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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CA
Rank 349 369 412
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +43
Contract jobs citing CA 332 298 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.52% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 1.36% 1.19% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 160 96
Median daily rate £460 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £320 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 14
Median hourly rate £35.75 £23.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.43% +9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.90 £19.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £31.70 £25.91
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+55.43% +9.52%

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
24376 25091 24656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.14% 43.95% 45.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14951 14784 13626
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 822 1089 1078
Median hourly rate £19.56 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.63% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 28 July 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
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 28 July 2016.

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 28 July 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 -4 265 £453 +0.55% 27
North East +13 63 £280 - 1
Scotland +31 62 £475 +11.76% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 61 £280 - 1
Tyne and Wear -2 61 £280 - 1
London -52 50 £460 +2.22% 10
Edinburgh +17 43 £475 +11.76%
South East -7 41 £440 -15.38% 7
North West +25 38 £475 +5.55% 2
West Midlands -18 36 £475 +11.76%
Manchester +26 34 £475 -1.29%
Warwickshire +8 27 £475 +11.76%
Warwick +6 27 £475 +11.76%
Hampshire +15 21 £494 -10.22%
South West +6 16 £375 +50.00% 4
City of London +46 13 £460 -12.38% 3
Erskine - 13 £300 -
Renfrewshire - 13 £300 -
Berkshire -7 11 £375 -31.81% 4
East Midlands -1 8 £360 +52.97% 1
Wiltshire +5 7 £355 +1.42% 1
Glasgow +9 5 £400 - 1
Bristol +3 5 £360 -37.39% 1
Middlesex -2 5 £450 -
Yorkshire -2 5 £375 -
Fareham - 5 £475 -
Nottinghamshire +2 4 - -
Midlands +1 4 - -
Nottingham -1 4 - -
Gloucestershire -2 4 £550 +120.00% 2

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 230 (35.88%) Finance
2 194 (30.27%) Windows
3 184 (28.71%) HP
4 172 (26.83%) ITIL
5 165 (25.74%) Unix
6 161 (25.12%) SQL
7 160 (24.96%) Oracle
8 154 (24.02%) Mainframe
9 151 (23.56%) Security Cleared
10 141 (22.00%) Linux
11 128 (19.97%) Windows Server
12 124 (19.34%) IBM
13 110 (17.16%) SC Cleared
14 105 (16.38%) Microsoft
15 97 (15.13%) Shell Script
16 95 (14.82%) Tivoli
17 88 (13.73%) Firewall
18 84 (13.10%) ServiceNow
19 79 (12.32%) Perl
20 77 (12.01%) BMC
21 75 (11.70%) Service Management
22 74 (11.54%) SQL Server
23 73 (11.39%) Incident Management
24 69 (10.76%) Active Directory
25 68 (10.61%) Solaris
26 67 (10.45%) DB2
27 65 (10.14%) TCP/IP
27 65 (10.14%) Change Management
28 62 (9.67%) AIX
28 62 (9.67%) SAN

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 38 (5.93%) WebLogic
2 33 (5.15%) WebSphere
3 32 (4.99%) SAS
4 18 (2.81%) MS Exchange
4 18 (2.81%) SharePoint
5 17 (2.65%) JBoss
6 15 (2.34%) CICS
7 11 (1.72%) OpenStack
8 10 (1.56%) Apache
8 10 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (1.56%) IIS
8 10 (1.56%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (1.09%) CMS
10 7 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (1.09%) GlassFish
10 7 (1.09%) iPlanet
11 6 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 35 (5.46%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.25%) MS Office
3 6 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) MS Project
4 1 (0.16%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.62%) BusinessWare
2 4 (0.62%) CA PPM
2 4 (0.62%) SAP R/3
3 2 (0.31%) Faxination
4 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
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 12 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.94%) SaaS
4 5 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.31%) HP Helion
5 2 (0.31%) IaaS
5 2 (0.31%) Office 365
5 2 (0.31%) PaaS
5 2 (0.31%) Route 53
5 2 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 88 (13.73%) Firewall
2 65 (10.14%) TCP/IP
3 62 (9.67%) SAN
4 27 (4.21%) LAN
4 27 (4.21%) WAN
5 22 (3.43%) DNS
6 21 (3.28%) DHCP
6 21 (3.28%) HTTP
7 20 (3.12%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (2.96%) Cisco Nexus
9 18 (2.81%) NetScaler
10 16 (2.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 16 (2.50%) VPN
11 15 (2.34%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 15 (2.34%) NAS
12 14 (2.18%) FTP
12 14 (2.18%) HTTPS
12 14 (2.18%) LDAP
12 14 (2.18%) SSL
12 14 (2.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 67 (10.45%) DB2
3 37 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (5.62%) Oracle Database
5 35 (5.46%) BusinessObjects
5 35 (5.46%) Hadoop
6 32 (4.99%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 31 (4.84%) Apache Hive
7 31 (4.84%) HBase
7 31 (4.84%) MongoDB
7 31 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
8 30 (4.68%) Pentaho
9 14 (2.18%) Oracle Database 12c
10 13 (2.03%) PowerCenter
11 12 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (1.72%) NoSQL
12 11 (1.72%) Relational Database
13 8 (1.25%) Couchbase
14 7 (1.09%) CouchDB
14 7 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 46 (7.18%) ERwin
2 14 (2.18%) Git (software)
2 14 (2.18%) Jenkins
3 12 (1.87%) JIRA
3 12 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (1.72%) Introscope
5 9 (1.40%) Ant
5 9 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (1.40%) Maven
5 9 (1.40%) Subversion
6 7 (1.09%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.62%) CA Gen
7 4 (0.62%) ClearCase
7 4 (0.62%) CruiseControl
7 4 (0.62%) Gradle
7 4 (0.62%) Hudson
7 4 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.47%) Artifactory
8 3 (0.47%) JUnit
8 3 (0.47%) SoapUI
General
1 230 (35.88%) Finance
2 44 (6.86%) Banking
3 23 (3.59%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.12%) Financial Institution
5 12 (1.87%) Law
6 11 (1.72%) Marketing
7 6 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.62%) Retail
9 3 (0.47%) Billing
9 3 (0.47%) Military
10 2 (0.31%) Back Office
10 2 (0.31%) Legal
10 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.16%) Advertising
11 1 (0.16%) Electronics
11 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 136 (21.22%) Analyst
2 115 (17.94%) Architect
3 97 (15.13%) Operations Analyst
4 93 (14.51%) Mainframe Analyst
5 89 (13.88%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
6 67 (10.45%) Consultant
7 37 (5.77%) Developer
8 33 (5.15%) Administrator
8 33 (5.15%) Enterprise Architect
9 28 (4.37%) Support Engineer
10 27 (4.21%) Security Consultant
11 21 (3.28%) Network Engineer
12 20 (3.12%) Security Architect
13 17 (2.65%) Technical Architect
14 15 (2.34%) Support Specialist
14 15 (2.34%) Systems Engineer
15 14 (2.18%) Automation Engineer
15 14 (2.18%) Data Architect
15 14 (2.18%) DBA
15 14 (2.18%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (6.71%) Middleware
2 34 (5.30%) Web Services
3 27 (4.21%) SOAP
4 25 (3.90%) HTML
5 24 (3.74%) .NET
5 24 (3.74%) XML
6 19 (2.96%) Regular Expression
7 14 (2.18%) REST
8 11 (1.72%) RESTful
9 10 (1.56%) CSS
10 8 (1.25%) ISPF
11 7 (1.09%) ActiveMQ
11 7 (1.09%) Akka
11 7 (1.09%) Apache Camel
11 7 (1.09%) HTML5
11 7 (1.09%) Java EE
11 7 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
11 7 (1.09%) Play Framework
12 6 (0.94%) J2EE
12 6 (0.94%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 154 (24.02%) Mainframe
2 51 (7.96%) Management Information System
3 49 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (7.64%) Data Centre
4 32 (4.99%) Visualisation
5 21 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 21 (3.28%) IBM Mainframe
6 17 (2.65%) Data Integration
7 15 (2.34%) PKI
8 14 (2.18%) Algorithms
9 13 (2.03%) e-Health
10 12 (1.87%) Blackberry
10 12 (1.87%) CMDB
10 12 (1.87%) DataPower
10 12 (1.87%) Public Cloud
11 11 (1.72%) Informatics
12 10 (1.56%) Clustering
12 10 (1.56%) FlexPod
12 10 (1.56%) Health Informatics
13 9 (1.40%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 194 (30.27%) Windows
2 165 (25.74%) Unix
3 141 (22.00%) Linux
4 128 (19.97%) Windows Server
5 68 (10.61%) Solaris
6 62 (9.67%) AIX
7 55 (8.58%) zOS
8 35 (5.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (4.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (4.06%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (2.96%) HPUX
13 18 (2.81%) Windows XP
14 15 (2.34%) Windows 7
15 10 (1.56%) Data ONTAP
15 10 (1.56%) MVS
16 4 (0.62%) Windows 10
17 3 (0.47%) OS/2
17 3 (0.47%) SUSE
18 2 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (26.83%) ITIL
2 75 (11.70%) Service Management
3 73 (11.39%) Incident Management
4 65 (10.14%) Change Management
5 57 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (8.27%) Migration
7 48 (7.49%) Release Management
7 48 (7.49%) Root Cause Analysis
8 46 (7.18%) Service Delivery
9 42 (6.55%) Data Modelling
9 42 (6.55%) Open Source
10 41 (6.40%) SOA
11 39 (6.08%) Configuration Management
12 38 (5.93%) Problem Management
13 36 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
13 36 (5.62%) Project Management
14 34 (5.30%) Identity Access Management
15 33 (5.15%) Data Architecture
16 32 (4.99%) Mentoring
17 30 (4.68%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 161 (25.12%) SQL
2 97 (15.13%) Shell Script
3 79 (12.32%) Perl
4 58 (9.05%) Java
5 54 (8.42%) VB
6 49 (7.64%) PowerShell
7 38 (5.93%) JavaScript
8 34 (5.30%) Python
9 20 (3.12%) C#
10 18 (2.81%) VBScript
11 17 (2.65%) JCL
12 16 (2.50%) Bourne shell
13 15 (2.34%) Jython
13 15 (2.34%) Korn
14 14 (2.18%) C++
15 12 (1.87%) REXX
16 10 (1.56%) PHP
17 7 (1.09%) C
17 7 (1.09%) Ruby
17 7 (1.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 151 (23.56%) Security Cleared
2 110 (17.16%) SC Cleared
3 60 (9.36%) BPSS Clearance
4 26 (4.06%) Degree
5 24 (3.74%) AAT
6 18 (2.81%) DV Cleared
7 17 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (1.87%) CCNP
9 10 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (1.09%) NCDA
11 6 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.62%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 4 (0.62%) CCSP
12 4 (0.62%) CISM
12 4 (0.62%) CISSP
13 3 (0.47%) CCNA
13 3 (0.47%) CCSA
13 3 (0.47%) MCSE
14 2 (0.31%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (9.20%) SLA
2 23 (3.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 22 (3.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (2.81%) ISO 9001
5 16 (2.50%) Data Quality
6 13 (2.03%) JSP 440
7 10 (1.56%) PCI DSS
7 10 (1.56%) QA
8 5 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.16%) BS7799
9 1 (0.16%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.16%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.16%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.16%) ISO26262
9 1 (0.16%) MISRA
9 1 (0.16%) MISRA C
System Software
1 69 (10.76%) Active Directory
2 36 (5.62%) RACF
3 32 (4.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (3.74%) vSphere
5 20 (3.12%) Hyper-V
6 18 (2.81%) ACF2
7 14 (2.18%) Firmware
8 12 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (1.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 8 (1.25%) Time Sharing Option
11 7 (1.09%) VMware ESX
11 7 (1.09%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.78%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 5 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.78%) XenApp
13 4 (0.62%) ClearTrust
13 4 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.31%) DFS Replication
15 2 (0.31%) UAG
Systems Management
1 95 (14.82%) Tivoli
2 55 (8.58%) HP SiteScope
3 47 (7.33%) SCOM
4 44 (6.86%) MOM
5 40 (6.24%) SCCM
6 39 (6.08%) CA Single Sign-On
7 28 (4.37%) Puppet
8 24 (3.74%) CA Spectrum
9 23 (3.59%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 20 (3.12%) BladeLogic
10 20 (3.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 18 (2.81%) zSecure
12 15 (2.34%) CA Wily
12 15 (2.34%) Netcool
13 14 (2.18%) CA Service Virtualization
13 14 (2.18%) Control-M
14 13 (2.03%) SCOrch
15 11 (1.72%) Unicenter
15 11 (1.72%) WSUS
16 10 (1.56%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 184 (28.71%) HP
2 160 (24.96%) Oracle
3 124 (19.34%) IBM
4 105 (16.38%) Microsoft
5 84 (13.10%) ServiceNow
6 77 (12.01%) BMC
7 61 (9.52%) Cisco
8 48 (7.49%) Informatica
9 41 (6.40%) VMware
10 39 (6.08%) CheckPoint
11 30 (4.68%) Citrix
11 30 (4.68%) Red Hat
11 30 (4.68%) Tableau
12 29 (4.52%) SolarWinds
13 24 (3.74%) Juniper
13 24 (3.74%) Symantec
14 21 (3.28%) F5
15 19 (2.96%) Dell
16 18 (2.81%) Remedy
17 17 (2.65%) AppSense
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