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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 125 113 113
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 15 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.47% 0.62% 0.081%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.79% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 2
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£375 £416 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.90% +18.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £273 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £450 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £21.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +40.32%
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2535 2154 1783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.47% 78.04% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1288 1129 894
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 38 42
Average hourly rate £30.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.23% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.85 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £78.90 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
Glasgow +13 11 £425 +61.75%
Edinburgh -18 3 £385 -7.78%
Perth and Kinross - 1 £300 -
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Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 10 (34.48%) Oracle
1 10 (34.48%) Middleware
2 9 (31.03%) Finance
3 8 (27.59%) Release Management
3 8 (27.59%) Web Services
3 8 (27.59%) SOA
4 7 (24.14%) Oracle Service Bus
4 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
4 7 (24.14%) WebLogic
5 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (20.69%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (20.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
6 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (17.24%) WebCenter
6 5 (17.24%) Project Planning
6 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
6 5 (17.24%) Banking
6 5 (17.24%) Linux
6 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
7 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (13.79%) Windows
7 4 (13.79%) ITIL
7 4 (13.79%) SQL
7 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
8 3 (10.34%) HP UCMDB
8 3 (10.34%) ITIL V2
8 3 (10.34%) Rational Rhapsody
8 3 (10.34%) Marketing

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (24.14%) WebLogic
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle Service Bus
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (10.34%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.45%) PowerExchange
4 1 (3.45%) CMS
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.45%) WordPress
4 1 (3.45%) Lync
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) PowerCenter
3 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (6.90%) Subversion
2 2 (6.90%) StarTeam
2 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 3 (10.34%) Marketing
4 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Analyst
1 8 (27.59%) Designer
1 8 (27.59%) SOA Designer
2 5 (17.24%) Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) SOA Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle SOA Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Applications Support
4 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Audit Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Configuration Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Audit Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Informatica Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Auditor
6 1 (3.45%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) IT Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) Middleware
2 8 (27.59%) Web Services
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (17.24%) WebCenter
5 1 (3.45%) RESTful
5 1 (3.45%) HTML
5 1 (3.45%) CSS
5 1 (3.45%) SOAP
5 1 (3.45%) XML
5 1 (3.45%) XHTML
5 1 (3.45%) SAML
5 1 (3.45%) X-Windows
5 1 (3.45%) JSON
5 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
5 1 (3.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.90%) iSeries
4 1 (3.45%) NHS
4 1 (3.45%) GIS
4 1 (3.45%) Replication
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Blog
4 1 (3.45%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) UNIX
3 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) SOA
1 8 (27.59%) Release Management
2 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
2 5 (17.24%) Project Planning
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL V2
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.90%) SDLC
5 2 (6.90%) Change Management
5 2 (6.90%) Information Security
5 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Time Management
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) CISA
2 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) QiCA
4 1 (3.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) vSphere
1 1 (3.45%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (6.90%) WMI
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) Serena
4 2 (6.90%) Teradata
4 2 (6.90%) Borland
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) Sybase
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) EMC
5 1 (3.45%) Informatica