Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 310 283 270
Rank change year-on-year -27 -13 +22
Contract jobs citing CA 48 82 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.29% 0.49% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 1.02% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 53 45
South East median daily rate £400 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -7.69% +62.06%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £304
90th Percentile £555 £608 £623
England median daily rate £450 £460 £450
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
South East median hourly rate - - £19.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -11.11% +91.49% +2.17%

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 South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 7989 8029 9268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 48.17% 48.31% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4596 4624 5179
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £240 £225 £225
90th Percentile £575 £556 £535
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 402 433
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.26% -14.32% +17.61%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.98 £44.75
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%

CA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing CA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley -3 23 £400 +6.67% 1
Buckinghamshire -14 18 £400 -10.31% 1
Hampshire -22 14 £490 -3.21% 1
Berkshire +3 6 £363 -2.03%
Kent -13 4 £460 +41.54%
Surrey -16 3 £325 -3.70%
Middlesex +3 2 £275 -38.89%
West Sussex -6 1 - -
CA
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 24 (50.00%) Linux
2 23 (47.92%) Windows
3 15 (31.25%) Finance
4 14 (29.17%) ITIL
4 14 (29.17%) Unix
5 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (27.08%) Nimsoft
6 12 (25.00%) Ansible
6 12 (25.00%) DevOps
7 11 (22.92%) Remedy
8 10 (20.83%) Python
8 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
9 9 (18.75%) SOAP
9 9 (18.75%) Cisco
9 9 (18.75%) Incident Management
9 9 (18.75%) Collaborative Working
10 8 (16.67%) Task Automation
10 8 (16.67%) Firewall
10 8 (16.67%) HP
10 8 (16.67%) SQL
10 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 8 (16.67%) IaaS
10 8 (16.67%) Windows Server
11 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Management
11 7 (14.58%) RESTful
11 7 (14.58%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (14.58%) PaaS
11 7 (14.58%) CheckPoint
11 7 (14.58%) Workflow

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 (12.50%) Confluence
2 3 (6.25%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.17%) IBM Domino
3 2 (4.17%) IIS
3 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.08%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) IaaS
2 7 (14.58%) PaaS
3 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.08%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (2.08%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.08%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) Firewall
2 5 (10.42%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (10.42%) HTTP
2 5 (10.42%) LAN
2 5 (10.42%) VPN
2 5 (10.42%) WAN
3 4 (8.33%) NetScaler
3 4 (8.33%) Network Security
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (6.25%) DHCP
4 3 (6.25%) DNS
4 3 (6.25%) Internet
4 3 (6.25%) IPsec
5 2 (4.17%) BIG-IP
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
5 2 (4.17%) IP Telephony
5 2 (4.17%) MPLS
5 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) NoSQL
1 5 (10.42%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.08%) Couchbase
2 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) JIRA
2 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.33%) Introscope
4 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.17%) PVCS
5 2 (4.17%) TestDirector
6 1 (2.08%) Rational DOORS
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Banking
2 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (14.58%) DevOps Engineer
1 7 (14.58%) Monitoring Engineer
2 5 (10.42%) Automation Engineer
2 5 (10.42%) Network Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Consultant
4 3 (6.25%) Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Monitoring Specialist
4 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.17%) Network Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Network Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Release Manager
5 2 (4.17%) SAP BPC Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) Server Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) SOAP
2 7 (14.58%) RESTful
3 6 (12.50%) HTML
4 3 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (6.25%) REST
4 3 (6.25%) Web Services
5 2 (4.17%) JSON
5 2 (4.17%) WSDL
5 2 (4.17%) XML
6 1 (2.08%) Sensu
6 1 (2.08%) XSL
6 1 (2.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.17%) CMDB
3 2 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.17%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.17%) Video on Demand
4 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.08%) e-Health
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Replication
4 1 (2.08%) STB
4 1 (2.08%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 24 (50.00%) Linux
2 23 (47.92%) Windows
3 14 (29.17%) Unix
4 8 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.25%) CentOS
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.17%) Solaris
6 2 (4.17%) SUSE
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) ITIL
2 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (25.00%) DevOps
4 9 (18.75%) Collaborative Working
4 9 (18.75%) Incident Management
5 8 (16.67%) Task Automation
6 7 (14.58%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (14.58%) Workflow
7 6 (12.50%) Load Balancing
7 6 (12.50%) Service Management
8 5 (10.42%) Network Management
8 5 (10.42%) User Stories
8 5 (10.42%) Web Development
9 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
10 3 (6.25%) Change Management
10 3 (6.25%) Scrum
11 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
11 2 (4.17%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) Python
2 8 (16.67%) SQL
3 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.42%) Perl
3 5 (10.42%) PHP
3 5 (10.42%) Ruby
4 4 (8.33%) Java
5 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.08%) C
6 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.17%) CCDA
4 2 (4.17%) CCDE
4 2 (4.17%) CCDP
4 2 (4.17%) CCNP
4 2 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (2.08%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.08%) OCA
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.17%) Docker
2 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.17%) vCloud
2 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.17%) XenServer
3 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.08%) VMware NSX
3 1 (2.08%) vSphere
3 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (25.00%) Ansible
2 4 (8.33%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (8.33%) CA Wily
2 4 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.33%) Puppet
2 4 (8.33%) Unicenter
3 3 (6.25%) Cacti
3 3 (6.25%) Nagios
3 3 (6.25%) SCCM
3 3 (6.25%) SCOM
4 2 (4.17%) CFEngine
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (4.17%) SCOrch
4 2 (4.17%) SCVMM
4 2 (4.17%) Stealthwatch
4 2 (4.17%) vRealize
5 1 (2.08%) Grafana
5 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.08%) OpenView
5 1 (2.08%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Nimsoft
2 11 (22.92%) Remedy
3 9 (18.75%) Cisco
4 8 (16.67%) HP
5 7 (14.58%) CheckPoint
6 6 (12.50%) Atlassian
6 6 (12.50%) F5
6 6 (12.50%) VMware
7 5 (10.42%) Citrix
7 5 (10.42%) EMC
8 4 (8.33%) IBM
8 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.33%) Palo Alto
8 4 (8.33%) SolarWinds
8 4 (8.33%) Splunk
9 3 (6.25%) Oracle
9 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
9 3 (6.25%) SevOne
9 3 (6.25%) Sun
10 2 (4.17%) SAP