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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 115 123 106
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 26 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.85% 0.59% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.79% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 12
Average daily rate
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£300 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £240 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £412 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £21.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +40.32%
Capacity Planning
England

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
2333 2278 1702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.39% 75.26% 71.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1441 1328 888
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 158 131
Average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.95 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Bedfordshire +16 8 £300 -18.91% 2
Hertfordshire +1 7 £350 - 1
Cambridgeshire -6 5 - - 3
Suffolk +7 3 £400 +14.28% 1
Norfolk - 2 £188 -
Essex - 1 £250 - 1
Capacity Planning
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 23 (48.94%) Windows
2 19 (40.43%) SAN
2 19 (40.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (38.30%) Active Directory
4 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (31.91%) Cisco
6 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
7 13 (27.66%) HP
7 13 (27.66%) Hyper-V
8 12 (25.53%) LAN
9 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
9 11 (23.40%) ITIL
9 11 (23.40%) SharePoint
9 11 (23.40%) WAN
9 11 (23.40%) Wireless
9 11 (23.40%) VMware
9 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (23.40%) Windows 7
9 11 (23.40%) Network Management
9 11 (23.40%) Data Centre
10 10 (21.28%) Change Control
10 10 (21.28%) HP Storage
10 10 (21.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (17.02%) ARCserve
12 8 (17.02%) CA
12 8 (17.02%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (23.40%) SharePoint
1 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
2 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.38%) OpenEdge
4 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (40.43%) SAN
2 12 (25.53%) LAN
3 11 (23.40%) WAN
3 11 (23.40%) Wireless
4 8 (17.02%) Firewall
5 5 (10.64%) NAS
6 4 (8.51%) DNS
7 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (4.26%) IOS XR
8 2 (4.26%) NX-OS
8 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.26%) DHCP
8 2 (4.26%) IP Telephony
8 2 (4.26%) Network Security
8 2 (4.26%) MPLS
8 2 (4.26%) OSPF
8 2 (4.26%) BGP
8 2 (4.26%) EIGRP
8 2 (4.26%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (21.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (10.64%) MySQL
5 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
7 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) DBA
3 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Support Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Storage Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) MySQL DBA
6 4 (8.51%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Capacity Planning Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Progress DBA
7 3 (6.38%) Planning Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Service Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) SQL DBA
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Leader
8 2 (4.26%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Middleware
1 1 (2.13%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Data Centre
2 10 (21.28%) HP Storage
3 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.51%) Symmetrix DMX
3 4 (8.51%) EMC VNX
3 4 (8.51%) HP StoreVirtual
3 4 (8.51%) CLARiiON
3 4 (8.51%) Symmetrix
3 4 (8.51%) EMC Centera
3 4 (8.51%) Celerra
4 3 (6.38%) Clustering
4 3 (6.38%) Replication
5 2 (4.26%) CMDB
6 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (48.94%) Windows
2 19 (40.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (23.40%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.51%) UNIX
7 3 (6.38%) Solaris
7 3 (6.38%) Linux
8 2 (4.26%) Tru64
9 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) ITIL
1 11 (23.40%) Network Management
2 10 (21.28%) Change Control
3 8 (17.02%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (17.02%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
4 5 (10.64%) Project Management
5 4 (8.51%) Service Management
5 4 (8.51%) Risk Management
5 4 (8.51%) Statistical Analysis
5 4 (8.51%) Capacity Management
6 3 (6.38%) Database Security
6 3 (6.38%) Resource Management
6 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.26%) Migration
7 2 (4.26%) CRM
7 2 (4.26%) Change Management
7 2 (4.26%) ITSM
7 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.26%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.38%) Perl
4 2 (4.26%) Python
4 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.13%) AWK
5 1 (2.13%) Korn
5 1 (2.13%) C-shell
5 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.38%) CCNP
3 2 (4.26%) Degree
3 2 (4.26%) CCIE
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) CCDP
4 1 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (38.30%) Active Directory
2 13 (27.66%) Hyper-V
3 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.26%) Xen
5 1 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.13%) Firmware
5 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) ARCserve
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Cisco
2 13 (27.66%) HP
3 11 (23.40%) VMware
4 8 (17.02%) CA
5 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
6 5 (10.64%) Brocade
6 5 (10.64%) 3PAR
7 4 (8.51%) NetApp
7 4 (8.51%) EMC
7 4 (8.51%) Citrix
8 3 (6.38%) Progress
9 2 (4.26%) Oracle
9 2 (4.26%) Avaya
9 2 (4.26%) Compaq
9 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.13%) CommVault
10 1 (2.13%) IronPort
10 1 (2.13%) Veeam
10 1 (2.13%) Sourcefire
10 1 (2.13%) F5