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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 174 167 175
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 27 34 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.51% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.65% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 20
Average daily rate
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£450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £13.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+116.66% -39.32%
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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
4374 5191 4593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.80% 77.18% 75.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3459 3816 3480
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 56 87
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.82 £114.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 (33.33%) Finance
2 17 (31.48%) Windows
3 15 (27.78%) Linux
4 13 (24.07%) SQL
4 13 (24.07%) VMware
5 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (16.67%) Oracle
6 9 (16.67%) UNIX
6 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 9 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
7 8 (14.81%) Clustering
7 8 (14.81%) Release Management
7 8 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
8 7 (12.96%) Solaris
8 7 (12.96%) DNS
8 7 (12.96%) HP
8 7 (12.96%) SAN
8 7 (12.96%) Change Management
8 7 (12.96%) Banking
9 6 (11.11%) ITIL
9 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
9 6 (11.11%) Cisco
9 6 (11.11%) Replication
9 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (9.26%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.56%) Apache
2 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.70%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.85%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.85%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (1.85%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) SaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.85%) ElastiCache
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) DNS
1 7 (12.96%) SAN
2 5 (9.26%) Firewall
3 4 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (7.41%) HTTP
3 4 (7.41%) Internet
3 4 (7.41%) Broadband
3 4 (7.41%) DHCP
4 3 (5.56%) LAN
4 3 (5.56%) WLAN
4 3 (5.56%) BGP
4 3 (5.56%) DSL
4 3 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (5.56%) Wireless
5 2 (3.70%) FTP
6 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) MySQL
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.56%) Big Data
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.70%) OpenTSDB
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.85%) KDB
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.70%) Mercurial
2 2 (3.70%) Hudson
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Legal
4 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.85%) Marketing
6 1 (1.85%) Advertising
6 1 (1.85%) Front Office
6 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (14.81%) Architect
2 6 (11.11%) Analyst
3 5 (9.26%) Consultant
4 4 (7.41%) DBA
4 4 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (7.41%) SQL DBA
5 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (5.56%) Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.70%) Lead Designer
6 2 (3.70%) Data Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Applications Support
6 2 (3.70%) Service Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Administrator
6 2 (3.70%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) Middleware
2 4 (7.41%) RESTful
3 3 (5.56%) Web Services
4 2 (3.70%) XML
4 2 (3.70%) HTML
4 2 (3.70%) CSS
4 2 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (3.70%) JSON
4 2 (3.70%) Kafka
5 1 (1.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Clustering
2 6 (11.11%) Replication
3 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.41%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.70%) PKI
5 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.70%) CMDB
6 1 (1.85%) Open Source
6 1 (1.85%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.85%) HP StorageWorks
6 1 (1.85%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.85%) User Experience
6 1 (1.85%) Derivative
6 1 (1.85%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (31.48%) Windows
2 15 (27.78%) Linux
3 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (16.67%) UNIX
4 7 (12.96%) Solaris
5 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.70%) Android
7 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (14.81%) Release Management
3 8 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (12.96%) Change Management
5 6 (11.11%) ITIL
6 5 (9.26%) Project Planning
6 5 (9.26%) DevOps
7 4 (7.41%) Waterfall
7 4 (7.41%) Change Control
7 4 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (7.41%) Capacity Management
7 4 (7.41%) Business Continuity
7 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
7 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.41%) Project Management
8 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.56%) Scrum
8 3 (5.56%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) Java
3 4 (7.41%) Perl
3 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
3 4 (7.41%) Python
4 3 (5.56%) Ruby
5 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.70%) Objective-C
5 2 (3.70%) C#
6 1 (1.85%) C
6 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.70%) MCTS
3 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
1 2 (3.70%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.56%) XenApp
3 3 (5.56%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.70%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.70%) Squid
5 1 (1.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.85%) Veritas File System
5 1 (1.85%) vSphere
5 1 (1.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) SCCM
2 3 (5.56%) Puppet
2 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.70%) Nagios
4 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.85%) PureDisk
4 1 (1.85%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) VMware
2 9 (16.67%) Oracle
2 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.96%) HP
4 6 (11.11%) Cisco
5 4 (7.41%) Citrix
5 4 (7.41%) Juniper
6 3 (5.56%) IBM
6 3 (5.56%) Sun
6 3 (5.56%) AppSense
6 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.56%) Remedy
6 3 (5.56%) Brocade
6 3 (5.56%) 3PAR
6 3 (5.56%) F5
7 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.70%) Symantec
7 2 (3.70%) CommVault
7 2 (3.70%) Calypso
7 2 (3.70%) SunGard
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