The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Management over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Management
Rank 129 140 121
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 19 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.63% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.25% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 2
Average daily rate £255 £413 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.18% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £315 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £417 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £63.00 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+57.50% +110.52%
Capacity Management
England

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2426 2423 1900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 81.06% 75.09% 74.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1697 1592 1196
Average daily rate £380 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.20% +9.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 109 99
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.40 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £15.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Capacity Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Management across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Capacity Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Capacity Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Capacity Management Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Capacity Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Management across the South West region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Capacity Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Capacity Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Capacity Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Capacity Management
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Wiltshire +2 12 £255 -38.18% 1
Devon - 5 £255 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £300 -
Somerset +2 1 - -
Bristol 0 1 £150 -
Capacity Management
England

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 18 (62.07%) ITIL
2 14 (48.28%) Data Centre
3 12 (41.38%) ITSM
4 10 (34.48%) Management Information System
4 10 (34.48%) Service Delivery
5 9 (31.03%) Hyper-V
5 9 (31.03%) Unix
5 9 (31.03%) Windows
5 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
6 7 (24.14%) SAN
7 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (20.69%) Wireless
8 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (17.24%) Firewall
8 5 (17.24%) Cisco
8 5 (17.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (13.79%) High Availability
9 4 (13.79%) CCNA
9 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
9 4 (13.79%) NetApp
9 4 (13.79%) SQL
9 4 (13.79%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (10.34%) 802.1X
10 3 (10.34%) Network Optimisation
10 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (10.34%) DHCP
10 3 (10.34%) CRM
10 3 (10.34%) Firmware
10 3 (10.34%) Thin Client

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) SAN
2 6 (20.69%) Wireless
3 5 (17.24%) Firewall
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (10.34%) DHCP
4 3 (10.34%) Internet
4 3 (10.34%) VLAN
5 2 (6.90%) BGP
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
5 2 (6.90%) GLBP
5 2 (6.90%) HSRP
5 2 (6.90%) Junos
5 2 (6.90%) LAN
5 2 (6.90%) MPLS
5 2 (6.90%) OSPF
5 2 (6.90%) RIP
5 2 (6.90%) SNMP
5 2 (6.90%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (6.90%) VRRP
General
1 3 (10.34%) Local Government
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Capacity Manager
2 9 (31.03%) Capacity and Availability Manager
3 8 (27.59%) Availability Manager
4 5 (17.24%) Server Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix Support
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix Support Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Security Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Support Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Data Centre
2 10 (34.48%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.34%) Fat Client
3 3 (10.34%) Thin Client
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.45%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Unix
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
1 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) ITIL
2 12 (41.38%) ITSM
3 10 (34.48%) Service Delivery
4 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (13.79%) High Availability
5 4 (13.79%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) Change Management
6 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.34%) CRM
6 3 (10.34%) Network Optimisation
6 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity
7 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (6.90%) Information Security
7 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
7 2 (6.90%) Network Management
7 2 (6.90%) Network Planning
7 2 (6.90%) System Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (13.79%) CCNA
4 3 (10.34%) CCIE
4 3 (10.34%) CCNP
5 2 (6.90%) CISSP
5 2 (6.90%) Degree
5 2 (6.90%) JNCIE
5 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) CWDP
6 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Hyper-V
2 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.34%) Firmware
3 3 (10.34%) XenApp
3 3 (10.34%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco
2 4 (13.79%) NetApp
3 3 (10.34%) Citrix
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) SonicWALL
3 3 (10.34%) Wyse
4 2 (6.90%) Aruba
4 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
4 2 (6.90%) F5
4 2 (6.90%) Intel
4 2 (6.90%) Intel Security
4 2 (6.90%) IronPort
4 2 (6.90%) Juniper
4 2 (6.90%) Remedy
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds