Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 526 532 473
Rank change year-on-year +6 -59 +11
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 343 281 418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.34% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.39% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 169 246
England median daily rate £450 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +17.24% -10.93%
10th Percentile £320 £299 £250
90th Percentile £588 £614 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £352
% change year-on-year +5.88% +20.74% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 13
England median hourly rate £14.00 £52.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.33% +50.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £23.55 £22.50
90th Percentile £15.00 £67.10 £63.00
UK median hourly rate £14.00 £52.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -73.33% +50.00% +34.62%

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 78,000 71,178 81,907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.82% 84.96% 84.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 51,737 46,900 54,625
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +5.59%
10th Percentile £300 £276 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,137 1,897 2,020
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.44 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.25 £50.59
UK median hourly rate £21.84 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.64% - +17.10%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +35 191 £497 +4.53% 7
South East -8 80 £436 +20.10% 16
North of England -6 32 £385 -18.95% 12
North West -15 26 £385 -18.95% 9
South West +19 22 £380 +1.33% 4
East of England -9 12 £400 -8.57% 2
Midlands -21 6 £286 -27.59% 6
Yorkshire -21 6 £450 -30.77% 3
West Midlands -27 4 £286 -4.67% 4
East Midlands -6 1 £275 -38.89% 2
Capacity Management
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 102 (29.74%) Linux
2 99 (28.86%) Windows
3 84 (24.49%) ITIL
4 79 (23.03%) VMware
5 74 (21.57%) Microsoft
6 72 (20.99%) Finance
7 70 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
8 59 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
8 59 (17.20%) Change Management
9 58 (16.91%) Unix
10 56 (16.33%) Incident Management
11 55 (16.03%) Service Management
12 54 (15.74%) Active Directory
13 53 (15.45%) Security Cleared
13 53 (15.45%) Problem Management
14 48 (13.99%) SQL
15 46 (13.41%) PowerShell
16 45 (13.12%) Cisco
16 45 (13.12%) Configuration Management
17 44 (12.83%) Python
18 43 (12.54%) Docker
19 42 (12.24%) Java
20 41 (11.95%) SAN
21 40 (11.66%) SC Cleared
21 40 (11.66%) Banking
22 38 (11.08%) Firewall
23 37 (10.79%) SQL Server
23 37 (10.79%) Ansible
24 36 (10.50%) Performance Tuning
24 36 (10.50%) Citrix

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 18 (5.25%) Cloud Foundry
2 11 (3.21%) IIS
2 11 (3.21%) JBoss
3 9 (2.62%) Apache Solr
3 9 (2.62%) Apache Spark
4 7 (2.04%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (2.04%) WebLogic
4 7 (2.04%) WildFly
5 6 (1.75%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.87%) SAS
6 3 (0.87%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.58%) Apache
7 2 (0.58%) CloudStack
7 2 (0.58%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (2.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Eloqua
2 3 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.58%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 34 (9.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (5.83%) IaaS
4 13 (3.79%) Office 365
5 9 (2.62%) PaaS
6 6 (1.75%) SaaS
7 5 (1.46%) OpenShift
8 4 (1.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 3 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.87%) Bluemix
9 3 (0.87%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.58%) Akamai
10 2 (0.58%) Yammer
11 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 41 (11.95%) SAN
2 38 (11.08%) Firewall
3 33 (9.62%) DNS
3 33 (9.62%) WAN
4 28 (8.16%) LAN
4 28 (8.16%) MPLS
5 24 (7.00%) VPN
6 22 (6.41%) iSCSI
7 20 (5.83%) DHCP
8 19 (5.54%) NAS
9 18 (5.25%) Kerberos
9 18 (5.25%) TCP/IP
9 18 (5.25%) VoIP
10 16 (4.66%) NetScaler
10 16 (4.66%) SSL
11 13 (3.79%) Fibre Channel
12 12 (3.50%) VSAN
13 11 (3.21%) FCoE
14 10 (2.92%) Wireshark
15 9 (2.62%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.79%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.83%) Big Data
3 14 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (2.92%) DB2
6 9 (2.62%) Apache Hive
6 9 (2.62%) Hadoop
6 9 (2.62%) HBase
7 8 (2.33%) Data Mining
8 7 (2.04%) DB2 UDB
8 7 (2.04%) MySQL
9 6 (1.75%) Blockchain
9 6 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.75%) Power BI
10 5 (1.46%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.46%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.46%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.17%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.17%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (3.50%) Artifactory
1 12 (3.50%) Bitbucket
2 9 (2.62%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.17%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.87%) JMeter
5 3 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.58%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.58%) NeoLoad
6 2 (0.58%) RStudio
6 2 (0.58%) Subversion
7 1 (0.29%) GitLab
7 1 (0.29%) IDA Disassembler
7 1 (0.29%) Introscope
7 1 (0.29%) Maven
7 1 (0.29%) MSI
General
1 72 (20.99%) Finance
2 40 (11.66%) Banking
3 14 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.92%) Back Office
5 7 (2.04%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.04%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.75%) Legal
6 6 (1.75%) Marketing
6 6 (1.75%) Publishing
7 5 (1.46%) Retail
7 5 (1.46%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.17%) Billing
8 4 (1.17%) Law
9 3 (0.87%) Local Government
9 3 (0.87%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.58%) Front Office
10 2 (0.58%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 30 (8.75%) Architect
2 27 (7.87%) Linux Engineer
3 24 (7.00%) Analyst
3 24 (7.00%) Consultant
4 21 (6.12%) Developer
5 20 (5.83%) Administrator
5 20 (5.83%) Network Engineer
6 17 (4.96%) Java Developer
7 16 (4.66%) DBA
8 14 (4.08%) Service Manager
9 13 (3.79%) DevOps Engineer
9 13 (3.79%) Senior Network Engineer
9 13 (3.79%) Unix Engineer
10 12 (3.50%) Applications Engineer
10 12 (3.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 12 (3.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 12 (3.50%) Technical Architect
10 12 (3.50%) Technical Leader
10 12 (3.50%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 11 (3.21%) Capacity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.71%) REST
2 20 (5.83%) Spring
2 20 (5.83%) Spring Boot
3 19 (5.54%) Kafka
3 19 (5.54%) LDAP
3 19 (5.54%) Middleware
3 19 (5.54%) Spring Cloud
4 18 (5.25%) OAuth
4 18 (5.25%) OAuth2
4 18 (5.25%) Web Services
5 9 (2.62%) Rendezvous
6 8 (2.33%) .NET
7 7 (2.04%) YAML
8 5 (1.46%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.87%) 802.1X
9 3 (0.87%) Java EE
10 2 (0.58%) JSON
10 2 (0.58%) SOAP
11 1 (0.29%) POSIX
11 1 (0.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.20%) Data Centre
2 25 (7.29%) Replication
3 22 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.79%) Public Cloud
5 12 (3.50%) EMC VMAX
5 12 (3.50%) EMC VNX
6 10 (2.92%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.04%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.46%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.46%) PKI
10 4 (1.17%) Clustering
10 4 (1.17%) Market Risk
11 3 (0.87%) CCTV
11 3 (0.87%) CMDB
11 3 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.58%) HP Storage
12 2 (0.58%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 102 (29.74%) Linux
2 99 (28.86%) Windows
3 58 (16.91%) Unix
4 31 (9.04%) Windows Server
5 21 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (5.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (4.66%) Windows 10
9 10 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (2.33%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.46%) AIX
11 5 (1.46%) Solaris
12 4 (1.17%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (0.87%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.58%) SUSE
15 1 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (24.49%) ITIL
2 59 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (17.20%) Change Management
3 56 (16.33%) Incident Management
4 55 (16.03%) Service Management
5 53 (15.45%) Problem Management
6 45 (13.12%) Configuration Management
7 36 (10.50%) Performance Tuning
8 35 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
9 33 (9.62%) Migration
10 32 (9.33%) Service Delivery
11 30 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 29 (8.45%) Project Management
13 28 (8.16%) DevOps
13 28 (8.16%) Scrum
14 27 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement
14 27 (7.87%) High Availability
15 24 (7.00%) Capacity Planning
16 23 (6.71%) Load Balancing
17 22 (6.41%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (13.99%) SQL
2 46 (13.41%) PowerShell
3 44 (12.83%) Python
4 42 (12.24%) Java
5 16 (4.66%) Java 8
6 14 (4.08%) Perl
7 9 (2.62%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.33%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.04%) Korn
10 6 (1.75%) C
11 4 (1.17%) C#
11 4 (1.17%) VBA
12 3 (0.87%) Ruby
13 2 (0.58%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.29%) PHP
14 1 (0.29%) R
14 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (15.45%) Security Cleared
2 40 (11.66%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.25%) Degree
4 15 (4.37%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (4.08%) CCNP
6 10 (2.92%) DV Cleared
7 8 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (2.04%) MCSE
9 5 (1.46%) VCP6
9 5 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.17%) CISM
10 4 (1.17%) CISSP
10 4 (1.17%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.17%) PMP
10 4 (1.17%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.87%) CCIE
11 3 (0.87%) CISA
11 3 (0.87%) GIAC
11 3 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.66%) SLA
2 5 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.87%) GDPR
4 2 (0.58%) GAAP
4 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.58%) PMO
4 2 (0.58%) PSD2
5 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 70 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (15.74%) Active Directory
3 43 (12.54%) Docker
4 25 (7.29%) XenApp
5 23 (6.71%) NFS
6 22 (6.41%) VMware ESXi
7 21 (6.12%) vSphere
8 18 (5.25%) XenDesktop
9 17 (4.96%) Microsoft App-V
10 14 (4.08%) Virtual Desktop
10 14 (4.08%) VMware NSX
11 13 (3.79%) Hyper-V
12 9 (2.62%) Apache Flume
12 9 (2.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 9 (2.62%) HDFS
13 6 (1.75%) Firmware
14 5 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
15 3 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.87%) vCloud
16 2 (0.58%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 37 (10.79%) Ansible
2 15 (4.37%) SCCM
3 14 (4.08%) SCOM
4 11 (3.21%) Cisco Prime
4 11 (3.21%) EMC VPLEX
4 11 (3.21%) NetBackup
4 11 (3.21%) Rancher
5 9 (2.62%) Ambari
5 9 (2.62%) Apache Slider
5 9 (2.62%) Hadoop YARN
5 9 (2.62%) ITRS Geneos
5 9 (2.62%) Oozie
5 9 (2.62%) Opsview
6 7 (2.04%) WSUS
7 6 (1.75%) SCOrch
7 6 (1.75%) vRealize
8 5 (1.46%) BladeLogic
8 5 (1.46%) Puppet
9 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (1.17%) SCSM
Vendors
1 79 (23.03%) VMware
2 74 (21.57%) Microsoft
3 45 (13.12%) Cisco
4 36 (10.50%) Citrix
5 34 (9.91%) HP
6 30 (8.75%) Oracle
7 26 (7.58%) Red Hat
8 20 (5.83%) Splunk
9 18 (5.25%) NetApp
10 17 (4.96%) Ivanti
11 14 (4.08%) EMC
11 14 (4.08%) Veritas
12 13 (3.79%) Brocade
12 13 (3.79%) Wyse
13 11 (3.21%) 3PAR
13 11 (3.21%) BMC
13 11 (3.21%) Hortonworks
14 10 (2.92%) IBM
14 10 (2.92%) Sun
14 10 (2.92%) Symantec