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 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Capita
UK
Rank 579 611 598
Rank change year-on-year +32 -13  
Contract jobs citing Capita 17 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.058% 0.044%
As % of the Vendors category 0.085% 0.13% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 5
Median daily rate £450 £370 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.62% -12.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £309 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £425
% change year-on-year +16.12% -8.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 -

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 20011 23143 23796
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.18% 43.66% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12332 14008 13432
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 719 802 994
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.99 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Capita in the UK

Capita
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Capita in the UK

Capita
Top 25 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 March 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 +20 17 £450 +21.62% 6
North West +27 5 £375 +1.55%
South East +24 4 £400 - 2
London +23 3 £450 +38.46% 1
Cumbria +4 3 - -
Barrow-in-Furness +2 3 - -
Berkshire +22 2 £400 - 1
South West -1 2 - - 3
North East -12 2 £475 +11.76%
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 1 £500 +17.64%
Tyne and Wear -11 1 £500 +17.64%
East Midlands - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Fleetwood - 1 £600 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Woking - 1 - -
Chippenham - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Durham - 1 £450 -
Lancashire - 1 £600 -
City of London - 1 £375 - 1
Maidenhead - 1 £400 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - - 1

Capita
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 18 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 15 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 13 (19.70%) WAN
4 12 (18.18%) LAN
4 12 (18.18%) SAP
5 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 11 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 11 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 10 (15.15%) Coaching
6 10 (15.15%) Information Security
6 10 (15.15%) Finance
6 10 (15.15%) MS Office
6 10 (15.15%) IBM
7 9 (13.64%) ERP
7 9 (13.64%) GAMP
7 9 (13.64%) GCP
7 9 (13.64%) GMP
7 9 (13.64%) GxP
7 9 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (13.64%) BT
7 9 (13.64%) Telecoms
7 9 (13.64%) Customer Engagement
7 9 (13.64%) TOWER Software
7 9 (13.64%) Presales
8 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
9 7 (10.61%) SQL
10 6 (9.09%) .NET
10 6 (9.09%) Windows
11 5 (7.58%) CRM

Capita
Top Related 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 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) Apache
2 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.52%) Confluence
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.52%) GroupWise
3 1 (1.52%) IIS
3 1 (1.52%) JBoss
3 1 (1.52%) Jetty
3 1 (1.52%) Mongrel
3 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.52%) nginx
3 1 (1.52%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (15.15%) MS Office
2 3 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Academy Housing
1 3 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.03%) Northgate Housing
2 2 (3.03%) OPENContractor
2 2 (3.03%) OPENHousing
3 1 (1.52%) Aareon QL
3 1 (1.52%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
3 1 (1.52%) Kypera Housing
3 1 (1.52%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (1.52%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (1.52%) Servitor
3 1 (1.52%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Office 365
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.52%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.52%) IaaS
3 1 (1.52%) PaaS
3 1 (1.52%) SaaS
3 1 (1.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.70%) WAN
2 12 (18.18%) LAN
3 1 (1.52%) DHCP
3 1 (1.52%) DNS
3 1 (1.52%) Firewall
3 1 (1.52%) FTP
3 1 (1.52%) HTTP
3 1 (1.52%) IPsec
3 1 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.52%) SSL
3 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) QlikView
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.03%) Ingres
4 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Selenium
1 2 (3.03%) SoapUI
1 2 (3.03%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.52%) JIRA
2 1 (1.52%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.52%) Travis CI
General
1 11 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 10 (15.15%) Finance
3 9 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (13.64%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (18.18%) Analyst
1 12 (18.18%) Architect
2 11 (16.67%) Consultant
3 10 (15.15%) Lead Architect
4 9 (13.64%) Compliance Consultant
4 9 (13.64%) Telecoms Architect
5 7 (10.61%) IT Consultant
5 7 (10.61%) IT Risk Consultant
5 7 (10.61%) Risk Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Network Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) .NET
2 3 (4.55%) Web Services
3 2 (3.03%) SOAP
4 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.52%) CSS
4 1 (1.52%) EDI
4 1 (1.52%) HTML
4 1 (1.52%) J2EE
4 1 (1.52%) Node.js
4 1 (1.52%) REST
4 1 (1.52%) RESTful
4 1 (1.52%) SAML
4 1 (1.52%) Servlets
4 1 (1.52%) XHTML
4 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.06%) User Experience
4 1 (1.52%) CCTV
4 1 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.52%) NHS
4 1 (1.52%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.52%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Windows
2 4 (6.06%) Linux
2 4 (6.06%) Unix
2 4 (6.06%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.55%) Windows 10
3 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.03%) AIX
4 2 (3.03%) Windows 2000
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.52%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.52%) Solaris
5 1 (1.52%) VME
5 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.15%) Coaching
1 10 (15.15%) Information Security
2 9 (13.64%) Customer Engagement
2 9 (13.64%) ERP
2 9 (13.64%) Presales
3 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (7.58%) CRM
5 4 (6.06%) Business Analysis
5 4 (6.06%) Open Source
5 4 (6.06%) Risk Management
5 4 (6.06%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (4.55%) Change Management
6 3 (4.55%) Migration
6 3 (4.55%) Project Management
6 3 (4.55%) Project Planning
6 3 (4.55%) Security Architecture
6 3 (4.55%) Service Management
6 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 3 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.61%) SQL
2 4 (6.06%) Java
3 2 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (1.52%) C++
4 1 (1.52%) COBOL
4 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 15 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.52%) CCA
4 1 (1.52%) CCNA
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.52%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) MCP
4 1 (1.52%) MCSE
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) GAMP
1 9 (13.64%) GCP
1 9 (13.64%) GMP
1 9 (13.64%) GxP
2 4 (6.06%) PMO
2 4 (6.06%) SLA
3 3 (4.55%) QA
4 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.52%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.52%) NDS
2 1 (1.52%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.52%) Puppet
2 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) SAP
2 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (15.15%) IBM
4 9 (13.64%) BT
4 9 (13.64%) TOWER Software
5 5 (7.58%) Northgate
6 4 (6.06%) Civica
7 3 (4.55%) LANDesk
7 3 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (3.03%) Aareon
8 2 (3.03%) HP
8 2 (3.03%) Orchard
8 2 (3.03%) Symantec
8 2 (3.03%) VMware
9 1 (1.52%) Castleton
9 1 (1.52%) Cisco
9 1 (1.52%) Google
9 1 (1.52%) ICL
9 1 (1.52%) Novell
9 1 (1.52%) Sun