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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Planning
Rank 391 354 358
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +4
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 205 254 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.54% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.69% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 153 109
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.68% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 6
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £115.00
% change year-on-year
- -78.26%
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
38418 36663 34938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.41% 77.86% 77.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25454 23704 21566
Average daily rate £430 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 997 1101
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -32 90 £450 +2.27% 38
South East +25 52 £413 +3.12% 15
East of England 0 15 £280 -37.77% 8
Yorkshire -12 12 £375 -11.76% 10
West Midlands -16 9 £450 +28.57% 4
North West -18 7 £400 -4.76% 14
South West -7 6 £233 -45.29% 3
North East -26 6 £254 -15.41%
East Midlands -14 5 £265 -16.86% 1
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Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 107 (26.68%) Windows
2 85 (21.20%) Finance
2 85 (21.20%) Data Centre
3 82 (20.45%) SQL
4 76 (18.95%) Linux
5 73 (18.20%) VMware
6 63 (15.71%) Active Directory
7 62 (15.46%) SAN
7 62 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
8 59 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 59 (14.71%) Performance Tuning
9 58 (14.46%) Cisco
10 54 (13.47%) Firewall
11 52 (12.97%) Java
12 51 (12.72%) Oracle
13 49 (12.22%) SQL Server
14 48 (11.97%) Windows Server
15 47 (11.72%) ITIL
16 46 (11.47%) Unix
17 40 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
17 40 (9.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 38 (9.48%) High Availability
19 37 (9.23%) DevOps
20 36 (8.98%) Windows Server 2008
21 35 (8.73%) Puppet
22 33 (8.23%) Project Management
22 33 (8.23%) Change Management
23 32 (7.98%) Microsoft
23 32 (7.98%) Windows Server 2012
23 32 (7.98%) Security Cleared

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 21 (5.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 19 (4.74%) SharePoint
3 18 (4.49%) Apache
4 16 (3.99%) CMS
4 16 (3.99%) WebSphere
5 15 (3.74%) OpenStack
6 13 (3.24%) Node.js
7 12 (2.99%) MS Exchange
8 11 (2.74%) JBoss
9 9 (2.24%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (2.00%) Liferay
11 7 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (1.50%) Apache Spark
12 6 (1.50%) Confluence
13 5 (1.25%) IBM HTTP Server
13 5 (1.25%) IIS
13 5 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (1.00%) FileNet
14 4 (1.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (3.99%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.75%) MS Office
3 6 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.50%) MS Project
4 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.75%) SAP APO
2 1 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.74%) IaaS
3 7 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.25%) GitHub
5 3 (0.75%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.50%) Office 365
6 2 (0.50%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.50%) PaaS
7 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 62 (15.46%) SAN
2 54 (13.47%) Firewall
3 30 (7.48%) NAS
4 28 (6.98%) WAN
5 27 (6.73%) LAN
6 24 (5.99%) DNS
7 19 (4.74%) TCP/IP
7 19 (4.74%) VPN
8 18 (4.49%) Cisco Nexus
8 18 (4.49%) Network Security
9 16 (3.99%) DHCP
9 16 (3.99%) Internet
10 15 (3.74%) MPLS
11 14 (3.49%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (2.49%) BGP
12 10 (2.49%) Wireless
13 9 (2.24%) 2G
13 9 (2.24%) 3G
13 9 (2.24%) SSL
13 9 (2.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (12.22%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.73%) Oracle Database
3 22 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (3.99%) MySQL
5 15 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (3.49%) SQL Server 2014
7 13 (3.24%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (2.99%) Relational Database
9 11 (2.74%) Big Data
9 11 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (2.24%) DataStage
10 9 (2.24%) NoSQL
10 9 (2.24%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.75%) DB2
11 7 (1.75%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (3.24%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.49%) Sonatype Nexus
3 9 (2.24%) JIRA
4 8 (2.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.25%) MSBuild
6 5 (1.25%) StarTeam
6 5 (1.25%) Vagrant
6 5 (1.25%) WiX
7 4 (1.00%) Artifactory
7 4 (1.00%) Hudson
7 4 (1.00%) Subversion
7 4 (1.00%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.75%) GitLab
8 3 (0.75%) Introscope
8 3 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.50%) FishEye
9 2 (0.50%) Selenium
10 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
General
1 85 (21.20%) Finance
2 30 (7.48%) Telecoms
3 27 (6.73%) Banking
4 11 (2.74%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.00%) Games
6 6 (1.50%) Retail
7 4 (1.00%) Advertising
7 4 (1.00%) Automotive
7 4 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.50%) Back Office
9 2 (0.50%) Front Office
9 2 (0.50%) German Language
9 2 (0.50%) Legal
9 2 (0.50%) Marketing
10 1 (0.25%) Billing
10 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.25%) International Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Local Government
10 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 73 (18.20%) Architect
2 60 (14.96%) DBA
3 47 (11.72%) Administrator
4 37 (9.23%) Consultant
5 35 (8.73%) SQL DBA
6 31 (7.73%) Network Engineer
7 28 (6.98%) Analyst
8 23 (5.74%) DevOps Engineer
9 22 (5.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 22 (5.49%) Oracle DBA
9 22 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
10 21 (5.24%) Infrastructure Architect
10 21 (5.24%) Technical Consultant
11 20 (4.99%) Technical Architect
12 14 (3.49%) Production DBA
12 14 (3.49%) Systems Administrator
13 13 (3.24%) Project Manager
14 12 (2.99%) Senior DBA
14 12 (2.99%) VMware Engineer
15 11 (2.74%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.74%) Web Services
2 14 (3.49%) Middleware
3 10 (2.49%) Kafka
4 7 (1.75%) .NET
5 6 (1.50%) Apache Avro
5 6 (1.50%) LAMP
5 6 (1.50%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (1.00%) J2EE
7 3 (0.75%) Hibernate
7 3 (0.75%) HTML
7 3 (0.75%) HTML5
7 3 (0.75%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (0.75%) Lucene
7 3 (0.75%) PhoneGap
7 3 (0.75%) Spring
7 3 (0.75%) ZeroMQ
8 2 (0.50%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.50%) ELK Stack
8 2 (0.50%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (0.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 85 (21.20%) Data Centre
2 40 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (6.73%) Enterprise Storage
4 25 (6.23%) Clustering
4 25 (6.23%) Replication
5 22 (5.49%) Management Information System
6 18 (4.49%) Private Cloud
7 13 (3.24%) New Media
8 10 (2.49%) Computer Science
9 8 (2.00%) NHS
10 7 (1.75%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.25%) Reference Data
11 5 (1.25%) Statistics
12 4 (1.00%) Data Integration
12 4 (1.00%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.75%) AS400
13 3 (0.75%) EMC VNX
13 3 (0.75%) SecurID
14 2 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
14 2 (0.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 107 (26.68%) Windows
2 76 (18.95%) Linux
3 48 (11.97%) Windows Server
4 46 (11.47%) Unix
5 40 (9.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (8.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (7.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (5.99%) AIX
9 17 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (2.00%) Windows 7
11 7 (1.75%) CentOS
12 4 (1.00%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.75%) Solaris
13 3 (0.75%) VMS
14 2 (0.50%) Debian
14 2 (0.50%) Fedora
15 1 (0.25%) SUSE
15 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (14.71%) Performance Tuning
3 47 (11.72%) ITIL
4 38 (9.48%) High Availability
5 37 (9.23%) DevOps
6 33 (8.23%) Change Management
6 33 (8.23%) Project Management
7 27 (6.73%) Configuration Management
7 27 (6.73%) Migration
8 26 (6.48%) Scrum
9 25 (6.23%) Disaster Recovery
10 23 (5.74%) Document Management
10 23 (5.74%) Problem Management
11 22 (5.49%) Performance Management
12 21 (5.24%) Change Control
12 21 (5.24%) Security Architecture
13 20 (4.99%) Service Delivery
13 20 (4.99%) Time Management
14 19 (4.74%) Open Source
15 18 (4.49%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 82 (20.45%) SQL
2 52 (12.97%) Java
3 26 (6.48%) Bash Shell
4 17 (4.24%) Perl
4 17 (4.24%) PowerShell
4 17 (4.24%) Python
5 14 (3.49%) Shell Script
5 14 (3.49%) T-SQL
6 10 (2.49%) PL/SQL
7 8 (2.00%) C
8 7 (1.75%) C#
9 4 (1.00%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.00%) PHP
9 4 (1.00%) Ruby
9 4 (1.00%) VB
10 3 (0.75%) Groovy
11 2 (0.50%) VBScript
12 1 (0.25%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 32 (7.98%) Security Cleared
2 22 (5.49%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.24%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (4.74%) Degree
5 11 (2.74%) CCNA
5 11 (2.74%) CCNP
6 6 (1.50%) APMP
7 5 (1.25%) CCIE
7 5 (1.25%) CISSP
7 5 (1.25%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.00%) IBM AIX Certification
8 4 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.75%) CCSA
9 3 (0.75%) CCSE
9 3 (0.75%) MCSE
9 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.50%) ISEB
10 2 (0.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.74%) SLA
2 4 (1.00%) QA
3 2 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 63 (15.71%) Active Directory
2 59 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.49%) VMware ESX
4 12 (2.99%) NFS
5 11 (2.74%) vCloud
6 10 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (2.00%) Docker
7 8 (2.00%) Hyper-V
8 7 (1.75%) vSphere
9 6 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.50%) Firmware
10 2 (0.50%) iptables
10 2 (0.50%) Postfix
10 2 (0.50%) Samba
10 2 (0.50%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.50%) XenApp
11 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.25%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 35 (8.73%) Puppet
2 15 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (2.74%) Ansible
3 11 (2.74%) SCOM
4 9 (2.24%) NetBackup
5 7 (1.75%) HP UCMDB
6 6 (1.50%) Nagios
6 6 (1.50%) ZABBIX
7 5 (1.25%) Data Guard
7 5 (1.25%) WMI
8 4 (1.00%) Cacti
8 4 (1.00%) Kubernetes
8 4 (1.00%) logstash
9 3 (0.75%) CA Wily
9 3 (0.75%) Graphite
9 3 (0.75%) OPNET
9 3 (0.75%) Opsview
9 3 (0.75%) SCCM
9 3 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 73 (18.20%) VMware
2 58 (14.46%) Cisco
3 51 (12.72%) Oracle
4 32 (7.98%) Microsoft
5 31 (7.73%) IBM
5 31 (7.73%) Red Hat
6 24 (5.99%) HP
7 20 (4.99%) NetApp
8 18 (4.49%) EMC
8 18 (4.49%) F5
9 14 (3.49%) Juniper
10 12 (2.99%) CheckPoint
10 12 (2.99%) Serena
11 11 (2.74%) Cognizant
12 10 (2.49%) Informatica
13 9 (2.24%) Citrix
13 9 (2.24%) Netezza
14 7 (1.75%) Curam
14 7 (1.75%) Huawei
14 7 (1.75%) Veritas
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