The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Management over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 61 73 75
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 4 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.46% 0.50% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.68% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate
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£360 £400 £236
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +69.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £322 £378
% change year-on-year
+18.01% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 - £21.50
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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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
582 739 846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.52% 73.53% 67.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 344 268
Average daily rate £400 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Capacity Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Capacity Management Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Capacity Management
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Capacity Management Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (50.00%) Nokia
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) UMTS
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) CCIE
3 2 (25.00%) GIS
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) IPsec
3 2 (25.00%) 3G
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) Radware
3 2 (25.00%) INAP
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (25.00%) Redback
3 2 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Huawei
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) LTE
3 2 (25.00%) NAS
3 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Human Factors
3 2 (25.00%) SIGTRAN
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Improvement

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) 3G
1 2 (25.00%) MPLS
1 2 (25.00%) INAP
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) IPsec
1 2 (25.00%) SIGTRAN
1 2 (25.00%) LTE
1 2 (25.00%) NAS
1 2 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (25.00%) UMTS
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Design Authority
1 2 (25.00%) IP Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) GIS
1 2 (25.00%) Human Factors
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCIE
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) BC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Nokia
2 2 (25.00%) Radware
2 2 (25.00%) Redback
2 2 (25.00%) Huawei
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Brocade