The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Capacity Management
UK
Rank 478 418 419
Rank change year-on-year -60 +1  
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 118 228 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.43% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.52% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 144 129
Median daily rate £450 £352 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.84% -17.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.85% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £63.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +57.50%  
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37647 43912 41983
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.11% 82.85% 79.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24815 28793 26009
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1109 1205
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +33.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Capacity Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Capacity Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Capacity Management in the UK

Capacity Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Capacity Management over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Capacity Management in the UK

Capacity Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Capacity Management in the UK

Capacity Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England -66 113 £450 +27.84% 18
London -6 46 £500 +33.33% 8
South East -31 28 £350 -0.28% 3
East of England -6 13 £300 -13.66%
City of London +10 9 £484 +7.50% 3
South West -6 9 £575 +57.53% 2
Berkshire +11 7 £450 +28.57%
West Midlands +10 7 £350 -6.66% 3
Hampshire -19 7 £423 +25.18%
North West +19 6 £413 +6.45% 1
Surrey +17 6 - -
Yorkshire +14 5 £675 +134.78% 1
Bedfordshire +2 5 £300 -40.00%
Buckinghamshire -9 5 £349 -12.81% 2
Cheshire +29 4 £413 -17.50%
Reading +13 4 £450 -21.73%
Bristol +1 4 £680 +81.33% 1
Hertfordshire -1 4 - -
Milton Keynes -9 4 £350 -12.62% 2
Watford - 4 - -
Luton +11 3 £625 +25.00%
Essex -12 3 £300 -13.66%
Leeds - 3 £480 -
Staffordshire - 3 £250 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £480 - 1
Edinburgh +19 2 - -
Scotland +17 2 - -
Liverpool +4 2 £413 +50.00% 1
Merseyside +2 2 £413 +50.00% 1
Wiltshire 0 2 £361 +41.66%

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for Capacity Management.

1 66 (25.19%) ITIL
2 58 (22.14%) Finance
3 57 (21.76%) Windows
4 52 (19.85%) Configuration Management
5 50 (19.08%) Linux
6 45 (17.18%) Data Centre
7 44 (16.79%) Problem Management
8 43 (16.41%) Change Management
9 40 (15.27%) DNS
10 38 (14.50%) Cisco
10 38 (14.50%) Firewall
11 35 (13.36%) Disaster Recovery
11 35 (13.36%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (12.98%) VMware
12 34 (12.98%) Red Hat
13 33 (12.60%) SQL
13 33 (12.60%) Validation
13 33 (12.60%) Migration
14 31 (11.83%) Microsoft
15 30 (11.45%) Oracle
15 30 (11.45%) Incident Management
15 30 (11.45%) VMware Infrastructure
16 29 (11.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 28 (10.69%) Front Office
18 27 (10.31%) Unix
18 27 (10.31%) Security Cleared
18 27 (10.31%) High Availability
18 27 (10.31%) Performance Tuning
19 26 (9.92%) Functional Testing
19 26 (9.92%) Fault Management

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills 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 10 (3.82%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.44%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.44%) Skype for Business
3 8 (3.05%) IIS
4 6 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (2.29%) JBoss
5 5 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.91%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.53%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.15%) Apache
7 3 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.15%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.76%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.76%) SAS
9 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.38%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 12 (4.58%) MS Office
2 11 (4.20%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.63%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (6.87%) IaaS
3 11 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (3.82%) Office 365
5 9 (3.44%) PaaS
5 9 (3.44%) SaaS
6 3 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.38%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 40 (15.27%) DNS
2 38 (14.50%) Firewall
3 26 (9.92%) SAN
4 25 (9.54%) DHCP
5 20 (7.63%) LAN
5 20 (7.63%) TCP/IP
5 20 (7.63%) WAN
6 17 (6.49%) MPLS
7 15 (5.73%) NAS
8 11 (4.20%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (4.20%) VLAN
9 10 (3.82%) FTP
9 10 (3.82%) Internet
9 10 (3.82%) Intrusion Detection
9 10 (3.82%) Network Security
9 10 (3.82%) SSH
10 9 (3.44%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (3.44%) iSCSI
10 9 (3.44%) SNMP
11 8 (3.05%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (4.58%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.82%) Oracle Database
5 9 (3.44%) Hadoop
6 7 (2.67%) Data Lake
6 7 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.91%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.53%) Big Data
8 4 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.53%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.15%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (1.15%) Oracle OWB
10 2 (0.76%) Power BI
10 2 (0.76%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (0.76%) ERwin
1 2 (0.76%) Maven
1 2 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.38%) Ant
2 1 (0.38%) Gradle
2 1 (0.38%) Hudson
2 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.38%) JIRA
2 1 (0.38%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.38%) Subversion
2 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.38%) Toad
General
1 58 (22.14%) Finance
2 28 (10.69%) Front Office
3 26 (9.92%) Back Office
4 25 (9.54%) Telecoms
5 18 (6.87%) Banking
6 6 (2.29%) Billing
6 6 (2.29%) Marketing
7 4 (1.53%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.53%) Local Government
8 3 (1.15%) Electronics
8 3 (1.15%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.15%) Legal
8 3 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.15%) Retail
9 2 (0.76%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.38%) French Language
10 1 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (13.36%) Architect
2 21 (8.02%) Analyst
3 19 (7.25%) Administrator
3 19 (7.25%) DBA
4 18 (6.87%) Network Engineer
5 15 (5.73%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (4.96%) Infrastructure Architect
6 13 (4.96%) Support Engineer
7 10 (3.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (3.44%) Back Office Engineer
9 8 (3.05%) Applications Support
9 8 (3.05%) Solaris Administrator
9 8 (3.05%) Storage Administrator
10 7 (2.67%) SQL DBA
10 7 (2.67%) Unix Administrator
11 6 (2.29%) Cisco Engineer
11 6 (2.29%) Consultant
11 6 (2.29%) SAN Administrator
11 6 (2.29%) Server Engineer
11 6 (2.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.91%) .NET
2 4 (1.53%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.53%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (1.53%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (1.15%) Middleware
3 3 (1.15%) Rendezvous
3 3 (1.15%) Web Services
4 2 (0.76%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (0.76%) SOAP
4 2 (0.76%) SPML
4 2 (0.76%) XBRL
5 1 (0.38%) CGI
5 1 (0.38%) EDI
5 1 (0.38%) JSON
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.38%) Ultra Messaging
5 1 (0.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (17.18%) Data Centre
2 19 (7.25%) Management Information System
3 14 (5.34%) Replication
4 11 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.20%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (3.05%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.67%) Clustering
7 6 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.91%) CMDB
8 5 (1.91%) Market Risk
9 4 (1.53%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.53%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.53%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.53%) SCADA
10 3 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.15%) PKI
10 3 (1.15%) Wiki
11 2 (0.76%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (21.76%) Windows
2 50 (19.08%) Linux
3 29 (11.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (10.31%) Unix
5 23 (8.78%) Windows Server
6 18 (6.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (5.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (4.20%) Solaris
9 10 (3.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (3.44%) CentOS
11 8 (3.05%) Windows 10
12 7 (2.67%) HPUX
13 3 (1.15%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.38%) CatOS
14 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (25.19%) ITIL
2 52 (19.85%) Configuration Management
3 44 (16.79%) Problem Management
4 43 (16.41%) Change Management
5 35 (13.36%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (13.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 33 (12.60%) Migration
6 33 (12.60%) Validation
7 30 (11.45%) Incident Management
8 27 (10.31%) High Availability
8 27 (10.31%) Performance Tuning
9 26 (9.92%) Fault Management
9 26 (9.92%) Functional Testing
9 26 (9.92%) Project Management
10 25 (9.54%) Continuous Improvement
10 25 (9.54%) Load Balancing
10 25 (9.54%) Statistics
11 21 (8.02%) Network Design
11 21 (8.02%) People Management
12 19 (7.25%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (12.60%) SQL
2 16 (6.11%) Shell Script
3 15 (5.73%) Java
4 12 (4.58%) PowerShell
5 9 (3.44%) Python
6 8 (3.05%) Perl
7 4 (1.53%) COBOL
8 3 (1.15%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.15%) C
8 3 (1.15%) C++
9 2 (0.76%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.76%) VBScript
10 1 (0.38%) C#
10 1 (0.38%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 27 (10.31%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.25%) Degree
2 19 (7.25%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (3.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (3.44%) CCNA
6 8 (3.05%) MCSE
7 7 (2.67%) CCNP
7 7 (2.67%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.29%) CISSP
8 6 (2.29%) GCIH
8 6 (2.29%) GIAC
9 5 (1.91%) MCITP
10 4 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.53%) JNCIP
10 4 (1.53%) JNCIS
10 4 (1.53%) MCDBA
11 3 (1.15%) MCSA
11 3 (1.15%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.44%) PCI DSS
1 9 (3.44%) SLA
2 6 (2.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.15%) QA
4 2 (0.76%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.76%) MiFID
4 2 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 30 (11.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (8.78%) Active Directory
3 14 (5.34%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (4.20%) Virtual Servers
5 10 (3.82%) Docker
5 10 (3.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 10 (3.82%) Veritas File System
6 9 (3.44%) NFS
7 7 (2.67%) Hyper-V
7 7 (2.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (2.67%) vCloud
7 7 (2.67%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.91%) vSphere
9 3 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.76%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.76%) Firmware
10 2 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.76%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (5.73%) Puppet
2 14 (5.34%) Nagios
3 12 (4.58%) SCOM
4 11 (4.20%) SCCM
5 10 (3.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 8 (3.05%) vRealize
7 7 (2.67%) EMC Navisphere
8 5 (1.91%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 5 (1.91%) WSUS
9 3 (1.15%) Data Guard
9 3 (1.15%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (1.15%) PowerCLI
9 3 (1.15%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (1.15%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.76%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.76%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.76%) TIBCO Hawk
10 2 (0.76%) vMotion
Vendors
1 38 (14.50%) Cisco
2 34 (12.98%) Red Hat
2 34 (12.98%) VMware
3 31 (11.83%) Microsoft
4 30 (11.45%) Oracle
5 23 (8.78%) HP
6 20 (7.63%) NetApp
7 16 (6.11%) Huawei
8 13 (4.96%) Sun
9 12 (4.58%) Brocade
9 12 (4.58%) EMC
10 11 (4.20%) F5
10 11 (4.20%) Veritas
11 9 (3.44%) CheckPoint
12 8 (3.05%) Citrix
12 8 (3.05%) Netezza
13 7 (2.67%) Blue Coat
14 6 (2.29%) Fortinet
14 6 (2.29%) IBM
14 6 (2.29%) SolarWinds
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