The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 62 57 57
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing CA 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.27% 0.75% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% 1.50% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£625 £420 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.80% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
+9.71% +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +17.14%
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
383 333 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 51.27% 49.93% 45.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 187 148
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £205 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 16
Average hourly rate £18.25 £11.15 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.67% -36.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £29.40 £32.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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 27 August 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 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) SUSE
2 4 (57.14%) Sun
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Investment Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
2 4 (57.14%) Private Banking
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
2 4 (57.14%) Solaris
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Apache
2 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
2 4 (57.14%) LDAP
2 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 4 (57.14%) CA SiteMinder
2 4 (57.14%) Web Development
2 4 (57.14%) Wealth Management
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) BMC
4 1 (14.29%) zOS
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture

CA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (57.14%) WebLogic
1 4 (57.14%) Apache
1 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LDAP
1 4 (57.14%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) PVCS
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Investment Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Storage Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Chief Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Chief Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Storage Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Solaris
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) SUSE
2 1 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
1 4 (57.14%) Web Development
1 4 (57.14%) Wealth Management
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISSAP
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Sun
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) BMC