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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 421 400 410
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 194 191 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.36% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.49% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 151 92
Average daily rate
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£428 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £324 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.46% -13.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 10
Average hourly rate £47.50 £31.56 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.53% +75.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.03 £31.56 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.50 £31.56 £31.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £31.56 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+50.53% +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
42716 39097 41510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.16% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26685 24121 24021
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
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 1186 1114 1519
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -11 183 £430 +7.50% 44
London -10 91 £505 +16.09% 10
South East +13 39 £349 -0.92% 18
Yorkshire +14 18 £380 +27.73% 4
Berkshire +16 17 £330 -17.50% 9
West Yorkshire +21 16 £380 - 2
Leeds +16 16 £380 - 2
South West -34 16 £450 +23.28% 1
City of London +16 15 £325 -23.52% 4
Surrey +4 12 £466 - 2
North West -5 10 £378 +28.83% 5
Cheshire +9 7 £430 +46.75% 3
Hampshire -13 5 £381 +16.05% 3
Wales - 5 £325 - 1
South Wales - 5 £325 - 1
East of England -19 4 £438 +2.94% 3
North East -29 4 £350 +94.44%
Nottingham +16 3 £430 +75.51% 1
Chester +13 3 £325 - 2
Reading +12 3 £360 -10.00% 6
Nottinghamshire +8 3 £430 +75.51% 1
East Midlands +2 3 £430 +75.51% 3
Buckinghamshire -2 3 £275 -
Milton Keynes -4 3 £275 -
Sheffield +9 2 - -
South Yorkshire +7 2 - -
Scotland -14 2 £271 -39.72%
West Midlands -20 2 £385 -5.23%
Hertfordshire -23 2 £438 +2.94% 1
Essex - 2 - - 1

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 143 (36.29%) Windows
2 132 (33.50%) ITIL
3 103 (26.14%) Linux
4 98 (24.87%) Microsoft
5 76 (19.29%) SQL
6 74 (18.78%) UNIX
7 70 (17.77%) Project Management
7 70 (17.77%) VMware
8 67 (17.01%) Service Delivery
9 65 (16.50%) Service Management
10 61 (15.48%) Change Management
11 60 (15.23%) Finance
12 59 (14.97%) Active Directory
13 58 (14.72%) Security Cleared
13 58 (14.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 53 (13.45%) PowerShell
14 53 (13.45%) SAN
14 53 (13.45%) Firewall
15 50 (12.69%) MS Excel
16 48 (12.18%) Oracle
17 47 (11.93%) Incident Management
18 46 (11.68%) Windows Server 2008
19 45 (11.42%) Banking
19 45 (11.42%) SQL Server
19 45 (11.42%) DNS
19 45 (11.42%) Red Hat
20 43 (10.91%) SLA
21 42 (10.66%) Problem Management
22 40 (10.15%) HP
23 39 (9.90%) Python

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 24 (6.09%) IIS
2 20 (5.08%) Apache
3 18 (4.57%) Tomcat
4 13 (3.30%) MS Exchange
5 11 (2.79%) IBM HTTP Server
5 11 (2.79%) Lync
6 9 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.78%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.78%) MindAlign
8 6 (1.52%) Mule
8 6 (1.52%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.52%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.27%) NetWeaver
10 4 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.76%) nginx
12 2 (0.51%) Adobe CQ
13 1 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.25%) CICS
13 1 (0.25%) SAS
13 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 50 (12.69%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.82%) MS Office
3 7 (1.78%) MS Project
4 5 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.25%) CA Clarity
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.76%) SaaS
3 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.25%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.25%) Office 365
4 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (13.45%) SAN
1 53 (13.45%) Firewall
2 45 (11.42%) DNS
3 36 (9.14%) DHCP
4 27 (6.85%) Multicast
5 19 (4.82%) TCP/IP
6 16 (4.06%) WAN
7 15 (3.81%) Internet
8 14 (3.55%) LAN
9 13 (3.30%) LTE
10 12 (3.05%) 3G
10 12 (3.05%) LDAP
11 10 (2.54%) BIG-IP
11 10 (2.54%) iSCSI
11 10 (2.54%) VPN
11 10 (2.54%) Intranet
12 8 (2.03%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (2.03%) Unified Communications
12 8 (2.03%) Broadband
12 8 (2.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (11.42%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.08%) MySQL
3 18 (4.57%) Oracle Database
4 12 (3.05%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (1.78%) Data Mining
9 5 (1.27%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (1.27%) Oracle9i Database
9 5 (1.27%) DB2
10 4 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.02%) Sybase IQ
10 4 (1.02%) Sybase ASE
10 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.76%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (1.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 7 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.52%) Toad
3 2 (0.51%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.51%) Subversion
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.25%) Hudson
4 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
General
1 60 (15.23%) Finance
2 45 (11.42%) Banking
3 34 (8.63%) Telecoms
4 23 (5.84%) Investment Banking
5 20 (5.08%) Front Office
6 7 (1.78%) Retail
7 4 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.76%) Marketing
8 3 (0.76%) Billing
9 2 (0.51%) Legal
9 2 (0.51%) Publishing
10 1 (0.25%) Back Office
10 1 (0.25%) Games
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (15.74%) Analyst
2 30 (7.61%) Administrator
3 24 (6.09%) Capacity Manager
4 23 (5.84%) Service Manager
5 21 (5.33%) Capacity Analyst
5 21 (5.33%) Linux Support
5 21 (5.33%) Applications Support
6 18 (4.57%) Architect
7 17 (4.31%) Systems Administrator
8 16 (4.06%) Team Leader
9 15 (3.81%) DBA
9 15 (3.81%) Project Manager
10 14 (3.55%) Linux Engineer
10 14 (3.55%) Business Analyst
11 13 (3.30%) Storage Administrator
12 12 (3.05%) Storage Systems Administrator
13 11 (2.79%) Design Engineer
14 10 (2.54%) Environment Manager
14 10 (2.54%) Support Engineer
14 10 (2.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.60%) Rendezvous
1 26 (6.60%) Middleware
2 20 (5.08%) Web Services
3 14 (3.55%) .NET
4 8 (2.03%) WCF
4 8 (2.03%) Java EE
5 7 (1.78%) LAMP
5 7 (1.78%) XMPP
6 3 (0.76%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.76%) CSS
6 3 (0.76%) HTML
7 2 (0.51%) REST
7 2 (0.51%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.51%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (0.51%) SOAP
7 2 (0.51%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.25%) CGI
8 1 (0.25%) XML
8 1 (0.25%) J2EE
8 1 (0.25%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (7.87%) Clustering
3 29 (7.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 27 (6.85%) CMDB
5 24 (6.09%) Fixed Income
6 19 (4.82%) Management Information System
7 18 (4.57%) Computer Science
8 13 (3.30%) GIS
9 11 (2.79%) Replication
10 9 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.52%) Data Integration
11 6 (1.52%) Statistics
12 4 (1.02%) IBM Mainframe
12 4 (1.02%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.76%) HACMP
13 3 (0.76%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.76%) Derivative
13 3 (0.76%) e-Health
13 3 (0.76%) Equities
13 3 (0.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 143 (36.29%) Windows
2 103 (26.14%) Linux
3 74 (18.78%) UNIX
4 58 (14.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (11.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (7.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (5.08%) Solaris
8 15 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.78%) AIX
9 7 (1.78%) Windows 2000
10 4 (1.02%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.76%) CentOS
12 2 (0.51%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.51%) HPUX
12 2 (0.51%) MVS
13 1 (0.25%) zOS
13 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (33.50%) ITIL
2 70 (17.77%) Project Management
3 67 (17.01%) Service Delivery
4 65 (16.50%) Service Management
5 61 (15.48%) Change Management
6 47 (11.93%) Incident Management
7 42 (10.66%) Problem Management
8 39 (9.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 32 (8.12%) Release Management
10 29 (7.36%) PRINCE2
11 28 (7.11%) Asset Management
12 27 (6.85%) Electronic Trading
13 26 (6.60%) Migration
14 25 (6.35%) Performance Management
14 25 (6.35%) Low Latency
15 24 (6.09%) Portfolio Management
16 23 (5.84%) Operations Management
17 21 (5.33%) Capacity Planning
18 19 (4.82%) Performance Monitoring
18 19 (4.82%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (19.29%) SQL
2 53 (13.45%) PowerShell
3 39 (9.90%) Python
4 36 (9.14%) Perl
5 25 (6.35%) VB
6 15 (3.81%) C
7 13 (3.30%) Java
8 9 (2.28%) VBScript
9 8 (2.03%) Ruby
9 8 (2.03%) PL/SQL
10 7 (1.78%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.52%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.76%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.76%) PHP
12 3 (0.76%) C#
12 3 (0.76%) C++
13 2 (0.51%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 2 (0.51%) COBOL
14 1 (0.25%) Ada
14 1 (0.25%) Korn
Qualifications
1 58 (14.72%) Security Cleared
2 35 (8.88%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.33%) Degree
3 21 (5.33%) DV Cleared
4 19 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (2.54%) ISEB
7 10 (2.54%) CCNA
8 9 (2.28%) MCSE
8 9 (2.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (2.03%) MCITP
10 7 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (1.27%) CCIE
12 5 (1.27%) CCNP
12 5 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
12 5 (1.27%) NCDA
12 5 (1.27%) APMP
13 4 (1.02%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (10.91%) SLA
2 5 (1.27%) COBIT
3 4 (1.02%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.02%) QA
4 1 (0.25%) TickIT
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) BS25999
System Software
1 59 (14.97%) Active Directory
2 35 (8.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.82%) VMware ESX
4 17 (4.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 15 (3.81%) vSphere
6 11 (2.79%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (2.28%) NFS
7 9 (2.28%) Hyper-V
8 8 (2.03%) XenApp
8 8 (2.03%) Oracle RMAN
9 7 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.02%) PowerHA
11 3 (0.76%) NLBS
12 2 (0.51%) VMFS
13 1 (0.25%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.25%) Xen
13 1 (0.25%) Squid
13 1 (0.25%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.25%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 20 (5.08%) HP SIM
2 19 (4.82%) SCOM
3 15 (3.81%) NetBackup
3 15 (3.81%) BladeLogic
4 12 (3.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 12 (3.05%) BMC PATROL
5 11 (2.79%) ITRS Geneos
5 11 (2.79%) SolarWinds Orion
6 10 (2.54%) SCSM
6 10 (2.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 8 (2.03%) WMI
7 8 (2.03%) Control-M
8 6 (1.52%) Data Guard
8 6 (1.52%) SCCM
8 6 (1.52%) OpenView
8 6 (1.52%) Tivoli
9 5 (1.27%) WSUS
10 4 (1.02%) Puppet
10 4 (1.02%) SCOrch
10 4 (1.02%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 98 (24.87%) Microsoft
2 70 (17.77%) VMware
3 48 (12.18%) Oracle
4 45 (11.42%) Red Hat
5 40 (10.15%) HP
6 35 (8.88%) SolarWinds
7 34 (8.63%) Cisco
8 26 (6.60%) TIBCO
9 23 (5.84%) IBM
9 23 (5.84%) Citrix
9 23 (5.84%) NetApp
9 23 (5.84%) Reuters
9 23 (5.84%) eSpeed
9 23 (5.84%) MarketAxess
10 20 (5.08%) SAP
11 18 (4.57%) Symantec
12 16 (4.06%) BMC
13 13 (3.30%) 3PAR
14 12 (3.05%) EMC
15 9 (2.28%) Juniper
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £150 - 180 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £280 - £380 per day + Negotiable upon skills
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Greythorn
Rate: £59 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Excellent Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincolnshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago