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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 80 69 54
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 5 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.86% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 1.19% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£475 £419 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.78% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.56% -29.23%
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
1164 928 534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.63% 72.33% 70.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 528 241
Average daily rate £388 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £50.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -50.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.00 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (26.67%) Service Management
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (20.00%) Workflow
4 3 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) VBA
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (13.33%) RESTful
5 2 (13.33%) JSON
5 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) System Testing
5 2 (13.33%) WordPress
5 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (13.33%) WordPress
2 1 (6.67%) nginx
2 1 (6.67%) Lync
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Service Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Service Desk Manager
2 3 (20.00%) IT Services Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planner
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Change Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Author
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Author
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) JSON
2 2 (13.33%) SOAP
2 2 (13.33%) RESTful
3 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) XHTML
3 1 (6.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) GIS
1 1 (6.67%) Blog
1 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (26.67%) Service Management
4 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (20.00%) Workflow
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) System Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) VBA
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) PHP5
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) VMware