The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 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 Reading 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 69 73 72
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 2 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% 0.21% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.30% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate
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- £400 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 - £21.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
602 662 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 68.33% 67.97% 67.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 283 306
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £244 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 12
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +110.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £36.85 £32.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Capacity Management
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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 22 July 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 (44.44%) SAN
1 4 (44.44%) NAS
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) NLBS
2 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (33.33%) Clustering
2 3 (33.33%) SLA
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) IIS
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) LDAP
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) LTE
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) UMTS
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (22.22%) CCIE
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) GIS
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Nokia
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 3 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
1 4 (44.44%) NAS
2 3 (33.33%) LDAP
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) LTE
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) UMTS
3 2 (22.22%) MPLS
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) IPsec
4 1 (11.11%) 2G
4 1 (11.11%) 3G
4 1 (11.11%) DWDM
4 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
4 1 (11.11%) ATM
4 1 (11.11%) SDH
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Server Support
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Design Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Server Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) IP Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (11.11%) Transmission Planner
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) GIS
2 2 (22.22%) Human Factors
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (22.22%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (22.22%) CCIE
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) BC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) NLBS
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Nokia
2 2 (22.22%) Redback
2 2 (22.22%) Radware
2 2 (22.22%) Huawei
2 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Brocade
3 1 (11.11%) Cramer
3 1 (11.11%) CA
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) HP