The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 East of England 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 128 109 137
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +28
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 16 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.54% 0.67% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.96% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 3
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£350 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £325 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £414 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2177 1664 2022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 73.32% 69.62% 66.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1276 868 991
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 131 231
Average hourly rate £29.00 £33.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Capacity Planning
England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire +7 10 £363 +33.02%
Hertfordshire -10 2 - - 3
Bedfordshire - 2 £370 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £350 -
Essex - 1 - -
Norfolk - - - -
Capacity Planning
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 18 (37.50%) SQL
1 18 (37.50%) Linux
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 17 (35.42%) Windows
3 15 (31.25%) Oracle
4 14 (29.17%) Solaris
4 14 (29.17%) MS Exchange
4 14 (29.17%) IBM
5 13 (27.08%) Tivoli
5 13 (27.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 13 (27.08%) ITIL
6 12 (25.00%) NetApp
7 11 (22.92%) HP
7 11 (22.92%) Cisco
7 11 (22.92%) AIX
7 11 (22.92%) Firewall
7 11 (22.92%) VMware ESX
7 11 (22.92%) Capacity Management
8 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
9 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (16.67%) Wireless
9 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (16.67%) Hyper-V
9 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (16.67%) Change Control

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 14 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.08%) Node.js
5 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.08%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Office
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) GitHub
2 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) Firewall
2 8 (16.67%) Wireless
3 6 (12.50%) SAN
4 5 (10.42%) LAN
4 5 (10.42%) WAN
4 5 (10.42%) IPv6
4 5 (10.42%) MPLS
4 5 (10.42%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (10.42%) Multicast
5 4 (8.33%) Internet
6 3 (6.25%) VPN
7 2 (4.17%) DNS
7 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
7 2 (4.17%) DWDM
7 2 (4.17%) BIG-IP
7 2 (4.17%) Network Security
8 1 (2.08%) Junos
8 1 (2.08%) BGP
8 1 (2.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.08%) Grunt
2 1 (2.08%) Yeoman
2 1 (2.08%) Ant
2 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Analyst
2 9 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Network Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Capacity Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Capacity Management Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (10.42%) Technical Support
6 5 (10.42%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (10.42%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Technical Support Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Java Architect
9 2 (4.17%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) J2SE
1 4 (8.33%) J2EE
2 3 (6.25%) CGI
3 1 (2.08%) Dojo
3 1 (2.08%) RESTful
3 1 (2.08%) HTML5
3 1 (2.08%) CSS3
3 1 (2.08%) Worklight
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (2.08%) CSS
3 1 (2.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (4.17%) CLARiiON
2 2 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) e-Health
3 1 (2.08%) Economics
3 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.08%) iSeries
3 1 (2.08%) LPAR
3 1 (2.08%) Open Source
3 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) Linux
2 17 (35.42%) Windows
3 14 (29.17%) Solaris
4 11 (22.92%) AIX
5 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 6 (12.50%) UNIX
6 6 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 4 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.08%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) ITIL
2 11 (22.92%) Capacity Management
3 8 (16.67%) Change Control
4 6 (12.50%) Migration
5 5 (10.42%) DNA
6 4 (8.33%) UML
6 4 (8.33%) Scrum
6 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.33%) CRM
6 4 (8.33%) Network Management
6 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (8.33%) Multithreading
7 3 (6.25%) Online Marketing
7 3 (6.25%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.25%) Change Management
8 2 (4.17%) Project Management
8 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.17%) Resource Management
8 2 (4.17%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) SQL
2 5 (10.42%) Java
3 4 (8.33%) Perl
4 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) CCNP
1 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.17%) CCSE
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
1 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.08%) JNCIA
2 1 (2.08%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) VMware ESX
2 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.08%) VMFS
3 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.08%) vCloud
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Server
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (27.08%) Tivoli
1 13 (27.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (10.42%) OPNET
3 3 (6.25%) ARCserve
4 2 (4.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Oracle
2 14 (29.17%) IBM
3 12 (25.00%) NetApp
4 11 (22.92%) Cisco
4 11 (22.92%) HP
5 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.33%) Sun
6 4 (8.33%) CA
6 4 (8.33%) Atlassian
7 3 (6.25%) EPiServer
7 3 (6.25%) Unica
7 3 (6.25%) Endeca
7 3 (6.25%) Sybase
7 3 (6.25%) EMC
7 3 (6.25%) Juniper
8 2 (4.17%) Brocade
8 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.17%) Sophos
8 2 (4.17%) SonicWALL
8 2 (4.17%) Veeam