The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 49 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 8 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.21% 0.96% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.38% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£480 £475 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% +43.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £374
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £41.25 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-39.39% +85.39%
Capacity Planning
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
483 434 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.07% 69.11% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 222 320
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 22
Average hourly rate £33.50 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.90 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £104.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Planning across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Capacity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Capacity Planning across the Hertfordshire region.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Capacity Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Planning across the Hertfordshire region.

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Capacity Planning
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 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
Watford +6 5 £433 - 1
Rickmansworth - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Capacity Planning
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Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 7 (63.64%) Cisco
1 7 (63.64%) NetApp
2 6 (54.55%) Dell
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) LDAP
4 4 (36.36%) NFS
4 4 (36.36%) DNS
4 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 4 (36.36%) Replication
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (36.36%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (36.36%) vSphere
4 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (27.27%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (27.27%) vCloud
5 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) REST
5 3 (27.27%) Puppet
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (27.27%) SCOM
5 3 (27.27%) iSCSI
5 3 (27.27%) BIG-IP
5 3 (27.27%) Online Games

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (9.09%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) LDAP
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
2 3 (27.27%) iSCSI
2 3 (27.27%) BIG-IP
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) InstallShield
1 1 (9.09%) Maven
1 1 (9.09%) CruiseControl
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Games
3 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
2 1 (9.09%) PMO Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Storage Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) REST
1 3 (27.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Replication
2 3 (27.27%) Online Games
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) iSeries
4 1 (9.09%) PKI
4 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 1 (9.09%) OS/400
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX
4 1 (9.09%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (27.27%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 1 (9.09%) Release Management
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) NFS
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (36.36%) vSphere
1 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (27.27%) vCloud
3 1 (9.09%) VMFS
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
1 3 (27.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
1 7 (63.64%) NetApp
2 6 (54.55%) Dell
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) Brocade
6 1 (9.09%) Macrovision