Period
to 22 July 2017

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 6 months to 22 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 200 181
Rank change year-on-year +28 -19 -20
Contract jobs citing Capita 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.068% 0.083% 0.059%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
West Midlands median daily rate £495 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
England median daily rate £450 £346 £314
% change year-on-year +30.06% +10.28% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £17.48 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -50.06% +55.56% -27.40%

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 1908 2884 2458
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 43.05% 48.09% 47.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1143 1562 1338
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £231 £225 £205
90th Percentile £553 £525 £534
England median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 87 168
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.99 £13.68 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.20% -17.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.73 £10.63
90th Percentile £45.00 £25.47 £37.80
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.58% -0.29% +2.94%

Capita
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Capita as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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

Capita
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capita within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +17 2 £495 -
Capita
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 2 (66.67%) Process Management
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (33.33%) Web Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring

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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Delivery Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Public Sector Delivery Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior WebOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) WebOps Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Web Operations
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared