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 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.

CA Spectrum
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 604 644 606
Rank change year-on-year +40 -38  
Contract jobs citing CA Spectrum 1 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.007% 0.036%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.022% 0.080% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £379 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 £440
% change year-on-year - -14.77%  
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 4539 5011 4462
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.03% 9.31% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3049 3182 2654
Median daily rate £465 £450 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 135 172
Median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £20.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.88% +12.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £37.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

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 4 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 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
England +46 1 - - 2
South East +18 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 17 (100.00%) CA
2 13 (76.47%) Firewall
3 10 (58.82%) Cisco
4 8 (47.06%) ITIL
5 7 (41.18%) WAN
5 7 (41.18%) Ethernet
5 7 (41.18%) BMC
5 7 (41.18%) CheckPoint
6 6 (35.29%) MPLS
6 6 (35.29%) Service Management
6 6 (35.29%) Scrum
6 6 (35.29%) IVR
6 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (35.29%) e-Health
6 6 (35.29%) HP
6 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (35.29%) Avaya
6 6 (35.29%) CCNA
6 6 (35.29%) VoIP
6 6 (35.29%) DNS
6 6 (35.29%) ADSL
6 6 (35.29%) SolarWinds
6 6 (35.29%) F5
6 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (29.41%) User Stories
7 5 (29.41%) IaaS
7 5 (29.41%) CMDB
7 5 (29.41%) VMware
7 5 (29.41%) Remedy
8 4 (23.53%) Intel Security

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 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
2 1 (5.88%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) Ethernet
2 7 (41.18%) WAN
3 6 (35.29%) ADSL
3 6 (35.29%) DNS
3 6 (35.29%) MPLS
3 6 (35.29%) VoIP
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (17.65%) IPsec
4 3 (17.65%) VPN
5 2 (11.76%) BGP
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (11.76%) HTTP
5 2 (11.76%) Network Security
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (5.88%) DHCP
6 1 (5.88%) DMZ
6 1 (5.88%) LAN
6 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Network Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Network Operations Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Automation Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Service Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Service Design Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (35.29%) e-Health
1 6 (35.29%) IVR
2 5 (29.41%) CMDB
3 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
5 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.88%) FlexPod
5 1 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Scrum
2 6 (35.29%) Service Management
3 5 (29.41%) User Stories
4 4 (23.53%) Data Loss Prevention
4 4 (23.53%) Event Correlation
4 4 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
4 4 (23.53%) Security Hardening
4 4 (23.53%) Security Management
4 4 (23.53%) SIEM
4 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (23.53%) Workflow
5 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
6 2 (11.76%) Open Source
6 2 (11.76%) Service Design
7 1 (5.88%) Analytics
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) CCNA
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) BIND 9
2 2 (11.76%) ProxySG
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) Firmware
3 1 (5.88%) vCloud
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (17.65%) Stealthwatch
3 2 (11.76%) Cacti
3 2 (11.76%) Nagios
3 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (11.76%) Puppet
4 1 (5.88%) Ansible
4 1 (5.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) CA
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco
3 7 (41.18%) BMC
3 7 (41.18%) CheckPoint
4 6 (35.29%) Avaya
4 6 (35.29%) F5
4 6 (35.29%) HP
4 6 (35.29%) SolarWinds
5 5 (29.41%) Remedy
5 5 (29.41%) VMware
6 4 (23.53%) ArcSight
6 4 (23.53%) Genesys
6 4 (23.53%) Intel Security
6 4 (23.53%) Splunk
6 4 (23.53%) Symantec
7 3 (17.65%) Citrix
7 3 (17.65%) Lancope
7 3 (17.65%) Palo Alto
8 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft