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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 40 41 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.42% 0.90% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.13% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
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£350 £400 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +19.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.78% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.56% -29.23%
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
350 355 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.55% 79.95% 77.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 215 93
Average daily rate £475 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £505 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +93.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 5 £350 -12.50%
Bedford - - - -
Capacity Planning
East of England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) SLA
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Middleware
3 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (22.22%) SCOM
4 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (22.22%) Coaching
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) IIS
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) FTP
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (22.22%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
2 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) FTP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Server Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Integration Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft