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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CA
Rank 375 388 412
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +24
Contract jobs citing CA 298 289 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.51% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 1.24% 1.17% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 137 129
Median daily rate £475 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.74% +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £350 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £578 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £445 £399
% change year-on-year
+6.74% +11.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £26.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.37% +20.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £27.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+54.54% +25.00%

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
24044 24752 26246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.80% 43.26% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14682 14636 14796
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 857 1078 1181
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 26 September 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
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 26 September 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 -1 252 £475 +5.55% 17
London -35 67 £500 +11.11% 9
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 49 £320 -
North East +1 49 £320 -8.57%
Tyne and Wear +1 49 £320 -
Scotland +28 46 £475 +11.76%
West Midlands -18 37 £475 +11.76% 1
South East +2 35 £506 +6.57% 2
North West +15 34 £475 +3.82% 2
Edinburgh +17 29 £475 +11.76%
Manchester 0 27 £475 -1.04%
Warwickshire +2 25 £475 +11.76%
Warwick -2 25 £475 +4.39%
Hampshire +16 16 £519 +12.77%
South West +16 11 £338 -6.89% 2
Yorkshire +13 10 £300 +20.00%
Erskine - 9 £410 -
Fareham - 9 £525 -
Renfrewshire - 9 £410 -
City of London +5 8 £460 -5.15% 3
Solihull +5 8 £425 -
Wiltshire +15 6 £170 -54.66%
South Yorkshire +1 6 £300 -
Berkshire -8 5 £413 -17.50%
West Dunbartonshire - 5 £425 -
Clydebank - 5 £425 -
Wales +24 4 £494 -
Buckinghamshire +9 4 £446 +11.50%
Cheshire +6 4 £480 +6.66%
East of England +3 4 £513 +7.89% 1

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 (31.26%) Finance
2 188 (30.77%) ITIL
3 186 (30.44%) HP
4 174 (28.48%) Windows
5 163 (26.68%) Mainframe
6 156 (25.53%) Unix
7 153 (25.04%) Security Cleared
8 151 (24.71%) SQL
9 137 (22.42%) Oracle
10 133 (21.77%) Linux
11 125 (20.46%) IBM
12 123 (20.13%) Windows Server
13 117 (19.15%) SC Cleared
14 107 (17.51%) Tivoli
15 103 (16.86%) ServiceNow
16 101 (16.53%) Microsoft
17 96 (15.71%) BMC
18 92 (15.06%) Shell Script
19 89 (14.57%) SQL Server
20 79 (12.93%) Perl
20 79 (12.93%) Service Management
21 78 (12.77%) Firewall
22 72 (11.78%) TCP/IP
23 69 (11.29%) DB2
23 69 (11.29%) AIX
23 69 (11.29%) Incident Management
24 65 (10.64%) BPSS Clearance
25 64 (10.47%) Solaris
26 61 (9.98%) VB
26 61 (9.98%) HP SiteScope

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 33 (5.40%) WebLogic
2 26 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 23 (3.76%) WebSphere
4 17 (2.78%) SAS
5 16 (2.62%) CICS
6 15 (2.45%) MS Exchange
7 13 (2.13%) JBoss
8 11 (1.80%) CMS
8 11 (1.80%) OpenStack
9 10 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (0.98%) Apache
12 6 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (0.98%) GlassFish
12 6 (0.98%) IIS
12 6 (0.98%) Skype for Business
12 6 (0.98%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (5.40%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.31%) MS Office
3 6 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) MS Project
5 1 (0.16%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (0.82%) CA PPM
1 5 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.33%) Faxination
3 1 (0.16%) Maximo
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.16%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.31%) PaaS
3 7 (1.15%) Office 365
4 6 (0.98%) IaaS
5 5 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.49%) SaaS
7 2 (0.33%) HP Helion
8 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 78 (12.77%) Firewall
2 72 (11.78%) TCP/IP
3 54 (8.84%) SAN
4 24 (3.93%) LDAP
5 22 (3.60%) DHCP
5 22 (3.60%) DNS
6 19 (3.11%) HTTPS
6 19 (3.11%) SSL
7 16 (2.62%) MPLS
8 15 (2.45%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (2.45%) Ethernet
8 15 (2.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 15 (2.45%) HTTP
9 14 (2.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 14 (2.29%) Internet
9 14 (2.29%) VPN
10 13 (2.13%) Wireless
11 12 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (1.96%) NAS
12 10 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (14.57%) SQL Server
2 69 (11.29%) DB2
3 21 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (3.44%) Oracle Database
4 20 (3.27%) BusinessObjects
5 19 (3.11%) Hadoop
6 16 (2.62%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 15 (2.45%) Apache Hive
7 15 (2.45%) HBase
7 15 (2.45%) MongoDB
7 15 (2.45%) Pentaho
7 15 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (1.80%) PowerCenter
10 10 (1.64%) MySQL
11 8 (1.31%) Oracle Database 12c
11 8 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.98%) Data Lake
13 6 (0.98%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (4.42%) ERwin
2 12 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 12 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.31%) JIRA
4 7 (1.15%) Introscope
4 7 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.82%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.65%) Maven
6 4 (0.65%) Subversion
7 3 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.49%) JBehave
7 3 (0.49%) Selenium
7 3 (0.49%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.49%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.33%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.33%) ProC
8 2 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.33%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (0.33%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.33%) Zephyr
General
1 191 (31.26%) Finance
2 31 (5.07%) Banking
3 13 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.31%) Retail
5 6 (0.98%) Marketing
6 4 (0.65%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.65%) Military
7 3 (0.49%) Billing
7 3 (0.49%) Legal
7 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.33%) Back Office
8 2 (0.33%) Law
9 1 (0.16%) Advertising
9 1 (0.16%) Electronics
9 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.16%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 149 (24.39%) Analyst
2 119 (19.48%) Operations Analyst
3 113 (18.49%) Mainframe Analyst
4 107 (17.51%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
5 89 (14.57%) Architect
6 51 (8.35%) Consultant
7 35 (5.73%) Administrator
8 29 (4.75%) Developer
9 26 (4.26%) Support Engineer
10 21 (3.44%) Network Engineer
11 19 (3.11%) Enterprise Architect
12 18 (2.95%) Automation Engineer
12 18 (2.95%) Support Specialist
13 15 (2.45%) Systems Administrator
14 14 (2.29%) DBA
14 14 (2.29%) Systems Engineer
15 13 (2.13%) Monitoring Engineer
16 12 (1.96%) Security Architect
16 12 (1.96%) Service Architect
17 11 (1.80%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (6.06%) Middleware
2 26 (4.26%) XML
3 25 (4.09%) HTML
3 25 (4.09%) Web Services
4 24 (3.93%) SOAP
5 18 (2.95%) Regular Expression
6 16 (2.62%) .NET
6 16 (2.62%) REST
7 15 (2.45%) OAuth
8 12 (1.96%) CSS
8 12 (1.96%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
9 11 (1.80%) J2EE
10 10 (1.64%) SAML
11 9 (1.47%) Java EE
12 8 (1.31%) ISPF
13 7 (1.15%) OpenID
13 7 (1.15%) SailPoint
13 7 (1.15%) SPML
14 5 (0.82%) CSS3
14 5 (0.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 163 (26.68%) Mainframe
2 32 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (5.07%) CMDB
3 31 (5.07%) Management Information System
4 29 (4.75%) Data Centre
5 23 (3.76%) IBM Mainframe
6 22 (3.60%) Computer Science
7 17 (2.78%) Visualisation
8 15 (2.45%) DataPower
8 15 (2.45%) PKI
9 11 (1.80%) Blackberry
10 9 (1.47%) Clustering
10 9 (1.47%) Public Cloud
10 9 (1.47%) User Experience
11 8 (1.31%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.31%) Data Integration
11 8 (1.31%) e-Health
12 6 (0.98%) FlexPod
13 5 (0.82%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 174 (28.48%) Windows
2 156 (25.53%) Unix
3 133 (21.77%) Linux
4 123 (20.13%) Windows Server
5 69 (11.29%) AIX
6 64 (10.47%) Solaris
7 39 (6.38%) zOS
8 33 (5.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 31 (5.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (3.11%) HPUX
10 19 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (2.62%) Windows XP
12 15 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (1.80%) MVS
14 7 (1.15%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.98%) Data ONTAP
16 4 (0.65%) Windows 10
17 3 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
17 3 (0.49%) OS/2
18 2 (0.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (30.77%) ITIL
2 79 (12.93%) Service Management
3 69 (11.29%) Incident Management
4 57 (9.33%) Change Management
5 49 (8.02%) Root Cause Analysis
6 45 (7.36%) Release Management
7 43 (7.04%) Migration
7 43 (7.04%) Service Delivery
8 42 (6.87%) Configuration Management
9 41 (6.71%) SOA
10 40 (6.55%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (6.38%) ITSM
11 39 (6.38%) Problem Management
12 30 (4.91%) ITIL V3
13 29 (4.75%) Mentoring
14 25 (4.09%) Server Monitoring
15 24 (3.93%) Data Modelling
16 23 (3.76%) Open Source
16 23 (3.76%) Quality Management
17 21 (3.44%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 151 (24.71%) SQL
2 92 (15.06%) Shell Script
3 79 (12.93%) Perl
4 61 (9.98%) VB
5 56 (9.17%) Java
6 43 (7.04%) PowerShell
7 30 (4.91%) JavaScript
8 20 (3.27%) Python
9 18 (2.95%) VBScript
10 17 (2.78%) Jython
11 16 (2.62%) JCL
12 15 (2.45%) Bourne shell
12 15 (2.45%) Korn
13 14 (2.29%) REXX
14 12 (1.96%) C#
15 9 (1.47%) C++
15 9 (1.47%) PHP
16 8 (1.31%) C
17 4 (0.65%) Groovy
18 3 (0.49%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 153 (25.04%) Security Cleared
2 117 (19.15%) SC Cleared
3 65 (10.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 27 (4.42%) Degree
5 24 (3.93%) AAT
6 20 (3.27%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (2.78%) DV Cleared
8 15 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (1.80%) CCNP
10 8 (1.31%) CCNA
11 7 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (0.98%) MCSE
13 5 (0.82%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.65%) PMP
15 3 (0.49%) MCSD
15 3 (0.49%) MCTS
15 3 (0.49%) NCDA
16 2 (0.33%) CCENT
16 2 (0.33%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (9.82%) SLA
2 29 (4.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 20 (3.27%) ISO 9001
4 13 (2.13%) Data Quality
5 11 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (1.47%) QA
7 6 (0.98%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.49%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.33%) Def Stans
10 2 (0.33%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.33%) IEC 61508
10 2 (0.33%) ISO26262
10 2 (0.33%) MISRA
10 2 (0.33%) MISRA C
System Software
1 42 (6.87%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.95%) RACF
4 16 (2.62%) Firmware
5 15 (2.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 12 (1.96%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 11 (1.80%) Hyper-V
8 9 (1.47%) ACF2
8 9 (1.47%) Time Sharing Option
8 9 (1.47%) vSphere
9 7 (1.15%) NDS
10 6 (0.98%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 6 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.98%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.65%) XenApp
13 3 (0.49%) BIND 9
13 3 (0.49%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 107 (17.51%) Tivoli
2 61 (9.98%) HP SiteScope
3 50 (8.18%) MOM
4 40 (6.55%) SCOM
5 29 (4.75%) CA Spectrum
6 23 (3.76%) SCCM
7 22 (3.60%) Puppet
8 19 (3.11%) CA Single Sign-On
9 16 (2.62%) BladeLogic
9 16 (2.62%) CA Service Virtualization
9 16 (2.62%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 15 (2.45%) Netcool
10 15 (2.45%) SCOrch
11 14 (2.29%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 13 (2.13%) CA Wily
13 11 (1.80%) Control-M
14 10 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 10 (1.64%) WSUS
15 9 (1.47%) Cisco Prime
15 9 (1.47%) Nagios
Vendors
1 186 (30.44%) HP
2 137 (22.42%) Oracle
3 125 (20.46%) IBM
4 103 (16.86%) ServiceNow
5 101 (16.53%) Microsoft
6 96 (15.71%) BMC
7 59 (9.66%) Cisco
8 31 (5.07%) Red Hat
9 30 (4.91%) CheckPoint
10 27 (4.42%) Informatica
10 27 (4.42%) VMware
11 26 (4.26%) SolarWinds
12 23 (3.76%) Juniper
13 19 (3.11%) EMC
13 19 (3.11%) F5
14 18 (2.95%) Symantec
15 17 (2.78%) Citrix
16 16 (2.62%) Dell
17 15 (2.45%) Tableau
18 14 (2.29%) Remedy
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Experis Ltd
Rate: £240 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago