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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 85 74 66
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.26% 0.31% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.38% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £421 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.60% +20.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £115.00 -
% change year-on-year
-81.73% -
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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
980 786 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.63% 80.62% 74.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 485 284
Average daily rate £375 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £16.35 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £39.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy
4 1 (20.00%) BGP
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Lync
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
2 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) FWSM
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) IT Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) CLARiiON
1 1 (20.00%) Symmetrix
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
1 1 (20.00%) CMDB
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (20.00%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Document Management
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) UAG
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
1 1 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) IBM