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 29 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 / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 226 216
Rank change year-on-year +47 -10  
Contract jobs citing CA 69 40 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.88% 0.43% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 1.80% 0.88% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 24
Median daily rate £457 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.89% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £338 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £435 £400
% change year-on-year -11.49% +8.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -  
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 South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3840 4566 4489
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 48.81% 48.87% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2116 2731 2345
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.76% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £242 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 205 236
Median hourly rate £15.50 £28.38 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.37% +53.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.32 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

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 29 March 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 29 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
Hampshire +25 28 £475 -10.37% 4
Buckinghamshire +3 14 £450 -18.18%
West Sussex +16 12 £300 -36.84% 1
Berkshire +27 7 - - 2
Surrey -4 2 £325 -21.68% 1
Middlesex +3 1 - -
Sussex - 1 - -
Thames Valley - 1 £675 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
CA
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region with a requirement for CA.

1 57 (47.11%) ITIL
2 56 (46.28%) Windows
3 42 (34.71%) Linux
3 42 (34.71%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (33.06%) VMware
5 38 (31.40%) IaaS
6 35 (28.93%) Service Management
7 33 (27.27%) Remedy
8 32 (26.45%) PaaS
9 31 (25.62%) Workflow
10 30 (24.79%) Security Cleared
11 29 (23.97%) Scrum
12 24 (19.83%) SOAP
12 24 (19.83%) BMC
12 24 (19.83%) SC Cleared
13 23 (19.01%) HP
14 22 (18.18%) RESTful
15 19 (15.70%) Unix
16 18 (14.88%) Cisco
16 18 (14.88%) Microsoft
16 18 (14.88%) Firewall
17 17 (14.05%) Incident Management
17 17 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (13.22%) Finance
19 15 (12.40%) Nimsoft
20 14 (11.57%) e-Health
20 14 (11.57%) CMDB
20 14 (11.57%) CA Spectrum
21 13 (10.74%) DevOps
21 13 (10.74%) Active Directory

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 3 (2.48%) CMS
1 3 (2.48%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.48%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.65%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.83%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (4.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.31%) MS Office
3 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 38 (31.40%) IaaS
2 32 (26.45%) PaaS
3 5 (4.13%) Office 365
4 3 (2.48%) SaaS
5 2 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.83%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.83%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.88%) Firewall
2 10 (8.26%) DNS
3 9 (7.44%) WAN
4 8 (6.61%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.96%) ADSL
5 6 (4.96%) Ethernet
5 6 (4.96%) MPLS
5 6 (4.96%) VoIP
6 5 (4.13%) FTP
7 3 (2.48%) LAN
7 3 (2.48%) VPN
7 3 (2.48%) X.25
8 2 (1.65%) APPN
8 2 (1.65%) LDAP
8 2 (1.65%) SNA
9 1 (0.83%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.48%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.65%) Power BI
3 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (9.09%) JIRA
2 10 (8.26%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (5.79%) Introscope
4 6 (4.96%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.65%) CA Gen
6 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.83%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (13.22%) Finance
2 2 (1.65%) Billing
2 2 (1.65%) Retail
3 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.83%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (11.57%) Architect
2 13 (10.74%) Analyst
2 13 (10.74%) Consultant
2 13 (10.74%) Monitoring Specialist
3 11 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
4 8 (6.61%) Requirements Engineer
5 7 (5.79%) Developer
6 6 (4.96%) Network Analyst
6 6 (4.96%) Network Operations Analyst
6 6 (4.96%) Operations Analyst
6 6 (4.96%) SAP Consultant
7 5 (4.13%) ServiceNow Developer
8 4 (3.31%) Automation Architect
8 4 (3.31%) Cloud Automation Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) DOORS Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) QC Engineer
9 3 (2.48%) IT Engineer
9 3 (2.48%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (19.83%) SOAP
2 22 (18.18%) RESTful
3 5 (4.13%) HTML
3 5 (4.13%) Web Services
3 5 (4.13%) XML
4 3 (2.48%) CSS
4 3 (2.48%) SailPoint
5 2 (1.65%) .NET
5 2 (1.65%) REST
5 2 (1.65%) SPML
6 1 (0.83%) ActiveX
6 1 (0.83%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.83%) JSP
6 1 (0.83%) Middleware
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.83%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.57%) CMDB
2 14 (11.57%) e-Health
3 6 (4.96%) IVR
3 6 (4.96%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.13%) Mainframe
4 5 (4.13%) PKI
5 4 (3.31%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.31%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.48%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.48%) LPAR
7 2 (1.65%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.65%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.83%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 56 (46.28%) Windows
2 42 (34.71%) Linux
3 19 (15.70%) Unix
4 7 (5.79%) Windows 7
4 7 (5.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.13%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.13%) zOS
6 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.48%) Android
7 3 (2.48%) Solaris
7 3 (2.48%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.65%) MVS
8 2 (1.65%) OS/390
9 1 (0.83%) AIX
9 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (47.11%) ITIL
2 42 (34.71%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (28.93%) Service Management
4 31 (25.62%) Workflow
5 29 (23.97%) Scrum
6 17 (14.05%) Incident Management
7 13 (10.74%) DevOps
7 13 (10.74%) Infrastructure Management
8 12 (9.92%) User Stories
9 11 (9.09%) Configuration Management
10 10 (8.26%) Coaching
10 10 (8.26%) Process Improvement
10 10 (8.26%) Requirements Engineering
10 10 (8.26%) Requirements Management
10 10 (8.26%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (7.44%) Project Management
12 8 (6.61%) Knowledge Management
13 7 (5.79%) Penetration Testing
13 7 (5.79%) SIEM
13 7 (5.79%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.09%) Java
2 7 (5.79%) SQL
3 2 (1.65%) JCL
3 2 (1.65%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.83%) BeanShell
4 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.83%) Perl
4 1 (0.83%) Python
4 1 (0.83%) Ruby
4 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (24.79%) Security Cleared
2 24 (19.83%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.09%) Degree
4 6 (4.96%) CCNA
4 6 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.83%) MCSE
6 1 (0.83%) OCA
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.61%) SLA
2 3 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (10.74%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.13%) BitLocker
4 4 (3.31%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (3.31%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.31%) XenApp
4 4 (3.31%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.65%) ACF2
5 2 (1.65%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 2 (1.65%) RACF
5 2 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.83%) Docker
6 1 (0.83%) vCloud
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (11.57%) CA Spectrum
2 10 (8.26%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (8.26%) Puppet
3 8 (6.61%) SCOM
4 7 (5.79%) CA Wily
4 7 (5.79%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (4.96%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (4.13%) SCCM
6 5 (4.13%) Terraform
6 5 (4.13%) Tivoli NetView
7 4 (3.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (2.48%) Unicenter
9 2 (1.65%) Ansible
9 2 (1.65%) Oracle Identity Management
10 1 (0.83%) Consul
10 1 (0.83%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.83%) Packer
10 1 (0.83%) Rsyslog
10 1 (0.83%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.83%) vRealize
Vendors
1 40 (33.06%) VMware
2 33 (27.27%) Remedy
3 24 (19.83%) BMC
4 23 (19.01%) HP
5 18 (14.88%) Cisco
5 18 (14.88%) Microsoft
6 15 (12.40%) Nimsoft
7 13 (10.74%) Oracle
8 12 (9.92%) ServiceNow
9 11 (9.09%) Atlassian
9 11 (9.09%) Symantec
10 10 (8.26%) CA Agile Central
11 9 (7.44%) CheckPoint
11 9 (7.44%) SolarWinds
11 9 (7.44%) Splunk
12 7 (5.79%) ArcSight
12 7 (5.79%) Intel Security
12 7 (5.79%) NetQoS
13 6 (4.96%) F5
13 6 (4.96%) SAP
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago