The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capita
Rank 582 543 469
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -74
Contract jobs citing Capita 26 26 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.050% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.11% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 37
Average daily rate
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£225 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £195 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £520 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £16.84 £27.56 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.91% +69.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.90 £27.51 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £30.18 £19.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 - £16.25

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25061 23943 23772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.31% 46.33% 47.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14926 13599 12338
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1175 1125 1406
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.95 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 18 December 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
England -31 23 £200 -33.33% 9
North West -4 9 £225 -30.76%
South East -34 6 £188 -44.44% 1
West Midlands -3 4 - - 1
Manchester - 3 - -
Cheshire +4 2 - -
Chester +10 1 - -
Yorkshire -15 1 £110 -63.33%
South West -37 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
Scotland - 1 £425 -
East of England - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
London - - - - 3
Bedford - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Reading - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Trowbridge - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Angus - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -

Capita
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 17 (22.97%) SQL
2 13 (17.57%) Migration
3 12 (16.22%) Windows
4 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
4 11 (14.86%) Finance
5 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
5 10 (13.51%) MS Office
6 9 (12.16%) .NET
6 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
6 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (10.81%) Local Government
7 8 (10.81%) Academy Housing
7 8 (10.81%) Orchard
7 8 (10.81%) Web Services
7 8 (10.81%) Validation
8 7 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (9.46%) ITIL
8 7 (9.46%) HTML
8 7 (9.46%) JavaScript
8 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET
8 7 (9.46%) CSS
8 7 (9.46%) Project Management
8 7 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (9.46%) Civica
8 7 (9.46%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (9.46%) jQuery
9 6 (8.11%) Data Analysis
9 6 (8.11%) User Experience
9 6 (8.11%) Change Control

Capita
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (6.76%) CMS
1 5 (6.76%) IIS
2 1 (1.35%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.51%) MS Office
3 5 (6.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (4.05%) MS Project
5 2 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Academy Housing
2 4 (5.41%) arcHouse
2 4 (5.41%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
3 2 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.35%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) Intranet
2 3 (4.05%) Firewall
2 3 (4.05%) Internet
3 2 (2.70%) DHCP
4 1 (1.35%) Broadband
4 1 (1.35%) LAN
4 1 (1.35%) WAN
4 1 (1.35%) DNS
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.35%) MySQL
3 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.76%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.35%) JMeter
General
1 11 (14.86%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Local Government
3 5 (6.76%) Publishing
4 4 (5.41%) Legal
5 2 (2.70%) Banking
5 2 (2.70%) Automotive
5 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.35%) Billing
6 1 (1.35%) French Language
6 1 (1.35%) German Language
6 1 (1.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (25.68%) Analyst
2 8 (10.81%) Business Analyst
2 8 (10.81%) Developer
3 7 (9.46%) Support Analyst
4 6 (8.11%) Environment Manager
5 5 (6.76%) Administrator
5 5 (6.76%) IT Support
6 4 (5.41%) CMS Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Data Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Applications Support
6 4 (5.41%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.05%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Consultant
7 3 (4.05%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.05%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (2.70%) PMO Lead
8 2 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) .NET
2 8 (10.81%) Web Services
3 7 (9.46%) HTML
3 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET
3 7 (9.46%) CSS
3 7 (9.46%) jQuery
4 5 (6.76%) XML
4 5 (6.76%) XSD
4 5 (6.76%) XSLT
4 5 (6.76%) XHTML
4 5 (6.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (6.76%) Ajax
5 3 (4.05%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.70%) HTML5
6 2 (2.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.11%) User Experience
2 6 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.76%) W3C
3 5 (6.76%) Web 2.0
4 4 (5.41%) CMDB
5 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.70%) RMADS
6 2 (2.70%) CESG
6 2 (2.70%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.35%) NHS
7 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.22%) Windows
2 4 (5.41%) Linux
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.57%) Migration
2 8 (10.81%) Validation
3 7 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (9.46%) ITIL
3 7 (9.46%) Project Management
3 7 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (9.46%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (8.11%) Data Analysis
4 6 (8.11%) Change Control
5 5 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.76%) Programme Management
5 5 (6.76%) OOP
5 5 (6.76%) Rapid Prototyping
5 5 (6.76%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (6.76%) Content Management
5 5 (6.76%) Business Analysis
5 5 (6.76%) Web Development
6 4 (5.41%) Requirements Management
6 4 (5.41%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.97%) SQL
2 7 (9.46%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.05%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.70%) VBA
5 1 (1.35%) C#
5 1 (1.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.70%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) CISSP
2 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.35%) ISEB
3 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.70%) COBIT
3 1 (1.35%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.81%) Orchard
3 7 (9.46%) Civica
4 5 (6.76%) Open Text
4 5 (6.76%) RedDot
4 5 (6.76%) Adobe
4 5 (6.76%) Northgate
4 5 (6.76%) Google
5 4 (5.41%) VMware
6 3 (4.05%) Business Objects
6 3 (4.05%) HP
7 2 (2.70%) Comino
7 2 (2.70%) Informatica
7 2 (2.70%) IBM
7 2 (2.70%) SAP
7 2 (2.70%) Anite
7 2 (2.70%) BT
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle
8 1 (1.35%) BMC
8 1 (1.35%) Cisco
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