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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 164 182 164
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 26 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.43% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.56% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 18
Average daily rate
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£435 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £299 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £530 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £374
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £41.25 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-39.39% +85.39%
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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
3980 4626 4339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.66% 77.34% 75.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3102 3394 3315
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 48 75
Average hourly rate £20.45 £23.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.10% -34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.25 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 January 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 January 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 22 (41.51%) Finance
2 18 (33.96%) Linux
3 17 (32.08%) Windows
4 15 (28.30%) VMware
5 14 (26.42%) Oracle
6 12 (22.64%) SQL
7 10 (18.87%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (16.98%) ITIL
8 9 (16.98%) Active Directory
8 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (15.09%) Release Management
9 8 (15.09%) UNIX
10 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
10 7 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (13.21%) Banking
10 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (11.32%) Change Management
11 6 (11.32%) Clustering
11 6 (11.32%) Middleware
11 6 (11.32%) HP
11 6 (11.32%) SAN
11 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
11 6 (11.32%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (11.32%) Jenkins
11 6 (11.32%) Oracle Database
12 5 (9.43%) Solaris
12 5 (9.43%) Cisco
12 5 (9.43%) DNS
12 5 (9.43%) Replication

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (5.66%) Apache
1 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (3.77%) GlassFish
2 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.89%) Lync
3 1 (1.89%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.89%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.77%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (1.89%) ElastiCache
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (1.89%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
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%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) SAN
2 5 (9.43%) DNS
2 5 (9.43%) Firewall
3 4 (7.55%) DHCP
3 4 (7.55%) Internet
4 3 (5.66%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (5.66%) Broadband
4 3 (5.66%) HTTP
4 3 (5.66%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.77%) Wireless
5 2 (3.77%) BGP
5 2 (3.77%) DSL
5 2 (3.77%) FTP
5 2 (3.77%) LAN
5 2 (3.77%) WLAN
6 1 (1.89%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (5.66%) MySQL
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (3.77%) Big Data
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.77%) OpenTSDB
4 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.89%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.77%) Mercurial
2 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.77%) Hudson
3 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 22 (41.51%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Banking
3 4 (7.55%) Legal
4 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.77%) Retail
6 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (11.32%) Architect
1 6 (11.32%) Analyst
2 4 (7.55%) DBA
3 3 (5.66%) SQL DBA
3 3 (5.66%) Designer
3 3 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (3.77%) Consultant
4 2 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (3.77%) Lead Designer
4 2 (3.77%) Data Architect
4 2 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (3.77%) Support Engineer
4 2 (3.77%) Applications Support
4 2 (3.77%) Service Analyst
4 2 (3.77%) Administrator
4 2 (3.77%) Business Analyst
4 2 (3.77%) Java Engineer
4 2 (3.77%) Data Centre Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) Middleware
2 3 (5.66%) RESTful
3 2 (3.77%) Web Services
3 2 (3.77%) Kafka
3 2 (3.77%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.89%) JSON
4 1 (1.89%) REST
4 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Clustering
2 5 (9.43%) Replication
3 4 (7.55%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) CMDB
4 2 (3.77%) PKI
4 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.89%) Derivative
5 1 (1.89%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (1.89%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.89%) HP StorageWorks
5 1 (1.89%) Open Source
5 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.89%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.89%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.89%) NHS
5 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.96%) Linux
2 17 (32.08%) Windows
3 8 (15.09%) UNIX
4 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (9.43%) Solaris
6 4 (7.55%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.89%) Android
8 1 (1.89%) CentOS
8 1 (1.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (16.98%) ITIL
2 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.09%) Release Management
4 7 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (11.32%) Change Management
5 6 (11.32%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.55%) Project Management
6 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.55%) Data Modelling
6 4 (7.55%) Change Control
6 4 (7.55%) Project Planning
6 4 (7.55%) DevOps
7 3 (5.66%) People Management
7 3 (5.66%) Database Security
7 3 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.66%) Capacity Management
7 3 (5.66%) High Availability
7 3 (5.66%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) SQL
2 4 (7.55%) Python
2 4 (7.55%) Java
2 4 (7.55%) Perl
3 3 (5.66%) Ruby
3 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.77%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.89%) C
5 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
2 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 9 (16.98%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.77%) vSphere
3 2 (3.77%) XenApp
3 2 (3.77%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.77%) Squid
4 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.66%) Puppet
2 2 (3.77%) Nagios
2 2 (3.77%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.89%) SCCM
3 1 (1.89%) SCOM
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%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) VMware
2 14 (26.42%) Oracle
3 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.32%) HP
5 5 (9.43%) Cisco
6 4 (7.55%) Citrix
7 3 (5.66%) Brocade
7 3 (5.66%) 3PAR
7 3 (5.66%) F5
7 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.66%) IBM
7 3 (5.66%) Juniper
8 2 (3.77%) AppSense
8 2 (3.77%) Remedy
8 2 (3.77%) Calypso
8 2 (3.77%) SunGard
8 2 (3.77%) Sun
8 2 (3.77%) CommVault
8 2 (3.77%) EMC
8 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
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