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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 111 117 110
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 14 12 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.57% 0.47% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.69% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 8
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£408 £245 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.32% -38.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £241 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £359 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £356 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.75% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £59.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £32.56 -
% change year-on-year
+43.60% -
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
1806 1727 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.87% 68.29% 67.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 823 763
Average daily rate £390 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 36 41
Average hourly rate £17.07 £22.85 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% -25.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.10 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £44.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +14 8 £500 - 3
Slough - - - -
Capacity Planning
South East

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (46.15%) WLAN
1 12 (46.15%) WAN
1 12 (46.15%) LAN
1 12 (46.15%) CCNP
1 12 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (46.15%) Network Architecture
2 10 (38.46%) Network Design
2 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 9 (34.62%) Load Balancing
3 9 (34.62%) Wireless
3 9 (34.62%) IPsec
3 9 (34.62%) MPLS
3 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
3 9 (34.62%) DHCP
3 9 (34.62%) VPN
3 9 (34.62%) DNS
3 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
4 8 (30.77%) Project Management
5 5 (19.23%) Demand Management
6 4 (15.38%) Change Management
6 4 (15.38%) VoIP
7 3 (11.54%) Migration
7 3 (11.54%) Replication
7 3 (11.54%) Clustering
7 3 (11.54%) MCTS
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (11.54%) SCCM
7 3 (11.54%) SCOM
7 3 (11.54%) Performance Management
7 3 (11.54%) Telecoms

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Portal
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) WLAN
1 12 (46.15%) WAN
1 12 (46.15%) LAN
2 9 (34.62%) MPLS
2 9 (34.62%) DHCP
2 9 (34.62%) VPN
2 9 (34.62%) DNS
2 9 (34.62%) Wireless
2 9 (34.62%) IPsec
3 4 (15.38%) VoIP
4 1 (3.85%) 2G
4 1 (3.85%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (3.85%) 3G
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) DBA
2 4 (15.38%) SQL DBA
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Network Support
4 2 (7.69%) Business Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Change Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Business Change Manager
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Design Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Programme Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Replication
1 3 (11.54%) Clustering
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Network Architecture
2 10 (38.46%) Network Design
3 9 (34.62%) Load Balancing
4 8 (30.77%) Project Management
5 5 (19.23%) Demand Management
6 4 (15.38%) Change Management
7 3 (11.54%) Migration
7 3 (11.54%) Performance Management
8 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
8 2 (7.69%) Business Transformation
8 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 2 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
9 1 (3.85%) Change Control
9 1 (3.85%) Kimball Methodology
9 1 (3.85%) Database Security
9 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
9 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
9 1 (3.85%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) CCNP
1 12 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
4 3 (11.54%) MCTS
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (7.69%) CIMA
5 2 (7.69%) Degree
5 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) SCCM
1 3 (11.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) HP