The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CA Spectrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CA Spectrum over the 3 months to 29 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.

CA Spectrum
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 438 395
Contract jobs citing CA Spectrum 0 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - 0.004% 0.052%
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.045% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £383 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 £440
% change year-on-year - -14.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

CA Spectrum is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2157 2217 1830
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.03% 9.88% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1544 1558 1264
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £343 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 39
Median hourly rate £43.50 £22.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.33% +20.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £17.81 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £53.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

CA Spectrum
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing CA Spectrum as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for CA Spectrum in London

CA Spectrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CA Spectrum in London

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CA Spectrum 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 London region with a requirement for CA Spectrum.

1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) CA
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) Lancope
1 3 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 3 (100.00%) Stealthwatch
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) BIND 9
2 2 (66.67%) Cacti
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) ProxySG
2 2 (66.67%) Nagios
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN

CA Spectrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DMZ
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Core Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) BIND 9
1 2 (66.67%) ProxySG
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Stealthwatch
2 2 (66.67%) Cacti
2 2 (66.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CA
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Lancope
1 3 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Cognizant