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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 64 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.67% - 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% - 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£388 - £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £32.56 -
% change year-on-year
+43.60% -
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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
649 441 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 72.76% 70.79% 73.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 322 431
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 34
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £14.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
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 16 September 2014, 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 16 (80.00%) WAN
2 13 (65.00%) LAN
2 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 13 (65.00%) Apache
2 13 (65.00%) Citrix
2 13 (65.00%) Red Hat
2 13 (65.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (65.00%) Firewall
2 13 (65.00%) LAMP
2 13 (65.00%) Samba
2 13 (65.00%) Debian
2 13 (65.00%) VMware
2 13 (65.00%) Ruby
2 13 (65.00%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (65.00%) Network Security
2 13 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (65.00%) ZABBIX
2 13 (65.00%) nginx
2 13 (65.00%) Bash Shell
2 13 (65.00%) Puppet
2 13 (65.00%) Hudson
2 13 (65.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (65.00%) DevOps
3 12 (60.00%) Postfix
3 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 12 (60.00%) Ubuntu
3 12 (60.00%) VPN
4 11 (55.00%) LDAP
4 11 (55.00%) MySQL

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 13 (65.00%) Apache
1 13 (65.00%) nginx
2 11 (55.00%) Confluence
2 11 (55.00%) MediaWiki
3 3 (15.00%) Lync
3 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (80.00%) WAN
2 13 (65.00%) LAN
2 13 (65.00%) Firewall
2 13 (65.00%) Network Security
3 12 (60.00%) VPN
4 11 (55.00%) IPv6
4 11 (55.00%) OSPF
4 11 (55.00%) BGP
4 11 (55.00%) EIGRP
4 11 (55.00%) IPsec
4 11 (55.00%) LDAP
5 3 (15.00%) Internet
6 1 (5.00%) PBX
6 1 (5.00%) SMS
6 1 (5.00%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) MySQL
1 11 (55.00%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (55.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Hudson
1 13 (65.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 11 (55.00%) Subversion
3 11 (55.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Billing
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Wiki
2 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Linux
1 13 (65.00%) Debian
2 12 (60.00%) Ubuntu
3 11 (55.00%) Windows
3 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (30.00%) CentOS
5 1 (5.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 13 (65.00%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (65.00%) DevOps
2 11 (55.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (15.00%) Change Control
3 3 (15.00%) Build Automation
3 3 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Data Management
5 1 (5.00%) Network Design
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
1 13 (65.00%) Ruby
1 13 (65.00%) Bash Shell
2 11 (55.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) Perl
2 11 (55.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CCNA
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Samba
1 13 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (60.00%) Postfix
3 11 (55.00%) XenServer
4 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (65.00%) ZABBIX
1 13 (65.00%) Puppet
2 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (15.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Red Hat
1 13 (65.00%) VMware
1 13 (65.00%) Citrix
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Juniper
3 1 (5.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (5.00%) Polycom
3 1 (5.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks