Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 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 West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 194 211
Rank change year-on-year +26 +17 -17
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 34 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.60% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.24% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 7
South West median daily rate £401 £463 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.24% +42.31% -27.78%
10th Percentile £325 £164 £214
90th Percentile £553 £600 £458
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
South West median hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.22% -48.28% -
England median hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year +9.17% -31.03% +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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4605 4646 5267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.35% 79.90% 79.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2904 3123 3563
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £260 £240 £255
90th Percentile £556 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 266 254
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +49.51%
10th Percentile £12.30 £12.00 £13.86
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £50.18
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

Capacity Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 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
Bristol +3 12 £370 +13.85%
Wiltshire - 9 £425 -
Cornwall - 6 £338 -
Gloucestershire +18 4 - -
Capacity Management
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 West region with a requirement for Capacity Management.

1 17 (50.00%) ITIL
2 14 (41.18%) Cisco
3 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
4 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (23.53%) Firmware
5 8 (23.53%) Service Management
5 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (23.53%) Management Information System
5 8 (23.53%) VMware
5 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (20.59%) Skype for Business
6 7 (20.59%) Unified Communications
6 7 (20.59%) Skype
6 7 (20.59%) Security Management
6 7 (20.59%) Finance
6 7 (20.59%) Knowledge Management
6 7 (20.59%) DHCP
6 7 (20.59%) DNS
6 7 (20.59%) SLA
6 7 (20.59%) Windows
6 7 (20.59%) Linux
7 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
7 6 (17.65%) HP
7 6 (17.65%) EMC
7 6 (17.65%) Change Management
7 6 (17.65%) BCP
7 6 (17.65%) DV Cleared
7 6 (17.65%) Replication
7 6 (17.65%) Business Continuity

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 7 (20.59%) Skype for Business
2 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) DHCP
1 7 (20.59%) DNS
1 7 (20.59%) Skype
1 7 (20.59%) Unified Communications
2 5 (14.71%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (14.71%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (14.71%) LAN
2 5 (14.71%) SAN
2 5 (14.71%) WAN
3 4 (11.76%) NAS
4 3 (8.82%) BGP
4 3 (8.82%) EIGRP
4 3 (8.82%) NX-OS
4 3 (8.82%) VoIP
4 3 (8.82%) VPN
4 3 (8.82%) Wireshark
5 2 (5.88%) Firewall
5 2 (5.88%) IP Telephony
5 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Back Office
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) German Language
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (14.71%) Network Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Analyst
2 4 (11.76%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (11.76%) Unified Communications Specialist
3 3 (8.82%) Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) EMC Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) EMC Storage Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) HP Storage Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Storage Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Applications Support
4 2 (5.88%) EMC Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Linux Specialist
4 2 (5.88%) Messaging Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Network Operations Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Technician
4 2 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (17.65%) Replication
3 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
4 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.88%) Clustering
6 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Linux
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.88%) SUSE
4 1 (2.94%) Unix
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (23.53%) Service Management
3 7 (20.59%) Knowledge Management
3 7 (20.59%) Security Management
4 6 (17.65%) BCP
4 6 (17.65%) Business Continuity
4 6 (17.65%) Business Continuity Planning
4 6 (17.65%) Change Management
5 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
5 5 (14.71%) Information Security
5 5 (14.71%) Information Security Management
5 5 (14.71%) Problem Management
5 5 (14.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.76%) Compliance Audit
6 4 (11.76%) Process Improvement
6 4 (11.76%) Security Hardening
6 4 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) Python
2 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.94%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) VB
3 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (17.65%) DV Cleared
4 5 (14.71%) CCIE
5 3 (8.82%) CCNP
5 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.94%) Degree
6 1 (2.94%) HND
6 1 (2.94%) ISEB
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) GDPR
2 1 (2.94%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Firmware
1 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (11.76%) NetBackup
3 3 (8.82%) Opsview
4 1 (2.94%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Cisco
2 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 8 (23.53%) VMware
4 6 (17.65%) EMC
4 6 (17.65%) HP
5 5 (14.71%) IBM
5 5 (14.71%) Veritas
6 4 (11.76%) Brocade
6 4 (11.76%) Hitachi
6 4 (11.76%) NetApp
6 4 (11.76%) Remedy
7 2 (5.88%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.88%) CA
7 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.88%) F5
7 2 (5.88%) IronPort
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle
7 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.94%) Citrix