Period
to 21 February 2018

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 6 months to 21 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 > North West
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 190 177
Rank change year-on-year +5 -13 -17
Contract jobs citing CA 11 20 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.20% 0.34% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 0.75% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 26
North West median daily rate £610 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.24% -1.18% -2.86%
10th Percentile £475 £316 £238
90th Percentile £638 £511 £518
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
North West median hourly rate £26.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.82% - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £34.50
% change year-on-year +10.34% +5.07% +14.05%

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 the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,255 2,666 3,303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.91% 45.00% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,407 1,616 1,803
North West median daily rate £418 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £220
90th Percentile £625 £575 £540
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.99% +0.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 111 189
North West median hourly rate £16.19 £18.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.29% -8.75% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.90
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.00 £47.33
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +8.34%

CA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing CA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CA in the North West over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 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
Manchester +8 5 £563 +73.08% 1
Lancashire +3 3 £610 +45.24%
Cheshire -10 1 - - 2
Merseyside - 1 - -
CA
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 North West region with a requirement for CA.

1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Validation
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) CISA
3 3 (27.27%) CISM
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) CISSP
3 3 (27.27%) Cryptography
3 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 3 (27.27%) Statistical Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (27.27%) ISMS
3 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
3 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (27.27%) GDPR
4 2 (18.18%) Data Lake
4 2 (18.18%) Data Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) SFIA
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse

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 2 (18.18%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) DMZ
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Apache Hive
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
1 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (18.18%) Data Lake
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
1 2 (18.18%) HBase
1 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
1 2 (18.18%) Pentaho
1 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) ERwin
2 1 (9.09%) FxCop
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) MSBuild
2 1 (9.09%) ReSharper
2 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
2 1 (9.09%) T4 Templates
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Architect
1 2 (18.18%) Data Architect
1 2 (18.18%) Information Officer
1 2 (18.18%) Information Security Officer
1 2 (18.18%) Lead Architect
1 2 (18.18%) Lead Data Architect
1 2 (18.18%) Security Officer
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Lead
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Designer
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) GDPR Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Project Controller
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) WCF
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
3 1 (9.09%) DataPower
3 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (9.09%) PMI
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Cryptography
3 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) ISMS
3 3 (27.27%) Statistical Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Validation
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Data Governance
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Data Security
4 2 (18.18%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (18.18%) Metadata Management
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CISA
1 3 (27.27%) CISM
1 3 (27.27%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) GDPR
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
2 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
2 2 (18.18%) QA
3 1 (9.09%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
1 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) CA Service Virtualization
1 1 (9.09%) EdgeSight
1 1 (9.09%) HP SIM
1 1 (9.09%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Informatica
2 2 (18.18%) Tableau
3 1 (9.09%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Ivanti
3 1 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (9.09%) VMware