The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 324 328 323
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 256 224 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.50% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.67% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 105 107
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £300 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 2
Average hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +7.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £18.91 £18.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £44.00 £25.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £41.25 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-30.90% +85.39%
Capacity Planning
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34808 33292 29402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.37% 74.79% 72.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22734 20665 17754
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 1066 1240
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -13.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 January 2015. 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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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 -6 124 £450 +12.50% 39
South East -5 48 £400 -11.11% 11
North East - 20 £300 -
South West -12 17 £425 +3.65% 7
West Midlands +13 15 £420 +40.00% 7
East of England +7 14 £463 +6.32% 8
North West -3 10 £350 -12.50% 3
East Midlands +9 3 £325 - 3
Yorkshire -23 3 £425 +27.81% 3
Capacity Planning
UK

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 138 (27.94%) Windows
2 105 (21.26%) SQL
3 93 (18.83%) Linux
4 92 (18.62%) VMware
5 90 (18.22%) Finance
5 90 (18.22%) ITIL
6 85 (17.21%) Microsoft
7 77 (15.59%) Oracle
8 71 (14.37%) Performance Tuning
9 64 (12.96%) Java
10 61 (12.35%) Cisco
11 57 (11.54%) LAN
11 57 (11.54%) SQL Server
11 57 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
12 55 (11.13%) Active Directory
12 55 (11.13%) Project Management
13 53 (10.73%) Agile Software Development
14 52 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
14 52 (10.53%) Clustering
15 51 (10.32%) Service Delivery
15 51 (10.32%) UNIX
16 50 (10.12%) Performance Monitoring
17 49 (9.92%) Firewall
18 47 (9.51%) HP
18 47 (9.51%) WAN
18 47 (9.51%) Windows Server 2008
19 45 (9.11%) DNS
20 43 (8.70%) Red Hat
21 42 (8.50%) MS Excel
22 40 (8.10%) Security Cleared

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 31 (6.28%) MS Exchange
2 28 (5.67%) Apache
2 28 (5.67%) SharePoint
3 18 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (3.44%) IIS
4 17 (3.44%) Lync
5 16 (3.24%) WebLogic
5 16 (3.24%) Tomcat
6 12 (2.43%) Adobe CQ
7 10 (2.02%) Confluence
7 10 (2.02%) MediaWiki
8 9 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (1.62%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.62%) nginx
10 6 (1.21%) OpenStack
10 6 (1.21%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 42 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.05%) MS Office
3 10 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.01%) MS Project
6 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (1.01%) SAP APO
2 3 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.40%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.20%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.20%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.20%) Maximo
4 1 (0.20%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.20%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.62%) Office 365
1 8 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.42%) PaaS
3 6 (1.21%) Heroku
3 6 (1.21%) Engine Yard
4 4 (0.81%) IaaS
4 4 (0.81%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.40%) SaaS
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.20%) ElastiCache
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 57 (11.54%) LAN
2 49 (9.92%) Firewall
3 47 (9.51%) WAN
4 45 (9.11%) DNS
5 35 (7.09%) SAN
6 30 (6.07%) VPN
7 27 (5.47%) DHCP
8 26 (5.26%) TCP/IP
8 26 (5.26%) Internet
9 24 (4.86%) Network Security
10 21 (4.25%) BGP
11 19 (3.85%) MPLS
11 19 (3.85%) LDAP
11 19 (3.85%) VLAN
12 15 (3.04%) Wireless
12 15 (3.04%) VoIP
13 14 (2.83%) IPv6
14 13 (2.63%) IPsec
14 13 (2.63%) OSPF
15 12 (2.43%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.28%) MySQL
3 23 (4.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (4.45%) Oracle Database
5 21 (4.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 13 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (2.63%) RDBMS
8 11 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.62%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.62%) DB2
9 8 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.42%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.21%) MariaDB
11 6 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.21%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 23 (4.66%) Jenkins
2 19 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 18 (3.64%) Subversion
4 13 (2.63%) Hudson
5 11 (2.23%) JIRA
6 3 (0.61%) SilkTest
6 3 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (0.61%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.61%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.61%) Selenium
6 3 (0.61%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.40%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.40%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.40%) Maven
8 1 (0.20%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.20%) Introscope
8 1 (0.20%) JMeter
8 1 (0.20%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.20%) RequisitePro
8 1 (0.20%) Ant
General
1 90 (18.22%) Finance
2 35 (7.09%) Telecoms
3 27 (5.47%) Banking
4 12 (2.43%) Legal
4 12 (2.43%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.02%) Retail
6 8 (1.62%) Games
7 6 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.81%) Law
8 4 (0.81%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.61%) Publishing
9 3 (0.61%) Back Office
9 3 (0.61%) Marketing
10 2 (0.40%) Front Office
10 2 (0.40%) Billing
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 71 (14.37%) Architect
2 50 (10.12%) DBA
3 37 (7.49%) Analyst
4 33 (6.68%) Administrator
4 33 (6.68%) SQL DBA
5 28 (5.67%) Network Engineer
6 27 (5.47%) Solutions Architect
7 25 (5.06%) Team Leader
8 24 (4.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 22 (4.45%) Consultant
10 19 (3.85%) SQL Server DBA
11 15 (3.04%) DevOps Engineer
12 14 (2.83%) Support Engineer
13 13 (2.63%) Delivery Manager
13 13 (2.63%) Technical Architect
14 12 (2.43%) Service Manager
15 11 (2.23%) Developer
15 11 (2.23%) Designer
16 9 (1.82%) Technical Leader
16 9 (1.82%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.06%) Web Services
2 23 (4.66%) Middleware
3 15 (3.04%) J2EE
4 14 (2.83%) XML
4 14 (2.83%) LAMP
5 9 (1.82%) SOAP
6 8 (1.62%) XSLT
7 7 (1.42%) J2SE
7 7 (1.42%) REST
8 6 (1.21%) MCollective
8 6 (1.21%) JMS
8 6 (1.21%) XSD
9 3 (0.61%) Spring
9 3 (0.61%) Servlets
9 3 (0.61%) HTML
9 3 (0.61%) Struts
9 3 (0.61%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.61%) RESTful
9 3 (0.61%) Java EE
10 2 (0.40%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.53%) Clustering
2 29 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (5.47%) Replication
4 16 (3.24%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.04%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.63%) Blackberry
6 13 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.02%) Wiki
8 8 (1.62%) Open Source
9 6 (1.21%) Device Driver
10 5 (1.01%) NHS
10 5 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.01%) Statistics
10 5 (1.01%) Online Games
11 4 (0.81%) User Experience
11 4 (0.81%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.81%) CLARiiON
11 4 (0.81%) PKI
12 3 (0.61%) IVR
12 3 (0.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 138 (27.94%) Windows
2 93 (18.83%) Linux
3 51 (10.32%) UNIX
4 47 (9.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (7.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (5.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (4.86%) CentOS
8 23 (4.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (3.85%) Solaris
10 16 (3.24%) Windows 7
11 14 (2.83%) Ubuntu
12 11 (2.23%) AIX
13 8 (1.62%) Debian
14 7 (1.42%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (1.01%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.81%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.61%) zOS
17 3 (0.61%) HPUX
18 1 (0.20%) SUSE
18 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (18.22%) ITIL
2 71 (14.37%) Performance Tuning
3 55 (11.13%) Project Management
4 53 (10.73%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 51 (10.32%) Service Delivery
7 50 (10.12%) Performance Monitoring
8 39 (7.89%) Migration
9 31 (6.28%) Change Management
9 31 (6.28%) Scrum
10 29 (5.87%) Performance Analysis
10 29 (5.87%) Root Cause Analysis
11 23 (4.66%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (4.66%) Load Balancing
11 23 (4.66%) DevOps
12 22 (4.45%) Capacity Management
12 22 (4.45%) Network Design
13 21 (4.25%) Database Security
14 20 (4.05%) Problem Management
14 20 (4.05%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (21.26%) SQL
2 64 (12.96%) Java
3 30 (6.07%) Perl
4 26 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 21 (4.25%) Shell Script
5 21 (4.25%) T-SQL
6 20 (4.05%) Ruby
7 19 (3.85%) Bash Shell
8 16 (3.24%) Python
9 14 (2.83%) PHP
10 11 (2.23%) C
11 8 (1.62%) Korn
12 5 (1.01%) VBScript
13 3 (0.61%) ABAP
13 3 (0.61%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.40%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.40%) C#
14 2 (0.40%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.20%) AWK
15 1 (0.20%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 40 (8.10%) Security Cleared
2 36 (7.29%) Degree
3 25 (5.06%) SC Cleared
4 21 (4.25%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (3.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (3.24%) CCNP
7 13 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (1.82%) MCTS
8 9 (1.82%) MCSE
8 9 (1.82%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.42%) CCNA
10 6 (1.21%) MCSA
10 6 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.81%) MCP
11 4 (0.81%) CCIE
11 4 (0.81%) MCITP
12 3 (0.61%) CCSE
12 3 (0.61%) ISEB
12 3 (0.61%) PMP
12 3 (0.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.48%) SLA
2 17 (3.44%) QA
3 5 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.81%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.61%) COBIT
6 2 (0.40%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 57 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (11.13%) Active Directory
3 22 (4.45%) vSphere
4 19 (3.85%) VMware ESX
5 12 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (2.23%) Samba
6 11 (2.23%) XenServer
7 10 (2.02%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (2.02%) Hyper-V
7 10 (2.02%) Postfix
8 9 (1.82%) vCloud
9 8 (1.62%) Oracle RMAN
10 6 (1.21%) XenApp
10 6 (1.21%) XenDesktop
10 6 (1.21%) NFS
11 4 (0.81%) VMware Server
11 4 (0.81%) Firmware
12 3 (0.61%) ProxySG
12 3 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 35 (7.09%) SCOM
2 25 (5.06%) Puppet
3 14 (2.83%) SCCM
4 12 (2.43%) Nagios
5 11 (2.23%) ZABBIX
5 11 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.62%) Salt
7 7 (1.42%) NetBackup
7 7 (1.42%) Data Guard
8 6 (1.21%) Cobbler
8 6 (1.21%) collectd
9 5 (1.01%) HP SIM
10 3 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.40%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (0.40%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.20%) WMI
12 1 (0.20%) Cisco IPCC
12 1 (0.20%) EMC TimeFinder
12 1 (0.20%) Control-M
Vendors
1 92 (18.62%) VMware
2 85 (17.21%) Microsoft
3 77 (15.59%) Oracle
4 61 (12.35%) Cisco
5 47 (9.51%) HP
6 43 (8.70%) Red Hat
7 38 (7.69%) Citrix
8 23 (4.66%) NetApp
9 21 (4.25%) Juniper
10 17 (3.44%) EMC
10 17 (3.44%) BMC
11 15 (3.04%) SAP
12 13 (2.63%) Dell
13 12 (2.43%) Sun
14 10 (2.02%) IBM
14 10 (2.02%) CheckPoint
15 9 (1.82%) Avaya
15 9 (1.82%) Websense
16 8 (1.62%) F5
17 7 (1.42%) Brocade
London
TRG
Rate: 350-420 Per Day call for details
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TRG
Rate: £350 - £420 Per Day call for details
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
TRG
Rate: £350 - £420 Per Day call for details
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £343.97 - £382.19 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 9 days ago
Derby
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 19 days ago