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 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 76 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.59% 0.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year
+246.29% -
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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
990 846 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 73.39% 72.00% 67.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 412 326
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 16
Average hourly rate £15.77 £18.00 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.38% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £4.50 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £37.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 30 October 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 15 (71.43%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) Banking
3 8 (38.10%) Windows
4 6 (28.57%) Linux
4 6 (28.57%) Web Services
4 6 (28.57%) Project Management
4 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (28.57%) Migration
5 5 (23.81%) Asset Management
5 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
5 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
5 5 (23.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (23.81%) HP
5 5 (23.81%) Windows 2000
5 5 (23.81%) HTTP
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (23.81%) Change Control
6 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (19.05%) System Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
6 4 (19.05%) DSDM
6 4 (19.05%) XML
6 4 (19.05%) SOAP
6 4 (19.05%) Release Management
6 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
6 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (19.05%) Scrum
7 3 (14.29%) Retail

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (9.52%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (9.52%) PaaS
1 2 (9.52%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) HTTP
2 2 (9.52%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
General
1 15 (71.43%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
1 5 (23.81%) Consultant
1 5 (23.81%) Wintel Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Change Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) DBA
4 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Author
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Web Services
2 4 (19.05%) XML
2 4 (19.05%) SOAP
3 3 (14.29%) JSON
3 3 (14.29%) RESTful
4 2 (9.52%) HTML5
4 2 (9.52%) CSS3
4 2 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (9.52%) Middleware
4 2 (9.52%) CSS
4 2 (9.52%) HTML
5 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 3 (14.29%) Open Source
3 2 (9.52%) FMCG
3 2 (9.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Linux
3 5 (23.81%) Windows 2000
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (14.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Project Management
1 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (28.57%) Migration
2 5 (23.81%) Asset Management
2 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
2 5 (23.81%) Change Control
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (19.05%) System Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
3 4 (19.05%) DSDM
3 4 (19.05%) Release Management
3 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
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