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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capita
Rank 124 109 102
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Contract jobs citing Capita 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.039% 0.093% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.084% 0.19% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £200 £295
% change year-on-year
+86.25% -32.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.61 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.61 £16.84 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-36.97% -51.90%
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
1194 1051 1014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.16% 48.77% 48.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 538 494
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 101 60
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.21 £17.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.90% -7.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £29.00 £116.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Capita
England

Capita
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB

Capita
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) SAP