The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 68 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 13 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.02% - 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
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£418 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £15.50 -
% change year-on-year
+40.32% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
951 733 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.35% 71.17% 68.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 353 330
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.42 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £32.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Capacity Planning
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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 July 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 (60.00%) Web Services
1 15 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) XML
2 13 (52.00%) Release Management
2 13 (52.00%) Waterfall
2 13 (52.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 12 (48.00%) Linux
3 12 (48.00%) DSDM
3 12 (48.00%) SOAP
3 12 (48.00%) Project Management
3 12 (48.00%) Scrum
4 10 (40.00%) HTTP
4 10 (40.00%) ITIL
5 9 (36.00%) Windows
5 9 (36.00%) Finance
6 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (32.00%) System Testing
7 7 (28.00%) REST
7 7 (28.00%) Migration
8 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
8 6 (24.00%) JSON
8 6 (24.00%) Mac OS X
8 6 (24.00%) RESTful
9 5 (20.00%) TeamCity
9 5 (20.00%) Open Source
9 5 (20.00%) Puppet
9 5 (20.00%) Hudson
9 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (8.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (12.00%) PaaS
1 3 (12.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) HTTP
2 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (20.00%) SSL
2 5 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (12.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 5 (20.00%) Hudson
1 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (20.00%) Ant
1 5 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
2 4 (16.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Release Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (8.00%) DBA
5 2 (8.00%) Wintel Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Web Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) Web Services
2 13 (52.00%) XML
3 12 (48.00%) SOAP
4 7 (28.00%) REST
5 6 (24.00%) JSON
5 6 (24.00%) RESTful
6 4 (16.00%) CSS
6 4 (16.00%) HTML
6 4 (16.00%) CSS3
7 3 (12.00%) HTML5
8 2 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (8.00%) Middleware
9 1 (4.00%) jQuery
9 1 (4.00%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Open Source
2 4 (16.00%) FMCG
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 9 (36.00%) Windows
3 6 (24.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Release Management
2 13 (52.00%) Waterfall
2 13 (52.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 12 (48.00%) DSDM
3 12 (48.00%) Project Management
3 12 (48.00%) Scrum
4 10 (40.00%) ITIL
5 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (32.00%) System Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Migration
7 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (20.00%) Business Continuity
9 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (16.00%) Web Development
9 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (16.00%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Puppet
1 5 (20.00%) Vagrant
1 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) IBM
1 2 (8.00%) HP
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle