The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 352 338 398
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +60
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 218 188 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.44% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.60% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 122 117
Average daily rate £425 £385 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -14.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £400
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% +111.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.07 £35.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.84% +102.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37929 31517 38922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.86% 72.98% 69.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 23931 19262 22641
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1113 994 1339
Average hourly rate £28.00 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.55 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Capacity Management
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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 17 April 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
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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -53 93 £445 +7.87% 15
South East -3 48 £355 +1.21% 8
North West +2 25 £423 +16.55% 9
South West -6 21 £350 -6.66% 2
East of England -20 13 £425 +21.42% 2
East Midlands -10 5 £250 -9.09% 1
West Midlands -20 5 £450 +28.57% 2
Yorkshire -19 4 £550 +120.00% 3
North East -24 3 £233 -
Midlands - - - - 1
Capacity Management
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Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 145 (34.61%) ITIL
2 128 (30.55%) SQL
3 122 (29.12%) Windows
4 91 (21.72%) Finance
5 90 (21.48%) Linux
5 90 (21.48%) SAN
6 86 (20.53%) UNIX
7 76 (18.14%) Change Management
8 72 (17.18%) Project Management
9 68 (16.23%) NetApp
10 66 (15.75%) Microsoft
11 65 (15.51%) VMware
12 63 (15.04%) Oracle
13 59 (14.08%) Service Delivery
14 58 (13.84%) Cisco
15 56 (13.37%) EMC
16 48 (11.46%) Perl
17 47 (11.22%) Firewall
17 47 (11.22%) VMware Infrastructure
18 46 (10.98%) Security Cleared
18 46 (10.98%) MS Excel
18 46 (10.98%) Capacity Planning
19 45 (10.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 45 (10.74%) Service Management
20 44 (10.50%) Solaris
21 42 (10.02%) Active Directory
21 42 (10.02%) Red Hat
21 42 (10.02%) Clustering
22 40 (9.55%) Telecoms
23 39 (9.31%) Banking

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (2.86%) IIS
2 11 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.19%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.95%) NetWeaver
5 4 (0.95%) Apache
6 3 (0.72%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.48%) Lync
7 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.24%) ArchestrA
8 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.24%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 46 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 31 (7.40%) MS Office
3 5 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.19%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.72%) MS Project
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.19%) Temenos T24
2 4 (0.95%) SAP ECC
2 4 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.48%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.48%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.24%) Magento
4 1 (0.24%) SAP MRS
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (21.48%) SAN
2 47 (11.22%) Firewall
3 32 (7.64%) Multicast
4 29 (6.92%) DNS
5 27 (6.44%) 3G
5 27 (6.44%) Ethernet
6 24 (5.73%) DHCP
6 24 (5.73%) LTE
7 22 (5.25%) Radio Access Network
7 22 (5.25%) TCP/IP
8 21 (5.01%) 2G
9 20 (4.77%) VPN
10 19 (4.53%) MPLS
10 19 (4.53%) NAS
11 14 (3.34%) OSPF
11 14 (3.34%) BGP
12 13 (3.10%) RSVP
12 13 (3.10%) VRRP
12 13 (3.10%) HSRP
13 11 (2.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.44%) Oracle Database
2 26 (6.21%) SQL Server
3 12 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (1.91%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.43%) SAP HANA
8 6 (1.43%) Oracle9i Database
8 6 (1.43%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.19%) MS Access
9 5 (1.19%) MySQL
9 5 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.95%) Sybase ASE
10 4 (0.95%) Sybase IQ
10 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.24%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 7 (1.67%) JIRA
1 7 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (1.43%) Toad
3 4 (0.95%) ClearCase
3 4 (0.95%) Subversion
4 3 (0.72%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.24%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.24%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 91 (21.72%) Finance
2 40 (9.55%) Telecoms
3 39 (9.31%) Banking
4 18 (4.30%) Investment Banking
4 18 (4.30%) Back Office
5 9 (2.15%) Retail
6 6 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.19%) Front Office
8 4 (0.95%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.72%) Advertising
9 3 (0.72%) Local Government
9 3 (0.72%) Marketing
10 2 (0.48%) Billing
10 2 (0.48%) Publishing
11 1 (0.24%) Games
11 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (15.99%) Analyst
2 44 (10.50%) Support Engineer
3 26 (6.21%) Capacity Analyst
4 25 (5.97%) Applications Support
4 25 (5.97%) Architect
5 23 (5.49%) Storage Engineer
5 23 (5.49%) Capacity Management Analyst
6 21 (5.01%) Consultant
7 20 (4.77%) Administrator
8 19 (4.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 18 (4.30%) Team Leader
9 18 (4.30%) Linux Support
10 16 (3.82%) Linux Engineer
11 15 (3.58%) DBA
12 14 (3.34%) Design Engineer
13 13 (3.10%) Network Engineer
13 13 (3.10%) Project Manager
13 13 (3.10%) Applications Support Engineer
14 12 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
14 12 (2.86%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.40%) Rendezvous
2 7 (1.67%) J2EE
2 7 (1.67%) Web Services
3 6 (1.43%) Middleware
4 5 (1.19%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 4 (0.95%) LAMP
6 3 (0.72%) CGI
6 3 (0.72%) XML
7 2 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (0.24%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.24%) ISPF
8 1 (0.24%) .NET
8 1 (0.24%) XSL
8 1 (0.24%) CSS
8 1 (0.24%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.02%) Clustering
2 31 (7.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 31 (7.40%) Symmetrix DMX
3 30 (7.16%) Fixed Income
4 14 (3.34%) CMDB
5 13 (3.10%) Replication
6 12 (2.86%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.91%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.67%) iSeries
8 7 (1.67%) AS400
8 7 (1.67%) HACMP
8 7 (1.67%) NHS
8 7 (1.67%) GIS
9 6 (1.43%) Market Risk
10 5 (1.19%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.95%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.95%) Freedom of Information Act
11 4 (0.95%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 122 (29.12%) Windows
2 90 (21.48%) Linux
3 86 (20.53%) UNIX
4 45 (10.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 44 (10.50%) Solaris
6 34 (8.11%) AIX
7 25 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (5.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.43%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.43%) Windows 2000
10 6 (1.43%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.95%) CentOS
12 2 (0.48%) Debian
12 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.48%) HPUX
13 1 (0.24%) zOS
13 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (34.61%) ITIL
2 76 (18.14%) Change Management
3 72 (17.18%) Project Management
4 59 (14.08%) Service Delivery
5 46 (10.98%) Capacity Planning
6 45 (10.74%) Service Management
7 36 (8.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 34 (8.11%) Problem Management
8 34 (8.11%) Low Latency
9 32 (7.64%) Electronic Trading
10 28 (6.68%) Configuration Management
11 27 (6.44%) Asset Management
11 27 (6.44%) Incident Management
11 27 (6.44%) Performance Management
12 22 (5.25%) Data Management
13 21 (5.01%) Release Management
13 21 (5.01%) PRINCE2
14 19 (4.53%) Network Design
14 19 (4.53%) Supplier Management
15 17 (4.06%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 128 (30.55%) SQL
2 48 (11.46%) Perl
3 36 (8.59%) Python
4 24 (5.73%) PowerShell
5 14 (3.34%) Java
6 13 (3.10%) C
7 9 (2.15%) T-SQL
7 9 (2.15%) VBA
8 8 (1.91%) PL/SQL
8 8 (1.91%) VB
9 4 (0.95%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.72%) Ruby
10 3 (0.72%) C++
11 2 (0.48%) VBScript
11 2 (0.48%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.24%) Korn
12 1 (0.24%) JCL
12 1 (0.24%) ABAP
12 1 (0.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (10.98%) Security Cleared
2 30 (7.16%) SC Cleared
3 25 (5.97%) Degree
4 24 (5.73%) NCDA
5 21 (5.01%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (3.34%) DV Cleared
7 10 (2.39%) ISEB
8 9 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.91%) MCSE
10 7 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (1.43%) CCNA
11 6 (1.43%) APMP
12 5 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (1.19%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (0.95%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.95%) MCITP
14 3 (0.72%) PMP
14 3 (0.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.06%) SLA
2 6 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.95%) COBIT
3 4 (0.95%) Basel III
4 2 (0.48%) QA
4 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.24%) TickIT
System Software
1 47 (11.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (10.02%) Active Directory
3 38 (9.07%) VMware ESX
4 26 (6.21%) SRDF
5 16 (3.82%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 12 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 11 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (1.91%) NFS
10 7 (1.67%) PowerHA
10 7 (1.67%) vSphere
11 6 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
12 5 (1.19%) Hyper-V
12 5 (1.19%) NLBS
13 4 (0.95%) XenApp
14 3 (0.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 2 (0.48%) Postfix
15 2 (0.48%) Samba
16 1 (0.24%) Terminal Server
16 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 28 (6.68%) Tivoli
2 24 (5.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 22 (5.25%) SCOM
4 10 (2.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 9 (2.15%) NetBackup
5 9 (2.15%) SCCM
6 8 (1.91%) BMC PATROL
7 6 (1.43%) Cisco UCCE
7 6 (1.43%) ITRS Geneos
8 5 (1.19%) HP SIM
9 4 (0.95%) Puppet
9 4 (0.95%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (0.72%) SCSM
10 3 (0.72%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 3 (0.72%) MOM
10 3 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.48%) WSUS
11 2 (0.48%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 68 (16.23%) NetApp
2 66 (15.75%) Microsoft
3 65 (15.51%) VMware
4 63 (15.04%) Oracle
5 58 (13.84%) Cisco
6 56 (13.37%) EMC
7 42 (10.02%) Red Hat
8 36 (8.59%) IBM
9 31 (7.40%) TIBCO
9 31 (7.40%) Brocade
10 30 (7.16%) MarketAxess
10 30 (7.16%) eSpeed
10 30 (7.16%) Reuters
11 29 (6.92%) Isilon
12 26 (6.21%) HP
13 21 (5.01%) SAP
13 21 (5.01%) Citrix
14 20 (4.77%) BMC
15 19 (4.53%) SolarWinds
16 12 (2.86%) Veritas
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