The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Management over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 404 370 388
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +18
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 183 181 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.50% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 145 91
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£430 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 10
Average hourly rate £47.50 £31.56 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.53% +75.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.03 £31.56 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.50 £31.56 £31.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £31.56 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+50.53% +75.30%
Capacity Management
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38954 35940 38894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.26% 74.48% 72.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24704 22658 22956
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% +0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1007 1440
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Capacity Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Capacity Management Jobs Demand Trend in England

Capacity Management
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Capacity Management Daily Rate Trend in England

Capacity Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Management across the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Capacity Management Daily Rate Histogram in England

Capacity Management
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Capacity Management Hourly Rate Trend in England

Capacity Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Management across the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Capacity Management Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Capacity Management
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
London -22 89 £505 +16.09% 12
South East +2 40 £349 -0.92% 20
Yorkshire +15 19 £380 +27.73% 4
South West -24 16 £450 +23.28% 2
North West -4 10 £378 +28.83% 6
North East -30 4 £350 +94.44%
East of England -31 4 £438 +2.94% 4
East Midlands -1 3 £430 +75.51% 3
West Midlands -14 2 £385 -5.23%
Capacity Management
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Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 143 (37.43%) Windows
2 125 (32.72%) ITIL
3 101 (26.44%) Linux
4 98 (25.65%) Microsoft
5 75 (19.63%) SQL
6 74 (19.37%) UNIX
7 67 (17.54%) Project Management
7 67 (17.54%) Service Delivery
7 67 (17.54%) VMware
8 61 (15.97%) Service Management
9 59 (15.45%) Change Management
10 58 (15.18%) Finance
10 58 (15.18%) Active Directory
11 57 (14.92%) Security Cleared
11 57 (14.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 52 (13.61%) SAN
12 52 (13.61%) PowerShell
13 51 (13.35%) Firewall
14 50 (13.09%) MS Excel
15 47 (12.30%) Oracle
15 47 (12.30%) Incident Management
16 46 (12.04%) Windows Server 2008
17 45 (11.78%) Banking
17 45 (11.78%) SQL Server
17 45 (11.78%) Red Hat
18 43 (11.26%) DNS
19 40 (10.47%) SLA
19 40 (10.47%) Problem Management
20 39 (10.21%) HP
21 38 (9.95%) Python

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 24 (6.28%) IIS
2 18 (4.71%) Apache
3 16 (4.19%) Tomcat
4 12 (3.14%) MS Exchange
5 11 (2.88%) IBM HTTP Server
5 11 (2.88%) Lync
6 8 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.09%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.83%) MindAlign
8 6 (1.57%) Mule
9 5 (1.31%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.31%) NetWeaver
9 5 (1.31%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.79%) nginx
12 2 (0.52%) Adobe CQ
13 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.26%) SAS
13 1 (0.26%) CICS
Applications
1 50 (13.09%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.71%) MS Office
3 8 (2.09%) MS Project
4 5 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.52%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.26%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.79%) SaaS
3 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.26%) Office 365
4 1 (0.26%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (13.61%) SAN
2 51 (13.35%) Firewall
3 43 (11.26%) DNS
4 35 (9.16%) DHCP
5 27 (7.07%) Multicast
6 18 (4.71%) TCP/IP
7 15 (3.93%) WAN
8 14 (3.66%) LAN
8 14 (3.66%) Internet
9 12 (3.14%) LDAP
9 12 (3.14%) LTE
10 11 (2.88%) 3G
11 10 (2.62%) Intranet
12 9 (2.36%) iSCSI
12 9 (2.36%) BIG-IP
13 8 (2.09%) Unified Communications
13 8 (2.09%) VPN
13 8 (2.09%) Broadband
14 7 (1.83%) SMS
14 7 (1.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (11.78%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.97%) MySQL
3 18 (4.71%) Oracle Database
4 12 (3.14%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.83%) Data Mining
9 5 (1.31%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.31%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (1.31%) Oracle9i Database
9 5 (1.31%) DB2
10 4 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.05%) Sybase IQ
10 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (1.05%) Sybase ASE
11 3 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (1.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (1.57%) Toad
3 2 (0.52%) Subversion
3 2 (0.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.26%) Hudson
4 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 58 (15.18%) Finance
2 45 (11.78%) Banking
3 32 (8.38%) Telecoms
4 22 (5.76%) Investment Banking
5 20 (5.24%) Front Office
6 7 (1.83%) Retail
7 4 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.79%) Billing
8 3 (0.79%) Marketing
9 2 (0.52%) Legal
10 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Advertising
10 1 (0.26%) Publishing
10 1 (0.26%) Games
10 1 (0.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 56 (14.66%) Analyst
2 31 (8.12%) Administrator
3 23 (6.02%) Capacity Manager
4 22 (5.76%) Service Manager
5 21 (5.50%) Applications Support
5 21 (5.50%) Linux Support
6 18 (4.71%) Architect
6 18 (4.71%) Systems Administrator
7 17 (4.45%) Capacity Analyst
8 16 (4.19%) Project Manager
8 16 (4.19%) Team Leader
9 15 (3.93%) DBA
10 14 (3.66%) Business Analyst
10 14 (3.66%) Linux Engineer
11 13 (3.40%) Storage Administrator
12 12 (3.14%) Storage Systems Administrator
13 10 (2.62%) Environment Manager
13 10 (2.62%) Support Engineer
13 10 (2.62%) Design Engineer
14 9 (2.36%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.81%) Rendezvous
1 26 (6.81%) Middleware
2 20 (5.24%) Web Services
3 14 (3.66%) .NET
4 8 (2.09%) Java EE
4 8 (2.09%) WCF
5 7 (1.83%) XMPP
6 6 (1.57%) LAMP
7 3 (0.79%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.79%) CSS
7 3 (0.79%) HTML
8 2 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.52%) SOAP
8 2 (0.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (0.52%) REST
8 2 (0.52%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.26%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 1 (0.26%) SAP XI
9 1 (0.26%) J2EE
9 1 (0.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.85%) Clustering
2 29 (7.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 27 (7.07%) CMDB
3 27 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (6.28%) Fixed Income
5 18 (4.71%) Computer Science
6 17 (4.45%) Management Information System
7 13 (3.40%) GIS
8 10 (2.62%) Replication
9 9 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.57%) Statistics
10 6 (1.57%) Data Integration
11 4 (1.05%) IBM Mainframe
11 4 (1.05%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.79%) HACMP
12 3 (0.79%) Equities
12 3 (0.79%) e-Health
12 3 (0.79%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.79%) Derivative
12 3 (0.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 143 (37.43%) Windows
2 101 (26.44%) Linux
3 74 (19.37%) UNIX
4 57 (14.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (12.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (8.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (5.24%) Solaris
8 15 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.83%) AIX
9 7 (1.83%) Windows 2000
10 4 (1.05%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.79%) CentOS
12 2 (0.52%) MVS
12 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.52%) HPUX
13 1 (0.26%) zOS
13 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (32.72%) ITIL
2 67 (17.54%) Project Management
2 67 (17.54%) Service Delivery
3 61 (15.97%) Service Management
4 59 (15.45%) Change Management
5 47 (12.30%) Incident Management
6 40 (10.47%) Problem Management
7 36 (9.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 31 (8.12%) Release Management
9 29 (7.59%) PRINCE2
10 28 (7.33%) Asset Management
11 27 (7.07%) Electronic Trading
12 26 (6.81%) Migration
13 25 (6.54%) Low Latency
14 24 (6.28%) Performance Management
14 24 (6.28%) Portfolio Management
15 23 (6.02%) Operations Management
16 20 (5.24%) Capacity Planning
17 18 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
17 18 (4.71%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 75 (19.63%) SQL
2 52 (13.61%) PowerShell
3 38 (9.95%) Python
4 35 (9.16%) Perl
5 25 (6.54%) VB
6 14 (3.66%) C
7 12 (3.14%) Java
8 9 (2.36%) VBScript
9 8 (2.09%) PL/SQL
10 7 (1.83%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.83%) Ruby
11 6 (1.57%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.79%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.79%) PHP
12 3 (0.79%) C#
13 2 (0.52%) C++
13 2 (0.52%) COBOL
13 2 (0.52%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 1 (0.26%) Korn
14 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 57 (14.92%) Security Cleared
2 34 (8.90%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.50%) DV Cleared
3 21 (5.50%) Degree
4 18 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (2.62%) ISEB
8 9 (2.36%) CCNA
9 8 (2.09%) MCSE
9 8 (2.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.83%) MCITP
10 7 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (1.31%) APMP
12 5 (1.31%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (1.05%) CCIE
13 4 (1.05%) CCNP
13 4 (1.05%) NCDA
14 3 (0.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (10.47%) SLA
2 5 (1.31%) COBIT
3 4 (1.05%) QA
4 3 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.26%) BS25999
5 1 (0.26%) TickIT
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (15.18%) Active Directory
2 33 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.71%) VMware ESX
4 17 (4.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 15 (3.93%) vSphere
6 11 (2.88%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (2.36%) Hyper-V
8 8 (2.09%) Oracle RMAN
8 8 (2.09%) NFS
9 7 (1.83%) XenApp
9 7 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.05%) PowerHA
11 3 (0.79%) NLBS
12 2 (0.52%) VMFS
13 1 (0.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.26%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.26%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (5.24%) SCOM
1 20 (5.24%) HP SIM
2 15 (3.93%) NetBackup
2 15 (3.93%) BladeLogic
3 12 (3.14%) BMC PATROL
3 12 (3.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 11 (2.88%) ITRS Geneos
4 11 (2.88%) SCSM
4 11 (2.88%) SolarWinds Orion
5 10 (2.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 8 (2.09%) Control-M
6 8 (2.09%) WMI
7 6 (1.57%) SCCM
7 6 (1.57%) Tivoli
7 6 (1.57%) Data Guard
8 5 (1.31%) SCOrch
8 5 (1.31%) OpenView
8 5 (1.31%) WSUS
9 3 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.79%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 98 (25.65%) Microsoft
2 67 (17.54%) VMware
3 47 (12.30%) Oracle
4 45 (11.78%) Red Hat
5 39 (10.21%) HP
6 35 (9.16%) SolarWinds
7 31 (8.12%) Cisco
8 26 (6.81%) TIBCO
9 23 (6.02%) Reuters
9 23 (6.02%) eSpeed
9 23 (6.02%) MarketAxess
10 22 (5.76%) NetApp
10 22 (5.76%) IBM
10 22 (5.76%) Citrix
11 20 (5.24%) SAP
12 17 (4.45%) Symantec
13 16 (4.19%) BMC
14 13 (3.40%) 3PAR
15 12 (3.14%) EMC
16 9 (2.36%) Altiris
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £150 - 180 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £280 - £380 per day + Negotiable upon skills
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Greythorn
Rate: £59 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Excellent Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 6 days ago
Lincolnshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago