The table below looks at the statistics for the Capacity Planner role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Planner in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planner
Rank 571 551 536
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Capacity Planner 12 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.004% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.004% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 2
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£375 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Capacity Planner
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Planner in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Capacity Planner Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Capacity Planner
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Capacity Planner within the UK.

Capacity Planner Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Capacity Planner
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planner within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Capacity Planner Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Capacity Planner
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Planner within the UK.

Capacity Planner Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Capacity Planner
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Planner within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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
London +1 7 £450 -
England -13 7 £450 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
North East - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -

Capacity Planner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Capacity Planner in their job title 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 with Capacity Planner in their job title.

1 12 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 9 (50.00%) ITIL
3 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (27.78%) Service Management
5 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
7 3 (16.67%) BMC
7 3 (16.67%) Middleware
7 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) VBA
7 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
7 3 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
8 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
8 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 2 (11.11%) Finance
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle
8 2 (11.11%) UNIX
8 2 (11.11%) Solaris
8 2 (11.11%) IBM
9 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
9 1 (5.56%) Broadband
9 1 (5.56%) DSL
9 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
9 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (5.56%) Linux
9 1 (5.56%) Windows

Capacity Planner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Capacity Planner in their job title 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 with Capacity Planner in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Broadband
1 1 (5.56%) DSL
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) e-Health
2 1 (5.56%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
1 2 (11.11%) Solaris
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 9 (50.00%) ITIL
3 6 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (27.78%) Service Management
5 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
6 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 3 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (5.56%) Regression Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
1 3 (16.67%) VBA
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) BMC
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) VMware