The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CA products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CA over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 103 98 103
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing CA 9 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.096% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.78% 0.20% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Average daily rate
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£438 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £313 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £413 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £405 £350
% change year-on-year
-17.28% +15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £22.78 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.82% +38.03%
CA
England

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1153 982 1023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.67% 47.35% 47.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 493 463
Average daily rate £351 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 82 103
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -18.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

CA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

CA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CA
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

CA Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CA
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

CA Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CA
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham 0 2 - -
Staffordshire - - - -
CA
England

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 8 (38.10%) TOGAF
1 8 (38.10%) ISSAP
1 8 (38.10%) Security Architecture
2 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (28.57%) DB2
3 6 (28.57%) Windows
3 6 (28.57%) CICS
3 6 (28.57%) BMC
4 5 (23.81%) Programme Management
4 5 (23.81%) LAN
4 5 (23.81%) WAN
4 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (23.81%) Project Planning
4 5 (23.81%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (23.81%) Mainframe
4 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (19.05%) Finance
5 4 (19.05%) zOS
5 4 (19.05%) Service Management
6 3 (14.29%) Primavera
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) PMI
6 3 (14.29%) PMP
6 3 (14.29%) PMI Certification
6 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 3 (14.29%) Change Management
6 3 (14.29%) Document Management
6 3 (14.29%) MS Excel

CA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 6 (28.57%) CICS
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.52%) TPMS
3 2 (9.52%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 3 (14.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) LAN
1 5 (23.81%) WAN
2 3 (14.29%) VoIP
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) ATM
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) DB2
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 2 (9.52%) MySQL
4 2 (9.52%) Informix
5 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) PVCS
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Automotive
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Architect
2 9 (42.86%) Technical Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Mainframe Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Chief Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Chief Technical Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Programme Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Server Support
6 1 (4.76%) Project Planner
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) SCCM Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) SCCM Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Design Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Operations Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) EJB
1 2 (9.52%) JavaBeans
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (23.81%) Mainframe
2 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (14.29%) PMI
3 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
4 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) zOS
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) UNIX
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.76%) HPUX
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) TOGAF
1 8 (38.10%) Security Architecture
2 5 (23.81%) Programme Management
2 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (23.81%) Project Planning
2 5 (23.81%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (19.05%) Service Management
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) Document Management
4 3 (14.29%) ERP
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (14.29%) Change Control
4 3 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 3 (14.29%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) ISSAP
2 3 (14.29%) PMP
2 3 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 3 (14.29%) APMP
2 3 (14.29%) PgMP
3 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) BMC
3 3 (14.29%) Primavera
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) HP
3 3 (14.29%) SAP
4 2 (9.52%) Sybase
4 2 (9.52%) IBM
4 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Cadence
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) Veeam