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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 180 194 175
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -19
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 27 28 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.39% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.50% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 34
Average daily rate
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£450 £460 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.63 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year
+246.29% -
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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
4598 5565 5312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.84% 76.54% 75.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3552 4106 3940
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 74 90
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £16.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £52.82 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014, 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 18 (36.00%) Windows
2 13 (26.00%) Linux
3 12 (24.00%) Finance
3 12 (24.00%) VMware
4 10 (20.00%) SQL
5 9 (18.00%) Oracle
5 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (18.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (16.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (16.00%) Banking
6 8 (16.00%) DNS
7 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (14.00%) Change Management
7 7 (14.00%) Clustering
7 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (12.00%) Capacity Management
8 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
8 6 (12.00%) Project Management
8 6 (12.00%) Cisco
8 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
9 5 (10.00%) UNIX
9 5 (10.00%) ITIL
9 5 (10.00%) Citrix
9 5 (10.00%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.00%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (2.00%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.00%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.00%) ElastiCache
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) DNS
2 5 (10.00%) SAN
3 4 (8.00%) Firewall
3 4 (8.00%) DHCP
4 3 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (6.00%) Wireless
4 3 (6.00%) Broadband
4 3 (6.00%) LAN
5 2 (4.00%) WLAN
5 2 (4.00%) FTP
5 2 (4.00%) HTTP
5 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.00%) Internet
5 2 (4.00%) BGP
5 2 (4.00%) DSL
6 1 (2.00%) TCAP
6 1 (2.00%) Multicast
6 1 (2.00%) VPN
6 1 (2.00%) WAN
6 1 (2.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) KDB
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.00%) Big Data
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.00%) JMeter
2 1 (2.00%) NUnit
2 1 (2.00%) Selenium
2 1 (2.00%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (24.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.00%) Legal
4 3 (6.00%) Front Office
5 2 (4.00%) Back Office
5 2 (4.00%) Retail
6 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Marketing
6 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Architect
2 5 (10.00%) Developer
2 5 (10.00%) Analyst
2 5 (10.00%) Consultant
2 5 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (6.00%) DBA
3 3 (6.00%) SQL DBA
3 3 (6.00%) Designer
4 2 (4.00%) Data Centre Architect
4 2 (4.00%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Architect
4 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (4.00%) Network Architect
4 2 (4.00%) Senior Analyst Developer
4 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Consultant
4 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) Middleware
2 2 (4.00%) JSON
2 2 (4.00%) HTML
2 2 (4.00%) CSS
2 2 (4.00%) RESTful
2 2 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (2.00%) REST
3 1 (2.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Clustering
2 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (8.00%) Replication
5 3 (6.00%) Blackberry
6 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (4.00%) Derivative
6 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.00%) VWAP
7 1 (2.00%) Open Source
7 1 (2.00%) TWAP
7 1 (2.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (2.00%) Statistics
7 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.00%) User Experience
7 1 (2.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.00%) Windows
2 13 (26.00%) Linux
3 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (10.00%) UNIX
6 4 (8.00%) Solaris
7 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.00%) Android
7 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.00%) CentOS
9 1 (2.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (16.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (14.00%) Change Management
3 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.00%) Project Management
4 6 (12.00%) Capacity Management
5 5 (10.00%) DevOps
5 5 (10.00%) ITIL
5 5 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 4 (8.00%) Project Planning
6 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.00%) Low Latency
6 4 (8.00%) Release Management
6 4 (8.00%) Performance Management
6 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.00%) Coaching
7 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.00%) Scrum
7 3 (6.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (8.00%) Python
3 3 (6.00%) C#
3 3 (6.00%) Java
3 3 (6.00%) Ruby
4 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.00%) Perl
4 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.00%) MCTS
2 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.00%) XenApp
4 3 (6.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.00%) vCloud
6 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (2.00%) Veritas File System
6 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) SCCM
2 3 (6.00%) Puppet
2 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.00%) Nagios
4 1 (2.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) VMware
2 9 (18.00%) Oracle
2 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.00%) Cisco
4 5 (10.00%) Citrix
5 3 (6.00%) Juniper
5 3 (6.00%) HP
5 3 (6.00%) EMC
5 3 (6.00%) Remedy
5 3 (6.00%) AppSense
5 3 (6.00%) F5
6 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.00%) Calypso
6 2 (4.00%) SunGard
7 1 (2.00%) Sun
7 1 (2.00%) IBM
7 1 (2.00%) Sybase
7 1 (2.00%) Symantec
7 1 (2.00%) Sophos
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