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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Management
Rank 416 406 382
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -24
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 179 179 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.36% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.46% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 118 149
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£386 £430 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% +2.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £269 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £380 £321
% change year-on-year
-0.65% +18.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Average hourly rate £93.75 £37.17 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+152.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £93.75 £26.83 -
% change year-on-year
+249.42% -
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
41497 38505 36269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.08% 76.52% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27539 24264 22731
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1078 1016
Average hourly rate £31.22 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.73% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -9 73 £390 -25.71% 10
South East +9 59 £340 -2.50% 3
North West -36 10 £350 -18.60% 1
West Midlands +6 9 £400 - 3
Yorkshire -33 9 £225 -40.78% 5
East of England +5 7 £550 +27.53% 2
South West -18 5 £425 +6.25%
East Midlands -6 4 £407 -5.34% 1
North East -26 3 - -
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Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 141 (35.43%) Windows
2 120 (30.15%) ITIL
3 104 (26.13%) Microsoft
4 103 (25.88%) Linux
5 93 (23.37%) SQL
6 92 (23.12%) VMware
7 85 (21.36%) Cisco
8 81 (20.35%) Data Centre
9 78 (19.60%) Finance
10 74 (18.59%) Service Management
11 71 (17.84%) Firewall
12 68 (17.09%) Oracle
13 67 (16.83%) Problem Management
14 65 (16.33%) SAN
15 63 (15.83%) VMware Infrastructure
16 61 (15.33%) SQL Server
16 61 (15.33%) Configuration Management
17 60 (15.08%) Change Management
17 60 (15.08%) UNIX
18 58 (14.57%) Project Management
19 55 (13.82%) MS Excel
20 51 (12.81%) Active Directory
21 49 (12.31%) Red Hat
22 46 (11.56%) DNS
23 45 (11.31%) Incident Management
24 43 (10.80%) Python
25 42 (10.55%) HP
26 41 (10.30%) LAN
27 40 (10.05%) NetApp
27 40 (10.05%) Service Delivery

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 28 (7.04%) IIS
2 25 (6.28%) Apache
3 24 (6.03%) Tomcat
3 24 (6.03%) SharePoint
4 17 (4.27%) Lync
5 12 (3.02%) MS Exchange
6 11 (2.76%) OpenStack
7 9 (2.26%) WebLogic
7 9 (2.26%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (1.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.26%) Oracle Application Server
9 5 (1.26%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.01%) OpenEdge
10 4 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.75%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.50%) CMS
12 2 (0.50%) MindAlign
12 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 55 (13.82%) MS Excel
2 32 (8.04%) MS Office
3 12 (3.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.26%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.01%) MS Project
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.25%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 6 (1.51%) ION MarketView
1 6 (1.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.75%) RMDS
3 3 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.75%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.77%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.27%) IaaS
3 15 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.51%) PaaS
5 7 (1.76%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (1.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.25%) SaaS
8 1 (0.25%) Office 365
8 1 (0.25%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 71 (17.84%) Firewall
2 65 (16.33%) SAN
3 46 (11.56%) DNS
4 41 (10.30%) LAN
5 33 (8.29%) NAS
6 29 (7.29%) WAN
6 29 (7.29%) DHCP
7 23 (5.78%) VPN
8 22 (5.53%) Wireless
9 21 (5.28%) TCP/IP
10 20 (5.03%) BGP
11 18 (4.52%) LDAP
11 18 (4.52%) VLAN
12 16 (4.02%) iSCSI
12 16 (4.02%) SMTP
12 16 (4.02%) VoIP
13 15 (3.77%) SSH
13 15 (3.77%) Fibre Channel
14 13 (3.27%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (3.02%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (15.33%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.54%) Oracle Database
3 15 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (2.76%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (2.76%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.01%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.01%) Big Data
7 6 (1.51%) Oracle9i Database
8 5 (1.26%) OLAP
8 5 (1.26%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.26%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.01%) MS Access
9 4 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (0.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (4.77%) Subversion
2 18 (4.52%) Jenkins
3 16 (4.02%) Git (software)
3 16 (4.02%) Maven
3 16 (4.02%) Ant
4 15 (3.77%) JIRA
5 11 (2.76%) Mercurial
5 11 (2.76%) TeamCity
5 11 (2.76%) MSBuild
5 11 (2.76%) Gradle
6 3 (0.75%) Introscope
6 3 (0.75%) JMeter
7 2 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.25%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.25%) ProC
8 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.25%) Rational Performance Tester
8 1 (0.25%) Hudson
General
1 78 (19.60%) Finance
2 27 (6.78%) Telecoms
3 23 (5.78%) Banking
4 15 (3.77%) Front Office
5 14 (3.52%) Back Office
6 7 (1.76%) Billing
7 5 (1.26%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.01%) Retail
8 4 (1.01%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.50%) Publishing
10 2 (0.50%) Law
10 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.25%) Legal
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
11 1 (0.25%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 45 (11.31%) Administrator
2 39 (9.80%) Architect
3 38 (9.55%) Analyst
4 31 (7.79%) Systems Administrator
5 27 (6.78%) DBA
5 27 (6.78%) Service Manager
6 26 (6.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (4.02%) Network Engineer
8 14 (3.52%) Consultant
9 13 (3.27%) Infrastructure Architect
9 13 (3.27%) Cloud Architect
10 11 (2.76%) Technical Manager
11 10 (2.51%) Environment Manager
11 10 (2.51%) Infrastructure Manager
11 10 (2.51%) Technical Analyst
11 10 (2.51%) Operations Manager
11 10 (2.51%) Project Manager
12 9 (2.26%) Support Engineer
12 9 (2.26%) Back Office Engineer
13 8 (2.01%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.28%) .NET
2 14 (3.52%) Middleware
3 11 (2.76%) Rendezvous
3 11 (2.76%) Django
4 10 (2.51%) Web Services
5 6 (1.51%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (1.26%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (1.01%) boto
7 4 (1.01%) 802.1X
7 4 (1.01%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.75%) Java EE
8 3 (0.75%) XMPP
9 1 (0.25%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.25%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 81 (20.35%) Data Centre
2 32 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (7.04%) Management Information System
4 19 (4.77%) Replication
5 17 (4.27%) Fixed Income
5 17 (4.27%) Statistics
6 14 (3.52%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.76%) Clustering
7 11 (2.76%) Client/Server
7 11 (2.76%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (2.51%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (1.76%) CMDB
9 7 (1.76%) Fat Client
9 7 (1.76%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (1.76%) FlexPod
9 7 (1.76%) Thin Client
9 7 (1.76%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.51%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.51%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 141 (35.43%) Windows
2 103 (25.88%) Linux
3 60 (15.08%) UNIX
4 38 (9.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (7.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (6.28%) Windows 7
9 24 (6.03%) Solaris
10 16 (4.02%) CentOS
11 15 (3.77%) Ubuntu
12 8 (2.01%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.51%) Data ONTAP
14 5 (1.26%) Windows Vista
15 4 (1.01%) Android
16 3 (0.75%) VMS
16 3 (0.75%) VME
17 1 (0.25%) AIX
17 1 (0.25%) HPUX
17 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (30.15%) ITIL
2 74 (18.59%) Service Management
3 67 (16.83%) Problem Management
4 61 (15.33%) Configuration Management
5 60 (15.08%) Change Management
6 58 (14.57%) Project Management
7 45 (11.31%) Incident Management
8 40 (10.05%) Service Delivery
9 39 (9.80%) Release Management
10 36 (9.05%) Migration
11 35 (8.79%) Performance Management
12 33 (8.29%) Performance Monitoring
13 31 (7.79%) Network Design
14 27 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (6.53%) Disaster Recovery
15 26 (6.53%) Performance Tuning
15 26 (6.53%) Capacity Planning
16 22 (5.53%) Load Balancing
16 22 (5.53%) Validation
17 21 (5.28%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 93 (23.37%) SQL
2 43 (10.80%) Python
3 37 (9.30%) Perl
4 22 (5.53%) Java
5 20 (5.03%) Bash Shell
6 19 (4.77%) PowerShell
7 15 (3.77%) C
8 14 (3.52%) C++
8 14 (3.52%) Shell Script
9 9 (2.26%) Ruby
10 5 (1.26%) C-shell
10 5 (1.26%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.26%) C#
11 4 (1.01%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.75%) VBScript
12 3 (0.75%) VB
13 2 (0.50%) VBA
13 2 (0.50%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 37 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 31 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (6.53%) CCNA
4 22 (5.53%) Degree
5 21 (5.28%) SC Cleared
6 16 (4.02%) MCSE
6 16 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (3.77%) DV Cleared
8 9 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (2.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (1.76%) CCNP
11 6 (1.51%) IBM Certification
12 5 (1.26%) CCIE
12 5 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.01%) BC Cleared
13 4 (1.01%) HND
14 3 (0.75%) CCDP
14 3 (0.75%) RHCE
14 3 (0.75%) MCITP
15 2 (0.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (9.55%) SLA
2 9 (2.26%) QA
3 4 (1.01%) COBIT
4 3 (0.75%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.25%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 63 (15.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (12.81%) Active Directory
3 23 (5.78%) vSphere
4 22 (5.53%) VMware ESXi
4 22 (5.53%) Hyper-V
5 19 (4.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 18 (4.52%) NFS
7 12 (3.02%) XenApp
8 10 (2.51%) Oracle RAC
8 10 (2.51%) VMware ESX
9 8 (2.01%) XenDesktop
10 6 (1.51%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.51%) SRDF
10 6 (1.51%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 5 (1.26%) HDFS
11 5 (1.26%) BitLocker
11 5 (1.26%) ISA Server
12 4 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (1.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (1.01%) KVM
Systems Management
1 26 (6.53%) NetBackup
2 24 (6.03%) SCOM
3 22 (5.53%) Puppet
4 17 (4.27%) SCOrch
5 14 (3.52%) ITRS Geneos
6 13 (3.27%) SCCM
7 12 (3.02%) SCSM
8 11 (2.76%) BladeLogic
9 9 (2.26%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (2.01%) ZABBIX
11 7 (1.76%) Oracle RMAN
11 7 (1.76%) OVSD
11 7 (1.76%) Nagios
11 7 (1.76%) SnapVault
12 6 (1.51%) EMC VPLEX
12 6 (1.51%) SnapMirror
12 6 (1.51%) Data Guard
13 5 (1.26%) ARCserve
13 5 (1.26%) MOM
Vendors
1 104 (26.13%) Microsoft
2 92 (23.12%) VMware
3 85 (21.36%) Cisco
4 68 (17.09%) Oracle
5 49 (12.31%) Red Hat
6 42 (10.55%) HP
7 40 (10.05%) NetApp
8 25 (6.28%) Dell
9 24 (6.03%) Citrix
10 20 (5.03%) Brocade
11 17 (4.27%) IBM
12 16 (4.02%) Juniper
12 16 (4.02%) Symantec
12 16 (4.02%) Splunk
13 14 (3.52%) F5
14 12 (3.02%) Sun
15 11 (2.76%) Sybase
15 11 (2.76%) SAP
15 11 (2.76%) TIBCO
16 9 (2.26%) Reuters
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