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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 322 286 306
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +20
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 77 135 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.56% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.72% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 111 56
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£450 £419 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.39% -11.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £329 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £335 £311
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 - £38.75
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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
17692 18650 16175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.39% 77.65% 76.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12974 12958 11101
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 233 318
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.63 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -12.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £77.50 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 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
City of London -15 7 £425 +11.84% 2
Docklands, London +14 2 £600 +57.89%
Harrow - - - -
Capacity Management
England

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 74 (44.58%) Windows
2 72 (43.37%) ITIL
3 55 (33.13%) Linux
4 41 (24.70%) Finance
5 40 (24.10%) UNIX
6 39 (23.49%) Banking
7 34 (20.48%) Service Management
7 34 (20.48%) VMware
8 32 (19.28%) Python
9 31 (18.67%) Project Management
9 31 (18.67%) Release Management
10 29 (17.47%) SQL
10 29 (17.47%) Oracle
11 27 (16.27%) Change Management
11 27 (16.27%) Front Office
11 27 (16.27%) Investment Banking
12 26 (15.66%) SAN
12 26 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
12 26 (15.66%) PowerShell
13 25 (15.06%) SQL Server
13 25 (15.06%) Microsoft
14 24 (14.46%) Problem Management
15 23 (13.86%) MS Excel
16 22 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (12.65%) VB
18 20 (12.05%) Middleware
18 20 (12.05%) Performance Monitoring
19 19 (11.45%) Red Hat
19 19 (11.45%) Firewall
20 18 (10.84%) Perl

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 11 (6.63%) Tomcat
2 9 (5.42%) IIS
2 9 (5.42%) Apache
3 8 (4.82%) IBM HTTP Server
4 7 (4.22%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.01%) NetWeaver
6 4 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.41%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.41%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.20%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (1.20%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.60%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.60%) nginx
8 1 (0.60%) Lync
8 1 (0.60%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.60%) MQSeries
Applications
1 23 (13.86%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.02%) MS Project
3 8 (4.82%) MS Office
4 5 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.01%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (2.41%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.20%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.60%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (15.66%) SAN
2 19 (11.45%) Firewall
3 15 (9.04%) WAN
4 13 (7.83%) LAN
5 11 (6.63%) BIG-IP
6 9 (5.42%) Multicast
6 9 (5.42%) LDAP
6 9 (5.42%) DHCP
6 9 (5.42%) DNS
7 8 (4.82%) Intranet
7 8 (4.82%) NAS
8 6 (3.61%) Wireless
9 4 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (2.41%) Broadband
10 3 (1.81%) VoIP
10 3 (1.81%) WLAN
10 3 (1.81%) BGP
10 3 (1.81%) DSL
10 3 (1.81%) VPN
10 3 (1.81%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.06%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.42%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.61%) MySQL
4 5 (3.01%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (3.01%) SAP HANA
5 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.60%) Redis
7 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.60%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.20%) JIRA
General
1 41 (24.70%) Finance
2 39 (23.49%) Banking
3 27 (16.27%) Investment Banking
3 27 (16.27%) Front Office
4 5 (3.01%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.01%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.41%) Back Office
5 4 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.60%) Legal
7 1 (0.60%) Local Government
7 1 (0.60%) Retail
7 1 (0.60%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (17.47%) Analyst
2 19 (11.45%) Architect
3 13 (7.83%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (6.63%) Project Manager
4 11 (6.63%) Applications Support
4 11 (6.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 10 (6.02%) Infrastructure Architect
6 9 (5.42%) Capacity Manager
7 8 (4.82%) Linux Support
7 8 (4.82%) Service Manager
8 7 (4.22%) Capacity Planner
8 7 (4.22%) DBA
8 7 (4.22%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 6 (3.61%) Web Engineer
9 6 (3.61%) VMware Engineer
9 6 (3.61%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.61%) Support Engineer
9 6 (3.61%) Integration Engineer
10 5 (3.01%) Network Architect
10 5 (3.01%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.05%) Middleware
2 10 (6.02%) Rendezvous
3 9 (5.42%) .NET
4 8 (4.82%) Java EE
4 8 (4.82%) FIX Protocol
4 8 (4.82%) WCF
5 1 (0.60%) Flash
5 1 (0.60%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (10.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 15 (9.04%) Fixed Income
3 15 (9.04%) Clustering
4 7 (4.22%) Replication
4 7 (4.22%) Derivative
5 5 (3.01%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.01%) HACMP
6 3 (1.81%) CMDB
6 3 (1.81%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (1.81%) iPad
7 2 (1.20%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.20%) FMCG
7 2 (1.20%) Open Source
7 2 (1.20%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.20%) Equities
8 1 (0.60%) PKI
8 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 74 (44.58%) Windows
2 55 (33.13%) Linux
3 40 (24.10%) UNIX
4 18 (10.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (9.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.82%) Solaris
7 6 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.01%) AIX
8 5 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.81%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.20%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.60%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.60%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (43.37%) ITIL
2 34 (20.48%) Service Management
3 31 (18.67%) Project Management
3 31 (18.67%) Release Management
4 27 (16.27%) Change Management
5 24 (14.46%) Problem Management
6 20 (12.05%) Performance Monitoring
7 18 (10.84%) Configuration Management
8 17 (10.24%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (9.64%) Migration
10 15 (9.04%) Incident Management
11 13 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (7.23%) Electronic Trading
12 12 (7.23%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (7.23%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (6.63%) Load Balancing
14 10 (6.02%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (5.42%) High Availability
15 9 (5.42%) ITSM
15 9 (5.42%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 32 (19.28%) Python
2 29 (17.47%) SQL
3 26 (15.66%) PowerShell
4 21 (12.65%) VB
5 18 (10.84%) Perl
6 10 (6.02%) Java
7 7 (4.22%) C#
8 6 (3.61%) C++
8 6 (3.61%) Ruby
9 5 (3.01%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.41%) C
10 4 (2.41%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.20%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (8.43%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (6.63%) CCNA
3 10 (6.02%) Security Cleared
4 9 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.61%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.41%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.41%) MCSE
6 4 (2.41%) NCDA
7 3 (1.81%) RHCE
7 3 (1.81%) PMP
7 3 (1.81%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.81%) RHCT
7 3 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.81%) MCITP
8 2 (1.20%) Degree
8 2 (1.20%) CCIE
8 2 (1.20%) CCNP
9 1 (0.60%) OCP
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.43%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (10.84%) Active Directory
3 17 (10.24%) VMware ESX
4 12 (7.23%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (5.42%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (4.82%) KVM
7 6 (3.61%) vSphere
8 5 (3.01%) NFS
8 5 (3.01%) PowerHA
9 4 (2.41%) XenApp
10 1 (0.60%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.60%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.60%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (9.64%) BladeLogic
2 14 (8.43%) ITRS Geneos
3 11 (6.63%) Control-M
4 9 (5.42%) Backup Exec
4 9 (5.42%) SCOM
5 6 (3.61%) WMI
5 6 (3.61%) NetBackup
6 5 (3.01%) OpenView
7 3 (1.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (1.81%) MIMEsweeper
7 3 (1.81%) MAILsweeper
7 3 (1.81%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (1.81%) Data Guard
7 3 (1.81%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.20%) SCCM
8 2 (1.20%) Nagios
9 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 34 (20.48%) VMware
2 29 (17.47%) Oracle
3 25 (15.06%) Microsoft
4 19 (11.45%) Red Hat
5 12 (7.23%) NetApp
5 12 (7.23%) Cisco
5 12 (7.23%) EMC
6 10 (6.02%) CA
6 10 (6.02%) TIBCO
7 9 (5.42%) Altiris
7 9 (5.42%) BMC
7 9 (5.42%) HP
7 9 (5.42%) Citrix
8 8 (4.82%) eSpeed
8 8 (4.82%) Reuters
8 8 (4.82%) MarketAxess
9 7 (4.22%) Juniper
10 6 (3.61%) IBM
11 5 (3.01%) Business Objects
11 5 (3.01%) SAP
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