Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 23 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 West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 178 198
Rank change year-on-year -3 +20 +3
Contract jobs citing CA 27 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.48% 0.44% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 1.05% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 15
South West median daily rate £438 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.24% +1.43% -20.00%
10th Percentile £360 £171 £218
90th Percentile £728 £525 £490
England median daily rate £483 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +4.89% +2.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
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 West.

All Vendors
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2244 2391 2657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 39.65% 41.81% 40.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1380 1511 1660
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £200 £200 £208
90th Percentile £550 £538 £511
England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 157 157
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.91% -15.69% +27.12%
10th Percentile £11.96 £11.48 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.00 £49.51
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

CA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for CA in the South West

CA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CA in the South West

CA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CA in the South West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CA in the South West

CA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CA in the South West

CA
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 23 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
Wiltshire +2 20 £700 +85.43%
Somerset +1 3 £425 -15.00%
Gloucestershire +22 2 £425 -22.73%
Bristol -19 2 £370 +10.45%
CA
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region with a requirement for CA.

1 20 (74.07%) VMware
2 18 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 13 (48.15%) Service Management
4 10 (37.04%) Banking
4 10 (37.04%) Incident Management
5 8 (29.63%) PKI
5 8 (29.63%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (22.22%) HP
6 6 (22.22%) Gemalto
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
8 4 (14.81%) HP UFT
8 4 (14.81%) HTTP
8 4 (14.81%) Ant
8 4 (14.81%) JUnit
8 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
8 4 (14.81%) Python
8 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
8 4 (14.81%) C#
8 4 (14.81%) C++
8 4 (14.81%) HTML
8 4 (14.81%) Java
8 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
8 4 (14.81%) SQL
8 4 (14.81%) VBScript
8 4 (14.81%) .NET
8 4 (14.81%) CSS
8 4 (14.81%) SOAP
8 4 (14.81%) XML
8 4 (14.81%) Jenkins

CA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 1 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) HTTP
2 2 (7.41%) BIG-IP
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) IP Telephony
2 2 (7.41%) LAN
2 2 (7.41%) MPLS
2 2 (7.41%) Unified Communications
2 2 (7.41%) VPN
2 2 (7.41%) WAN
2 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (7.41%) Wireless
3 1 (3.70%) Network Security
3 1 (3.70%) PPP
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Ant
1 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
1 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
1 4 (14.81%) HP UFT
1 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
1 4 (14.81%) JIRA
1 4 (14.81%) JUnit
1 4 (14.81%) Maven
1 4 (14.81%) Selenium
1 4 (14.81%) SoapUI
1 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (37.04%) Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) German Language
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Automation Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Operations Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Support Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Support Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Test Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) CSS
1 4 (14.81%) Gherkin
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
1 4 (14.81%) jQuery
1 4 (14.81%) REST
1 4 (14.81%) SOAP
1 4 (14.81%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) PKI
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Service Management
2 10 (37.04%) Incident Management
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) BDD
3 4 (14.81%) TDD
3 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
4 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.41%) Capacity Management
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL
5 2 (7.41%) Network Management
5 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.70%) SDLC
6 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) C#
1 4 (14.81%) C++
1 4 (14.81%) Groovy
1 4 (14.81%) Java
1 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
1 4 (14.81%) Python
1 4 (14.81%) Ruby
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
1 4 (14.81%) VBScript
2 3 (11.11%) Jython
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) RMADS
System Software
1 18 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (29.63%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) Firmware
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) CA Service Virtualization
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) VMware
2 6 (22.22%) Gemalto
2 6 (22.22%) HP
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) SolarWinds
4 2 (7.41%) Blue Coat
4 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) F5
4 2 (7.41%) IBM
4 2 (7.41%) IronPort
5 1 (3.70%) SAP