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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 427 402 405
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +3
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 189 179 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.34% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.46% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 139 94
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £293 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £317 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.43% -2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 10
Average hourly rate £42.75 £31.56 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.47% +75.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.67 £31.56 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.25 £31.56 £23.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £31.56 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.47% +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
42997 38902 39217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.67% 74.17% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 24141 22845
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1190 1157 1447
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -22 177 £430 +7.50% 40
London -56 67 £475 +11.76% 15
South East +7 50 £350 -0.56% 6
Berkshire +26 23 £360 -7.09%
Yorkshire +19 23 £380 +52.00% 3
West Yorkshire - 15 £380 - 2
Leeds - 15 £380 - 2
Surrey 0 12 - - 2
North West -10 12 £430 +46.25% 7
West Midlands -10 11 £438 +2.94% 1
South West -25 11 £481 +48.07%
South Yorkshire +9 8 £378 +51.00% 1
Cheshire +2 8 £430 +46.75% 2
Sheffield - 8 £378 - 1
Reading +11 7 £349 -10.00%
City of London -4 7 £375 -9.09% 4
Hampshire -11 7 £338 +3.84% 1
Buckinghamshire - 7 £388 - 1
South Wales - 6 £325 - 1
Wales - 6 £325 - 1
Cardiff - 5 £325 - 1
Chester +10 4 £363 -
Nottingham +12 3 £430 +86.95%
Nottinghamshire +8 3 £430 +86.95% 1
East Midlands +5 3 £430 +86.95% 3
Birmingham -5 3 £475 +16.92%
Scotland -7 3 £303 -28.82%
Farnborough - 3 £250 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £275 - 1
Manchester -3 2 - - 3

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 143 (37.93%) Windows
2 135 (35.81%) ITIL
3 96 (25.46%) Linux
4 80 (21.22%) Microsoft
5 69 (18.30%) VMware
6 65 (17.24%) Service Management
7 61 (16.18%) SQL
8 58 (15.38%) UNIX
9 57 (15.12%) Project Management
10 56 (14.85%) Finance
10 56 (14.85%) Active Directory
11 55 (14.59%) Change Management
12 52 (13.79%) Firewall
13 51 (13.53%) HP
13 51 (13.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 50 (13.26%) PowerShell
14 50 (13.26%) Oracle
15 47 (12.47%) Service Delivery
15 47 (12.47%) Windows Server 2008
15 47 (12.47%) Security Cleared
15 47 (12.47%) Banking
16 46 (12.20%) Problem Management
16 46 (12.20%) SQL Server
17 45 (11.94%) Incident Management
18 43 (11.41%) MS Excel
18 43 (11.41%) DNS
18 43 (11.41%) SLA
18 43 (11.41%) Telecoms
19 41 (10.88%) Cisco
20 38 (10.08%) Python

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (5.31%) IIS
2 17 (4.51%) Apache
3 15 (3.98%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.92%) MS Exchange
4 11 (2.92%) IBM HTTP Server
4 11 (2.92%) Lync
5 8 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (2.12%) NetWeaver
6 7 (1.86%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.86%) MindAlign
7 6 (1.59%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.59%) Mule
8 4 (1.06%) nginx
9 3 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.80%) CICS
9 3 (0.80%) JBoss
10 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.53%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.27%) Node.js
11 1 (0.27%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 43 (11.41%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.71%) MS Office
3 8 (2.12%) MS Project
4 5 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.27%) CA Clarity
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.80%) SaaS
3 2 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.27%) Office 365
4 1 (0.27%) Route 53
4 1 (0.27%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (13.79%) Firewall
2 43 (11.41%) DNS
3 37 (9.81%) SAN
4 36 (9.55%) DHCP
5 23 (6.10%) WAN
6 22 (5.84%) Multicast
7 20 (5.31%) TCP/IP
8 19 (5.04%) LAN
9 15 (3.98%) LTE
10 13 (3.45%) Internet
10 13 (3.45%) 3G
11 12 (3.18%) BIG-IP
12 10 (2.65%) Intranet
13 9 (2.39%) Wireless
13 9 (2.39%) Fibre Channel
13 9 (2.39%) iSCSI
13 9 (2.39%) LDAP
13 9 (2.39%) VoIP
13 9 (2.39%) Radio Access Network
14 8 (2.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.31%) MySQL
3 10 (2.65%) DB2
3 10 (2.65%) Oracle Database
4 9 (2.39%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.86%) Data Mining
6 6 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.59%) SAP HANA
7 5 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.06%) Redis
8 4 (1.06%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.53%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.27%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Subversion
1 3 (0.80%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.27%) Hudson
2 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 56 (14.85%) Finance
2 47 (12.47%) Banking
3 43 (11.41%) Telecoms
4 28 (7.43%) Investment Banking
5 23 (6.10%) Front Office
6 6 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.33%) Legal
7 5 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.06%) Retail
9 3 (0.80%) Billing
9 3 (0.80%) Marketing
10 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.53%) Back Office
11 1 (0.27%) Advertising
11 1 (0.27%) Publishing
11 1 (0.27%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.27%) Local Government
11 1 (0.27%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (13.26%) Analyst
2 33 (8.75%) Administrator
3 28 (7.43%) Capacity Manager
4 27 (7.16%) Architect
5 22 (5.84%) Systems Administrator
5 22 (5.84%) Service Manager
6 20 (5.31%) Applications Support
7 19 (5.04%) Capacity Analyst
8 16 (4.24%) Linux Support
8 16 (4.24%) Storage Administrator
9 14 (3.71%) Linux Engineer
9 14 (3.71%) Storage Systems Administrator
10 13 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
11 12 (3.18%) Support Engineer
11 12 (3.18%) Design Engineer
11 12 (3.18%) Infrastructure Architect
12 11 (2.92%) Business Analyst
13 10 (2.65%) DBA
14 9 (2.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 9 (2.39%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.69%) Middleware
2 22 (5.84%) Rendezvous
3 15 (3.98%) .NET
4 14 (3.71%) Web Services
5 8 (2.12%) XMPP
5 8 (2.12%) Java EE
5 8 (2.12%) WCF
6 4 (1.06%) LAMP
7 3 (0.80%) HTML
7 3 (0.80%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.80%) CSS
8 2 (0.53%) SOAP
8 2 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.53%) XML
8 2 (0.53%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.53%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.53%) REST
9 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 1 (0.27%) SAP XI
9 1 (0.27%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 24 (6.37%) Fixed Income
4 21 (5.57%) Management Information System
5 20 (5.31%) Clustering
6 13 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 13 (3.45%) CMDB
7 10 (2.65%) Replication
8 8 (2.12%) Mainframe
9 7 (1.86%) Statistics
9 7 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.86%) Performance Metrics
10 6 (1.59%) Data Integration
11 5 (1.33%) IBM Mainframe
11 5 (1.33%) GIS
11 5 (1.33%) HACMP
11 5 (1.33%) e-Health
11 5 (1.33%) Derivative
12 3 (0.80%) IVR
12 3 (0.80%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 143 (37.93%) Windows
2 96 (25.46%) Linux
3 58 (15.38%) UNIX
4 51 (13.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 47 (12.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (3.98%) Solaris
9 11 (2.92%) AIX
10 5 (1.33%) zOS
11 4 (1.06%) HPUX
12 3 (0.80%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.80%) CentOS
12 3 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.53%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.53%) MVS
13 2 (0.53%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (35.81%) ITIL
2 65 (17.24%) Service Management
3 57 (15.12%) Project Management
4 55 (14.59%) Change Management
5 47 (12.47%) Service Delivery
6 46 (12.20%) Problem Management
7 45 (11.94%) Incident Management
8 34 (9.02%) Disaster Recovery
9 30 (7.96%) Migration
10 29 (7.69%) Release Management
11 26 (6.90%) Performance Management
12 23 (6.10%) Capacity Planning
12 23 (6.10%) Performance Monitoring
13 22 (5.84%) Electronic Trading
14 21 (5.57%) Root Cause Analysis
15 20 (5.31%) Network Management
15 20 (5.31%) Performance Tuning
16 19 (5.04%) Low Latency
16 19 (5.04%) Configuration Management
17 15 (3.98%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 61 (16.18%) SQL
2 50 (13.26%) PowerShell
3 38 (10.08%) Python
4 29 (7.69%) VB
5 28 (7.43%) Perl
6 12 (3.18%) Java
7 11 (2.92%) Ruby
8 10 (2.65%) C
9 8 (2.12%) C#
9 8 (2.12%) VBScript
10 7 (1.86%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.59%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.59%) C++
12 4 (1.06%) COBOL
12 4 (1.06%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.06%) PHP
13 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.53%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 1 (0.27%) Korn
14 1 (0.27%) Ada
Qualifications
1 47 (12.47%) Security Cleared
2 26 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 23 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (5.31%) DV Cleared
5 18 (4.77%) Degree
6 17 (4.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (4.24%) CCNA
8 7 (1.86%) MCSE
8 7 (1.86%) CCNP
8 7 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (1.59%) MCITP
9 6 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.59%) CCIE
10 4 (1.06%) PMP
10 4 (1.06%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.06%) NCDA
11 3 (0.80%) MCTS
11 3 (0.80%) RHCE
11 3 (0.80%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (11.41%) SLA
2 5 (1.33%) QA
3 3 (0.80%) COBIT
4 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.27%) BS25999
5 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (14.85%) Active Directory
2 34 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.31%) VMware ESX
4 18 (4.77%) vSphere
5 10 (2.65%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.65%) NFS
6 9 (2.39%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (1.86%) XenApp
9 6 (1.59%) PowerHA
10 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.80%) Firmware
11 3 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.53%) VMFS
12 2 (0.53%) KVM
13 1 (0.27%) vCloud
13 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.27%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (5.57%) HP SIM
2 18 (4.77%) SCOM
2 18 (4.77%) BladeLogic
3 14 (3.71%) NetBackup
3 14 (3.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 14 (3.71%) SCSM
4 13 (3.45%) ITRS Geneos
5 11 (2.92%) Control-M
6 10 (2.65%) SolarWinds Orion
7 9 (2.39%) SCOrch
8 8 (2.12%) OpenView
8 8 (2.12%) BMC PATROL
8 8 (2.12%) WMI
9 5 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (1.33%) SCCM
10 4 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (1.06%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.80%) CA SiteMinder
11 3 (0.80%) MIMEsweeper
11 3 (0.80%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 80 (21.22%) Microsoft
2 69 (18.30%) VMware
3 51 (13.53%) HP
4 50 (13.26%) Oracle
5 41 (10.88%) Cisco
6 36 (9.55%) Red Hat
7 23 (6.10%) NetApp
7 23 (6.10%) IBM
8 22 (5.84%) TIBCO
9 20 (5.31%) BMC
10 19 (5.04%) EMC
10 19 (5.04%) Symantec
11 18 (4.77%) Reuters
11 18 (4.77%) eSpeed
11 18 (4.77%) Citrix
11 18 (4.77%) MarketAxess
11 18 (4.77%) SolarWinds
12 16 (4.24%) SAP
13 15 (3.98%) 3PAR
14 12 (3.18%) CA
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