Period
to 24 January 2022

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 24 January 2022 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
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 474 369 453
Rank change year-on-year -105 +84 +59
Contract jobs citing CA 106 32 66
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.78% 0.47% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 19 36
10th Percentile £450 £378 £300
25th Percentile £513 £418 £445
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £473 £575
Median % change year-on-year +26.98% -17.83% +1.32%
75th Percentile £750 £533 £613
90th Percentile £775 £573 £638
England median daily rate £558 £448 £506
% change year-on-year +24.58% -11.56% +12.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
10th Percentile £66.44 - -
25th Percentile £68.23 - £44.43
Median hourly rate £72.34 - £48.85
75th Percentile £75.32 - £53.28
90th Percentile £76.44 - -
England median hourly rate £67.50 £52.00 £48.85
% change year-on-year +29.81% +6.45% +19.15%

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 13,557 6,770 11,914
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.46% 38.65% 39.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,401 4,591 8,245
10th Percentile £340 £300 £256
25th Percentile £450 £400 £376
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £663 £588 £590
90th Percentile £750 £675 £675
England median daily rate £515 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +11.35% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 68 210
10th Percentile £14.75 £12.76 £12.49
25th Percentile £20.09 £21.81 £16.81
Median hourly rate £28.00 £26.65 £20.68
Median % change year-on-year +5.07% +28.87% +10.23%
75th Percentile £49.25 £52.13 £29.66
90th Percentile £58.75 £66.95 £50.00
England median hourly rate £19.52 £23.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -15.13% +22.99% +6.89%

CA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for CA in London

CA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CA in London.

Daily rate trend for CA in London

CA
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CA in London over the 6 months to 24 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for CA in London

CA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CA in London.

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 24 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London - 7 £498 - 1
East London -4 1 £550 +6.18% 2
CA
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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 40 (37.74%) Kubernetes
2 39 (36.79%) VMware
3 36 (33.96%) OAuth
4 35 (33.02%) SSL
4 35 (33.02%) CI/CD
5 34 (32.08%) Key Management
5 34 (32.08%) vCloud
5 34 (32.08%) OpenStack
5 34 (32.08%) PaaS
6 32 (30.19%) DevOps
7 29 (27.36%) Cybersecurity
8 27 (25.47%) Docker
8 27 (25.47%) Identity Access Management
8 27 (25.47%) PKI
9 26 (24.53%) Linux
9 26 (24.53%) Finance
10 25 (23.58%) Telecoms
10 25 (23.58%) Application Security
11 24 (22.64%) Games
12 23 (21.70%) Firewall
12 23 (21.70%) Data Loss Prevention
13 22 (20.75%) IaaS
14 21 (19.81%) OAuth2
14 21 (19.81%) Java
14 21 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (18.87%) Data Protection
15 20 (18.87%) VPN
15 20 (18.87%) IKE
15 20 (18.87%) Password Management
15 20 (18.87%) VMware Workstation

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 34 (32.08%) OpenStack
2 15 (14.15%) Cloud Foundry
2 15 (14.15%) nginx
3 3 (2.83%) SAS
3 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.89%) Confluence
5 1 (0.94%) Apache
5 1 (0.94%) CICS
5 1 (0.94%) CMS
5 1 (0.94%) Documentum
5 1 (0.94%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.94%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (4.72%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (3.77%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (3.77%) Oracle FAH
2 4 (3.77%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.94%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 34 (32.08%) PaaS
2 22 (20.75%) IaaS
3 20 (18.87%) SaaS
4 17 (16.04%) AWS
5 15 (14.15%) Azure
6 13 (12.26%) GCP
7 8 (7.55%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (7.55%) Microsoft 365
8 5 (4.72%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (4.72%) Amazon S3
8 5 (4.72%) Serverless
9 4 (3.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (3.77%) Amazon ECS
9 4 (3.77%) Amazon EKS
9 4 (3.77%) Route 53
10 3 (2.83%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (2.83%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (2.83%) AWS Step Functions
10 3 (2.83%) GitHub
11 2 (1.89%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 35 (33.02%) SSL
2 23 (21.70%) Firewall
3 20 (18.87%) IKE
3 20 (18.87%) IPsec
3 20 (18.87%) VPN
4 19 (17.92%) DNS
5 6 (5.66%) Network Security
6 3 (2.83%) BIG-IP
6 3 (2.83%) DHCP
6 3 (2.83%) FTP
6 3 (2.83%) SNA
6 3 (2.83%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.89%) NAS
7 2 (1.89%) SAN
8 1 (0.94%) CATAPAN
8 1 (0.94%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.94%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.94%) Internet
8 1 (0.94%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.15%) Couchbase
2 14 (13.21%) Hadoop
2 14 (13.21%) MongoDB
2 14 (13.21%) MySQL
2 14 (13.21%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (6.60%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.89%) Redis
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.94%) Aerospike
6 1 (0.94%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (0.94%) DB2
6 1 (0.94%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 17 (16.04%) Jenkins
2 16 (15.09%) Sonatype Nexus
3 14 (13.21%) Git (software)
4 11 (10.38%) IntelliJ
5 7 (6.60%) Gradle
6 4 (3.77%) JIRA
6 4 (3.77%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.83%) Artifactory
7 3 (2.83%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.83%) webpack
8 2 (1.89%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.89%) eggPlant
8 2 (1.89%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.89%) JMeter
8 2 (1.89%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.89%) NeoLoad
8 2 (1.89%) Rational Robot
8 2 (1.89%) Selenium
8 2 (1.89%) SilkTest
8 2 (1.89%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (24.53%) Finance
2 25 (23.58%) Telecoms
3 24 (22.64%) Games
4 17 (16.04%) Social Skills
5 14 (13.21%) Banking
6 13 (12.26%) Investment Banking
7 5 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (4.72%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.89%) Automotive
8 2 (1.89%) Front Office
8 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.89%) Marketing
8 2 (1.89%) Retail
9 1 (0.94%) Billing
9 1 (0.94%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (24.53%) Architect
2 24 (22.64%) Security Engineer
3 20 (18.87%) Security Architect
4 15 (14.15%) Design Engineer
4 15 (14.15%) Developer
5 14 (13.21%) Lead Architect
5 14 (13.21%) Lead Security Architect
6 13 (12.26%) Java Developer
7 12 (11.32%) Analyst
8 10 (9.43%) Banking Analyst
8 10 (9.43%) Banking Business Analyst
8 10 (9.43%) Business Analyst
9 8 (7.55%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (5.66%) Consultant
10 6 (5.66%) Security Solutions Architect
10 6 (5.66%) Unix Architect
10 6 (5.66%) VMware Architect
11 5 (4.72%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (4.72%) Systems Programmer
11 5 (4.72%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (33.96%) OAuth
2 21 (19.81%) OAuth2
3 17 (16.04%) gRPC
4 14 (13.21%) JWT
4 14 (13.21%) Kafka
4 14 (13.21%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (7.55%) Spring Boot
6 7 (6.60%) Spring
7 5 (4.72%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (4.72%) RESTful
8 4 (3.77%) CSS
8 4 (3.77%) ISPF
8 4 (3.77%) Node.js
8 4 (3.77%) React
8 4 (3.77%) SOAP
9 3 (2.83%) .NET
9 3 (2.83%) GraphQL
9 3 (2.83%) LitElement
9 3 (2.83%) REST
10 2 (1.89%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 27 (25.47%) PKI
2 20 (18.87%) Private Cloud
3 7 (6.60%) Mainframe
4 5 (4.72%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.77%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (3.77%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.77%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.83%) Blog
6 3 (2.83%) Cybercrime
6 3 (2.83%) EMC VMAX
6 3 (2.83%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.89%) Legacy Systems
7 2 (1.89%) Robotics
7 2 (1.89%) VSAM
8 1 (0.94%) Clustering
8 1 (0.94%) CMDB
8 1 (0.94%) Legacy Applications
8 1 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.94%) LPAR
8 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.53%) Linux
2 14 (13.21%) Debian
3 7 (6.60%) Unix
3 7 (6.60%) zOS
4 6 (5.66%) Windows
5 4 (3.77%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.77%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.83%) MVS
7 1 (0.94%) AIX
7 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.02%) CI/CD
2 34 (32.08%) Key Management
3 32 (30.19%) DevOps
4 29 (27.36%) Cybersecurity
5 27 (25.47%) Identity Access Management
6 25 (23.58%) Application Security
7 23 (21.70%) Data Loss Prevention
8 21 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (18.87%) Data Protection
9 20 (18.87%) Password Management
9 20 (18.87%) Vulnerability Management
9 20 (18.87%) Zero Trust
10 18 (16.98%) Test Automation
11 17 (16.04%) Validation
12 15 (14.15%) SDLC
13 14 (13.21%) Database Security
13 14 (13.21%) Observability
14 13 (12.26%) Scrum
15 12 (11.32%) GAP Analysis
15 12 (11.32%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.81%) Java
2 16 (15.09%) SQL
3 8 (7.55%) JCL
4 5 (4.72%) C#
5 4 (3.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.77%) REXX
6 3 (2.83%) Assembly Language
6 3 (2.83%) CLIST
6 3 (2.83%) Java 8
6 3 (2.83%) Perl
7 2 (1.89%) Java 11
7 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.89%) Python
7 2 (1.89%) VB
8 1 (0.94%) COBOL
8 1 (0.94%) ES6
8 1 (0.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (11.32%) CIMA
2 5 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.77%) CCIE
3 4 (3.77%) CCIE Security
3 4 (3.77%) DBS Check
3 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.83%) Degree
5 2 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.89%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.94%) ACCA
6 1 (0.94%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.38%) GAAP
1 11 (10.38%) IFRS
2 4 (3.77%) QA
3 3 (2.83%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.89%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (32.08%) vCloud
2 27 (25.47%) Docker
3 20 (18.87%) VMware Workstation
4 8 (7.55%) Active Directory
4 8 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.77%) Time Sharing Option
6 3 (2.83%) RACF
6 3 (2.83%) SRDF
7 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.94%) OpenDJ
7 1 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.94%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 40 (37.74%) Kubernetes
2 20 (18.87%) Ansible
3 16 (15.09%) HAProxy
4 15 (14.15%) Consul
5 14 (13.21%) Fluentd
5 14 (13.21%) Grafana
5 14 (13.21%) Prometheus
5 14 (13.21%) Terraform
5 14 (13.21%) ZABBIX
6 7 (6.60%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (5.66%) CA Single Sign-On
8 5 (4.72%) CA Service Virtualization
9 4 (3.77%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (2.83%) zSecure
11 2 (1.89%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (1.89%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.94%) PingFederate
12 1 (0.94%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 1 (0.94%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 39 (36.79%) VMware
2 19 (17.92%) IBM
3 15 (14.15%) CyberArk
3 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
4 14 (13.21%) Red Hat
4 14 (13.21%) Sonatype
5 12 (11.32%) CA Agile Central
6 7 (6.60%) Oracle
7 6 (5.66%) EMC
7 6 (5.66%) HP
8 3 (2.83%) Centrify
8 3 (2.83%) F5
9 2 (1.89%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.89%) Borland
9 2 (1.89%) Cisco
9 2 (1.89%) Citrix
9 2 (1.89%) Google
9 2 (1.89%) McAfee
9 2 (1.89%) Parasoft
9 2 (1.89%) Splunk