Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 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
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 545 792 797
Rank change year-on-year +247 +5 +5
Contract jobs citing Capita 352 78 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.080% 0.078%
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 32 53
UK median daily rate £403 £338 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.26% -7.53% +16.80%
10th Percentile £213 £170 £258
90th Percentile £525 £555 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +22.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £16.00 £9.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.78% +61.29% -54.03%
10th Percentile £16.49 £15.70 £9.32
90th Percentile £147.98 £24.82 £10.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.69 £16.00 £9.92
% change year-on-year +16.78% +61.29% -41.36%

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 42,209 43,904 46,105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.08% 45.18% 42.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,661 26,875 27,209
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £233 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,370 1,672 1,942
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.53% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.00 £45.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 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
England +253 340 £403 +19.48% 110
UK excluding London +147 216 £375 +7.14% 96
London +95 133 £425 +30.77% 21
South East +12 63 £388 +10.71% 26
North of England +80 57 £360 -4.00% 35
Midlands +39 52 £413 +79.35% 19
West Midlands +31 40 £413 +157.81% 10
North West +46 39 £385 -12.00% 20
South West +30 19 £323 +89.71% 2
East of England +1 15 £375 - 7
Yorkshire +25 14 £259 -28.62% 12
East Midlands +16 12 £425 +41.20% 9
Scotland +4 10 £380 - 7
North East +54 4 £431 +15.00% 3

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 60 (17.05%) SQL
2 55 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (10.80%) Finance
4 37 (10.51%) HTML
5 35 (9.94%) Java
6 34 (9.66%) JavaScript
7 33 (9.38%) Security Cleared
8 32 (9.09%) SQL Server
8 32 (9.09%) LAN
8 32 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 31 (8.81%) WAN
9 31 (8.81%) SC Cleared
10 28 (7.95%) Web Services
10 28 (7.95%) Migration
11 27 (7.67%) CSS
12 26 (7.39%) C#
13 25 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
14 24 (6.82%) Project Management
14 24 (6.82%) Active Directory
15 23 (6.53%) Cisco
15 23 (6.53%) Retail
16 22 (6.25%) Windows
16 22 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (6.25%) HTML5
17 20 (5.68%) CSS3
17 20 (5.68%) Data Centre
17 20 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
17 20 (5.68%) .NET
17 20 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 19 (5.40%) SOAP

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 10 (2.84%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (1.42%) Confluence
3 4 (1.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.14%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (0.85%) IIS
4 3 (0.85%) JBoss
4 3 (0.85%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.57%) WildFly
6 1 (0.28%) Apache
6 1 (0.28%) CMS
6 1 (0.28%) Drupal
6 1 (0.28%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.28%) nginx
6 1 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.57%) Aareon QL
3 2 (0.57%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (0.57%) Orchard Housing
3 2 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.57%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.57%) SystmOne
3 2 (0.57%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.28%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.28%) iTrent
4 1 (0.28%) Kypera Housing
4 1 (0.28%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (0.28%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.28%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.28%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.28%) Scribe Insight
4 1 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.69%) Office 365
4 8 (2.27%) PaaS
5 7 (1.99%) IaaS
6 5 (1.42%) SaaS
7 4 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.14%) Serverless
8 3 (0.85%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.85%) Datadog
9 2 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.57%) GitHub
9 2 (0.57%) npm
9 2 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.28%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 32 (9.09%) LAN
2 31 (8.81%) WAN
3 19 (5.40%) Firewall
4 7 (1.99%) Wireless
5 6 (1.70%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.42%) VoIP
7 4 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (1.14%) HTTP
7 4 (1.14%) Internet
7 4 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.85%) MPLS
9 2 (0.57%) DNS
9 2 (0.57%) Network Security
9 2 (0.57%) SNMP
9 2 (0.57%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (0.28%) Cisco ISE
10 1 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.28%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.28%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (1.99%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.70%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.70%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.42%) Power BI
7 4 (1.14%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (0.85%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.85%) Snowflake Schema
8 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (2.84%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.27%) JIRA
3 7 (1.99%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.14%) Bitbucket
4 4 (1.14%) Selenium
4 4 (1.14%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.14%) WebDriver
5 3 (0.85%) JUnit
5 3 (0.85%) NUnit
5 3 (0.85%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.57%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.57%) FitNesse
6 2 (0.57%) Grunt
6 2 (0.57%) gulp
6 2 (0.57%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.57%) JMeter
6 2 (0.57%) Ranorex
6 2 (0.57%) SonarQube
6 2 (0.57%) TestNG
7 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (10.80%) Finance
2 23 (6.53%) Retail
3 14 (3.98%) Banking
4 8 (2.27%) Financial Institution
4 8 (2.27%) Local Government
5 6 (1.70%) Legal
6 5 (1.42%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.85%) German Language
8 2 (0.57%) Back Office
8 2 (0.57%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (22.44%) Developer
2 48 (13.64%) Analyst
3 37 (10.51%) Architect
4 36 (10.23%) Project Manager
5 25 (7.10%) Consultant
6 20 (5.68%) Business Analyst
7 17 (4.83%) Network Engineer
8 14 (3.98%) .NET Developer
9 12 (3.41%) Java Developer
10 11 (3.13%) C# Developer
11 10 (2.84%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (2.56%) Administrator
13 8 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 8 (2.27%) Cognos Developer
13 8 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (2.27%) Support Engineer
14 7 (1.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 7 (1.99%) GDPR Business Analyst
14 7 (1.99%) Web Manager
14 7 (1.99%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (10.51%) HTML
2 28 (7.95%) Web Services
3 27 (7.67%) CSS
4 22 (6.25%) HTML5
5 20 (5.68%) .NET
5 20 (5.68%) CSS3
6 19 (5.40%) SOAP
7 18 (5.11%) XML
8 15 (4.26%) JSON
9 14 (3.98%) ASP.NET
9 14 (3.98%) RESTful
10 12 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (3.13%) AngularJS
11 11 (3.13%) jQuery
12 9 (2.56%) Spring
13 8 (2.27%) J2EE
14 7 (1.99%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (1.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (1.99%) WCF
15 6 (1.70%) KML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.68%) Data Centre
2 14 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (1.99%) NHS
4 7 (1.99%) User Experience
5 4 (1.14%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.14%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (0.85%) Minimum Viable Product
7 2 (0.57%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (0.57%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.57%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.28%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.28%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.28%) Fintech
8 1 (0.28%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.28%) Linked Data
8 1 (0.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.25%) Windows
2 17 (4.83%) Linux
3 14 (3.98%) Unix
4 12 (3.41%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.14%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.85%) CentOS
7 2 (0.57%) Android
7 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.57%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.28%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.28%) Solaris
8 1 (0.28%) SUSE
8 1 (0.28%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (7.95%) Migration
3 24 (6.82%) Project Management
4 22 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (5.40%) ETL
6 18 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (4.83%) ITIL
7 17 (4.83%) Scrum
8 16 (4.55%) Data Modelling
8 16 (4.55%) MVC
8 16 (4.55%) PRINCE2
9 14 (3.98%) SDLC
9 14 (3.98%) Service Management
9 14 (3.98%) TDD
10 13 (3.69%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (3.13%) Test Automation
12 10 (2.84%) DevOps
13 9 (2.56%) ITIL V3
13 9 (2.56%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (17.05%) SQL
2 35 (9.94%) Java
3 34 (9.66%) JavaScript
4 26 (7.39%) C#
5 13 (3.69%) Python
6 9 (2.56%) Shell Script
7 8 (2.27%) PHP
8 7 (1.99%) PL/SQL
8 7 (1.99%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.42%) C++
9 5 (1.42%) Perl
9 5 (1.42%) Ruby
10 4 (1.14%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.85%) C
11 3 (0.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (0.85%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.57%) ABAP
12 2 (0.57%) PHP 5
12 2 (0.57%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.28%) Ada
Qualifications
1 33 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 31 (8.81%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (2.56%) CCNA
4 9 (2.56%) Degree
5 6 (1.70%) CCNP
6 4 (1.14%) CCDA
7 3 (0.85%) CCIE
8 2 (0.57%) CCDP
8 2 (0.57%) CISSP
8 2 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.57%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.57%) ISEB
8 2 (0.57%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.57%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.57%) PMP
8 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.28%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.69%) GDPR
2 9 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 7 (1.99%) PMO
4 6 (1.70%) QA
5 5 (1.42%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.42%) SLA
6 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.57%) WCAG
System Software
1 24 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.99%) Docker
3 6 (1.70%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.57%) vCloud
5 2 (0.57%) vSphere
6 1 (0.28%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.28%) XenApp
6 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (1.99%) Ansible
2 7 (1.99%) Terraform
3 6 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.70%) Puppet
4 4 (1.14%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.14%) Packer
4 4 (1.14%) SCCM
5 3 (0.85%) Nagios
6 2 (0.57%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.57%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.28%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.28%) Oozie
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.28%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.53%) Cisco
3 17 (4.83%) Oracle
4 16 (4.55%) IBM
5 14 (3.98%) SolarWinds
6 13 (3.69%) Remedy
7 10 (2.84%) HP
7 10 (2.84%) SAP
7 10 (2.84%) VMware
8 9 (2.56%) Cognos
9 7 (1.99%) Ab Initio
9 7 (1.99%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.70%) F5
10 6 (1.70%) Splunk
11 5 (1.42%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.42%) Google
11 5 (1.42%) Sybase
12 4 (1.14%) Civica
12 4 (1.14%) Northgate
12 4 (1.14%) Palo Alto