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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 101 111 118
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 19 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.74% 0.60% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.80% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Average daily rate
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£430 £370 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% +52.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £266 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £474 £245
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +45.00%
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
1895 1866 1715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.85% 74.49% 70.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1022 888 755
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 20 32
Average hourly rate £30.00 £18.04 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.34% -39.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.60 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £44.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Slough +7 9 £475 -
Maidenhead - 2 £275 - 1
Bracknell - 1 £265 -
Capacity Planning
South East

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (30.00%) Windows
1 12 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
3 9 (22.50%) Firewall
3 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
4 8 (20.00%) Linux
4 8 (20.00%) C#
4 8 (20.00%) SQL
4 8 (20.00%) .NET
4 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 8 (20.00%) Degree
4 8 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (20.00%) MSBuild
4 8 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (17.50%) Line Management
5 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
5 7 (17.50%) Capita
5 7 (17.50%) Validation
5 7 (17.50%) GIS
5 7 (17.50%) Data Modelling
6 6 (15.00%) LAN
6 6 (15.00%) UNIX
6 6 (15.00%) Mapinfo
6 6 (15.00%) MATLAB
6 6 (15.00%) ArcGIS
6 6 (15.00%) VMware
6 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (15.00%) Data Analysis
6 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (15.00%) ArcGIS
2 2 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.50%) nginx
3 1 (2.50%) Confluence
3 1 (2.50%) Node.js
3 1 (2.50%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) MS Project
3 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) PaaS
2 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) Firewall
2 6 (15.00%) LAN
3 4 (10.00%) BGP
4 3 (7.50%) DSL
4 3 (7.50%) WLAN
4 3 (7.50%) WAN
4 3 (7.50%) Broadband
4 3 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (7.50%) Wireless
5 2 (5.00%) VLAN
5 2 (5.00%) SAN
5 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.00%) VPN
5 2 (5.00%) DNS
5 2 (5.00%) LTE
6 1 (2.50%) EIGRP
6 1 (2.50%) IPv6
6 1 (2.50%) 3G
6 1 (2.50%) OSPF
6 1 (2.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
1 1 (2.50%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (20.00%) MSBuild
2 3 (7.50%) Subversion
3 2 (5.00%) JIRA
3 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.50%) Grunt
4 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.50%) Hudson
General
1 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Administrator
2 5 (12.50%) Data Manager
2 5 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Release Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Build and Release Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Deployment Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Environment Manager
6 1 (2.50%) TIBCO Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Capacity Manager
6 1 (2.50%) GIS Officer
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (2.50%) Data Centre Architect
6 1 (2.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) Middleware
3 1 (2.50%) LAMP
3 1 (2.50%) Java EE
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.50%) WebCenter
3 1 (2.50%) REST
3 1 (2.50%) Sass
3 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) SOAP
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) GIS
2 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.50%) Clustering
4 2 (5.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.00%) EMC VNX
4 2 (5.00%) Thin Client
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Linux
3 6 (15.00%) UNIX
4 3 (7.50%) Solaris
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.50%) CentOS
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.50%) Debian
6 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.50%) VMS
6 1 (2.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (17.50%) Line Management
3 7 (17.50%) Data Modelling
3 7 (17.50%) Validation
4 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (15.00%) Data Analysis
4 6 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 5 (12.50%) RAD
6 3 (7.50%) SOA
6 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.50%) Migration
6 3 (7.50%) Project Planning
6 3 (7.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (7.50%) DevOps
6 3 (7.50%) Capacity Management
7 2 (5.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) C#
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
3 6 (15.00%) MATLAB
4 4 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (5.00%) Perl
5 2 (5.00%) VBScript
5 2 (5.00%) C
6 1 (2.50%) Scala
6 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.50%) Jython
6 1 (2.50%) Ruby
6 1 (2.50%) Groovy
6 1 (2.50%) ABAP
6 1 (2.50%) Python
6 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
6 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) MCSE
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.00%) MCITP
3 1 (2.50%) MCP
3 1 (2.50%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
1 5 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (5.00%) ISA Server
3 2 (5.00%) vSphere
3 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (2.50%) iptables
4 1 (2.50%) Postfix
4 1 (2.50%) XenServer
4 1 (2.50%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (5.00%) WSUS
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
1 2 (5.00%) HP SIM
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) Salt
2 1 (2.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) Capita
3 6 (15.00%) VMware
3 6 (15.00%) Mapinfo
4 5 (12.50%) Oracle
4 5 (12.50%) Cisco
5 4 (10.00%) Citrix
6 3 (7.50%) Juniper
6 3 (7.50%) HP
7 2 (5.00%) EMC
7 2 (5.00%) Symantec
7 2 (5.00%) McAfee
7 2 (5.00%) Websense
7 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.50%) SAP
8 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.50%) TIBCO