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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Management over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 211 212 219
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 41 32 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.37% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.52% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 14
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£349 £351 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% -6.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £322 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.01% -14.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £31.56 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+50.53% +75.30%
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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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6780 6205 7123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.42% 71.36% 71.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3796 3467 3403
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 244 320
Average hourly rate £21.50 £31.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.74% +8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Capacity Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Management across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +19 17 £330 -17.50% 9
Surrey +7 14 £466 - 2
Hampshire -16 5 £381 +18.40% 4
Buckinghamshire -3 3 £275 -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - -
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Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 35 (46.05%) Windows
2 25 (32.89%) Microsoft
3 22 (28.95%) SQL
4 19 (25.00%) UNIX
5 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
6 16 (21.05%) PowerShell
7 15 (19.74%) Incident Management
7 15 (19.74%) Telecoms
7 15 (19.74%) ITIL
7 15 (19.74%) SAN
8 12 (15.79%) DNS
8 12 (15.79%) SLA
8 12 (15.79%) Oracle
8 12 (15.79%) VMware
8 12 (15.79%) SolarWinds
8 12 (15.79%) SCSM
9 11 (14.47%) SolarWinds Orion
9 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (14.47%) SCOM
10 10 (13.16%) LTE
10 10 (13.16%) 3G
10 10 (13.16%) Linux
10 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
10 10 (13.16%) MySQL
10 10 (13.16%) VBScript
10 10 (13.16%) BMC
10 10 (13.16%) Active Directory
10 10 (13.16%) TCP/IP
11 9 (11.84%) HP
11 9 (11.84%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 8 (10.53%) IIS
2 6 (7.89%) Mule
3 3 (3.95%) Apache
3 3 (3.95%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.32%) SAS
5 1 (1.32%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.95%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.74%) SAN
2 12 (15.79%) DNS
3 10 (13.16%) TCP/IP
3 10 (13.16%) 3G
3 10 (13.16%) LTE
4 9 (11.84%) Internet
5 8 (10.53%) DHCP
6 7 (9.21%) SMS
6 7 (9.21%) 4G
7 5 (6.58%) VoLTE
7 5 (6.58%) Firewall
8 4 (5.26%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (5.26%) Broadband
8 4 (5.26%) HTTP
9 3 (3.95%) HTTPS
9 3 (3.95%) SSL
9 3 (3.95%) FTP
9 3 (3.95%) WAN
9 3 (3.95%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (3.95%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.16%) MySQL
3 9 (11.84%) Oracle Database
4 7 (9.21%) Relational Database
4 7 (9.21%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (7.89%) Data Mining
5 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (6.58%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.32%) SQLPlus
8 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Toad
1 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (19.74%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.89%) Finance
3 3 (3.95%) Marketing
4 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (22.37%) Administrator
2 10 (13.16%) Design Engineer
3 9 (11.84%) Analyst
4 8 (10.53%) DBA
4 8 (10.53%) Capacity Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Database Manager
5 6 (7.89%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (6.58%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.26%) Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) IT Administrator
7 4 (5.26%) Performance Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Storage Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Storage Administrator
8 3 (3.95%) Monitoring Specialist
8 3 (3.95%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Capacity Planner
9 2 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) Architect
9 2 (2.63%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) HTML
1 3 (3.95%) .NET
1 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET
1 3 (3.95%) CSS
2 2 (2.63%) Web Services
2 2 (2.63%) LAMP
3 1 (1.32%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.32%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (1.32%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Computer Science
1 7 (9.21%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.89%) Data Integration
2 6 (7.89%) Statistics
2 6 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.58%) Clustering
4 3 (3.95%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.63%) Human Factors
5 2 (2.63%) Open Source
5 2 (2.63%) GIS
6 1 (1.32%) CMDB
6 1 (1.32%) e-Health
6 1 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (46.05%) Windows
2 19 (25.00%) UNIX
3 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (13.16%) Linux
5 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (9.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (7.89%) Solaris
8 5 (6.58%) Windows 2000
9 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.63%) HPUX
11 1 (1.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.74%) ITIL
1 15 (19.74%) Incident Management
2 9 (11.84%) Project Management
3 8 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 7 (9.21%) ETL
4 7 (9.21%) Data Management
4 7 (9.21%) Change Control
5 6 (7.89%) Network Management
5 6 (7.89%) ERD
5 6 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (7.89%) PRINCE2
5 6 (7.89%) EAI
5 6 (7.89%) Data Modelling
6 5 (6.58%) Change Management
6 5 (6.58%) Information Architecture
6 5 (6.58%) Logistics
6 5 (6.58%) Performance Management
6 5 (6.58%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.95%) SQL
2 16 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 10 (13.16%) VBScript
4 8 (10.53%) VB
4 8 (10.53%) PL/SQL
5 6 (7.89%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.95%) PHP
7 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.32%) Korn
8 1 (1.32%) C
8 1 (1.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.21%) Degree
2 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.95%) CCIE
5 2 (2.63%) CCNA
5 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.79%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.32%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.95%) NFS
5 2 (2.63%) vSphere
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (2.63%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 12 (15.79%) SCSM
2 11 (14.47%) SCOM
2 11 (14.47%) SolarWinds Orion
3 9 (11.84%) BMC PATROL
4 6 (7.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (5.26%) NetBackup
5 4 (5.26%) SCOrch
6 3 (3.95%) MOM
6 3 (3.95%) HP SIM
7 2 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.32%) Data Guard
8 1 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (32.89%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.79%) Oracle
2 12 (15.79%) VMware
2 12 (15.79%) SolarWinds
3 10 (13.16%) BMC
4 9 (11.84%) HP
5 6 (7.89%) Cisco
5 6 (7.89%) NetApp
6 5 (6.58%) Nokia
6 5 (6.58%) Symantec
7 4 (5.26%) Cognos
7 4 (5.26%) Informatica
7 4 (5.26%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.95%) 3PAR
8 3 (3.95%) IBM
8 3 (3.95%) Citrix
9 2 (2.63%) Juniper
9 2 (2.63%) Hitachi
9 2 (2.63%) Radware
9 2 (2.63%) Veritas
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