The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 30 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
England / South West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 128 139
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11  
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 10 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.38% 0.41% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.52% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 7
Median daily rate £475 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.13% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £425 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £359 £375
% change year-on-year +4.60% -4.40%  
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 the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2117 2317 2460
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.42% 79.59% 78.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1386 1532 1584
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 136 88
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Capacity Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Capacity Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Capacity Management in the South West

Capacity Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Capacity Management in the South West over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Capacity Management in the South West

Capacity Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Capacity Management in the South West

Capacity Management
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Bristol +5 5 £419 +11.66%
Wiltshire +3 2 £361 +41.66%
Somerset - 1 - - 1
Capacity Management
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 South West region with a requirement for Capacity Management.

1 7 (36.84%) Project Management
1 7 (36.84%) Change Management
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) Windows 10
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) DNS
3 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
3 5 (26.32%) Security Management
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (21.05%) Unix
4 4 (21.05%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
4 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (21.05%) IBM
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) Skype
4 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
4 4 (21.05%) Trend Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g

Capacity Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
1 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) Skype
3 3 (15.79%) VLAN
4 2 (10.53%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 12c
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.53%) Power BI
3 2 (10.53%) PowerPivot
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Electronics
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Applications Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Applications Support
2 3 (15.79%) Applications Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Coordinator
2 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Technical Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Architect
4 1 (5.26%) DBA
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
1 5 (26.32%) Windows 10
2 4 (21.05%) Unix
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Change Management
1 7 (36.84%) Project Management
2 5 (26.32%) Knowledge Management
2 5 (26.32%) Security Management
3 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (21.05%) Trend Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Information Security
4 3 (15.79%) Information Security Management
4 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (10.53%) Change Control
5 2 (10.53%) Demand Management
5 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (10.53%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) MCDBA
3 2 (10.53%) MCITP
3 2 (10.53%) MCPD
3 2 (10.53%) MCSA
3 2 (10.53%) MCSD
3 2 (10.53%) MCSE
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) ISEB
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) JSP 440
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (10.53%) DFS Replication
2 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) IBM
3 3 (15.79%) IFS
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.53%) SAP