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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Management
Rank 370 379 359
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -20
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 241 231 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.42% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.56% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 156 135
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.07 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% -17.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £29.40 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.61 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.07 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% -17.32%

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
42559 41264 35676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.38% 74.73% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26548 25722 21281
Average daily rate £415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1225 1158 1074
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.49 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +5 223 £438 +2.94% 50
London -1 87 £525 +18.98% 8
South East +9 62 £395 +11.26% 23
West Midlands +2 20 £263 -58.00% 2
City of London +13 19 £475 - 3
Surrey +9 19 £400 +12.67% 5
Buckinghamshire +13 17 £395 -7.05% 3
North West -27 17 £450 +6.50% 2
Yorkshire -7 14 £265 -51.81% 2
Manchester -13 12 £450 +13.56% 1
Scotland +11 11 £375 +7.14% 2
West Yorkshire -5 10 £265 -51.81% 2
Redhill - 10 - - 1
Hampshire -6 9 £300 -21.31% 6
South West -9 9 £300 -14.28% 6
Berkshire -15 9 £350 +18.64% 4
Birmingham +3 8 £225 -64.00%
East Midlands +7 7 - - 4
Edinburgh +7 6 - -
Staines - 6 £394 - 2
Leeds -11 5 £265 - 1
Glasgow - 5 £375 - 1
Halifax - 5 £350 -
Winchester - 5 £300 - 2
Oxfordshire -17 4 £425 - 1
Shropshire - 4 £665 -
Worcester - 4 £350 -
Worcestershire - 4 £350 -
Telford - 4 £665 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +11 3 £367 +53.71%

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 141 (36.06%) Windows
2 140 (35.81%) ITIL
3 106 (27.11%) Linux
4 87 (22.25%) SQL
5 82 (20.97%) Finance
6 76 (19.44%) Oracle
6 76 (19.44%) Microsoft
7 69 (17.65%) Problem Management
8 68 (17.39%) Project Management
9 67 (17.14%) UNIX
10 66 (16.88%) Service Management
11 64 (16.37%) Release Management
12 60 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
13 59 (15.09%) Change Management
13 59 (15.09%) SAN
14 57 (14.58%) MS Excel
15 53 (13.55%) Python
16 52 (13.30%) Cisco
17 49 (12.53%) SQL Server
18 48 (12.28%) VMware
18 48 (12.28%) Configuration Management
19 44 (11.25%) Red Hat
19 44 (11.25%) Security Cleared
19 44 (11.25%) Incident Management
20 42 (10.74%) HP
21 41 (10.49%) Firewall
22 40 (10.23%) VMware Infrastructure
23 39 (9.97%) Performance Management
24 38 (9.72%) Service Delivery
25 35 (8.95%) SLA

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 30 (7.67%) IIS
2 28 (7.16%) Apache
3 22 (5.63%) Tomcat
4 17 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.30%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.05%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (2.05%) Lync
7 7 (1.79%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.53%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (1.53%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (1.28%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.77%) CICS
11 2 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.51%) LiveLink
11 2 (0.51%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.51%) ArchestrA
12 1 (0.26%) nginx
Applications
1 57 (14.58%) MS Excel
2 33 (8.44%) MS Office
3 17 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.02%) MS Project
4 4 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.51%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 8 (2.05%) RMDS
2 7 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.28%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.26%) Eikon
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.05%) PaaS
3 6 (1.53%) IaaS
4 5 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.51%) Office 365
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.26%) Route 53
7 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (15.09%) SAN
2 41 (10.49%) Firewall
3 31 (7.93%) LAN
4 30 (7.67%) NAS
5 24 (6.14%) WAN
6 23 (5.88%) DNS
7 19 (4.86%) TCP/IP
8 14 (3.58%) DHCP
9 13 (3.32%) VoIP
9 13 (3.32%) LDAP
9 13 (3.32%) BIG-IP
10 12 (3.07%) iSCSI
10 12 (3.07%) Multicast
11 10 (2.56%) VPN
11 10 (2.56%) SMTP
12 9 (2.30%) Radio Access Network
12 9 (2.30%) FTP
12 9 (2.30%) Internet
13 7 (1.79%) 3G
13 7 (1.79%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (12.53%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.44%) Oracle Database
3 14 (3.58%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (3.07%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (2.81%) MS Access
6 10 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.53%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (1.53%) DB2
8 4 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.02%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.02%) Big Data
9 3 (0.77%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.77%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.51%) QlikView
10 2 (0.51%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.51%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.51%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 2 (0.51%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 19 (4.86%) Jenkins
2 18 (4.60%) Git (software)
2 18 (4.60%) Maven
2 18 (4.60%) JIRA
2 18 (4.60%) Ant
3 17 (4.35%) Subversion
4 14 (3.58%) TeamCity
4 14 (3.58%) Mercurial
4 14 (3.58%) Gradle
4 14 (3.58%) MSBuild
5 11 (2.81%) JMeter
6 8 (2.05%) Introscope
7 4 (1.02%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.51%) Toad
8 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.26%) Hudson
9 1 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.26%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.26%) ERwin
9 1 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 82 (20.97%) Finance
2 26 (6.65%) Banking
3 20 (5.12%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.32%) Front Office
5 11 (2.81%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.56%) Legal
7 7 (1.79%) Retail
8 5 (1.28%) Back Office
8 5 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.02%) Law
10 3 (0.77%) Billing
11 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.26%) German Language
12 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 65 (16.62%) Analyst
2 33 (8.44%) Administrator
2 33 (8.44%) Service Manager
3 28 (7.16%) Systems Administrator
4 25 (6.39%) Capacity Analyst
5 19 (4.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (4.60%) Consultant
6 18 (4.60%) Project Manager
7 17 (4.35%) Applications Support
8 16 (4.09%) Capacity Planner
8 16 (4.09%) DBA
8 16 (4.09%) Architect
9 15 (3.84%) Delivery Manager
10 14 (3.58%) Support Engineer
11 13 (3.32%) Technical Manager
11 13 (3.32%) Services Delivery Manager
12 12 (3.07%) Oracle DBA
13 11 (2.81%) Network Engineer
13 11 (2.81%) Business Analyst
13 11 (2.81%) Capacity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.14%) .NET
2 23 (5.88%) Rendezvous
3 14 (3.58%) Django
3 14 (3.58%) Middleware
4 10 (2.56%) Web Services
5 8 (2.05%) Java EE
5 8 (2.05%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (0.77%) Flash
7 2 (0.51%) XML
8 1 (0.26%) boto
8 1 (0.26%) CSS
8 1 (0.26%) JDBC
8 1 (0.26%) HTML
8 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.26%) Ajax
8 1 (0.26%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 60 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.65%) Management Information System
3 25 (6.39%) Fixed Income
4 18 (4.60%) Clustering
5 11 (2.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (2.05%) Open Source
7 7 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.79%) Equities
8 6 (1.53%) Derivative
8 6 (1.53%) Eurex
9 5 (1.28%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.28%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.28%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.28%) Equity Derivative
9 5 (1.28%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.02%) CMDB
10 4 (1.02%) Handset
10 4 (1.02%) Replication
10 4 (1.02%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 141 (36.06%) Windows
2 106 (27.11%) Linux
3 67 (17.14%) UNIX
4 33 (8.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (5.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (5.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (4.86%) Solaris
6 19 (4.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.56%) Ubuntu
7 10 (2.56%) CentOS
7 10 (2.56%) HPUX
8 7 (1.79%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.28%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.28%) AIX
10 4 (1.02%) Windows 2000
10 4 (1.02%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.77%) zOS
12 1 (0.26%) VMS
12 1 (0.26%) SUSE
12 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (35.81%) ITIL
2 69 (17.65%) Problem Management
3 68 (17.39%) Project Management
4 66 (16.88%) Service Management
5 64 (16.37%) Release Management
6 59 (15.09%) Change Management
7 48 (12.28%) Configuration Management
8 44 (11.25%) Incident Management
9 39 (9.97%) Performance Management
10 38 (9.72%) Service Delivery
11 32 (8.18%) Performance Monitoring
11 32 (8.18%) Capacity Planning
12 31 (7.93%) Stakeholder Management
13 27 (6.91%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (6.65%) Performance Tuning
15 24 (6.14%) Migration
15 24 (6.14%) Load Balancing
16 21 (5.37%) ITSM
16 21 (5.37%) Disaster Recovery
16 21 (5.37%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 87 (22.25%) SQL
2 53 (13.55%) Python
3 31 (7.93%) Perl
4 29 (7.42%) Java
5 24 (6.14%) Bash Shell
6 17 (4.35%) C++
7 15 (3.84%) PowerShell
8 12 (3.07%) C
8 12 (3.07%) VBA
9 8 (2.05%) Ruby
9 8 (2.05%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.53%) VB
11 4 (1.02%) VBScript
12 2 (0.51%) Assembly Language
12 2 (0.51%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.51%) C#
12 2 (0.51%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.26%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.26%) C-shell
13 1 (0.26%) R
Qualifications
1 44 (11.25%) Security Cleared
2 28 (7.16%) SC Cleared
3 26 (6.65%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (5.88%) CCNA
5 17 (4.35%) Degree
6 16 (4.09%) DV Cleared
7 9 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (2.05%) MCSE
9 7 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.02%) CCNP
10 4 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.77%) PMP
11 3 (0.77%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.26%) MCDBA
13 1 (0.26%) CCIE
13 1 (0.26%) Avaya Certification
13 1 (0.26%) RHCE
13 1 (0.26%) CCDP
13 1 (0.26%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.95%) SLA
2 13 (3.32%) QA
3 2 (0.51%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 40 (10.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (6.91%) Active Directory
3 20 (5.12%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (3.84%) Hyper-V
5 14 (3.58%) vSphere
6 12 (3.07%) KVM
7 10 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 10 (2.56%) NFS
8 9 (2.30%) VMware ESX
8 9 (2.30%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (1.53%) XenApp
10 5 (1.28%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.02%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.77%) HDFS
13 2 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.26%) XenServer
14 1 (0.26%) Veritas File System
14 1 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 28 (7.16%) ITRS Geneos
2 26 (6.65%) SCOM
3 17 (4.35%) NetBackup
4 14 (3.58%) BladeLogic
4 14 (3.58%) SCSM
5 13 (3.32%) Puppet
6 10 (2.56%) Data Guard
6 10 (2.56%) SCOrch
7 6 (1.53%) Backup Exec
7 6 (1.53%) Nagios
7 6 (1.53%) Tivoli
7 6 (1.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.28%) Cisco UCCE
8 5 (1.28%) Cisco UCCX
8 5 (1.28%) SCCM
8 5 (1.28%) OVSD
8 5 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (1.02%) MOM
Vendors
1 76 (19.44%) Oracle
1 76 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 52 (13.30%) Cisco
3 48 (12.28%) VMware
4 44 (11.25%) Red Hat
5 42 (10.74%) HP
6 31 (7.93%) NetApp
7 23 (5.88%) BMC
7 23 (5.88%) TIBCO
8 19 (4.86%) Splunk
9 17 (4.35%) IBM
10 16 (4.09%) Citrix
11 13 (3.32%) F5
11 13 (3.32%) CA
12 11 (2.81%) Sybase
13 10 (2.56%) SolarWinds
14 9 (2.30%) Dell
15 8 (2.05%) Reuters
15 8 (2.05%) 3PAR
16 7 (1.79%) Symantec
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