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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 318 324 323
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 98 101 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.41% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.52% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 71 68
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £315 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -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 £32.56 -
% change year-on-year
+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
19145 19259 19009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.65% 77.46% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13647 13495 12930
Average daily rate £450 £450 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 227 356
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.95% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.08 £13.00 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.35 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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 2 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 2 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 2 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 +37 35 £463 +20.12% 14
Uxbridge - 3 £320 - 1
Harrow - 1 £400 -
Chiswick - 1 £413 -
Westminster - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 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 74 (37.00%) Windows
2 67 (33.50%) Microsoft
3 58 (29.00%) SQL
4 44 (22.00%) SQL Server
5 40 (20.00%) Oracle
5 40 (20.00%) Finance
6 39 (19.50%) Active Directory
7 36 (18.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 35 (17.50%) ITIL
9 32 (16.00%) MS Excel
9 32 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
10 31 (15.50%) VMware
10 31 (15.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (14.50%) Performance Monitoring
12 27 (13.50%) Linux
12 27 (13.50%) DNS
13 26 (13.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 26 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 22 (11.00%) MS Exchange
15 22 (11.00%) Project Management
15 22 (11.00%) Migration
16 21 (10.50%) T-SQL
16 21 (10.50%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (10.50%) Exchange Server 2010
17 20 (10.00%) Degree
17 20 (10.00%) SharePoint
17 20 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
18 19 (9.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 19 (9.50%) SQL Server 2012

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (11.00%) MS Exchange
2 21 (10.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 10 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (4.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (4.50%) Lync
6 7 (3.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (3.00%) IIS
8 4 (2.00%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.50%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.00%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.00%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.00%) Apache
10 2 (1.00%) SAS
11 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 32 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.50%) MS Office
3 5 (2.50%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.00%) SPSS
5 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.00%) SAP PS
3 1 (0.50%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.50%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.50%) Office 365
2 4 (2.00%) Joyent
2 4 (2.00%) Google Apps
3 3 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.50%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.50%) DNS
2 18 (9.00%) Firewall
3 13 (6.50%) SAN
3 13 (6.50%) DHCP
4 11 (5.50%) VPN
5 10 (5.00%) LDAP
6 8 (4.00%) LAN
7 7 (3.50%) WAN
7 7 (3.50%) VLAN
8 6 (3.00%) SMTP
8 6 (3.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (2.50%) FTP
9 5 (2.50%) HTTP
10 4 (2.00%) NAS
10 4 (2.00%) DMZ
10 4 (2.00%) BGP
10 4 (2.00%) Wireless
10 4 (2.00%) Ethernet
10 4 (2.00%) WLAN
11 3 (1.50%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (13.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (9.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (9.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (9.00%) Oracle Database
5 18 (9.00%) MySQL
6 15 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (6.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (5.50%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (4.50%) Relational Database
10 7 (3.50%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (3.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (3.00%) MS Access
12 5 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (2.50%) QlikView
13 4 (2.00%) Redis
13 4 (2.00%) KDB
13 4 (2.00%) OLAP
13 4 (2.00%) DTS
Development Applications
1 8 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (3.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.50%) JIRA
4 3 (1.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.50%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.00%) Selenium
6 1 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.50%) JMeter
6 1 (0.50%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.50%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.50%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.50%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.50%) SilkTest
6 1 (0.50%) Maven
6 1 (0.50%) NUnit
General
1 40 (20.00%) Finance
2 17 (8.50%) Banking
3 8 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.00%) Front Office
5 4 (2.00%) Legal
6 3 (1.50%) Games
6 3 (1.50%) Back Office
6 3 (1.50%) Retail
7 2 (1.00%) Marketing
7 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.50%) Advertising
8 1 (0.50%) Publishing
8 1 (0.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (15.00%) DBA
2 29 (14.50%) Architect
3 21 (10.50%) Analyst
3 21 (10.50%) SQL DBA
4 18 (9.00%) Administrator
5 17 (8.50%) Consultant
6 13 (6.50%) SQL Server DBA
7 12 (6.00%) Oracle DBA
8 11 (5.50%) Support Engineer
9 10 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.50%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (4.50%) Developer
11 8 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
12 7 (3.50%) SharePoint Architect
13 6 (3.00%) Project Manager
13 6 (3.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 5 (2.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 5 (2.50%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.00%) JSON
1 14 (7.00%) CSS
2 11 (5.50%) XML
3 8 (4.00%) HTML
3 8 (4.00%) .NET
4 7 (3.50%) .NET Framework
5 6 (3.00%) Web Services
6 5 (2.50%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.00%) HTML5
7 4 (2.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (2.00%) LINQ
7 4 (2.00%) WCF
7 4 (2.00%) WF
7 4 (2.00%) jQuery
7 4 (2.00%) Middleware
8 3 (1.50%) FpML
8 3 (1.50%) RESTful
8 3 (1.50%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (1.00%) REST
9 2 (1.00%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.50%) Management Information System
2 17 (8.50%) Replication
2 17 (8.50%) Clustering
3 13 (6.50%) Blackberry
4 7 (3.50%) NHS
4 7 (3.50%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.50%) CLARiiON
6 5 (2.50%) Informatics
6 5 (2.50%) Symmetrix DMX
6 5 (2.50%) Statistics
7 3 (1.50%) GIS
7 3 (1.50%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.50%) DTCC
7 3 (1.50%) Derivative
7 3 (1.50%) CESG
7 3 (1.50%) New Media
7 3 (1.50%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (1.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 74 (37.00%) Windows
2 31 (15.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (13.50%) Linux
4 20 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (8.50%) Windows 7
6 13 (6.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (5.50%) Solaris
8 10 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (5.00%) UNIX
9 9 (4.50%) Windows 8
10 6 (3.00%) Ubuntu
11 5 (2.50%) Android
11 5 (2.50%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.50%) SmartOS
13 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.50%) AIX
13 1 (0.50%) HPUX
13 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.50%) CentOS
13 1 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (18.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 35 (17.50%) ITIL
3 32 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
4 29 (14.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 22 (11.00%) Project Management
5 22 (11.00%) Migration
6 21 (10.50%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (8.00%) Change Management
8 14 (7.00%) Service Management
9 13 (6.50%) PRINCE2
10 12 (6.00%) Capacity Management
10 12 (6.00%) Performance Management
10 12 (6.00%) UML
10 12 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (5.50%) Load Balancing
11 11 (5.50%) Business Continuity
11 11 (5.50%) DevOps
12 10 (5.00%) Incident Management
12 10 (5.00%) Database Tuning
12 10 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 58 (29.00%) SQL
2 21 (10.50%) T-SQL
3 15 (7.50%) Java
4 12 (6.00%) PowerShell
5 10 (5.00%) Perl
6 9 (4.50%) Shell Script
7 7 (3.50%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.50%) C#
7 7 (3.50%) Ruby
8 6 (3.00%) C
8 6 (3.00%) Python
9 3 (1.50%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.00%) VBScript
10 2 (1.00%) VB
11 1 (0.50%) ABAP
11 1 (0.50%) PHP
11 1 (0.50%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.50%) Erlang
11 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (10.00%) Degree
2 14 (7.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (5.00%) MCITP
4 9 (4.50%) MCTS
5 8 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (4.00%) MCSA
6 7 (3.50%) OCP
6 7 (3.50%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (2.00%) MCSE
9 3 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.50%) OCA
9 3 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.50%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.50%) MCT
9 3 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.00%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.00%) Postgraduate
10 2 (1.00%) MCP
10 2 (1.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.00%) QA
2 7 (3.50%) SLA
3 4 (2.00%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 39 (19.50%) Active Directory
2 16 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (3.00%) XenApp
4 6 (3.00%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.00%) vSphere
5 4 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (1.50%) NFS
6 3 (1.50%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.50%) vCloud
6 3 (1.50%) Docker
7 1 (0.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.50%) XenServer
7 1 (0.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.50%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.50%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 11 (5.50%) SCCM
2 9 (4.50%) Puppet
3 8 (4.00%) Data Guard
4 6 (3.00%) SCOM
5 5 (2.50%) Nagios
6 3 (1.50%) ZABBIX
6 3 (1.50%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.00%) Ionix
7 2 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.50%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.50%) Control-M
8 1 (0.50%) WSUS
8 1 (0.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 67 (33.50%) Microsoft
2 40 (20.00%) Oracle
3 31 (15.50%) VMware
4 16 (8.00%) Cisco
5 14 (7.00%) Red Hat
6 12 (6.00%) EMC
7 11 (5.50%) HP
8 10 (5.00%) Citrix
9 7 (3.50%) SAP
9 7 (3.50%) SolarWinds
10 6 (3.00%) Juniper
11 5 (2.50%) Remedy
11 5 (2.50%) Symantec
11 5 (2.50%) Google
12 4 (2.00%) F5
12 4 (2.00%) AppSense
12 4 (2.00%) Calypso
12 4 (2.00%) SunGard
13 3 (1.50%) NetApp
13 3 (1.50%) Tradeweb
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