Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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.

CA
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 610 459 425
Rank change year-on-year -151 -34 +77
Contract jobs citing CA 223 474 540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.48% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 1.07% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 308 257
England median daily rate £450 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £69 £280 £313
90th Percentile £650 £575 £675
UK median daily rate £425 £460 £450
% change year-on-year -7.61% +2.22% +16.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 23
England median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +91.49% -4.08%
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £48.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year -17.95% +107.45% +2.17%

CA is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 40199 44295 45544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.82% 45.13% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 25195 27380 27387
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £245 £228
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1351 1568 1947
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.23 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.75 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.47% -5.71% +6.06%

CA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -22 98 £450 -10.00% 8
South East -20 49 £400 -10.71% 2
South West +13 27 £438 +23.24% 1
East of England -1 22 £320 -37.56%
North of England -82 21 £610 +48.78%
Yorkshire +9 13 £610 +74.29%
North West -17 12 £610 +28.42%
North East -17 8 £610 +84.85%
Midlands -33 6 £525 +10.53% 2
East Midlands 0 5 £525 -25.00%
West Midlands -14 1 - - 2
CA
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 62 (27.80%) Windows
2 59 (26.46%) ITIL
3 56 (25.11%) Finance
4 44 (19.73%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (19.28%) Linux
5 43 (19.28%) SQL
5 43 (19.28%) Microsoft
6 36 (16.14%) Remedy
7 35 (15.70%) Firewall
8 34 (15.25%) Banking
9 33 (14.80%) Cisco
9 33 (14.80%) Active Directory
10 31 (13.90%) VMware
11 30 (13.45%) Service Management
11 30 (13.45%) Oracle
12 29 (13.00%) Python
12 29 (13.00%) JIRA
13 28 (12.56%) Unix
13 28 (12.56%) BMC
14 27 (12.11%) HP
15 25 (11.21%) CA Single Sign-On
16 24 (10.76%) SAML
16 24 (10.76%) SOAP
16 24 (10.76%) Retail
17 23 (10.31%) Remedy ITSM
17 23 (10.31%) ServiceCenter
17 23 (10.31%) XML
17 23 (10.31%) Peregrine
17 23 (10.31%) ITSM
17 23 (10.31%) ITIL V3

CA
Co-occurring 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 16 (7.17%) SharePoint
2 14 (6.28%) Apache
3 13 (5.83%) WebSphere
4 10 (4.48%) IIS
4 10 (4.48%) WebLogic
5 8 (3.59%) Confluence
6 7 (3.14%) MS Exchange
7 6 (2.69%) SAS
7 6 (2.69%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (2.24%) nginx
9 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.79%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.35%) CMS
10 3 (1.35%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.90%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (5.38%) Microsoft Office
1 12 (5.38%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (4.04%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (3.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (2.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (10.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (3.14%) CA PPM
3 2 (0.90%) Primavera
3 2 (0.90%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.48%) IaaS
2 7 (3.14%) PaaS
3 4 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.90%) Office 365
4 2 (0.90%) SaaS
5 1 (0.45%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.45%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.45%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (0.45%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 35 (15.70%) Firewall
2 17 (7.62%) LAN
2 17 (7.62%) WAN
3 16 (7.17%) Internet
4 14 (6.28%) Kerberos
4 14 (6.28%) SSL
5 11 (4.93%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (4.93%) HTTP
6 10 (4.48%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (4.48%) Wireless
7 9 (4.04%) LDAP
7 9 (4.04%) NetScaler
7 9 (4.04%) VPN
8 7 (3.14%) Network Security
9 6 (2.69%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (2.24%) IPsec
10 5 (2.24%) MPLS
10 5 (2.24%) SAN
11 4 (1.79%) Ethernet
11 4 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.73%) NoSQL
1 15 (6.73%) Relational Database
1 15 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (4.48%) MongoDB
4 9 (4.04%) Big Data
4 9 (4.04%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (4.04%) Hadoop
4 9 (4.04%) RDBMS
5 8 (3.59%) Couchbase
6 7 (3.14%) CouchDB
7 6 (2.69%) Apache Hive
7 6 (2.69%) Data Lake
7 6 (2.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.69%) HBase
7 6 (2.69%) Pentaho
8 5 (2.24%) DB2
8 5 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (13.00%) JIRA
2 17 (7.62%) Jenkins
3 15 (6.73%) Maven
3 15 (6.73%) SoapUI
4 13 (5.83%) Ant
5 11 (4.93%) JUnit
5 11 (4.93%) Visual Studio
6 9 (4.04%) ERwin
7 8 (3.59%) Gradle
8 7 (3.14%) JMeter
9 6 (2.69%) Git (software)
10 5 (2.24%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.24%) Selenium
11 4 (1.79%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.79%) HP UFT
11 4 (1.79%) Introscope
12 3 (1.35%) LoadUI
12 3 (1.35%) Wise Package Studio
13 2 (0.90%) MSBuild
13 2 (0.90%) T4 Templates
General
1 56 (25.11%) Finance
2 34 (15.25%) Banking
3 24 (10.76%) Retail
4 9 (4.04%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.59%) Legal
6 6 (2.69%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.24%) Automotive
7 5 (2.24%) French Language
8 2 (0.90%) Marketing
9 1 (0.45%) Electronics
9 1 (0.45%) German Language
9 1 (0.45%) International Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (13.45%) Analyst
2 24 (10.76%) Developer
3 20 (8.97%) Service Desk Engineer
4 17 (7.62%) Architect
5 14 (6.28%) Consultant
5 14 (6.28%) Network Engineer
6 10 (4.48%) Monitoring Engineer
7 9 (4.04%) Data Architect
7 9 (4.04%) Information Officer
7 9 (4.04%) Information Security Officer
7 9 (4.04%) Security Officer
8 8 (3.59%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (3.59%) Security Analyst
9 7 (3.14%) Application Security Analyst
9 7 (3.14%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.14%) Scala Developer
9 7 (3.14%) Senior Developer
10 6 (2.69%) Lead Data Architect
10 6 (2.69%) Operations Engineer
10 6 (2.69%) Senior J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.76%) SAML
1 24 (10.76%) SOAP
2 23 (10.31%) XML
3 21 (9.42%) HTML
4 17 (7.62%) REST
5 16 (7.17%) Middleware
5 16 (7.17%) Web Services
6 14 (6.28%) .NET
6 14 (6.28%) RESTful
7 13 (5.83%) CSS
8 11 (4.93%) JPA
9 10 (4.48%) HTML5
9 10 (4.48%) Java EE
10 9 (4.04%) Ajax
10 9 (4.04%) J2EE
10 9 (4.04%) JAXB
10 9 (4.04%) JAX-RS
10 9 (4.04%) JAX-WS
10 9 (4.04%) Struts
11 8 (3.59%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.87%) PKI
2 20 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.93%) Data Centre
3 11 (4.93%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.14%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.24%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.24%) Video on Demand
6 5 (2.24%) Wiki
7 4 (1.79%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.79%) HP Storage
7 4 (1.79%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.35%) User Experience
9 2 (0.90%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.90%) DataPower
9 2 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.90%) PMI
9 2 (0.90%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 62 (27.80%) Windows
2 43 (19.28%) Linux
3 28 (12.56%) Unix
4 17 (7.62%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.24%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.35%) CentOS
9 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.90%) Solaris
9 2 (0.90%) SUSE
10 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.45%) MVS
10 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (26.46%) ITIL
2 44 (19.73%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (13.45%) Service Management
4 23 (10.31%) ITIL V3
4 23 (10.31%) ITSM
5 20 (8.97%) Chat Support
5 20 (8.97%) Incident Management
5 20 (8.97%) Knowledge Management
6 16 (7.17%) DevOps
6 16 (7.17%) Project Management
6 16 (7.17%) TDD
7 15 (6.73%) Configuration Management
8 14 (6.28%) Change Management
9 13 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (5.83%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 13 (5.83%) Network Management
9 13 (5.83%) Problem Management
10 12 (5.38%) Capacity Planning
10 12 (5.38%) Data Protection
10 12 (5.38%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 43 (19.28%) SQL
2 29 (13.00%) Python
3 21 (9.42%) Java
3 21 (9.42%) JavaScript
4 20 (8.97%) Shell Script
5 16 (7.17%) Perl
6 12 (5.38%) C#
7 11 (4.93%) Ruby
8 8 (3.59%) VBScript
9 7 (3.14%) Groovy
9 7 (3.14%) PHP
10 5 (2.24%) C++
11 4 (1.79%) REXX
11 4 (1.79%) VB
12 3 (1.35%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.35%) Jython
12 3 (1.35%) Scala
12 3 (1.35%) Tcl
13 2 (0.90%) C
13 2 (0.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (9.87%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.07%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.17%) Degree
4 7 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (3.14%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.79%) MCSE
5 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.35%) CCNP
6 3 (1.35%) MCP
7 2 (0.90%) CCDA
7 2 (0.90%) CCDE
7 2 (0.90%) CCDP
7 2 (0.90%) CCNA
7 2 (0.90%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.45%) CAPM
8 1 (0.45%) CISSP
8 1 (0.45%) OCA
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.93%) Data Quality
2 9 (4.04%) SLA
3 8 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 7 (3.14%) QA
5 6 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.90%) GDPR
6 2 (0.90%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.90%) PMO
7 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.45%) RMADS
System Software
1 33 (14.80%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (4.04%) Hyper-V
3 9 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.79%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (1.35%) XenApp
5 3 (1.35%) XenServer
6 2 (0.90%) Docker
6 2 (0.90%) Firmware
6 2 (0.90%) vCloud
6 2 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.90%) vSphere
7 1 (0.45%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 1 (0.45%) OpenDJ
7 1 (0.45%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.45%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 25 (11.21%) CA Single Sign-On
2 23 (10.31%) ServiceCenter
3 13 (5.83%) Ansible
4 9 (4.04%) CA Spectrum
4 9 (4.04%) SCCM
5 7 (3.14%) CA Service Virtualization
6 6 (2.69%) Cisco Prime
6 6 (2.69%) HP Fortify
6 6 (2.69%) SCOM
7 5 (2.24%) Cacti
7 5 (2.24%) Nagios
8 4 (1.79%) CA Wily
8 4 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.79%) Puppet
8 4 (1.79%) Unicenter
9 3 (1.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (1.35%) Stealthwatch
10 2 (0.90%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 43 (19.28%) Microsoft
2 36 (16.14%) Remedy
3 33 (14.80%) Cisco
4 31 (13.90%) VMware
5 30 (13.45%) Oracle
6 28 (12.56%) BMC
7 27 (12.11%) HP
8 23 (10.31%) Peregrine
9 20 (8.97%) Apple
10 16 (7.17%) IBM
11 14 (6.28%) Nimsoft
12 13 (5.83%) CheckPoint
13 12 (5.38%) Splunk
14 11 (4.93%) CA Agile Central
14 11 (4.93%) SolarWinds
15 10 (4.48%) Citrix
16 9 (4.04%) F5
16 9 (4.04%) Informatica
16 9 (4.04%) SAP
16 9 (4.04%) Tableau