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 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CA
England / South West
Rank 132 128 138
Rank change year-on-year -4 +10  
Contract jobs citing CA 8 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.31% 0.35% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.76% 0.87% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 4
Median daily rate £314 £295 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.35% -16.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £232 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £428 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £428 £400
% change year-on-year -9.94% +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 South West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1055 1153 1214
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 40.61% 39.85% 38.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 748 716
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £485 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 72 70
Median hourly rate £38.75 £20.20 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.87% +0.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.25 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £46.37 £44.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

CA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 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
Bristol +6 7 £315 +21.15%
CA
England

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 West region with a requirement for CA.

1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) Firewall
3 7 (41.18%) VPN
3 7 (41.18%) CheckPoint
3 7 (41.18%) Performance Management
4 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (35.29%) XenApp
4 6 (35.29%) XenDesktop
4 6 (35.29%) SolarWinds
4 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (35.29%) Incident Management
4 6 (35.29%) Fat Client
4 6 (35.29%) SCCM
4 6 (35.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (35.29%) BitLocker
4 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
4 6 (35.29%) Application Virtualisation
4 6 (35.29%) Symantec
4 6 (35.29%) DNS
4 6 (35.29%) MS Office
4 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (35.29%) VMware
4 6 (35.29%) VMware ESX
4 6 (35.29%) Thin Client
4 6 (35.29%) Wyse
4 6 (35.29%) Finance

CA
Top Related 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 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) VPN
3 6 (35.29%) DNS
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco IPT
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (29.41%) FWSM
4 5 (29.41%) IP Telephony
4 5 (29.41%) MPLS
4 5 (29.41%) Unified Communications
4 5 (29.41%) Wireless
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (17.65%) Network Security
6 2 (11.76%) BGP
6 2 (11.76%) OSPF
6 2 (11.76%) PPP
6 2 (11.76%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Network Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Customer Services Manager
4 2 (11.76%) ICT Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
1 6 (35.29%) Fat Client
1 6 (35.29%) Thin Client
2 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.88%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
1 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Performance Management
2 6 (35.29%) Application Virtualisation
2 6 (35.29%) Incident Management
3 5 (29.41%) Network Management
4 3 (17.65%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Data Management
6 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Master Data Management
6 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
2 2 (11.76%) PMP
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) EMCIE
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) BitLocker
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (35.29%) VMware ESX
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (35.29%) XenApp
2 6 (35.29%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.88%) Firmware
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
1 6 (35.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (5.88%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (5.88%) Netcool
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) CheckPoint
3 6 (35.29%) AppSense
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) SolarWinds
3 6 (35.29%) Symantec
3 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) Wyse
4 5 (29.41%) HP
4 5 (29.41%) IBM
4 5 (29.41%) IronPort
4 5 (29.41%) Nokia
5 4 (23.53%) Citrix
6 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
6 2 (11.76%) F5
7 1 (5.88%) BMC
7 1 (5.88%) EMC