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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capita
Rank 554 531 494
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -37
Contract jobs citing Capita 23 27 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.055% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.099% 0.12% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 23
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£250 £295 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% -21.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £202 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £370 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £300 £380
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Average hourly rate £16.84 £30.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.88% +84.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.90 £27.52 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £33.33 £19.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £35.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-51.90% +115.38%

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
23272 22265 21520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.79% 45.72% 47.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13609 12381 11250
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 983 1335
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 -25 23 £250 -15.25% 9
South East -16 9 £313 +4.16% 2
North West -10 4 £300 -7.69% 1
West Midlands -7 3 - - 1
South West -18 3 - -
Wiltshire -9 2 - -
Chester +11 1 - -
East Midlands +10 1 - - 1
Cheshire +6 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Nottingham - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Solihull - - - - 1
Southampton - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Trowbridge - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Gosport - - - -
London - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
City of London - - - -

Capita
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 13 (24.53%) SQL
2 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.98%) Migration
3 9 (16.98%) CMS
3 9 (16.98%) .NET
3 9 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (16.98%) User Experience
4 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (15.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (15.09%) Rapid Prototyping
4 8 (15.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (15.09%) jQuery
4 8 (15.09%) Axure RP
4 8 (15.09%) Windows
4 8 (15.09%) IIS
4 8 (15.09%) Visual Studio
4 8 (15.09%) OOP
4 8 (15.09%) XHTML
4 8 (15.09%) HTML
4 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
4 8 (15.09%) CSS
4 8 (15.09%) Web Services
4 8 (15.09%) XML
4 8 (15.09%) XSD
4 8 (15.09%) XSLT
4 8 (15.09%) Adobe
4 8 (15.09%) W3C
4 8 (15.09%) Intranet
4 8 (15.09%) Open Text

Capita
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 9 (16.98%) CMS
2 8 (15.09%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) Lync
3 1 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.32%) MS Office
3 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Academy Housing
2 4 (7.55%) arcHouse
3 1 (1.89%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) Intranet
2 3 (5.66%) Firewall
3 2 (3.77%) VPN
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.89%) Broadband
4 1 (1.89%) LAN
4 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Axure RP
1 8 (15.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (15.09%) Publishing
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Local Government
3 3 (5.66%) Legal
4 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Analyst
2 9 (16.98%) Developer
3 7 (13.21%) CMS Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Business Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Environment Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Administrator
5 4 (7.55%) Data Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.55%) IT Support
6 3 (5.66%) Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Contracts Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Security Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Support
7 2 (3.77%) Security Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) .NET
2 8 (15.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 8 (15.09%) jQuery
2 8 (15.09%) XHTML
2 8 (15.09%) HTML
2 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
2 8 (15.09%) CSS
2 8 (15.09%) Web Services
2 8 (15.09%) XML
2 8 (15.09%) XSD
2 8 (15.09%) XSLT
2 8 (15.09%) Ajax
3 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) User Experience
2 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.09%) W3C
2 8 (15.09%) Web 2.0
3 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.55%) CMDB
4 2 (3.77%) CESG
4 2 (3.77%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (3.77%) RMADS
4 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.98%) Migration
2 9 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (15.09%) Rapid Prototyping
3 8 (15.09%) OOP
3 8 (15.09%) Content Management
3 8 (15.09%) Web Development
4 6 (11.32%) Customer Engagement
5 5 (9.43%) Data Analysis
6 4 (7.55%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (7.55%) Project Management
6 4 (7.55%) Data Migration
6 4 (7.55%) Change Control
6 4 (7.55%) Capacity Management
7 3 (5.66%) ITIL
7 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.66%) Validation
7 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.66%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.66%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) SQL
2 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.77%) VBA
4 1 (1.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) CISSP
1 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) ISEB
2 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.77%) COBIT
1 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Adobe
1 8 (15.09%) Open Text
1 8 (15.09%) RedDot
1 8 (15.09%) Google
2 5 (9.43%) Orchard
2 5 (9.43%) Northgate
2 5 (9.43%) Civica
3 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.66%) VMware
5 2 (3.77%) Comino
5 2 (3.77%) BT
5 2 (3.77%) Anite
5 2 (3.77%) IBM
6 1 (1.89%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco
6 1 (1.89%) SAP
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle
6 1 (1.89%) Informatica
6 1 (1.89%) HP
6 1 (1.89%) Citrix
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