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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 73 41 79
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +38
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 1 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.12% 1.87% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 2.62% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £32.56 -
% change year-on-year
+43.60% -
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
652 343 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.53% 71.31% 71.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 156 351
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 38
Average hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +55.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £11.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 2014. 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
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Watford - - - -
Capacity Planning
East of England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Sophos
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Data Security
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) CCSE
2 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (25.00%) Grunt
3 1 (25.00%) Yeoman
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) GitHub
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Worklight
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Grunt
1 1 (25.00%) Yeoman
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Dojo
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
1 1 (25.00%) Worklight
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Security
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
1 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) NFS
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
1 1 (25.00%) VMFS
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Sophos
1 2 (50.00%) SonicWALL
1 2 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco