The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Capacity Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Capacity Management over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Capacity Management
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 156 175
Rank change year-on-year -4 +19  
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 6 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.18% 0.24% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.28% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 20
Median daily rate £431 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £294 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £471 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +85.71% +34.61%  

Capacity Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2907 2906 4704
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.09% 85.87% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2235 2375 3702
Median daily rate £500 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 56
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £31.50 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Capacity Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Capacity Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Capacity Management in the City of London

Capacity Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Capacity Management in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Capacity Management in the City of London

Capacity Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Capacity Management in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Capacity Management in the City of London

Capacity Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Management in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Capacity Management in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Capacity Management.

1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (26.67%) ETL
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Change Management
3 4 (26.67%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) Release Management
3 4 (26.67%) Analytics
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
4 3 (20.00%) Data Lake
4 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) Netezza
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (13.33%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management

Capacity Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) VLAN
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.67%) Multicast
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Lake
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data
3 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) DBA
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Netezza DBA
2 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Production Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Service Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Change Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Release Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (6.67%) Fintech
2 1 (6.67%) Market Risk
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Analytics
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
2 4 (26.67%) ETL
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (26.67%) Release Management
3 3 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) High Availability
4 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Server Hardening
4 2 (13.33%) Use Case
5 1 (6.67%) Operations Management
5 1 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) R
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) Netezza
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.67%) Brocade
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) ION Trading
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
4 1 (6.67%) VMware