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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Management
Rank 134 113 124
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +11
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 8 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.49% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.66% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 1
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£394 £444 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% +36.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £421 £270
% change year-on-year
-10.08% +56.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.78 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+29.96% +2.59%
Capacity Management
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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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2368 2115 1783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.68% 74.08% 70.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1539 1293 1121
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 90 77
Average hourly rate £36.40 £22.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.77% -39.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £12.31 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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
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 2 March 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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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 - 4 £413 - 1
Somerset - 1 £300 -
Dorset - - - -
Capacity Management
England

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (46.67%) DNS
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (46.67%) VMware
4 6 (40.00%) Symantec
4 6 (40.00%) SLA
4 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 6 (40.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (40.00%) NetBackup
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) 3PAR
5 5 (33.33%) HP SIM
5 5 (33.33%) vSphere
5 5 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 5 (33.33%) DHCP
5 5 (33.33%) HP
5 5 (33.33%) Firewall
6 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
6 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
8 2 (13.33%) Middleware
8 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (13.33%) Lync

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) Lync
3 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) DNS
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) HTTP
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) SMTP
4 1 (6.67%) SSH
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (46.67%) Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) Storage Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) Storage Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) ERP
2 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (6.67%) Demand Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Continuity Management
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) XenServer
4 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (6.67%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (6.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) NetBackup
2 5 (33.33%) HP SIM
2 5 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (6.67%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) CFEngine
3 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
3 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
1 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Symantec
3 5 (33.33%) HP
3 5 (33.33%) 3PAR
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) IBM