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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 125 109 139
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +30
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 22 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.72% 0.51% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.71% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 0
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£375 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £32.56 -
% change year-on-year
+43.60% -
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
2364 1702 2165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.95% 71.88% 69.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1450 856 1123
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 126 217
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.55 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £50.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 September 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 September 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 +22 17 £375 +35.13%
Bedfordshire - 3 £500 -
Hertfordshire -31 1 - - 1
Suffolk - 1 £350 -
Essex - - - - 1
Capacity Planning
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 20 (44.44%) Windows
2 16 (35.56%) ITIL
3 14 (31.11%) MS Exchange
4 13 (28.89%) Linux
5 12 (26.67%) SQL
5 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 11 (24.44%) Cisco
6 11 (24.44%) Java
6 11 (24.44%) Perl
6 11 (24.44%) UNIX
6 11 (24.44%) Firewall
6 11 (24.44%) Finance
6 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
7 10 (22.22%) Multithreading
7 10 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (22.22%) Atlassian
7 10 (22.22%) Oracle Linux
7 10 (22.22%) Scrum
7 10 (22.22%) Internet
7 10 (22.22%) MPLS
7 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (22.22%) UML
7 10 (22.22%) Solaris
7 10 (22.22%) Tomcat
7 10 (22.22%) J2SE
7 10 (22.22%) J2EE
7 10 (22.22%) Oracle
7 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 10 (22.22%) WebLogic

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (31.11%) MS Exchange
2 10 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 10 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.44%) IIS
5 2 (4.44%) Apache
6 1 (2.22%) Node.js
6 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) GitHub
2 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) Firewall
2 10 (22.22%) VPN
2 10 (22.22%) Internet
2 10 (22.22%) MPLS
3 8 (17.78%) Wireless
3 8 (17.78%) Junos
4 7 (15.56%) Multicast
4 7 (15.56%) IPv6
5 6 (13.33%) LAN
5 6 (13.33%) WAN
5 6 (13.33%) VLAN
6 5 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (11.11%) SAN
6 5 (11.11%) BGP
7 4 (8.89%) DWDM
7 4 (8.89%) DNS
7 4 (8.89%) Ethernet
8 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
9 2 (4.44%) DHCP
9 2 (4.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) Grunt
2 1 (2.22%) Yeoman
2 1 (2.22%) Ant
2 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Support Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (13.33%) Architect
3 6 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Lead Network Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Java Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Principal Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 5 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (11.11%) Design Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Implementation Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) J2SE
1 10 (22.22%) J2EE
2 4 (8.89%) CGI
3 1 (2.22%) Dojo
3 1 (2.22%) RESTful
3 1 (2.22%) HTML5
3 1 (2.22%) CSS3
3 1 (2.22%) Worklight
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (2.22%) CSS
3 1 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Clustering
2 4 (8.89%) Mathematics
2 4 (8.89%) Open Source
3 2 (4.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.22%) iSeries
4 1 (2.22%) LPAR
4 1 (2.22%) e-Health
4 1 (2.22%) Economics
4 1 (2.22%) PKI
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) Windows
2 13 (28.89%) Linux
3 11 (24.44%) UNIX
4 10 (22.22%) Solaris
4 10 (22.22%) Oracle Linux
5 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (17.78%) Windows 7
7 6 (13.33%) Windows 8
8 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.22%) OS/400
9 1 (2.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) ITIL
2 10 (22.22%) UML
2 10 (22.22%) DNA
2 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
2 10 (22.22%) Scrum
2 10 (22.22%) Multithreading
3 8 (17.78%) Change Control
4 5 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 5 (11.11%) Migration
5 4 (8.89%) Performance Testing
5 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
5 4 (8.89%) Test Strategy
5 4 (8.89%) Network Management
5 4 (8.89%) TDD
5 4 (8.89%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (8.89%) OO
6 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) SQL
2 11 (24.44%) Java
2 11 (24.44%) Perl
3 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.22%) VBScript
4 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) CCNP
1 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) JNCIA
3 2 (4.44%) CCSE
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.44%) CCNA
4 1 (2.22%) JNCIS
4 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.44%) VMFS
3 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.22%) NFS
4 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.22%) vCloud
4 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) ARCserve
1 3 (6.67%) OPNET
2 1 (2.22%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (24.44%) Cisco
3 10 (22.22%) Oracle
3 10 (22.22%) Sun
3 10 (22.22%) HP
3 10 (22.22%) Atlassian
4 7 (15.56%) Juniper
5 5 (11.11%) Citrix
6 4 (8.89%) CA
6 4 (8.89%) Sybase
7 2 (4.44%) IBM
7 2 (4.44%) NetApp
7 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.44%) Sophos
7 2 (4.44%) VMware
7 2 (4.44%) SonicWALL
7 2 (4.44%) F5
8 1 (2.22%) Netezza
8 1 (2.22%) EMC