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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capita
Rank 532 529 503
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -26
Contract jobs citing Capita 56 34 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.067% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.14% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 40
Average daily rate
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£300 £356 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +16.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £196 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £500 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 8
Average hourly rate £29.16 - £13.42
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 - £13.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.54 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 - £13.42
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25024 24051 26881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.79% 47.04% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13872 13054 13605
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 1195 1394
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -9 53 £300 -20.79% 7
London +26 16 £369 -13.23% 2
West Midlands -6 12 £325 +30.00% 1
South East -7 9 £300 - 2
Yorkshire +8 7 £275 -31.25%
West Yorkshire +3 7 £275 -31.25%
City of London - 6 £388 - 1
Hampshire - 5 £325 -
North West +4 4 - -
Leeds -7 3 £275 -31.25%
South West -21 2 £200 -27.27%
Surrey - 2 £275 -
Cumbria - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £325 -
Barrow-in-Furness - 1 - -
Bedford - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - - 1
Brighton - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - -
Rotherham - - - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1

Capita
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (21.05%) SQL
2 16 (16.84%) .NET
2 16 (16.84%) Microsoft
3 15 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 13 (13.68%) Windows
4 13 (13.68%) Finance
5 12 (12.63%) MS Excel
6 11 (11.58%) ITIL
6 11 (11.58%) Northgate
7 10 (10.53%) Web Services
7 10 (10.53%) Oracle
7 10 (10.53%) ASP.NET
7 10 (10.53%) Migration
7 10 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (10.53%) Project Management
8 9 (9.47%) MS Office
8 9 (9.47%) CRM
8 9 (9.47%) Orchard
8 9 (9.47%) Mobile App
9 8 (8.42%) Academy Housing
9 8 (8.42%) Degree
9 8 (8.42%) SC Cleared
9 8 (8.42%) Security Cleared
9 8 (8.42%) HTML
9 8 (8.42%) Service Delivery
10 7 (7.37%) Management Information System
10 7 (7.37%) C#
10 7 (7.37%) Windows 7
10 7 (7.37%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (7.37%) Civica

Capita
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (3.16%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.11%) Moodle
2 2 (2.11%) Sakai Project
2 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.05%) IIS
3 1 (1.05%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.05%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (12.63%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.47%) MS Office
3 6 (6.32%) MS Project
4 3 (3.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Academy Housing
2 4 (4.21%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
3 3 (3.16%) arcHouse
4 2 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (1.05%) Agresso
5 1 (1.05%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) Internet
2 3 (3.16%) DHCP
2 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.16%) VLAN
3 2 (2.11%) IP Telephony
3 2 (2.11%) DNS
3 2 (2.11%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.11%) HTTP
3 2 (2.11%) DVB
4 1 (1.05%) Wireless
4 1 (1.05%) Firewall
4 1 (1.05%) VoIP
4 1 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.16%) Ingres
3 3 (3.16%) MySQL
3 3 (3.16%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.11%) Spotfire
4 2 (2.11%) DataStage
5 1 (1.05%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.05%) MS Access
5 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) JMeter
2 2 (2.11%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.11%) JIRA
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.11%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (13.68%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Local Government
3 4 (4.21%) Automotive
4 2 (2.11%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.11%) Back Office
5 1 (1.05%) Legal
5 1 (1.05%) French Language
5 1 (1.05%) German Language
5 1 (1.05%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.05%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (38.95%) Analyst
2 16 (16.84%) Business Analyst
3 13 (13.68%) Developer
4 10 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 8 (8.42%) Applications Support
6 7 (7.37%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Architect
8 5 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Data Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Head of IT
9 4 (4.21%) Information Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (3.16%) Administrator
10 3 (3.16%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.16%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.16%) Tester
10 3 (3.16%) SAP Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) SAP Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.84%) .NET
2 10 (10.53%) Web Services
2 10 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 8 (8.42%) HTML
4 5 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.16%) XHTML
5 3 (3.16%) SOAP
5 3 (3.16%) CSS
5 3 (3.16%) jQuery
5 3 (3.16%) CSS3
5 3 (3.16%) HTML5
6 2 (2.11%) WCF
6 2 (2.11%) XML
7 1 (1.05%) Middleware
7 1 (1.05%) JDBC
7 1 (1.05%) RESTful
7 1 (1.05%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Mobile App
2 7 (7.37%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.32%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.21%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.16%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.16%) iPad
6 2 (2.11%) Video on Demand
6 2 (2.11%) Open Source
6 2 (2.11%) E-Learning
6 2 (2.11%) iPhone
6 2 (2.11%) Learning Management System
6 2 (2.11%) Statistics
6 2 (2.11%) IPTV
6 2 (2.11%) Photography
6 2 (2.11%) MPEG
7 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.05%) NHS
7 1 (1.05%) iSeries
7 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.68%) Windows
2 7 (7.37%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.21%) UNIX
4 3 (3.16%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.11%) Linux
6 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.58%) ITIL
2 10 (10.53%) Migration
2 10 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (10.53%) Project Management
3 9 (9.47%) CRM
4 8 (8.42%) Service Delivery
5 7 (7.37%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (7.37%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (6.32%) Validation
6 6 (6.32%) Programme Management
6 6 (6.32%) Incident Management
6 6 (6.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.26%) Performance Testing
7 5 (5.26%) Integration Testing
7 5 (5.26%) Business Continuity
7 5 (5.26%) Business Analysis
7 5 (5.26%) Data Analysis
7 5 (5.26%) User Stories
8 4 (4.21%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.05%) SQL
2 7 (7.37%) C#
3 5 (5.26%) Java
3 5 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.26%) VB.NET
4 4 (4.21%) VBA
4 4 (4.21%) C++
5 3 (3.16%) C
5 3 (3.16%) VBScript
6 2 (2.11%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.11%) Perl
6 2 (2.11%) PHP
6 2 (2.11%) Python
6 2 (2.11%) Tcl
7 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.05%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (8.42%) Degree
1 8 (8.42%) SC Cleared
1 8 (8.42%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.32%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (3.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.11%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.11%) ISEB
5 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) ISO 9002
3 1 (1.05%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (4.21%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (16.84%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.58%) Northgate
3 10 (10.53%) Oracle
4 9 (9.47%) Orchard
5 7 (7.37%) Civica
6 5 (5.26%) Cisco
6 5 (5.26%) SAP
6 5 (5.26%) Business Objects
7 4 (4.21%) HP
8 2 (2.11%) Saba
8 2 (2.11%) VMware
8 2 (2.11%) Blackboard
8 2 (2.11%) Axway
8 2 (2.11%) IBM
8 2 (2.11%) Dell
8 2 (2.11%) Citrix
8 2 (2.11%) Avaya
8 2 (2.11%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.05%) Anite
9 1 (1.05%) Apple