The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 36 35 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.38% 0.75% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 1.20% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£430 £525 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.09% +61.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £13.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -39.32%
Capacity Planning
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
206 167 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 71.03% 62.78% 58.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 98 111
Average daily rate £375 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 37
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
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 29 December 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
Folkestone - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Capacity Planning
South East

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) vSphere
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) HP SIM
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (33.33%) SCOM
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (33.33%) Veeam
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) Intel

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 2 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DBA
1 3 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (16.67%) DFS Replication
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
1 2 (33.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Veeam
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Intel