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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 414 390 398
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +8
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 184 191 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.37% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.50% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 144 92
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£438 £385 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £292 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+19.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 17
Average hourly rate £38.00 £31.56 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.42% +43.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £31.56 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £31.56 £41.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £31.56 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.42% +75.30%

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
41296 38155 37115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.66% 73.78% 71.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 26858 23661 21624
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1160 1161 1471
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.03 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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 26 November 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Management within the UK over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Capacity Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 November 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
England -18 177 £440 +14.28% 48
London -46 77 £450 +12.50% 13
South East +3 42 £350 +8.52% 15
Berkshire +13 22 £338 +35.00% 3
Yorkshire +4 19 £380 +38.18% 4
West Midlands -4 14 £450 +11.80% 7
West Yorkshire - 11 £380 - 4
Leeds - 11 £380 - 2
North West -6 10 £500 +69.49% 3
City of London +6 8 £423 +11.18% 2
South Yorkshire +6 8 £378 +37.27%
Sheffield - 8 £378 -
Reading +21 7 £324 +29.50%
Surrey -5 7 - - 1
South West -25 7 £500 +53.84%
Buckinghamshire - 7 £388 - 1
Hampshire -27 5 £300 -13.04% 7
Manchester -11 4 £450 +50.00% 3
Wales - 4 £325 -
South Wales - 4 £325 -
Cheshire +4 3 £400 +36.05%
Birmingham -1 3 £475 +18.01% 1
Hertfordshire -5 3 £475 +90.00% 1
East of England -13 3 £475 +82.69% 3
Farnborough - 3 £250 - 1
Cardiff - 3 £325 -
Docklands, London +15 2 £600 +62.16%
Scotland -11 2 £388 -8.82% 2
Milton Keynes - 2 £275 - 1
Maidenhead 0 1 - -

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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.

1 146 (39.14%) ITIL
2 141 (37.80%) Windows
3 95 (25.47%) Linux
4 71 (19.03%) Service Management
5 69 (18.50%) VMware
6 65 (17.43%) Finance
7 64 (17.16%) Microsoft
8 59 (15.82%) UNIX
9 55 (14.75%) SQL
9 55 (14.75%) Project Management
10 53 (14.21%) MS Excel
11 51 (13.67%) SQL Server
12 50 (13.40%) Active Directory
12 50 (13.40%) Problem Management
13 48 (12.87%) Oracle
14 47 (12.60%) HP
15 46 (12.33%) Change Management
15 46 (12.33%) Banking
16 45 (12.06%) Windows Server 2008
16 45 (12.06%) Firewall
16 45 (12.06%) Telecoms
17 44 (11.80%) SLA
17 44 (11.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 43 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
19 42 (11.26%) Incident Management
20 41 (10.99%) PowerShell
20 41 (10.99%) DNS
20 41 (10.99%) Service Delivery
21 40 (10.72%) Security Cleared
22 39 (10.46%) Python

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 20 (5.36%) IIS
2 16 (4.29%) Apache
3 14 (3.75%) Tomcat
4 12 (3.22%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.95%) IBM HTTP Server
6 10 (2.68%) MS Exchange
7 8 (2.14%) NetWeaver
8 6 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.61%) Mule
8 6 (1.61%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.07%) nginx
9 4 (1.07%) CICS
10 3 (0.80%) JBoss
10 3 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.80%) Lync
11 2 (0.54%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.27%) MindAlign
12 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 53 (14.21%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.09%) MS Office
3 10 (2.68%) MS Project
4 5 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.07%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.27%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) CA Clarity
1 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.27%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.27%) Office 365
2 1 (0.27%) Route 53
2 1 (0.27%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (12.06%) Firewall
2 41 (10.99%) DNS
3 36 (9.65%) SAN
4 31 (8.31%) DHCP
5 27 (7.24%) WAN
6 24 (6.43%) LAN
7 19 (5.09%) LTE
8 18 (4.83%) TCP/IP
9 17 (4.56%) 3G
10 15 (4.02%) Multicast
11 13 (3.49%) Radio Access Network
12 12 (3.22%) Internet
12 12 (3.22%) BIG-IP
13 11 (2.95%) LDAP
13 11 (2.95%) 4G
14 10 (2.68%) Wireless
14 10 (2.68%) Intranet
14 10 (2.68%) VoIP
15 9 (2.41%) iSCSI
15 9 (2.41%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (13.67%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.09%) MySQL
3 12 (3.22%) Oracle Database
4 11 (2.95%) DB2
5 10 (2.68%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.88%) Data Mining
7 6 (1.61%) SAP HANA
7 6 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.07%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.07%) Redis
9 4 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.54%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Git (software)
1 3 (0.80%) Subversion
2 2 (0.54%) JIRA
3 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.27%) JMeter
3 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.27%) Hudson
General
1 65 (17.43%) Finance
2 46 (12.33%) Banking
3 45 (12.06%) Telecoms
4 30 (8.04%) Investment Banking
5 28 (7.51%) Front Office
6 9 (2.41%) Legal
7 6 (1.61%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.34%) Retail
9 4 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.80%) Marketing
11 2 (0.54%) Back Office
11 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.54%) Billing
11 2 (0.54%) Local Government
12 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (14.48%) Analyst
2 31 (8.31%) Administrator
3 28 (7.51%) Architect
4 25 (6.70%) Capacity Manager
4 25 (6.70%) Service Manager
5 22 (5.90%) Systems Administrator
6 18 (4.83%) Capacity Analyst
7 16 (4.29%) Storage Administrator
8 15 (4.02%) Design Engineer
9 14 (3.75%) Storage Systems Administrator
9 14 (3.75%) Applications Support
9 14 (3.75%) Linux Engineer
10 13 (3.49%) Delivery Manager
10 13 (3.49%) Support Engineer
10 13 (3.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 12 (3.22%) Infrastructure Architect
12 11 (2.95%) Linux Support
12 11 (2.95%) Service Analyst
13 10 (2.68%) Network Engineer
13 10 (2.68%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.97%) Middleware
2 16 (4.29%) Rendezvous
3 15 (4.02%) .NET
4 12 (3.22%) FIX Protocol
5 8 (2.14%) WCF
5 8 (2.14%) Java EE
6 7 (1.88%) Web Services
7 4 (1.07%) HTML
7 4 (1.07%) CSS
8 3 (0.80%) XML
8 3 (0.80%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.80%) LAMP
9 2 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.54%) XMPP
9 2 (0.54%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 1 (0.27%) SAP XI
10 1 (0.27%) Ajax
10 1 (0.27%) Flash
10 1 (0.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.17%) Management Information System
3 21 (5.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 20 (5.36%) Clustering
5 19 (5.09%) Fixed Income
6 10 (2.68%) Mainframe
6 10 (2.68%) Replication
6 10 (2.68%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.14%) Performance Metrics
8 7 (1.88%) Statistics
8 7 (1.88%) CMDB
8 7 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.61%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.34%) IBM Mainframe
10 5 (1.34%) Derivative
10 5 (1.34%) HACMP
11 4 (1.07%) Open Source
11 4 (1.07%) IVR
12 3 (0.80%) e-Health
12 3 (0.80%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 141 (37.80%) Windows
2 95 (25.47%) Linux
3 59 (15.82%) UNIX
4 45 (12.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (11.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (7.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (4.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (4.56%) Solaris
8 11 (2.95%) AIX
9 6 (1.61%) zOS
10 4 (1.07%) HPUX
11 3 (0.80%) CentOS
11 3 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.54%) MVS
12 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (39.14%) ITIL
2 71 (19.03%) Service Management
3 55 (14.75%) Project Management
4 50 (13.40%) Problem Management
5 46 (12.33%) Change Management
6 42 (11.26%) Incident Management
7 41 (10.99%) Service Delivery
8 37 (9.92%) Disaster Recovery
9 35 (9.38%) Configuration Management
9 35 (9.38%) Release Management
10 33 (8.85%) Performance Monitoring
11 27 (7.24%) Migration
11 27 (7.24%) Performance Management
12 23 (6.17%) Capacity Planning
13 22 (5.90%) Change Control
13 22 (5.90%) Root Cause Analysis
14 21 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
15 19 (5.09%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (4.29%) Electronic Trading
17 15 (4.02%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 55 (14.75%) SQL
2 41 (10.99%) PowerShell
3 39 (10.46%) Python
4 28 (7.51%) Perl
5 27 (7.24%) VB
6 12 (3.22%) Java
6 12 (3.22%) Ruby
7 9 (2.41%) C#
8 7 (1.88%) C++
9 6 (1.61%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.61%) C
9 6 (1.61%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.34%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.34%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.07%) PHP
11 4 (1.07%) COBOL
11 4 (1.07%) VBA
12 3 (0.80%) VBScript
13 2 (0.54%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 1 (0.27%) Korn
Qualifications
1 40 (10.72%) Security Cleared
2 27 (7.24%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (5.36%) CCNA
4 19 (5.09%) DV Cleared
5 18 (4.83%) SC Cleared
6 17 (4.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (4.29%) Degree
8 8 (2.14%) MCSE
9 7 (1.88%) CCNP
10 6 (1.61%) CCIE
10 6 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.61%) MCITP
11 5 (1.34%) PMP
11 5 (1.34%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.07%) NCDA
13 3 (0.80%) MCTS
13 3 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.80%) RHCT
13 3 (0.80%) RHCE
14 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (11.80%) SLA
2 5 (1.34%) QA
3 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) COBIT
4 1 (0.27%) BS25999
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (13.40%) Active Directory
2 37 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.63%) vSphere
4 20 (5.36%) VMware ESX
5 11 (2.95%) NFS
5 11 (2.95%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (2.41%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (2.14%) KVM
7 8 (2.14%) Hyper-V
7 8 (2.14%) XenApp
8 6 (1.61%) PowerHA
9 3 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.54%) Firmware
10 2 (0.54%) NLBS
11 1 (0.27%) Xen
11 1 (0.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.27%) XenServer
11 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 20 (5.36%) NetBackup
1 20 (5.36%) SCOM
2 18 (4.83%) BladeLogic
2 18 (4.83%) HP SIM
3 14 (3.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 14 (3.75%) ITRS Geneos
4 11 (2.95%) Control-M
4 11 (2.95%) SCSM
5 9 (2.41%) SCOrch
6 8 (2.14%) OpenView
6 8 (2.14%) WMI
6 8 (2.14%) Backup Exec
7 6 (1.61%) SolarWinds Orion
8 5 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.07%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (1.07%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.80%) SCCM
10 3 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.80%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 69 (18.50%) VMware
2 64 (17.16%) Microsoft
3 48 (12.87%) Oracle
4 47 (12.60%) HP
5 36 (9.65%) Cisco
6 30 (8.04%) Red Hat
7 23 (6.17%) IBM
7 23 (6.17%) BMC
8 22 (5.90%) NetApp
9 20 (5.36%) Symantec
10 18 (4.83%) EMC
11 17 (4.56%) Citrix
12 16 (4.29%) TIBCO
12 16 (4.29%) CA
13 15 (4.02%) 3PAR
14 12 (3.22%) Reuters
14 12 (3.22%) eSpeed
14 12 (3.22%) SAP
14 12 (3.22%) MarketAxess
15 10 (2.68%) Nokia
Central London / West End
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Posted: 8 hours ago
London
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £150 - 180 per day + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £150 - 180 per day + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £440 per day
Posted: 23 days ago