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 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 422 371 378
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +7
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 178 180 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.51% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 135 90
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£440 £385 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
+19.23% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 17
Average hourly rate £38.00 £31.56 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.42% +43.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £31.56 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £31.56 £41.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £31.56 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.42% +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
38903 35185 33514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.78% 74.30% 72.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25676 22290 19923
Average daily rate £425 £403 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -1.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1049 1367
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -45 77 £450 +12.50% 14
South East -6 43 £350 +16.66% 15
Yorkshire +11 19 £380 +38.18% 4
West Midlands -4 14 £450 +11.80% 6
North West +2 10 £500 +68.06% 4
South West -25 7 £500 +53.84%
East of England -11 3 £475 +82.69% 2
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
North East - - - -
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Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 140 (39.22%) Windows
2 136 (38.10%) ITIL
3 94 (26.33%) Linux
4 67 (18.77%) VMware
5 65 (18.21%) Service Management
6 64 (17.93%) Finance
7 63 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 58 (16.25%) UNIX
9 54 (15.13%) SQL
10 53 (14.85%) MS Excel
11 51 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 50 (14.01%) Active Directory
12 50 (14.01%) Project Management
13 48 (13.45%) Problem Management
14 47 (13.17%) HP
14 47 (13.17%) Oracle
15 45 (12.61%) Firewall
15 45 (12.61%) Windows Server 2008
15 45 (12.61%) Banking
16 44 (12.32%) Change Management
16 44 (12.32%) Telecoms
17 43 (12.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 42 (11.76%) Incident Management
19 41 (11.48%) PowerShell
19 41 (11.48%) DNS
20 40 (11.20%) SLA
20 40 (11.20%) Service Delivery
21 39 (10.92%) Python
21 39 (10.92%) Security Cleared
22 37 (10.36%) Analytical Skills

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 20 (5.60%) IIS
2 16 (4.48%) Apache
3 14 (3.92%) Tomcat
4 12 (3.36%) SharePoint
5 11 (3.08%) IBM HTTP Server
6 10 (2.80%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.96%) NetWeaver
8 6 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.68%) Mule
9 5 (1.40%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.12%) nginx
10 4 (1.12%) CICS
11 3 (0.84%) JBoss
11 3 (0.84%) Lync
11 3 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.56%) Adobe CQ
12 2 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.56%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.28%) SAS
13 1 (0.28%) MQSeries
Applications
1 53 (14.85%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.32%) MS Office
3 10 (2.80%) MS Project
4 5 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.12%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.28%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.28%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.28%) Route 53
2 1 (0.28%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.28%) Office 365
2 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (12.61%) Firewall
2 41 (11.48%) DNS
3 36 (10.08%) SAN
4 31 (8.68%) DHCP
5 26 (7.28%) WAN
6 24 (6.72%) LAN
7 19 (5.32%) LTE
8 18 (5.04%) TCP/IP
9 16 (4.48%) 3G
10 15 (4.20%) Multicast
11 12 (3.36%) Radio Access Network
11 12 (3.36%) Internet
11 12 (3.36%) BIG-IP
12 11 (3.08%) 4G
13 10 (2.80%) Wireless
13 10 (2.80%) Intranet
13 10 (2.80%) LDAP
14 9 (2.52%) VoIP
14 9 (2.52%) BGP
14 9 (2.52%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.32%) MySQL
3 12 (3.36%) Oracle Database
4 11 (3.08%) DB2
5 9 (2.52%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.96%) Data Mining
7 6 (1.68%) SAP HANA
7 6 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.12%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.12%) Redis
9 4 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.56%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.28%) MS Access
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Subversion
1 3 (0.84%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.56%) JIRA
3 1 (0.28%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.28%) JMeter
3 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.28%) Hudson
General
1 64 (17.93%) Finance
2 45 (12.61%) Banking
3 44 (12.32%) Telecoms
4 29 (8.12%) Investment Banking
5 28 (7.84%) Front Office
6 9 (2.52%) Legal
7 6 (1.68%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.40%) Retail
9 4 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.84%) Marketing
11 2 (0.56%) Local Government
11 2 (0.56%) Billing
11 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.56%) Back Office
12 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (13.17%) Analyst
2 31 (8.68%) Administrator
3 28 (7.84%) Architect
4 24 (6.72%) Service Manager
5 23 (6.44%) Capacity Manager
6 22 (6.16%) Systems Administrator
7 16 (4.48%) Storage Administrator
8 15 (4.20%) Design Engineer
9 14 (3.92%) Storage Systems Administrator
9 14 (3.92%) Applications Support
9 14 (3.92%) Linux Engineer
10 13 (3.64%) Delivery Manager
10 13 (3.64%) Support Engineer
10 13 (3.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 12 (3.36%) Infrastructure Architect
11 12 (3.36%) Capacity Analyst
12 11 (3.08%) Linux Support
13 10 (2.80%) Service Analyst
13 10 (2.80%) Project Manager
13 10 (2.80%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.00%) Middleware
2 16 (4.48%) Rendezvous
3 15 (4.20%) .NET
4 12 (3.36%) FIX Protocol
5 8 (2.24%) WCF
5 8 (2.24%) Java EE
6 6 (1.68%) Web Services
7 3 (0.84%) HTML
7 3 (0.84%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.84%) CSS
7 3 (0.84%) LAMP
8 2 (0.56%) XMPP
8 2 (0.56%) XML
9 1 (0.28%) Flash
9 1 (0.28%) SOAP
9 1 (0.28%) J2EE
9 1 (0.28%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.28%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.28%) SAP XI
9 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 20 (5.60%) Clustering
3 20 (5.60%) Management Information System
4 19 (5.32%) Fixed Income
5 10 (2.80%) Replication
5 10 (2.80%) Mainframe
6 9 (2.52%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.96%) Statistics
7 7 (1.96%) CMDB
7 7 (1.96%) Performance Metrics
7 7 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.68%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.40%) HACMP
9 5 (1.40%) Derivative
9 5 (1.40%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (1.12%) Open Source
10 4 (1.12%) IVR
11 3 (0.84%) e-Health
11 3 (0.84%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 140 (39.22%) Windows
2 94 (26.33%) Linux
3 58 (16.25%) UNIX
4 45 (12.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (12.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (8.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (4.48%) Solaris
9 11 (3.08%) AIX
10 6 (1.68%) zOS
11 4 (1.12%) HPUX
12 3 (0.84%) CentOS
12 3 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.56%) MVS
13 2 (0.56%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.28%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (38.10%) ITIL
2 65 (18.21%) Service Management
3 50 (14.01%) Project Management
4 48 (13.45%) Problem Management
5 44 (12.32%) Change Management
6 42 (11.76%) Incident Management
7 40 (11.20%) Service Delivery
8 35 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
9 34 (9.52%) Release Management
10 32 (8.96%) Configuration Management
10 32 (8.96%) Performance Monitoring
11 27 (7.56%) Migration
12 26 (7.28%) Performance Management
13 22 (6.16%) Capacity Planning
13 22 (6.16%) Change Control
13 22 (6.16%) Root Cause Analysis
14 21 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
15 18 (5.04%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (4.48%) Electronic Trading
17 15 (4.20%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 54 (15.13%) SQL
2 41 (11.48%) PowerShell
3 39 (10.92%) Python
4 27 (7.56%) VB
4 27 (7.56%) Perl
5 12 (3.36%) Java
5 12 (3.36%) Ruby
6 9 (2.52%) C#
7 7 (1.96%) C++
8 6 (1.68%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.68%) C
8 6 (1.68%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.40%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.12%) VBA
10 4 (1.12%) COBOL
10 4 (1.12%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.12%) PHP
11 3 (0.84%) VBScript
12 2 (0.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 1 (0.28%) Korn
Qualifications
1 39 (10.92%) Security Cleared
2 27 (7.56%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (5.60%) CCNA
4 19 (5.32%) DV Cleared
5 17 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 17 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (4.48%) Degree
7 8 (2.24%) MCSE
8 7 (1.96%) CCNP
9 6 (1.68%) MCITP
9 6 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.68%) CCIE
10 5 (1.40%) PMP
10 5 (1.40%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.12%) NCDA
12 3 (0.84%) RHCE
12 3 (0.84%) MCTS
12 3 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.84%) RHCT
13 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (11.20%) SLA
2 4 (1.12%) QA
3 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.28%) COBIT
4 1 (0.28%) BS25999
System Software
1 50 (14.01%) Active Directory
2 36 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.88%) vSphere
4 20 (5.60%) VMware ESX
5 11 (3.08%) NFS
5 11 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (2.52%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (2.24%) KVM
7 8 (2.24%) Hyper-V
7 8 (2.24%) XenApp
8 6 (1.68%) PowerHA
9 3 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.56%) NLBS
10 2 (0.56%) Firmware
11 1 (0.28%) Xen
11 1 (0.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.28%) XenServer
11 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 20 (5.60%) NetBackup
1 20 (5.60%) SCOM
2 18 (5.04%) BladeLogic
2 18 (5.04%) HP SIM
3 14 (3.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 14 (3.92%) ITRS Geneos
4 11 (3.08%) Control-M
4 11 (3.08%) SCSM
5 9 (2.52%) SCOrch
6 8 (2.24%) Backup Exec
6 8 (2.24%) WMI
7 7 (1.96%) OpenView
8 6 (1.68%) SolarWinds Orion
9 5 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.84%) MIMEsweeper
10 3 (0.84%) MAILsweeper
10 3 (0.84%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (0.84%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.84%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 67 (18.77%) VMware
2 63 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 47 (13.17%) HP
3 47 (13.17%) Oracle
4 34 (9.52%) Cisco
5 29 (8.12%) Red Hat
6 22 (6.16%) IBM
6 22 (6.16%) NetApp
7 21 (5.88%) BMC
8 20 (5.60%) Symantec
9 18 (5.04%) EMC
10 17 (4.76%) Citrix
11 16 (4.48%) CA
11 16 (4.48%) TIBCO
12 15 (4.20%) 3PAR
13 12 (3.36%) Reuters
13 12 (3.36%) eSpeed
13 12 (3.36%) MarketAxess
14 11 (3.08%) SAP
15 10 (2.80%) Juniper
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