The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Midlands region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 109 100 103
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing CA 9 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.76% 0.55% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£313 - £298
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 - £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 - £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £283 £337
% change year-on-year
+48.67% -16.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.52%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1191 914 1092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.54% 46.47% 48.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 390 471
Average daily rate £325 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £163
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 88 70 81
Average hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +26.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.32 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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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 24 July 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 24 July 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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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 +1 5 £450 -
Warwickshire - - - -
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England

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (53.33%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) LDAP
2 7 (46.67%) CA SiteMinder
2 7 (46.67%) SSL
3 6 (40.00%) Change Management
4 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 5 (33.33%) Solaris
5 4 (26.67%) HPUX
5 4 (26.67%) UNIX
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
5 4 (26.67%) HTML
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) Apache
5 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
5 4 (26.67%) Sun
5 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
5 4 (26.67%) SUSE
5 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking
5 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
5 4 (26.67%) Private Banking
5 4 (26.67%) Web Development
5 4 (26.67%) Banking
5 4 (26.67%) Wealth Management
5 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis

CA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (26.67%) WebLogic
1 4 (26.67%) Apache
1 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) CICS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Documentum
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) LDAP
1 7 (46.67%) SSL
2 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (6.67%) NAS
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Private Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Storage Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
3 1 (6.67%) SAN Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Programmer
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Storage Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) SAN Storage Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) PMO Lead
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Server Support
3 1 (6.67%) Programmer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) LPAR
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) CMDB
2 1 (6.67%) HP StorageWorks
2 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Solaris
3 4 (26.67%) HPUX
3 4 (26.67%) UNIX
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) SUSE
3 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (13.33%) zOS
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) MVS
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (26.67%) Web Development
2 4 (26.67%) Wealth Management
2 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Document Management
4 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
1 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) Korn
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) REXX
3 1 (6.67%) JCL
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) SRDF
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
2 1 (6.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (6.67%) RACF
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Sun
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (20.00%) IBM
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) BMC
5 1 (6.67%) PlateSpin
5 1 (6.67%) Veeam
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Veritas
5 1 (6.67%) Primavera
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) SAP