The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 69 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.41% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.31% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£450 £525 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +45.00%
Capacity Planning
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
579 327 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.53% 67.01% 74.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 191 243
Average daily rate £410 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 15
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £190.00 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Capacity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Capacity Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Capacity Planning
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Banbury - 3 £450 -
Capacity Planning
South East

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Data Security
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Metadata Management
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Games
5 1 (14.29%) Perforce
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) MySQL
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) MCSE
5 1 (14.29%) Apache
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SMTP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Data Security
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) Metadata Management
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Network Design
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
1 1 (14.29%) XenServer
1 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) NetApp
1 1 (14.29%) Perforce
1 1 (14.29%) VMware