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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Management
Rank 435 399 426
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +27
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 230 240 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.44% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.56% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 124 140
Median daily rate £364 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £264 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £531 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -

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
44690 43131 40985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.93% 79.27% 77.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 29627 27316 25903
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1042 1233 1208
Median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.71 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -18 218 £375 -6.25% 30
South East -15 70 £370 -6.32% 7
London -15 69 £375 -21.05% 10
Hampshire +19 28 £325 +16.07% 1
North West +4 28 £399 +1.59% 2
Berkshire -1 23 £365 +217.39% 1
Reading +9 15 £475 - 1
North East -31 14 £275 -44.44% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -35 13 £275 -44.44%
Tyne and Wear -36 13 £275 -44.44%
Buckinghamshire +7 12 £400 +34.45%
Milton Keynes +13 11 £400 -
South West -7 11 £425 +30.76%
West Midlands -18 10 £300 -15.78% 1
Scotland -21 9 £317 -15.60%
City of London +22 8 £425 +6.25% 7
East of England +7 8 £348 -0.71% 1
Lancashire +6 8 £421 +7.32%
Cheshire -7 8 £415 -2.35%
Merseyside +2 7 £275 -
Winchester -1 7 £350 +20.68%
Essex - 7 £348 - 1
East Midlands +12 5 £500 - 3
Wirral +6 5 £293 -
Yorkshire -1 5 £400 +50.94% 5
Basingstoke - 5 £195 - 1
Blackpool +5 4 £413 +5.09%
Bristol +1 4 £425 +41.66%
Macclesfield 0 4 £500 -
Glasgow -2 4 £256 -31.73%

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 195 (43.05%) ITIL
2 115 (25.39%) Windows
3 102 (22.52%) Linux
4 89 (19.65%) Finance
5 86 (18.98%) VMware
6 81 (17.88%) Change Management
7 78 (17.22%) Microsoft
8 77 (17.00%) Data Centre
9 71 (15.67%) Problem Management
10 70 (15.45%) Oracle
11 67 (14.79%) Configuration Management
12 65 (14.35%) Security Cleared
13 64 (14.13%) SQL
14 62 (13.69%) VMware Infrastructure
15 58 (12.80%) Firewall
16 57 (12.58%) Service Delivery
17 56 (12.36%) SQL Server
17 56 (12.36%) Cisco
18 54 (11.92%) Active Directory
19 53 (11.70%) Service Management
19 53 (11.70%) Incident Management
20 51 (11.26%) DNS
21 50 (11.04%) Disaster Recovery
21 50 (11.04%) Red Hat
22 49 (10.82%) Windows Server
23 47 (10.38%) SAN
23 47 (10.38%) MS Excel
24 46 (10.15%) HP
24 46 (10.15%) Project Management
25 45 (9.93%) Unix

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 29 (6.40%) SharePoint
2 27 (5.96%) Tomcat
3 24 (5.30%) IIS
4 23 (5.08%) Apache
5 15 (3.31%) MS Exchange
5 15 (3.31%) Skype for Business
6 9 (1.99%) JBoss
7 6 (1.32%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.32%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.66%) Confluence
10 2 (0.44%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.44%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.44%) nginx
10 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 47 (10.38%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.64%) MS Office
3 7 (1.55%) MS Project
4 4 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 10 (2.21%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 5 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.22%) HFM
5 1 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.87%) Office 365
2 9 (1.99%) SaaS
3 8 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.55%) IaaS
5 5 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.10%) PaaS
6 4 (0.88%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.44%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.22%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 58 (12.80%) Firewall
2 51 (11.26%) DNS
3 47 (10.38%) SAN
4 41 (9.05%) TCP/IP
5 34 (7.51%) Internet
6 33 (7.28%) LAN
6 33 (7.28%) WAN
7 27 (5.96%) Network Security
8 24 (5.30%) SSL
9 22 (4.86%) DHCP
10 21 (4.64%) SNMP
11 20 (4.42%) Ethernet
12 19 (4.19%) IPsec
12 19 (4.19%) NAS
13 18 (3.97%) MPLS
14 17 (3.75%) Intrusion Detection
15 15 (3.31%) ISDN
16 14 (3.09%) Cisco Nexus
16 14 (3.09%) LDAP
17 13 (2.87%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (12.36%) SQL Server
2 41 (9.05%) Oracle Database
3 15 (3.31%) RDBMS
3 15 (3.31%) Relational Database
4 14 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (3.09%) MySQL
4 14 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (2.65%) Oracle Database 10g
5 12 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (1.77%) Oracle BI EE
7 8 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.32%) MS Access
8 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.88%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (0.88%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 3 (0.66%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.44%) ERwin
2 2 (0.44%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.44%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.22%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 89 (19.65%) Finance
2 42 (9.27%) Back Office
2 42 (9.27%) Telecoms
3 33 (7.28%) Front Office
4 29 (6.40%) Banking
5 9 (1.99%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.32%) Local Government
7 4 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.66%) Retail
9 2 (0.44%) Automotive
9 2 (0.44%) Billing
9 2 (0.44%) Legal
9 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.44%) Military
10 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.22%) Games
10 1 (0.22%) iGaming
10 1 (0.22%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (9.93%) Architect
2 42 (9.27%) Support Engineer
3 38 (8.39%) DBA
4 33 (7.28%) Analyst
5 27 (5.96%) Consultant
6 24 (5.30%) Administrator
7 22 (4.86%) Network Engineer
7 22 (4.86%) Service Manager
8 18 (3.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (3.97%) Oracle DBA
9 17 (3.75%) Server Engineer
10 16 (3.53%) Systems Engineer
11 12 (2.65%) Applications Support
11 12 (2.65%) Back Office Engineer
11 12 (2.65%) Capacity Manager
11 12 (2.65%) Infrastructure Architect
11 12 (2.65%) SQL DBA
12 11 (2.43%) Senior DBA
13 9 (1.99%) Capacity Analyst
13 9 (1.99%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.31%) .NET
2 13 (2.87%) 802.1X
3 12 (2.65%) Middleware
4 11 (2.43%) Ajax
4 11 (2.43%) AngularJS
4 11 (2.43%) CSS
4 11 (2.43%) jQuery
4 11 (2.43%) LAMP
5 8 (1.77%) Web Services
6 7 (1.55%) Classic ASP
7 6 (1.32%) .NET Framework
7 6 (1.32%) JSP
7 6 (1.32%) WCF
8 4 (0.88%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (0.88%) J2EE
8 4 (0.88%) Rendezvous
8 4 (0.88%) REST
9 3 (0.66%) OAuth
9 3 (0.66%) OAuth2
9 3 (0.66%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 77 (17.00%) Data Centre
2 41 (9.05%) Management Information System
3 35 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (7.06%) Statistics
5 25 (5.52%) Computer Science
6 22 (4.86%) Replication
7 17 (3.75%) Clustering
7 17 (3.75%) Cryptography
8 13 (2.87%) Driving Licence
9 12 (2.65%) EMC VNX
10 11 (2.43%) Enterprise Storage
11 9 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.77%) PMI
13 6 (1.32%) EMC VMAX
13 6 (1.32%) Mainframe
13 6 (1.32%) PKI
14 5 (1.10%) Contactless
14 5 (1.10%) Mobile App
14 5 (1.10%) NHS
14 5 (1.10%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 115 (25.39%) Windows
2 102 (22.52%) Linux
3 49 (10.82%) Windows Server
4 45 (9.93%) Unix
5 43 (9.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (8.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (6.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (5.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (4.19%) Solaris
10 13 (2.87%) CentOS
11 10 (2.21%) AIX
12 9 (1.99%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.32%) Windows Phone
14 5 (1.10%) Android
15 3 (0.66%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.44%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.44%) HPUX
17 1 (0.22%) FreeBSD
17 1 (0.22%) VMS
17 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (43.05%) ITIL
2 81 (17.88%) Change Management
3 71 (15.67%) Problem Management
4 67 (14.79%) Configuration Management
5 57 (12.58%) Service Delivery
6 53 (11.70%) Incident Management
6 53 (11.70%) Service Management
7 50 (11.04%) Disaster Recovery
8 46 (10.15%) Project Management
9 44 (9.71%) Validation
10 41 (9.05%) Network Design
11 37 (8.17%) Performance Tuning
12 32 (7.06%) Fault Management
13 31 (6.84%) Functional Testing
14 29 (6.40%) Information Security
15 28 (6.18%) ITSM
15 28 (6.18%) Root Cause Analysis
16 27 (5.96%) Load Balancing
16 27 (5.96%) Migration
16 27 (5.96%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 64 (14.13%) SQL
2 23 (5.08%) Java
3 17 (3.75%) PowerShell
4 16 (3.53%) Bash Shell
5 14 (3.09%) Perl
6 13 (2.87%) Python
7 10 (2.21%) PHP
7 10 (2.21%) Shell Script
8 9 (1.99%) C
8 9 (1.99%) VBA
9 6 (1.32%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.66%) Ruby
10 3 (0.66%) VB
11 2 (0.44%) C#
11 2 (0.44%) C++
11 2 (0.44%) VBScript
12 1 (0.22%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (14.35%) Security Cleared
2 45 (9.93%) SC Cleared
3 32 (7.06%) Degree
4 31 (6.84%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (3.97%) CCNA
7 15 (3.31%) CCNP
8 14 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (2.87%) DV Cleared
10 11 (2.43%) OCP
10 11 (2.43%) Oracle Certification
10 11 (2.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (2.21%) CCIE
12 9 (1.99%) MCITP
12 9 (1.99%) PMI Certification
13 8 (1.77%) MCSE
14 7 (1.55%) RHCE
15 6 (1.32%) JNCIA
15 6 (1.32%) JNCIS
15 6 (1.32%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.96%) SLA
2 17 (3.75%) QA
3 14 (3.09%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.44%) COBIT
5 2 (0.44%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 62 (13.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (11.92%) Active Directory
3 23 (5.08%) Firmware
4 21 (4.64%) Oracle RAC
5 20 (4.42%) Hyper-V
6 17 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (3.53%) UAG
8 14 (3.09%) NFS
9 11 (2.43%) vSphere
10 9 (1.99%) XenApp
11 7 (1.55%) VMware ESX
12 6 (1.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (1.10%) StorNext
14 4 (0.88%) Docker
14 4 (0.88%) vCloud
15 2 (0.44%) Apache Flume
15 2 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 2 (0.44%) HDFS
15 2 (0.44%) XenDesktop
16 1 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 25 (5.52%) Puppet
2 16 (3.53%) SCOM
3 13 (2.87%) Oracle RMAN
4 11 (2.43%) Red Hat Satellite
5 10 (2.21%) OVSD
5 10 (2.21%) vRealize
6 8 (1.77%) Data Guard
6 8 (1.77%) Nagios
7 7 (1.55%) Backup Exec
7 7 (1.55%) NetBackup
7 7 (1.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 7 (1.55%) SCCM
8 6 (1.32%) IBM BigFix
8 6 (1.32%) Tivoli
8 6 (1.32%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 5 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (0.88%) Ansible
10 4 (0.88%) Foglight
10 4 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 86 (18.98%) VMware
2 78 (17.22%) Microsoft
3 70 (15.45%) Oracle
4 56 (12.36%) Cisco
5 50 (11.04%) Red Hat
6 46 (10.15%) HP
7 27 (5.96%) IBM
8 25 (5.52%) EMC
9 23 (5.08%) F5
10 21 (4.64%) Brocade
10 21 (4.64%) NetApp
11 17 (3.75%) Citrix
12 14 (3.09%) Huawei
13 12 (2.65%) SAP
14 11 (2.43%) OpenText
14 11 (2.43%) Symantec
15 9 (1.99%) CheckPoint
15 9 (1.99%) Cyberoam
15 9 (1.99%) Juniper
16 8 (1.77%) SolarWinds
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