Period
to 20 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 504 584 569
Rank change year-on-year +80 -15 -71
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 351 274 279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.30% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.35% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 176 163
England median daily rate £491 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +11.76% +7.26%
10th Percentile £325 £320 £269
90th Percentile £638 £588 £622
UK median daily rate £475 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +1.06% +10.59% +8.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
England median hourly rate £22.01 - £40.00
UK median hourly rate £22.01 - £40.00

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 78,193 78,716 76,808
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 87.04% 85.97% 85.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,209 53,121 51,114
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £300 £286 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £615
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,914 1,838 2,170
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.27% -2.34% +4.35%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £49.83 £47.85
UK median hourly rate £23.49 £23.04 £23.28
% change year-on-year +1.96% -1.02% +1.20%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +50 178 £550 +10.00% 15
South East +40 97 £403 -3.01% 8
North of England -10 39 £360 -4.00% 17
North West -5 19 £360 +2.86% 6
Yorkshire -3 16 £400 -21.95% 11
South West -42 16 £433 +1.76% 12
East of England +4 15 £419 - 1
Midlands -7 5 £364 +5.51% 7
North East +1 4 £188 -37.50%
East Midlands +10 3 £350 +1.30% 3
West Midlands -29 2 £500 +53.92% 4
Capacity Management
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 98 (27.92%) Ansible
2 97 (27.64%) Windows
3 95 (27.07%) Linux
3 95 (27.07%) ITIL
4 73 (20.80%) Docker
5 66 (18.80%) Apache
6 65 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
7 62 (17.66%) Configuration Management
8 60 (17.09%) Oracle
8 60 (17.09%) DevOps
9 57 (16.24%) Unix
10 55 (15.67%) Finance
11 53 (15.10%) Java
12 52 (14.81%) NFS
13 50 (14.25%) Microsoft
13 50 (14.25%) Agile Software Development
14 48 (13.68%) Bitbucket
15 47 (13.39%) Problem Management
15 47 (13.39%) Firewall
16 46 (13.11%) Service Management
17 44 (12.54%) Disaster Recovery
18 42 (11.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 42 (11.97%) Kubernetes
19 41 (11.68%) Jenkins
19 41 (11.68%) Elasticsearch
19 41 (11.68%) Availability Management
19 41 (11.68%) Banking
19 41 (11.68%) SQL Server
19 41 (11.68%) Python
20 40 (11.40%) Splunk

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 66 (18.80%) Apache
2 41 (11.68%) Elasticsearch
3 28 (7.98%) IIS
4 22 (6.27%) Tomcat
5 20 (5.70%) JBoss
6 13 (3.70%) nginx
6 13 (3.70%) WebSphere
7 9 (2.56%) Skype for Business
8 8 (2.28%) MS Exchange
9 7 (1.99%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.42%) Confluence
10 5 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (1.14%) FileNet
11 4 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.85%) SAS
13 2 (0.57%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (3.99%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.28%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.57%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (6.84%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (5.13%) PaaS
4 14 (3.99%) IaaS
5 7 (1.99%) Office 365
6 6 (1.71%) Datadog
7 5 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.14%) Mimecast
8 4 (1.14%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.85%) GitHub
9 3 (0.85%) SaaS
9 3 (0.85%) Stackdriver
10 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.57%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.57%) Serverless
11 1 (0.28%) Akamai
11 1 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 47 (13.39%) Firewall
2 34 (9.69%) iSCSI
3 31 (8.83%) VPN
4 21 (5.98%) DNS
5 17 (4.84%) TCP/IP
6 16 (4.56%) MPLS
7 15 (4.27%) BIG-IP
8 14 (3.99%) DHCP
9 13 (3.70%) DMZ
9 13 (3.70%) LAN
10 12 (3.42%) SAN
10 12 (3.42%) WAN
11 11 (3.13%) BGP
11 11 (3.13%) OSPF
11 11 (3.13%) VLAN
12 9 (2.56%) Network Security
12 9 (2.56%) SSL
13 7 (1.99%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (1.99%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (1.99%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.68%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.98%) Big Data
3 16 (4.56%) Oracle Database
4 14 (3.99%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (3.99%) Oracle Database 12c
5 12 (3.42%) NoSQL
6 9 (2.56%) MySQL
7 5 (1.42%) DB2
7 5 (1.42%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.14%) IBM InfoSphere
8 4 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.57%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.57%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.28%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 48 (13.68%) Bitbucket
2 41 (11.68%) Jenkins
3 39 (11.11%) Artifactory
4 23 (6.55%) Git (software)
5 18 (5.13%) TeamCity
6 11 (3.13%) JIRA
7 8 (2.28%) JMeter
8 7 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (1.99%) Maven
9 6 (1.71%) SonarQube
10 5 (1.42%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.42%) FishEye
10 5 (1.42%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (1.42%) Subversion
11 2 (0.57%) MSI
11 2 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.28%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.28%) JUnit
12 1 (0.28%) Selenium
General
1 55 (15.67%) Finance
2 41 (11.68%) Banking
3 19 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.56%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.13%) Back Office
6 7 (1.99%) Retail
7 6 (1.71%) Billing
7 6 (1.71%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.85%) Legal
8 3 (0.85%) Local Government
8 3 (0.85%) Publishing
9 2 (0.57%) Law
9 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) Automotive
10 1 (0.28%) Electronics
10 1 (0.28%) Front Office
10 1 (0.28%) German Language
10 1 (0.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (10.54%) Linux Engineer
2 34 (9.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 33 (9.40%) Analyst
4 26 (7.41%) Developer
5 23 (6.55%) Unix Engineer
6 22 (6.27%) Java Developer
7 19 (5.41%) DBA
8 18 (5.13%) Senior Unix Engineer
9 16 (4.56%) Administrator
9 16 (4.56%) Network Engineer
10 15 (4.27%) Architect
10 15 (4.27%) Oracle DBA
11 14 (3.99%) Monitoring Engineer
12 13 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
13 12 (3.42%) C# Developer
14 11 (3.13%) Digital Developer
14 11 (3.13%) Senior C# Developer
14 11 (3.13%) Senior Developer
14 11 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
14 11 (3.13%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.41%) REST
2 17 (4.84%) .NET
3 13 (3.70%) Middleware
4 12 (3.42%) LDAP
5 11 (3.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 9 (2.56%) Web Services
7 7 (1.99%) Elastic Stack
7 7 (1.99%) Spring
8 6 (1.71%) HTML
8 6 (1.71%) JSON
8 6 (1.71%) Node.js
9 4 (1.14%) RxJava
9 4 (1.14%) Vert.x
10 3 (0.85%) JDBC
10 3 (0.85%) ODBC
10 3 (0.85%) SPNEGO
11 2 (0.57%) OAuth
11 2 (0.57%) Rendezvous
11 2 (0.57%) SAML
11 2 (0.57%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.56%) Data Centre
3 12 (3.42%) Replication
4 11 (3.13%) Public Cloud
5 7 (1.99%) EMC VNX
5 7 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (1.71%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.71%) User Experience
7 5 (1.42%) Clustering
7 5 (1.42%) CMDB
7 5 (1.42%) DataPower
7 5 (1.42%) EMC VMAX
7 5 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (1.42%) Over-the-Top Content
8 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.85%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.85%) Tandem
9 3 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 97 (27.64%) Windows
2 95 (27.07%) Linux
3 57 (16.24%) Unix
4 42 (11.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (5.41%) Windows Server
6 16 (4.56%) Windows 10
6 16 (4.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.56%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.42%) AIX
9 5 (1.42%) CentOS
10 4 (1.14%) Solaris
11 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.57%) Android
12 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.57%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.28%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (27.07%) ITIL
2 65 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
3 62 (17.66%) Configuration Management
4 60 (17.09%) DevOps
5 50 (14.25%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (13.39%) Problem Management
7 46 (13.11%) Service Management
8 44 (12.54%) Disaster Recovery
9 41 (11.68%) Availability Management
10 38 (10.83%) Business Continuity
11 35 (9.97%) Incident Management
12 32 (9.12%) Change Management
13 31 (8.83%) Load Balancing
14 30 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (7.41%) High Availability
16 25 (7.12%) Problem-Solving
17 24 (6.84%) Change Control
17 24 (6.84%) Data Management
17 24 (6.84%) Test Scripting
18 23 (6.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 53 (15.10%) Java
2 41 (11.68%) Python
3 33 (9.40%) SQL
4 29 (8.26%) PowerShell
5 23 (6.55%) Bash Shell
6 18 (5.13%) C#
7 16 (4.56%) Perl
8 14 (3.99%) JavaScript
9 9 (2.56%) C
10 7 (1.99%) Ruby
11 6 (1.71%) C++
11 6 (1.71%) PHP
11 6 (1.71%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.14%) AWK
12 4 (1.14%) Jython
12 4 (1.14%) sed
12 4 (1.14%) Tcl
13 1 (0.28%) Java 8
13 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (8.55%) Security Cleared
2 23 (6.55%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.42%) Oracle Certification
4 10 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (2.85%) Degree
4 10 (2.85%) OCP
5 9 (2.56%) CCNP
6 6 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.71%) CCDP
6 6 (1.71%) ISEB
7 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.14%) CCIE
8 4 (1.14%) MCSE
8 4 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.85%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.85%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.85%) RHCSA
9 3 (0.85%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.28%) PMO
1 8 (2.28%) SLA
2 6 (1.71%) QA
3 3 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.57%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.28%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.28%) HL7
5 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 73 (20.80%) Docker
2 52 (14.81%) NFS
3 34 (9.69%) Active Directory
3 34 (9.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (5.70%) vSphere
5 16 (4.56%) XenApp
6 13 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (3.42%) XenDesktop
8 9 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (1.99%) Virtual Desktop
9 7 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (1.99%) VMware NSX
10 4 (1.14%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.85%) Firmware
11 3 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.85%) vCloud
11 3 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.57%) HDFS
13 1 (0.28%) Samba
13 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 98 (27.92%) Ansible
2 42 (11.97%) Kubernetes
3 36 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (10.26%) Puppet
4 35 (9.97%) Rancher
5 31 (8.83%) ITRS Geneos
6 24 (6.84%) BladeLogic
7 15 (4.27%) SCCM
8 14 (3.99%) Data Guard
8 14 (3.99%) Foglight
8 14 (3.99%) Oracle RMAN
8 14 (3.99%) Terraform
9 11 (3.13%) vRealize
10 9 (2.56%) Kibana
11 7 (1.99%) Nagios
11 7 (1.99%) NetBackup
11 7 (1.99%) SCOM
12 6 (1.71%) logstash
12 6 (1.71%) vMotion
12 6 (1.71%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 60 (17.09%) Oracle
2 50 (14.25%) Microsoft
3 40 (11.40%) Splunk
4 39 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 39 (11.11%) VMware
5 28 (7.98%) Cisco
6 26 (7.41%) F5
7 24 (6.84%) NetApp
8 22 (6.27%) Citrix
9 20 (5.70%) Cloudera
10 18 (5.13%) Hortonworks
11 15 (4.27%) CyberArk
12 14 (3.99%) EMC
12 14 (3.99%) Imperva
13 13 (3.70%) Dell
14 12 (3.42%) IBM
15 10 (2.85%) ServiceNow
16 8 (2.28%) CheckPoint
16 8 (2.28%) Dynatrace
16 8 (2.28%) SAP