The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 60 64 49
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 10 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.23% 1.01% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.37% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
Average daily rate
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£350 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +48.38%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
642 655 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 78.87% 73.35% 73.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 404 238
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Planning across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Capacity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Capacity Planning across the Milton Keynes region.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Capacity Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Planning across the Milton Keynes region.

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Clustering
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (30.00%) Lync
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) SCOM
3 3 (30.00%) High Availability
3 3 (30.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (30.00%) MySQL
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) CRM
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) OVSD
4 2 (20.00%) Network Design
4 2 (20.00%) Sourcefire

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 3 (30.00%) Lync
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) Wireless
2 2 (20.00%) 802.11
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) VoIP
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Database Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) NHS Information Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Information Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) NHS
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) High Availability
2 3 (30.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Network Management
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (10.00%) B2C
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) CCDP
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) CCDA
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCOM
1 3 (30.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (20.00%) OVSD
2 2 (20.00%) OpenView
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Sourcefire
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) F5
3 2 (20.00%) IronPort
4 1 (10.00%) GFI Software
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) Dell