Period
to 19 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 19 February 2018 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 544 472 464
Rank change year-on-year -72 -8 -23
Contract jobs citing CA 82 110 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.63% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 54 83
London median daily rate £525 £520 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +7.22% +14.12%
10th Percentile £297 £375 £350
90th Percentile £650 £734 £825
England median daily rate £490 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
London median hourly rate - £23.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.54% -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £34.50
% change year-on-year +10.34% +5.07% -5.48%

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 London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 18,719 17,512 17,999
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.19% 43.04% 40.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,816 11,682 11,915
London median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £263 £266 £255
90th Percentile £650 £631 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 287 315
London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.16% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.81 £12.06 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.80 £52.75 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +8.43%

CA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for CA in London

CA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CA in London

CA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CA in London over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CA in London

CA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CA in London

CA
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CA within the London region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. 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
West London -24 11 £305 -
Central London -19 9 £525 -12.50% 2
South London -49 6 £588 +8.80%
CA
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for CA.

1 23 (28.05%) CA Single Sign-On
1 23 (28.05%) Finance
2 22 (26.83%) Banking
2 22 (26.83%) Single Sign-On
3 21 (25.61%) SAML
4 19 (23.17%) Windows
5 18 (21.95%) Microsoft
6 16 (19.51%) Firewall
7 15 (18.29%) PKI
7 15 (18.29%) Linux
7 15 (18.29%) Project Management
8 13 (15.85%) Active Directory
8 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (14.63%) SSL
9 12 (14.63%) Cisco
9 12 (14.63%) ITIL
9 12 (14.63%) SQL
9 12 (14.63%) Oracle
10 11 (13.41%) Apache
10 11 (13.41%) Internet
10 11 (13.41%) Scrum
11 10 (12.20%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 9 (10.98%) Information Security
12 9 (10.98%) Investment Banking
12 9 (10.98%) Security Cleared
12 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Project
12 9 (10.98%) Java
13 8 (9.76%) BMC
13 8 (9.76%) CA PPM
13 8 (9.76%) Identity Management

CA
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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (13.41%) Apache
2 6 (7.32%) MS Project Server
3 5 (6.10%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.44%) IIS
4 2 (2.44%) Mule
4 2 (2.44%) Mule ESB
4 2 (2.44%) nginx
4 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.22%) CICS
5 1 (1.22%) Confluence
5 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (4.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (9.76%) CA PPM
2 6 (7.32%) Primavera
3 5 (6.10%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.44%) BlazeMeter
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.44%) Office 365
2 2 (2.44%) SaaS
3 1 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.22%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.22%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.51%) Firewall
2 12 (14.63%) SSL
3 11 (13.41%) Internet
4 6 (7.32%) LAN
4 6 (7.32%) TCP/IP
4 6 (7.32%) WAN
5 5 (6.10%) Cisco ISE
5 5 (6.10%) Skype
6 3 (3.66%) BGP
6 3 (3.66%) Kerberos
6 3 (3.66%) OSPF
7 2 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.44%) DMZ
7 2 (2.44%) FCoE
7 2 (2.44%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.44%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.44%) Network Security
7 2 (2.44%) RIP
7 2 (2.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.88%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.66%) Couchbase
4 2 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.44%) CouchDB
4 2 (2.44%) DB2
4 2 (2.44%) MarkLogic
5 1 (1.22%) IDMS
5 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) JIRA
2 3 (3.66%) Selenium
3 2 (2.44%) Appium
3 2 (2.44%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.44%) Gradle
3 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.44%) JUnit
3 2 (2.44%) Maven
4 1 (1.22%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (1.22%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.22%) JMeter
4 1 (1.22%) jMock
4 1 (1.22%) Mockito
4 1 (1.22%) TestComplete
General
1 23 (28.05%) Finance
2 22 (26.83%) Banking
3 9 (10.98%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.10%) Retail
5 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.22%) French Language
6 1 (1.22%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.22%) International Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (13.41%) Consultant
2 9 (10.98%) Analyst
3 8 (9.76%) Architect
4 7 (8.54%) Developer
5 6 (7.32%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) Security Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Service Desk Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Head of Information
7 4 (4.88%) Head of Information Security
7 4 (4.88%) Head of Security
7 4 (4.88%) Network Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.66%) Banking Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Customer Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Customer Support Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Payments Architect
8 3 (3.66%) Security Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Security Consultant
8 3 (3.66%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.61%) SAML
2 6 (7.32%) LDAP
2 6 (7.32%) XML
3 5 (6.10%) Middleware
4 3 (3.66%) Kafka
4 3 (3.66%) OpenID
4 3 (3.66%) SailPoint
4 3 (3.66%) Spring
4 3 (3.66%) Web Services
5 2 (2.44%) Akka
5 2 (2.44%) Apache Camel
5 2 (2.44%) OAuth2
5 2 (2.44%) Play Framework
5 2 (2.44%) RAML
5 2 (2.44%) React
5 2 (2.44%) REST
5 2 (2.44%) RESTful
5 2 (2.44%) SPNEGO
5 2 (2.44%) Swagger
5 2 (2.44%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.29%) PKI
2 7 (8.54%) Video on Demand
3 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.10%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.88%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.88%) EPoS
5 4 (4.88%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.66%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.44%) Fixed Income
7 2 (2.44%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.22%) PMI
8 1 (1.22%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.17%) Windows
2 15 (18.29%) Linux
3 6 (7.32%) Unix
4 3 (3.66%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.44%) Android
5 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.22%) CentOS
6 1 (1.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.29%) Project Management
2 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (14.63%) ITIL
4 11 (13.41%) Scrum
5 10 (12.20%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 9 (10.98%) Information Security
7 8 (9.76%) Identity Management
8 7 (8.54%) Data Protection
8 7 (8.54%) DRM
8 7 (8.54%) Risk Management
8 7 (8.54%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 6 (7.32%) Dependency Management
9 6 (7.32%) SOA
10 5 (6.10%) Change Management
10 5 (6.10%) DevOps
10 5 (6.10%) Incident Management
10 5 (6.10%) ITSM
10 5 (6.10%) Knowledge Management
10 5 (6.10%) Patch Management
10 5 (6.10%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.63%) SQL
2 9 (10.98%) Java
3 6 (7.32%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.66%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.66%) Python
5 2 (2.44%) C
5 2 (2.44%) C#
6 1 (1.22%) C++
6 1 (1.22%) Fortran
6 1 (1.22%) JCL
6 1 (1.22%) Ruby
6 1 (1.22%) VB
6 1 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (10.98%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.54%) Degree
2 7 (8.54%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.32%) CISSP
4 5 (6.10%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.88%) CISA
5 4 (4.88%) CISM
5 4 (4.88%) CRISC
5 4 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.22%) CAPM
6 1 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.22%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.22%) MBA
6 1 (1.22%) MCSE
6 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) PMBOK
2 5 (6.10%) GDPR
3 2 (2.44%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.22%) PMO
4 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 13 (15.85%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.10%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (2.44%) XenApp
5 1 (1.22%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
5 1 (1.22%) OpenDJ
5 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (28.05%) CA Single Sign-On
2 22 (26.83%) Single Sign-On
3 7 (8.54%) SCCM
4 5 (6.10%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (3.66%) SCOM
6 2 (2.44%) CA Service Virtualization
6 2 (2.44%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.22%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (1.22%) Grafana
7 1 (1.22%) HP Fortify
7 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.22%) Nagios
7 1 (1.22%) Netcool
7 1 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 18 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.63%) Cisco
2 12 (14.63%) Oracle
3 8 (9.76%) BMC
4 7 (8.54%) VMware
5 6 (7.32%) IBM
6 5 (6.10%) Apple
6 5 (6.10%) CheckPoint
6 5 (6.10%) Lumension
6 5 (6.10%) Peregrine
6 5 (6.10%) Remedy
7 4 (4.88%) ForgeRock
8 3 (3.66%) Axway
8 3 (3.66%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.66%) Splunk
9 2 (2.44%) Citrix
9 2 (2.44%) NetApp
9 2 (2.44%) Siemens
9 2 (2.44%) SmartStream
9 2 (2.44%) Sun