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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CA over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CA
Rank 125 136 141
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Contract jobs citing CA 12 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.44% 0.32% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.03% 0.77% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 4
Median daily rate £350 £375 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £356 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £460 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £341
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +24.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.75 £19.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+172.15% -34.71%
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
1169 1304 1393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.57% 41.34% 41.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 832 876
Median daily rate £350 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £201 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £495 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 61 126
Median hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +54.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £43.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

CA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing CA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CA within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +5 6 £325 -10.34%
Wiltshire -5 5 £450 +16.12%
Somerset - 1 £500 -
CA
England

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for CA.

1 8 (40.00%) Service Management
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (25.00%) CMDB
4 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (25.00%) MS Office
4 5 (25.00%) DNS
4 5 (25.00%) Change Management
4 5 (25.00%) Firewall
4 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (20.00%) Remedy
5 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (20.00%) Project Management
5 4 (20.00%) Finance
5 4 (20.00%) HP
5 4 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) Data Entry
5 4 (20.00%) Skype for Business
5 4 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (15.00%) BitLocker

CA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (10.00%) CICS
3 2 (10.00%) Confluence
4 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) DNS
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) Network Security
2 3 (15.00%) VPN
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (10.00%) DHCP
3 2 (10.00%) WebEx
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.00%) FWSM
4 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.00%) MPLS
4 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Administrator
2 2 (10.00%) Customer Services Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Environment Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) ICT Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Server Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Change Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) CMDB
2 3 (15.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (15.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.00%) iPad
4 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Unix
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Service Management
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) Change Management
4 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (20.00%) Data Entry
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Application Virtualisation
5 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Information Security
6 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.00%) ITSM
7 1 (5.00%) Master Data Management
7 1 (5.00%) Network Management
7 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) JCL
1 2 (10.00%) REXX
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) ISEB
3 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (10.00%) PMP
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.00%) QA
3 1 (5.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) BitLocker
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (15.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (15.00%) XenApp
3 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (10.00%) RACF
5 1 (5.00%) Firmware
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
1 3 (15.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (10.00%) CA Endevor
2 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (10.00%) WSUS
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) HP
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Remedy
4 3 (15.00%) AppSense
4 3 (15.00%) IBM
4 3 (15.00%) Symantec
4 3 (15.00%) Wyse
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) Sophos
6 1 (5.00%) BMC
6 1 (5.00%) BT
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix
6 1 (5.00%) F5
6 1 (5.00%) IronPort
6 1 (5.00%) Nokia
6 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds