The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 50 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 20 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.51% 0.54% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.41% 0.73% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 3
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £13.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+116.66% -39.32%
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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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
587 274 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 73.56% 73.46% 62.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 129 120
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £208 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 22
Average hourly rate £28.50 £23.75 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £14.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Capacity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the North East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Capacity Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Capacity Planning
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
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Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) MS Exchange
3 9 (39.13%) SharePoint
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
5 7 (30.43%) Linux
5 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
5 7 (30.43%) Problem Management
5 7 (30.43%) Lync
6 6 (26.09%) MariaDB
6 6 (26.09%) LAMP
6 6 (26.09%) Clustering
6 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
6 6 (26.09%) MySQL
6 6 (26.09%) ITIL
7 5 (21.74%) IIS
7 5 (21.74%) PHP
7 5 (21.74%) MCSE
7 5 (21.74%) MCSA
7 5 (21.74%) Apache
7 5 (21.74%) DHCP
7 5 (21.74%) DNS
7 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
7 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (21.74%) Project Management
7 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (21.74%) CentOS

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 10 (43.48%) MS Exchange
2 9 (39.13%) SharePoint
3 7 (30.43%) Lync
4 5 (21.74%) IIS
4 5 (21.74%) Apache
4 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (4.35%) CMS
6 1 (4.35%) iPlanet
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) InfoPath
3 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) DHCP
1 5 (21.74%) DNS
2 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) Extranet
4 1 (4.35%) HTTP
4 1 (4.35%) LDAP
4 1 (4.35%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MariaDB
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Messaging Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Leader
3 3 (13.04%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Linux Support
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) LAMP
2 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.70%) jQuery
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.70%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Clustering
2 5 (21.74%) User Experience
3 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Linux
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (21.74%) CentOS
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) UNIX
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Problem Management
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
3 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) Content Management
3 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) B2B
4 3 (13.04%) Database Security
5 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE
6 1 (4.35%) Time Management
6 1 (4.35%) Information Management
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL V2
6 1 (4.35%) Change Control
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) PHP
3 4 (17.39%) C
4 2 (8.70%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) MCSE
1 5 (21.74%) MCSA
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) vSphere
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
3 1 (4.35%) Xen
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) WMI
1 1 (4.35%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
1 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
2 4 (17.39%) HP
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Serena
4 1 (4.35%) Borland