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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Management
Rank 472 451 419
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -32
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 171 197 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.35% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.43% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 98 128
Median daily rate £355 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.38% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £578 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -3.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £26.83
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -3.09%

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
44747 45474 41772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.69% 79.85% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29561 29429 25946
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 £295 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1036 1183 1168
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -35 165 £375 -3.22% 32
South East -11 53 £440 +17.33% 6
London -24 41 £425 +6.25% 12
Berkshire +16 30 £525 +54.41% 2
North East -20 24 £300 -
Tyne and Wear -28 19 £300 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -32 19 £300 -
North West -2 15 £325 -7.14% 2
Reading +14 13 £475 +46.15% 2
City of London +33 11 £413 +3.31% 2
Hampshire 0 11 £433 +33.07%
West Midlands -25 10 £325 -18.75% 1
South West +3 8 £463 +42.30% 2
Buckinghamshire +16 7 £325 +8.33%
Milton Keynes +14 7 £325 -18.75%
Merseyside - 7 £325 -
Scotland +6 6 £323 -
Yorkshire -4 6 £400 +77.77%
Coventry -11 6 £306 -44.42% 1
Renfrewshire - 6 £323 -
Wirral - 6 £325 -
Erskine - 6 £323 -
Cheshire +5 5 £330 -
Maidenhead +2 5 £615 -
Staines -3 5 £613 -
Surrey -17 5 £613 +56.15% 3
Winchester +1 4 £475 +46.15%
West Yorkshire -1 4 £450 +69.81%
East Midlands -1 4 £450 +10.56% 3
Durham - 4 £300 -

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 172 (41.35%) ITIL
2 110 (26.44%) Windows
3 103 (24.76%) VMware
4 100 (24.04%) Linux
5 85 (20.43%) Microsoft
6 71 (17.07%) Firewall
7 70 (16.83%) Change Management
7 70 (16.83%) Oracle
7 70 (16.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 65 (15.63%) Security Cleared
8 65 (15.63%) Finance
9 64 (15.38%) SQL
9 64 (15.38%) Data Centre
10 62 (14.90%) SQL Server
11 61 (14.66%) Configuration Management
12 56 (13.46%) Active Directory
13 54 (12.98%) Cisco
14 49 (11.78%) HP
14 49 (11.78%) MS Excel
14 49 (11.78%) Red Hat
14 49 (11.78%) Disaster Recovery
15 48 (11.54%) Service Delivery
15 48 (11.54%) Service Management
15 48 (11.54%) SC Cleared
16 45 (10.82%) Project Management
16 45 (10.82%) Degree
16 45 (10.82%) Windows Server 2012
17 44 (10.58%) Oracle Database
17 44 (10.58%) Windows Server
18 43 (10.34%) Performance Tuning

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 28 (6.73%) SharePoint
2 26 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 25 (6.01%) Apache
4 24 (5.77%) IIS
5 18 (4.33%) MS Exchange
6 16 (3.85%) Skype for Business
7 9 (2.16%) JBoss
7 9 (2.16%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.44%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.44%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.72%) CMS
11 3 (0.72%) Tuxedo
12 2 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.48%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.48%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 49 (11.78%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.33%) MS Office
3 9 (2.16%) MS Project
4 5 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.68%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 4 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.61%) Office 365
2 11 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.40%) SaaS
4 9 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (1.92%) IaaS
6 6 (1.44%) PaaS
7 5 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.96%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.48%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.24%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 71 (17.07%) Firewall
2 43 (10.34%) DNS
3 40 (9.62%) SAN
4 33 (7.93%) WAN
5 32 (7.69%) LAN
5 32 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 28 (6.73%) Internet
7 27 (6.49%) Network Security
8 24 (5.77%) IPsec
9 21 (5.05%) DHCP
9 21 (5.05%) LDAP
9 21 (5.05%) SSL
10 20 (4.81%) MPLS
11 19 (4.57%) NAS
12 18 (4.33%) Ethernet
13 13 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
14 11 (2.64%) ISDN
15 9 (2.16%) ADSL
15 9 (2.16%) PSTN
15 9 (2.16%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (14.90%) SQL Server
2 44 (10.58%) Oracle Database
3 20 (4.81%) RDBMS
3 20 (4.81%) Relational Database
4 17 (4.09%) MySQL
5 13 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
10 8 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (1.44%) MS Access
12 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.96%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (0.48%) ERwin
1 2 (0.48%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.24%) Ant
2 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.24%) JIRA
2 1 (0.24%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.24%) Maven
2 1 (0.24%) Subversion
2 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 65 (15.63%) Finance
2 34 (8.17%) Telecoms
3 33 (7.93%) Back Office
4 22 (5.29%) Front Office
5 15 (3.61%) Banking
6 6 (1.44%) French Language
6 6 (1.44%) German Language
7 4 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.96%) Retail
8 3 (0.72%) Billing
8 3 (0.72%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.72%) Local Government
9 2 (0.48%) Automotive
9 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.48%) Legal
9 2 (0.48%) Military
10 1 (0.24%) Games
10 1 (0.24%) iGaming
10 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (11.30%) Architect
2 39 (9.38%) DBA
3 34 (8.17%) Analyst
4 30 (7.21%) Consultant
5 29 (6.97%) Administrator
5 29 (6.97%) Support Engineer
6 21 (5.05%) Oracle DBA
7 18 (4.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (4.09%) Network Engineer
8 17 (4.09%) Server Engineer
8 17 (4.09%) Service Manager
9 15 (3.61%) Systems Engineer
10 14 (3.37%) SQL DBA
11 12 (2.88%) Capacity Analyst
11 12 (2.88%) Linux Engineer
11 12 (2.88%) Network Architect
12 10 (2.40%) Infrastructure Architect
12 10 (2.40%) Technical Architect
13 8 (1.92%) Security Architect
13 8 (1.92%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.61%) .NET
2 13 (3.13%) LAMP
3 11 (2.64%) Middleware
4 10 (2.40%) 802.1X
5 8 (1.92%) Web Services
6 7 (1.68%) Ajax
6 7 (1.68%) AngularJS
6 7 (1.68%) Classic ASP
6 7 (1.68%) CSS
6 7 (1.68%) jQuery
7 6 (1.44%) .NET Framework
7 6 (1.44%) JSP
7 6 (1.44%) REST
7 6 (1.44%) WCF
8 5 (1.20%) OAuth
8 5 (1.20%) OAuth2
8 5 (1.20%) Spring
8 5 (1.20%) Spring Boot
9 4 (0.96%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (0.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 36 (8.65%) Management Information System
3 32 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 31 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (5.29%) Statistics
6 17 (4.09%) Clustering
7 15 (3.61%) Replication
8 13 (3.13%) Cryptography
8 13 (3.13%) EMC VNX
8 13 (3.13%) PKI
9 9 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (2.16%) Enterprise Storage
9 9 (2.16%) PMI
9 9 (2.16%) Virtual Team
10 8 (1.92%) Driving Licence
10 8 (1.92%) YubiKey
11 7 (1.68%) EMC VMAX
12 4 (0.96%) FlexPod
12 4 (0.96%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 110 (26.44%) Windows
2 100 (24.04%) Linux
3 45 (10.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (10.58%) Windows Server
5 35 (8.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (8.17%) Unix
7 29 (6.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (6.01%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (4.81%) Solaris
10 17 (4.09%) CentOS
11 11 (2.64%) AIX
12 9 (2.16%) Ubuntu
13 8 (1.92%) Windows Phone
14 5 (1.20%) HPUX
15 3 (0.72%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.48%) Data ONTAP
17 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
17 1 (0.24%) VMS
17 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
17 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (41.35%) ITIL
2 70 (16.83%) Change Management
3 61 (14.66%) Configuration Management
4 49 (11.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 48 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 48 (11.54%) Service Management
6 45 (10.82%) Project Management
7 43 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
8 41 (9.86%) Problem Management
9 40 (9.62%) Network Design
10 33 (7.93%) Incident Management
10 33 (7.93%) Load Balancing
10 33 (7.93%) Root Cause Analysis
11 30 (7.21%) Validation
12 29 (6.97%) Migration
13 27 (6.49%) Fault Management
14 26 (6.25%) Functional Testing
14 26 (6.25%) Process Improvement
15 25 (6.01%) PRINCE2
16 24 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (15.38%) SQL
2 27 (6.49%) Java
3 25 (6.01%) Python
4 23 (5.53%) Perl
5 19 (4.57%) Bash Shell
6 17 (4.09%) PHP
7 11 (2.64%) PowerShell
8 8 (1.92%) C
8 8 (1.92%) Ruby
9 7 (1.68%) VBA
10 6 (1.44%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.72%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.24%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 65 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 48 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 45 (10.82%) Degree
4 29 (6.97%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (6.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (3.85%) OCP
6 16 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
7 13 (3.13%) CCIE
7 13 (3.13%) CCNP
7 13 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (2.88%) DV Cleared
8 12 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (2.40%) MCSE
9 10 (2.40%) PMI Certification
10 9 (2.16%) CCNA
10 9 (2.16%) JNCIA
10 9 (2.16%) JNCIS
10 9 (2.16%) MCITP
11 7 (1.68%) Chartered Engineer
11 7 (1.68%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.09%) QA
2 16 (3.85%) SLA
3 11 (2.64%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.48%) COBIT
5 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 70 (16.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (13.46%) Active Directory
3 27 (6.49%) Oracle RAC
4 24 (5.77%) Firmware
5 20 (4.81%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (4.57%) Virtual Machines
7 18 (4.33%) UAG
8 16 (3.85%) Hyper-V
9 14 (3.37%) NFS
10 13 (3.13%) vSphere
11 11 (2.64%) XenApp
12 8 (1.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 8 (1.92%) vCloud
13 7 (1.68%) VMware ESX
14 6 (1.44%) Docker
14 6 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
15 5 (1.20%) StorNext
16 3 (0.72%) XenDesktop
17 1 (0.24%) HDFS
17 1 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 30 (7.21%) Puppet
2 19 (4.57%) SCOM
3 14 (3.37%) Oracle RMAN
3 14 (3.37%) vRealize
4 12 (2.88%) Red Hat Satellite
5 10 (2.40%) Microsoft Clustering
5 10 (2.40%) OVSD
6 9 (2.16%) Backup Exec
7 8 (1.92%) IBM BigFix
7 8 (1.92%) Nagios
7 8 (1.92%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 7 (1.68%) SCCM
9 6 (1.44%) OVPA
9 6 (1.44%) Tivoli
10 5 (1.20%) Ansible
10 5 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 5 (1.20%) WSUS
11 4 (0.96%) Data Guard
11 4 (0.96%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 103 (24.76%) VMware
2 85 (20.43%) Microsoft
3 70 (16.83%) Oracle
4 54 (12.98%) Cisco
5 49 (11.78%) HP
5 49 (11.78%) Red Hat
6 29 (6.97%) IBM
7 27 (6.49%) F5
8 25 (6.01%) EMC
9 20 (4.81%) Brocade
10 18 (4.33%) NetApp
11 17 (4.09%) Citrix
12 15 (3.61%) Juniper
13 13 (3.13%) Symantec
14 11 (2.64%) CheckPoint
15 10 (2.40%) Palo Alto
16 9 (2.16%) Aerohive Networks
17 8 (1.92%) 3PAR
17 8 (1.92%) SAP
18 7 (1.68%) OpenText
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago