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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Planning
Rank 75 66 72
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.51% 0.23% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.33% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £360 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.43% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £25.00 £115.00
% change year-on-year
+56.00% -78.26%
Capacity Planning
Berkshire

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
758 600 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.80% 69.93% 73.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 334 364
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 20
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +247.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) MPLS
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Huawei
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Nagios
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Ansible
2 2 (33.33%) Network Optimisation
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Simpana
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) NAS
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) NFS

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) Intranet
3 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (16.67%) NAS
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (16.67%) Dutch Language
1 1 (16.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Account Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) High Availability
1 2 (33.33%) Network Optimisation
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
1 2 (33.33%) Nagios
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Simpana
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Huawei
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) CommVault
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft