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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Planning
Rank 318 286 282
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -4
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 90 132 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.62% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.77% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 91 61
Average daily rate £450 £440 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.68% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £115.00
% change year-on-year
- -78.26%
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
17658 17038 17712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.38% 80.34% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12589 12189 12162
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 200 245
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.39 £47.50 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +29 17 £425 -0.58% 11
Croydon -16 1 £400 -
Harrow - 1 £463 -
Ilford - 1 £200 -
Ealing - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £488 -
Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 49 (29.70%) Windows
2 47 (28.48%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (24.85%) SAN
4 39 (23.64%) Data Centre
5 37 (22.42%) Performance Tuning
5 37 (22.42%) Linux
5 37 (22.42%) Java
6 35 (21.21%) Active Directory
7 33 (20.00%) VMware
8 30 (18.18%) Finance
8 30 (18.18%) DevOps
9 29 (17.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 27 (16.36%) NAS
10 27 (16.36%) SQL
11 25 (15.15%) Firewall
11 25 (15.15%) Scrum
11 25 (15.15%) Puppet
12 22 (13.33%) Cisco
13 21 (12.73%) Enterprise Storage
13 21 (12.73%) Security Architecture
13 21 (12.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 20 (12.12%) Document Management
15 19 (11.52%) Banking
15 19 (11.52%) High Availability
16 18 (10.91%) Bash Shell
17 16 (9.70%) Re-Platforming
17 16 (9.70%) Replication
17 16 (9.70%) Oracle
17 16 (9.70%) Windows Server
18 15 (9.09%) Python

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 21 (12.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 12 (7.27%) OpenStack
3 11 (6.67%) Node.js
4 10 (6.06%) Apache
5 9 (5.45%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (3.64%) Apache Spark
6 6 (3.64%) JBoss
7 5 (3.03%) MS Exchange
8 4 (2.42%) Confluence
9 3 (1.82%) IIS
9 3 (1.82%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.21%) MediaWiki
10 2 (1.21%) nginx
10 2 (1.21%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.21%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.61%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.82%) MS Office
2 3 (1.82%) MS Project
3 2 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.82%) SAP APO
2 1 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.45%) IaaS
2 3 (1.82%) GitHub
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (24.85%) SAN
2 27 (16.36%) NAS
3 25 (15.15%) Firewall
4 14 (8.48%) DNS
5 13 (7.88%) DHCP
6 9 (5.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (3.64%) LDAP
7 6 (3.64%) TCP/IP
8 5 (3.03%) iSCSI
8 5 (3.03%) Network Security
8 5 (3.03%) VPN
9 4 (2.42%) BGP
9 4 (2.42%) LAN
9 4 (2.42%) MPLS
9 4 (2.42%) OSPF
9 4 (2.42%) WAN
9 4 (2.42%) Wireless
10 3 (1.82%) EIGRP
10 3 (1.82%) IPv6
10 3 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.85%) Oracle Database
2 8 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (4.24%) Big Data
3 7 (4.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.64%) Apache Hive
4 6 (3.64%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.64%) HBase
4 6 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (3.64%) Parquet
4 6 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (2.42%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.42%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.42%) SAP BW
7 3 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.82%) MySQL
7 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (4.85%) Sonatype Nexus
2 7 (4.24%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.03%) JIRA
4 4 (2.42%) Artifactory
5 3 (1.82%) GitLab
5 3 (1.82%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.82%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.21%) Hudson
6 2 (1.21%) Subversion
6 2 (1.21%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.61%) Introscope
7 1 (0.61%) JMeter
7 1 (0.61%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.61%) ProC
General
1 30 (18.18%) Finance
2 19 (11.52%) Banking
3 11 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.45%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.82%) Advertising
5 3 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.21%) Back Office
6 2 (1.21%) Front Office
6 2 (1.21%) Games
6 2 (1.21%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) German Language
7 1 (0.61%) International Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (25.45%) Architect
2 30 (18.18%) Consultant
3 21 (12.73%) DBA
4 20 (12.12%) Technical Architect
4 20 (12.12%) Technical Consultant
5 19 (11.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 19 (11.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
7 13 (7.88%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (6.67%) Broadcast Architect
9 10 (6.06%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 9 (5.45%) SQL DBA
11 8 (4.85%) Administrator
11 8 (4.85%) Network Engineer
12 7 (4.24%) Senior DBA
13 6 (3.64%) Hadoop Engineer
13 6 (3.64%) Oracle DBA
13 6 (3.64%) Project Manager
13 6 (3.64%) Senior SQL DBA
13 6 (3.64%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.06%) Kafka
1 10 (6.06%) Web Services
2 7 (4.24%) Middleware
3 6 (3.64%) Apache Avro
4 4 (2.42%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (1.82%) LAMP
5 3 (1.82%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (1.82%) ZeroMQ
6 2 (1.21%) ELK Stack
6 2 (1.21%) JMS
6 2 (1.21%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (1.21%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.61%) OC4J
7 1 (0.61%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.61%) RESTful
7 1 (0.61%) RFC 2547
7 1 (0.61%) Ultra Messaging
7 1 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (23.64%) Data Centre
2 21 (12.73%) Enterprise Storage
3 16 (9.70%) Replication
4 13 (7.88%) Clustering
4 13 (7.88%) Private Cloud
5 12 (7.27%) New Media
6 11 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (4.24%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.42%) NHS
8 4 (2.42%) Reference Data
8 4 (2.42%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.82%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.21%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (1.21%) Video on Demand
10 2 (1.21%) Wiki
11 1 (0.61%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.61%) Informatics
11 1 (0.61%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.61%) Online Games
11 1 (0.61%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 49 (29.70%) Windows
2 37 (22.42%) Linux
3 16 (9.70%) Windows Server
4 15 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (8.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (7.88%) Unix
7 12 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.03%) CentOS
8 5 (3.03%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.82%) AIX
9 3 (1.82%) VMS
10 2 (1.21%) Debian
10 2 (1.21%) Solaris
10 2 (1.21%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.61%) SUSE
11 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (28.48%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (22.42%) Performance Tuning
3 30 (18.18%) DevOps
4 25 (15.15%) Scrum
5 21 (12.73%) Security Architecture
6 20 (12.12%) Document Management
7 19 (11.52%) High Availability
8 16 (9.70%) Re-Platforming
9 13 (7.88%) ITIL
10 12 (7.27%) Performance Management
11 11 (6.67%) API Development
11 11 (6.67%) Change Management
11 11 (6.67%) Migration
11 11 (6.67%) Open Source
11 11 (6.67%) Waterfall
12 10 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (6.06%) TOGAF
13 9 (5.45%) Patch Management
13 9 (5.45%) Problem Management
13 9 (5.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (22.42%) Java
2 27 (16.36%) SQL
3 18 (10.91%) Bash Shell
4 15 (9.09%) Python
5 9 (5.45%) Perl
6 8 (4.85%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.64%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.42%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.82%) Groovy
10 2 (1.21%) C#
10 2 (1.21%) PHP
10 2 (1.21%) Ruby
10 2 (1.21%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.61%) C
11 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (3.03%) CTC Cleared
3 4 (2.42%) CCNA
3 4 (2.42%) Degree
3 4 (2.42%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.82%) CCNP
4 3 (1.82%) MCSE
4 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.21%) APMP
5 2 (1.21%) CISA
5 2 (1.21%) CISSP
5 2 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.21%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.61%) CCSA
6 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.61%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.61%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.82%) SLA
2 2 (1.21%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 35 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 29 (17.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.85%) Docker
3 8 (4.85%) NFS
3 8 (4.85%) VMware ESX
4 5 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (3.03%) vSphere
5 3 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.21%) iptables
6 2 (1.21%) Postfix
6 2 (1.21%) Samba
6 2 (1.21%) vCloud
7 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.61%) SRDF
7 1 (0.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (15.15%) Puppet
2 11 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (6.06%) SCOM
4 8 (4.85%) Ansible
5 6 (3.64%) NetBackup
5 6 (3.64%) ZABBIX
6 5 (3.03%) Data Guard
7 4 (2.42%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.21%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.21%) Ganglia
8 2 (1.21%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (1.21%) Kibana
8 2 (1.21%) logstash
8 2 (1.21%) OpenView
8 2 (1.21%) OPNET
8 2 (1.21%) SCCM
9 1 (0.61%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.61%) Nagios
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 33 (20.00%) VMware
2 22 (13.33%) Cisco
3 16 (9.70%) Oracle
4 15 (9.09%) NetApp
5 13 (7.88%) EMC
5 13 (7.88%) Red Hat
6 9 (5.45%) F5
6 9 (5.45%) Microsoft
7 7 (4.24%) HP
8 6 (3.64%) Cloudera
8 6 (3.64%) Juniper
8 6 (3.64%) SAP
9 5 (3.03%) CommVault
10 4 (2.42%) Veritas
11 3 (1.82%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.82%) Sybase
11 3 (1.82%) TIBCO
12 2 (1.21%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 2 (1.21%) Dell
12 2 (1.21%) IBM
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