The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire 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 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 109 112 103
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 21 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.74% 0.47% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.65% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £235 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.93% -21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £219 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £467 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.14% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £23.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+33.69% -29.23%
Capacity Planning
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2019 1995 1737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.77% 71.84% 69.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1088 1025 689
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 45 55
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £168.75 £58.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Capacity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Capacity Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Capacity Planning
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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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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
Reading +6 8 £413 - 3
Slough +4 6 - -
Maidenhead +3 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £250 -
Bracknell - 1 £250 -
Capacity Planning
South East

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 8 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 8 (28.57%) Validation
3 7 (25.00%) GIS
3 7 (25.00%) ArcGIS
3 7 (25.00%) Firewall
3 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 7 (25.00%) Degree
3 7 (25.00%) Linux
3 7 (25.00%) Mapinfo
3 7 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (21.43%) VMware
5 5 (17.86%) LAN
5 5 (17.86%) Java
5 5 (17.86%) Oracle
6 4 (14.29%) SQL
6 4 (14.29%) Windows
6 4 (14.29%) WAN
6 4 (14.29%) Finance
6 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (10.71%) Puppet
7 3 (10.71%) MSBuild
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 7 (25.00%) ArcGIS
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) Confluence
2 2 (7.14%) MediaWiki
3 1 (3.57%) nginx
3 1 (3.57%) NetWeaver
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (10.71%) MS Project
3 1 (3.57%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Firewall
2 5 (17.86%) LAN
3 4 (14.29%) WAN
4 3 (10.71%) BGP
5 2 (7.14%) IPv6
5 2 (7.14%) LDAP
5 2 (7.14%) VPN
5 2 (7.14%) OSPF
5 2 (7.14%) EIGRP
5 2 (7.14%) Network Security
5 2 (7.14%) LTE
5 2 (7.14%) IPsec
6 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.57%) Wireless
6 1 (3.57%) 2G
6 1 (3.57%) GGSN
6 1 (3.57%) SGSN
6 1 (3.57%) DSL
6 1 (3.57%) 3G
6 1 (3.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Power View
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (10.71%) MSBuild
1 3 (10.71%) Subversion
2 2 (7.14%) JIRA
2 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) Hudson
2 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) Maven
3 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.57%) Ant
General
1 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Data Manager
1 6 (21.43%) Senior Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Data Modeller
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) TIBCO Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Data Centre Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Capacity Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) LAMP
2 1 (3.57%) jQuery
2 1 (3.57%) Spring MVC
2 1 (3.57%) MDX
2 1 (3.57%) Java EE
2 1 (3.57%) Spring
2 1 (3.57%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) J2EE
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) Struts
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) GIS
2 2 (7.14%) Wiki
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) UNIX
4 2 (7.14%) CentOS
5 1 (3.57%) Debian
5 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) VMS
5 1 (3.57%) HPUX
5 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) Data Modelling
1 8 (28.57%) Validation
2 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (10.71%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) SOA
6 2 (7.14%) Network Design
6 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps
7 1 (3.57%) Transition Management
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.57%) Build Automation
7 1 (3.57%) Database Theory
7 1 (3.57%) Relational Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) MATLAB
2 5 (17.86%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
4 3 (10.71%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) Perl
5 2 (7.14%) C
5 2 (7.14%) Ruby
5 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.57%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
6 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.57%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) Postfix
2 2 (7.14%) Samba
2 2 (7.14%) iptables
2 2 (7.14%) XenServer
3 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Puppet
2 2 (7.14%) ZABBIX
3 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.57%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) Mapinfo
3 6 (21.43%) VMware
4 5 (17.86%) Oracle
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco
6 2 (7.14%) Citrix
6 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.14%) Capita
7 1 (3.57%) TIBCO
7 1 (3.57%) HP
7 1 (3.57%) Juniper
7 1 (3.57%) SAP