The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 June 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 / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 141 139
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2  
Contract jobs citing CA 8 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.27% 0.58% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 1.27% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 6
Median daily rate £368 £475 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.63% -1.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £365 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £475 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.62% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year - +54.83%  

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 the North West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1324 1732 1708
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.99% 45.28% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 1017 846
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 58 116
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.45 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.74% +16.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

CA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

CA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CA in the North West

CA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CA in the North West

CA
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CA within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Cheshire +27 4 £350 -
Manchester -4 2 - -
Lancashire - 1 £420 -
CA
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 North West region with a requirement for CA.

1 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) AIX
3 8 (53.33%) HPUX
3 8 (53.33%) Solaris
3 8 (53.33%) IBM
3 8 (53.33%) Middleware
3 8 (53.33%) SCOM
4 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (46.67%) Asset Management
4 7 (46.67%) ServiceNow
4 7 (46.67%) Software Asset Management
4 7 (46.67%) IBM BigFix
4 7 (46.67%) Netcool
4 7 (46.67%) Mainframe
4 7 (46.67%) Java
4 7 (46.67%) Perl
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
7 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (20.00%) DNS
7 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (20.00%) Apache
8 2 (13.33%) Migration
8 2 (13.33%) LAMP
8 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (13.33%) VMware

CA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (20.00%) Apache
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (6.67%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
2 2 (13.33%) Skype
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) LDAP
3 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Management Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Monitoring Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Monitoring Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Server Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) LAMP
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) MSMQ
3 1 (6.67%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Mainframe
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) AIX
3 8 (53.33%) HPUX
3 8 (53.33%) Solaris
4 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (13.33%) CentOS
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Asset Management
1 7 (46.67%) Software Asset Management
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Network Management
3 2 (13.33%) Open Source
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (6.67%) High-Frequency Trading
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
1 7 (46.67%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) Jython
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
2 2 (13.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) SCOM
2 7 (46.67%) IBM BigFix
2 7 (46.67%) Netcool
3 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (13.33%) vCenter Server
3 2 (13.33%) vMotion
4 1 (6.67%) BladeLogic
4 1 (6.67%) CA Wily
4 1 (6.67%) Control-M
4 1 (6.67%) Nagios
4 1 (6.67%) Puppet
4 1 (6.67%) SCCM
4 1 (6.67%) SCSM
4 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
4 1 (6.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) IBM
2 7 (46.67%) ServiceNow
3 2 (13.33%) AppSense
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) BMC
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Pega
4 1 (6.67%) TIBCO