The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Capita products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capita over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capita
Rank 539 507 482
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -25
Contract jobs citing Capita 43 38 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.079% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.17% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 51
Average daily rate
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£313 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £103 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £464 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Average hourly rate £29.16 £21.50 £13.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.62% +59.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £16.42 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.43 £25.70 £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £13.42
% change year-on-year
-32.00% +86.28%
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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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23914 22379 24954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.59% 46.38% 46.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13784 12879 13086
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1021 1275
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Capita
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Capita Jobs Demand Trend in England

Capita
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Capita Daily Rate Trend in England

Capita
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capita across the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Capita Daily Rate Histogram in England

Capita
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Capita Hourly Rate Trend in England

Capita
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capita within the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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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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
London +8 12 £435 +74.00% 7
South East +1 10 £313 +7.29% 2
West Midlands -9 6 £313 +0.80%
Yorkshire +5 5 £425 +54.54%
North West -7 3 - - 1
South West -35 3 £200 -40.74%
East of England - - - -
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Capita
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 17 (19.54%) SQL
2 13 (14.94%) .NET
2 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
3 12 (13.79%) Migration
4 11 (12.64%) Finance
4 11 (12.64%) Windows
4 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
4 11 (12.64%) Mobile App
5 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET
6 9 (10.34%) Web Services
6 9 (10.34%) Validation
6 9 (10.34%) Local Government
6 9 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (9.20%) Northgate
7 8 (9.20%) Academy Housing
7 8 (9.20%) Business Analysis
7 8 (9.20%) Systems Analysis
7 8 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (9.20%) Service Delivery
7 8 (9.20%) Project Management
7 8 (9.20%) ITIL
8 7 (8.05%) MS Office
8 7 (8.05%) Oracle
8 7 (8.05%) MS Excel
8 7 (8.05%) Orchard
9 6 (6.90%) Data Analysis
9 6 (6.90%) Windows 7
9 6 (6.90%) Change Management
9 6 (6.90%) Programme Management
9 6 (6.90%) Client/Server

Capita
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 2 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.15%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.15%) Lync
2 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (8.05%) MS Office
1 7 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.60%) MS Project
3 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (9.20%) Academy Housing
2 3 (3.45%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 3 (3.45%) arcHouse
3 2 (2.30%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.15%) Agresso
4 1 (1.15%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) SaaS
2 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) Internet
2 3 (3.45%) Firewall
2 3 (3.45%) DHCP
2 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.45%) VLAN
3 2 (2.30%) DNS
3 2 (2.30%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.30%) HTTP
3 2 (2.30%) DVB
4 1 (1.15%) Wireless
4 1 (1.15%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.45%) Ingres
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.30%) Spotfire
4 2 (2.30%) DataStage
4 2 (2.30%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.15%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.15%) MySQL
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.15%) JMeter
2 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (12.64%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Local Government
3 4 (4.60%) Automotive
4 2 (2.30%) Legal
4 2 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.15%) Back Office
5 1 (1.15%) Banking
5 1 (1.15%) French Language
5 1 (1.15%) German Language
5 1 (1.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (40.23%) Analyst
2 15 (17.24%) Business Analyst
3 13 (14.94%) Developer
4 12 (13.79%) Support Analyst
5 7 (8.05%) Applications Support
6 6 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.90%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) IT Support
7 5 (5.75%) Data Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.45%) DBA
9 3 (3.45%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.45%) Administrator
9 3 (3.45%) Senior Web Developer
9 3 (3.45%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Head of IT
10 2 (2.30%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.94%) .NET
2 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET
3 9 (10.34%) Web Services
4 6 (6.90%) HTML
5 5 (5.75%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.45%) jQuery
6 3 (3.45%) HTML5
6 3 (3.45%) CSS3
6 3 (3.45%) CSS
6 3 (3.45%) XHTML
7 2 (2.30%) XML
8 1 (1.15%) Middleware
8 1 (1.15%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.90%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.30%) IPTV
4 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.30%) MPEG
4 2 (2.30%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.15%) iPad
5 1 (1.15%) User Experience
5 1 (1.15%) NHS
5 1 (1.15%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.15%) iSeries
5 1 (1.15%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.64%) Windows
2 6 (6.90%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.60%) UNIX
4 2 (2.30%) Linux
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.79%) Migration
2 9 (10.34%) Validation
2 9 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (9.20%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (9.20%) Business Analysis
3 8 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (9.20%) ITIL
3 8 (9.20%) Project Management
3 8 (9.20%) Service Delivery
4 6 (6.90%) Change Management
4 6 (6.90%) Programme Management
4 6 (6.90%) Data Analysis
5 5 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.75%) CRM
5 5 (5.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (5.75%) Integration Testing
5 5 (5.75%) User Stories
5 5 (5.75%) Requirements Management
6 4 (4.60%) Data Migration
6 4 (4.60%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.54%) SQL
2 5 (5.75%) VB.NET
3 4 (4.60%) C#
4 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.45%) VBA
4 3 (3.45%) VBScript
5 2 (2.30%) C
5 2 (2.30%) Tcl
5 2 (2.30%) Perl
5 2 (2.30%) PHP
5 2 (2.30%) C++
5 2 (2.30%) Java
6 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (5.75%) Degree
2 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.30%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.30%) ISEB
4 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.60%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.20%) Northgate
3 7 (8.05%) Oracle
3 7 (8.05%) Orchard
4 5 (5.75%) VMware
4 5 (5.75%) Civica
5 4 (4.60%) SAP
5 4 (4.60%) Cisco
6 3 (3.45%) Business Objects
6 3 (3.45%) HP
7 2 (2.30%) IBM
7 2 (2.30%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.30%) Informatica
7 2 (2.30%) Axway
8 1 (1.15%) Peoplefluent
8 1 (1.15%) Verint
8 1 (1.15%) Apple
8 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.15%) Citrix
8 1 (1.15%) BMC