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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 331 296 318
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +22
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 97 128 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.51% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.65% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 95 63
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £305 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.50 £22.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year
+246.29% -
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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
19071 19669 18770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.41% 77.64% 75.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13778 13777 12793
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 231 331
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -38.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 October 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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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 +22 27 £450 -2.17% 11
Uxbridge - 2 £243 - 1
Chiswick - 1 £413 -
Harrow - 1 £400 -
Hayes - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
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England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 73 (37.82%) Windows
2 61 (31.61%) Microsoft
3 54 (27.98%) SQL
4 42 (21.76%) Finance
5 40 (20.73%) SQL Server
6 35 (18.13%) Performance Tuning
7 34 (17.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 33 (17.10%) Oracle
8 33 (17.10%) ITIL
8 33 (17.10%) Active Directory
9 30 (15.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (15.54%) Performance Monitoring
10 29 (15.03%) VMware
10 29 (15.03%) MS Excel
11 28 (14.51%) Linux
11 28 (14.51%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (12.44%) DNS
13 23 (11.92%) T-SQL
13 23 (11.92%) Project Management
14 22 (11.40%) MS Exchange
14 22 (11.40%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (11.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 21 (10.88%) Exchange Server 2010
16 19 (9.84%) Banking
16 19 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
16 19 (9.84%) Java
16 19 (9.84%) Migration
17 18 (9.33%) Degree
18 17 (8.81%) Windows 7
18 17 (8.81%) Replication

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 22 (11.40%) MS Exchange
2 21 (10.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (8.29%) SharePoint
4 10 (5.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (4.15%) Lync
6 6 (3.11%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.07%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (2.07%) IIS
7 4 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.55%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.55%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.04%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.04%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (1.04%) Apache
9 2 (1.04%) SAS
9 2 (1.04%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 29 (15.03%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.66%) MS Office
3 2 (1.04%) SPSS
4 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.52%) MS Project
4 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.04%) SAP PS
3 1 (0.52%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.52%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.70%) Office 365
2 4 (2.07%) Google Apps
3 3 (1.55%) Joyent
4 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.52%) SaaS
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.52%) ElastiCache
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 24 (12.44%) DNS
2 13 (6.74%) SAN
3 12 (6.22%) DHCP
3 12 (6.22%) Firewall
4 8 (4.15%) VPN
4 8 (4.15%) LAN
5 7 (3.63%) WAN
6 6 (3.11%) LDAP
7 5 (2.59%) FTP
7 5 (2.59%) HTTP
7 5 (2.59%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.59%) VLAN
8 4 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (2.07%) Wireless
8 4 (2.07%) BGP
8 4 (2.07%) WLAN
8 4 (2.07%) SMTP
8 4 (2.07%) Ethernet
8 4 (2.07%) NAS
9 3 (1.55%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.73%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (8.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (8.29%) MySQL
5 15 (7.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (7.77%) Oracle Database
6 11 (5.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (5.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (4.15%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (4.15%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.63%) MS Access
9 6 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (3.11%) QlikView
9 6 (3.11%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (2.07%) KDB
10 4 (2.07%) Redis
10 4 (2.07%) Big Data
10 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (2.07%) DTS
Development Applications
1 8 (4.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (3.11%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.11%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.55%) JIRA
3 3 (1.55%) Selenium
3 3 (1.55%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.55%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.04%) SilkTest
4 2 (1.04%) FitNesse
4 2 (1.04%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.52%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.52%) JMeter
5 1 (0.52%) NUnit
5 1 (0.52%) Maven
5 1 (0.52%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.52%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (21.76%) Finance
2 19 (9.84%) Banking
3 8 (4.15%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.11%) Front Office
5 5 (2.59%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.07%) Legal
7 3 (1.55%) Back Office
7 3 (1.55%) Games
7 3 (1.55%) Retail
8 2 (1.04%) Marketing
8 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.52%) Advertising
9 1 (0.52%) Publishing
9 1 (0.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (15.54%) DBA
2 26 (13.47%) Architect
3 23 (11.92%) Analyst
4 20 (10.36%) SQL DBA
5 15 (7.77%) Administrator
6 14 (7.25%) SQL Server DBA
6 14 (7.25%) Consultant
7 10 (5.18%) Developer
8 9 (4.66%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (4.15%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (4.15%) Oracle DBA
9 8 (4.15%) Support Engineer
9 8 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (3.63%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.11%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.11%) Business Analyst
11 6 (3.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (2.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 5 (2.59%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.15%) CSS
1 8 (4.15%) XML
2 7 (3.63%) JSON
3 5 (2.59%) Middleware
3 5 (2.59%) Web Services
4 4 (2.07%) HTML
4 4 (2.07%) J2EE
5 3 (1.55%) .NET
5 3 (1.55%) FpML
5 3 (1.55%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.04%) RESTful
6 2 (1.04%) Rendezvous
6 2 (1.04%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.04%) JMS
7 1 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.52%) WCF
7 1 (0.52%) WF
7 1 (0.52%) LINQ
7 1 (0.52%) jQuery
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.51%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.81%) Replication
3 16 (8.29%) Clustering
4 14 (7.25%) Management Information System
5 13 (6.74%) Blackberry
6 7 (3.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (3.63%) NHS
6 7 (3.63%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.59%) Informatics
8 3 (1.55%) DTCC
8 3 (1.55%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.55%) Open Source
8 3 (1.55%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (1.55%) GIS
8 3 (1.55%) Derivative
8 3 (1.55%) CESG
8 3 (1.55%) New Media
9 2 (1.04%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.04%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 73 (37.82%) Windows
2 30 (15.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (14.51%) Linux
4 17 (8.81%) Windows 7
5 16 (8.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (6.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (5.18%) UNIX
8 9 (4.66%) Solaris
8 9 (4.66%) Windows 8
9 7 (3.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.07%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.55%) Android
11 3 (1.55%) SmartOS
11 3 (1.55%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.52%) CentOS
12 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.52%) AIX
12 1 (0.52%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (18.13%) Performance Tuning
2 34 (17.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 33 (17.10%) ITIL
4 30 (15.54%) Performance Monitoring
5 23 (11.92%) Project Management
6 22 (11.40%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (9.84%) Migration
8 17 (8.81%) Change Management
9 14 (7.25%) Service Management
9 14 (7.25%) Performance Management
10 13 (6.74%) Capacity Management
10 13 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (6.74%) PRINCE2
11 11 (5.70%) Service Delivery
12 10 (5.18%) Business Continuity
12 10 (5.18%) Mentoring
12 10 (5.18%) Database Tuning
13 9 (4.66%) Scrum
13 9 (4.66%) UML
14 8 (4.15%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 54 (27.98%) SQL
2 23 (11.92%) T-SQL
3 19 (9.84%) Java
4 11 (5.70%) PowerShell
5 8 (4.15%) Perl
6 7 (3.63%) Python
6 7 (3.63%) Shell Script
6 7 (3.63%) Ruby
7 6 (3.11%) C
7 6 (3.11%) C#
8 5 (2.59%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.04%) PHP
9 2 (1.04%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.52%) ABAP
10 1 (0.52%) Erlang
10 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (9.33%) Degree
2 13 (6.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.66%) MCITP
4 8 (4.15%) MCTS
4 8 (4.15%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.63%) MCSA
6 5 (2.59%) OCP
6 5 (2.59%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (2.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.55%) MCSE
7 3 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.55%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.55%) MCT
8 2 (1.04%) Postgraduate
8 2 (1.04%) CCNP
8 2 (1.04%) ISEB
8 2 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.04%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.04%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.70%) QA
2 4 (2.07%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (2.07%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (17.10%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.11%) VMware ESX
3 6 (3.11%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (2.59%) XenApp
5 4 (2.07%) vSphere
6 3 (1.55%) vCloud
6 3 (1.55%) Docker
6 3 (1.55%) LXC
6 3 (1.55%) NFS
6 3 (1.55%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.52%) LiteSpeed
8 1 (0.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.52%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 11 (5.70%) SCCM
2 7 (3.63%) Puppet
3 6 (3.11%) Data Guard
4 5 (2.59%) SCOM
4 5 (2.59%) Nagios
5 3 (1.55%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.55%) ZABBIX
5 3 (1.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.04%) Ionix
7 1 (0.52%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.52%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.52%) Control-M
Vendors
1 61 (31.61%) Microsoft
2 33 (17.10%) Oracle
3 29 (15.03%) VMware
4 15 (7.77%) Cisco
5 12 (6.22%) HP
6 10 (5.18%) Red Hat
7 8 (4.15%) Citrix
8 7 (3.63%) EMC
8 7 (3.63%) SAP
9 6 (3.11%) Juniper
9 6 (3.11%) SolarWinds
10 5 (2.59%) F5
10 5 (2.59%) Symantec
10 5 (2.59%) Remedy
11 4 (2.07%) AppSense
11 4 (2.07%) Calypso
11 4 (2.07%) SunGard
11 4 (2.07%) Google
12 3 (1.55%) Tradeweb
12 3 (1.55%) Riverbed
London
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Rate: £640.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: market rate value
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
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London
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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