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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 202 216 188
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -28
Contract jobs citing CA 55 17 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.56% 0.20% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.19% 0.42% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 12 9
Average daily rate
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£315 £413 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £340 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £503 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £22.78 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.82% +38.03%
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
4640 4007 4407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.44% 47.29% 49.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2382 2049 1974
Average daily rate £368 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
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 305 239 338
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.75 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -14.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.84% -5.86%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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
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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
Berkshire +21 20 £300 - 1
Surrey -4 6 £338 -0.73%
Buckinghamshire -12 6 £170 -65.12%
West Sussex - - - -
CA
England

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 50 (59.52%) Microsoft
2 46 (54.76%) Windows
3 41 (48.81%) VMware
4 33 (39.29%) MS Excel
5 30 (35.71%) Security Cleared
6 28 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 27 (32.14%) HP
7 27 (32.14%) MS Exchange
8 26 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (29.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (29.76%) SC Cleared
10 23 (27.38%) SQL
10 23 (27.38%) ARCserve
11 21 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (25.00%) Cisco
12 19 (22.62%) SharePoint
12 19 (22.62%) SMTP
12 19 (22.62%) Finance
13 17 (20.24%) Citrix
14 16 (19.05%) SQL Server
14 16 (19.05%) ITIL
14 16 (19.05%) SAN
15 15 (17.86%) HP SIM
16 14 (16.67%) vSphere
16 14 (16.67%) MS Office
17 13 (15.48%) Firewall
17 13 (15.48%) CA Spectrum
18 12 (14.29%) Mentoring
18 12 (14.29%) Internet
18 12 (14.29%) IBM

CA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 27 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 19 (22.62%) SharePoint
3 12 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (11.90%) Apache
5 9 (10.71%) IIS
6 7 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (5.95%) WebSphere
8 5 (5.95%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (5.95%) JBoss
8 5 (5.95%) Tomcat
8 5 (5.95%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 2 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.19%) Documentum
Applications
1 33 (39.29%) MS Excel
2 14 (16.67%) MS Office
3 5 (5.95%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.38%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) CA Clarity
2 1 (1.19%) SAP FI-CA
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.19%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.62%) SMTP
2 16 (19.05%) SAN
3 13 (15.48%) Firewall
4 12 (14.29%) Internet
4 12 (14.29%) LAN
5 11 (13.10%) Ethernet
6 8 (9.52%) DNS
7 7 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (8.33%) Network Security
7 7 (8.33%) IPsec
7 7 (8.33%) VPN
7 7 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
8 6 (7.14%) NetScaler
8 6 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (7.14%) WAN
9 5 (5.95%) VLAN
9 5 (5.95%) BGP
9 5 (5.95%) MPLS
9 5 (5.95%) VoIP
9 5 (5.95%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (11.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (5.95%) DB2
6 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 7
6 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) ClearCase
1 2 (2.38%) ClearQuest
1 2 (2.38%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (1.19%) Introscope
2 1 (1.19%) StarTeam
General
1 19 (22.62%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Military
2 3 (3.57%) Banking
3 2 (2.38%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.38%) Retail
3 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (22.62%) Administrator
2 16 (19.05%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (15.48%) Analyst
4 10 (11.90%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 8 (9.52%) Consultant
6 7 (8.33%) Security Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.14%) Network Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Network Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Architect
9 4 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.57%) Middleware Consultant
10 3 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.57%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
11 2 (2.38%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.95%) Middleware
1 5 (5.95%) Regular Expression
2 3 (3.57%) X-Windows
3 2 (2.38%) Application Packaging
3 2 (2.38%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.19%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.19%) .NET
4 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.33%) e-Health
2 7 (8.33%) Replication
3 6 (7.14%) Blackberry
4 5 (5.95%) Clustering
4 5 (5.95%) IVR
4 5 (5.95%) PKI
5 2 (2.38%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.38%) SecurID
5 2 (2.38%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.38%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.19%) Open Source
6 1 (1.19%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.19%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 46 (54.76%) Windows
2 25 (29.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 7 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 7 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.14%) Linux
7 5 (5.95%) SUSE
7 5 (5.95%) AIX
7 5 (5.95%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (3.57%) UNIX
8 3 (3.57%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.19%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.05%) ITIL
2 12 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 10 (11.90%) Service Management
4 9 (10.71%) Performance Analysis
5 8 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 7 (8.33%) Project Management
6 7 (8.33%) Change Management
7 6 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
8 5 (5.95%) Network Management
8 5 (5.95%) Load Balancing
8 5 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.95%) Workflow
8 5 (5.95%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (5.95%) Line Management
9 4 (4.76%) Demand Management
9 4 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (4.76%) Validation
9 4 (4.76%) Release Management
9 4 (4.76%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.57%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.38%) SQL
2 6 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.57%) VB
4 2 (2.38%) VBScript
5 1 (1.19%) C
5 1 (1.19%) C#
5 1 (1.19%) Java
5 1 (1.19%) Perl
5 1 (1.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 25 (29.76%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.14%) CCNA
5 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.57%) CCNP
7 2 (2.38%) MCSE
7 2 (2.38%) CISSP
7 2 (2.38%) Degree
8 1 (1.19%) MCTS
8 1 (1.19%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.10%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (16.67%) vSphere
3 11 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.14%) XenDesktop
5 5 (5.95%) XenApp
5 5 (5.95%) FreeRADIUS
5 5 (5.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (5.95%) Terminal Services
6 4 (4.76%) Firmware
7 3 (3.57%) DFS Replication
7 3 (3.57%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.19%) vCloud
9 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 23 (27.38%) ARCserve
2 15 (17.86%) HP SIM
3 13 (15.48%) CA Spectrum
4 5 (5.95%) CA SiteMinder
5 4 (4.76%) Unicenter
5 4 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (3.57%) SCCM
6 3 (3.57%) WSUS
6 3 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (3.57%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (2.38%) CA Wily
7 2 (2.38%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (1.19%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (1.19%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.19%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (1.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 50 (59.52%) Microsoft
2 41 (48.81%) VMware
3 27 (32.14%) HP
4 21 (25.00%) Cisco
5 17 (20.24%) Citrix
6 12 (14.29%) IBM
7 11 (13.10%) Remedy
8 10 (11.90%) Symantec
9 9 (10.71%) Altiris
9 9 (10.71%) 3PAR
10 7 (8.33%) CheckPoint
10 7 (8.33%) Oracle
10 7 (8.33%) F5
11 5 (5.95%) Avaya
11 5 (5.95%) Splunk
12 4 (4.76%) AppDynamics
12 4 (4.76%) Lumension
12 4 (4.76%) SAP
12 4 (4.76%) EMC
12 4 (4.76%) Brocade