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 27 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 / North West
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 143 135
Rank change year-on-year +18 -8  
Contract jobs citing CA 7 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.27% 0.39% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 0.90% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 6
Median daily rate £335 £425 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.17% +2.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £324 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £430 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £428 £400
% change year-on-year -5.26% +6.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 1095 1663 1672
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 42.41% 43.33% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 914 812
Median daily rate £390 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 108 89
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.33 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 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
Cheshire +26 4 £385 -9.41%
Manchester +7 2 £325 -16.77% 1
CA
England

CA
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 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 North West region with a requirement for CA.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) Perl
1 13 (100.00%) AIX
1 13 (100.00%) HPUX
1 13 (100.00%) Solaris
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) IBM
1 13 (100.00%) Netcool
1 13 (100.00%) SCOM
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
3 10 (76.92%) ITIL
4 7 (53.85%) Software Asset Management
4 7 (53.85%) IBM BigFix
4 7 (53.85%) ServiceNow
4 7 (53.85%) Tivoli
4 7 (53.85%) Asset Management
5 6 (46.15%) Korn
5 6 (46.15%) Release Management
5 6 (46.15%) Middleware
5 6 (46.15%) Mainframe
5 6 (46.15%) Service Management
5 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
5 6 (46.15%) SQL
5 6 (46.15%) VBScript
5 6 (46.15%) Bourne shell
5 6 (46.15%) Regular Expression

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:

General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Monitoring Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Management Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Monitoring Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Middleware
1 6 (46.15%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Mainframe
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) AIX
1 13 (100.00%) HPUX
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Solaris
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) Asset Management
2 7 (53.85%) Software Asset Management
3 6 (46.15%) Release Management
3 6 (46.15%) Service Management
4 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
4 4 (30.77%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (7.69%) High-Frequency Trading
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) Perl
2 6 (46.15%) Bourne shell
2 6 (46.15%) Korn
2 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 13 (100.00%) Netcool
1 13 (100.00%) SCOM
2 7 (53.85%) IBM BigFix
2 7 (53.85%) Tivoli
3 6 (46.15%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) IBM
2 7 (53.85%) ServiceNow
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
4 5 (38.46%) HP
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