The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 99 113 107
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 27 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.02% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.42% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 3
Average daily rate £375 £320 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -28.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-29.23% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1912 1658 1855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 72.15% 70.76% 66.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1021 860 977
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 68
Average hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +110.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £10.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £60.00 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Capacity Planning
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -17 12 £420 -
Aberdeen - 6 £338 - 1
Glasgow - 5 £291 - 2
Stirling +6 3 £375 +15.38% 4
Aberdeenshire - - - -
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Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (44.74%) Windows
1 17 (44.74%) Linux
2 14 (36.84%) Web Services
3 12 (31.58%) XML
3 12 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (31.58%) Migration
3 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (31.58%) Release Management
3 12 (31.58%) Waterfall
3 12 (31.58%) Infrastructure Management
4 11 (28.95%) Scrum
4 11 (28.95%) Project Management
4 11 (28.95%) ITIL
4 11 (28.95%) SOAP
4 11 (28.95%) DSDM
5 10 (26.32%) Oracle
6 9 (23.68%) SQL
6 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database
6 9 (23.68%) REST
7 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (18.42%) DNS
8 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
8 7 (18.42%) Finance
9 6 (15.79%) Security Management
9 6 (15.79%) Ant
9 6 (15.79%) Solaris
9 6 (15.79%) Oracle9i Database
9 6 (15.79%) HTTP

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (10.53%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) PaaS
1 1 (2.63%) Heroku
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) DNS
2 6 (15.79%) HTTP
3 5 (13.16%) LAN
3 5 (13.16%) WAN
3 5 (13.16%) SMTP
3 5 (13.16%) VPN
3 5 (13.16%) Firewall
4 4 (10.53%) SSL
4 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.53%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database 10g
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle9i Database
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Ant
1 6 (15.79%) Hudson
1 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
1 6 (15.79%) TeamCity
1 6 (15.79%) Maven
2 4 (10.53%) LoadRunner
3 3 (7.89%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Release Manager
2 6 (15.79%) DBA
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (13.16%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Network Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Applications Support
4 4 (10.53%) Capacity Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) Web Services
2 12 (31.58%) XML
3 11 (28.95%) SOAP
4 9 (23.68%) REST
5 3 (7.89%) JSON
5 3 (7.89%) RESTful
5 3 (7.89%) .NET
6 2 (5.26%) CSS
6 2 (5.26%) HTML
6 2 (5.26%) CSS3
7 1 (2.63%) jQuery
7 1 (2.63%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) FMCG
2 3 (7.89%) Mainframe
2 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Windows
1 17 (44.74%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Solaris
3 4 (10.53%) UNIX
4 3 (7.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
1 12 (31.58%) Migration
1 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (31.58%) Release Management
1 12 (31.58%) Waterfall
1 12 (31.58%) Infrastructure Management
2 11 (28.95%) Scrum
2 11 (28.95%) Project Management
2 11 (28.95%) ITIL
2 11 (28.95%) DSDM
3 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (15.79%) Security Management
5 6 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (15.79%) System Testing
5 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Fault Management
6 5 (13.16%) Business Transformation
7 4 (10.53%) Business Continuity
7 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) ISTQB
1 3 (7.89%) CCIE
1 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Puppet
1 6 (15.79%) Vagrant
1 6 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (15.79%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) Cisco
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.89%) Remedy
5 1 (2.63%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) InterSystems
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