The table below looks at the statistics for the Capacity Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Analyst
Rank 569 567 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Capacity Analyst 20 21 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.039% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.043% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £481 £425 -
% change year-on-year
+13.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50807 49213 43153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.36% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30874 29577 24780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2026 2213
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

Capacity Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Capacity Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Capacity Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Capacity Analyst within the UK.

Capacity Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Capacity Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Capacity Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Capacity Analyst
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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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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
England -4 20 £450 +5.88%
London +8 7 £269 -28.33%
South East - 3 £300 -
East of England +5 1 - -
Essex -1 1 - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Clydebank - - - -
Reading - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hook - - - -
Scotland - - - -
West Dunbartonshire - - - -

Capacity Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Capacity Analyst in their job title 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 with Capacity Analyst in their job title.

1 25 (75.76%) Capacity Management
2 18 (54.55%) SQL
3 14 (42.42%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 11 (33.33%) ITIL
6 10 (30.30%) Finance
6 10 (30.30%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (24.24%) Performance Management
7 8 (24.24%) Oracle
8 7 (21.21%) Solaris
9 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (18.18%) Teradata
9 6 (18.18%) Service Management
9 6 (18.18%) Problem Management
10 5 (15.15%) Business Analysis
10 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
10 5 (15.15%) BMC
10 5 (15.15%) UNIX
10 5 (15.15%) Windows
11 4 (12.12%) VBA
11 4 (12.12%) CRM
11 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
11 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
11 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
11 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
11 4 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
12 3 (9.09%) Mobile Payment
12 3 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring

Capacity Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Capacity Analyst in their job title 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 with Capacity Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) SAN
2 2 (6.06%) Network Security
2 2 (6.06%) LAN
2 2 (6.06%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) GSM
3 1 (3.03%) UMTS
3 1 (3.03%) 4G
3 1 (3.03%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (3.03%) 3G
3 1 (3.03%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (9.09%) MS Access
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
3 2 (6.06%) Advertising
4 1 (3.03%) Automotive
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Flash
1 2 (6.06%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.09%) iSeries
3 3 (9.09%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (6.06%) AS400
5 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.03%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (3.03%) Physics
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Solaris
2 5 (15.15%) UNIX
2 5 (15.15%) Windows
3 3 (9.09%) Linux
4 2 (6.06%) AIX
4 2 (6.06%) HPUX
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) Capacity Management
2 11 (33.33%) ITIL
3 10 (30.30%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (24.24%) Performance Management
5 6 (18.18%) Service Management
5 6 (18.18%) Problem Management
6 5 (15.15%) Business Analysis
7 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
7 4 (12.12%) CRM
7 4 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (9.09%) Demand Forecasting
8 3 (9.09%) Demand Management
8 3 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (9.09%) Project Management
8 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (6.06%) Quality Management
9 2 (6.06%) Migration
9 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.06%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) VBA
2 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.03%) Perl
3 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (6.06%) NetBackup
1 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
1 2 (6.06%) SCOM
2 1 (3.03%) BMC Performance Manager
2 1 (3.03%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) Teradata
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.15%) BMC
4 3 (9.09%) IBM
4 3 (9.09%) NetApp
5 2 (6.06%) VMware
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix
5 2 (6.06%) CA
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.03%) Verint