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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Management
Rank 410 359 391
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +32
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 169 216 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.43% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.57% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 129 77
Average daily rate
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£420 £420 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £421 £270
% change year-on-year
-9.19% +56.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.78 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.96% +11.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.28 £21.85 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.40 £41.42 £115.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.78 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+29.96% +2.59%

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
39834 37606 32717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.91% 74.82% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25112 22628 19457
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1043 1134 1178
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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
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 February 2015.

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 27 February 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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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 -52 162 £425 +1.37% 36
London -34 74 £475 +13.23% 12
South East -41 34 £410 +26.15% 10
North West -12 16 £438 +3.85% 1
Manchester -4 14 £438 +3.85% 1
City of London +12 12 £450 +7.39% 3
Yorkshire -2 11 £260 - 4
Surrey +3 9 £375 -46.42% 3
South West -26 8 £394 -11.26% 2
West Midlands -4 7 £225 -50.00% 4
West Yorkshire -8 7 £263 - 2
Leeds - 7 £263 - 1
East Midlands +5 6 £425 +88.88% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 6 £395 -7.05% 3
Hampshire -17 6 £325 +4.00% 1
East of England -8 5 - - 1
Essex -2 4 - -
East Sussex - 4 £475 -
Wiltshire - 4 £413 - 2
Oxfordshire - 4 £425 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £250 -
Epsom - 4 - -
Leicestershire +7 3 - -
Birmingham 0 3 £225 -47.05% 2
Edinburgh -4 3 £375 -15.54% 1
Scotland -6 3 £375 -8.42% 2
Berkshire -17 3 £425 +41.66% 3
Swindon - 3 £413 -
Leicester - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire -8 2 - - 1

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 142 (40.23%) Windows
2 134 (37.96%) ITIL
3 91 (25.78%) Linux
4 78 (22.10%) Finance
5 76 (21.53%) SQL
6 69 (19.55%) UNIX
7 66 (18.70%) Oracle
8 65 (18.41%) Microsoft
9 63 (17.85%) Service Management
9 63 (17.85%) Project Management
10 56 (15.86%) Problem Management
11 51 (14.45%) Analytical Skills
12 50 (14.16%) SQL Server
13 49 (13.88%) MS Excel
13 49 (13.88%) SAN
14 47 (13.31%) HP
15 46 (13.03%) Change Management
15 46 (13.03%) Release Management
15 46 (13.03%) VMware
16 45 (12.75%) Configuration Management
17 38 (10.76%) VMware Infrastructure
18 37 (10.48%) Security Cleared
18 37 (10.48%) SLA
19 35 (9.92%) Cisco
19 35 (9.92%) Python
19 35 (9.92%) Firewall
19 35 (9.92%) Telecoms
19 35 (9.92%) Incident Management
20 33 (9.35%) Performance Monitoring
21 32 (9.07%) Performance Tuning

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (4.82%) Apache
2 16 (4.53%) IIS
3 14 (3.97%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.55%) Tomcat
4 9 (2.55%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.98%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.70%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (1.42%) NetWeaver
7 5 (1.42%) Lync
8 4 (1.13%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.85%) CICS
9 3 (0.85%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.57%) Node.js
10 2 (0.57%) JBoss
10 2 (0.57%) LiveLink
10 2 (0.57%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.57%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.57%) nginx
Applications
1 49 (13.88%) MS Excel
2 25 (7.08%) MS Office
3 12 (3.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.98%) MS Project
5 4 (1.13%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.57%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 5 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (1.42%) RMDS
1 5 (1.42%) ION MarketView
2 4 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.13%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.28%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.85%) PaaS
3 2 (0.57%) Office 365
3 2 (0.57%) Route 53
3 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.57%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 49 (13.88%) SAN
2 35 (9.92%) Firewall
3 25 (7.08%) DNS
4 23 (6.52%) LAN
4 23 (6.52%) WAN
5 20 (5.67%) NAS
6 16 (4.53%) DHCP
6 16 (4.53%) TCP/IP
6 16 (4.53%) LTE
7 13 (3.68%) Fibre Channel
7 13 (3.68%) Multicast
8 12 (3.40%) iSCSI
8 12 (3.40%) Internet
8 12 (3.40%) 3G
9 11 (3.12%) VoIP
9 11 (3.12%) BIG-IP
9 11 (3.12%) Radio Access Network
10 9 (2.55%) 4G
11 8 (2.27%) FTP
12 7 (1.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (14.16%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.23%) Oracle Database
3 10 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (2.55%) MySQL
4 9 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (2.27%) MS Access
5 8 (2.27%) DB2
6 7 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (1.70%) SAP HANA
8 5 (1.42%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.13%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.85%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.57%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (2.27%) JMeter
2 7 (1.98%) Subversion
2 7 (1.98%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.70%) JIRA
4 5 (1.42%) TeamCity
4 5 (1.42%) Maven
4 5 (1.42%) Ant
4 5 (1.42%) Mercurial
4 5 (1.42%) MSBuild
4 5 (1.42%) Gradle
4 5 (1.42%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.42%) Introscope
5 3 (0.85%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.57%) Toad
6 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.28%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.28%) ERwin
General
1 78 (22.10%) Finance
2 35 (9.92%) Telecoms
3 28 (7.93%) Banking
4 18 (5.10%) Front Office
5 16 (4.53%) Investment Banking
6 11 (3.12%) Legal
7 6 (1.70%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.70%) Retail
7 6 (1.70%) Back Office
8 3 (0.85%) Marketing
9 2 (0.57%) Local Government
9 2 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.28%) Billing
10 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (15.58%) Analyst
2 27 (7.65%) Administrator
3 21 (5.95%) Capacity Analyst
4 20 (5.67%) Service Manager
5 19 (5.38%) Applications Support
5 19 (5.38%) Architect
5 19 (5.38%) DBA
6 18 (5.10%) Systems Administrator
7 16 (4.53%) Project Manager
8 15 (4.25%) Support Engineer
8 15 (4.25%) Capacity Manager
9 14 (3.97%) Delivery Manager
10 13 (3.68%) Capacity Planner
11 12 (3.40%) Consultant
12 10 (2.83%) Network Engineer
12 10 (2.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (2.83%) Design Engineer
13 9 (2.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 9 (2.55%) Virtualisation Engineer
14 8 (2.27%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.82%) Rendezvous
2 15 (4.25%) .NET
3 14 (3.97%) Middleware
4 8 (2.27%) Web Services
5 7 (1.98%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (1.42%) Django
6 5 (1.42%) Java EE
7 4 (1.13%) HTML
7 4 (1.13%) Flash
7 4 (1.13%) CSS
8 3 (0.85%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.85%) XML
8 3 (0.85%) LAMP
9 2 (0.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 1 (0.28%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.28%) Ajax
10 1 (0.28%) XMPP
10 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.28%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.28%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.45%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.95%) Clustering
3 20 (5.67%) Fixed Income
4 17 (4.82%) Management Information System
5 16 (4.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (3.68%) Replication
7 10 (2.83%) Derivative
8 8 (2.27%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.27%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.70%) Open Source
9 6 (1.70%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.42%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (1.42%) Equities
11 4 (1.13%) IVR
11 4 (1.13%) CLARiiON
11 4 (1.13%) Symmetrix
11 4 (1.13%) EMC Centera
11 4 (1.13%) iSeries
11 4 (1.13%) Symmetrix DMX
11 4 (1.13%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 142 (40.23%) Windows
2 91 (25.78%) Linux
3 69 (19.55%) UNIX
4 31 (8.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (7.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (5.38%) Solaris
7 17 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (4.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (3.12%) AIX
9 11 (3.12%) HPUX
10 6 (1.70%) zOS
11 5 (1.42%) Windows 2000
11 5 (1.42%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.85%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.85%) CentOS
12 3 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (37.96%) ITIL
2 63 (17.85%) Project Management
2 63 (17.85%) Service Management
3 56 (15.86%) Problem Management
4 46 (13.03%) Release Management
4 46 (13.03%) Change Management
5 45 (12.75%) Configuration Management
6 35 (9.92%) Incident Management
7 33 (9.35%) Performance Monitoring
8 32 (9.07%) Performance Tuning
8 32 (9.07%) Performance Management
9 30 (8.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 27 (7.65%) Migration
10 27 (7.65%) Capacity Planning
11 26 (7.37%) Service Delivery
12 23 (6.52%) Change Control
13 22 (6.23%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (5.10%) ITSM
14 18 (5.10%) Performance Testing
15 17 (4.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (21.53%) SQL
2 35 (9.92%) Python
3 23 (6.52%) Perl
4 18 (5.10%) PowerShell
5 16 (4.53%) Java
6 13 (3.68%) C++
7 11 (3.12%) VB
7 11 (3.12%) VBA
7 11 (3.12%) Bash Shell
8 10 (2.83%) Ruby
9 6 (1.70%) VBScript
9 6 (1.70%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.70%) C
9 6 (1.70%) C#
9 6 (1.70%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.42%) PHP
11 4 (1.13%) COBOL
12 3 (0.85%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.57%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.28%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 37 (10.48%) Security Cleared
2 28 (7.93%) SC Cleared
3 24 (6.80%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (5.38%) CCNA
4 19 (5.38%) Degree
5 12 (3.40%) DV Cleared
6 9 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.70%) PMP
7 6 (1.70%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.42%) MCSE
9 4 (1.13%) CCNP
10 3 (0.85%) CCIE
10 3 (0.85%) RHCT
10 3 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.85%) RHCE
10 3 (0.85%) MCITP
10 3 (0.85%) NCDA
11 2 (0.57%) VCP4
11 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (10.48%) SLA
2 8 (2.27%) QA
3 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 38 (10.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (7.65%) Active Directory
3 15 (4.25%) vSphere
4 13 (3.68%) VMware ESX
4 13 (3.68%) NFS
5 12 (3.40%) Hyper-V
6 11 (3.12%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (2.83%) KVM
7 10 (2.83%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (1.70%) XenApp
9 5 (1.42%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.85%) PowerHA
12 2 (0.57%) Firmware
13 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.28%) NLBS
13 1 (0.28%) XenServer
13 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.28%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 22 (6.23%) SCOM
2 20 (5.67%) ITRS Geneos
2 20 (5.67%) NetBackup
3 13 (3.68%) SCSM
4 9 (2.55%) Backup Exec
5 8 (2.27%) BladeLogic
6 7 (1.98%) SCOrch
7 6 (1.70%) Data Guard
7 6 (1.70%) HP SIM
7 6 (1.70%) OpenView
7 6 (1.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (1.42%) Tivoli
8 5 (1.42%) BMC PATROL
8 5 (1.42%) SCCM
8 5 (1.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.13%) ARCserve
9 4 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.85%) MIMEsweeper
10 3 (0.85%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 66 (18.70%) Oracle
2 65 (18.41%) Microsoft
3 47 (13.31%) HP
4 46 (13.03%) VMware
5 35 (9.92%) Cisco
6 28 (7.93%) Red Hat
7 27 (7.65%) NetApp
7 27 (7.65%) BMC
8 26 (7.37%) IBM
9 19 (5.38%) CA
10 17 (4.82%) TIBCO
11 15 (4.25%) EMC
12 14 (3.97%) Symantec
13 11 (3.12%) 3PAR
14 10 (2.83%) F5
14 10 (2.83%) SAP
15 9 (2.55%) Sun
15 9 (2.55%) Citrix
16 8 (2.27%) Avaya
16 8 (2.27%) Reuters
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Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
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Rate: Excellent Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
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Rate: £200 - £230 per day
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Reading
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day + Negotiable
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