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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 221 200 207
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 37 28 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.33% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.46% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 14
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£388 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £469 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £335 £311
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £59.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £19.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+96.05% -50.96%
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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
7191 6084 5762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.11% 71.29% 69.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4096 3269 2871
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 229 355
Average hourly rate £21.58 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.76% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -2 13 £381 +50.24% 1
Surrey +2 9 - -
Buckinghamshire - 8 £388 - 3
Hampshire -27 5 £300 -13.04%
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
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Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (43.75%) Windows
2 25 (31.25%) ITIL
3 24 (30.00%) Telecoms
4 22 (27.50%) Microsoft
5 18 (22.50%) HP
6 16 (20.00%) Finance
7 15 (18.75%) 3G
7 15 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 15 (18.75%) LTE
8 14 (17.50%) SQL
9 13 (16.25%) Linux
9 13 (16.25%) Project Management
9 13 (16.25%) Incident Management
10 12 (15.00%) SCOM
10 12 (15.00%) SCSM
10 12 (15.00%) VMware
10 12 (15.00%) DNS
11 11 (13.75%) Oracle
11 11 (13.75%) UNIX
11 11 (13.75%) BMC
11 11 (13.75%) Change Control
11 11 (13.75%) 4G
11 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
12 10 (12.50%) Service Management
12 10 (12.50%) MySQL
12 10 (12.50%) TCP/IP
13 9 (11.25%) SLA
13 9 (11.25%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (7.50%) IIS
1 6 (7.50%) Mule
2 3 (3.75%) Apache
3 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.75%) 3G
1 15 (18.75%) LTE
2 12 (15.00%) DNS
3 11 (13.75%) 4G
4 10 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
4 10 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 9 (11.25%) Internet
5 9 (11.25%) VoLTE
6 8 (10.00%) SAN
7 7 (8.75%) WAN
8 6 (7.50%) FTP
8 6 (7.50%) SMS
8 6 (7.50%) iSCSI
8 6 (7.50%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (6.25%) NAS
9 5 (6.25%) VoIP
9 5 (6.25%) INAP
9 5 (6.25%) LAN
9 5 (6.25%) DHCP
10 4 (5.00%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.50%) MySQL
3 8 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.50%) Data Mining
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.25%) SQLPlus
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
General
1 24 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 16 (20.00%) Finance
3 8 (10.00%) Legal
4 4 (5.00%) Banking
5 3 (3.75%) Marketing
6 1 (1.25%) Retail
6 1 (1.25%) Billing
6 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (21.25%) Administrator
2 14 (17.50%) Design Engineer
3 10 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (11.25%) Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (7.50%) Database Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Capacity Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) VoIP Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Design Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Architect
8 3 (3.75%) DBA
8 3 (3.75%) Storage Administrator
9 2 (2.50%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (2.50%) SQL DBA
9 2 (2.50%) Service Manager
9 2 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) HTML
1 3 (3.75%) .NET
1 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET
1 3 (3.75%) CSS
2 2 (2.50%) LAMP
3 1 (1.25%) Web Services
3 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.75%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (7.50%) Data Integration
3 6 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.50%) Statistics
4 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.00%) Client/Server
5 4 (5.00%) IVR
5 4 (5.00%) Open Source
6 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (2.50%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.25%) e-Health
8 1 (1.25%) Replication
8 1 (1.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (43.75%) Windows
2 13 (16.25%) Linux
3 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (13.75%) UNIX
4 10 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.50%) Solaris
7 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.50%) HPUX
9 1 (1.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.25%) ITIL
2 13 (16.25%) Project Management
2 13 (16.25%) Incident Management
3 11 (13.75%) Change Control
4 10 (12.50%) Service Management
5 9 (11.25%) Problem Management
5 9 (11.25%) Performance Management
6 8 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (8.75%) Data Management
7 7 (8.75%) PRINCE2
7 7 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (7.50%) Change Management
8 6 (7.50%) EAI
8 6 (7.50%) Data Modelling
8 6 (7.50%) ETL
8 6 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (7.50%) Validation
8 6 (7.50%) ERD
8 6 (7.50%) Network Management
8 6 (7.50%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.50%) SQL
2 9 (11.25%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.25%) VB
4 4 (5.00%) VBScript
5 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.75%) PHP
6 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.25%) Korn
7 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.75%) Degree
2 7 (8.75%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.25%) CCNA
5 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.50%) CCIE
7 1 (1.25%) MCSE
7 1 (1.25%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.25%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (11.25%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.50%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.50%) NFS
4 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.50%) vSphere
6 1 (1.25%) NLBS
6 1 (1.25%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (15.00%) SCOM
1 12 (15.00%) SCSM
2 8 (10.00%) SCOrch
3 6 (7.50%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (7.50%) NetBackup
4 4 (5.00%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (3.75%) HP SIM
6 2 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.25%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 18 (22.50%) HP
3 12 (15.00%) VMware
4 11 (13.75%) Oracle
4 11 (13.75%) BMC
5 8 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 8 (10.00%) Cisco
6 7 (8.75%) Symantec
6 7 (8.75%) NetApp
7 6 (7.50%) Nokia
7 6 (7.50%) EMC
7 6 (7.50%) SolarWinds
8 4 (5.00%) Sun
9 3 (3.75%) Ericsson
9 3 (3.75%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 3 (3.75%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.50%) Huawei
10 2 (2.50%) Hitachi
11 1 (1.25%) Informatica
11 1 (1.25%) SAP