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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 433 396 403
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +7
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 185 194 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.37% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.51% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 147 96
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£431 £385 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.01% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 17
Average hourly rate £42.75 £31.56 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.47% +43.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.95 £31.56 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £31.56 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £31.56 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.47% +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
41980 38315 37478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.63% 73.74% 71.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 27244 23771 21863
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1185 1161 1460
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 24 November 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 -34 179 £440 +14.28% 54
London -49 77 £450 +12.50% 13
South East -12 43 £350 +1.44% 22
Berkshire +12 22 £338 +35.00% 6
Yorkshire +13 20 £380 +52.00% 4
West Midlands -4 14 £450 +10.76% 6
West Yorkshire - 12 £380 - 4
Leeds - 12 £380 - 2
North West -7 10 £500 +70.64% 2
City of London 0 9 £420 +10.52% 3
South Yorkshire +6 8 £378 +51.00%
Surrey 0 8 - - 1
Sheffield - 8 £378 -
Reading +16 7 £324 +29.50% 3
South West -25 7 £500 +53.84%
Buckinghamshire - 7 £388 - 5
Hampshire -34 5 £300 -13.04% 7
Cheshire +3 4 £400 +36.51%
Manchester -5 4 £450 +50.00% 2
Wales - 4 £325 -
South Wales - 4 £325 -
Birmingham -2 3 £475 +16.92% 1
Hertfordshire -6 3 £475 +90.00% 2
East of England -14 3 £475 +86.27% 4
Farnborough - 3 £250 - 1
Cardiff - 3 £325 -
Docklands, London +17 2 £600 +62.16%
Scotland -8 2 £388 -8.82% 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £275 - 4
Nottinghamshire +13 1 - - 2

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 144 (38.10%) ITIL
1 144 (38.10%) Windows
2 97 (25.66%) Linux
3 71 (18.78%) Service Management
4 69 (18.25%) VMware
5 67 (17.72%) Microsoft
6 66 (17.46%) Finance
7 61 (16.14%) UNIX
8 57 (15.08%) SQL
8 57 (15.08%) Project Management
9 53 (14.02%) MS Excel
10 52 (13.76%) Active Directory
11 51 (13.49%) SQL Server
12 50 (13.23%) Problem Management
13 49 (12.96%) Oracle
14 48 (12.70%) Banking
15 47 (12.43%) HP
16 46 (12.17%) Change Management
16 46 (12.17%) Firewall
16 46 (12.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 45 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
17 45 (11.90%) Telecoms
17 45 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
18 42 (11.11%) SLA
18 42 (11.11%) Incident Management
19 41 (10.85%) PowerShell
19 41 (10.85%) DNS
20 40 (10.58%) Python
20 40 (10.58%) Service Delivery
20 40 (10.58%) Security Cleared

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 20 (5.29%) IIS
2 16 (4.23%) Apache
3 14 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 12 (3.17%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.91%) IBM HTTP Server
6 10 (2.65%) MS Exchange
7 8 (2.12%) NetWeaver
8 6 (1.59%) Mule
8 6 (1.59%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.59%) Lync
8 6 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.06%) nginx
9 4 (1.06%) CICS
10 3 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.79%) JBoss
11 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.53%) MindAlign
11 2 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.53%) Adobe CQ
12 1 (0.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 53 (14.02%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.03%) MS Office
3 10 (2.65%) MS Project
4 5 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.06%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.26%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.26%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.26%) SaaS
2 1 (0.26%) Office 365
2 1 (0.26%) Route 53
2 1 (0.26%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (12.17%) Firewall
2 41 (10.85%) DNS
3 36 (9.52%) SAN
4 31 (8.20%) DHCP
5 27 (7.14%) WAN
6 24 (6.35%) LAN
7 19 (5.03%) LTE
8 18 (4.76%) TCP/IP
9 17 (4.50%) 3G
9 17 (4.50%) Multicast
10 13 (3.44%) Radio Access Network
11 12 (3.17%) Internet
11 12 (3.17%) BIG-IP
12 11 (2.91%) 4G
13 10 (2.65%) Wireless
13 10 (2.65%) Intranet
13 10 (2.65%) LDAP
13 10 (2.65%) VoIP
14 9 (2.38%) BGP
14 9 (2.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (13.49%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.03%) MySQL
3 13 (3.44%) Oracle Database
4 11 (2.91%) DB2
5 9 (2.38%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.85%) Data Mining
7 6 (1.59%) SAP HANA
7 6 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.06%) Redis
9 4 (1.06%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.53%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (0.79%) Subversion
1 3 (0.79%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.53%) JIRA
3 1 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.26%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.26%) JMeter
3 1 (0.26%) Hudson
3 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
General
1 66 (17.46%) Finance
2 48 (12.70%) Banking
3 45 (11.90%) Telecoms
4 30 (7.94%) Investment Banking
5 28 (7.41%) Front Office
6 9 (2.38%) Legal
7 6 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.32%) Retail
9 3 (0.79%) Marketing
10 2 (0.53%) Billing
10 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.53%) Back Office
11 1 (0.26%) Publishing
11 1 (0.26%) Local Government
11 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 54 (14.29%) Analyst
2 31 (8.20%) Administrator
3 28 (7.41%) Architect
4 26 (6.88%) Capacity Manager
5 24 (6.35%) Service Manager
6 22 (5.82%) Systems Administrator
7 19 (5.03%) Capacity Analyst
8 16 (4.23%) Storage Administrator
9 15 (3.97%) Applications Support
9 15 (3.97%) Design Engineer
10 14 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
10 14 (3.70%) Storage Systems Administrator
11 13 (3.44%) Delivery Manager
11 13 (3.44%) Support Engineer
11 13 (3.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 12 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
12 12 (3.17%) Linux Support
13 10 (2.65%) Service Analyst
13 10 (2.65%) Network Engineer
13 10 (2.65%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.88%) Middleware
2 17 (4.50%) Rendezvous
3 15 (3.97%) .NET
4 13 (3.44%) FIX Protocol
5 8 (2.12%) WCF
5 8 (2.12%) Java EE
6 6 (1.59%) Web Services
7 3 (0.79%) HTML
7 3 (0.79%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.79%) CSS
7 3 (0.79%) LAMP
7 3 (0.79%) XMPP
8 2 (0.53%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.53%) XML
9 1 (0.26%) Flash
9 1 (0.26%) SOAP
9 1 (0.26%) J2EE
9 1 (0.26%) SAP XI
9 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.35%) Management Information System
3 22 (5.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 20 (5.29%) Fixed Income
4 20 (5.29%) Clustering
5 10 (2.65%) Replication
5 10 (2.65%) Mainframe
5 10 (2.65%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.38%) Performance Metrics
7 8 (2.12%) CMDB
8 7 (1.85%) Statistics
8 7 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.59%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.32%) IBM Mainframe
10 5 (1.32%) Derivative
10 5 (1.32%) HACMP
11 4 (1.06%) IVR
11 4 (1.06%) Open Source
12 3 (0.79%) iPad
12 3 (0.79%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 144 (38.10%) Windows
2 97 (25.66%) Linux
3 61 (16.14%) UNIX
4 46 (12.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 45 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (7.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (4.50%) Solaris
7 17 (4.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (2.91%) AIX
9 6 (1.59%) zOS
10 4 (1.06%) HPUX
11 3 (0.79%) CentOS
11 3 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.53%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.53%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.53%) MVS
13 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.26%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (38.10%) ITIL
2 71 (18.78%) Service Management
3 57 (15.08%) Project Management
4 50 (13.23%) Problem Management
5 46 (12.17%) Change Management
6 42 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 40 (10.58%) Service Delivery
8 37 (9.79%) Disaster Recovery
9 34 (8.99%) Configuration Management
9 34 (8.99%) Performance Monitoring
10 33 (8.73%) Release Management
11 28 (7.41%) Migration
11 28 (7.41%) Performance Management
12 24 (6.35%) Capacity Planning
13 22 (5.82%) Change Control
13 22 (5.82%) Root Cause Analysis
13 22 (5.82%) Performance Tuning
14 19 (5.03%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (4.50%) Electronic Trading
16 15 (3.97%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (15.08%) SQL
2 41 (10.85%) PowerShell
3 40 (10.58%) Python
4 29 (7.67%) Perl
5 27 (7.14%) VB
6 12 (3.17%) Ruby
6 12 (3.17%) Java
7 9 (2.38%) C#
8 7 (1.85%) C++
8 7 (1.85%) PL/SQL
8 7 (1.85%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.59%) C
10 5 (1.32%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.06%) PHP
11 4 (1.06%) COBOL
11 4 (1.06%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.06%) VBA
12 3 (0.79%) VBScript
13 2 (0.53%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 1 (0.26%) Korn
Qualifications
1 40 (10.58%) Security Cleared
2 27 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (5.29%) CCNA
4 19 (5.03%) DV Cleared
5 18 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 17 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (4.23%) Degree
8 8 (2.12%) MCSE
9 7 (1.85%) CCNP
10 6 (1.59%) CCIE
10 6 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.59%) MCITP
11 5 (1.32%) PMP
11 5 (1.32%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.06%) NCDA
13 3 (0.79%) RHCT
13 3 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.79%) MCTS
13 3 (0.79%) RHCE
14 2 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (11.11%) SLA
2 5 (1.32%) QA
3 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) COBIT
4 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.26%) BS25999
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 52 (13.76%) Active Directory
2 37 (9.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.56%) vSphere
4 20 (5.29%) VMware ESX
5 11 (2.91%) NFS
5 11 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (2.12%) KVM
7 8 (2.12%) Hyper-V
7 8 (2.12%) XenApp
8 6 (1.59%) PowerHA
9 3 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.53%) Firmware
10 2 (0.53%) NLBS
11 1 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.26%) Xen
11 1 (0.26%) XenServer
11 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 20 (5.29%) NetBackup
1 20 (5.29%) SCOM
2 18 (4.76%) HP SIM
2 18 (4.76%) BladeLogic
3 14 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 14 (3.70%) ITRS Geneos
4 11 (2.91%) SCSM
4 11 (2.91%) Control-M
5 9 (2.38%) SCOrch
6 8 (2.12%) OpenView
6 8 (2.12%) Backup Exec
6 8 (2.12%) WMI
7 6 (1.59%) SolarWinds Orion
8 5 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (1.06%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.79%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.79%) CA SiteMinder
10 3 (0.79%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 69 (18.25%) VMware
2 67 (17.72%) Microsoft
3 49 (12.96%) Oracle
4 47 (12.43%) HP
5 36 (9.52%) Cisco
6 31 (8.20%) Red Hat
7 23 (6.08%) IBM
7 23 (6.08%) BMC
8 22 (5.82%) NetApp
9 20 (5.29%) Symantec
10 18 (4.76%) EMC
11 17 (4.50%) Citrix
11 17 (4.50%) TIBCO
12 16 (4.23%) CA
13 15 (3.97%) 3PAR
14 13 (3.44%) eSpeed
14 13 (3.44%) MarketAxess
14 13 (3.44%) Reuters
15 12 (3.17%) SAP
16 10 (2.65%) Juniper
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £150 - 180 per day + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £150 - 180 per day + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £440 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Boeing
Rate: Competitive salary
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 28 days ago