The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planner
Rank 602 561 575
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Capacity Planner 2 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.008% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.008% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate
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- £305 £181
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +68.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £305 £181
% change year-on-year
- +68.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50489 47277 53592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.50% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30654 27660 29863
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2004 2139 2724
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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
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 8 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 28 July 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
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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
England -9 2 - -
South East -24 2 - -
Scotland - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
London - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
City of London - - - -

Capacity Planner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Management
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) CICS
2 2 (40.00%) BMC
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) MOM
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint

Capacity Planner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (40.00%) CICS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) International Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Management
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (20.00%) CA Wily
2 1 (20.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) BMC
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix