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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 190 197 185
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 9 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.38% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.50% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 21
Average daily rate
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£420 £380 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £285 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £425 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £31.56 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.47% +75.30%
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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
4512 5452 4917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.71% 76.83% 75.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3522 4040 3704
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 72 76
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% -30.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.50 £16.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.35 £45.00 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 9 (31.03%) ITIL
3 8 (27.59%) Finance
4 7 (24.14%) Banking
4 7 (24.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (20.69%) Firewall
5 6 (20.69%) UNIX
5 6 (20.69%) Windows
5 6 (20.69%) LAN
6 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
6 5 (17.24%) Service Management
6 5 (17.24%) Project Management
6 5 (17.24%) Investment Banking
6 5 (17.24%) Clustering
6 5 (17.24%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (13.79%) Project Planning
7 4 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (13.79%) Python
7 4 (13.79%) MS Office
7 4 (13.79%) Solaris
7 4 (13.79%) SQL
7 4 (13.79%) Broadband
7 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.79%) Juniper
7 4 (13.79%) Cisco
8 3 (10.34%) Middleware
8 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
8 3 (10.34%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.79%) MS Office
3 3 (10.34%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Firewall
1 6 (20.69%) LAN
2 4 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (13.79%) Broadband
3 3 (10.34%) WLAN
3 3 (10.34%) WAN
3 3 (10.34%) Wireless
3 3 (10.34%) BGP
3 3 (10.34%) DSL
3 3 (10.34%) Multicast
4 2 (6.90%) DHCP
4 2 (6.90%) DNS
4 2 (6.90%) SAN
5 1 (3.45%) Intranet
5 1 (3.45%) LDAP
5 1 (3.45%) SNMP
5 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.45%) VPN
5 1 (3.45%) TCAP
5 1 (3.45%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Banking
3 5 (17.24%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Front Office
4 2 (6.90%) Back Office
5 1 (3.45%) Retail
5 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Support
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Network Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Relationships Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) DBA
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Capacity Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Business Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Middleware
2 2 (6.90%) Rendezvous
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) Flash
3 1 (3.45%) LAMP
3 1 (3.45%) WCF
3 1 (3.45%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Clustering
2 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Replication
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.45%) Open Source
4 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) UNIX
2 6 (20.69%) Windows
3 4 (13.79%) Solaris
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (17.24%) Service Management
3 5 (17.24%) Project Management
3 5 (17.24%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (13.79%) Project Planning
5 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
5 3 (10.34%) Release Management
6 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) DevOps
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) Change Management
6 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
7 1 (3.45%) PRINCE
7 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Python
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) Perl
3 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.45%) VB
4 1 (3.45%) C
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.45%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PMP
2 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.45%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) OCP
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.45%) RHCE
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) MCITP
2 1 (3.45%) RHCT
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.45%) NCDA
2 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) XenApp
2 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.45%) NFS
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.90%) SCOM
2 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.45%) Control-M
3 1 (3.45%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (3.45%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (3.45%) BladeLogic
3 1 (3.45%) WMI
3 1 (3.45%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (3.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (3.45%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
1 4 (13.79%) Juniper
1 4 (13.79%) Cisco
2 3 (10.34%) HP
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix
3 2 (6.90%) TIBCO
3 2 (6.90%) BMC
3 2 (6.90%) CA
3 2 (6.90%) NetApp
4 1 (3.45%) Veritas
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.45%) Symantec
4 1 (3.45%) Sophos
4 1 (3.45%) Sun
4 1 (3.45%) Altiris
4 1 (3.45%) Riverbed
4 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds