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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 59 60 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 7 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.89% 0.30% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.40% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 10
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£350 - £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 £23.25 £21.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +40.32%
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
568 501 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.08% 75.34% 77.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 256 238
Average daily rate £375 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 31 20
Average hourly rate £33.00 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £10.60 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £350 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £300 -
Capacity Planning
East of England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (42.11%) Windows
1 8 (42.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (42.11%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (31.58%) SAN
3 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
4 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (26.32%) 3PAR
4 5 (26.32%) HP
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (26.32%) MySQL
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (26.32%) Brocade
4 5 (26.32%) NAS
5 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
5 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) Celerra
5 4 (21.05%) CLARiiON
5 4 (21.05%) Symmetrix
5 4 (21.05%) EMC Centera
5 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco
5 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (21.05%) EMC
5 4 (21.05%) NetApp
5 4 (21.05%) Symmetrix DMX
5 4 (21.05%) EMC VNX
5 4 (21.05%) HP StoreVirtual
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (15.79%) OpenEdge
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) SAN
2 5 (26.32%) NAS
3 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (5.26%) Network Security
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) DBA
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) MySQL DBA
3 4 (21.05%) Storage Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Progress DBA
5 2 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Storage Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Support Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) SAN Storage Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) SAN Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 4 (21.05%) EMC VNX
2 4 (21.05%) HP StoreVirtual
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) CLARiiON
2 4 (21.05%) Symmetrix
2 4 (21.05%) EMC Centera
2 4 (21.05%) Celerra
2 4 (21.05%) Symmetrix DMX
3 3 (15.79%) Replication
3 3 (15.79%) Clustering
4 2 (10.53%) HP Storage
5 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) UNIX
5 2 (10.53%) Tru64
5 2 (10.53%) Solaris
5 2 (10.53%) Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Database Security
4 3 (15.79%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) Process Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
1 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Python
2 2 (10.53%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
2 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) Brocade
2 5 (26.32%) 3PAR
2 5 (26.32%) HP
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) EMC
3 4 (21.05%) NetApp
4 3 (15.79%) Progress
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) Compaq
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) CommVault
6 1 (5.26%) Veeam