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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 414 374 404
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +30
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 191 205 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.53% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 146 108
Average daily rate
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£433 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -2.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £322 £378
% change year-on-year
+16.45% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Average hourly rate £37.17 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.83 - £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.50 - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 - £21.50

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
41079 38998 41722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.15% 73.31% 70.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 25436 23913 24140
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1126 1046 1483
Average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -31 183 £444 +4.41% 33
London +3 108 £500 +14.94% 13
South East -2 29 £370 +5.71% 9
City of London +30 22 £463 +6.32%
North West -2 13 £378 +16.15% 4
Berkshire +11 12 £360 -10.00% 1
South West -26 12 £400 +9.58% 2
Yorkshire -2 11 £380 +117.14% 3
Leeds +12 10 £380 +117.14% 1
Surrey +8 10 £466 - 1
West Yorkshire +1 10 £380 +117.14% 1
Cheshire +4 7 £325 - 1
East of England -14 6 £431 +1.47%
Reading +12 4 £360 -10.00% 1
Hampshire -21 4 £338 +4.81% 1
Manchester -9 3 £450 +38.46% 2
Wales -9 3 £325 - 1
Hertfordshire -12 3 £438 +2.94%
West Midlands -15 3 - -
South Wales - 3 £325 - 1
Nottingham +8 2 £430 +75.51% 1
East Midlands +5 2 £430 +75.51% 2
Nottinghamshire +3 2 £430 +75.51% 1
Coventry -9 2 - -
Scotland -15 2 £271 -
Chester - 2 £325 - 1
Brentwood - 2 - -
Essex - 2 - -
Slough - 2 £248 -
Milton Keynes +6 1 £425 - 4

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 134 (34.54%) ITIL
1 134 (34.54%) Windows
2 93 (23.97%) Microsoft
3 91 (23.45%) Linux
4 80 (20.62%) SQL
5 73 (18.81%) UNIX
6 72 (18.56%) Project Management
7 70 (18.04%) Service Delivery
8 68 (17.53%) Change Management
9 67 (17.27%) VMware
10 66 (17.01%) Finance
11 62 (15.98%) Security Cleared
12 59 (15.21%) Service Management
13 57 (14.69%) Active Directory
14 55 (14.18%) Banking
15 54 (13.92%) SAN
16 51 (13.14%) PowerShell
16 51 (13.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 49 (12.63%) Firewall
18 45 (11.60%) MS Excel
19 44 (11.34%) Incident Management
20 43 (11.08%) Windows Server 2008
20 43 (11.08%) Oracle
21 42 (10.82%) SQL Server
21 42 (10.82%) Problem Management
22 41 (10.57%) Red Hat
23 39 (10.05%) Python
24 38 (9.79%) Disaster Recovery
25 36 (9.28%) Perl
25 36 (9.28%) HP

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 25 (6.44%) IIS
2 15 (3.87%) Apache
3 14 (3.61%) MS Exchange
4 13 (3.35%) Tomcat
4 13 (3.35%) Lync
5 11 (2.84%) SharePoint
6 9 (2.32%) IBM HTTP Server
7 7 (1.80%) MindAlign
8 6 (1.55%) Mule
8 6 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.03%) NetWeaver
10 4 (1.03%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.77%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.77%) nginx
12 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 45 (11.60%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.67%) MS Office
3 5 (1.29%) InfoPath
3 5 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.77%) MS Project
5 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.29%) Temenos T24
2 4 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.77%) SaaS
3 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.26%) Office 365
4 1 (0.26%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (13.92%) SAN
2 49 (12.63%) Firewall
3 33 (8.51%) DNS
4 27 (6.96%) DHCP
4 27 (6.96%) Multicast
5 19 (4.90%) TCP/IP
6 16 (4.12%) WAN
6 16 (4.12%) LAN
7 12 (3.09%) LDAP
7 12 (3.09%) 3G
8 11 (2.84%) VPN
9 10 (2.58%) BIG-IP
9 10 (2.58%) LTE
10 8 (2.06%) iSCSI
10 8 (2.06%) Unified Communications
10 8 (2.06%) Radio Access Network
10 8 (2.06%) Intranet
10 8 (2.06%) MPLS
10 8 (2.06%) BGP
11 7 (1.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (10.82%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.38%) Oracle Database
3 13 (3.35%) MySQL
4 12 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (3.09%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (2.84%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.55%) Data Mining
8 5 (1.29%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (1.29%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (1.03%) DB2
9 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.03%) Sybase IQ
9 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (1.03%) Sybase ASE
10 3 (0.77%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.77%) Redis
10 3 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (1.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (1.55%) JIRA
2 6 (1.55%) Toad
3 1 (0.26%) MSI
3 1 (0.26%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.26%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.26%) Hudson
3 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 66 (17.01%) Finance
2 55 (14.18%) Banking
3 31 (7.99%) Investment Banking
4 27 (6.96%) Telecoms
5 20 (5.15%) Front Office
6 8 (2.06%) Back Office
6 8 (2.06%) Retail
7 3 (0.77%) Billing
7 3 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.77%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.52%) Advertising
8 2 (0.52%) Publishing
8 2 (0.52%) Legal
9 1 (0.26%) Local Government
9 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 61 (15.72%) Analyst
2 24 (6.19%) Applications Support
2 24 (6.19%) Administrator
2 24 (6.19%) Service Manager
3 21 (5.41%) Linux Support
4 18 (4.64%) Capacity Analyst
4 18 (4.64%) Capacity Manager
5 16 (4.12%) Team Leader
5 16 (4.12%) Project Manager
6 15 (3.87%) Architect
7 14 (3.61%) Support Engineer
8 13 (3.35%) Business Analyst
8 13 (3.35%) Systems Administrator
8 13 (3.35%) DBA
8 13 (3.35%) Linux Engineer
8 13 (3.35%) Delivery Manager
9 12 (3.09%) Services Delivery Manager
10 11 (2.84%) Consultant
11 10 (2.58%) Environment Manager
12 9 (2.32%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.70%) Rendezvous
2 24 (6.19%) Middleware
3 18 (4.64%) Web Services
4 11 (2.84%) .NET
5 8 (2.06%) WCF
5 8 (2.06%) Java EE
6 7 (1.80%) XMPP
7 5 (1.29%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 5 (1.29%) J2EE
8 4 (1.03%) LAMP
9 2 (0.52%) SOAP
9 2 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.52%) SAP Basis
9 2 (0.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (0.52%) REST
10 1 (0.26%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.26%) XML
10 1 (0.26%) CGI
10 1 (0.26%) SAP XI
10 1 (0.26%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.73%) Clustering
2 29 (7.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 27 (6.96%) CMDB
4 24 (6.19%) Fixed Income
5 17 (4.38%) Management Information System
6 13 (3.35%) GIS
7 12 (3.09%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (2.06%) Replication
10 6 (1.55%) Statistics
10 6 (1.55%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.77%) Derivative
11 3 (0.77%) Equities
11 3 (0.77%) e-Health
11 3 (0.77%) iPad
12 2 (0.52%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.52%) SWIFT
12 2 (0.52%) IBM XIV
12 2 (0.52%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 134 (34.54%) Windows
2 91 (23.45%) Linux
3 73 (18.81%) UNIX
4 51 (13.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 43 (11.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (8.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (5.67%) Solaris
8 12 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.80%) AIX
9 7 (1.80%) Windows 2000
10 6 (1.55%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.77%) CentOS
11 3 (0.77%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.52%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.52%) MVS
13 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (34.54%) ITIL
2 72 (18.56%) Project Management
3 70 (18.04%) Service Delivery
4 68 (17.53%) Change Management
5 59 (15.21%) Service Management
6 44 (11.34%) Incident Management
7 42 (10.82%) Problem Management
8 38 (9.79%) Disaster Recovery
9 36 (9.28%) Asset Management
10 35 (9.02%) Release Management
11 29 (7.47%) Capacity Planning
12 27 (6.96%) Electronic Trading
13 26 (6.70%) Migration
14 25 (6.44%) PRINCE2
14 25 (6.44%) Low Latency
15 23 (5.93%) Performance Management
15 23 (5.93%) Portfolio Management
15 23 (5.93%) Operations Management
16 20 (5.15%) Configuration Management
17 18 (4.64%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 80 (20.62%) SQL
2 51 (13.14%) PowerShell
3 39 (10.05%) Python
4 36 (9.28%) Perl
5 25 (6.44%) VB
6 18 (4.64%) Java
7 13 (3.35%) C
8 8 (2.06%) VBScript
9 7 (1.80%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.80%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.55%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.55%) Ruby
11 3 (0.77%) C#
11 3 (0.77%) C++
12 1 (0.26%) Korn
12 1 (0.26%) Ada
12 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 62 (15.98%) Security Cleared
2 35 (9.02%) SC Cleared
3 23 (5.93%) DV Cleared
4 20 (5.15%) Degree
5 16 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (2.58%) ISEB
8 7 (1.80%) CCNA
9 6 (1.55%) MCSE
9 6 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (1.55%) APMP
10 5 (1.29%) MCITP
10 5 (1.29%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (1.29%) CCNP
11 4 (1.03%) CCIE
12 3 (0.77%) MCTS
13 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.25%) SLA
2 4 (1.03%) COBIT
2 4 (1.03%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.77%) QA
4 1 (0.26%) BS25999
4 1 (0.26%) TickIT
System Software
1 57 (14.69%) Active Directory
2 33 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 16 (4.12%) VMware ESX
5 13 (3.35%) vSphere
6 10 (2.58%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (1.80%) XenApp
7 7 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.55%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (1.55%) NFS
9 3 (0.77%) NLBS
9 3 (0.77%) PowerHA
10 2 (0.52%) VMFS
11 1 (0.26%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.26%) vCloud
11 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.26%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 21 (5.41%) SCOM
2 15 (3.87%) HP SIM
2 15 (3.87%) BladeLogic
3 13 (3.35%) NetBackup
4 12 (3.09%) ITRS Geneos
5 11 (2.84%) BMC PATROL
6 10 (2.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 9 (2.32%) SolarWinds Orion
8 8 (2.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 8 (2.06%) WMI
8 8 (2.06%) Tivoli
8 8 (2.06%) Control-M
8 8 (2.06%) SCSM
9 7 (1.80%) SCCM
10 6 (1.55%) Data Guard
10 6 (1.55%) OpenView
11 5 (1.29%) WSUS
12 4 (1.03%) MOM
12 4 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
12 4 (1.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 93 (23.97%) Microsoft
2 67 (17.27%) VMware
3 43 (11.08%) Oracle
4 41 (10.57%) Red Hat
5 36 (9.28%) HP
6 33 (8.51%) SolarWinds
7 32 (8.25%) Cisco
8 26 (6.70%) TIBCO
9 25 (6.44%) Citrix
10 23 (5.93%) Reuters
10 23 (5.93%) eSpeed
10 23 (5.93%) MarketAxess
11 21 (5.41%) NetApp
11 21 (5.41%) IBM
12 18 (4.64%) SAP
13 15 (3.87%) BMC
14 14 (3.61%) Symantec
14 14 (3.61%) EMC
15 9 (2.32%) Sybase
15 9 (2.32%) 3PAR
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