The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Management over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 417 407 402
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 193 186 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.35% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.48% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 144 96
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £293 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £314 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.01% -16.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 10
Average hourly rate £47.50 £31.56 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.53% +75.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.42 £31.56 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £123.25 £31.56 £31.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £31.56 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+50.53% +75.30%

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
42810 39105 41583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.76% 74.07% 71.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26917 24216 24104
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1174 1096 1554
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% -7.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

Capacity Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Management within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -20 182 £425 +4.93% 47
London -21 80 £475 +10.46% 7
South East +5 45 £349 -0.64% 10
Yorkshire +10 23 £380 +27.73% 9
Berkshire +18 21 £360 -10.00% 3
Leeds +25 19 £380 - 6
West Yorkshire +17 19 £380 - 6
City of London +17 15 £290 -31.76% 3
Surrey +12 15 £466 - 2
South West -18 15 £450 +20.80% 2
North West -9 10 £378 +28.40% 7
Reading +25 7 £360 -10.00% 2
Cheshire +2 7 £430 +46.75% 3
Hampshire -17 5 £381 +16.05% 3
Wales - 5 £325 -
South Wales - 5 £325 -
Sheffield +12 4 - - 1
South Yorkshire +3 4 - - 1
West Midlands -20 4 £378 -7.07% 4
North East -31 4 £350 +94.44%
Tyne and Wear -35 4 £350 +94.44%
Cardiff - 4 £325 -
Chester +10 3 £325 - 2
Nottingham +10 3 £430 +75.51% 1
Nottinghamshire +8 3 £430 +75.51% 1
East Midlands +5 3 £430 +75.51% 3
Buckinghamshire +3 3 £275 -
Milton Keynes 0 3 £275 -
Scotland -13 2 £271 -39.72%
East of England -17 2 - - 5

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Capacity Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Capacity Management.

1 142 (35.59%) Windows
2 130 (32.58%) ITIL
3 99 (24.81%) Microsoft
4 98 (24.56%) Linux
5 73 (18.30%) SQL
5 73 (18.30%) Project Management
6 71 (17.79%) UNIX
7 68 (17.04%) Service Management
8 66 (16.54%) Service Delivery
9 65 (16.29%) Finance
9 65 (16.29%) VMware
10 61 (15.29%) Change Management
11 58 (14.54%) Security Cleared
12 56 (14.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 56 (14.04%) Active Directory
13 54 (13.53%) Firewall
14 51 (12.78%) MS Excel
14 51 (12.78%) PowerShell
15 49 (12.28%) Incident Management
15 49 (12.28%) Oracle
16 47 (11.78%) Banking
17 46 (11.53%) Problem Management
17 46 (11.53%) SAN
18 45 (11.28%) DNS
18 45 (11.28%) Windows Server 2008
19 44 (11.03%) SLA
19 44 (11.03%) SQL Server
20 43 (10.78%) HP
20 43 (10.78%) Red Hat
21 38 (9.52%) Telecoms

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Capacity Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Capacity Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (6.02%) IIS
2 18 (4.51%) Apache
3 16 (4.01%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.76%) MS Exchange
4 11 (2.76%) Lync
5 10 (2.51%) IBM HTTP Server
6 8 (2.01%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.75%) MindAlign
8 6 (1.50%) Mule
9 5 (1.25%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.25%) NetWeaver
10 4 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.00%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.75%) nginx
12 2 (0.50%) Adobe CQ
13 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 51 (12.78%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.26%) MS Office
3 8 (2.01%) MS Project
4 5 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.50%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.25%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.75%) SaaS
3 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.25%) Office 365
4 1 (0.25%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (13.53%) Firewall
2 46 (11.53%) SAN
3 45 (11.28%) DNS
4 37 (9.27%) DHCP
5 26 (6.52%) Multicast
6 18 (4.51%) TCP/IP
7 16 (4.01%) WAN
8 15 (3.76%) LTE
9 14 (3.51%) Internet
10 13 (3.26%) 3G
10 13 (3.26%) LAN
11 10 (2.51%) LDAP
11 10 (2.51%) Intranet
11 10 (2.51%) VPN
11 10 (2.51%) BIG-IP
12 8 (2.01%) iSCSI
12 8 (2.01%) BGP
12 8 (2.01%) MPLS
12 8 (2.01%) Broadband
12 8 (2.01%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (11.03%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.76%) MySQL
3 18 (4.51%) Oracle Database
4 13 (3.26%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (1.75%) Data Mining
6 7 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.50%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.50%) DB2
8 5 (1.25%) Oracle9i Database
8 5 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.75%) Sybase IQ
10 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.75%) Sybase ASE
10 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (1.50%) Toad
3 2 (0.50%) Subversion
3 2 (0.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.25%) Hudson
4 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 65 (16.29%) Finance
2 47 (11.78%) Banking
3 38 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 24 (6.02%) Investment Banking
5 20 (5.01%) Front Office
6 7 (1.75%) Retail
7 5 (1.25%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.75%) Billing
9 3 (0.75%) Marketing
10 2 (0.50%) Publishing
10 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.50%) Back Office
10 2 (0.50%) Legal
11 1 (0.25%) Advertising
11 1 (0.25%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (15.04%) Analyst
2 35 (8.77%) Administrator
3 27 (6.77%) Capacity Manager
4 25 (6.27%) Service Manager
5 21 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 21 (5.26%) Capacity Analyst
6 20 (5.01%) Linux Support
6 20 (5.01%) Applications Support
7 19 (4.76%) Architect
8 18 (4.51%) DBA
9 16 (4.01%) Project Manager
10 14 (3.51%) Business Analyst
10 14 (3.51%) Linux Engineer
10 14 (3.51%) Storage Administrator
11 13 (3.26%) Design Engineer
11 13 (3.26%) Storage Systems Administrator
12 12 (3.01%) Delivery Manager
13 10 (2.51%) Environment Manager
13 10 (2.51%) Team Leader
13 10 (2.51%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.27%) Rendezvous
1 25 (6.27%) Middleware
2 20 (5.01%) Web Services
3 14 (3.51%) .NET
4 8 (2.01%) Java EE
4 8 (2.01%) WCF
5 7 (1.75%) XMPP
6 6 (1.50%) LAMP
7 3 (0.75%) HTML
7 3 (0.75%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.75%) CSS
8 2 (0.50%) SOAP
8 2 (0.50%) XML
8 2 (0.50%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.50%) REST
9 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 1 (0.25%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.25%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 1 (0.25%) SAP XI
9 1 (0.25%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 28 (7.02%) Clustering
3 27 (6.77%) CMDB
4 23 (5.76%) Fixed Income
5 19 (4.76%) Management Information System
6 17 (4.26%) Computer Science
7 13 (3.26%) GIS
8 11 (2.76%) Replication
9 8 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.50%) Statistics
10 6 (1.50%) Data Integration
11 5 (1.25%) Mainframe
12 4 (1.00%) e-Health
12 4 (1.00%) IBM Mainframe
13 3 (0.75%) Open Source
13 3 (0.75%) iPad
13 3 (0.75%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.75%) Derivative
13 3 (0.75%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 142 (35.59%) Windows
2 98 (24.56%) Linux
3 71 (17.79%) UNIX
4 56 (14.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 45 (11.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (7.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (5.01%) Solaris
8 14 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.50%) AIX
9 6 (1.50%) Windows 2000
10 4 (1.00%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.75%) CentOS
12 2 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.50%) zOS
12 2 (0.50%) MVS
12 2 (0.50%) HPUX
13 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (32.58%) ITIL
2 73 (18.30%) Project Management
3 68 (17.04%) Service Management
4 66 (16.54%) Service Delivery
5 61 (15.29%) Change Management
6 49 (12.28%) Incident Management
7 46 (11.53%) Problem Management
8 37 (9.27%) Disaster Recovery
9 31 (7.77%) Release Management
10 29 (7.27%) PRINCE2
11 28 (7.02%) Asset Management
12 27 (6.77%) Migration
12 27 (6.77%) Performance Management
13 26 (6.52%) Electronic Trading
14 24 (6.02%) Portfolio Management
14 24 (6.02%) Low Latency
15 23 (5.76%) Operations Management
16 21 (5.26%) Configuration Management
17 20 (5.01%) Performance Tuning
17 20 (5.01%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (18.30%) SQL
2 51 (12.78%) PowerShell
3 37 (9.27%) Python
4 34 (8.52%) Perl
5 27 (6.77%) VB
6 13 (3.26%) C
7 12 (3.01%) Java
8 10 (2.51%) VBScript
9 8 (2.01%) PL/SQL
10 7 (1.75%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.75%) Ruby
11 6 (1.50%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.75%) COBOL
12 3 (0.75%) PHP
12 3 (0.75%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.75%) C#
13 2 (0.50%) C++
13 2 (0.50%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.25%) Korn
Qualifications
1 58 (14.54%) Security Cleared
2 36 (9.02%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 19 (4.76%) Degree
5 18 (4.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.76%) CCNA
7 11 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (2.51%) ISEB
9 8 (2.01%) CCNP
9 8 (2.01%) MCSE
9 8 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.75%) MCITP
10 7 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (1.75%) CCIE
11 6 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (1.25%) APMP
12 5 (1.25%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (1.00%) NCDA
14 3 (0.75%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (11.03%) SLA
2 4 (1.00%) COBIT
2 4 (1.00%) QA
2 4 (1.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.25%) BS25999
3 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (14.04%) Active Directory
2 30 (7.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.51%) VMware ESX
4 17 (4.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 16 (4.01%) vSphere
6 11 (2.76%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (2.01%) NFS
7 8 (2.01%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (2.01%) Hyper-V
8 7 (1.75%) XenApp
9 6 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.00%) PowerHA
11 3 (0.75%) NLBS
12 2 (0.50%) VMFS
13 1 (0.25%) vCloud
13 1 (0.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.25%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.25%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.25%) Xen
13 1 (0.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (5.01%) SCOM
1 20 (5.01%) HP SIM
2 15 (3.76%) NetBackup
2 15 (3.76%) BladeLogic
3 13 (3.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 13 (3.26%) SCSM
4 12 (3.01%) SolarWinds Orion
4 12 (3.01%) BMC PATROL
5 10 (2.51%) ITRS Geneos
6 9 (2.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 8 (2.01%) OpenView
7 8 (2.01%) Control-M
7 8 (2.01%) WMI
8 6 (1.50%) SCOrch
8 6 (1.50%) Data Guard
9 5 (1.25%) SCCM
9 5 (1.25%) Tivoli
10 4 (1.00%) WSUS
11 3 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.75%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 99 (24.81%) Microsoft
2 65 (16.29%) VMware
3 49 (12.28%) Oracle
4 43 (10.78%) HP
4 43 (10.78%) Red Hat
5 35 (8.77%) SolarWinds
6 33 (8.27%) Cisco
7 25 (6.27%) TIBCO
8 22 (5.51%) Reuters
8 22 (5.51%) eSpeed
8 22 (5.51%) MarketAxess
9 21 (5.26%) NetApp
9 21 (5.26%) Citrix
10 20 (5.01%) SAP
10 20 (5.01%) BMC
11 19 (4.76%) IBM
12 17 (4.26%) Symantec
13 15 (3.76%) EMC
14 14 (3.51%) 3PAR
15 10 (2.51%) Juniper
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