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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 357 367 339
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -28
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 242 210 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.44% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.58% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 120 138
Average daily rate
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£390 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £262 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £41.38 £32.56 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £32.56 -
% change year-on-year
+43.60% -
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
38925 35924 38359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.49% 74.48% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24714 22629 22625
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1022 1412
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% -11.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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
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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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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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 +13 94 £425 -5.55% 27
South East +13 41 £375 -6.25% 9
West Midlands -8 22 £356 +22.84% 7
East of England -10 22 £375 +15.38% 3
North West +6 20 £335 +37.93% 8
South West -30 20 £369 +9.25% 2
Yorkshire -4 9 £390 +16.41% 8
East Midlands -15 5 £448 -25.41%
North East -31 3 £325 - 1
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Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 155 (28.97%) Windows
2 135 (25.23%) SQL
3 123 (22.99%) Microsoft
4 110 (20.56%) Oracle
5 94 (17.57%) Finance
6 91 (17.01%) ITIL
7 85 (15.89%) Linux
8 83 (15.51%) SQL Server
9 81 (15.14%) Performance Tuning
10 80 (14.95%) VMware
11 78 (14.58%) Active Directory
12 69 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
13 68 (12.71%) UNIX
14 66 (12.34%) LAN
14 66 (12.34%) VMware Infrastructure
15 64 (11.96%) Java
15 64 (11.96%) Project Management
16 63 (11.78%) Firewall
17 62 (11.59%) Security Cleared
18 60 (11.21%) WAN
19 55 (10.28%) Migration
20 54 (10.09%) SQL Server 2008
21 52 (9.72%) MS Exchange
22 51 (9.53%) Windows Server 2003
23 48 (8.97%) MS Excel
23 48 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
24 47 (8.79%) VPN
25 46 (8.60%) HP
25 46 (8.60%) Management Information System
25 46 (8.60%) SC Cleared

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 52 (9.72%) MS Exchange
2 44 (8.22%) SharePoint
3 40 (7.48%) Apache
4 35 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (4.86%) WebLogic
6 23 (4.30%) WebSphere
7 19 (3.55%) IIS
8 16 (2.99%) Tomcat
8 16 (2.99%) nginx
9 15 (2.80%) SharePoint 2010
9 15 (2.80%) WebSphere Application Server
10 14 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2003
11 12 (2.24%) CMS
11 12 (2.24%) Lync
11 12 (2.24%) MediaWiki
11 12 (2.24%) Confluence
12 10 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 9 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (1.50%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 48 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.36%) MS Office
3 9 (1.68%) InfoPath
3 9 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.12%) MS Project
5 5 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.37%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.37%) SAP PP
3 2 (0.37%) SAP PS
3 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.19%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.19%) assyst
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.19%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.18%) Office 365
2 5 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.75%) Joyent
4 3 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.56%) SaaS
4 3 (0.56%) GitHub
4 3 (0.56%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.37%) IaaS
5 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 66 (12.34%) LAN
2 63 (11.78%) Firewall
3 60 (11.21%) WAN
4 47 (8.79%) VPN
5 45 (8.41%) DNS
6 44 (8.22%) SAN
7 34 (6.36%) Internet
8 33 (6.17%) LDAP
9 31 (5.79%) Network Security
10 27 (5.05%) MPLS
11 25 (4.67%) IPsec
11 25 (4.67%) BGP
12 24 (4.49%) Wireless
13 23 (4.30%) DHCP
14 21 (3.93%) IPv6
15 19 (3.55%) VLAN
15 19 (3.55%) HTTP
16 17 (3.18%) OSPF
16 17 (3.18%) WLAN
17 15 (2.80%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (15.51%) SQL Server
2 54 (10.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (6.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 34 (6.36%) Relational Database
5 33 (6.17%) MySQL
5 33 (6.17%) Oracle Database
6 31 (5.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 28 (5.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 24 (4.49%) Oracle Database 10g
10 18 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 18 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
11 15 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (2.43%) RDBMS
13 11 (2.06%) DB2
13 11 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (1.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 7 (1.31%) SAP Data Services
15 7 (1.31%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 30 (5.61%) Git (software)
2 21 (3.93%) Jenkins
3 15 (2.80%) JIRA
3 15 (2.80%) Hudson
4 14 (2.62%) Subversion
5 8 (1.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (0.93%) Introscope
6 5 (0.93%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.56%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.56%) Ant
8 2 (0.37%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.37%) InstallShield
8 2 (0.37%) JMeter
8 2 (0.37%) Grunt
8 2 (0.37%) Yeoman
8 2 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.37%) Selenium
9 1 (0.19%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.19%) FitNesse
General
1 94 (17.57%) Finance
2 36 (6.73%) Banking
3 29 (5.42%) Telecoms
4 26 (4.86%) Back Office
5 21 (3.93%) Front Office
6 6 (1.12%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.93%) Legal
8 4 (0.75%) Local Government
8 4 (0.75%) Retail
8 4 (0.75%) Military
8 4 (0.75%) Marketing
9 2 (0.37%) Billing
9 2 (0.37%) Games
9 2 (0.37%) Advertising
9 2 (0.37%) Publishing
10 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.19%) International Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 80 (14.95%) Architect
2 64 (11.96%) DBA
3 56 (10.47%) Administrator
4 45 (8.41%) Analyst
5 43 (8.04%) Network Engineer
6 41 (7.66%) SQL DBA
7 37 (6.92%) Consultant
8 34 (6.36%) Solutions Architect
9 31 (5.79%) Support Engineer
10 24 (4.49%) Oracle DBA
11 22 (4.11%) SQL Server DBA
12 18 (3.36%) Project Manager
12 18 (3.36%) Developer
12 18 (3.36%) 3rd Line Support
13 16 (2.99%) Network Support
14 14 (2.62%) Systems Administrator
14 14 (2.62%) Technical Architect
14 14 (2.62%) Network Architect
14 14 (2.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 13 (2.43%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.61%) Web Services
2 24 (4.49%) XML
3 22 (4.11%) J2EE
4 18 (3.36%) .NET
4 18 (3.36%) CSS
5 15 (2.80%) JSON
5 15 (2.80%) LAMP
6 13 (2.43%) Middleware
7 12 (2.24%) HTML
7 12 (2.24%) JSP
8 11 (2.06%) REST
8 11 (2.06%) SOAP
8 11 (2.06%) J2SE
9 10 (1.87%) Struts
9 10 (1.87%) Spring
9 10 (1.87%) Hibernate
9 10 (1.87%) .NET Framework
10 9 (1.68%) JMS
11 8 (1.50%) JMX
11 8 (1.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.60%) Management Information System
2 36 (6.73%) Clustering
3 32 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (5.61%) Statistics
5 26 (4.86%) Replication
6 15 (2.80%) Blackberry
7 12 (2.24%) Wiki
8 10 (1.87%) Mathematics
9 9 (1.68%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.50%) NHS
10 8 (1.50%) iPad
11 7 (1.31%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.31%) Firmware
12 6 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (1.12%) Open Source
13 5 (0.93%) Informatics
13 5 (0.93%) Symmetrix DMX
13 5 (0.93%) User Experience
13 5 (0.93%) CLARiiON
13 5 (0.93%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 155 (28.97%) Windows
2 85 (15.89%) Linux
3 68 (12.71%) UNIX
4 51 (9.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 48 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (8.04%) Windows 7
7 28 (5.23%) Solaris
8 22 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (3.74%) Ubuntu
11 15 (2.80%) Windows 8
11 15 (2.80%) Debian
12 12 (2.24%) Oracle Linux
13 9 (1.68%) AIX
14 8 (1.50%) CentOS
15 6 (1.12%) Apple iOS
15 6 (1.12%) Android
16 3 (0.56%) SmartOS
16 3 (0.56%) HPUX
17 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (17.01%) ITIL
2 81 (15.14%) Performance Tuning
3 69 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 64 (11.96%) Project Management
5 55 (10.28%) Migration
6 45 (8.41%) Performance Monitoring
7 41 (7.66%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (7.10%) Change Management
9 34 (6.36%) Service Management
9 34 (6.36%) Service Delivery
10 33 (6.17%) Load Balancing
11 29 (5.42%) Data Modelling
12 28 (5.23%) Change Control
13 27 (5.05%) Database Security
14 25 (4.67%) Performance Management
15 24 (4.49%) DevOps
15 24 (4.49%) UML
16 23 (4.30%) Network Architecture
17 22 (4.11%) User Acceptance Testing
17 22 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 135 (25.23%) SQL
2 64 (11.96%) Java
3 38 (7.10%) Perl
4 34 (6.36%) T-SQL
5 29 (5.42%) PowerShell
6 28 (5.23%) Shell Script
7 19 (3.55%) Ruby
8 18 (3.36%) Bash Shell
9 14 (2.62%) JavaScript
9 14 (2.62%) PHP
10 9 (1.68%) C
10 9 (1.68%) C#
11 6 (1.12%) VBScript
11 6 (1.12%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.56%) Erlang
12 3 (0.56%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.56%) VBA
12 3 (0.56%) Python
13 2 (0.37%) VB
14 1 (0.19%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 62 (11.59%) Security Cleared
2 46 (8.60%) SC Cleared
3 36 (6.73%) Degree
4 35 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (5.61%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (4.49%) CCNP
7 20 (3.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 18 (3.36%) MCP
9 15 (2.80%) MCTS
10 13 (2.43%) MCITP
11 11 (2.06%) CCNA
12 9 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (1.68%) MCSA
13 8 (1.50%) OCP
13 8 (1.50%) Oracle Certification
14 7 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (1.12%) MCSE
16 5 (0.93%) JNCIA
16 5 (0.93%) ISEB
17 3 (0.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.54%) SLA
2 27 (5.05%) QA
3 4 (0.75%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) COBIT
4 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 78 (14.58%) Active Directory
2 66 (12.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.36%) Oracle RMAN
4 17 (3.18%) Oracle RAC
5 15 (2.80%) Samba
6 13 (2.43%) Postfix
6 13 (2.43%) XenServer
7 12 (2.24%) VMware ESX
8 11 (2.06%) Hyper-V
9 10 (1.87%) vSphere
10 8 (1.50%) XenApp
11 5 (0.93%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.93%) vCloud
12 4 (0.75%) NFS
13 3 (0.56%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.56%) PowerHA
13 3 (0.56%) Docker
13 3 (0.56%) RHEV
13 3 (0.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 24 (4.49%) SCOM
2 21 (3.93%) Puppet
2 21 (3.93%) Data Guard
3 18 (3.36%) ZABBIX
3 18 (3.36%) SCCM
4 12 (2.24%) NetBackup
5 6 (1.12%) Nagios
6 5 (0.93%) CA Wily
7 4 (0.75%) ARCserve
7 4 (0.75%) OPNET
7 4 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.75%) HP SIM
8 3 (0.56%) Salt
8 3 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.37%) Ionix
9 2 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.19%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 123 (22.99%) Microsoft
2 110 (20.56%) Oracle
3 80 (14.95%) VMware
4 46 (8.60%) HP
5 43 (8.04%) Cisco
6 41 (7.66%) Red Hat
7 36 (6.73%) Citrix
8 22 (4.11%) SAP
9 21 (3.93%) EMC
9 21 (3.93%) Juniper
10 19 (3.55%) NetApp
11 16 (2.99%) IBM
12 14 (2.62%) Sun
13 11 (2.06%) Atlassian
13 11 (2.06%) 3PAR
13 11 (2.06%) Sybase
13 11 (2.06%) Remedy
14 10 (1.87%) Symantec
15 9 (1.68%) SolarWinds
15 9 (1.68%) Brocade
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