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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA
Rank 200 220 203
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Contract jobs citing CA 54 20 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.58% 0.22% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 1.25% 0.47% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 19
Average daily rate
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£400 £333 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.12% +66.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £218 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £504 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £388 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.41% +21.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.13 £19.02
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.80%
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 4234 4096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.32% 47.29% 50.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2327 2139 2035
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 251 323
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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
Buckinghamshire +23 27 £388 - 2
Surrey +15 12 £520 +11.46% 1
Hampshire -1 7 £300 +35.35% 1
Berkshire -6 6 £400 -5.88% 1
West Sussex - 2 £375 -
CA
England

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 62 (57.94%) ITIL
2 46 (42.99%) HP
3 38 (35.51%) Microsoft
4 36 (33.64%) SQL
5 35 (32.71%) Cisco
6 32 (29.91%) BMC
7 31 (28.97%) Security Cleared
8 30 (28.04%) SC Cleared
8 30 (28.04%) Service Management
9 29 (27.10%) Java
9 29 (27.10%) CMDB
9 29 (27.10%) VMware
10 27 (25.23%) Windows
11 26 (24.30%) Unit Testing
12 25 (23.36%) CSS
13 24 (22.43%) HTML
13 24 (22.43%) XML
13 24 (22.43%) ITSM
13 24 (22.43%) CMS
13 24 (22.43%) ServiceNow
14 21 (19.63%) Web Services
15 20 (18.69%) LAN
15 20 (18.69%) VPN
15 20 (18.69%) Wireless
15 20 (18.69%) Knowledge Management
16 19 (17.76%) Content Management
17 18 (16.82%) Cisco ASA
17 18 (16.82%) Workflow
18 17 (15.89%) IBM
18 17 (15.89%) Cisco Certification

CA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 24 (22.43%) CMS
2 11 (10.28%) MS Exchange
3 9 (8.41%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (3.74%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (2.80%) IIS
5 3 (2.80%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.80%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.87%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.93%) SAS
7 1 (0.93%) Apache
7 1 (0.93%) JBoss
7 1 (0.93%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 14 (13.08%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.54%) MS Office
3 6 (5.61%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.80%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.93%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.80%) SAP FI
2 3 (2.80%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (2.80%) SAP CO
2 3 (2.80%) SAP FI-AP
3 1 (0.93%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.69%) LAN
1 20 (18.69%) VPN
1 20 (18.69%) Wireless
2 18 (16.82%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (13.08%) Internet
4 13 (12.15%) Firewall
5 12 (11.21%) DHCP
5 12 (11.21%) WLAN
5 12 (11.21%) WAN
6 11 (10.28%) MPLS
6 11 (10.28%) IPsec
7 10 (9.35%) Network Security
7 10 (9.35%) OSPF
8 9 (8.41%) Cisco ISE
8 9 (8.41%) RIP
8 9 (8.41%) DNS
8 9 (8.41%) SSL
9 8 (7.48%) TCP/IP
9 8 (7.48%) SMTP
10 7 (6.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (3.74%) Hadoop
2 4 (3.74%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (3.74%) DB2
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.87%) Couchbase
3 2 (1.87%) CouchDB
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (3.74%) ERwin
2 3 (2.80%) Introscope
2 3 (2.80%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (1.87%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.87%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.87%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.93%) Toad
4 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 16 (14.95%) Finance
2 14 (13.08%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.67%) Banking
4 4 (3.74%) Military
5 2 (1.87%) Retail
5 2 (1.87%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.87%) Back Office
6 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.93%) Electronics
6 1 (0.93%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 26 (24.30%) Developer
2 22 (20.56%) ServiceNow Developer
3 9 (8.41%) Architect
3 9 (8.41%) Consultant
4 6 (5.61%) Security Engineer
4 6 (5.61%) Network Analyst
4 6 (5.61%) Network Support
4 6 (5.61%) Enterprise Architect
4 6 (5.61%) Design Engineer
4 6 (5.61%) Network Engineer
4 6 (5.61%) Analyst
5 5 (4.67%) Support Analyst
5 5 (4.67%) Network Support Analyst
5 5 (4.67%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (4.67%) Administrator
5 5 (4.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (3.74%) IP Engineer
6 4 (3.74%) Network Design Specialist
6 4 (3.74%) Network Specialist
6 4 (3.74%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.36%) CSS
2 24 (22.43%) HTML
2 24 (22.43%) XML
3 21 (19.63%) Web Services
4 4 (3.74%) RESTful
4 4 (3.74%) Middleware
5 3 (2.80%) Application Packaging
5 3 (2.80%) Software Packaging
6 2 (1.87%) Apache Camel
6 2 (1.87%) Worklight
6 2 (1.87%) OAuth
6 2 (1.87%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (1.87%) .NET
6 2 (1.87%) SOAP
7 1 (0.93%) COM
7 1 (0.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (27.10%) CMDB
2 16 (14.95%) e-Health
3 15 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (9.35%) SecurID
5 8 (7.48%) FlexPod
6 3 (2.80%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.80%) Video Editing
7 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.93%) Replication
8 1 (0.93%) Clustering
8 1 (0.93%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.93%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 27 (25.23%) Windows
2 12 (11.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (8.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (7.48%) UNIX
5 7 (6.54%) Linux
6 5 (4.67%) AIX
6 5 (4.67%) Solaris
6 5 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.80%) Windows 2000
8 3 (2.80%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.93%) zOS
9 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (57.94%) ITIL
2 30 (28.04%) Service Management
3 26 (24.30%) Unit Testing
4 24 (22.43%) ITSM
5 20 (18.69%) Knowledge Management
6 19 (17.76%) Content Management
7 18 (16.82%) Workflow
8 13 (12.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (11.21%) Validation
10 10 (9.35%) eTOM
10 10 (9.35%) Change Management
11 8 (7.48%) Network Design
11 8 (7.48%) Mentoring
12 7 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (6.54%) Network Management
13 6 (5.61%) System Testing
14 5 (4.67%) Configuration Management
14 5 (4.67%) Project Management
14 5 (4.67%) Risk Assessment
14 5 (4.67%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (33.64%) SQL
2 29 (27.10%) Java
3 3 (2.80%) REXX
3 3 (2.80%) VB
3 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.87%) Scala
4 2 (1.87%) C
4 2 (1.87%) C#
5 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.93%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (28.97%) Security Cleared
2 30 (28.04%) SC Cleared
3 17 (15.89%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (11.21%) CCNP
5 9 (8.41%) CISSP
5 9 (8.41%) Degree
6 7 (6.54%) CCNA
7 5 (4.67%) ISEB
8 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.80%) MCSE
9 2 (1.87%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.93%) ACCA
10 1 (0.93%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.41%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.74%) SLA
3 2 (1.87%) QA
4 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (12.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (10.28%) vSphere
3 8 (7.48%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (6.54%) vCloud
5 5 (4.67%) VMware ESX
5 5 (4.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 4 (3.74%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.74%) Active Directory
7 3 (2.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (2.80%) XenApp
8 2 (1.87%) RACF
Systems Management
1 12 (11.21%) Tivoli
2 11 (10.28%) ARCserve
3 10 (9.35%) TrustSec
4 9 (8.41%) CA Spectrum
5 7 (6.54%) Red Hat Satellite
5 7 (6.54%) CA Single Sign-On
6 6 (5.61%) HP SIM
7 3 (2.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (2.80%) Unicenter
7 3 (2.80%) SCCM
8 2 (1.87%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (1.87%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.93%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.93%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 46 (42.99%) HP
2 38 (35.51%) Microsoft
3 35 (32.71%) Cisco
4 32 (29.91%) BMC
5 29 (27.10%) VMware
6 24 (22.43%) ServiceNow
7 17 (15.89%) IBM
8 15 (14.02%) NetApp
9 14 (13.08%) CheckPoint
10 10 (9.35%) F5
10 10 (9.35%) Fortinet
10 10 (9.35%) Juniper
11 9 (8.41%) AlgoSec
11 9 (8.41%) Tufin
12 8 (7.48%) Remedy
13 7 (6.54%) Red Hat
13 7 (6.54%) Citrix
14 6 (5.61%) Fujitsu
14 6 (5.61%) Oracle
14 6 (5.61%) Apple