The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 30 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 10 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.67% 0.63% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.41% 0.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£331 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £46.75 £32.56
% change year-on-year
-49.73% +43.60%
Capacity Planning
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
293 418 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 78.13% 88.37% 66.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 299 77
Average daily rate £425 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £23.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.85% +4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Planning across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Capacity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Capacity Planning across the Bedfordshire region.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Capacity Planning
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Planning within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +20 9 £300 -
Capacity Planning
East of England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Capacity Planning also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Capacity Planning.

1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 4 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) SAN
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 2 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (16.67%) DHCP
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) Network Design
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (16.67%) Office 365
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Capacity Planning also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Capacity Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) 802.11
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless Security
3 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Planning Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Architect
3 1 (8.33%) IT Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
4 1 (8.33%) Server Patching
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (8.33%) Website Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Network Management
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (8.33%) AWK
1 1 (8.33%) Korn
1 1 (8.33%) C-shell
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) CCDP
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Firmware
3 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (33.33%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Sourcefire
4 1 (8.33%) IronPort
4 1 (8.33%) F5