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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 138 112 117
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +5
Contract jobs citing CA 9 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.28% 0.34% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 0.82% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 5
Average daily rate
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£550 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £25.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+43.13% +37.83%
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
1367 980 1215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.84% 41.54% 45.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 582 665
Average daily rate £375 £330 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £479 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 78 79
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.30 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.17% -10.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £30.96 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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
Wiltshire -16 5 £550 +15.78% 1
Bristol -12 3 £425 +13.33%
Dorset - 1 £375 -
CA
England

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (37.50%) X.509
1 6 (37.50%) PKI
2 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) Network Management
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) FWSM
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
4 2 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (12.50%) CCA
4 2 (12.50%) Nokia
4 2 (12.50%) REXX
4 2 (12.50%) VPN
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (12.50%) JCL
4 2 (12.50%) Smartcard
4 2 (12.50%) MPLS
4 2 (12.50%) OSPF
4 2 (12.50%) BGP
4 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 2 (12.50%) Wireless
4 2 (12.50%) IronPort
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA

CA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (6.25%) JBoss
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) X.509
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) MPLS
2 2 (12.50%) OSPF
2 2 (12.50%) BGP
2 2 (12.50%) VPN
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
2 2 (12.50%) FWSM
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (12.50%) Wireless
2 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
3 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) SNMP
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (6.25%) Essbase
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Introscope
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Security Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Designer
5 1 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Clarity Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) CLAS Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Middleware Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Security Advisor
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) PKI
2 2 (12.50%) Smartcard
3 1 (6.25%) Handset
3 1 (6.25%) CESG
3 1 (6.25%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Network Management
2 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
2 1 (6.25%) Project Management
2 1 (6.25%) Workflow
2 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) REXX
1 2 (12.50%) JCL
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) CCA
3 1 (6.25%) ACCA
3 1 (6.25%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) Postfix
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) Nokia
2 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
2 2 (12.50%) IronPort
2 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) F5
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Altiris