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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 298 297 285
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 118 105 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.45% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.58% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 72 70
Average daily rate
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£438 £409 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.90% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.14% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £23.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+47.82% -29.23%
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
17489 18201 16706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.30% 78.07% 77.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12245 12884 11617
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 225 223
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -23.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +7 29 £450 +20.80% 7
Croydon +2 6 £400 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £425 -
Docklands, London - 1 £450 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 77 (31.30%) Windows
1 77 (31.30%) VMware
2 64 (26.02%) Finance
3 58 (23.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (20.33%) Linux
4 50 (20.33%) SQL
5 49 (19.92%) Oracle
6 48 (19.51%) Java
6 48 (19.51%) Microsoft
7 41 (16.67%) Cisco
7 41 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (16.26%) ITIL
9 39 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 37 (15.04%) SAN
11 34 (13.82%) Active Directory
12 33 (13.41%) SQL Server
12 33 (13.41%) Migration
13 31 (12.60%) Disaster Recovery
13 31 (12.60%) Project Management
13 31 (12.60%) Performance Tuning
13 31 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (11.79%) TCP/IP
15 28 (11.38%) LAN
16 27 (10.98%) Windows Server 2003
16 27 (10.98%) Banking
17 26 (10.57%) Clustering
17 26 (10.57%) Firewall
17 26 (10.57%) Citrix
17 26 (10.57%) Windows Server 2012
18 25 (10.16%) Scrum

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 19 (7.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 10 (4.07%) Lync
2 10 (4.07%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.66%) Apache
4 8 (3.25%) IIS
5 7 (2.85%) Confluence
6 6 (2.44%) OpenStack
6 6 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (2.44%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.44%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.03%) MediaWiki
8 4 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.63%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.63%) SAS
9 3 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (1.22%) NetWeaver
9 3 (1.22%) nginx
9 3 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.25%) MS Office
3 2 (0.81%) MS Project
4 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.63%) SAP APO
2 3 (1.22%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.81%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.81%) Eikon
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.41%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.41%) Maximo
4 1 (0.41%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.41%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.41%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.85%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.44%) PaaS
2 6 (2.44%) Heroku
2 6 (2.44%) Engine Yard
3 5 (2.03%) Office 365
4 3 (1.22%) SaaS
5 2 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.41%) GitHub
6 1 (0.41%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 37 (15.04%) SAN
2 29 (11.79%) TCP/IP
3 28 (11.38%) LAN
4 26 (10.57%) Firewall
5 24 (9.76%) WAN
6 20 (8.13%) DNS
7 14 (5.69%) LDAP
8 13 (5.28%) BGP
8 13 (5.28%) NAS
9 12 (4.88%) VLAN
10 11 (4.47%) OSPF
10 11 (4.47%) EIGRP
10 11 (4.47%) VPN
11 9 (3.66%) SSL
11 9 (3.66%) NetScaler
12 8 (3.25%) DHCP
12 8 (3.25%) Internet
12 8 (3.25%) MPLS
13 6 (2.44%) DSL
13 6 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.69%) Oracle Database
3 13 (5.28%) Relational Database
3 13 (5.28%) MySQL
4 11 (4.47%) RDBMS
5 9 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.85%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.85%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.44%) Oracle Exadata
7 6 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.03%) SAP BW
9 4 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.63%) Base SAS
10 3 (1.22%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (1.22%) DTS
10 3 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (6.50%) Jenkins
2 12 (4.88%) JIRA
3 11 (4.47%) Subversion
4 8 (3.25%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.85%) Hudson
6 4 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.81%) Selenium
7 2 (0.81%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.81%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.41%) FishEye
8 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.41%) ERwin
8 1 (0.41%) SilkTest
8 1 (0.41%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
General
1 64 (26.02%) Finance
2 27 (10.98%) Banking
3 13 (5.28%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.07%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.66%) Legal
6 6 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.44%) Retail
7 5 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.63%) Law
9 3 (1.22%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.81%) Front Office
10 2 (0.81%) Publishing
10 2 (0.81%) Games
11 1 (0.41%) Back Office
11 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (18.70%) Architect
2 24 (9.76%) Analyst
2 24 (9.76%) DBA
3 19 (7.72%) Technical Architect
4 14 (5.69%) Consultant
5 13 (5.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (5.28%) Server Engineer
6 12 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (4.47%) Network Engineer
7 11 (4.47%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (4.07%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (3.66%) Windows Server Engineer
10 8 (3.25%) Infrastructure Designer
10 8 (3.25%) Designer
10 8 (3.25%) Storage Engineer
10 8 (3.25%) SQL DBA
10 8 (3.25%) Developer
10 8 (3.25%) Administrator
11 7 (2.85%) Solutions Designer
11 7 (2.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.28%) Middleware
2 12 (4.88%) Web Services
3 6 (2.44%) MCollective
4 5 (2.03%) .NET
5 3 (1.22%) J2EE
5 3 (1.22%) XML
5 3 (1.22%) SOAP
5 3 (1.22%) JMS
5 3 (1.22%) Java EE
6 2 (0.81%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (0.81%) RESTful
6 2 (0.81%) Flash
6 2 (0.81%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (0.81%) REST
6 2 (0.81%) Kafka
6 2 (0.81%) LAMP
7 1 (0.41%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.41%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.41%) UDDI
7 1 (0.41%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (10.57%) Clustering
3 13 (5.28%) Replication
4 10 (4.07%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (2.44%) CLARiiON
6 6 (2.44%) Device Driver
7 5 (2.03%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.03%) Wiki
7 5 (2.03%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.63%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.63%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.22%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.22%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.22%) NHS
9 3 (1.22%) Symmetrix
9 3 (1.22%) Economics
9 3 (1.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 77 (31.30%) Windows
2 50 (20.33%) Linux
3 39 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (10.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (10.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (8.54%) UNIX
7 16 (6.50%) Windows 7
8 13 (5.28%) CentOS
9 10 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (4.07%) Ubuntu
10 9 (3.66%) Solaris
11 5 (2.03%) AIX
12 3 (1.22%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.22%) Debian
13 2 (0.81%) SUSE
14 1 (0.41%) Fedora
14 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.41%) VMS
14 1 (0.41%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (16.26%) ITIL
3 33 (13.41%) Migration
4 31 (12.60%) Project Management
4 31 (12.60%) Disaster Recovery
4 31 (12.60%) Performance Tuning
5 25 (10.16%) Scrum
6 22 (8.94%) Document Management
7 19 (7.72%) Load Balancing
7 19 (7.72%) Performance Monitoring
8 18 (7.32%) Security Architecture
8 18 (7.32%) Network Planning
8 18 (7.32%) Data Modelling
9 17 (6.91%) Service Delivery
10 15 (6.10%) Change Management
10 15 (6.10%) Root Cause Analysis
10 15 (6.10%) DevOps
11 13 (5.28%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (5.28%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (4.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (20.33%) SQL
2 48 (19.51%) Java
3 16 (6.50%) Perl
4 15 (6.10%) Python
5 13 (5.28%) Shell Script
5 13 (5.28%) Bash Shell
6 12 (4.88%) Ruby
7 9 (3.66%) Korn
8 6 (2.44%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.03%) C
10 4 (1.63%) PHP
11 3 (1.22%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.22%) VBScript
11 3 (1.22%) VB
12 2 (0.81%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.41%) ABAP
13 1 (0.41%) C#
13 1 (0.41%) C++
13 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (8.54%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.88%) SC Cleared
2 12 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (4.47%) MCSE
3 11 (4.47%) MCITP
4 8 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.85%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.44%) Degree
6 6 (2.44%) CCNA
7 4 (1.63%) MCP
8 3 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.22%) PhD
9 2 (0.81%) CCIE
9 2 (0.81%) CCNP
9 2 (0.81%) PMP
9 2 (0.81%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.41%) MCTS
10 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.41%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.88%) QA
2 8 (3.25%) SLA
3 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.81%) COBIT
3 2 (0.81%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (23.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (13.82%) Active Directory
3 16 (6.50%) vSphere
4 13 (5.28%) Hyper-V
5 11 (4.47%) VMware ESX
6 10 (4.07%) XenApp
6 10 (4.07%) XenDesktop
7 7 (2.85%) XenServer
7 7 (2.85%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.03%) iptables
9 5 (2.03%) Samba
9 5 (2.03%) Postfix
10 4 (1.63%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (1.63%) VMware Server
10 4 (1.63%) vCloud
11 3 (1.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (0.81%) Squid
12 2 (0.81%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (6.10%) Puppet
2 6 (2.44%) Cobbler
2 6 (2.44%) collectd
2 6 (2.44%) Nagios
2 6 (2.44%) NetBackup
2 6 (2.44%) SCOM
2 6 (2.44%) Data Guard
3 5 (2.03%) ZABBIX
3 5 (2.03%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (1.63%) OpenView
4 4 (1.63%) Oracle Flashback
4 4 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.22%) AirWatch
5 3 (1.22%) Salt
5 3 (1.22%) EdgeSight
5 3 (1.22%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (1.22%) OPNET
5 3 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.81%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 77 (31.30%) VMware
2 49 (19.92%) Oracle
3 48 (19.51%) Microsoft
4 41 (16.67%) Cisco
5 26 (10.57%) Citrix
6 19 (7.72%) Red Hat
7 17 (6.91%) HP
8 15 (6.10%) Juniper
9 14 (5.69%) NetApp
10 11 (4.47%) EMC
10 11 (4.47%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 10 (4.07%) Dell
12 9 (3.66%) IBM
12 9 (3.66%) SAP
13 8 (3.25%) Teradata
14 7 (2.85%) Websense
15 6 (2.44%) AppSense
15 6 (2.44%) 3PAR
15 6 (2.44%) Sun
15 6 (2.44%) MicroStrategy