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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 109 99 106
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing CA 12 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.48% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 1.07% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £398 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +33.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £380 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £416 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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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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
1303 935 1090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.43% 44.93% 48.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 464 521
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 59 94
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.48 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.16% -13.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £28.35 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CA across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

CA Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 August 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
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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 -5 2 £625 +48.80%
Coventry - 2 £175 -
CA
England

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) LDAP
2 7 (30.43%) SSL
2 7 (30.43%) CA SiteMinder
2 7 (30.43%) Change Management
2 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) TOGAF
2 7 (30.43%) ISSAP
2 7 (30.43%) Security Architecture
3 6 (26.09%) Project Planning
3 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
3 6 (26.09%) Oracle
3 6 (26.09%) UNIX
4 5 (21.74%) Windows
4 5 (21.74%) LAN
4 5 (21.74%) WAN
4 5 (21.74%) VMware
4 5 (21.74%) Banking
4 5 (21.74%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (17.39%) Private Banking
5 4 (17.39%) Investment Banking
5 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
5 4 (17.39%) Web Development
5 4 (17.39%) SUSE
5 4 (17.39%) Wealth Management
5 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (17.39%) Sun

CA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (17.39%) Apache
1 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
1 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
2 3 (13.04%) CICS
3 2 (8.70%) TPMS
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) Documentum
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) LDAP
1 7 (30.43%) SSL
2 5 (21.74%) LAN
2 5 (21.74%) WAN
3 3 (13.04%) VoIP
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall
4 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) Internet
4 2 (8.70%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (8.70%) Informix
2 2 (8.70%) DB2
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.35%) PVCS
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Private Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Back Office
4 1 (4.35%) Automotive
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Architect
1 7 (30.43%) Technical Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Chief Technical Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Chief Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Server Support
4 1 (4.35%) Programmer
4 1 (4.35%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.35%) IBM Storage Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) PMO Lead
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Programmer
4 1 (4.35%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) JavaBeans
3 2 (8.70%) Middleware
3 2 (8.70%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.35%) PMI
4 1 (4.35%) LPAR
4 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) UNIX
3 5 (21.74%) Windows
4 4 (17.39%) SUSE
4 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (17.39%) HPUX
4 4 (17.39%) Solaris
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
5 2 (8.70%) zOS
6 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.35%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Change Management
1 7 (30.43%) TOGAF
1 7 (30.43%) Security Architecture
2 6 (26.09%) Project Planning
3 5 (21.74%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
4 4 (17.39%) Web Development
4 4 (17.39%) Wealth Management
4 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
5 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Data Privacy
5 3 (13.04%) Identity Management
5 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.70%) TDD
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.70%) Document Management
6 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
1 4 (17.39%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) JCL
3 1 (4.35%) REXX
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) ISSAP
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) PMP
3 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.35%) PgMP
3 1 (4.35%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (4.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Sun
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
4 3 (13.04%) IBM
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) BMC
5 2 (8.70%) Primavera
5 2 (8.70%) Sybase
5 2 (8.70%) SAP
6 1 (4.35%) EMC
6 1 (4.35%) Veeam
6 1 (4.35%) Cadence