Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 474 506 519
Rank change year-on-year +32 +13 -101
Contract jobs citing CA 148 99 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 0.55% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 76 64
London median daily rate £543 £550 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.36% +13.40% +7.78%
10th Percentile £385 £65 £336
90th Percentile £650 £688 £635
England median daily rate £475 £483 £469
% change year-on-year -1.55% +2.93% +7.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £85.00 - -
England median hourly rate £62.50 - £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 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 18,013 17,840 19,050
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.61% 41.65% 42.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,184 11,994 12,886
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £276 £263
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £440 £420
% change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 244 231
London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.13% +11.43% -6.47%
10th Percentile £13.30 £12.33 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £41.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +2.94% -1.45% -1.43%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
Central London -17 22 £525 - 7
South London -34 11 £388 -41.51% 1
West London -42 11 £430 +514.29% 3
East London -17 4 - -
CA
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 47 (31.76%) Java
2 39 (26.35%) Finance
3 36 (24.32%) Unix
4 34 (22.97%) BMC
5 29 (19.59%) Linux
5 29 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (19.59%) REST
6 28 (18.92%) Windows
7 27 (18.24%) Python
7 27 (18.24%) DevOps
8 26 (17.57%) Identity Access Management
8 26 (17.57%) ServiceNow
8 26 (17.57%) Microsoft
8 26 (17.57%) SOAP
8 26 (17.57%) SAML
9 25 (16.89%) TIBCO
9 25 (16.89%) Single Sign-On
10 24 (16.22%) ForgeRock
10 24 (16.22%) SailPoint
10 24 (16.22%) CA Single Sign-On
10 24 (16.22%) IBM
11 23 (15.54%) Kerberos
11 23 (15.54%) Project Management
11 23 (15.54%) PKI
12 22 (14.86%) LDAP
12 22 (14.86%) SOA
12 22 (14.86%) Oracle
12 22 (14.86%) Amazon AWS
13 21 (14.19%) Security Cleared
13 21 (14.19%) SSL

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 16 (10.81%) Apache
1 16 (10.81%) IIS
2 13 (8.78%) Tomcat
3 11 (7.43%) nginx
4 8 (5.41%) WebSphere
5 7 (4.73%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.35%) CICS
6 2 (1.35%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.35%) JBoss
6 2 (1.35%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.68%) GemFire
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 15 (10.14%) Microsoft Project
2 14 (9.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (9.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.73%) CA PPM
2 3 (2.03%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.35%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
3 2 (1.35%) Primavera
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.68%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.86%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.03%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.03%) IaaS
3 3 (2.03%) Office 365
3 3 (2.03%) PaaS
4 2 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.68%) Boomi
5 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.54%) Kerberos
2 21 (14.19%) SSL
3 11 (7.43%) Firewall
4 9 (6.08%) SSH
5 7 (4.73%) BGP
5 7 (4.73%) MPLS
5 7 (4.73%) WAN
6 4 (2.70%) SMS
7 3 (2.03%) DNS
7 3 (2.03%) Multicast
8 2 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.35%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (1.35%) DHCP
8 2 (1.35%) Internet
8 2 (1.35%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (2.03%) DB2
1 3 (2.03%) Hadoop
1 3 (2.03%) IBM InfoSphere
1 3 (2.03%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (1.35%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 13 (8.78%) JIRA
2 12 (8.11%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.76%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.41%) SoapUI
5 7 (4.73%) Maven
5 7 (4.73%) TeamCity
6 6 (4.05%) Selenium
7 5 (3.38%) Introscope
7 5 (3.38%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (2.70%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.03%) Artifactory
9 3 (2.03%) Bitbucket
9 3 (2.03%) ERwin
9 3 (2.03%) HP UFT
9 3 (2.03%) IBM UrbanCode
9 3 (2.03%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.35%) CA Release Automation
11 1 (0.68%) Android Studio
11 1 (0.68%) GitLab
11 1 (0.68%) VisualVM
General
1 39 (26.35%) Finance
2 21 (14.19%) Banking
3 4 (2.70%) Investment Banking
3 4 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.03%) French Language
4 3 (2.03%) Legal
5 2 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Danish Language
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) German Language
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Retail
6 1 (0.68%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (16.89%) Architect
2 20 (13.51%) Developer
3 17 (11.49%) Java Developer
4 14 (9.46%) Lead Developer
5 13 (8.78%) Lead Java Developer
5 13 (8.78%) Support Engineer
6 12 (8.11%) Analyst
7 10 (6.76%) Technical Leader
8 8 (5.41%) CyberArk Engineer
8 8 (5.41%) Project Manager
8 8 (5.41%) Security Architect
8 8 (5.41%) Support Analyst
9 7 (4.73%) Release Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Applications Architect
10 6 (4.05%) Build and Release Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Build Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Consultant
10 6 (4.05%) Security Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (19.59%) REST
2 26 (17.57%) SAML
2 26 (17.57%) SOAP
3 24 (16.22%) SailPoint
4 22 (14.86%) LDAP
5 18 (12.16%) WCF
6 16 (10.81%) Web Services
6 16 (10.81%) XML
7 14 (9.46%) Java EE
7 14 (9.46%) Middleware
7 14 (9.46%) Spring
8 13 (8.78%) JMS
8 13 (8.78%) SPNEGO
8 13 (8.78%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 12 (8.11%) .NET
9 12 (8.11%) Rendezvous
10 7 (4.73%) RESTful
11 5 (3.38%) COM+
11 5 (3.38%) DCOM
11 5 (3.38%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.54%) PKI
2 16 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.78%) Public Cloud
4 12 (8.11%) Data Centre
5 7 (4.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.70%) Smartcard
7 3 (2.03%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.03%) Replication
8 2 (1.35%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.35%) Equities
8 2 (1.35%) Tandem
8 2 (1.35%) User Experience
9 1 (0.68%) Derivative
9 1 (0.68%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.68%) Robotics
9 1 (0.68%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (24.32%) Unix
2 29 (19.59%) Linux
3 28 (18.92%) Windows
4 5 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.38%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.03%) Android
5 3 (2.03%) Solaris
5 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.03%) zOS
6 2 (1.35%) OS/2
6 2 (1.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (18.24%) DevOps
3 26 (17.57%) Identity Access Management
4 23 (15.54%) Project Management
5 22 (14.86%) SOA
6 19 (12.84%) ITIL
7 16 (10.81%) Analytics
7 16 (10.81%) Migration
8 15 (10.14%) Identity Management
8 15 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (10.14%) Task Automation
9 14 (9.46%) Web SSO
10 13 (8.78%) API Development
10 13 (8.78%) Collaborative Working
10 13 (8.78%) OWASP
10 13 (8.78%) Scrum
11 12 (8.11%) API Design
11 12 (8.11%) Cryptocurrency
12 11 (7.43%) Change Management
12 11 (7.43%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (31.76%) Java
2 27 (18.24%) Python
3 18 (12.16%) SQL
4 10 (6.76%) C#
4 10 (6.76%) PowerShell
5 8 (5.41%) C++
5 8 (5.41%) Perl
6 7 (4.73%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.38%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.38%) XPath
8 3 (2.03%) REXX
8 3 (2.03%) VB
9 2 (1.35%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.35%) PHP
10 1 (0.68%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 21 (14.19%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.14%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.76%) CISSP
4 8 (5.41%) CISM
5 7 (4.73%) CCNA
5 7 (4.73%) CCSA
5 7 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (4.73%) Degree
6 6 (4.05%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.35%) SAFe Agilist
8 1 (0.68%) CFA
8 1 (0.68%) CISA
8 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.68%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.03%) GCP
1 3 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 2 (1.35%) NIST 800
2 2 (1.35%) PMBOK
2 2 (1.35%) PMO
3 1 (0.68%) GDPR
3 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (9.46%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.73%) Docker
5 3 (2.03%) RACF
5 3 (2.03%) vSphere
5 3 (2.03%) XenApp
5 3 (2.03%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.35%) OpenAM
6 2 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 25 (16.89%) Single Sign-On
2 24 (16.22%) CA Single Sign-On
3 13 (8.78%) CA Spectrum
4 10 (6.76%) CA Service Virtualization
5 9 (6.08%) Control-M
5 9 (6.08%) Puppet
6 8 (5.41%) HP Fortify
7 7 (4.73%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 6 (4.05%) Ansible
8 6 (4.05%) BladeLogic
8 6 (4.05%) SCCM
8 6 (4.05%) SCOM
9 4 (2.70%) CASB
10 3 (2.03%) HP SIM
10 3 (2.03%) OMEGAMON
10 3 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (2.03%) Tivoli
11 2 (1.35%) CA Wily
11 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (1.35%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 34 (22.97%) BMC
2 26 (17.57%) Microsoft
2 26 (17.57%) ServiceNow
3 25 (16.89%) TIBCO
4 24 (16.22%) ForgeRock
4 24 (16.22%) IBM
5 22 (14.86%) Oracle
6 14 (9.46%) Apigee
6 14 (9.46%) Axway
7 12 (8.11%) VMware
8 11 (7.43%) CyberArk
8 11 (7.43%) Splunk
9 10 (6.76%) Cisco
10 9 (6.08%) Remedy
11 8 (5.41%) HP
12 5 (3.38%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.03%) AppDynamics
13 3 (2.03%) Google
13 3 (2.03%) Micro Focus
13 3 (2.03%) NetApp