The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Management over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Management
Rank 321 320 282
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -38
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 87 94 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.40% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.51% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 78 94
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£525 £441 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.98% +6.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £329 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.07 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% -17.32%
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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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17438 18453 16994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.30% 78.06% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12215 13061 11828
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 225 224
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Capacity Management
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Capacity Management Jobs Demand Trend in London

Capacity Management
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Capacity Management Daily Rate Trend in London

Capacity Management
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Management across the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Capacity Management Daily Rate Histogram in London

Capacity Management
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Management across the London region.

Capacity Management Hourly Rate Trend in London

Capacity Management
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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City of London +13 19 £475 - 3
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Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 76 (45.51%) Windows
2 72 (43.11%) Linux
2 72 (43.11%) ITIL
3 53 (31.74%) Oracle
4 48 (28.74%) UNIX
5 47 (28.14%) SQL
6 45 (26.95%) Release Management
7 44 (26.35%) Python
8 41 (24.55%) Project Management
9 36 (21.56%) Finance
9 36 (21.56%) Problem Management
10 33 (19.76%) SQL Server
11 30 (17.96%) Red Hat
11 30 (17.96%) Firewall
12 29 (17.37%) Service Management
13 28 (16.77%) ITRS Geneos
14 27 (16.17%) SAN
15 26 (15.57%) VMware
15 26 (15.57%) Analytical Skills
16 25 (14.97%) Configuration Management
16 25 (14.97%) Perl
17 24 (14.37%) Change Management
17 24 (14.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 23 (13.77%) Load Balancing
18 23 (13.77%) Oracle Database
18 23 (13.77%) Fixed Income
18 23 (13.77%) .NET
18 23 (13.77%) Java
18 23 (13.77%) IIS
18 23 (13.77%) TIBCO

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 23 (13.77%) IIS
2 22 (13.17%) Apache
3 14 (8.38%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.79%) WebSphere
4 8 (4.79%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (3.59%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (3.59%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.59%) WebLogic
5 6 (3.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.80%) Lync
7 2 (1.20%) LiveLink
7 2 (1.20%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.60%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.60%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (9.58%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.79%) MS Office
3 4 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.80%) MS Project
5 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.20%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 8 (4.79%) RMDS
2 7 (4.19%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (3.59%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (3.59%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (2.99%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (17.96%) Firewall
2 27 (16.17%) SAN
3 21 (12.57%) NAS
4 17 (10.18%) LAN
5 11 (6.59%) Multicast
5 11 (6.59%) WAN
6 8 (4.79%) BIG-IP
6 8 (4.79%) TCP/IP
7 7 (4.19%) LDAP
8 6 (3.59%) DNS
8 6 (3.59%) FTP
9 5 (2.99%) Unified Communications
9 5 (2.99%) iSCSI
9 5 (2.99%) SMTP
10 4 (2.40%) DHCP
11 2 (1.20%) Wireless
11 2 (1.20%) BGP
11 2 (1.20%) VPN
12 1 (0.60%) FWSM
12 1 (0.60%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (19.76%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.77%) Oracle Database
3 9 (5.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (4.19%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (3.59%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.20%) Big Data
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.60%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 14 (8.38%) Subversion
1 14 (8.38%) Maven
1 14 (8.38%) JIRA
1 14 (8.38%) Ant
1 14 (8.38%) MSBuild
1 14 (8.38%) Gradle
1 14 (8.38%) Jenkins
1 14 (8.38%) Mercurial
1 14 (8.38%) TeamCity
1 14 (8.38%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.79%) Introscope
2 8 (4.79%) JMeter
3 1 (0.60%) PowerBuilder
General
1 36 (21.56%) Finance
2 20 (11.98%) Banking
3 11 (6.59%) Front Office
3 11 (6.59%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.99%) Back Office
5 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.60%) German Language
6 1 (0.60%) Local Government
6 1 (0.60%) Billing
6 1 (0.60%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (18.56%) Analyst
2 15 (8.98%) Applications Support
2 15 (8.98%) Service Manager
3 14 (8.38%) Administrator
3 14 (8.38%) Systems Administrator
4 13 (7.78%) Project Manager
4 13 (7.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (6.59%) Capacity Analyst
6 10 (5.99%) Capacity Planner
6 10 (5.99%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 9 (5.39%) Support Engineer
7 9 (5.39%) Applications Support Engineer
8 8 (4.79%) Infrastructure Manager
8 8 (4.79%) Delivery Manager
8 8 (4.79%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (4.19%) DBA
9 7 (4.19%) Oracle DBA
9 7 (4.19%) Services Delivery Manager
10 6 (3.59%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 6 (3.59%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (13.77%) .NET
1 23 (13.77%) Rendezvous
2 14 (8.38%) Django
3 9 (5.39%) Middleware
4 8 (4.79%) Java EE
5 6 (3.59%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (2.40%) Web Services
7 1 (0.60%) JDBC
7 1 (0.60%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.57%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (13.77%) Fixed Income
3 11 (6.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (5.39%) Clustering
5 6 (3.59%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.59%) Derivative
5 6 (3.59%) Eurex
6 5 (2.99%) Equity Derivative
6 5 (2.99%) Equities
7 4 (2.40%) Thin Client
7 4 (2.40%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.80%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.20%) PKI
9 2 (1.20%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.20%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.20%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.20%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.60%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.60%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 76 (45.51%) Windows
2 72 (43.11%) Linux
3 48 (28.74%) UNIX
4 24 (14.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (6.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (5.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (5.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.99%) Windows 8
8 5 (2.99%) CentOS
8 5 (2.99%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.99%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.80%) Solaris
10 1 (0.60%) AIX
10 1 (0.60%) VMS
10 1 (0.60%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (43.11%) ITIL
2 45 (26.95%) Release Management
3 41 (24.55%) Project Management
4 36 (21.56%) Problem Management
5 29 (17.37%) Service Management
6 25 (14.97%) Configuration Management
7 24 (14.37%) Change Management
8 23 (13.77%) Load Balancing
9 21 (12.57%) Performance Monitoring
10 15 (8.98%) Risk Management
11 14 (8.38%) Service Delivery
11 14 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (8.38%) Electronic Trading
12 13 (7.78%) Migration
13 12 (7.19%) Benchmarking
13 12 (7.19%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (7.19%) Technical Analysis
14 11 (6.59%) Performance Testing
14 11 (6.59%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (28.14%) SQL
2 44 (26.35%) Python
3 25 (14.97%) Perl
4 23 (13.77%) Java
5 19 (11.38%) Bash Shell
6 15 (8.98%) C++
7 8 (4.79%) C
8 3 (1.80%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.80%) VBScript
8 3 (1.80%) VB
8 3 (1.80%) VBA
9 1 (0.60%) C#
9 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.60%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (11.38%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.58%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (8.38%) CCNA
4 11 (6.59%) DV Cleared
5 8 (4.79%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.99%) Degree
6 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.40%) MCSE
8 3 (1.80%) PMP
8 3 (1.80%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.20%) CCNP
9 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.60%) HP APS
10 1 (0.60%) RHCE
10 1 (0.60%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.59%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 20 (11.98%) VMware Infrastructure
1 20 (11.98%) VMware ESXi
2 12 (7.19%) vSphere
2 12 (7.19%) KVM
3 7 (4.19%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (3.59%) VMware ESX
4 6 (3.59%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (1.80%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.20%) NFS
7 1 (0.60%) vCloud
7 1 (0.60%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (16.77%) ITRS Geneos
2 14 (8.38%) BladeLogic
3 12 (7.19%) SCOM
4 7 (4.19%) Data Guard
4 7 (4.19%) NetBackup
5 6 (3.59%) Backup Exec
5 6 (3.59%) Puppet
6 4 (2.40%) MOM
6 4 (2.40%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.20%) Nagios
8 1 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.60%) SCCM
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 53 (31.74%) Oracle
2 30 (17.96%) Red Hat
3 26 (15.57%) VMware
4 23 (13.77%) TIBCO
5 20 (11.98%) Cisco
6 18 (10.78%) Microsoft
7 16 (9.58%) Splunk
8 12 (7.19%) HP
9 9 (5.39%) Sybase
9 9 (5.39%) NetApp
10 8 (4.79%) F5
11 7 (4.19%) BMC
11 7 (4.19%) Reuters
12 6 (3.59%) CA
12 6 (3.59%) eSpeed
12 6 (3.59%) MarketAxess
12 6 (3.59%) Currenex
13 5 (2.99%) Dell
13 5 (2.99%) ION Trading
14 4 (2.40%) Citrix
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