The first table below looks at the demand for Capacity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 9 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 England 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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 306 344 315
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -29
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 276 206 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.45% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.62% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 114 148
Average daily rate
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£400 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 £41.75 £48.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.30% -13.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £15.25 -
% change year-on-year
+44.26% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35602 33330 36507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.48% 73.24% 70.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22575 20539 21349
Average daily rate £401 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.37% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1091 994 1314
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
Capacity Planning
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Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Planning across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Capacity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in England

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Capacity Planning across the England region.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in England

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the England region over the 3 months to 9 July 2014.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in England

Capacity Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Planning across the England region.

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Trend in England

Capacity Planning
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Planning within the England region over the 3 months to 9 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 101 £400 -5.88% 26
South East +7 57 £400 -5.88% 13
South West -3 26 £393 - 5
West Midlands +6 25 £350 +7.69% 5
North West +9 24 £300 +5.72% 7
East of England -11 20 £375 - 7
Yorkshire +6 15 £350 +7.69% 6
East Midlands -7 5 £470 -21.66% 4
North East - 4 £400 - 2
South Coast - - - -
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Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 159 (29.12%) Windows
2 151 (27.66%) SQL
3 123 (22.53%) Oracle
4 115 (21.06%) ITIL
5 107 (19.60%) Linux
6 105 (19.23%) Finance
7 102 (18.68%) Microsoft
8 90 (16.48%) Performance Tuning
9 84 (15.38%) VMware
10 82 (15.02%) Disaster Recovery
10 82 (15.02%) SQL Server
11 79 (14.47%) UNIX
12 72 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
13 67 (12.27%) Project Management
13 67 (12.27%) Active Directory
14 65 (11.90%) SAN
15 63 (11.54%) Firewall
16 56 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
16 56 (10.26%) WAN
17 55 (10.07%) Security Cleared
18 54 (9.89%) Java
18 54 (9.89%) Migration
19 53 (9.71%) Management Information System
20 52 (9.52%) LAN
20 52 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
21 49 (8.97%) Oracle Database
22 48 (8.79%) MS Exchange
23 47 (8.61%) Windows Server 2008
24 44 (8.06%) Solaris
25 43 (7.88%) HP

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 48 (8.79%) MS Exchange
2 42 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 31 (5.68%) Apache
4 30 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (4.76%) WebSphere
5 26 (4.76%) WebLogic
6 21 (3.85%) IIS
7 15 (2.75%) Lync
8 14 (2.56%) nginx
9 13 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2003
11 11 (2.01%) WebSphere Application Server
11 11 (2.01%) Oracle Application Server
11 11 (2.01%) IBM HTTP Server
11 11 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (2.01%) Confluence
11 11 (2.01%) MediaWiki
12 10 (1.83%) Liferay
13 8 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 39 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.66%) MS Office
3 16 (2.93%) InfoPath
4 8 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.92%) MS Project
6 4 (0.73%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.37%) Agresso
2 2 (0.37%) SAP PS
2 2 (0.37%) SAP MM
2 2 (0.37%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.18%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.18%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.18%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.18%) assyst
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.11%) Office 365
2 7 (1.28%) SaaS
3 6 (1.10%) GitHub
4 4 (0.73%) Joyent
4 4 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.37%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.37%) IaaS
5 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (11.90%) SAN
2 63 (11.54%) Firewall
3 56 (10.26%) WAN
4 52 (9.52%) LAN
5 43 (7.88%) VPN
6 36 (6.59%) DNS
7 35 (6.41%) LDAP
8 31 (5.68%) Internet
9 29 (5.31%) TCP/IP
10 28 (5.13%) BGP
11 26 (4.76%) Network Security
11 26 (4.76%) MPLS
11 26 (4.76%) HTTP
12 25 (4.58%) Wireless
13 21 (3.85%) OSPF
14 19 (3.48%) IPsec
15 18 (3.30%) VLAN
16 17 (3.11%) IPv6
16 17 (3.11%) DHCP
16 17 (3.11%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (15.02%) SQL Server
2 52 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (8.97%) Oracle Database
4 39 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 38 (6.96%) Relational Database
6 36 (6.59%) Oracle Database 10g
7 34 (6.23%) Oracle Database 11g
8 29 (5.31%) MySQL
8 29 (5.31%) SQL Server 2012
9 28 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 25 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (2.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (2.75%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (2.20%) RDBMS
15 10 (1.83%) Oracle Database 12c
16 9 (1.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 8 (1.47%) DB2
18 7 (1.28%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 24 (4.40%) Git (software)
1 24 (4.40%) Jenkins
2 16 (2.93%) Subversion
3 15 (2.75%) Hudson
4 14 (2.56%) JIRA
5 8 (1.47%) Ant
6 7 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (0.92%) LoadRunner
7 5 (0.92%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.73%) Grunt
8 4 (0.73%) Yeoman
8 4 (0.73%) JProfiler
8 4 (0.73%) Introscope
8 4 (0.73%) Maven
9 3 (0.55%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.37%) InstallShield
11 1 (0.18%) AdminStudio
11 1 (0.18%) MSI
General
1 105 (19.23%) Finance
2 39 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 32 (5.86%) Banking
4 28 (5.13%) Back Office
5 23 (4.21%) Front Office
6 11 (2.01%) Marketing
7 9 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.92%) Retail
8 5 (0.92%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.92%) Legal
9 4 (0.73%) Military
10 3 (0.55%) Billing
10 3 (0.55%) Local Government
10 3 (0.55%) Advertising
11 2 (0.37%) Publishing
11 2 (0.37%) Electronics
11 2 (0.37%) Automotive
11 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (13.55%) DBA
2 65 (11.90%) Analyst
3 64 (11.72%) Administrator
4 54 (9.89%) Architect
5 41 (7.51%) SQL DBA
6 39 (7.14%) Consultant
7 38 (6.96%) Network Engineer
8 36 (6.59%) Oracle DBA
9 34 (6.23%) Support Engineer
10 27 (4.95%) Project Manager
11 22 (4.03%) SQL Server DBA
12 19 (3.48%) 3rd Line Support
12 19 (3.48%) Systems Administrator
13 18 (3.30%) Developer
14 16 (2.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 16 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
15 15 (2.75%) Network Support
16 14 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 13 (2.38%) Technical Architect
17 13 (2.38%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.40%) Web Services
2 19 (3.48%) XML
2 19 (3.48%) CSS
3 18 (3.30%) .NET
4 14 (2.56%) JSON
4 14 (2.56%) LAMP
4 14 (2.56%) HTML
5 12 (2.20%) REST
6 10 (1.83%) HTML5
6 10 (1.83%) .NET Framework
6 10 (1.83%) Middleware
7 9 (1.65%) SOAP
7 9 (1.65%) J2EE
8 8 (1.47%) RESTful
8 8 (1.47%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 8 (1.47%) JSP
9 7 (1.28%) ASP.NET
9 7 (1.28%) Spring
10 6 (1.10%) CSS3
10 6 (1.10%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.71%) Management Information System
2 37 (6.78%) Clustering
3 33 (6.04%) Statistics
4 24 (4.40%) Replication
5 16 (2.93%) Mobile App
6 14 (2.56%) Wiki
6 14 (2.56%) NHS
7 12 (2.20%) Firmware
8 7 (1.28%) CLARiiON
8 7 (1.28%) Informatics
8 7 (1.28%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.10%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.10%) Blackberry
10 5 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (0.92%) Symmetrix DMX
11 4 (0.73%) iPad
11 4 (0.73%) LPAR
11 4 (0.73%) iSeries
11 4 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.73%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 159 (29.12%) Windows
2 107 (19.60%) Linux
3 79 (14.47%) UNIX
4 56 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 47 (8.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (8.06%) Solaris
7 41 (7.51%) Windows 7
8 25 (4.58%) AIX
9 24 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (3.48%) Ubuntu
12 14 (2.56%) Windows 8
13 13 (2.38%) Debian
14 6 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (0.92%) CentOS
15 5 (0.92%) Android
15 5 (0.92%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.73%) HPUX
17 3 (0.55%) SmartOS
18 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (21.06%) ITIL
2 90 (16.48%) Performance Tuning
3 82 (15.02%) Disaster Recovery
4 67 (12.27%) Project Management
5 54 (9.89%) Migration
6 43 (7.88%) Service Management
7 42 (7.69%) Change Management
8 40 (7.33%) Capacity Management
9 37 (6.78%) Load Balancing
10 36 (6.59%) Data Modelling
11 32 (5.86%) Change Control
12 29 (5.31%) Service Delivery
12 29 (5.31%) Performance Management
13 26 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
14 25 (4.58%) Configuration Management
14 25 (4.58%) Incident Management
15 24 (4.40%) DevOps
16 23 (4.21%) Performance Analysis
17 22 (4.03%) Workflow
18 21 (3.85%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 151 (27.66%) SQL
2 54 (9.89%) Java
3 39 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 30 (5.49%) PowerShell
5 29 (5.31%) T-SQL
6 25 (4.58%) Perl
7 19 (3.48%) PL/SQL
8 18 (3.30%) Ruby
8 18 (3.30%) JavaScript
9 15 (2.75%) Bash Shell
10 13 (2.38%) PHP
11 7 (1.28%) C
12 6 (1.10%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.10%) C#
12 6 (1.10%) VB
13 5 (0.92%) VBA
14 3 (0.55%) VBScript
14 3 (0.55%) Erlang
15 1 (0.18%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 55 (10.07%) Security Cleared
2 39 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 32 (5.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (4.95%) Degree
6 21 (3.85%) CCNP
6 21 (3.85%) MCP
7 13 (2.38%) CCNA
8 10 (1.83%) MCITP
8 10 (1.83%) OCP
8 10 (1.83%) Oracle Certification
9 9 (1.65%) MCSA
9 9 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (1.47%) MCSE
11 5 (0.92%) MCTS
12 4 (0.73%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.55%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.55%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.14%) SLA
2 28 (5.13%) QA
3 3 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.18%) COBIT
4 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 72 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (12.27%) Active Directory
3 31 (5.68%) Oracle RAC
4 28 (5.13%) Oracle RMAN
5 24 (4.40%) VMware ESX
6 14 (2.56%) Hyper-V
7 13 (2.38%) Samba
7 13 (2.38%) XenServer
8 12 (2.20%) Postfix
9 11 (2.01%) vSphere
10 7 (1.28%) XenApp
11 5 (0.92%) NFS
12 4 (0.73%) vCloud
13 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.55%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.55%) Docker
13 3 (0.55%) PowerHA
14 2 (0.37%) RHEV
14 2 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.37%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 34 (6.23%) Data Guard
2 23 (4.21%) Puppet
3 21 (3.85%) SCOM
4 20 (3.66%) Tivoli
5 19 (3.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 16 (2.93%) ZABBIX
7 14 (2.56%) NetBackup
8 11 (2.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 11 (2.01%) SCCM
9 9 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.92%) Nagios
10 5 (0.92%) OPNET
10 5 (0.92%) WSUS
10 5 (0.92%) Ganglia
10 5 (0.92%) CFEngine
11 4 (0.73%) SCOrch
11 4 (0.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (0.73%) CA Wily
11 4 (0.73%) Legato
12 3 (0.55%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 123 (22.53%) Oracle
2 102 (18.68%) Microsoft
3 84 (15.38%) VMware
4 43 (7.88%) HP
5 41 (7.51%) Cisco
6 39 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 36 (6.59%) NetApp
8 35 (6.41%) IBM
9 31 (5.68%) Citrix
10 24 (4.40%) EMC
11 21 (3.85%) SAP
12 14 (2.56%) Juniper
12 14 (2.56%) Veritas
13 11 (2.01%) Symantec
13 11 (2.01%) Brocade
14 10 (1.83%) 3PAR
15 9 (1.65%) Remedy
15 9 (1.65%) Endeca
15 9 (1.65%) Nintex
16 8 (1.47%) F5
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