The first table below looks at the demand for Capacity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Kent 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 28 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.17% 0.58% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.79% 0.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-29.23% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
146 210 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 66.06% 61.40% 59.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 99 107
Average daily rate £375 £325 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £262 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 £33.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.25% +91.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Capacity Planning
South East

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Capacity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the Kent region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Capacity Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Capacity Planning
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chatham - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Capacity Planning
South East

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) Clustering
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (33.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 3 (33.33%) SCOM
4 3 (33.33%) InfoPath
4 3 (33.33%) SMTP
4 3 (33.33%) HTTP
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) IIS
4 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) SAN
5 2 (22.22%) SLA
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SMTP
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
2 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
2 2 (22.22%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (11.11%) BODI
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) DBA
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server DBA
1 2 (22.22%) SQL DBA
1 2 (22.22%) Senior DBA
1 2 (22.22%) Senior SQL Server DBA
1 2 (22.22%) Senior SQL DBA
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (11.11%) JAX-WS
2 1 (11.11%) EJB
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) XSLT
2 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
2 1 (11.11%) JAXB
2 1 (11.11%) JMX
2 1 (11.11%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Replication
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
2 2 (22.22%) Change Control
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) B2B
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Document Management
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) DFS Replication
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Sun
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos
3 1 (11.11%) Informatica