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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 209 216 209
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 60 42 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 0.45% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.61% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 14
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£350 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £265 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £504 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £52.88 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £46.75 £32.56
% change year-on-year
-49.73% +43.60%
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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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7588 6930 6502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.69% 74.39% 73.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4671 3921 3588
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 270 259
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.03 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Surrey +9 17 £270 - 8
Buckinghamshire -11 12 £408 +27.34% 1
Hampshire +1 10 £313 -3.84% 2
Berkshire -7 10 £475 +21.79% 4
Kent +7 8 £350 -30.00% 3
West Sussex -17 1 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 £425 -
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Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 44 (32.35%) SQL
2 43 (31.62%) Windows
3 31 (22.79%) VMware
4 28 (20.59%) ITIL
5 27 (19.85%) Cisco
6 26 (19.12%) Microsoft
7 25 (18.38%) Finance
8 24 (17.65%) Migration
8 24 (17.65%) Firewall
9 23 (16.91%) Telecoms
10 21 (15.44%) SQL Server
10 21 (15.44%) Performance Monitoring
11 20 (14.71%) WAN
12 19 (13.97%) MS Excel
12 19 (13.97%) Performance Tuning
12 19 (13.97%) Data Centre
13 18 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (12.50%) LAN
14 17 (12.50%) Active Directory
15 16 (11.76%) Citrix
15 16 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (11.76%) Project Management
15 16 (11.76%) PowerShell
15 16 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
16 15 (11.03%) T-SQL
17 14 (10.29%) Linux
17 14 (10.29%) HP
17 14 (10.29%) Wireless
17 14 (10.29%) Degree
17 14 (10.29%) vSphere

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 12 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (5.15%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.68%) Lync
5 5 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.94%) ArcGIS
7 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.47%) IIS
8 2 (1.47%) Apache
9 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.74%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.74%) Node.js
Applications
1 19 (13.97%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.35%) MS Office
3 7 (5.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.94%) MS Project
5 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.74%) Metrica
3 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.47%) PaaS
3 1 (0.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.65%) Firewall
2 20 (14.71%) WAN
3 17 (12.50%) LAN
4 14 (10.29%) Wireless
5 10 (7.35%) SAN
5 10 (7.35%) TCP/IP
5 10 (7.35%) VPN
6 8 (5.88%) BGP
6 8 (5.88%) IPsec
7 7 (5.15%) 2G
7 7 (5.15%) Internet
7 7 (5.15%) 3G
7 7 (5.15%) SSL
7 7 (5.15%) VoIP
7 7 (5.15%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (4.41%) Radio Access Network
8 6 (4.41%) NAS
8 6 (4.41%) Network Security
8 6 (4.41%) MPLS
8 6 (4.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.44%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (7.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (6.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.68%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.68%) MySQL
5 5 (3.68%) OLTP
6 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.21%) MS Access
8 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 7 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (5.15%) MSBuild
2 3 (2.21%) Subversion
3 1 (0.74%) JIRA
3 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.74%) Grunt
General
1 25 (18.38%) Finance
2 23 (16.91%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.21%) Retail
4 2 (1.47%) Automotive
4 2 (1.47%) Law
5 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.74%) Games
5 1 (0.74%) Marketing
5 1 (0.74%) German Language
5 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.74%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (14.71%) Administrator
2 18 (13.24%) DBA
3 16 (11.76%) Analyst
4 13 (9.56%) SQL DBA
5 11 (8.09%) Network Engineer
6 9 (6.62%) Consultant
6 9 (6.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (6.62%) SQL Server DBA
7 8 (5.88%) Architect
8 5 (3.68%) Support Analyst
8 5 (3.68%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (3.68%) Information Analyst
8 5 (3.68%) Senior Information Analyst
9 4 (2.94%) NHS Information Analyst
9 4 (2.94%) Build and Release Engineer
9 4 (2.94%) Senior DBA
9 4 (2.94%) Release Engineer
9 4 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (2.94%) Developer
9 4 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.15%) .NET
1 7 (5.15%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.47%) REST
2 2 (1.47%) Web Services
2 2 (1.47%) Middleware
3 1 (0.74%) Ajax
3 1 (0.74%) Java EE
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.74%) WebCenter
3 1 (0.74%) Sass
3 1 (0.74%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.74%) CSS
3 1 (0.74%) SOAP
3 1 (0.74%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.97%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.88%) Clustering
4 6 (4.41%) NHS
5 5 (3.68%) GIS
6 4 (2.94%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.21%) HP Storage
7 3 (2.21%) SecurID
7 3 (2.21%) Statistics
7 3 (2.21%) AS400
7 3 (2.21%) Device Driver
7 3 (2.21%) EMC VNXe
7 3 (2.21%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (1.47%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.47%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.47%) Replication
8 2 (1.47%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.74%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.74%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.74%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 43 (31.62%) Windows
2 16 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (10.29%) Linux
4 13 (9.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.41%) Solaris
6 5 (3.68%) UNIX
7 2 (1.47%) AIX
7 2 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.74%) CentOS
8 1 (0.74%) Android
8 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.59%) ITIL
2 24 (17.65%) Migration
3 21 (15.44%) Performance Monitoring
4 19 (13.97%) Performance Tuning
5 16 (11.76%) Project Management
6 12 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (8.82%) Network Design
7 11 (8.09%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (8.09%) Change Control
8 10 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (6.62%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (6.62%) Supplier Management
10 8 (5.88%) Incident Management
10 8 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (5.88%) Line Management
11 7 (5.15%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (5.15%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (5.15%) Capacity Management
11 7 (5.15%) Performance Analysis
11 7 (5.15%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 44 (32.35%) SQL
2 16 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 15 (11.03%) T-SQL
4 7 (5.15%) C#
5 5 (3.68%) Perl
6 4 (2.94%) MATLAB
7 3 (2.21%) C
8 2 (1.47%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.47%) Python
8 2 (1.47%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.47%) Java
8 2 (1.47%) VBScript
9 1 (0.74%) VBA
9 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.74%) PHP
9 1 (0.74%) Scala
9 1 (0.74%) Jython
9 1 (0.74%) MapBasic
9 1 (0.74%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 16 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (10.29%) Degree
3 9 (6.62%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 8 (5.88%) MCSE
5 7 (5.15%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.41%) CCNP
6 6 (4.41%) CCNA
7 5 (3.68%) MCTS
8 4 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.21%) CCDP
10 2 (1.47%) MCITP
10 2 (1.47%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.74%) MCP
11 1 (0.74%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.74%) CCDA
11 1 (0.74%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.09%) SLA
2 5 (3.68%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.74%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 18 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 14 (10.29%) vSphere
4 12 (8.82%) VMware ESX
5 6 (4.41%) DFS Replication
5 6 (4.41%) XenApp
6 5 (3.68%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.68%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.47%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.47%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.47%) KVM
8 1 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.74%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (6.62%) SCOM
2 7 (5.15%) SCCM
3 5 (3.68%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (3.68%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (2.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (2.21%) Nagios
5 3 (2.21%) OpenView
5 3 (2.21%) Foglight
5 3 (2.21%) OVSD
6 2 (1.47%) WSUS
6 2 (1.47%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.47%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.47%) Puppet
6 2 (1.47%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.74%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.74%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 31 (22.79%) VMware
2 27 (19.85%) Cisco
3 26 (19.12%) Microsoft
4 16 (11.76%) Citrix
5 14 (10.29%) HP
6 13 (9.56%) Juniper
7 12 (8.82%) Oracle
8 11 (8.09%) F5
9 10 (7.35%) CheckPoint
10 9 (6.62%) SolarWinds
11 8 (5.88%) Blue Coat
12 7 (5.15%) Capita
12 7 (5.15%) IronPort
13 6 (4.41%) Websense
14 5 (3.68%) Nokia
14 5 (3.68%) Mapinfo
14 5 (3.68%) BMC
14 5 (3.68%) EMC
15 3 (2.21%) Red Hat
15 3 (2.21%) Symantec
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