The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Capita products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capita over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capita
Rank 105 104 100
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Capita 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.092% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.50% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £290 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £35.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-51.90% +115.38%
Capita
England

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1057 1005 868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.87% 48.22% 47.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 484 347
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 58 110
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.48 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.44% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.94 £42.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Capita
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Capita Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Capita
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Capita Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Capita
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Capita Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Capita
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capita within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Solihull - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Capita
England

Capita
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) CMDB
1 4 (100.00%) Change Control
1 4 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Capita
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Environment Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) CMDB
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Change Control
1 4 (100.00%) Capacity Management