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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Management
Rank 144 130 103
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -27
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 4 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.40% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.55% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £369 £322
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +14.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £93.75 £37.17 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+152.25% +17.77%
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
2514 2381 1594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.54% 73.33% 72.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1674 1570 1057
Average daily rate £400 £399 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.37% +7.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 92 76
Average hourly rate £39.25 £34.85 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% +54.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.27 £42.50 £43.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 -5 3 £450 +12.50%
Capacity Management
England

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) LAN
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) VPN
3 5 (35.71%) MS Visio
3 5 (35.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (35.71%) Degree
3 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
3 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
4 4 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (28.57%) F5
4 4 (28.57%) HSRP
4 4 (28.57%) GLBP
4 4 (28.57%) 802.1X
4 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
4 4 (28.57%) Time Management
4 4 (28.57%) Supplier Management
4 4 (28.57%) SSH
4 4 (28.57%) Network Planning
4 4 (28.57%) DHCP
4 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
4 4 (28.57%) RIP
4 4 (28.57%) SNMP
4 4 (28.57%) Juniper
4 4 (28.57%) MPLS
4 4 (28.57%) OSPF
4 4 (28.57%) BGP
4 4 (28.57%) VRRP
4 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Visio
1 5 (35.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) LAN
2 5 (35.71%) VPN
3 4 (28.57%) DHCP
3 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 4 (28.57%) RIP
3 4 (28.57%) SNMP
3 4 (28.57%) MPLS
3 4 (28.57%) OSPF
3 4 (28.57%) BGP
3 4 (28.57%) VRRP
3 4 (28.57%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) Wireless
3 4 (28.57%) SSH
3 4 (28.57%) HSRP
3 4 (28.57%) GLBP
3 4 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (21.43%) Network Security
4 3 (21.43%) Junos
4 3 (21.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Voice Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Security Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Network Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Process Owner
3 1 (7.14%) Data Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Support Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Manager
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Service Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) 802.1X
2 2 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
1 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (14.29%) Handset
3 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) Network Planning
2 4 (28.57%) Supplier Management
2 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 4 (28.57%) Time Management
3 3 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (21.43%) Information Security
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 2 (14.29%) Network Management
4 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) Operations Management
5 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.14%) Test Management
5 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Supply Chain Management
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) CCIE
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (14.29%) JNCIE
3 2 (14.29%) CISSP
4 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) CCNP
4 1 (7.14%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 14001
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Juniper
2 4 (28.57%) F5
3 3 (21.43%) Blue Coat
3 3 (21.43%) IronPort
3 3 (21.43%) Remedy
3 3 (21.43%) McAfee
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Intel
4 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) BT
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Becrypt
5 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
5 1 (7.14%) Riverbed
5 1 (7.14%) Brocade