The first table below looks at the demand for Capacity Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Management over the 3 months to 18 April 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 City of London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 186 184 197
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 24 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.21% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.28% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 20
Average daily rate £475 £383 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.18% -17.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £308 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £400
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.07 £35.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.84% +102.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4902 4666 5879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.95% 74.87% 72.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3582 3576 4142
Average daily rate £450 £450 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 50 92
Average hourly rate £25.00 £135.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.48% +440.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £17.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £135.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Capacity Management
London

Capacity Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Capacity Management Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Capacity Management
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Capacity Management Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Capacity Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Management across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Capacity Management Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Capacity Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Management across the City of London region.

Capacity Management Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 27 (61.36%) ITIL
2 15 (34.09%) Finance
3 13 (29.55%) Banking
3 13 (29.55%) Cisco
4 12 (27.27%) SAN
5 11 (25.00%) Change Management
6 9 (20.45%) Service Delivery
6 9 (20.45%) EMC
7 8 (18.18%) NetApp
7 8 (18.18%) UNIX
7 8 (18.18%) Windows
7 8 (18.18%) Back Office
7 8 (18.18%) Brocade
7 8 (18.18%) Symmetrix DMX
7 8 (18.18%) Isilon
8 7 (15.91%) Investment Banking
9 6 (13.64%) SQL
9 6 (13.64%) VMware
9 6 (13.64%) Degree
10 5 (11.36%) Investment Management
10 5 (11.36%) SRDF
10 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
10 5 (11.36%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (11.36%) ITRS Geneos
10 5 (11.36%) Scrum
10 5 (11.36%) Business Continuity
10 5 (11.36%) JIRA
10 5 (11.36%) Project Management
10 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.27%) SAN
2 3 (6.82%) iSCSI
3 2 (4.55%) VoIP
3 2 (4.55%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.55%) IMAP
3 2 (4.55%) NAS
4 1 (2.27%) DNS
4 1 (2.27%) DHCP
4 1 (2.27%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) MySQL
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) JIRA
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 13 (29.55%) Banking
3 8 (18.18%) Back Office
4 7 (15.91%) Investment Banking
5 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.55%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (15.91%) Analyst
2 5 (11.36%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Team Leader
5 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 2 (4.55%) Applications Support
5 2 (4.55%) Capacity Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) IT Support
6 1 (2.27%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Operations Support Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) EMC Storage Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Storage Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) J2EE
2 2 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (2.27%) ISPF
3 1 (2.27%) CGI
3 1 (2.27%) CSS
3 1 (2.27%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Symmetrix DMX
2 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.82%) Clustering
4 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.55%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (4.55%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (4.55%) Replication
4 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) Symmetrix
5 1 (2.27%) Economics
5 1 (2.27%) NHS
5 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) UNIX
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.82%) Solaris
5 2 (4.55%) Linux
5 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.27%) CentOS
6 1 (2.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) ITIL
2 11 (25.00%) Change Management
3 9 (20.45%) Service Delivery
4 5 (11.36%) Investment Management
4 5 (11.36%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (11.36%) Scrum
4 5 (11.36%) Business Continuity
4 5 (11.36%) Project Management
5 4 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.09%) Data Management
5 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (9.09%) BCP
5 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 4 (9.09%) Release Management
6 3 (6.82%) Time Management
6 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.82%) Service Management
6 3 (6.82%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.27%) C
3 1 (2.27%) Perl
3 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.27%) JCL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) NCDA
4 3 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.55%) CCNA
6 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) CITP
6 1 (2.27%) MCITP
6 1 (2.27%) MCSE
6 1 (2.27%) MCSA
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.27%) PMP
6 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) SRDF
2 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.55%) vSphere
3 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.55%) Postfix
3 2 (4.55%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (4.55%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.55%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.55%) SCDPM
2 2 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.27%) SCCM
3 1 (2.27%) SCOM
3 1 (2.27%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Cisco
2 9 (20.45%) EMC
3 8 (18.18%) NetApp
3 8 (18.18%) Brocade
3 8 (18.18%) Isilon
4 6 (13.64%) VMware
5 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (9.09%) Temenos
6 4 (9.09%) HP
6 4 (9.09%) Oracle
6 4 (9.09%) jBASE
7 2 (4.55%) Dell
7 2 (4.55%) IBM
7 2 (4.55%) Symantec
8 1 (2.27%) Thunderhead
8 1 (2.27%) Sybase
8 1 (2.27%) Sun
8 1 (2.27%) BMC
8 1 (2.27%) Avaya