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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CA
Rank 367 362 437
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +75
Contract jobs citing CA 309 306 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.55% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 1.28% 1.22% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 161 89
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
-9.06% +5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 16
Median hourly rate £36.00 £23.00 £20.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.52% +11.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £19.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £30.00 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £23.00 £20.56
% change year-on-year
+56.52% +11.85%

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
24072 24983 24115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.87% 44.52% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14772 14653 13569
Median daily rate £400 £388 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 831 1112 1018
Median hourly rate £20.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+15.24% +7.19%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -19 229 £375 -16.66% 17
North East +4 78 £280 - 1
Scotland +34 74 £444 +18.33%
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 74 £280 - 1
Tyne and Wear -6 74 £280 - 1
South East -15 40 £430 -17.30% 2
London -57 39 £500 +11.11% 2
Edinburgh +7 38 £475 +26.66%
North West +3 24 £475 - 1
Renfrewshire - 23 £300 -
Erskine - 23 £300 -
Hampshire +22 21 £494 -17.70% 1
Manchester +15 20 £475 -1.29% 1
West Midlands -23 18 £475 +11.76% 2
South West +10 14 £373 +33.03% 3
Warwick -6 11 £475 +11.76%
Warwickshire -9 11 £475 +11.76% 1
City of London +43 10 £475 +8.57%
Berkshire -2 9 £365 -36.52%
East Midlands -1 8 £360 +52.97% 4
Glasgow +7 7 £400 -
Bristol +10 6 £365 +30.35%
Basingstoke -7 6 £275 -54.16% 1
Middlesex -3 5 £450 -
Gloucestershire -5 5 £550 +120.00%
Surrey -13 5 £595 +14.47%
Yorkshire +8 4 £413 - 1
South Yorkshire +1 4 £413 -
Leicestershire +1 4 £360 -
Solihull - 4 - - 1

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 191 (34.05%) Finance
2 186 (33.16%) Windows
3 178 (31.73%) HP
4 158 (28.16%) ITIL
5 155 (27.63%) SQL
6 154 (27.45%) Unix
7 143 (25.49%) Oracle
8 138 (24.60%) Security Cleared
9 136 (24.24%) Linux
10 122 (21.75%) Windows Server
11 120 (21.39%) IBM
12 104 (18.54%) Mainframe
13 96 (17.11%) Microsoft
13 96 (17.11%) SC Cleared
14 95 (16.93%) Shell Script
15 90 (16.04%) Tivoli
16 87 (15.51%) Firewall
17 75 (13.37%) BMC
17 75 (13.37%) ServiceNow
18 74 (13.19%) Service Management
19 72 (12.83%) Active Directory
19 72 (12.83%) Perl
20 66 (11.76%) SQL Server
21 64 (11.41%) Incident Management
22 63 (11.23%) Cisco
23 61 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
24 60 (10.70%) SAN
24 60 (10.70%) TCP/IP
25 57 (10.16%) DB2
25 57 (10.16%) Solaris

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 35 (6.24%) WebSphere
2 34 (6.06%) SAS
3 31 (5.53%) WebLogic
4 18 (3.21%) JBoss
5 16 (2.85%) MS Exchange
5 16 (2.85%) SharePoint
6 13 (2.32%) CICS
7 12 (2.14%) Apache
8 11 (1.96%) IIS
8 11 (1.96%) Tomcat
9 10 (1.78%) iPlanet
9 10 (1.78%) OpenStack
9 10 (1.78%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (1.43%) IBM HTTP Server
11 8 (1.43%) MQSeries
11 8 (1.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 7 (1.25%) CMS
12 7 (1.25%) GlassFish
12 7 (1.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 34 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.78%) MS Office
3 6 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.71%) BusinessWare
2 4 (0.71%) SAP R/3
3 3 (0.53%) CA PPM
4 2 (0.36%) Faxination
5 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.18%) HFM
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.18%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.14%) SaaS
3 8 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.53%) Route 53
5 3 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.36%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.36%) HP Helion
6 2 (0.36%) IaaS
6 2 (0.36%) Office 365
6 2 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (15.51%) Firewall
2 60 (10.70%) SAN
2 60 (10.70%) TCP/IP
3 31 (5.53%) WAN
4 29 (5.17%) LAN
5 24 (4.28%) DNS
6 23 (4.10%) HTTP
7 20 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (3.57%) DHCP
8 19 (3.39%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (3.03%) NetScaler
10 16 (2.85%) SSL
10 16 (2.85%) VPN
11 15 (2.67%) HTTPS
11 15 (2.67%) NAS
12 14 (2.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 14 (2.50%) FTP
13 13 (2.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 13 (2.32%) Wireless
14 11 (1.96%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 57 (10.16%) DB2
3 38 (6.77%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (6.42%) BusinessObjects
5 35 (6.24%) Hadoop
6 34 (6.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 33 (5.88%) Apache Hive
7 33 (5.88%) HBase
7 33 (5.88%) MongoDB
7 33 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
8 32 (5.70%) Oracle Database
8 32 (5.70%) Pentaho
9 12 (2.14%) NoSQL
9 12 (2.14%) Oracle Database 12c
10 11 (1.96%) PowerCenter
10 11 (1.96%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.25%) Couchbase
12 7 (1.25%) CouchDB
13 6 (1.07%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 47 (8.38%) ERwin
2 15 (2.67%) Introscope
3 12 (2.14%) JIRA
4 10 (1.78%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.78%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.60%) Ant
5 9 (1.60%) Maven
5 9 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.25%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (1.07%) CA Gen
7 6 (1.07%) Subversion
8 4 (0.71%) ClearCase
8 4 (0.71%) CruiseControl
8 4 (0.71%) Gradle
8 4 (0.71%) Hudson
8 4 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.53%) Artifactory
9 3 (0.53%) JUnit
9 3 (0.53%) LoadRunner
General
1 191 (34.05%) Finance
2 45 (8.02%) Banking
3 20 (3.57%) Financial Institution
3 20 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.14%) Law
4 12 (2.14%) Marketing
5 6 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (0.89%) Retail
7 3 (0.53%) Back Office
7 3 (0.53%) Billing
8 2 (0.36%) Legal
8 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.36%) Military
9 1 (0.18%) Advertising
9 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.18%) Electronics
9 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.18%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 113 (20.14%) Architect
2 84 (14.97%) Analyst
3 63 (11.23%) Consultant
4 42 (7.49%) Operations Analyst
5 41 (7.31%) Mainframe Analyst
6 37 (6.60%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
7 35 (6.24%) Developer
8 31 (5.53%) Enterprise Architect
9 30 (5.35%) Administrator
10 27 (4.81%) Security Consultant
11 24 (4.28%) Support Engineer
12 20 (3.57%) Network Engineer
12 20 (3.57%) Security Architect
13 17 (3.03%) Technical Architect
14 16 (2.85%) DBA
14 16 (2.85%) Systems Engineer
15 14 (2.50%) Automation Engineer
15 14 (2.50%) Data Architect
15 14 (2.50%) Senior Architect
15 14 (2.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (7.31%) Middleware
2 35 (6.24%) Web Services
3 24 (4.28%) HTML
4 23 (4.10%) .NET
4 23 (4.10%) SOAP
5 22 (3.92%) XML
6 16 (2.85%) Regular Expression
7 14 (2.50%) REST
8 10 (1.78%) CSS
8 10 (1.78%) ISPF
8 10 (1.78%) RESTful
9 7 (1.25%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (1.25%) Akka
9 7 (1.25%) Apache Camel
9 7 (1.25%) HTML5
9 7 (1.25%) Oracle Fusion
9 7 (1.25%) Play Framework
10 6 (1.07%) Java EE
10 6 (1.07%) Struts
11 5 (0.89%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 104 (18.54%) Mainframe
2 55 (9.80%) Management Information System
3 52 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (8.73%) Data Centre
5 34 (6.06%) Visualisation
6 20 (3.57%) IBM Mainframe
7 17 (3.03%) Data Integration
8 14 (2.50%) Algorithms
8 14 (2.50%) PKI
9 13 (2.32%) Computer Science
10 12 (2.14%) e-Health
10 12 (2.14%) Informatics
10 12 (2.14%) Public Cloud
11 11 (1.96%) Blackberry
11 11 (1.96%) Health Informatics
12 10 (1.78%) DataPower
12 10 (1.78%) FlexPod
13 9 (1.60%) Clustering
13 9 (1.60%) Mobile App
14 8 (1.43%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 186 (33.16%) Windows
2 154 (27.45%) Unix
3 136 (24.24%) Linux
4 122 (21.75%) Windows Server
5 57 (10.16%) Solaris
5 57 (10.16%) zOS
6 52 (9.27%) AIX
7 36 (6.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (5.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (5.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (3.39%) Windows XP
12 18 (3.21%) Windows 7
13 17 (3.03%) HPUX
14 10 (1.78%) Data ONTAP
15 9 (1.60%) MVS
16 3 (0.53%) OS/2
16 3 (0.53%) SUSE
16 3 (0.53%) Windows 10
17 2 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (28.16%) ITIL
2 74 (13.19%) Service Management
3 64 (11.41%) Incident Management
4 61 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (9.80%) Change Management
6 53 (9.45%) Migration
7 43 (7.66%) Data Modelling
7 43 (7.66%) Open Source
8 40 (7.13%) Project Management
8 40 (7.13%) Service Delivery
9 39 (6.95%) Business Intelligence
10 38 (6.77%) Release Management
11 37 (6.60%) Root Cause Analysis
12 35 (6.24%) Data Architecture
13 34 (6.06%) Configuration Management
13 34 (6.06%) Identity Access Management
13 34 (6.06%) Mentoring
14 32 (5.70%) Data Visualisation
15 31 (5.53%) Problem Management
16 29 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 155 (27.63%) SQL
2 95 (16.93%) Shell Script
3 72 (12.83%) Perl
4 55 (9.80%) Java
5 49 (8.73%) VB
6 46 (8.20%) PowerShell
7 40 (7.13%) JavaScript
8 37 (6.60%) Python
9 20 (3.57%) C#
10 17 (3.03%) C++
10 17 (3.03%) JCL
11 16 (2.85%) Jython
12 15 (2.67%) Korn
12 15 (2.67%) REXX
12 15 (2.67%) VBScript
13 14 (2.50%) Bourne shell
14 12 (2.14%) COBOL
15 9 (1.60%) PHP
16 7 (1.25%) Scala
17 6 (1.07%) C
Qualifications
1 138 (24.60%) Security Cleared
2 96 (17.11%) SC Cleared
3 47 (8.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 21 (3.74%) AAT
5 20 (3.57%) Degree
6 18 (3.21%) DV Cleared
7 16 (2.85%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (1.78%) CCNP
9 10 (1.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (1.25%) NCDA
11 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.71%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 4 (0.71%) CCSP
12 4 (0.71%) CISM
12 4 (0.71%) CISSP
13 3 (0.53%) CCNA
13 3 (0.53%) MCSE
14 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
15 1 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.73%) SLA
2 20 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 14 (2.50%) Data Quality
5 12 (2.14%) JSP 440
6 11 (1.96%) ISO 9001
7 10 (1.78%) PCI DSS
8 8 (1.43%) QA
9 5 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.18%) BS7799
10 1 (0.18%) FIPS 140-2
10 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 72 (12.83%) Active Directory
2 40 (7.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (6.42%) RACF
4 25 (4.46%) vSphere
5 20 (3.57%) ACF2
6 19 (3.39%) Hyper-V
7 13 (2.32%) Firmware
8 12 (2.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 12 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (1.96%) VMware ESX
10 10 (1.78%) XenDesktop
11 8 (1.43%) XenApp
12 7 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (1.25%) Time Sharing Option
13 5 (0.89%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 5 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (0.71%) ClearTrust
14 4 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
15 3 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
16 2 (0.36%) UAG
Systems Management
1 90 (16.04%) Tivoli
2 47 (8.38%) HP SiteScope
3 42 (7.49%) SCOM
4 41 (7.31%) SCCM
5 39 (6.95%) MOM
6 38 (6.77%) CA Single Sign-On
7 25 (4.46%) Puppet
8 23 (4.10%) CA Spectrum
8 23 (4.10%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 21 (3.74%) zSecure
10 19 (3.39%) BladeLogic
11 18 (3.21%) CA Wily
11 18 (3.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 14 (2.50%) Control-M
13 13 (2.32%) Netcool
13 13 (2.32%) SCOrch
14 11 (1.96%) WSUS
15 10 (1.78%) HP SIM
15 10 (1.78%) Unicenter
16 9 (1.60%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 178 (31.73%) HP
2 143 (25.49%) Oracle
3 120 (21.39%) IBM
4 96 (17.11%) Microsoft
5 75 (13.37%) BMC
5 75 (13.37%) ServiceNow
6 63 (11.23%) Cisco
7 49 (8.73%) VMware
8 48 (8.56%) Informatica
9 41 (7.31%) CheckPoint
10 32 (5.70%) Tableau
11 30 (5.35%) Citrix
11 30 (5.35%) Red Hat
12 29 (5.17%) SolarWinds
13 25 (4.46%) Symantec
14 22 (3.92%) Juniper
14 22 (3.92%) Remedy
15 21 (3.74%) AppSense
16 17 (3.03%) F5
17 16 (2.85%) Dell
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Harris Global
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £190 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 20 days ago