Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 November 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
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 300 263 300
Rank change year-on-year -37 +37 +9
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 78 116 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.46% 0.70% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.84% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 69 26
South East median daily rate £410 £425 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% +21.86% -5.74%
10th Percentile £320 £251 £190
90th Percentile £506 £620 £475
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
South East median hourly rate - - £93.75
England median hourly rate £32.75 £26.25 £43.50
% change year-on-year +24.76% -39.66% +1.75%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13933 13731 15560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.79% 82.58% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8355 8291 9281
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 544 605
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £27.13 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +2.36% +51.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.58 £48.75
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

Capacity Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Capacity Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Capacity Management in the South East

Capacity Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Capacity Management in the South East

Capacity Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Capacity Management in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Capacity Management in the South East

Capacity Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Capacity Management in the South East

Capacity Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley -51 34 £405 -14.74% 2
Surrey -7 22 £450 +12.50% 5
Hampshire +3 17 £363 +1.54%
Buckinghamshire -29 17 £390 -8.24% 1
Berkshire -35 17 £450 -10.00% 1
Kent - 3 £370 -
East Sussex +2 1 £175 -65.85%
West Sussex - 1 - -
Capacity Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Capacity Management.

1 25 (32.05%) Linux
2 24 (30.77%) Finance
3 22 (28.21%) ITIL
4 21 (26.92%) SQL Server
5 20 (25.64%) Continuous Improvement
6 19 (24.36%) Unix
7 18 (23.08%) Windows
7 18 (23.08%) SQL
8 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
9 16 (20.51%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (19.23%) Telecoms
11 14 (17.95%) VMware
12 13 (16.67%) Banking
12 13 (16.67%) Java
12 13 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
12 13 (16.67%) Security Cleared
12 13 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (15.38%) Oracle
13 12 (15.38%) Remedy
13 12 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (15.38%) Configuration Management
14 11 (14.10%) Security Management
14 11 (14.10%) Shell Script
14 11 (14.10%) Active Directory
14 11 (14.10%) Citrix
14 11 (14.10%) Cisco
14 11 (14.10%) JBoss
14 11 (14.10%) DB2
14 11 (14.10%) Python
14 11 (14.10%) YAML

Capacity Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 11 (14.10%) JBoss
2 10 (12.82%) IIS
2 10 (12.82%) WildFly
3 6 (7.69%) SAS
4 4 (5.13%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.56%) Apache
6 1 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) IaaS
1 3 (3.85%) PaaS
1 3 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.54%) LDAP
1 9 (11.54%) SSH
2 7 (8.97%) Firewall
2 7 (8.97%) SAN
3 5 (6.41%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (6.41%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (6.41%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (5.13%) MPLS
4 4 (5.13%) NAS
4 4 (5.13%) Network Security
4 4 (5.13%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.56%) BIG-IP
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (2.56%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.56%) SIGTRAN
6 2 (2.56%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (14.10%) DB2
3 11 (14.10%) DB2 UDB
3 11 (14.10%) MongoDB
4 10 (12.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (12.82%) MySQL
5 6 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (2.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.28%) Redis
7 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
General
1 24 (30.77%) Finance
2 15 (19.23%) Telecoms
3 13 (16.67%) Banking
4 6 (7.69%) Back Office
4 6 (7.69%) Front Office
5 2 (2.56%) International Banking
5 2 (2.56%) Legal
6 1 (1.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (15.38%) Administrator
2 11 (14.10%) DBA
3 10 (12.82%) Analyst
3 10 (12.82%) Technical Analyst
4 8 (10.26%) Architect
5 6 (7.69%) Data Administrator
6 5 (6.41%) Back Office Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Junior
7 4 (5.13%) DB2 DBA
7 4 (5.13%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) SAS Administrator
7 4 (5.13%) Service Architect
7 4 (5.13%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Technical Support
7 4 (5.13%) Technical Support Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Incident Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Network Specialist
8 3 (3.85%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) YAML
2 10 (12.82%) Middleware
2 10 (12.82%) Web Services
3 1 (1.28%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.28%) JAAS
3 1 (1.28%) Java EE
3 1 (1.28%) JMS
3 1 (1.28%) JMX
3 1 (1.28%) JNDI
3 1 (1.28%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.28%) OAuth
3 1 (1.28%) OAuth2
3 1 (1.28%) REST
3 1 (1.28%) Spring
3 1 (1.28%) Spring Boot
3 1 (1.28%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Client/Server
2 8 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.13%) CMDB
4 4 (5.13%) Mainframe
4 4 (5.13%) User Experience
5 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.28%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.05%) Linux
2 19 (24.36%) Unix
3 18 (23.08%) Windows
4 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.21%) ITIL
2 20 (25.64%) Continuous Improvement
3 16 (20.51%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 11 (14.10%) Performance Monitoring
5 11 (14.10%) Security Management
5 11 (14.10%) Task Automation
6 10 (12.82%) Incident Management
7 9 (11.54%) ITIL V3
7 9 (11.54%) Problem Management
8 7 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (8.97%) Asset Management
9 6 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (7.69%) Fault Management
9 6 (7.69%) Functional Testing
9 6 (7.69%) Release Management
9 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.69%) Service Management
9 6 (7.69%) Statistics
9 6 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.08%) SQL
2 13 (16.67%) Java
3 11 (14.10%) Python
3 11 (14.10%) Shell Script
4 10 (12.82%) PowerShell
5 8 (10.26%) Bash Shell
6 7 (8.97%) Korn
7 4 (5.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.54%) Degree
2 9 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (5.13%) CCNP
3 4 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.85%) CCSA
5 1 (1.28%) CISSP
5 1 (1.28%) MCSE
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.28%) RHCE
5 1 (1.28%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.28%) VCP6
5 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) SLA
2 4 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 13 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 13 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (14.10%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.28%) Docker
3 1 (1.28%) NFS
3 1 (1.28%) vCloud
3 1 (1.28%) vSphere
3 1 (1.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) NetBackup
2 8 (10.26%) Ansible
3 4 (5.13%) Netcool
4 3 (3.85%) Puppet
5 2 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (2.56%) Cobbler
5 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.28%) SCOM
6 1 (1.28%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.95%) VMware
3 12 (15.38%) Oracle
3 12 (15.38%) Remedy
4 11 (14.10%) Cisco
4 11 (14.10%) Citrix
5 9 (11.54%) McAfee
5 9 (11.54%) Symantec
5 9 (11.54%) Veritas
6 8 (10.26%) CheckPoint
7 6 (7.69%) Huawei
7 6 (7.69%) Red Hat
8 5 (6.41%) Blue Coat
8 5 (6.41%) F5
8 5 (6.41%) HP
9 4 (5.13%) BMC
9 4 (5.13%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.85%) IBM
10 3 (3.85%) NetApp
11 2 (2.56%) Motorola