The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CA products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CA over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA
Rank 129 137 92
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -45
Contract jobs citing CA 13 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.27% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 1.10% 0.62% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 2
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£280 £475 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.05% +72.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £335 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £592 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £379 £270
% change year-on-year
+7.18% +40.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.56 £19.77
% change year-on-year
+11.85% +4.00%
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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1183 1295 858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.51% 43.12% 41.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 855 486
Average daily rate £363 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 63 54
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% +20.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.25 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

CA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CA across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

CA
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CA across the South West region.

CA Daily Rate Trend in the South West

CA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CA across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

CA Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

CA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CA across the South West region.

CA Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

CA
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Gloucestershire +5 8 £250 -
Bristol -3 3 £280 -32.53% 2
Wiltshire - 1 £350 -
CA
England

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 9 (47.37%) DNS
1 9 (47.37%) CA Single Sign-On
1 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) VPN
2 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
3 7 (36.84%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) ITIL
4 6 (31.58%) LAN
4 6 (31.58%) WAN
4 6 (31.58%) DHCP
4 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
5 5 (26.32%) Nokia
5 5 (26.32%) IBM
5 5 (26.32%) HP
5 5 (26.32%) CiscoWorks
5 5 (26.32%) Firewall
5 5 (26.32%) MPLS
5 5 (26.32%) OSPF
5 5 (26.32%) BGP
5 5 (26.32%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (26.32%) Wireless
5 5 (26.32%) IP Telephony
5 5 (26.32%) Blue Coat
5 5 (26.32%) IronPort
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco IPT
5 5 (26.32%) Network Load Balancing
5 5 (26.32%) SolarWinds

CA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (15.79%) Lync
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) DNS
2 8 (42.11%) VPN
3 6 (31.58%) LAN
3 6 (31.58%) WAN
3 6 (31.58%) DHCP
3 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
4 5 (26.32%) MPLS
4 5 (26.32%) OSPF
4 5 (26.32%) BGP
4 5 (26.32%) Firewall
4 5 (26.32%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (26.32%) Wireless
4 5 (26.32%) IP Telephony
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco IPT
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (26.32%) Unified Communications
4 5 (26.32%) FWSM
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (26.32%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Network Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Network Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Security Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) XML
1 1 (5.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Thin Client
2 3 (15.79%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Network Load Balancing
2 5 (26.32%) Network Management
3 3 (15.79%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) PMP
2 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (15.79%) XenApp
1 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
1 3 (15.79%) BitLocker
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (10.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) CA Single Sign-On
2 5 (26.32%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (15.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (15.79%) SCCM
4 1 (5.26%) Zenoss
4 1 (5.26%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco
1 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
2 5 (26.32%) Blue Coat
2 5 (26.32%) IronPort
2 5 (26.32%) SolarWinds
2 5 (26.32%) IBM
2 5 (26.32%) HP
2 5 (26.32%) Nokia
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Symantec
3 3 (15.79%) Wyse
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) AppSense
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) BMC
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) Sun
5 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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