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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 67 84 78
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 4 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.44% 0.45% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.66% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +41.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £13.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+116.66% -39.32%
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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
587 760 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 64.86% 68.90% 66.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 395 264
Average daily rate £413 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £528 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 26
Average hourly rate £27.83 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.49% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) MPLS
3 3 (25.00%) Wireless
3 3 (25.00%) IPsec
3 3 (25.00%) Replication
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) WLAN
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) DHCP
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) CCNP
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (25.00%) SCCM
3 3 (25.00%) SCOM
3 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) Clustering
3 3 (25.00%) Network Design
3 3 (25.00%) MCTS
3 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Management

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) MPLS
1 3 (25.00%) Wireless
1 3 (25.00%) IPsec
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) WLAN
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) DBA
2 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Business Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Change Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planner
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Replication
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Reference Data
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
1 3 (25.00%) Network Design
1 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Database Security
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) CCNP
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (25.00%) MCTS
4 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
1 3 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle