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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 114 107 109
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 13 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.47% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.40% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
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£350 £363 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
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
2099 1729 1779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.50% 69.97% 67.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1129 855 880
Average daily rate £379 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 50 77
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +44.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +7 11 £350 - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Dundee - - - -
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Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 21 (48.84%) Windows
2 19 (44.19%) Finance
3 17 (39.53%) Linux
4 13 (30.23%) Web Services
4 13 (30.23%) Project Management
4 13 (30.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (30.23%) Migration
4 13 (30.23%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (27.91%) Oracle
6 11 (25.58%) Oracle Database
7 9 (20.93%) Waterfall
7 9 (20.93%) Infrastructure Management
7 9 (20.93%) SQL
7 9 (20.93%) XML
7 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (20.93%) Banking
8 8 (18.60%) Scrum
8 8 (18.60%) Management Information System
8 8 (18.60%) Release Management
8 8 (18.60%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (18.60%) System Testing
8 8 (18.60%) Data Guard
8 8 (18.60%) ITIL
8 8 (18.60%) SOAP
8 8 (18.60%) DSDM
8 8 (18.60%) HTTP
9 7 (16.28%) Java
9 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
9 7 (16.28%) Kalman Filter

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (9.30%) IIS
2 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (6.98%) PaaS
1 3 (6.98%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) HTTP
2 5 (11.63%) DNS
3 3 (6.98%) Wireless
3 3 (6.98%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (6.98%) SSL
3 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.65%) H.323
4 2 (4.65%) DHCP
4 2 (4.65%) VPN
4 2 (4.65%) VoIP
4 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.33%) PBX
5 1 (2.33%) WAN
5 1 (2.33%) Firewall
5 1 (2.33%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) Oracle Database
2 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
4 6 (13.95%) Oracle9i Database
4 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.65%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (2.33%) Maven
3 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.33%) Ant
3 1 (2.33%) Hudson
3 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (44.19%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Publishing
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle DBA
1 8 (18.60%) DBA
2 7 (16.28%) Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Consultant
3 6 (13.95%) Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Wintel Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Capacity Planning Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Capacity Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.65%) Architect
7 2 (4.65%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) Web Services
2 9 (20.93%) XML
3 8 (18.60%) SOAP
4 6 (13.95%) RESTful
4 6 (13.95%) JSON
5 4 (9.30%) CSS3
5 4 (9.30%) HTML
5 4 (9.30%) CSS
6 3 (6.98%) REST
6 3 (6.98%) HTML5
7 2 (4.65%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (4.65%) Middleware
8 1 (2.33%) jQuery
8 1 (2.33%) .NET
8 1 (2.33%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.63%) Open Source
2 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.30%) FMCG
4 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.65%) Replication
5 1 (2.33%) NHS
5 1 (2.33%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 21 (48.84%) Windows
2 17 (39.53%) Linux
3 6 (13.95%) Mac OS X
3 6 (13.95%) Solaris
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (11.63%) Windows 2000
5 4 (9.30%) UNIX
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Project Management
1 13 (30.23%) Disaster Recovery
1 13 (30.23%) Migration
1 13 (30.23%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (20.93%) Waterfall
2 9 (20.93%) Infrastructure Management
2 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.60%) Scrum
3 8 (18.60%) Release Management
3 8 (18.60%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (18.60%) System Testing
3 8 (18.60%) ITIL
3 8 (18.60%) DSDM
4 7 (16.28%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (13.95%) Software Testing
5 6 (13.95%) Security Management
5 6 (13.95%) Asset Management
6 5 (11.63%) Test Scripting
6 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
6 5 (11.63%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) Java
3 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.33%) CCNP
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (6.98%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.65%) vSphere
2 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.33%) WMI
2 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Oracle
2 6 (13.95%) HP
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.30%) VMware
4 3 (6.98%) Remedy
5 2 (4.65%) IBM
6 1 (2.33%) Serena
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco