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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CA Spectrum
Rank 626 615 618
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing CA Spectrum 14 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.036% 0.015%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.25% 0.44% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Average daily rate £330 - £440
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 - £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 - £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 - -
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
5503 4568 4283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.85% 8.19% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3473 2765 2471
Average daily rate £450 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.42% +1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 202 157
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.19 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.51% -10.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £36.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

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 10 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 29 April 2016. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Scotland - 8 £305 -
England -36 6 £375 -
Renfrewshire - 6 £305 -
Erskine - 6 £305 -
Solihull - 3 - -
West Midlands - 3 - -
North East - 2 £353 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £353 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £353 -
London -24 1 £383 -

CA Spectrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) CA
2 13 (61.90%) Firewall
2 13 (61.90%) Cisco
3 11 (52.38%) HP
4 9 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 9 (42.86%) ITIL
4 9 (42.86%) Load Balancing
4 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 9 (42.86%) SolarWinds
4 9 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (38.10%) F5
5 8 (38.10%) ITIL V3
5 8 (38.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 8 (38.10%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 8 (38.10%) TippingPoint
5 8 (38.10%) Fortinet
5 8 (38.10%) Juniper
6 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (28.57%) SevOne
7 5 (23.81%) Network Management
7 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
7 5 (23.81%) LAN
7 5 (23.81%) WAN
7 5 (23.81%) EMC
8 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
9 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 3 (14.29%) VoIP
9 3 (14.29%) DNS
9 3 (14.29%) C#

CA Spectrum
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (9.52%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) Firewall
2 8 (38.10%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 8 (38.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (23.81%) LAN
3 5 (23.81%) WAN
4 3 (14.29%) DNS
4 3 (14.29%) VoIP
5 2 (9.52%) VPN
6 1 (4.76%) BGP
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (4.76%) DHCP
6 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.76%) H.323
6 1 (4.76%) Internet
6 1 (4.76%) IPsec
6 1 (4.76%) MGCP
6 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
6 1 (4.76%) SAN
6 1 (4.76%) SMTP
6 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) DB2
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Business Process Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Process Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Network Support
5 1 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
1 3 (14.29%) CSS
1 3 (14.29%) CSS3
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
1 3 (14.29%) HTML5
1 3 (14.29%) jQuery
1 3 (14.29%) React
1 3 (14.29%) REST
1 3 (14.29%) SOAP
1 3 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Clustering
1 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.76%) AIX
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (4.76%) SUSE
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
1 9 (42.86%) Load Balancing
1 9 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (38.10%) ITIL V3
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) Network Management
5 3 (14.29%) BPMN
5 3 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (14.29%) UML
6 2 (9.52%) Change Management
6 2 (9.52%) Service Management
7 1 (4.76%) Change Control
7 1 (4.76%) Fault Management
7 1 (4.76%) High Availability
7 1 (4.76%) Migration
7 1 (4.76%) MVC
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) BS7799
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Firmware
2 1 (4.76%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) OpenView
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.76%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) SCVMM
2 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) CA
2 13 (61.90%) Cisco
3 11 (52.38%) HP
4 9 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 9 (42.86%) SolarWinds
5 8 (38.10%) F5
5 8 (38.10%) Fortinet
5 8 (38.10%) Juniper
5 8 (38.10%) TippingPoint
6 6 (28.57%) SevOne
7 5 (23.81%) EMC
8 2 (9.52%) VMware
9 1 (4.76%) arcserve
9 1 (4.76%) Aruba
9 1 (4.76%) Citrix
9 1 (4.76%) Dell
9 1 (4.76%) IBM
9 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
9 1 (4.76%) Peregrine
9 1 (4.76%) Splunk