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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 70 66 61
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 10 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.73% 0.89% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.24% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £374
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £115.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-78.26% +416.85%
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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
1042 808 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.17% 71.82% 66.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 427 222
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Average hourly rate £28.50 £13.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.27% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.02 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £14.68 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Project Management
3 7 (38.89%) Banking
4 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) Migration
5 4 (22.22%) Service Management
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (16.67%) Windows 2000
6 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 3 (16.67%) Windows
6 3 (16.67%) VBA
6 3 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 3 (16.67%) Workflow
6 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
6 3 (16.67%) HP
6 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 3 (16.67%) Capacity Management
6 3 (16.67%) Change Control
7 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
8 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.56%) Change Management
8 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.56%) SOAP
8 1 (5.56%) Web Services
8 1 (5.56%) XML

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) nginx
1 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Change Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Service Desk Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Service Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planner
4 3 (16.67%) IT Services Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Wintel Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Author
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Author
6 1 (5.56%) Junior
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Change Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Business Change Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Business Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Service Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) SOAP
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) JSON
1 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows 2000
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Service Management
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 3 (16.67%) Workflow
4 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 3 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 3 (16.67%) Change Control
5 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.56%) Web Development
6 1 (5.56%) Refactoring
6 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) VBA
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
2 1 (5.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) HP