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 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Management
Rank 212 225 209
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 53 28 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.30% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.40% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 19
Average daily rate
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£358 £420 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.88% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £247 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £467 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £322
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +15.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.83 -
% change year-on-year
-16.13% -
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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
7449 6954 6220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.32% 74.64% 72.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4507 3809 3356
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 264 271
Average hourly rate £23.29 £22.00 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.86% -22.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.76 £13.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015. 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 +9 18 £340 -9.33% 4
Surrey +3 15 £392 -15.87%
Hampshire +5 12 £350 -17.64%
Oxfordshire -18 4 £450 -14.28% 2
Buckinghamshire -4 2 £300 -29.41%
Middlesex - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
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Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 56 (45.90%) Windows
2 46 (37.70%) Microsoft
3 38 (31.15%) Data Centre
4 31 (25.41%) Linux
5 30 (24.59%) ITIL
6 28 (22.95%) SAN
6 28 (22.95%) Incident Management
7 26 (21.31%) UNIX
8 25 (20.49%) Problem Management
9 24 (19.67%) Oracle
9 24 (19.67%) Firewall
9 24 (19.67%) VMware
10 23 (18.85%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (18.03%) Service Management
11 22 (18.03%) Configuration Management
12 21 (17.21%) SQL
12 21 (17.21%) Cisco
13 19 (15.57%) DNS
14 18 (14.75%) Network Design
14 18 (14.75%) SQL Server
14 18 (14.75%) SCOM
15 17 (13.93%) SCSM
15 17 (13.93%) LAN
15 17 (13.93%) Change Management
15 17 (13.93%) Telecoms
16 16 (13.11%) Finance
16 16 (13.11%) HP
17 15 (12.30%) Red Hat
17 15 (12.30%) WAN
17 15 (12.30%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 9 (7.38%) Apache
1 9 (7.38%) Tomcat
2 6 (4.92%) IIS
3 5 (4.10%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.10%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (4.10%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.10%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.64%) Lync
5 1 (0.82%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.82%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.02%) MS Office
3 8 (6.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.02%) PaaS
3 8 (6.56%) IaaS
4 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (4.92%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (4.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.82%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.95%) SAN
2 24 (19.67%) Firewall
3 19 (15.57%) DNS
4 17 (13.93%) LAN
5 15 (12.30%) WAN
6 14 (11.48%) DHCP
7 13 (10.66%) VPN
8 12 (9.84%) NAS
9 11 (9.02%) SSH
10 9 (7.38%) SMTP
11 8 (6.56%) Wireless
12 7 (5.74%) BGP
13 6 (4.92%) MPLS
13 6 (4.92%) FTP
13 6 (4.92%) VLAN
14 5 (4.10%) Wireshark
14 5 (4.10%) Network Security
14 5 (4.10%) NetScaler
14 5 (4.10%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (4.10%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.02%) Oracle Database
3 10 (8.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (4.92%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.92%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (4.10%) Oracle OLAP
5 5 (4.10%) OLAP
5 5 (4.10%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.28%) MS Access
7 3 (2.46%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.64%) DB2
9 1 (0.82%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (0.82%) MySQL
9 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.82%) Big Data
9 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Maven
1 4 (3.28%) JIRA
1 4 (3.28%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.28%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.28%) Ant
2 3 (2.46%) Subversion
General
1 17 (13.93%) Telecoms
2 16 (13.11%) Finance
3 10 (8.20%) Front Office
3 10 (8.20%) Back Office
4 5 (4.10%) Banking
4 5 (4.10%) Billing
5 1 (0.82%) Retail
5 1 (0.82%) Automotive
5 1 (0.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (16.39%) Analyst
2 19 (15.57%) Administrator
3 17 (13.93%) Architect
4 15 (12.30%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (9.02%) Infrastructure Architect
6 9 (7.38%) Technical Manager
7 8 (6.56%) Problem Manager
7 8 (6.56%) Cloud Architect
8 7 (5.74%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (5.74%) Back Office Engineer
8 7 (5.74%) Service Manager
8 7 (5.74%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (4.92%) DBA
9 6 (4.92%) Network Engineer
9 6 (4.92%) Technical Services Manager
10 5 (4.10%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.10%) Service Analyst
10 5 (4.10%) Operations Manager
10 5 (4.10%) Consultant
10 5 (4.10%) Service Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.74%) Middleware
2 6 (4.92%) .NET
3 5 (4.10%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (3.28%) Web Services
5 3 (2.46%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.46%) boto
6 1 (0.82%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 38 (31.15%) Data Centre
2 14 (11.48%) Statistics
3 13 (10.66%) Management Information System
4 9 (7.38%) Replication
4 9 (7.38%) Client/Server
4 9 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.74%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.74%) Clustering
6 6 (4.92%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (4.10%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (2.46%) CLARiiON
9 2 (1.64%) Symmetrix
9 2 (1.64%) EMC Centera
9 2 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.64%) Symmetrix DMX
10 1 (0.82%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.82%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.82%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.82%) GIS
10 1 (0.82%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 56 (45.90%) Windows
2 31 (25.41%) Linux
3 26 (21.31%) UNIX
4 13 (10.66%) Solaris
5 9 (7.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (7.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (7.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.10%) HPUX
8 3 (2.46%) Windows 2000
8 3 (2.46%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.46%) CentOS
9 2 (1.64%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.64%) Windows NT
9 2 (1.64%) VMS
10 1 (0.82%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.59%) ITIL
2 28 (22.95%) Incident Management
3 25 (20.49%) Problem Management
4 22 (18.03%) Configuration Management
4 22 (18.03%) Service Management
5 18 (14.75%) Network Design
6 17 (13.93%) Change Management
7 15 (12.30%) Validation
8 14 (11.48%) Project Management
9 12 (9.84%) Service Delivery
9 12 (9.84%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (9.84%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (8.20%) Fault Management
10 10 (8.20%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (7.38%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (6.56%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (6.56%) Software Deployment
13 7 (5.74%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.21%) SQL
2 11 (9.02%) Python
2 11 (9.02%) Perl
3 10 (8.20%) PowerShell
4 7 (5.74%) Shell Script
4 7 (5.74%) Ruby
5 5 (4.10%) PL/SQL
5 5 (4.10%) C
5 5 (4.10%) C-shell
6 2 (1.64%) Java
6 2 (1.64%) C#
7 1 (0.82%) C++
7 1 (0.82%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 11 (9.02%) Degree
2 10 (8.20%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.38%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.74%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.92%) CCNA
6 3 (2.46%) HND
6 3 (2.46%) CCNP
7 2 (1.64%) MCSE
7 2 (1.64%) CCDP
7 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.64%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.82%) MCITP
8 1 (0.82%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (0.82%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.82%) EMC Certification
8 1 (0.82%) ISEB
8 1 (0.82%) CCA
8 1 (0.82%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.56%) SLA
2 2 (1.64%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (18.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (10.66%) Hyper-V
3 10 (8.20%) Active Directory
4 9 (7.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 9 (7.38%) XenApp
5 8 (6.56%) vSphere
6 5 (4.10%) HDFS
6 5 (4.10%) XenDesktop
7 4 (3.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (3.28%) NFS
8 3 (2.46%) Veritas File System
9 2 (1.64%) XenServer
9 2 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.82%) Firmware
10 1 (0.82%) Samba
10 1 (0.82%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.82%) SRDF
10 1 (0.82%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.82%) iptables
Systems Management
1 18 (14.75%) SCOM
2 17 (13.93%) SCSM
3 14 (11.48%) SCOrch
4 12 (9.84%) NetBackup
5 9 (7.38%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (6.56%) Puppet
7 7 (5.74%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (4.92%) Nagios
8 6 (4.92%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (4.10%) Zenoss
10 3 (2.46%) SCCM
10 3 (2.46%) OVSD
11 2 (1.64%) OpenView
11 2 (1.64%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (1.64%) Ansible
11 2 (1.64%) vMotion
12 1 (0.82%) EMC VPLEX
12 1 (0.82%) SnapMirror
12 1 (0.82%) SnapVault
12 1 (0.82%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 46 (37.70%) Microsoft
2 24 (19.67%) Oracle
2 24 (19.67%) VMware
3 21 (17.21%) Cisco
4 16 (13.11%) HP
5 15 (12.30%) Red Hat
6 14 (11.48%) NetApp
7 11 (9.02%) Citrix
8 10 (8.20%) Sun
8 10 (8.20%) Symantec
9 6 (4.92%) IBM
10 5 (4.10%) SAP
10 5 (4.10%) Juniper
10 5 (4.10%) BMC
10 5 (4.10%) AppSense
10 5 (4.10%) NetScout
10 5 (4.10%) Splunk
11 4 (3.28%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.28%) F5
11 4 (3.28%) Huawei