The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 164 182 175
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 27 23 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.39% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.50% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 25
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £275 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +41.93%
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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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4179 4583 5057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.37% 76.97% 77.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3298 3467 3817
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 41 82
Average hourly rate £24.62 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Capacity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Capacity Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 27 (52.94%) Finance
2 18 (35.29%) SAN
3 17 (33.33%) VMware
4 16 (31.37%) Windows
5 15 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (25.49%) Banking
6 13 (25.49%) Oracle
6 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
7 12 (23.53%) Linux
7 12 (23.53%) ITIL
7 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
8 11 (21.57%) Project Management
9 10 (19.61%) Migration
10 9 (17.65%) Cisco
11 8 (15.69%) HP
11 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (15.69%) Clustering
11 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (13.73%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (13.73%) Data Centre
12 7 (13.73%) NAS
12 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (13.73%) SQL
13 6 (11.76%) UNIX
13 6 (11.76%) MCSE
13 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (11.76%) Active Directory

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (7.84%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) Confluence
2 1 (1.96%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) Apache
2 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Project
3 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (35.29%) SAN
2 7 (13.73%) NAS
3 5 (9.80%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (3.92%) LAN
4 2 (3.92%) WAN
4 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.92%) DNS
4 2 (3.92%) Firewall
5 1 (1.96%) VLAN
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.96%) Network Security
5 1 (1.96%) Wireless
5 1 (1.96%) Internet
5 1 (1.96%) MPLS
5 1 (1.96%) OSPF
5 1 (1.96%) DSL
5 1 (1.96%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.96%) VRRP
5 1 (1.96%) BGP
5 1 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.96%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.96%) DTS
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.96%) MySQL
5 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.92%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.96%) Hudson
2 1 (1.96%) ERwin
2 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
General
1 27 (52.94%) Finance
2 13 (25.49%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.92%) Legal
3 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Front Office
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (17.65%) Architect
2 8 (15.69%) Server Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Windows Server Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Storage Specialist
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Storage Specialist
5 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Backup Specialist
6 4 (7.84%) Designer
6 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Designer
7 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.88%) DBA
7 3 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Hardware Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planner
8 2 (3.92%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) Middleware
2 1 (1.96%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.96%) Ultra Messaging
2 1 (1.96%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (1.96%) Rendezvous
2 1 (1.96%) JMS
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.69%) Clustering
3 7 (13.73%) Data Centre
4 5 (9.80%) CMDB
5 3 (5.88%) Mainframe
6 2 (3.92%) NHS
6 2 (3.92%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.92%) Video on Demand
6 2 (3.92%) Replication
7 1 (1.96%) PKI
7 1 (1.96%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.96%) Symmetrix
7 1 (1.96%) IVR
7 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.96%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.96%) AS400
7 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.96%) User Experience
7 1 (1.96%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 16 (31.37%) Windows
2 12 (23.53%) Linux
3 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (11.76%) UNIX
5 3 (5.88%) Solaris
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.96%) VMS
6 1 (1.96%) NetWare
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.96%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) ITIL
2 11 (21.57%) Project Management
3 10 (19.61%) Migration
4 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (13.73%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (7.84%) Change Management
7 4 (7.84%) Validation
8 3 (5.88%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.88%) High Availability
8 3 (5.88%) Change Control
8 3 (5.88%) Matrix Management
8 3 (5.88%) Project Planning
8 3 (5.88%) Resource Management
8 3 (5.88%) Time Management
8 3 (5.88%) Regression Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.88%) Benchmarking
8 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) SQL
2 3 (5.88%) Java
3 2 (3.92%) VB
3 2 (3.92%) C
4 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.96%) Perl
4 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) MCSE
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (11.76%) MCITP
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.96%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (5.88%) VMware Server
4 2 (3.92%) vSphere
5 1 (1.96%) Squid
5 1 (1.96%) Samba
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.96%) XenApp
5 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.96%) SRDF
5 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (1.96%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (5.88%) Data Guard
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle Flashback
2 2 (3.92%) OpenView
2 2 (3.92%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.92%) SCOM
3 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.96%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.96%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.96%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.96%) Legato
3 1 (1.96%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) VMware
2 13 (25.49%) Oracle
2 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
3 9 (17.65%) Cisco
4 8 (15.69%) HP
5 5 (9.80%) Brocade
5 5 (9.80%) 3PAR
5 5 (9.80%) CommVault
6 3 (5.88%) Remedy
7 2 (3.92%) EMC
7 2 (3.92%) Citrix
7 2 (3.92%) Sun
7 2 (3.92%) IBM
7 2 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.96%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.96%) RedDot
8 1 (1.96%) AppSense
8 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.96%) F5
8 1 (1.96%) Aruba