The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Capita products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Capita over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Capita
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 131 123
Contract jobs citing Capita 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.21% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £375 £336
% change year-on-year +12.33% +11.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.96 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year +18.50% -  

Capita is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 897 1411 1358
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 41.28% 49.01% 50.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 744 751
Median daily rate £400 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +7.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 42 85
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -44.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £9.79 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +8.33%  

Capita
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Capita as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Capita in the West Midlands

Capita
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Capita in the West Midlands

Capita
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Capita in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Capita also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Capita.

1 8 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (58.33%) Presales
2 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) IBM
2 7 (58.33%) BT
2 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 7 (58.33%) TOWER Software
2 7 (58.33%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) Customer Engagement
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (25.00%) Local Government
6 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (8.33%) SLA
6 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
6 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (8.33%) Project Governance
6 1 (8.33%) Office 365
6 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
6 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange

Capita
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) LAN
1 7 (58.33%) WAN
General
1 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
1 7 (58.33%) Lead Architect
1 7 (58.33%) Telecoms Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Information Officer
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Customer Engagement
1 7 (58.33%) Presales
2 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
2 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) Project Governance
2 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) BT
1 7 (58.33%) IBM
1 7 (58.33%) TOWER Software
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) VMware