The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Capita products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capita over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capita
Rank 547 533 515
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -18
Contract jobs citing Capita 41 23 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.048% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.10% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 27
Average daily rate £340 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.08% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £23.25 £28.57 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.62% +104.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.57 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+4.99% +104.08%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25864 22521 27823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.91% 47.12% 45.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14483 11975 14185
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 1091 1187 1343
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £40.00 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Capita
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Capita Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Capita
Daily Rate Trend

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

Capita Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Capita
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capita within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Capita Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Capita
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Capita Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Capita
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capita within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Capita Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Capita
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capita within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -16 40 £340 +13.33% 13
South East -11 12 £243 -19.16% 6
North West -11 8 £400 -
London -32 8 £363 -3.33% 6
South West -22 5 £400 +42.85%
East of England -30 3 £250 -33.33% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £255 -
West Sussex +1 2 - -
Hampshire -6 2 - -
Wiltshire -16 2 £400 +42.85%
Surrey - 2 £215 - 3
City of London - 2 £388 - 2
Bristol - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £325 -
Hertfordshire -7 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £250 - 1
Luton - 1 £250 -
Leeds - 1 £400 -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
South Yorkshire - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Solihull - - - -

Capita
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 16 (25.00%) Finance
2 14 (21.88%) Windows
3 13 (20.31%) SQL
3 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
4 12 (18.75%) Civica
5 11 (17.19%) Orchard
6 9 (14.06%) Oracle
6 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
7 8 (12.50%) .NET
7 8 (12.50%) ITIL
7 8 (12.50%) Northgate
7 8 (12.50%) Academy Housing
7 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 7 (10.94%) Management Information System
8 7 (10.94%) Migration
8 7 (10.94%) Project Management
9 6 (9.38%) Internet
9 6 (9.38%) Web Services
9 6 (9.38%) Business Objects
9 6 (9.38%) C#
9 6 (9.38%) HTML
9 6 (9.38%) CRM
9 6 (9.38%) Local Government
9 6 (9.38%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (9.38%) Integration Testing
9 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
10 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
10 5 (7.81%) Java
10 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET

Capita
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.69%) Moodle
2 3 (4.69%) Sakai Project
3 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.56%) Lync
4 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Office
2 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.69%) MS Project
4 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Academy Housing
2 4 (6.25%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 4 (6.25%) arcHouse
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.56%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) Internet
2 2 (3.13%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.56%) Wireless
3 1 (1.56%) VoIP
3 1 (1.56%) SMTP
3 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.13%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (3.13%) MySQL
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.13%) Ingres
3 2 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.13%) MS Access
4 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.56%) DataStage
4 1 (1.56%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.56%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MSI
1 2 (3.13%) JMeter
1 2 (3.13%) JIRA
1 2 (3.13%) SoapUI
1 2 (3.13%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.56%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Local Government
3 3 (4.69%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (45.31%) Analyst
2 9 (14.06%) Applications Support
3 8 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 8 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.81%) Administrator
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Tester
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Support Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Information Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Head of IT
8 2 (3.13%) SharePoint Administrator
8 2 (3.13%) Data Steward
8 2 (3.13%) SAP Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) .NET
2 6 (9.38%) HTML
2 6 (9.38%) Web Services
3 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.69%) SOAP
5 2 (3.13%) XHTML
5 2 (3.13%) Application Packaging
5 2 (3.13%) WCF
6 1 (1.56%) RESTful
6 1 (1.56%) JDBC
6 1 (1.56%) XML
6 1 (1.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.69%) E-Learning
2 3 (4.69%) Photography
2 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.69%) Learning Management System
3 2 (3.13%) Open Source
3 2 (3.13%) iPad
3 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.13%) iPhone
3 2 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.88%) Windows
2 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.25%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.13%) UNIX
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.50%) ITIL
2 7 (10.94%) Project Management
2 7 (10.94%) Migration
3 6 (9.38%) CRM
3 6 (9.38%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (9.38%) Integration Testing
4 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2
4 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 4 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 4 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 3 (4.69%) User Stories
6 3 (4.69%) Web Design
6 3 (4.69%) UML
6 3 (4.69%) BPR
6 3 (4.69%) Software Testing
6 3 (4.69%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.31%) SQL
2 6 (9.38%) C#
3 5 (7.81%) Java
4 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.13%) C++
5 2 (3.13%) VBScript
5 2 (3.13%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.13%) VBA
5 2 (3.13%) Python
6 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (6.25%) Degree
4 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.56%) MCSE
6 1 (1.56%) CCA
6 1 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) ISO 9002
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) SCCM
1 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.13%) AppDNA
2 1 (1.56%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.75%) Civica
3 11 (17.19%) Orchard
4 9 (14.06%) Oracle
5 8 (12.50%) Northgate
6 6 (9.38%) Business Objects
7 3 (4.69%) Saba
7 3 (4.69%) Citrix
7 3 (4.69%) Blackboard
8 2 (3.13%) Infor
8 2 (3.13%) Avaya
8 2 (3.13%) SAP
8 2 (3.13%) Cisco
8 2 (3.13%) HP
8 2 (3.13%) Dell
9 1 (1.56%) Sun
9 1 (1.56%) IBM
9 1 (1.56%) Siemens
9 1 (1.56%) Apple
9 1 (1.56%) TIBCO
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