The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 109 115 117
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 8 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.21% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.30% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
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£390 £400 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +61.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £400 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £400 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 - £21.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1817 1659 2090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.56% 68.38% 66.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 722 811
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 45
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £14.50 £14.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Capacity Management
South East

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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 +10 2 - - 2
Slough +3 2 £248 -
Bracknell +7 1 £420 -
Capacity Management
South East

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 14 (51.85%) Telecoms
2 12 (44.44%) LTE
3 11 (40.74%) SQL
4 10 (37.04%) 3G
4 10 (37.04%) MPLS
5 9 (33.33%) Ethernet
5 9 (33.33%) VPN
5 9 (33.33%) 2G
5 9 (33.33%) Network Design
6 8 (29.63%) Radio Access Network
6 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
7 7 (25.93%) IIS
7 7 (25.93%) Windows
7 7 (25.93%) OSPF
7 7 (25.93%) BGP
7 7 (25.93%) RSVP
7 7 (25.93%) VRRP
7 7 (25.93%) HSRP
8 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (22.22%) SAN
8 6 (22.22%) NAS
8 6 (22.22%) Huawei
9 5 (18.52%) Clustering
9 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
9 5 (18.52%) NLBS
9 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
9 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
9 5 (18.52%) DHCP
9 5 (18.52%) LDAP
9 5 (18.52%) DNS

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 7 (25.93%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) LTE
2 10 (37.04%) 3G
2 10 (37.04%) MPLS
3 9 (33.33%) VPN
3 9 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 9 (33.33%) 2G
4 8 (29.63%) Radio Access Network
5 7 (25.93%) HSRP
5 7 (25.93%) OSPF
5 7 (25.93%) BGP
5 7 (25.93%) RSVP
5 7 (25.93%) VRRP
6 6 (22.22%) SAN
6 6 (22.22%) NAS
7 5 (18.52%) DHCP
7 5 (18.52%) DNS
7 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
7 5 (18.52%) LDAP
8 3 (11.11%) ATM
8 3 (11.11%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.41%) MS Access
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 14 (51.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Server Support
2 5 (18.52%) Network Design Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Server Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Server Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) RAN Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Design Authority
5 2 (7.41%) IP Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) DBA
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) CGI
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Human Factors
2 2 (7.41%) GIS
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) PMI
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) UNIX
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Network Design
2 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
3 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
4 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
4 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (7.41%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Network Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (3.70%) PDM
7 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.70%) Data Management
7 1 (3.70%) Validation
7 1 (3.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) VB
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) MCSE
1 2 (7.41%) MCDBA
1 2 (7.41%) CCIE
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) APMP
2 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) BC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
1 5 (18.52%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) OPNET
2 1 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Huawei
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) Business Objects
4 2 (7.41%) Nortel
4 2 (7.41%) Juniper
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) Redback
4 2 (7.41%) NetApp
4 2 (7.41%) Nokia
4 2 (7.41%) Radware
4 2 (7.41%) BT
5 1 (3.70%) Cramer
5 1 (3.70%) Brocade
5 1 (3.70%) BMC
5 1 (3.70%) CA
5 1 (3.70%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) HP