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 21 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 404 380 376
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -4
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 181 183 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.52% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 142 93
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£440 £385 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 13
Average hourly rate £42.75 £31.56 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.47% +66.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.95 £31.56 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £31.56 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £31.56 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.47% +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
38505 35326 33855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.82% 74.29% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25341 22368 20128
Average daily rate £425 £401 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1099 1047 1319
Average hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.79 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 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 21 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 21 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 -59 77 £450 +12.50% 14
South East +5 44 £350 +1.44% 18
Yorkshire +9 20 £380 +52.00% 4
West Midlands -2 14 £450 +10.76% 6
North West -7 10 £500 +70.64%
South West -25 8 £500 +53.84%
East of England -15 3 £475 +86.27% 7
East Midlands +2 1 - - 3
North East - - - -
Capacity Management
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Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 144 (39.24%) Windows
2 137 (37.33%) ITIL
3 97 (26.43%) Linux
4 69 (18.80%) VMware
5 67 (18.26%) Service Management
5 67 (18.26%) Microsoft
6 66 (17.98%) Finance
7 60 (16.35%) UNIX
8 56 (15.26%) SQL
9 53 (14.44%) MS Excel
9 53 (14.44%) Active Directory
9 53 (14.44%) Project Management
10 51 (13.90%) SQL Server
11 48 (13.08%) Oracle
11 48 (13.08%) HP
11 48 (13.08%) Banking
11 48 (13.08%) Problem Management
12 46 (12.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 46 (12.53%) Firewall
13 45 (12.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 44 (11.99%) Change Management
15 43 (11.72%) Telecoms
16 42 (11.44%) DNS
16 42 (11.44%) PowerShell
16 42 (11.44%) Incident Management
17 41 (11.17%) Security Cleared
17 41 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
18 40 (10.90%) Python
19 39 (10.63%) SLA
19 39 (10.63%) Service Delivery

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (5.45%) IIS
2 16 (4.36%) Apache
3 15 (4.09%) Tomcat
4 12 (3.27%) SharePoint
5 11 (3.00%) MS Exchange
5 11 (3.00%) IBM HTTP Server
6 8 (2.18%) NetWeaver
7 7 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.63%) Lync
8 6 (1.63%) Mule
9 5 (1.36%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.09%) CICS
10 4 (1.09%) nginx
11 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.82%) JBoss
12 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.54%) MindAlign
12 2 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.54%) Adobe CQ
13 1 (0.27%) Node.js
Applications
1 53 (14.44%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.18%) MS Office
3 10 (2.72%) MS Project
4 5 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.09%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.27%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.27%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.27%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.27%) SaaS
2 1 (0.27%) Office 365
2 1 (0.27%) Route 53
2 1 (0.27%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (12.53%) Firewall
2 42 (11.44%) DNS
3 37 (10.08%) SAN
4 32 (8.72%) DHCP
5 26 (7.08%) WAN
6 24 (6.54%) LAN
7 19 (5.18%) TCP/IP
8 18 (4.90%) LTE
9 17 (4.63%) Multicast
10 16 (4.36%) 3G
11 13 (3.54%) Internet
12 12 (3.27%) BIG-IP
12 12 (3.27%) Radio Access Network
13 11 (3.00%) 4G
14 10 (2.72%) Wireless
14 10 (2.72%) Intranet
14 10 (2.72%) LDAP
15 9 (2.45%) VoIP
15 9 (2.45%) BGP
15 9 (2.45%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (13.90%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.18%) MySQL
3 13 (3.54%) Oracle Database
4 11 (3.00%) DB2
5 9 (2.45%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.91%) Data Mining
7 6 (1.63%) SAP HANA
7 6 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.09%) Redis
9 4 (1.09%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.54%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Subversion
1 3 (0.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.54%) JIRA
3 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.27%) JMeter
3 1 (0.27%) Hudson
3 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
General
1 66 (17.98%) Finance
2 48 (13.08%) Banking
3 43 (11.72%) Telecoms
4 30 (8.17%) Investment Banking
5 28 (7.63%) Front Office
6 9 (2.45%) Legal
7 6 (1.63%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.36%) Retail
8 5 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.82%) Marketing
10 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.54%) Back Office
10 2 (0.54%) Billing
11 1 (0.27%) Local Government
11 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (13.35%) Analyst
2 31 (8.45%) Administrator
3 28 (7.63%) Architect
4 24 (6.54%) Capacity Manager
5 22 (5.99%) Systems Administrator
5 22 (5.99%) Service Manager
6 16 (4.36%) Storage Administrator
7 15 (4.09%) Design Engineer
7 15 (4.09%) Capacity Analyst
7 15 (4.09%) Applications Support
8 14 (3.81%) Linux Engineer
8 14 (3.81%) Storage Systems Administrator
9 13 (3.54%) Delivery Manager
9 13 (3.54%) Support Engineer
9 13 (3.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 12 (3.27%) Infrastructure Architect
10 12 (3.27%) Linux Support
11 10 (2.72%) DBA
11 10 (2.72%) Network Engineer
12 9 (2.45%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.08%) Middleware
2 17 (4.63%) Rendezvous
3 15 (4.09%) .NET
4 13 (3.54%) FIX Protocol
5 8 (2.18%) WCF
5 8 (2.18%) Java EE
6 6 (1.63%) Web Services
7 3 (0.82%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.82%) CSS
7 3 (0.82%) HTML
7 3 (0.82%) LAMP
7 3 (0.82%) XMPP
8 2 (0.54%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.54%) XML
9 1 (0.27%) Flash
9 1 (0.27%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.27%) SOAP
9 1 (0.27%) J2EE
9 1 (0.27%) SAP XI
9 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 21 (5.72%) Management Information System
4 20 (5.45%) Fixed Income
4 20 (5.45%) Clustering
5 10 (2.72%) Replication
5 10 (2.72%) Mainframe
5 10 (2.72%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.18%) CMDB
6 8 (2.18%) Performance Metrics
7 7 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.91%) Statistics
8 6 (1.63%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.36%) IBM Mainframe
9 5 (1.36%) Derivative
9 5 (1.36%) HACMP
10 4 (1.09%) IVR
10 4 (1.09%) Open Source
11 3 (0.82%) iPad
11 3 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 144 (39.24%) Windows
2 97 (26.43%) Linux
3 60 (16.35%) UNIX
4 46 (12.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (12.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (8.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (4.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (4.36%) Solaris
9 11 (3.00%) AIX
10 6 (1.63%) zOS
11 4 (1.09%) HPUX
12 3 (0.82%) CentOS
12 3 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.54%) MVS
14 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (37.33%) ITIL
2 67 (18.26%) Service Management
3 53 (14.44%) Project Management
4 48 (13.08%) Problem Management
5 44 (11.99%) Change Management
6 42 (11.44%) Incident Management
7 39 (10.63%) Service Delivery
8 35 (9.54%) Disaster Recovery
9 33 (8.99%) Release Management
9 33 (8.99%) Performance Monitoring
10 31 (8.45%) Configuration Management
11 30 (8.17%) Migration
12 27 (7.36%) Performance Management
13 22 (5.99%) Capacity Planning
13 22 (5.99%) Root Cause Analysis
13 22 (5.99%) Performance Tuning
14 21 (5.72%) Change Control
15 18 (4.90%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (4.63%) Electronic Trading
17 15 (4.09%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 56 (15.26%) SQL
2 42 (11.44%) PowerShell
3 40 (10.90%) Python
4 28 (7.63%) Perl
5 27 (7.36%) VB
6 12 (3.27%) Ruby
6 12 (3.27%) Java
7 9 (2.45%) C#
8 7 (1.91%) C++
8 7 (1.91%) PL/SQL
8 7 (1.91%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.63%) C
10 5 (1.36%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.09%) PHP
11 4 (1.09%) COBOL
11 4 (1.09%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.09%) VBA
11 4 (1.09%) VBScript
12 2 (0.54%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 1 (0.27%) Korn
Qualifications
1 41 (11.17%) Security Cleared
2 27 (7.36%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (5.45%) CCNA
4 19 (5.18%) SC Cleared
4 19 (5.18%) DV Cleared
5 17 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (4.36%) Degree
7 8 (2.18%) MCSE
8 7 (1.91%) CCNP
9 6 (1.63%) CCIE
9 6 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.63%) MCITP
10 5 (1.36%) PMP
10 5 (1.36%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.09%) NCDA
12 3 (0.82%) MCTS
12 3 (0.82%) RHCT
12 3 (0.82%) RHCE
13 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (10.63%) SLA
2 4 (1.09%) QA
3 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) COBIT
4 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.27%) BS25999
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 53 (14.44%) Active Directory
2 37 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.72%) vSphere
4 20 (5.45%) VMware ESX
5 11 (3.00%) NFS
5 11 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (2.45%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (2.45%) Hyper-V
7 8 (2.18%) XenApp
7 8 (2.18%) KVM
8 6 (1.63%) PowerHA
9 3 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.54%) Firmware
10 2 (0.54%) NLBS
11 1 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.27%) Xen
11 1 (0.27%) XenServer
11 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 20 (5.45%) NetBackup
1 20 (5.45%) SCOM
2 18 (4.90%) HP SIM
2 18 (4.90%) BladeLogic
3 14 (3.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 14 (3.81%) ITRS Geneos
4 11 (3.00%) SCSM
4 11 (3.00%) Control-M
5 9 (2.45%) SCOrch
6 8 (2.18%) Backup Exec
6 8 (2.18%) WMI
7 7 (1.91%) OpenView
8 6 (1.63%) SolarWinds Orion
9 5 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.82%) Cisco Prime
10 3 (0.82%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.82%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (0.82%) CA SiteMinder
10 3 (0.82%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 69 (18.80%) VMware
2 67 (18.26%) Microsoft
3 48 (13.08%) Oracle
3 48 (13.08%) HP
4 35 (9.54%) Cisco
5 30 (8.17%) Red Hat
6 23 (6.27%) NetApp
7 22 (5.99%) IBM
7 22 (5.99%) BMC
8 20 (5.45%) Symantec
9 18 (4.90%) EMC
10 17 (4.63%) Citrix
10 17 (4.63%) TIBCO
11 16 (4.36%) CA
12 15 (4.09%) 3PAR
13 13 (3.54%) MarketAxess
13 13 (3.54%) Reuters
13 13 (3.54%) eSpeed
14 12 (3.27%) SAP
15 10 (2.72%) Juniper
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