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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA
Rank 357 393 430
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +37
Contract jobs citing CA 312 225 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.40% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 1.22% 0.88% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 118 49
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£425 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £210 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 1
Average hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% +7.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+6.81% +7.31%

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
25561 25504 24091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.74% 45.65% 46.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15156 14276 13340
Average daily rate £400 £383 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1113 1095
Average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +59 287 £425 +8.14% 23
London +21 109 £425 +6.25% 13
South East +5 59 £500 +66.66% 4
North West -36 31 £450 +28.57%
West Midlands +23 25 £425 -5.60%
Berkshire +14 24 £500 +72.41% 1
Edinburgh +2 23 £425 -10.52% 2
Scotland 0 23 £425 +13.33% 2
Warwickshire +21 21 £425 -5.60%
Manchester -9 20 £475 +58.33%
Warwick - 20 £425 -
North East -15 19 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 18 - -
Tyne and Wear -12 18 - -
City of London +8 17 £500 - 1
Milton Keynes +5 15 £400 +128.57%
Buckinghamshire +1 15 £400 +128.57%
East of England +11 13 £405 -21.92% 1
South West -2 12 £275 -42.85% 3
Hampshire 0 11 £550 +83.33% 1
Hertfordshire +9 9 £335 -23.42% 1
East Midlands -1 9 £375 -
Gloucestershire -2 9 £250 -
Basingstoke +6 7 £550 - 1
Cheltenham +3 7 £250 -
South Yorkshire -11 7 - -
Yorkshire -23 7 - -
Slough - 7 £469 -
Leicester - 6 £375 -
Leicestershire - 6 £375 -

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 163 (27.77%) Finance
2 155 (26.41%) Windows
3 127 (21.64%) IBM
4 126 (21.47%) Mainframe
5 124 (21.12%) ITIL
6 109 (18.57%) HP
7 107 (18.23%) Linux
8 103 (17.55%) SQL
9 94 (16.01%) Java
10 90 (15.33%) Oracle
11 89 (15.16%) Firewall
12 87 (14.82%) zOS
13 85 (14.48%) Microsoft
14 84 (14.31%) Cisco
15 81 (13.80%) Solaris
16 78 (13.29%) UNIX
17 77 (13.12%) CICS
18 75 (12.78%) DB2
19 64 (10.90%) CA Single Sign-On
20 63 (10.73%) Middleware
21 58 (9.88%) Active Directory
22 57 (9.71%) SQL Server
22 57 (9.71%) BMC
22 57 (9.71%) Service Management
23 56 (9.54%) WebSphere
24 55 (9.37%) AIX
25 52 (8.86%) ServiceNow
26 50 (8.52%) Migration
27 48 (8.18%) Banking
28 47 (8.01%) LAN

CA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 77 (13.12%) CICS
2 56 (9.54%) WebSphere
3 37 (6.30%) WebSphere Application Server
4 29 (4.94%) CMS
5 28 (4.77%) SharePoint
6 26 (4.43%) MS Exchange
7 21 (3.58%) WebSphere Process Server
7 21 (3.58%) WebSphere Portal
8 13 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (2.21%) IIS
9 11 (1.87%) Apache
10 10 (1.70%) MQSeries
10 10 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (1.53%) WebLogic
12 7 (1.19%) SAS
13 6 (1.02%) Lync
14 5 (0.85%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.85%) iPlanet
15 4 (0.68%) JBoss
15 4 (0.68%) OpenStack
Applications
1 38 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.92%) MS Office
3 14 (2.39%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.85%) MS Project
6 3 (0.51%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.04%) CA PPM
2 4 (0.68%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.68%) SAP FI
2 4 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (0.68%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.51%) SAP CCM
4 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.34%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.34%) Primavera
4 2 (0.34%) BusinessWare
4 2 (0.34%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.02%) IaaS
4 5 (0.85%) PaaS
5 4 (0.68%) Office 365
5 4 (0.68%) IBM PureFlex
6 3 (0.51%) SaaS
7 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 89 (15.16%) Firewall
2 47 (8.01%) LAN
2 47 (8.01%) WAN
3 44 (7.50%) TCP/IP
4 43 (7.33%) SAN
5 40 (6.81%) LDAP
6 39 (6.64%) Wireless
7 33 (5.62%) DNS
8 29 (4.94%) VPN
8 29 (4.94%) DHCP
9 27 (4.60%) Internet
9 27 (4.60%) Cisco Nexus
10 26 (4.43%) SSL
11 25 (4.26%) SSH
12 21 (3.58%) Kerberos
13 19 (3.24%) VoIP
13 19 (3.24%) IPsec
14 17 (2.90%) HTTP
15 16 (2.73%) SNMP
15 16 (2.73%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (12.78%) DB2
2 57 (9.71%) SQL Server
3 24 (4.09%) Relational Database
4 22 (3.75%) NoSQL
5 17 (2.90%) CouchDB
5 17 (2.90%) Oracle Database
5 17 (2.90%) Couchbase
6 15 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (2.21%) MySQL
9 10 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.36%) DataStage
11 6 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (0.85%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.85%) Oracle Exadata
13 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.68%) DB2 UDB
13 4 (0.68%) MS Access
13 4 (0.68%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 41 (6.98%) Introscope
2 24 (4.09%) ERwin
3 13 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (1.70%) Visual Studio
4 10 (1.70%) Toad
5 9 (1.53%) JIRA
6 7 (1.19%) TeamCity
6 7 (1.19%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.02%) Selenium
8 5 (0.85%) Maven
8 5 (0.85%) JUnit
8 5 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.68%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.68%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.68%) SonarQube
10 3 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.34%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.34%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.34%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.34%) PowerDesigner
General
1 163 (27.77%) Finance
2 48 (8.18%) Banking
3 20 (3.41%) Retail
4 15 (2.56%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.85%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.68%) Private Banking
7 4 (0.68%) Marketing
8 3 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.51%) Publishing
8 3 (0.51%) Legal
9 2 (0.34%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.34%) Front Office
9 2 (0.34%) Back Office
9 2 (0.34%) Electronics
10 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.17%) French Language
10 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 134 (22.83%) Analyst
2 61 (10.39%) Consultant
3 58 (9.88%) Developer
4 52 (8.86%) Operations Analyst
5 47 (8.01%) Architect
6 36 (6.13%) Administrator
7 31 (5.28%) ServiceNow Developer
8 20 (3.41%) Applications Specialist
8 20 (3.41%) Support Analyst
9 19 (3.24%) Network Engineer
10 18 (3.07%) Support Engineer
11 17 (2.90%) Security Engineer
12 16 (2.73%) Data Modeller
13 15 (2.56%) WebSphere Specialist
13 15 (2.56%) Infrastructure Architect
13 15 (2.56%) Server Specialist
13 15 (2.56%) WebSphere Server Specialist
14 14 (2.39%) Server Administrator
14 14 (2.39%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
14 14 (2.39%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (10.73%) Middleware
2 45 (7.67%) XML
3 41 (6.98%) Web Services
4 40 (6.81%) HTML
5 39 (6.64%) CSS
6 27 (4.60%) .NET
7 20 (3.41%) SOAP
8 19 (3.24%) RESTful
9 17 (2.90%) Apache Camel
9 17 (2.90%) ActiveMQ
10 16 (2.73%) SailPoint
11 15 (2.56%) Play Framework
11 15 (2.56%) Akka
11 15 (2.56%) JSP
12 14 (2.39%) JDBC
12 14 (2.39%) SAML
13 13 (2.21%) REST
14 11 (1.87%) Servlets
15 8 (1.36%) ISPF
16 7 (1.19%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 126 (21.47%) Mainframe
2 40 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (6.30%) Data Centre
4 35 (5.96%) CMDB
5 29 (4.94%) LPAR
6 27 (4.60%) e-Health
7 24 (4.09%) PKI
7 24 (4.09%) IBM Mainframe
8 19 (3.24%) VSAM
9 15 (2.56%) Mobile App
10 13 (2.21%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.70%) Fixed Income
11 10 (1.70%) DataPower
11 10 (1.70%) HP Storage
12 5 (0.85%) BYOD
12 5 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (0.85%) Clustering
12 5 (0.85%) E-Learning
13 4 (0.68%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 155 (26.41%) Windows
2 107 (18.23%) Linux
3 87 (14.82%) zOS
4 81 (13.80%) Solaris
5 78 (13.29%) UNIX
6 55 (9.37%) AIX
7 46 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 36 (6.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (4.43%) Windows 7
10 19 (3.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (2.39%) Oracle Linux
12 12 (2.04%) Windows XP
13 7 (1.19%) MVS
14 4 (0.68%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.68%) OS/2
14 4 (0.68%) OS/390
15 3 (0.51%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.34%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.34%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (21.12%) ITIL
2 57 (9.71%) Service Management
3 50 (8.52%) Migration
4 43 (7.33%) ITSM
5 38 (6.47%) Change Management
6 34 (5.79%) Project Management
7 31 (5.28%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (4.94%) Data Modelling
9 28 (4.77%) Incident Management
9 28 (4.77%) Unit Testing
10 25 (4.26%) Workflow
11 22 (3.75%) Content Management
11 22 (3.75%) Knowledge Management
12 19 (3.24%) Network Management
13 18 (3.07%) SIEM
13 18 (3.07%) Change Control
14 17 (2.90%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (2.90%) Data Analysis
14 17 (2.90%) Identity Management
15 16 (2.73%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 103 (17.55%) SQL
2 94 (16.01%) Java
3 33 (5.62%) JCL
4 29 (4.94%) Jython
5 27 (4.60%) Shell Script
6 26 (4.43%) Perl
7 23 (3.92%) VB
8 17 (2.90%) C#
8 17 (2.90%) Scala
9 15 (2.56%) PowerShell
9 15 (2.56%) COBOL
10 14 (2.39%) Python
11 12 (2.04%) REXX
12 11 (1.87%) JavaScript
13 8 (1.36%) VBScript
14 7 (1.19%) PHP
14 7 (1.19%) BeanShell
15 6 (1.02%) C
16 5 (0.85%) CLIST
17 4 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (6.47%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (6.30%) Security Cleared
3 25 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.04%) CCNP
5 11 (1.87%) CCNA
5 11 (1.87%) ACCA
6 10 (1.70%) MBA
7 9 (1.53%) CIMA
8 7 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.85%) CISSP
9 5 (0.85%) Degree
10 4 (0.68%) MCTS
10 4 (0.68%) PMP
10 4 (0.68%) ISEB
10 4 (0.68%) CCIE
11 3 (0.51%) CCSP
11 3 (0.51%) MCSE
11 3 (0.51%) MCSA
11 3 (0.51%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.62%) QA
2 19 (3.24%) SLA
3 4 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.34%) GAAP
5 2 (0.34%) P3O
6 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) BS7799
System Software
1 58 (9.88%) Active Directory
2 33 (5.62%) RACF
2 33 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.07%) Hyper-V
3 18 (3.07%) ProxySG
4 15 (2.56%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 14 (2.39%) VMware ESX
6 13 (2.21%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 13 (2.21%) Time Sharing Option
7 9 (1.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 8 (1.36%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.02%) XenApp
9 6 (1.02%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.85%) XenServer
10 5 (0.85%) vSphere
11 4 (0.68%) Varnish
11 4 (0.68%) Xen
11 4 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.51%) Squid
12 3 (0.51%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 64 (10.90%) CA Single Sign-On
2 46 (7.84%) CA Spectrum
3 43 (7.33%) Tivoli
4 40 (6.81%) CA Wily
5 23 (3.92%) ARCserve
6 21 (3.58%) CA Endevor
7 18 (3.07%) SCOM
7 18 (3.07%) Unicenter
8 17 (2.90%) Control-M
9 16 (2.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 15 (2.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 15 (2.56%) SCCM
11 14 (2.39%) BladeLogic
12 12 (2.04%) zSecure
13 11 (1.87%) CA LISA
14 10 (1.70%) WSUS
14 10 (1.70%) Nagios
15 9 (1.53%) OMEGAMON
15 9 (1.53%) Puppet
15 9 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 127 (21.64%) IBM
2 109 (18.57%) HP
3 90 (15.33%) Oracle
4 85 (14.48%) Microsoft
5 84 (14.31%) Cisco
6 57 (9.71%) BMC
7 52 (8.86%) ServiceNow
8 45 (7.67%) CheckPoint
9 41 (6.98%) VMware
10 39 (6.64%) Citrix
11 27 (4.60%) Symantec
12 25 (4.26%) Remedy
13 24 (4.09%) Blue Coat
14 21 (3.58%) SAP
15 19 (3.24%) Cyber-Ark
16 16 (2.73%) Nokia
17 15 (2.56%) Avaya
17 15 (2.56%) Juniper
17 15 (2.56%) Nortel
18 14 (2.39%) SolarWinds
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Rate: £100 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Intuition IT Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Hammersmith
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 12 days ago
London
ITF Solutions - Bristol
Rate: £400 - £465 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Hammersmith
InfoURGE Technologies
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
InfoURGE Technologies
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
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