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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Planning
Rank 78 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 15 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.06% 0.81% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.02% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 3
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.68% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £115.00
% change year-on-year
- -78.26%
Capacity Planning
Scotland

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
1159 1079 865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.68% 79.40% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 601 448
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Average hourly rate £19.02 £28.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% -84.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 18 (90.00%) Linux
2 17 (85.00%) Web Services
3 16 (80.00%) Data Centre
4 14 (70.00%) Waterfall
4 14 (70.00%) Project Management
4 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (65.00%) Kalman Filter
5 13 (65.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (65.00%) System Testing
5 13 (65.00%) Web Filtering
6 12 (60.00%) SDLC
6 12 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (60.00%) HTTP
7 11 (55.00%) XML
7 11 (55.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 10 (50.00%) SOAP
8 10 (50.00%) Software Testing
8 10 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (45.00%) Mac OS X
9 9 (45.00%) Release Management
10 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
10 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (40.00%) RESTful
10 8 (40.00%) Open Source
10 8 (40.00%) API Design
10 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
10 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
10 8 (40.00%) Web Development
10 8 (40.00%) JSON
10 8 (40.00%) Refactoring

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (15.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (30.00%) Amazon ELB
1 6 (30.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) HTTP
2 6 (30.00%) DNS
2 6 (30.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 5 (25.00%) SSL
3 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security
4 1 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) SMTP
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Web Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) AIX Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PMO Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Web Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) Web Services
2 11 (55.00%) XML
3 10 (50.00%) SOAP
4 8 (40.00%) JSON
4 8 (40.00%) RESTful
5 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (30.00%) CSS
5 6 (30.00%) CSS3
5 6 (30.00%) HTML
5 6 (30.00%) jQuery
5 6 (30.00%) RequireJS
6 5 (25.00%) HTML5
7 3 (15.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) FMCG
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Mac OS X
3 6 (30.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) AIX
4 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X Server
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (70.00%) Project Management
1 14 (70.00%) Waterfall
2 13 (65.00%) Kalman Filter
2 13 (65.00%) System Testing
2 13 (65.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (65.00%) Web Filtering
3 12 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (60.00%) SDLC
4 11 (55.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 10 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (50.00%) Software Testing
6 9 (45.00%) Release Management
7 8 (40.00%) API Design
7 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (40.00%) Open Source
7 8 (40.00%) Refactoring
7 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
7 8 (40.00%) Web Development
8 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (30.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) PHP
3 2 (10.00%) PHP 5
4 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.00%) IISP
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Apple
1 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco
1 1 (5.00%) IBM
1 1 (5.00%) Meraki
1 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (5.00%) VMware