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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CA
Rank 114 104 105
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing CA 8 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 0.55% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate £485 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.97% -3.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £14.40 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+247.22% -25.19%
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
1202 1099 1052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.10% 49.75% 49.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 555 504
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 111 61
Average hourly rate £15.80 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £30.00 £111.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 2016. 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
Solihull - 4 - -
Warwickshire 0 1 £485 +25.97%
Shropshire - 1 - -
CA
England

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 24 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 19 (39.58%) EMC
2 19 (39.58%) CA Spectrum
3 16 (33.33%) Unix
4 14 (29.17%) Finance
5 13 (27.08%) JCL
5 13 (27.08%) CICS
5 13 (27.08%) zOS
5 13 (27.08%) Perl
5 13 (27.08%) DB2
5 13 (27.08%) Cisco
5 13 (27.08%) CA Endevor
6 12 (25.00%) System Testing
6 12 (25.00%) Network Management
6 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (25.00%) CCNA
6 12 (25.00%) Windows
6 12 (25.00%) Solaris
6 12 (25.00%) Linux
6 12 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 12 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (22.92%) CiscoWorks
7 11 (22.92%) e-Health
8 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
8 10 (20.83%) QA
8 10 (20.83%) RACF
9 8 (16.67%) Risk Management
9 8 (16.67%) Telecoms

CA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 13 (27.08%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) LAN
1 6 (12.50%) WAN
2 3 (6.25%) Firewall
2 3 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) CA Gen
2 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (56.25%) Analyst
2 14 (29.17%) Network Engineer
2 14 (29.17%) Operations Analyst
3 11 (22.92%) Mainframe Analyst
3 11 (22.92%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
4 10 (20.83%) CICS Analyst
5 9 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (14.58%) EMC Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) CA Gen Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Business Process Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Cisco Support
9 2 (4.17%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Designer
9 2 (4.17%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 24 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 11 (22.92%) e-Health
3 3 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) Unix
2 13 (27.08%) zOS
3 12 (25.00%) Linux
3 12 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (25.00%) Solaris
3 12 (25.00%) Windows
3 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Network Management
1 12 (25.00%) System Testing
2 8 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 6 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
3 6 (12.50%) Project Management
4 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.25%) BPMN
5 3 (6.25%) UML
6 2 (4.17%) Network Design
7 1 (2.08%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.08%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.08%) Scrum
7 1 (2.08%) Service Management
7 1 (2.08%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) JCL
1 13 (27.08%) Perl
2 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.25%) Ruby
3 1 (2.08%) Groovy
3 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) CCNA
1 12 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
3 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) QA
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) RACF
2 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (39.58%) CA Spectrum
2 13 (27.08%) CA Endevor
3 11 (22.92%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (2.08%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (2.08%) OpenView
4 1 (2.08%) SCCM
4 1 (2.08%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.08%) SCOM
4 1 (2.08%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.08%) SCSM
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) EMC
2 13 (27.08%) Cisco
3 12 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle
4 3 (6.25%) SevOne
4 3 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) HP
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.08%) Nimsoft