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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 317 308 322
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 299 286 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.58% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.77% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 166 137
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.14% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -47.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.90 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £23.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +41.93%
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
38689 37247 31943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.33% 75.52% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25022 23920 19615
Average daily rate £418 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -3.61%
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 £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1123 991
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 May 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
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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 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 +16 103 £425 +3.03% 23
South East +1 75 £375 -6.25% 28
North West -2 32 £325 +0.77% 5
East of England +12 25 £350 +11.11% 8
South West -10 20 £375 +7.14% 4
West Midlands -14 16 £325 -7.14% 5
East Midlands +6 13 £300 -37.50% 1
Yorkshire -21 10 £360 +2.85% 2
North East -6 4 £340 -25.47%
Capacity Planning
UK

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 161 (28.60%) Windows
2 151 (26.82%) VMware
3 113 (20.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 112 (19.89%) Finance
5 111 (19.72%) SQL
6 108 (19.18%) Cisco
7 98 (17.41%) Microsoft
8 97 (17.23%) ITIL
8 97 (17.23%) Data Centre
9 94 (16.70%) Linux
10 87 (15.45%) Firewall
11 84 (14.92%) Oracle
11 84 (14.92%) SQL Server
12 78 (13.85%) Active Directory
13 77 (13.68%) Citrix
14 76 (13.50%) WAN
14 76 (13.50%) Windows Server 2008
15 75 (13.32%) LAN
16 74 (13.14%) SAN
17 72 (12.79%) Windows Server 2003
17 72 (12.79%) Performance Tuning
18 70 (12.43%) Migration
19 68 (12.08%) Project Management
20 66 (11.72%) Disaster Recovery
21 65 (11.55%) Java
22 57 (10.12%) HP
22 57 (10.12%) Security Cleared
23 53 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
23 53 (9.41%) Telecoms
24 52 (9.24%) Performance Monitoring

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 35 (6.22%) MS Exchange
2 34 (6.04%) SharePoint
3 26 (4.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 22 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (3.73%) Apache
6 18 (3.20%) IIS
7 17 (3.02%) Confluence
8 16 (2.84%) Lync
9 15 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (2.66%) MediaWiki
10 12 (2.13%) nginx
11 8 (1.42%) WebSphere
12 7 (1.24%) WebLogic
12 7 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (1.24%) ArcGIS
13 6 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (1.07%) IBM Notes
13 6 (1.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (0.89%) NetWeaver
14 5 (0.89%) SAS
Applications
1 51 (9.06%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.91%) MS Office
3 18 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (2.13%) MS Project
5 5 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.71%) IntelliMatch
2 4 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.71%) Kondor+
2 4 (0.71%) Misys Midas
2 4 (0.71%) SAP APO
3 3 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.53%) SAP PP
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.36%) Eikon
4 2 (0.36%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.18%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.95%) Office 365
2 6 (1.07%) PaaS
2 6 (1.07%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.89%) IaaS
4 3 (0.53%) SaaS
5 2 (0.36%) Heroku
5 2 (0.36%) Engine Yard
5 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.18%) GitHub
6 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 87 (15.45%) Firewall
2 76 (13.50%) WAN
3 75 (13.32%) LAN
4 74 (13.14%) SAN
5 40 (7.10%) Network Security
6 39 (6.93%) TCP/IP
7 37 (6.57%) VPN
8 35 (6.22%) NAS
9 29 (5.15%) OSPF
9 29 (5.15%) BGP
10 27 (4.80%) DNS
11 26 (4.62%) Wireless
12 25 (4.44%) SSL
12 25 (4.44%) LDAP
13 23 (4.09%) EIGRP
14 22 (3.91%) Cisco ASA
15 21 (3.73%) Internet
16 18 (3.20%) VoIP
16 18 (3.20%) MPLS
16 18 (3.20%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (14.92%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.86%) Oracle Database
3 28 (4.97%) MySQL
4 24 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (3.55%) Relational Database
7 15 (2.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (1.95%) RDBMS
8 11 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.60%) MS Access
9 9 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.07%) Oracle Exadata
11 6 (1.07%) SAP BW
12 5 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (0.89%) QlikView
12 5 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.89%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (4.80%) JIRA
2 23 (4.09%) Jenkins
3 21 (3.73%) Subversion
4 19 (3.37%) Git (software)
5 16 (2.84%) Hudson
6 7 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.53%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.18%) ERwin
9 1 (0.18%) MSI
9 1 (0.18%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.18%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.18%) Maven
9 1 (0.18%) StarTeam
9 1 (0.18%) Selenium
9 1 (0.18%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.18%) FishEye
General
1 112 (19.89%) Finance
2 53 (9.41%) Telecoms
3 45 (7.99%) Banking
4 14 (2.49%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.95%) Investment Banking
5 11 (1.95%) Retail
6 10 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (1.42%) Legal
8 5 (0.89%) Front Office
8 5 (0.89%) Back Office
8 5 (0.89%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.71%) Local Government
9 4 (0.71%) Marketing
9 4 (0.71%) Publishing
10 3 (0.53%) Billing
10 3 (0.53%) Law
10 3 (0.53%) Games
10 3 (0.53%) Electronics
11 2 (0.36%) Automotive
12 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 81 (14.39%) Analyst
2 76 (13.50%) Architect
3 60 (10.66%) DBA
4 41 (7.28%) Administrator
5 32 (5.68%) Consultant
6 30 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 29 (5.15%) SQL DBA
8 28 (4.97%) Network Engineer
9 26 (4.62%) Technical Architect
10 23 (4.09%) Solutions Architect
11 22 (3.91%) Support Engineer
12 19 (3.37%) Server Engineer
13 17 (3.02%) SQL Server DBA
14 15 (2.66%) DevOps Engineer
15 14 (2.49%) Windows Server Engineer
15 14 (2.49%) Project Manager
15 14 (2.49%) Developer
16 13 (2.31%) Infrastructure Architect
16 13 (2.31%) Support Analyst
17 11 (1.95%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.73%) Middleware
2 13 (2.31%) .NET
3 9 (1.60%) HTML
4 8 (1.42%) Web Services
4 8 (1.42%) CSS
5 6 (1.07%) jQuery
5 6 (1.07%) LAMP
6 5 (0.89%) XML
6 5 (0.89%) HTML5
6 5 (0.89%) CSS3
7 4 (0.71%) Java EE
8 3 (0.53%) JMS
8 3 (0.53%) REST
9 2 (0.36%) MCollective
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.36%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (0.36%) SAP Basis
9 2 (0.36%) J2EE
9 2 (0.36%) Flash
9 2 (0.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 97 (17.23%) Data Centre
2 53 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (7.99%) Clustering
4 20 (3.55%) Replication
5 19 (3.37%) Management Information System
6 18 (3.20%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.66%) Wiki
8 13 (2.31%) PKI
9 11 (1.95%) CLARiiON
10 10 (1.78%) NHS
11 8 (1.42%) GIS
11 8 (1.42%) Symmetrix
12 7 (1.24%) CMDB
13 6 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.07%) Visualisation
13 6 (1.07%) Symmetrix DMX
13 6 (1.07%) Data Protection Act
13 6 (1.07%) Fat Client
13 6 (1.07%) Thin Client
14 5 (0.89%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 161 (28.60%) Windows
2 94 (16.70%) Linux
3 76 (13.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 72 (12.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (8.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (5.51%) UNIX
7 29 (5.15%) Windows 7
8 20 (3.55%) CentOS
9 19 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (3.20%) Solaris
11 15 (2.66%) Ubuntu
12 12 (2.13%) Debian
13 6 (1.07%) AIX
14 3 (0.53%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.36%) SUSE
15 2 (0.36%) HPUX
15 2 (0.36%) VMS
15 2 (0.36%) Tru64
16 1 (0.18%) NetWare
16 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (17.23%) ITIL
2 72 (12.79%) Performance Tuning
3 70 (12.43%) Migration
4 68 (12.08%) Project Management
5 66 (11.72%) Disaster Recovery
6 52 (9.24%) Performance Monitoring
7 50 (8.88%) Service Delivery
8 49 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (6.57%) Change Management
10 35 (6.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 35 (6.22%) Data Modelling
11 30 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
12 28 (4.97%) Root Cause Analysis
13 26 (4.62%) Change Control
13 26 (4.62%) Scrum
14 25 (4.44%) Capacity Management
14 25 (4.44%) Load Balancing
14 25 (4.44%) Incident Management
15 24 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (4.09%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (19.72%) SQL
2 65 (11.55%) Java
3 27 (4.80%) Perl
4 20 (3.55%) Bash Shell
5 19 (3.37%) C
6 18 (3.20%) T-SQL
7 17 (3.02%) Shell Script
7 17 (3.02%) Python
8 16 (2.84%) PowerShell
9 15 (2.66%) Ruby
10 13 (2.31%) PHP
11 9 (1.60%) JavaScript
12 8 (1.42%) MATLAB
13 7 (1.24%) VBScript
13 7 (1.24%) VBA
14 6 (1.07%) Korn
14 6 (1.07%) VB
15 5 (0.89%) C#
16 4 (0.71%) ABAP
17 3 (0.53%) AWK
Qualifications
1 57 (10.12%) Security Cleared
2 34 (6.04%) SC Cleared
3 31 (5.51%) Degree
4 29 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (3.91%) MCSE
7 18 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (2.84%) MCITP
8 16 (2.84%) CCNA
9 15 (2.66%) DV Cleared
10 12 (2.13%) CCNP
11 9 (1.60%) CISSP
11 9 (1.60%) CISMP
11 9 (1.60%) CISM
11 9 (1.60%) CCENT
12 5 (0.89%) CCIE
12 5 (0.89%) PhD
12 5 (0.89%) MCP
13 4 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.71%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.97%) SLA
2 22 (3.91%) QA
3 19 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.53%) COBIT
4 3 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 113 (20.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (13.85%) Active Directory
3 38 (6.75%) Hyper-V
4 27 (4.80%) vSphere
5 21 (3.73%) VMware ESX
6 18 (3.20%) XenServer
7 17 (3.02%) XenApp
8 16 (2.84%) Samba
9 15 (2.66%) Postfix
9 15 (2.66%) iptables
10 14 (2.49%) XenDesktop
11 12 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (1.78%) VMware Server
13 9 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
14 6 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (1.07%) Xen
15 5 (0.89%) DFS Replication
16 4 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
17 3 (0.53%) Terminal Services
17 3 (0.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 27 (4.80%) Puppet
2 16 (2.84%) SCOM
3 15 (2.66%) ZABBIX
4 14 (2.49%) SCCM
5 10 (1.78%) OpenView
6 9 (1.60%) ARCserve
6 9 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (1.42%) Salt
8 7 (1.24%) Nagios
8 7 (1.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (1.24%) CiscoWorks
8 7 (1.24%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (1.07%) Data Guard
10 5 (0.89%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.89%) OPNET
10 5 (0.89%) vMotion
11 4 (0.71%) Oracle Flashback
11 4 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 4 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 151 (26.82%) VMware
2 108 (19.18%) Cisco
3 98 (17.41%) Microsoft
4 84 (14.92%) Oracle
5 77 (13.68%) Citrix
6 57 (10.12%) HP
7 32 (5.68%) EMC
8 31 (5.51%) Juniper
9 29 (5.15%) Red Hat
10 25 (4.44%) NetApp
11 24 (4.26%) SAP
11 24 (4.26%) CheckPoint
12 17 (3.02%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 14 (2.49%) Brocade
14 13 (2.31%) SolarWinds
14 13 (2.31%) 3PAR
15 11 (1.95%) IBM
15 11 (1.95%) Kaspersky
16 10 (1.78%) Adobe
16 10 (1.78%) Clearswift
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