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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Management
Rank 61 70 75
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 15 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.52% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 0.33% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate £575 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.28% +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-17.57% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £63.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £63.00 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+57.50% +110.52%
Capacity Management
Berkshire

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
751 614 733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.24% 70.09% 73.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 345 367
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 22
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +247.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016, 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 13 (65.00%) Validation
2 12 (60.00%) Statistics
2 12 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 12 (60.00%) SMTP
2 12 (60.00%) DNS
2 12 (60.00%) Front Office
2 12 (60.00%) Back Office
3 10 (50.00%) SNMP
3 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (50.00%) VoIP
3 10 (50.00%) Huawei
3 10 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
4 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (25.00%) Network Design
5 5 (25.00%) Fault Management
5 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Service Management
7 3 (15.00%) Project Management
7 3 (15.00%) StorageTek
7 3 (15.00%) Sun
7 3 (15.00%) HP
7 3 (15.00%) EMC
7 3 (15.00%) SAN
7 3 (15.00%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (15.00%) NAS
7 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) Replication
7 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) DNS
1 12 (60.00%) SMTP
2 10 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 10 (50.00%) SNMP
2 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (15.00%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (15.00%) NAS
3 3 (15.00%) SAN
4 2 (10.00%) HTTP
5 1 (5.00%) 2G
5 1 (5.00%) 3G
5 1 (5.00%) BGP
5 1 (5.00%) DWDM
5 1 (5.00%) LTE
5 1 (5.00%) MGW
5 1 (5.00%) RNC
5 1 (5.00%) SDH
5 1 (5.00%) VPLS
5 1 (5.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (10.00%) QlikView
2 1 (5.00%) GIS
General
1 12 (60.00%) Back Office
1 12 (60.00%) Front Office
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Back Office Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) EMC Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) SAN Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) SAN Support
2 3 (15.00%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Storage Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IP Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Statistics
2 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (15.00%) Replication
4 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Validation
2 12 (60.00%) Problem Management
3 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (25.00%) Fault Management
4 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Network Design
5 4 (20.00%) Service Management
6 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) ITSM
7 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (10.00%) People Management
8 1 (5.00%) ITIL
8 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
8 1 (5.00%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Huawei
2 3 (15.00%) Brocade
2 3 (15.00%) EMC
2 3 (15.00%) HP
2 3 (15.00%) StorageTek
2 3 (15.00%) Sun
3 2 (10.00%) Vertica
4 1 (5.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (5.00%) ComArch
4 1 (5.00%) Cramer