The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for CA Spectrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CA Spectrum over the 3 months to 24 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.

CA Spectrum
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 600 624 628
Rank change year-on-year +24 +4  
Contract jobs citing CA Spectrum 1 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.037% 0.032%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.020% 0.33% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 5
Median daily rate £475 £300 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.33% -38.46%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £300 £488
% change year-on-year - -38.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

CA Spectrum is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 5008 6105 4800
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.83% 11.35% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3283 3927 2955
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 138 163
Median hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.38% +61.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

CA Spectrum
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing CA Spectrum as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for CA Spectrum in the UK

CA Spectrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CA Spectrum in the UK

CA Spectrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CA Spectrum in the UK

CA Spectrum
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CA Spectrum within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +46 1 £475 +43.93% 3
London - 1 £475 - 2

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CA Spectrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CA Spectrum.

1 3 (100.00%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) IVR
3 1 (33.33%) e-Health
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) NetScout
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Cacti
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Nimsoft
3 1 (33.33%) vCloud
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler

CA Spectrum
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) ADSL
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) DMZ
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Multicast
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Operations Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) e-Health
1 1 (33.33%) FlexPod
1 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (33.33%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Converged Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) vCloud
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Cacti
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) Genesys
3 1 (33.33%) NetScout
3 1 (33.33%) Nimsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy