The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Capita products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Capita over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Capita
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 549 581 561
Rank change year-on-year +32 -20  
Contract jobs citing Capita 34 39 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.079% 0.079% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.18% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 27
Median daily rate £450 £300 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -2.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £475 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +11.42% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £18.96 £38.67 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.96% +71.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.48 £33.48 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.44 £41.85 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.96 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -45.82% +55.55%  

Capita is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19008 21981 22493
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.97% 44.45% 44.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 19349 25149 23923
Median daily rate £430 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.17% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £244 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1375 1807
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.80 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

Capita
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Capita as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Capita in England

Capita
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Capita in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Capita in England

Capita
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Capita in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Capita in England

Capita
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capita in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Capita in England

Capita
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capita within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
London +5 10 £450 +67.44%
North of England +67 8 £350 -22.22%
Yorkshire +24 7 £338 -25.00%
East of England +4 6 £385 -
Midlands +20 4 £495 +23.75%
South East +12 4 £531 +57.35% 1
West Midlands +26 2 £495 +10.00%
South West - 2 £379 -
North West - 1 £425 -
Capita
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 across the England region with a requirement for Capita.

1 18 (36.00%) Finance
2 12 (24.00%) Process Management
3 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
4 8 (16.00%) SQL
5 7 (14.00%) Windows
5 7 (14.00%) Project Management
6 6 (12.00%) Linux
6 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (12.00%) Office 365
6 6 (12.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (10.00%) Northgate
7 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (10.00%) Unix
7 5 (10.00%) .NET
7 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 5 (10.00%) Migration
8 4 (8.00%) Service Management
8 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
8 4 (8.00%) GIS
8 4 (8.00%) ESRI
8 4 (8.00%) EDRMS
8 4 (8.00%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
8 4 (8.00%) User Experience
8 4 (8.00%) Change Control
8 4 (8.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (6.00%) DevOps
9 3 (6.00%) User Stories

Capita
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) JBoss
3 1 (2.00%) Jetty
3 1 (2.00%) Mongrel
3 1 (2.00%) nginx
3 1 (2.00%) SAS
3 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.00%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 3 (6.00%) Academy Housing
3 2 (4.00%) Aareon QL
3 2 (4.00%) Kypera Housing
3 2 (4.00%) MIS ActiveH
3 2 (4.00%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (4.00%) OPENHousing
3 2 (4.00%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.00%) Google App Engine
3 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) LAN
1 2 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (4.00%) WAN
1 2 (4.00%) Wireless
2 1 (2.00%) DHCP
2 1 (2.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.00%) FTP
2 1 (2.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) IPsec
2 1 (2.00%) SAN
2 1 (2.00%) SSL
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) EDRMS
1 4 (8.00%) GIS
2 3 (6.00%) Ingres
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.00%) QlikView
4 1 (2.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (2.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (2.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.00%) Travis CI
General
1 18 (36.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Local Government
2 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Analyst
2 5 (10.00%) Administrator
2 5 (10.00%) Consultant
2 5 (10.00%) Developer
3 4 (8.00%) Applications Support
3 4 (8.00%) Data Analyst
3 4 (8.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) IT Trainer
5 2 (4.00%) Senior Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Service Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Systems Support
5 2 (4.00%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) Servlets
3 1 (2.00%) CSS
3 1 (2.00%) CSS3
3 1 (2.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.00%) HTML5
3 1 (2.00%) J2EE
3 1 (2.00%) jQuery
3 1 (2.00%) SAML
3 1 (2.00%) Velocity
3 1 (2.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (8.00%) User Experience
2 3 (6.00%) NHS
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.00%) CCTV
4 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.00%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (2.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Linux
3 5 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.00%) AIX
4 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.00%) Solaris
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Process Management
2 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.00%) Project Management
4 5 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 5 (10.00%) Migration
5 4 (8.00%) Change Control
5 4 (8.00%) Service Management
5 4 (8.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.00%) Change Management
6 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.00%) DevOps
6 3 (6.00%) ITIL
6 3 (6.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (6.00%) User Stories
6 3 (6.00%) Validation
7 2 (4.00%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.00%) Document Management
7 2 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) Java
3 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.00%) C
4 1 (2.00%) C#
4 1 (2.00%) C++
4 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.00%) Ruby
4 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) ISEB
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) PMO
3 1 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Shibboleth
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Puppet
1 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (10.00%) Northgate
2 4 (8.00%) ESRI
3 3 (6.00%) LANDesk
3 3 (6.00%) SAP
4 2 (4.00%) Aareon
4 2 (4.00%) Castleton
4 2 (4.00%) Civica
4 2 (4.00%) Orchard
5 1 (2.00%) Google
5 1 (2.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.00%) Sun
5 1 (2.00%) TOWER Software
5 1 (2.00%) VMware