Period
to 23 November 2017

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 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.

CA Spectrum
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 878 869 838
Rank change year-on-year -9 -31 -4
Contract jobs citing CA Spectrum 9 22 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.021% 0.050%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.077% 0.19% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 13
UK median daily rate £425 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.05% +5.00% +66.67%
10th Percentile £355 £353 £345
90th Percentile £523 £628 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £481 £475
% change year-on-year -11.69% +1.32% +58.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 11664 11633 9758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.31% 11.05% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7893 7438 5957
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +11.25% +3.36%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £231
90th Percentile £625 £588 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +4.38% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 287 269 333
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.73 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.58% +8.93% -2.41%
10th Percentile £10.97 £12.50 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.28 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.73 £21.63 £19.03
% change year-on-year -27.26% +13.64% -5.13%

CA Spectrum
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CA Spectrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 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
England +6 9 £425 -29.17%
London -17 5 £425 -19.05%
UK excluding London +24 4 £425 -11.69%
South East -1 4 £425 -30.61%

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 9 (100.00%) CA
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
3 7 (77.78%) Citrix
3 7 (77.78%) NetScaler
3 7 (77.78%) Change Management
4 6 (66.67%) Palo Alto
5 5 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (55.56%) VPN
5 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
5 5 (55.56%) IPsec
6 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
6 4 (44.44%) Cacti
6 4 (44.44%) Nagios
6 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
7 3 (33.33%) HTTP
7 3 (33.33%) ITIL
7 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (33.33%) XenServer
7 3 (33.33%) Service Management
7 3 (33.33%) F5
7 3 (33.33%) Open Source
7 3 (33.33%) Lancope
7 3 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 3 (33.33%) Extreme Networks
7 3 (33.33%) Stealthwatch
8 2 (22.22%) Retail
8 2 (22.22%) Cisco UCCE

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) NetScaler
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (55.56%) IPsec
3 5 (55.56%) VPN
4 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
5 3 (33.33%) HTTP
6 2 (22.22%) BGP
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco ICM
6 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
6 2 (22.22%) Internet
6 2 (22.22%) OSPF
6 2 (22.22%) VLAN
7 1 (11.11%) 3G
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (11.11%) DMZ
7 1 (11.11%) L2TP
7 1 (11.11%) MPLS
7 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Voice Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Voice Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 3 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Change Management
2 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Open Source
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Contact Management
4 2 (22.22%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Algorithmic Trading
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCIE
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Cacti
1 4 (44.44%) Nagios
2 3 (33.33%) Stealthwatch
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (11.11%) Netcool
4 1 (11.11%) SCOM
4 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) CA
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
3 7 (77.78%) Citrix
4 6 (66.67%) Palo Alto
5 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
6 3 (33.33%) Extreme Networks
6 3 (33.33%) F5
6 3 (33.33%) Lancope
7 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
8 1 (11.11%) BT
8 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
8 1 (11.11%) HP
8 1 (11.11%) NetScout