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 3 months to 24 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 564 604 585
Rank change year-on-year +40 -19  
Contract jobs citing Capita 37 40 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.080% 0.074% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.17% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 27
Median daily rate £450 £300 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -5.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £450 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £18.96 £38.67 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.96% +71.84%  
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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20263 24158 24977
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.81% 44.93% 44.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12302 14876 14615
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 703 822 1125
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Capita
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Capita as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 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
England +42 32 £450 +50.00% 1
London +9 10 £450 +67.44%
Yorkshire +25 6 £325 -27.77%
East of England +1 6 £385 -
Scotland - 5 - -
South East +17 4 £531 +57.35% 1
South Yorkshire +8 4 £325 -27.77%
Bedfordshire - 4 - -
Hampshire +17 3 £531 -
City of London +1 3 £475 +80.95%
Bedford - 3 - -
Midlands +11 2 - -
Westminster - 2 £463 -
South West - 2 £379 -
Winchester - 2 - -
Barnsley - 2 £350 -
West Midlands +26 1 £475 +5.55%
Berkshire +12 1 - -
North West - 1 £425 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £385 -
Sheffield - 1 £301 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £425 -
Devon - 1 £458 -
Somerset - 1 £300 -
Birmingham - 1 £475 -
Blackpool - 1 £425 -
King's Lynn - 1 £385 -
Bath - 1 £300 -

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for Capita.

1 17 (31.48%) Finance
2 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.37%) Project Management
4 10 (18.52%) Process Management
5 8 (14.81%) SharePoint
5 8 (14.81%) SQL
6 7 (12.96%) Windows
6 7 (12.96%) Project Planning
7 6 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 6 (11.11%) Northgate
7 6 (11.11%) Office 365
7 6 (11.11%) Linux
7 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (9.26%) Unix
8 5 (9.26%) .NET
8 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
8 5 (9.26%) Migration
8 5 (9.26%) Scrum
8 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
8 5 (9.26%) Blue Prism
8 5 (9.26%) Robotic Process Automation
8 5 (9.26%) User Experience
8 5 (9.26%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (7.41%) Change Control
9 4 (7.41%) Test Automation
9 4 (7.41%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
9 4 (7.41%) QA
9 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
9 4 (7.41%) Service Management
9 4 (7.41%) Management Information System

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 8 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) CMS
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) JBoss
3 1 (1.85%) Jetty
3 1 (1.85%) Mongrel
3 1 (1.85%) nginx
3 1 (1.85%) SAS
3 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 3 (5.56%) Academy Housing
3 2 (3.70%) Aareon QL
3 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.70%) Kypera Housing
3 2 (3.70%) MIS ActiveH
3 2 (3.70%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (3.70%) OPENHousing
3 2 (3.70%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.85%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) LAN
1 2 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (3.70%) WAN
1 2 (3.70%) Wireless
2 1 (1.85%) DHCP
2 1 (1.85%) DNS
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) FTP
2 1 (1.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) IPsec
2 1 (1.85%) SAN
2 1 (1.85%) SSL
2 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) EDRMS
1 4 (7.41%) GIS
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) Ingres
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.85%) QlikView
4 1 (1.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (1.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.85%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.85%) Travis CI
General
1 17 (31.48%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Local Government
2 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) French Language
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Analyst
2 10 (18.52%) Developer
3 5 (9.26%) Administrator
3 5 (9.26%) Consultant
4 4 (7.41%) Applications Support
4 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Data Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Business IT Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) IT Trainer
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Systems Support
6 2 (3.70%) Team Leader
6 2 (3.70%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) .NET
2 2 (3.70%) Servlets
3 1 (1.85%) CSS
3 1 (1.85%) CSS3
3 1 (1.85%) HTML
3 1 (1.85%) HTML5
3 1 (1.85%) J2EE
3 1 (1.85%) jQuery
3 1 (1.85%) SAML
3 1 (1.85%) Velocity
3 1 (1.85%) Web Services
3 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) User Experience
2 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.70%) NHS
5 1 (1.85%) CCTV
5 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.85%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (1.85%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Windows
2 6 (11.11%) Linux
3 5 (9.26%) Unix
4 1 (1.85%) AIX
4 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Solaris
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.37%) Project Management
3 10 (18.52%) Process Management
4 7 (12.96%) Project Planning
5 6 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 5 (9.26%) Migration
6 5 (9.26%) Robotic Process Automation
6 5 (9.26%) Scrum
7 4 (7.41%) Change Control
7 4 (7.41%) Service Management
7 4 (7.41%) Test Automation
8 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.56%) Change Management
8 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.56%) DevOps
8 3 (5.56%) ITIL
8 3 (5.56%) Programme Management
8 3 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (5.56%) Validation
9 2 (3.70%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) Java
3 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.85%) C
4 1 (1.85%) C#
4 1 (1.85%) C++
4 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.85%) Ruby
4 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) ISEB
3 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
2 3 (5.56%) PMO
3 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Shibboleth
1 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Puppet
1 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Northgate
2 5 (9.26%) Blue Prism
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.41%) ESRI
4 3 (5.56%) LANDesk
4 3 (5.56%) SAP
5 2 (3.70%) Aareon
5 2 (3.70%) Castleton
5 2 (3.70%) Civica
5 2 (3.70%) Orchard
5 2 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.85%) Google
6 1 (1.85%) IBM
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle
6 1 (1.85%) Sun
6 1 (1.85%) TOWER Software
6 1 (1.85%) VMware