The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of CA products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CA over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CA
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing CA 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.77% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.66% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £313 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £428 £400
% change year-on-year -9.94% +6.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year -12.72% -14.06%  

CA is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 302 298 340
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 46.53% 46.20% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 158 192
Median daily rate £375 £366 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% -2.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 18
Median hourly rate £14.63 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.87% -17.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £6.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £22.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

CA
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing CA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for CA in Birmingham

CA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CA in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for CA in Birmingham

CA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CA in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CA in Birmingham

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for CA.

1 3 (50.00%) DB2
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) RPG
1 3 (50.00%) AS400
1 3 (50.00%) RPG IV
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) 802.1X
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) AirMagnet
2 2 (33.33%) Presales
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Frame Relay
2 2 (33.33%) Electronics
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) 802.11
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) CCIE
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA

CA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) 802.11
1 2 (33.33%) ATM
1 2 (33.33%) BGP
1 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) Frame Relay
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) MPLS
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
1 2 (33.33%) OSPF
1 2 (33.33%) PPP
1 2 (33.33%) RIP
1 2 (33.33%) VLAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
1 2 (33.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) VersionOne
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) AS400
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) RPG
1 3 (50.00%) RPG IV
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCDA
1 2 (33.33%) CCDP
1 2 (33.33%) CCIE
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) AirMagnet
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) IBM