The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 46 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.59% - 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% - 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£350 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.78 -
% change year-on-year
-7.47% -
Capacity Planning
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
282 158 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 83.43% 70.54% 70.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 110 64
Average daily rate £370 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.34% -22.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Planning across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Capacity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Capacity Planning across the Somerset region.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Capacity Planning
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Taunton - 2 £350 -
Bath - - - -
Capacity Planning
South West

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 26 (92.86%) Statistics
2 24 (85.71%) Management Information System
3 21 (75.00%) Windows
4 19 (67.86%) SLA
4 19 (67.86%) VMware
4 19 (67.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (64.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (64.29%) Front Office
5 18 (64.29%) Back Office
5 18 (64.29%) ITIL
6 17 (60.71%) MCP
6 17 (60.71%) Risk Analysis
6 17 (60.71%) Security Cleared
6 17 (60.71%) Windows 7
7 16 (57.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
8 15 (53.57%) SC Cleared
9 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (50.00%) Service Management
10 13 (46.43%) Service Delivery
10 13 (46.43%) ITSM
11 10 (35.71%) Workflow
12 9 (32.14%) SQL
13 8 (28.57%) Oracle
14 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
14 7 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (21.43%) Data Guard
15 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (7.14%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) nginx
1 2 (7.14%) Confluence
1 2 (7.14%) MediaWiki
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) OSPF
2 2 (7.14%) BGP
2 2 (7.14%) EIGRP
2 2 (7.14%) IPv6
2 2 (7.14%) LAN
2 2 (7.14%) WAN
2 2 (7.14%) VPN
2 2 (7.14%) LDAP
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) IPsec
2 2 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (7.14%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Subversion
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.14%) Hudson
1 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 18 (64.29%) Front Office
1 18 (64.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Network Support
2 11 (39.29%) Support Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) SQL DBA
4 7 (25.00%) DBA
4 7 (25.00%) Lead Network Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Administrator
6 4 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) Support Technician
7 2 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) Service Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Technician
8 1 (3.57%) Contracts Manager
8 1 (3.57%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (92.86%) Statistics
2 24 (85.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) Wiki
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) Windows 7
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.14%) Linux
5 2 (7.14%) Debian
5 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.57%) CentOS
6 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) User Acceptance Testing
1 18 (64.29%) ITIL
2 17 (60.71%) Risk Analysis
3 14 (50.00%) Service Management
4 13 (46.43%) Service Delivery
4 13 (46.43%) ITSM
5 10 (35.71%) Workflow
6 6 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (14.29%) Change Management
8 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
8 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
8 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
8 2 (7.14%) DevOps
9 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) Perl
3 2 (7.14%) PHP
3 2 (7.14%) Ruby
3 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) MCP
1 17 (60.71%) Security Cleared
2 16 (57.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 15 (53.57%) SC Cleared
4 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.57%) MCITP
5 1 (3.57%) MCSE
5 1 (3.57%) CCNA
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (67.86%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (67.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.14%) Samba
3 2 (7.14%) Postfix
3 2 (7.14%) XenServer
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Data Guard
2 2 (7.14%) ZABBIX
2 2 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) VMware
2 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) Oracle
4 3 (10.71%) Citrix
5 2 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat