The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Management over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Capacity Management
England / South East
Rank 222 192 233
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +41
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 21 71 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.81% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 1.00% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 47 16
Median daily rate £376 £352 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.74% -18.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £288 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £534 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.50% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £63.00 £59.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £63.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-36.50% +57.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6141 7080 7693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.96% 81.27% 79.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3644 4376 4221
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 274 253
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Capacity Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Capacity Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Capacity Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Capacity Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Capacity Management Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Capacity Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Capacity Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Capacity Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Management across the South East region.

Capacity Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Capacity Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -9 7 £250 -28.57% 2
Buckinghamshire +2 5 £378 -11.52%
Hampshire -19 4 £420 +20.00%
Surrey +7 2 - - 1
Kent +4 1 £350 -6.66%
Capacity Management
England

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Capacity Management.

1 28 (35.00%) ITIL
2 25 (31.25%) VMware
3 22 (27.50%) Red Hat
3 22 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (27.50%) Data Centre
4 20 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (25.00%) Linux
5 19 (23.75%) Firewall
6 18 (22.50%) Windows
7 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
7 17 (21.25%) Back Office
7 17 (21.25%) Project Management
7 17 (21.25%) Functional Testing
7 17 (21.25%) Fault Management
8 16 (20.00%) Problem Management
8 16 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 16 (20.00%) DNS
9 15 (18.75%) MPLS
10 14 (17.50%) Management Information System
10 14 (17.50%) Front Office
10 14 (17.50%) Change Management
10 14 (17.50%) Finance
10 14 (17.50%) Validation
10 14 (17.50%) Information Security
10 14 (17.50%) Cisco
10 14 (17.50%) Statistics
10 14 (17.50%) Puppet
11 13 (16.25%) Security Cleared
11 13 (16.25%) Incident Management
11 13 (16.25%) DHCP

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (5.00%) IIS
4 3 (3.75%) Apache
4 3 (3.75%) JBoss
4 3 (3.75%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.50%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.25%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.25%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.25%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Office
2 6 (7.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) SaaS
2 6 (7.50%) IaaS
3 2 (2.50%) Office 365
4 1 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.75%) Firewall
2 16 (20.00%) DNS
3 15 (18.75%) MPLS
4 13 (16.25%) DHCP
4 13 (16.25%) SAN
5 12 (15.00%) Internet
5 12 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (10.00%) LAN
6 8 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 8 (10.00%) WAN
7 7 (8.75%) FTP
7 7 (8.75%) NAS
7 7 (8.75%) SSH
8 6 (7.50%) Ethernet
8 6 (7.50%) IPsec
8 6 (7.50%) SNMP
9 5 (6.25%) ICMP
9 5 (6.25%) SSL
9 5 (6.25%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (1.25%) Apache Hive
1 1 (1.25%) Big Data
1 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.25%) DataStax
1 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.25%) HBase
1 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 17 (21.25%) Back Office
2 14 (17.50%) Finance
2 14 (17.50%) Front Office
3 4 (5.00%) Marketing
3 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.75%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (11.25%) Network Engineer
1 9 (11.25%) Support Engineer
2 6 (7.50%) Administrator
2 6 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (7.50%) Solaris Administrator
2 6 (7.50%) VMware Specialist
3 5 (6.25%) Analyst
3 5 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (6.25%) Storage Administrator
4 4 (5.00%) Architect
4 4 (5.00%) Automation Specialist
4 4 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (5.00%) SAN Administrator
4 4 (5.00%) SAN Storage Administrator
4 4 (5.00%) Unix Administrator
4 4 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (3.75%) CISSP Engineer
5 3 (3.75%) Data Centre Specialist
5 3 (3.75%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (3.75%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.25%) Middleware
2 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.50%) Data Centre
2 14 (17.50%) Management Information System
3 11 (13.75%) Driving Licence
4 9 (11.25%) Replication
5 7 (8.75%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (8.75%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.50%) Clustering
6 2 (2.50%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.50%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.00%) Linux
1 20 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 18 (22.50%) Windows
3 10 (12.50%) CentOS
4 7 (8.75%) Solaris
4 7 (8.75%) Unix
4 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.25%) HPUX
6 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.75%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.25%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.00%) ITIL
2 17 (21.25%) Fault Management
2 17 (21.25%) Functional Testing
2 17 (21.25%) Project Management
3 16 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 16 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 14 (17.50%) Change Management
4 14 (17.50%) Information Security
4 14 (17.50%) Statistics
4 14 (17.50%) Validation
5 13 (16.25%) Incident Management
6 12 (15.00%) Computer Security
6 12 (15.00%) Cryptography
6 12 (15.00%) People Management
6 12 (15.00%) Security Patching
7 11 (13.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (13.75%) ITIL V2
7 11 (13.75%) Load Balancing
7 11 (13.75%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (8.75%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.25%) SQL
2 4 (5.00%) Python
3 3 (3.75%) Perl
3 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.25%) Java
4 1 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (16.25%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (11.25%) CCNP
5 8 (10.00%) CCNA
6 6 (7.50%) CISSP
6 6 (7.50%) DV Cleared
6 6 (7.50%) GCIH
6 6 (7.50%) GIAC
7 4 (5.00%) Degree
8 3 (3.75%) RHCSA
9 2 (2.50%) MCP
9 2 (2.50%) PMP
10 1 (1.25%) CCDA
10 1 (1.25%) CCIE
10 1 (1.25%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (1.25%) MCSA
10 1 (1.25%) MCSE
10 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (8.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.50%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (13.75%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (12.50%) vCloud
4 7 (8.75%) Active Directory
4 7 (8.75%) Docker
4 7 (8.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 7 (8.75%) Veritas File System
5 6 (7.50%) vSphere
6 5 (6.25%) NFS
6 5 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (5.00%) Hyper-V
8 3 (3.75%) Firmware
8 3 (3.75%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.50%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.50%) XenApp
10 1 (1.25%) HDFS
10 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (17.50%) Puppet
2 7 (8.75%) Nagios
2 7 (8.75%) SCCM
2 7 (8.75%) SCOM
2 7 (8.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 7 (8.75%) vRealize
3 5 (6.25%) EMC Navisphere
4 4 (5.00%) WSUS
5 3 (3.75%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (3.75%) vMotion
6 2 (2.50%) DatAdvantage
6 2 (2.50%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.25%) AppManager
7 1 (1.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.25%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (1.25%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (31.25%) VMware
2 22 (27.50%) Red Hat
3 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
4 14 (17.50%) Cisco
5 11 (13.75%) HP
6 10 (12.50%) NetApp
7 9 (11.25%) Huawei
8 8 (10.00%) Oracle
9 7 (8.75%) Brocade
9 7 (8.75%) Veritas
10 6 (7.50%) F5
10 6 (7.50%) Sun
11 5 (6.25%) Cyberoam
12 4 (5.00%) 3PAR
12 4 (5.00%) Symantec
13 3 (3.75%) Citrix
13 3 (3.75%) Dell
13 3 (3.75%) Veeam
14 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint
14 2 (2.50%) Wyse