The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Capita products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capita over the 3 months to 22 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 South 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capita
Rank 136 107 128
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +21
Contract jobs citing Capita 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.068% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.32% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Average daily rate
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£200 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £331 £313
% change year-on-year
-16.98% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £13.42
Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1240 927 1251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.35% 42.96% 41.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 797 546 667
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 67 95
Average hourly rate £20.06 £16.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.37% -24.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.40 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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Capita
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Capita Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Capita
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Capita Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Capita
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Capita Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Capita
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) iPad
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 2 (28.57%) iPhone
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
2 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) WCF
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
2 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) ISO 9002
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) C++

Capita
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
1 2 (28.57%) JMeter
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Tester
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) WCF
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
1 2 (28.57%) iPad
1 2 (28.57%) iPhone
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
1 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Test Management
1 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
1 2 (28.57%) CRM
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) Dell
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
1 2 (28.57%) Avaya
2 1 (14.29%) Informatica
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