The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 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 / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 231 201
Rank change year-on-year +15 -30  
Contract jobs citing CA 39 39 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.50% 0.43% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 1.02% 0.90% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 19
Median daily rate £475 £415 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.45% -20.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £335 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £539 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +11.80% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year - +56.52%  

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 South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3827 4353 4417
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 49.35% 48.40% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2131 2551 2414
Median daily rate £413 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 218 228
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +2.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.84 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

CA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

CA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CA in the South East

CA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CA in the South East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CA in the South East

CA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CA in the South East

CA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CA within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Hampshire -1 12 £525 +6.32%
Buckinghamshire -7 9 - - 1
West Sussex - 7 - -
Berkshire +21 6 £301 -17.53% 2
Surrey +7 3 £500 -16.00% 1
Middlesex +9 1 £275 -
Kent - 1 £370 -
CA
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for CA.

1 45 (41.28%) Windows
2 39 (35.78%) Linux
3 36 (33.03%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (32.11%) ITIL
5 28 (25.69%) Unix
6 26 (23.85%) HP
7 24 (22.02%) Remedy
7 24 (22.02%) Security Cleared
8 22 (20.18%) SC Cleared
9 21 (19.27%) Nimsoft
9 21 (19.27%) Finance
10 20 (18.35%) Workflow
10 20 (18.35%) Degree
10 20 (18.35%) DevOps
11 19 (17.43%) IaaS
11 19 (17.43%) PaaS
11 19 (17.43%) Scrum
11 19 (17.43%) Service Management
11 19 (17.43%) SOAP
12 18 (16.51%) VMware
13 17 (15.60%) Requirements Engineering
13 17 (15.60%) Rational DOORS
13 17 (15.60%) Process Improvement
13 17 (15.60%) HP Quality Center
13 17 (15.60%) JIRA
13 17 (15.60%) Requirements Management
13 17 (15.60%) Atlassian
13 17 (15.60%) Coaching
13 17 (15.60%) CA Agile Central
14 16 (14.68%) Task Automation

CA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (5.50%) WebSphere
1 6 (5.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (3.67%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (3.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.75%) CMS
3 3 (2.75%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.83%) JBoss
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.83%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.83%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.92%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.92%) IIS
5 1 (0.92%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.43%) IaaS
1 19 (17.43%) PaaS
2 5 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.67%) SaaS
4 3 (2.75%) Office 365
5 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.92%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.92%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.34%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.50%) Firewall
3 5 (4.59%) WAN
4 4 (3.67%) FTP
4 4 (3.67%) HTTP
4 4 (3.67%) LAN
5 3 (2.75%) LDAP
5 3 (2.75%) X.25
6 2 (1.83%) DNS
6 2 (1.83%) MPLS
7 1 (0.92%) ADSL
7 1 (0.92%) DVB
7 1 (0.92%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.92%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.92%) SSL
7 1 (0.92%) TDMA
7 1 (0.92%) VoIP
7 1 (0.92%) VPN
7 1 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (15.60%) JIRA
1 17 (15.60%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (9.17%) Introscope
3 2 (1.83%) CA Gen
3 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.92%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (19.27%) Finance
2 4 (3.67%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.75%) Banking
4 1 (0.92%) Billing
4 1 (0.92%) Electronics
4 1 (0.92%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (13.76%) Monitoring Specialist
1 15 (13.76%) Requirements Engineer
2 12 (11.01%) Consultant
3 11 (10.09%) Architect
4 10 (9.17%) DOORS Engineer
4 10 (9.17%) QC Engineer
5 9 (8.26%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (6.42%) Analyst
6 7 (6.42%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) Developer
7 6 (5.50%) SAP Consultant
8 5 (4.59%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) ServiceNow Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Administrator
9 4 (3.67%) Cloud Automation Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Support Engineer
10 3 (2.75%) IT Support Engineer
10 3 (2.75%) Programmer
10 3 (2.75%) Project Manager
10 3 (2.75%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.43%) SOAP
2 16 (14.68%) RESTful
3 7 (6.42%) Web Services
3 7 (6.42%) XML
4 5 (4.59%) HTML
5 4 (3.67%) Middleware
6 3 (2.75%) CSS
6 3 (2.75%) Java EE
6 3 (2.75%) SailPoint
7 2 (1.83%) .NET
7 2 (1.83%) REST
7 2 (1.83%) SPML
8 1 (0.92%) ActiveX
8 1 (0.92%) Flash
8 1 (0.92%) J2EE
8 1 (0.92%) JSP
8 1 (0.92%) Servlets
8 1 (0.92%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.92%) XSD
8 1 (0.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.26%) e-Health
3 5 (4.59%) CMDB
4 4 (3.67%) PKI
5 3 (2.75%) LPAR
5 3 (2.75%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.83%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.83%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.83%) IVR
6 2 (1.83%) Replication
7 1 (0.92%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.92%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.92%) DataPower
7 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.92%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.92%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.92%) STB
7 1 (0.92%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 45 (41.28%) Windows
2 39 (35.78%) Linux
3 28 (25.69%) Unix
4 7 (6.42%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.59%) Solaris
6 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.75%) Android
7 3 (2.75%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.75%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.75%) zOS
8 2 (1.83%) AIX
8 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.92%) CentOS
9 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.92%) SUSE
9 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.03%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (32.11%) ITIL
3 20 (18.35%) DevOps
3 20 (18.35%) Workflow
4 19 (17.43%) Scrum
4 19 (17.43%) Service Management
5 17 (15.60%) Coaching
5 17 (15.60%) Process Improvement
5 17 (15.60%) Requirements Engineering
5 17 (15.60%) Requirements Management
6 16 (14.68%) Task Automation
7 15 (13.76%) Incident Management
8 13 (11.93%) Infrastructure Management
9 9 (8.26%) Configuration Management
9 9 (8.26%) Project Management
10 8 (7.34%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (6.42%) Change Management
12 6 (5.50%) Document Management
12 6 (5.50%) Network Management
12 6 (5.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.84%) Java
2 9 (8.26%) SQL
3 3 (2.75%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.83%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.83%) Python
4 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.92%) BeanShell
5 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.92%) Jython
5 1 (0.92%) Perl
5 1 (0.92%) Ruby
5 1 (0.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (22.02%) Security Cleared
2 22 (20.18%) SC Cleared
3 20 (18.35%) Degree
4 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.92%) CCNA
5 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.92%) ISEB
5 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.92%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.92%) MCSE
5 1 (0.92%) OCA
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) SLA
2 1 (0.92%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.83%) vCloud
3 1 (0.92%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.92%) Docker
3 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (15.60%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (9.17%) CA Wily
3 9 (8.26%) SCOM
4 5 (4.59%) Ansible
5 4 (3.67%) Unicenter
6 3 (2.75%) Puppet
6 3 (2.75%) Tivoli NetView
7 2 (1.83%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (1.83%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.83%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (1.83%) SCCM
7 2 (1.83%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.83%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.83%) vRealize
8 1 (0.92%) CA Service Virtualization
8 1 (0.92%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.92%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.92%) Nagios
8 1 (0.92%) OpenView
Vendors
1 26 (23.85%) HP
2 24 (22.02%) Remedy
3 21 (19.27%) Nimsoft
4 18 (16.51%) VMware
5 17 (15.60%) Atlassian
5 17 (15.60%) CA Agile Central
6 13 (11.93%) Oracle
7 12 (11.01%) Microsoft
8 11 (10.09%) IBM
9 10 (9.17%) ServiceNow
10 7 (6.42%) NetQoS
11 6 (5.50%) SAP
12 5 (4.59%) BMC
12 5 (4.59%) Cisco
12 5 (4.59%) EMC
13 3 (2.75%) AppDynamics
13 3 (2.75%) Informatica
13 3 (2.75%) Peregrine
13 3 (2.75%) SevOne
13 3 (2.75%) Spiceworks