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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 170 177 176
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 29 30 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.48% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.63% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 23
Average daily rate
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£450 £373 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.80% -12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £275 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.14% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £23.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+47.82% -29.23%
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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
4236 4781 4794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.85% 77.06% 76.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3291 3511 3645
Average daily rate £470 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 45 51
Average hourly rate £27.37 £25.00 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -65.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 April 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 April 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 30 (53.57%) Finance
2 18 (32.14%) VMware
3 16 (28.57%) Windows
4 15 (26.79%) SAN
4 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (25.00%) Linux
6 13 (23.21%) ITIL
6 13 (23.21%) Oracle
6 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
7 12 (21.43%) Banking
8 11 (19.64%) Migration
8 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
8 11 (19.64%) Project Management
9 10 (17.86%) SQL
10 9 (16.07%) UNIX
10 9 (16.07%) Cisco
10 9 (16.07%) Clustering
10 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (12.50%) Active Directory
13 6 (10.71%) HP
13 6 (10.71%) Java
13 6 (10.71%) NAS
14 5 (8.93%) MCITP

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (3.57%) Apache
2 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.57%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.79%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.79%) Confluence
3 1 (1.79%) Lync
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Project
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.79%) SAN
2 6 (10.71%) NAS
3 3 (5.36%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (5.36%) Firewall
3 3 (5.36%) LAN
4 2 (3.57%) WAN
4 2 (3.57%) HTTP
4 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.57%) Internet
4 2 (3.57%) BGP
4 2 (3.57%) DSL
4 2 (3.57%) Wireless
5 1 (1.79%) VLAN
5 1 (1.79%) Network Security
5 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.79%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.79%) HSRP
5 1 (1.79%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.57%) MySQL
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.57%) Big Data
4 2 (3.57%) OpenTSDB
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.79%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.57%) JIRA
2 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.57%) Mercurial
2 2 (3.57%) Hudson
3 1 (1.79%) ERwin
General
1 30 (53.57%) Finance
2 12 (21.43%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Legal
4 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Front Office
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (16.07%) Architect
2 7 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Windows Server Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (8.93%) Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (7.14%) DBA
5 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Designer
5 4 (7.14%) Designer
6 3 (5.36%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.36%) SQL DBA
6 3 (5.36%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (5.36%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.57%) Business Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) Middleware
2 2 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (3.57%) Web Services
2 2 (3.57%) RESTful
2 2 (3.57%) Kafka
3 1 (1.79%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) Ultra Messaging
3 1 (1.79%) JMS
3 1 (1.79%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.79%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Clustering
1 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Replication
3 3 (5.36%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.57%) NHS
4 2 (3.57%) PKI
4 2 (3.57%) CMDB
4 2 (3.57%) Video on Demand
4 2 (3.57%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.79%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.79%) HP StorageWorks
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.79%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.79%) AS400
5 1 (1.79%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Windows
2 14 (25.00%) Linux
3 9 (16.07%) UNIX
4 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.14%) Solaris
6 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.79%) AIX
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.79%) VMS
7 1 (1.79%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) ITIL
2 11 (19.64%) Project Management
2 11 (19.64%) Migration
3 8 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (8.93%) Release Management
6 4 (7.14%) High Availability
6 4 (7.14%) Change Control
6 4 (7.14%) Capacity Management
6 4 (7.14%) Change Management
6 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 4 (7.14%) Project Planning
7 3 (5.36%) Resource Management
7 3 (5.36%) Matrix Management
7 3 (5.36%) Benchmarking
7 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.36%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) SQL
2 6 (10.71%) Java
3 2 (3.57%) Perl
3 2 (3.57%) VB
3 2 (3.57%) Objective-C
3 2 (3.57%) C
4 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) MCSE
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (8.93%) MCITP
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (3.57%) VMware Server
4 2 (3.57%) Squid
4 2 (3.57%) vSphere
5 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.79%) XenApp
5 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.79%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (5.36%) Data Guard
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Flashback
2 2 (3.57%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.57%) SCOM
2 2 (3.57%) OpenView
3 1 (1.79%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.79%) Legato
3 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.79%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.79%) PureDisk
3 1 (1.79%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 18 (32.14%) VMware
2 13 (23.21%) Oracle
2 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.07%) Cisco
4 6 (10.71%) HP
5 3 (5.36%) Brocade
5 3 (5.36%) 3PAR
6 2 (3.57%) Remedy
6 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.57%) CommVault
6 2 (3.57%) IBM
6 2 (3.57%) Sun
6 2 (3.57%) EMC
6 2 (3.57%) Citrix
6 2 (3.57%) Juniper
7 1 (1.79%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (1.79%) BMC
7 1 (1.79%) CA
7 1 (1.79%) NetApp
7 1 (1.79%) Novell