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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 162 172 162
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 22 28 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.48% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.62% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 18
Average daily rate
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£440 £350 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -21.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £244 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £446 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £416 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.90% +18.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £115.00 -
% change year-on-year
-78.26% -
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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
4056 4502 4355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.97% 77.61% 76.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3163 3197 3336
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 48 65
Average hourly rate £20.45 £28.04 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% -36.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.33 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 (50.94%) Finance
2 18 (33.96%) VMware
2 18 (33.96%) Windows
3 15 (28.30%) Linux
4 13 (24.53%) ITIL
4 13 (24.53%) Oracle
4 13 (24.53%) SQL
5 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
5 12 (22.64%) Banking
6 11 (20.75%) Active Directory
6 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
7 10 (18.87%) SAN
7 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (16.98%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (13.21%) Release Management
10 7 (13.21%) Migration
11 6 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (11.32%) Middleware
11 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (11.32%) Cisco
11 6 (11.32%) UNIX
11 6 (11.32%) Jenkins
12 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database
12 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (9.43%) Java
12 5 (9.43%) HP
12 5 (9.43%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.77%) GlassFish
2 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (3.77%) Apache
2 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.89%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (1.89%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.89%) Confluence
3 1 (1.89%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Project
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
1 1 (1.89%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (1.89%) ElastiCache
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.87%) SAN
2 5 (9.43%) Firewall
3 4 (7.55%) NAS
3 4 (7.55%) Internet
4 3 (5.66%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (3.77%) DHCP
5 2 (3.77%) FTP
5 2 (3.77%) HTTP
5 2 (3.77%) DNS
6 1 (1.89%) VPN
6 1 (1.89%) BGP
6 1 (1.89%) DSL
6 1 (1.89%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.89%) Broadband
6 1 (1.89%) LAN
6 1 (1.89%) WLAN
6 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.89%) Wireless
6 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (3.77%) Big Data
5 2 (3.77%) MySQL
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.77%) OpenTSDB
6 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.89%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.77%) JIRA
2 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.77%) Mercurial
2 2 (3.77%) Hudson
General
1 27 (50.94%) Finance
2 12 (22.64%) Banking
3 4 (7.55%) Legal
4 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.66%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (11.32%) Architect
1 6 (11.32%) Analyst
2 5 (9.43%) DBA
2 5 (9.43%) Server Engineer
3 4 (7.55%) SQL DBA
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Designer
4 3 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (3.77%) Lead Designer
5 2 (3.77%) Data Architect
5 2 (3.77%) Business Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (3.77%) Support Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Applications Support
5 2 (3.77%) Service Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Administrator
5 2 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) Middleware
2 2 (3.77%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (3.77%) RESTful
2 2 (3.77%) Web Services
2 2 (3.77%) Kafka
3 1 (1.89%) .NET
3 1 (1.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) Replication
2 5 (9.43%) Clustering
3 4 (7.55%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.77%) NHS
4 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.77%) PKI
4 2 (3.77%) CMDB
5 1 (1.89%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.89%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.89%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.89%) HP StorageWorks
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.89%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.96%) Windows
2 15 (28.30%) Linux
3 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (11.32%) UNIX
5 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.66%) Solaris
7 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) ITIL
2 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.98%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (13.21%) Release Management
4 7 (13.21%) Migration
5 6 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (9.43%) Change Management
6 5 (9.43%) Project Management
7 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.55%) Data Modelling
7 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.55%) Change Control
8 3 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (5.66%) High Availability
8 3 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.66%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (5.66%) DevOps
8 3 (5.66%) People Management
8 3 (5.66%) Security Management
8 3 (5.66%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) Java
3 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.66%) Python
3 3 (5.66%) C
3 3 (5.66%) Ruby
4 2 (3.77%) Objective-C
4 2 (3.77%) Perl
5 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) MCSE
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (7.55%) MCITP
2 2 (3.77%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (20.75%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.77%) Squid
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.77%) vSphere
4 1 (1.89%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.89%) XenApp
4 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Puppet
1 3 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.77%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.89%) PureDisk
3 1 (1.89%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.89%) Nagios
3 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) VMware
2 13 (24.53%) Oracle
3 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.32%) Cisco
5 5 (9.43%) HP
6 3 (5.66%) IBM
6 3 (5.66%) Citrix
6 3 (5.66%) Brocade
6 3 (5.66%) 3PAR
6 3 (5.66%) F5
7 2 (3.77%) CommVault
7 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.77%) Sun
7 2 (3.77%) Calypso
7 2 (3.77%) SunGard
8 1 (1.89%) Dell
8 1 (1.89%) EMC
8 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.89%) Symantec
8 1 (1.89%) Remedy