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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CA
Rank 422 377 460
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +83
Contract jobs citing CA 211 289 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.52% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.93% 1.22% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 123 116
Median daily rate £445 £485 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.24% +29.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £340
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Median hourly rate £53.75 £24.00 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.95% -20.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £18.85 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.50 £26.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.75 £19.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+172.15% -34.71%

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
22572 23646 25687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.63% 42.71% 44.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13786 13871 15133
Median daily rate £420 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 979 1231
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.29 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -30 186 £445 -8.24% 19
London -23 57 £525 -4.54% 7
North East +10 43 £410 +31.20%
Tyne and Wear -1 42 £410 +36.66%
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 41 £410 +36.66%
South East -11 35 £343 -19.41% 4
Yorkshire +37 21 £525 +110.00% 1
Hampshire +28 19 £475 +11.76% 3
West Yorkshire - 19 £600 - 1
Scotland -14 18 £433 +6.39% 1
South West +12 12 £350 -5.08% 1
North West -12 12 £435 -10.30% 2
Erskine -3 9 £420 +5.00%
Renfrewshire -6 9 £420 +5.00%
Southampton - 9 £500 - 2
Lancashire - 9 £420 -
Wales -1 8 £550 +69.23%
Blackpool - 8 £435 -
Croydon - 8 £538 -
South Wales +12 7 £550 +69.23%
Bristol +9 6 £325 -10.34%
Kent +9 6 £325 -19.75%
Tunbridge Wells -1 6 £325 -19.75%
Newport - 6 £538 -
Surrey +14 5 £338 -
Wiltshire -4 5 £450 +16.12%
West Midlands -38 5 £320 -34.02% 2
Edinburgh -9 4 - -
Clydebank - 4 £495 -
West Dunbartonshire - 4 £495 -

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 159 (30.46%) Finance
2 153 (29.31%) Mainframe
3 150 (28.74%) ITIL
4 134 (25.67%) Windows
5 118 (22.61%) HP
6 108 (20.69%) Security Cleared
7 104 (19.92%) IBM
8 96 (18.39%) SC Cleared
9 94 (18.01%) Unix
10 93 (17.82%) SQL
11 91 (17.43%) Linux
12 90 (17.24%) Oracle
13 82 (15.71%) Microsoft
14 81 (15.52%) Windows Server
15 76 (14.56%) BMC
15 76 (14.56%) Firewall
16 75 (14.37%) Service Management
17 67 (12.84%) Tivoli
18 61 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
19 57 (10.92%) SQL Server
20 56 (10.73%) ServiceNow
21 54 (10.34%) AIX
22 51 (9.77%) Java
22 51 (9.77%) Shell Script
23 50 (9.58%) DB2
24 49 (9.39%) Incident Management
25 48 (9.20%) Perl
25 48 (9.20%) zOS
26 47 (9.00%) Cisco
27 46 (8.81%) VMware

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 24 (4.60%) CICS
1 24 (4.60%) WebLogic
2 19 (3.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 18 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 15 (2.87%) Apache
5 12 (2.30%) Skype for Business
6 9 (1.72%) CMS
6 9 (1.72%) JBoss
6 9 (1.72%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.53%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.96%) Tuxedo
9 5 (0.96%) WildFly
10 4 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.57%) PowerExchange
11 3 (0.57%) SAS
11 3 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.02%) MS Office
3 11 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.38%) MS Project
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.96%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.38%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.19%) Maximo
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.60%) IaaS
2 19 (3.64%) PaaS
3 15 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.11%) Office 365
5 8 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.57%) SaaS
7 2 (0.38%) Bluemix
7 2 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 76 (14.56%) Firewall
2 38 (7.28%) TCP/IP
3 36 (6.90%) DNS
4 31 (5.94%) SAN
5 27 (5.17%) VPN
6 26 (4.98%) LDAP
7 24 (4.60%) HTTPS
8 20 (3.83%) HTTP
9 17 (3.26%) Ethernet
9 17 (3.26%) SSL
10 16 (3.07%) Internet
11 15 (2.87%) Network Security
12 14 (2.68%) DHCP
13 12 (2.30%) iSCSI
13 12 (2.30%) MPLS
13 12 (2.30%) NAS
13 12 (2.30%) SNMP
14 11 (2.11%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (2.11%) LAN
15 10 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (10.92%) SQL Server
2 50 (9.58%) DB2
3 23 (4.41%) Oracle Database
4 17 (3.26%) Hadoop
5 14 (2.68%) MySQL
5 14 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (1.53%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.96%) Data Lake
10 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (0.77%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.57%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 26 (4.98%) Jenkins
2 17 (3.26%) JIRA
3 12 (2.30%) Bitbucket
3 12 (2.30%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.92%) ERwin
5 6 (1.15%) Subversion
6 5 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (0.96%) CA Gen
6 5 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.77%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (0.77%) Rational Rhapsody
8 3 (0.57%) JBehave
8 3 (0.57%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.57%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.38%) Maven
9 2 (0.38%) Selenium
9 2 (0.38%) Toad
9 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.38%) WebDriver
General
1 159 (30.46%) Finance
2 26 (4.98%) Banking
3 7 (1.34%) Retail
3 7 (1.34%) Telecoms
4 4 (0.77%) Law
4 4 (0.77%) Legal
4 4 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (0.57%) Military
6 2 (0.38%) Marketing
7 1 (0.19%) Electronics
7 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 143 (27.39%) Analyst
2 114 (21.84%) Operations Analyst
3 105 (20.11%) Mainframe Analyst
4 102 (19.54%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
5 64 (12.26%) Architect
6 40 (7.66%) Consultant
7 24 (4.60%) Developer
8 22 (4.21%) Support Engineer
9 18 (3.45%) Administrator
10 17 (3.26%) Automation Engineer
11 13 (2.49%) Support Specialist
12 12 (2.30%) Cloud Architect
12 12 (2.30%) Tester
13 11 (2.11%) DBA
13 11 (2.11%) Infrastructure Architect
13 11 (2.11%) Monitoring Engineer
13 11 (2.11%) Systems Engineer
14 10 (1.92%) Solutions Architect
15 9 (1.72%) Service Architect
16 8 (1.53%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (7.09%) Middleware
2 22 (4.21%) XML
3 20 (3.83%) OAuth
4 18 (3.45%) HTML
4 18 (3.45%) Web Services
5 15 (2.87%) REST
6 14 (2.68%) SOAP
7 12 (2.30%) ELK Stack
7 12 (2.30%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 12 (2.30%) SAML
7 12 (2.30%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
8 11 (2.11%) J2EE
8 11 (2.11%) Regular Expression
9 10 (1.92%) .NET
10 8 (1.53%) CSS
10 8 (1.53%) WebSockets
11 7 (1.34%) OpenID
11 7 (1.34%) SailPoint
11 7 (1.34%) SPML
12 4 (0.77%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 153 (29.31%) Mainframe
2 39 (7.47%) CMDB
3 19 (3.64%) Data Centre
4 18 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (3.07%) PKI
7 15 (2.87%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.87%) DataPower
7 15 (2.87%) IBM Mainframe
7 15 (2.87%) iPad
8 11 (2.11%) Public Cloud
9 9 (1.72%) e-Health
9 9 (1.72%) Fat Client
9 9 (1.72%) Thin Client
10 6 (1.15%) User Experience
11 5 (0.96%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.77%) FlexPod
12 4 (0.77%) IVR
12 4 (0.77%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.57%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 134 (25.67%) Windows
2 94 (18.01%) Unix
3 91 (17.43%) Linux
4 81 (15.52%) Windows Server
5 54 (10.34%) AIX
6 48 (9.20%) zOS
7 43 (8.24%) Solaris
8 26 (4.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (4.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (3.83%) Windows 7
11 16 (3.07%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (2.87%) HPUX
13 9 (1.72%) MVS
13 9 (1.72%) Windows XP
14 7 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.96%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.77%) Data ONTAP
17 3 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
18 2 (0.38%) OS/390
19 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (28.74%) ITIL
2 75 (14.37%) Service Management
3 61 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (9.39%) Incident Management
5 39 (7.47%) Change Management
5 39 (7.47%) ITSM
6 35 (6.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 31 (5.94%) Configuration Management
8 30 (5.75%) DevOps
9 29 (5.56%) SOA
10 28 (5.36%) Virtual Environments
11 27 (5.17%) Release Management
12 26 (4.98%) Scrum
13 25 (4.79%) Migration
14 24 (4.60%) Problem Management
15 23 (4.41%) Service Delivery
15 23 (4.41%) Unit Testing
16 22 (4.21%) E-Commerce
17 21 (4.02%) Identity Management
18 20 (3.83%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (17.82%) SQL
2 51 (9.77%) Java
2 51 (9.77%) Shell Script
3 48 (9.20%) Perl
4 35 (6.70%) PowerShell
5 34 (6.51%) VB
6 26 (4.98%) JavaScript
7 21 (4.02%) Python
8 20 (3.83%) Jython
9 12 (2.30%) JCL
10 11 (2.11%) VBScript
11 9 (1.72%) Bourne shell
11 9 (1.72%) C
11 9 (1.72%) C++
11 9 (1.72%) Korn
12 6 (1.15%) REXX
13 5 (0.96%) C#
13 5 (0.96%) PHP
14 3 (0.57%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.38%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 108 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 96 (18.39%) SC Cleared
3 46 (8.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 24 (4.60%) Degree
5 14 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (2.68%) DV Cleared
5 14 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (2.30%) AAT
7 9 (1.72%) CCNA
8 7 (1.34%) CCNP
8 7 (1.34%) PMI Certification
9 6 (1.15%) PMP
10 5 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.77%) CIMA
11 4 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.77%) MBA
11 4 (0.77%) MCSD
11 4 (0.77%) MCSE
11 4 (0.77%) MCTS
12 3 (0.57%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.13%) SLA
2 22 (4.21%) Disclosure Scotland
3 14 (2.68%) ISO 9001
4 11 (2.11%) QA
5 5 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.77%) Def Stans
6 4 (0.77%) DO-178B
6 4 (0.77%) IEC 61508
6 4 (0.77%) ISO26262
6 4 (0.77%) MISRA
6 4 (0.77%) MISRA C
6 4 (0.77%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.57%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.19%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.19%) JSP 440
System Software
1 42 (8.05%) Active Directory
2 25 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 15 (2.87%) XenDesktop
5 14 (2.68%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (2.68%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 14 (2.68%) XenApp
6 13 (2.49%) Docker
7 11 (2.11%) Firmware
7 11 (2.11%) VMware ESX
8 9 (1.72%) BitLocker
9 7 (1.34%) NDS
10 6 (1.15%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 5 (0.96%) BIND 9
11 5 (0.96%) RACF
11 5 (0.96%) Time Sharing Option
12 4 (0.77%) vSphere
13 3 (0.57%) Hyper-V
14 2 (0.38%) ACF2
14 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 67 (12.84%) Tivoli
2 41 (7.85%) Puppet
3 32 (6.13%) CA Service Virtualization
4 29 (5.56%) HP SiteScope
5 22 (4.21%) SCCM
5 22 (4.21%) SCOM
6 21 (4.02%) MOM
7 20 (3.83%) CA Spectrum
8 19 (3.64%) BladeLogic
8 19 (3.64%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 18 (3.45%) Ansible
9 18 (3.45%) SCOrch
10 17 (3.26%) CA Endevor
10 17 (3.26%) OMEGAMON
11 15 (2.87%) CA Single Sign-On
11 15 (2.87%) Terraform
12 14 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (2.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 14 (2.68%) Tivoli Identity Manager
13 13 (2.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 118 (22.61%) HP
2 104 (19.92%) IBM
3 90 (17.24%) Oracle
4 82 (15.71%) Microsoft
5 76 (14.56%) BMC
6 56 (10.73%) ServiceNow
7 47 (9.00%) Cisco
8 46 (8.81%) VMware
9 30 (5.75%) CheckPoint
10 29 (5.56%) Symantec
11 28 (5.36%) Splunk
12 23 (4.41%) Citrix
13 19 (3.64%) Dell
14 17 (3.26%) Remedy
15 16 (3.07%) Red Hat
16 15 (2.87%) Syncsort
17 13 (2.49%) AppDynamics
17 13 (2.49%) Atlassian
18 12 (2.30%) EMC
18 12 (2.30%) SolarWinds
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