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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 148 116 103
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -13
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 2 24 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.060% 0.76% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.079% 1.04% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
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£350 £388 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +12.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £23.78
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -7.47%
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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
2532 2308 1598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.70% 72.99% 72.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1697 1522 1050
Average daily rate £400 £395 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 89 71
Average hourly rate £39.25 £34.85 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% +54.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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
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 28 August 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
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Last Year
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Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
3 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 4 (18.18%) NetApp
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 4 (18.18%) Linux
4 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) NAS
5 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
5 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (13.64%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (13.64%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (13.64%) VMware Server
5 3 (13.64%) SCOM
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (13.64%) Network Security
5 3 (13.64%) Time Management
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Management
5 3 (13.64%) Data ONTAP
5 3 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (13.64%) Isilon
5 3 (13.64%) IaaS
5 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle
5 3 (13.64%) Java
5 3 (13.64%) SQL
5 3 (13.64%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (13.64%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.55%) GlassFish
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.55%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco PIX
1 3 (13.64%) Network Security
1 3 (13.64%) NAS
2 1 (4.55%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.09%) Big Data
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) Hudson
3 1 (4.55%) Toad
General
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Architect
1 5 (22.73%) DBA
2 3 (13.64%) SQL DBA
2 3 (13.64%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) NAS Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) NetApp Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planner
3 2 (9.09%) Report Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Data Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) DTV
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
2 3 (13.64%) Time Management
2 3 (13.64%) Performance Management
2 3 (13.64%) Change Management
2 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Engineering
3 2 (9.09%) People Management
3 2 (9.09%) Data Transformation
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.09%) Security Management
3 2 (9.09%) Workflow
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
3 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Java
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
1 3 (13.64%) VB
1 3 (13.64%) VBA
2 2 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) CCSA
3 3 (13.64%) CCNA
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.55%) OCP
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Server
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) GPFS
2 2 (9.09%) Ceph
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) OpenView
1 3 (13.64%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (13.64%) SCOM
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (4.55%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) NetApp
2 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
2 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
2 3 (13.64%) Isilon
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) EMC
3 2 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) HP