The first table below looks at the demand for Capacity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Dorset region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 24 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.75% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£295 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £15.50 -
% change year-on-year
+40.32% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
155 180 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 67.98% 77.59% 73.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 104 130
Average daily rate £350 £376 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.79% +0.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 18
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.66 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.43% -68.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.55 £14.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £20.30 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Planning across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Capacity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Capacity Planning across the Dorset region.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) NAS
3 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
3 3 (42.86%) VLAN
3 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Firmware
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) BGP
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
3 3 (42.86%) SLA
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) NetApp
4 2 (28.57%) EMC
4 2 (28.57%) NFS
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) ERP

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
1 2 (28.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) NAS
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
2 3 (42.86%) OSPF
2 3 (42.86%) BGP
2 3 (42.86%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
3 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) JNCIA
2 2 (28.57%) JNCIP
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) NFS
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Server
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) Xen
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) Isilon
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle