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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 459 401 409
Rank change year-on-year -58 +8  
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 118 230 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.46% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.56% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 142 127
Median daily rate £450 £370 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.62% -17.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +2.73% -2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £63.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +57.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £63.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +57.50%  

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 34744 41185 38836
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.25% 82.92% 80.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 23057 27403 24454
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 869 998 1135
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

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 29 March 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
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 29 March 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 -6 47 £500 +26.98% 8
South East -40 30 £350 -0.56% 5
East of England -7 11 £300 -13.66% 2
South West -8 10 £475 +30.13% 1
North West +19 7 £400 - 1
West Midlands +17 7 £350 -6.66% 2
Yorkshire +21 6 £650 +126.08% 1
East Midlands -6 1 - - 1
Capacity Management
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 65 (25.00%) ITIL
2 62 (23.85%) Windows
3 61 (23.46%) Finance
4 56 (21.54%) Linux
5 49 (18.85%) Configuration Management
6 45 (17.31%) Data Centre
7 44 (16.92%) Problem Management
8 40 (15.38%) Change Management
9 39 (15.00%) Firewall
10 38 (14.62%) DNS
10 38 (14.62%) Cisco
11 36 (13.85%) Red Hat
11 36 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
12 35 (13.46%) VMware
13 33 (12.69%) Disaster Recovery
13 33 (12.69%) Validation
13 33 (12.69%) Migration
13 33 (12.69%) SQL
13 33 (12.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 32 (12.31%) Microsoft
15 31 (11.92%) Oracle
15 31 (11.92%) VMware Infrastructure
16 30 (11.54%) Security Cleared
17 29 (11.15%) Incident Management
17 29 (11.15%) High Availability
18 28 (10.77%) Unix
18 28 (10.77%) SAN
18 28 (10.77%) Front Office
19 27 (10.38%) Continuous Improvement
19 27 (10.38%) Performance Tuning

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 10 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.46%) Skype for Business
3 8 (3.08%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.69%) IIS
4 7 (2.69%) JBoss
5 6 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (1.92%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.92%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.54%) Apache
7 4 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.54%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.77%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.77%) SAS
10 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.38%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 13 (5.00%) MS Office
2 11 (4.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.54%) IaaS
3 10 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.85%) Office 365
4 9 (3.46%) SaaS
5 8 (3.08%) PaaS
6 3 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.38%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (15.00%) Firewall
2 38 (14.62%) DNS
3 28 (10.77%) SAN
4 24 (9.23%) DHCP
5 19 (7.31%) TCP/IP
5 19 (7.31%) WAN
6 18 (6.92%) LAN
7 17 (6.54%) MPLS
8 15 (5.77%) NAS
9 13 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (4.62%) VLAN
11 10 (3.85%) FTP
11 10 (3.85%) SSH
12 9 (3.46%) Internet
12 9 (3.46%) Intrusion Detection
12 9 (3.46%) iSCSI
12 9 (3.46%) Network Security
13 8 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (3.08%) IPsec
13 8 (3.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.31%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (4.23%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 9 (3.46%) Hadoop
6 7 (2.69%) Data Lake
6 7 (2.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (1.54%) Big Data
8 4 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.15%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (1.15%) Oracle OWB
9 3 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.15%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.77%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.77%) ERwin
1 2 (0.77%) Maven
1 2 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (0.77%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.38%) Ant
2 1 (0.38%) Gradle
2 1 (0.38%) Hudson
2 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.38%) JIRA
2 1 (0.38%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.38%) Subversion
2 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.38%) Toad
General
1 61 (23.46%) Finance
2 28 (10.77%) Front Office
3 24 (9.23%) Back Office
4 23 (8.85%) Telecoms
5 17 (6.54%) Banking
6 6 (2.31%) Billing
6 6 (2.31%) Marketing
7 4 (1.54%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.54%) Local Government
8 3 (1.15%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.15%) Legal
8 3 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.15%) Retail
9 2 (0.77%) Electronics
9 2 (0.77%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.38%) French Language
10 1 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (13.46%) Architect
2 21 (8.08%) Analyst
3 20 (7.69%) Administrator
4 18 (6.92%) DBA
5 16 (6.15%) Network Engineer
5 16 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 12 (4.62%) Support Engineer
8 10 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (3.08%) Applications Support
9 8 (3.08%) Back Office Engineer
9 8 (3.08%) Solaris Administrator
9 8 (3.08%) Storage Administrator
10 7 (2.69%) Unix Administrator
11 6 (2.31%) Netezza DBA
11 6 (2.31%) SAN Administrator
11 6 (2.31%) SAN Storage Administrator
11 6 (2.31%) Server Engineer
11 6 (2.31%) SQL DBA
11 6 (2.31%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.92%) .NET
2 4 (1.54%) Middleware
2 4 (1.54%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (1.54%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (1.15%) Rendezvous
3 3 (1.15%) Web Services
4 2 (0.77%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.77%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (0.77%) SOAP
4 2 (0.77%) SPML
4 2 (0.77%) XBRL
5 1 (0.38%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.38%) JAAS
5 1 (0.38%) Java EE
5 1 (0.38%) JMX
5 1 (0.38%) JNDI
5 1 (0.38%) JSON
5 1 (0.38%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.38%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 45 (17.31%) Data Centre
2 19 (7.31%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.62%) Replication
5 11 (4.23%) Enterprise Storage
6 8 (3.08%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.92%) Clustering
8 5 (1.92%) Market Risk
9 4 (1.54%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.54%) CMDB
9 4 (1.54%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.54%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.54%) SCADA
10 3 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.15%) Smart Meter
10 3 (1.15%) Wiki
11 2 (0.77%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.77%) PKI
11 2 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (23.85%) Windows
2 56 (21.54%) Linux
3 33 (12.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (10.77%) Unix
5 25 (9.62%) Windows Server
6 18 (6.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (5.38%) Solaris
9 11 (4.23%) CentOS
10 10 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (3.08%) Windows 10
12 7 (2.69%) HPUX
13 3 (1.15%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.38%) AIX
14 1 (0.38%) SUSE
14 1 (0.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (25.00%) ITIL
2 49 (18.85%) Configuration Management
3 44 (16.92%) Problem Management
4 40 (15.38%) Change Management
5 36 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (12.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 33 (12.69%) Migration
6 33 (12.69%) Validation
7 29 (11.15%) High Availability
7 29 (11.15%) Incident Management
8 27 (10.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 27 (10.38%) Performance Tuning
9 26 (10.00%) Project Management
10 25 (9.62%) Load Balancing
10 25 (9.62%) Statistics
11 24 (9.23%) Fault Management
11 24 (9.23%) Functional Testing
12 21 (8.08%) People Management
13 19 (7.31%) ETL
13 19 (7.31%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (12.69%) SQL
2 17 (6.54%) Java
3 16 (6.15%) Shell Script
4 11 (4.23%) Perl
4 11 (4.23%) PowerShell
5 9 (3.46%) Python
6 4 (1.54%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.54%) COBOL
7 3 (1.15%) C
7 3 (1.15%) C++
8 2 (0.77%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.77%) VBScript
9 1 (0.38%) C#
9 1 (0.38%) Tcl
9 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 22 (8.46%) SC Cleared
3 18 (6.92%) Degree
4 10 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (3.46%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (3.08%) DV Cleared
6 8 (3.08%) MCSE
7 7 (2.69%) CCNP
7 7 (2.69%) CISSP
8 6 (2.31%) CCNA
8 6 (2.31%) GCIH
8 6 (2.31%) GIAC
9 4 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.54%) JNCIP
9 4 (1.54%) JNCIS
9 4 (1.54%) RHCSA
10 3 (1.15%) MCITP
10 3 (1.15%) MCSA
11 2 (0.77%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.85%) SLA
2 9 (3.46%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.31%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.15%) QA
5 2 (0.77%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.77%) MiFID
5 2 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (11.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (8.85%) Active Directory
3 15 (5.77%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (4.23%) Virtual Servers
5 10 (3.85%) Docker
5 10 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 10 (3.85%) Veritas File System
6 9 (3.46%) NFS
7 8 (3.08%) Hyper-V
8 7 (2.69%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (2.69%) vCloud
8 7 (2.69%) VMware ESX
9 5 (1.92%) vSphere
10 3 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.77%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.77%) Firmware
11 2 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.77%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.77%) XenApp
12 1 (0.38%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 16 (6.15%) Puppet
2 14 (5.38%) Nagios
3 11 (4.23%) SCOM
4 10 (3.85%) SCCM
4 10 (3.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 8 (3.08%) vRealize
6 7 (2.69%) EMC Navisphere
7 6 (2.31%) NetBackup
8 5 (1.92%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 5 (1.92%) WSUS
9 3 (1.15%) Cobbler
9 3 (1.15%) Data Guard
9 3 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (1.15%) PowerCLI
9 3 (1.15%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (1.15%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.77%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.77%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.77%) vMotion
Vendors
1 38 (14.62%) Cisco
2 36 (13.85%) Red Hat
3 35 (13.46%) VMware
4 32 (12.31%) Microsoft
5 31 (11.92%) Oracle
6 24 (9.23%) HP
7 23 (8.85%) NetApp
8 16 (6.15%) Huawei
9 14 (5.38%) Brocade
9 14 (5.38%) Sun
10 13 (5.00%) EMC
11 12 (4.62%) Veritas
12 11 (4.23%) F5
13 9 (3.46%) CheckPoint
14 8 (3.08%) Citrix
14 8 (3.08%) Netezza
15 7 (2.69%) Blue Coat
15 7 (2.69%) IBM
16 6 (2.31%) Dell
16 6 (2.31%) Fortinet
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