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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CA
UK
Rank 420 412 426
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Contract jobs citing CA 167 212 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.41% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 0.84% 0.95% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 113 93
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £269 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £547
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Median hourly rate £26.50 £50.00 £27.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.00% +82.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £18.75 £11.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.30 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £27.40
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +82.48%

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
19932 22338 23870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.73% 43.09% 45.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12347 13342 13752
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 746 839 990
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 19 February 2017.

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
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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +45 155 £450 +8.43% 35
South East +43 71 £475 -2.56% 12
London +23 51 £450 - 14
Hampshire +38 42 £475 -10.37% 6
Buckinghamshire +2 11 £450 -13.87%
Milton Keynes +2 11 £450 -13.87%
Fareham +1 11 £475 - 1
Portsmouth +3 9 £494 +70.25%
Croydon - 9 £614 -
West Midlands +12 8 £369 - 4
North West +14 7 £335 +10.74% 1
Bristol +11 7 £315 -12.50% 1
South West +3 7 £315 +13.00% 2
Crawley +17 5 £300 -20.00%
Berkshire +14 5 £500 - 3
West Sussex -2 5 £300 -29.41%
Birmingham - 5 £313 - 3
Cheshire +20 4 £385 -9.41% 1
Scotland -5 4 £210 -50.58% 2
Tyne and Wear -19 4 £375 +7.14%
North East -21 4 £375 +7.14%
Newcastle upon Tyne -23 4 £375 +7.14%
South Wales +19 3 £625 +51.51%
East of England +10 3 - - 2
Wales +9 3 £625 +51.51%
Edinburgh +2 3 - - 2
Cardiff +16 2 £638 +54.54%
Manchester +9 2 £325 -24.41%
Slough +8 2 £500 -
Aldershot +5 2 £318 -47.08%

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 128 (33.42%) Windows
2 125 (32.64%) ITIL
3 98 (25.59%) Linux
4 89 (23.24%) Security Cleared
5 79 (20.63%) IBM
6 76 (19.84%) SC Cleared
6 76 (19.84%) VMware
7 75 (19.58%) Firewall
8 71 (18.54%) HP
8 71 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
9 63 (16.45%) Microsoft
10 60 (15.67%) Finance
11 57 (14.88%) Service Management
11 57 (14.88%) BMC
12 56 (14.62%) SQL
13 51 (13.32%) Unix
13 51 (13.32%) Active Directory
13 51 (13.32%) Puppet
14 50 (13.05%) IaaS
15 48 (12.53%) Cisco
16 47 (12.27%) Java
17 45 (11.75%) Oracle
17 45 (11.75%) DNS
17 45 (11.75%) PaaS
18 44 (11.49%) Mainframe
19 40 (10.44%) Workflow
19 40 (10.44%) DevOps
20 39 (10.18%) Windows Server
20 39 (10.18%) Tivoli
21 37 (9.66%) zOS

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 20 (5.22%) Apache
2 14 (3.66%) CICS
3 11 (2.87%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.09%) JBoss
4 8 (2.09%) Skype for Business
5 6 (1.57%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.57%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.31%) CMS
6 5 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.31%) Tuxedo
6 5 (1.31%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.31%) WildFly
7 4 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.04%) MS Project Server
7 4 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.78%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (6.53%) MS Office
2 15 (3.92%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.09%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.57%) MS Project
6 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.83%) CA PPM
3 6 (1.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.31%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (1.04%) Primavera
6 3 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.26%) assyst
7 1 (0.26%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 50 (13.05%) IaaS
2 45 (11.75%) PaaS
3 23 (6.01%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.87%) Office 365
4 11 (2.87%) SaaS
5 9 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.04%) Boomi
6 4 (1.04%) iPaaS
7 3 (0.78%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.52%) Bluemix
8 2 (0.52%) Slack
9 1 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.26%) G Suite
9 1 (0.26%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.26%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.26%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 75 (19.58%) Firewall
2 45 (11.75%) DNS
3 32 (8.36%) VPN
4 20 (5.22%) HTTPS
4 20 (5.22%) SNMP
4 20 (5.22%) TCP/IP
5 19 (4.96%) WAN
6 18 (4.70%) HTTP
7 17 (4.44%) LDAP
7 17 (4.44%) MPLS
8 16 (4.18%) SAN
9 15 (3.92%) Internet
10 14 (3.66%) LAN
11 13 (3.39%) Ethernet
12 12 (3.13%) iSCSI
12 12 (3.13%) NAS
13 10 (2.61%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (2.61%) Network Security
13 10 (2.61%) SSL
13 10 (2.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.57%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.05%) DB2
3 22 (5.74%) Oracle Database
4 20 (5.22%) Hadoop
5 19 (4.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 19 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (2.61%) MySQL
6 10 (2.61%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.52%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.52%) Power BI
10 1 (0.26%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 31 (8.09%) Jenkins
2 28 (7.31%) JIRA
3 19 (4.96%) Bitbucket
4 10 (2.61%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (2.09%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.57%) CA Gen
6 6 (1.57%) ERwin
6 6 (1.57%) Rational Rhapsody
6 6 (1.57%) Subversion
7 5 (1.31%) Maven
7 5 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.04%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.04%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.78%) CruiseControl
9 3 (0.78%) Hudson
9 3 (0.78%) Introscope
9 3 (0.78%) Selenium
10 2 (0.52%) Ant
10 2 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 60 (15.67%) Finance
2 20 (5.22%) Banking
3 8 (2.09%) Law
4 6 (1.57%) Military
5 4 (1.04%) Legal
5 4 (1.04%) Retail
6 3 (0.78%) Marketing
6 3 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.52%) Billing
7 2 (0.52%) Electronics
7 2 (0.52%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (16.19%) Architect
2 37 (9.66%) Analyst
3 31 (8.09%) Consultant
4 28 (7.31%) Automation Engineer
5 24 (6.27%) Developer
6 21 (5.48%) Cloud Architect
7 14 (3.66%) Senior Analyst
8 12 (3.13%) AWS Architect
8 12 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
8 12 (3.13%) Support Engineer
9 11 (2.87%) Infrastructure Architect
9 11 (2.87%) Monitoring Engineer
10 10 (2.61%) Network Analyst
11 8 (2.09%) Build Engineer
11 8 (2.09%) Cloud Engineer
11 8 (2.09%) Monitoring Specialist
11 8 (2.09%) Network Engineer
11 8 (2.09%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (1.83%) Citrix Analyst
12 7 (1.83%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (8.88%) Middleware
2 33 (8.62%) SOAP
3 23 (6.01%) RESTful
4 19 (4.96%) Elastic Stack
4 19 (4.96%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 16 (4.18%) REST
6 15 (3.92%) OAuth
7 12 (3.13%) Web Services
8 10 (2.61%) .NET
8 10 (2.61%) HTML
8 10 (2.61%) SAML
9 9 (2.35%) XML
10 8 (2.09%) J2EE
10 8 (2.09%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
11 7 (1.83%) WebSockets
12 6 (1.57%) JMS
12 6 (1.57%) Regular Expression
13 5 (1.31%) JDBC
14 4 (1.04%) ASP.NET
14 4 (1.04%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.49%) Mainframe
2 35 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (6.53%) Data Centre
4 23 (6.01%) CMDB
5 22 (5.74%) PKI
6 17 (4.44%) Management Information System
7 14 (3.66%) iPad
8 12 (3.13%) Fat Client
8 12 (3.13%) Thin Client
9 11 (2.87%) Public Cloud
10 10 (2.61%) e-Health
10 10 (2.61%) IBM Mainframe
11 8 (2.09%) DataPower
12 6 (1.57%) IVR
13 5 (1.31%) Computer Science
14 4 (1.04%) AS400
14 4 (1.04%) Blackberry
14 4 (1.04%) User Experience
15 3 (0.78%) LPAR
15 3 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 128 (33.42%) Windows
2 98 (25.59%) Linux
3 51 (13.32%) Unix
4 39 (10.18%) Windows Server
5 37 (9.66%) zOS
6 31 (8.09%) AIX
7 27 (7.05%) Solaris
8 26 (6.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (6.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (5.74%) Windows 7
11 18 (4.70%) HPUX
12 17 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (2.87%) MVS
14 7 (1.83%) Windows XP
15 4 (1.04%) Windows 10
16 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
17 2 (0.52%) OS/390
17 2 (0.52%) VME
18 1 (0.26%) Android
18 1 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (32.64%) ITIL
2 71 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (14.88%) Service Management
4 40 (10.44%) DevOps
4 40 (10.44%) Workflow
5 34 (8.88%) Scrum
6 32 (8.36%) ITSM
7 28 (7.31%) Performance Management
7 28 (7.31%) Virtual Environments
8 25 (6.53%) Project Management
9 24 (6.27%) Incident Management
9 24 (6.27%) PRINCE2
9 24 (6.27%) Unit Testing
10 20 (5.22%) Change Management
10 20 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (4.70%) E-Commerce
11 18 (4.70%) Migration
12 15 (3.92%) Application Performance Management
12 15 (3.92%) Network Management
12 15 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (14.62%) SQL
2 47 (12.27%) Java
3 37 (9.66%) Perl
4 34 (8.88%) PowerShell
5 27 (7.05%) JavaScript
5 27 (7.05%) Python
6 24 (6.27%) Shell Script
7 18 (4.70%) Jython
8 15 (3.92%) VB
9 9 (2.35%) C
9 9 (2.35%) C++
10 6 (1.57%) Bourne shell
10 6 (1.57%) Korn
10 6 (1.57%) VBScript
11 5 (1.31%) C#
11 5 (1.31%) Ruby
12 4 (1.04%) REXX
12 4 (1.04%) RPG
12 4 (1.04%) RPG IV
13 3 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 89 (23.24%) Security Cleared
2 76 (19.84%) SC Cleared
3 20 (5.22%) Degree
4 15 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 13 (3.39%) CCNA
5 13 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (3.39%) DV Cleared
6 10 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.83%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.83%) PMP
8 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.04%) CIMA
9 4 (1.04%) MBA
9 4 (1.04%) MCSD
9 4 (1.04%) MCSE
9 4 (1.04%) MCTS
10 3 (0.78%) ACCA
10 3 (0.78%) CCNP
10 3 (0.78%) IIBA
11 2 (0.52%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.92%) SLA
2 8 (2.09%) QA
3 6 (1.57%) Def Stans
3 6 (1.57%) DO-178B
3 6 (1.57%) IEC 61508
3 6 (1.57%) ISO26262
3 6 (1.57%) MISRA
3 6 (1.57%) MISRA C
4 4 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.04%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.52%) ISO27002
6 2 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.26%) EMIR
7 1 (0.26%) GDPR
7 1 (0.26%) GPG13
7 1 (0.26%) MiFID
System Software
1 51 (13.32%) Active Directory
2 27 (7.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (6.53%) Docker
4 17 (4.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 15 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (3.92%) XenApp
5 15 (3.92%) XenDesktop
6 14 (3.66%) VMware ESX
7 12 (3.13%) BitLocker
8 10 (2.61%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 5 (1.31%) Firmware
10 4 (1.04%) BIND 9
10 4 (1.04%) Time Sharing Option
11 3 (0.78%) NDS
12 2 (0.52%) ACF2
12 2 (0.52%) Job Entry Subsystem
12 2 (0.52%) KVM
12 2 (0.52%) LXC
12 2 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 51 (13.32%) Puppet
2 39 (10.18%) Tivoli
3 24 (6.27%) Ansible
3 24 (6.27%) SCOM
4 23 (6.01%) Terraform
5 22 (5.74%) CA Spectrum
6 21 (5.48%) CA Service Virtualization
7 20 (5.22%) Kubernetes
7 20 (5.22%) SCCM
7 20 (5.22%) ZABBIX
8 19 (4.96%) CA Wily
8 19 (4.96%) Consul
8 19 (4.96%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 19 (4.96%) Packer
8 19 (4.96%) Rsyslog
8 19 (4.96%) SCOrch
8 19 (4.96%) yum
9 18 (4.70%) BladeLogic
10 16 (4.18%) OMEGAMON
10 16 (4.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 79 (20.63%) IBM
2 76 (19.84%) VMware
3 71 (18.54%) HP
4 63 (16.45%) Microsoft
5 57 (14.88%) BMC
6 48 (12.53%) Cisco
7 45 (11.75%) Oracle
8 31 (8.09%) Remedy
9 30 (7.83%) ServiceNow
9 30 (7.83%) Splunk
9 30 (7.83%) Symantec
10 28 (7.31%) CheckPoint
11 24 (6.27%) Atlassian
12 23 (6.01%) AppDynamics
13 21 (5.48%) Citrix
14 20 (5.22%) Dell
15 18 (4.70%) SolarWinds
16 16 (4.18%) Dynatrace
17 15 (3.92%) Syncsort
18 14 (3.66%) Red Hat
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