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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Management
Rank 390 382 353
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -29
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 197 200 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.41% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.54% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 134 138
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£386 £445 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.20% +7.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £310 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £565 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £26.00 £26.83 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.09% -32.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £26.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.09% -32.92%
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
39551 37200 33391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.31% 75.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 26015 23704 20533
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1046 1117 1018
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 June 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
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 30 June 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -37 72 £413 -13.15% 12
South East +9 68 £363 -9.37% 12
East of England +5 12 £350 -17.64% 5
North West -28 12 £350 -34.88% 3
Yorkshire -10 10 £265 -41.11% 6
West Midlands +2 8 £400 -36.00% 6
South West -13 8 £300 -14.89% 3
East Midlands -9 6 £407 +62.80% 2
North East - 2 - - 1
Capacity Management
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Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 150 (37.13%) Windows
2 126 (31.19%) ITIL
3 123 (30.45%) Linux
4 100 (24.75%) Microsoft
5 99 (24.50%) SQL
6 82 (20.30%) Oracle
7 81 (20.05%) Problem Management
8 73 (18.07%) SAN
8 73 (18.07%) Finance
9 72 (17.82%) UNIX
9 72 (17.82%) Data Centre
10 71 (17.57%) Cisco
11 67 (16.58%) Change Management
12 66 (16.34%) Firewall
13 64 (15.84%) Service Management
14 63 (15.59%) Release Management
15 62 (15.35%) VMware
16 61 (15.10%) Red Hat
17 59 (14.60%) Project Management
18 57 (14.11%) Python
19 56 (13.86%) MS Excel
19 56 (13.86%) SQL Server
20 53 (13.12%) VMware Infrastructure
21 52 (12.87%) HP
22 50 (12.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 48 (11.88%) Incident Management
24 47 (11.63%) Configuration Management
25 42 (10.40%) Security Cleared
26 40 (9.90%) Migration
27 39 (9.65%) SLA

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 34 (8.42%) IIS
1 34 (8.42%) Apache
2 28 (6.93%) Tomcat
3 12 (2.97%) SharePoint
4 11 (2.72%) Lync
5 10 (2.48%) WebSphere
6 9 (2.23%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (1.98%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (1.49%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.49%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (1.24%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.99%) OpenEdge
11 3 (0.74%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.50%) ArchestrA
12 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.50%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.25%) CMS
13 1 (0.25%) LiveLink
Applications
1 56 (13.86%) MS Excel
2 36 (8.91%) MS Office
3 12 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.99%) MS Project
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.25%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 11 (2.72%) ION MarketView
2 8 (1.98%) RMDS
3 6 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.74%) Eikon
5 3 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.97%) PaaS
2 12 (2.97%) IaaS
3 8 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 73 (18.07%) SAN
2 66 (16.34%) Firewall
3 36 (8.91%) LAN
4 33 (8.17%) NAS
5 29 (7.18%) DNS
6 25 (6.19%) WAN
7 21 (5.20%) DHCP
8 20 (4.95%) TCP/IP
9 19 (4.70%) Multicast
10 18 (4.46%) BIG-IP
10 18 (4.46%) iSCSI
11 17 (4.21%) VPN
11 17 (4.21%) LDAP
12 14 (3.47%) VoIP
13 13 (3.22%) SMTP
14 12 (2.97%) FTP
14 12 (2.97%) Fibre Channel
15 11 (2.72%) SSH
16 10 (2.48%) Network Security
16 10 (2.48%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (13.86%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.42%) Oracle Database
3 16 (3.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (2.48%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (1.98%) MS Access
7 7 (1.73%) Hadoop
7 7 (1.73%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.49%) Big Data
8 6 (1.49%) Oracle9i Database
9 5 (1.24%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (1.24%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.50%) MySQL
10 2 (0.50%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 2 (0.50%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 22 (5.45%) Jenkins
2 20 (4.95%) Ant
2 20 (4.95%) Maven
2 20 (4.95%) Git (software)
3 19 (4.70%) Subversion
4 18 (4.46%) JIRA
5 16 (3.96%) TeamCity
5 16 (3.96%) Mercurial
5 16 (3.96%) MSBuild
5 16 (3.96%) Gradle
6 10 (2.48%) JMeter
7 8 (1.98%) Introscope
8 3 (0.74%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.50%) Toad
9 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.25%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.25%) ProC
10 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.25%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 73 (18.07%) Finance
2 24 (5.94%) Banking
3 22 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.97%) Front Office
5 11 (2.72%) Back Office
6 7 (1.73%) Retail
6 7 (1.73%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.49%) Billing
7 6 (1.49%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.99%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.50%) Publishing
9 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.50%) Legal
10 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.25%) German Language
10 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 54 (13.37%) Analyst
2 41 (10.15%) Administrator
3 32 (7.92%) Service Manager
4 30 (7.43%) Systems Administrator
5 24 (5.94%) DBA
6 22 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (5.20%) Architect
8 16 (3.96%) Consultant
8 16 (3.96%) Capacity Analyst
9 15 (3.71%) Applications Support
10 14 (3.47%) Network Engineer
11 13 (3.22%) Support Engineer
11 13 (3.22%) Operations Manager
11 13 (3.22%) Technical Manager
12 12 (2.97%) Infrastructure Manager
13 11 (2.72%) Delivery Manager
13 11 (2.72%) Services Delivery Manager
13 11 (2.72%) Oracle DBA
13 11 (2.72%) Project Manager
14 9 (2.23%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.93%) .NET
2 26 (6.44%) Rendezvous
3 16 (3.96%) Django
4 14 (3.47%) Middleware
5 12 (2.97%) FIX Protocol
6 9 (2.23%) Web Services
7 8 (1.98%) Java EE
8 3 (0.74%) boto
9 2 (0.50%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.50%) XMPP
10 1 (0.25%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.25%) Flash
10 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.25%) JDBC
10 1 (0.25%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.25%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 72 (17.82%) Data Centre
2 39 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (7.43%) Fixed Income
4 27 (6.68%) Management Information System
5 17 (4.21%) Replication
6 16 (3.96%) Clustering
6 16 (3.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (2.97%) Eurex
8 11 (2.72%) Computer Science
9 9 (2.23%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.98%) Statistics
11 7 (1.73%) Fat Client
11 7 (1.73%) Thin Client
11 7 (1.73%) Enterprise Storage
12 6 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (1.49%) CLARiiON
12 6 (1.49%) CMDB
13 5 (1.24%) Mainframe
14 4 (0.99%) Symmetrix
14 4 (0.99%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 150 (37.13%) Windows
2 123 (30.45%) Linux
3 72 (17.82%) UNIX
4 50 (12.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (6.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (5.94%) Solaris
6 24 (5.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (5.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (4.70%) CentOS
9 18 (4.46%) Ubuntu
10 9 (2.23%) HPUX
10 9 (2.23%) Windows 7
11 8 (1.98%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.24%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.99%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.74%) VMS
14 3 (0.74%) AIX
14 3 (0.74%) VME
14 3 (0.74%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (31.19%) ITIL
2 81 (20.05%) Problem Management
3 67 (16.58%) Change Management
4 64 (15.84%) Service Management
5 63 (15.59%) Release Management
6 59 (14.60%) Project Management
7 48 (11.88%) Incident Management
8 47 (11.63%) Configuration Management
9 40 (9.90%) Migration
10 39 (9.65%) Performance Management
11 32 (7.92%) Service Delivery
12 30 (7.43%) Performance Tuning
13 29 (7.18%) Performance Monitoring
13 29 (7.18%) Capacity Planning
14 27 (6.68%) Disaster Recovery
14 27 (6.68%) Load Balancing
15 24 (5.94%) ITSM
16 22 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (4.95%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 99 (24.50%) SQL
2 57 (14.11%) Python
3 35 (8.66%) Perl
4 33 (8.17%) Java
5 24 (5.94%) Bash Shell
6 19 (4.70%) C++
7 18 (4.46%) C
8 13 (3.22%) Shell Script
8 13 (3.22%) PowerShell
9 8 (1.98%) Ruby
10 6 (1.49%) VBA
11 5 (1.24%) VB
11 5 (1.24%) C#
12 3 (0.74%) VBScript
13 2 (0.50%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.25%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.25%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.25%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 42 (10.40%) Security Cleared
2 23 (5.69%) SC Cleared
3 22 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (4.95%) DV Cleared
5 18 (4.46%) CCNA
6 17 (4.21%) Degree
7 9 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (1.73%) MCSE
9 7 (1.73%) CCNP
10 4 (0.99%) BC Cleared
10 4 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.74%) HND
11 3 (0.74%) CCDP
11 3 (0.74%) RHCE
12 2 (0.50%) PMP
12 2 (0.50%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.50%) IBM Certification
12 2 (0.50%) CCIE
12 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (9.65%) SLA
2 12 (2.97%) QA
3 3 (0.74%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.50%) COBIT
5 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 53 (13.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (8.42%) Active Directory
3 23 (5.69%) Hyper-V
4 21 (5.20%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (4.46%) vSphere
5 18 (4.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 16 (3.96%) NFS
7 12 (2.97%) XenApp
8 10 (2.48%) VMware ESX
9 8 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (1.49%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.49%) XenDesktop
11 5 (1.24%) HDFS
12 4 (0.99%) KVM
12 4 (0.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.74%) Veritas File System
13 3 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.50%) SRDF
14 2 (0.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 29 (7.18%) ITRS Geneos
2 26 (6.44%) SCOM
3 20 (4.95%) Puppet
4 19 (4.70%) NetBackup
5 16 (3.96%) BladeLogic
5 16 (3.96%) SCOrch
5 16 (3.96%) SCSM
6 10 (2.48%) OVSD
7 9 (2.23%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (2.23%) Data Guard
8 8 (1.98%) ZABBIX
8 8 (1.98%) SCCM
9 7 (1.73%) Nagios
10 6 (1.49%) ARCserve
11 5 (1.24%) MOM
11 5 (1.24%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (1.24%) Zenoss
11 5 (1.24%) Cisco UCCE
11 5 (1.24%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 100 (24.75%) Microsoft
2 82 (20.30%) Oracle
3 71 (17.57%) Cisco
4 62 (15.35%) VMware
5 61 (15.10%) Red Hat
6 52 (12.87%) HP
7 33 (8.17%) NetApp
8 26 (6.44%) TIBCO
9 23 (5.69%) Splunk
10 22 (5.45%) Citrix
11 19 (4.70%) Dell
11 19 (4.70%) IBM
11 19 (4.70%) F5
12 16 (3.96%) Reuters
13 15 (3.71%) Brocade
14 14 (3.47%) Sybase
15 12 (2.97%) Sun
15 12 (2.97%) eSpeed
15 12 (2.97%) MarketAxess
15 12 (2.97%) Currenex
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