The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 45 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.47% 1.63% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 2.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £375 £335 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.26% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-29.23% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
342 138 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 79.72% 75.00% 73.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 85 101
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -12.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Capacity Planning
East of England

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
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 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Luton -15 2 £375 +11.94% 1
Bedford - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
Capacity Planning
East of England

Capacity Planning
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Agresso
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) Demand Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Agresso
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Design Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft