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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Capacity Management
UK
Rank 467 406 455
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +49
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 134 222 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.44% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.53% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 118 93
Median daily rate £423 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.55% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £252 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £420
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £63.00 £25.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.50% +147.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £63.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-36.50% +50.00%

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
36851 41553 39200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.17% 81.71% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24406 26875 25353
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 941 1218 1044
Median hourly rate £33.28 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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
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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -51 130 £420 +17.97% 20
London -29 42 £500 +2.04% 6
South East +4 41 £420 +19.31% 2
Berkshire 0 20 £350 -5.40% 1
East of England +18 17 £438 -12.50% 4
Reading +11 13 £250 -56.52% 1
City of London -5 12 £500 -9.29% 1
Bedfordshire +12 9 £438 -12.50% 2
Hampshire +4 9 £420 +19.65%
South West -2 9 - - 2
Yorkshire +12 8 £318 +5.83%
Watford +8 8 - -
Hertfordshire +7 8 - -
Luton +14 7 £600 +20.00% 2
Surrey +20 6 £375 +41.50%
North West 0 6 £360 - 2
West Yorkshire +20 5 £350 -17.64%
Somerset +12 4 - -
Milton Keynes +11 4 £450 -18.18%
Buckinghamshire +10 4 £450 -18.18%
Leeds +8 4 £325 -23.52%
Bracknell -5 4 - -
West Midlands -5 4 £338 -20.11% 3
Barnsley +3 3 £310 -4.61%
South Yorkshire -8 3 £310 +7.82%
Yeovil - 3 - -
Bristol +4 2 - -
Newbury +4 2 £500 -
East Midlands +2 2 £200 -55.55% 1
Gloucestershire -1 2 - -

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 85 (29.51%) ITIL
2 60 (20.83%) Finance
3 55 (19.10%) Windows
3 55 (19.10%) Linux
3 55 (19.10%) Data Centre
4 54 (18.75%) VMware
5 49 (17.01%) DNS
5 49 (17.01%) Problem Management
6 48 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 48 (16.67%) Change Management
7 45 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 44 (15.28%) Configuration Management
9 40 (13.89%) SQL
9 40 (13.89%) Oracle
10 39 (13.54%) Cisco
11 38 (13.19%) Project Management
11 38 (13.19%) Service Management
11 38 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
12 37 (12.85%) Firewall
13 36 (12.50%) DHCP
13 36 (12.50%) Red Hat
13 36 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
14 34 (11.81%) Migration
14 34 (11.81%) Disaster Recovery
15 33 (11.46%) HP
16 32 (11.11%) Validation
17 30 (10.42%) Incident Management
18 29 (10.07%) Fault Management
18 29 (10.07%) Back Office
18 29 (10.07%) Functional Testing

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 13 (4.51%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.82%) IIS
4 10 (3.47%) Skype for Business
4 10 (3.47%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.43%) Apache
5 7 (2.43%) JBoss
6 6 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.74%) SAS
7 5 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.74%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.74%) Tuxedo
8 4 (1.39%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.04%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.69%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.69%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.86%) MS Office
3 6 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.39%) MS Project
4 4 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.04%) HFM
2 2 (0.69%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.90%) IaaS
2 14 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.82%) SaaS
4 8 (2.78%) Office 365
5 6 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (1.74%) PaaS
7 2 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 49 (17.01%) DNS
2 37 (12.85%) Firewall
3 36 (12.50%) DHCP
4 27 (9.38%) LAN
4 27 (9.38%) SAN
5 25 (8.68%) WAN
6 23 (7.99%) MPLS
7 20 (6.94%) TCP/IP
8 17 (5.90%) Internet
9 16 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
10 14 (4.86%) SNMP
11 13 (4.51%) NAS
11 13 (4.51%) Network Security
12 11 (3.82%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (3.82%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (3.47%) Ethernet
14 9 (3.13%) iSCSI
14 9 (3.13%) SSL
14 9 (3.13%) VoIP
15 8 (2.78%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.86%) Oracle Database
3 11 (3.82%) Oracle Database 12c
3 11 (3.82%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.78%) Hadoop
7 7 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.04%) Big Data
11 3 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.04%) Data Lake
11 3 (1.04%) DB2
11 3 (1.04%) Essbase
11 3 (1.04%) Oracle OWB
11 3 (1.04%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.69%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Ant
1 2 (0.69%) ERwin
1 2 (0.69%) JIRA
1 2 (0.69%) Maven
1 2 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (0.69%) Subversion
1 2 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.35%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.35%) Hudson
2 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.35%) Toad
General
1 60 (20.83%) Finance
2 29 (10.07%) Back Office
3 23 (7.99%) Front Office
4 22 (7.64%) Banking
5 17 (5.90%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.08%) Billing
6 6 (2.08%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.74%) Marketing
8 4 (1.39%) Retail
9 3 (1.04%) Games
9 3 (1.04%) Legal
10 2 (0.69%) French Language
10 2 (0.69%) German Language
10 2 (0.69%) Local Government
11 1 (0.35%) Advertising
11 1 (0.35%) Electronics
11 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (9.72%) Architect
2 24 (8.33%) Administrator
3 23 (7.99%) Analyst
4 21 (7.29%) Network Engineer
5 20 (6.94%) Support Engineer
6 18 (6.25%) DBA
7 15 (5.21%) Consultant
8 13 (4.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (3.47%) Cisco Engineer
9 10 (3.47%) Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (3.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 8 (2.78%) VMware Specialist
12 7 (2.43%) Linux Engineer
12 7 (2.43%) Network Consultant
12 7 (2.43%) Oracle DBA
12 7 (2.43%) Project Manager
12 7 (2.43%) SQL DBA
12 7 (2.43%) Windows Engineer
13 6 (2.08%) Delivery Manager
13 6 (2.08%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.43%) 802.1X
1 7 (2.43%) Middleware
2 6 (2.08%) Web Services
3 5 (1.74%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (1.04%) Rendezvous
4 3 (1.04%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (0.69%) .NET
5 2 (0.69%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.69%) XBRL
6 1 (0.35%) boto
6 1 (0.35%) EDI
6 1 (0.35%) JSON
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.35%) Ultra Messaging
6 1 (0.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (19.10%) Data Centre
2 27 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 23 (7.99%) Statistics
4 16 (5.56%) Cryptography
4 16 (5.56%) Replication
5 14 (4.86%) Driving Licence
6 10 (3.47%) Clustering
6 10 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.74%) Market Risk
10 4 (1.39%) CMDB
10 4 (1.39%) Credit Risk
10 4 (1.39%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.39%) PKI
10 4 (1.39%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.04%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.04%) EMC VNX
11 3 (1.04%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 55 (19.10%) Linux
1 55 (19.10%) Windows
2 28 (9.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 28 (9.72%) Unix
3 19 (6.60%) Windows Server
3 19 (6.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (5.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (4.17%) CentOS
7 6 (2.08%) Solaris
8 4 (1.39%) Data ONTAP
8 4 (1.39%) HPUX
9 1 (0.35%) CatOS
9 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (29.51%) ITIL
2 49 (17.01%) Problem Management
3 48 (16.67%) Change Management
4 44 (15.28%) Configuration Management
5 38 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (13.19%) Project Management
5 38 (13.19%) Service Management
6 36 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 34 (11.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 34 (11.81%) Migration
8 32 (11.11%) Validation
9 30 (10.42%) Incident Management
10 29 (10.07%) Continuous Improvement
10 29 (10.07%) Fault Management
10 29 (10.07%) Functional Testing
11 26 (9.03%) High Availability
12 24 (8.33%) Load Balancing
13 23 (7.99%) Stakeholder Management
14 22 (7.64%) Network Design
15 20 (6.94%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 40 (13.89%) SQL
2 16 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 14 (4.86%) Python
4 13 (4.51%) Java
4 13 (4.51%) Shell Script
5 8 (2.78%) Perl
6 4 (1.39%) C
7 3 (1.04%) MATLAB
7 3 (1.04%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.04%) R
8 2 (0.69%) Ruby
8 2 (0.69%) VBScript
9 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.35%) C#
9 1 (0.35%) C++
9 1 (0.35%) COBOL
9 1 (0.35%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 19 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (6.60%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (4.86%) Degree
4 13 (4.51%) SC Cleared
5 12 (4.17%) CCNA
5 12 (4.17%) CCNP
5 12 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (3.82%) MCSE
7 7 (2.43%) CISSP
7 7 (2.43%) DV Cleared
7 7 (2.43%) GCIH
7 7 (2.43%) GIAC
8 6 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (2.08%) MCITP
9 4 (1.39%) CCIE
9 4 (1.39%) IBM Certification
9 4 (1.39%) JNCIS
9 4 (1.39%) OCP
9 4 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 16 (5.56%) SLA
3 12 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (3.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.39%) QA
6 1 (0.35%) COBIT
6 1 (0.35%) MiFID
6 1 (0.35%) PMBOK
System Software
1 45 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (9.38%) Active Directory
3 14 (4.86%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (4.17%) vSphere
5 11 (3.82%) vCloud
5 11 (3.82%) VMware ESX
6 9 (3.13%) NFS
7 8 (2.78%) Docker
8 7 (2.43%) Hyper-V
8 7 (2.43%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 6 (2.08%) Veritas File System
10 5 (1.74%) Firmware
10 5 (1.74%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.04%) XenApp
12 1 (0.35%) HDFS
12 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (7.29%) Puppet
2 18 (6.25%) SCOM
3 10 (3.47%) SCCM
4 8 (2.78%) Nagios
5 7 (2.43%) vRealize
5 7 (2.43%) WSUS
6 6 (2.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 5 (1.74%) Data Guard
7 5 (1.74%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.74%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (1.39%) AppManager
8 4 (1.39%) EMC Navisphere
8 4 (1.39%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 4 (1.39%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (1.39%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (1.39%) vMotion
9 3 (1.04%) Ansible
9 3 (1.04%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.04%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 54 (18.75%) VMware
2 48 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 40 (13.89%) Oracle
4 39 (13.54%) Cisco
5 36 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 33 (11.46%) HP
7 18 (6.25%) NetApp
8 15 (5.21%) Huawei
9 14 (4.86%) F5
10 13 (4.51%) EMC
11 12 (4.17%) IBM
12 11 (3.82%) Dell
13 10 (3.47%) CheckPoint
13 10 (3.47%) Veritas
14 9 (3.13%) SolarWinds
15 8 (2.78%) Citrix
15 8 (2.78%) Juniper
16 7 (2.43%) Brocade
16 7 (2.43%) Symantec
17 6 (2.08%) Fortinet
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