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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 295 298 279
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 108 97 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.43% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.55% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 71 82
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£425 £419 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.43% -1.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +48.38%
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
17318 17624 17111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.13% 77.89% 77.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12201 12641 11801
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 227 267
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.88 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -34.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +10 27 £438 +2.94% 12
Croydon - 4 £450 -
Hounslow - 1 £375 -
Docklands, London - 1 £450 -
Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 82 (34.75%) Windows
1 82 (34.75%) VMware
2 64 (27.12%) Finance
2 64 (27.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (22.03%) Microsoft
4 51 (21.61%) SQL
5 47 (19.92%) Cisco
6 45 (19.07%) Java
6 45 (19.07%) Linux
6 45 (19.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 44 (18.64%) Oracle
8 42 (17.80%) SAN
8 42 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (16.10%) Active Directory
10 36 (15.25%) SQL Server
11 33 (13.98%) ITIL
11 33 (13.98%) LAN
11 33 (13.98%) Banking
12 32 (13.56%) Citrix
12 32 (13.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 30 (12.71%) Performance Tuning
13 30 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (12.29%) Migration
15 28 (11.86%) Project Management
16 27 (11.44%) Disaster Recovery
16 27 (11.44%) WAN
17 26 (11.02%) TCP/IP
17 26 (11.02%) Firewall
17 26 (11.02%) Windows Server 2012
18 24 (10.17%) Scrum

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 20 (8.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 15 (6.36%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.24%) IIS
3 10 (4.24%) Lync
4 8 (3.39%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.97%) Apache
5 7 (2.97%) Confluence
6 6 (2.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.12%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (2.12%) MediaWiki
8 4 (1.69%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.69%) SAS
9 3 (1.27%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (1.27%) NetWeaver
9 3 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.27%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.27%) nginx
10 1 (0.42%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.97%) MS Office
3 2 (0.85%) MS Project
4 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.69%) Misys Midas
1 4 (1.69%) Kondor+
1 4 (1.69%) SAP APO
1 4 (1.69%) IntelliMatch
2 3 (1.27%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.85%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.85%) Eikon
4 1 (0.42%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.42%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.42%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.42%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.27%) Heroku
1 3 (1.27%) Engine Yard
1 3 (1.27%) Office 365
1 3 (1.27%) SaaS
1 3 (1.27%) PaaS
1 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.42%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 42 (17.80%) SAN
2 33 (13.98%) LAN
3 27 (11.44%) WAN
4 26 (11.02%) TCP/IP
4 26 (11.02%) Firewall
5 17 (7.20%) NAS
6 16 (6.78%) DNS
7 13 (5.51%) VPN
8 12 (5.08%) LDAP
9 10 (4.24%) EIGRP
9 10 (4.24%) OSPF
9 10 (4.24%) BGP
9 10 (4.24%) DHCP
10 9 (3.81%) SSL
10 9 (3.81%) VLAN
11 8 (3.39%) Internet
11 8 (3.39%) ISDN
11 8 (3.39%) NetScaler
12 7 (2.97%) MPLS
13 6 (2.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.36%) Oracle Database
3 11 (4.66%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.81%) RDBMS
4 9 (3.81%) MySQL
4 9 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.54%) Oracle Exadata
7 5 (2.12%) SAP BW
7 5 (2.12%) QlikView
8 4 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.69%) Base SAS
8 4 (1.69%) MS Access
8 4 (1.69%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.69%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.27%) DTS
9 3 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (5.08%) JIRA
1 12 (5.08%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.39%) Subversion
3 7 (2.97%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.54%) Hudson
5 4 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.42%) FishEye
6 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.42%) MSI
6 1 (0.42%) ERwin
6 1 (0.42%) Selenium
6 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.42%) Mercurial
General
1 64 (27.12%) Finance
2 33 (13.98%) Banking
3 12 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.66%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.54%) Retail
5 6 (2.54%) Legal
5 6 (2.54%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.12%) Front Office
6 5 (2.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.69%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.69%) Back Office
8 3 (1.27%) Law
9 2 (0.85%) Publishing
10 1 (0.42%) Games
10 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (19.07%) Architect
2 24 (10.17%) DBA
3 21 (8.90%) Technical Architect
4 19 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (7.20%) Analyst
6 15 (6.36%) Server Engineer
7 14 (5.93%) Consultant
8 11 (4.66%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (4.66%) Windows Server Engineer
9 10 (4.24%) Developer
9 10 (4.24%) Administrator
10 9 (3.81%) Network Engineer
10 9 (3.81%) Infrastructure Architect
11 8 (3.39%) SQL DBA
11 8 (3.39%) Infrastructure Designer
11 8 (3.39%) Designer
12 7 (2.97%) DevOps Engineer
12 7 (2.97%) Support Engineer
12 7 (2.97%) Solutions Designer
12 7 (2.97%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.51%) Middleware
2 7 (2.97%) Web Services
3 5 (2.12%) .NET
4 3 (1.27%) MCollective
4 3 (1.27%) XML
4 3 (1.27%) JMS
4 3 (1.27%) Java EE
5 2 (0.85%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (0.85%) Flash
5 2 (0.85%) SOAP
5 2 (0.85%) J2EE
6 1 (0.42%) Matplotlib
6 1 (0.42%) Ultra Messaging
6 1 (0.42%) REST
6 1 (0.42%) NumPy
6 1 (0.42%) Pandas
6 1 (0.42%) WSDL
6 1 (0.42%) XSD
6 1 (0.42%) EJB
6 1 (0.42%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.32%) Clustering
3 12 (5.08%) Replication
4 8 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.54%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (2.54%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.54%) CLARiiON
6 5 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.12%) Wiki
6 5 (2.12%) CMDB
6 5 (2.12%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.69%) STB
7 4 (1.69%) Economics
7 4 (1.69%) iSeries
7 4 (1.69%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.69%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.69%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.27%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 82 (34.75%) Windows
2 45 (19.07%) Linux
2 45 (19.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (13.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (11.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (8.05%) Windows 7
6 13 (5.51%) UNIX
7 10 (4.24%) CentOS
8 7 (2.97%) Solaris
8 7 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (2.97%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.12%) AIX
10 3 (1.27%) Debian
11 2 (0.85%) SUSE
11 2 (0.85%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.42%) NetWare
12 1 (0.42%) VMS
12 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.42%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (13.98%) ITIL
3 30 (12.71%) Performance Tuning
4 29 (12.29%) Migration
5 28 (11.86%) Project Management
6 27 (11.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 24 (10.17%) Scrum
8 23 (9.75%) Document Management
9 19 (8.05%) Security Architecture
10 18 (7.63%) Network Planning
10 18 (7.63%) Performance Monitoring
11 16 (6.78%) Load Balancing
11 16 (6.78%) Service Delivery
11 16 (6.78%) Data Modelling
12 15 (6.36%) Change Management
13 13 (5.51%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (5.08%) Configuration Management
14 12 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (4.66%) Root Cause Analysis
15 11 (4.66%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 51 (21.61%) SQL
2 45 (19.07%) Java
3 12 (5.08%) Perl
4 11 (4.66%) Python
5 10 (4.24%) Shell Script
6 9 (3.81%) Bash Shell
7 8 (3.39%) Ruby
8 6 (2.54%) Korn
8 6 (2.54%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.12%) C
10 4 (1.69%) VBA
11 3 (1.27%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.27%) VBScript
11 3 (1.27%) VB
11 3 (1.27%) PHP
12 1 (0.42%) R
12 1 (0.42%) ABAP
12 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.42%) C#
12 1 (0.42%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (7.63%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (5.51%) MCSE
4 12 (5.08%) SC Cleared
4 12 (5.08%) MCITP
5 7 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.97%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.12%) CCNA
6 5 (2.12%) Degree
7 4 (1.69%) PhD
7 4 (1.69%) MCP
8 3 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.85%) PMP
9 2 (0.85%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.42%) CCIE
10 1 (0.42%) CCNP
10 1 (0.42%) OCP
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.42%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.51%) SLA
2 8 (3.39%) QA
3 2 (0.85%) COBIT
4 1 (0.42%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 64 (27.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (16.10%) Active Directory
3 19 (8.05%) vSphere
4 13 (5.51%) Hyper-V
5 12 (5.08%) VMware ESX
6 11 (4.66%) XenApp
6 11 (4.66%) XenDesktop
7 7 (2.97%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (2.97%) XenServer
8 6 (2.54%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (2.12%) iptables
9 5 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.12%) Samba
9 5 (2.12%) VMware Server
9 5 (2.12%) Postfix
10 4 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (1.27%) vCloud
11 3 (1.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (0.85%) SRDF
12 2 (0.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (5.08%) Puppet
2 6 (2.54%) Data Guard
3 5 (2.12%) vMotion
3 5 (2.12%) ZABBIX
3 5 (2.12%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (1.69%) Nagios
4 4 (1.69%) ARCserve
4 4 (1.69%) OPNET
4 4 (1.69%) OpenView
4 4 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.69%) Oracle Flashback
5 3 (1.27%) AirWatch
5 3 (1.27%) Cobbler
5 3 (1.27%) EdgeSight
5 3 (1.27%) Salt
5 3 (1.27%) collectd
5 3 (1.27%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (1.27%) SCOM
5 3 (1.27%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 82 (34.75%) VMware
2 52 (22.03%) Microsoft
3 47 (19.92%) Cisco
4 44 (18.64%) Oracle
5 32 (13.56%) Citrix
6 18 (7.63%) HP
7 17 (7.20%) Juniper
8 15 (6.36%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 14 (5.93%) Red Hat
10 13 (5.51%) EMC
11 12 (5.08%) NetApp
12 9 (3.81%) SAP
13 8 (3.39%) Teradata
13 8 (3.39%) IBM
13 8 (3.39%) 3PAR
14 7 (2.97%) Brocade
15 6 (2.54%) AppSense
15 6 (2.54%) Reuters
15 6 (2.54%) Websense
15 6 (2.54%) Dell
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: £450 - 550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago