The first table below looks at the demand for Capacity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 60 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 12 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.47% 0.27% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £273 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
558 505 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 68.38% 69.37% 61.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 243 207
Average daily rate £388 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 36 94
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £24.45 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Capacity Planning
East of England

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Capacity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Capacity Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Capacity Planning
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(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
Cambridge -7 5 £363 +33.02%
Peterborough - 3 £240 -
Capacity Planning
East of England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 10 (45.45%) ITIL
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco
2 9 (40.91%) Firewall
3 8 (36.36%) Wireless
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 8 (36.36%) HP
3 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
3 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 8 (36.36%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (36.36%) Change Control
4 6 (27.27%) Finance
5 5 (22.73%) OPNET
5 5 (22.73%) Migration
5 5 (22.73%) Scrum
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (22.73%) Internet
5 5 (22.73%) MPLS
5 5 (22.73%) Solaris
5 5 (22.73%) Linux
5 5 (22.73%) UML
5 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
5 5 (22.73%) J2SE
5 5 (22.73%) UNIX

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
1 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
1 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
2 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Firewall
2 8 (36.36%) Wireless
3 5 (22.73%) MPLS
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (22.73%) Multicast
3 5 (22.73%) IPv6
3 5 (22.73%) Internet
4 4 (18.18%) LAN
4 4 (18.18%) WAN
5 3 (13.64%) SAN
6 2 (9.09%) DWDM
6 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.55%) VPN
7 1 (4.55%) VoIP
7 1 (4.55%) WLAN
7 1 (4.55%) Junos
7 1 (4.55%) BGP
7 1 (4.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
1 8 (36.36%) Support Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Network Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Technical Support
3 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (22.73%) Technical Support Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Java Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Design Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) J2EE
1 5 (22.73%) J2SE
2 3 (13.64%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 2 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Solaris
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) UNIX
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Change Control
3 5 (22.73%) Multithreading
3 5 (22.73%) UML
3 5 (22.73%) DNA
3 5 (22.73%) Migration
3 5 (22.73%) Scrum
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (18.18%) Network Management
5 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
5 3 (13.64%) Online Marketing
5 3 (13.64%) CRM
6 2 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (9.09%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.09%) TDD
6 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Java
1 5 (22.73%) Perl
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) CCNP
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) JNCIA
2 1 (4.55%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) OPNET
2 3 (13.64%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) HP
3 5 (22.73%) Sun
3 5 (22.73%) Oracle
3 5 (22.73%) Atlassian
4 3 (13.64%) EPiServer
4 3 (13.64%) Sybase
4 3 (13.64%) Juniper
4 3 (13.64%) CA
4 3 (13.64%) Endeca
4 3 (13.64%) Unica