The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CA products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CA over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within CA Technologies.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 416 409 407
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing CA 195 163 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.78% 0.68% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 91 59
Average daily rate
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£380 £423 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.05% +12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-9.70% +6.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Average hourly rate £30.25 £25.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.62% +37.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £31.41 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £25.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+18.62% +54.54%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25061 23943 23772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.31% 46.33% 47.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14926 13599 12338
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1175 1125 1406
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.95 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

CA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CA
Daily Rate Trend

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

CA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CA
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CA within the UK over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

CA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CA
Hourly Rate Trend

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

CA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CA
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CA within the UK over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

CA Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

CA
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CA within the UK over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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 +5 176 £395 -6.50% 6
London +21 74 £423 -0.58% 1
South East -7 54 £315 -25.88%
Berkshire +16 21 £266 -30.02%
City of London +3 16 £420 +15.86%
North West -7 15 £275 -10.42% 2
Scotland -16 11 £269 -28.33%
South West -34 9 £550 +37.50% 2
Manchester -7 8 £475 +50.31% 2
Tyne and Wear -25 8 £250 +29.87%
Newcastle upon Tyne -27 8 £250 +29.87%
North East -29 8 £250 +29.87%
West Midlands +2 7 £439 -
Wales -17 6 - -
West Wales - 6 - -
Swansea - 6 - -
Reading +22 5 £238 -
Bracknell -2 5 £300 -21.15%
Buckinghamshire -11 5 - -
Wiltshire -16 5 £550 +15.78% 2
Merseyside - 5 £238 -
Corsham - 5 £550 - 1
South Yorkshire -1 4 - -
Yorkshire -15 4 - -
East Midlands +10 3 £295 -4.83% 1
Sheffield -2 3 - -
Bristol -9 3 £425 +13.33%
Edinburgh -13 3 £375 -11.76%
Nottingham - 3 £295 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £295 - 1

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CA 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.

1 155 (35.96%) Windows
2 134 (31.09%) Microsoft
3 103 (23.90%) Security Cleared
4 85 (19.72%) SC Cleared
4 85 (19.72%) Finance
5 84 (19.49%) VMware
6 81 (18.79%) Cisco
7 75 (17.40%) HP
8 70 (16.24%) ITIL
8 70 (16.24%) MS Excel
9 68 (15.78%) SQL
10 66 (15.31%) Firewall
10 66 (15.31%) CA Spectrum
11 64 (14.85%) Citrix
12 63 (14.62%) IBM
12 63 (14.62%) Oracle
13 59 (13.69%) Linux
14 58 (13.46%) Active Directory
15 55 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
16 53 (12.30%) Migration
17 52 (12.06%) LAN
18 50 (11.60%) Change Management
19 49 (11.37%) Service Management
20 48 (11.14%) SQL Server
21 47 (10.90%) Project Management
21 47 (10.90%) Banking
22 46 (10.67%) UNIX
22 46 (10.67%) SharePoint
23 45 (10.44%) MS Exchange
23 45 (10.44%) Windows Server 2003

CA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CA 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 46 (10.67%) SharePoint
2 45 (10.44%) MS Exchange
3 23 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (5.10%) Apache
5 17 (3.94%) IIS
5 17 (3.94%) CICS
6 13 (3.02%) WebSphere
7 12 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (2.78%) Tomcat
8 11 (2.55%) JBoss
9 9 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (1.62%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (1.62%) IBM HTTP Server
10 7 (1.62%) OpenStack
10 7 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (1.39%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 6 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.16%) WebLogic
12 5 (1.16%) CMS
Applications
1 70 (16.24%) MS Excel
2 42 (9.74%) MS Office
3 10 (2.32%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.32%) MS Project
4 5 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.46%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (5.10%) CA Clarity
2 4 (0.93%) Misys Midas
2 4 (0.93%) Misys Opics
3 2 (0.46%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.46%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.23%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.23%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (15.31%) Firewall
2 52 (12.06%) LAN
3 41 (9.51%) WAN
3 41 (9.51%) SAN
4 34 (7.89%) NetScaler
5 32 (7.42%) TCP/IP
6 31 (7.19%) DNS
7 29 (6.73%) VPN
7 29 (6.73%) Internet
8 27 (6.26%) DHCP
9 26 (6.03%) Ethernet
10 25 (5.80%) Wireless
10 25 (5.80%) Cisco Nexus
11 23 (5.34%) IPsec
12 22 (5.10%) SMTP
13 21 (4.87%) MPLS
14 19 (4.41%) Network Security
15 18 (4.18%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (4.18%) BGP
16 17 (3.94%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (11.14%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.03%) DB2
3 20 (4.64%) Oracle Database
4 17 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (2.55%) PowerCenter
8 10 (2.32%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (2.32%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (2.32%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (1.86%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.86%) MySQL
10 7 (1.62%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.39%) JasperReports
12 5 (1.16%) DataStage
12 5 (1.16%) DTS
12 5 (1.16%) Oracle Exadata
13 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 7
14 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (3.25%) ERwin
2 8 (1.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (1.62%) MSI
3 7 (1.62%) Introscope
4 6 (1.39%) CA Gen
4 6 (1.39%) Rational Rose
5 4 (0.93%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.70%) AdminStudio
6 3 (0.70%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.46%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.46%) Wise Package Studio
7 2 (0.46%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.46%) ChangeMan
7 2 (0.46%) JMeter
7 2 (0.46%) JIRA
7 2 (0.46%) PVCS
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.46%) PowerDesigner
7 2 (0.46%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.46%) InstallShield
General
1 85 (19.72%) Finance
2 47 (10.90%) Banking
3 20 (4.64%) Retail
4 10 (2.32%) Retail Banking
4 10 (2.32%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.86%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.16%) Military
7 3 (0.70%) Law
7 3 (0.70%) Advertising
7 3 (0.70%) French Language
8 2 (0.46%) German Language
8 2 (0.46%) Publishing
8 2 (0.46%) Legal
8 2 (0.46%) Automotive
8 2 (0.46%) Front Office
8 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.46%) Marketing
9 1 (0.23%) Local Government
9 1 (0.23%) Electronics
9 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 75 (17.40%) Analyst
2 46 (10.67%) Architect
3 43 (9.98%) Consultant
4 39 (9.05%) Administrator
5 24 (5.57%) Developer
5 24 (5.57%) Network Engineer
6 23 (5.34%) Support Engineer
7 21 (4.87%) Systems Administrator
8 18 (4.18%) Service Analyst
8 18 (4.18%) Desktop Support
8 18 (4.18%) Business Analyst
9 13 (3.02%) Project Manager
9 13 (3.02%) Support Analyst
9 13 (3.02%) Voice Engineer
10 12 (2.78%) Functional Consultant
10 12 (2.78%) Technical Architect
11 11 (2.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 11 (2.55%) Desktop Engineer
11 11 (2.55%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 9 (2.09%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (8.82%) Middleware
2 26 (6.03%) Web Services
3 10 (2.32%) Regular Expression
4 9 (2.09%) XML
5 8 (1.86%) .NET
6 6 (1.39%) Application Packaging
6 6 (1.39%) J2EE
7 5 (1.16%) SOAP
7 5 (1.16%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.16%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (1.16%) REST
8 4 (0.93%) ISPF
9 3 (0.70%) X-Windows
9 3 (0.70%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (0.70%) JMS
9 3 (0.70%) LINQ
10 2 (0.46%) Software Packaging
10 2 (0.46%) MDX
10 2 (0.46%) WSDL
10 2 (0.46%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 55 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (8.35%) Mainframe
3 26 (6.03%) Blackberry
3 26 (6.03%) e-Health
4 19 (4.41%) Replication
5 16 (3.71%) PKI
5 16 (3.71%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.55%) Data Integration
7 10 (2.32%) Clustering
8 8 (1.86%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.86%) SecurID
8 8 (1.86%) PMI
9 6 (1.39%) IBM Mainframe
10 5 (1.16%) Smartcard
10 5 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.16%) IVR
10 5 (1.16%) Credit Risk
10 5 (1.16%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 155 (35.96%) Windows
2 59 (13.69%) Linux
3 46 (10.67%) UNIX
4 45 (10.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (8.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (7.66%) Windows 7
7 32 (7.42%) Windows XP
8 18 (4.18%) Oracle Linux
8 18 (4.18%) Solaris
9 17 (3.94%) AIX
10 15 (3.48%) zOS
10 15 (3.48%) Windows Vista
11 12 (2.78%) SUSE
12 11 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (0.93%) HPUX
15 3 (0.70%) MVS
15 3 (0.70%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.70%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (16.24%) ITIL
2 53 (12.30%) Migration
3 50 (11.60%) Change Management
4 49 (11.37%) Service Management
5 47 (10.90%) Project Management
6 30 (6.96%) Line Management
7 22 (5.10%) ITSM
7 22 (5.10%) Load Balancing
7 22 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (4.87%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (4.41%) Incident Management
10 17 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (3.94%) Capacity Management
11 16 (3.71%) Mentoring
11 16 (3.71%) Network Management
12 14 (3.25%) Data Modelling
12 14 (3.25%) Configuration Management
13 13 (3.02%) PRINCE2
13 13 (3.02%) Contact Management
13 13 (3.02%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 68 (15.78%) SQL
2 22 (5.10%) PowerShell
3 21 (4.87%) Java
4 16 (3.71%) Shell Script
5 15 (3.48%) C#
5 15 (3.48%) VBScript
6 14 (3.25%) PL/SQL
7 12 (2.78%) VB
8 9 (2.09%) C
9 7 (1.62%) Perl
10 6 (1.39%) REXX
11 5 (1.16%) JCL
11 5 (1.16%) COBOL
12 3 (0.70%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.46%) Korn
13 2 (0.46%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.46%) Tcl
14 1 (0.23%) Python
14 1 (0.23%) VBA
14 1 (0.23%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 103 (23.90%) Security Cleared
2 85 (19.72%) SC Cleared
3 35 (8.12%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (3.94%) Degree
5 14 (3.25%) MBA
6 11 (2.55%) CCNP
7 10 (2.32%) CCNA
8 9 (2.09%) PMI Certification
8 9 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (1.86%) ISSAP
9 8 (1.86%) CISSP
10 7 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.39%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.39%) MCSE
12 5 (1.16%) ACCA
12 5 (1.16%) APMP
13 4 (0.93%) PgMP
13 4 (0.93%) CIMA
13 4 (0.93%) CCIE
13 4 (0.93%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.73%) SLA
2 11 (2.55%) PCI DSS
3 9 (2.09%) QA
4 5 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.70%) P3O
6 2 (0.46%) GAAP
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.23%) COBIT
7 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.23%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 58 (13.46%) Active Directory
2 34 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (4.87%) vSphere
4 20 (4.64%) Microsoft App-V
5 16 (3.71%) XenDesktop
6 12 (2.78%) XenApp
7 10 (2.32%) FreeRADIUS
7 10 (2.32%) Hyper-V
7 10 (2.32%) Firmware
8 9 (2.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 8 (1.86%) VMware ESX
10 7 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.16%) Terminal Services
11 5 (1.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (1.16%) ACF2
12 4 (0.93%) RACF
13 3 (0.70%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.23%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.23%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 66 (15.31%) CA Spectrum
2 33 (7.66%) ARCserve
3 32 (7.42%) SCCM
4 25 (5.80%) HP SIM
5 18 (4.18%) Tivoli
6 16 (3.71%) Cisco CUCM
7 15 (3.48%) SCOM
8 14 (3.25%) Unicenter
8 14 (3.25%) Control-M
9 13 (3.02%) Cisco UCCX
10 9 (2.09%) NetBackup
10 9 (2.09%) Backup Exec
11 8 (1.86%) CA LISA
11 8 (1.86%) SCVMM
11 8 (1.86%) CA Wily
11 8 (1.86%) Cisco UCCE
11 8 (1.86%) EdgeSight
11 8 (1.86%) BladeLogic
11 8 (1.86%) WSUS
11 8 (1.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 134 (31.09%) Microsoft
2 84 (19.49%) VMware
3 81 (18.79%) Cisco
4 75 (17.40%) HP
5 64 (14.85%) Citrix
6 63 (14.62%) IBM
6 63 (14.62%) Oracle
7 38 (8.82%) CheckPoint
8 24 (5.57%) Symantec
9 23 (5.34%) ServiceNow
10 18 (4.18%) BMC
10 18 (4.18%) SAP
11 17 (3.94%) Remedy
11 17 (3.94%) AppSense
12 16 (3.71%) Lumension
13 15 (3.48%) F5
14 12 (2.78%) Splunk
14 12 (2.78%) Red Hat
14 12 (2.78%) NetApp
15 11 (2.55%) Informatica
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Rate: £750 - £800 per day + competitive
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