The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Management over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Management
Rank 120 117 104
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 7 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.26% 0.50% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.68% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
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£438 £355 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.23% -18.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £281 £427
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £410 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £304
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +23.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £19.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+121.05% -52.50%
Capacity Management
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1836 1914 1473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.39% 73.59% 69.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 958 970 623
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 62 68
Average hourly rate £20.25 £16.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.56% -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.90 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £127.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Capacity Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Management across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Capacity Management Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Capacity Management
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Capacity Management across the Berkshire region.

Capacity Management Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Capacity Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Capacity Management Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Capacity Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 2 £350 -6.66% 2
Slough - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Capacity Management
South East

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Capacity Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Capacity Management.

1 17 (58.62%) Telecoms
2 14 (48.28%) 3G
3 13 (44.83%) Project Management
4 12 (41.38%) ITIL
4 12 (41.38%) Finance
4 12 (41.38%) LTE
5 11 (37.93%) 4G
6 9 (31.03%) Radio Access Network
6 9 (31.03%) Internet
7 8 (27.59%) Service Management
7 8 (27.59%) VoLTE
7 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (24.14%) Performance Management
8 7 (24.14%) Problem Management
8 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (24.14%) BMC
8 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
8 7 (24.14%) DNS
9 6 (20.69%) SMS
9 6 (20.69%) SQL
9 6 (20.69%) HP
9 6 (20.69%) EMC
9 6 (20.69%) Validation
9 6 (20.69%) Coaching
10 5 (17.24%) SLA
10 5 (17.24%) Windows
11 4 (13.79%) UNIX
11 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
11 4 (13.79%) IIS

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Capacity Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Capacity Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) IIS
2 3 (10.34%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (48.28%) 3G
2 12 (41.38%) LTE
3 11 (37.93%) 4G
4 9 (31.03%) Radio Access Network
4 9 (31.03%) Internet
5 8 (27.59%) VoLTE
6 7 (24.14%) DNS
7 6 (20.69%) SMS
8 4 (13.79%) Broadband
8 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
8 4 (13.79%) INAP
9 3 (10.34%) RANAP
9 3 (10.34%) SIGTRAN
9 3 (10.34%) HTTPS
9 3 (10.34%) SSL
9 3 (10.34%) FTP
9 3 (10.34%) HTTP
10 2 (6.90%) Intranet
11 1 (3.45%) IPsec
11 1 (3.45%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
1 4 (13.79%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) SQLPlus
General
1 17 (58.62%) Telecoms
2 12 (41.38%) Finance
3 4 (13.79%) Legal
4 3 (10.34%) Marketing
5 1 (3.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Design Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Design Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Web Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Network Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) SQL DBA
5 1 (3.45%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) OSS Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Network Design Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Service Improvement Manager
5 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
1 3 (10.34%) HTML
1 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
1 3 (10.34%) CSS
2 2 (6.90%) LAMP
3 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Open Source
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) UNIX
2 4 (13.79%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Project Management
2 12 (41.38%) ITIL
3 8 (27.59%) Service Management
4 7 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (24.14%) Performance Management
4 7 (24.14%) Problem Management
4 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
5 6 (20.69%) Validation
5 6 (20.69%) Coaching
6 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
6 4 (13.79%) Change Control
7 3 (10.34%) Change Management
7 3 (10.34%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.45%) Network Design
8 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.45%) Migration
8 1 (3.45%) Business Performance Management
8 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.34%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.45%) VB
3 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) JNCIP
2 1 (3.45%) CCNP
2 1 (3.45%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) NLBS
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) BMC
2 6 (20.69%) HP
2 6 (20.69%) EMC
3 4 (13.79%) Nokia
4 3 (10.34%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.34%) Ericsson
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.45%) Remedy
6 1 (3.45%) Juniper
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco