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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 55 74 62
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 10 4 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.16% 0.40% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 0.54% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate
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£500 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £59.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.78 -
% change year-on-year
-7.47% -
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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
582 739 846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.52% 73.53% 67.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 344 268
Average daily rate £400 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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
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 28 August 2014, 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 9 (60.00%) LAN
1 9 (60.00%) WLAN
1 9 (60.00%) WAN
1 9 (60.00%) DHCP
1 9 (60.00%) VPN
1 9 (60.00%) DNS
1 9 (60.00%) CCNP
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (60.00%) MPLS
1 9 (60.00%) Wireless
1 9 (60.00%) IPsec
1 9 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 9 (60.00%) Network Architecture
2 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
4 6 (40.00%) Network Design
5 4 (26.67%) XML
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (20.00%) Migration
6 3 (20.00%) Replication
6 3 (20.00%) Clustering
6 3 (20.00%) MCTS
6 3 (20.00%) SCCM
6 3 (20.00%) SCOM
7 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) WLAN
1 9 (60.00%) WAN
1 9 (60.00%) DHCP
1 9 (60.00%) VPN
1 9 (60.00%) DNS
1 9 (60.00%) MPLS
1 9 (60.00%) LAN
1 9 (60.00%) Wireless
1 9 (60.00%) IPsec
2 1 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Ant
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
1 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
1 1 (6.67%) Hudson
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) DBA
2 3 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (13.33%) Network Support
3 2 (13.33%) Business Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Change Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Replication
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Network Architecture
1 9 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (40.00%) Network Design
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Database Security
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) DSDM
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) CCNP
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (20.00%) MCTS
5 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
1 3 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft