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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 38 44 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.79% 0.67% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.83% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
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£363 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +48.38%
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
316 360 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.72% 80.00% 82.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 215 102
Average daily rate £475 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.52 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 22 May 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 +6 1 £350 - 1
Bedford -5 1 £375 +1.35% 2
Dunstable - 1 - - 1
Capacity Planning
East of England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) SLA
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (30.00%) Middleware
2 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Coaching
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (10.00%) PaaS
4 1 (10.00%) C-shell
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (10.00%) Network Management
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (10.00%) IaaS
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) AWK
4 1 (10.00%) Banking

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) FTP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) 802.11
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Coaching
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Network Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) C-shell
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) AWK
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) CCDP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) F5
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) IronPort