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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Management
Rank 483 428 467
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +39
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 145 214 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.39% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.48% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 104 120
Median daily rate £425 £413 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £269 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £360 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £43.50 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
- +16.77%

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
41422 44386 44123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.54% 81.14% 76.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27610 28756 28711
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1089 1336 1216
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £49.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 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
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 5 December 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 -45 144 £425 - 18
South East +31 58 £420 +15.06% 2
London -46 47 £494 -2.70% 5
Berkshire +14 18 £350 -4.10% 1
Buckinghamshire +25 17 £475 +1.06%
Milton Keynes +23 14 £475 +1.06%
Hampshire +21 14 £362 -0.41%
Reading +14 11 £250 - 1
City of London +8 11 £463 +2.77% 1
Yorkshire +16 10 £325 +8.33% 2
North West -5 8 £325 -9.72% 1
Surrey +20 6 £400 +50.94% 1
South West +5 6 £325 +2.36%
East of England +8 5 £575 - 1
Bracknell +4 4 - -
South Yorkshire -6 4 £310 +3.33%
West Yorkshire +10 3 £350 +1.44% 2
Bristol +4 3 £325 -
Barnsley -4 3 £310 -4.61%
Birmingham -9 3 £450 +36.36% 2
West Midlands -27 3 £450 +9.75% 3
North East -32 3 £500 +33.33%
Tyne and Wear -36 3 £500 +33.33%
Newcastle upon Tyne -37 3 £500 +33.33%
Bedfordshire - 3 £575 -
Merseyside - 3 £375 -
Luton - 3 £575 -
High Wycombe - 3 £475 -
Leeds +10 2 £325 -5.79% 2
Newbury +8 2 £500 -

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 98 (31.31%) ITIL
2 65 (20.77%) VMware
3 64 (20.45%) Linux
4 62 (19.81%) Windows
4 62 (19.81%) Finance
5 58 (18.53%) Data Centre
6 53 (16.93%) Change Management
6 53 (16.93%) Microsoft
7 52 (16.61%) Oracle
8 49 (15.65%) VMware Infrastructure
9 48 (15.34%) Firewall
10 47 (15.02%) DNS
11 46 (14.70%) Problem Management
12 44 (14.06%) Service Management
13 41 (13.10%) Migration
13 41 (13.10%) Cisco
13 41 (13.10%) SQL
14 38 (12.14%) Project Management
14 38 (12.14%) Performance Tuning
15 37 (11.82%) DHCP
16 36 (11.50%) Red Hat
16 36 (11.50%) Configuration Management
17 34 (10.86%) HP
18 33 (10.54%) SQL Server
18 33 (10.54%) Validation
19 32 (10.22%) Management Information System
20 31 (9.90%) Unix
20 31 (9.90%) Active Directory
21 30 (9.58%) Load Balancing
21 30 (9.58%) Agile Software Development

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 17 (5.43%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.15%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.51%) WebSphere
4 10 (3.19%) IIS
5 9 (2.88%) Apache
6 8 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (2.56%) Skype for Business
6 8 (2.56%) Tuxedo
7 7 (2.24%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.60%) SAS
9 4 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.28%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.96%) JBoss
10 3 (0.96%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.64%) CMS
11 2 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (6.71%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.79%) MS Office
3 7 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.60%) MS Project
4 5 (1.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) HFM
1 3 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.64%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.15%) IaaS
2 10 (3.19%) SaaS
3 9 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.24%) Office 365
5 4 (1.28%) PaaS
6 3 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 48 (15.34%) Firewall
2 47 (15.02%) DNS
3 37 (11.82%) DHCP
4 28 (8.95%) MPLS
4 28 (8.95%) WAN
5 27 (8.63%) LAN
6 24 (7.67%) SAN
7 22 (7.03%) TCP/IP
8 19 (6.07%) Internet
9 18 (5.75%) IPsec
9 18 (5.75%) Network Security
10 15 (4.79%) Intrusion Detection
11 14 (4.47%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (4.47%) NAS
11 14 (4.47%) SNMP
12 13 (4.15%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (3.83%) LDAP
13 12 (3.83%) SSL
13 12 (3.83%) VoIP
14 10 (3.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.54%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.39%) Oracle Database
3 13 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (3.83%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.88%) Oracle Database 12c
7 8 (2.56%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.24%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.60%) DB2
10 5 (1.60%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.60%) PerformancePoint
10 5 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.96%) Big Data
12 3 (0.96%) Essbase
12 3 (0.96%) MySQL
12 3 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Ant
1 3 (0.96%) JIRA
1 3 (0.96%) Maven
1 3 (0.96%) Subversion
2 2 (0.64%) ERwin
2 2 (0.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.64%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.64%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.32%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.32%) Hudson
3 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.32%) Toad
General
1 62 (19.81%) Finance
2 29 (9.27%) Back Office
3 24 (7.67%) Banking
4 20 (6.39%) Front Office
4 20 (6.39%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.24%) Billing
5 7 (2.24%) French Language
5 7 (2.24%) German Language
6 6 (1.92%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.60%) Marketing
7 5 (1.60%) Retail
8 3 (0.96%) Games
9 2 (0.64%) Legal
10 1 (0.32%) Advertising
10 1 (0.32%) Electronics
10 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (9.27%) Administrator
1 29 (9.27%) Architect
2 24 (7.67%) DBA
3 23 (7.35%) Analyst
3 23 (7.35%) Consultant
3 23 (7.35%) Network Engineer
4 19 (6.07%) Support Engineer
5 15 (4.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (3.83%) Oracle DBA
7 10 (3.19%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (2.88%) Cisco Engineer
9 8 (2.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (2.56%) SharePoint Administrator
9 8 (2.56%) VMware Specialist
10 7 (2.24%) Network Architect
10 7 (2.24%) Network Consultant
10 7 (2.24%) Project Manager
10 7 (2.24%) SQL DBA
11 6 (1.92%) Server Engineer
11 6 (1.92%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.83%) Middleware
2 8 (2.56%) 802.1X
3 3 (0.96%) JSON
3 3 (0.96%) Rendezvous
3 3 (0.96%) TIBCO EMS
3 3 (0.96%) Web Services
3 3 (0.96%) XML
4 2 (0.64%) boto
4 2 (0.64%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (0.64%) LAMP
4 2 (0.64%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (0.64%) XBRL
5 1 (0.32%) OAuth
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Streams
5 1 (0.32%) Spring
5 1 (0.32%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.32%) Ultra Messaging
5 1 (0.32%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 58 (18.53%) Data Centre
2 32 (10.22%) Management Information System
3 20 (6.39%) Statistics
4 15 (4.79%) Cryptography
5 14 (4.47%) Replication
6 12 (3.83%) Driving Licence
7 11 (3.51%) Clustering
8 10 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (3.19%) Computer Science
8 10 (3.19%) PKI
9 9 (2.88%) Virtual Team
10 8 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.60%) CMDB
11 5 (1.60%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (1.60%) YubiKey
12 4 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.96%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.96%) EMC VNX
13 3 (0.96%) Fat Client
13 3 (0.96%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 64 (20.45%) Linux
2 62 (19.81%) Windows
3 31 (9.90%) Unix
4 30 (9.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (6.71%) Windows Server
6 20 (6.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (6.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (5.11%) CentOS
10 12 (3.83%) Solaris
11 6 (1.92%) HPUX
12 5 (1.60%) AIX
13 4 (1.28%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.32%) CatOS
14 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (31.31%) ITIL
2 53 (16.93%) Change Management
3 46 (14.70%) Problem Management
4 44 (14.06%) Service Management
5 41 (13.10%) Migration
6 38 (12.14%) Performance Tuning
6 38 (12.14%) Project Management
7 36 (11.50%) Configuration Management
8 33 (10.54%) Validation
9 30 (9.58%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (9.58%) Load Balancing
10 28 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 27 (8.63%) Disaster Recovery
12 26 (8.31%) Fault Management
12 26 (8.31%) Functional Testing
12 26 (8.31%) Incident Management
12 26 (8.31%) Network Design
13 24 (7.67%) Continuous Improvement
13 24 (7.67%) High Availability
14 22 (7.03%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 41 (13.10%) SQL
2 25 (7.99%) Python
3 17 (5.43%) Java
3 17 (5.43%) PowerShell
4 16 (5.11%) Perl
5 9 (2.88%) Shell Script
6 7 (2.24%) Ruby
7 6 (1.92%) PHP
8 5 (1.60%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.28%) C
10 3 (0.96%) MATLAB
10 3 (0.96%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.96%) R
11 1 (0.32%) C#
11 1 (0.32%) C++
11 1 (0.32%) COBOL
11 1 (0.32%) Tcl
11 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (9.27%) Degree
2 27 (8.63%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (8.31%) Security Cleared
4 20 (6.39%) SC Cleared
5 16 (5.11%) CCNP
5 16 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (4.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (3.51%) CCNA
8 10 (3.19%) CCIE
8 10 (3.19%) JNCIS
9 9 (2.88%) OCP
9 9 (2.88%) Oracle Certification
10 8 (2.56%) DV Cleared
10 8 (2.56%) MCSE
11 7 (2.24%) JNCIA
12 6 (1.92%) MCITP
13 5 (1.60%) CISSP
13 5 (1.60%) GCIH
13 5 (1.60%) GIAC
13 5 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.75%) PCI DSS
2 16 (5.11%) SLA
3 13 (4.15%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.28%) QA
6 1 (0.32%) COBIT
6 1 (0.32%) MiFID
6 1 (0.32%) PMBOK
System Software
1 49 (15.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (9.90%) Active Directory
3 15 (4.79%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (4.47%) Oracle RAC
4 14 (4.47%) vCloud
4 14 (4.47%) vSphere
5 11 (3.51%) Hyper-V
6 9 (2.88%) Docker
6 9 (2.88%) VMware ESX
7 8 (2.56%) NFS
8 7 (2.24%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (1.92%) Firmware
10 5 (1.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (1.60%) Veritas File System
10 5 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (1.28%) XenApp
12 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (7.67%) Puppet
2 17 (5.43%) SCOM
3 11 (3.51%) SCCM
3 11 (3.51%) vRealize
4 10 (3.19%) Oracle RMAN
5 7 (2.24%) OVPA
5 7 (2.24%) WSUS
6 6 (1.92%) Data Guard
6 6 (1.92%) Failover Clustering
6 6 (1.92%) Nagios
7 5 (1.60%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (1.60%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.60%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 5 (1.60%) vMotion
8 4 (1.28%) Ansible
8 4 (1.28%) AppManager
8 4 (1.28%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.96%) DatAdvantage
9 3 (0.96%) EMC Navisphere
9 3 (0.96%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 65 (20.77%) VMware
2 53 (16.93%) Microsoft
3 52 (16.61%) Oracle
4 41 (13.10%) Cisco
5 36 (11.50%) Red Hat
6 34 (10.86%) HP
7 24 (7.67%) F5
8 19 (6.07%) Juniper
9 13 (4.15%) Huawei
9 13 (4.15%) IBM
9 13 (4.15%) NetApp
10 11 (3.51%) CheckPoint
11 10 (3.19%) Citrix
11 10 (3.19%) Dell
12 9 (2.88%) EMC
12 9 (2.88%) Veritas
13 8 (2.56%) Fortinet
13 8 (2.56%) SolarWinds
13 8 (2.56%) Symantec
14 7 (2.24%) 3PAR
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