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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA
Rank 380 403 435
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +32
Contract jobs citing CA 229 201 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.36% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 0.80% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 94 57
Average daily rate
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£423 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £308 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £543 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +4.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £20.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £25.00 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £18.00 £19.02
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -5.36%

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
25269 25137 22645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.35% 45.52% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14362 14090 11990
Average daily rate £400 £392 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1091 1071 1207
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £41.15 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
England +18 203 £400 -5.88% 21
London +11 87 £450 - 10
South East +13 54 £400 +15.94% 9
Buckinghamshire +13 24 £388 +12.31% 2
City of London +19 20 £425 +3.03% 8
Scotland +7 18 £450 +4.65% 2
Hampshire -2 18 £413 -7.30% 1
West Midlands -1 15 £375 -2.91%
Edinburgh +5 13 £450 +12.50% 1
North West -32 13 £388 +5.44%
Manchester -7 10 £475 +7.04%
East of England +22 9 £342 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +8 9 - -
High Wycombe +3 9 £388 +12.31%
Tyne and Wear +3 9 - -
North East -6 9 - -
East Midlands - 9 - -
Milton Keynes 0 8 - -
Worcestershire +9 7 £363 -
Worcester +8 7 £363 -
Berkshire -3 7 £375 -11.76% 3
Fareham - 7 £450 -
Hertfordshire +9 6 £396 - 1
Warwickshire +5 6 £400 -
South Wales +3 6 £350 -
South West +3 6 £290 -38.94%
Wales -3 6 £350 -
Leicestershire - 6 - -
Newport - 6 £350 -
Reading +5 5 £300 -29.41% 2

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 126 (29.17%) Windows
2 115 (26.62%) ITIL
2 115 (26.62%) Microsoft
3 107 (24.77%) IBM
4 101 (23.38%) HP
5 92 (21.30%) Finance
6 84 (19.44%) Oracle
7 76 (17.59%) UNIX
7 76 (17.59%) Cisco
7 76 (17.59%) Firewall
8 71 (16.44%) Linux
9 69 (15.97%) VMware
9 69 (15.97%) Security Cleared
10 66 (15.28%) Java
11 59 (13.66%) SQL
12 57 (13.19%) Citrix
12 57 (13.19%) VPN
12 57 (13.19%) Service Management
13 50 (11.57%) SC Cleared
14 49 (11.34%) MS Excel
15 48 (11.11%) SQL Server
16 47 (10.88%) SharePoint
16 47 (10.88%) Solaris
17 46 (10.65%) BMC
17 46 (10.65%) Banking
18 45 (10.42%) CA Single Sign-On
19 44 (10.19%) Middleware
19 44 (10.19%) CheckPoint
19 44 (10.19%) ITSM
20 43 (9.95%) Change Management

CA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 47 (10.88%) SharePoint
2 35 (8.10%) WebSphere
3 34 (7.87%) CICS
4 22 (5.09%) CMS
5 20 (4.63%) IIS
5 20 (4.63%) MS Exchange
6 18 (4.17%) WebLogic
7 17 (3.94%) WebSphere Application Server
8 16 (3.70%) OpenStack
9 15 (3.47%) Tomcat
10 14 (3.24%) WebSphere Process Server
10 14 (3.24%) Apache
10 14 (3.24%) WebSphere Portal
11 6 (1.39%) MQSeries
12 5 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (1.16%) iPlanet
12 5 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.93%) JBoss
Applications
1 49 (11.34%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.09%) MS Office
3 7 (1.62%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.69%) MS Project
5 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (2.78%) CA PPM
2 6 (1.39%) SAP CO
2 6 (1.39%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (1.39%) SAP FI
3 5 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.93%) SAP FI-AP
5 3 (0.69%) Primavera
6 2 (0.46%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.46%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.23%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.23%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.93%) IaaS
2 2 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 76 (17.59%) Firewall
2 57 (13.19%) VPN
3 42 (9.72%) SAN
3 42 (9.72%) NetScaler
4 41 (9.49%) TCP/IP
5 37 (8.56%) LAN
5 37 (8.56%) Internet
6 34 (7.87%) Wireless
6 34 (7.87%) Cisco ASA
7 32 (7.41%) SSL
7 32 (7.41%) DNS
8 25 (5.79%) DHCP
8 25 (5.79%) WAN
8 25 (5.79%) LDAP
8 25 (5.79%) IPsec
9 20 (4.63%) NAS
9 20 (4.63%) Network Security
9 20 (4.63%) Cisco Nexus
10 19 (4.40%) OSPF
11 18 (4.17%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 42 (9.72%) DB2
3 26 (6.02%) Oracle Database
4 15 (3.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (2.55%) MySQL
6 11 (2.55%) Oracle Reports
6 11 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.31%) DataStage
8 9 (2.08%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.85%) Couchbase
9 8 (1.85%) CouchDB
10 7 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.62%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.62%) PowerCenter
11 6 (1.39%) JasperReports
12 5 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.69%) DTS
14 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 27 (6.25%) ERwin
2 20 (4.63%) Introscope
3 14 (3.24%) JUnit
4 13 (3.01%) TeamCity
4 13 (3.01%) Eclipse
4 13 (3.01%) Maven
5 7 (1.62%) CA Gen
5 7 (1.62%) PowerDesigner
5 7 (1.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.16%) MSI
7 4 (0.93%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.69%) AdminStudio
8 3 (0.69%) Selenium
9 2 (0.46%) Lombardi
9 2 (0.46%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.46%) InstallShield
9 2 (0.46%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.46%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.46%) Git (software)
General
1 92 (21.30%) Finance
2 46 (10.65%) Banking
3 18 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.08%) Retail
6 6 (1.39%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.93%) Military
8 3 (0.69%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.46%) Back Office
9 2 (0.46%) Law
9 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.46%) Advertising
9 2 (0.46%) Marketing
10 1 (0.23%) Avionics
10 1 (0.23%) Legal
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 56 (12.96%) Developer
2 54 (12.50%) Analyst
3 51 (11.81%) Architect
4 36 (8.33%) Administrator
5 24 (5.56%) Consultant
5 24 (5.56%) Network Engineer
6 22 (5.09%) ServiceNow Developer
7 21 (4.86%) Security Engineer
8 14 (3.24%) Wintel Analyst
9 13 (3.01%) Voice Engineer
9 13 (3.01%) Server Administrator
9 13 (3.01%) Data Modeller
10 12 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
10 12 (2.78%) WebSphere Administrator
10 12 (2.78%) Network Analyst
10 12 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (2.78%) Programmer
11 10 (2.31%) Enterprise Architect
11 10 (2.31%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (2.31%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (10.19%) Middleware
2 34 (7.87%) Web Services
3 30 (6.94%) XML
4 24 (5.56%) HTML
5 23 (5.32%) CSS
6 13 (3.01%) J2EE
7 10 (2.31%) SOAP
7 10 (2.31%) .NET
8 9 (2.08%) RESTful
8 9 (2.08%) REST
9 8 (1.85%) ActiveMQ
9 8 (1.85%) Apache Camel
10 7 (1.62%) Regular Expression
11 6 (1.39%) Application Packaging
11 6 (1.39%) JSP
11 6 (1.39%) Play Framework
11 6 (1.39%) Akka
12 5 (1.16%) WSDL
13 4 (0.93%) Servlets
13 4 (0.93%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.48%) Mainframe
3 25 (5.79%) CMDB
4 23 (5.32%) Replication
5 21 (4.86%) e-Health
6 20 (4.63%) PKI
7 14 (3.24%) LPAR
7 14 (3.24%) Mobile App
8 13 (3.01%) VSAM
9 12 (2.78%) SecurID
10 11 (2.55%) Management Information System
11 10 (2.31%) Data Integration
12 8 (1.85%) Clustering
12 8 (1.85%) FlexPod
13 7 (1.62%) BYOD
14 6 (1.39%) Fat Client
14 6 (1.39%) Client/Server
14 6 (1.39%) PMI
14 6 (1.39%) Thin Client
15 5 (1.16%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 126 (29.17%) Windows
2 76 (17.59%) UNIX
3 71 (16.44%) Linux
4 47 (10.88%) Solaris
5 35 (8.10%) AIX
6 33 (7.64%) zOS
6 33 (7.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (6.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (2.78%) Windows 7
9 11 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (2.08%) MVS
10 9 (2.08%) Windows XP
11 7 (1.62%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (1.62%) SUSE
12 6 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.93%) Android
13 4 (0.93%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.46%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.46%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.46%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (26.62%) ITIL
2 57 (13.19%) Service Management
3 44 (10.19%) ITSM
4 43 (9.95%) Change Management
5 36 (8.33%) Project Management
6 28 (6.48%) Data Modelling
6 28 (6.48%) Incident Management
7 22 (5.09%) Migration
7 22 (5.09%) Unit Testing
8 21 (4.86%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (4.63%) Validation
9 20 (4.63%) Network Management
10 19 (4.40%) Workflow
11 18 (4.17%) Line Management
12 17 (3.94%) Low Latency
12 17 (3.94%) Configuration Management
12 17 (3.94%) Knowledge Management
13 15 (3.47%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (3.47%) Content Management
13 15 (3.47%) Contact Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (15.28%) Java
2 59 (13.66%) SQL
3 36 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 27 (6.25%) VBScript
5 24 (5.56%) C#
6 15 (3.47%) Perl
7 14 (3.24%) Jython
7 14 (3.24%) Shell Script
8 12 (2.78%) VB
9 9 (2.08%) COBOL
10 8 (1.85%) Scala
11 7 (1.62%) REXX
12 6 (1.39%) C
12 6 (1.39%) JavaScript
13 5 (1.16%) Python
14 2 (0.46%) Ruby
14 2 (0.46%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.46%) PHP
14 2 (0.46%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.46%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 69 (15.97%) Security Cleared
2 50 (11.57%) SC Cleared
3 34 (7.87%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (4.17%) Degree
5 15 (3.47%) CCNP
6 12 (2.78%) CISSP
7 8 (1.85%) CCNA
8 6 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.39%) PMI Certification
9 5 (1.16%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.16%) ISEB
10 3 (0.69%) APMP
10 3 (0.69%) PgMP
10 3 (0.69%) PMP
10 3 (0.69%) MCSE
11 2 (0.46%) MBA
11 2 (0.46%) CCA
12 1 (0.23%) ACCA
12 1 (0.23%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.70%) QA
2 11 (2.55%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.85%) SLA
4 7 (1.62%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.93%) P3O
6 1 (0.23%) EMIR
6 1 (0.23%) GAAP
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 41 (9.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (9.26%) Active Directory
3 27 (6.25%) XenDesktop
4 24 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (4.86%) Hyper-V
5 21 (4.86%) XenApp
6 19 (4.40%) vSphere
7 17 (3.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 12 (2.78%) VMware ESX
9 8 (1.85%) vCloud
10 7 (1.62%) FreeRADIUS
10 7 (1.62%) RACF
10 7 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (1.16%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 5 (1.16%) BitLocker
11 5 (1.16%) Firmware
12 4 (0.93%) Xen
12 4 (0.93%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.46%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 45 (10.42%) CA Single Sign-On
2 42 (9.72%) CA Spectrum
3 27 (6.25%) SCCM
3 27 (6.25%) SCOM
4 22 (5.09%) HP SIM
5 20 (4.63%) ARCserve
6 18 (4.17%) CA Wily
7 17 (3.94%) EdgeSight
7 17 (3.94%) SCVMM
7 17 (3.94%) Tivoli
8 15 (3.47%) Cisco CUCM
8 15 (3.47%) Cisco UCCX
9 12 (2.78%) NetBackup
10 10 (2.31%) CA LISA
11 9 (2.08%) Unicenter
11 9 (2.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 8 (1.85%) CiscoWorks
13 7 (1.62%) Cisco UCCE
13 7 (1.62%) Red Hat Satellite
14 6 (1.39%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 115 (26.62%) Microsoft
2 107 (24.77%) IBM
3 101 (23.38%) HP
4 84 (19.44%) Oracle
5 76 (17.59%) Cisco
6 69 (15.97%) VMware
7 57 (13.19%) Citrix
8 46 (10.65%) BMC
9 44 (10.19%) CheckPoint
10 42 (9.72%) ServiceNow
11 26 (6.02%) Dell
12 22 (5.09%) Remedy
13 21 (4.86%) Red Hat
14 19 (4.40%) Nimsoft
14 19 (4.40%) Veritas
15 18 (4.17%) SAP
16 17 (3.94%) Veeam
17 15 (3.47%) F5
17 15 (3.47%) NetApp
18 12 (2.78%) Blue Coat
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £370.37 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 2 days ago
East Grinstead, West Sussex
Gold Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: £360 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago