Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 565 573 527
Rank change year-on-year +8 -46 -14
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 305 309 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.32% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.38% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 184 193
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -6.98%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £259
90th Percentile £575 £605 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
England median hourly rate £32.75 £26.25 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.76% -39.66% +1.75%
10th Percentile £15.25 £13.73 £21.25
90th Percentile £58.75 £34.95 £172.50
UK median hourly rate £32.75 £26.25 £43.50
% change year-on-year +24.76% -39.66% +1.75%

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 80259 82302 85123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.62% 84.16% 81.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 54003 54838 56099
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1880 2151 2525
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.49 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%

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 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Capacity Management in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 November 2017. 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 +2 118 £500 +13.64% 7
South East -31 76 £410 -3.53% 6
Midlands +35 38 £350 -18.60% 2
South West +20 35 £403 +23.85% 1
North of England +43 28 £388 +25.00% 6
West Midlands +33 19 £287 -33.46%
East Midlands +3 19 £378 +58.95% 2
North West +23 18 £388 +20.16% 2
East of England -11 13 £475 -17.39% 2
North East +50 5 £375 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire +14 5 £550 +73.23% 3
Capacity Management
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 England region with a requirement for Capacity Management.

1 104 (34.10%) ITIL
2 88 (28.85%) Linux
3 69 (22.62%) Finance
4 63 (20.66%) Windows
5 54 (17.70%) Microsoft
6 52 (17.05%) Unix
7 49 (16.07%) VMware
8 47 (15.41%) Python
8 47 (15.41%) Banking
9 44 (14.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 42 (13.77%) Configuration Management
11 41 (13.44%) SQL
11 41 (13.44%) Service Management
11 41 (13.44%) Change Management
12 40 (13.11%) Oracle
12 40 (13.11%) Active Directory
13 38 (12.46%) Cisco
13 38 (12.46%) SQL Server
14 37 (12.13%) Service Delivery
15 35 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
15 35 (11.48%) Performance Tuning
16 34 (11.15%) Agile Software Development
17 33 (10.82%) Incident Management
18 32 (10.49%) Security Cleared
18 32 (10.49%) Ansible
19 31 (10.16%) PowerShell
20 30 (9.84%) Problem Management
21 29 (9.51%) DNS
21 29 (9.51%) Data Centre
22 28 (9.18%) 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 (5.90%) IIS
2 13 (4.26%) Skype for Business
3 12 (3.93%) JBoss
4 11 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (3.28%) WildFly
6 9 (2.95%) MS Exchange
6 9 (2.95%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.97%) Apache
7 6 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.97%) SAS
8 5 (1.64%) nginx
8 5 (1.64%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.33%) Mule
12 1 (0.33%) TPMS
Applications
1 9 (2.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.64%) HipChat
2 5 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.28%) IaaS
3 10 (3.28%) PaaS
4 9 (2.95%) Office 365
5 5 (1.64%) SaaS
6 3 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.98%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (0.98%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (0.98%) Serverless
6 3 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.66%) Sumo Logic
8 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.51%) DNS
2 26 (8.52%) Firewall
2 26 (8.52%) SAN
3 22 (7.21%) VPN
4 20 (6.56%) DHCP
4 20 (6.56%) WAN
5 19 (6.23%) LAN
5 19 (6.23%) MPLS
6 17 (5.57%) NAS
7 13 (4.26%) LDAP
8 12 (3.93%) TCP/IP
9 10 (3.28%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (3.28%) Network Security
9 10 (3.28%) SSL
10 9 (2.95%) Skype
10 9 (2.95%) Unified Communications
11 8 (2.62%) BGP
11 8 (2.62%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (2.62%) VoIP
12 7 (2.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.46%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.57%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (4.59%) Big Data
4 13 (4.26%) DB2
4 13 (4.26%) MySQL
5 11 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (3.61%) DB2 UDB
5 11 (3.61%) MongoDB
6 9 (2.95%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.62%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.98%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.98%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.98%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.66%) HBase
10 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.66%) Power BI
10 2 (0.66%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (3.61%) JIRA
2 10 (3.28%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.95%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.62%) Bitbucket
4 8 (2.62%) git-flow
4 8 (2.62%) Maven
5 3 (0.98%) JMeter
6 2 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.33%) Toad
General
1 69 (22.62%) Finance
2 47 (15.41%) Banking
3 26 (8.52%) Telecoms
4 17 (5.57%) Back Office
5 16 (5.25%) Front Office
6 12 (3.93%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.30%) Billing
8 4 (1.31%) Music Industry
8 4 (1.31%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.98%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.66%) International Banking
10 2 (0.66%) Publishing
11 1 (0.33%) Advertising
11 1 (0.33%) German Language
11 1 (0.33%) Legal
11 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.33%) Retail
11 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (10.49%) Analyst
2 24 (7.87%) Administrator
2 24 (7.87%) Linux Engineer
3 21 (6.89%) DBA
4 19 (6.23%) Architect
5 16 (5.25%) Capacity Manager
5 16 (5.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 15 (4.92%) Consultant
6 15 (4.92%) DevOps Engineer
6 15 (4.92%) Service Manager
7 13 (4.26%) Network Engineer
8 12 (3.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 12 (3.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 11 (3.61%) Support Analyst
10 10 (3.28%) IT Manager
11 9 (2.95%) Applications Support
11 9 (2.95%) Build Engineer
11 9 (2.95%) Oracle DBA
11 9 (2.95%) Technical Architect
12 8 (2.62%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.59%) Kafka
2 13 (4.26%) Web Services
3 11 (3.61%) YAML
4 9 (2.95%) Middleware
5 8 (2.62%) JSON
6 4 (1.31%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (1.31%) Rendezvous
7 2 (0.66%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.66%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.66%) Spring
7 2 (0.66%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (0.66%) Ultra Messaging
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Camel
8 1 (0.33%) OAuth
8 1 (0.33%) OAuth2
8 1 (0.33%) REST
8 1 (0.33%) Spring Boot
8 1 (0.33%) Spring Cloud
8 1 (0.33%) Spring Integration
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.51%) Data Centre
2 26 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.25%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.25%) Replication
4 10 (3.28%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.62%) Clustering
6 7 (2.30%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (1.97%) Public Cloud
7 6 (1.97%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.64%) CMDB
8 5 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.64%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.64%) User Experience
9 4 (1.31%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.98%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.98%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.98%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.98%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 88 (28.85%) Linux
2 63 (20.66%) Windows
3 52 (17.05%) Unix
4 24 (7.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (5.57%) Windows Server
7 15 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (2.95%) AIX
9 6 (1.97%) Solaris
10 5 (1.64%) CentOS
10 5 (1.64%) Windows 10
10 5 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.31%) HPUX
12 2 (0.66%) SUSE
12 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.33%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (34.10%) ITIL
2 42 (13.77%) Configuration Management
3 41 (13.44%) Change Management
3 41 (13.44%) Service Management
4 37 (12.13%) Service Delivery
5 35 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
5 35 (11.48%) Performance Tuning
6 34 (11.15%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (10.82%) Incident Management
8 30 (9.84%) Problem Management
9 27 (8.85%) ITSM
9 27 (8.85%) Project Management
10 26 (8.52%) DevOps
11 23 (7.54%) Disaster Recovery
12 22 (7.21%) Validation
13 21 (6.89%) Performance Monitoring
13 21 (6.89%) Security Management
14 19 (6.23%) Capacity Planning
15 18 (5.90%) Statistics
16 17 (5.57%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (15.41%) Python
2 41 (13.44%) SQL
3 31 (10.16%) PowerShell
4 25 (8.20%) Shell Script
5 24 (7.87%) Bash Shell
6 18 (5.90%) Java
7 8 (2.62%) Groovy
7 8 (2.62%) Ruby
8 7 (2.30%) Korn
9 5 (1.64%) Perl
10 2 (0.66%) C
10 2 (0.66%) C#
10 2 (0.66%) C++
10 2 (0.66%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.66%) VB
11 1 (0.33%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.33%) R
11 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (10.49%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.57%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (5.25%) SC Cleared
4 14 (4.59%) Degree
5 12 (3.93%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (2.95%) CCNP
7 8 (2.62%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (2.30%) CCIE
8 7 (2.30%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.31%) MCSE
12 3 (0.98%) CCSA
12 3 (0.98%) RHCE
13 2 (0.66%) CCNP Voice
13 2 (0.66%) VCP6
14 1 (0.33%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.33%) ISEB
14 1 (0.33%) Master's Degree
14 1 (0.33%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.85%) SLA
2 4 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (0.98%) QA
4 2 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.33%) GDPR
5 1 (0.33%) MiFID
5 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.33%) PMO
5 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (14.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (13.11%) Active Directory
3 18 (5.90%) Docker
4 17 (5.57%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (3.61%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (3.61%) XenApp
6 10 (3.28%) Firmware
7 8 (2.62%) NFS
8 7 (2.30%) Hyper-V
8 7 (2.30%) vSphere
8 7 (2.30%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.66%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.66%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.66%) HDFS
10 2 (0.66%) SRDF
10 2 (0.66%) vCloud
10 2 (0.66%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.66%) Xen
11 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 32 (10.49%) Ansible
2 14 (4.59%) NetBackup
3 13 (4.26%) Rancher
4 10 (3.28%) SCOM
5 9 (2.95%) Cisco Prime
6 8 (2.62%) SCCM
7 7 (2.30%) Puppet
8 6 (1.97%) Netcool
8 6 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (1.97%) Red Hat Satellite
9 5 (1.64%) ITRS Geneos
9 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (1.64%) Nagios
9 5 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (1.64%) ZABBIX
10 4 (1.31%) AppDNA
11 3 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.98%) Opsview
11 3 (0.98%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (17.70%) Microsoft
2 49 (16.07%) VMware
3 40 (13.11%) Oracle
4 38 (12.46%) Cisco
5 28 (9.18%) Citrix
6 23 (7.54%) Red Hat
7 22 (7.21%) EMC
8 21 (6.89%) Remedy
9 20 (6.56%) HP
9 20 (6.56%) NetApp
10 19 (6.23%) IBM
11 17 (5.57%) Splunk
12 15 (4.92%) Veritas
13 11 (3.61%) CheckPoint
13 11 (3.61%) Symantec
14 10 (3.28%) F5
15 9 (2.95%) Dell
15 9 (2.95%) SolarWinds
16 7 (2.30%) Hitachi
16 7 (2.30%) McAfee