Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 514 535 538
Rank change year-on-year +21 +3 0
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 378 316 369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.35% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.41% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 179 211
England median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £311 £265
90th Percentile £625 £575 £600
UK median daily rate £460 £425 £390
% change year-on-year +8.24% +8.97% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 12
England median hourly rate £22.50 £50.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.00% +42.86% +34.62%
10th Percentile £21.25 £15.25 £13.60
90th Percentile £23.75 £66.20 £36.00
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -55.00% +42.86% +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 81,105 77,935 85,078
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.25% 85.78% 85.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,098 51,736 56,875
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,220 1,899 2,139
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.70% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -14.58% +4.35% +4.55%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +54 185 £535 +12.63% 20
South East -13 101 £424 +4.57% 13
North of England -3 45 £361 -15.00% 9
North West -13 26 £360 -24.21% 4
South West -4 24 £390 +5.41% 9
East of England +2 17 £400 -13.51% 2
Yorkshire -8 16 £463 +28.47% 4
Midlands -44 6 £463 +23.33% 10
North East -7 3 £175 -56.25% 1
East Midlands -13 3 £463 +8.82% 7
West Midlands -37 2 £413 +50.00% 3
Capacity Management
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 121 (32.01%) Windows
1 121 (32.01%) Linux
2 97 (25.66%) ITIL
3 85 (22.49%) Finance
4 75 (19.84%) Microsoft
5 72 (19.05%) Unix
5 72 (19.05%) VMware
6 65 (17.20%) Ansible
7 64 (16.93%) Docker
7 64 (16.93%) VMware Infrastructure
8 63 (16.67%) SQL
9 58 (15.34%) Service Management
10 57 (15.08%) Agile Software Development
11 56 (14.81%) Change Management
12 55 (14.55%) Performance Tuning
13 50 (13.23%) Disaster Recovery
13 50 (13.23%) SQL Server
14 49 (12.96%) Incident Management
15 48 (12.70%) Oracle
16 47 (12.43%) Active Directory
16 47 (12.43%) Banking
17 46 (12.17%) Python
17 46 (12.17%) Firewall
17 46 (12.17%) Bitbucket
18 45 (11.90%) Java
19 43 (11.38%) Configuration Management
19 43 (11.38%) PowerShell
20 42 (11.11%) Red Hat
21 40 (10.58%) Security Cleared
21 40 (10.58%) Problem Management

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 25 (6.61%) Apache
2 21 (5.56%) IIS
3 20 (5.29%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
4 14 (3.70%) JBoss
5 9 (2.38%) Skype for Business
5 9 (2.38%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.12%) Apache Spark
6 8 (2.12%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.12%) WildFly
7 6 (1.59%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.32%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.32%) nginx
9 3 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.85%) ION MarketView
2 5 (1.32%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (4.76%) IaaS
3 15 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (3.70%) Office 365
4 14 (3.70%) PaaS
5 5 (1.32%) IBM Cloud
6 4 (1.06%) Serverless
7 3 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.53%) Akamai
8 2 (0.53%) SaaS
8 2 (0.53%) Yammer
9 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 46 (12.17%) Firewall
2 30 (7.94%) VPN
3 26 (6.88%) DNS
3 26 (6.88%) SAN
4 24 (6.35%) TCP/IP
5 20 (5.29%) DHCP
6 19 (5.03%) Kerberos
7 18 (4.76%) MPLS
7 18 (4.76%) WAN
8 16 (4.23%) LAN
9 15 (3.97%) iSCSI
10 14 (3.70%) Multicast
11 13 (3.44%) SSL
12 12 (3.17%) NAS
12 12 (3.17%) NetScaler
13 11 (2.91%) VoIP
14 10 (2.65%) GSM
14 10 (2.65%) LTE
14 10 (2.65%) Radio Access Network
15 9 (2.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (13.23%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.94%) Big Data
3 12 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (2.91%) Oracle Database
5 10 (2.65%) DB2
5 10 (2.65%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.65%) NoSQL
6 9 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.38%) Hadoop
6 9 (2.38%) MySQL
7 8 (2.12%) Data Mining
7 8 (2.12%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.59%) Apache Hive
9 6 (1.59%) Blockchain
9 6 (1.59%) DB2 UDB
9 6 (1.59%) HBase
10 5 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.06%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 46 (12.17%) Bitbucket
2 39 (10.32%) Artifactory
3 27 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 15 (3.97%) Git (software)
5 12 (3.17%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.06%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.53%) RStudio
8 2 (0.53%) Subversion
9 1 (0.26%) Introscope
9 1 (0.26%) JIRA
9 1 (0.26%) JMeter
9 1 (0.26%) MSI
9 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 85 (22.49%) Finance
2 47 (12.43%) Banking
3 22 (5.82%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.17%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.12%) Back Office
6 6 (1.59%) Spanish Language
7 5 (1.32%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.32%) Publishing
8 4 (1.06%) Retail
9 3 (0.79%) Local Government
9 3 (0.79%) Marketing
10 2 (0.53%) Billing
10 2 (0.53%) Electronics
10 2 (0.53%) Legal
10 2 (0.53%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Advertising
11 1 (0.26%) Front Office
11 1 (0.26%) Law
11 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (10.05%) Linux Engineer
2 30 (7.94%) Unix Engineer
3 27 (7.14%) Analyst
4 24 (6.35%) Developer
5 22 (5.82%) DBA
6 21 (5.56%) Architect
6 21 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 20 (5.29%) Administrator
7 20 (5.29%) DevOps Engineer
8 18 (4.76%) Applications Support
8 18 (4.76%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 15 (3.97%) Applications Engineer
9 15 (3.97%) Service Manager
10 13 (3.44%) Consultant
10 13 (3.44%) Senior Unix Engineer
11 12 (3.17%) Big Data Engineer
11 12 (3.17%) Data Engineer
11 12 (3.17%) Incident Manager
11 12 (3.17%) Network Engineer
12 11 (2.91%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (8.20%) REST
2 27 (7.14%) LDAP
3 17 (4.50%) Spring Boot
4 16 (4.23%) Spring
4 16 (4.23%) Spring Cloud
5 15 (3.97%) OAuth
5 15 (3.97%) OAuth2
5 15 (3.97%) Web Services
6 14 (3.70%) Middleware
7 13 (3.44%) Rendezvous
8 11 (2.91%) Kafka
9 8 (2.12%) .NET
10 7 (1.85%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 6 (1.59%) Java EE
11 6 (1.59%) YAML
12 5 (1.32%) JSON
13 2 (0.53%) POSIX
13 2 (0.53%) SOAP
14 1 (0.26%) SAP Basis
14 1 (0.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.23%) Data Centre
3 13 (3.44%) Replication
4 11 (2.91%) Public Cloud
5 9 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (2.12%) Algorithms
6 8 (2.12%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.59%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.59%) Over-the-Top Content
8 5 (1.32%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.32%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.06%) DataPower
9 4 (1.06%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.79%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.79%) CMDB
10 3 (0.79%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.53%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.53%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 121 (32.01%) Linux
1 121 (32.01%) Windows
2 72 (19.05%) Unix
3 36 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 36 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 22 (5.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (5.56%) Windows 10
6 18 (4.76%) Ubuntu
7 16 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (3.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.59%) AIX
9 6 (1.59%) CentOS
10 4 (1.06%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (1.06%) Solaris
10 4 (1.06%) VMS
11 3 (0.79%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.53%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (25.66%) ITIL
2 58 (15.34%) Service Management
3 57 (15.08%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (14.81%) Change Management
5 55 (14.55%) Performance Tuning
6 50 (13.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 49 (12.96%) Incident Management
8 43 (11.38%) Configuration Management
9 40 (10.58%) Problem Management
10 35 (9.26%) DevOps
11 33 (8.73%) High Availability
11 33 (8.73%) Problem-Solving
11 33 (8.73%) Project Management
12 30 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
13 28 (7.41%) Load Balancing
14 27 (7.14%) Service Delivery
15 26 (6.88%) Continuous Improvement
16 24 (6.35%) Availability Management
17 22 (5.82%) Scrum
18 21 (5.56%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 63 (16.67%) SQL
2 46 (12.17%) Python
3 45 (11.90%) Java
4 43 (11.38%) PowerShell
5 17 (4.50%) Perl
6 14 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 14 (3.70%) C#
7 12 (3.17%) C
7 12 (3.17%) Java 8
8 9 (2.38%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.85%) C++
9 7 (1.85%) VBA
10 6 (1.59%) Korn
11 3 (0.79%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.53%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.26%) AWK
13 1 (0.26%) PHP
13 1 (0.26%) R
13 1 (0.26%) sed
Qualifications
1 40 (10.58%) Security Cleared
2 32 (8.47%) Degree
3 31 (8.20%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.65%) CCNP
7 8 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.12%) Oracle Certification
7 8 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (1.59%) MCSE
8 6 (1.59%) OCP
9 5 (1.32%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.06%) VCP6
11 3 (0.79%) ISEB
11 3 (0.79%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.79%) PMP
12 2 (0.53%) CCSA
12 2 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.91%) SLA
2 8 (2.12%) PMO
3 5 (1.32%) QA
4 2 (0.53%) GDPR
4 2 (0.53%) PSD2
5 1 (0.26%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.26%) HL7
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 64 (16.93%) Docker
1 64 (16.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (12.43%) Active Directory
3 28 (7.41%) NFS
4 25 (6.61%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (5.82%) vSphere
6 19 (5.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 19 (5.03%) XenApp
6 19 (5.03%) XenDesktop
7 12 (3.17%) Virtual Desktop
8 11 (2.91%) VMware NSX
9 9 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (2.12%) Firmware
10 8 (2.12%) HDFS
11 7 (1.85%) Hyper-V
12 6 (1.59%) Apache Flume
12 6 (1.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.79%) DFS Replication
13 3 (0.79%) vCloud
14 2 (0.53%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 65 (17.20%) Ansible
2 23 (6.08%) SCCM
3 22 (5.82%) Rancher
4 20 (5.29%) Kubernetes
5 17 (4.50%) ITRS Geneos
6 14 (3.70%) BladeLogic
6 14 (3.70%) Puppet
6 14 (3.70%) SCOM
7 12 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (2.65%) NetBackup
8 10 (2.65%) SCOrch
9 8 (2.12%) Data Guard
9 8 (2.12%) Nagios
9 8 (2.12%) Oracle RMAN
10 7 (1.85%) Cisco Prime
10 7 (1.85%) Foglight
10 7 (1.85%) XenMobile
11 6 (1.59%) Ambari
11 6 (1.59%) Oozie
11 6 (1.59%) Opsview
Vendors
1 75 (19.84%) Microsoft
2 72 (19.05%) VMware
3 48 (12.70%) Oracle
4 42 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 36 (9.52%) Citrix
6 31 (8.20%) Splunk
7 25 (6.61%) Cisco
8 19 (5.03%) Hortonworks
8 19 (5.03%) Ivanti
9 18 (4.76%) HP
10 16 (4.23%) Cloudera
10 16 (4.23%) NetApp
11 15 (3.97%) CyberArk
12 13 (3.44%) Centrify
12 13 (3.44%) IBM
12 13 (3.44%) Sun
12 13 (3.44%) TIBCO
13 12 (3.17%) SAP
13 12 (3.17%) Wyse
14 11 (2.91%) McAfee