The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 123 105 121
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 20 36 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.64% 1.13% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.47% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 4
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£450 £350 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +19.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £325 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.14% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £23.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+47.82% -29.23%
Capacity Planning
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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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2366 2445 1630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 76.13% 76.96% 70.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1529 1513 1007
Average daily rate £400 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 107 61
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £18.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Capacity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Capacity Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Capacity Planning
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Dorset +1 5 £500 +20.48%
Bristol 0 5 £438 +2.94% 2
Devon - 3 £300 - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £400 - 1
Wiltshire +9 2 £399 -
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England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 15 (38.46%) Linux
1 15 (38.46%) VMware
1 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (35.90%) Firewall
2 14 (35.90%) Network Security
3 13 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (28.21%) JIRA
4 11 (28.21%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (28.21%) Windows
4 11 (28.21%) Git (software)
4 11 (28.21%) Puppet
4 11 (28.21%) Jenkins
5 10 (25.64%) DevOps
5 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
5 10 (25.64%) MySQL
5 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (23.08%) Wiki
6 9 (23.08%) Subversion
6 9 (23.08%) Ubuntu
6 9 (23.08%) Samba
6 9 (23.08%) Debian
6 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
6 9 (23.08%) Citrix
6 9 (23.08%) Apache
6 9 (23.08%) LDAP
6 9 (23.08%) LAN
6 9 (23.08%) WAN
6 9 (23.08%) VPN
6 9 (23.08%) Confluence

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (23.08%) Apache
1 9 (23.08%) nginx
1 9 (23.08%) Confluence
1 9 (23.08%) MediaWiki
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Project
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.90%) Firewall
1 14 (35.90%) Network Security
2 9 (23.08%) LDAP
2 9 (23.08%) LAN
2 9 (23.08%) WAN
2 9 (23.08%) VPN
3 8 (20.51%) IPv6
3 8 (20.51%) IPsec
3 8 (20.51%) OSPF
3 8 (20.51%) BGP
3 8 (20.51%) EIGRP
4 5 (12.82%) NAS
5 3 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (5.13%) DMZ
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.56%) SAN
7 1 (2.56%) DNS
7 1 (2.56%) DHCP
7 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (25.64%) MySQL
3 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
4 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.13%) Big Data
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) JIRA
1 11 (28.21%) Git (software)
1 11 (28.21%) Jenkins
2 9 (23.08%) Subversion
2 9 (23.08%) Hudson
General
1 6 (15.38%) Banking
2 5 (12.82%) Finance
3 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.13%) Electronics
4 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.13%) Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Architect
2 7 (17.95%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.13%) IT Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) DBA
6 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Network Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) LAMP
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Wiki
2 4 (10.26%) Clustering
3 2 (5.13%) IVR
3 2 (5.13%) Social Media
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (5.13%) DTV
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Linux
2 11 (28.21%) Windows
3 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (23.08%) Debian
4 9 (23.08%) Ubuntu
4 9 (23.08%) CentOS
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (25.64%) DevOps
3 9 (23.08%) Build Automation
4 6 (15.38%) Database Theory
4 6 (15.38%) Relational Database Theory
4 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 4 (10.26%) Project Management
5 4 (10.26%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
5 4 (10.26%) ITIL
5 4 (10.26%) Time Management
5 4 (10.26%) Performance Management
5 4 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (5.13%) People Management
7 2 (5.13%) Data Transformation
7 2 (5.13%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (5.13%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) Perl
2 7 (17.95%) PHP
2 7 (17.95%) Ruby
2 7 (17.95%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.13%) C
3 2 (5.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (15.38%) CCNA
4 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
5 4 (10.26%) CCSA
6 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
7 2 (5.13%) CCSE
7 2 (5.13%) CCNP
8 1 (2.56%) MCSE
8 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.56%) MCITP
8 1 (2.56%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (23.08%) Postfix
2 9 (23.08%) XenServer
2 9 (23.08%) Samba
2 9 (23.08%) iptables
3 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.26%) VMware Server
4 2 (5.13%) GPFS
4 2 (5.13%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) Puppet
2 9 (23.08%) ZABBIX
3 5 (12.82%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (12.82%) Salt
4 3 (7.69%) SCOM
4 3 (7.69%) OpenView
4 3 (7.69%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (5.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) VMware
2 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 9 (23.08%) Citrix
3 6 (15.38%) Cisco
4 5 (12.82%) CheckPoint
5 4 (10.26%) Isilon
5 4 (10.26%) EMC
5 4 (10.26%) NetApp
6 3 (7.69%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle
7 2 (5.13%) SAP
8 1 (2.56%) Genesys