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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 106 110 107
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 15 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.54% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.35% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
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£350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £350 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £390 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year
+246.29% -
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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
2025 1733 1643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 73.42% 68.55% 67.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1136 850 826
Average daily rate £385 £370 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 64 69
Average hourly rate £33.75 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £9.25 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 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 24 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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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 10 £350 - 1
Stirling - - - -
Dundee - - - -
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Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 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 (61.29%) Finance
2 13 (41.94%) Windows
3 11 (35.48%) Banking
4 9 (29.03%) Project Management
5 8 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (25.81%) Linux
5 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
6 7 (22.58%) Migration
6 7 (22.58%) ITIL
6 7 (22.58%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (19.35%) Web Services
7 6 (19.35%) Oracle
7 6 (19.35%) HP
7 6 (19.35%) VMware
7 6 (19.35%) Asset Management
8 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
8 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
8 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (16.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (16.13%) Middleware
8 5 (16.13%) SQL
8 5 (16.13%) Windows 2000
8 5 (16.13%) HTTP
8 5 (16.13%) IBM
8 5 (16.13%) Change Control
9 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (12.90%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
9 4 (12.90%) Microsoft

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (6.45%) PaaS
1 2 (6.45%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) HTTP
2 4 (12.90%) DNS
3 3 (9.68%) Wireless
4 2 (6.45%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.45%) VPN
4 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (6.45%) SSL
4 2 (6.45%) H.323
4 2 (6.45%) VoIP
4 2 (6.45%) DHCP
5 1 (3.23%) PBX
5 1 (3.23%) WAN
5 1 (3.23%) Firewall
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.23%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
General
1 19 (61.29%) Finance
2 11 (35.48%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Retail
4 2 (6.45%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Publishing
5 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Consultant
2 5 (16.13%) Wintel Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Change Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Developer
5 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (6.45%) Capacity Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (6.45%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.45%) DBA
5 2 (6.45%) Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planner
6 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Web Services
2 5 (16.13%) Middleware
3 4 (12.90%) XML
3 4 (12.90%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (12.90%) SOAP
4 3 (9.68%) JSON
4 3 (9.68%) RESTful
5 2 (6.45%) HTML5
5 2 (6.45%) HTML
5 2 (6.45%) CSS
5 2 (6.45%) CSS3
6 1 (3.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.68%) Open Source
3 2 (6.45%) Replication
3 2 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.45%) FMCG
3 2 (6.45%) iSeries
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Linux
3 5 (16.13%) Windows 2000
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.90%) UNIX
5 3 (9.68%) Mac OS X
5 3 (9.68%) Solaris
6 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Project Management
2 8 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (22.58%) Migration
3 7 (22.58%) ITIL
3 7 (22.58%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (19.35%) Asset Management
5 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
5 5 (16.13%) Change Control
6 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
6 4 (12.90%) System Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (12.90%) Release Management
6 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
6 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.90%) Scrum
6 4 (12.90%) DSDM
7 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
7 3 (9.68%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) CCNP
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) vSphere
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Data Guard
1 2 (6.45%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.23%) WMI
2 1 (3.23%) BMC Performance Manager
2 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.23%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
1 6 (19.35%) HP
1 6 (19.35%) VMware
2 5 (16.13%) IBM
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.68%) BMC
5 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.23%) Serena
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco
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