The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 389 407 409
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Contract jobs citing CA 201 165 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.33% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.84% 0.69% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 52 81
Average daily rate
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£379 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £140 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £469 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £210 £337
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -37.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.85 £40.00 £25.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -18.81%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23993 23758 26687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.54% 47.39% 46.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13413 12775 13419
Average daily rate £380 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1060 1245 1358
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +10 180 £388 +10.71% 37
London -3 75 £388 -3.12% 16
North West +13 36 £370 +5.71% 4
South East -30 23 £300 +114.28% 7
City of London +27 19 £475 +18.75% 5
Lancashire -14 18 £370 - 1
East of England -5 12 £538 +155.95% 2
North East - 11 £210 -
Cheshire +8 10 £245 -30.00% 1
West Midlands -7 10 £313 - 1
Berkshire -22 9 £290 +107.14% 3
Hampshire -7 8 £262 -9.77%
Yorkshire +7 7 £450 - 2
Manchester +7 7 £444 +26.78%
Bedfordshire -14 7 £569 -
South West -28 6 £425 +54.54% 5
West Yorkshire +7 5 £450 - 1
Leeds +4 5 £450 - 1
Warrington -13 5 - -
Birmingham - 5 £450 - 1
Canary Wharf - 5 £325 -
Surrey +5 4 £538 +283.92% 4
Bracknell +1 3 - -
Reading -11 3 £290 +107.14% 2
Bedford - 3 £425 -
Buckinghamshire -15 2 - -
Bristol -28 2 £415 +38.33% 3
Bournemouth - 1 £500 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 - -

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

1 151 (37.19%) Windows
2 134 (33.00%) Microsoft
3 95 (23.40%) Finance
4 88 (21.67%) Security Cleared
5 85 (20.94%) Active Directory
6 81 (19.95%) ITIL
7 72 (17.73%) HP
8 69 (17.00%) Citrix
8 69 (17.00%) SC Cleared
9 66 (16.26%) Oracle
9 66 (16.26%) VMware
10 65 (16.01%) MS Office
11 60 (14.78%) SCCM
12 52 (12.81%) Windows 7
12 52 (12.81%) SQL
12 52 (12.81%) IBM
13 51 (12.56%) Change Management
14 49 (12.07%) Windows Server 2003
15 48 (11.82%) Windows XP
16 46 (11.33%) SLA
16 46 (11.33%) SQL Server
17 43 (10.59%) Migration
18 42 (10.34%) Mainframe
18 42 (10.34%) MS Excel
19 41 (10.10%) Banking
20 40 (9.85%) UNIX
20 40 (9.85%) Linux
21 39 (9.61%) Java
21 39 (9.61%) VMware Infrastructure
22 36 (8.87%) TCP/IP

CA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 22 (5.42%) CICS
2 19 (4.68%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.69%) MS Exchange
3 15 (3.69%) WebSphere
4 14 (3.45%) Apache
4 14 (3.45%) CMS
5 12 (2.96%) IIS
6 10 (2.46%) Tomcat
7 9 (2.22%) Documentum
8 8 (1.97%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.72%) Liferay
10 6 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (1.23%) Lync
11 5 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.99%) IBM HTTP Server
12 4 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 3 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 65 (16.01%) MS Office
2 42 (10.34%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.74%) Open Workbench
5 2 (0.49%) MS Project
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (3.45%) CA Clarity
2 3 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.25%) Cordys
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.25%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.25%) SaaS
2 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (8.87%) TCP/IP
2 26 (6.40%) Firewall
3 25 (6.16%) LDAP
4 22 (5.42%) SAN
5 19 (4.68%) DHCP
6 15 (3.69%) DNS
7 11 (2.71%) LAN
8 10 (2.46%) VPN
8 10 (2.46%) SSL
9 9 (2.22%) Network Security
9 9 (2.22%) WAN
9 9 (2.22%) Internet
9 9 (2.22%) Wireless
10 6 (1.48%) Kerberos
10 6 (1.48%) Ethernet
11 5 (1.23%) BGP
11 5 (1.23%) NAS
11 5 (1.23%) NetScaler
11 5 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (0.99%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (11.33%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (3.94%) Oracle Database
4 15 (3.69%) DB2
4 15 (3.69%) SQL Server 2000
5 10 (2.46%) Crystal Reports
6 9 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (1.72%) DTS
8 6 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.23%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.23%) IDOL
9 5 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.74%) Big Data
11 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.49%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (0.49%) DataStage
12 2 (0.49%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (3.20%) ERwin
2 10 (2.46%) CA Gen
3 9 (2.22%) ClearQuest
4 7 (1.72%) MSI
5 6 (1.48%) Introscope
5 6 (1.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.74%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.74%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.49%) StarTeam
7 2 (0.49%) ChangeMan
8 1 (0.25%) Subversion
8 1 (0.25%) Maven
8 1 (0.25%) JIRA
8 1 (0.25%) WebLOAD
8 1 (0.25%) Toad
8 1 (0.25%) Wise Package Studio
8 1 (0.25%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.25%) Ant
General
1 95 (23.40%) Finance
2 41 (10.10%) Banking
3 18 (4.43%) Investment Banking
4 16 (3.94%) Retail
5 6 (1.48%) Private Banking
6 5 (1.23%) Publishing
7 4 (0.99%) Retail Banking
7 4 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.74%) Advertising
8 3 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.74%) Electronics
8 3 (0.74%) French Language
9 2 (0.49%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.49%) Back Office
10 1 (0.25%) Legal
10 1 (0.25%) International Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.25%) Military
10 1 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 61 (15.02%) Consultant
2 47 (11.58%) Architect
3 46 (11.33%) Analyst
4 45 (11.08%) Developer
5 34 (8.37%) Support Engineer
6 23 (5.67%) Desktop Support
6 23 (5.67%) Desktop Engineer
7 20 (4.93%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 17 (4.19%) Administrator
9 16 (3.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (3.45%) ServiceNow Developer
11 13 (3.20%) Infrastructure Architect
12 12 (2.96%) Network Engineer
12 12 (2.96%) Wintel Engineer
13 10 (2.46%) Programmer
13 10 (2.46%) Support Analyst
14 9 (2.22%) Data Architect
14 9 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
14 9 (2.22%) Project Manager
14 9 (2.22%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (7.39%) Middleware
2 26 (6.40%) XML
3 20 (4.93%) Web Services
4 18 (4.43%) HTML
5 13 (3.20%) Oracle Fusion
6 10 (2.46%) J2EE
7 9 (2.22%) .NET
8 8 (1.97%) CSS
9 7 (1.72%) .NET Framework
9 7 (1.72%) Application Packaging
10 6 (1.48%) LINQ
11 5 (1.23%) JMS
12 4 (0.99%) Java EE
12 4 (0.99%) WebSphere MQ
13 3 (0.74%) ISPF
13 3 (0.74%) SAML
14 2 (0.49%) SOAP
14 2 (0.49%) Software Packaging
14 2 (0.49%) Regular Expression
15 1 (0.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.34%) Mainframe
2 31 (7.64%) Blackberry
3 15 (3.69%) PKI
4 14 (3.45%) Clustering
5 12 (2.96%) CMDB
6 10 (2.46%) IBM Mainframe
6 10 (2.46%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.48%) Derivative
8 6 (1.48%) Equity Derivative
8 6 (1.48%) Credit Derivative
8 6 (1.48%) VSAM
8 6 (1.48%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.48%) Market Risk
8 6 (1.48%) Symmetrix DMX
9 5 (1.23%) EMV
9 5 (1.23%) DTV
10 4 (0.99%) MPEG
10 4 (0.99%) e-Health
10 4 (0.99%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 151 (37.19%) Windows
2 52 (12.81%) Windows 7
3 49 (12.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 48 (11.82%) Windows XP
5 40 (9.85%) Linux
5 40 (9.85%) UNIX
6 28 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (6.40%) Windows Vista
8 25 (6.16%) Solaris
9 23 (5.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (4.19%) zOS
11 12 (2.96%) AIX
12 9 (2.22%) Android
13 8 (1.97%) SUSE
13 8 (1.97%) MVS
14 7 (1.72%) HPUX
14 7 (1.72%) Apple iOS
14 7 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.74%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (19.95%) ITIL
2 51 (12.56%) Change Management
3 43 (10.59%) Migration
4 25 (6.16%) Incident Management
4 25 (6.16%) Software Deployment
5 23 (5.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 23 (5.67%) SIEM
5 23 (5.67%) Project Management
6 21 (5.17%) Configuration Management
6 21 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (4.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (4.43%) Validation
7 18 (4.43%) Network Architecture
8 17 (4.19%) Service Delivery
9 16 (3.94%) ITSM
9 16 (3.94%) Workflow
9 16 (3.94%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (3.20%) TQM
11 13 (3.20%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 52 (12.81%) SQL
2 39 (9.61%) Java
3 29 (7.14%) VB
4 23 (5.67%) Perl
5 22 (5.42%) PowerShell
6 20 (4.93%) Shell Script
7 13 (3.20%) C
8 10 (2.46%) JavaScript
8 10 (2.46%) COBOL
8 10 (2.46%) Python
8 10 (2.46%) VBScript
9 9 (2.22%) REXX
9 9 (2.22%) PL/SQL
9 9 (2.22%) C#
9 9 (2.22%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.72%) JCL
11 4 (0.99%) Lua
12 3 (0.74%) Korn
13 2 (0.49%) Ruby
13 2 (0.49%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 88 (21.67%) Security Cleared
2 69 (17.00%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.43%) Degree
4 13 (3.20%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.23%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.99%) ACCA
6 4 (0.99%) CISA
6 4 (0.99%) CIMA
6 4 (0.99%) CISSP
6 4 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.74%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.49%) PMP
8 2 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.49%) CCNA
9 1 (0.25%) MCTS
9 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.25%) MCP
9 1 (0.25%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (11.33%) SLA
2 12 (2.96%) QA
3 7 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.48%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.74%) GAAP
6 2 (0.49%) Basel III
6 2 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.25%) FINREP
7 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.25%) P3O
7 1 (0.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 85 (20.94%) Active Directory
2 39 (9.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (7.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 20 (4.93%) XenApp
5 15 (3.69%) vSphere
6 13 (3.20%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (1.23%) RACF
8 5 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (0.99%) ACF2
10 3 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.74%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.74%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.49%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.49%) FreeRADIUS
11 2 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.25%) VMFS
12 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.25%) vCloud
12 1 (0.25%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 60 (14.78%) SCCM
2 20 (4.93%) CA Spectrum
3 18 (4.43%) Unicenter
4 17 (4.19%) CA SiteMinder
5 16 (3.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 15 (3.69%) WSUS
7 13 (3.20%) ARCserve
8 11 (2.71%) Tivoli
9 9 (2.22%) Control-M
9 9 (2.22%) Nagios
10 6 (1.48%) NetBackup
11 5 (1.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 5 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 5 (1.23%) CA LISA
12 4 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 4 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 4 (0.99%) BladeLogic
12 4 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.99%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 134 (33.00%) Microsoft
2 72 (17.73%) HP
3 69 (17.00%) Citrix
4 66 (16.26%) Oracle
4 66 (16.26%) VMware
5 52 (12.81%) IBM
6 30 (7.39%) AppSense
7 28 (6.90%) Cisco
8 27 (6.65%) Lumension
9 25 (6.16%) BMC
10 24 (5.91%) Red Hat
11 22 (5.42%) McAfee
12 21 (5.17%) Symantec
13 17 (4.19%) Nimsoft
13 17 (4.19%) ServiceNow
14 16 (3.94%) SAP
15 15 (3.69%) NetIQ
16 14 (3.45%) EMC
17 12 (2.96%) NetApp
18 11 (2.71%) Sun
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