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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CA
UK
Rank 435 405 413
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +8
Contract jobs citing CA 152 230 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.46% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 1.06% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 106 102
Median daily rate £463 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +5.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £266 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £675 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £14.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +247.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £24.55 £14.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £55.00 £14.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £14.40
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +247.22%

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
20308 21642 23146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.27% 43.30% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12489 12731 13574
Median daily rate £420 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 764 861 1016
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.63 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +35.29%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -18 132 £475 +11.76% 17
South East +12 56 £475 +14.45% 5
Hampshire +33 40 £475 +31.39% 2
London -2 34 £450 - 4
North East -13 13 £413 +10.00%
Tyne and Wear -18 13 £413 +10.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -17 12 £411 +9.66%
West Yorkshire +23 10 £638 +127.67%
Yorkshire +16 10 £638 -12.06% 2
Fareham - 10 £481 - 1
Wales +14 9 £588 - 1
South Wales - 8 £588 -
West Midlands -14 7 £369 -23.96% 3
Croydon - 7 £539 -
Portsmouth +4 6 £500 +72.41%
Scotland +1 6 - - 2
Southampton - 6 £450 -
South West -5 5 £313 +12.10% 2
Milton Keynes -8 5 - -
Buckinghamshire -13 5 - -
Newport - 5 £450 -
Birmingham - 5 £313 - 1
Edinburgh +5 4 - - 2
Crawley +13 3 £280 -25.33%
Berkshire +8 3 £500 +25.00% 2
Bristol +1 3 £313 -13.19% 1
West Sussex +1 3 £280 -34.11%
Leeds +11 2 £638 +127.67%
East of England +6 2 - -
Wiltshire +3 2 £550 +124.48%

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 133 (31.52%) ITIL
2 128 (30.33%) Windows
3 95 (22.51%) Security Cleared
4 93 (22.04%) Finance
5 90 (21.33%) Linux
6 83 (19.67%) HP
6 83 (19.67%) SC Cleared
7 82 (19.43%) IBM
8 79 (18.72%) Mainframe
9 71 (16.82%) Firewall
10 70 (16.59%) VMware
11 68 (16.11%) BMC
12 66 (15.64%) Service Management
13 64 (15.17%) Microsoft
13 64 (15.17%) Unix
13 64 (15.17%) SQL
14 62 (14.69%) Agile Software Development
15 59 (13.98%) Oracle
16 51 (12.09%) Windows Server
17 48 (11.37%) IaaS
18 47 (11.14%) Tivoli
18 47 (11.14%) Active Directory
19 46 (10.90%) Cisco
19 46 (10.90%) Puppet
20 43 (10.19%) PaaS
20 43 (10.19%) DNS
20 43 (10.19%) Java
21 40 (9.48%) SQL Server
22 39 (9.24%) ServiceNow
23 38 (9.00%) Workflow

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 18 (4.27%) Apache
1 18 (4.27%) CICS
2 15 (3.55%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.84%) WebLogic
4 11 (2.61%) Skype for Business
5 8 (1.90%) CMS
5 8 (1.90%) JBoss
6 7 (1.66%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.42%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.18%) Tuxedo
8 5 (1.18%) WildFly
9 4 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 25 (5.92%) MS Office
2 18 (4.27%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.61%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.47%) MS Project
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.18%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.47%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.24%) assyst
6 1 (0.24%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 48 (11.37%) IaaS
2 43 (10.19%) PaaS
3 20 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (2.84%) Office 365
5 9 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (1.90%) SaaS
7 3 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.47%) Bluemix
8 2 (0.47%) Boomi
8 2 (0.47%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.24%) Slack
9 1 (0.24%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 71 (16.82%) Firewall
2 43 (10.19%) DNS
3 26 (6.16%) VPN
4 23 (5.45%) LDAP
5 22 (5.21%) HTTPS
5 22 (5.21%) TCP/IP
6 19 (4.50%) HTTP
7 18 (4.27%) SAN
8 17 (4.03%) Internet
8 17 (4.03%) SNMP
9 16 (3.79%) WAN
10 15 (3.55%) Ethernet
11 14 (3.32%) MPLS
12 13 (3.08%) LAN
12 13 (3.08%) SSL
13 12 (2.84%) DHCP
13 12 (2.84%) iSCSI
13 12 (2.84%) NAS
13 12 (2.84%) Network Security
14 10 (2.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.48%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.35%) DB2
3 20 (4.74%) Oracle Database
4 16 (3.79%) Hadoop
4 16 (3.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (3.55%) MySQL
6 8 (1.90%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.71%) Couchbase
9 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.47%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.47%) Power BI
11 1 (0.24%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 30 (7.11%) Jenkins
2 25 (5.92%) JIRA
3 16 (3.79%) Bitbucket
4 10 (2.37%) Git (software)
5 9 (2.13%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (1.42%) Rational Rhapsody
7 5 (1.18%) CA Gen
7 5 (1.18%) ERwin
8 4 (0.95%) Subversion
8 4 (0.95%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.71%) Maven
9 3 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.71%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.47%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.47%) Hudson
10 2 (0.47%) JBehave
10 2 (0.47%) Selenium
10 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.47%) WinDbg
General
1 93 (22.04%) Finance
2 20 (4.74%) Banking
3 6 (1.42%) Law
3 6 (1.42%) Military
3 6 (1.42%) Retail
4 4 (0.95%) Legal
4 4 (0.95%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.47%) Electronics
7 1 (0.24%) Billing
7 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (17.77%) Analyst
2 57 (13.51%) Architect
3 49 (11.61%) Operations Analyst
4 40 (9.48%) Consultant
4 40 (9.48%) Mainframe Analyst
5 38 (9.00%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
6 27 (6.40%) Automation Engineer
7 26 (6.16%) Developer
8 18 (4.27%) Cloud Architect
9 16 (3.79%) Support Engineer
10 12 (2.84%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (2.61%) Infrastructure Architect
12 10 (2.37%) Monitoring Engineer
12 10 (2.37%) ServiceNow Developer
13 9 (2.13%) AWS Architect
13 9 (2.13%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
13 9 (2.13%) Network Engineer
13 9 (2.13%) Senior Analyst
14 8 (1.90%) Administrator
14 8 (1.90%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (8.06%) Middleware
2 32 (7.58%) SOAP
3 21 (4.98%) RESTful
4 19 (4.50%) OAuth
5 17 (4.03%) HTML
5 17 (4.03%) XML
6 16 (3.79%) ELK Stack
6 16 (3.79%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 15 (3.55%) Web Services
8 13 (3.08%) REST
9 11 (2.61%) .NET
10 10 (2.37%) SAML
10 10 (2.37%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
11 9 (2.13%) J2EE
12 8 (1.90%) WebSockets
13 7 (1.66%) CSS
13 7 (1.66%) OpenID
13 7 (1.66%) SailPoint
13 7 (1.66%) SPML
14 6 (1.42%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 79 (18.72%) Mainframe
2 36 (8.53%) CMDB
3 20 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.50%) Data Centre
5 16 (3.79%) PKI
6 15 (3.55%) iPad
7 13 (3.08%) Management Information System
8 12 (2.84%) IBM Mainframe
9 11 (2.61%) DataPower
9 11 (2.61%) Fat Client
9 11 (2.61%) Public Cloud
9 11 (2.61%) Thin Client
10 8 (1.90%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.18%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.18%) e-Health
11 5 (1.18%) IVR
12 4 (0.95%) User Experience
13 3 (0.71%) AS400
13 3 (0.71%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.71%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 128 (30.33%) Windows
2 90 (21.33%) Linux
3 64 (15.17%) Unix
4 51 (12.09%) Windows Server
5 38 (9.00%) AIX
6 36 (8.53%) zOS
7 28 (6.64%) Solaris
8 24 (5.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (5.21%) Windows 7
10 20 (4.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (3.08%) HPUX
13 11 (2.61%) MVS
14 7 (1.66%) Windows XP
15 5 (1.18%) Windows 10
15 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.47%) OS/390
16 2 (0.47%) VME
17 1 (0.24%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (31.52%) ITIL
2 66 (15.64%) Service Management
3 62 (14.69%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (9.00%) ITSM
4 38 (9.00%) Workflow
5 36 (8.53%) DevOps
6 31 (7.35%) Scrum
7 28 (6.64%) Virtual Environments
8 27 (6.40%) Change Management
8 27 (6.40%) Incident Management
9 25 (5.92%) Unit Testing
10 21 (4.98%) Identity Management
11 19 (4.50%) E-Commerce
12 18 (4.27%) Configuration Management
12 18 (4.27%) Migration
12 18 (4.27%) Project Management
13 17 (4.03%) Performance Management
13 17 (4.03%) PRINCE2
14 16 (3.79%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (3.79%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (15.17%) SQL
2 43 (10.19%) Java
3 36 (8.53%) Perl
4 34 (8.06%) PowerShell
5 31 (7.35%) Shell Script
6 27 (6.40%) Python
7 26 (6.16%) JavaScript
8 19 (4.50%) Jython
8 19 (4.50%) VB
9 10 (2.37%) C
9 10 (2.37%) C++
10 6 (1.42%) Bourne shell
10 6 (1.42%) JCL
10 6 (1.42%) Korn
10 6 (1.42%) REXX
10 6 (1.42%) VBScript
11 5 (1.18%) C#
11 5 (1.18%) Ruby
12 3 (0.71%) PHP
12 3 (0.71%) RPG
Qualifications
1 95 (22.51%) Security Cleared
2 83 (19.67%) SC Cleared
3 23 (5.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 21 (4.98%) Degree
5 15 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (3.08%) CCNA
6 13 (3.08%) DV Cleared
7 11 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.66%) PMI Certification
9 6 (1.42%) CCNP
9 6 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.42%) PMP
10 4 (0.95%) CCIE
10 4 (0.95%) CIMA
10 4 (0.95%) MBA
10 4 (0.95%) MCSD
10 4 (0.95%) MCSE
10 4 (0.95%) MCTS
11 3 (0.71%) ACCA
11 3 (0.71%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.79%) SLA
2 11 (2.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (2.13%) QA
4 6 (1.42%) Def Stans
4 6 (1.42%) DO-178B
4 6 (1.42%) IEC 61508
4 6 (1.42%) ISO26262
4 6 (1.42%) MISRA
4 6 (1.42%) MISRA C
5 4 (0.95%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.24%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (11.14%) Active Directory
2 27 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.74%) Docker
4 17 (4.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 15 (3.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (3.55%) XenApp
5 15 (3.55%) XenDesktop
6 13 (3.08%) VMware ESX
7 12 (2.84%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 11 (2.61%) BitLocker
9 7 (1.66%) NDS
10 6 (1.42%) Firmware
10 6 (1.42%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 5 (1.18%) BIND 9
12 4 (0.95%) RACF
12 4 (0.95%) Time Sharing Option
13 3 (0.71%) Hyper-V
13 3 (0.71%) KVM
14 2 (0.47%) ACF2
14 2 (0.47%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 47 (11.14%) Tivoli
2 46 (10.90%) Puppet
3 23 (5.45%) CA Service Virtualization
3 23 (5.45%) CA Spectrum
4 21 (4.98%) Ansible
4 21 (4.98%) SCCM
5 20 (4.74%) Terraform
6 19 (4.50%) BladeLogic
6 19 (4.50%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 19 (4.50%) SCOrch
7 18 (4.27%) SCOM
8 17 (4.03%) ZABBIX
9 16 (3.79%) Consul
9 16 (3.79%) Kubernetes
9 16 (3.79%) OMEGAMON
9 16 (3.79%) Packer
9 16 (3.79%) Rsyslog
9 16 (3.79%) yum
10 15 (3.55%) Opscode Chef
10 15 (3.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 83 (19.67%) HP
2 82 (19.43%) IBM
3 70 (16.59%) VMware
4 68 (16.11%) BMC
5 64 (15.17%) Microsoft
6 59 (13.98%) Oracle
7 46 (10.90%) Cisco
8 39 (9.24%) ServiceNow
9 30 (7.11%) Splunk
10 29 (6.87%) Symantec
11 25 (5.92%) CheckPoint
12 24 (5.69%) Remedy
13 21 (4.98%) Citrix
13 21 (4.98%) Dell
14 20 (4.74%) Atlassian
15 18 (4.27%) AppDynamics
16 15 (3.55%) Syncsort
17 13 (3.08%) Red Hat
17 13 (3.08%) SolarWinds
18 12 (2.84%) Sun
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £20 - £22.75 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago