The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 180 188 185
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 73 54 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.80% 0.61% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.84% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 18
Average daily rate
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£381 £380 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.32% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £294 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £501 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -47.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +41.93%
Capacity Planning
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6958 6432 5642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.36% 72.84% 71.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4001 3544 2974
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 252 234
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Capacity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Capacity Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Planning across the South East region.

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Capacity Planning
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 2 June 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
Berkshire +11 20 £400 - 7
Hampshire +8 17 £326 -18.43% 6
Buckinghamshire +3 16 £375 - 4
Kent +7 8 £475 +15.15% 1
Oxfordshire -15 5 £450 - 1
East Sussex -8 3 £425 +21.25% 2
West Sussex -18 3 £675 +34.32% 3
Surrey +1 2 £375 +13.63% 3
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Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 37 (31.09%) SQL
2 28 (23.53%) Windows
2 28 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
3 24 (20.17%) Performance Tuning
3 24 (20.17%) SQL Server
4 23 (19.33%) Microsoft
5 22 (18.49%) Telecoms
6 21 (17.65%) Firewall
6 21 (17.65%) Linux
7 20 (16.81%) ITIL
7 20 (16.81%) MS Excel
7 20 (16.81%) Cisco
7 20 (16.81%) Finance
7 20 (16.81%) VMware
8 18 (15.13%) Degree
9 17 (14.29%) Oracle
10 16 (13.45%) Migration
11 15 (12.61%) LAN
12 14 (11.76%) WAN
12 14 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (10.92%) Data Centre
13 13 (10.92%) Active Directory
14 12 (10.08%) Citrix
14 12 (10.08%) SAN
14 12 (10.08%) Project Management
14 12 (10.08%) MS PowerPoint
15 11 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (9.24%) Clustering
15 11 (9.24%) HP
15 11 (9.24%) Data Modelling

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (7.56%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.88%) ArcGIS
3 6 (5.04%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.36%) Lync
5 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.36%) Apache
6 3 (2.52%) IIS
6 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.68%) Confluence
7 2 (1.68%) MediaWiki
7 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.68%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.84%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.84%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.84%) Node.js
8 1 (0.84%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (16.81%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (6.72%) MS Office
4 7 (5.88%) MS Project
5 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) PaaS
2 1 (0.84%) GitHub
2 1 (0.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.65%) Firewall
2 15 (12.61%) LAN
3 14 (11.76%) WAN
4 12 (10.08%) SAN
5 10 (8.40%) VoIP
5 10 (8.40%) TCP/IP
6 9 (7.56%) Wireless
6 9 (7.56%) VPN
7 7 (5.88%) IPsec
7 7 (5.88%) Network Security
8 6 (5.04%) BGP
9 5 (4.20%) Internet
9 5 (4.20%) SSL
9 5 (4.20%) Radio Access Network
10 4 (3.36%) LTE
10 4 (3.36%) NAS
10 4 (3.36%) DNS
10 4 (3.36%) 3G
10 4 (3.36%) 2G
11 3 (2.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.17%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.04%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (5.04%) MySQL
4 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.36%) MS Access
5 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.84%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.84%) OLTP
7 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Subversion
2 3 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.52%) JIRA
2 3 (2.52%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.52%) MSBuild
3 2 (1.68%) Hudson
3 2 (1.68%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.84%) Grunt
General
1 22 (18.49%) Telecoms
2 20 (16.81%) Finance
3 2 (1.68%) Banking
4 1 (0.84%) Retail
4 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.84%) Automotive
4 1 (0.84%) Legal
4 1 (0.84%) Games
4 1 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.84%) German Language
Job Titles
1 21 (17.65%) Administrator
2 20 (16.81%) DBA
3 17 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 12 (10.08%) Analyst
4 12 (10.08%) SQL Server DBA
5 8 (6.72%) Architect
5 8 (6.72%) Network Engineer
5 8 (6.72%) Server Administrator
6 6 (5.04%) Senior Manager
6 6 (5.04%) Data Manager
7 5 (4.20%) Consultant
7 5 (4.20%) Developer
7 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) Design Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) Coordinator
8 4 (3.36%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (2.52%) Security Analyst
9 3 (2.52%) Information Analyst
9 3 (2.52%) SQL Developer
9 3 (2.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.52%) Middleware
1 3 (2.52%) .NET
2 2 (1.68%) REST
2 2 (1.68%) Web Services
3 1 (0.84%) Ajax
3 1 (0.84%) LAMP
3 1 (0.84%) HTML
3 1 (0.84%) CSS
3 1 (0.84%) SOAP
3 1 (0.84%) Java EE
3 1 (0.84%) Sass
3 1 (0.84%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.92%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.24%) Clustering
3 8 (6.72%) GIS
4 7 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.20%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.52%) SecurID
6 3 (2.52%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.52%) NHS
7 2 (1.68%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.68%) Wiki
7 2 (1.68%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.68%) Replication
7 2 (1.68%) Statistics
8 1 (0.84%) IVR
8 1 (0.84%) Handset
8 1 (0.84%) FMCG
8 1 (0.84%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.84%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.53%) Windows
2 21 (17.65%) Linux
3 9 (7.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (7.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (6.72%) UNIX
5 7 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.20%) Solaris
7 3 (2.52%) CentOS
8 2 (1.68%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.84%) Debian
9 1 (0.84%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.84%) VMS
9 1 (0.84%) HPUX
9 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.84%) Android
9 1 (0.84%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
2 24 (20.17%) Performance Tuning
3 20 (16.81%) ITIL
4 16 (13.45%) Migration
5 12 (10.08%) Project Management
6 11 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (9.24%) Data Modelling
6 11 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (9.24%) Capacity Management
7 10 (8.40%) Network Design
8 9 (7.56%) Data Analysis
8 9 (7.56%) Validation
8 9 (7.56%) Change Management
8 9 (7.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (6.72%) Service Delivery
10 6 (5.04%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (5.04%) Change Control
10 6 (5.04%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (5.04%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (31.09%) SQL
2 11 (9.24%) T-SQL
3 7 (5.88%) MATLAB
3 7 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.20%) Java
5 4 (3.36%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.36%) Perl
6 3 (2.52%) C
6 3 (2.52%) C#
7 2 (1.68%) VBScript
7 2 (1.68%) PHP
7 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.68%) Ruby
8 1 (0.84%) AWK
8 1 (0.84%) Python
8 1 (0.84%) ABAP
8 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.84%) Groovy
8 1 (0.84%) sed
8 1 (0.84%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (15.13%) Degree
2 9 (7.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (6.72%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.04%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.04%) MCSE
5 4 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.52%) CCNA
7 2 (1.68%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.68%) CCDP
7 2 (1.68%) CCNP
7 2 (1.68%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.68%) MCITP
8 1 (0.84%) MCTS
8 1 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.84%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.84%) CCDA
8 1 (0.84%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.72%) SLA
2 2 (1.68%) QA
3 1 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.84%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.84%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (10.92%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.88%) vSphere
4 6 (5.04%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.04%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.36%) XenApp
5 4 (3.36%) DFS Replication
6 3 (2.52%) XenServer
6 3 (2.52%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.68%) Postfix
7 2 (1.68%) KVM
7 2 (1.68%) iptables
7 2 (1.68%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.68%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.68%) Samba
8 1 (0.84%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (5.04%) SCCM
1 6 (5.04%) SCOM
2 5 (4.20%) Puppet
3 4 (3.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (2.52%) OVSD
4 3 (2.52%) Nagios
4 3 (2.52%) OpenView
4 3 (2.52%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.68%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.68%) WSUS
5 2 (1.68%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.68%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.84%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.84%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.84%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.84%) Salt
6 1 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (19.33%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.81%) Cisco
2 20 (16.81%) VMware
3 17 (14.29%) Oracle
4 12 (10.08%) Citrix
5 11 (9.24%) HP
6 10 (8.40%) Juniper
7 8 (6.72%) Mapinfo
8 5 (4.20%) Blue Coat
8 5 (4.20%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.36%) F5
9 4 (3.36%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.36%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.52%) Symantec
10 3 (2.52%) Websense
10 3 (2.52%) Avaya
10 3 (2.52%) IronPort
11 2 (1.68%) SAP
11 2 (1.68%) EMC
11 2 (1.68%) Alcatel-Lucent
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