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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 104 101 93
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 17 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.63% 0.49% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.69% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 6
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£375 £388 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -17.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £375 £456
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £474 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £374
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £115.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-78.26% +416.85%
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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
2058 1604 1394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.79% 71.67% 68.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 809 746
Average daily rate £396 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 18
Average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £11.68 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.45 £58.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Edinburgh -4 10 £375 -
Glasgow - 3 £181 - 2
Stirling - 2 £400 -
West Lothian - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
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Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 10 (32.26%) Project Management
3 8 (25.81%) Banking
4 7 (22.58%) Windows
5 6 (19.35%) ITIL
6 5 (16.13%) SQL
6 5 (16.13%) Oracle
6 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.13%) Business Analysis
6 5 (16.13%) Capacity Management
7 4 (12.90%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (12.90%) Migration
7 4 (12.90%) VMware
7 4 (12.90%) Service Management
7 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
7 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (12.90%) UNIX
7 4 (12.90%) SLA
8 3 (9.68%) IBM
8 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
8 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
8 3 (9.68%) Solaris
8 3 (9.68%) Linux
8 3 (9.68%) Windows 2000
8 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
8 3 (9.68%) IIS
8 3 (9.68%) Web Services
8 3 (9.68%) VBA
8 3 (9.68%) BMC

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (9.68%) IIS
1 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.23%) LiveLink
3 1 (3.23%) nginx
3 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) WAN
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
1 1 (3.23%) Intranet
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
1 1 (3.23%) 3G
1 1 (3.23%) 2G
1 1 (3.23%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Rational Rhapsody
1 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.23%) Ant
2 1 (3.23%) Maven
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Retail Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Publishing
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Change Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Service Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planner
3 4 (12.90%) Service Desk Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Applications Support
4 3 (9.68%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Wintel Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Capacity Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Author
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Author
6 1 (3.23%) Junior
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Web Services
1 3 (9.68%) Middleware
2 2 (6.45%) Spring
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (6.45%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) J2EE
2 2 (6.45%) XML
3 1 (3.23%) XSLT
3 1 (3.23%) SOAP
3 1 (3.23%) Struts
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) JSON
3 1 (3.23%) Spring MVC
3 1 (3.23%) jQuery
3 1 (3.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) iSeries
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Open Source
3 1 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (12.90%) UNIX
3 3 (9.68%) Solaris
3 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Windows 2000
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Project Management
2 6 (19.35%) ITIL
3 5 (16.13%) Business Analysis
3 5 (16.13%) Capacity Management
4 4 (12.90%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (12.90%) Migration
4 4 (12.90%) Service Management
5 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
5 3 (9.68%) Workflow
5 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
5 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
5 3 (9.68%) Change Control
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) VBA
3 2 (6.45%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) Perl
4 1 (3.23%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) PHP
4 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
2 3 (9.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.23%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) IBM
3 3 (9.68%) BMC
3 3 (9.68%) HP
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) Open Text
5 1 (3.23%) Kofax
5 1 (3.23%) InterSystems