The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of CA products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CA over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 56 57 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing CA 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.71% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.46% 0.33% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £210
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £283 £337
% change year-on-year
+48.67% -16.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.52%
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
343 307 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 48.72% 50.58% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 137 143
Average daily rate £320 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £218 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 20
Average hourly rate £11.85 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.18% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £28.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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CA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CA across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CA Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

CA
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CA across the Birmingham region.

CA Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

CA
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

CA Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing CA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CA.

1 5 (83.33%) Solaris
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) SUSE
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (66.67%) CA SiteMinder
2 4 (66.67%) Sun
2 4 (66.67%) Apache
2 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (66.67%) LDAP
2 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) SSL
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (66.67%) Private Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Web Development
2 4 (66.67%) Wealth Management
2 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) BMC

CA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing CA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) Apache
1 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LDAP
1 4 (66.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Storage Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAN Storage Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) SAN Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) LPAR
1 1 (16.67%) HP StorageWorks
1 1 (16.67%) CMDB
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Solaris
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) SUSE
3 1 (16.67%) zOS
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) HPUX
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Change Management
1 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 4 (66.67%) Web Development
1 4 (66.67%) Wealth Management
1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 4 (66.67%) Java
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) NFS
1 1 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (16.67%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (16.67%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Sun
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) BMC
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle