Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 23 February 2018 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 545 566 472
Rank change year-on-year +21 -94 +33
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 313 266 414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.30% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.36% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 156 235
England median daily rate £470 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.59% +13.33% -12.79%
10th Percentile £315 £264 £250
90th Percentile £585 £613 £575
UK median daily rate £453 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +6.47% +13.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
England median hourly rate - £40.00 £63.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -36.51% +57.50%
UK median hourly rate - £40.00 £63.00
% change year-on-year - -36.51% +57.50%

Capacity Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 79,094 74,739 82,440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.88% 84.03% 82.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,258 49,884 54,445
England median daily rate £455 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +2.94% +4.94%
10th Percentile £295 £270 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,909 2,039 2,421
England median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.76% +5.26% +16.74%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.37 £11.38
90th Percentile £50.55 £49.75 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% - +24.22%

Capacity Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Capacity Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Capacity Management in England

Capacity Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Capacity Management in England

Capacity Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Capacity Management in England over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Capacity Management in England

Capacity Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Capacity Management in England

Capacity Management
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Management within the England region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +39 176 £500 - 19
South East -18 68 £425 +6.25% 13
North of England +29 25 £400 +6.67% 11
South West +20 22 £400 -30.43% 5
Midlands +6 20 £320 -8.57% 3
West Midlands +12 17 £294 -25.63% 2
North West +12 16 £413 +10.00% 2
Yorkshire -10 5 £513 +61.42% 6
East of England -25 5 £350 +16.67% 2
North East +49 4 £300 -40.00% 3
East Midlands -2 3 £346 +72.75% 1
Capacity Management
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Capacity Management.

1 104 (33.23%) Linux
2 91 (29.07%) ITIL
3 62 (19.81%) Finance
4 59 (18.85%) Windows
5 57 (18.21%) Active Directory
5 57 (18.21%) VMware
6 55 (17.57%) Incident Management
7 53 (16.93%) Change Management
8 52 (16.61%) Microsoft
9 51 (16.29%) Configuration Management
9 51 (16.29%) Python
9 51 (16.29%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (15.97%) Security Cleared
11 49 (15.65%) VMware Infrastructure
11 49 (15.65%) Unix
12 48 (15.34%) Cisco
13 45 (14.38%) Service Management
13 45 (14.38%) Performance Tuning
14 44 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
15 42 (13.42%) Problem Management
16 41 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
17 39 (12.46%) DevOps
17 39 (12.46%) Banking
18 35 (11.18%) DNS
19 33 (10.54%) Service Delivery
19 33 (10.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 32 (10.22%) Capacity Planning
20 32 (10.22%) Data Centre
21 31 (9.90%) Ansible
21 31 (9.90%) Kafka

Capacity Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 15 (4.79%) Apache Spark
2 12 (3.83%) Apache Solr
3 11 (3.51%) Skype for Business
4 10 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (2.56%) SAS
6 7 (2.24%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (1.92%) IIS
7 6 (1.92%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.60%) Apache
8 5 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.60%) JBoss
8 5 (1.60%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.96%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.64%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.64%) nginx
10 2 (0.64%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.60%) HipChat
3 4 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.28%) Eloqua
2 4 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.96%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.64%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 44 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (7.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (5.43%) IaaS
4 14 (4.47%) PaaS
5 10 (3.19%) SaaS
6 9 (2.88%) Office 365
7 6 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.60%) OpenShift
9 4 (1.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 3 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.96%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.96%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.96%) Serverless
10 3 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.64%) Sumo Logic
12 1 (0.32%) Bluemix
12 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (11.18%) DNS
2 29 (9.27%) SAN
3 27 (8.63%) WAN
4 26 (8.31%) Firewall
5 25 (7.99%) VPN
6 24 (7.67%) iSCSI
6 24 (7.67%) LAN
7 23 (7.35%) DHCP
7 23 (7.35%) MPLS
8 21 (6.71%) SSL
9 18 (5.75%) NAS
10 17 (5.43%) TCP/IP
11 14 (4.47%) Kerberos
12 13 (4.15%) Fibre Channel
12 13 (4.15%) VoIP
13 12 (3.83%) BGP
13 12 (3.83%) Network Security
14 11 (3.51%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (3.51%) FCoE
14 11 (3.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.07%) Big Data
2 15 (4.79%) Apache Hive
2 15 (4.79%) HBase
2 15 (4.79%) SQL Server
3 14 (4.47%) Hadoop
4 13 (4.15%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.24%) RDBMS
6 7 (2.24%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.60%) DB2
7 5 (1.60%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.60%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 5 (1.60%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 4 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.28%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.96%) DB2 UDB
9 3 (0.96%) Power BI
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (3.19%) Git (software)
1 10 (3.19%) Jenkins
2 9 (2.88%) JIRA
2 9 (2.88%) Maven
3 8 (2.56%) Bitbucket
3 8 (2.56%) git-flow
4 2 (0.64%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.32%) IDA Disassembler
5 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.32%) Toad
General
1 62 (19.81%) Finance
2 39 (12.46%) Banking
3 22 (7.03%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.51%) Billing
5 10 (3.19%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.88%) Back Office
7 6 (1.92%) Music Industry
8 5 (1.60%) Legal
9 4 (1.28%) Marketing
9 4 (1.28%) Retail
10 3 (0.96%) Front Office
10 3 (0.96%) Japanese Language
10 3 (0.96%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.64%) Law
12 1 (0.32%) Advertising
12 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.32%) Local Government
12 1 (0.32%) Publishing
12 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (11.18%) Consultant
2 33 (10.54%) Linux Engineer
3 25 (7.99%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 24 (7.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 23 (7.35%) Architect
6 22 (7.03%) Analyst
7 21 (6.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 21 (6.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 20 (6.39%) Administrator
9 17 (5.43%) Build Engineer
9 17 (5.43%) Senior Build Engineer
9 17 (5.43%) Senior DevOps
9 17 (5.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 14 (4.47%) Network Engineer
11 11 (3.51%) DBA
11 11 (3.51%) Service Manager
12 10 (3.19%) IT Manager
12 10 (3.19%) Senior Network Engineer
12 10 (3.19%) VMware Engineer
13 9 (2.88%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (9.90%) Kafka
2 11 (3.51%) Web Services
3 10 (3.19%) JSON
3 10 (3.19%) Middleware
4 8 (2.56%) Spring
5 7 (2.24%) REST
6 6 (1.92%) LDAP
6 6 (1.92%) OAuth
6 6 (1.92%) OAuth2
6 6 (1.92%) Spring Boot
6 6 (1.92%) Spring Cloud
7 5 (1.60%) .NET
8 4 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.96%) 802.1X
9 3 (0.96%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (0.96%) YAML
10 2 (0.64%) Rendezvous
11 1 (0.32%) Apache Camel
11 1 (0.32%) FIX Protocol
11 1 (0.32%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (10.22%) Data Centre
3 23 (7.35%) Replication
4 22 (7.03%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.15%) EMC VNX
6 11 (3.51%) EMC VMAX
6 11 (3.51%) Public Cloud
7 8 (2.56%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.60%) Clustering
9 4 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.28%) Market Risk
9 4 (1.28%) PKI
10 3 (0.96%) CCTV
11 2 (0.64%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.64%) Derivative
11 2 (0.64%) EMC VNXe
11 2 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 104 (33.23%) Linux
2 59 (18.85%) Windows
3 49 (15.65%) Unix
4 33 (10.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (4.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (2.88%) Windows 10
8 8 (2.56%) Windows Server
9 7 (2.24%) AIX
9 7 (2.24%) Solaris
10 6 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.60%) CentOS
12 4 (1.28%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (1.28%) HPUX
13 2 (0.64%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.32%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (29.07%) ITIL
2 55 (17.57%) Incident Management
3 53 (16.93%) Change Management
4 51 (16.29%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (16.29%) Configuration Management
5 45 (14.38%) Performance Tuning
5 45 (14.38%) Service Management
6 42 (13.42%) Problem Management
7 39 (12.46%) DevOps
8 33 (10.54%) Service Delivery
9 32 (10.22%) Capacity Planning
10 29 (9.27%) Disaster Recovery
11 28 (8.95%) ITSM
12 26 (8.31%) Continuous Improvement
13 22 (7.03%) ITIL V3
13 22 (7.03%) Migration
13 22 (7.03%) Project Management
13 22 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (6.07%) High Availability
15 18 (5.75%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (16.29%) Python
2 26 (8.31%) PowerShell
3 25 (7.99%) Java
4 17 (5.43%) Bash Shell
4 17 (5.43%) SQL
5 13 (4.15%) Shell Script
6 12 (3.83%) Ruby
7 8 (2.56%) Groovy
8 7 (2.24%) Perl
9 3 (0.96%) C
9 3 (0.96%) C#
9 3 (0.96%) Korn
10 2 (0.64%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (15.97%) Security Cleared
2 31 (9.90%) SC Cleared
3 24 (7.67%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (5.11%) CCNP
5 12 (3.83%) Degree
5 12 (3.83%) DV Cleared
6 9 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (2.56%) CCIE
7 8 (2.56%) MCSE
8 7 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (1.92%) VCP6
10 5 (1.60%) CCSA
11 4 (1.28%) CISM
11 4 (1.28%) CISSP
12 3 (0.96%) CISA
12 3 (0.96%) GIAC
12 3 (0.96%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.96%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.43%) SLA
2 4 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.96%) QA
4 2 (0.64%) GAAP
4 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.32%) GDPR
System Software
1 57 (18.21%) Active Directory
2 49 (15.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (9.27%) Docker
4 27 (8.63%) NFS
5 19 (6.07%) XenApp
6 18 (5.75%) vSphere
7 15 (4.79%) Apache Flume
7 15 (4.79%) HDFS
8 14 (4.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 13 (4.15%) Hyper-V
10 11 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (2.24%) XenDesktop
13 6 (1.92%) vCloud
14 5 (1.60%) Virtual Desktop
14 5 (1.60%) VMware NSX
15 4 (1.28%) Firmware
15 4 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
16 2 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
16 2 (0.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (9.90%) Ansible
2 17 (5.43%) Rancher
3 15 (4.79%) Oozie
4 14 (4.47%) Ambari
4 14 (4.47%) Hadoop YARN
5 12 (3.83%) Apache Slider
5 12 (3.83%) SCOM
6 11 (3.51%) EMC VPLEX
7 8 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
8 7 (2.24%) Nagios
8 7 (2.24%) SCCM
8 7 (2.24%) vRealize
8 7 (2.24%) ZABBIX
9 6 (1.92%) ITRS Geneos
9 6 (1.92%) Opsview
9 6 (1.92%) Red Hat Satellite
10 5 (1.60%) Backup Exec
10 5 (1.60%) NetBackup
10 5 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (1.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (18.21%) VMware
2 52 (16.61%) Microsoft
3 48 (15.34%) Cisco
4 29 (9.27%) HP
5 28 (8.95%) Oracle
6 26 (8.31%) Citrix
7 23 (7.35%) EMC
7 23 (7.35%) Splunk
8 19 (6.07%) IBM
8 19 (6.07%) NetApp
9 18 (5.75%) Red Hat
10 15 (4.79%) Hortonworks
11 14 (4.47%) 3PAR
12 13 (4.15%) Brocade
13 10 (3.19%) F5
14 8 (2.56%) CheckPoint
14 8 (2.56%) Veritas
15 7 (2.24%) Dell
15 7 (2.24%) Symantec
16 6 (1.92%) Ivanti