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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Planning
Rank 101 122 114
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -8
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 20 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.79% 0.26% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.35% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 5
Average daily rate £325 £250 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.68% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £115.00
% change year-on-year
- -78.26%
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
1997 1983 2006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.59% 73.12% 75.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1043 1006 1032
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 38 59
Average hourly rate £16.09 £32.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.49% +103.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £126.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Bracknell +4 8 £285 +14.00%
Reading -1 5 £360 -4.00%
Capacity Planning
South East

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) SQL
3 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (26.67%) Firewall
4 7 (23.33%) VMware
5 6 (20.00%) Migration
5 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (20.00%) Change Management
5 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (20.00%) Linux
5 6 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (16.67%) MSBuild
6 5 (16.67%) Capacity Management
6 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (16.67%) LAN
6 5 (16.67%) .NET
6 5 (16.67%) Oracle
6 5 (16.67%) C#
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco
6 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (16.67%) WiX
6 5 (16.67%) Capita

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Firewall
2 5 (16.67%) LAN
3 4 (13.33%) DNS
3 4 (13.33%) WAN
4 3 (10.00%) Internet
4 3 (10.00%) MPLS
4 3 (10.00%) VLAN
5 2 (6.67%) Ethernet
5 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.67%) VoIP
6 1 (3.33%) DMZ
6 1 (3.33%) HTTP
6 1 (3.33%) Intranet
6 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.33%) M3UA
6 1 (3.33%) NAS
6 1 (3.33%) Network Security
6 1 (3.33%) SAN
6 1 (3.33%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (13.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MSBuild
1 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (16.67%) WiX
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.33%) Automotive
3 1 (3.33%) Dutch Language
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Administrator
2 7 (23.33%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Capacity Planner
3 4 (13.33%) Data Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) VMware Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Network Capacity Planner
4 3 (10.00%) Network Planner
5 2 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Account Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Data Centre Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.00%) Unix
6 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Change Management
1 6 (20.00%) Migration
1 6 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 5 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (13.33%) Data Architecture
3 4 (13.33%) Data Management
3 4 (13.33%) Data Security
3 4 (13.33%) Database Tuning
3 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (13.33%) ETL
3 4 (13.33%) Master Data Management
3 4 (13.33%) SDLC
3 4 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.67%) High Availability
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) CCIE
4 1 (3.33%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) CCNP
4 1 (3.33%) ISEB
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.33%) JNCIE
4 1 (3.33%) JNCIP
4 1 (3.33%) MCP
4 1 (3.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) NFS
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Ansible
1 2 (6.67%) Nagios
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) Simpana
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) VMware
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.67%) Capita
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco
3 5 (16.67%) Oracle
4 4 (13.33%) F5
5 2 (6.67%) Huawei
5 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.33%) CommVault
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) Genesys
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.33%) Juniper
6 1 (3.33%) NetApp
6 1 (3.33%) Nimsoft
6 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds