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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 319 294 349
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +55
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 304 286 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.60% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.78% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 147 117
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£397 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.87% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £514 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 7
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -47.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.20 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £23.00 £51.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +44.26%
Capacity Planning
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39339 36598 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.43% 75.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25883 23216 20586
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
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 £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1105 1023
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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
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 3 July 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 -3 111 £435 +7.40% 29
South East +8 77 £375 -6.25% 22
East of England +14 34 £350 -12.50% 10
North West -11 27 £388 +32.47% 11
East Midlands +3 15 £295 -37.89% 7
South West -27 13 £350 -6.66% 3
Yorkshire -23 11 £375 +7.14% 5
West Midlands -21 10 £325 -7.14% 5
North East -19 4 £340 -25.47%
Capacity Planning
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Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 179 (29.25%) Windows
2 158 (25.82%) VMware
3 126 (20.59%) Finance
4 120 (19.61%) Cisco
5 119 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 118 (19.28%) SQL
7 115 (18.79%) Microsoft
8 104 (16.99%) Linux
9 100 (16.34%) ITIL
9 100 (16.34%) Firewall
10 96 (15.69%) Oracle
11 95 (15.52%) Migration
11 95 (15.52%) Data Centre
12 93 (15.20%) Active Directory
13 92 (15.03%) SQL Server
14 90 (14.71%) Citrix
15 89 (14.54%) WAN
16 86 (14.05%) Performance Tuning
17 82 (13.40%) Windows Server 2003
18 81 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
19 77 (12.58%) LAN
20 76 (12.42%) SAN
21 68 (11.11%) Java
21 68 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
22 66 (10.78%) Project Management
23 62 (10.13%) Telecoms
24 61 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
25 60 (9.80%) Performance Monitoring
26 59 (9.64%) HP
27 57 (9.31%) Agile Software Development

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 38 (6.21%) MS Exchange
2 36 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 25 (4.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 22 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (3.43%) Apache
6 18 (2.94%) IBM Notes
7 17 (2.78%) IIS
8 15 (2.45%) Confluence
9 14 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2003
10 13 (2.12%) MediaWiki
11 12 (1.96%) WebSphere
11 12 (1.96%) Lync
12 10 (1.63%) nginx
13 8 (1.31%) WebLogic
14 7 (1.14%) JBoss
14 7 (1.14%) ArcGIS
15 6 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
15 6 (0.98%) Tomcat
15 6 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 52 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.59%) MS Office
3 15 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.12%) MS Project
5 5 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.65%) IntelliMatch
3 4 (0.65%) SAP PP
3 4 (0.65%) Kondor+
3 4 (0.65%) Misys Midas
4 2 (0.33%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.33%) Eikon
5 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.76%) Office 365
2 6 (0.98%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.65%) IaaS
4 4 (0.65%) PaaS
5 3 (0.49%) SaaS
6 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.33%) GitHub
7 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 100 (16.34%) Firewall
2 89 (14.54%) WAN
3 77 (12.58%) LAN
4 76 (12.42%) SAN
5 47 (7.68%) VPN
6 43 (7.03%) Network Security
7 40 (6.54%) TCP/IP
8 37 (6.05%) OSPF
8 37 (6.05%) BGP
8 37 (6.05%) Wireless
9 32 (5.23%) NAS
10 31 (5.07%) Cisco ASA
11 30 (4.90%) SSL
12 29 (4.74%) EIGRP
13 27 (4.41%) IPsec
13 27 (4.41%) DNS
14 23 (3.76%) Internet
14 23 (3.76%) LDAP
15 22 (3.59%) VoIP
15 22 (3.59%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (15.03%) SQL Server
2 48 (7.84%) Oracle Database
3 31 (5.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (3.92%) MySQL
5 19 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (2.78%) Relational Database
8 15 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (1.63%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.47%) MS Access
13 8 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (0.98%) KDB
15 6 (0.98%) Oracle Exadata
15 6 (0.98%) Big Data
16 5 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 5 (0.82%) QlikView
17 4 (0.65%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 27 (4.41%) JIRA
2 20 (3.27%) Jenkins
3 17 (2.78%) Subversion
4 16 (2.61%) Git (software)
5 14 (2.29%) Hudson
6 8 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.98%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.33%) Toad
10 1 (0.16%) ERwin
10 1 (0.16%) MSI
10 1 (0.16%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.16%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.16%) Maven
10 1 (0.16%) Selenium
10 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.16%) Grunt
10 1 (0.16%) Liquibase
10 1 (0.16%) Flyway
10 1 (0.16%) FishEye
General
1 126 (20.59%) Finance
2 62 (10.13%) Telecoms
3 48 (7.84%) Banking
4 13 (2.12%) Manufacturing
4 13 (2.12%) Investment Banking
5 12 (1.96%) Local Government
6 11 (1.80%) Retail
7 7 (1.14%) Front Office
8 6 (0.98%) Legal
9 5 (0.82%) Back Office
9 5 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.82%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.82%) Marketing
10 4 (0.65%) Publishing
10 4 (0.65%) Electronics
11 3 (0.49%) Automotive
11 3 (0.49%) Law
11 3 (0.49%) Billing
12 2 (0.33%) Games
13 1 (0.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 94 (15.36%) Analyst
2 84 (13.73%) Architect
3 71 (11.60%) DBA
4 54 (8.82%) Administrator
5 35 (5.72%) Network Engineer
6 34 (5.56%) Consultant
6 34 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 33 (5.39%) SQL DBA
8 31 (5.07%) Solutions Architect
9 28 (4.58%) Technical Architect
10 19 (3.10%) Developer
11 18 (2.94%) SQL Server DBA
12 17 (2.78%) Server Engineer
12 17 (2.78%) Support Analyst
13 16 (2.61%) Support Engineer
13 16 (2.61%) Project Manager
13 16 (2.61%) Infrastructure Architect
14 14 (2.29%) Windows Server Engineer
15 12 (1.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 12 (1.96%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.43%) Middleware
2 19 (3.10%) .NET
3 10 (1.63%) HTML
4 9 (1.47%) CSS
5 8 (1.31%) J2EE
6 7 (1.14%) Web Services
7 6 (0.98%) jQuery
8 5 (0.82%) XML
8 5 (0.82%) HTML5
8 5 (0.82%) CSS3
9 4 (0.65%) LAMP
9 4 (0.65%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (0.49%) JMS
10 3 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (0.49%) REST
11 2 (0.33%) Swing
11 2 (0.33%) Flash
11 2 (0.33%) SOAP
11 2 (0.33%) Java EE
11 2 (0.33%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 95 (15.52%) Data Centre
2 61 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (6.54%) Clustering
4 22 (3.59%) Management Information System
5 20 (3.27%) Replication
6 18 (2.94%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.45%) HP Storage
8 14 (2.29%) PKI
9 13 (2.12%) Wiki
10 11 (1.80%) HP StoreVirtual
11 10 (1.63%) NHS
12 9 (1.47%) GIS
12 9 (1.47%) EMC VNX
13 8 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.31%) CLARiiON
14 7 (1.14%) Symmetrix
14 7 (1.14%) CMDB
14 7 (1.14%) Statistics
14 7 (1.14%) Visualisation
14 7 (1.14%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 179 (29.25%) Windows
2 104 (16.99%) Linux
3 82 (13.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 81 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (8.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (7.03%) UNIX
7 30 (4.90%) Windows 7
8 20 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (2.78%) Solaris
10 15 (2.45%) CentOS
11 11 (1.80%) Ubuntu
12 10 (1.63%) Debian
13 6 (0.98%) AIX
14 3 (0.49%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.33%) HPUX
15 2 (0.33%) VMS
15 2 (0.33%) Tru64
15 2 (0.33%) SUSE
16 1 (0.16%) Fedora
16 1 (0.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (16.34%) ITIL
2 95 (15.52%) Migration
3 86 (14.05%) Performance Tuning
4 68 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 66 (10.78%) Project Management
6 60 (9.80%) Performance Monitoring
7 57 (9.31%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (7.19%) Service Delivery
9 42 (6.86%) Change Management
10 38 (6.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 33 (5.39%) Data Modelling
12 32 (5.23%) Change Control
13 30 (4.90%) Capacity Management
14 29 (4.74%) Business Intelligence
14 29 (4.74%) Scrum
14 29 (4.74%) Load Balancing
15 28 (4.58%) Root Cause Analysis
15 28 (4.58%) Network Management
15 28 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (4.08%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (19.28%) SQL
2 68 (11.11%) Java
3 26 (4.25%) Perl
4 23 (3.76%) T-SQL
5 17 (2.78%) Python
5 17 (2.78%) PowerShell
6 16 (2.61%) Bash Shell
7 15 (2.45%) C
7 15 (2.45%) Shell Script
8 12 (1.96%) Ruby
9 11 (1.80%) VB
9 11 (1.80%) PHP
10 10 (1.63%) JavaScript
11 8 (1.31%) C#
11 8 (1.31%) MATLAB
12 7 (1.14%) VBA
12 7 (1.14%) VBScript
13 4 (0.65%) Korn
14 3 (0.49%) ABAP
14 3 (0.49%) AWK
Qualifications
1 52 (8.50%) Security Cleared
2 39 (6.37%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (5.56%) Degree
4 30 (4.90%) SC Cleared
5 29 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (3.59%) MCSE
7 21 (3.43%) CCNP
8 19 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (2.94%) CCNA
10 15 (2.45%) MCITP
10 15 (2.45%) DV Cleared
11 11 (1.80%) CISSP
12 9 (1.47%) CISM
12 9 (1.47%) CISMP
12 9 (1.47%) CCENT
13 7 (1.14%) CCSA
13 7 (1.14%) CCIE
14 5 (0.82%) PhD
14 5 (0.82%) PMP
14 5 (0.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.41%) SLA
2 25 (4.08%) QA
3 19 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 119 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 93 (15.20%) Active Directory
3 50 (8.17%) Hyper-V
4 27 (4.41%) vSphere
5 24 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
6 20 (3.27%) Xen
7 18 (2.94%) XenApp
8 16 (2.61%) XenServer
8 16 (2.61%) VMware ESX
9 15 (2.45%) XenDesktop
10 14 (2.29%) Samba
11 13 (2.12%) Oracle RAC
11 13 (2.12%) Postfix
11 13 (2.12%) iptables
12 7 (1.14%) VMware Server
13 5 (0.82%) DFS Replication
14 4 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.65%) Firmware
15 3 (0.49%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 31 (5.07%) SCCM
2 23 (3.76%) Puppet
3 17 (2.78%) SCOM
4 13 (2.12%) ZABBIX
5 12 (1.96%) ARCserve
6 11 (1.80%) Oracle RMAN
7 10 (1.63%) OpenView
8 7 (1.14%) CiscoWorks
8 7 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (1.14%) Data Guard
8 7 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.98%) Salt
10 5 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (0.82%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.82%) BMC PATROL
10 5 (0.82%) Nagios
10 5 (0.82%) OPNET
11 4 (0.65%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 158 (25.82%) VMware
2 120 (19.61%) Cisco
3 115 (18.79%) Microsoft
4 96 (15.69%) Oracle
5 90 (14.71%) Citrix
6 59 (9.64%) HP
7 42 (6.86%) EMC
8 38 (6.21%) CheckPoint
9 35 (5.72%) Juniper
10 30 (4.90%) SAP
11 29 (4.74%) Red Hat
12 22 (3.59%) NetApp
13 19 (3.10%) SolarWinds
14 18 (2.94%) Lotus
15 16 (2.61%) F5
16 15 (2.45%) Brocade
16 15 (2.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
17 13 (2.12%) IBM
17 13 (2.12%) 3PAR
18 11 (1.80%) Kaspersky
Kent
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £27 - £30 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
England
iKonnect
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £320 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £430 - 460 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £416.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Kent
First Point
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Spalding
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £230 - £240 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £90 - £100 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Kettering
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Hook
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £416.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago