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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CA
Rank 351 372 418
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +46
Contract jobs citing CA 329 316 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.54% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 1.35% 1.23% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 168 115
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £320 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £393
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 14
Median hourly rate £40.25 £23.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.27% +6.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.45 £18.70 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.05 £37.50 £30.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £23.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+71.27% +6.81%

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
24427 25709 25834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.15% 44.02% 45.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14937 15179 14393
Median daily rate £409 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £220
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 828 1100 1101
Median hourly rate £19.44 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.05% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.90 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 August 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 August 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 -13 269 £475 +7.34% 29
Scotland +45 55 £475 +11.76%
London -68 54 £460 +6.05% 15
South East +8 50 £455 -9.00% 5
North East +7 49 £280 -
Tyne and Wear +5 48 £280 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 48 £280 -
Edinburgh +20 46 £475 +11.76%
West Midlands -9 44 £475 +11.76% 6
North West +29 43 £475 +5.55% 1
Manchester +18 39 £475 -
Warwickshire +3 34 £475 +11.76%
Warwick +2 34 £475 +11.76%
Hampshire +20 26 £519 -5.68% 2
Berkshire -11 12 £370 -27.80% 2
Fareham - 12 £525 -
City of London +18 10 £460 -8.00% 5
South West +1 8 £325 +30.00% 2
Yorkshire -2 6 £300 -
East Midlands -6 6 £700 +86.66%
Wiltshire - 6 £170 -
Solihull - 6 £425 -
Buckinghamshire +9 5 £446 -
Middlesex +4 5 £450 -
South Yorkshire -6 5 £300 -
Glasgow - 5 £400 -
Midlands - 4 - -
Nottinghamshire - 4 - -
Rotherham - 4 £275 -
Nottingham - 4 - -

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 229 (35.50%) Finance
2 184 (28.53%) HP
3 179 (27.75%) ITIL
3 179 (27.75%) Windows
4 176 (27.29%) Mainframe
5 168 (26.05%) Unix
6 160 (24.81%) SQL
7 159 (24.65%) Oracle
8 157 (24.34%) Security Cleared
9 126 (19.53%) Linux
10 124 (19.22%) Windows Server
11 122 (18.91%) IBM
12 119 (18.45%) SC Cleared
13 101 (15.66%) Shell Script
13 101 (15.66%) Microsoft
14 100 (15.50%) Tivoli
14 100 (15.50%) ServiceNow
15 83 (12.87%) Service Management
16 82 (12.71%) BMC
17 78 (12.09%) Perl
18 76 (11.78%) SQL Server
18 76 (11.78%) Incident Management
19 73 (11.32%) Firewall
20 70 (10.85%) TCP/IP
21 67 (10.39%) DB2
22 66 (10.23%) AIX
22 66 (10.23%) Solaris
23 64 (9.92%) BPSS Clearance
24 62 (9.61%) SLA
25 60 (9.30%) Change Management

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 (5.12%) WebLogic
2 32 (4.96%) SAS
3 26 (4.03%) WebSphere
4 22 (3.41%) SharePoint
5 17 (2.64%) CICS
6 14 (2.17%) MS Exchange
7 12 (1.86%) JBoss
8 11 (1.71%) CMS
8 11 (1.71%) OpenStack
9 10 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (1.09%) Apache
11 7 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (0.93%) GlassFish
12 6 (0.93%) Skype for Business
12 6 (0.93%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.78%) IIS
14 4 (0.62%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 33 (5.12%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.40%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.09%) MS Office
4 3 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) MS Project
5 1 (0.16%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (1.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.78%) CA PPM
3 2 (0.31%) Faxination
4 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.16%) HFM
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.16%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (0.78%) SaaS
2 3 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.47%) Office 365
2 3 (0.47%) PaaS
3 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.31%) HP Helion
3 2 (0.31%) IaaS
4 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 73 (11.32%) Firewall
2 70 (10.85%) TCP/IP
3 51 (7.91%) SAN
4 20 (3.10%) LAN
5 19 (2.95%) LDAP
5 19 (2.95%) WAN
6 18 (2.79%) DHCP
6 18 (2.79%) DNS
7 17 (2.64%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (2.64%) Cisco Nexus
8 16 (2.48%) Ethernet
9 15 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 15 (2.33%) NetScaler
9 15 (2.33%) SSL
10 14 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 14 (2.17%) VPN
11 13 (2.02%) MPLS
12 12 (1.86%) HTTP
12 12 (1.86%) Wireless
13 11 (1.71%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (11.78%) SQL Server
2 67 (10.39%) DB2
3 37 (5.74%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (5.58%) BusinessObjects
5 35 (5.43%) Hadoop
6 32 (4.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 31 (4.81%) Apache Hive
7 31 (4.81%) HBase
7 31 (4.81%) MongoDB
7 31 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
8 30 (4.65%) Pentaho
9 28 (4.34%) Oracle Database
10 13 (2.02%) Oracle Database 12c
10 13 (2.02%) PowerCenter
11 12 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (1.55%) Relational Database
13 8 (1.24%) Couchbase
13 8 (1.24%) NoSQL
14 7 (1.09%) MySQL
14 7 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 46 (7.13%) ERwin
2 12 (1.86%) Git (software)
3 11 (1.71%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.24%) Introscope
4 8 (1.24%) JIRA
5 7 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.62%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.47%) Ant
7 3 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.47%) JUnit
7 3 (0.47%) Maven
7 3 (0.47%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.47%) Subversion
8 2 (0.31%) AccuRev
8 2 (0.31%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.31%) Gradle
8 2 (0.31%) JBehave
8 2 (0.31%) ProC
8 2 (0.31%) Selenium
8 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 229 (35.50%) Finance
2 40 (6.20%) Banking
3 21 (3.26%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.02%) Financial Institution
5 11 (1.71%) Marketing
6 6 (0.93%) Retail
7 4 (0.62%) Legal
8 3 (0.47%) Billing
8 3 (0.47%) Military
9 2 (0.31%) Back Office
9 2 (0.31%) Law
9 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.16%) Advertising
10 1 (0.16%) Electronics
10 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.16%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 153 (23.72%) Analyst
2 121 (18.76%) Operations Analyst
3 115 (17.83%) Mainframe Analyst
4 109 (16.90%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
5 108 (16.74%) Architect
6 65 (10.08%) Consultant
7 34 (5.27%) Administrator
8 32 (4.96%) Developer
9 31 (4.81%) Enterprise Architect
10 29 (4.50%) Support Engineer
11 22 (3.41%) Security Consultant
12 21 (3.26%) Network Engineer
13 18 (2.79%) Support Specialist
14 16 (2.48%) Technical Architect
15 14 (2.17%) Data Architect
15 14 (2.17%) DBA
15 14 (2.17%) Security Architect
15 14 (2.17%) Senior Enterprise Architect
15 14 (2.17%) Systems Administrator
15 14 (2.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.12%) Web Services
2 30 (4.65%) Middleware
2 30 (4.65%) XML
3 28 (4.34%) HTML
4 27 (4.19%) SOAP
5 18 (2.79%) .NET
5 18 (2.79%) Regular Expression
6 14 (2.17%) CSS
7 12 (1.86%) REST
8 8 (1.24%) J2EE
8 8 (1.24%) Java EE
9 7 (1.09%) HTML5
9 7 (1.09%) ISPF
9 7 (1.09%) RESTful
9 7 (1.09%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
10 6 (0.93%) OAuth
11 5 (0.78%) Akka
11 5 (0.78%) Apache Camel
11 5 (0.78%) CSS3
11 5 (0.78%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 176 (27.29%) Mainframe
2 47 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 32 (4.96%) Visualisation
5 31 (4.81%) Data Centre
6 27 (4.19%) CMDB
7 23 (3.57%) IBM Mainframe
8 22 (3.41%) Computer Science
9 17 (2.64%) Data Integration
10 15 (2.33%) Algorithms
10 15 (2.33%) PKI
11 12 (1.86%) Blackberry
11 12 (1.86%) Clustering
11 12 (1.86%) DataPower
11 12 (1.86%) e-Health
12 11 (1.71%) Informatics
13 10 (1.55%) FlexPod
13 10 (1.55%) Health Informatics
14 7 (1.09%) Driving Licence
14 7 (1.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 179 (27.75%) Windows
2 168 (26.05%) Unix
3 126 (19.53%) Linux
4 124 (19.22%) Windows Server
5 66 (10.23%) AIX
5 66 (10.23%) Solaris
6 48 (7.44%) zOS
7 34 (5.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (2.95%) HPUX
11 18 (2.79%) Windows XP
12 10 (1.55%) Data ONTAP
12 10 (1.55%) MVS
12 10 (1.55%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.62%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.47%) OS/2
15 2 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.31%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (27.75%) ITIL
2 83 (12.87%) Service Management
3 76 (11.78%) Incident Management
4 60 (9.30%) Change Management
5 52 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (7.91%) Root Cause Analysis
7 48 (7.44%) Migration
8 46 (7.13%) Service Delivery
9 45 (6.98%) Release Management
10 43 (6.67%) SOA
11 42 (6.51%) Data Modelling
12 41 (6.36%) Configuration Management
12 41 (6.36%) Open Source
12 41 (6.36%) Problem Management
13 36 (5.58%) Business Intelligence
14 33 (5.12%) Data Architecture
15 30 (4.65%) Data Visualisation
15 30 (4.65%) Mentoring
16 28 (4.34%) ITIL V3
16 28 (4.34%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 160 (24.81%) SQL
2 101 (15.66%) Shell Script
3 78 (12.09%) Perl
4 58 (8.99%) VB
5 54 (8.37%) Java
6 37 (5.74%) PowerShell
7 29 (4.50%) JavaScript
8 18 (2.79%) Python
8 18 (2.79%) VBScript
9 16 (2.48%) Bourne shell
9 16 (2.48%) C#
9 16 (2.48%) JCL
10 15 (2.33%) Korn
11 14 (2.17%) C++
12 13 (2.02%) REXX
13 9 (1.40%) Jython
14 8 (1.24%) C
14 8 (1.24%) PHP
15 5 (0.78%) Scala
16 4 (0.62%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 157 (24.34%) Security Cleared
2 119 (18.45%) SC Cleared
3 64 (9.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 24 (3.72%) AAT
4 24 (3.72%) Degree
5 17 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (2.64%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (2.48%) CCNP
7 14 (2.17%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (1.09%) NCDA
10 6 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.78%) CCNA
12 3 (0.47%) CCSA
12 3 (0.47%) MCSE
13 2 (0.31%) CCIE
13 2 (0.31%) CISSP
13 2 (0.31%) JNCIA
13 2 (0.31%) JNCIS
13 2 (0.31%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (9.61%) SLA
2 28 (4.34%) Disclosure Scotland
3 20 (3.10%) ISO 9001
4 16 (2.48%) Data Quality
4 16 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.71%) JSP 440
5 11 (1.71%) QA
6 10 (1.55%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.16%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.16%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.16%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.16%) ISO26262
8 1 (0.16%) MISRA
8 1 (0.16%) MISRA C
System Software
1 38 (5.89%) Active Directory
2 26 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (3.57%) RACF
4 18 (2.79%) ACF2
4 18 (2.79%) vSphere
5 16 (2.48%) Hyper-V
6 14 (2.17%) Firmware
7 12 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 8 (1.24%) Time Sharing Option
10 7 (1.09%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 6 (0.93%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.62%) NDS
13 4 (0.62%) NetIQ eDirectory
13 4 (0.62%) XenApp
14 3 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.47%) VMware ESX
15 2 (0.31%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 100 (15.50%) Tivoli
2 59 (9.15%) HP SiteScope
3 48 (7.44%) MOM
4 45 (6.98%) SCOM
5 30 (4.65%) SCCM
6 26 (4.03%) CA Spectrum
7 19 (2.95%) CA Single Sign-On
8 18 (2.79%) zSecure
9 16 (2.48%) Puppet
10 15 (2.33%) CA Service Virtualization
10 15 (2.33%) Netcool
10 15 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 14 (2.17%) CA Wily
12 13 (2.02%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 10 (1.55%) BladeLogic
13 10 (1.55%) Control-M
13 10 (1.55%) Unicenter
14 9 (1.40%) Tivoli Identity Manager
15 8 (1.24%) Microsoft Clustering
15 8 (1.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 184 (28.53%) HP
2 159 (24.65%) Oracle
3 122 (18.91%) IBM
4 101 (15.66%) Microsoft
5 100 (15.50%) ServiceNow
6 82 (12.71%) BMC
7 59 (9.15%) Cisco
8 47 (7.29%) Informatica
9 35 (5.43%) VMware
10 31 (4.81%) CheckPoint
11 30 (4.65%) Tableau
12 27 (4.19%) Red Hat
13 26 (4.03%) Citrix
13 26 (4.03%) SolarWinds
14 24 (3.72%) Juniper
15 20 (3.10%) F5
16 18 (2.79%) Remedy
17 16 (2.48%) EMC
17 16 (2.48%) Symantec
18 13 (2.02%) arcserve
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