The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Planning
Rank 86 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 10 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.67% - 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% - 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Average daily rate £375 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.68% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £115.00
% change year-on-year
- -78.26%
Capacity Planning
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1242 990 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.81% 86.61% 81.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 851 715 479
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.11 £29.80 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Capacity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 9 (60.00%) Windows
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
1 9 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
1 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Bash Shell
2 7 (46.67%) SAN
2 7 (46.67%) Perl
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) High Availability
2 7 (46.67%) vCloud
2 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (40.00%) FWSM
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (40.00%) MySQL
3 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 6 (40.00%) Games
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (33.33%) Informix
4 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (26.67%) CCNP
5 4 (26.67%) HP
5 4 (26.67%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) Firewall
6 3 (20.00%) Clustering

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) Confluence
1 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) SAN
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (40.00%) FWSM
3 3 (20.00%) BGP
3 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (20.00%) Firewall
3 3 (20.00%) HSRP
3 3 (20.00%) Internet
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) MPLS
3 3 (20.00%) OSPF
3 3 (20.00%) VPN
3 3 (20.00%) VRRP
3 3 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (13.33%) 2G
4 2 (13.33%) 3G
4 2 (13.33%) 4G
4 2 (13.33%) DHCP
4 2 (13.33%) DNS
4 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) MySQL
2 5 (33.33%) Informix
2 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (20.00%) Redis
4 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Hudson
2 2 (13.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (6.67%) FishEye
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (40.00%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Optimisation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Radio Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
1 2 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (6.67%) LAMP
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (20.00%) Clustering
4 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (13.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (13.33%) Replication
5 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
1 9 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
4 1 (6.67%) Fedora
4 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) High Availability
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Build Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (13.33%) SIEM
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Refactoring
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Bash Shell
1 7 (46.67%) Perl
2 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) CCIE
3 2 (13.33%) CCSP
3 2 (13.33%) CISSP
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.67%) APMP
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (6.67%) PMP
4 1 (6.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (46.67%) vCloud
3 6 (40.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (13.33%) Firmware
4 2 (13.33%) NFS
4 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (13.33%) vSphere
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (6.67%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Cacti
1 3 (20.00%) Graphite
1 3 (20.00%) Nagios
1 3 (20.00%) Opsview
1 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (13.33%) HP SIM
2 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
3 1 (6.67%) logstash
3 1 (6.67%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) F5
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
5 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto
5 2 (13.33%) Veritas
6 1 (6.67%) Aruba
6 1 (6.67%) Avaya
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix
6 1 (6.67%) Genesys
6 1 (6.67%) Rackspace
6 1 (6.67%) SaltStack
6 1 (6.67%) Splunk