The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of CA products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CA over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CA
South East / Berkshire
Rank 92 114 123
Rank change year-on-year +22 +9  
Contract jobs citing CA 8 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.44% 0.33% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.86% 0.63% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Median daily rate £500 £364 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.45% +38.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £428 £411
% change year-on-year -5.26% +3.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -40.00% +25.00%  

CA is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 925 1273 1397
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 50.52% 52.04% 48.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 654 680
Median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 47 42
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +2.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.11
% change year-on-year -17.50% +16.89%  

CA
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing CA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for CA in Berkshire

CA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CA in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for CA in Berkshire

CA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CA in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CA in Berkshire

CA
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 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
Slough +6 2 £500 +42.34%
Bracknell +3 2 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1
CA
South East

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for CA.

1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) Service Management
2 5 (62.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 5 (62.50%) ServiceNow
3 4 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) BMC
4 3 (37.50%) ITSM
4 3 (37.50%) Workflow
4 3 (37.50%) CMS
4 3 (37.50%) CMDB
4 3 (37.50%) Content Management
4 3 (37.50%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 3 (37.50%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) SaaS
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Remedy
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) Perl
6 1 (12.50%) Python
6 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 1 (12.50%) ETL
6 1 (12.50%) DNS

CA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (37.50%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) ServiceNow Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Informatica Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) e-Health
2 1 (12.50%) FlexPod
2 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) Content Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITSM
2 3 (37.50%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
4 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) vCloud
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) HP
1 5 (62.50%) ServiceNow
2 3 (37.50%) BMC
3 2 (25.00%) Remedy
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Informatica
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Nimsoft