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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 419 379 402
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +23
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 175 197 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.38% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.52% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 136 91
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £287 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £335 £311
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 14
Average hourly rate £37.25 £19.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.05% -39.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.45 £19.00 £19.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.70 £19.00 £43.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £19.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+96.05% -50.96%

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
40533 37796 34894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.73% 73.83% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 23240 20514
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1172 1415
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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 -44 168 £438 +9.37% 17
London -39 78 £450 +7.91% 5
South East -21 37 £388 +19.23% 4
Yorkshire +2 14 £285 - 1
West Midlands +4 13 £463 +14.90%
Berkshire -2 13 £381 +50.24% 1
North West -4 12 £500 +13.63% 1
Surrey +2 9 - -
West Yorkshire -7 8 £280 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 8 £388 - 3
Leeds - 8 £280 - 1
City of London -9 7 £425 +11.84% 1
South West -24 7 £420 +1.81%
East of England -14 6 £475 +82.69% 4
South Yorkshire - 6 £378 -
Sheffield - 6 £378 -
Reading +19 5 £324 +29.50%
Hampshire -27 5 £300 -13.04%
Hertfordshire +10 4 £475 +90.00% 1
Cheshire +8 4 £400 -
Manchester -9 4 £450 - 1
Birmingham -4 3 £475 +18.01%
Scotland -10 3 £381 -10.29% 4
Farnborough - 3 £250 -
Docklands, London +12 2 £600 +57.89%
Essex -11 2 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £275 -
East Midlands +7 1 - - 2
Nottinghamshire +2 1 - - 1
Nottingham -1 1 - - 1

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 148 (40.44%) ITIL
2 139 (37.98%) Windows
3 92 (25.14%) Linux
4 71 (19.40%) Service Management
4 71 (19.40%) Finance
5 67 (18.31%) Microsoft
6 66 (18.03%) UNIX
7 61 (16.67%) VMware
8 58 (15.85%) Oracle
8 58 (15.85%) SQL
9 53 (14.48%) Project Management
10 52 (14.21%) MS Excel
11 49 (13.39%) SQL Server
11 49 (13.39%) Problem Management
12 45 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
13 44 (12.02%) Banking
13 44 (12.02%) SLA
14 43 (11.75%) Active Directory
14 43 (11.75%) Telecoms
15 42 (11.48%) Change Management
16 41 (11.20%) HP
16 41 (11.20%) Security Cleared
17 40 (10.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 39 (10.66%) Windows Server 2008
18 39 (10.66%) Release Management
18 39 (10.66%) SAN
18 39 (10.66%) DNS
18 39 (10.66%) Configuration Management
19 38 (10.38%) VMware Infrastructure
19 38 (10.38%) PowerShell

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (4.64%) IIS
1 17 (4.64%) Apache
2 14 (3.83%) Tomcat
3 11 (3.01%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.01%) IBM HTTP Server
4 7 (1.91%) NetWeaver
5 6 (1.64%) Mule
5 6 (1.64%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.37%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.09%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.82%) JBoss
8 3 (0.82%) CICS
8 3 (0.82%) nginx
8 3 (0.82%) Lync
8 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.55%) Node.js
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.55%) LiveLink
9 2 (0.55%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 52 (14.21%) MS Excel
2 22 (6.01%) MS Office
3 9 (2.46%) MS Project
3 9 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.55%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.27%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.55%) Office 365
2 2 (0.55%) Route 53
2 2 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.55%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (10.66%) DNS
1 39 (10.66%) SAN
2 34 (9.29%) Firewall
3 28 (7.65%) DHCP
4 27 (7.38%) WAN
5 24 (6.56%) LAN
6 19 (5.19%) LTE
7 17 (4.64%) 3G
8 16 (4.37%) TCP/IP
9 13 (3.55%) Internet
9 13 (3.55%) NAS
9 13 (3.55%) Radio Access Network
10 12 (3.28%) LDAP
11 11 (3.01%) BIG-IP
11 11 (3.01%) 4G
12 10 (2.73%) Wireless
12 10 (2.73%) VoIP
12 10 (2.73%) Intranet
13 9 (2.46%) BGP
13 9 (2.46%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.92%) MySQL
3 15 (4.10%) Oracle Database
4 11 (3.01%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.01%) DB2
5 7 (1.91%) Data Mining
5 7 (1.91%) SAP HANA
6 5 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.09%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.09%) MS Access
7 4 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.82%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.82%) Redis
8 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (0.82%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Subversion
1 3 (0.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.55%) JIRA
3 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.27%) ERwin
3 1 (0.27%) JMeter
General
1 71 (19.40%) Finance
2 44 (12.02%) Banking
3 43 (11.75%) Telecoms
4 29 (7.92%) Investment Banking
5 28 (7.65%) Front Office
6 11 (3.01%) Legal
7 5 (1.37%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.09%) Back Office
8 4 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.82%) Retail
9 3 (0.82%) Marketing
10 2 (0.55%) Billing
10 2 (0.55%) Local Government
10 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.27%) Publishing
11 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 52 (14.21%) Analyst
2 34 (9.29%) Administrator
3 29 (7.92%) Architect
4 27 (7.38%) Capacity Manager
5 24 (6.56%) Systems Administrator
6 20 (5.46%) Service Manager
7 18 (4.92%) Capacity Analyst
8 14 (3.83%) Storage Administrator
8 14 (3.83%) Design Engineer
8 14 (3.83%) DBA
8 14 (3.83%) Support Engineer
9 13 (3.55%) Delivery Manager
9 13 (3.55%) Linux Engineer
10 12 (3.28%) Infrastructure Architect
10 12 (3.28%) Applications Support
10 12 (3.28%) Project Manager
10 12 (3.28%) Storage Systems Administrator
11 11 (3.01%) Service Analyst
12 10 (2.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 9 (2.46%) Capacity Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.74%) Middleware
2 13 (3.55%) .NET
3 9 (2.46%) Rendezvous
4 8 (2.19%) Java EE
4 8 (2.19%) FIX Protocol
4 8 (2.19%) WCF
5 7 (1.91%) Web Services
6 4 (1.09%) HTML
6 4 (1.09%) CSS
7 3 (0.82%) LAMP
7 3 (0.82%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.82%) XML
7 3 (0.82%) Flash
8 1 (0.27%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.27%) J2EE
8 1 (0.27%) SAP XI
8 1 (0.27%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.27%) Ajax
8 1 (0.27%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.83%) Management Information System
3 20 (5.46%) Clustering
4 17 (4.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (4.10%) Fixed Income
6 9 (2.46%) Replication
6 9 (2.46%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.19%) Mainframe
8 7 (1.91%) Derivative
8 7 (1.91%) CMDB
8 7 (1.91%) Statistics
8 7 (1.91%) Open Source
8 7 (1.91%) Performance Metrics
8 7 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.64%) Data Integration
9 6 (1.64%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.37%) HACMP
11 4 (1.09%) IVR
12 3 (0.82%) e-Health
12 3 (0.82%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 139 (37.98%) Windows
2 92 (25.14%) Linux
3 66 (18.03%) UNIX
4 40 (10.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (10.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (6.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (6.01%) Solaris
8 14 (3.83%) AIX
8 14 (3.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.64%) zOS
10 5 (1.37%) HPUX
11 3 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.82%) CentOS
12 2 (0.55%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.55%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (40.44%) ITIL
2 71 (19.40%) Service Management
3 53 (14.48%) Project Management
4 49 (13.39%) Problem Management
5 42 (11.48%) Change Management
6 39 (10.66%) Configuration Management
6 39 (10.66%) Release Management
7 38 (10.38%) Incident Management
8 36 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
8 36 (9.84%) Service Delivery
8 36 (9.84%) Performance Monitoring
9 28 (7.65%) Migration
10 26 (7.10%) Performance Management
11 23 (6.28%) Capacity Planning
11 23 (6.28%) Performance Tuning
12 22 (6.01%) Change Control
13 19 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
13 19 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (4.92%) ITSM
15 16 (4.37%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (15.85%) SQL
2 38 (10.38%) PowerShell
3 34 (9.29%) Python
4 25 (6.83%) VB
5 22 (6.01%) Perl
6 12 (3.28%) Java
6 12 (3.28%) Ruby
7 8 (2.19%) C++
8 7 (1.91%) C#
8 7 (1.91%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.64%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.64%) C
9 6 (1.64%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.64%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.37%) VBA
10 5 (1.37%) PHP
11 4 (1.09%) COBOL
11 4 (1.09%) VBScript
12 2 (0.55%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 1 (0.27%) R
Qualifications
1 41 (11.20%) Security Cleared
2 25 (6.83%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (6.56%) SC Cleared
4 20 (5.46%) CCNA
5 19 (5.19%) DV Cleared
6 16 (4.37%) Degree
7 12 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.64%) MCSE
8 6 (1.64%) CCNP
8 6 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.37%) CCIE
10 4 (1.09%) PMP
10 4 (1.09%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.09%) MCITP
10 4 (1.09%) NCDA
11 3 (0.82%) RHCT
11 3 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.82%) RHCE
12 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (12.02%) SLA
2 6 (1.64%) QA
3 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) COBIT
4 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.27%) BS25999
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 43 (11.75%) Active Directory
2 38 (10.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (5.19%) vSphere
4 17 (4.64%) VMware ESX
5 12 (3.28%) NFS
5 12 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (3.01%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (2.19%) KVM
8 7 (1.91%) Hyper-V
9 6 (1.64%) PowerHA
10 5 (1.37%) XenApp
11 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
13 2 (0.55%) Firmware
14 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.27%) NLBS
14 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.27%) XenServer
14 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.27%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 23 (6.28%) NetBackup
2 22 (6.01%) SCOM
3 16 (4.37%) HP SIM
4 15 (4.10%) BladeLogic
5 14 (3.83%) ITRS Geneos
6 12 (3.28%) SCSM
6 12 (3.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 11 (3.01%) Control-M
8 9 (2.46%) Backup Exec
8 9 (2.46%) SCOrch
9 8 (2.19%) OpenView
10 7 (1.91%) SolarWinds Orion
11 6 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (1.37%) Tivoli
12 5 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 5 (1.37%) BMC PATROL
12 5 (1.37%) WMI
13 4 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
14 3 (0.82%) MIMEsweeper
14 3 (0.82%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 67 (18.31%) Microsoft
2 61 (16.67%) VMware
3 58 (15.85%) Oracle
4 41 (11.20%) HP
5 34 (9.29%) Cisco
6 29 (7.92%) Red Hat
7 28 (7.65%) BMC
8 25 (6.83%) IBM
9 23 (6.28%) NetApp
10 22 (6.01%) Symantec
11 18 (4.92%) EMC
12 15 (4.10%) CA
13 13 (3.55%) SAP
13 13 (3.55%) 3PAR
14 11 (3.01%) Citrix
15 9 (2.46%) TIBCO
15 9 (2.46%) Nokia
15 9 (2.46%) Juniper
15 9 (2.46%) Altiris
16 8 (2.19%) MarketAxess
Loughborough, Leicestershire
University of Loughborough
Rate: From £28,695 to £37,394 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago