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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CA over the 3 months to 29 May 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.

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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CA
Rank 361 392 432
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +40
Contract jobs citing CA 314 266 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.48% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 1.31% 1.06% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 137 79
Median daily rate £423 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £308 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £540 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £399
% change year-on-year
- -5.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 19
Median hourly rate £31.75 £24.00 £20.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.29% +19.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.48 £16.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.45 £31.25 £25.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £23.00 £20.13
% change year-on-year
+38.04% +14.28%

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
23943 25081 23862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.59% 44.79% 44.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14785 14539 13536
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 790 1148 1061
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%

CA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CA within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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 +6 227 £400 -11.11% 30
Scotland +25 74 £450 +13.20% 2
North East +14 63 £290 - 8
Tyne and Wear +3 60 £285 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 60 £285 - 2
London -38 53 £550 +19.30% 4
Edinburgh +10 33 £475 +26.66% 2
South East -23 32 £383 -4.37% 10
Yorkshire +40 31 £725 - 3
Renfrewshire -8 31 £375 -13.79%
Erskine -12 31 £375 -13.79%
South Yorkshire +25 27 £745 -
Sheffield - 24 £750 -
Hampshire +13 18 £513 +70.83% 5
South West +5 16 £373 +16.40% 3
City of London +30 11 £475 +11.76%
East Midlands +13 11 £315 - 1
North West -2 10 £363 -17.02%
West Midlands -11 10 £310 -27.05% 1
Basingstoke -3 9 £275 -
Berkshire -6 8 £363 -9.37%
Leicestershire +3 7 £430 -
Gloucestershire +5 6 £550 - 2
Bristol +3 6 £365 +25.86% 1
Manchester -9 6 £401 -15.68%
Surrey -13 5 £439 -15.57% 3
Wiltshire 0 4 £340 -2.85%
Leicester -5 4 £360 -
East of England -8 4 £400 +15.60%
Wolverhampton - 4 £300 -

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CA 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.

1 175 (33.21%) Finance
2 166 (31.50%) Windows
2 166 (31.50%) HP
3 147 (27.89%) SQL
3 147 (27.89%) Oracle
4 142 (26.94%) Unix
5 126 (23.91%) ITIL
6 125 (23.72%) Linux
6 125 (23.72%) Security Cleared
7 121 (22.96%) IBM
8 104 (19.73%) Windows Server
9 98 (18.60%) Microsoft
10 92 (17.46%) Firewall
11 89 (16.89%) Shell Script
12 81 (15.37%) SC Cleared
13 75 (14.23%) Active Directory
14 74 (14.04%) Service Management
14 74 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
15 73 (13.85%) Tivoli
16 70 (13.28%) Mainframe
17 66 (12.52%) BMC
18 65 (12.33%) Perl
18 65 (12.33%) Management Information System
19 64 (12.14%) ServiceNow
19 64 (12.14%) Analytical Skills
20 63 (11.95%) Migration
20 63 (11.95%) Cisco
21 59 (11.20%) Java
21 59 (11.20%) SQL Server
22 58 (11.01%) Data Modelling

CA
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 47 (8.92%) SAS
2 43 (8.16%) WebSphere
3 30 (5.69%) WebLogic
4 21 (3.98%) Apache
5 20 (3.80%) JBoss
6 19 (3.61%) IIS
7 18 (3.42%) CICS
8 15 (2.85%) iPlanet
8 15 (2.85%) MS Exchange
8 15 (2.85%) SharePoint
8 15 (2.85%) Tomcat
9 11 (2.09%) MQSeries
9 11 (2.09%) WebSphere Application Server
10 10 (1.90%) IBM HTTP Server
10 10 (1.90%) OpenStack
10 10 (1.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 7 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (1.14%) GlassFish
Applications
1 34 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.85%) MS Office
3 6 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.14%) BusinessWare
2 6 (1.14%) SAP R/3
3 3 (0.57%) CA PPM
4 2 (0.38%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.19%) HFM
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.19%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.19%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.19%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.04%) SaaS
3 11 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (0.95%) Route 53
4 5 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.38%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.38%) HP Helion
5 2 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 92 (17.46%) Firewall
2 47 (8.92%) TCP/IP
3 46 (8.73%) SAN
4 44 (8.35%) WAN
5 42 (7.97%) LAN
6 27 (5.12%) HTTP
7 22 (4.17%) SSL
8 21 (3.98%) DNS
9 20 (3.80%) FTP
10 18 (3.42%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
11 17 (3.23%) DHCP
11 17 (3.23%) NetScaler
11 17 (3.23%) VPN
11 17 (3.23%) Wireless
12 15 (2.85%) HTTPS
12 15 (2.85%) NAS
13 14 (2.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 13 (2.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 12 (2.28%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (11.20%) SQL Server
2 49 (9.30%) DB2
3 41 (7.78%) Data Warehouse
4 40 (7.59%) BusinessObjects
5 39 (7.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 37 (7.02%) Apache Hive
6 37 (7.02%) Hadoop
6 37 (7.02%) HBase
6 37 (7.02%) MongoDB
6 37 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
7 36 (6.83%) Pentaho
8 30 (5.69%) Oracle Database
9 14 (2.66%) NoSQL
10 13 (2.47%) Easytrieve
11 12 (2.28%) Relational Database
12 11 (2.09%) Oracle Database 12c
13 9 (1.71%) Couchbase
13 9 (1.71%) CouchDB
13 9 (1.71%) PowerCenter
14 8 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 58 (11.01%) ERwin
2 16 (3.04%) Introscope
3 14 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (2.28%) Jenkins
4 12 (2.28%) JIRA
5 11 (2.09%) Ant
6 10 (1.90%) Git (software)
7 9 (1.71%) Maven
8 8 (1.52%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.33%) CA Gen
9 7 (1.33%) Visual Studio
10 6 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (1.14%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.14%) Subversion
11 4 (0.76%) ClearCase
11 4 (0.76%) CruiseControl
11 4 (0.76%) Gradle
11 4 (0.76%) Hudson
11 4 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.57%) Artifactory
General
1 175 (33.21%) Finance
2 49 (9.30%) Banking
3 28 (5.31%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.61%) Financial Institution
5 14 (2.66%) Marketing
6 10 (1.90%) Law
7 6 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.95%) Retail
9 3 (0.57%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.57%) Back Office
9 3 (0.57%) Billing
9 3 (0.57%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.38%) Electronics
10 2 (0.38%) Publishing
11 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Legal
11 1 (0.19%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 110 (20.87%) Architect
2 67 (12.71%) Consultant
3 50 (9.49%) Analyst
4 45 (8.54%) Developer
5 30 (5.69%) Enterprise Architect
6 28 (5.31%) Security Consultant
7 24 (4.55%) Network Engineer
8 22 (4.17%) Support Engineer
9 20 (3.80%) Security Architect
10 19 (3.61%) Administrator
11 17 (3.23%) Coordinator
11 17 (3.23%) Project Coordinator
12 16 (3.04%) Data Architect
12 16 (3.04%) Systems Engineer
13 15 (2.85%) Enterprise Data Architect
14 14 (2.66%) Automation Engineer
14 14 (2.66%) VMware Engineer
15 13 (2.47%) Senior Architect
15 13 (2.47%) Senior Enterprise Architect
15 13 (2.47%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (9.30%) Middleware
2 29 (5.50%) Web Services
3 28 (5.31%) .NET
4 22 (4.17%) HTML
4 22 (4.17%) SOAP
5 20 (3.80%) XML
6 17 (3.23%) ISPF
7 15 (2.85%) RESTful
8 13 (2.47%) Regular Expression
9 10 (1.90%) REST
10 9 (1.71%) ActiveMQ
10 9 (1.71%) Akka
10 9 (1.71%) Apache Camel
10 9 (1.71%) Play Framework
11 8 (1.52%) CSS
12 7 (1.33%) ASP.NET
13 6 (1.14%) HTML5
13 6 (1.14%) Java EE
13 6 (1.14%) MSMQ
13 6 (1.14%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 70 (13.28%) Mainframe
2 65 (12.33%) Management Information System
3 64 (12.14%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (8.54%) Data Centre
5 36 (6.83%) Visualisation
6 23 (4.36%) IBM Mainframe
7 17 (3.23%) Data Integration
8 14 (2.66%) Algorithms
8 14 (2.66%) Informatics
9 12 (2.28%) Health Informatics
9 12 (2.28%) Public Cloud
10 11 (2.09%) Mobile App
10 11 (2.09%) PKI
11 9 (1.71%) Clustering
11 9 (1.71%) DataPower
11 9 (1.71%) e-Health
12 8 (1.52%) Blackberry
12 8 (1.52%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.52%) Computer Science
12 8 (1.52%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 166 (31.50%) Windows
2 142 (26.94%) Unix
3 125 (23.72%) Linux
4 104 (19.73%) Windows Server
5 57 (10.82%) zOS
6 46 (8.73%) Solaris
7 44 (8.35%) AIX
8 32 (6.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 31 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (5.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (3.42%) Windows 7
13 17 (3.23%) Windows XP
14 15 (2.85%) MVS
15 13 (2.47%) HPUX
16 5 (0.95%) Data ONTAP
17 3 (0.57%) OS/2
18 2 (0.38%) SUSE
19 1 (0.19%) Android
19 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (23.91%) ITIL
2 74 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (14.04%) Service Management
3 63 (11.95%) Migration
4 58 (11.01%) Data Modelling
5 52 (9.87%) Change Management
6 51 (9.68%) Project Management
7 48 (9.11%) Open Source
8 47 (8.92%) Incident Management
9 44 (8.35%) Business Intelligence
10 40 (7.59%) Data Architecture
11 36 (6.83%) Data Visualisation
11 36 (6.83%) Service Delivery
12 35 (6.64%) Identity Access Management
13 32 (6.07%) PRINCE2
14 31 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
15 30 (5.69%) ITSM
15 30 (5.69%) Release Management
16 27 (5.12%) Change Control
17 26 (4.93%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 147 (27.89%) SQL
2 89 (16.89%) Shell Script
3 65 (12.33%) Perl
4 59 (11.20%) Java
5 54 (10.25%) JavaScript
6 46 (8.73%) Python
7 44 (8.35%) PowerShell
8 36 (6.83%) VB
9 29 (5.50%) C++
10 27 (5.12%) C#
11 22 (4.17%) JCL
12 21 (3.98%) REXX
13 19 (3.61%) COBOL
13 19 (3.61%) Jython
14 16 (3.04%) Korn
15 14 (2.66%) VBA
16 12 (2.28%) Bourne shell
16 12 (2.28%) VBScript
17 11 (2.09%) Assembly Language
17 11 (2.09%) CLIST
Qualifications
1 125 (23.72%) Security Cleared
2 81 (15.37%) SC Cleared
3 33 (6.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 19 (3.61%) DV Cleared
5 18 (3.42%) Degree
6 15 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.28%) AAT
7 12 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.52%) CCNP
9 6 (1.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 6 (1.14%) CCSP
9 6 (1.14%) CISM
9 6 (1.14%) CISSP
9 6 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (0.95%) NCDA
11 3 (0.57%) CCNA
12 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.38%) MCSE
13 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.64%) SLA
2 19 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (3.23%) JSP 440
4 12 (2.28%) Data Quality
5 10 (1.90%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (1.14%) QA
7 5 (0.95%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.95%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.76%) BS7799
8 4 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.19%) AICPA
9 1 (0.19%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 75 (14.23%) Active Directory
2 42 (7.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (6.83%) RACF
4 25 (4.74%) ACF2
5 24 (4.55%) Hyper-V
6 23 (4.36%) vSphere
7 13 (2.47%) Time Sharing Option
7 13 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (2.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 11 (2.09%) VMware ESX
10 8 (1.52%) Firmware
11 6 (1.14%) ClearTrust
11 6 (1.14%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.95%) XenApp
13 4 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.76%) Tivoli Directory Server
14 2 (0.38%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.38%) UAG
14 2 (0.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 73 (13.85%) Tivoli
2 39 (7.40%) CA Single Sign-On
2 39 (7.40%) HP SiteScope
2 39 (7.40%) SCCM
3 38 (7.21%) SCOM
4 29 (5.50%) MOM
5 27 (5.12%) CA Spectrum
6 26 (4.93%) zSecure
7 25 (4.74%) Puppet
8 23 (4.36%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 19 (3.61%) BladeLogic
9 19 (3.61%) CA Wily
10 18 (3.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 13 (2.47%) Cisco Prime
11 13 (2.47%) Control-M
11 13 (2.47%) SCOrch
12 12 (2.28%) WSUS
13 11 (2.09%) Netcool
14 10 (1.90%) HP SIM
14 10 (1.90%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 166 (31.50%) HP
2 147 (27.89%) Oracle
3 121 (22.96%) IBM
4 98 (18.60%) Microsoft
5 66 (12.52%) BMC
6 64 (12.14%) ServiceNow
7 63 (11.95%) Cisco
8 58 (11.01%) Informatica
9 47 (8.92%) CheckPoint
10 45 (8.54%) VMware
11 36 (6.83%) Tableau
12 31 (5.88%) Red Hat
13 30 (5.69%) SolarWinds
14 28 (5.31%) Citrix
15 22 (4.17%) Remedy
16 21 (3.98%) AppSense
17 20 (3.80%) Symantec
18 19 (3.61%) SAP
19 18 (3.42%) Juniper
20 17 (3.23%) F5
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Salt
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £346.50 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Rate: £240 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day + Please quote
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £510 per day +
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago