Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 685 831 798
Rank change year-on-year +146 -33 +6
Contract jobs citing Capita 193 63 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.059% 0.083%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 25 52
UK median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% +8.00%
10th Percentile £203 £170 £250
90th Percentile £528 £488 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +11.43% +7.69% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £26.48 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.42% +17.67% -18.18%
10th Percentile £16.49 £18.52 £12.84
90th Percentile £147.98 £35.64 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.69 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -46.61% +55.56% +32.35%

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.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43891 48012 49887
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.69% 45.31% 43.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27261 29317 29425
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £238 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1471 1723 2124
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.14 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.25 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.69% +6.03%

Capita
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Capita in the UK

Capita
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Capita in the UK

Capita
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Capita over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Capita in the UK

Capita
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Capita in the UK

Capita
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Capita over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Capita in the UK

Capita
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capita within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
England +145 189 £400 +14.29% 111
UK excluding London +96 121 £390 +11.43% 75
London +60 72 £411 +9.67% 40
North of England +92 37 £360 -15.29% 25
South East +12 34 £413 +17.86% 27
Midlands +38 27 £450 +50.00% 13
North West +43 23 £360 -24.21% 19
West Midlands +25 17 £444 +177.34% 10
East of England - 10 £363 - 2
South West +9 9 £203 +19.12% 4
Yorkshire +36 8 £325 -18.75% 5
East Midlands +9 8 £450 +49.50% 3
North East +72 6 £431 +15.00% 1
Scotland -5 4 £380 - 4

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 with a requirement for Capita.

1 35 (18.13%) SQL
2 33 (17.10%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (16.58%) Finance
4 23 (11.92%) JavaScript
4 23 (11.92%) Security Cleared
5 22 (11.40%) SC Cleared
5 22 (11.40%) HTML
6 20 (10.36%) CSS
7 19 (9.84%) Migration
8 18 (9.33%) HTML5
9 17 (8.81%) Java
10 16 (8.29%) CSS3
11 15 (7.77%) C#
12 14 (7.25%) .NET
12 14 (7.25%) SQL Server
12 14 (7.25%) Windows
12 14 (7.25%) Project Management
12 14 (7.25%) Office 365
13 13 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (6.74%) LAN
14 12 (6.22%) SharePoint
14 12 (6.22%) WAN
14 12 (6.22%) Unix
14 12 (6.22%) Cisco
14 12 (6.22%) Banking
15 11 (5.70%) Retail
15 11 (5.70%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (5.70%) IBM
15 11 (5.70%) Python

Capita
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 12 (6.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.04%) CMS
2 2 (1.04%) Confluence
2 2 (1.04%) IIS
2 2 (1.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.04%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.52%) Apache
3 1 (0.52%) Drupal
3 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.52%) JBoss
3 1 (0.52%) nginx
3 1 (0.52%) SAS
3 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 7 (3.63%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.07%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.04%) OPENHousing
2 2 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.04%) SystmOne
2 2 (1.04%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.52%) Aareon QL
3 1 (0.52%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.52%) iTrent
3 1 (0.52%) Kypera Housing
3 1 (0.52%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (0.52%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.52%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.52%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.52%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.25%) Office 365
2 10 (5.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.07%) SaaS
5 3 (1.55%) Datadog
5 3 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.55%) IaaS
5 3 (1.55%) PaaS
6 2 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.04%) npm
6 2 (1.04%) Serverless
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.52%) GitHub
7 1 (0.52%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.74%) LAN
2 12 (6.22%) WAN
3 9 (4.66%) Firewall
4 4 (2.07%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.55%) Internet
6 2 (1.04%) MPLS
6 2 (1.04%) Network Security
6 2 (1.04%) VoIP
6 2 (1.04%) Wireless
7 1 (0.52%) BGP
7 1 (0.52%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.52%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.52%) OSPF
7 1 (0.52%) SMS
7 1 (0.52%) SNMP
7 1 (0.52%) VLAN
7 1 (0.52%) VPN
7 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (5.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.11%) EDRMS
5 6 (3.11%) GIS
6 5 (2.59%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.07%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (2.07%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (2.07%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.55%) Snowflake Schema
9 2 (1.04%) Electronic Patient Records
9 2 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.04%) Power BI
9 2 (1.04%) Spotfire
9 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 8 (4.15%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.11%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.07%) Bitbucket
3 4 (2.07%) JIRA
3 4 (2.07%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.55%) JUnit
5 2 (1.04%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.04%) FitNesse
5 2 (1.04%) Grunt
5 2 (1.04%) gulp
5 2 (1.04%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.04%) JMeter
5 2 (1.04%) NUnit
5 2 (1.04%) Ranorex
5 2 (1.04%) Selenium
5 2 (1.04%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.04%) SonarQube
5 2 (1.04%) TestNG
5 2 (1.04%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (16.58%) Finance
2 12 (6.22%) Banking
3 11 (5.70%) Retail
4 8 (4.15%) Local Government
5 7 (3.63%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.55%) German Language
6 3 (1.55%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.04%) Back Office
7 2 (1.04%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (26.42%) Developer
2 23 (11.92%) Architect
3 16 (8.29%) Analyst
3 16 (8.29%) Consultant
4 12 (6.22%) Project Manager
5 9 (4.66%) Network Engineer
6 8 (4.15%) Administrator
6 8 (4.15%) Lead Architect
6 8 (4.15%) SharePoint Consultant
7 7 (3.63%) .NET Developer
7 7 (3.63%) Ab Initio Developer
8 6 (3.11%) Break Fix Engineer
8 6 (3.11%) C# Developer
8 6 (3.11%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (3.11%) Junior
9 5 (2.59%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (2.59%) Data Analyst
9 5 (2.59%) Java Developer
9 5 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (2.59%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.40%) HTML
2 20 (10.36%) CSS
3 18 (9.33%) HTML5
4 16 (8.29%) CSS3
5 14 (7.25%) .NET
6 9 (4.66%) Web Services
7 8 (4.15%) AngularJS
7 8 (4.15%) jQuery
8 7 (3.63%) ASP.NET
9 6 (3.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (3.11%) SOAP
9 6 (3.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (2.59%) JSON
10 5 (2.59%) Spring
10 5 (2.59%) WCF
11 4 (2.07%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.07%) Ajax
11 4 (2.07%) Entity Framework
11 4 (2.07%) React
12 3 (1.55%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.18%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.15%) NHS
3 6 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.55%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.55%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.55%) User Experience
5 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.52%) FMCG
5 1 (0.52%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.52%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (0.52%) PKI
5 1 (0.52%) Robotics
5 1 (0.52%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.25%) Windows
2 12 (6.22%) Unix
3 8 (4.15%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.63%) Linux
5 2 (1.04%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.52%) Android
6 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.52%) CentOS
6 1 (0.52%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (17.10%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (9.84%) Migration
3 14 (7.25%) Project Management
4 11 (5.70%) ETL
4 11 (5.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (5.18%) Data Modelling
5 10 (5.18%) PRINCE2
5 10 (5.18%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (5.18%) Scrum
5 10 (5.18%) SDLC
6 9 (4.66%) MVC
6 9 (4.66%) TDD
7 8 (4.15%) ITIL
7 8 (4.15%) Presales
8 7 (3.63%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (3.63%) DevOps
8 7 (3.63%) Service Management
9 6 (3.11%) Analytics
9 6 (3.11%) Configuration Management
9 6 (3.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (18.13%) SQL
2 23 (11.92%) JavaScript
3 17 (8.81%) Java
4 15 (7.77%) C#
5 11 (5.70%) Python
6 8 (4.15%) Shell Script
7 7 (3.63%) PHP
8 5 (2.59%) Ruby
9 4 (2.07%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.07%) C++
9 4 (2.07%) Perl
9 4 (2.07%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.55%) C
10 3 (1.55%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.04%) PHP 5
11 2 (1.04%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.52%) R
12 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (11.92%) Security Cleared
2 22 (11.40%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (4.15%) CCNA
5 5 (2.59%) CCNP
6 4 (2.07%) Degree
7 3 (1.55%) CCDA
8 2 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.52%) CCDP
9 1 (0.52%) CCIE
9 1 (0.52%) CCSA
9 1 (0.52%) CCSE
9 1 (0.52%) CISSP
9 1 (0.52%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.52%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.07%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.55%) PMO
2 3 (1.55%) SLA
3 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.04%) WCAG
4 1 (0.52%) GDPR
4 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 10 (5.18%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.11%) Docker
3 2 (1.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.52%) vCloud
4 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.52%) vSphere
4 1 (0.52%) XenApp
4 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (3.11%) Ansible
1 6 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (3.11%) Terraform
2 5 (2.59%) Puppet
3 4 (2.07%) Packer
4 3 (1.55%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.55%) Nagios
5 2 (1.04%) SCCM
5 2 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.52%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.52%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.52%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (6.22%) Cisco
2 11 (5.70%) IBM
3 10 (5.18%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.18%) Oracle
4 8 (4.15%) HP
5 7 (3.63%) Ab Initio
6 5 (2.59%) Cognos
6 5 (2.59%) ESRI
6 5 (2.59%) F5
7 4 (2.07%) Google
7 4 (2.07%) Palo Alto
7 4 (2.07%) Splunk
8 3 (1.55%) BT
8 3 (1.55%) New Relic
8 3 (1.55%) Northgate
8 3 (1.55%) Perforce
8 3 (1.55%) SAP
8 3 (1.55%) Sybase
8 3 (1.55%) TOWER Software
8 3 (1.55%) VMware