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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 219 198 161
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -37
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 45 42 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.47% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.65% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 20
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.65% +27.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £508 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £421 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.79% +20.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £55.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £115.00 -
% change year-on-year
-80.00% -
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
7413 6501 5550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.57% 72.88% 71.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4091 3480 2728
Average daily rate £396 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 269 308
Average hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £48.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -2 12 £283 -38.91% 3
Surrey -5 6 £375 +16.27% 3
West Sussex -9 6 £443 - 3
Kent -11 5 - - 4
Hampshire -12 5 £363 -21.62% 6
Oxfordshire - 4 £525 -
Buckinghamshire -17 3 - - 3
East Sussex - 2 £475 - 1
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Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 34 (30.63%) ITIL
2 28 (25.23%) SQL
3 27 (24.32%) Windows
4 24 (21.62%) SQL Server
5 23 (20.72%) Microsoft
6 22 (19.82%) Performance Analysis
7 18 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (15.32%) Performance Monitoring
9 16 (14.41%) Cisco
10 15 (13.51%) MS Excel
10 15 (13.51%) Telecoms
10 15 (13.51%) VMware
11 14 (12.61%) Linux
11 14 (12.61%) SCOM
12 13 (11.71%) Service Delivery
12 13 (11.71%) Finance
12 13 (11.71%) Firewall
13 12 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
13 12 (10.81%) Degree
13 12 (10.81%) SharePoint
13 12 (10.81%) LAN
13 12 (10.81%) SLA
14 11 (9.91%) WAN
14 11 (9.91%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (8.11%) Oracle
16 9 (8.11%) Active Directory
16 9 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
17 8 (7.21%) Juniper

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.21%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.70%) ArcGIS
3 3 (2.70%) Apache
3 3 (2.70%) IIS
4 2 (1.80%) MediaWiki
4 2 (1.80%) Confluence
4 2 (1.80%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.90%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.90%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.90%) nginx
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (6.31%) MS Office
4 5 (4.50%) MS Project
5 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.90%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) Office 365
2 1 (0.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.71%) Firewall
2 12 (10.81%) LAN
3 11 (9.91%) WAN
4 8 (7.21%) SAN
4 8 (7.21%) VPN
5 7 (6.31%) VoIP
5 7 (6.31%) TCP/IP
5 7 (6.31%) Internet
6 6 (5.41%) Network Security
7 5 (4.50%) VLAN
7 5 (4.50%) IPsec
7 5 (4.50%) SSL
8 4 (3.60%) MPLS
8 4 (3.60%) BGP
9 3 (2.70%) Wireless
9 3 (2.70%) IP Telephony
9 3 (2.70%) EIGRP
9 3 (2.70%) OSPF
9 3 (2.70%) DNS
9 3 (2.70%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.60%) OLTP
4 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.80%) MS Access
5 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.90%) SQLite
6 1 (0.90%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.90%) MySQL
6 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Subversion
2 2 (1.80%) Hudson
2 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.80%) JIRA
3 1 (0.90%) Maven
3 1 (0.90%) Ant
3 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.90%) MSBuild
General
1 15 (13.51%) Telecoms
2 13 (11.71%) Finance
3 2 (1.80%) Banking
3 2 (1.80%) Legal
4 1 (0.90%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.90%) Marketing
4 1 (0.90%) Advertising
4 1 (0.90%) Automotive
4 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (19.82%) DBA
2 21 (18.92%) SQL DBA
3 20 (18.02%) Team Leader
4 16 (14.41%) SQL Server DBA
5 12 (10.81%) Administrator
6 8 (7.21%) Analyst
7 7 (6.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) Server Administrator
8 6 (5.41%) Service Manager
9 5 (4.50%) Support Team Leader
10 4 (3.60%) Architect
10 4 (3.60%) 2nd Line Support
11 3 (2.70%) Incident Manager
11 3 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support Manager
11 3 (2.70%) Service Desk Team Leader
11 3 (2.70%) Services Delivery Manager
11 3 (2.70%) Delivery Manager
11 3 (2.70%) Data Manager
11 3 (2.70%) Network Support
11 3 (2.70%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.80%) Middleware
2 1 (0.90%) Spring
2 1 (0.90%) Spring MVC
2 1 (0.90%) jQuery
2 1 (0.90%) MDX
2 1 (0.90%) LAMP
2 1 (0.90%) Struts
2 1 (0.90%) Web Services
2 1 (0.90%) XML
2 1 (0.90%) XSLT
2 1 (0.90%) .NET
2 1 (0.90%) J2EE
2 1 (0.90%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.21%) Clustering
2 3 (2.70%) SecurID
2 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.70%) GIS
3 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.80%) Wiki
3 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.90%) Copywriting
4 1 (0.90%) Replication
4 1 (0.90%) IVR
4 1 (0.90%) FMCG
4 1 (0.90%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.32%) Windows
2 14 (12.61%) Linux
3 8 (7.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (7.21%) UNIX
4 4 (3.60%) CentOS
4 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.90%) Debian
7 1 (0.90%) HPUX
7 1 (0.90%) Solaris
7 1 (0.90%) VMS
7 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.63%) ITIL
2 22 (19.82%) Performance Analysis
3 18 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (15.32%) Performance Monitoring
5 13 (11.71%) Service Delivery
6 8 (7.21%) Service Management
6 8 (7.21%) Change Management
6 8 (7.21%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (6.31%) Migration
7 7 (6.31%) Project Management
8 6 (5.41%) Capacity Management
8 6 (5.41%) Network Design
9 5 (4.50%) Business Continuity
9 5 (4.50%) ITSM
9 5 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (4.50%) Data Modelling
10 4 (3.60%) Performance Management
10 4 (3.60%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.60%) Validation
10 4 (3.60%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.23%) SQL
2 8 (7.21%) T-SQL
3 7 (6.31%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.60%) Java
5 3 (2.70%) MATLAB
6 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.80%) Perl
6 2 (1.80%) Ruby
7 1 (0.90%) AWK
7 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.90%) Python
7 1 (0.90%) PHP
7 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.90%) ABAP
7 1 (0.90%) C
7 1 (0.90%) C#
7 1 (0.90%) sed
Qualifications
1 12 (10.81%) Degree
2 9 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.70%) MCTS
5 2 (1.80%) CCNA
6 1 (0.90%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.90%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.90%) MCSE
6 1 (0.90%) CCIE
6 1 (0.90%) CCNP
6 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.81%) SLA
2 2 (1.80%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.80%) QA
3 1 (0.90%) COBIT
3 1 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.11%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.60%) vSphere
4 3 (2.70%) XenApp
4 3 (2.70%) XenServer
4 3 (2.70%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.80%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.80%) Postfix
5 2 (1.80%) Firmware
5 2 (1.80%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.80%) Samba
6 1 (0.90%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 14 (12.61%) SCOM
2 5 (4.50%) SCCM
3 3 (2.70%) Puppet
4 2 (1.80%) HP SIM
4 2 (1.80%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.80%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.90%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.90%) Salt
5 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.90%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 23 (20.72%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.41%) Cisco
3 15 (13.51%) VMware
4 9 (8.11%) Oracle
5 8 (7.21%) Juniper
6 7 (6.31%) BMC
6 7 (6.31%) HP
7 6 (5.41%) Citrix
7 6 (5.41%) Avaya
8 4 (3.60%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.60%) Mapinfo
9 3 (2.70%) Blue Coat
9 3 (2.70%) SAP
10 2 (1.80%) Veeam
10 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.80%) Websense
10 2 (1.80%) Altiris
11 1 (0.90%) Huawei
11 1 (0.90%) Brocade
11 1 (0.90%) BT
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