The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 53 47 70
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +23
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 2 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.31% 1.94% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 2.55% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 0
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
462 470 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.76% 75.93% 67.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 237 284
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 22 48
Average hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £12.55 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
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East of England

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 22 July 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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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 - - - - 1
Rickmansworth - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Capacity Planning
East of England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Sophos
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Data Security
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) CLARiiON
2 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (40.00%) CCSE
2 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (40.00%) Brocade
2 2 (40.00%) SonicWALL
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (20.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Grunt
1 1 (20.00%) Yeoman
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Storage Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Backup Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Backup Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Worklight
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) Dojo
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) CLARiiON
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Data Security
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) CCSE
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Sophos
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Brocade
2 2 (40.00%) SonicWALL
2 2 (40.00%) Veeam
2 2 (40.00%) F5