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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 380 414 417
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +3
Contract jobs citing CA 227 164 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.87% 0.66% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 48 87
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £261 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 8
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £20.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £20.50 £25.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +17.14%

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
26028 25021 26921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.18% 46.94% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14561 13847 13670
Average daily rate £385 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1102 1116 1369
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +13 194 £400 - 28
London +21 88 £400 -12.08% 13
North West +12 31 £363 +3.79% 3
South East +6 28 £300 +3.44% 6
City of London +32 18 £475 +18.75% 4
Hampshire +1 11 £300 +3.44% 1
West Midlands -20 11 £410 +3.25%
East of England -22 11 £519 +29.68% 2
Scotland -8 9 £416 +3.91%
South West -31 9 £481 +61.76% 1
Tyne and Wear - 9 £210 -
North East - 9 £210 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £210 -
Surrey +8 7 £538 - 3
Berkshire +1 7 £290 +31.81%
Yorkshire +5 6 £450 - 3
Manchester -1 6 £500 +42.85%
Bristol -19 6 £463 +34.05% 1
Bedfordshire -14 5 £569 -
Canary Wharf - 5 £325 -
West Yorkshire +11 4 £450 - 3
Reading +11 4 £290 +114.81%
Leeds +9 4 £450 - 3
Hertfordshire - 3 £438 - 2
Kent - 2 £170 -
Coventry - 2 £175 -
Birmingham -2 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -7 1 £240 -40.00%
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £570 -

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 157 (37.92%) Windows
2 121 (29.23%) Microsoft
3 93 (22.46%) Finance
4 86 (20.77%) Security Cleared
5 81 (19.57%) Active Directory
6 71 (17.15%) SC Cleared
7 70 (16.91%) Oracle
8 62 (14.98%) SQL
8 62 (14.98%) Citrix
9 61 (14.73%) VMware
10 59 (14.25%) MS Office
10 59 (14.25%) ITIL
11 58 (14.01%) Windows 7
12 57 (13.77%) Windows XP
13 56 (13.53%) HP
13 56 (13.53%) SCCM
14 52 (12.56%) SLA
14 52 (12.56%) Banking
15 50 (12.08%) Linux
16 49 (11.84%) MS Excel
16 49 (11.84%) Windows Server 2003
17 47 (11.35%) Mainframe
18 46 (11.11%) IBM
19 45 (10.87%) Blackberry
19 45 (10.87%) Migration
20 44 (10.63%) Change Management
21 42 (10.14%) UNIX
22 41 (9.90%) Microsoft App-V
23 38 (9.18%) AppSense
24 37 (8.94%) SQL Server

CA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 31 (7.49%) MS Exchange
2 25 (6.04%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.11%) CICS
3 17 (4.11%) Apache
4 15 (3.62%) WebSphere
5 13 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (2.66%) Tomcat
7 10 (2.42%) IIS
7 10 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (1.93%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.69%) CMS
9 7 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.21%) Lync
10 5 (1.21%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (1.21%) Documentum
11 4 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 59 (14.25%) MS Office
2 49 (11.84%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.97%) MS Project
5 3 (0.72%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 15 (3.62%) CA Clarity
2 4 (0.97%) Misys Midas
2 4 (0.97%) Misys Opics
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.24%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.24%) Cordys
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.24%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.24%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.24%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.24%) SaaS
2 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.45%) Firewall
2 27 (6.52%) SAN
3 24 (5.80%) TCP/IP
4 23 (5.56%) LAN
5 22 (5.31%) LDAP
6 17 (4.11%) WAN
7 16 (3.86%) DHCP
8 15 (3.62%) DNS
9 14 (3.38%) Internet
9 14 (3.38%) VPN
10 13 (3.14%) Wireless
11 11 (2.66%) SSL
12 9 (2.17%) Ethernet
13 8 (1.93%) SMTP
13 8 (1.93%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (1.69%) NAS
14 7 (1.69%) NetScaler
15 6 (1.45%) BGP
15 6 (1.45%) VoIP
15 6 (1.45%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.94%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (6.04%) Oracle Database
4 15 (3.62%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (3.62%) Oracle Database 10g
5 14 (3.38%) DB2
6 11 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (2.66%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.42%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (1.45%) PowerCenter
9 6 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.21%) DTS
11 4 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.97%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (0.48%) DataStage
12 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.48%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.48%) MySQL
12 2 (0.48%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 20 (4.83%) ERwin
2 10 (2.42%) CA Gen
3 9 (2.17%) Introscope
4 8 (1.93%) MSI
5 6 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (0.97%) ClearQuest
6 4 (0.97%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.72%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.72%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.48%) Rational Rose
8 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.48%) ChangeMan
8 2 (0.48%) JMeter
8 2 (0.48%) StarTeam
8 2 (0.48%) JIRA
9 1 (0.24%) T4 Templates
9 1 (0.24%) FxCop
9 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
General
1 93 (22.46%) Finance
2 52 (12.56%) Banking
3 21 (5.07%) Retail
4 20 (4.83%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.42%) Retail Banking
6 6 (1.45%) Private Banking
7 3 (0.72%) French Language
7 3 (0.72%) Electronics
7 3 (0.72%) Advertising
7 3 (0.72%) Publishing
8 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.48%) Front Office
8 2 (0.48%) Back Office
8 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.24%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.24%) German Language
9 1 (0.24%) Hungarian Language
9 1 (0.24%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (14.01%) Consultant
2 55 (13.29%) Analyst
3 49 (11.84%) Architect
4 42 (10.14%) Support Engineer
5 33 (7.97%) Desktop Support
6 31 (7.49%) Developer
7 28 (6.76%) Desktop Engineer
8 25 (6.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 24 (5.80%) Administrator
10 15 (3.62%) Support Analyst
11 12 (2.90%) Functional Consultant
12 11 (2.66%) Business Analyst
12 11 (2.66%) Technical Architect
13 10 (2.42%) Network Engineer
13 10 (2.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (2.17%) Infrastructure Architect
14 9 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
14 9 (2.17%) Data Architect
15 8 (1.93%) Systems Administrator
15 8 (1.93%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.49%) Middleware
2 23 (5.56%) Web Services
3 20 (4.83%) XML
4 15 (3.62%) HTML
5 11 (2.66%) .NET
6 9 (2.17%) .NET Framework
7 8 (1.93%) Application Packaging
8 7 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (1.69%) LINQ
8 7 (1.69%) JMS
9 5 (1.21%) ISPF
10 4 (0.97%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (0.97%) J2EE
10 4 (0.97%) SOAP
10 4 (0.97%) CSS
10 4 (0.97%) Java EE
11 3 (0.72%) Regular Expression
12 2 (0.48%) JavaBeans
12 2 (0.48%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.48%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 47 (11.35%) Mainframe
2 45 (10.87%) Blackberry
3 15 (3.62%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.62%) PKI
4 13 (3.14%) Clustering
5 10 (2.42%) IBM Mainframe
5 10 (2.42%) Data Integration
6 9 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (1.93%) Credit Risk
8 7 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.69%) CMDB
8 7 (1.69%) Market Risk
8 7 (1.69%) Derivative
8 7 (1.69%) Equity Derivative
8 7 (1.69%) Credit Derivative
9 6 (1.45%) VSAM
9 6 (1.45%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.45%) Symmetrix DMX
10 5 (1.21%) e-Health
10 5 (1.21%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 157 (37.92%) Windows
2 58 (14.01%) Windows 7
3 57 (13.77%) Windows XP
4 50 (12.08%) Linux
5 49 (11.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 42 (10.14%) UNIX
7 36 (8.70%) Windows Vista
8 35 (8.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (7.25%) Solaris
10 19 (4.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (3.38%) AIX
12 13 (3.14%) zOS
13 10 (2.42%) HPUX
13 10 (2.42%) SUSE
13 10 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (1.93%) Android
15 7 (1.69%) Apple iOS
15 7 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
15 7 (1.69%) MVS
16 2 (0.48%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (14.25%) ITIL
2 45 (10.87%) Migration
3 44 (10.63%) Change Management
4 30 (7.25%) Software Deployment
5 26 (6.28%) Project Management
6 20 (4.83%) Incident Management
6 20 (4.83%) Data Modelling
6 20 (4.83%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (4.83%) Root Cause Analysis
7 19 (4.59%) Configuration Management
8 17 (4.11%) Validation
9 16 (3.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (3.86%) Data Architecture
10 15 (3.62%) Load Balancing
10 15 (3.62%) Business Analysis
11 14 (3.38%) Service Delivery
11 14 (3.38%) Change Control
11 14 (3.38%) Analytics
12 12 (2.90%) Risk Management
12 12 (2.90%) TQM
Programming Languages
1 62 (14.98%) SQL
2 24 (5.80%) Java
2 24 (5.80%) Shell Script
3 21 (5.07%) VB
4 19 (4.59%) PowerShell
5 17 (4.11%) Perl
6 16 (3.86%) PL/SQL
7 12 (2.90%) C
8 11 (2.66%) C#
9 10 (2.42%) REXX
9 10 (2.42%) JCL
9 10 (2.42%) JavaScript
10 9 (2.17%) VBScript
11 8 (1.93%) COBOL
11 8 (1.93%) Python
12 7 (1.69%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.48%) VBA
13 2 (0.48%) PHP
13 2 (0.48%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.24%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 86 (20.77%) Security Cleared
2 71 (17.15%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.35%) Degree
4 13 (3.14%) MBA
5 9 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.93%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.69%) ISSAP
8 6 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.45%) PMI Certification
9 5 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.97%) ACCA
10 4 (0.97%) CIMA
10 4 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.72%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.72%) CISA
11 3 (0.72%) PMP
11 3 (0.72%) CISSP
12 2 (0.48%) CCNA
12 2 (0.48%) MCSE
12 2 (0.48%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (12.56%) SLA
2 10 (2.42%) QA
3 7 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.72%) GAAP
6 2 (0.48%) Basel III
6 2 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.48%) P3O
7 1 (0.24%) FINREP
7 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.24%) JSP 440
System Software
1 81 (19.57%) Active Directory
2 41 (9.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 29 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (3.86%) vSphere
5 6 (1.45%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (1.21%) XenApp
6 5 (1.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (1.21%) RACF
7 4 (0.97%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.97%) ACF2
8 3 (0.72%) FreeRADIUS
8 3 (0.72%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.48%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.48%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.24%) XenServer
10 1 (0.24%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 56 (13.53%) SCCM
2 24 (5.80%) ARCserve
3 23 (5.56%) CA Spectrum
4 15 (3.62%) Control-M
5 14 (3.38%) CA SiteMinder
6 13 (3.14%) Unicenter
7 10 (2.42%) Tivoli
8 9 (2.17%) Nagios
9 8 (1.93%) CA Wily
9 8 (1.93%) CA LISA
10 7 (1.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 7 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (1.45%) HP SIM
12 5 (1.21%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 5 (1.21%) NetBackup
12 5 (1.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 4 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 4 (0.97%) BladeLogic
13 4 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
14 3 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 121 (29.23%) Microsoft
2 70 (16.91%) Oracle
3 62 (14.98%) Citrix
4 61 (14.73%) VMware
5 56 (13.53%) HP
6 46 (11.11%) IBM
7 38 (9.18%) AppSense
8 37 (8.94%) Cisco
9 35 (8.45%) Lumension
10 30 (7.25%) Symantec
11 25 (6.04%) Red Hat
12 21 (5.07%) SAP
13 18 (4.35%) McAfee
14 15 (3.62%) Altiris
15 14 (3.38%) EMC
16 12 (2.90%) BMC
16 12 (2.90%) NetIQ
16 12 (2.90%) Veeam
17 11 (2.66%) Sun
17 11 (2.66%) Informatica
City, London
Quadratek People Limited
Rate: From £450 to £620 per annum Reasonable expenses paid in addition to ag
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £270 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £270 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Sanderson
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Annapurna
Rate: €700 - €900 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £630 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £650.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £465 - £558 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago