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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA Spectrum
Rank 580 564 538
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -26
Contract jobs citing CA Spectrum 19 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.012% 0.004%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.46% 0.15% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate
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£440 £440 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 - £388
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
4145 3888 3036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.73% 7.49% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2503 2186 1740
Average daily rate £417 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 174 175
Average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.88% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.95 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £35.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +14.28%

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
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 16 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 27 March 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 +4 19 £440 - 3
London +7 11 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 7 - -
South East - 7 - -
Milton Keynes - 6 - -
Stevenage - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Wales - - - -
East of England - - - -

CA Spectrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 53 (100.00%) CA
2 47 (88.68%) Cisco
3 39 (73.58%) Firewall
4 29 (54.72%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (52.83%) Change Management
6 27 (50.94%) Citrix
6 27 (50.94%) NetScaler
7 24 (45.28%) e-Health
8 20 (37.74%) LAN
8 20 (37.74%) Ethernet
9 19 (35.85%) CheckPoint
9 19 (35.85%) Service Management
9 19 (35.85%) Line Management
10 17 (32.08%) WAN
11 16 (30.19%) VPN
11 16 (30.19%) Contact Management
11 16 (30.19%) Cisco ICM
11 16 (30.19%) Cisco UCCX
11 16 (30.19%) Cisco CUCM
12 15 (28.30%) Internet
13 14 (26.42%) CCNA
13 14 (26.42%) IPsec
13 14 (26.42%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (22.64%) Wireless
14 12 (22.64%) Load Balancing
15 11 (20.75%) Network Management
15 11 (20.75%) DNS
15 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
15 11 (20.75%) MS Visio
15 11 (20.75%) MS Excel

CA Spectrum
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (13.21%) IIS
1 7 (13.21%) Apache
2 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
1 11 (20.75%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 39 (73.58%) Firewall
2 27 (50.94%) NetScaler
3 20 (37.74%) LAN
3 20 (37.74%) Ethernet
4 17 (32.08%) WAN
5 16 (30.19%) VPN
5 16 (30.19%) Cisco ICM
6 15 (28.30%) Internet
7 14 (26.42%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (26.42%) IPsec
8 12 (22.64%) Wireless
9 11 (20.75%) DNS
10 10 (18.87%) BGP
10 10 (18.87%) MPLS
11 8 (15.09%) ADSL
12 7 (13.21%) VLAN
12 7 (13.21%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (13.21%) Cisco ISE
13 6 (11.32%) Network Security
13 6 (11.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
1 7 (13.21%) DB2
2 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.43%) Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (41.51%) Network Engineer
2 15 (28.30%) Voice Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Network Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Network Support
5 4 (7.55%) Security Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Network Support Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Author
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Author
6 3 (5.66%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.89%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (45.28%) e-Health
2 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.43%) IVR
4 3 (5.66%) CMDB
5 1 (1.89%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Windows
1 8 (15.09%) Linux
2 7 (13.21%) SUSE
2 7 (13.21%) AIX
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (1.89%) UNIX
3 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Change Management
2 19 (35.85%) Service Management
2 19 (35.85%) Line Management
3 16 (30.19%) Contact Management
4 12 (22.64%) Load Balancing
5 11 (20.75%) Network Management
6 6 (11.32%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (11.32%) ITIL
7 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
7 5 (9.43%) Workflow
7 5 (9.43%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (5.66%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.77%) Fault Management
9 2 (3.77%) Performance Management
9 2 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.77%) Capacity Management
9 2 (3.77%) Security Management
9 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (1.89%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) VB
2 1 (1.89%) Python
2 1 (1.89%) Perl
2 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (54.72%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (26.42%) CCNA
3 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.55%) CCNP
4 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) vSphere
1 7 (13.21%) FreeRADIUS
2 5 (9.43%) Firmware
3 3 (5.66%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (30.19%) Cisco UCCX
1 16 (30.19%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (16.98%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (3.77%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.89%) OpenView
4 1 (1.89%) Unicenter
4 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.89%) Nagios
4 1 (1.89%) Cacti
Vendors
1 53 (100.00%) CA
2 47 (88.68%) Cisco
3 27 (50.94%) Citrix
4 19 (35.85%) CheckPoint
5 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
6 8 (15.09%) IBM
6 8 (15.09%) F5
7 7 (13.21%) Oracle
7 7 (13.21%) HP
7 7 (13.21%) Avaya
7 7 (13.21%) VMware
8 6 (11.32%) Remedy
8 6 (11.32%) Splunk
9 3 (5.66%) ServiceNow
9 3 (5.66%) Blue Coat
9 3 (5.66%) ProCurve
9 3 (5.66%) Riverbed
10 2 (3.77%) BT
10 2 (3.77%) Nortel
10 2 (3.77%) ScanSafe