The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 27 June 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.

CA
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 125 96
Rank change year-on-year +5 -29  
Contract jobs citing CA 1 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.048% 0.53% 0.90%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 1.10% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 13
Median daily rate - £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +11.80% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year - +56.52%  

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 the West Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 937 1460 1090
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 45.33% 48.15% 46.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 804 633
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 45 72
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -23.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.96 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £22.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

CA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

CA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CA in the West Midlands

CA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CA 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 27 June 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 - 1 - - 1
CA
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 4 (66.67%) RPG
1 4 (66.67%) DB2
1 4 (66.67%) AS400
1 4 (66.67%) RPG IV
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) AirMagnet
4 1 (16.67%) SaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Frame Relay
4 1 (16.67%) Electronics
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) ATM
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WLAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) PPP
4 1 (16.67%) RIP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP

CA
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) 802.11
1 1 (16.67%) ATM
1 1 (16.67%) BGP
1 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Frame Relay
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) MPLS
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) OSPF
1 1 (16.67%) PPP
1 1 (16.67%) RIP
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
1 1 (16.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) DB2
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Engagement Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) AS400
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Presales
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Scrum
1 1 (16.67%) SDLC
1 1 (16.67%) Service Management
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) RPG
1 4 (66.67%) RPG IV
2 3 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCDA
1 1 (16.67%) CCDP
1 1 (16.67%) CCIE
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) AirMagnet
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy
1 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow