The first table below looks at the demand for Capacity Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Management over the 3 months to 18 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 Kent 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 34 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.38% 0.86% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £400 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £400
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.07 £35.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.84% +102.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
144 217 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 66.36% 62.54% 59.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 102 107
Average daily rate £375 £325 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £256 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 £33.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.25% +91.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Capacity Management
South East

Capacity Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Management across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Capacity Management Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Capacity Management
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Capacity Management across the Kent region.

Capacity Management Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Capacity Management
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) NHS
1 4 (66.67%) Service Management
1 4 (66.67%) ITSM
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (33.33%) InfoPath
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (33.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) SCOM
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) SMTP
2 2 (33.33%) HTTP
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Degree

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SMTP
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Service Design Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Business Process Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Process Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) NHS
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Service Management
1 4 (66.67%) ITSM
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware