The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 65 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 11 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.91% 0.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 -
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% -
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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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
897 810 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.44% 71.87% 67.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 385 349
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £280 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 20
Average hourly rate £15.77 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £34.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 11 (45.83%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (45.83%) Web Services
3 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 10 (41.67%) Linux
3 10 (41.67%) Project Management
4 9 (37.50%) XML
4 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 9 (37.50%) Infrastructure Management
5 8 (33.33%) System Testing
5 8 (33.33%) Banking
5 8 (33.33%) Release Management
5 8 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (33.33%) Scrum
5 8 (33.33%) DSDM
5 8 (33.33%) HTTP
5 8 (33.33%) SOAP
6 7 (29.17%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (25.00%) RESTful
7 6 (25.00%) Mac OS X
7 6 (25.00%) ITIL
7 6 (25.00%) Migration
7 6 (25.00%) JSON
7 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 5 (20.83%) Asset Management
8 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
8 5 (20.83%) Java
8 5 (20.83%) Windows 2000
8 5 (20.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) PaaS
1 3 (12.50%) Heroku
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) HTTP
2 3 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
2 3 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Maven
1 1 (4.17%) Ant
1 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
1 1 (4.17%) Hudson
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Banking
3 4 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Consultant
2 5 (20.83%) Wintel Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) DBA
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Change Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (8.33%) Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Release Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) Web Services
2 9 (37.50%) XML
3 8 (33.33%) SOAP
4 6 (25.00%) RESTful
4 6 (25.00%) JSON
5 4 (16.67%) CSS3
5 4 (16.67%) HTML
5 4 (16.67%) CSS
6 3 (12.50%) HTML5
6 3 (12.50%) REST
7 2 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (8.33%) Middleware
8 1 (4.17%) jQuery
8 1 (4.17%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
1 5 (20.83%) Open Source
2 4 (16.67%) FMCG
3 2 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 5 (20.83%) Windows 2000
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (41.67%) Project Management
3 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 9 (37.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 8 (33.33%) System Testing
4 8 (33.33%) Release Management
4 8 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (33.33%) Scrum
4 8 (33.33%) DSDM
5 7 (29.17%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (25.00%) ITIL
6 6 (25.00%) Migration
6 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Asset Management
7 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
7 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
7 5 (20.83%) Change Control
8 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (16.67%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
2 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) IBM
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle