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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 163 177 164
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 26 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.46% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.59% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 20
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% -5.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £262 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £418 £336
% change year-on-year
-16.16% +24.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
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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
4022 4712 4495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.34% 77.67% 76.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3121 3399 3467
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 50 47
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -81.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 March 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 March 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 28 (57.14%) Finance
2 17 (34.69%) Windows
3 15 (30.61%) ITIL
3 15 (30.61%) VMware
4 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
5 12 (24.49%) Oracle
5 12 (24.49%) SQL
5 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
5 12 (24.49%) SAN
6 11 (22.45%) Linux
6 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (20.41%) Banking
7 10 (20.41%) Migration
7 10 (20.41%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (16.33%) Project Management
8 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (14.29%) Clustering
9 7 (14.29%) UNIX
9 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 7 (14.29%) Cisco
9 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database
10 6 (12.24%) Java
10 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (12.24%) Release Management
10 6 (12.24%) NAS
11 5 (10.20%) MCITP

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (8.16%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (4.08%) Apache
2 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) GlassFish
2 2 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.04%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (2.04%) Confluence
3 1 (2.04%) Lync
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.04%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Project
2 2 (4.08%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) SAN
2 6 (12.24%) NAS
3 4 (8.16%) Firewall
4 3 (6.12%) Internet
4 3 (6.12%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (4.08%) HTTP
6 1 (2.04%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.04%) Broadband
6 1 (2.04%) LAN
6 1 (2.04%) WLAN
6 1 (2.04%) BGP
6 1 (2.04%) DSL
6 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.04%) Wireless
6 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (4.08%) Big Data
5 2 (4.08%) OpenTSDB
5 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.08%) MySQL
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.04%) DTS
6 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.04%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.08%) JIRA
2 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.08%) Mercurial
2 2 (4.08%) Hudson
3 1 (2.04%) ERwin
General
1 28 (57.14%) Finance
2 10 (20.41%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Legal
4 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 6 (12.24%) DBA
2 6 (12.24%) Windows Server Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Analyst
3 5 (10.20%) SQL DBA
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (6.12%) Architect
4 3 (6.12%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Senior Storage Specialist
5 2 (4.08%) Storage Specialist
5 2 (4.08%) Java Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Backup Specialist
5 2 (4.08%) Designer
5 2 (4.08%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) Consultant
5 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Applications Support
5 2 (4.08%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) Middleware
2 2 (4.08%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (4.08%) RESTful
2 2 (4.08%) Kafka
2 2 (4.08%) Web Services
3 1 (2.04%) JMS
3 1 (2.04%) Rendezvous
3 1 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Clustering
1 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Replication
3 2 (4.08%) NHS
3 2 (4.08%) PKI
3 2 (4.08%) CMDB
3 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.08%) Video on Demand
4 1 (2.04%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.04%) HP StorageWorks
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.04%) IVR
4 1 (2.04%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.04%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.04%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.69%) Windows
2 11 (22.45%) Linux
3 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (14.29%) UNIX
4 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.16%) Solaris
6 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.04%) AIX
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) ITIL
2 10 (20.41%) Migration
2 10 (20.41%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.33%) Project Management
4 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (12.24%) Release Management
5 5 (10.20%) Change Management
5 5 (10.20%) Project Planning
5 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
6 4 (8.16%) Change Control
6 4 (8.16%) High Availability
7 3 (6.12%) Validation
7 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Database Security
7 3 (6.12%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (6.12%) People Management
7 3 (6.12%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) SQL
2 6 (12.24%) Java
3 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.08%) Perl
4 2 (4.08%) VB
4 2 (4.08%) Objective-C
4 2 (4.08%) C
5 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) MCSE
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (10.20%) MCITP
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
System Software
1 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (4.08%) VMware Server
4 2 (4.08%) Squid
4 2 (4.08%) vSphere
5 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.04%) XenApp
5 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.04%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (6.12%) Data Guard
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle Flashback
2 2 (4.08%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.08%) SCOM
3 1 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.04%) OpenView
3 1 (2.04%) Legato
3 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.04%) PureDisk
3 1 (2.04%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) VMware
2 12 (24.49%) Oracle
2 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.29%) Cisco
4 5 (10.20%) HP
5 3 (6.12%) Brocade
5 3 (6.12%) 3PAR
6 2 (4.08%) F5
6 2 (4.08%) Remedy
6 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (4.08%) CommVault
6 2 (4.08%) IBM
6 2 (4.08%) Sun
6 2 (4.08%) EMC
6 2 (4.08%) Citrix
7 1 (2.04%) Juniper
7 1 (2.04%) BMC
7 1 (2.04%) CA
7 1 (2.04%) NetApp
7 1 (2.04%) Novell
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