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 22 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 102 118 103
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 17 11 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.68% 0.43% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.62% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 10
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£390 £245 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.18% -40.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £241 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £359 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £59.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.78 -
% change year-on-year
-7.47% -
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
1818 1782 2047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.04% 69.61% 67.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 904 799 766
Average daily rate £390 £385 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 35
Average hourly rate £17.07 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.72% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Reading +20 10 £500 -
Capacity Planning
South East

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 12 (41.38%) LAN
1 12 (41.38%) WLAN
1 12 (41.38%) WAN
1 12 (41.38%) CCNP
1 12 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (41.38%) Network Architecture
2 11 (37.93%) Project Management
2 11 (37.93%) Network Design
3 10 (34.48%) MPLS
3 10 (34.48%) VPN
3 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
4 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
4 9 (31.03%) Load Balancing
4 9 (31.03%) DNS
4 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
4 9 (31.03%) DHCP
4 9 (31.03%) Wireless
4 9 (31.03%) IPsec
5 5 (17.24%) XML
5 5 (17.24%) Demand Management
6 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
6 4 (13.79%) Change Management
6 4 (13.79%) VoIP
6 4 (13.79%) Migration
7 3 (10.34%) Finance
7 3 (10.34%) MCTS
7 3 (10.34%) Replication
7 3 (10.34%) Clustering
7 3 (10.34%) SAP
7 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (3.45%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) LAN
1 12 (41.38%) WLAN
1 12 (41.38%) WAN
2 10 (34.48%) MPLS
2 10 (34.48%) VPN
3 9 (31.03%) DNS
3 9 (31.03%) DHCP
3 9 (31.03%) Wireless
3 9 (31.03%) IPsec
4 4 (13.79%) VoIP
5 2 (6.90%) 3G
5 2 (6.90%) 2G
6 1 (3.45%) Firewall
6 1 (3.45%) UMTS
6 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.45%) OSPF
6 1 (3.45%) BGP
6 1 (3.45%) RSVP
6 1 (3.45%) VRRP
6 1 (3.45%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.45%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
1 2 (6.90%) Hudson
1 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.90%) Ant
1 2 (6.90%) Maven
General
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Network Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) SQL DBA
2 3 (10.34%) DBA
2 3 (10.34%) Architect
3 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Design Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Release Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Change Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Business Change Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (6.90%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Network Support
3 2 (6.90%) Business Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Programme Planner
4 1 (3.45%) Network Architect
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (3.45%) Network Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) XML
2 2 (6.90%) REST
2 2 (6.90%) SOAP
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Replication
1 3 (10.34%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Network Architecture
2 11 (37.93%) Project Management
2 11 (37.93%) Network Design
3 9 (31.03%) Load Balancing
4 5 (17.24%) Demand Management
5 4 (13.79%) Change Management
5 4 (13.79%) Migration
6 3 (10.34%) Business Transformation
6 3 (10.34%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.90%) Release Management
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (6.90%) ITIL
7 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.90%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) CCNP
1 12 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
3 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) MCTS
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) CIMA
5 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
1 3 (10.34%) SCOM
2 2 (6.90%) Vagrant
2 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) SAP
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) HP