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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA
Rank 343 411 396
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -15
Contract jobs citing CA 298 199 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.37% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 1.19% 0.82% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 90 58
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£425 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £217 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £377 £270
% change year-on-year
+11.07% +39.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 12
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.56 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.85% +0.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £12.50 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.50 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.56 £19.77
% change year-on-year
+11.85% +4.00%

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
25025 24195 23227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.72% 44.96% 47.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14656 13591 12365
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1112 1036 1232
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.49 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -10.25%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +43 260 £450 +16.12% 32
London +33 109 £450 +14.28% 13
South East +21 59 £520 +56.15% 12
Scotland +14 25 £375 +12.78% 3
Buckinghamshire +16 22 £500 - 4
Edinburgh +14 22 £375 -9.63% 2
City of London 0 22 £438 -7.89% 1
West Midlands +4 18 £425 +36.00% 1
East of England +4 17 £335 -22.31% 2
Surrey +7 14 £520 -3.25% 2
North West -46 14 £450 +21.62% 2
South West +5 13 £280 -41.05% 1
East Midlands +2 13 £235 -44.70% 1
Berkshire +4 10 £575 +25.68% 4
Wales -4 10 £438 -
Hertfordshire -5 10 £350 -20.00%
North East -19 10 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 10 - -
Tyne and Wear -21 10 - -
Warwickshire - 10 £425 -
Hampshire +1 9 £600 +129.31%
Leicestershire - 9 - -
Warwick - 9 £425 -
Basingstoke +8 8 £600 -
Gloucestershire +4 8 £250 -
Cheltenham +1 8 £250 -
Leicester - 8 - -
Peterborough +10 7 £225 -
South Wales +7 7 £425 -
Milton Keynes +5 7 - - 4

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 139 (27.25%) Windows
2 130 (25.49%) ITIL
3 124 (24.31%) Finance
4 118 (23.14%) HP
5 113 (22.16%) IBM
6 99 (19.41%) Oracle
7 98 (19.22%) Firewall
8 91 (17.84%) Cisco
9 89 (17.45%) Microsoft
10 85 (16.67%) Linux
11 83 (16.27%) UNIX
11 83 (16.27%) Java
12 78 (15.29%) SQL
13 76 (14.90%) Solaris
14 72 (14.12%) CA Single Sign-On
15 65 (12.75%) BMC
16 60 (11.76%) Service Management
17 59 (11.57%) VMware
18 56 (10.98%) SQL Server
19 55 (10.78%) ServiceNow
20 54 (10.59%) SAN
20 54 (10.59%) Banking
21 53 (10.39%) Middleware
22 51 (10.00%) Mainframe
23 50 (9.80%) LAN
24 49 (9.61%) ITSM
25 48 (9.41%) CheckPoint
25 48 (9.41%) Windows Server 2003
25 48 (9.41%) Active Directory
25 48 (9.41%) VPN

CA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 43 (8.43%) CICS
1 43 (8.43%) WebSphere
2 39 (7.65%) SharePoint
3 30 (5.88%) CMS
4 27 (5.29%) WebSphere Application Server
5 26 (5.10%) MS Exchange
6 20 (3.92%) IIS
6 20 (3.92%) WebSphere Process Server
6 20 (3.92%) WebSphere Portal
7 18 (3.53%) WebLogic
8 11 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (1.96%) OpenStack
10 9 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (1.76%) Apache
11 8 (1.57%) Tomcat
12 7 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.98%) JBoss
13 5 (0.98%) iPlanet
14 4 (0.78%) MQSeries
Applications
1 39 (7.65%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.53%) MS Office
3 13 (2.55%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.37%) MS Project
5 6 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.59%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.96%) CA PPM
2 5 (0.98%) SAP FI
2 5 (0.98%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (0.98%) SAP CO
2 5 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.78%) Primavera
4 3 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.39%) SAP FI-AP
5 2 (0.39%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.39%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.20%) SAP CCM
6 1 (0.20%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.37%) IaaS
3 3 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.39%) SaaS
5 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 98 (19.22%) Firewall
2 54 (10.59%) SAN
3 50 (9.80%) LAN
4 48 (9.41%) VPN
5 47 (9.22%) Wireless
6 45 (8.82%) WAN
7 41 (8.04%) LDAP
8 40 (7.84%) DNS
9 37 (7.25%) TCP/IP
10 34 (6.67%) DHCP
11 33 (6.47%) Internet
12 30 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
13 28 (5.49%) NetScaler
14 25 (4.90%) SSL
15 19 (3.73%) Cisco ASA
15 19 (3.73%) IPsec
16 16 (3.14%) NAS
17 15 (2.94%) Ethernet
17 15 (2.94%) Kerberos
17 15 (2.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 46 (9.02%) DB2
3 29 (5.69%) Oracle Database
4 19 (3.73%) Relational Database
5 17 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 17 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (2.55%) MySQL
9 11 (2.16%) CouchDB
9 11 (2.16%) Couchbase
10 7 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.37%) DataStage
10 7 (1.37%) PowerCenter
11 6 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.98%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.98%) Oracle Exadata
13 4 (0.78%) MS Access
13 4 (0.78%) DTS
Development Applications
1 34 (6.67%) ERwin
2 28 (5.49%) Introscope
3 16 (3.14%) JUnit
3 16 (3.14%) TeamCity
4 15 (2.94%) Eclipse
4 15 (2.94%) Maven
5 10 (1.96%) Visual Studio
5 10 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.37%) JIRA
6 7 (1.37%) Toad
6 7 (1.37%) PowerDesigner
7 5 (0.98%) Selenium
8 4 (0.78%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.78%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.78%) SonarQube
9 3 (0.59%) Wise Package Studio
9 3 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.39%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.39%) LoadRunner
General
1 124 (24.31%) Finance
2 54 (10.59%) Banking
3 20 (3.92%) Investment Banking
4 16 (3.14%) Retail
5 10 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.37%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.59%) Publishing
8 3 (0.59%) Back Office
8 3 (0.59%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.39%) Marketing
9 2 (0.39%) Legal
9 2 (0.39%) Front Office
9 2 (0.39%) Military
10 1 (0.20%) Advertising
10 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.20%) Electronics
10 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 73 (14.31%) Analyst
2 58 (11.37%) Developer
3 53 (10.39%) Architect
4 49 (9.61%) Consultant
5 45 (8.82%) Administrator
6 34 (6.67%) ServiceNow Developer
7 19 (3.73%) Network Engineer
7 19 (3.73%) Data Modeller
8 16 (3.14%) Support Analyst
9 15 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (2.94%) Security Engineer
10 14 (2.75%) Operations Analyst
10 14 (2.75%) Infrastructure Architect
10 14 (2.75%) Server Administrator
10 14 (2.75%) WebSphere Administrator
10 14 (2.75%) Applications Specialist
10 14 (2.75%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
11 11 (2.16%) Application Security Analyst
11 11 (2.16%) Support Engineer
11 11 (2.16%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (10.39%) Middleware
2 47 (9.22%) XML
3 43 (8.43%) HTML
4 39 (7.65%) Web Services
5 38 (7.45%) CSS
6 25 (4.90%) .NET
7 14 (2.75%) SOAP
7 14 (2.75%) SAML
8 13 (2.55%) JSP
8 13 (2.55%) RESTful
9 11 (2.16%) Apache Camel
9 11 (2.16%) JDBC
9 11 (2.16%) ActiveMQ
10 10 (1.96%) SailPoint
11 9 (1.76%) Akka
11 9 (1.76%) Play Framework
11 9 (1.76%) REST
12 8 (1.57%) Ajax
12 8 (1.57%) Servlets
13 7 (1.37%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 41 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (7.45%) Data Centre
4 36 (7.06%) CMDB
5 23 (4.51%) LPAR
6 22 (4.31%) PKI
7 17 (3.33%) Mobile App
8 16 (3.14%) e-Health
8 16 (3.14%) VSAM
9 13 (2.55%) Management Information System
10 12 (2.35%) Replication
11 10 (1.96%) Fixed Income
11 10 (1.96%) IBM Mainframe
12 8 (1.57%) Data Integration
12 8 (1.57%) FlexPod
12 8 (1.57%) HP Storage
13 7 (1.37%) Clustering
14 5 (0.98%) DataPower
14 5 (0.98%) BYOD
14 5 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 139 (27.25%) Windows
2 85 (16.67%) Linux
3 83 (16.27%) UNIX
4 76 (14.90%) Solaris
5 48 (9.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (8.43%) zOS
7 41 (8.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 39 (7.65%) AIX
9 19 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (3.53%) Windows 7
11 16 (3.14%) Oracle Linux
12 12 (2.35%) Windows XP
13 7 (1.37%) Data ONTAP
14 6 (1.18%) MVS
15 4 (0.78%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.78%) OS/2
16 3 (0.59%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.59%) Android
16 3 (0.59%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.39%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (25.49%) ITIL
2 60 (11.76%) Service Management
3 49 (9.61%) ITSM
4 45 (8.82%) Change Management
5 35 (6.86%) Data Modelling
6 34 (6.67%) Project Management
7 30 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 29 (5.69%) Migration
9 28 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (5.10%) Workflow
11 24 (4.71%) Network Management
12 23 (4.51%) Knowledge Management
13 22 (4.31%) Incident Management
13 22 (4.31%) Content Management
14 19 (3.73%) Data Analysis
14 19 (3.73%) Configuration Management
14 19 (3.73%) SIEM
15 18 (3.53%) User Acceptance Testing
16 17 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (3.14%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 83 (16.27%) Java
2 78 (15.29%) SQL
3 23 (4.51%) Jython
4 22 (4.31%) PowerShell
4 22 (4.31%) C#
5 21 (4.12%) Perl
6 19 (3.73%) Shell Script
7 14 (2.75%) Python
8 13 (2.55%) REXX
8 13 (2.55%) VBScript
8 13 (2.55%) COBOL
9 11 (2.16%) VB
9 11 (2.16%) JCL
9 11 (2.16%) Scala
10 10 (1.96%) JavaScript
11 6 (1.18%) PHP
12 5 (0.98%) C
13 4 (0.78%) Ruby
13 4 (0.78%) BeanShell
14 2 (0.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 45 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 37 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (7.06%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.96%) CCNP
5 9 (1.76%) CCNA
6 8 (1.57%) Degree
7 7 (1.37%) ACCA
7 7 (1.37%) CIMA
7 7 (1.37%) MBA
7 7 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.18%) PMP
9 5 (0.98%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.98%) ISEB
10 4 (0.78%) CISSP
10 4 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.78%) PgMP
10 4 (0.78%) APMP
11 3 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.59%) MCSE
12 2 (0.39%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.94%) QA
2 12 (2.35%) SLA
3 7 (1.37%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.98%) P3O
5 3 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.39%) GAAP
6 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.20%) EMIR
7 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.20%) BS7799
System Software
1 48 (9.41%) Active Directory
2 44 (8.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (3.73%) ProxySG
5 17 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 17 (3.33%) XenDesktop
6 16 (3.14%) VMware ESX
6 16 (3.14%) vSphere
7 13 (2.55%) XenApp
8 12 (2.35%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 11 (2.16%) RACF
10 8 (1.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 7 (1.37%) vCloud
12 5 (0.98%) XenServer
13 4 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.78%) Xen
13 4 (0.78%) Varnish
14 3 (0.59%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.59%) UAG
14 3 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 72 (14.12%) CA Single Sign-On
2 39 (7.65%) CA Spectrum
3 31 (6.08%) Tivoli
4 30 (5.88%) ARCserve
5 28 (5.49%) CA Wily
6 19 (3.73%) SCCM
6 19 (3.73%) SCOM
7 17 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 16 (3.14%) Unicenter
8 16 (3.14%) Control-M
9 14 (2.75%) BladeLogic
10 13 (2.55%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 12 (2.35%) CA LISA
12 11 (2.16%) HP SIM
13 9 (1.76%) Puppet
13 9 (1.76%) NetBackup
13 9 (1.76%) Cisco UCCX
13 9 (1.76%) Cisco CUCM
13 9 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (1.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 118 (23.14%) HP
2 113 (22.16%) IBM
3 99 (19.41%) Oracle
4 91 (17.84%) Cisco
5 89 (17.45%) Microsoft
6 65 (12.75%) BMC
7 59 (11.57%) VMware
8 55 (10.78%) ServiceNow
9 48 (9.41%) CheckPoint
10 47 (9.22%) Citrix
11 29 (5.69%) Symantec
11 29 (5.69%) Blue Coat
12 21 (4.12%) SAP
13 20 (3.92%) Nokia
14 19 (3.73%) Red Hat
14 19 (3.73%) Dell
15 18 (3.53%) Remedy
15 18 (3.53%) SolarWinds
16 17 (3.33%) Juniper
17 15 (2.94%) Sun
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £430 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Spalding
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £230 - £240 per day
Posted: 21 days ago