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 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA
Rank 128 135 102
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -33
Contract jobs citing CA 12 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.26% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 0.96% 0.64% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
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£250 £500 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £360 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £504 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £290
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +43.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £21.73 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +6.00%
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
1254 1254 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.25% 41.16% 42.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 798 537
Average daily rate £370 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 66 66
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.06 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.19% +16.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 July 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 29 July 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 0 8 £250 -
Bristol -13 2 £575 +38.55% 2
Wiltshire - 1 £350 -
CA
England

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (50.00%) DNS
1 9 (50.00%) CA Single Sign-On
1 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) LAN
3 6 (33.33%) WAN
3 6 (33.33%) DHCP
3 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (27.78%) VPN
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco
4 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
5 3 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (16.67%) Wyse
5 3 (16.67%) Finance
5 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (16.67%) Thin Client
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) Symantec
5 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) MS Office
5 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) XenApp
5 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop

CA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (16.67%) Lync
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) DNS
2 6 (33.33%) LAN
2 6 (33.33%) WAN
2 6 (33.33%) DHCP
2 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (27.78%) VPN
4 2 (11.11%) LDAP
4 2 (11.11%) MPLS
4 2 (11.11%) OSPF
4 2 (11.11%) BGP
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (11.11%) Wireless
4 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications
4 2 (11.11%) FWSM
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Security Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) CSS
1 2 (11.11%) XML
1 2 (11.11%) Ajax
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) JDBC
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 3 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.56%) MVS
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 2 (11.11%) Network Management
3 2 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Open Source
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) PMP
2 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (16.67%) XenApp
1 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
1 3 (16.67%) BitLocker
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (11.11%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (11.11%) Zenoss
3 2 (11.11%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (5.56%) ZABBIX
4 1 (5.56%) logstash
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco
1 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
2 3 (16.67%) Symantec
2 3 (16.67%) Wyse
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
2 3 (16.67%) AppSense
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) BMC
3 2 (11.11%) Nokia
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
3 2 (11.11%) IronPort
3 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.56%) Splunk
4 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.56%) Sun
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle