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 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 63 55 34
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -21
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.51% 0.34% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.47% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£340 £456 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.47% +38.25%
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%
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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
578 426 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 74.20% 73.32% 68.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 269 82
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 8 8
Average hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% -22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £11.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.75 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
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 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
Tyne and Wear -8 3 £340 -26.48%
Durham - 1 - -
Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) Lync
3 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) HP
4 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) Content Management
4 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (16.67%) Clustering
5 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (16.67%) MCSE
5 3 (16.67%) MCSA
5 3 (16.67%) IIS
5 3 (16.67%) C
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (16.67%) DHCP
5 3 (16.67%) DNS
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) Lync
3 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (16.67%) IIS
5 2 (11.11%) Apache
5 2 (11.11%) CMS
6 1 (5.56%) iPlanet
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DHCP
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.56%) LDAP
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MariaDB
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planner
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Support
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Clustering
3 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) CentOS
4 2 (11.11%) UNIX
5 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Content Management
2 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Data Validation
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL V2
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Validation
4 2 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) MCSE
3 3 (16.67%) MCSA
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Xen
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (5.56%) WMI
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) HP
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) Serena
4 1 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Borland