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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 316 353 325
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -28
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 268 198 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.43% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.58% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 107 150
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £248 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 £51.00 £48.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.86% +5.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35674 33981 37500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.45% 73.32% 70.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 22568 21050 21971
Average daily rate £405 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1046 994 1335
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
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 22 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 22 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +15 97 £420 -1.29% 25
South East +17 53 £418 +1.21% 17
South West -1 29 £411 - 4
West Midlands +12 27 £350 +7.69% 13
North West +1 24 £300 +5.72% 3
East of England -18 17 £350 -6.66% 5
Yorkshire -2 13 £350 +7.69% 8
East Midlands -16 5 £470 -21.66% 2
North East - 4 £400 -
South Coast - - - -
Capacity Planning
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Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 163 (29.69%) Windows
2 157 (28.60%) SQL
3 120 (21.86%) Oracle
4 112 (20.40%) ITIL
5 106 (19.31%) Finance
6 105 (19.13%) Linux
6 105 (19.13%) Microsoft
7 87 (15.85%) Performance Tuning
8 86 (15.66%) VMware
9 85 (15.48%) SQL Server
10 84 (15.30%) Disaster Recovery
11 81 (14.75%) UNIX
12 74 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
13 69 (12.57%) Active Directory
14 68 (12.39%) Project Management
15 65 (11.84%) Firewall
16 63 (11.48%) SAN
17 60 (10.93%) Security Cleared
18 57 (10.38%) Windows Server 2003
18 57 (10.38%) Java
19 56 (10.20%) WAN
19 56 (10.20%) Migration
20 54 (9.84%) LAN
21 53 (9.65%) SQL Server 2008
22 51 (9.29%) Management Information System
23 50 (9.11%) MS Exchange
24 49 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
25 46 (8.38%) SharePoint
25 46 (8.38%) HP
26 44 (8.01%) VPN

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 50 (9.11%) MS Exchange
2 46 (8.38%) SharePoint
3 32 (5.83%) Apache
4 31 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 28 (5.10%) WebLogic
6 25 (4.55%) WebSphere
7 21 (3.83%) IIS
8 15 (2.73%) nginx
8 15 (2.73%) Lync
9 14 (2.55%) SharePoint 2010
9 14 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2003
10 11 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 11 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (2.00%) Confluence
10 11 (2.00%) MediaWiki
11 10 (1.82%) Oracle Application Server
12 9 (1.64%) CMS
12 9 (1.64%) IBM HTTP Server
12 9 (1.64%) Liferay
13 8 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 41 (7.47%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.10%) MS Office
3 16 (2.91%) InfoPath
4 8 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.91%) MS Project
6 4 (0.73%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.36%) SAP PS
3 2 (0.36%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.18%) Agresso
4 1 (0.18%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.18%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.18%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.18%) assyst
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.10%) Office 365
2 6 (1.09%) GitHub
2 6 (1.09%) SaaS
3 4 (0.73%) Joyent
3 4 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.36%) IaaS
4 2 (0.36%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (11.84%) Firewall
2 63 (11.48%) SAN
3 56 (10.20%) WAN
4 54 (9.84%) LAN
5 44 (8.01%) VPN
6 36 (6.56%) DNS
7 34 (6.19%) LDAP
8 29 (5.28%) BGP
9 28 (5.10%) Network Security
10 27 (4.92%) Wireless
10 27 (4.92%) TCP/IP
10 27 (4.92%) Internet
11 26 (4.74%) HTTP
12 25 (4.55%) MPLS
13 21 (3.83%) OSPF
14 20 (3.64%) IPsec
15 18 (3.28%) VLAN
16 17 (3.10%) IPv6
16 17 (3.10%) DHCP
16 17 (3.10%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 53 (9.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (7.83%) Oracle Database
4 41 (7.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 37 (6.74%) Relational Database
6 34 (6.19%) Oracle Database 10g
7 32 (5.83%) Oracle Database 11g
8 30 (5.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 29 (5.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 29 (5.28%) MySQL
10 26 (4.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (3.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (2.73%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (2.00%) RDBMS
15 10 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 9 (1.64%) DB2
16 9 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
17 7 (1.28%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 25 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 25 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 16 (2.91%) Hudson
3 15 (2.73%) Subversion
4 14 (2.55%) JIRA
5 8 (1.46%) Ant
6 7 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (0.91%) LoadRunner
7 5 (0.91%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.73%) Yeoman
8 4 (0.73%) Grunt
8 4 (0.73%) JProfiler
8 4 (0.73%) Introscope
8 4 (0.73%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.55%) Maven
9 3 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.36%) InstallShield
11 1 (0.18%) RequisitePro
11 1 (0.18%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 106 (19.31%) Finance
2 37 (6.74%) Telecoms
3 33 (6.01%) Banking
4 28 (5.10%) Back Office
5 24 (4.37%) Front Office
6 11 (2.00%) Marketing
7 8 (1.46%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.09%) Legal
8 6 (1.09%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.91%) Retail
10 4 (0.73%) Military
11 3 (0.55%) Billing
11 3 (0.55%) Local Government
11 3 (0.55%) Advertising
12 2 (0.36%) Publishing
12 2 (0.36%) Automotive
12 2 (0.36%) Electronics
12 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (12.39%) Analyst
1 68 (12.39%) DBA
2 60 (10.93%) Architect
3 59 (10.75%) Administrator
4 41 (7.47%) Consultant
5 40 (7.29%) SQL DBA
6 38 (6.92%) Network Engineer
7 32 (5.83%) Support Engineer
8 31 (5.65%) Oracle DBA
9 27 (4.92%) Project Manager
10 21 (3.83%) SQL Server DBA
11 20 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
11 20 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
12 19 (3.46%) Developer
13 18 (3.28%) Systems Administrator
14 16 (2.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 15 (2.73%) Network Support
16 14 (2.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 13 (2.37%) Technical Architect
18 12 (2.19%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.74%) Web Services
2 20 (3.64%) CSS
3 19 (3.46%) XML
4 18 (3.28%) .NET
5 15 (2.73%) HTML
5 15 (2.73%) LAMP
6 14 (2.55%) JSON
7 12 (2.19%) REST
7 12 (2.19%) J2EE
8 11 (2.00%) Middleware
9 10 (1.82%) HTML5
9 10 (1.82%) .NET Framework
10 9 (1.64%) JSP
10 9 (1.64%) SOAP
11 8 (1.46%) RESTful
11 8 (1.46%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 7 (1.28%) Struts
12 7 (1.28%) ASP.NET
12 7 (1.28%) Spring
12 7 (1.28%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.29%) Management Information System
2 39 (7.10%) Clustering
3 33 (6.01%) Statistics
4 27 (4.92%) Replication
5 16 (2.91%) Mobile App
6 14 (2.55%) Wiki
7 13 (2.37%) NHS
8 11 (2.00%) Firmware
9 8 (1.46%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.28%) Blackberry
10 7 (1.28%) CLARiiON
10 7 (1.28%) Informatics
11 6 (1.09%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.09%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.91%) iPad
12 5 (0.91%) Symmetrix DMX
13 4 (0.73%) LPAR
13 4 (0.73%) iSeries
13 4 (0.73%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 163 (29.69%) Windows
2 105 (19.13%) Linux
3 81 (14.75%) UNIX
4 57 (10.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 49 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (8.01%) Solaris
7 43 (7.83%) Windows 7
8 25 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (4.55%) AIX
9 21 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (3.64%) Ubuntu
11 14 (2.55%) Windows 8
11 14 (2.55%) Debian
12 7 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (0.91%) CentOS
13 5 (0.91%) Android
13 5 (0.91%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.55%) SmartOS
15 2 (0.36%) HPUX
16 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (20.40%) ITIL
2 87 (15.85%) Performance Tuning
3 84 (15.30%) Disaster Recovery
4 68 (12.39%) Project Management
5 56 (10.20%) Migration
6 44 (8.01%) Change Management
7 43 (7.83%) Service Management
8 41 (7.47%) Capacity Management
9 37 (6.74%) Load Balancing
10 34 (6.19%) Data Modelling
11 33 (6.01%) Change Control
12 31 (5.65%) Performance Management
13 29 (5.28%) Service Delivery
14 28 (5.10%) User Acceptance Testing
15 25 (4.55%) Incident Management
15 25 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
16 24 (4.37%) DevOps
17 22 (4.01%) Business Intelligence
17 22 (4.01%) Performance Analysis
18 21 (3.83%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 157 (28.60%) SQL
2 57 (10.38%) Java
3 35 (6.38%) Shell Script
4 32 (5.83%) T-SQL
5 28 (5.10%) PowerShell
6 26 (4.74%) Perl
7 19 (3.46%) Ruby
8 18 (3.28%) JavaScript
9 17 (3.10%) PL/SQL
10 16 (2.91%) Bash Shell
11 13 (2.37%) PHP
12 7 (1.28%) C
12 7 (1.28%) C#
13 6 (1.09%) Objective-C
14 5 (0.91%) VBA
15 4 (0.73%) VB
16 3 (0.55%) VBScript
16 3 (0.55%) Erlang
17 1 (0.18%) MATLAB
17 1 (0.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 60 (10.93%) Security Cleared
2 44 (8.01%) SC Cleared
3 33 (6.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (5.46%) Degree
5 28 (5.10%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (4.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 21 (3.83%) CCNP
8 20 (3.64%) MCP
9 12 (2.19%) MCITP
10 11 (2.00%) CCNA
11 10 (1.82%) MCSA
11 10 (1.82%) OCP
11 10 (1.82%) Oracle Certification
12 9 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (1.46%) MCTS
13 8 (1.46%) MCSE
14 5 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.73%) DV Cleared
16 3 (0.55%) PMI Certification
16 3 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.10%) SLA
2 31 (5.65%) QA
3 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.18%) COBIT
4 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 74 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (12.57%) Active Directory
3 26 (4.74%) VMware ESX
3 26 (4.74%) Oracle RAC
4 23 (4.19%) Oracle RMAN
5 15 (2.73%) Hyper-V
6 14 (2.55%) Samba
7 13 (2.37%) XenServer
8 12 (2.19%) Postfix
9 10 (1.82%) vSphere
10 7 (1.28%) XenApp
11 5 (0.91%) NFS
12 4 (0.73%) vCloud
13 3 (0.55%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.55%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.55%) PowerHA
13 3 (0.55%) Docker
14 2 (0.36%) GPFS
14 2 (0.36%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 30 (5.46%) Data Guard
2 24 (4.37%) Puppet
3 21 (3.83%) SCOM
4 20 (3.64%) Tivoli
5 19 (3.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 17 (3.10%) ZABBIX
7 13 (2.37%) NetBackup
8 11 (2.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 11 (2.00%) SCCM
9 8 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.91%) OPNET
11 4 (0.73%) SCOrch
11 4 (0.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (0.73%) CFEngine
11 4 (0.73%) Ganglia
11 4 (0.73%) CA Wily
11 4 (0.73%) WSUS
11 4 (0.73%) Nagios
11 4 (0.73%) Legato
12 3 (0.55%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 120 (21.86%) Oracle
2 105 (19.13%) Microsoft
3 86 (15.66%) VMware
4 46 (8.38%) HP
5 43 (7.83%) Cisco
6 40 (7.29%) Red Hat
7 35 (6.38%) IBM
7 35 (6.38%) NetApp
8 33 (6.01%) Citrix
9 23 (4.19%) EMC
10 20 (3.64%) SAP
11 16 (2.91%) Juniper
12 13 (2.37%) Veritas
13 12 (2.19%) 3PAR
13 12 (2.19%) Symantec
14 11 (2.00%) Brocade
15 10 (1.82%) Endeca
15 10 (1.82%) Sybase
15 10 (1.82%) Remedy
16 9 (1.64%) Nintex
Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Middlesex
Talent International
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £400 - 600 per day + Some Travel Expenses
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £300 per annum 3 Months initially + extension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £545 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £300 per annum 3 Months initially + extension
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Wolverhampton
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Milton Keynes
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Posted: 25 days ago