The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 57 63 78
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +15
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 9 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.02% 0.43% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.61% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate
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£500 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.54% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £15.50 -
% change year-on-year
+40.32% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
608 652 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 68.70% 70.41% 68.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 281 308
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £224 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 8
Average hourly rate £18.00 £30.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.98% +110.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £22.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £37.50 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Capacity Planning
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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 1 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 8 (61.54%) LAN
1 8 (61.54%) WLAN
1 8 (61.54%) WAN
1 8 (61.54%) DHCP
1 8 (61.54%) VPN
1 8 (61.54%) DNS
1 8 (61.54%) CCNP
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (61.54%) MPLS
1 8 (61.54%) Wireless
1 8 (61.54%) IPsec
1 8 (61.54%) Load Balancing
1 8 (61.54%) Network Architecture
2 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) Network Design
3 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) XML
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) DSDM
5 2 (15.38%) Ant
5 2 (15.38%) SOAP
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Maven
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 8 (61.54%) LAN
1 8 (61.54%) WLAN
1 8 (61.54%) WAN
1 8 (61.54%) DHCP
1 8 (61.54%) VPN
1 8 (61.54%) DNS
1 8 (61.54%) MPLS
1 8 (61.54%) Wireless
1 8 (61.54%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Ant
1 2 (15.38%) Maven
1 2 (15.38%) Hudson
1 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Release Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Change Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Business Change Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Network Support
2 2 (15.38%) Business Manager
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.69%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Load Balancing
1 8 (61.54%) Network Architecture
2 5 (38.46%) Network Design
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) DSDM
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Release Management
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (7.69%) Database Security
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) CCNP
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) MCTS
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
1 2 (15.38%) Vagrant
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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