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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 359 361 342
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 236 211 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.44% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.59% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 132 129
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £260 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £27.28 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.97% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £32.56 -
% change year-on-year
+43.60% -
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
38426 35840 38298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.91% 74.48% 72.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24559 22678 22623
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1075 996 1428
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.33% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +7 97 £425 - 35
South East +1 45 £363 -9.93% 9
East of England -14 21 £375 +15.38%
South West -18 20 £381 +8.92% 3
West Midlands -10 18 £350 +23.89% 15
North West -2 17 £335 +37.93% 5
Yorkshire -5 10 £395 +9.72% 9
North East -39 3 £325 -
East Midlands -9 2 £425 -24.44%
Capacity Planning
UK

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 153 (29.14%) Windows
2 133 (25.33%) SQL
3 119 (22.67%) Microsoft
4 102 (19.43%) Oracle
5 96 (18.29%) Finance
6 87 (16.57%) SQL Server
6 87 (16.57%) ITIL
7 85 (16.19%) Linux
8 80 (15.24%) Active Directory
9 76 (14.48%) Performance Tuning
10 73 (13.90%) VMware
11 67 (12.76%) Disaster Recovery
12 66 (12.57%) Project Management
13 63 (12.00%) LAN
13 63 (12.00%) Firewall
14 62 (11.81%) UNIX
14 62 (11.81%) Java
15 57 (10.86%) WAN
16 55 (10.48%) VMware Infrastructure
17 53 (10.10%) MS Exchange
17 53 (10.10%) Migration
18 52 (9.90%) Windows Server 2003
18 52 (9.90%) Security Cleared
18 52 (9.90%) SQL Server 2008
19 51 (9.71%) Windows Server 2008
20 49 (9.33%) MS Excel
21 47 (8.95%) HP
21 47 (8.95%) DNS
22 46 (8.76%) Cisco
22 46 (8.76%) Performance Monitoring

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 53 (10.10%) MS Exchange
2 43 (8.19%) SharePoint
3 38 (7.24%) Apache
4 36 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (4.76%) WebLogic
6 23 (4.38%) WebSphere
7 20 (3.81%) IIS
8 18 (3.43%) Tomcat
9 15 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
9 15 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
10 14 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
11 13 (2.48%) nginx
11 13 (2.48%) Lync
12 12 (2.29%) CMS
12 12 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 10 (1.90%) MediaWiki
13 10 (1.90%) Confluence
14 9 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
14 9 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
15 8 (1.52%) Liferay
Applications
1 49 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.24%) MS Office
3 8 (1.52%) InfoPath
3 8 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.95%) MS Project
5 4 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.38%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.38%) SAP PP
3 2 (0.38%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.19%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.19%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.19%) assyst
4 1 (0.19%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.86%) Office 365
2 5 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.76%) Joyent
3 4 (0.76%) Google Apps
3 4 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.57%) GitHub
5 2 (0.38%) IaaS
5 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.38%) SaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.19%) ElastiCache
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 63 (12.00%) LAN
1 63 (12.00%) Firewall
2 57 (10.86%) WAN
3 47 (8.95%) DNS
4 43 (8.19%) SAN
4 43 (8.19%) VPN
5 35 (6.67%) Internet
6 31 (5.90%) LDAP
7 28 (5.33%) Network Security
8 26 (4.95%) MPLS
9 25 (4.76%) DHCP
10 23 (4.38%) IPsec
10 23 (4.38%) Wireless
11 22 (4.19%) BGP
12 18 (3.43%) VLAN
12 18 (3.43%) HTTP
12 18 (3.43%) IPv6
13 17 (3.24%) WLAN
14 15 (2.86%) Ethernet
14 15 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (16.57%) SQL Server
2 52 (9.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (6.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 30 (5.71%) MySQL
5 28 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (5.33%) Relational Database
6 26 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (4.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 26 (4.95%) Oracle Database
7 18 (3.43%) Oracle Database 10g
8 16 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (1.90%) RDBMS
11 10 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (1.71%) DB2
13 8 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 7 (1.33%) SAP Data Services
15 6 (1.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 27 (5.14%) Git (software)
2 21 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 13 (2.48%) JIRA
4 12 (2.29%) Hudson
4 12 (2.29%) Subversion
5 8 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (0.95%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.95%) Introscope
7 3 (0.57%) Ant
7 3 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.57%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.38%) Yeoman
8 2 (0.38%) Grunt
8 2 (0.38%) Selenium
8 2 (0.38%) JMeter
8 2 (0.38%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.19%) AdminStudio
9 1 (0.19%) MSI
9 1 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
General
1 96 (18.29%) Finance
2 35 (6.67%) Banking
3 31 (5.90%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.05%) Back Office
5 11 (2.10%) Front Office
6 6 (1.14%) Retail
6 6 (1.14%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.95%) Legal
7 5 (0.95%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.76%) Marketing
8 4 (0.76%) Local Government
8 4 (0.76%) Military
9 3 (0.57%) Games
10 2 (0.38%) Billing
10 2 (0.38%) Publishing
11 1 (0.19%) Automotive
11 1 (0.19%) Advertising
11 1 (0.19%) International Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 82 (15.62%) Architect
2 62 (11.81%) DBA
3 54 (10.29%) Administrator
4 45 (8.57%) Analyst
5 42 (8.00%) SQL DBA
6 39 (7.43%) Network Engineer
7 36 (6.86%) Consultant
8 34 (6.48%) Solutions Architect
9 23 (4.38%) SQL Server DBA
10 22 (4.19%) Support Engineer
11 19 (3.62%) Project Manager
12 18 (3.43%) Oracle DBA
13 17 (3.24%) Developer
14 16 (3.05%) Systems Administrator
15 15 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
15 15 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 14 (2.67%) Network Architect
17 13 (2.48%) Technical Architect
18 12 (2.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 12 (2.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.90%) Web Services
2 24 (4.57%) XML
3 22 (4.19%) J2EE
4 18 (3.43%) .NET
4 18 (3.43%) CSS
5 15 (2.86%) JSON
6 13 (2.48%) Middleware
7 12 (2.29%) REST
7 12 (2.29%) LAMP
7 12 (2.29%) HTML
7 12 (2.29%) JSP
8 11 (2.10%) SOAP
8 11 (2.10%) J2SE
9 10 (1.90%) .NET Framework
9 10 (1.90%) Hibernate
9 10 (1.90%) Spring
9 10 (1.90%) Struts
10 9 (1.71%) JMS
11 8 (1.52%) Servlets
11 8 (1.52%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.62%) Clustering
2 37 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 29 (5.52%) Replication
5 18 (3.43%) Statistics
6 17 (3.24%) Blackberry
7 10 (1.90%) Mathematics
7 10 (1.90%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.90%) Wiki
8 8 (1.52%) iPad
9 7 (1.33%) NHS
9 7 (1.33%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.14%) Open Source
10 6 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.95%) CLARiiON
11 5 (0.95%) Informatics
11 5 (0.95%) Symmetrix DMX
11 5 (0.95%) User Experience
12 4 (0.76%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.76%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 153 (29.14%) Windows
2 85 (16.19%) Linux
3 62 (11.81%) UNIX
4 52 (9.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 51 (9.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (6.29%) Windows 7
7 26 (4.95%) Solaris
8 23 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (4.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (3.24%) Ubuntu
11 13 (2.48%) Windows 8
12 12 (2.29%) Oracle Linux
12 12 (2.29%) Debian
13 8 (1.52%) CentOS
13 8 (1.52%) AIX
14 6 (1.14%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.14%) Android
15 4 (0.76%) HPUX
16 3 (0.57%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.57%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (16.57%) ITIL
2 76 (14.48%) Performance Tuning
3 67 (12.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 66 (12.57%) Project Management
5 53 (10.10%) Migration
6 46 (8.76%) Performance Monitoring
7 42 (8.00%) Change Management
8 38 (7.24%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (6.10%) Service Delivery
10 30 (5.71%) Load Balancing
11 27 (5.14%) Change Control
11 27 (5.14%) Performance Management
11 27 (5.14%) Data Modelling
12 26 (4.95%) Service Management
13 25 (4.76%) Database Security
14 24 (4.57%) UML
15 23 (4.38%) Network Architecture
15 23 (4.38%) DevOps
16 22 (4.19%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (4.19%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 133 (25.33%) SQL
2 62 (11.81%) Java
3 36 (6.86%) T-SQL
3 36 (6.86%) Perl
4 31 (5.90%) PowerShell
5 26 (4.95%) Shell Script
6 19 (3.62%) Ruby
7 13 (2.48%) JavaScript
7 13 (2.48%) Bash Shell
8 12 (2.29%) PHP
9 9 (1.71%) C
9 9 (1.71%) C#
10 6 (1.14%) VBScript
10 6 (1.14%) Python
11 4 (0.76%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.57%) VBA
12 3 (0.57%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.57%) Erlang
13 2 (0.38%) VB
14 1 (0.19%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 52 (9.90%) Security Cleared
2 41 (7.81%) Degree
3 38 (7.24%) SC Cleared
4 30 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (4.57%) CCNP
7 15 (2.86%) MCTS
8 11 (2.10%) MCITP
9 10 (1.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 10 (1.90%) CCNA
10 9 (1.71%) OCP
10 9 (1.71%) Oracle Certification
11 8 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (1.52%) MCSA
11 8 (1.52%) MCP
12 7 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.95%) ISEB
13 5 (0.95%) MCSE
13 5 (0.95%) JNCIA
14 3 (0.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.52%) SLA
2 28 (5.33%) QA
3 4 (0.76%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 80 (15.24%) Active Directory
2 55 (10.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.86%) VMware ESX
4 13 (2.48%) Oracle RAC
5 12 (2.29%) Samba
6 11 (2.10%) Oracle RMAN
6 11 (2.10%) Hyper-V
6 11 (2.10%) XenServer
7 10 (1.90%) Postfix
8 9 (1.71%) vSphere
9 8 (1.52%) XenApp
10 7 (1.33%) Firmware
11 5 (0.95%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.95%) vCloud
12 4 (0.76%) NFS
13 3 (0.57%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.57%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.57%) Docker
13 3 (0.57%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 25 (4.76%) SCOM
2 21 (4.00%) Puppet
3 18 (3.43%) SCCM
4 15 (2.86%) ZABBIX
5 14 (2.67%) Data Guard
6 11 (2.10%) NetBackup
7 6 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.14%) Nagios
8 5 (0.95%) CA Wily
9 4 (0.76%) HP SIM
9 4 (0.76%) ARCserve
10 3 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (0.57%) OPNET
10 3 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.57%) Salt
11 2 (0.38%) Ionix
11 2 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
12 1 (0.19%) Control-M
Vendors
1 119 (22.67%) Microsoft
2 102 (19.43%) Oracle
3 73 (13.90%) VMware
4 47 (8.95%) HP
5 46 (8.76%) Cisco
6 40 (7.62%) Red Hat
7 34 (6.48%) Citrix
8 22 (4.19%) SAP
8 22 (4.19%) Juniper
9 21 (4.00%) EMC
10 19 (3.62%) NetApp
11 16 (3.05%) IBM
12 13 (2.48%) Sun
13 11 (2.10%) Remedy
13 11 (2.10%) Sybase
13 11 (2.10%) Atlassian
13 11 (2.10%) 3PAR
14 10 (1.90%) Brocade
14 10 (1.90%) Symantec
15 9 (1.71%) BMC
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
FT Select
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £420 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £400 - £427 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £15.00 - £17.00 per hour + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago