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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Management
Rank 438 362 413
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +51
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 146 195 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.40% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.54% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 127 61
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£438 £419 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £304
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +23.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 13
Average hourly rate £25.46 £19.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.00% -50.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.09 £19.00 £22.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.29 £19.00 £43.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £19.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+121.05% -52.50%

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
38459 35783 32221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.37% 74.30% 72.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24687 21730 19119
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1007 1095 1275
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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 -58 140 £438 +5.42% 41
London -28 77 £450 +5.88% 8
South East -16 25 £431 +27.77% 11
City of London +6 11 £438 +6.83% 5
North West -11 11 £425 +0.59% 5
Yorkshire +1 9 £270 - 6
East of England -5 8 £475 +11.76% 5
West Yorkshire 0 7 £270 - 4
Berkshire -3 7 £438 +23.23% 3
Manchester -3 7 £425 +0.89% 2
Leeds - 7 £270 - 2
South West -17 6 £413 +13.79% 3
Surrey -2 5 - -
Hertfordshire +5 4 £475 - 2
Essex 0 4 - - 1
Hampshire -30 4 £350 +7.69% 5
Buckinghamshire - 4 £391 - 1
Epsom - 4 - -
Edinburgh -5 3 £375 -15.54% 2
Scotland -11 3 £375 -15.54% 3
Wiltshire - 3 £413 -
East Sussex - 3 £475 - 1
East Midlands +11 2 £425 +88.88% 2
Canary Wharf +10 2 £550 -
Reading +7 2 £350 -6.66% 2
Cheshire +4 2 - - 1
West Midlands -2 2 - - 1
Nottinghamshire -3 1 - - 2
Northamptonshire -5 1 £425 +78.94%
Nottingham -6 1 - - 2

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 132 (39.64%) Windows
2 131 (39.34%) ITIL
3 90 (27.03%) Linux
4 75 (22.52%) Finance
5 69 (20.72%) UNIX
6 64 (19.22%) Microsoft
7 60 (18.02%) Oracle
7 60 (18.02%) SQL
8 59 (17.72%) Service Management
9 55 (16.52%) Project Management
10 53 (15.92%) VMware
11 46 (13.81%) MS Excel
12 45 (13.51%) Change Management
13 44 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
14 43 (12.91%) SQL Server
15 42 (12.61%) Configuration Management
16 41 (12.31%) Telecoms
16 41 (12.31%) Problem Management
17 39 (11.71%) Security Cleared
17 39 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
17 39 (11.71%) HP
17 39 (11.71%) SAN
18 38 (11.41%) SLA
19 37 (11.11%) Release Management
20 36 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 35 (10.51%) Incident Management
22 34 (10.21%) Cisco
22 34 (10.21%) Performance Monitoring
23 33 (9.91%) Firewall
24 32 (9.61%) DNS

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 13 (3.90%) Apache
1 13 (3.90%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.70%) IIS
2 9 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.10%) NetWeaver
4 6 (1.80%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.80%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.50%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (1.20%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.90%) CICS
7 3 (0.90%) JBoss
7 3 (0.90%) Lync
7 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.60%) Node.js
8 2 (0.60%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.60%) LiveLink
8 2 (0.60%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (0.60%) nginx
Applications
1 46 (13.81%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.31%) MS Office
3 10 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.10%) MS Project
5 4 (1.20%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.60%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.30%) RMDS
3 1 (0.30%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.30%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.60%) Office 365
2 2 (0.60%) Route 53
2 2 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.60%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (11.71%) SAN
2 33 (9.91%) Firewall
3 32 (9.61%) DNS
4 26 (7.81%) WAN
5 23 (6.91%) DHCP
6 22 (6.61%) LAN
7 16 (4.80%) LTE
8 15 (4.50%) 3G
9 14 (4.20%) TCP/IP
9 14 (4.20%) NAS
10 13 (3.90%) Internet
11 12 (3.60%) Multicast
12 11 (3.30%) Radio Access Network
12 11 (3.30%) 4G
13 10 (3.00%) VoIP
13 10 (3.00%) iSCSI
14 9 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
15 8 (2.40%) VoLTE
15 8 (2.40%) FTP
15 8 (2.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (12.91%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.11%) Oracle Database
3 11 (3.30%) DB2
4 10 (3.00%) MySQL
5 7 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (2.10%) SAP HANA
6 5 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (1.50%) MS Access
6 5 (1.50%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.20%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.90%) SAP BW
8 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.60%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.60%) Redis
9 2 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (1.20%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.20%) Subversion
2 3 (0.90%) JIRA
3 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.60%) Toad
3 2 (0.60%) JMeter
4 1 (0.30%) Maven
4 1 (0.30%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.30%) ERwin
4 1 (0.30%) Introscope
4 1 (0.30%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.30%) Ant
4 1 (0.30%) Gradle
4 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.30%) MSBuild
General
1 75 (22.52%) Finance
2 41 (12.31%) Telecoms
3 32 (9.61%) Banking
4 20 (6.01%) Front Office
5 19 (5.71%) Investment Banking
6 12 (3.60%) Legal
7 7 (2.10%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.10%) Back Office
8 5 (1.50%) Retail
9 4 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.90%) Marketing
11 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.60%) Billing
11 2 (0.60%) Local Government
12 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (14.11%) Analyst
2 31 (9.31%) Administrator
3 25 (7.51%) Architect
4 22 (6.61%) Capacity Manager
5 20 (6.01%) Systems Administrator
6 18 (5.41%) Service Manager
6 18 (5.41%) Capacity Analyst
7 15 (4.50%) DBA
8 14 (4.20%) Project Manager
8 14 (4.20%) Support Engineer
8 14 (4.20%) Applications Support
9 13 (3.90%) Delivery Manager
10 12 (3.60%) Capacity Planner
10 12 (3.60%) Design Engineer
10 12 (3.60%) Linux Engineer
11 10 (3.00%) Consultant
11 10 (3.00%) Infrastructure Architect
12 9 (2.70%) Storage Administrator
12 9 (2.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 9 (2.70%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.90%) Middleware
1 13 (3.90%) Rendezvous
2 10 (3.00%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (2.40%) Web Services
3 8 (2.40%) .NET
4 4 (1.20%) Flash
4 4 (1.20%) CSS
4 4 (1.20%) HTML
5 3 (0.90%) Java EE
5 3 (0.90%) LAMP
5 3 (0.90%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.90%) XML
6 2 (0.60%) WCF
7 1 (0.30%) Ajax
7 1 (0.30%) XMPP
7 1 (0.30%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.30%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.30%) Django
7 1 (0.30%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.30%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 17 (5.11%) Clustering
3 17 (5.11%) Fixed Income
3 17 (5.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (3.00%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.00%) Derivative
5 9 (2.70%) Replication
6 8 (2.40%) Mainframe
7 7 (2.10%) Open Source
8 6 (1.80%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.80%) CMDB
9 5 (1.50%) Equity Derivative
9 5 (1.50%) Equities
9 5 (1.50%) HACMP
10 4 (1.20%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (1.20%) iSeries
10 4 (1.20%) IVR
11 3 (0.90%) e-Health
11 3 (0.90%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 132 (39.64%) Windows
2 90 (27.03%) Linux
3 69 (20.72%) UNIX
4 36 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (7.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (6.91%) Solaris
7 18 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (4.50%) AIX
9 12 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.80%) HPUX
10 6 (1.80%) zOS
11 4 (1.20%) CentOS
12 3 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.30%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (39.34%) ITIL
2 59 (17.72%) Service Management
3 55 (16.52%) Project Management
4 45 (13.51%) Change Management
5 42 (12.61%) Configuration Management
6 41 (12.31%) Problem Management
7 37 (11.11%) Release Management
8 35 (10.51%) Incident Management
9 34 (10.21%) Performance Monitoring
10 31 (9.31%) Disaster Recovery
11 29 (8.71%) Performance Management
12 27 (8.11%) Service Delivery
13 26 (7.81%) Migration
13 26 (7.81%) Capacity Planning
14 25 (7.51%) Performance Tuning
15 23 (6.91%) Change Control
16 19 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
17 17 (5.11%) Root Cause Analysis
18 16 (4.80%) PRINCE2
18 16 (4.80%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 60 (18.02%) SQL
2 32 (9.61%) Python
3 25 (7.51%) Perl
4 24 (7.21%) PowerShell
5 14 (4.20%) VB
6 11 (3.30%) Ruby
7 10 (3.00%) VBA
8 9 (2.70%) Java
8 9 (2.70%) C++
9 8 (2.40%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.10%) VBScript
11 6 (1.80%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.80%) C#
11 6 (1.80%) JavaScript
12 5 (1.50%) PHP
13 4 (1.20%) C
13 4 (1.20%) COBOL
13 4 (1.20%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.60%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 1 (0.30%) R
Qualifications
1 39 (11.71%) Security Cleared
2 27 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 24 (7.21%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (5.71%) CCNA
5 17 (5.11%) Degree
6 14 (4.20%) DV Cleared
7 8 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.80%) PMP
9 6 (1.80%) PMI Certification
10 5 (1.50%) CCNP
10 5 (1.50%) MCSE
11 3 (0.90%) MCITP
11 3 (0.90%) RHCT
11 3 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.90%) CCIE
11 3 (0.90%) RHCE
11 3 (0.90%) NCDA
12 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.30%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (11.41%) SLA
2 8 (2.40%) QA
3 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) COBIT
4 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 39 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (8.71%) Active Directory
3 16 (4.80%) vSphere
4 15 (4.50%) VMware ESX
5 13 (3.90%) NFS
6 11 (3.30%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (2.70%) KVM
9 7 (2.10%) Hyper-V
10 6 (1.80%) PowerHA
11 5 (1.50%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (1.50%) XenApp
12 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.60%) Firmware
14 1 (0.30%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.30%) NLBS
14 1 (0.30%) XenServer
14 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.30%) Veritas File System
14 1 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 20 (6.01%) SCOM
2 19 (5.71%) NetBackup
3 12 (3.60%) SCSM
4 10 (3.00%) ITRS Geneos
5 9 (2.70%) Backup Exec
5 9 (2.70%) HP SIM
6 8 (2.40%) SCOrch
6 8 (2.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 6 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.80%) OpenView
7 6 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (1.80%) BMC PATROL
7 6 (1.80%) SolarWinds Orion
7 6 (1.80%) BladeLogic
8 5 (1.50%) Data Guard
8 5 (1.50%) Control-M
8 5 (1.50%) Tivoli
9 4 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.90%) MIMEsweeper
10 3 (0.90%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 64 (19.22%) Microsoft
2 60 (18.02%) Oracle
3 53 (15.92%) VMware
4 39 (11.71%) HP
5 34 (10.21%) Cisco
6 29 (8.71%) Red Hat
6 29 (8.71%) BMC
7 27 (8.11%) IBM
8 25 (7.51%) NetApp
9 17 (5.11%) Symantec
10 15 (4.50%) CA
11 14 (4.20%) SAP
12 13 (3.90%) EMC
12 13 (3.90%) TIBCO
13 10 (3.00%) eSpeed
13 10 (3.00%) Reuters
13 10 (3.00%) MarketAxess
14 9 (2.70%) SolarWinds
15 8 (2.40%) 3PAR
15 8 (2.40%) Sun
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