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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA
Rank 375 402 420
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +18
Contract jobs citing CA 248 187 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.36% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 1.02% 0.79% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 78 57
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £551 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £388 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.41% +21.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 13
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.13 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.25% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £12.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £25.74 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.13 £19.02
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.80%

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
24357 23653 22103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.97% 44.93% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14074 13450 11763
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £222 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1123 1058 1214
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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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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 +11 212 £450 +5.88% 22
London +13 88 £500 +11.11% 7
South East +20 54 £400 +20.12% 8
Buckinghamshire +23 27 £388 - 2
City of London +16 23 £425 - 3
Scotland +5 21 £450 +8.43% 1
East of England +17 20 £346 -18.58% 1
Hertfordshire +13 14 £350 - 1
Edinburgh +1 13 £450 +8.43% 1
West Midlands -7 13 £450 +13.20% 1
North West -52 13 £438 +16.04% 2
Wales +18 12 £400 -
Surrey +15 12 £520 +11.46% 1
High Wycombe - 12 £388 - 1
South Wales +14 11 £388 -
Newport - 11 £388 -
East Midlands -2 9 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 9 £370 -
Hampshire -1 7 £300 +35.35% 1
Manchester -11 7 £475 +11.76% 2
South West +11 6 £320 -32.63% 2
Milton Keynes +6 6 - - 1
Berkshire -6 6 £400 -5.88% 1
Staines - 6 - -
Leicestershire - 6 - -
Peterborough +9 5 £225 -
Coventry +6 5 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -2 5 £225 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -10 5 - -
North East -13 5 - -

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 127 (28.60%) Windows
2 122 (27.48%) ITIL
3 112 (25.23%) IBM
4 110 (24.77%) HP
5 102 (22.97%) Microsoft
6 101 (22.75%) Finance
7 86 (19.37%) Firewall
8 83 (18.69%) Oracle
9 81 (18.24%) Cisco
10 78 (17.57%) UNIX
11 76 (17.12%) Linux
12 72 (16.22%) Java
13 66 (14.86%) SQL
14 64 (14.41%) VMware
15 63 (14.19%) Solaris
16 58 (13.06%) CA Single Sign-On
17 56 (12.61%) Security Cleared
18 53 (11.94%) VPN
19 52 (11.71%) Service Management
20 50 (11.26%) Banking
21 48 (10.81%) Middleware
22 47 (10.59%) SAN
22 47 (10.59%) SQL Server
22 47 (10.59%) ITSM
22 47 (10.59%) SC Cleared
23 46 (10.36%) ServiceNow
23 46 (10.36%) SharePoint
23 46 (10.36%) Citrix
24 45 (10.14%) BMC
24 45 (10.14%) CheckPoint

CA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 46 (10.36%) SharePoint
2 38 (8.56%) WebSphere
3 34 (7.66%) CICS
4 28 (6.31%) CMS
5 24 (5.41%) MS Exchange
6 22 (4.95%) IIS
7 20 (4.50%) WebSphere Application Server
8 18 (4.05%) WebLogic
9 16 (3.60%) WebSphere Portal
9 16 (3.60%) WebSphere Process Server
10 13 (2.93%) OpenStack
11 10 (2.25%) Tomcat
12 9 (2.03%) Apache
13 8 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (1.58%) MQSeries
14 7 (1.58%) iPlanet
14 7 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2003
15 5 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
15 5 (1.13%) JBoss
15 5 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 41 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.50%) MS Office
3 7 (1.58%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.13%) MS Project
5 3 (0.68%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (1.58%) CA PPM
2 5 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.13%) SAP FI
2 5 (1.13%) SAP CO
2 5 (1.13%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.90%) Primavera
3 4 (0.90%) SAP FI-AP
4 2 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.23%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.23%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.90%) IaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 86 (19.37%) Firewall
2 53 (11.94%) VPN
3 47 (10.59%) SAN
4 43 (9.68%) Wireless
5 40 (9.01%) TCP/IP
6 39 (8.78%) LAN
7 37 (8.33%) Internet
8 35 (7.88%) LDAP
8 35 (7.88%) SSL
9 32 (7.21%) DNS
10 31 (6.98%) WAN
10 31 (6.98%) NetScaler
11 29 (6.53%) Cisco ASA
12 27 (6.08%) DHCP
13 23 (5.18%) Cisco Nexus
14 19 (4.28%) IPsec
15 18 (4.05%) MPLS
16 17 (3.83%) OSPF
16 17 (3.83%) NAS
17 14 (3.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (10.59%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.56%) DB2
3 28 (6.31%) Oracle Database
4 17 (3.83%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (2.93%) NoSQL
6 12 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (2.70%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (2.03%) MySQL
8 9 (2.03%) DataStage
9 8 (1.80%) CouchDB
9 8 (1.80%) Couchbase
10 7 (1.58%) PowerCenter
11 6 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.90%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.68%) DTS
15 2 (0.45%) Sybase ASA
15 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 34 (7.66%) ERwin
2 21 (4.73%) Introscope
3 16 (3.60%) TeamCity
3 16 (3.60%) JUnit
4 15 (3.38%) Eclipse
4 15 (3.38%) Maven
5 7 (1.58%) PowerDesigner
6 6 (1.35%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.13%) Toad
7 5 (1.13%) Selenium
8 4 (0.90%) MSI
8 4 (0.90%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.90%) SonarQube
8 4 (0.90%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.68%) Wise Package Studio
10 2 (0.45%) Lombardi
10 2 (0.45%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.45%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.45%) AdminStudio
General
1 101 (22.75%) Finance
2 50 (11.26%) Banking
3 18 (4.05%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.05%) Investment Banking
4 13 (2.93%) Retail
5 5 (1.13%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.90%) Military
7 3 (0.68%) Private Banking
7 3 (0.68%) Publishing
7 3 (0.68%) Back Office
8 2 (0.45%) Law
8 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.23%) Avionics
9 1 (0.23%) Marketing
9 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.23%) French Language
9 1 (0.23%) Front Office
9 1 (0.23%) Electronics
9 1 (0.23%) Advertising
9 1 (0.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (12.61%) Architect
1 56 (12.61%) Developer
2 54 (12.16%) Analyst
3 34 (7.66%) Consultant
4 33 (7.43%) Administrator
5 30 (6.76%) ServiceNow Developer
6 19 (4.28%) Data Modeller
7 17 (3.83%) Network Engineer
8 16 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (3.38%) Security Engineer
10 13 (2.93%) Network Analyst
11 12 (2.70%) Server Administrator
11 12 (2.70%) WebSphere Administrator
11 12 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
12 11 (2.48%) Wintel Analyst
13 10 (2.25%) Enterprise Architect
13 10 (2.25%) Programmer
13 10 (2.25%) Data Architect
14 9 (2.03%) Applications Specialist
14 9 (2.03%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (10.81%) Middleware
2 37 (8.33%) Web Services
2 37 (8.33%) XML
3 33 (7.43%) HTML
4 31 (6.98%) CSS
5 19 (4.28%) .NET
6 11 (2.48%) SOAP
7 10 (2.25%) RESTful
8 9 (2.03%) SAML
9 8 (1.80%) ActiveMQ
9 8 (1.80%) J2EE
9 8 (1.80%) Apache Camel
9 8 (1.80%) REST
10 7 (1.58%) JSP
11 6 (1.35%) Application Packaging
11 6 (1.35%) Play Framework
11 6 (1.35%) Akka
12 5 (1.13%) WSDL
12 5 (1.13%) ASP.NET
12 5 (1.13%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (7.66%) CMDB
3 28 (6.31%) Mainframe
4 27 (6.08%) PKI
5 18 (4.05%) e-Health
6 17 (3.83%) Replication
7 16 (3.60%) Mobile App
7 16 (3.60%) LPAR
8 15 (3.38%) VSAM
9 11 (2.48%) Management Information System
10 10 (2.25%) SecurID
11 8 (1.80%) Data Integration
11 8 (1.80%) FlexPod
12 7 (1.58%) BYOD
13 6 (1.35%) PMI
13 6 (1.35%) Client/Server
14 5 (1.13%) IBM Mainframe
14 5 (1.13%) Fat Client
14 5 (1.13%) DataPower
14 5 (1.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 127 (28.60%) Windows
2 78 (17.57%) UNIX
3 76 (17.12%) Linux
4 63 (14.19%) Solaris
5 38 (8.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (7.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (7.43%) zOS
7 33 (7.43%) AIX
8 14 (3.15%) Windows 7
8 14 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (2.25%) Windows XP
10 9 (2.03%) Oracle Linux
10 9 (2.03%) MVS
11 5 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.90%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.90%) Android
12 4 (0.90%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.68%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.68%) OS/2
14 2 (0.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (27.48%) ITIL
2 52 (11.71%) Service Management
3 47 (10.59%) ITSM
4 38 (8.56%) Change Management
5 36 (8.11%) Project Management
6 35 (7.88%) Data Modelling
7 28 (6.31%) Unit Testing
8 25 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (5.41%) Migration
9 24 (5.41%) Incident Management
10 22 (4.95%) Knowledge Management
10 22 (4.95%) Workflow
11 21 (4.73%) Validation
11 21 (4.73%) Content Management
11 21 (4.73%) Network Management
12 19 (4.28%) Data Analysis
13 18 (4.05%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (4.05%) Configuration Management
14 17 (3.83%) SIEM
15 16 (3.60%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 72 (16.22%) Java
2 66 (14.86%) SQL
3 30 (6.76%) PowerShell
4 24 (5.41%) C#
5 19 (4.28%) VBScript
6 18 (4.05%) Perl
7 17 (3.83%) Shell Script
8 16 (3.60%) Jython
9 13 (2.93%) COBOL
10 12 (2.70%) Python
11 11 (2.48%) REXX
12 9 (2.03%) VB
13 8 (1.80%) Scala
14 5 (1.13%) C
14 5 (1.13%) JavaScript
14 5 (1.13%) JCL
15 4 (0.90%) Ruby
15 4 (0.90%) PHP
16 2 (0.45%) Tcl
16 2 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (12.61%) Security Cleared
2 47 (10.59%) SC Cleared
3 32 (7.21%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (3.38%) Degree
5 12 (2.70%) CCNP
6 10 (2.25%) CISSP
7 7 (1.58%) CCNA
7 7 (1.58%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.13%) ISEB
9 5 (1.13%) PMP
10 4 (0.90%) PgMP
10 4 (0.90%) APMP
11 3 (0.68%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.68%) MCSE
11 3 (0.68%) ACCA
12 2 (0.45%) MBA
12 2 (0.45%) CIMA
12 2 (0.45%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.28%) QA
2 9 (2.03%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.80%) SLA
4 7 (1.58%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.13%) P3O
6 3 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.23%) EMIR
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.23%) GAAP
7 1 (0.23%) BS7799
7 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (8.78%) Active Directory
1 39 (8.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (5.63%) VMware ESXi
3 23 (5.18%) XenDesktop
4 20 (4.50%) Hyper-V
5 19 (4.28%) XenApp
6 18 (4.05%) VMware ESX
7 14 (3.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 13 (2.93%) vSphere
9 11 (2.48%) ProxySG
10 10 (2.25%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 9 (2.03%) RACF
12 7 (1.58%) vCloud
13 6 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (1.13%) BitLocker
15 4 (0.90%) Xen
15 4 (0.90%) Varnish
16 3 (0.68%) UAG
16 3 (0.68%) XenServer
16 3 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 58 (13.06%) CA Single Sign-On
2 29 (6.53%) CA Spectrum
3 27 (6.08%) Tivoli
4 25 (5.63%) ARCserve
5 24 (5.41%) SCCM
6 23 (5.18%) SCOM
7 19 (4.28%) CA Wily
7 19 (4.28%) HP SIM
8 13 (2.93%) EdgeSight
8 13 (2.93%) SCVMM
8 13 (2.93%) Unicenter
9 12 (2.70%) CA LISA
10 11 (2.48%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 10 (2.25%) Cisco CUCM
11 10 (2.25%) Cisco UCCX
11 10 (2.25%) TrustSec
12 9 (2.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 8 (1.80%) NetBackup
13 8 (1.80%) Control-M
13 8 (1.80%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 112 (25.23%) IBM
2 110 (24.77%) HP
3 102 (22.97%) Microsoft
4 83 (18.69%) Oracle
5 81 (18.24%) Cisco
6 64 (14.41%) VMware
7 46 (10.36%) ServiceNow
7 46 (10.36%) Citrix
8 45 (10.14%) BMC
8 45 (10.14%) CheckPoint
9 24 (5.41%) Dell
10 22 (4.95%) Red Hat
10 22 (4.95%) Blue Coat
11 18 (4.05%) SAP
11 18 (4.05%) Symantec
12 17 (3.83%) SolarWinds
13 16 (3.60%) Remedy
13 16 (3.60%) Veritas
14 15 (3.38%) Sun
14 15 (3.38%) NetApp
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