The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capita
Rank 141 105 130
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +25
Contract jobs citing Capita 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.062% 0.14% 0.063%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.33% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£200 £338 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.74% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.90% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.50 £13.42
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +90.01%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1331 914 1240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.25% 41.30% 39.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 547 654
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £494 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 69 97
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.60 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) ISO 9002
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 2 (33.33%) JMeter
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall

Capita
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 2 (33.33%) JMeter
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Management
1 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Avaya
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft