The table below looks at the statistics for CA Spectrum skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CA Spectrum over the 3 months to 3 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA Spectrum
Rank 592 583 552
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -31
Contract jobs citing CA Spectrum 21 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.017% 0.010%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.46% 0.22% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
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£488 £369 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.20% -1.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4546 4148 3787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.14% 7.84% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2802 2401 2115
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £514 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 127 170
Average hourly rate £20.75 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £10.50 £12.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £34.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%

CA Spectrum
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CA Spectrum within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

CA Spectrum Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CA Spectrum
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CA Spectrum within the UK.

CA Spectrum Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CA Spectrum
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CA Spectrum within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

CA Spectrum Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CA Spectrum
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CA Spectrum within the UK.

CA Spectrum Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CA Spectrum
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CA Spectrum within the UK over the 3 months to 3 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
England -19 19 £650 +76.27% 2
South East - 10 £650 - 2
London -11 8 £538 +45.76%
Buckinghamshire - 7 - - 2
Milton Keynes - 6 - - 2
Wales +6 2 £481 - 1
West Wales - 2 £481 - 1
Swansea - 2 £481 - 1
Berkshire - 2 £650 -
City of London -8 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £650 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -

CA Spectrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CA Spectrum 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 Spectrum.

1 40 (100.00%) CA
2 36 (90.00%) Cisco
3 24 (60.00%) Firewall
4 22 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (50.00%) LAN
6 19 (47.50%) Citrix
6 19 (47.50%) Change Management
7 18 (45.00%) IPsec
7 18 (45.00%) VPN
7 18 (45.00%) CheckPoint
7 18 (45.00%) WAN
7 18 (45.00%) NetScaler
8 17 (42.50%) e-Health
9 15 (37.50%) Wireless
9 15 (37.50%) Ethernet
10 11 (27.50%) Internet
11 10 (25.00%) CCNA
11 10 (25.00%) Load Balancing
11 10 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (25.00%) Lancope
12 9 (22.50%) Cisco UCCX
12 9 (22.50%) Cisco CUCM
12 9 (22.50%) DNS
13 8 (20.00%) CCNP
13 8 (20.00%) BGP
13 8 (20.00%) SNMP
13 8 (20.00%) Service Management
13 8 (20.00%) DSL
13 8 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
14 7 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server

CA Spectrum
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CA Spectrum 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 Spectrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.00%) IIS
1 2 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP CCM
1 1 (2.50%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (60.00%) Firewall
2 20 (50.00%) LAN
3 18 (45.00%) WAN
3 18 (45.00%) VPN
3 18 (45.00%) IPsec
3 18 (45.00%) NetScaler
4 15 (37.50%) Wireless
4 15 (37.50%) Ethernet
5 11 (27.50%) Internet
6 10 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (22.50%) DNS
8 8 (20.00%) SNMP
8 8 (20.00%) BGP
8 8 (20.00%) DSL
8 8 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
9 7 (17.50%) DHCP
9 7 (17.50%) Cisco ICM
10 6 (15.00%) MPLS
11 5 (12.50%) HTTP
11 5 (12.50%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) MySQL
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (17.50%) Retail
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Network Support
3 5 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Network Support Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Network Operations Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Voice Specialist
6 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (5.00%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) XML
3 1 (2.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (42.50%) e-Health
2 5 (12.50%) CMDB
2 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.00%) IVR
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Windows
3 2 (5.00%) AIX
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (5.00%) SUSE
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Change Management
2 10 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 8 (20.00%) Service Management
4 7 (17.50%) Network Management
4 7 (17.50%) ITIL
5 6 (15.00%) Contact Management
5 6 (15.00%) Line Management
6 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 5 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (12.50%) Open Source
7 3 (7.50%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.50%) ITSM
8 1 (2.50%) Project Management
8 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.50%) ERP
8 1 (2.50%) Migration
8 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) PHP
1 5 (12.50%) Python
2 3 (7.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (25.00%) CCNA
3 8 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) MCSA
4 1 (2.50%) CCIE
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.50%) MOS
4 1 (2.50%) MCTS
4 1 (2.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) ProxySG
2 5 (12.50%) XenServer
3 2 (5.00%) vSphere
3 2 (5.00%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Cisco UCCX
1 9 (22.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (15.00%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (15.00%) Nagios
3 5 (12.50%) Cacti
4 1 (2.50%) Zenoss
4 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.50%) WSUS
4 1 (2.50%) SCCM
4 1 (2.50%) SCOM
4 1 (2.50%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) CA
2 36 (90.00%) Cisco
3 19 (47.50%) Citrix
4 18 (45.00%) CheckPoint
5 10 (25.00%) Lancope
6 6 (15.00%) Blue Coat
6 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (12.50%) F5
8 3 (7.50%) BMC
8 3 (7.50%) ServiceNow
8 3 (7.50%) Remedy
9 2 (5.00%) VMware
9 2 (5.00%) IBM
9 2 (5.00%) Oracle
10 1 (2.50%) SAP
10 1 (2.50%) HP
10 1 (2.50%) Juniper
10 1 (2.50%) ION Trading
10 1 (2.50%) McAfee
10 1 (2.50%) BT
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