The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 27 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 60 71
Rank change year-on-year -5 +11  
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 4 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.54% 1.33% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 1.55% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Median daily rate £350 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.62% -2.43%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £352 £375
% change year-on-year +6.53% -6.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 624 646 666
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 84.67% 85.90% 79.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 366 344
Median daily rate £415 £410 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.21% +11.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -62.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Capacity Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Capacity Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Capacity Management in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Capacity Management in Milton Keynes

Capacity Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Management in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Capacity Management in Milton Keynes

Capacity Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Capacity Management.

1 11 (78.57%) ITIL
2 10 (71.43%) VMware
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (64.29%) Red Hat
3 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
3 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
5 7 (50.00%) SCCM
5 7 (50.00%) CentOS
5 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (50.00%) Puppet
5 7 (50.00%) ITIL V2
5 7 (50.00%) vCloud
5 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (50.00%) Docker
5 7 (50.00%) vRealize
5 7 (50.00%) Windows
5 7 (50.00%) Linux
5 7 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (28.57%) MS Office
6 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
7 3 (21.43%) IaaS
7 3 (21.43%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (21.43%) SCOM
7 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
7 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
7 3 (21.43%) Change Management
7 3 (21.43%) HP

Capacity Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Automation Specialist
1 4 (28.57%) Incident Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Data Centre Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Major Incident Manager
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Build Automation Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Incident and Problem Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Server Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) CentOS
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
1 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL V2
2 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
4 2 (14.29%) Network Design
4 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (7.14%) Build Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) IT Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Server Building
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (50.00%) Docker
2 7 (50.00%) vCloud
2 7 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.14%) Firmware
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Puppet
1 7 (50.00%) SCCM
1 7 (50.00%) vRealize
2 3 (21.43%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Red Hat
3 3 (21.43%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
5 1 (7.14%) Computacenter
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec