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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capita
Rank 564 546 500
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -46
Contract jobs citing Capita 48 40 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.076% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.16% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 49
Average daily rate
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£319 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £103 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £456 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 6
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £13.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% +59.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.42 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.27 £25.70 £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £13.42
% change year-on-year
-32.00% +86.28%

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
26411 24620 26895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.85% 46.66% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14970 13786 13658
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 1179 1110 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
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 £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 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
England -2 44 £313 +25.00% 10
London +17 12 £435 +74.00% 7
South East +14 11 £299 +2.57% 1
Hampshire - 7 £313 -
West Midlands -15 6 £313 +0.80%
Yorkshire +5 5 £425 +54.54%
West Yorkshire +9 4 £425 +54.54%
North West -8 3 - - 1
South West -45 3 £200 -40.74% 1
Coventry -3 2 £325 -
Scotland - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £275 -
Leeds +1 1 £425 +54.54%
Birmingham -3 1 £250 -32.43%
Barrow-in-Furness - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 - -
Essex - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Isle of Man - - - -
East of England - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Manchester - - - -

Capita
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (21.51%) SQL
2 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.05%) Microsoft
3 13 (13.98%) Windows
3 13 (13.98%) .NET
4 12 (12.90%) Migration
5 11 (11.83%) Finance
5 11 (11.83%) Mobile App
6 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET
6 10 (10.75%) MS Excel
7 9 (9.68%) Web Services
7 9 (9.68%) Validation
7 9 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (9.68%) Local Government
7 9 (9.68%) Northgate
7 9 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (8.60%) Academy Housing
8 8 (8.60%) Systems Analysis
8 8 (8.60%) Business Analysis
8 8 (8.60%) Service Delivery
8 8 (8.60%) Project Management
8 8 (8.60%) ITIL
8 8 (8.60%) Oracle
9 7 (7.53%) MS Office
9 7 (7.53%) Orchard
9 7 (7.53%) Data Analysis
10 6 (6.45%) Programme Management
10 6 (6.45%) Degree
10 6 (6.45%) Windows 7
10 6 (6.45%) Change Management

Capita
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.08%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.08%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (10.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.53%) MS Office
3 4 (4.30%) MS Project
4 2 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Academy Housing
2 3 (3.23%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 3 (3.23%) arcHouse
3 2 (2.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.08%) Agresso
4 1 (1.08%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) SaaS
2 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) Internet
2 3 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.23%) DHCP
2 3 (3.23%) Firewall
2 3 (3.23%) VLAN
3 2 (2.15%) DVB
3 2 (2.15%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.15%) HTTP
3 2 (2.15%) DNS
4 1 (1.08%) VoIP
4 1 (1.08%) Wireless
4 1 (1.08%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.23%) Ingres
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.15%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.15%) Spotfire
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.15%) DataStage
5 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.08%) MS Access
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.08%) MySQL
5 1 (1.08%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.08%) JMeter
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (11.83%) Finance
2 9 (9.68%) Local Government
3 4 (4.30%) Automotive
4 2 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.15%) Legal
5 1 (1.08%) Back Office
5 1 (1.08%) French Language
5 1 (1.08%) German Language
5 1 (1.08%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (39.78%) Analyst
2 17 (18.28%) Business Analyst
3 13 (13.98%) Developer
4 12 (12.90%) Support Analyst
5 7 (7.53%) Applications Support
6 6 (6.45%) Data Analyst
6 6 (6.45%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (6.45%) IT Support
6 6 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.38%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Architect
8 4 (4.30%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Administrator
9 3 (3.23%) Consultant
9 3 (3.23%) DBA
9 3 (3.23%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.23%) Head of IT
9 3 (3.23%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.98%) .NET
2 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET
3 9 (9.68%) Web Services
4 6 (6.45%) HTML
5 5 (5.38%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.23%) XHTML
6 3 (3.23%) CSS
6 3 (3.23%) jQuery
6 3 (3.23%) HTML5
6 3 (3.23%) CSS3
7 2 (2.15%) XML
8 1 (1.08%) Middleware
8 1 (1.08%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.83%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.45%) Client/Server
2 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.15%) CESG
4 2 (2.15%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.15%) Statistics
4 2 (2.15%) IPTV
4 2 (2.15%) Video on Demand
4 2 (2.15%) RMADS
4 2 (2.15%) MPEG
5 1 (1.08%) NHS
5 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.08%) iSeries
5 1 (1.08%) User Experience
5 1 (1.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.98%) Windows
2 6 (6.45%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.30%) UNIX
4 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.15%) Linux
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.90%) Migration
2 9 (9.68%) Validation
2 9 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (8.60%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (8.60%) Business Analysis
3 8 (8.60%) Service Delivery
3 8 (8.60%) Project Management
3 8 (8.60%) ITIL
4 7 (7.53%) Data Analysis
5 6 (6.45%) Programme Management
5 6 (6.45%) Change Management
6 5 (5.38%) User Stories
6 5 (5.38%) CRM
6 5 (5.38%) Integration Testing
6 5 (5.38%) Requirements Management
6 5 (5.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.30%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.30%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.51%) SQL
2 5 (5.38%) VB.NET
3 4 (4.30%) VBA
3 4 (4.30%) C#
4 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.23%) VBScript
5 2 (2.15%) C
5 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.15%) Perl
5 2 (2.15%) PHP
5 2 (2.15%) C++
5 2 (2.15%) Java
5 2 (2.15%) Tcl
6 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (6.45%) Degree
2 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.15%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.15%) ISEB
4 2 (2.15%) CISSP
4 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.08%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.30%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (15.05%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.68%) Northgate
3 8 (8.60%) Oracle
4 7 (7.53%) Orchard
5 5 (5.38%) VMware
5 5 (5.38%) Civica
6 4 (4.30%) SAP
6 4 (4.30%) Cisco
7 3 (3.23%) HP
7 3 (3.23%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.15%) Axway
8 2 (2.15%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.15%) IBM
8 2 (2.15%) Informatica
9 1 (1.08%) Apple
9 1 (1.08%) Citrix
9 1 (1.08%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.08%) BMC
9 1 (1.08%) Peoplefluent
9 1 (1.08%) Verint