The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Management
Rank 176 189 185
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 19 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.38% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.50% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 18
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£475 £475 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £259 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.07 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% -17.32%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4229 4844 4866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.91% 76.96% 76.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3282 3557 3706
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 45 51
Average hourly rate £27.37 £25.00 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -65.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, 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 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Finance
3 10 (34.48%) ITIL
3 10 (34.48%) Oracle
3 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 10 (34.48%) Linux
4 8 (27.59%) Release Management
4 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
5 7 (24.14%) Cisco
5 7 (24.14%) UNIX
6 6 (20.69%) LAN
6 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
6 6 (20.69%) Project Management
6 6 (20.69%) DV Cleared
7 5 (17.24%) Service Management
7 5 (17.24%) Change Management
7 5 (17.24%) SAN
7 5 (17.24%) HP
7 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
7 5 (17.24%) WAN
7 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
7 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (13.79%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (13.79%) Derivative
8 4 (13.79%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (13.79%) VMware
8 4 (13.79%) Fixed Income
8 4 (13.79%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (6.90%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (6.90%) IIS
1 2 (6.90%) Apache
1 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) LAN
2 5 (17.24%) SAN
2 5 (17.24%) WAN
3 4 (13.79%) Firewall
4 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.90%) DNS
5 1 (3.45%) Multicast
5 1 (3.45%) BGP
5 1 (3.45%) DSL
5 1 (3.45%) WLAN
5 1 (3.45%) SMTP
5 1 (3.45%) DHCP
5 1 (3.45%) FTP
5 1 (3.45%) Broadband
5 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.45%) Wireless
5 1 (3.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) Maven
1 2 (6.90%) Subversion
1 2 (6.90%) Ant
1 2 (6.90%) Gradle
1 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.90%) Mercurial
1 2 (6.90%) MSBuild
2 1 (3.45%) PowerBuilder
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Front Office
2 4 (13.79%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Support Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Applications Support
3 4 (13.79%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Capacity Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Capacity Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planner
5 2 (6.90%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Supplier Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Django
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) Rendezvous
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Derivative
2 4 (13.79%) Equity Derivative
2 4 (13.79%) Fixed Income
2 4 (13.79%) Equities
2 4 (13.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Linux
3 7 (24.14%) UNIX
4 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) AIX
6 1 (3.45%) Solaris
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) ITIL
2 8 (27.59%) Release Management
3 6 (20.69%) Project Management
4 5 (17.24%) Service Management
4 5 (17.24%) Change Management
5 4 (13.79%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (13.79%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (10.34%) Market Making
6 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.34%) Migration
6 3 (10.34%) Workflow
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
7 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
7 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Workflow Management
7 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity
7 2 (6.90%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) Python
3 3 (10.34%) VBScript
3 3 (10.34%) VBA
3 3 (10.34%) C
4 2 (6.90%) C++
4 2 (6.90%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) Perl
4 2 (6.90%) VB
4 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.45%) CCNP
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.45%) vSphere
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) ITRS Geneos
1 3 (10.34%) SCOM
2 2 (6.90%) BladeLogic
2 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.45%) Puppet
3 1 (3.45%) MOM
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle
2 7 (24.14%) Cisco
3 5 (17.24%) HP
3 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
4 4 (13.79%) VMware
4 4 (13.79%) NetApp
4 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.34%) Sybase
6 2 (6.90%) BMC
6 2 (6.90%) CA
7 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
7 1 (3.45%) Reuters
7 1 (3.45%) Juniper
7 1 (3.45%) ION Trading
7 1 (3.45%) BT
7 1 (3.45%) Brocade