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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 134 101 127
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +26
Contract jobs citing CA 9 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.28% 0.32% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 0.77% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£481 £298 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.76% +25.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £260 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £336 £271
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +17.14%
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
1331 914 1240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.25% 41.30% 39.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 547 654
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £494 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 69 97
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.60 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
Bristol -19 6 £463 +34.05% 1
Devon - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
CA
England

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) CIMA
4 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Nimsoft
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) XML
4 2 (14.29%) ACCA
4 2 (14.29%) REXX
4 2 (14.29%) JCL
5 1 (7.14%) Banking
5 1 (7.14%) Retail
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) WSUS
5 1 (7.14%) CMDB
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing

CA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) WLAN
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) Essbase
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Introscope
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Operations Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Server Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Server Support
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (7.14%) Transition Management
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) REXX
3 2 (14.29%) JCL
4 1 (7.14%) Groovy
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CIMA
1 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) WSUS
1 1 (7.14%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Nimsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Sophos
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) JBoss
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Becrypt
3 1 (7.14%) MobileIron
3 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
3 1 (7.14%) F5
3 1 (7.14%) VMware