The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Planning 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 Planning over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 110 112 107
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 13 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.35% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
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£338 £350 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £390 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £32.56 -
% change year-on-year
+43.60% -
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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
2064 1737 1747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.60% 68.76% 67.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1139 871 866
Average daily rate £375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 50 78
Average hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% +28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £118.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Capacity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Capacity Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Capacity Planning
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 Planning within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 11 £350 - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Dundee - - - -
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Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 19 (46.34%) Finance
2 18 (43.90%) Windows
3 17 (41.46%) Linux
4 13 (31.71%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (29.27%) Web Services
5 12 (29.27%) Project Management
5 12 (29.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (29.27%) Migration
6 10 (24.39%) Banking
7 9 (21.95%) SQL
7 9 (21.95%) Oracle
8 8 (19.51%) XML
8 8 (19.51%) HTTP
8 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (19.51%) Management Information System
8 8 (19.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (19.51%) System Testing
8 8 (19.51%) Data Guard
8 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database
8 8 (19.51%) Infrastructure Management
8 8 (19.51%) Waterfall
9 7 (17.07%) Release Management
9 7 (17.07%) Scrum
9 7 (17.07%) DSDM
9 7 (17.07%) ITIL
9 7 (17.07%) SOAP
9 7 (17.07%) Java
10 6 (14.63%) Solaris
10 6 (14.63%) Oracle9i Database
10 6 (14.63%) Security Management

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (9.76%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) PaaS
1 3 (7.32%) Heroku
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) HTTP
2 5 (12.20%) DNS
3 3 (7.32%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (7.32%) Wireless
3 3 (7.32%) SSL
3 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.88%) VPN
4 2 (4.88%) DHCP
4 2 (4.88%) VoIP
4 2 (4.88%) H.323
4 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.44%) WAAS
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.44%) Firewall
5 1 (2.44%) PBX
5 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle9i Database
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) LoadRunner
1 2 (4.88%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 19 (46.34%) Finance
2 10 (24.39%) Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Publishing
4 1 (2.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) DBA
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle DBA
2 6 (14.63%) Developer
2 6 (14.63%) Analyst
2 6 (14.63%) Consultant
3 5 (12.20%) Wintel Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) Change Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.88%) Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Capacity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) Web Services
2 8 (19.51%) XML
3 7 (17.07%) SOAP
4 6 (14.63%) JSON
4 6 (14.63%) RESTful
5 4 (9.76%) HTML
5 4 (9.76%) CSS
5 4 (9.76%) CSS3
6 3 (7.32%) HTML5
7 2 (4.88%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (4.88%) Middleware
7 2 (4.88%) REST
8 1 (2.44%) Backbone.js
8 1 (2.44%) jQuery
8 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) Open Source
3 4 (9.76%) FMCG
4 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.88%) Replication
4 2 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Windows
2 17 (41.46%) Linux
3 6 (14.63%) Solaris
3 6 (14.63%) Mac OS X
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (12.20%) Windows 2000
5 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (29.27%) Project Management
2 12 (29.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (29.27%) Migration
3 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (19.51%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (19.51%) System Testing
3 8 (19.51%) Infrastructure Management
3 8 (19.51%) Waterfall
4 7 (17.07%) Release Management
4 7 (17.07%) Scrum
4 7 (17.07%) DSDM
4 7 (17.07%) ITIL
5 6 (14.63%) Security Management
5 6 (14.63%) Software Testing
5 6 (14.63%) Asset Management
5 6 (14.63%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
6 5 (12.20%) Change Control
6 5 (12.20%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) Java
3 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) vSphere
3 1 (2.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.44%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.44%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Oracle
2 6 (14.63%) HP
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.76%) VMware
4 2 (4.88%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) Serena
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco
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