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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Management
Rank 438 423 379
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -44
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 187 183 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.33% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.44% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 117 146
Average daily rate
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£383 £430 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £322
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +15.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £107.17 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.83 -
% change year-on-year
-16.13% -

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
44294 41615 38269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.78% 76.15% 74.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 28706 25700 23210
Average daily rate £418 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1194 1169 1103
Average hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Management within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -12 178 £383 -12.45% 36
London -36 67 £400 -20.00% 14
South East -2 53 £358 -14.88% 8
City of London -7 25 £400 -12.08% 4
Berkshire +6 18 £340 -9.33% 4
Surrey +3 15 £392 -15.87%
Yorkshire -20 13 £225 -40.78% 4
West Midlands +17 12 £400 - 2
Hampshire 0 12 £350 -17.64%
North West -25 12 £350 -3.44% 1
East Midlands -2 7 £407 - 1
South Yorkshire - 7 £225 -
Northamptonshire - 7 £407 -
East of England -8 6 - - 3
Leeds -21 6 £265 -30.26% 3
West Yorkshire -24 6 £265 -30.26% 3
Sheffield - 6 £225 -
Northampton - 6 £407 -
Hook +2 5 - -
Reading -5 5 £325 -9.72% 3
South West -9 5 £425 +20.99% 3
Worcestershire - 5 £400 -
Maidenhead - 5 - -
Worcester - 5 £400 -
Bedfordshire +12 4 - -
Lancashire +11 4 £387 +61.24%
Slough +1 4 £375 +51.51% 1
Oxfordshire -15 4 £450 -14.28% 4
Birmingham - 4 £563 - 1
Luton - 4 - -

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 148 (34.02%) Windows
2 129 (29.66%) ITIL
3 120 (27.59%) Linux
4 108 (24.83%) Microsoft
5 102 (23.45%) SQL
6 84 (19.31%) Finance
7 81 (18.62%) Oracle
7 81 (18.62%) Problem Management
8 79 (18.16%) Cisco
9 78 (17.93%) SAN
10 77 (17.70%) VMware
10 77 (17.70%) Data Centre
11 72 (16.55%) Service Management
12 70 (16.09%) UNIX
13 66 (15.17%) Change Management
14 65 (14.94%) Firewall
15 64 (14.71%) MS Excel
16 63 (14.48%) Project Management
17 62 (14.25%) VMware Infrastructure
18 60 (13.79%) Configuration Management
19 59 (13.56%) SQL Server
20 56 (12.87%) Red Hat
20 56 (12.87%) Release Management
20 56 (12.87%) Incident Management
21 51 (11.72%) Python
21 51 (11.72%) HP
22 47 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
23 44 (10.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 43 (9.89%) Migration
25 41 (9.43%) Service Delivery

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 32 (7.36%) IIS
1 32 (7.36%) Apache
2 27 (6.21%) Tomcat
3 16 (3.68%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.99%) Lync
5 10 (2.30%) OpenStack
5 10 (2.30%) MS Exchange
5 10 (2.30%) WebLogic
6 9 (2.07%) Oracle Workflow
6 9 (2.07%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (1.15%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.92%) OpenEdge
10 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.46%) MindAlign
Applications
1 64 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 33 (7.59%) MS Office
3 12 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.92%) MS Project
6 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.23%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 10 (2.30%) ION MarketView
2 7 (1.61%) RMDS
3 6 (1.38%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (1.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.69%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.22%) IaaS
3 12 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.53%) PaaS
5 6 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (1.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.23%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 78 (17.93%) SAN
2 65 (14.94%) Firewall
3 39 (8.97%) NAS
4 37 (8.51%) LAN
5 30 (6.90%) DNS
6 26 (5.98%) WAN
7 23 (5.29%) TCP/IP
8 20 (4.60%) DHCP
9 19 (4.37%) VPN
9 19 (4.37%) Fibre Channel
10 17 (3.91%) iSCSI
10 17 (3.91%) LDAP
11 16 (3.68%) VoIP
11 16 (3.68%) BIG-IP
12 15 (3.45%) VLAN
13 14 (3.22%) SMTP
13 14 (3.22%) BGP
14 13 (2.99%) FTP
14 13 (2.99%) SSH
15 12 (2.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 35 (8.05%) Oracle Database
3 18 (4.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 17 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (2.76%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (2.53%) Hadoop
7 9 (2.07%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.07%) Big Data
8 7 (1.61%) Oracle9i Database
8 7 (1.61%) MS Access
9 5 (1.15%) OLAP
9 5 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (1.15%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (1.15%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (0.92%) MySQL
11 3 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.69%) QlikView
11 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 21 (4.83%) Jenkins
2 20 (4.60%) Subversion
3 19 (4.37%) Maven
3 19 (4.37%) Ant
3 19 (4.37%) Git (software)
4 17 (3.91%) JIRA
5 15 (3.45%) Mercurial
5 15 (3.45%) TeamCity
5 15 (3.45%) MSBuild
5 15 (3.45%) Gradle
6 9 (2.07%) JMeter
7 7 (1.61%) Introscope
8 3 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.69%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.23%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.23%) ProC
9 1 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.23%) Rational Performance Tester
9 1 (0.23%) Hudson
General
1 84 (19.31%) Finance
2 24 (5.52%) Banking
2 24 (5.52%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.22%) Front Office
4 12 (2.76%) Back Office
5 7 (1.61%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.38%) Billing
6 6 (1.38%) Law
7 5 (1.15%) Retail
8 4 (0.92%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.46%) Publishing
10 2 (0.46%) Automotive
10 2 (0.46%) Legal
10 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.23%) Games
11 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 62 (14.25%) Analyst
2 45 (10.34%) Administrator
3 32 (7.36%) Architect
4 31 (7.13%) Systems Administrator
4 31 (7.13%) Service Manager
5 25 (5.75%) DBA
6 21 (4.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (3.91%) Capacity Analyst
8 14 (3.22%) Business Analyst
9 13 (2.99%) Network Engineer
9 13 (2.99%) Support Engineer
9 13 (2.99%) Infrastructure Manager
9 13 (2.99%) Cloud Architect
10 12 (2.76%) Delivery Manager
10 12 (2.76%) Consultant
10 12 (2.76%) Project Manager
10 12 (2.76%) Services Delivery Manager
11 11 (2.53%) Technical Analyst
11 11 (2.53%) Infrastructure Architect
11 11 (2.53%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.90%) .NET
2 18 (4.14%) Rendezvous
2 18 (4.14%) Middleware
3 15 (3.45%) Django
4 9 (2.07%) FIX Protocol
5 8 (1.84%) Web Services
6 7 (1.61%) Java EE
7 5 (1.15%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (0.69%) boto
8 3 (0.69%) XMPP
9 2 (0.46%) 802.1X
10 1 (0.23%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.23%) JDBC
10 1 (0.23%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.23%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 77 (17.70%) Data Centre
2 47 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (6.21%) Management Information System
4 26 (5.98%) Fixed Income
5 21 (4.83%) Replication
6 17 (3.91%) Clustering
7 15 (3.45%) Statistics
8 11 (2.53%) Computer Science
9 10 (2.30%) CLARiiON
9 10 (2.30%) Client/Server
9 10 (2.30%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (1.84%) Enterprise Storage
10 8 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (1.61%) Thin Client
11 7 (1.61%) CMDB
11 7 (1.61%) Fat Client
11 7 (1.61%) FlexPod
12 6 (1.38%) Eurex
12 6 (1.38%) EMC VNX
12 6 (1.38%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 148 (34.02%) Windows
2 120 (27.59%) Linux
3 70 (16.09%) UNIX
4 44 (10.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (6.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (5.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (5.75%) Solaris
9 18 (4.14%) CentOS
10 17 (3.91%) Ubuntu
11 14 (3.22%) Windows 7
12 8 (1.84%) Windows 8
12 8 (1.84%) HPUX
13 6 (1.38%) Windows 2000
13 6 (1.38%) Data ONTAP
14 4 (0.92%) Windows NT
15 3 (0.69%) VMS
15 3 (0.69%) VME
16 1 (0.23%) SUSE
16 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (29.66%) ITIL
2 81 (18.62%) Problem Management
3 72 (16.55%) Service Management
4 66 (15.17%) Change Management
5 63 (14.48%) Project Management
6 60 (13.79%) Configuration Management
7 56 (12.87%) Incident Management
7 56 (12.87%) Release Management
8 43 (9.89%) Migration
9 41 (9.43%) Service Delivery
10 36 (8.28%) Performance Management
10 36 (8.28%) Performance Monitoring
11 31 (7.13%) Capacity Planning
12 28 (6.44%) Performance Tuning
12 28 (6.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 28 (6.44%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (5.98%) Load Balancing
14 25 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
15 23 (5.29%) ITSM
16 22 (5.06%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 102 (23.45%) SQL
2 51 (11.72%) Python
3 36 (8.28%) Perl
4 31 (7.13%) Java
5 23 (5.29%) Bash Shell
6 18 (4.14%) C++
6 18 (4.14%) PowerShell
7 16 (3.68%) Shell Script
8 15 (3.45%) C
9 8 (1.84%) Ruby
10 5 (1.15%) C-shell
10 5 (1.15%) C#
10 5 (1.15%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.69%) VB
11 3 (0.69%) VBA
12 2 (0.46%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.46%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.23%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.23%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 40 (9.20%) Security Cleared
2 26 (5.98%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (5.29%) CCNA
3 23 (5.29%) Degree
4 22 (5.06%) SC Cleared
5 17 (3.91%) DV Cleared
6 11 (2.53%) MCSE
6 11 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (1.61%) CCNP
9 6 (1.38%) IBM Certification
10 4 (0.92%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.69%) RHCE
11 3 (0.69%) HND
11 3 (0.69%) CCIE
11 3 (0.69%) CCDP
12 2 (0.46%) MCITP
12 2 (0.46%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.28%) SLA
2 13 (2.99%) QA
3 4 (0.92%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.92%) COBIT
4 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 62 (14.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (8.97%) Active Directory
3 27 (6.21%) Hyper-V
4 23 (5.29%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (4.60%) vSphere
6 19 (4.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 19 (4.37%) NFS
7 13 (2.99%) XenApp
8 9 (2.07%) VMware ESX
9 8 (1.84%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (1.84%) XenDesktop
10 6 (1.38%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.38%) SRDF
10 6 (1.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 5 (1.15%) KVM
11 5 (1.15%) HDFS
11 5 (1.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.92%) Veritas File System
13 3 (0.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (6.90%) SCOM
2 28 (6.44%) NetBackup
3 26 (5.98%) ITRS Geneos
4 20 (4.60%) Puppet
5 19 (4.37%) SCOrch
6 17 (3.91%) SCSM
7 15 (3.45%) BladeLogic
8 13 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
9 12 (2.76%) SCCM
10 9 (2.07%) OVSD
10 9 (2.07%) ARCserve
10 9 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (1.84%) ZABBIX
12 7 (1.61%) Data Guard
12 7 (1.61%) Nagios
12 7 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
13 6 (1.38%) EMC VPLEX
13 6 (1.38%) SnapMirror
13 6 (1.38%) SnapVault
14 5 (1.15%) MOM
Vendors
1 108 (24.83%) Microsoft
2 81 (18.62%) Oracle
3 79 (18.16%) Cisco
4 77 (17.70%) VMware
5 56 (12.87%) Red Hat
6 51 (11.72%) HP
7 37 (8.51%) NetApp
8 27 (6.21%) Dell
9 26 (5.98%) Citrix
10 23 (5.29%) IBM
10 23 (5.29%) Brocade
11 21 (4.83%) Splunk
12 19 (4.37%) Symantec
13 18 (4.14%) TIBCO
13 18 (4.14%) F5
14 15 (3.45%) SAP
15 14 (3.22%) Sybase
15 14 (3.22%) Sun
16 11 (2.53%) Juniper
16 11 (2.53%) EMC
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