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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CA over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CA
England / West Midlands
Rank 111 120 101
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Contract jobs citing CA 8 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.23% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 0.47% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £369 £485 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.96% +38.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £485 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £485 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £400 £433
% change year-on-year
+17.25% -7.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +25.00%

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
1070 1270 1146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.51% 48.20% 51.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 652 577
Median daily rate £400 £405 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +15.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 33 103
Median hourly rate £16.99 £17.00 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% -23.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.81 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £23.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

CA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing CA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 5 £313 - 3
Shropshire +28 1 £425 - 1
Solihull -5 1 - -
CA
England

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for CA.

1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) MPLS
2 5 (38.46%) Service Management
3 4 (30.77%) ITSM
3 4 (30.77%) AS400
3 4 (30.77%) HP
3 4 (30.77%) DB2
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) RPG
3 4 (30.77%) CMDB
3 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) RPG IV
3 4 (30.77%) Network Management
3 4 (30.77%) ServiceNow
4 3 (23.08%) SevOne
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
4 3 (23.08%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (23.08%) FCAPS
4 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
4 3 (23.08%) OSPF
4 3 (23.08%) EMC
4 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) BT
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
5 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (15.38%) Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) 802.11
5 2 (15.38%) Frame Relay

CA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) assyst
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) MPLS
2 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
2 3 (23.08%) FCAPS
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) OSPF
3 2 (15.38%) 802.11
3 2 (15.38%) ATM
3 2 (15.38%) BGP
3 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
3 2 (15.38%) Frame Relay
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security
3 2 (15.38%) PPP
3 2 (15.38%) RIP
3 2 (15.38%) VLAN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (15.38%) Wireless
3 2 (15.38%) WLAN
4 1 (7.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) VersionOne
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Electronics
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Network Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Network Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Engagement Manager
3 1 (7.69%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) 802.1X
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) AS400
1 4 (30.77%) CMDB
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Service Management
3 4 (30.77%) ITSM
3 4 (30.77%) Network Management
4 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (15.38%) Presales
6 1 (7.69%) DevOps
6 1 (7.69%) Open Source
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) Software Distribution
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C#
1 4 (30.77%) RPG
1 4 (30.77%) RPG IV
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Jython
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) Prolog
3 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) CCDA
2 2 (15.38%) CCDP
2 2 (15.38%) CCIE
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) BladeLogic
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) HP
2 4 (30.77%) ServiceNow
3 3 (23.08%) BT
3 3 (23.08%) EMC
3 3 (23.08%) SevOne
4 2 (15.38%) AirMagnet
4 2 (15.38%) BMC
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Remedy
5 1 (7.69%) Aruba
5 1 (7.69%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) Riverbed