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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Planning
Rank 111 112 114
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 16 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.63% 0.79% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 1.05% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 3
Median daily rate £256 £344 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% +46.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £250 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £468 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £30.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+26.82% +33.69%
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
2001 2093 1999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.31% 74.75% 74.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1077 1109 1009
Median daily rate £411 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 61 45
Median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.50 £32.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -5 6 £350 -15.15% 2
Bracknell +2 4 £253 +1.00%
Slough +5 1 - -
Maidenhead +1 1 - - 1
Wokingham - 1 £225 - 1
Capacity Planning
South East

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 15 (44.12%) Windows
2 14 (41.18%) SQL
3 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 12 (35.29%) VMware
4 11 (32.35%) Firewall
5 9 (26.47%) Change Management
5 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
5 9 (26.47%) Linux
5 9 (26.47%) LAN
5 9 (26.47%) WAN
5 9 (26.47%) F5
5 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
6 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
6 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
7 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (20.59%) Capacity Management
7 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
8 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
9 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (14.71%) MSBuild
9 5 (14.71%) WiX
9 5 (14.71%) Capita
9 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (14.71%) Migration
9 5 (14.71%) C#
9 5 (14.71%) .NET
9 5 (14.71%) Cisco

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 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) Firewall
2 9 (26.47%) LAN
2 9 (26.47%) WAN
3 3 (8.82%) VPN
4 2 (5.88%) Internet
4 2 (5.88%) MPLS
4 2 (5.88%) Network Security
4 2 (5.88%) SAN
4 2 (5.88%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (2.94%) DNS
5 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.94%) Intranet
5 1 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.94%) M3UA
5 1 (2.94%) NAS
5 1 (2.94%) VLAN
5 1 (2.94%) VoIP
5 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MSBuild
1 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (14.71%) WiX
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (5.88%) Dutch Language
1 2 (5.88%) German Language
1 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Administrator
2 8 (23.53%) VMware Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Support Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) VMware Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Capacity Planner
5 3 (8.82%) Network Capacity Planner
5 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Network Planner
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Support
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Account Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Architect
6 2 (5.88%) DBA
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.94%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Linux
2 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (11.76%) Unix
6 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Change Management
2 7 (20.59%) Capacity Management
3 5 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (14.71%) Migration
4 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.82%) CRM
5 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.88%) Escalation Management
6 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.88%) Network Management
6 2 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.88%) Open Source
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.94%) Network Optimisation
7 1 (2.94%) Service Design
7 1 (2.94%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 5 (14.71%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) CCNA
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.94%) CCNP
4 1 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.94%) NFS
5 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Puppet
2 2 (5.88%) Ansible
2 2 (5.88%) Nagios
3 1 (2.94%) Nessus
3 1 (2.94%) Simpana
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) VMware
2 9 (26.47%) F5
3 5 (14.71%) Capita
3 5 (14.71%) Cisco
4 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.88%) Nimsoft
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (2.94%) Aruba
6 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.94%) CommVault
6 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.94%) Genesys
6 1 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) Huawei
6 1 (2.94%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.94%) Juniper
6 1 (2.94%) Mitel
6 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.94%) TippingPoint
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