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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Management
Rank 415 477 390
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -87
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 213 139 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.27% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.35% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 78 133
Average daily rate £350 £425 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +1.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £555 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £63.00 £32.73 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.48% +72.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £63.00 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+57.50% +110.52%

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
41848 40077 37882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.28% 77.58% 76.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27401 25574 22963
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1200 1065 1153
Average hourly rate £39.34 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.30% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 +36 202 £350 -17.64% 32
London +14 72 £425 -10.52% 7
South East +34 66 £352 -20.67% 12
Berkshire +30 30 £365 -16.57% 1
Hampshire +21 21 £350 -30.00% 5
North West -5 21 £360 -17.71% 2
South West +11 19 £255 -38.18% 2
Reading +5 15 £575 +64.28% 1
Wiltshire +2 12 £255 -38.18% 1
Swindon +8 11 £255 -38.18% 1
East of England +6 10 £475 - 3
Manchester -19 10 £250 -42.85% 1
Bracknell - 8 £335 -
Hertfordshire +18 7 £475 - 1
Cheshire +1 7 £250 -
Winchester -3 7 £288 -42.50%
Scotland -1 6 £390 +4.00%
Yorkshire -16 6 £294 +11.90% 1
South Yorkshire -9 5 £288 +15.00%
Exeter - 5 £255 -
M4 Corridor - 5 £288 -
Devon - 5 £255 -
Edinburgh -8 4 £225 -40.00%
Sheffield -13 4 £281 +12.50%
Newbury - 4 - -
Middlesex - 4 £525 -
West Midlands -12 3 £425 - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £300 -
Chester +2 2 £375 -
Canary Wharf +1 2 £391 -28.95%

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 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.

1 155 (36.38%) ITIL
2 127 (29.81%) Windows
3 109 (25.59%) Problem Management
4 104 (24.41%) Finance
5 91 (21.36%) Linux
6 82 (19.25%) Change Management
7 78 (18.31%) Data Centre
8 74 (17.37%) SQL
9 70 (16.43%) Oracle
10 62 (14.55%) SQL Server
10 62 (14.55%) VMware
11 61 (14.32%) Windows Server
12 60 (14.08%) Service Management
13 57 (13.38%) Management Information System
14 56 (13.15%) Firewall
14 56 (13.15%) Configuration Management
14 56 (13.15%) Microsoft
15 55 (12.91%) Cisco
15 55 (12.91%) Project Management
16 53 (12.44%) Unix
16 53 (12.44%) Incident Management
17 52 (12.21%) DNS
18 51 (11.97%) Service Delivery
19 49 (11.50%) Telecoms
20 46 (10.80%) Active Directory
21 45 (10.56%) Validation
22 44 (10.33%) Banking
23 42 (9.86%) Information Security
23 42 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
23 42 (9.86%) SAN

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 (5.40%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.99%) Skype for Business
3 10 (2.35%) Apache
4 9 (2.11%) IIS
4 9 (2.11%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.88%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (1.17%) nginx
8 5 (1.17%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.94%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.70%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.70%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.47%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.47%) JBoss
11 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.23%) Drupal
12 1 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 26 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.99%) MS Office
3 6 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.23%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 12 (2.82%) ION MarketView
2 8 (1.88%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.23%) HFM
5 1 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.94%) Office 365
3 4 (0.94%) SaaS
4 3 (0.70%) IaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.23%) IBM PureFlex
5 1 (0.23%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (13.15%) Firewall
2 52 (12.21%) DNS
3 42 (9.86%) SAN
4 36 (8.45%) TCP/IP
5 34 (7.98%) LAN
6 31 (7.28%) Internet
7 30 (7.04%) SNMP
7 30 (7.04%) WAN
8 28 (6.57%) DHCP
9 20 (4.69%) Ethernet
9 20 (4.69%) MPLS
10 19 (4.46%) Network Security
11 18 (4.23%) SSL
11 18 (4.23%) Wireless
12 17 (3.99%) IPsec
13 16 (3.76%) HSRP
13 16 (3.76%) Intrusion Detection
13 16 (3.76%) NAS
13 16 (3.76%) SMTP
13 16 (3.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 34 (7.98%) Oracle Database
3 24 (5.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 21 (4.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (4.23%) Oracle Database 10g
7 16 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (3.52%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (2.58%) Oracle9i Database
10 8 (1.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.41%) NoSQL
13 5 (1.17%) MongoDB
13 5 (1.17%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (1.17%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (0.94%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.41%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.70%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.70%) LoadRunner
3 3 (0.70%) Subversion
4 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (0.23%) Ant
5 1 (0.23%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.23%) JIRA
5 1 (0.23%) Maven
5 1 (0.23%) Protractor
5 1 (0.23%) Selenium
5 1 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 104 (24.41%) Finance
2 49 (11.50%) Telecoms
3 44 (10.33%) Banking
4 38 (8.92%) Back Office
5 36 (8.45%) Front Office
6 16 (3.76%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.17%) Billing
7 5 (1.17%) Local Government
8 4 (0.94%) Retail
9 2 (0.47%) French Language
9 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.47%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
10 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.23%) International Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Law
10 1 (0.23%) Legal
10 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 41 (9.62%) Architect
2 35 (8.22%) DBA
3 30 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 29 (6.81%) Network Engineer
4 29 (6.81%) Support Engineer
5 25 (5.87%) Consultant
6 23 (5.40%) Back Office Engineer
7 19 (4.46%) Administrator
8 17 (3.99%) Analyst
8 17 (3.99%) Infrastructure Architect
8 17 (3.99%) Service Manager
9 16 (3.76%) Linux Engineer
10 12 (2.82%) Capacity Manager
10 12 (2.82%) Oracle DBA
10 12 (2.82%) Server Engineer
10 12 (2.82%) Technical Leader
11 11 (2.58%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 10 (2.35%) Data Centre Engineer
12 10 (2.35%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
12 10 (2.35%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.76%) 802.1X
2 15 (3.52%) Rendezvous
3 14 (3.29%) Middleware
4 10 (2.35%) Web Services
5 6 (1.41%) AngularJS
6 5 (1.17%) Ajax
6 5 (1.17%) CSS
6 5 (1.17%) jQuery
6 5 (1.17%) LAMP
7 4 (0.94%) .NET
8 3 (0.70%) J2EE
8 3 (0.70%) Kafka
9 2 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Streams
10 1 (0.23%) RESTful
10 1 (0.23%) SAP BC
10 1 (0.23%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (0.23%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 78 (18.31%) Data Centre
2 57 (13.38%) Management Information System
3 34 (7.98%) Statistics
4 23 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (5.40%) Clustering
5 19 (4.46%) Replication
6 16 (3.76%) Cryptography
7 12 (2.82%) Driving Licence
8 10 (2.35%) Client/Server
9 9 (2.11%) EMC VNX
10 8 (1.88%) Enterprise Storage
11 7 (1.64%) Mainframe
12 6 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.41%) User Experience
12 6 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (1.17%) Computer Science
13 5 (1.17%) EMC VMAX
13 5 (1.17%) Fat Client
13 5 (1.17%) HP Storage
13 5 (1.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 127 (29.81%) Windows
2 91 (21.36%) Linux
3 61 (14.32%) Windows Server
4 53 (12.44%) Unix
5 39 (9.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (6.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (6.34%) Solaris
8 24 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (3.05%) AIX
9 13 (3.05%) Windows 7
10 9 (2.11%) Android
11 5 (1.17%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.70%) CentOS
12 3 (0.70%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.47%) HPUX
13 2 (0.47%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.23%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.23%) SUSE
14 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (36.38%) ITIL
2 109 (25.59%) Problem Management
3 82 (19.25%) Change Management
4 60 (14.08%) Service Management
5 56 (13.15%) Configuration Management
6 55 (12.91%) Project Management
7 53 (12.44%) Incident Management
8 51 (11.97%) Service Delivery
9 45 (10.56%) Validation
10 42 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
10 42 (9.86%) Information Security
11 37 (8.69%) Performance Tuning
12 31 (7.28%) Network Design
13 26 (6.10%) ITSM
14 24 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
15 23 (5.40%) Load Balancing
16 22 (5.16%) Fault Management
16 22 (5.16%) Root Cause Analysis
17 21 (4.93%) Functional Testing
17 21 (4.93%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 74 (17.37%) SQL
2 33 (7.75%) PowerShell
3 23 (5.40%) Python
4 20 (4.69%) Java
4 20 (4.69%) Perl
5 15 (3.52%) Bash Shell
6 14 (3.29%) Shell Script
7 7 (1.64%) VBA
8 6 (1.41%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.41%) VBScript
9 5 (1.17%) Bourne shell
9 5 (1.17%) C#
10 4 (0.94%) C
11 3 (0.70%) PHP
12 2 (0.47%) C++
12 2 (0.47%) VB
13 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.23%) Ruby
13 1 (0.23%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 39 (9.15%) Security Cleared
2 36 (8.45%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (7.04%) CCNA
4 27 (6.34%) Degree
4 27 (6.34%) SC Cleared
5 14 (3.29%) CCNP
5 14 (3.29%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (2.11%) DV Cleared
7 9 (2.11%) MCSE
8 8 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (1.64%) CCIE
10 6 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (1.17%) CISSP
11 5 (1.17%) JNCIE
12 3 (0.70%) GCIH
12 3 (0.70%) GIAC
12 3 (0.70%) JNCIA
12 3 (0.70%) JNCIP
12 3 (0.70%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (9.15%) SLA
2 12 (2.82%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (1.41%) QA
5 3 (0.70%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.23%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.23%) MiFID
7 1 (0.23%) P3O
System Software
1 46 (10.80%) Active Directory
2 39 (9.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.46%) Oracle RAC
4 14 (3.29%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.11%) Firmware
6 8 (1.88%) vSphere
7 7 (1.64%) NFS
8 6 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (1.17%) BitLocker
9 5 (1.17%) ISA Server
9 5 (1.17%) XenApp
10 4 (0.94%) XenServer
11 3 (0.70%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.70%) Docker
11 3 (0.70%) HDFS
12 2 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.47%) Veritas File System
12 2 (0.47%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (3.99%) Data Guard
2 16 (3.76%) NetBackup
3 15 (3.52%) Puppet
4 13 (3.05%) Oracle RMAN
4 13 (3.05%) SCCM
5 12 (2.82%) ITRS Geneos
6 11 (2.58%) ZABBIX
7 10 (2.35%) Foglight
8 9 (2.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 8 (1.88%) SCOM
10 5 (1.17%) Ansible
11 4 (0.94%) BladeLogic
11 4 (0.94%) Nagios
11 4 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.94%) Salt
11 4 (0.94%) yum
12 3 (0.70%) CFEngine
12 3 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 70 (16.43%) Oracle
2 62 (14.55%) VMware
3 56 (13.15%) Microsoft
4 55 (12.91%) Cisco
5 35 (8.22%) HP
6 31 (7.28%) Red Hat
7 30 (7.04%) EMC
8 20 (4.69%) Huawei
9 17 (3.99%) NetApp
10 15 (3.52%) TIBCO
10 15 (3.52%) Veritas
11 14 (3.29%) F5
12 13 (3.05%) Brocade
12 13 (3.05%) Citrix
12 13 (3.05%) Splunk
12 13 (3.05%) Sybase
13 12 (2.82%) ION Trading
13 12 (2.82%) Juniper
14 11 (2.58%) Sun
14 11 (2.58%) Symantec
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