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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Management
Rank 490 486 442
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -44
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 158 177 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.38% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 93 121
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £11.00 £93.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.26% +97.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £93.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-88.26% +97.36%

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
44398 47091 44154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.09% 81.05% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29424 30767 27622
Median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1153 1296 1206
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.82 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +1 150 £425 +6.25% 22
South East +15 54 £425 +13.33% 10
London -31 51 £435 +5.45% 4
Berkshire +14 28 £610 +61.58%
West Midlands -14 16 £453 +13.12%
City of London +11 15 £425 - 1
Buckinghamshire +34 10 £425 +6.25% 3
Reading +23 10 £465 +22.36%
Maidenhead -2 10 £615 -
Milton Keynes +22 9 £425 +6.25% 2
North East -9 9 £375 -
Hampshire +12 8 £350 - 1
Surrey +2 7 £400 -17.69% 5
Tyne and Wear -23 7 £428 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -26 7 £428 -
Yorkshire +5 6 £368 +63.33% 2
Staines +3 6 £400 -23.80%
East Midlands +1 5 - - 2
Coventry - 5 £340 -
Shropshire - 5 £620 -
Telford - 5 £620 -
Northampton +2 4 - - 1
Northamptonshire -1 4 - - 1
Birmingham -6 4 £573 +1.77%
Newbury - 4 - -
Scotland +9 3 £320 -32.63% 1
South West +8 3 £213 -50.00%
North West +7 3 - - 1
Renfrewshire - 3 £320 -
Erskine - 3 £320 -

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 131 (37.01%) ITIL
2 83 (23.45%) Windows
3 79 (22.32%) Microsoft
4 71 (20.06%) VMware
5 69 (19.49%) Linux
6 61 (17.23%) Oracle
7 58 (16.38%) Security Cleared
8 57 (16.10%) SQL
9 56 (15.82%) SQL Server
9 56 (15.82%) Change Management
10 54 (15.25%) Finance
10 54 (15.25%) Data Centre
11 49 (13.84%) VMware Infrastructure
11 49 (13.84%) Service Management
11 49 (13.84%) Firewall
11 49 (13.84%) Active Directory
12 47 (13.28%) Project Management
13 44 (12.43%) DNS
14 43 (12.15%) Migration
14 43 (12.15%) SC Cleared
15 42 (11.86%) Windows Server
15 42 (11.86%) Configuration Management
16 38 (10.73%) Cisco
16 38 (10.73%) HP
16 38 (10.73%) Problem Management
17 37 (10.45%) Network Design
18 36 (10.17%) Performance Tuning
19 35 (9.89%) Windows Server 2012
19 35 (9.89%) MS Excel
20 34 (9.60%) Red Hat

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 27 (7.63%) SharePoint
2 19 (5.37%) MS Exchange
2 19 (5.37%) Tomcat
3 18 (5.08%) Apache
4 17 (4.80%) IIS
5 16 (4.52%) Skype for Business
6 12 (3.39%) WebSphere
7 10 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (2.26%) Tuxedo
9 7 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (1.98%) JBoss
9 7 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.13%) SAS
12 3 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.85%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.56%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 35 (9.89%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.67%) MS Project
3 10 (2.82%) MS Office
4 8 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.69%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 3 (0.85%) HFM
2 3 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.24%) Office 365
2 14 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.82%) IaaS
4 8 (2.26%) SaaS
5 7 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (1.41%) PaaS
7 3 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.56%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.28%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 49 (13.84%) Firewall
2 44 (12.43%) DNS
3 24 (6.78%) DHCP
3 24 (6.78%) WAN
4 23 (6.50%) Internet
4 23 (6.50%) LAN
4 23 (6.50%) SAN
5 22 (6.21%) Network Security
6 20 (5.65%) MPLS
7 18 (5.08%) IPsec
7 18 (5.08%) SSL
8 14 (3.95%) TCP/IP
9 13 (3.67%) LDAP
10 12 (3.39%) NAS
11 10 (2.82%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (2.82%) VPN
12 9 (2.54%) Ethernet
12 9 (2.54%) Intrusion Detection
12 9 (2.54%) SNMP
12 9 (2.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (15.82%) SQL Server
2 32 (9.04%) Oracle Database
3 21 (5.93%) RDBMS
3 21 (5.93%) Relational Database
4 13 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (3.39%) MySQL
6 11 (3.11%) Oracle Database 12c
7 9 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.41%) DB2
9 5 (1.41%) PerformancePoint
9 5 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.85%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Ant
1 2 (0.56%) ERwin
1 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.56%) JIRA
1 2 (0.56%) Maven
1 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (0.56%) Subversion
1 2 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.28%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 54 (15.25%) Finance
2 29 (8.19%) Back Office
3 25 (7.06%) Telecoms
4 20 (5.65%) Banking
5 17 (4.80%) Front Office
6 7 (1.98%) French Language
6 7 (1.98%) German Language
7 6 (1.69%) Billing
8 4 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.13%) Retail
9 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.56%) Games
9 2 (0.56%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.56%) Military
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) Electronics
10 1 (0.28%) Legal
10 1 (0.28%) Local Government
10 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (11.86%) DBA
2 36 (10.17%) Architect
3 32 (9.04%) Administrator
4 29 (8.19%) Consultant
5 25 (7.06%) Analyst
6 23 (6.50%) Support Engineer
7 22 (6.21%) Oracle DBA
8 16 (4.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (4.52%) SQL DBA
9 13 (3.67%) Network Engineer
9 13 (3.67%) Service Manager
10 12 (3.39%) Server Engineer
11 10 (2.82%) Network Architect
11 10 (2.82%) Systems Engineer
12 9 (2.54%) Windows Engineer
13 8 (2.26%) Network Security Architect
13 8 (2.26%) Project Manager
13 8 (2.26%) Senior Desktop Engineer
13 8 (2.26%) Senior Server Engineer
13 8 (2.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.95%) Middleware
2 12 (3.39%) LAMP
3 7 (1.98%) Web Services
4 6 (1.69%) .NET
4 6 (1.69%) .NET Framework
4 6 (1.69%) 802.1X
4 6 (1.69%) Ajax
4 6 (1.69%) AngularJS
4 6 (1.69%) CSS
4 6 (1.69%) jQuery
4 6 (1.69%) JSP
5 5 (1.41%) OAuth
5 5 (1.41%) OAuth2
5 5 (1.41%) REST
5 5 (1.41%) Spring
5 5 (1.41%) Spring Boot
6 4 (1.13%) XML
7 3 (0.85%) WAMP
8 2 (0.56%) boto
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 54 (15.25%) Data Centre
2 31 (8.76%) Management Information System
3 19 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.37%) Replication
4 16 (4.52%) Clustering
5 15 (4.24%) Statistics
6 13 (3.67%) Computer Science
7 12 (3.39%) PKI
8 10 (2.82%) PMI
8 10 (2.82%) Virtual Team
9 9 (2.54%) Cryptography
10 8 (2.26%) EMC VNX
10 8 (2.26%) YubiKey
11 7 (1.98%) Driving Licence
12 6 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.41%) CMDB
14 4 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
15 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
15 3 (0.85%) FlexPod
15 3 (0.85%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 83 (23.45%) Windows
2 69 (19.49%) Linux
3 42 (11.86%) Windows Server
4 35 (9.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (8.19%) Unix
6 28 (7.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (7.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (5.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (3.95%) Solaris
10 11 (3.11%) CentOS
11 9 (2.54%) AIX
12 8 (2.26%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.85%) HPUX
13 3 (0.85%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.56%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.28%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (37.01%) ITIL
2 56 (15.82%) Change Management
3 49 (13.84%) Service Management
4 47 (13.28%) Project Management
5 43 (12.15%) Migration
6 42 (11.86%) Configuration Management
7 38 (10.73%) Problem Management
8 37 (10.45%) Network Design
9 36 (10.17%) Performance Tuning
10 32 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 30 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
11 30 (8.47%) PRINCE2
12 28 (7.91%) Validation
13 26 (7.34%) Fault Management
13 26 (7.34%) Functional Testing
13 26 (7.34%) Service Delivery
14 25 (7.06%) Change Control
15 24 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (6.78%) Business Continuity
15 24 (6.78%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (16.10%) SQL
2 26 (7.34%) Java
3 21 (5.93%) Python
4 17 (4.80%) Perl
5 15 (4.24%) PHP
6 14 (3.95%) PowerShell
7 10 (2.82%) C
8 7 (1.98%) Bash Shell
8 7 (1.98%) Ruby
9 4 (1.13%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.13%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.85%) MATLAB
10 3 (0.85%) R
11 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.28%) VB
11 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (16.38%) Security Cleared
2 43 (12.15%) SC Cleared
3 34 (9.60%) Degree
4 28 (7.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (6.21%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (5.65%) OCP
6 20 (5.65%) Oracle Certification
7 15 (4.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (3.95%) DV Cleared
9 13 (3.67%) CCNP
9 13 (3.67%) MCITP
10 11 (3.11%) MCSE
11 10 (2.82%) CCIE
11 10 (2.82%) PMI Certification
12 9 (2.54%) JNCIA
12 9 (2.54%) JNCIS
13 7 (1.98%) IBM Certification
14 6 (1.69%) MCTS
14 6 (1.69%) RHCE
15 5 (1.41%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.08%) SLA
2 14 (3.95%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (2.82%) QA
3 10 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.85%) COBIT
5 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.28%) PMBOK
System Software
1 49 (13.84%) Active Directory
1 49 (13.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (6.78%) Oracle RAC
3 15 (4.24%) UAG
4 14 (3.95%) vSphere
5 13 (3.67%) Hyper-V
5 13 (3.67%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (3.67%) XenApp
6 9 (2.54%) vCloud
7 8 (2.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 8 (2.26%) NFS
7 8 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (2.26%) VMware ESX
8 6 (1.69%) Firmware
8 6 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (1.41%) Docker
10 4 (1.13%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.85%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.28%) HDFS
12 1 (0.28%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 26 (7.34%) Puppet
2 21 (5.93%) SCOM
3 16 (4.52%) Oracle RMAN
4 10 (2.82%) Backup Exec
4 10 (2.82%) Red Hat Satellite
5 8 (2.26%) IBM BigFix
5 8 (2.26%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 8 (2.26%) vRealize
5 8 (2.26%) WSUS
6 7 (1.98%) Failover Clustering
6 7 (1.98%) Microsoft Clustering
6 7 (1.98%) OVPA
6 7 (1.98%) SCCM
7 5 (1.41%) Ansible
7 5 (1.41%) vMotion
8 4 (1.13%) AppManager
8 4 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (1.13%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.85%) OVSD
Vendors
1 79 (22.32%) Microsoft
2 71 (20.06%) VMware
3 61 (17.23%) Oracle
4 38 (10.73%) Cisco
4 38 (10.73%) HP
5 34 (9.60%) Red Hat
6 28 (7.91%) IBM
7 25 (7.06%) F5
8 18 (5.08%) Juniper
9 16 (4.52%) Citrix
10 14 (3.95%) Brocade
10 14 (3.95%) NetApp
11 13 (3.67%) EMC
11 13 (3.67%) Symantec
12 10 (2.82%) Palo Alto
13 9 (2.54%) Aerohive Networks
13 9 (2.54%) SAP
14 8 (2.26%) CheckPoint
14 8 (2.26%) Dell
15 6 (1.69%) OpenText
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