The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Management over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Management
Rank 427 413 403
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 244 244 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.43% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.55% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 146 154
Average daily rate £362 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £33.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £33.07
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45575 44729 42342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.54% 78.84% 77.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 30101 27892 26461
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1297 1209
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Capacity Management
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Capacity Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Capacity Management
Daily Rate Trend

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

Capacity Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Capacity Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Management within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Capacity Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Capacity Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Management within the UK.

Capacity Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Capacity Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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
England +1 226 £365 -16.57% 27
London -17 88 £370 -29.52% 14
South East -10 71 £350 -11.94% 6
Hampshire +24 31 £325 +8.33% 1
North West -1 24 £399 -11.38% 1
Berkshire +10 18 £313 +34.40%
East of England +20 12 £348 -0.71%
South West +11 12 £375 +15.38% 1
Reading +6 12 - -
Buckinghamshire +4 12 £400 -0.62% 1
Milton Keynes +13 11 £400 -2.43% 1
Lancashire - 10 £413 -
Bristol +7 9 £375 +25.00%
West Midlands -22 9 £300 +14.28% 1
Scotland -23 8 £316 -15.80% 1
Cheshire -1 7 £500 +17.64%
Winchester -3 7 £350 +16.66%
Essex - 7 £348 -
City of London +32 6 £318 -29.44% 3
North East -26 6 - - 2
Tyne and Wear -30 5 - - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -35 5 - - 2
Kent - 5 £400 - 1
Basingstoke - 5 £195 - 1
Lytham St Annes - 5 £425 -
Hertfordshire +12 4 £475 +35.71%
Glasgow +4 4 £256 -31.73% 1
Macclesfield -2 4 £500 -
Manchester -13 4 £258 -42.77%
Colchester - 4 £348 -

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 194 (42.73%) ITIL
2 114 (25.11%) Windows
3 98 (21.59%) Finance
4 95 (20.93%) Change Management
5 93 (20.48%) Linux
6 91 (20.04%) Problem Management
7 85 (18.72%) Data Centre
8 82 (18.06%) VMware
9 70 (15.42%) Service Delivery
10 65 (14.32%) Oracle
10 65 (14.32%) Microsoft
11 64 (14.10%) Configuration Management
12 60 (13.22%) Service Management
12 60 (13.22%) VMware Infrastructure
13 58 (12.78%) SQL
13 58 (12.78%) Incident Management
14 57 (12.56%) Cisco
15 54 (11.89%) Firewall
16 53 (11.67%) Security Cleared
17 52 (11.45%) Disaster Recovery
18 51 (11.23%) SAN
18 51 (11.23%) Windows Server
19 49 (10.79%) SQL Server
19 49 (10.79%) Management Information System
20 48 (10.57%) MS Excel
20 48 (10.57%) Active Directory
21 47 (10.35%) DNS
22 46 (10.13%) Telecoms
23 43 (9.47%) Validation
23 43 (9.47%) Unix

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 23 (5.07%) SharePoint
1 23 (5.07%) Tomcat
2 19 (4.19%) Apache
3 16 (3.52%) IIS
4 14 (3.08%) Skype for Business
5 10 (2.20%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.32%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.32%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.10%) JBoss
8 4 (0.88%) nginx
8 4 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.66%) Confluence
9 3 (0.66%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.44%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.44%) MQSeries
Applications
1 48 (10.57%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.29%) MS Office
3 4 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.88%) MS Project
4 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 10 (2.20%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 8 (1.76%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.22%) HFM
5 1 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (2.20%) Office 365
3 9 (1.98%) SaaS
4 8 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (1.10%) IaaS
6 5 (1.10%) PaaS
7 4 (0.88%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.44%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.22%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 54 (11.89%) Firewall
2 51 (11.23%) SAN
3 47 (10.35%) DNS
4 41 (9.03%) TCP/IP
5 35 (7.71%) Internet
6 34 (7.49%) LAN
7 33 (7.27%) WAN
8 24 (5.29%) Network Security
9 23 (5.07%) DHCP
10 22 (4.85%) SNMP
11 21 (4.63%) NAS
12 19 (4.19%) Ethernet
12 19 (4.19%) SSL
13 17 (3.74%) Intrusion Detection
13 17 (3.74%) MPLS
14 15 (3.30%) IPsec
14 15 (3.30%) ISDN
15 14 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
16 13 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (10.79%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.37%) Oracle Database
3 20 (4.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (2.42%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.98%) RDBMS
8 9 (1.98%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.76%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.76%) MySQL
9 8 (1.76%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (1.76%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (1.76%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.32%) MS Access
11 5 (1.10%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.66%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.66%) LoadRunner
2 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.44%) ERwin
3 2 (0.44%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.44%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 98 (21.59%) Finance
2 46 (10.13%) Telecoms
3 41 (9.03%) Back Office
4 34 (7.49%) Front Office
5 30 (6.61%) Banking
6 9 (1.98%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.32%) Local Government
8 5 (1.10%) Retail
9 4 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.66%) Legal
11 2 (0.44%) Automotive
11 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.22%) French Language
12 1 (0.22%) Games
12 1 (0.22%) International Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 45 (9.91%) Architect
2 42 (9.25%) Support Engineer
3 33 (7.27%) Analyst
4 31 (6.83%) DBA
5 27 (5.95%) Consultant
6 25 (5.51%) Network Engineer
6 25 (5.51%) Service Manager
7 19 (4.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (3.74%) Server Engineer
9 16 (3.52%) Oracle DBA
10 15 (3.30%) Administrator
11 14 (3.08%) Back Office Engineer
11 14 (3.08%) Infrastructure Architect
12 13 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
13 12 (2.64%) Applications Support
13 12 (2.64%) Capacity Manager
13 12 (2.64%) SQL DBA
14 10 (2.20%) Data Centre Engineer
15 9 (1.98%) Technical Manager
16 8 (1.76%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.08%) Middleware
2 13 (2.86%) 802.1X
3 11 (2.42%) .NET
3 11 (2.42%) Ajax
3 11 (2.42%) AngularJS
3 11 (2.42%) CSS
3 11 (2.42%) jQuery
4 10 (2.20%) Web Services
5 7 (1.54%) Classic ASP
5 7 (1.54%) LAMP
6 6 (1.32%) WCF
7 4 (0.88%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (0.88%) J2EE
7 4 (0.88%) Rendezvous
8 3 (0.66%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (0.66%) JMS
9 2 (0.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (0.44%) Kafka
9 2 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.44%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 85 (18.72%) Data Centre
2 49 (10.79%) Management Information System
3 38 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (7.27%) Statistics
5 24 (5.29%) Computer Science
6 21 (4.63%) Clustering
7 19 (4.19%) Replication
8 17 (3.74%) Cryptography
9 13 (2.86%) Driving Licence
10 9 (1.98%) EMC VNX
10 9 (1.98%) Enterprise Storage
11 7 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.32%) EMC VMAX
12 6 (1.32%) User Experience
13 5 (1.10%) Contactless
13 5 (1.10%) Hedge funds
13 5 (1.10%) Mainframe
13 5 (1.10%) Mobile App
13 5 (1.10%) NHS
14 4 (0.88%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 114 (25.11%) Windows
2 93 (20.48%) Linux
3 51 (11.23%) Windows Server
4 43 (9.47%) Unix
5 37 (8.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (6.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (5.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (5.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (3.96%) Solaris
9 11 (2.42%) CentOS
10 10 (2.20%) AIX
11 7 (1.54%) Ubuntu
12 5 (1.10%) Android
13 4 (0.88%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.66%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.44%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.44%) HPUX
16 1 (0.22%) FreeBSD
16 1 (0.22%) SUSE
16 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (42.73%) ITIL
2 95 (20.93%) Change Management
3 91 (20.04%) Problem Management
4 70 (15.42%) Service Delivery
5 64 (14.10%) Configuration Management
6 60 (13.22%) Service Management
7 58 (12.78%) Incident Management
8 52 (11.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 43 (9.47%) Validation
10 41 (9.03%) Project Management
11 37 (8.15%) Performance Tuning
12 34 (7.49%) Information Security
12 34 (7.49%) Network Design
13 30 (6.61%) Fault Management
13 30 (6.61%) ITSM
13 30 (6.61%) Root Cause Analysis
14 29 (6.39%) Functional Testing
15 25 (5.51%) Process Improvement
16 22 (4.85%) Network Monitoring
17 21 (4.63%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 58 (12.78%) SQL
2 26 (5.73%) PowerShell
3 21 (4.63%) Java
4 16 (3.52%) Bash Shell
5 15 (3.30%) Python
6 14 (3.08%) Perl
7 10 (2.20%) Shell Script
8 9 (1.98%) VBA
9 8 (1.76%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.32%) C
10 6 (1.32%) PHP
11 4 (0.88%) C#
12 3 (0.66%) Ruby
12 3 (0.66%) VB
13 2 (0.44%) C++
13 2 (0.44%) VBScript
14 1 (0.22%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.22%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 53 (11.67%) Security Cleared
2 37 (8.15%) SC Cleared
3 35 (7.71%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (7.49%) Degree
5 23 (5.07%) CCNA
6 17 (3.74%) CCNP
6 17 (3.74%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (1.98%) CCIE
9 9 (1.98%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (1.32%) MCSE
11 5 (1.10%) OCP
11 5 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (0.88%) CISSP
12 4 (0.88%) GCIH
12 4 (0.88%) GIAC
12 4 (0.88%) HND
13 3 (0.66%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.39%) SLA
2 16 (3.52%) QA
3 14 (3.08%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.44%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (13.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (10.57%) Active Directory
3 27 (5.95%) Firmware
4 20 (4.41%) Oracle RAC
5 19 (4.19%) Hyper-V
6 15 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (2.64%) NFS
8 10 (2.20%) UAG
9 9 (1.98%) vSphere
10 7 (1.54%) XenApp
11 6 (1.32%) VMware ESX
12 5 (1.10%) StorNext
13 4 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (0.88%) vCloud
14 2 (0.44%) Apache Flume
14 2 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.44%) HDFS
14 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.44%) XenDesktop
15 1 (0.22%) iptables
Systems Management
1 21 (4.63%) Puppet
2 13 (2.86%) SCOM
3 12 (2.64%) Oracle RMAN
4 10 (2.20%) Data Guard
4 10 (2.20%) NetBackup
4 10 (2.20%) vRealize
4 10 (2.20%) ZABBIX
5 8 (1.76%) Nagios
5 8 (1.76%) OVSD
5 8 (1.76%) SCCM
6 6 (1.32%) Ansible
6 6 (1.32%) BladeLogic
6 6 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (1.32%) Tivoli
7 5 (1.10%) Backup Exec
7 5 (1.10%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (0.88%) Foglight
Vendors
1 82 (18.06%) VMware
2 65 (14.32%) Microsoft
2 65 (14.32%) Oracle
3 57 (12.56%) Cisco
4 40 (8.81%) Red Hat
5 39 (8.59%) HP
6 28 (6.17%) EMC
7 22 (4.85%) NetApp
8 21 (4.63%) IBM
9 18 (3.96%) F5
10 17 (3.74%) Citrix
11 16 (3.52%) Huawei
12 15 (3.30%) Brocade
13 13 (2.86%) SAP
14 11 (2.42%) OpenText
14 11 (2.42%) Symantec
15 9 (1.98%) Cyberoam
16 8 (1.76%) CheckPoint
16 8 (1.76%) SolarWinds
16 8 (1.76%) Sun
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