The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 67 64 68
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 6 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.66% 0.61% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.83% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +41.93%
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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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
618 724 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.76% 73.73% 69.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 350 256
Average daily rate £400 £378 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% -3.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £500 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 16
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.65 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £22.35 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Capacity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Capacity Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) LTE
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (25.00%) Network Design
3 2 (25.00%) PaaS
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) VMS
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
4 1 (12.50%) NetWeaver
4 1 (12.50%) 3G
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) ABAP
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Java

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (12.50%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) LTE
3 1 (12.50%) 3G
3 1 (12.50%) 2G
3 1 (12.50%) GGSN
3 1 (12.50%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) HPUX
3 1 (12.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Network Design
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) ABAP
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) SAP