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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 373 342 383
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +41
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 249 257 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.50% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.66% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 131 101
Average daily rate
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£423 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £239 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 5
Average hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £32.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% -32.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.40 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.30 £51.60 £51.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £23.78
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -7.47%
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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
40672 38968 36756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.04% 76.46% 75.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 26961 24548 23036
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1099 1092 1027
Average hourly rate £30.52 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.69% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £45.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +24 102 £444 +5.97% 29
South East +2 62 £350 - 23
North West -22 27 £425 +27.05% 5
East of England -3 20 £300 -25.00% 8
East Midlands -3 12 £350 -21.78% 3
Yorkshire -29 9 £425 +16.43% 6
West Midlands -8 8 £410 +17.14% 1
North East -27 2 £475 +46.15% 2
South West -28 2 £350 -9.67% 1
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Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 163 (29.21%) Windows
2 133 (23.84%) VMware
3 115 (20.61%) Cisco
4 109 (19.53%) SQL
5 98 (17.56%) Microsoft
6 97 (17.38%) Finance
7 95 (17.03%) ITIL
8 91 (16.31%) VMware Infrastructure
9 88 (15.77%) Migration
10 87 (15.59%) Linux
11 86 (15.41%) Firewall
12 83 (14.87%) Data Centre
13 82 (14.70%) Performance Tuning
14 80 (14.34%) WAN
15 79 (14.16%) Oracle
16 78 (13.98%) SQL Server
16 78 (13.98%) Active Directory
17 71 (12.72%) Citrix
17 71 (12.72%) Windows Server 2008
18 64 (11.47%) SAN
18 64 (11.47%) Windows Server 2003
19 62 (11.11%) LAN
19 62 (11.11%) Java
20 61 (10.93%) Agile Software Development
21 58 (10.39%) HP
22 56 (10.04%) Project Management
23 53 (9.50%) Windows Server 2012
24 51 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
25 50 (8.96%) Telecoms
26 49 (8.78%) Disaster Recovery

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 42 (7.53%) MS Exchange
2 31 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 31 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 26 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (2.87%) WebSphere
5 15 (2.69%) Lync
6 14 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (2.33%) Apache
7 13 (2.33%) JBoss
8 12 (2.15%) IBM Notes
9 10 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
9 10 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (1.61%) IIS
11 7 (1.25%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (1.08%) Confluence
13 5 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.72%) Node.js
14 4 (0.72%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 45 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.94%) MS Office
3 11 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.79%) MS Project
5 5 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.72%) Kondor+
2 4 (0.72%) Misys Midas
2 4 (0.72%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.36%) Eikon
3 2 (0.36%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.36%) SAP PP
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.18%) Exstream
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.18%) Metrica
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.18%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.58%) Office 365
2 8 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.08%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.72%) GitHub
4 4 (0.72%) PaaS
5 3 (0.54%) IaaS
5 3 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 86 (15.41%) Firewall
2 80 (14.34%) WAN
3 64 (11.47%) SAN
4 62 (11.11%) LAN
5 46 (8.24%) Wireless
6 39 (6.99%) Cisco ASA
6 39 (6.99%) VPN
7 37 (6.63%) TCP/IP
7 37 (6.63%) Network Security
8 34 (6.09%) OSPF
8 34 (6.09%) BGP
9 30 (5.38%) DNS
9 30 (5.38%) MPLS
10 26 (4.66%) VoIP
11 23 (4.12%) VLAN
12 22 (3.94%) EIGRP
12 22 (3.94%) SSL
12 22 (3.94%) Internet
13 21 (3.76%) NAS
14 20 (3.58%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (13.98%) SQL Server
2 40 (7.17%) Oracle Database
3 36 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (3.23%) MySQL
6 16 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (2.69%) Relational Database
8 13 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (1.79%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.43%) MS Access
12 8 (1.43%) Big Data
13 7 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (1.25%) OLTP
14 6 (1.08%) KDB
14 6 (1.08%) Hadoop
14 6 (1.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (2.33%) JIRA
2 9 (1.61%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.25%) MSBuild
4 7 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (1.08%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.72%) Subversion
7 3 (0.54%) Selenium
7 3 (0.54%) FishEye
8 2 (0.36%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.36%) Hudson
8 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.36%) Toad
9 1 (0.18%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.18%) ERwin
9 1 (0.18%) ProC
9 1 (0.18%) MSI
9 1 (0.18%) JMeter
9 1 (0.18%) LSMW
General
1 97 (17.38%) Finance
2 50 (8.96%) Telecoms
3 32 (5.73%) Banking
4 11 (1.97%) Retail
5 10 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.61%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.43%) Local Government
7 8 (1.43%) Marketing
8 7 (1.25%) Front Office
9 5 (0.90%) Back Office
9 5 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.90%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.90%) Legal
10 3 (0.54%) Automotive
10 3 (0.54%) Law
10 3 (0.54%) Electronics
10 3 (0.54%) Publishing
10 3 (0.54%) Games
11 1 (0.18%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 78 (13.98%) Analyst
2 74 (13.26%) Architect
3 72 (12.90%) DBA
4 52 (9.32%) Administrator
5 42 (7.53%) Network Engineer
6 41 (7.35%) Consultant
7 34 (6.09%) SQL DBA
8 31 (5.56%) Technical Architect
8 31 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 21 (3.76%) Solutions Architect
10 20 (3.58%) SQL Server DBA
10 20 (3.58%) Support Analyst
11 19 (3.41%) Developer
12 17 (3.05%) Project Manager
12 17 (3.05%) Senior Network Engineer
13 15 (2.69%) Technical Consultant
14 14 (2.51%) Support Engineer
15 11 (1.97%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 11 (1.97%) Infrastructure Architect
16 10 (1.79%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.69%) Middleware
2 14 (2.51%) .NET
3 9 (1.61%) HTML
4 8 (1.43%) CSS
5 7 (1.25%) J2EE
6 6 (1.08%) jQuery
6 6 (1.08%) 802.1X
7 5 (0.90%) HTML5
7 5 (0.90%) CSS3
8 4 (0.72%) Kafka
8 4 (0.72%) TIBCO EMS
8 4 (0.72%) Web Services
8 4 (0.72%) XML
8 4 (0.72%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (0.54%) REST
10 2 (0.36%) Apache Avro
10 2 (0.36%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.36%) JMS
10 2 (0.36%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 83 (14.87%) Data Centre
2 51 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (6.09%) Clustering
4 21 (3.76%) Management Information System
5 20 (3.58%) Replication
5 20 (3.58%) Computer Science
6 17 (3.05%) PKI
7 13 (2.33%) HP Storage
8 9 (1.61%) NHS
9 8 (1.43%) Visualisation
10 7 (1.25%) iSeries
10 7 (1.25%) Statistics
10 7 (1.25%) CMDB
11 6 (1.08%) Economics
11 6 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (1.08%) GIS
11 6 (1.08%) EMC VNX
11 6 (1.08%) HP StoreVirtual
12 5 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.90%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 163 (29.21%) Windows
2 87 (15.59%) Linux
3 71 (12.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 64 (11.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 53 (9.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 49 (8.78%) UNIX
7 28 (5.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (4.12%) Windows 7
9 15 (2.69%) Solaris
10 5 (0.90%) CentOS
11 4 (0.72%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.72%) AIX
11 4 (0.72%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.72%) Android
12 3 (0.54%) SUSE
12 3 (0.54%) Fedora
12 3 (0.54%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.54%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (0.36%) Tru64
13 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (17.03%) ITIL
2 88 (15.77%) Migration
3 82 (14.70%) Performance Tuning
4 61 (10.93%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (10.04%) Project Management
6 49 (8.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 43 (7.71%) Performance Monitoring
8 40 (7.17%) Change Management
8 40 (7.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 36 (6.45%) Service Delivery
10 35 (6.27%) Network Management
11 34 (6.09%) Scrum
12 30 (5.38%) Root Cause Analysis
12 30 (5.38%) Change Control
13 28 (5.02%) Kalman Filter
14 26 (4.66%) Capacity Management
15 25 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (4.48%) Incident Management
16 24 (4.30%) Security Architecture
17 23 (4.12%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (19.53%) SQL
2 62 (11.11%) Java
3 27 (4.84%) T-SQL
4 26 (4.66%) PowerShell
5 23 (4.12%) Perl
6 20 (3.58%) Shell Script
7 18 (3.23%) Python
8 16 (2.87%) VB
9 10 (1.79%) C#
9 10 (1.79%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.43%) JavaScript
10 8 (1.43%) C
10 8 (1.43%) VBA
11 6 (1.08%) PHP
11 6 (1.08%) VBScript
12 5 (0.90%) MATLAB
12 5 (0.90%) Ruby
13 2 (0.36%) AWK
13 2 (0.36%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 48 (8.60%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (7.53%) Security Cleared
3 32 (5.73%) Degree
4 28 (5.02%) CCNP
5 26 (4.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (4.66%) SC Cleared
6 19 (3.41%) CCNA
6 19 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (2.69%) MCSE
8 13 (2.33%) CISSP
9 10 (1.79%) CCIE
9 10 (1.79%) CISM
9 10 (1.79%) CISMP
10 9 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (1.61%) CCENT
11 8 (1.43%) CCSA
12 7 (1.25%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.08%) MCTS
13 6 (1.08%) PhD
14 5 (0.90%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.66%) SLA
2 23 (4.12%) QA
3 18 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 91 (16.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (13.98%) Active Directory
3 38 (6.81%) Hyper-V
4 25 (4.48%) vSphere
5 19 (3.41%) VMware ESX
6 14 (2.51%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (2.51%) Xen
7 12 (2.15%) Oracle RAC
8 11 (1.97%) XenApp
9 8 (1.43%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.43%) DFS Replication
10 6 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.08%) VMware Server
11 5 (0.90%) Firmware
12 4 (0.72%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.72%) Snort
12 4 (0.72%) Squid
12 4 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.54%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.54%) KVM
Systems Management
1 25 (4.48%) SCCM
2 18 (3.23%) SCOM
2 18 (3.23%) Puppet
3 14 (2.51%) ARCserve
4 11 (1.97%) Oracle RMAN
5 10 (1.79%) OpenView
5 10 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (1.25%) CiscoWorks
6 7 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 7 (1.25%) BMC PATROL
6 7 (1.25%) SolarWinds Orion
7 6 (1.08%) Nagios
7 6 (1.08%) OPNET
7 6 (1.08%) vMotion
8 4 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (0.72%) Ansible
8 4 (0.72%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 133 (23.84%) VMware
2 115 (20.61%) Cisco
3 98 (17.56%) Microsoft
4 79 (14.16%) Oracle
5 71 (12.72%) Citrix
6 58 (10.39%) HP
7 43 (7.71%) CheckPoint
8 35 (6.27%) EMC
9 29 (5.20%) SolarWinds
10 26 (4.66%) F5
10 26 (4.66%) Juniper
11 21 (3.76%) Red Hat
11 21 (3.76%) SAP
12 14 (2.51%) NetApp
12 14 (2.51%) Brocade
12 14 (2.51%) 3PAR
13 12 (2.15%) Kaspersky
13 12 (2.15%) Lotus
14 11 (1.97%) CA
14 11 (1.97%) Adobe
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