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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 311 326 331
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 103 95 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.40% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.50% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 65 60
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £230 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £615 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £33.00 - £34.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £46.75 £32.56
% change year-on-year
-49.73% +43.60%
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
18950 18955 19371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.97% 79.16% 78.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13553 13216 13545
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 218 237
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.62 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 18 £450 - 3
Croydon - 3 £488 -
Uxbridge +4 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £435 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £400 -
Bromley - 1 £425 -
Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 66 (32.51%) Windows
2 53 (26.11%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (22.66%) Finance
4 45 (22.17%) Java
5 44 (21.67%) VMware
6 43 (21.18%) Cisco
7 41 (20.20%) Linux
8 34 (16.75%) SQL
8 34 (16.75%) Microsoft
9 33 (16.26%) VMware Infrastructure
10 32 (15.76%) Scrum
11 29 (14.29%) UNIX
12 28 (13.79%) SAN
12 28 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
13 27 (13.30%) Firewall
13 27 (13.30%) Windows Server 2008
14 26 (12.81%) ITIL
15 25 (12.32%) Active Directory
15 25 (12.32%) Security Architecture
15 25 (12.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 24 (11.82%) WAN
17 23 (11.33%) Document Management
17 23 (11.33%) Data Centre
18 22 (10.84%) Banking
18 22 (10.84%) TCP/IP
18 22 (10.84%) Project Management
19 21 (10.34%) VPN
19 21 (10.34%) HP
19 21 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
20 20 (9.85%) Windows Server 2003

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 25 (12.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 12 (5.91%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.96%) IIS
3 6 (2.96%) Apache
3 6 (2.96%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.96%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.46%) Lync
4 5 (2.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.97%) Confluence
5 4 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.97%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.48%) JBoss
6 3 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.99%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.49%) LiveLink
Applications
1 14 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.93%) MS Office
3 4 (1.97%) MS Project
4 3 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.97%) Kondor+
1 4 (1.97%) Misys Midas
1 4 (1.97%) IntelliMatch
2 2 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.99%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.99%) Eikon
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.49%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.99%) Office 365
2 1 (0.49%) GitHub
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.79%) SAN
2 27 (13.30%) Firewall
3 24 (11.82%) WAN
4 22 (10.84%) TCP/IP
5 21 (10.34%) VPN
6 19 (9.36%) OSPF
6 19 (9.36%) BGP
7 18 (8.87%) Wireless
7 18 (8.87%) LAN
8 17 (8.37%) DNS
8 17 (8.37%) EIGRP
9 16 (7.88%) MPLS
10 15 (7.39%) IPsec
11 14 (6.90%) VLAN
11 14 (6.90%) DHCP
11 14 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
11 14 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (6.40%) Network Security
12 13 (6.40%) HSRP
13 11 (5.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.96%) KDB
3 6 (2.96%) Big Data
3 6 (2.96%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.46%) QlikView
5 4 (1.97%) MS Access
5 4 (1.97%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.97%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.97%) HBase
5 4 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.97%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.97%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.48%) MySQL
6 3 (1.48%) DTS
6 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.99%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (2.96%) JIRA
2 3 (1.48%) Artifactory
3 2 (0.99%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.99%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.49%) Hudson
4 1 (0.49%) FishEye
4 1 (0.49%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.49%) ERwin
4 1 (0.49%) ProC
4 1 (0.49%) MSI
4 1 (0.49%) Introscope
4 1 (0.49%) JMeter
4 1 (0.49%) Subversion
4 1 (0.49%) Selenium
General
1 46 (22.66%) Finance
2 22 (10.84%) Banking
3 17 (8.37%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.43%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.45%) Front Office
6 5 (2.46%) Marketing
7 4 (1.97%) Back Office
7 4 (1.97%) Legal
8 3 (1.48%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.48%) Retail
9 2 (0.99%) Publishing
10 1 (0.49%) Games
10 1 (0.49%) Advertising
10 1 (0.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (20.20%) Architect
2 25 (12.32%) Technical Architect
3 20 (9.85%) Consultant
3 20 (9.85%) Analyst
4 17 (8.37%) Network Engineer
5 16 (7.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (6.90%) Developer
6 14 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
7 11 (5.42%) Administrator
7 11 (5.42%) DBA
8 10 (4.93%) Senior Network Engineer
9 9 (4.43%) SQL DBA
9 9 (4.43%) Project Manager
10 8 (3.94%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (2.96%) Storage Specialist
11 6 (2.96%) Operations Engineer
11 6 (2.96%) Data Scientist
12 5 (2.46%) DevOps Engineer
12 5 (2.46%) Backup Specialist
12 5 (2.46%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.43%) Middleware
2 6 (2.96%) Kafka
3 4 (1.97%) TIBCO EMS
3 4 (1.97%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (1.48%) .NET
4 3 (1.48%) J2EE
4 3 (1.48%) XML
4 3 (1.48%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (1.48%) Apache Avro
5 2 (0.99%) Swing
5 2 (0.99%) JMS
6 1 (0.49%) CSS
6 1 (0.49%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.49%) LAMP
6 1 (0.49%) Pandas
6 1 (0.49%) HTML
6 1 (0.49%) Matplotlib
6 1 (0.49%) Ultra Messaging
6 1 (0.49%) OC4J
6 1 (0.49%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (11.33%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.93%) Clustering
4 9 (4.43%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.43%) Replication
5 8 (3.94%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.94%) Visualisation
6 7 (3.45%) iSeries
7 6 (2.96%) Economics
7 6 (2.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (2.46%) CMDB
8 5 (2.46%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.97%) STB
9 4 (1.97%) PKI
9 4 (1.97%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.48%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.99%) HP StoreVirtual
11 2 (0.99%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.99%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.99%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 66 (32.51%) Windows
2 41 (20.20%) Linux
3 29 (14.29%) UNIX
4 27 (13.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (9.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (7.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (4.93%) Windows 7
8 8 (3.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.48%) Solaris
9 3 (1.48%) SUSE
10 2 (0.99%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.99%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.99%) CentOS
11 1 (0.49%) VMS
11 1 (0.49%) NetWare
11 1 (0.49%) Debian
11 1 (0.49%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (26.11%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (15.76%) Scrum
3 26 (12.81%) ITIL
4 25 (12.32%) Security Architecture
5 23 (11.33%) Document Management
6 22 (10.84%) Project Management
7 21 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
8 19 (9.36%) Migration
9 18 (8.87%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (7.39%) Network Management
11 13 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (6.40%) Business Continuity
11 13 (6.40%) Change Management
12 12 (5.91%) Load Balancing
12 12 (5.91%) DevOps
13 11 (5.42%) Incident Management
14 10 (4.93%) Network Planning
14 10 (4.93%) Service Delivery
14 10 (4.93%) Kalman Filter
14 10 (4.93%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 45 (22.17%) Java
2 34 (16.75%) SQL
3 13 (6.40%) VB
4 9 (4.43%) Python
5 8 (3.94%) PowerShell
5 8 (3.94%) Perl
6 6 (2.96%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.97%) VBA
7 4 (1.97%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.48%) VBScript
8 3 (1.48%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.48%) Ruby
9 2 (0.99%) C
9 2 (0.99%) C#
9 2 (0.99%) PHP
10 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.49%) C++
10 1 (0.49%) R
10 1 (0.49%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (8.37%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (5.42%) CCNP
3 9 (4.43%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.96%) Degree
4 6 (2.96%) PhD
5 5 (2.46%) CCSA
5 5 (2.46%) CCSE
5 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.97%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.97%) CCIE
6 4 (1.97%) MCSE
6 4 (1.97%) CCNA
7 3 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.48%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (0.99%) MCSA
8 2 (0.99%) MCP
9 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.49%) PgMP
9 1 (0.49%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.93%) SLA
2 5 (2.46%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (16.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (12.32%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.93%) vSphere
4 4 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.97%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.97%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.97%) Snort
4 4 (1.97%) Squid
5 3 (1.48%) XenApp
5 3 (1.48%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.48%) Docker
6 2 (0.99%) vCloud
6 2 (0.99%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.99%) SRDF
6 2 (0.99%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.99%) Firmware
6 2 (0.99%) Samba
7 1 (0.49%) NFS
7 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (4.93%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (4.43%) Puppet
3 6 (2.96%) OPNET
4 5 (2.46%) vMotion
5 4 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.97%) Ansible
5 4 (1.97%) OpenView
5 4 (1.97%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (1.97%) SCCM
5 4 (1.97%) ZABBIX
6 3 (1.48%) ARCserve
6 3 (1.48%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (1.48%) CFEngine
6 3 (1.48%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.48%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.99%) EdgeSight
7 2 (0.99%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.99%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.99%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.99%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (21.67%) VMware
2 43 (21.18%) Cisco
3 34 (16.75%) Microsoft
4 21 (10.34%) HP
5 18 (8.87%) CheckPoint
6 17 (8.37%) Oracle
7 16 (7.88%) Citrix
8 15 (7.39%) SolarWinds
9 13 (6.40%) EMC
10 12 (5.91%) 3PAR
11 11 (5.42%) F5
11 11 (5.42%) Juniper
12 10 (4.93%) Riverbed
13 9 (4.43%) Brocade
13 9 (4.43%) Red Hat
14 8 (3.94%) IBM
15 7 (3.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 7 (3.45%) CommVault
16 6 (2.96%) NetApp
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