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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CA
England / South West
Rank 128 132 137
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing CA 7 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.44% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 1.10% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 10
Median daily rate £315 £279 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -48.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £222 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £374 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £27.40
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +82.48%

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
1077 1181 1291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.14% 40.02% 40.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 773 769
Median daily rate £370 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £465 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 71 67
Median hourly rate £38.50 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.10% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.00 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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
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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -1 7 £315 -12.50% 1
CA
England

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 11 (57.89%) Cisco
2 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 9 (47.37%) CheckPoint
3 9 (47.37%) Firewall
4 8 (42.11%) VMware
4 8 (42.11%) DNS
4 8 (42.11%) Windows
4 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
5 7 (36.84%) Performance Management
5 7 (36.84%) VPN
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 7 (36.84%) Finance
6 6 (31.58%) VMware ESX
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (31.58%) AppSense
6 6 (31.58%) Thin Client
6 6 (31.58%) Wyse
6 6 (31.58%) MS Office
6 6 (31.58%) HP
6 6 (31.58%) Symantec
6 6 (31.58%) Fat Client
6 6 (31.58%) SCCM
6 6 (31.58%) Incident Management
6 6 (31.58%) Application Virtualisation
6 6 (31.58%) BitLocker
6 6 (31.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (31.58%) XenApp
6 6 (31.58%) XenDesktop

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 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Firewall
2 8 (42.11%) DNS
3 7 (36.84%) VPN
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco IPT
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (26.32%) FWSM
4 5 (26.32%) IP Telephony
4 5 (26.32%) MPLS
4 5 (26.32%) Unified Communications
4 5 (26.32%) Wireless
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (15.79%) Network Security
6 2 (10.53%) BGP
6 2 (10.53%) DHCP
6 2 (10.53%) OSPF
6 2 (10.53%) PPP
6 2 (10.53%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Network Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Customer Services Manager
4 2 (10.53%) ICT Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Server Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Service Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Server Support
5 1 (5.26%) Server Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) XHTML
1 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Fat Client
1 6 (31.58%) Thin Client
2 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
3 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.26%) CMDB
5 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
3 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Performance Management
2 6 (31.58%) Application Virtualisation
2 6 (31.58%) Incident Management
3 5 (26.32%) Network Management
4 4 (21.05%) Service Management
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Patch Management
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
7 1 (5.26%) Change Management
7 1 (5.26%) Data Management
7 1 (5.26%) ITSM
7 1 (5.26%) Master Data Management
7 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
7 1 (5.26%) Migration
7 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.26%) Web Development
7 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) ISEB
1 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
1 2 (10.53%) PMP
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (31.58%) BitLocker
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (31.58%) VMware ESX
3 6 (31.58%) XenApp
3 6 (31.58%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.26%) Firmware
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) SCCM
1 6 (31.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (10.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Cisco
2 9 (47.37%) CheckPoint
3 8 (42.11%) VMware
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 6 (31.58%) AppSense
5 6 (31.58%) HP
5 6 (31.58%) Symantec
5 6 (31.58%) Wyse
6 5 (26.32%) IBM
6 5 (26.32%) IronPort
6 5 (26.32%) Nokia
6 5 (26.32%) SolarWinds
7 4 (21.05%) Citrix
8 2 (10.53%) Blue Coat
8 2 (10.53%) Sophos
9 1 (5.26%) Becrypt
9 1 (5.26%) BMC
9 1 (5.26%) F5
9 1 (5.26%) HEAT Software
9 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow