The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Management over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Management
Rank 113 105 103
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 3 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.18% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.25% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £444 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.54% +8.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £359 £304
% change year-on-year
+10.10% +18.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £19.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+121.05% -52.50%
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2056 1618 1419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.77% 71.53% 68.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1147 812 755
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £11.39 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.30 £52.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

Capacity Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Management across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Capacity Management Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Capacity Management
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Capacity Management across the Scotland region.

Capacity Management Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Capacity Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Management across the Scotland region.

Capacity Management Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Capacity Management
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -10 3 £375 -15.54% 1
Glasgow - - - - 1
Aberdeen - - - -
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Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Capacity Management 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 Management.

1 5 (83.33%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (50.00%) VBA
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (16.67%) Publishing
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) iSeries
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) SLA

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Capacity Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planner
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Manager
2 1 (16.67%) UAT Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) UAT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (16.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) BMC
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle