The table below looks at the statistics for CA Spectrum skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CA Spectrum over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CA Spectrum
Rank 646 622 610
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -12
Contract jobs citing CA Spectrum 9 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.056% 0.048%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.16% 0.67% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 15
Median daily rate £481 £525 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +90.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £263 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £545 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £338 -
% change year-on-year
+42.59% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
5763 4756 4904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.74% 8.31% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3638 2925 2907
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 178 188
Median hourly rate £26.50 £18.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.24% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.67 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £43.00 £46.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -11.11%

CA Spectrum
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CA Spectrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CA Spectrum within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -12 7 £613 +16.66%
London -12 3 - -
Wales +22 2 £356 -
South East +10 2 £613 +151.28%
Birmingham -7 2 - -
West Midlands -31 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £613 -
Cardiff - 2 £356 -
South Wales - 2 £356 -

CA Spectrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CA Spectrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CA Spectrum.

1 29 (100.00%) CA
2 18 (62.07%) ITIL
2 18 (62.07%) Cisco
3 15 (51.72%) CheckPoint
3 15 (51.72%) Firewall
3 15 (51.72%) HP
4 13 (44.83%) Juniper
4 13 (44.83%) F5
5 11 (37.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 11 (37.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 11 (37.93%) Network Monitoring
5 11 (37.93%) SolarWinds
5 11 (37.93%) ITIL V3
5 11 (37.93%) Fortinet
5 11 (37.93%) Load Balancing
5 11 (37.93%) TippingPoint
6 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
7 8 (27.59%) DNS
7 8 (27.59%) DHCP
8 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (20.69%) SAN
9 6 (20.69%) Scrum
9 6 (20.69%) VMware
10 5 (17.24%) Clustering
10 5 (17.24%) arcserve
10 5 (17.24%) SQL
10 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
10 5 (17.24%) SLA

CA Spectrum
Top Related IT Skills 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 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
1 5 (17.24%) OpenStack
1 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) Firewall
2 11 (37.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 11 (37.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 8 (27.59%) DHCP
3 8 (27.59%) DNS
4 6 (20.69%) SAN
5 5 (17.24%) SMTP
6 4 (13.79%) LAN
6 4 (13.79%) NetScaler
7 3 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (6.90%) BIG-IP
8 2 (6.90%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (6.90%) DMVPN
8 2 (6.90%) Network Security
8 2 (6.90%) Wireless
8 2 (6.90%) WLAN
9 1 (3.45%) BGP
9 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (10.34%) MySQL
General
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Administrator
3 5 (17.24%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
4 4 (13.79%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (13.79%) C# Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Core Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) NOC Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Designer
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Service Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) .NET
1 4 (13.79%) CSS
1 4 (13.79%) CSS3
1 4 (13.79%) HTML
1 4 (13.79%) HTML5
1 4 (13.79%) React
1 4 (13.79%) REST
1 4 (13.79%) SOAP
1 4 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (13.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) Clustering
2 5 (17.24%) PKI
3 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
4 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.90%) e-Health
6 1 (3.45%) CMDB
6 1 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
1 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
1 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (13.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) ITIL
2 11 (37.93%) ITIL V3
2 11 (37.93%) Load Balancing
2 11 (37.93%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.69%) Scrum
5 5 (17.24%) High Availability
5 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
6 4 (13.79%) Network Management
7 3 (10.34%) Change Management
7 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (10.34%) ITSM
7 3 (10.34%) Open Source
8 2 (6.90%) Service Management
9 1 (3.45%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 1 (3.45%) MVC
9 1 (3.45%) Operations Management
9 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) C#
2 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) CCNP
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.90%) CCENT
4 2 (6.90%) CCNA
4 2 (6.90%) CCSA
4 2 (6.90%) JNCIA
4 2 (6.90%) JNCIS
4 2 (6.90%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
2 5 (17.24%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (17.24%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (10.34%) BIND 9
3 3 (10.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Failover Clustering
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (17.24%) SCCM
1 5 (17.24%) SCOM
1 5 (17.24%) SCVMM
1 5 (17.24%) WSUS
2 4 (13.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (10.34%) Cacti
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (10.34%) Nagios
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco LMS
4 2 (6.90%) Zenoss
5 1 (3.45%) BMC Performance Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) CA
2 18 (62.07%) Cisco
3 15 (51.72%) CheckPoint
3 15 (51.72%) HP
4 13 (44.83%) F5
4 13 (44.83%) Juniper
5 11 (37.93%) Fortinet
5 11 (37.93%) SolarWinds
5 11 (37.93%) TippingPoint
6 6 (20.69%) VMware
7 5 (17.24%) arcserve
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
8 4 (13.79%) 3PAR
8 4 (13.79%) AppSense
8 4 (13.79%) Brocade
8 4 (13.79%) Citrix
8 4 (13.79%) Lumension
8 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
8 4 (13.79%) SevOne
8 4 (13.79%) Symantec