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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 415 407 389
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 175 154 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.32% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.43% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 120 93
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £293 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 11
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 £32.63 £31.56 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.40 £31.56 £22.00
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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39268 35881 37304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.89% 74.60% 72.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 25483 22750 22122
Average daily rate £423 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.49% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1122 1030 1408
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -21 70 £475 +5.55% 5
South East +11 49 £360 +2.27% 7
Yorkshire +19 25 £380 +52.00% 3
South West -24 11 £481 +48.07% 2
North West -13 10 £430 +46.25% 8
West Midlands -14 7 £370 -8.92% 1
East Midlands +8 3 £430 +86.95% 3
East of England -24 2 - - 3
North East -33 1 £240 +33.33%
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Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 138 (38.76%) Windows
2 124 (34.83%) ITIL
3 95 (26.69%) Linux
4 77 (21.63%) Microsoft
5 65 (18.26%) VMware
6 60 (16.85%) SQL
7 59 (16.57%) Service Management
8 58 (16.29%) UNIX
9 55 (15.45%) Active Directory
9 55 (15.45%) Finance
9 55 (15.45%) Project Management
10 54 (15.17%) Change Management
11 53 (14.89%) Firewall
12 51 (14.33%) HP
12 51 (14.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 49 (13.76%) PowerShell
14 48 (13.48%) Oracle
15 47 (13.20%) Service Delivery
15 47 (13.20%) Security Cleared
16 46 (12.92%) Windows Server 2008
17 45 (12.64%) Problem Management
17 45 (12.64%) Incident Management
18 44 (12.36%) SQL Server
18 44 (12.36%) Banking
19 43 (12.08%) DNS
20 42 (11.80%) MS Excel
21 40 (11.24%) SLA
21 40 (11.24%) Telecoms
22 37 (10.39%) Cisco
23 36 (10.11%) DHCP

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (5.62%) IIS
2 17 (4.78%) Apache
3 15 (4.21%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.09%) MS Exchange
4 11 (3.09%) IBM HTTP Server
4 11 (3.09%) Lync
5 8 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (2.25%) NetWeaver
6 7 (1.97%) MindAlign
6 7 (1.97%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.69%) Mule
8 5 (1.40%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.12%) nginx
10 3 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.84%) JBoss
11 2 (0.56%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.56%) Adobe CQ
12 1 (0.28%) Node.js
12 1 (0.28%) SAS
12 1 (0.28%) CICS
Applications
1 42 (11.80%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.65%) MS Office
3 8 (2.25%) MS Project
4 5 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.28%) CA Clarity
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.84%) SaaS
3 2 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.28%) Office 365
4 1 (0.28%) Route 53
4 1 (0.28%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (14.89%) Firewall
2 43 (12.08%) DNS
3 36 (10.11%) DHCP
4 35 (9.83%) SAN
5 23 (6.46%) Multicast
6 21 (5.90%) WAN
7 19 (5.34%) TCP/IP
8 18 (5.06%) LAN
9 14 (3.93%) LTE
10 13 (3.65%) Internet
11 12 (3.37%) 3G
11 12 (3.37%) BIG-IP
12 10 (2.81%) Intranet
13 9 (2.53%) Wireless
13 9 (2.53%) Fibre Channel
13 9 (2.53%) iSCSI
14 8 (2.25%) 4G
14 8 (2.25%) Unified Communications
14 8 (2.25%) BGP
14 8 (2.25%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (12.36%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.62%) MySQL
3 10 (2.81%) Oracle Database
4 9 (2.53%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.97%) DB2
5 7 (1.97%) Data Mining
6 5 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.40%) SAP HANA
7 4 (1.12%) Redis
7 4 (1.12%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.28%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.28%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Subversion
1 3 (0.84%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.28%) Hudson
2 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 55 (15.45%) Finance
2 44 (12.36%) Banking
3 40 (11.24%) Telecoms
4 26 (7.30%) Investment Banking
5 23 (6.46%) Front Office
6 6 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.12%) Legal
8 4 (1.12%) Retail
9 3 (0.84%) Billing
9 3 (0.84%) Marketing
10 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.56%) Back Office
11 1 (0.28%) Advertising
11 1 (0.28%) Local Government
11 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (12.64%) Analyst
2 32 (8.99%) Administrator
3 25 (7.02%) Capacity Manager
4 24 (6.74%) Architect
5 22 (6.18%) Service Manager
6 21 (5.90%) Systems Administrator
7 20 (5.62%) Applications Support
8 17 (4.78%) Linux Support
9 16 (4.49%) Storage Administrator
10 14 (3.93%) Linux Engineer
10 14 (3.93%) Capacity Analyst
10 14 (3.93%) Storage Systems Administrator
11 13 (3.65%) Delivery Manager
12 12 (3.37%) Support Engineer
12 12 (3.37%) Business Analyst
12 12 (3.37%) Design Engineer
12 12 (3.37%) Infrastructure Architect
13 10 (2.81%) Project Manager
13 10 (2.81%) DBA
14 9 (2.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.87%) Middleware
2 23 (6.46%) Rendezvous
3 15 (4.21%) .NET
3 15 (4.21%) Web Services
4 8 (2.25%) Java EE
4 8 (2.25%) WCF
5 7 (1.97%) XMPP
6 4 (1.12%) LAMP
7 3 (0.84%) HTML
7 3 (0.84%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.84%) CSS
8 2 (0.56%) SOAP
8 2 (0.56%) XML
8 2 (0.56%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.56%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.56%) REST
9 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 1 (0.28%) SAP XI
9 1 (0.28%) Flash
9 1 (0.28%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 24 (6.74%) Fixed Income
4 20 (5.62%) Clustering
5 18 (5.06%) Management Information System
6 14 (3.93%) CMDB
7 13 (3.65%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.81%) Replication
9 7 (1.97%) Statistics
9 7 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.69%) Performance Metrics
10 6 (1.69%) Data Integration
10 6 (1.69%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.69%) GIS
11 5 (1.40%) HACMP
11 5 (1.40%) e-Health
11 5 (1.40%) IBM Mainframe
11 5 (1.40%) Derivative
12 3 (0.84%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.84%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 138 (38.76%) Windows
2 95 (26.69%) Linux
3 58 (16.29%) UNIX
4 51 (14.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (12.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (8.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (3.93%) Solaris
9 10 (2.81%) AIX
10 4 (1.12%) HPUX
11 3 (0.84%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.84%) zOS
11 3 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.84%) CentOS
12 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.56%) MVS
12 2 (0.56%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.28%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (34.83%) ITIL
2 59 (16.57%) Service Management
3 55 (15.45%) Project Management
4 54 (15.17%) Change Management
5 47 (13.20%) Service Delivery
6 45 (12.64%) Incident Management
6 45 (12.64%) Problem Management
7 33 (9.27%) Disaster Recovery
8 30 (8.43%) Release Management
9 29 (8.15%) Migration
10 24 (6.74%) Performance Management
11 23 (6.46%) Electronic Trading
12 21 (5.90%) Root Cause Analysis
13 20 (5.62%) Low Latency
13 20 (5.62%) Performance Tuning
14 19 (5.34%) Performance Monitoring
14 19 (5.34%) Capacity Planning
14 19 (5.34%) Network Management
15 15 (4.21%) Load Balancing
15 15 (4.21%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 60 (16.85%) SQL
2 49 (13.76%) PowerShell
3 36 (10.11%) Python
4 28 (7.87%) VB
5 26 (7.30%) Perl
6 12 (3.37%) Java
7 10 (2.81%) C
7 10 (2.81%) Ruby
8 8 (2.25%) VBScript
9 7 (1.97%) C#
9 7 (1.97%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.40%) C++
10 5 (1.40%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.12%) COBOL
11 4 (1.12%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.12%) PHP
12 2 (0.56%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 1 (0.28%) Korn
13 1 (0.28%) Ada
Qualifications
1 47 (13.20%) Security Cleared
2 26 (7.30%) SC Cleared
3 20 (5.62%) DV Cleared
3 20 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (4.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (4.78%) Degree
5 13 (3.65%) CCNA
6 7 (1.97%) MCSE
6 7 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.97%) CCNP
6 7 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (1.69%) MCITP
7 6 (1.69%) CCIE
8 4 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.12%) PMP
8 4 (1.12%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.12%) NCDA
9 3 (0.84%) MCTS
9 3 (0.84%) RHCE
9 3 (0.84%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (11.24%) SLA
2 4 (1.12%) QA
3 3 (0.84%) COBIT
4 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.28%) BS25999
5 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (15.45%) Active Directory
2 31 (8.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.62%) VMware ESX
4 16 (4.49%) vSphere
5 10 (2.81%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.81%) NFS
6 9 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (1.97%) XenApp
8 6 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.69%) PowerHA
9 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.84%) Firmware
10 3 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.56%) VMFS
12 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.28%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.28%) Xen
12 1 (0.28%) NLBS
12 1 (0.28%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (5.90%) HP SIM
2 18 (5.06%) BladeLogic
3 16 (4.49%) SCOM
4 14 (3.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 14 (3.93%) NetBackup
5 13 (3.65%) SCSM
6 12 (3.37%) ITRS Geneos
7 11 (3.09%) Control-M
8 10 (2.81%) SolarWinds Orion
9 8 (2.25%) SCOrch
9 8 (2.25%) WMI
10 7 (1.97%) BMC PATROL
10 7 (1.97%) OpenView
11 5 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (1.40%) SCCM
12 4 (1.12%) Tivoli
13 3 (0.84%) CA SiteMinder
13 3 (0.84%) MIMEsweeper
13 3 (0.84%) MAILsweeper
13 3 (0.84%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (21.63%) Microsoft
2 65 (18.26%) VMware
3 51 (14.33%) HP
4 48 (13.48%) Oracle
5 37 (10.39%) Cisco
6 36 (10.11%) Red Hat
7 23 (6.46%) NetApp
7 23 (6.46%) TIBCO
8 21 (5.90%) IBM
9 19 (5.34%) EMC
9 19 (5.34%) Reuters
9 19 (5.34%) Symantec
9 19 (5.34%) eSpeed
9 19 (5.34%) MarketAxess
9 19 (5.34%) SolarWinds
10 18 (5.06%) Citrix
11 17 (4.78%) BMC
12 16 (4.49%) SAP
13 15 (4.21%) 3PAR
14 10 (2.81%) CA
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