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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Planning
Rank 111 100 110
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 7 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.30% 0.73% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.94% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Median daily rate £325 £421 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.84% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £351
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+63.04% +4.54%
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
1864 1916 1854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.22% 78.14% 75.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1028 949 883
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 67 23
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +13.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £41.35 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Capacity Planning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Planning within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -2 4 £325 -48.00%
Wokingham - 2 £228 -
Bracknell -7 1 - -
Capacity Planning
South East

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 12 (42.86%) Firewall
2 11 (39.29%) VMware
2 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) F5
3 10 (35.71%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) LAN
3 10 (35.71%) WAN
3 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 10 (35.71%) Change Management
3 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
4 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 8 (28.57%) Linux
4 8 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (21.43%) Cisco
6 6 (21.43%) Capacity Management
6 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
7 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
7 5 (17.86%) Network Management
7 5 (17.86%) Internet
7 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
8 4 (14.29%) CCNA
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
8 4 (14.29%) Network Security
8 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
8 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (10.71%) Virtual Machines

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MicroStation
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) Firewall
2 10 (35.71%) LAN
2 10 (35.71%) WAN
3 5 (17.86%) Internet
4 4 (14.29%) Network Security
5 3 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (10.71%) VPN
6 2 (7.14%) SAN
6 2 (7.14%) SIGTRAN
6 2 (7.14%) Skype
7 1 (3.57%) Intranet
7 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.57%) M3UA
7 1 (3.57%) MPLS
7 1 (3.57%) NAS
7 1 (3.57%) VoIP
7 1 (3.57%) Wireless
7 1 (3.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.57%) GIS
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Dutch Language
2 1 (3.57%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) VMware Support Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Network Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Network Planner
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Support
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planner
5 2 (7.14%) DBA
5 2 (7.14%) Network Capacity Planner
5 2 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Office 365 Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 1 (3.57%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Resource Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.57%) IVR
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 8 (28.57%) Linux
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.71%) Unix
6 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Change Management
2 6 (21.43%) Capacity Management
3 5 (17.86%) Network Management
4 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.71%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.14%) BCP
6 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
6 2 (7.14%) CRM
6 2 (7.14%) Email Filtering
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL
6 2 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (7.14%) Open Source
6 2 (7.14%) Patch Management
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) CCNA
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (10.71%) CCNP
5 2 (7.14%) Degree
5 2 (7.14%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (10.71%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.57%) NFS
5 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
2 1 (3.57%) Nagios
2 1 (3.57%) Nessus
2 1 (3.57%) Simpana
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) F5
1 11 (39.29%) VMware
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
3 3 (10.71%) Fortinet
3 3 (10.71%) HP
3 3 (10.71%) Juniper
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) TippingPoint
4 2 (7.14%) Mitel
4 2 (7.14%) Nimsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) Aruba
5 1 (3.57%) Autodesk
5 1 (3.57%) CommVault
5 1 (3.57%) Genesys
5 1 (3.57%) Intel Security
5 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds