The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 Leeds 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 71 72 83
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 6 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.56% 0.34% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.45% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
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 £21.75 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
843 673 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 79.15% 76.65% 72.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 375 482
Average daily rate £340 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £202 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £38.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.47% +153.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.68 £29.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Capacity Planning
West Yorkshire

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 29 July 2014.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) Back Office
1 3 (42.86%) Resource Management
1 3 (42.86%) Demand Forecasting
2 2 (28.57%) Business Process Mapping
2 2 (28.57%) Erlang
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
2 2 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) WFM
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) CMS
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) OCP
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Certification

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (42.86%) Back Office
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Forecast Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Telephony Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Resource Management
1 3 (42.86%) Demand Forecasting
2 2 (28.57%) Business Process Mapping
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) WFM
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Erlang
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) OCP
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Avaya
2 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP