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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 384 428 416
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -12
Contract jobs citing CA 239 160 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 0.65% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 57 83
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £329 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.14% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 9
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 - £23.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - £17.50

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
26411 24620 26895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.85% 46.66% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14970 13786 13658
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1179 1110 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +40 206 £400 - 22
London +12 87 £413 +3.12% 12
South East +35 42 £300 -36.75% 5
North West +19 40 £400 +14.28% 2
Scotland -5 16 £413 -
Hampshire - 16 £300 - 4
West Midlands -13 14 £490 +23.27% 1
Surrey +6 12 £531 - 1
Manchester 0 12 £300 -14.28%
City of London +15 11 £503 +34.13% 3
South West -40 9 £463 +11.90%
Berkshire +10 8 £400 -
Bristol -9 8 £438 +26.81%
East of England -14 8 £519 +29.68%
Staines +9 4 - -
Birmingham -5 4 £625 +47.92%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £119 - 1
Canary Wharf - 4 - -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £119 - 1
North East - 4 £119 - 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £569 -
Reading +17 3 £290 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £438 -
Cheshire +6 2 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -3 2 £175 -
Yorkshire -4 2 - -
Milton Keynes -5 2 £175 -
Maidenhead - 2 £400 -
Coventry - 2 - -
Wales - 2 £375 -

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 160 (36.53%) Windows
2 124 (28.31%) Microsoft
3 95 (21.69%) Finance
4 88 (20.09%) Security Cleared
5 80 (18.26%) Oracle
6 78 (17.81%) Active Directory
6 78 (17.81%) SC Cleared
7 74 (16.89%) SQL
8 69 (15.75%) VMware
9 65 (14.84%) Citrix
10 61 (13.93%) ITIL
11 58 (13.24%) Windows XP
11 58 (13.24%) Windows 7
12 57 (13.01%) SCCM
13 56 (12.79%) HP
13 56 (12.79%) MS Excel
13 56 (12.79%) Change Management
14 55 (12.56%) Migration
14 55 (12.56%) Banking
14 55 (12.56%) Linux
14 55 (12.56%) MS Office
15 53 (12.10%) IBM
15 53 (12.10%) Windows Server 2003
16 50 (11.42%) SLA
16 50 (11.42%) Cisco
17 48 (10.96%) SQL Server
18 46 (10.50%) Firewall
19 44 (10.05%) UNIX
20 43 (9.82%) Blackberry
20 43 (9.82%) Analytical Skills

CA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 41 (9.36%) MS Exchange
2 28 (6.39%) SharePoint
3 23 (5.25%) Apache
4 18 (4.11%) WebSphere
5 17 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (3.42%) IIS
7 14 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (2.97%) Tomcat
8 13 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (2.74%) CICS
10 9 (2.05%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.60%) IBM HTTP Server
11 7 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (1.37%) CMS
13 5 (1.14%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 5 (1.14%) Documentum
13 5 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.91%) LiveLink
Applications
1 56 (12.79%) MS Excel
2 55 (12.56%) MS Office
3 9 (2.05%) MS Project
4 6 (1.37%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.68%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (4.11%) CA Clarity
2 4 (0.91%) Misys Midas
2 4 (0.91%) Misys Opics
3 2 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.23%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.23%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.23%) Cordys
4 1 (0.23%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.46%) SaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Office 365
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (10.50%) Firewall
2 33 (7.53%) LAN
3 32 (7.31%) SAN
4 26 (5.94%) WAN
5 23 (5.25%) DHCP
5 23 (5.25%) DNS
5 23 (5.25%) TCP/IP
6 21 (4.79%) LDAP
7 19 (4.34%) VPN
8 18 (4.11%) Ethernet
8 18 (4.11%) Internet
9 17 (3.88%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (3.65%) Wireless
11 14 (3.20%) SMTP
12 13 (2.97%) NetScaler
13 12 (2.74%) IPsec
14 11 (2.51%) BGP
14 11 (2.51%) SSL
15 10 (2.28%) Cisco IPT
15 10 (2.28%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.31%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (6.85%) Oracle Database
4 17 (3.88%) DB2
5 15 (3.42%) Oracle Database 10g
5 15 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (3.42%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (2.74%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.51%) PowerCenter
9 8 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (1.37%) DTS
11 5 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (1.14%) Oracle Exadata
12 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (0.91%) DataStage
13 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.46%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.46%) Informix
Development Applications
1 26 (5.94%) ERwin
2 10 (2.28%) MSI
2 10 (2.28%) Introscope
3 9 (2.05%) CA Gen
4 7 (1.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (1.37%) Rational Rose
6 3 (0.68%) ClearQuest
6 3 (0.68%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.68%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.68%) Wise Package Studio
6 3 (0.68%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.68%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.68%) JIRA
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.46%) PVCS
7 2 (0.46%) PowerDesigner
7 2 (0.46%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.46%) AdminStudio
7 2 (0.46%) ChangeMan
General
1 95 (21.69%) Finance
2 55 (12.56%) Banking
3 26 (5.94%) Retail
4 19 (4.34%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.51%) Retail Banking
6 6 (1.37%) Private Banking
7 4 (0.91%) Advertising
8 3 (0.68%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.68%) Publishing
8 3 (0.68%) French Language
9 2 (0.46%) German Language
9 2 (0.46%) Automotive
9 2 (0.46%) Law
9 2 (0.46%) Front Office
10 1 (0.23%) Local Government
10 1 (0.23%) Back Office
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.23%) Military
10 1 (0.23%) Hungarian Language
Job Titles
1 64 (14.61%) Analyst
2 57 (13.01%) Consultant
3 45 (10.27%) Architect
4 36 (8.22%) Support Engineer
5 31 (7.08%) Desktop Support
5 31 (7.08%) Administrator
6 25 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
6 25 (5.71%) Developer
7 22 (5.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 20 (4.57%) Support Analyst
9 16 (3.65%) Network Engineer
10 15 (3.42%) Service Analyst
10 15 (3.42%) Business Analyst
11 14 (3.20%) Systems Administrator
12 12 (2.74%) Functional Consultant
12 12 (2.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (2.51%) Project Manager
14 9 (2.05%) Data Architect
15 8 (1.83%) Technical Architect
15 8 (1.83%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.85%) Web Services
2 29 (6.62%) Middleware
3 16 (3.65%) XML
4 13 (2.97%) HTML
5 10 (2.28%) Application Packaging
5 10 (2.28%) .NET
6 8 (1.83%) .NET Framework
7 7 (1.60%) JMS
8 6 (1.37%) Regular Expression
9 5 (1.14%) ISPF
9 5 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (1.14%) LINQ
10 4 (0.91%) Java EE
10 4 (0.91%) SOAP
10 4 (0.91%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (0.68%) CSS
11 3 (0.68%) Software Packaging
12 2 (0.46%) REST
12 2 (0.46%) JavaBeans
12 2 (0.46%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.82%) Blackberry
1 43 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (9.59%) Mainframe
3 15 (3.42%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.97%) Data Integration
5 11 (2.51%) PKI
6 9 (2.05%) Clustering
6 9 (2.05%) IBM Mainframe
7 7 (1.60%) PMI
7 7 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.37%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.37%) Symmetrix DMX
8 6 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.37%) Firmware
8 6 (1.37%) e-Health
9 5 (1.14%) Credit Derivative
9 5 (1.14%) Derivative
9 5 (1.14%) Equity Derivative
9 5 (1.14%) Replication
9 5 (1.14%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 160 (36.53%) Windows
2 58 (13.24%) Windows XP
2 58 (13.24%) Windows 7
3 55 (12.56%) Linux
4 53 (12.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 44 (10.05%) UNIX
6 42 (9.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (7.31%) Windows Vista
8 30 (6.85%) Solaris
9 18 (4.11%) AIX
10 15 (3.42%) zOS
10 15 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (3.20%) SUSE
12 12 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (2.51%) Oracle Linux
14 10 (2.28%) HPUX
15 6 (1.37%) Android
16 5 (1.14%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.91%) Windows 2000
17 4 (0.91%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (13.93%) ITIL
2 56 (12.79%) Change Management
3 55 (12.56%) Migration
4 36 (8.22%) Project Management
5 26 (5.94%) Data Modelling
5 26 (5.94%) Software Deployment
6 25 (5.71%) Service Management
7 22 (5.02%) Incident Management
7 22 (5.02%) Load Balancing
8 20 (4.57%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (4.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (4.34%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (4.11%) Configuration Management
10 18 (4.11%) Business Analysis
11 17 (3.88%) Data Architecture
11 17 (3.88%) Change Control
11 17 (3.88%) Root Cause Analysis
12 16 (3.65%) ETL
13 15 (3.42%) PRINCE2
14 14 (3.20%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 74 (16.89%) SQL
2 28 (6.39%) Shell Script
3 21 (4.79%) PowerShell
3 21 (4.79%) VB
4 20 (4.57%) Java
5 19 (4.34%) PL/SQL
6 16 (3.65%) Perl
7 11 (2.51%) C
8 10 (2.28%) JavaScript
9 9 (2.05%) VBScript
10 8 (1.83%) COBOL
10 8 (1.83%) REXX
10 8 (1.83%) JCL
11 7 (1.60%) C#
12 6 (1.37%) Python
13 5 (1.14%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.46%) Bourne shell
14 2 (0.46%) PHP
14 2 (0.46%) VBA
14 2 (0.46%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 88 (20.09%) Security Cleared
2 78 (17.81%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.20%) Degree
4 13 (2.97%) MBA
5 10 (2.28%) PMI Certification
6 8 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.60%) ISSAP
7 7 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.14%) CIMA
8 5 (1.14%) ACCA
8 5 (1.14%) PMP
9 4 (0.91%) APMP
9 4 (0.91%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.68%) CCIE
10 3 (0.68%) PgMP
11 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.46%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.46%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (11.42%) SLA
2 10 (2.28%) QA
3 9 (2.05%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.68%) GAAP
5 3 (0.68%) P3O
6 1 (0.23%) FINREP
6 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.23%) JSP 440
System Software
1 78 (17.81%) Active Directory
2 39 (8.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 32 (7.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (4.79%) vSphere
5 7 (1.60%) VMware ESX
5 7 (1.60%) XenApp
5 7 (1.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 6 (1.37%) FreeRADIUS
6 6 (1.37%) ACF2
6 6 (1.37%) RACF
7 4 (0.91%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (0.91%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.91%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.68%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.46%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.23%) Samba
Systems Management
1 57 (13.01%) SCCM
2 37 (8.45%) CA Spectrum
3 31 (7.08%) ARCserve
4 18 (4.11%) Unicenter
5 15 (3.42%) CA SiteMinder
6 13 (2.97%) Control-M
7 11 (2.51%) Tivoli
7 11 (2.51%) HP SIM
8 10 (2.28%) CA Wily
8 10 (2.28%) CA LISA
9 9 (2.05%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (1.60%) Nagios
11 6 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
11 6 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 5 (1.14%) NetBackup
12 5 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 5 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 5 (1.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 5 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (1.14%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 124 (28.31%) Microsoft
2 80 (18.26%) Oracle
3 69 (15.75%) VMware
4 65 (14.84%) Citrix
5 56 (12.79%) HP
6 53 (12.10%) IBM
7 50 (11.42%) Cisco
8 34 (7.76%) AppSense
9 33 (7.53%) Lumension
10 31 (7.08%) Symantec
11 22 (5.02%) SAP
12 21 (4.79%) Red Hat
13 20 (4.57%) CheckPoint
14 17 (3.88%) Altiris
15 16 (3.65%) Informatica
16 15 (3.42%) McAfee
17 13 (2.97%) EMC
17 13 (2.97%) ServiceNow
18 12 (2.74%) BMC
18 12 (2.74%) NetIQ
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