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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA
Rank 198 224 186
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -38
Contract jobs citing CA 60 21 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 0.23% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 1.34% 0.49% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 21
Average daily rate
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£520 £381 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.39% +172.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £220 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £570 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £377 £283
% change year-on-year
+12.73% +33.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.56 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+11.85% +0.30%
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
4482 4273 4181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.90% 47.71% 50.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2462 2116 2048
Average daily rate £388 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 244 345
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -18.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.19 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Buckinghamshire +19 22 £500 - 2
Surrey +4 14 £520 -3.25% 1
Berkshire +19 11 £575 +25.68% 6
Hampshire +3 9 £600 +129.31%
West Sussex -10 2 £375 -34.21%
Middlesex - 2 - -
CA
England

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 60 (53.57%) ITIL
2 45 (40.18%) HP
3 44 (39.29%) SQL
4 39 (34.82%) Java
5 37 (33.04%) BMC
6 35 (31.25%) Cisco
7 34 (30.36%) Service Management
8 32 (28.57%) HTML
8 32 (28.57%) XML
8 32 (28.57%) CMDB
9 31 (27.68%) CSS
10 29 (25.89%) ITSM
10 29 (25.89%) ServiceNow
11 28 (25.00%) Unit Testing
12 27 (24.11%) CMS
13 26 (23.21%) Microsoft
14 24 (21.43%) Web Services
15 22 (19.64%) VMware
15 22 (19.64%) Workflow
16 21 (18.75%) Knowledge Management
17 20 (17.86%) Content Management
17 20 (17.86%) Windows
18 19 (16.96%) Finance
19 17 (15.18%) Oracle
19 17 (15.18%) VPN
19 17 (15.18%) LAN
19 17 (15.18%) CA Spectrum
20 16 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
20 16 (14.29%) MS Excel
20 16 (14.29%) Wireless

CA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 27 (24.11%) CMS
2 9 (8.04%) MS Exchange
3 8 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (2.68%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.68%) IIS
5 3 (2.68%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.79%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.79%) Eucalyptus
7 1 (0.89%) Lync
7 1 (0.89%) SAS
7 1 (0.89%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.89%) JBoss
7 1 (0.89%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.04%) MS Office
3 6 (5.36%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.68%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.89%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.89%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.89%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.89%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.89%) SAP CCM
2 1 (0.89%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.89%) SAP FI-AP
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.36%) IaaS
2 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.79%) SaaS
3 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.18%) LAN
1 17 (15.18%) VPN
2 16 (14.29%) Wireless
3 15 (13.39%) LDAP
4 13 (11.61%) WAN
5 9 (8.04%) DNS
5 9 (8.04%) TCP/IP
5 9 (8.04%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (7.14%) IPsec
6 8 (7.14%) DSL
6 8 (7.14%) Firewall
6 8 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
6 8 (7.14%) SNMP
6 8 (7.14%) DHCP
7 7 (6.25%) SAN
8 6 (5.36%) Internet
8 6 (5.36%) MPLS
8 6 (5.36%) SMTP
8 6 (5.36%) WLAN
9 5 (4.46%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.46%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.46%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.57%) DB2
4 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.68%) MySQL
6 2 (1.79%) CouchDB
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.79%) MS Access
6 2 (1.79%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.57%) ERwin
3 3 (2.68%) Introscope
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (2.68%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.79%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.89%) Toad
5 1 (0.89%) JIRA
General
1 19 (16.96%) Finance
2 6 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.46%) Banking
4 4 (3.57%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.79%) Back Office
5 2 (1.79%) Retail
5 2 (1.79%) Military
6 1 (0.89%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.89%) Marketing
6 1 (0.89%) Electronics
6 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (26.79%) Developer
2 26 (23.21%) ServiceNow Developer
3 10 (8.93%) Analyst
4 9 (8.04%) Consultant
5 8 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.36%) Network Analyst
7 6 (5.36%) Network Support
8 5 (4.46%) Network Support Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) Administrator
9 4 (3.57%) Trainer
9 4 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (2.68%) Systems Manager
10 3 (2.68%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (2.68%) DBA
10 3 (2.68%) Architect
10 3 (2.68%) Requirements Manager
10 3 (2.68%) Mainframe DBA
11 2 (1.79%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (28.57%) HTML
1 32 (28.57%) XML
2 31 (27.68%) CSS
3 24 (21.43%) Web Services
4 7 (6.25%) SOAP
4 7 (6.25%) JDBC
4 7 (6.25%) JSP
4 7 (6.25%) SailPoint
5 5 (4.46%) Servlets
5 5 (4.46%) Middleware
6 4 (3.57%) RESTful
6 4 (3.57%) REST
7 3 (2.68%) SPML
7 3 (2.68%) Application Packaging
7 3 (2.68%) Software Packaging
8 2 (1.79%) OAuth
8 2 (1.79%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (1.79%) Ajax
8 2 (1.79%) JSON
8 2 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (28.57%) CMDB
2 15 (13.39%) e-Health
3 14 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.14%) FlexPod
5 4 (3.57%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.68%) Video Editing
6 3 (2.68%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.89%) Replication
8 1 (0.89%) Clustering
8 1 (0.89%) IVR
8 1 (0.89%) SecurID
8 1 (0.89%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.89%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.86%) Windows
2 12 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (8.93%) UNIX
4 9 (8.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (6.25%) Data ONTAP
6 6 (5.36%) AIX
6 6 (5.36%) Solaris
7 4 (3.57%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.68%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.79%) Linux
9 2 (1.79%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.89%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (53.57%) ITIL
2 34 (30.36%) Service Management
3 29 (25.89%) ITSM
4 28 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 22 (19.64%) Workflow
6 21 (18.75%) Knowledge Management
7 20 (17.86%) Content Management
8 12 (10.71%) Change Management
8 12 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (8.93%) Network Management
10 8 (7.14%) Service Delivery
10 8 (7.14%) Network Design
11 7 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (5.36%) Requirements Management
12 6 (5.36%) Mentoring
13 5 (4.46%) SIEM
13 5 (4.46%) System Testing
13 5 (4.46%) Network Monitoring
13 5 (4.46%) Analytics
13 5 (4.46%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 44 (39.29%) SQL
2 39 (34.82%) Java
3 7 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.46%) VB
4 5 (4.46%) BeanShell
5 3 (2.68%) REXX
5 3 (2.68%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.68%) Perl
6 2 (1.79%) C
6 2 (1.79%) C#
6 2 (1.79%) Scala
6 2 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.61%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.93%) CCNA
4 8 (7.14%) CCNP
5 5 (4.46%) ISEB
6 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.68%) MCSE
8 2 (1.79%) ACCA
8 2 (1.79%) CIMA
8 2 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.79%) MCTS
9 1 (0.89%) MCITP
9 1 (0.89%) Degree
9 1 (0.89%) CISSP
9 1 (0.89%) MOS
9 1 (0.89%) MCSA
9 1 (0.89%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (1.79%) QA
3 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (11.61%) vSphere
3 8 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (6.25%) vCloud
4 7 (6.25%) Active Directory
5 5 (4.46%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 4 (3.57%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.57%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (2.68%) XenApp
8 2 (1.79%) RACF
Systems Management
1 17 (15.18%) CA Spectrum
2 10 (8.93%) ARCserve
3 8 (7.14%) CA Single Sign-On
4 6 (5.36%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (4.46%) Tivoli
6 4 (3.57%) SCCM
6 4 (3.57%) HP SIM
7 3 (2.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (2.68%) Unicenter
8 2 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.79%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.79%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (1.79%) OVSD
8 2 (1.79%) HP NNM
8 2 (1.79%) Puppet
8 2 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.89%) TrustSec
9 1 (0.89%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (40.18%) HP
2 37 (33.04%) BMC
3 35 (31.25%) Cisco
4 29 (25.89%) ServiceNow
5 26 (23.21%) Microsoft
6 22 (19.64%) VMware
7 17 (15.18%) Oracle
8 12 (10.71%) IBM
9 11 (9.82%) Citrix
9 11 (9.82%) Juniper
10 10 (8.93%) Remedy
11 8 (7.14%) NetApp
11 8 (7.14%) CheckPoint
12 7 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (6.25%) SolarWinds
13 6 (5.36%) Symantec
14 5 (4.46%) SAP
14 5 (4.46%) F5
14 5 (4.46%) ArcSight
15 4 (3.57%) Websense