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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 271 268 272
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 127 128 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.60% 0.59% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.76% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 66 60
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £475 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £374
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.26 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £115.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-78.26% +416.85%
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
16509 16851 14875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.15% 78.18% 76.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11820 11613 10314
Average daily rate £450 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 235 295
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £13.15 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £77.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 +12 25 £440 +6.66% 6
Croydon -1 6 £425 -
Uxbridge - 1 - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 75 (34.09%) Windows
2 65 (29.55%) VMware
3 53 (24.09%) Finance
4 50 (22.73%) Linux
5 47 (21.36%) SQL
6 46 (20.91%) Microsoft
7 44 (20.00%) Oracle
8 38 (17.27%) Active Directory
8 38 (17.27%) Performance Tuning
9 37 (16.82%) Java
9 37 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 36 (16.36%) ITIL
11 35 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (12.73%) Performance Monitoring
13 27 (12.27%) Firewall
13 27 (12.27%) Clustering
13 27 (12.27%) Cisco
14 26 (11.82%) DNS
14 26 (11.82%) Project Management
15 25 (11.36%) SQL Server
16 24 (10.91%) LAN
17 23 (10.45%) SAN
17 23 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
18 22 (10.00%) Service Delivery
18 22 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
18 22 (10.00%) Citrix
18 22 (10.00%) Red Hat
19 21 (9.55%) MySQL
19 21 (9.55%) Scrum

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (5.00%) Adobe CQ
2 10 (4.55%) Apache
2 10 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (4.09%) Lync
4 8 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (3.18%) IIS
6 6 (2.73%) OpenStack
6 6 (2.73%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (2.73%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.27%) Confluence
7 5 (2.27%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.27%) MediaWiki
8 4 (1.82%) SAS
8 4 (1.82%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (1.82%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.36%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (1.36%) nginx
9 3 (1.36%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 13 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.64%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.82%) SAP APO
2 3 (1.36%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.36%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.45%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.45%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.45%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.45%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.45%) Maximo
3 1 (0.45%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.73%) Heroku
2 6 (2.73%) Engine Yard
2 6 (2.73%) PaaS
3 4 (1.82%) Google Apps
3 4 (1.82%) Office 365
4 3 (1.36%) SaaS
5 2 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.45%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.27%) Firewall
2 26 (11.82%) DNS
3 24 (10.91%) LAN
4 23 (10.45%) SAN
5 20 (9.09%) WAN
6 16 (7.27%) TCP/IP
7 15 (6.82%) DHCP
8 12 (5.45%) VPN
9 11 (5.00%) BGP
10 10 (4.55%) LDAP
10 10 (4.55%) VLAN
11 9 (4.09%) Internet
12 7 (3.18%) EIGRP
12 7 (3.18%) MPLS
12 7 (3.18%) OSPF
12 7 (3.18%) NetScaler
13 6 (2.73%) IPsec
13 6 (2.73%) IPv6
14 5 (2.27%) NAS
14 5 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.55%) MySQL
3 16 (7.27%) Oracle Database
4 11 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (4.09%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.18%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.18%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.73%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.27%) SAP BW
9 4 (1.82%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (1.82%) Big Data
9 4 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.82%) Oracle Exadata
9 4 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.82%) Base SAS
10 3 (1.36%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 17 (7.73%) Jenkins
2 11 (5.00%) Subversion
3 7 (3.18%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.18%) Hudson
4 6 (2.73%) JIRA
5 3 (1.36%) Selenium
5 3 (1.36%) FitNesse
5 3 (1.36%) SilkTest
5 3 (1.36%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.91%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.91%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.91%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.45%) LoadRunner
General
1 53 (24.09%) Finance
2 17 (7.73%) Banking
3 9 (4.09%) Legal
3 9 (4.09%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.18%) Retail
5 6 (2.73%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.73%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.27%) Games
7 4 (1.82%) Law
8 2 (0.91%) Front Office
8 2 (0.91%) Back Office
9 1 (0.45%) Local Government
9 1 (0.45%) Marketing
9 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (15.91%) Architect
2 23 (10.45%) Analyst
3 20 (9.09%) DBA
4 13 (5.91%) Administrator
5 12 (5.45%) Consultant
5 12 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (4.55%) Technical Architect
6 10 (4.55%) SQL DBA
7 9 (4.09%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (3.64%) Network Engineer
8 8 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (3.18%) Delivery Manager
9 7 (3.18%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (2.73%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 6 (2.73%) Support Engineer
10 6 (2.73%) Business Analyst
10 6 (2.73%) SQL Server DBA
10 6 (2.73%) Storage Engineer
11 5 (2.27%) Designer
11 5 (2.27%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.91%) Web Services
2 10 (4.55%) Middleware
3 6 (2.73%) MCollective
4 5 (2.27%) J2EE
5 3 (1.36%) RESTful
5 3 (1.36%) REST
5 3 (1.36%) Java EE
5 3 (1.36%) JMS
5 3 (1.36%) XML
5 3 (1.36%) SOAP
6 2 (0.91%) Kafka
6 2 (0.91%) LAMP
6 2 (0.91%) Rendezvous
6 2 (0.91%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.45%) Drools
7 1 (0.45%) JSON
7 1 (0.45%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.45%) WSDL
7 1 (0.45%) UDDI
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.27%) Clustering
2 20 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.36%) Replication
4 10 (4.55%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.73%) Device Driver
5 6 (2.73%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.73%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.27%) Wiki
6 5 (2.27%) Open Source
6 5 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.82%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.36%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.36%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.36%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.36%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.36%) NHS
8 3 (1.36%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (1.36%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (0.91%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 75 (34.09%) Windows
2 50 (22.73%) Linux
3 35 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (7.73%) UNIX
6 16 (7.27%) Windows 7
7 14 (6.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (5.91%) CentOS
9 12 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (4.09%) Ubuntu
10 9 (4.09%) Solaris
11 4 (1.82%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.36%) AIX
12 3 (1.36%) Debian
13 2 (0.91%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.45%) Android
14 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (17.27%) Performance Tuning
2 37 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (16.36%) ITIL
4 28 (12.73%) Performance Monitoring
5 26 (11.82%) Project Management
6 23 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 22 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 21 (9.55%) Scrum
9 18 (8.18%) Release Management
10 17 (7.73%) Migration
10 17 (7.73%) DevOps
11 16 (7.27%) Root Cause Analysis
11 16 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (6.82%) Load Balancing
13 14 (6.36%) Change Management
14 13 (5.91%) Document Management
14 13 (5.91%) Configuration Management
15 11 (5.00%) Security Architecture
15 11 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 47 (21.36%) SQL
2 37 (16.82%) Java
3 16 (7.27%) Perl
3 16 (7.27%) Python
4 14 (6.36%) Ruby
5 13 (5.91%) Bash Shell
5 13 (5.91%) Shell Script
6 10 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.64%) T-SQL
7 8 (3.64%) Korn
8 6 (2.73%) C
9 5 (2.27%) PHP
10 3 (1.36%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.91%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.45%) C#
12 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.45%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 11 (5.00%) Degree
2 9 (4.09%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.73%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.27%) CCNA
5 5 (2.27%) MCP
6 4 (1.82%) MCSE
6 4 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.82%) MCITP
6 4 (1.82%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.36%) CCIE
7 3 (1.36%) CCNP
7 3 (1.36%) PMP
7 3 (1.36%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.91%) ISEB
8 2 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.45%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.00%) QA
2 8 (3.64%) SLA
3 4 (1.82%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.91%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.91%) COBIT
4 2 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (17.27%) Active Directory
2 36 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.82%) VMware ESX
4 14 (6.36%) vSphere
5 8 (3.64%) Hyper-V
6 7 (3.18%) XenDesktop
6 7 (3.18%) XenApp
7 6 (2.73%) XenServer
8 5 (2.27%) Postfix
8 5 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.27%) Samba
8 5 (2.27%) vCloud
9 4 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (1.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (0.91%) NFS
11 2 (0.91%) Squid
12 1 (0.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (7.27%) Puppet
2 11 (5.00%) Nagios
3 7 (3.18%) SCOM
4 6 (2.73%) collectd
4 6 (2.73%) Cobbler
4 6 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.73%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.27%) ZABBIX
6 4 (1.82%) Data Guard
6 4 (1.82%) SCCM
7 3 (1.36%) Salt
8 2 (0.91%) EdgeSight
8 2 (0.91%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.91%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.45%) PureDisk
9 1 (0.45%) WSUS
9 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.45%) Control-M
9 1 (0.45%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 65 (29.55%) VMware
2 46 (20.91%) Microsoft
3 44 (20.00%) Oracle
4 27 (12.27%) Cisco
5 22 (10.00%) Citrix
5 22 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 15 (6.82%) HP
7 14 (6.36%) NetApp
8 12 (5.45%) EMC
9 10 (4.55%) Juniper
10 8 (3.64%) SAP
11 7 (3.18%) Dell
11 7 (3.18%) TIBCO
12 6 (2.73%) IBM
13 5 (2.27%) SolarWinds
13 5 (2.27%) Websense
13 5 (2.27%) AppSense
13 5 (2.27%) Ab Initio
14 4 (1.82%) MobileIron
14 4 (1.82%) Alcatel-Lucent
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