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 24 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 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 72 66 64
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 7 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.67% 0.38% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.54% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Average daily rate £275 £250 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -60.00%
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 £35.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-5.51% +57.30%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
759 554 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 73.05% 70.93% 63.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 236 260
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 20
Average hourly rate £22.25 £16.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.06% +4.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £32.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Capacity Management
Berkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Management across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Capacity Management Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
1 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
1 4 (40.00%) NAS
2 3 (30.00%) NLBS
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) Clustering
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) LDAP
2 3 (30.00%) IIS
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) 2G
3 2 (20.00%) GIS
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) 3G
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Improvement

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (30.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
1 4 (40.00%) NAS
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) LDAP
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (20.00%) 3G
3 2 (20.00%) 2G
3 2 (20.00%) LTE
4 1 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (10.00%) DWDM
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (10.00%) ATM
4 1 (10.00%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MS Access
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Server Support
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (10.00%) Transmission Planner
3 1 (10.00%) Transmission Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Human Factors
2 2 (20.00%) GIS
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) MCDBA
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PMP
2 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) CA
2 1 (10.00%) NetApp
2 1 (10.00%) Cramer
2 1 (10.00%) Huawei
2 1 (10.00%) Brocade