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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 78 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 9 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.62% 0.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £13.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+116.66% -39.32%
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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
1087 876 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.66% 72.22% 66.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 472 276
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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 £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 12
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £4.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.40 £151.40 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 22 December 2014.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Project Management
3 8 (42.11%) Banking
4 6 (31.58%) Migration
5 5 (26.32%) Windows
5 5 (26.32%) Windows 2000
5 5 (26.32%) HP
5 5 (26.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
5 5 (26.32%) Asset Management
5 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (26.32%) Change Control
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (21.05%) Service Management
6 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Web Services
7 3 (15.79%) Workflow
7 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
8 2 (10.53%) IBM
8 2 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (10.53%) Middleware
8 2 (10.53%) BCP
8 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
8 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
9 1 (5.26%) PHP
9 1 (5.26%) VBA
9 1 (5.26%) SOAP

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) WordPress
2 1 (5.26%) nginx
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Consultant
1 5 (26.32%) Wintel Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Service Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Change Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Manager
3 3 (15.79%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planner
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Author
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Author
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Service Support Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Customer Support Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (10.53%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
3 1 (5.26%) RESTful
3 1 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
1 5 (26.32%) Windows 2000
1 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Project Management
2 6 (31.58%) Migration
3 5 (26.32%) Asset Management
3 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
3 5 (26.32%) Change Control
4 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Service Management
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) Workflow
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (10.53%) BCP
7 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Web Development
7 1 (5.26%) Refactoring
7 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.26%) PHP
1 1 (5.26%) VBA
1 1 (5.26%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) IBM