The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 65 68 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 6 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.70% 0.59% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.75% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
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£438 £425 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +53.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £414 £336
% change year-on-year
-15.40% +23.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
636 670 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.56% 79.10% 70.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 459 291
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 14
Average hourly rate £41.00 £25.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.78% +18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.44 £37.00 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Planning across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Capacity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Capacity Planning across the Bristol region.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Capacity Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Planning across the Bristol region.

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (57.14%) DevOps
3 7 (50.00%) iptables
3 7 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (50.00%) Confluence
3 7 (50.00%) Puppet
3 7 (50.00%) Hudson
3 7 (50.00%) MediaWiki
3 7 (50.00%) Build Automation
3 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (50.00%) CentOS
3 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (50.00%) ZABBIX
3 7 (50.00%) Postfix
3 7 (50.00%) XenServer
3 7 (50.00%) nginx
3 7 (50.00%) Subversion
3 7 (50.00%) Ruby
3 7 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 7 (50.00%) JIRA
3 7 (50.00%) Wiki
3 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 7 (50.00%) Samba
3 7 (50.00%) Debian

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 7 (50.00%) Apache
1 7 (50.00%) nginx
1 7 (50.00%) Confluence
1 7 (50.00%) MediaWiki
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) VPN
1 7 (50.00%) LDAP
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) IPsec
2 6 (42.86%) Network Security
2 6 (42.86%) LAN
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
2 6 (42.86%) IPv6
2 6 (42.86%) OSPF
2 6 (42.86%) BGP
2 6 (42.86%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) MySQL
1 7 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Subversion
1 7 (50.00%) JIRA
1 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (50.00%) Hudson
1 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Genesys Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) DBA
5 1 (7.14%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Wiki
2 3 (21.43%) Clustering
3 2 (14.29%) IVR
3 2 (14.29%) Social Media
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (50.00%) Debian
3 7 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 7 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (57.14%) DevOps
2 7 (50.00%) Build Automation
3 6 (42.86%) Database Theory
3 6 (42.86%) Relational Database Theory
3 6 (42.86%) Data Modelling
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Security Management
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) Perl
2 7 (50.00%) PHP
2 7 (50.00%) Ruby
2 7 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (35.71%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (50.00%) Postfix
2 7 (50.00%) XenServer
2 7 (50.00%) iptables
2 7 (50.00%) Samba
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) ZABBIX
1 7 (50.00%) Puppet
2 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (35.71%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Genesys
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft