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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA Spectrum
Rank 597 588 579
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing CA Spectrum 34 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.043% 0.011%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.70% 0.54% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 2
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£525 £325 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -22.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £270 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £410 £454
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
4848 4468 4000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.16% 8.03% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2974 2644 2312
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 150 157
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.33 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £40.00 £40.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -0.45%

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 31 August 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 18 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 31 August 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 -22 31 £525 +61.53% 2
South East - 13 £400 -
London -9 10 £525 +61.53%
Milton Keynes - 7 - -
Buckinghamshire - 7 - -
East of England +11 6 - -
Hertfordshire +8 6 - -
Berkshire - 5 £400 -
Hemel Hempstead - 5 - -
City of London -2 3 - -
Wales -6 3 £481 -
Swansea - 3 £481 -
West Wales - 3 £481 -
Slough - 3 - -
South West - 2 £575 - 2
Bristol - 1 £575 -
Bracknell - 1 £650 -
Surrey - 1 - -

CA Spectrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 46 (100.00%) CA
2 35 (76.09%) Cisco
3 24 (52.17%) e-Health
4 21 (45.65%) Firewall
4 21 (45.65%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (39.13%) CheckPoint
5 18 (39.13%) IPsec
6 17 (36.96%) LAN
6 17 (36.96%) WAN
7 15 (32.61%) Citrix
7 15 (32.61%) SNMP
8 13 (28.26%) VPN
9 12 (26.09%) Wireless
9 12 (26.09%) NetScaler
10 11 (23.91%) CCNA
11 10 (21.74%) CCNP
11 10 (21.74%) BGP
11 10 (21.74%) ITIL
12 9 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (19.57%) DSL
12 9 (19.57%) Structured Cabling
12 9 (19.57%) Cisco Prime
13 8 (17.39%) Cisco UCCX
13 8 (17.39%) Cisco CUCM
13 8 (17.39%) Service Management
13 8 (17.39%) Change Management
13 8 (17.39%) SQL
13 8 (17.39%) Nagios
13 8 (17.39%) MPLS
13 8 (17.39%) Ethernet

CA Spectrum
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.52%) Lync
2 1 (2.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) SAP CCM
1 3 (6.52%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (45.65%) Firewall
2 18 (39.13%) IPsec
3 17 (36.96%) LAN
3 17 (36.96%) WAN
4 15 (32.61%) SNMP
5 13 (28.26%) VPN
6 12 (26.09%) Wireless
6 12 (26.09%) NetScaler
7 10 (21.74%) BGP
8 9 (19.57%) DSL
8 9 (19.57%) Structured Cabling
9 8 (17.39%) MPLS
9 8 (17.39%) Ethernet
10 7 (15.22%) WLAN
10 7 (15.22%) Internet
11 6 (13.04%) DNS
11 6 (13.04%) HTTP
11 6 (13.04%) DHCP
12 5 (10.87%) RIP
12 5 (10.87%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) MySQL
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 7 (15.22%) Retail
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 4 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.87%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Network Support
5 3 (6.52%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Network Support Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Network Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Network Project Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Network Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Network Operations Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Voice Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) CSS
2 2 (4.35%) XML
2 2 (4.35%) Ajax
2 2 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (2.17%) REST
3 1 (2.17%) JDBC
3 1 (2.17%) SOAP
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (52.17%) e-Health
2 5 (10.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.70%) IVR
3 4 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (6.52%) CMDB
4 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.35%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
1 4 (8.70%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) ITIL
2 8 (17.39%) Service Management
2 8 (17.39%) Change Management
3 6 (13.04%) Load Balancing
3 6 (13.04%) Open Source
4 4 (8.70%) Network Management
4 4 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.70%) Project Management
5 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.52%) ERP
5 3 (6.52%) ITSM
5 3 (6.52%) Performance Management
5 3 (6.52%) Line Management
5 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.35%) Low Latency
6 2 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) Contact Management
6 2 (4.35%) Validation
7 1 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) VB
2 5 (10.87%) Python
2 5 (10.87%) PHP
3 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (45.65%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (23.91%) CCNA
3 10 (21.74%) CCNP
4 3 (6.52%) MCSE
4 3 (6.52%) MCSA
4 3 (6.52%) CCIE
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (6.52%) MOS
4 3 (6.52%) MCTS
4 3 (6.52%) MCITP
5 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) ProxySG
1 5 (10.87%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (17.39%) Cisco UCCX
2 8 (17.39%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (17.39%) Nagios
3 5 (10.87%) Cacti
3 5 (10.87%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (6.52%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (6.52%) NetBackup
4 3 (6.52%) Backup Exec
4 3 (6.52%) WSUS
4 3 (6.52%) SCCM
4 3 (6.52%) SCOM
5 2 (4.35%) Zenoss
6 1 (2.17%) logstash
6 1 (2.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) CA
2 35 (76.09%) Cisco
3 18 (39.13%) CheckPoint
4 15 (32.61%) Citrix
5 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 6 (13.04%) NetIQ
5 6 (13.04%) F5
6 5 (10.87%) Blue Coat
6 5 (10.87%) Fortinet
6 5 (10.87%) Lancope
6 5 (10.87%) Juniper
7 4 (8.70%) BMC
8 3 (6.52%) Symantec
8 3 (6.52%) SAP
8 3 (6.52%) JD Edwards
8 3 (6.52%) McAfee
8 3 (6.52%) BT
8 3 (6.52%) ServiceNow
9 2 (4.35%) Remedy
9 2 (4.35%) Red Hat