Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 874 840 815
Rank change year-on-year -34 -25 +22
Contract jobs citing Capita 29 48 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.046% 0.072%
As % of the Vendors category 0.065% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 32
UK median daily rate £383 £434 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.64% +28.52% -3.57%
10th Percentile £272 £307 £170
90th Percentile £503 £525 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £475 £350
% change year-on-year -19.31% +35.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
UK median hourly rate £18.00 - £26.48
10th Percentile £14.25 - £18.52
90th Percentile £23.44 - £35.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 - £35.00

Capita is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 44,330 43,628 46,633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.25% 42.26% 45.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,570 27,329 28,521
UK median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £256 £234 £240
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,627 1,402 1,697
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.67 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.41 £45.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £16.73 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.15% +1.36% -2.94%

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 14 December 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
Top 12 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 14 December 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 -21 24 £379 -12.61% 12
UK excluding London -43 16 £383 -19.31% 9
London +7 10 - - 4
East of England -4 3 £475 +26.67%
South East -9 3 £185 -63.00% 2
Midlands -27 3 £301 -39.14%
South West - 3 £383 -
East Midlands +10 2 £301 -19.67%
Yorkshire -16 2 £325 -16.13% 4
North of England -18 2 £325 -16.13% 6
Wales - 2 £388 -
West Midlands -34 1 - -

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 with a requirement for Capita.

1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) OPENHousing
3 4 (13.79%) Windows 10
3 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
3 4 (13.79%) Asset Management
3 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (10.34%) Degree
4 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
4 3 (10.34%) SMS
4 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
4 3 (10.34%) VBA
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL
4 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.34%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.90%) Security Operations
5 2 (6.90%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) MS Access
5 2 (6.90%) CRM

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 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) OPENHousing
2 1 (3.45%) Academy Housing
2 1 (3.45%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) OPENContractor
2 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.45%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (3.45%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) SMS
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.45%) NAS
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.90%) MS Access
3 1 (3.45%) EDMS
3 1 (3.45%) GIS
3 1 (3.45%) Power BI
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Local Government
2 1 (3.45%) Publishing
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 3 (10.34%) Active Directory Specialist
2 3 (10.34%) Data Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Operations Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Security Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) SOC Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) Technical Leader
3 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Administrator
4 1 (3.45%) Asset Management Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Data Quality Officer
4 1 (3.45%) DevOps Manager
4 1 (3.45%) ICT Programme Manager
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL Business Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Junior
4 1 (3.45%) Junior Data Entry Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) LDAP
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) CMDB
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Windows 10
2 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) CentOS
4 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Asset Management
2 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
2 3 (10.34%) ITIL
2 3 (10.34%) Migration
2 3 (10.34%) Project Management
3 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
3 2 (6.90%) CRM
3 2 (6.90%) Document Management
3 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.90%) Security Operations
3 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (3.45%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (3.45%) People Management
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (3.45%) Service Design
4 1 (3.45%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.34%) VBA
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) ISEB
2 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) HND
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Firmware
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) QRadar
1 1 (3.45%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) BMC
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco
2 1 (3.45%) Civica
2 1 (3.45%) ESRI
2 1 (3.45%) HP
2 1 (3.45%) IBM
2 1 (3.45%) Juniper
2 1 (3.45%) McAfee
2 1 (3.45%) Northgate
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Progress
2 1 (3.45%) Remedy
2 1 (3.45%) Sophos
2 1 (3.45%) VMware
2 1 (3.45%) WorldPay