The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 409 373 389
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +16
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 188 206 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.40% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.55% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 147 110
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £245 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £107.17 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 - £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £171.43 - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 - £21.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40505 37197 40742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.09% 72.90% 70.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25086 22561 23430
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1066 1445
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.84 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -32 183 £430 +4.87% 41
London -6 107 £500 +14.94% 16
South East -6 26 £423 +23.35% 13
City of London +15 21 £440 +1.14% 1
South West -17 17 £375 +2.04% 1
North West +1 12 £363 +28.66% 4
Surrey +6 11 £466 - 5
Berkshire +6 8 £390 -2.50% 3
Wiltshire +2 8 £350 -17.15%
Yorkshire -6 7 £380 +72.72% 2
East of England -22 7 £425 - 2
Leeds -2 6 £380 +38.18% 2
West Yorkshire -3 6 £380 +72.72% 2
Cheshire 0 4 £275 -2.39%
Manchester -2 4 £450 -
East Midlands -6 4 - - 2
Hertfordshire -1 3 £438 +2.94%
Wales -15 3 £325 - 4
Tyne and Wear - 3 £363 -
North East - 3 £363 -
South Wales - 3 £325 - 4
Reading +9 2 - - 3
Slough +5 2 £248 -
Milton Keynes -2 2 £425 +54.54%
Buckinghamshire -8 2 £425 +41.66% 1
West Midlands -17 2 - - 1
Bedfordshire -18 2 £425 +21.42% 2
Hampshire -23 2 £463 +43.63% 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £425 -
Cambridge - 2 £425 -

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 148 (35.84%) ITIL
2 140 (33.90%) Windows
3 99 (23.97%) SQL
4 95 (23.00%) Microsoft
5 88 (21.31%) Linux
6 85 (20.58%) Finance
7 79 (19.13%) Service Delivery
8 75 (18.16%) VMware
9 74 (17.92%) UNIX
10 71 (17.19%) Change Management
10 71 (17.19%) Project Management
11 68 (16.46%) SAN
12 64 (15.50%) Service Management
12 64 (15.50%) Security Cleared
13 61 (14.77%) Active Directory
14 56 (13.56%) Banking
15 54 (13.08%) Oracle
16 51 (12.35%) PowerShell
17 50 (12.11%) MS Excel
18 46 (11.14%) Incident Management
18 46 (11.14%) Windows Server 2008
19 45 (10.90%) Firewall
20 43 (10.41%) HP
20 43 (10.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 42 (10.17%) SQL Server
22 41 (9.93%) Problem Management
23 40 (9.69%) Disaster Recovery
23 40 (9.69%) Capacity Planning
24 39 (9.44%) VMware Infrastructure
25 38 (9.20%) DNS

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (6.05%) IIS
2 17 (4.12%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.15%) Lync
4 12 (2.91%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.66%) Apache
6 10 (2.42%) Tomcat
7 9 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (1.69%) MindAlign
9 6 (1.45%) Mule
9 6 (1.45%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.97%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.73%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.73%) nginx
13 1 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.24%) Adobe CQ
13 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 50 (12.11%) MS Excel
2 25 (6.05%) MS Office
3 5 (1.21%) MS Project
3 5 (1.21%) InfoPath
3 5 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.21%) Temenos T24
2 4 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.97%) SaaS
3 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.24%) Office 365
4 1 (0.24%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (16.46%) SAN
2 45 (10.90%) Firewall
3 38 (9.20%) DNS
4 29 (7.02%) DHCP
5 26 (6.30%) TCP/IP
6 24 (5.81%) Multicast
7 16 (3.87%) VPN
8 15 (3.63%) LDAP
8 15 (3.63%) LAN
9 14 (3.39%) NAS
10 13 (3.15%) LTE
10 13 (3.15%) Ethernet
10 13 (3.15%) WAN
10 13 (3.15%) 3G
10 13 (3.15%) MPLS
11 12 (2.91%) iSCSI
12 11 (2.66%) BGP
13 9 (2.18%) 2G
13 9 (2.18%) Radio Access Network
14 8 (1.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.33%) Oracle Database
3 14 (3.39%) Relational Database
4 13 (3.15%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (3.15%) MySQL
4 13 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.45%) Data Mining
6 6 (1.45%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.21%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (1.21%) Oracle9i Database
7 5 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.97%) Redis
8 4 (0.97%) Sybase IQ
8 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (0.97%) Sybase ASE
8 4 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (1.69%) JIRA
1 7 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (1.45%) Toad
3 1 (0.24%) MSI
3 1 (0.24%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.24%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.24%) Hudson
3 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 85 (20.58%) Finance
2 56 (13.56%) Banking
3 29 (7.02%) Investment Banking
3 29 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.87%) Front Office
5 10 (2.42%) Retail
6 9 (2.18%) Back Office
7 4 (0.97%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.48%) Advertising
8 2 (0.48%) Billing
8 2 (0.48%) Local Government
9 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Legal
9 1 (0.24%) Publishing
9 1 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 68 (16.46%) Analyst
2 28 (6.78%) Administrator
3 26 (6.30%) Service Manager
4 25 (6.05%) Capacity Analyst
5 24 (5.81%) Applications Support
6 18 (4.36%) Support Engineer
6 18 (4.36%) Team Leader
7 17 (4.12%) Project Manager
7 17 (4.12%) Linux Support
8 16 (3.87%) Delivery Manager
9 15 (3.63%) Consultant
9 15 (3.63%) DBA
10 13 (3.15%) Systems Administrator
10 13 (3.15%) Services Delivery Manager
10 13 (3.15%) Capacity Manager
10 13 (3.15%) VMware Engineer
11 12 (2.91%) Business Analyst
12 11 (2.66%) Architect
12 11 (2.66%) Network Engineer
12 11 (2.66%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.33%) Rendezvous
2 21 (5.08%) Middleware
3 18 (4.36%) Web Services
4 8 (1.94%) .NET
5 7 (1.69%) XMPP
6 6 (1.45%) J2EE
7 5 (1.21%) LAMP
7 5 (1.21%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 5 (1.21%) Java EE
7 5 (1.21%) WCF
8 3 (0.73%) XML
9 2 (0.48%) SOAP
9 2 (0.48%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (0.48%) REST
9 2 (0.48%) ISPF
9 2 (0.48%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.24%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.24%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.24%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.24%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.20%) Clustering
2 25 (6.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 25 (6.05%) CMDB
3 20 (4.84%) Fixed Income
4 18 (4.36%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.63%) Computer Science
6 13 (3.15%) GIS
7 12 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.18%) Replication
9 6 (1.45%) Statistics
9 6 (1.45%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.21%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.21%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.97%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.97%) Derivative
12 3 (0.73%) NHS
12 3 (0.73%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.73%) Equities
12 3 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.48%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 140 (33.90%) Windows
2 88 (21.31%) Linux
3 74 (17.92%) UNIX
4 46 (11.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (10.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (8.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (7.75%) Solaris
8 18 (4.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (2.91%) AIX
10 7 (1.69%) Windows 2000
10 7 (1.69%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.97%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.73%) CentOS
13 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.48%) Debian
13 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.48%) zOS
13 2 (0.48%) MVS
14 1 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (35.84%) ITIL
2 79 (19.13%) Service Delivery
3 71 (17.19%) Change Management
3 71 (17.19%) Project Management
4 64 (15.50%) Service Management
5 46 (11.14%) Incident Management
6 41 (9.93%) Problem Management
7 40 (9.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 40 (9.69%) Capacity Planning
8 37 (8.96%) Asset Management
9 27 (6.54%) Performance Management
9 27 (6.54%) Release Management
10 24 (5.81%) PRINCE2
11 23 (5.57%) Operations Management
11 23 (5.57%) Portfolio Management
12 22 (5.33%) Low Latency
13 21 (5.08%) Electronic Trading
14 20 (4.84%) Migration
15 19 (4.60%) Configuration Management
16 18 (4.36%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 99 (23.97%) SQL
2 51 (12.35%) PowerShell
3 36 (8.72%) Perl
4 32 (7.75%) Python
5 22 (5.33%) VB
6 17 (4.12%) C
7 16 (3.87%) Java
8 9 (2.18%) PL/SQL
9 8 (1.94%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.69%) VBScript
11 6 (1.45%) Ruby
12 5 (1.21%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.73%) C#
13 3 (0.73%) C++
14 2 (0.48%) JCL
15 1 (0.24%) Ada
15 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 64 (15.50%) Security Cleared
2 37 (8.96%) SC Cleared
3 24 (5.81%) Degree
4 22 (5.33%) DV Cleared
5 20 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (2.66%) MCSE
8 10 (2.42%) ISEB
8 10 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (1.69%) CCNA
10 6 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (1.45%) CCNP
10 6 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (1.45%) APMP
11 5 (1.21%) NCDA
11 5 (1.21%) ISEB Practitioner
11 5 (1.21%) MCITP
12 4 (0.97%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.97%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.02%) SLA
2 7 (1.69%) COBIT
3 4 (0.97%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.73%) QA
5 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.24%) BS25999
6 1 (0.24%) TickIT
System Software
1 61 (14.77%) Active Directory
2 39 (9.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (6.05%) VMware ESX
4 17 (4.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 15 (3.63%) vSphere
6 11 (2.66%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (2.42%) Hyper-V
8 9 (2.18%) NFS
9 7 (1.69%) XenApp
10 6 (1.45%) NLBS
10 6 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.48%) Postfix
11 2 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.48%) VMFS
12 1 (0.24%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (0.24%) vCloud
12 1 (0.24%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.24%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.24%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 24 (5.81%) SCOM
2 18 (4.36%) Tivoli
3 17 (4.12%) HP SIM
4 12 (2.91%) BladeLogic
4 12 (2.91%) BMC PATROL
4 12 (2.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 11 (2.66%) NetBackup
5 11 (2.66%) SCCM
5 11 (2.66%) ITRS Geneos
6 10 (2.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 9 (2.18%) SolarWinds Orion
8 8 (1.94%) WMI
9 6 (1.45%) Data Guard
9 6 (1.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 6 (1.45%) SCSM
10 5 (1.21%) Puppet
10 5 (1.21%) Control-M
11 4 (0.97%) MOM
11 4 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (0.97%) WSUS
Vendors
1 95 (23.00%) Microsoft
2 75 (18.16%) VMware
3 54 (13.08%) Oracle
4 43 (10.41%) HP
5 36 (8.72%) NetApp
6 35 (8.47%) Cisco
6 35 (8.47%) Red Hat
7 33 (7.99%) SolarWinds
8 28 (6.78%) Citrix
9 25 (6.05%) IBM
10 22 (5.33%) TIBCO
11 19 (4.60%) Reuters
11 19 (4.60%) eSpeed
11 19 (4.60%) EMC
11 19 (4.60%) MarketAxess
12 18 (4.36%) BMC
13 13 (3.15%) SAP
14 11 (2.66%) Symantec
15 10 (2.42%) Veritas
16 9 (2.18%) Sybase
London
Adlam Consulting Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Rate: none
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Websense Recruit Ltd
Rate: Salary: £33,515 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wirral
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Posted: 15 days ago
Wolverhampton
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 27 days ago