The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Capita products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capita over the 3 months to 19 December 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 Capita plc.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capita
Rank 20 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing Capita 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.82% 1.43% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 1.64% 2.91% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.84 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 - £16.25
Capita
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Vendors Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
61 103 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 50.00% 49.05% 45.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 35 18
Average daily rate £400 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 18
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.64% -9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £20.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.07 £55.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Capita
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Capita across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Capita Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Capita
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Capita across the Chester region.

Capita Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Capita
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Capita 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 Capita.

1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing

Capita
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Capita 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 Capita. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA