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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 312 324 318
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 312 278 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.55% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.73% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 161 127
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.14% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Average hourly rate £30.75 £23.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.69% -29.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £23.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+33.69% -29.23%
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
38727 37841 32389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.63% 75.25% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24549 23975 19814
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1124 1098 1003
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +20 121 £438 +6.90% 19
South East +10 68 £343 -10.16% 24
North West +3 40 £363 +11.53% 6
West Midlands -4 21 £325 - 4
South West -12 21 £450 +28.57% 5
East Midlands +17 14 £300 -37.50% 4
East of England +4 14 £335 -21.17% 9
Yorkshire -24 8 £360 +2.85% 6
North East - 4 £300 -
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Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 149 (26.23%) Windows
2 140 (24.65%) VMware
3 111 (19.54%) Finance
4 110 (19.37%) SQL
5 103 (18.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 102 (17.96%) Linux
7 98 (17.25%) ITIL
8 95 (16.73%) Cisco
9 89 (15.67%) Microsoft
10 88 (15.49%) Oracle
11 77 (13.56%) Firewall
12 73 (12.85%) Migration
12 73 (12.85%) Java
12 73 (12.85%) Performance Tuning
13 71 (12.50%) SQL Server
14 70 (12.32%) WAN
15 69 (12.15%) Disaster Recovery
16 68 (11.97%) Active Directory
17 65 (11.44%) Citrix
17 65 (11.44%) LAN
17 65 (11.44%) Project Management
17 65 (11.44%) Windows Server 2008
18 63 (11.09%) Windows Server 2003
19 58 (10.21%) SAN
20 55 (9.68%) Performance Monitoring
21 54 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
22 52 (9.15%) Service Delivery
23 51 (8.98%) Agile Software Development
23 51 (8.98%) Security Cleared
24 50 (8.80%) Telecoms

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 32 (5.63%) MS Exchange
2 31 (5.46%) Apache
3 29 (5.11%) SharePoint
4 21 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 20 (3.52%) IIS
6 19 (3.35%) Confluence
7 17 (2.99%) MediaWiki
7 17 (2.99%) Lync
8 15 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2010
8 15 (2.64%) nginx
9 10 (1.76%) WebSphere
10 9 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (1.23%) ArcGIS
13 6 (1.06%) IBM Notes
13 6 (1.06%) Tomcat
13 6 (1.06%) WebLogic
13 6 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (1.06%) OpenStack
13 6 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 43 (7.57%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.70%) MS Office
3 18 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.94%) MS Project
5 3 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (0.70%) SAP APO
1 4 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.53%) SAP PP
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.35%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.35%) Eikon
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.18%) Maximo
4 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.18%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.46%) Office 365
2 10 (1.76%) PaaS
3 7 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.06%) Heroku
4 6 (1.06%) Engine Yard
5 5 (0.88%) IaaS
6 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.53%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.53%) SaaS
8 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.18%) GitHub
9 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 77 (13.56%) Firewall
2 70 (12.32%) WAN
3 65 (11.44%) LAN
4 58 (10.21%) SAN
5 45 (7.92%) Network Security
6 44 (7.75%) TCP/IP
7 33 (5.81%) VPN
7 33 (5.81%) DNS
8 29 (5.11%) LDAP
8 29 (5.11%) OSPF
8 29 (5.11%) BGP
9 27 (4.75%) NAS
10 24 (4.23%) EIGRP
10 24 (4.23%) SSL
11 21 (3.70%) Internet
11 21 (3.70%) Wireless
12 20 (3.52%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (3.35%) IPsec
14 18 (3.17%) VoIP
15 17 (2.99%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.99%) MySQL
3 28 (4.93%) Oracle Database
4 24 (4.23%) Relational Database
5 23 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (2.29%) RDBMS
7 10 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (1.58%) MongoDB
8 9 (1.58%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (1.23%) DB2
11 6 (1.06%) SAP BW
11 6 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (1.06%) Oracle Exadata
11 6 (1.06%) MariaDB
12 5 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (5.46%) Jenkins
2 29 (5.11%) JIRA
3 26 (4.58%) Subversion
4 22 (3.87%) Git (software)
5 20 (3.52%) Hudson
6 7 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.53%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.53%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.35%) Maven
9 2 (0.35%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.35%) Selenium
10 1 (0.18%) FishEye
10 1 (0.18%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.18%) StarTeam
10 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.18%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.18%) SilkTest
10 1 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.18%) InstallShield
General
1 111 (19.54%) Finance
2 50 (8.80%) Telecoms
3 39 (6.87%) Banking
4 16 (2.82%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.94%) Legal
6 10 (1.76%) Investment Banking
6 10 (1.76%) Retail
7 9 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.06%) Games
9 4 (0.70%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.70%) Law
9 4 (0.70%) Local Government
9 4 (0.70%) Marketing
10 3 (0.53%) Billing
10 3 (0.53%) Publishing
10 3 (0.53%) Electronics
11 2 (0.35%) Front Office
11 2 (0.35%) Back Office
12 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 85 (14.96%) Analyst
2 80 (14.08%) Architect
3 57 (10.04%) DBA
4 38 (6.69%) Administrator
5 30 (5.28%) SQL DBA
6 27 (4.75%) Consultant
7 25 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
7 25 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 24 (4.23%) Technical Architect
8 24 (4.23%) Network Engineer
9 22 (3.87%) Team Leader
10 21 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
11 18 (3.17%) SQL Server DBA
12 17 (2.99%) Support Engineer
12 17 (2.99%) Server Engineer
13 15 (2.64%) Developer
14 13 (2.29%) Infrastructure Architect
15 12 (2.11%) Windows Server Engineer
15 12 (2.11%) Technical Leader
15 12 (2.11%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.87%) Middleware
2 16 (2.82%) LAMP
2 16 (2.82%) Web Services
3 13 (2.29%) .NET
4 8 (1.41%) XML
5 7 (1.23%) HTML
6 6 (1.06%) MCollective
7 5 (0.88%) REST
7 5 (0.88%) CSS
7 5 (0.88%) SOAP
8 4 (0.70%) XSLT
8 4 (0.70%) J2EE
8 4 (0.70%) Java EE
8 4 (0.70%) jQuery
9 3 (0.53%) JMS
9 3 (0.53%) XSD
10 2 (0.35%) Flash
10 2 (0.35%) SAP Basis
10 2 (0.35%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (0.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (8.27%) Clustering
3 20 (3.52%) Replication
4 18 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 17 (2.99%) Wiki
6 16 (2.82%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.11%) NHS
7 12 (2.11%) PKI
8 11 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.94%) CLARiiON
9 8 (1.41%) Symmetrix
10 7 (1.23%) GIS
11 6 (1.06%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.06%) Device Driver
11 6 (1.06%) Symmetrix DMX
11 6 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.88%) Celerra
12 5 (0.88%) Statistics
12 5 (0.88%) Data Integration
12 5 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 149 (26.23%) Windows
2 102 (17.96%) Linux
3 65 (11.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (11.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 49 (8.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (5.99%) UNIX
7 32 (5.63%) CentOS
8 22 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (3.87%) Ubuntu
9 21 (3.70%) Windows 7
10 15 (2.64%) Debian
11 12 (2.11%) Solaris
12 7 (1.23%) AIX
13 4 (0.70%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.53%) zOS
15 2 (0.35%) VMS
15 2 (0.35%) SUSE
16 1 (0.18%) i5/OS
16 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (17.25%) ITIL
2 73 (12.85%) Migration
2 73 (12.85%) Performance Tuning
3 69 (12.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 65 (11.44%) Project Management
5 55 (9.68%) Performance Monitoring
6 52 (9.15%) Service Delivery
7 51 (8.98%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 35 (6.16%) Data Modelling
9 33 (5.81%) Change Management
10 31 (5.46%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (5.28%) Performance Analysis
11 30 (5.28%) Load Balancing
11 30 (5.28%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (5.11%) DevOps
13 28 (4.93%) Root Cause Analysis
13 28 (4.93%) Capacity Management
14 27 (4.75%) Scrum
15 24 (4.23%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 110 (19.37%) SQL
2 73 (12.85%) Java
3 27 (4.75%) Perl
4 24 (4.23%) Bash Shell
5 23 (4.05%) Ruby
6 21 (3.70%) PHP
7 20 (3.52%) Python
8 18 (3.17%) Shell Script
9 16 (2.82%) C
10 10 (1.76%) PowerShell
11 9 (1.58%) Korn
12 8 (1.41%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.41%) MATLAB
13 7 (1.23%) JavaScript
14 5 (0.88%) C#
14 5 (0.88%) VBScript
15 4 (0.70%) ABAP
16 3 (0.53%) VB
17 2 (0.35%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 51 (8.98%) Security Cleared
2 29 (5.11%) Degree
3 28 (4.93%) SC Cleared
3 28 (4.93%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (4.58%) ITIL Certification
5 22 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (3.52%) MCSE
7 15 (2.64%) CCNA
8 13 (2.29%) MCITP
8 13 (2.29%) DV Cleared
9 12 (2.11%) CCNP
10 9 (1.58%) CCENT
10 9 (1.58%) CISMP
10 9 (1.58%) CISM
10 9 (1.58%) CISSP
11 5 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (0.88%) CCIE
11 5 (0.88%) MCSA
12 4 (0.70%) MCP
12 4 (0.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.75%) SLA
2 25 (4.40%) QA
3 15 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.53%) COBIT
6 2 (0.35%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 103 (18.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (11.97%) Active Directory
3 28 (4.93%) Hyper-V
4 23 (4.05%) vSphere
5 20 (3.52%) XenServer
6 18 (3.17%) iptables
6 18 (3.17%) Samba
7 17 (2.99%) Postfix
8 16 (2.82%) VMware ESX
9 13 (2.29%) XenApp
10 12 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (1.94%) XenDesktop
12 9 (1.58%) VMware Server
12 9 (1.58%) Oracle RAC
12 9 (1.58%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (1.23%) Xen
14 6 (1.06%) vCloud
15 4 (0.70%) NFS
15 4 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
16 3 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 33 (5.81%) Puppet
2 18 (3.17%) ZABBIX
3 16 (2.82%) SCOM
4 11 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.76%) SCCM
5 10 (1.76%) Salt
6 7 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (1.23%) Nagios
6 7 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (1.06%) OpenView
7 6 (1.06%) NetBackup
7 6 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (1.06%) Data Guard
7 6 (1.06%) Cobbler
7 6 (1.06%) collectd
8 5 (0.88%) CiscoWorks
9 4 (0.70%) Oracle Flashback
10 3 (0.53%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.53%) EdgeSight
10 3 (0.53%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 140 (24.65%) VMware
2 95 (16.73%) Cisco
3 89 (15.67%) Microsoft
4 88 (15.49%) Oracle
5 65 (11.44%) Citrix
6 46 (8.10%) HP
7 42 (7.39%) Red Hat
8 31 (5.46%) NetApp
9 27 (4.75%) EMC
10 26 (4.58%) Juniper
11 24 (4.23%) SAP
12 23 (4.05%) CheckPoint
13 15 (2.64%) Dell
14 13 (2.29%) Avaya
14 13 (2.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 12 (2.11%) IBM
16 10 (1.76%) Clearswift
16 10 (1.76%) Kaspersky
16 10 (1.76%) 3PAR
16 10 (1.76%) Brocade
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £350 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £20 to £22 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day + NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £545 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £30000 - £40000 per annum + FTC
Posted: 8 days ago
Ipswich
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
South Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £325 - £425.00 per day
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