The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CA
UK / England
Rank 419 438 415
Rank change year-on-year +19 -23  
Contract jobs citing CA 156 176 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.36% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.86% 0.82% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 112 83
Median daily rate £450 £465 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +9.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £725 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £428 £400
% change year-on-year -9.94% +6.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £26.50 £50.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year -12.72% -14.06%  

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 England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18104 21410 21910
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.88% 43.64% 45.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11276 13153 12665
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 762 928
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.71 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.20% +12.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.52 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

CA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

CA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CA in England

CA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CA in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CA in England

CA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CA in England

CA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CA within the England region over the 3 months to 26 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
South East +57 72 £463 -2.52% 10
London +31 57 £530 +10.41% 10
South West +1 8 £314 +6.35% 1
North West +21 7 £335 -21.17% 1
West Midlands +12 6 £313 -20.38%
East of England -5 3 £350 -24.32%
East Midlands -6 1 £700 +153.39% 1
Yorkshire -7 1 - -
North East -23 1 £385 -40.76%
CA
UK

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region with a requirement for CA.

1 112 (34.46%) Windows
2 90 (27.69%) ITIL
3 86 (26.46%) Linux
4 71 (21.85%) VMware
5 69 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (21.23%) Security Cleared
6 64 (19.69%) Firewall
7 60 (18.46%) IBM
7 60 (18.46%) SC Cleared
8 52 (16.00%) Microsoft
9 50 (15.38%) Oracle
9 50 (15.38%) Service Management
9 50 (15.38%) Finance
10 49 (15.08%) Java
10 49 (15.08%) HP
11 47 (14.46%) Unix
12 45 (13.85%) IaaS
13 43 (13.23%) Mainframe
14 41 (12.62%) DevOps
15 40 (12.31%) Cisco
16 39 (12.00%) SQL
16 39 (12.00%) PaaS
17 37 (11.38%) DNS
17 37 (11.38%) zOS
18 36 (11.08%) Remedy
18 36 (11.08%) Puppet
19 35 (10.77%) Workflow
19 35 (10.77%) Scrum
19 35 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
20 34 (10.46%) Active Directory

CA
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 22 (6.77%) Apache
2 14 (4.31%) CICS
3 9 (2.77%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.85%) JBoss
4 6 (1.85%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.85%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.54%) CMS
5 5 (1.54%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.54%) Tuxedo
5 5 (1.54%) WildFly
6 4 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.92%) MS Project Server
7 3 (0.92%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (6.15%) MS Office
2 18 (5.54%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (2.46%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.85%) MS Project
5 2 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (3.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.54%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (1.23%) CA PPM
5 3 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.92%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.92%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.92%) Primavera
6 1 (0.31%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 45 (13.85%) IaaS
2 39 (12.00%) PaaS
3 22 (6.77%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (4.00%) SaaS
5 9 (2.77%) Office 365
6 5 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (1.23%) Boomi
7 4 (1.23%) iPaaS
8 3 (0.92%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.62%) Bluemix
9 2 (0.62%) Slack
10 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.31%) G Suite
10 1 (0.31%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.31%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.31%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 64 (19.69%) Firewall
2 37 (11.38%) DNS
3 32 (9.85%) VPN
4 20 (6.15%) SNMP
5 19 (5.85%) TCP/IP
5 19 (5.85%) WAN
6 13 (4.00%) LAN
6 13 (4.00%) MPLS
7 12 (3.69%) Internet
8 10 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (3.08%) FTP
9 9 (2.77%) Ethernet
9 9 (2.77%) Wireless
10 8 (2.46%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (2.46%) Network Security
11 7 (2.15%) LDAP
12 6 (1.85%) ADSL
12 6 (1.85%) BGP
12 6 (1.85%) HTTP
12 6 (1.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.08%) DB2
2 22 (6.77%) Oracle Database
3 20 (6.15%) Hadoop
4 19 (5.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 19 (5.85%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.15%) SQL Server
6 6 (1.85%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.54%) MySQL
8 4 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.92%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.62%) Power BI
11 1 (0.31%) DocumentDB
11 1 (0.31%) IDMS
11 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (10.15%) JIRA
2 29 (8.92%) Jenkins
3 19 (5.85%) Bitbucket
4 10 (3.08%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (2.15%) CA Gen
5 7 (2.15%) Introscope
6 6 (1.85%) Subversion
7 5 (1.54%) Git (software)
7 5 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.23%) Maven
8 4 (1.23%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.92%) CruiseControl
9 3 (0.92%) Hudson
9 3 (0.92%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.62%) Ant
10 2 (0.62%) AnthillPro
10 2 (0.62%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.62%) Selenium
10 2 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 50 (15.38%) Finance
2 17 (5.23%) Banking
3 5 (1.54%) Legal
4 4 (1.23%) Law
5 2 (0.62%) Billing
5 2 (0.62%) Electronics
5 2 (0.62%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.62%) Marketing
5 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.62%) Retail
5 2 (0.62%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 45 (13.85%) Architect
2 34 (10.46%) Consultant
3 30 (9.23%) Analyst
4 22 (6.77%) Developer
5 20 (6.15%) Cloud Architect
6 14 (4.31%) Automation Engineer
6 14 (4.31%) Monitoring Specialist
7 13 (4.00%) AWS Architect
7 13 (4.00%) Support Engineer
8 12 (3.69%) DevOps Engineer
9 11 (3.38%) Monitoring Engineer
9 11 (3.38%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (3.08%) Network Analyst
11 8 (2.46%) Build Engineer
11 8 (2.46%) Requirements Engineer
11 8 (2.46%) ServiceNow Developer
12 7 (2.15%) Citrix Analyst
12 7 (2.15%) CyberArk Consultant
12 7 (2.15%) Product Engineer
12 7 (2.15%) Products Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.85%) SOAP
2 23 (7.08%) RESTful
3 19 (5.85%) Elastic Stack
3 19 (5.85%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 15 (4.62%) Middleware
5 13 (4.00%) REST
6 12 (3.69%) Web Services
7 11 (3.38%) SAML
8 10 (3.08%) HTML
8 10 (3.08%) XML
9 8 (2.46%) .NET
9 8 (2.46%) OAuth
10 7 (2.15%) SailPoint
11 6 (1.85%) JMS
11 6 (1.85%) Regular Expression
12 5 (1.54%) CSS
12 5 (1.54%) JDBC
13 4 (1.23%) WebSockets
14 3 (0.92%) OpenID
14 3 (0.92%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.23%) Mainframe
2 35 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (8.31%) PKI
4 17 (5.23%) CMDB
5 16 (4.92%) Data Centre
6 15 (4.62%) Management Information System
7 14 (4.31%) e-Health
7 14 (4.31%) iPad
8 12 (3.69%) Fat Client
8 12 (3.69%) Thin Client
9 10 (3.08%) IBM Mainframe
10 6 (1.85%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.85%) IVR
11 4 (1.23%) AS400
12 3 (0.92%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.92%) LPAR
13 2 (0.62%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.62%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.62%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 112 (34.46%) Windows
2 86 (26.46%) Linux
3 47 (14.46%) Unix
4 37 (11.38%) zOS
5 29 (8.92%) AIX
6 28 (8.62%) Windows Server
7 27 (8.31%) Solaris
8 25 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (6.46%) Windows 7
10 20 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (5.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (5.54%) HPUX
13 10 (3.08%) MVS
14 7 (2.15%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.92%) Android
15 3 (0.92%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.62%) OS/390
16 2 (0.62%) VME
17 1 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (27.69%) ITIL
2 69 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (15.38%) Service Management
4 41 (12.62%) DevOps
5 35 (10.77%) Scrum
5 35 (10.77%) Workflow
6 32 (9.85%) Performance Management
7 31 (9.54%) Incident Management
8 24 (7.38%) Project Management
9 21 (6.46%) Unit Testing
10 20 (6.15%) Change Management
10 20 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (5.85%) PRINCE2
12 18 (5.54%) Application Performance Management
12 18 (5.54%) Virtual Environments
13 16 (4.92%) E-Commerce
14 15 (4.62%) Functional Testing
14 15 (4.62%) Migration
14 15 (4.62%) Problem Management
15 14 (4.31%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (15.08%) Java
2 39 (12.00%) SQL
3 34 (10.46%) Perl
4 15 (4.62%) PowerShell
5 14 (4.31%) Shell Script
6 12 (3.69%) VB
7 11 (3.38%) Python
8 10 (3.08%) JavaScript
9 8 (2.46%) C
10 7 (2.15%) VBScript
11 6 (1.85%) Bourne shell
11 6 (1.85%) Korn
12 5 (1.54%) C#
12 5 (1.54%) Ruby
13 4 (1.23%) REXX
13 4 (1.23%) RPG
13 4 (1.23%) RPG IV
14 3 (0.92%) C++
14 3 (0.92%) JCL
15 2 (0.62%) Jython
Qualifications
1 69 (21.23%) Security Cleared
2 60 (18.46%) SC Cleared
3 25 (7.69%) Degree
4 10 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (3.08%) CCNA
4 10 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.85%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.85%) MCSE
7 4 (1.23%) CIMA
7 4 (1.23%) MBA
7 4 (1.23%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.23%) PMP
8 3 (0.92%) ACCA
8 3 (0.92%) IIBA
8 3 (0.92%) ISEB
9 2 (0.62%) CCDA
9 2 (0.62%) CCDP
9 2 (0.62%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.31%) SLA
2 8 (2.46%) QA
3 5 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.23%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.23%) PMO
5 3 (0.92%) GPG13
5 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.92%) ISO27002
5 3 (0.92%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.31%) EMIR
6 1 (0.31%) GDPR
6 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.31%) MiFID
6 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (10.46%) Active Directory
2 25 (7.69%) Docker
3 21 (6.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (4.00%) BitLocker
5 12 (3.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (3.69%) VMware ESX
5 12 (3.69%) XenApp
5 12 (3.69%) XenDesktop
6 11 (3.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 4 (1.23%) Time Sharing Option
8 3 (0.92%) ACF2
8 3 (0.92%) Firmware
8 3 (0.92%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 2 (0.62%) BIND 9
9 2 (0.62%) KVM
9 2 (0.62%) LXC
9 2 (0.62%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.62%) RACF
9 2 (0.62%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 2 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (11.08%) Puppet
2 25 (7.69%) CA Wily
3 24 (7.38%) Tivoli
4 23 (7.08%) Ansible
4 23 (7.08%) SCOM
4 23 (7.08%) Terraform
5 20 (6.15%) CA Service Virtualization
5 20 (6.15%) Kubernetes
6 19 (5.85%) Consul
6 19 (5.85%) Packer
6 19 (5.85%) Rsyslog
6 19 (5.85%) yum
6 19 (5.85%) ZABBIX
7 17 (5.23%) CA Spectrum
8 15 (4.62%) OMEGAMON
8 15 (4.62%) SCCM
9 14 (4.31%) Netcool
9 14 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (3.69%) CA Single Sign-On
10 12 (3.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 71 (21.85%) VMware
2 60 (18.46%) IBM
3 52 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 50 (15.38%) Oracle
5 49 (15.08%) HP
6 40 (12.31%) Cisco
7 36 (11.08%) Remedy
8 31 (9.54%) BMC
9 29 (8.92%) Atlassian
10 28 (8.62%) Splunk
11 27 (8.31%) ServiceNow
12 25 (7.69%) Symantec
13 24 (7.38%) CheckPoint
14 22 (6.77%) AppDynamics
15 19 (5.85%) Dynatrace
16 17 (5.23%) SolarWinds
17 15 (4.62%) Citrix
17 15 (4.62%) Nimsoft
17 15 (4.62%) Syncsort
18 14 (4.31%) CA Agile Central
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