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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 341 323 366
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +43
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 270 268 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.54% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.71% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 133 96
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £524 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 7
Average hourly rate £22.75 £21.75 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.59% -57.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.70 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £22.00 £51.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +40.32%
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
40242 37742 35090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.92% 76.45% 75.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 26610 23738 21765
Average daily rate £425 £410 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1090 1093 1019
Average hourly rate £28.50 £23.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -27.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £46.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 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 4 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 105 £435 +2.35% 43
South East -3 71 £375 +7.14% 19
East of England 0 26 £300 -11.11% 7
North West -27 23 £450 +33.33% 4
East Midlands -2 10 £275 -38.54% 5
West Midlands -10 10 £380 +8.57% 3
Yorkshire -30 9 £450 +28.57% 8
South West -26 8 £265 -35.75% 1
North East -19 3 £340 -15.00% 2
Capacity Planning
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Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 170 (28.96%) Windows
2 144 (24.53%) VMware
3 122 (20.78%) Cisco
4 118 (20.10%) SQL
5 113 (19.25%) Finance
6 110 (18.74%) Microsoft
7 104 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
8 101 (17.21%) ITIL
9 98 (16.70%) Migration
10 91 (15.50%) Linux
10 91 (15.50%) Firewall
11 90 (15.33%) Oracle
12 89 (15.16%) SQL Server
13 88 (14.99%) Data Centre
14 85 (14.48%) WAN
15 82 (13.97%) Active Directory
15 82 (13.97%) Performance Tuning
16 81 (13.80%) Citrix
17 76 (12.95%) Windows Server 2003
18 75 (12.78%) SAN
18 75 (12.78%) Windows Server 2008
19 65 (11.07%) LAN
20 64 (10.90%) Java
20 64 (10.90%) Project Management
21 60 (10.22%) Agile Software Development
22 59 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
23 58 (9.88%) Windows Server 2012
23 58 (9.88%) HP
24 56 (9.54%) Disaster Recovery
25 55 (9.37%) Telecoms

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 43 (7.33%) MS Exchange
2 31 (5.28%) SharePoint
3 30 (5.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 25 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (3.07%) IBM Notes
6 14 (2.39%) WebSphere
6 14 (2.39%) Lync
7 13 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (2.21%) Apache
8 10 (1.70%) JBoss
8 10 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (1.53%) IIS
10 8 (1.36%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (1.19%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.19%) Confluence
11 7 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (1.02%) ArcGIS
13 5 (0.85%) nginx
Applications
1 51 (8.69%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.75%) MS Office
3 15 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.21%) MS Project
5 5 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.68%) Kondor+
3 4 (0.68%) Misys Midas
3 4 (0.68%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.34%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.34%) Eikon
4 2 (0.34%) SAP PP
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.17%) Exstream
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.17%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.43%) Office 365
2 8 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.02%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.51%) PaaS
4 3 (0.51%) IaaS
5 2 (0.34%) GitHub
6 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (15.50%) Firewall
2 85 (14.48%) WAN
3 75 (12.78%) SAN
4 65 (11.07%) LAN
5 45 (7.67%) Wireless
6 43 (7.33%) VPN
7 41 (6.98%) Network Security
8 39 (6.64%) TCP/IP
9 38 (6.47%) OSPF
9 38 (6.47%) BGP
10 36 (6.13%) Cisco ASA
11 29 (4.94%) NAS
12 28 (4.77%) DNS
13 27 (4.60%) IPsec
13 27 (4.60%) MPLS
13 27 (4.60%) EIGRP
14 26 (4.43%) SSL
15 24 (4.09%) VoIP
16 22 (3.75%) Internet
17 20 (3.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (15.16%) SQL Server
2 44 (7.50%) Oracle Database
3 34 (5.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (3.41%) MySQL
6 19 (3.24%) Relational Database
7 16 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (1.87%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.53%) MS Access
12 8 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.02%) OLTP
14 6 (1.02%) KDB
14 6 (1.02%) Big Data
15 5 (0.85%) QlikView
15 5 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (2.73%) JIRA
2 10 (1.70%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.36%) Subversion
3 8 (1.36%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.36%) MSBuild
4 6 (1.02%) Hudson
4 6 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.34%) Toad
6 1 (0.17%) ERwin
6 1 (0.17%) MSI
6 1 (0.17%) LSMW
6 1 (0.17%) Selenium
6 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.17%) Grunt
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.17%) Liquibase
6 1 (0.17%) Flyway
6 1 (0.17%) FishEye
General
1 113 (19.25%) Finance
2 55 (9.37%) Telecoms
3 42 (7.16%) Banking
4 12 (2.04%) Retail
4 12 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.04%) Local Government
5 11 (1.87%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.36%) Marketing
7 7 (1.19%) Front Office
8 5 (0.85%) Back Office
8 5 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.85%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.85%) Legal
9 4 (0.68%) Electronics
10 3 (0.51%) Automotive
10 3 (0.51%) Law
10 3 (0.51%) Billing
10 3 (0.51%) Publishing
10 3 (0.51%) Games
11 1 (0.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 84 (14.31%) Architect
1 84 (14.31%) Analyst
2 76 (12.95%) DBA
3 56 (9.54%) Administrator
4 41 (6.98%) Consultant
4 41 (6.98%) Network Engineer
5 37 (6.30%) SQL DBA
6 32 (5.45%) Technical Architect
7 30 (5.11%) Solutions Architect
8 28 (4.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 21 (3.58%) SQL Server DBA
10 19 (3.24%) Developer
11 18 (3.07%) Project Manager
12 16 (2.73%) Support Analyst
12 16 (2.73%) Senior Network Engineer
13 15 (2.56%) Server Engineer
14 14 (2.39%) Windows Server Engineer
15 13 (2.21%) Infrastructure Architect
15 13 (2.21%) Technical Consultant
16 12 (2.04%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.07%) .NET
2 13 (2.21%) Middleware
3 10 (1.70%) HTML
4 9 (1.53%) CSS
5 7 (1.19%) J2EE
6 6 (1.02%) XML
6 6 (1.02%) jQuery
6 6 (1.02%) 802.1X
7 5 (0.85%) CSS3
7 5 (0.85%) HTML5
7 5 (0.85%) LAMP
8 4 (0.68%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (0.68%) Web Services
8 4 (0.68%) TIBCO EMS
9 3 (0.51%) REST
10 2 (0.34%) JMS
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.34%) Swing
10 2 (0.34%) Flash
11 1 (0.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 88 (14.99%) Data Centre
2 59 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (5.62%) Clustering
4 20 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 19 (3.24%) Replication
6 16 (2.73%) PKI
6 16 (2.73%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.39%) HP Storage
8 9 (1.53%) NHS
9 8 (1.36%) GIS
10 7 (1.19%) Statistics
10 7 (1.19%) CMDB
10 7 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.19%) iSeries
10 7 (1.19%) EMC VNX
10 7 (1.19%) HP StoreVirtual
11 6 (1.02%) Visualisation
11 6 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 170 (28.96%) Windows
2 91 (15.50%) Linux
3 76 (12.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 75 (12.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (9.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (7.67%) UNIX
7 21 (3.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (3.58%) Windows 7
8 15 (2.56%) Solaris
9 6 (1.02%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.02%) CentOS
10 5 (0.85%) Debian
10 5 (0.85%) AIX
11 4 (0.68%) Android
11 4 (0.68%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.51%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.51%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (0.34%) Tru64
13 2 (0.34%) SUSE
13 2 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (17.21%) ITIL
2 98 (16.70%) Migration
3 82 (13.97%) Performance Tuning
4 64 (10.90%) Project Management
5 60 (10.22%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (9.54%) Disaster Recovery
7 53 (9.03%) Performance Monitoring
8 43 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 41 (6.98%) Change Management
10 36 (6.13%) Service Delivery
11 35 (5.96%) Network Management
12 33 (5.62%) Scrum
13 32 (5.45%) Change Control
14 29 (4.94%) Capacity Management
14 29 (4.94%) Data Modelling
15 27 (4.60%) Business Intelligence
15 27 (4.60%) Root Cause Analysis
16 26 (4.43%) Kalman Filter
17 25 (4.26%) Load Balancing
18 23 (3.92%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (20.10%) SQL
2 64 (10.90%) Java
3 25 (4.26%) T-SQL
4 24 (4.09%) Perl
5 22 (3.75%) PowerShell
6 16 (2.73%) VB
7 15 (2.56%) Python
7 15 (2.56%) Shell Script
8 13 (2.21%) C
9 11 (1.87%) Bash Shell
10 10 (1.70%) C#
10 10 (1.70%) JavaScript
11 9 (1.53%) PHP
12 8 (1.36%) VBA
13 7 (1.19%) Ruby
13 7 (1.19%) MATLAB
14 6 (1.02%) VBScript
15 2 (0.34%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.34%) AWK
15 2 (0.34%) Korn
Qualifications
1 47 (8.01%) Security Cleared
2 42 (7.16%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (5.62%) Degree
4 29 (4.94%) SC Cleared
5 27 (4.60%) CCNP
6 22 (3.75%) MCSE
7 20 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (2.56%) CCNA
9 12 (2.04%) MCITP
10 11 (1.87%) CISSP
11 9 (1.53%) CCIE
11 9 (1.53%) CISMP
11 9 (1.53%) CISM
11 9 (1.53%) DV Cleared
11 9 (1.53%) CCENT
12 8 (1.36%) CCSA
13 7 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (1.02%) MCTS
15 5 (0.85%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.43%) SLA
2 23 (3.92%) QA
3 18 (3.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 104 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 82 (13.97%) Active Directory
3 47 (8.01%) Hyper-V
4 26 (4.43%) vSphere
5 21 (3.58%) Microsoft App-V
6 20 (3.41%) Xen
7 16 (2.73%) VMware ESX
8 13 (2.21%) XenApp
9 12 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
10 11 (1.87%) XenDesktop
11 7 (1.19%) DFS Replication
11 7 (1.19%) VMware Server
12 6 (1.02%) Samba
12 6 (1.02%) XenServer
13 5 (0.85%) iptables
13 5 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.85%) Postfix
14 4 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (0.68%) Snort
14 4 (0.68%) Squid
Systems Management
1 31 (5.28%) SCCM
2 17 (2.90%) SCOM
2 17 (2.90%) Puppet
3 13 (2.21%) ARCserve
4 10 (1.70%) OpenView
4 10 (1.70%) Oracle RMAN
4 10 (1.70%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (1.19%) CiscoWorks
5 7 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (1.02%) BMC PATROL
6 6 (1.02%) ZABBIX
6 6 (1.02%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.85%) Nagios
7 5 (0.85%) OPNET
7 5 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.85%) Salt
7 5 (0.85%) vMotion
8 4 (0.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (0.68%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 144 (24.53%) VMware
2 122 (20.78%) Cisco
3 110 (18.74%) Microsoft
4 90 (15.33%) Oracle
5 81 (13.80%) Citrix
6 58 (9.88%) HP
7 45 (7.67%) CheckPoint
8 39 (6.64%) EMC
9 31 (5.28%) Juniper
10 28 (4.77%) SAP
11 26 (4.43%) SolarWinds
12 25 (4.26%) F5
13 21 (3.58%) Red Hat
14 18 (3.07%) Lotus
15 16 (2.73%) NetApp
16 15 (2.56%) Brocade
17 13 (2.21%) 3PAR
18 11 (1.87%) Kaspersky
18 11 (1.87%) Riverbed
18 11 (1.87%) Alcatel-Lucent
London
Connectus
Rate: £33 per hour
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Fixed Recruitment
Rate: £27000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + market rate
Posted: 17 hours ago
England
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Spalding, Lincolnshire
The One Group
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £38 per hour + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Spalding
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 per Tag
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £650 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
ICP Search
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Queen Mary University of London
Rate: £35,319 - £41,553 per year plus excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago