The first table below looks at the demand for Capacity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Edinburgh 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 69 52 66
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 12 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.93% 0.40% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.57% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £420 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-29.23% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
925 523 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 72.04% 69.46% 67.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 236 406
Average daily rate £400 £380 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 24
Average hourly rate £25.00 £50.83 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.81% +154.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.35 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £70.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Capacity Planning
Scotland

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Capacity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 12 (54.55%) Web Services
1 12 (54.55%) XML
1 12 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (54.55%) Release Management
1 12 (54.55%) Waterfall
1 12 (54.55%) Infrastructure Management
2 11 (50.00%) Scrum
2 11 (50.00%) Project Management
2 11 (50.00%) DSDM
2 11 (50.00%) SOAP
3 10 (45.45%) ITIL
3 10 (45.45%) Linux
4 9 (40.91%) REST
5 8 (36.36%) Windows
5 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (31.82%) DNS
6 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (27.27%) Puppet
7 6 (27.27%) Hudson
7 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (27.27%) TeamCity
7 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
7 6 (27.27%) Vagrant
7 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (27.27%) Ant
7 6 (27.27%) HTTP
7 6 (27.27%) System Testing
7 6 (27.27%) Migration
7 6 (27.27%) Maven

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (4.55%) PaaS
1 1 (4.55%) Heroku
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) DNS
2 6 (27.27%) HTTP
3 5 (22.73%) LAN
3 5 (22.73%) WAN
3 5 (22.73%) SMTP
3 5 (22.73%) VPN
3 5 (22.73%) Firewall
4 4 (18.18%) SSL
4 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 4 (18.18%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Hudson
1 6 (27.27%) TeamCity
1 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 6 (27.27%) Ant
1 6 (27.27%) Maven
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
1 5 (22.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Release Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Network Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Web Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) Web Services
1 12 (54.55%) XML
2 11 (50.00%) SOAP
3 9 (40.91%) REST
4 3 (13.64%) JSON
4 3 (13.64%) RESTful
5 2 (9.09%) CSS3
5 2 (9.09%) CSS
5 2 (9.09%) HTML
6 1 (4.55%) jQuery
6 1 (4.55%) HTML5
6 1 (4.55%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) FMCG
2 2 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 8 (36.36%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (54.55%) Release Management
1 12 (54.55%) Waterfall
1 12 (54.55%) Infrastructure Management
2 11 (50.00%) Scrum
2 11 (50.00%) Project Management
2 11 (50.00%) DSDM
3 10 (45.45%) ITIL
4 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (27.27%) System Testing
6 6 (27.27%) Migration
7 5 (22.73%) Fault Management
7 5 (22.73%) Business Transformation
8 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
8 4 (18.18%) Business Continuity
9 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
1 3 (13.64%) CCIE
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Puppet
1 6 (27.27%) Vagrant
1 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco