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 3 months to 28 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.

CA
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 342 370 334
Rank change year-on-year +28 -36  
Contract jobs citing CA 60 56 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.25% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 0.61% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 37 40
Median daily rate £530 £485 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.27% -3.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £375 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £448 £400
% change year-on-year -13.96% +11.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 - -
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 London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8213 9178 9590
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 42.13% 41.15% 44.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5508 6131 6207
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 130 207
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.34 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +14.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

CA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CA in London

CA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 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
City of London -9 8 £550 +14.58% 5
Croydon - 4 £706 -
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Stockley Park - 2 - -
Docklands, London -3 1 £563 +7.14%
CA
England

CA
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for CA.

1 32 (30.19%) Firewall
2 26 (24.53%) Oracle
3 21 (19.81%) Apache
3 21 (19.81%) VPN
3 21 (19.81%) VMware
3 21 (19.81%) PKI
3 21 (19.81%) JIRA
3 21 (19.81%) Puppet
3 21 (19.81%) Jenkins
3 21 (19.81%) AppDynamics
4 20 (18.87%) Dynatrace
4 20 (18.87%) Ansible
4 20 (18.87%) Docker
4 20 (18.87%) Performance Management
4 20 (18.87%) Security Cleared
5 19 (17.92%) SC Cleared
5 19 (17.92%) DNS
5 19 (17.92%) Application Performance Management
5 19 (17.92%) CA Wily
5 19 (17.92%) Hadoop
6 18 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (16.98%) ZABBIX
6 18 (16.98%) yum
6 18 (16.98%) Bitbucket
6 18 (16.98%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 18 (16.98%) Packer
6 18 (16.98%) Rsyslog
6 18 (16.98%) Oracle Database
6 18 (16.98%) Elastic Stack
6 18 (16.98%) Terraform

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 21 (19.81%) Apache
2 4 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.83%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.83%) MS Project Server
4 2 (1.89%) CICS
4 2 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.89%) CMS
4 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.72%) MS Office
4 4 (3.77%) MS Project
4 4 (3.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) CA PPM
2 3 (2.83%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.77%) Boomi
2 4 (3.77%) iPaaS
2 4 (3.77%) SaaS
3 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.83%) Office 365
4 2 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.89%) Bluemix
4 2 (1.89%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (1.89%) Slack
5 1 (0.94%) IaaS
5 1 (0.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (30.19%) Firewall
2 21 (19.81%) VPN
3 19 (17.92%) DNS
4 18 (16.98%) SNMP
5 10 (9.43%) Internet
6 8 (7.55%) LAN
6 8 (7.55%) WAN
7 5 (4.72%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (4.72%) FTP
8 4 (3.77%) HTTP
8 4 (3.77%) LDAP
9 3 (2.83%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (2.83%) IPsec
9 3 (2.83%) Kerberos
9 3 (2.83%) SSL
9 3 (2.83%) TACACS
10 2 (1.89%) Network Security
10 2 (1.89%) PuTTY
10 2 (1.89%) SSH
10 2 (1.89%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.92%) Hadoop
2 18 (16.98%) Oracle Database
2 18 (16.98%) Oracle Database 11g
2 18 (16.98%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.77%) MySQL
4 3 (2.83%) DB2
4 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.94%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.94%) IDMS
6 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.94%) Mixpanel
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (19.81%) Jenkins
1 21 (19.81%) JIRA
2 18 (16.98%) Bitbucket
3 4 (3.77%) Subversion
4 3 (2.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.83%) CruiseControl
4 3 (2.83%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.83%) Hudson
4 3 (2.83%) Maven
4 3 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.83%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.89%) AnthillPro
5 2 (1.89%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.89%) Selenium
5 2 (1.89%) Toad
5 2 (1.89%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.94%) Ant
6 1 (0.94%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.94%) ERwin
6 1 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (15.09%) Finance
2 13 (12.26%) Banking
3 3 (2.83%) Investment Banking
3 3 (2.83%) Legal
4 2 (1.89%) Law
4 2 (1.89%) Marketing
4 2 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (27.36%) Architect
2 17 (16.04%) Cloud Architect
3 13 (12.26%) AWS Architect
4 12 (11.32%) Consultant
5 7 (6.60%) CyberArk Consultant
6 6 (5.66%) Analyst
6 6 (5.66%) Developer
6 6 (5.66%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (4.72%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (4.72%) Integration Architect
7 5 (4.72%) Platform Architect
7 5 (4.72%) Security Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) Web Architect
8 4 (3.77%) SAP Architect
9 3 (2.83%) PMO Manager
9 3 (2.83%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.83%) Senior Manager
9 3 (2.83%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (2.83%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.83%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.98%) Elastic Stack
1 18 (16.98%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 11 (10.38%) SAML
3 9 (8.49%) REST
4 7 (6.60%) OAuth
4 7 (6.60%) Web Services
5 6 (5.66%) JMS
5 6 (5.66%) SOAP
6 5 (4.72%) .NET
6 5 (4.72%) HTML
6 5 (4.72%) JDBC
7 4 (3.77%) SailPoint
7 4 (3.77%) XML
8 3 (2.83%) OpenID
8 3 (2.83%) WebSockets
9 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.89%) CSS
9 2 (1.89%) XHTML
10 1 (0.94%) JSP
10 1 (0.94%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.81%) PKI
2 11 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.77%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.83%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.89%) CMDB
5 2 (1.89%) iPad
5 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.89%) Replication
6 1 (0.94%) Derivative
6 1 (0.94%) Equities
6 1 (0.94%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.94%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.26%) Unix
1 13 (12.26%) Windows
2 10 (9.43%) Linux
3 3 (2.83%) zOS
4 2 (1.89%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.94%) CentOS
5 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.87%) Performance Management
2 19 (17.92%) Application Performance Management
3 18 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (10.38%) Project Management
5 10 (9.43%) DevOps
6 9 (8.49%) Identity Access Management
7 8 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.55%) Identity Management
7 8 (7.55%) Migration
8 7 (6.60%) PRINCE2
8 7 (6.60%) Privileged Identity Management
9 6 (5.66%) Change Management
9 6 (5.66%) Privileged Access Management
9 6 (5.66%) SOA
10 5 (4.72%) ITIL
10 5 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.72%) Strategic Planning
10 5 (4.72%) TOGAF
11 4 (3.77%) OWASP
11 4 (3.77%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.49%) SQL
2 6 (5.66%) Java
3 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.83%) Python
3 3 (2.83%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.89%) C
4 2 (1.89%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.89%) Perl
4 2 (1.89%) PHP
5 1 (0.94%) C#
5 1 (0.94%) C++
5 1 (0.94%) JCL
5 1 (0.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (18.87%) Security Cleared
2 19 (17.92%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.60%) Degree
4 4 (3.77%) MCSE
4 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.83%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.83%) IIBA
6 2 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.89%) MCITP
6 2 (1.89%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.89%) PMP
7 1 (0.94%) CCNA
7 1 (0.94%) CIMA
7 1 (0.94%) CISA
7 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.94%) CISSP
7 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.94%) MCSD
7 1 (0.94%) MCTS
7 1 (0.94%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) PMO
2 3 (2.83%) GPG13
2 3 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.83%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.83%) PMBOK
2 3 (2.83%) QA
2 3 (2.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.94%) EMIR
3 1 (0.94%) GDPR
3 1 (0.94%) ISO27002
3 1 (0.94%) MiFID
3 1 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (18.87%) Docker
2 7 (6.60%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.89%) BIND 9
3 2 (1.89%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.89%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.94%) ACF2
4 1 (0.94%) Firmware
4 1 (0.94%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 1 (0.94%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 21 (19.81%) Puppet
2 20 (18.87%) Ansible
3 19 (17.92%) CA Wily
4 18 (16.98%) Consul
4 18 (16.98%) Kubernetes
4 18 (16.98%) Packer
4 18 (16.98%) Rsyslog
4 18 (16.98%) Terraform
4 18 (16.98%) yum
4 18 (16.98%) ZABBIX
5 10 (9.43%) CA Single Sign-On
6 6 (5.66%) CA Service Virtualization
6 6 (5.66%) Nagios
7 4 (3.77%) Tivoli
8 3 (2.83%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (2.83%) HP Fortify
8 3 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (2.83%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (2.83%) Stealthwatch
9 2 (1.89%) Graphite
Vendors
1 26 (24.53%) Oracle
2 21 (19.81%) AppDynamics
2 21 (19.81%) VMware
3 20 (18.87%) Dynatrace
4 18 (16.98%) Atlassian
5 12 (11.32%) IBM
5 12 (11.32%) Microsoft
6 11 (10.38%) CyberArk
7 8 (7.55%) Apigee
8 7 (6.60%) Cisco
8 7 (6.60%) HP
8 7 (6.60%) Informatica
9 6 (5.66%) CheckPoint
9 6 (5.66%) Citrix
9 6 (5.66%) Palo Alto
9 6 (5.66%) ServiceNow
9 6 (5.66%) Splunk
10 5 (4.72%) SAP
11 4 (3.77%) Dell
11 4 (3.77%) SnapLogic