The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Management over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Management
Rank 479 468 441
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -27
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 173 187 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.32% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.40% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 102 131
Median daily rate £425 £388 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -9.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £252 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Median hourly rate £26.25 £93.75 £37.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.00% +152.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £22.50 £26.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £165.00 £145.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £93.75 £26.83
% change year-on-year
-72.00% +249.42%

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
44886 46891 44206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 80.24% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 29645 30456 27407
Median daily rate £438 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1108 1266 1195
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.76 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% +33.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

Capacity Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Capacity Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 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
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 25 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Management within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -25 162 £425 +9.67% 20
South East +11 57 £475 +32.86% 7
London -39 55 £435 +8.75% 6
Berkshire +27 35 £605 +61.33% 2
City of London +26 16 £425 +6.25% 1
West Midlands -25 16 £431 +7.81%
Reading +21 14 £465 +22.36% 2
North East -13 12 £300 - 1
Maidenhead +7 10 £615 -
Hampshire -2 9 £425 +21.42%
North West +10 8 £275 -16.66% 1
Surrey -4 8 £400 -10.51% 2
Tyne and Wear -21 8 £300 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -28 8 £300 - 1
Staines +5 7 £400 -23.80%
Erskine - 6 £320 -
Scotland - 6 £320 -
Renfrewshire - 6 £320 -
Milton Keynes +17 5 £250 -37.50% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 5 £250 -37.50% 1
South West +10 5 £350 -17.64% 1
Coventry - 5 £340 -
Winchester +2 4 £475 +46.15%
Telford - 4 £620 -
Newbury - 4 - -
Durham - 4 £300 -
Shropshire - 4 £620 -
East of England +12 3 £575 +5.74%
Cheshire +9 3 £275 -
Manchester -4 3 £275 -16.66% 1

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Capacity Management.

1 152 (38.10%) ITIL
2 103 (25.81%) Windows
3 98 (24.56%) VMware
4 90 (22.56%) Linux
5 89 (22.31%) Microsoft
6 69 (17.29%) Oracle
7 65 (16.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 64 (16.04%) SQL
9 62 (15.54%) Security Cleared
10 61 (15.29%) SQL Server
10 61 (15.29%) Finance
11 60 (15.04%) Configuration Management
12 59 (14.79%) Change Management
12 59 (14.79%) Firewall
13 58 (14.54%) Service Management
14 57 (14.29%) Active Directory
14 57 (14.29%) Data Centre
15 48 (12.03%) Windows Server 2012
16 46 (11.53%) SC Cleared
16 46 (11.53%) Cisco
17 45 (11.28%) DNS
17 45 (11.28%) HP
18 44 (11.03%) Windows Server
19 43 (10.78%) Performance Tuning
19 43 (10.78%) MS Excel
19 43 (10.78%) Red Hat
19 43 (10.78%) Disaster Recovery
20 42 (10.53%) Migration
21 41 (10.28%) Project Management
21 41 (10.28%) Network Design

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (8.02%) SharePoint
2 25 (6.27%) IIS
3 22 (5.51%) Apache
3 22 (5.51%) Tomcat
4 20 (5.01%) MS Exchange
5 17 (4.26%) Skype for Business
6 14 (3.51%) WebSphere
7 8 (2.01%) Tuxedo
8 7 (1.75%) JBoss
8 7 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.50%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.75%) CMS
11 3 (0.75%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.75%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.75%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.50%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 43 (10.78%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.01%) MS Office
3 10 (2.51%) MS Project
4 6 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.50%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 3 (0.75%) HFM
3 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.01%) Office 365
2 15 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.26%) IaaS
4 9 (2.26%) SaaS
5 7 (1.75%) PaaS
6 5 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.00%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.50%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.25%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 59 (14.79%) Firewall
2 45 (11.28%) DNS
3 33 (8.27%) SAN
4 27 (6.77%) WAN
5 26 (6.52%) LAN
6 25 (6.27%) Internet
7 23 (5.76%) Network Security
8 22 (5.51%) DHCP
8 22 (5.51%) TCP/IP
9 19 (4.76%) NAS
10 17 (4.26%) LDAP
11 16 (4.01%) IPsec
11 16 (4.01%) SSL
12 13 (3.26%) MPLS
13 12 (3.01%) iSCSI
14 9 (2.26%) Ethernet
14 9 (2.26%) Skype
14 9 (2.26%) VPN
14 9 (2.26%) Wireless
15 8 (2.01%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.52%) Oracle Database
3 21 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 21 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 16 (4.01%) MySQL
5 14 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (2.51%) Oracle Database 12c
8 9 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (2.01%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.50%) MS Access
11 6 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.25%) DB2
12 5 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.25%) PerformancePoint
13 4 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Ant
1 2 (0.50%) ERwin
1 2 (0.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.50%) JIRA
1 2 (0.50%) Maven
1 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (0.50%) Subversion
1 2 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.25%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 61 (15.29%) Finance
2 30 (7.52%) Telecoms
3 29 (7.27%) Back Office
4 18 (4.51%) Banking
4 18 (4.51%) Front Office
5 7 (1.75%) French Language
5 7 (1.75%) German Language
6 6 (1.50%) Billing
7 4 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.75%) Games
8 3 (0.75%) Retail
9 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.50%) Legal
9 2 (0.50%) Local Government
9 2 (0.50%) Military
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Automotive
10 1 (0.25%) iGaming
10 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (11.53%) Architect
2 43 (10.78%) DBA
3 37 (9.27%) Administrator
4 31 (7.77%) Analyst
4 31 (7.77%) Consultant
4 31 (7.77%) Support Engineer
5 21 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
6 17 (4.26%) SQL DBA
7 15 (3.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (3.51%) Service Manager
9 13 (3.26%) Server Engineer
9 13 (3.26%) Systems Engineer
10 12 (3.01%) Network Architect
11 11 (2.76%) Network Engineer
12 9 (2.26%) Linux Engineer
12 9 (2.26%) Support Analyst
12 9 (2.26%) Technical Architect
13 8 (2.01%) Network Security Architect
13 8 (2.01%) VMware Engineer
13 8 (2.01%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.76%) .NET
1 15 (3.76%) Middleware
2 12 (3.01%) LAMP
3 10 (2.51%) Web Services
4 7 (1.75%) Classic ASP
5 6 (1.50%) .NET Framework
5 6 (1.50%) Ajax
5 6 (1.50%) AngularJS
5 6 (1.50%) CSS
5 6 (1.50%) jQuery
5 6 (1.50%) JSP
5 6 (1.50%) REST
5 6 (1.50%) WCF
6 5 (1.25%) OAuth
6 5 (1.25%) OAuth2
6 5 (1.25%) Spring
6 5 (1.25%) Spring Boot
7 4 (1.00%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (1.00%) XML
8 3 (0.75%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 28 (7.02%) Management Information System
3 26 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 25 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (4.51%) Replication
6 17 (4.26%) Statistics
7 14 (3.51%) Clustering
7 14 (3.51%) PKI
8 11 (2.76%) Virtual Team
9 10 (2.51%) EMC VNX
9 10 (2.51%) PMI
10 8 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (2.01%) YubiKey
11 7 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (1.25%) CMDB
12 5 (1.25%) Cryptography
12 5 (1.25%) Driving Licence
13 4 (1.00%) FlexPod
13 4 (1.00%) Hedge funds
13 4 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 103 (25.81%) Windows
2 90 (22.56%) Linux
3 48 (12.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (11.03%) Windows Server
5 34 (8.52%) Unix
6 30 (7.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (6.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (3.51%) Solaris
10 13 (3.26%) CentOS
11 11 (2.76%) AIX
12 8 (2.01%) Windows Phone
13 5 (1.25%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.00%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (0.75%) HPUX
15 3 (0.75%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.25%) VMS
16 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (38.10%) ITIL
2 60 (15.04%) Configuration Management
3 59 (14.79%) Change Management
4 58 (14.54%) Service Management
5 43 (10.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 43 (10.78%) Performance Tuning
6 42 (10.53%) Migration
7 41 (10.28%) Network Design
7 41 (10.28%) Project Management
8 38 (9.52%) Service Delivery
9 37 (9.27%) Problem Management
10 33 (8.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 29 (7.27%) Root Cause Analysis
12 28 (7.02%) Validation
13 27 (6.77%) Business Continuity
14 26 (6.52%) Fault Management
14 26 (6.52%) Functional Testing
15 25 (6.27%) Load Balancing
15 25 (6.27%) PRINCE2
16 24 (6.02%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (16.04%) SQL
2 27 (6.77%) Java
3 24 (6.02%) Python
4 19 (4.76%) Perl
5 16 (4.01%) PHP
6 15 (3.76%) PowerShell
7 12 (3.01%) Bash Shell
8 11 (2.76%) C
9 9 (2.26%) Ruby
10 6 (1.50%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.00%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.75%) MATLAB
12 3 (0.75%) R
13 1 (0.25%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.25%) VB
13 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 62 (15.54%) Security Cleared
2 46 (11.53%) SC Cleared
3 39 (9.77%) Degree
4 30 (7.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (4.76%) OCP
6 19 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
7 15 (3.76%) CCIE
8 14 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (3.01%) MCITP
10 11 (2.76%) CCNP
10 11 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (2.76%) MCSE
11 10 (2.51%) DV Cleared
11 10 (2.51%) PMI Certification
12 9 (2.26%) JNCIA
12 9 (2.26%) JNCIS
13 7 (1.75%) RHCE
14 6 (1.50%) IBM Certification
14 6 (1.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.52%) SLA
2 14 (3.51%) QA
3 12 (3.01%) PCI DSS
4 10 (2.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (2.01%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.50%) COBIT
6 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 65 (16.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 25 (6.27%) Oracle RAC
4 18 (4.51%) UAG
5 17 (4.26%) Hyper-V
5 17 (4.26%) NFS
5 17 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (3.01%) Firmware
7 12 (3.01%) VMware ESX
7 12 (3.01%) vSphere
8 11 (2.76%) XenApp
9 8 (2.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 7 (1.75%) vCloud
11 6 (1.50%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (1.25%) Docker
12 5 (1.25%) StorNext
13 3 (0.75%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 30 (7.52%) Puppet
2 21 (5.26%) SCOM
3 16 (4.01%) Oracle RMAN
4 11 (2.76%) vRealize
5 10 (2.51%) Red Hat Satellite
6 9 (2.26%) Backup Exec
7 8 (2.01%) IBM BigFix
7 8 (2.01%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 7 (1.75%) OVPA
8 7 (1.75%) OVSD
8 7 (1.75%) SCCM
8 7 (1.75%) WSUS
9 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (1.50%) Tivoli
10 5 (1.25%) NetBackup
10 5 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (1.00%) Ansible
11 4 (1.00%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.75%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 98 (24.56%) VMware
2 89 (22.31%) Microsoft
3 69 (17.29%) Oracle
4 46 (11.53%) Cisco
5 45 (11.28%) HP
6 43 (10.78%) Red Hat
7 35 (8.77%) IBM
8 26 (6.52%) F5
9 21 (5.26%) NetApp
10 20 (5.01%) Brocade
10 20 (5.01%) EMC
11 18 (4.51%) Citrix
11 18 (4.51%) Juniper
12 14 (3.51%) CheckPoint
13 13 (3.26%) Symantec
14 10 (2.51%) Palo Alto
15 9 (2.26%) Aerohive Networks
15 9 (2.26%) SAP
16 8 (2.01%) SolarWinds
17 7 (1.75%) Isilon
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