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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 136 132
Rank change year-on-year +15 -4  
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 13 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.48% 0.37% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.46% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 5
Median daily rate £370 £415 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.84% +38.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £600 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £354 £350
% change year-on-year +13.07% +1.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +85.71% +34.61%  

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 2211 2375 2447
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.04% 79.19% 78.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1414 1565 1643
Median daily rate £400 £385 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -1.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 109 112
Median hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.53% -2.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £21.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.25 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +4 10 £370 -11.90%
Wiltshire +6 2 £425 +30.76%
Gloucestershire +10 1 - -
Capacity Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 (31.82%) Windows
1 7 (31.82%) Change Management
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) DNS
2 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) Windows 10
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (22.73%) Knowledge Management
3 5 (22.73%) VLAN
3 5 (22.73%) ITIL
3 5 (22.73%) Security Management
3 5 (22.73%) Project Management
4 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
4 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco
4 4 (18.18%) IBM
4 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (18.18%) Skype
4 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
5 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement
5 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Management

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 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) DNS
2 5 (22.73%) VLAN
3 4 (18.18%) Skype
4 3 (13.64%) DHCP
4 3 (13.64%) Firewall
4 3 (13.64%) VPN
5 2 (9.09%) BIG-IP
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
5 2 (9.09%) LAN
5 2 (9.09%) MPLS
5 2 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (9.09%) Unified Communications
5 2 (9.09%) WAN
5 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (9.09%) Wireless
6 1 (4.55%) 4G
6 1 (4.55%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) FileMaker
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (4.55%) Redmine
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.09%) Electronics
3 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Architect
1 4 (18.18%) Coordinator
2 3 (13.64%) Technical Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Network Operations Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Build Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) LAMP
1 1 (4.55%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) CMDB
4 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Windows 10
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.09%) SUSE
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Change Management
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Knowledge Management
2 5 (22.73%) Project Management
2 5 (22.73%) Security Management
3 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (13.64%) Compliance Audit
4 3 (13.64%) Information Security
4 3 (13.64%) Information Security Management
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement
4 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.55%) VB
1 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
2 2 (9.09%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (13.64%) Firmware
4 2 (9.09%) DFS Replication
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.55%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco
1 4 (18.18%) IBM
1 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
3 2 (9.09%) CA
3 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.09%) F5
3 2 (9.09%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) IronPort
3 2 (9.09%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Greenplum
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Sophos
4 1 (4.55%) Veritas