The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 South East 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 194 153 199
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +46
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 52 77 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.92% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.30% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 28 22
Average daily rate £381 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £272 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £475 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-29.23% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6873 5915 6977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.83% 70.58% 65.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3812 3067 3324
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 258 361
Average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Capacity Planning
England

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 17 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 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
Berkshire -22 14 £343 +14.16% 4
Surrey -17 12 £330 +88.57% 1
Buckinghamshire -13 11 - - 2
Kent +11 7 £400 -
West Sussex -6 4 £503 +12.92% 1
Hampshire -11 2 £150 -60.00% 2
East Sussex -7 1 £351 -22.11%
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 7
Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 26 (32.50%) Project Management
2 22 (27.50%) Telecoms
3 14 (17.50%) Finance
3 14 (17.50%) Windows
4 12 (15.00%) ITIL
4 12 (15.00%) Ethernet
4 12 (15.00%) MPLS
5 11 (13.75%) 3G
5 11 (13.75%) LTE
6 10 (12.50%) 2G
6 10 (12.50%) Capacity Management
7 9 (11.25%) VMware
7 9 (11.25%) BGP
7 9 (11.25%) Linux
7 9 (11.25%) Data Modelling
7 9 (11.25%) UNIX
7 9 (11.25%) SQL
8 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
8 8 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 8 (10.00%) VPN
8 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (10.00%) SAN
8 8 (10.00%) Clustering
9 7 (8.75%) Network Design
9 7 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (8.75%) Citrix
9 7 (8.75%) RSVP
9 7 (8.75%) VRRP
9 7 (8.75%) OSPF
9 7 (8.75%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 5 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 5 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.75%) Node.js
3 3 (3.75%) IIS
3 3 (3.75%) Apache
4 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.50%) Liferay
4 2 (2.50%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Spatial
4 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.25%) SugarCRM
5 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) GitHub
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.00%) Ethernet
1 12 (15.00%) MPLS
2 11 (13.75%) 3G
2 11 (13.75%) LTE
3 10 (12.50%) 2G
4 9 (11.25%) BGP
5 8 (10.00%) VPN
5 8 (10.00%) SAN
6 7 (8.75%) OSPF
6 7 (8.75%) RSVP
6 7 (8.75%) VRRP
6 7 (8.75%) Radio Access Network
6 7 (8.75%) HSRP
7 5 (6.25%) Network Security
7 5 (6.25%) Firewall
7 5 (6.25%) WAN
7 5 (6.25%) SDH
8 4 (5.00%) LAN
9 3 (3.75%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (3.75%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.50%) MySQL
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.25%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.25%) BODI
5 1 (1.25%) DB2
5 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Ant
1 6 (7.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.75%) Grunt
3 3 (3.75%) Yeoman
3 3 (3.75%) Subversion
4 2 (2.50%) Maven
4 2 (2.50%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.50%) Hudson
General
1 22 (27.50%) Telecoms
2 14 (17.50%) Finance
3 4 (5.00%) Marketing
4 3 (3.75%) Retail
5 2 (2.50%) Electronics
5 2 (2.50%) Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Legal
6 1 (1.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (12.50%) Design Engineer
2 9 (11.25%) Network Engineer
3 8 (10.00%) Architect
4 7 (8.75%) DBA
4 7 (8.75%) Administrator
4 7 (8.75%) Network Design Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.50%) Service Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Transmission Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.75%) Transmission Design Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) SQL DBA
7 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (3.75%) Release Manager
7 3 (3.75%) Consultant
7 3 (3.75%) Coordinator
8 2 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) Web Services
1 4 (5.00%) HTML
1 4 (5.00%) CSS
1 4 (5.00%) Dojo
1 4 (5.00%) RESTful
1 4 (5.00%) HTML5
1 4 (5.00%) CSS3
1 4 (5.00%) Worklight
2 3 (3.75%) Apache Cordova
2 3 (3.75%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 3 (3.75%) XML
3 2 (2.50%) REST
3 2 (2.50%) SOAP
4 1 (1.25%) .NET
4 1 (1.25%) EJB
4 1 (1.25%) JAX-WS
4 1 (1.25%) XSLT
4 1 (1.25%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.25%) JAXB
4 1 (1.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Clustering
2 6 (7.50%) Replication
3 4 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.00%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.50%) Windows
2 9 (11.25%) UNIX
2 9 (11.25%) Linux
3 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (7.50%) Solaris
4 5 (6.25%) AIX
5 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.50%) Project Management
2 12 (15.00%) ITIL
3 10 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 9 (11.25%) Data Modelling
5 8 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 7 (8.75%) Change Control
6 7 (8.75%) Performance Analysis
6 7 (8.75%) Network Design
7 6 (7.50%) Load Balancing
7 6 (7.50%) Migration
8 5 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.25%) Workflow
8 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (6.25%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.00%) Project Planning
9 4 (5.00%) Release Management
9 4 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.00%) Security Architecture
9 4 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.25%) SQL
2 7 (8.75%) Java
3 4 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.00%) Objective-C
4 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.25%) VB
6 1 (1.25%) Python
6 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.25%) Perl
6 1 (1.25%) PHP
6 1 (1.25%) Ruby
6 1 (1.25%) C
6 1 (1.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.50%) MCSE
3 2 (2.50%) ISEB
3 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.25%) CCNP
4 1 (1.25%) CCNA
4 1 (1.25%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.25%) PMP
4 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.25%) MBA
4 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.50%) Terminal Server
3 2 (2.50%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.50%) DFS Replication
3 2 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) SCCM
1 3 (3.75%) SCOM
1 3 (3.75%) Puppet
1 3 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.50%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (2.50%) Legato
2 2 (2.50%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.50%) MOM
3 1 (1.25%) Nagios
3 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Storage Server
3 1 (1.25%) Ganglia
3 1 (1.25%) OpenSSO
3 1 (1.25%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.25%) CFEngine
3 1 (1.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 9 (11.25%) VMware
2 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.75%) Cisco
3 7 (8.75%) Oracle
3 7 (8.75%) Citrix
4 5 (6.25%) Ericsson
4 5 (6.25%) BT
5 4 (5.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 4 (5.00%) SAP
5 4 (5.00%) IBM
6 3 (3.75%) HP
6 3 (3.75%) EMC
7 2 (2.50%) Sun
7 2 (2.50%) Altiris
7 2 (2.50%) Cramer
7 2 (2.50%) FatWire
7 2 (2.50%) Genesys
7 2 (2.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (1.25%) Tableau
8 1 (1.25%) Cognos