The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.23% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.78 -
% change year-on-year
-7.47% -
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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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
172 160 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 70.49% 76.56% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 93 121
Average daily rate £350 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 20
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.66 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.43% -53.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £12.20 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £21.60 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 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 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (50.00%) SLA
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 3 (50.00%) Firmware
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
2 3 (50.00%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) VLAN
2 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) NAS
2 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) JNCIA
3 2 (33.33%) JNCIP

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (33.33%) SaaS
1 2 (33.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (50.00%) OSPF
1 3 (50.00%) BGP
1 3 (50.00%) VLAN
1 3 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) JNCIA
2 2 (33.33%) JNCIP
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Server
3 1 (16.67%) NFS
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) Xen
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Juniper
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Isilon
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle