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 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 130 112 136
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +24
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 14 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% 0.18% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.25% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
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£450 £373 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £314 £376
% change year-on-year
+21.01% -16.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £31.56 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.47% +75.30%
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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
2479 1631 2092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.80% 72.17% 68.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1666 1109 1228
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 85 147
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 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
Bristol - - - -
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
Capacity Management
England

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 33 (86.84%) Microsoft
2 30 (78.95%) Security Cleared
3 20 (52.63%) Asset Management
3 20 (52.63%) Operations Management
3 20 (52.63%) CMDB
3 20 (52.63%) Service Delivery
4 19 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 19 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 19 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
5 18 (47.37%) SC Cleared
6 16 (42.11%) DV Cleared
6 16 (42.11%) ITIL
7 15 (39.47%) SLA
7 15 (39.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 14 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (36.84%) Windows
9 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (34.21%) VMware
10 12 (31.58%) NetBackup
10 12 (31.58%) Firewall
10 12 (31.58%) Symantec
10 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
10 12 (31.58%) HP
10 12 (31.58%) Linux
10 12 (31.58%) Web Services
10 12 (31.58%) DHCP
10 12 (31.58%) DNS
10 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (31.58%) vSphere
10 12 (31.58%) HP SIM

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 1 (2.63%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 19 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) Firewall
1 12 (31.58%) DHCP
1 12 (31.58%) DNS
2 4 (10.53%) Wireshark
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (7.89%) FWSM
3 3 (7.89%) BGP
3 3 (7.89%) EIGRP
3 3 (7.89%) LAN
3 3 (7.89%) WAN
4 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Storage Administrator
1 12 (31.58%) Systems Administrator
1 12 (31.58%) Analyst
1 12 (31.58%) Administrator
1 12 (31.58%) Storage Systems Administrator
2 8 (21.05%) Business Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Team Leader
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (2.63%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.63%) NetWeaver Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) SAP Basis
2 1 (2.63%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (52.63%) CMDB
2 8 (21.05%) GIS
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (31.58%) Linux
3 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) Asset Management
1 20 (52.63%) Operations Management
1 20 (52.63%) Service Delivery
2 19 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
3 16 (42.11%) ITIL
4 14 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (18.42%) Test Management
5 7 (18.42%) Test Scripting
5 7 (18.42%) Test Planning
5 7 (18.42%) Test Strategy
6 6 (15.79%) UML
6 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
6 6 (15.79%) Project Management
7 4 (10.53%) Service Management
8 3 (7.89%) ITIL V3
8 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
9 2 (5.26%) Change Control
9 2 (5.26%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) C
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (78.95%) Security Cleared
2 18 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 16 (42.11%) DV Cleared
4 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (10.53%) ISEB
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (7.89%) CCNP
6 3 (7.89%) CCNA
7 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.63%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (39.47%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 12 (31.58%) vSphere
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) NetBackup
1 12 (31.58%) HP SIM
1 12 (31.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 33 (86.84%) Microsoft
2 19 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 13 (34.21%) VMware
4 12 (31.58%) Symantec
4 12 (31.58%) HP
4 12 (31.58%) 3PAR
5 11 (28.95%) SAP
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco