Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 499 570 569
Rank change year-on-year +71 -1 -36
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 397 308 318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.38% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 191 189
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £638 £575 £602
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
England median hourly rate £22.47 £32.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.40% -6.43% -19.54%
10th Percentile £21.37 £15.25 £16.95
90th Percentile £23.62 £58.75 £36.00
UK median hourly rate £22.47 £32.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -31.40% -6.43% -19.54%

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 81,901 80,718 83,237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.38% 85.93% 85.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,857 54,172 55,310
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £644 £638 £606
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,106 1,919 2,229
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.08 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +2.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.08 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.66% +2.56% +2.27%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +71 184 £550 +15.79% 15
South East +19 114 £380 -7.32% 7
North of England -3 44 £360 -15.29% 18
South West -44 27 £385 -4.05% 9
Yorkshire +11 20 £400 -27.27% 10
East of England +10 19 £413 -13.16% 5
North West -3 19 £360 -17.71% 8
Midlands -45 9 £413 +17.86% 8
East Midlands -5 6 £357 -6.05%
North East +1 5 £188 -50.00%
West Midlands -39 3 £500 +74.60% 8
Capacity Management
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 (30.48%) Windows
1 121 (30.48%) Linux
2 106 (26.70%) ITIL
3 100 (25.19%) Ansible
4 80 (20.15%) Unix
5 76 (19.14%) Docker
6 68 (17.13%) Performance Tuning
7 67 (16.88%) Finance
8 66 (16.62%) Oracle
9 65 (16.37%) Configuration Management
10 64 (16.12%) Microsoft
11 62 (15.62%) Apache
12 57 (14.36%) Bitbucket
13 56 (14.11%) Service Management
14 55 (13.85%) Java
15 54 (13.60%) Disaster Recovery
16 53 (13.35%) SQL Server
16 53 (13.35%) DevOps
17 52 (13.10%) VMware
17 52 (13.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 51 (12.85%) Agile Software Development
19 50 (12.59%) Red Hat
20 49 (12.34%) Python
20 49 (12.34%) Incident Management
21 48 (12.09%) NFS
22 47 (11.84%) Firewall
22 47 (11.84%) Banking
23 45 (11.34%) SQL
23 45 (11.34%) Artifactory
24 44 (11.08%) VMware Infrastructure

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 62 (15.62%) Apache
2 37 (9.32%) IIS
3 33 (8.31%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (6.30%) JBoss
5 22 (5.54%) Tomcat
6 12 (3.02%) nginx
7 9 (2.27%) WebSphere
8 8 (2.02%) WildFly
9 7 (1.76%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.76%) Skype for Business
10 6 (1.51%) MS Exchange
11 5 (1.26%) Apache Spark
11 5 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.76%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.76%) SAS
13 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (3.02%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.02%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (1.26%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.05%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (5.79%) PaaS
3 18 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (3.78%) IaaS
5 7 (1.76%) Office 365
6 5 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (1.26%) Serverless
7 4 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.76%) SaaS
9 2 (0.50%) Akamai
9 2 (0.50%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.50%) Stackdriver
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.25%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 47 (11.84%) Firewall
2 30 (7.56%) VPN
3 28 (7.05%) iSCSI
4 22 (5.54%) DNS
5 18 (4.53%) DHCP
5 18 (4.53%) TCP/IP
6 16 (4.03%) SAN
7 15 (3.78%) BIG-IP
8 13 (3.27%) MPLS
9 12 (3.02%) DMZ
9 12 (3.02%) GSM
9 12 (3.02%) Kerberos
9 12 (3.02%) LAN
9 12 (3.02%) WAN
10 11 (2.77%) 3GPP
10 11 (2.77%) LTE
10 11 (2.77%) Radio Access Network
11 10 (2.52%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (2.52%) Multicast
11 10 (2.52%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (13.35%) SQL Server
2 32 (8.06%) Big Data
3 18 (4.53%) Oracle Database
4 15 (3.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (3.53%) NoSQL
5 14 (3.53%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (1.76%) MySQL
7 6 (1.51%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.51%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.76%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.76%) DB2
10 3 (0.76%) HBase
10 3 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.50%) DB2 UDB
11 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 57 (14.36%) Bitbucket
2 45 (11.34%) Artifactory
3 35 (8.82%) Jenkins
4 18 (4.53%) Git (software)
5 17 (4.28%) TeamCity
6 8 (2.02%) JMeter
7 5 (1.26%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.26%) Maven
8 4 (1.01%) JIRA
9 2 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.50%) MSI
10 1 (0.25%) Introscope
10 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 67 (16.88%) Finance
2 47 (11.84%) Banking
3 21 (5.29%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.78%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.53%) Back Office
6 8 (2.02%) Retail
7 5 (1.26%) Billing
8 3 (0.76%) Publishing
9 2 (0.50%) Electronics
9 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.50%) Front Office
9 2 (0.50%) Local Government
9 2 (0.50%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Legal
10 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.25%) Marketing
10 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (13.85%) Linux Engineer
2 33 (8.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (8.31%) Unix Engineer
3 31 (7.81%) Analyst
4 25 (6.30%) Developer
5 24 (6.05%) DBA
6 22 (5.54%) Java Developer
7 19 (4.79%) Architect
7 19 (4.79%) Senior Unix Engineer
8 18 (4.53%) Administrator
9 16 (4.03%) Applications Support
9 16 (4.03%) Oracle DBA
10 15 (3.78%) Applications Engineer
10 15 (3.78%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 13 (3.27%) Consultant
11 13 (3.27%) Network Engineer
12 12 (3.02%) Automation Engineer
12 12 (3.02%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 12 (3.02%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 12 (3.02%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.81%) REST
2 22 (5.54%) LDAP
3 20 (5.04%) Middleware
4 17 (4.28%) Web Services
5 15 (3.78%) .NET
6 12 (3.02%) Spring
7 11 (2.77%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 9 (2.27%) Rendezvous
8 9 (2.27%) Spring Boot
9 8 (2.02%) Kafka
9 8 (2.02%) OAuth
9 8 (2.02%) OAuth2
9 8 (2.02%) Spring Cloud
10 6 (1.51%) Java EE
10 6 (1.51%) JSON
11 4 (1.01%) RxJava
11 4 (1.01%) Vert.x
12 2 (0.50%) JDBC
12 2 (0.50%) ODBC
12 2 (0.50%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.53%) Data Centre
3 13 (3.27%) Replication
4 10 (2.52%) Algorithms
4 10 (2.52%) Public Cloud
5 9 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (2.02%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.51%) EMC VNX
7 6 (1.51%) User Experience
8 5 (1.26%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.26%) DataPower
8 5 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.26%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.26%) Over-the-Top Content
9 4 (1.01%) EMC VMAX
9 4 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.01%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.76%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.76%) CMDB
11 2 (0.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 121 (30.48%) Linux
1 121 (30.48%) Windows
2 80 (20.15%) Unix
3 52 (13.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (7.56%) Windows Server
5 19 (4.79%) Windows 10
6 18 (4.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (3.53%) Ubuntu
7 14 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.51%) CentOS
9 6 (1.51%) Solaris
10 5 (1.26%) AIX
11 4 (1.01%) VMS
11 4 (1.01%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.50%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.25%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (26.70%) ITIL
2 68 (17.13%) Performance Tuning
3 65 (16.37%) Configuration Management
4 56 (14.11%) Service Management
5 54 (13.60%) Disaster Recovery
6 53 (13.35%) DevOps
7 51 (12.85%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (12.34%) Incident Management
9 41 (10.33%) Problem Management
10 38 (9.57%) Change Management
11 36 (9.07%) Business Continuity
11 36 (9.07%) High Availability
12 34 (8.56%) Load Balancing
13 28 (7.05%) Service Delivery
14 27 (6.80%) Availability Management
14 27 (6.80%) Problem-Solving
15 26 (6.55%) Project Management
16 24 (6.05%) Continuous Improvement
16 24 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
17 23 (5.79%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 55 (13.85%) Java
2 49 (12.34%) Python
3 45 (11.34%) SQL
4 32 (8.06%) PowerShell
5 22 (5.54%) Perl
6 17 (4.28%) C#
7 16 (4.03%) Bash Shell
8 10 (2.52%) C
9 7 (1.76%) C++
10 4 (1.01%) Java 8
11 3 (0.76%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.76%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.76%) VBA
12 2 (0.50%) Korn
12 2 (0.50%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.25%) AWK
13 1 (0.25%) sed
Qualifications
1 35 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 27 (6.80%) Degree
3 25 (6.30%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (3.27%) CCNP
6 12 (3.02%) Oracle Certification
7 10 (2.52%) OCP
8 7 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (1.51%) ISEB
9 6 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.51%) MCSE
10 4 (1.01%) CCDP
10 4 (1.01%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.76%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.76%) CCIE
11 3 (0.76%) VCP6
12 2 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.02%) SLA
2 10 (2.52%) PMO
3 7 (1.76%) QA
4 1 (0.25%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.25%) HL7
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.25%) PSD2
System Software
1 76 (19.14%) Docker
2 48 (12.09%) NFS
3 44 (11.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (10.08%) Active Directory
5 22 (5.54%) vSphere
6 19 (4.79%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (4.28%) XenApp
8 14 (3.53%) Microsoft App-V
8 14 (3.53%) XenDesktop
9 8 (2.02%) Firmware
9 8 (2.02%) Virtual Desktop
10 7 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (1.26%) HDFS
12 4 (1.01%) vCloud
12 4 (1.01%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.76%) Apache Flume
13 3 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.76%) DFS Replication
13 3 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 100 (25.19%) Ansible
2 39 (9.82%) Rancher
3 36 (9.07%) Kubernetes
4 34 (8.56%) Puppet
5 33 (8.31%) ITRS Geneos
5 33 (8.31%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (6.30%) BladeLogic
7 20 (5.04%) SCCM
8 15 (3.78%) Data Guard
8 15 (3.78%) Oracle RMAN
9 14 (3.53%) Foglight
10 13 (3.27%) NetBackup
11 12 (3.02%) SCOM
12 10 (2.52%) Terraform
13 8 (2.02%) Nagios
14 7 (1.76%) Cisco Prime
14 7 (1.76%) SCOrch
15 6 (1.51%) XenMobile
16 5 (1.26%) Opsview
17 4 (1.01%) OVSD
Vendors
1 66 (16.62%) Oracle
2 64 (16.12%) Microsoft
3 52 (13.10%) VMware
4 50 (12.59%) Red Hat
5 40 (10.08%) Splunk
6 30 (7.56%) Citrix
7 22 (5.54%) Cisco
8 21 (5.29%) Cloudera
8 21 (5.29%) Hortonworks
9 19 (4.79%) CyberArk
10 17 (4.28%) F5
10 17 (4.28%) NetApp
11 14 (3.53%) Huawei
11 14 (3.53%) Imperva
11 14 (3.53%) Ivanti
12 13 (3.27%) Mapinfo
13 12 (3.02%) SAP
14 11 (2.77%) EMC
14 11 (2.77%) IBM
14 11 (2.77%) Sun