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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Management
Rank 381 384 371
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 234 202 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.39% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.51% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 145 134
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£407 £425 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.17% +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £378 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +37.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - £40.00

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
41360 39367 34236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.18% 75.27% 74.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 26409 24837 20434
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1177 1180 1026
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.86 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -2 214 £407 -4.17% 48
London -14 79 £475 +5.55% 10
South East +19 66 £400 -2.43% 13
Surrey +16 24 £425 +19.71%
City of London +9 21 £400 -15.78% 4
Berkshire +8 16 £115 -72.61% 5
West Midlands +4 15 £388 -38.00% 1
Scotland +2 14 £375 +9.48% 4
Yorkshire -9 14 £265 -51.81% 3
West Yorkshire -7 13 £265 -51.81% 2
Buckinghamshire +9 12 £200 -46.66% 2
North West -23 12 £381 -30.72% 4
South West -13 10 £300 -14.89% 7
Redhill - 10 - -
East of England +9 9 £350 -17.64% 6
Hertfordshire +2 9 £350 - 3
Staines - 9 £388 -
Glasgow - 9 £375 - 2
Leeds -6 8 £265 - 2
Hampshire +3 6 £280 -39.45% 3
Birmingham -4 6 £250 -60.00%
East Midlands -11 6 £407 +62.80% 3
Northamptonshire - 6 £407 - 2
East Sussex - 5 £425 -
Watford - 5 - - 1
Aylesbury - 5 £200 -
Halifax - 5 £350 -
Edinburgh - 5 - - 2
Slough - 5 £115 - 3
Northampton - 5 £407 - 2

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 147 (35.77%) Windows
2 126 (30.66%) ITIL
3 119 (28.95%) Linux
4 95 (23.11%) SQL
5 94 (22.87%) Microsoft
6 85 (20.68%) Oracle
6 85 (20.68%) Finance
7 80 (19.46%) Problem Management
8 75 (18.25%) Data Centre
9 70 (17.03%) Change Management
10 67 (16.30%) UNIX
10 67 (16.30%) SAN
11 64 (15.57%) Cisco
11 64 (15.57%) Release Management
12 62 (15.09%) Service Management
12 62 (15.09%) Project Management
13 59 (14.36%) Firewall
14 58 (14.11%) MS Excel
15 55 (13.38%) Python
15 55 (13.38%) Red Hat
16 54 (13.14%) Incident Management
17 53 (12.90%) VMware
18 50 (12.17%) SQL Server
19 46 (11.19%) HP
19 46 (11.19%) Security Cleared
19 46 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
20 45 (10.95%) VMware Infrastructure
20 45 (10.95%) Configuration Management
21 43 (10.46%) SLA
21 43 (10.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 34 (8.27%) IIS
1 34 (8.27%) Apache
2 26 (6.33%) Tomcat
3 15 (3.65%) SharePoint
4 11 (2.68%) Lync
5 9 (2.19%) WebSphere
5 9 (2.19%) Oracle Workflow
6 8 (1.95%) MS Exchange
6 8 (1.95%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.95%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (1.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.22%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.97%) OpenEdge
10 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.73%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.49%) ArchestrA
11 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.49%) MQSeries
Applications
1 58 (14.11%) MS Excel
2 32 (7.79%) MS Office
3 17 (4.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.46%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.97%) MS Project
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.24%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 8 (1.95%) ION MarketView
1 8 (1.95%) Oracle EBS R12
1 8 (1.95%) Oracle Applications
1 8 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (1.95%) RMDS
2 3 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.73%) Eikon
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.92%) IaaS
2 12 (2.92%) PaaS
3 7 (1.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (1.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.73%) Office 365
6 2 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.24%) Route 53
7 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (16.30%) SAN
2 59 (14.36%) Firewall
3 39 (9.49%) LAN
4 31 (7.54%) DNS
5 28 (6.81%) WAN
6 27 (6.57%) NAS
7 23 (5.60%) TCP/IP
8 21 (5.11%) DHCP
9 17 (4.14%) VPN
9 17 (4.14%) LDAP
10 16 (3.89%) BIG-IP
11 15 (3.65%) iSCSI
11 15 (3.65%) SMTP
11 15 (3.65%) VoIP
11 15 (3.65%) Multicast
12 12 (2.92%) Network Security
13 11 (2.68%) SSH
13 11 (2.68%) FTP
14 9 (2.19%) VLAN
14 9 (2.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (12.17%) SQL Server
2 35 (8.52%) Oracle Database
3 16 (3.89%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (3.16%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (2.68%) MS Access
7 7 (1.70%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (1.46%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.22%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.22%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.97%) Big Data
10 4 (0.97%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (0.73%) QlikView
11 3 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.73%) DB2
12 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.49%) SAP HANA
12 2 (0.49%) OLAP
12 2 (0.49%) MySQL
12 2 (0.49%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 21 (5.11%) Jenkins
2 20 (4.87%) Git (software)
2 20 (4.87%) Ant
2 20 (4.87%) Maven
3 19 (4.62%) Subversion
4 18 (4.38%) JIRA
5 16 (3.89%) Gradle
5 16 (3.89%) MSBuild
5 16 (3.89%) TeamCity
5 16 (3.89%) Mercurial
6 10 (2.43%) JMeter
7 8 (1.95%) Introscope
8 3 (0.73%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.49%) Toad
10 1 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.24%) Rational Performance Tester
10 1 (0.24%) ProC
10 1 (0.24%) ERwin
10 1 (0.24%) PowerBuilder
General
1 85 (20.68%) Finance
2 25 (6.08%) Banking
3 16 (3.89%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.41%) Front Office
5 9 (2.19%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.95%) Back Office
7 6 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.46%) Billing
7 6 (1.46%) Retail
8 5 (1.22%) Law
8 5 (1.22%) Legal
9 3 (0.73%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.24%) German Language
11 1 (0.24%) Publishing
11 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 61 (14.84%) Analyst
2 44 (10.71%) Administrator
3 32 (7.79%) Systems Administrator
3 32 (7.79%) Service Manager
4 26 (6.33%) DBA
5 22 (5.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 21 (5.11%) Capacity Analyst
7 19 (4.62%) Architect
8 17 (4.14%) Consultant
9 16 (3.89%) Infrastructure Manager
10 15 (3.65%) Delivery Manager
10 15 (3.65%) Applications Support
10 15 (3.65%) Business Analyst
11 14 (3.41%) Oracle DBA
11 14 (3.41%) Technical Manager
12 13 (3.16%) Services Delivery Manager
12 13 (3.16%) Capacity Planner
12 13 (3.16%) Support Engineer
13 12 (2.92%) Network Engineer
13 12 (2.92%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.81%) .NET
2 26 (6.33%) Rendezvous
3 16 (3.89%) Django
4 14 (3.41%) Middleware
5 12 (2.92%) FIX Protocol
6 10 (2.43%) Web Services
7 8 (1.95%) Java EE
8 3 (0.73%) Flash
8 3 (0.73%) boto
9 2 (0.49%) XMPP
9 2 (0.49%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.24%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.24%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 75 (18.25%) Data Centre
2 46 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (7.30%) Fixed Income
4 27 (6.57%) Management Information System
5 18 (4.38%) Clustering
6 13 (3.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (2.68%) Replication
8 9 (2.19%) Eurex
9 8 (1.95%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.95%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.70%) Equities
11 6 (1.46%) Thin Client
11 6 (1.46%) Fat Client
11 6 (1.46%) Statistics
12 5 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.97%) Symmetrix DMX
13 4 (0.97%) Blackberry
13 4 (0.97%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.97%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 147 (35.77%) Windows
2 119 (28.95%) Linux
3 67 (16.30%) UNIX
4 43 (10.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (5.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (5.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (5.11%) Solaris
9 15 (3.65%) Ubuntu
9 15 (3.65%) CentOS
10 10 (2.43%) HPUX
11 9 (2.19%) Windows 7
12 7 (1.70%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.22%) AIX
14 4 (0.97%) Windows NT
14 4 (0.97%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.73%) VME
15 3 (0.73%) VMS
16 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.24%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (30.66%) ITIL
2 80 (19.46%) Problem Management
3 70 (17.03%) Change Management
4 64 (15.57%) Release Management
5 62 (15.09%) Service Management
5 62 (15.09%) Project Management
6 54 (13.14%) Incident Management
7 45 (10.95%) Configuration Management
8 40 (9.73%) Performance Management
8 40 (9.73%) Migration
9 33 (8.03%) Service Delivery
10 30 (7.30%) Performance Tuning
10 30 (7.30%) Capacity Planning
11 29 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
12 28 (6.81%) Performance Monitoring
13 27 (6.57%) Load Balancing
14 26 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
15 24 (5.84%) Agile Software Development
16 23 (5.60%) ITSM
17 22 (5.35%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (23.11%) SQL
2 55 (13.38%) Python
3 32 (7.79%) Java
4 30 (7.30%) Perl
5 25 (6.08%) Bash Shell
6 19 (4.62%) C++
7 17 (4.14%) PowerShell
8 15 (3.65%) C
9 14 (3.41%) Shell Script
10 9 (2.19%) Ruby
10 9 (2.19%) VBA
11 6 (1.46%) VB
12 4 (0.97%) C#
12 4 (0.97%) VBScript
13 2 (0.49%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.49%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.24%) PHP
14 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.24%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 46 (11.19%) Security Cleared
2 28 (6.81%) SC Cleared
3 22 (5.35%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (4.87%) DV Cleared
5 18 (4.38%) CCNA
6 16 (3.89%) Degree
7 9 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.95%) MCSE
9 6 (1.46%) CCNP
10 3 (0.73%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.49%) CCIE
11 2 (0.49%) CCDP
11 2 (0.49%) RHCE
11 2 (0.49%) PMP
11 2 (0.49%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.24%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (10.46%) SLA
2 18 (4.38%) QA
3 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.49%) COBIT
4 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 45 (10.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (7.79%) Active Directory
3 19 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (4.38%) Hyper-V
4 18 (4.38%) vSphere
5 16 (3.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 13 (3.16%) NFS
7 11 (2.68%) XenApp
8 10 (2.43%) VMware ESX
8 10 (2.43%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (1.46%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.22%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.22%) HDFS
11 4 (0.97%) KVM
12 3 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.49%) Veritas File System
13 2 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (7.06%) ITRS Geneos
2 26 (6.33%) SCOM
3 20 (4.87%) Puppet
4 17 (4.14%) SCSM
5 16 (3.89%) BladeLogic
6 15 (3.65%) NetBackup
7 14 (3.41%) SCOrch
8 11 (2.68%) Data Guard
8 11 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (2.43%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (1.95%) OVSD
11 7 (1.70%) Nagios
11 7 (1.70%) Tivoli
12 6 (1.46%) ZABBIX
13 5 (1.22%) SCCM
13 5 (1.22%) Oracle RMAN
13 5 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 5 (1.22%) MOM
13 5 (1.22%) ARCserve
13 5 (1.22%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 94 (22.87%) Microsoft
2 85 (20.68%) Oracle
3 64 (15.57%) Cisco
4 55 (13.38%) Red Hat
5 53 (12.90%) VMware
6 46 (11.19%) HP
7 33 (8.03%) NetApp
8 26 (6.33%) TIBCO
9 23 (5.60%) Citrix
9 23 (5.60%) Splunk
10 19 (4.62%) IBM
11 17 (4.14%) F5
12 15 (3.65%) BMC
13 14 (3.41%) Sybase
14 13 (3.16%) Reuters
14 13 (3.16%) Dell
15 10 (2.43%) 3PAR
15 10 (2.43%) Symantec
15 10 (2.43%) Brocade
16 9 (2.19%) MarketAxess
London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £450 - 550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £475 - 535 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Nottingham
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £550 - £620 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago