Period
to 20 April 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 6 months to 20 April 2018 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
England > North West
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 189 227
Rank change year-on-year +37 +38 -17
Contract jobs citing Capita 64 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.11% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 2.66% 0.37% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 4 12
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +9.59% +37.74%
10th Percentile £263 £207 £229
90th Percentile £486 £590 £404
England median daily rate £400 £375 £369
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.76% +36.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
North West median hourly rate - £16.00 £16.00
England median hourly rate £18.69 £16.00 £13.31
% change year-on-year +16.78% +20.26% -20.97%

Capita is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,405 2,411 3,347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.67% 43.92% 42.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,458 1,434 1,850
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £238 £225 £225
90th Percentile £600 £561 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 125 179
North West median hourly rate £15.93 £16.18 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.55% -24.74% +31.30%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.30 £47.33
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +10.29%

Capita
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Capita as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Capita in the North West

Capita
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Capita in the North West

Capita
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Capita in the North West over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Capita in the North West

Capita
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Capita in the North West

Capita
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capita within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +21 38 £375 -6.25% 21
Cumbria +6 14 £375 - 1
Cheshire - 6 £400 - 9
Lancashire -4 1 £380 -24.00% 2
Capita
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Capita also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Capita.

1 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.31%) Active Directory
2 13 (20.31%) SC Cleared
2 13 (20.31%) Security Cleared
3 12 (18.75%) SQL
4 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
4 11 (17.19%) C#
5 10 (15.63%) .NET
6 9 (14.06%) HTML
6 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (14.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (10.94%) Migration
8 7 (10.94%) Web Services
8 7 (10.94%) XML
8 7 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (10.94%) ETL
9 6 (9.38%) IBM
9 6 (9.38%) Cognos
9 6 (9.38%) CSS
9 6 (9.38%) SOAP
9 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
9 6 (9.38%) MVC
9 6 (9.38%) VMware
9 6 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (9.38%) JSON
9 6 (9.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 6 (9.38%) Ivanti

Capita
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.13%) Confluence
4 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.56%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.56%) OpenEdge
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.56%) Elite 3E
2 1 (1.56%) OPENHousing
2 1 (1.56%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (6.25%) IaaS
2 4 (6.25%) PaaS
3 3 (4.69%) Boomi
3 3 (4.69%) iPaaS
4 1 (1.56%) npm
4 1 (1.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) Firewall
1 3 (4.69%) SAN
2 2 (3.13%) BGP
3 1 (1.56%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.56%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) LAN
3 1 (1.56%) MPLS
3 1 (1.56%) NX-OS
3 1 (1.56%) OSPF
3 1 (1.56%) PBX
3 1 (1.56%) Skype
3 1 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.69%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.13%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.56%) CorVu
6 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) JIRA
2 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.69%) webpack
3 2 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.13%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.13%) eggPlant
3 2 (3.13%) Gradle
3 2 (3.13%) Grunt
3 2 (3.13%) IntelliJ
3 2 (3.13%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.56%) Babel
4 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.56%) PostCSS
General
1 4 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Banking
2 2 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) Developer
2 8 (12.50%) Analyst
3 6 (9.38%) Cognos Developer
4 5 (7.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Architect
6 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Azure Architect
6 3 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (4.69%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Cognos BI Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (4.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Administrator
7 2 (3.13%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.63%) .NET
2 9 (14.06%) HTML
3 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (10.94%) Web Services
4 7 (10.94%) XML
5 6 (9.38%) CSS
5 6 (9.38%) JSON
5 6 (9.38%) SOAP
6 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET
6 5 (7.81%) RESTful
6 5 (7.81%) WCF
7 4 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 4 (6.25%) CSS3
7 4 (6.25%) Entity Framework
7 4 (6.25%) HTML5
7 4 (6.25%) jQuery
7 4 (6.25%) KML
8 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.69%) ADO.NET
8 3 (4.69%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.56%) Social Media
4 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (3.13%) Linux
2 2 (3.13%) Solaris
2 2 (3.13%) SUSE
2 2 (3.13%) Unix
3 1 (1.56%) Android
3 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (10.94%) ETL
2 7 (10.94%) Migration
3 6 (9.38%) MVC
4 5 (7.81%) Waterfall
5 4 (6.25%) Data Management
5 4 (6.25%) Network Virtualisation
5 4 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 4 (6.25%) Resource Management
5 4 (6.25%) TDD
5 4 (6.25%) Workflow
6 3 (4.69%) Business Analysis
6 3 (4.69%) Data Modelling
6 3 (4.69%) DevOps
6 3 (4.69%) Front End Development
6 3 (4.69%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (4.69%) Master Data Management
6 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.75%) SQL
2 11 (17.19%) C#
2 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.69%) Perl
4 2 (3.13%) Java
4 2 (3.13%) Python
4 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.13%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.56%) C++
5 1 (1.56%) ES6
5 1 (1.56%) Ruby
5 1 (1.56%) VB
5 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (20.31%) SC Cleared
1 13 (20.31%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) CCNA
2 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) GDPR
1 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 13 (20.31%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.13%) Docker
3 2 (3.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (3.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.13%) vSphere
4 1 (1.56%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) SCCM
2 3 (4.69%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.69%) Puppet
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (3.13%) Terraform
4 1 (1.56%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.56%) SCOM
4 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.38%) Cognos
2 6 (9.38%) IBM
2 6 (9.38%) Ivanti
2 6 (9.38%) VMware
3 3 (4.69%) Informatica
3 3 (4.69%) MuleSoft
3 3 (4.69%) Okta
3 3 (4.69%) SnapLogic
4 2 (3.13%) Cisco
4 2 (3.13%) EMC
4 2 (3.13%) SAP
4 2 (3.13%) Sun
4 2 (3.13%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.13%) Veritas
5 1 (1.56%) Apple
5 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.56%) Juniper
5 1 (1.56%) McAfee
5 1 (1.56%) webMethods