The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 115 107 98
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 15 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.58% 1.02% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 1.38% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 11
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£350 £425 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £352 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £418 £336
% change year-on-year
-16.16% +24.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
Capacity Planning
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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 East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1941 2103 1600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.54% 73.76% 68.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1118 1194 892
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 127 108
Average hourly rate £32.10 £30.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.24% -6.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Capacity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Capacity Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Planning across the East of England region.

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Capacity Planning
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Planning within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +7 7 £450 -5.26% 2
Bedfordshire -4 6 £350 -12.50% 1
Cambridgeshire -5 2 - - 1
Essex - - - - 1
Norfolk - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - - 1
East Anglia - - - -
Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Cisco
3 10 (38.46%) NetApp
3 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (34.62%) HP
5 8 (30.77%) ITIL
5 8 (30.77%) Migration
5 8 (30.77%) VMware
5 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (26.92%) Finance
6 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (26.92%) SLA
6 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (23.08%) SAN
7 6 (23.08%) Dell
7 6 (23.08%) DNS
7 6 (23.08%) Project Management
7 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
7 6 (23.08%) SCOM
8 5 (19.23%) Brocade
8 5 (19.23%) NAS
8 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
9 4 (15.38%) EMC
9 4 (15.38%) Citrix
9 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
9 4 (15.38%) CLARiiON
9 4 (15.38%) Symmetrix
9 4 (15.38%) EMC Centera

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (7.69%) IIS
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) PaaS
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) DNS
1 6 (23.08%) SAN
2 5 (19.23%) NAS
3 3 (11.54%) NetScaler
3 3 (11.54%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (11.54%) BIG-IP
3 3 (11.54%) iSCSI
3 3 (11.54%) LDAP
4 2 (7.69%) DHCP
4 2 (7.69%) FTP
4 2 (7.69%) Firewall
4 2 (7.69%) Wireless
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.85%) Network Security
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) InstallShield
1 1 (3.85%) CruiseControl
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
1 1 (3.85%) Maven
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Games
3 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Support Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Storage Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Leader
3 3 (11.54%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) SOAP
1 3 (11.54%) Middleware
1 3 (11.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Symmetrix DMX
2 4 (15.38%) CLARiiON
2 4 (15.38%) Symmetrix
2 4 (15.38%) EMC Centera
2 4 (15.38%) Celerra
3 3 (11.54%) Replication
3 3 (11.54%) Online Games
4 2 (7.69%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.85%) iSeries
5 1 (3.85%) Clustering
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.54%) Linux
4 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.85%) OS/400
6 1 (3.85%) i5/OS
6 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
1 8 (30.77%) Migration
2 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (23.08%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 4 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.69%) Change Control
6 2 (7.69%) Coaching
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.85%) Release Management
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.85%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
4 3 (11.54%) NFS
4 3 (11.54%) vSphere
4 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (11.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) SCOM
2 3 (11.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Cisco
2 10 (38.46%) NetApp
3 9 (34.62%) HP
4 8 (30.77%) VMware
5 6 (23.08%) Dell
6 5 (19.23%) Brocade
7 4 (15.38%) 3PAR
7 4 (15.38%) EMC
7 4 (15.38%) Citrix
8 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
8 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.85%) Macrovision
9 1 (3.85%) IBM