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 3 months to 24 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
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 391 443 421
Rank change year-on-year +52 -22  
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 193 192 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.45% 0.39% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.47% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 93 105
Median daily rate £425 £380 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -3.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £263 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £520 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 4
Median hourly rate £62.50 £35.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.57% +34.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.90 £21.65 £25.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.10 £36.00 £28.80
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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 35981 41220 41210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.73% 83.49% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23640 27663 26906
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 936 964 1142
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.05 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Capacity Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +37 79 £450 +16.12% 9
South East +28 57 £385 -1.28% 7
East Midlands +10 21 £425 -10.52%
South West +10 13 £370 -12.94%
North West +5 9 £475 +43.93% 1
East of England +1 8 £450 -21.73% 1
West Midlands +19 3 - - 2
Yorkshire +17 3 £343 -14.37% 3
Capacity Management
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for Capacity Management.

1 92 (30.07%) ITIL
2 84 (27.45%) Linux
3 78 (25.49%) Finance
4 75 (24.51%) Windows
5 60 (19.61%) Microsoft
6 48 (15.69%) SQL
7 46 (15.03%) Change Management
8 45 (14.71%) Firewall
8 45 (14.71%) Problem Management
9 44 (14.38%) Security Cleared
10 43 (14.05%) Configuration Management
11 40 (13.07%) VMware
11 40 (13.07%) Data Centre
12 39 (12.75%) SQL Server
12 39 (12.75%) Unix
13 38 (12.42%) Red Hat
14 37 (12.09%) Windows Server
15 35 (11.44%) Disaster Recovery
16 34 (11.11%) Project Management
16 34 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
17 32 (10.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 32 (10.46%) Active Directory
17 32 (10.46%) Oracle
17 32 (10.46%) High Availability
17 32 (10.46%) Windows Server 2012
18 31 (10.13%) Cisco
18 31 (10.13%) Telecoms
18 31 (10.13%) PowerShell
18 31 (10.13%) SC Cleared
19 30 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008

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 22 (7.19%) JBoss
2 19 (6.21%) IIS
3 14 (4.58%) WildFly
4 12 (3.92%) MS Exchange
5 10 (3.27%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.61%) Apache
7 7 (2.29%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.96%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.98%) nginx
10 3 (0.98%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.33%) MTS
12 1 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.33%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (6.21%) IaaS
4 12 (3.92%) Office 365
4 12 (3.92%) PaaS
5 11 (3.59%) SaaS
6 2 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.33%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 45 (14.71%) Firewall
2 24 (7.84%) DNS
3 21 (6.86%) LDAP
4 19 (6.21%) SAN
5 18 (5.88%) WAN
6 16 (5.23%) TCP/IP
6 16 (5.23%) VPN
7 14 (4.58%) DHCP
7 14 (4.58%) MPLS
7 14 (4.58%) SSH
8 13 (4.25%) LAN
9 11 (3.59%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (3.59%) IPsec
9 11 (3.59%) VLAN
10 7 (2.29%) 3G
10 7 (2.29%) 4G
10 7 (2.29%) FTP
10 7 (2.29%) NAS
10 7 (2.29%) VoIP
11 6 (1.96%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.75%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.58%) MongoDB
3 11 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (3.27%) Big Data
4 10 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (2.61%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.61%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.63%) Data Lake
9 5 (1.63%) DB2
9 5 (1.63%) DB2 UDB
9 5 (1.63%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.63%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 6 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.98%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.98%) JMeter
3 2 (0.65%) Maven
3 2 (0.65%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.33%) Gradle
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.33%) Redmine
4 1 (0.33%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 78 (25.49%) Finance
2 31 (10.13%) Telecoms
3 30 (9.80%) Banking
4 23 (7.52%) Front Office
5 19 (6.21%) Back Office
6 8 (2.61%) Legal
7 6 (1.96%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.96%) Marketing
8 5 (1.63%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.98%) Billing
9 3 (0.98%) Local Government
9 3 (0.98%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.65%) Electronics
10 2 (0.65%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.65%) Retail
11 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.33%) French Language
11 1 (0.33%) German Language
11 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.33%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 43 (14.05%) Analyst
2 42 (13.73%) Architect
3 24 (7.84%) DBA
4 20 (6.54%) Administrator
5 16 (5.23%) Infrastructure Architect
5 16 (5.23%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (4.25%) SQL DBA
7 12 (3.92%) Applications Support
8 11 (3.59%) Linux Engineer
8 11 (3.59%) Network Engineer
9 10 (3.27%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 10 (3.27%) Linux Specialist
9 10 (3.27%) Technical Analyst
9 10 (3.27%) Technical Architect
10 9 (2.94%) Support Analyst
11 8 (2.61%) Applications Engineer
11 8 (2.61%) Incident Manager
11 8 (2.61%) Service Analyst
12 7 (2.29%) Capacity Manager
12 7 (2.29%) Major Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.56%) Middleware
2 15 (4.90%) Web Services
3 7 (2.29%) Kafka
4 6 (1.96%) .NET
4 6 (1.96%) Rendezvous
5 5 (1.63%) YAML
6 4 (1.31%) SOAP
6 4 (1.31%) SPML
7 3 (0.98%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (0.98%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (0.98%) JAAS
7 3 (0.98%) Java EE
7 3 (0.98%) JMS
7 3 (0.98%) JMX
7 3 (0.98%) JNDI
7 3 (0.98%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (0.65%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.65%) CGI
9 1 (0.33%) LAMP
9 1 (0.33%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.07%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.21%) Client/Server
4 15 (4.90%) Replication
5 14 (4.58%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.59%) Clustering
7 9 (2.94%) CMDB
8 7 (2.29%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (1.96%) User Experience
10 5 (1.63%) PKI
10 5 (1.63%) Smart Meter
11 4 (1.31%) SCADA
11 4 (1.31%) Wiki
11 4 (1.31%) YubiKey
12 3 (0.98%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.65%) EMC VMAX
13 2 (0.65%) Fintech
13 2 (0.65%) Market Risk
13 2 (0.65%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 84 (27.45%) Linux
2 75 (24.51%) Windows
3 39 (12.75%) Unix
4 37 (12.09%) Windows Server
5 32 (10.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (10.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (3.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (3.27%) CentOS
8 10 (3.27%) Windows 10
9 9 (2.94%) Solaris
10 8 (2.61%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.31%) HPUX
12 3 (0.98%) AIX
12 3 (0.98%) SUSE
13 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.33%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (30.07%) ITIL
2 46 (15.03%) Change Management
3 45 (14.71%) Problem Management
4 43 (14.05%) Configuration Management
5 35 (11.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 34 (11.11%) Project Management
7 32 (10.46%) High Availability
8 30 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
8 30 (9.80%) Service Management
9 29 (9.48%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (8.82%) Migration
11 26 (8.50%) Continuous Improvement
12 25 (8.17%) Incident Management
12 25 (8.17%) Validation
13 24 (7.84%) Network Design
14 21 (6.86%) Load Balancing
14 21 (6.86%) Service Delivery
15 19 (6.21%) Fault Management
15 19 (6.21%) ITIL V3
16 18 (5.88%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (15.69%) SQL
2 31 (10.13%) PowerShell
3 30 (9.80%) Python
4 28 (9.15%) Java
5 17 (5.56%) Perl
6 15 (4.90%) Shell Script
7 9 (2.94%) Bash Shell
8 8 (2.61%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.31%) C#
10 3 (0.98%) C
10 3 (0.98%) COBOL
10 3 (0.98%) VB
11 2 (0.65%) C++
11 2 (0.65%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.65%) R
12 1 (0.33%) Korn
12 1 (0.33%) Ruby
12 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (14.38%) Security Cleared
2 31 (10.13%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.88%) Degree
4 12 (3.92%) DV Cleared
4 12 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.63%) CISSP
5 5 (1.63%) RHCSA
6 4 (1.31%) JNCIA
6 4 (1.31%) JNCIS
6 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.98%) MCSE
7 3 (0.98%) RHCE
7 3 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.65%) CCIE
8 2 (0.65%) CCNP
8 2 (0.65%) GCIH
8 2 (0.65%) GIAC
8 2 (0.65%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.21%) SLA
2 5 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 5 (1.63%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.31%) QA
4 2 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.65%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.33%) BS7799
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.33%) MiFID
5 1 (0.33%) PMO
5 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (10.46%) Active Directory
3 20 (6.54%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (4.58%) Hyper-V
5 13 (4.25%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (2.94%) Docker
7 6 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (1.96%) NFS
7 6 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (1.63%) Firmware
8 5 (1.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (1.63%) Veritas File System
8 5 (1.63%) vSphere
9 4 (1.31%) XenApp
10 3 (0.98%) vCloud
11 2 (0.65%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.65%) SRDF
11 2 (0.65%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (5.23%) Nagios
2 15 (4.90%) NetBackup
3 12 (3.92%) Puppet
4 10 (3.27%) Ansible
4 10 (3.27%) SCOM
5 8 (2.61%) SCCM
6 7 (2.29%) Rancher
7 6 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.96%) OVSD
8 5 (1.63%) Cobbler
8 5 (1.63%) Netcool
8 5 (1.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 4 (1.31%) EMC Navisphere
10 3 (0.98%) Cacti
10 3 (0.98%) Cisco Prime
10 3 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.98%) vCenter Server
10 3 (0.98%) vMotion
11 2 (0.65%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 60 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 40 (13.07%) VMware
3 38 (12.42%) Red Hat
4 32 (10.46%) Oracle
5 31 (10.13%) Cisco
6 25 (8.17%) HP
7 20 (6.54%) Citrix
7 20 (6.54%) NetApp
8 17 (5.56%) Veritas
9 16 (5.23%) Remedy
10 13 (4.25%) CheckPoint
11 12 (3.92%) ION Trading
11 12 (3.92%) Sun
12 11 (3.59%) Brocade
12 11 (3.59%) F5
12 11 (3.59%) SolarWinds
13 10 (3.27%) McAfee
13 10 (3.27%) Splunk
13 10 (3.27%) Symantec
14 9 (2.94%) Blue Coat