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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 65 75 73
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 6 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.68% 0.56% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.80% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £255 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £219 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £291 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £59.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year
+246.29% -
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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
591 751 899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.63% 70.52% 66.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 408 258
Average daily rate £425 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 17
Average hourly rate £27.83 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.02% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £33.10 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 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 8 (53.33%) WLAN
1 8 (53.33%) WAN
1 8 (53.33%) DHCP
1 8 (53.33%) VPN
1 8 (53.33%) DNS
1 8 (53.33%) CCNP
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (53.33%) LAN
1 8 (53.33%) MPLS
1 8 (53.33%) Wireless
1 8 (53.33%) IPsec
1 8 (53.33%) Load Balancing
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
1 8 (53.33%) Network Architecture
2 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) Network Design
4 3 (20.00%) Replication
4 3 (20.00%) Clustering
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (20.00%) MCTS
4 3 (20.00%) SCCM
4 3 (20.00%) SCOM
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 8 (53.33%) WLAN
1 8 (53.33%) WAN
1 8 (53.33%) DHCP
1 8 (53.33%) VPN
1 8 (53.33%) DNS
1 8 (53.33%) LAN
1 8 (53.33%) MPLS
1 8 (53.33%) Wireless
1 8 (53.33%) IPsec
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) DBA
3 3 (20.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (13.33%) Network Support
4 2 (13.33%) Business Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Change Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planner
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Replication
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Load Balancing
1 8 (53.33%) Network Architecture
2 5 (33.33%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Database Security
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CCNP
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (20.00%) MCTS
4 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
1 3 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft