The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Capita products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capita over the 3 months to 17 April 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 North West 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 Capita plc.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capita
Rank 127 116 134
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Contract jobs citing Capita 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.041% 0.065%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 0.092% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £400 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.08% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.57 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+4.99% +104.08%
Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1384 1090 1501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 43.73% 45.21% 49.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 501 681
Average daily rate £325 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 90 79
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.61% +8.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.34 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Capita
England

Capita
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Capita Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Capita
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Capita across the North West region.

Capita Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Capita
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Capita Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Capita
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) MS Project
4 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (18.18%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (9.09%) IIS
5 1 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) QA

Capita
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Project
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Teamcenter
1 1 (9.09%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) SAP Data Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) SAP Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Data Steward
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Information Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
1 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Northgate