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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 313 261 295
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +34
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 100 163 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.69% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.88% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 98 55
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £13.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -39.32%
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
17480 18475 15938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.39% 77.64% 76.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12782 12831 10934
Average daily rate £450 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 233 316
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £79.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014. 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 -5 23 £450 +4.04% 3
Croydon +2 2 £400 -
Uxbridge - 1 - - 1
Docklands, London - - - - 1
Westminster - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 64 (31.84%) Windows
2 57 (28.36%) SQL
3 47 (23.38%) Microsoft
4 46 (22.89%) VMware
5 42 (20.90%) Finance
6 37 (18.41%) Linux
7 35 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (16.92%) Performance Monitoring
9 33 (16.42%) ITIL
9 33 (16.42%) Oracle
10 30 (14.93%) Java
10 30 (14.93%) Performance Tuning
11 29 (14.43%) SQL Server
11 29 (14.43%) Project Management
12 28 (13.93%) DNS
12 28 (13.93%) Windows Server 2008
13 27 (13.43%) Active Directory
13 27 (13.43%) Disaster Recovery
14 26 (12.94%) Clustering
15 25 (12.44%) MS Excel
16 22 (10.95%) Cisco
16 22 (10.95%) VMware Infrastructure
16 22 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (10.45%) MySQL
18 20 (9.95%) Degree
19 19 (9.45%) Migration
19 19 (9.45%) Scrum
20 18 (8.96%) Release Management
21 17 (8.46%) Firewall
21 17 (8.46%) Change Management

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 10 (4.98%) MS Exchange
1 10 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (4.48%) Adobe CQ
2 9 (4.48%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (3.98%) Lync
4 6 (2.99%) OpenStack
4 6 (2.99%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (2.99%) SAS
4 6 (2.99%) Apache
5 4 (1.99%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.99%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (1.99%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.49%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (1.49%) IIS
6 3 (1.49%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 25 (12.44%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.47%) MS Office
3 2 (1.00%) SPSS
4 1 (0.50%) MS Project
4 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.00%) SAP PS
3 1 (0.50%) Maximo
3 1 (0.50%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.50%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.99%) PaaS
2 6 (2.99%) Heroku
2 6 (2.99%) Engine Yard
3 4 (1.99%) Google Apps
4 3 (1.49%) Office 365
5 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.50%) SaaS
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.50%) ElastiCache
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.93%) DNS
2 17 (8.46%) SAN
2 17 (8.46%) Firewall
3 14 (6.97%) DHCP
4 12 (5.97%) LAN
5 8 (3.98%) WAN
6 7 (3.48%) HTTP
6 7 (3.48%) BGP
6 7 (3.48%) VLAN
7 6 (2.99%) Internet
7 6 (2.99%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.99%) VPN
8 5 (2.49%) FTP
8 5 (2.49%) WLAN
8 5 (2.49%) LDAP
8 5 (2.49%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (2.49%) Wireless
9 4 (1.99%) DSL
9 4 (1.99%) Broadband
10 3 (1.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.45%) MySQL
3 16 (7.96%) Relational Database
4 14 (6.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (4.98%) RDBMS
6 9 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (4.48%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.98%) NoSQL
8 7 (3.48%) MS Access
8 7 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (2.99%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (2.49%) QlikView
10 5 (2.49%) Big Data
11 4 (1.99%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (1.99%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 12 (5.97%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.48%) Subversion
3 5 (2.49%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.49%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (1.49%) Selenium
4 3 (1.49%) FitNesse
4 3 (1.49%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.49%) SilkTest
4 3 (1.49%) Hudson
5 2 (1.00%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.50%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.50%) JIRA
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 42 (20.90%) Finance
2 13 (6.47%) Banking
3 8 (3.98%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.48%) Legal
4 7 (3.48%) Retail
5 5 (2.49%) Games
6 3 (1.49%) Marketing
6 3 (1.49%) Front Office
7 2 (1.00%) Back Office
7 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.00%) Law
7 2 (1.00%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Local Government
8 1 (0.50%) Advertising
8 1 (0.50%) Publishing
8 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (15.42%) Architect
2 25 (12.44%) Analyst
3 19 (9.45%) DBA
4 16 (7.96%) Consultant
5 10 (4.98%) Business Analyst
5 10 (4.98%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (4.98%) SQL DBA
6 9 (4.48%) Administrator
7 8 (3.98%) Developer
7 8 (3.98%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (3.48%) Technical Architect
8 7 (3.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (3.48%) SQL Server DBA
8 7 (3.48%) Delivery Manager
9 6 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (2.99%) Technical Manager
10 5 (2.49%) Oracle DBA
10 5 (2.49%) Network Engineer
10 5 (2.49%) Project Manager
10 5 (2.49%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.97%) Web Services
2 6 (2.99%) Middleware
2 6 (2.99%) MCollective
3 5 (2.49%) J2EE
4 4 (1.99%) RESTful
5 3 (1.49%) REST
5 3 (1.49%) HTML
5 3 (1.49%) CSS
5 3 (1.49%) FpML
5 3 (1.49%) XML
6 2 (1.00%) JMS
6 2 (1.00%) Rendezvous
6 2 (1.00%) LAMP
6 2 (1.00%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (1.00%) SOAP
6 2 (1.00%) JSON
6 2 (1.00%) Kafka
7 1 (0.50%) Drools
7 1 (0.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.94%) Clustering
2 22 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.46%) Replication
4 13 (6.47%) Computer Science
5 12 (5.97%) Management Information System
6 10 (4.98%) Blackberry
7 8 (3.98%) NHS
8 6 (2.99%) Device Driver
9 5 (2.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (2.49%) Open Source
9 5 (2.49%) Informatics
10 4 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.49%) Over-the-Top Content
11 3 (1.49%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (1.49%) Video on Demand
11 3 (1.49%) DTCC
11 3 (1.49%) GIS
12 2 (1.00%) CLARiiON
12 2 (1.00%) PKI
12 2 (1.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 64 (31.84%) Windows
2 37 (18.41%) Linux
3 28 (13.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (7.96%) UNIX
5 15 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (5.47%) Windows 7
8 10 (4.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (4.48%) Solaris
10 8 (3.98%) CentOS
11 7 (3.48%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.99%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.00%) Android
13 2 (1.00%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.50%) Debian
14 1 (0.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (16.92%) Performance Monitoring
3 33 (16.42%) ITIL
4 30 (14.93%) Performance Tuning
5 29 (14.43%) Project Management
6 27 (13.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (9.45%) Migration
7 19 (9.45%) Scrum
8 18 (8.96%) Release Management
9 17 (8.46%) Change Management
9 17 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (7.96%) Service Delivery
11 14 (6.97%) DevOps
11 14 (6.97%) Root Cause Analysis
12 13 (6.47%) Service Management
12 13 (6.47%) PRINCE2
13 12 (5.97%) Capacity Management
13 12 (5.97%) Performance Management
13 12 (5.97%) Mentoring
14 10 (4.98%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 57 (28.36%) SQL
2 30 (14.93%) Java
3 15 (7.46%) T-SQL
3 15 (7.46%) Python
4 13 (6.47%) Perl
5 11 (5.47%) Ruby
6 10 (4.98%) PowerShell
6 10 (4.98%) Bash Shell
7 9 (4.48%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.99%) C
8 6 (2.99%) Korn
9 4 (1.99%) PHP
9 4 (1.99%) C#
10 2 (1.00%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.00%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (9.95%) Degree
2 7 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.99%) MCTS
4 5 (2.49%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.99%) MCITP
5 4 (1.99%) MCSE
6 3 (1.49%) MCSA
6 3 (1.49%) MCT
6 3 (1.49%) CCNP
6 3 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.49%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.00%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.00%) ISEB
7 2 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.00%) PMP
7 2 (1.00%) MCP
7 2 (1.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.47%) QA
2 7 (3.48%) SLA
3 4 (1.99%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.00%) COBIT
4 2 (1.00%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 27 (13.43%) Active Directory
2 22 (10.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.47%) VMware ESX
4 6 (2.99%) vSphere
4 6 (2.99%) vCloud
5 4 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.99%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.99%) XenApp
6 3 (1.49%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.00%) Squid
7 2 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.00%) NFS
8 1 (0.50%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.50%) Samba
8 1 (0.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.50%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.50%) SRDF
8 1 (0.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 12 (5.97%) Puppet
2 11 (5.47%) Nagios
3 9 (4.48%) SCCM
4 6 (2.99%) SCOM
4 6 (2.99%) Cobbler
4 6 (2.99%) collectd
5 5 (2.49%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.00%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.00%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.00%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.50%) Salt
8 1 (0.50%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.50%) PureDisk
8 1 (0.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.50%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.50%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.50%) EMC TimeFinder
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 47 (23.38%) Microsoft
2 46 (22.89%) VMware
3 33 (16.42%) Oracle
4 22 (10.95%) Cisco
5 17 (8.46%) HP
5 17 (8.46%) Red Hat
6 12 (5.97%) Citrix
7 9 (4.48%) EMC
7 9 (4.48%) SAP
7 9 (4.48%) NetApp
8 6 (2.99%) Juniper
8 6 (2.99%) Dell
9 5 (2.49%) TIBCO
9 5 (2.49%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.99%) F5
10 4 (1.99%) AppSense
10 4 (1.99%) Google
10 4 (1.99%) Brocade
10 4 (1.99%) Ab Initio
10 4 (1.99%) BMC
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Docklands
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Rate: From £150 to £175 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 12 days ago