Clarity
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.92%) Cordys
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) LDAP
1 4 (7.69%) SMTP
1 4 (7.69%) Kerberos
2 3 (5.77%) SAN
3 2 (3.85%) Firewall
3 2 (3.85%) VoIP
3 2 (3.85%) WAN
3 2 (3.85%) LAN
4 1 (1.92%) PSTN
4 1 (1.92%) ADSL
4 1 (1.92%) ISDN
4 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.92%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.92%) NAS
4 1 (1.92%) PABX
4 1 (1.92%) Intranet
4 1 (1.92%) Internet
4 1 (1.92%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (7.69%) IDOL
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) DB2
5 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) ClearCase
1 2 (3.85%) ClearQuest
1 2 (3.85%) Introscope
1 2 (3.85%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.92%) WebLOAD
2 1 (1.92%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (1.92%) MSI
2 1 (1.92%) Toad
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Publishing
3 1 (1.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Developer
2 7 (13.46%) ServiceNow Developer
3 6 (11.54%) Wintel Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Test Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) Middleware Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Search Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) PMO Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.85%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) XML
2 7 (13.46%) HTML
2 7 (13.46%) CSS
2 7 (13.46%) Web Services
3 4 (7.69%) Middleware
4 1 (1.92%) JRules
4 1 (1.92%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.92%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.92%) .NET
4 1 (1.92%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) CMDB
2 3 (5.77%) Smartcard
3 2 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) Replication
3 2 (3.85%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.85%) PKI
3 2 (3.85%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.92%) PDA
4 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.92%) Open Source
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.92%) IVR
4 1 (1.92%) STB
4 1 (1.92%) e-Health
4 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.92%) DTV
4 1 (1.92%) MPEG
4 1 (1.92%) EFT
4 1 (1.92%) EFTPOS
Operating Systems
1 21 (40.38%) Windows
2 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (15.38%) Windows XP
4 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.69%) UNIX
5 2 (3.85%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) ITIL
2 7 (13.46%) ITSM
2 7 (13.46%) Workflow
2 7 (13.46%) Knowledge Management
2 7 (13.46%) Content Management
2 7 (13.46%) Unit Testing
3 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 5 (9.62%) Configuration Management
4 5 (9.62%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (7.69%) Change Management
5 4 (7.69%) Migration
6 3 (5.77%) Validation
6 3 (5.77%) Project Management
7 2 (3.85%) Service Management
7 2 (3.85%) Financial Modelling
7 2 (3.85%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (1.92%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (1.92%) Network Management
8 1 (1.92%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) SQL
2 12 (23.08%) Java
3 5 (9.62%) VB
3 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
4 4 (7.69%) Lua
5 2 (3.85%) VBScript
6 1 (1.92%) Python
6 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.92%) Perl
6 1 (1.92%) C
6 1 (1.92%) C#
6 1 (1.92%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 23 (44.23%) Security Cleared
2 16 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) BC Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) CCNA
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 19 (36.54%) Active Directory
2 9 (17.31%) XenApp
3 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (9.62%) vSphere
5 4 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (3.85%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 8 (15.38%) SCCM
2 6 (11.54%) HP SIM
2 6 (11.54%) ARCserve
3 5 (9.62%) WSUS
4 4 (7.69%) CA SiteMinder
5 2 (3.85%) Unicenter
5 2 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.92%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (1.92%) CA Endevor
6 1 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 21 (40.38%) HP
3 16 (30.77%) VMware
4 9 (17.31%) Citrix
5 7 (13.46%) BMC
5 7 (13.46%) ServiceNow
6 5 (9.62%) Google
6 5 (9.62%) Oracle
6 5 (9.62%) JBoss
6 5 (9.62%) IBM
7 4 (7.69%) Altiris
8 3 (5.77%) Brocade
8 3 (5.77%) Lumension
8 3 (5.77%) Cisco
9 2 (3.85%) AppSense
9 2 (3.85%) Borland
9 2 (3.85%) NetIQ
9 2 (3.85%) Remedy
9 2 (3.85%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.92%) F5