The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 313 310 303
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 111 102 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.48% 0.45% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.56% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 72 71
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£435 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +44.26%
Capacity Planning
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18365 18102 18348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.72% 78.99% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13067 12777 12671
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 226 280
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Capacity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in London

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in London

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in London

Capacity Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Trend in London

Capacity Planning
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
City of London +5 32 £438 +17.44% 9
Bromley - 1 £425 -
Hounslow - 1 £375 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £400 -
Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 86 (35.83%) Windows
2 71 (29.58%) Finance
2 71 (29.58%) VMware
3 57 (23.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (21.67%) Cisco
5 51 (21.25%) Microsoft
6 50 (20.83%) SQL
6 50 (20.83%) Linux
7 46 (19.17%) Java
7 46 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 41 (17.08%) SAN
10 40 (16.67%) Active Directory
11 39 (16.25%) Oracle
12 37 (15.42%) Banking
13 36 (15.00%) SQL Server
13 36 (15.00%) ITIL
14 34 (14.17%) LAN
14 34 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
15 33 (13.75%) Performance Tuning
15 33 (13.75%) WAN
16 32 (13.33%) Citrix
16 32 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
17 31 (12.92%) Migration
17 31 (12.92%) Disaster Recovery
17 31 (12.92%) Firewall
17 31 (12.92%) Data Centre
18 27 (11.25%) TCP/IP
19 26 (10.83%) Project Management
20 25 (10.42%) Scrum

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 19 (7.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 16 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.17%) IIS
4 9 (3.75%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.33%) Lync
6 7 (2.92%) Confluence
7 6 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (2.50%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.50%) Apache
8 5 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (2.08%) MediaWiki
9 3 (1.25%) nginx
10 2 (0.83%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.83%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.42%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.42%) LiveLink
11 1 (0.42%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 15 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.75%) MS Office
3 4 (1.67%) MS Project
4 3 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Kondor+
1 4 (1.67%) Misys Midas
1 4 (1.67%) IntelliMatch
2 2 (0.83%) Eikon
2 2 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.83%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.25%) SaaS
1 3 (1.25%) Office 365
2 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.42%) GitHub
3 1 (0.42%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 41 (17.08%) SAN
2 34 (14.17%) LAN
3 33 (13.75%) WAN
4 31 (12.92%) Firewall
5 27 (11.25%) TCP/IP
6 21 (8.75%) VPN
7 19 (7.92%) OSPF
7 19 (7.92%) BGP
8 17 (7.08%) EIGRP
9 16 (6.67%) DNS
9 16 (6.67%) NAS
10 14 (5.83%) LDAP
11 12 (5.00%) DHCP
11 12 (5.00%) MPLS
11 12 (5.00%) Wireless
11 12 (5.00%) IPsec
12 11 (4.58%) Network Security
12 11 (4.58%) VLAN
13 10 (4.17%) SSL
14 9 (3.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.42%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (2.92%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.50%) Oracle Exadata
5 6 (2.50%) KDB
6 5 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.08%) QlikView
6 5 (2.08%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.67%) MySQL
7 4 (1.67%) MS Access
8 3 (1.25%) DTS
8 3 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.25%) Big Data
9 2 (0.83%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.83%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (5.42%) JIRA
2 8 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (2.08%) Subversion
4 5 (2.08%) Hudson
5 1 (0.42%) FishEye
5 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.42%) Selenium
5 1 (0.42%) ERwin
5 1 (0.42%) MSI
General
1 71 (29.58%) Finance
2 37 (15.42%) Banking
3 17 (7.08%) Telecoms
4 13 (5.42%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.92%) Front Office
6 5 (2.08%) Retail
7 4 (1.67%) Back Office
7 4 (1.67%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.67%) Legal
8 2 (0.83%) Publishing
9 1 (0.42%) Marketing
9 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.42%) Advertising
9 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 43 (17.92%) Architect
2 24 (10.00%) DBA
3 22 (9.17%) Analyst
3 22 (9.17%) Technical Architect
4 19 (7.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 15 (6.25%) Consultant
7 14 (5.83%) Developer
8 13 (5.42%) Server Engineer
9 12 (5.00%) Administrator
10 11 (4.58%) Windows Server Engineer
11 10 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (3.75%) SQL DBA
12 9 (3.75%) Infrastructure Architect
13 7 (2.92%) Citrix Engineer
13 7 (2.92%) Infrastructure Designer
13 7 (2.92%) Designer
14 6 (2.50%) Teradata DBA
14 6 (2.50%) Senior Network Engineer
14 6 (2.50%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.58%) Middleware
2 8 (3.33%) .NET
3 5 (2.08%) J2EE
4 4 (1.67%) Web Services
4 4 (1.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (1.25%) JMS
5 3 (1.25%) XML
6 2 (0.83%) Swing
6 2 (0.83%) Flash
6 2 (0.83%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.42%) NumPy
7 1 (0.42%) Matplotlib
7 1 (0.42%) Ultra Messaging
7 1 (0.42%) Pandas
7 1 (0.42%) UDDI
7 1 (0.42%) WSDL
7 1 (0.42%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.42%) XSD
7 1 (0.42%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (12.92%) Data Centre
3 16 (6.67%) Clustering
4 11 (4.58%) Replication
5 8 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.92%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.92%) iSeries
6 7 (2.92%) Visualisation
7 6 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (2.08%) Economics
8 5 (2.08%) CMDB
8 5 (2.08%) Wiki
8 5 (2.08%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.67%) STB
9 4 (1.67%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.25%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.25%) CLARiiON
10 3 (1.25%) Statistics
10 3 (1.25%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 86 (35.83%) Windows
2 50 (20.83%) Linux
3 42 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (9.58%) UNIX
6 22 (9.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (6.67%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.92%) CentOS
9 6 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.50%) Solaris
10 4 (1.67%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.25%) Debian
11 3 (1.25%) AIX
12 2 (0.83%) SUSE
13 1 (0.42%) Fedora
13 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.42%) VMS
13 1 (0.42%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (15.00%) ITIL
3 33 (13.75%) Performance Tuning
4 31 (12.92%) Migration
4 31 (12.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 26 (10.83%) Project Management
6 25 (10.42%) Scrum
7 22 (9.17%) Document Management
8 18 (7.50%) Security Architecture
9 16 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
9 16 (6.67%) Network Planning
9 16 (6.67%) Load Balancing
9 16 (6.67%) Data Modelling
10 15 (6.25%) Service Delivery
11 13 (5.42%) Change Management
12 12 (5.00%) Configuration Management
12 12 (5.00%) Incident Management
13 11 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (4.58%) Data Security
13 11 (4.58%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (20.83%) SQL
2 46 (19.17%) Java
3 10 (4.17%) Perl
4 9 (3.75%) Python
5 8 (3.33%) VB
6 6 (2.50%) Ruby
6 6 (2.50%) C
6 6 (2.50%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.67%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.67%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.67%) VBA
7 4 (1.67%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.25%) Korn
8 3 (1.25%) VBScript
8 3 (1.25%) PHP
9 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.42%) C#
9 1 (0.42%) C++
9 1 (0.42%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.42%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 18 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (5.00%) MCSE
5 11 (4.58%) MCITP
6 10 (4.17%) SC Cleared
7 8 (3.33%) CCNP
8 7 (2.92%) CCNA
8 7 (2.92%) DV Cleared
8 7 (2.92%) Degree
9 5 (2.08%) PhD
10 4 (1.67%) CCSA
10 4 (1.67%) CCSE
11 3 (1.25%) PMP
11 3 (1.25%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.25%) MCP
12 2 (0.83%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.83%) CCIE
13 1 (0.42%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.58%) SLA
2 8 (3.33%) QA
3 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 57 (23.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 16 (6.67%) vSphere
4 11 (4.58%) XenApp
4 11 (4.58%) XenDesktop
5 10 (4.17%) Hyper-V
6 8 (3.33%) VMware ESX
7 7 (2.92%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (2.92%) XenServer
8 6 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (2.50%) Samba
9 5 (2.08%) Postfix
9 5 (2.08%) iptables
10 4 (1.67%) VMware Server
11 3 (1.25%) Snort
11 3 (1.25%) Squid
11 3 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.83%) Firmware
12 2 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.42%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (3.33%) Puppet
2 6 (2.50%) Data Guard
3 5 (2.08%) ZABBIX
3 5 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (2.08%) OPNET
3 5 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.67%) vMotion
4 4 (1.67%) Oracle Flashback
4 4 (1.67%) OpenView
4 4 (1.67%) ARCserve
4 4 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.25%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.25%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (1.25%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.25%) AirWatch
5 3 (1.25%) Salt
5 3 (1.25%) EdgeSight
5 3 (1.25%) SCOM
5 3 (1.25%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 71 (29.58%) VMware
2 52 (21.67%) Cisco
3 51 (21.25%) Microsoft
4 39 (16.25%) Oracle
5 32 (13.33%) Citrix
6 18 (7.50%) Juniper
6 18 (7.50%) HP
7 13 (5.42%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 12 (5.00%) CheckPoint
9 11 (4.58%) IBM
10 10 (4.17%) EMC
10 10 (4.17%) NetApp
10 10 (4.17%) Red Hat
11 9 (3.75%) SolarWinds
12 8 (3.33%) 3PAR
12 8 (3.33%) F5
12 8 (3.33%) Teradata
12 8 (3.33%) Brocade
13 6 (2.50%) AppSense
13 6 (2.50%) Reuters
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