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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA
Rank 93 113 96
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Contract jobs citing CA 23 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.96% 0.24% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 2.22% 0.50% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £295
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +35.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £21.87 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+6.33% +6.65%
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
1036 1196 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 43.09% 48.84% 45.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 561 396
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 85 70
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £10.30 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £34.32 £28.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 2015. 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
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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
Warwickshire - 13 £425 -
Coventry +8 6 - -
Worcestershire - 4 £400 -
CA
England

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 14 (38.89%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) SAN
3 11 (30.56%) ARCserve
4 10 (27.78%) Configuration Management
4 10 (27.78%) Finance
4 10 (27.78%) NetBackup
4 10 (27.78%) Dell
4 10 (27.78%) FalconStor
4 10 (27.78%) Fibre Channel
4 10 (27.78%) Performance Monitoring
4 10 (27.78%) Dell Compellent
5 9 (25.00%) Mainframe
6 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (22.22%) VMware
6 8 (22.22%) Brocade
6 8 (22.22%) Capacity Management
6 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (19.44%) VMware ESX
7 7 (19.44%) AIX
7 7 (19.44%) Solaris
8 6 (16.67%) Linux
8 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 6 (16.67%) DB2
8 6 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (16.67%) IIS
8 6 (16.67%) CICS
8 6 (16.67%) Unicenter
8 6 (16.67%) zOS
8 6 (16.67%) Introscope

CA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (16.67%) IIS
1 6 (16.67%) CICS
1 6 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Portal
2 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.78%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Project
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Primavera
1 2 (5.56%) CA PPM
2 1 (2.78%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.78%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.78%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) SAN
2 10 (27.78%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.78%) DNS
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) VLAN
3 1 (2.78%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 6 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Introscope
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Storage Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Administrator
4 4 (11.11%) Server Administrator
4 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Administrator
4 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Server Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Server Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Project Planner
5 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Operations Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Programme Planner
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (16.67%) LPAR
4 2 (5.56%) PMI
5 1 (2.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (19.44%) AIX
3 7 (19.44%) Solaris
4 6 (16.67%) Linux
4 6 (16.67%) zOS
5 1 (2.78%) UNIX
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) OS/390
5 1 (2.78%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Configuration Management
1 10 (27.78%) Performance Monitoring
2 8 (22.22%) Capacity Management
3 6 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (8.33%) ITIL
5 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.56%) ERP
5 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.56%) Change Control
5 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.56%) Document Management
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) Service Management
5 2 (5.56%) Change Management
5 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.78%) Critical Path Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.78%) Business Transformation
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) PMP
1 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
1 2 (5.56%) PgMP
1 2 (5.56%) APMP
2 1 (2.78%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) ARCserve
2 10 (27.78%) NetBackup
3 6 (16.67%) SCOM
3 6 (16.67%) CA Wily
3 6 (16.67%) Unicenter
3 6 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Dell
1 10 (27.78%) FalconStor
1 10 (27.78%) Dell Compellent
2 8 (22.22%) Brocade
2 8 (22.22%) VMware
3 6 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 3 (8.33%) SAP
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle
6 1 (2.78%) Sun
6 1 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco
6 1 (2.78%) Cadence
6 1 (2.78%) Citrix
6 1 (2.78%) Veritas