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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capita over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Capita
UK
Rank 562 576 601
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +25
Contract jobs citing Capita 34 42 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.082% 0.034%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.19% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 6
Median daily rate £375 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £273 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.31 £21.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.25% -38.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £13.31 £21.58
% change year-on-year
+20.25% -38.34%

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
20258 22037 23894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.68% 43.09% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12532 13173 13748
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 761 825 977
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

Capita
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Capita as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

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
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capita within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +36 34 £375 - 3
South East +16 8 £400 - 1
North West +11 7 £500 +36.98% 1
West Midlands +8 5 £160 -
London -5 5 £375 -6.25% 1
Berkshire +19 4 £400 -
Solihull - 4 - -
Yorkshire +17 3 £375 -14.28%
Cumbria +10 3 - -
Barrow-in-Furness +4 3 - -
South Yorkshire - 3 £375 -
South West +11 2 - -
North East -17 2 £450 +5.88%
Merseyside - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £375 -
East of England - 2 £375 -
Surrey - 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 £375 -
Maidenhead - 2 £463 -
Peterborough - 2 £375 -
Lancashire +9 1 £600 +185.71%
Manchester +5 1 £400 +8.54% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 1 - -
Tyne and Wear -16 1 - -
Durham - 1 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £375 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Woking - 1 - -

Capita
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 with a requirement for Capita.

1 22 (30.56%) Security Cleared
2 19 (26.39%) SC Cleared
3 17 (23.61%) WAN
4 16 (22.22%) LAN
5 15 (20.83%) Data Centre
6 14 (19.44%) IBM
6 14 (19.44%) SAP
7 13 (18.06%) Customer Engagement
7 13 (18.06%) BT
7 13 (18.06%) Telecoms
7 13 (18.06%) Manufacturing
7 13 (18.06%) TOWER Software
7 13 (18.06%) Presales
8 12 (16.67%) Coaching
8 12 (16.67%) Information Security
9 11 (15.28%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
9 11 (15.28%) GAMP
9 11 (15.28%) GCP
9 11 (15.28%) GMP
9 11 (15.28%) GxP
9 11 (15.28%) ERP
10 10 (13.89%) MS Office
10 10 (13.89%) Finance
11 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 8 (11.11%) SQL
12 8 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (8.33%) .NET
13 6 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (8.33%) Northgate

Capita
Top Related IT Skills 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 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.39%) Apache
3 1 (1.39%) Confluence
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.39%) GroupWise
3 1 (1.39%) IIS
3 1 (1.39%) JBoss
3 1 (1.39%) Jetty
3 1 (1.39%) Mongrel
3 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.39%) nginx
3 1 (1.39%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (13.89%) MS Office
2 3 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Academy Housing
2 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.17%) Northgate Housing
2 3 (4.17%) OPENHousing
3 2 (2.78%) Aareon QL
3 2 (2.78%) Kypera Housing
3 2 (2.78%) MIS ActiveH
3 2 (2.78%) OPENContractor
3 2 (2.78%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (1.39%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 1 (1.39%) Servitor
4 1 (1.39%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Office 365
2 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.39%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.39%) IaaS
3 1 (1.39%) PaaS
3 1 (1.39%) SaaS
3 1 (1.39%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.61%) WAN
2 16 (22.22%) LAN
3 1 (1.39%) DHCP
3 1 (1.39%) DNS
3 1 (1.39%) Firewall
3 1 (1.39%) FTP
3 1 (1.39%) HTTP
3 1 (1.39%) IPsec
3 1 (1.39%) SSL
3 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.17%) QlikView
4 2 (2.78%) Ingres
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) JIRA
1 2 (2.78%) Selenium
1 2 (2.78%) SoapUI
1 2 (2.78%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.39%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.39%) Subversion
2 1 (1.39%) Travis CI
General
1 13 (18.06%) Manufacturing
1 13 (18.06%) Telecoms
2 11 (15.28%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (13.89%) Finance
4 3 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (22.22%) Architect
2 14 (19.44%) Lead Architect
3 13 (18.06%) Consultant
3 13 (18.06%) Telecoms Architect
4 11 (15.28%) Analyst
4 11 (15.28%) Compliance Consultant
5 7 (9.72%) IT Consultant
5 7 (9.72%) IT Risk Consultant
5 7 (9.72%) Network Architect
5 7 (9.72%) Risk Consultant
6 5 (6.94%) Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.17%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Data Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.17%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.33%) .NET
2 3 (4.17%) Web Services
3 2 (2.78%) SOAP
3 2 (2.78%) XML
4 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.39%) CSS
4 1 (1.39%) EDI
4 1 (1.39%) HTML
4 1 (1.39%) J2EE
4 1 (1.39%) Node.js
4 1 (1.39%) REST
4 1 (1.39%) RESTful
4 1 (1.39%) SAML
4 1 (1.39%) Servlets
4 1 (1.39%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.56%) User Experience
4 1 (1.39%) CCTV
4 1 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.39%) NHS
4 1 (1.39%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.39%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.39%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.94%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) Linux
2 4 (5.56%) Unix
3 3 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.78%) AIX
4 2 (2.78%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.78%) Windows 2000
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.39%) Solaris
5 1 (1.39%) VME
5 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.06%) Customer Engagement
1 13 (18.06%) Presales
2 12 (16.67%) Coaching
2 12 (16.67%) Information Security
3 11 (15.28%) ERP
4 8 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.94%) CRM
7 4 (5.56%) Business Analysis
7 4 (5.56%) Migration
7 4 (5.56%) Open Source
7 4 (5.56%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (4.17%) Project Management
8 3 (4.17%) Project Planning
8 3 (4.17%) Security Architecture
8 3 (4.17%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 3 (4.17%) Validation
9 2 (2.78%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.78%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (4.17%) Java
3 2 (2.78%) C#
4 1 (1.39%) C++
4 1 (1.39%) COBOL
4 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (30.56%) Security Cleared
2 19 (26.39%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.39%) CCA
4 1 (1.39%) CCNA
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.39%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) MCP
4 1 (1.39%) MCSE
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.28%) GAMP
1 11 (15.28%) GCP
1 11 (15.28%) GMP
1 11 (15.28%) GxP
2 4 (5.56%) SLA
3 3 (4.17%) QA
4 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.39%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.39%) NDS
2 1 (1.39%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Backup Exec
1 2 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (19.44%) IBM
1 14 (19.44%) SAP
2 13 (18.06%) BT
2 13 (18.06%) TOWER Software
3 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.33%) Northgate
5 5 (6.94%) Civica
6 3 (4.17%) Aareon
6 3 (4.17%) HP
6 3 (4.17%) LANDesk
6 3 (4.17%) Orchard
6 3 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.78%) Castleton
7 2 (2.78%) Symantec
7 2 (2.78%) VMware
8 1 (1.39%) Anite
8 1 (1.39%) Cisco
8 1 (1.39%) Novell
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle
8 1 (1.39%) Sun