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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planner
Rank 577 585 549
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Capacity Planner 12 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.006% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
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£230 £275 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% -23.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £150 -
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -
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
50807 49213 43153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.36% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30874 29577 24780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2026 2213
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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 31 March 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 9 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 31 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
England -2 7 £313 +13.63%
South East -26 4 £375 +150.00%
Scotland - 2 £375 -
Berkshire - 2 £375 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Windsor - - - -
North East - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -

Capacity Planner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 14 (56.00%) Capacity Management
2 12 (48.00%) ITIL
3 10 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (32.00%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (24.00%) SQL
7 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (20.00%) Service Management
8 4 (16.00%) Performance Management
8 4 (16.00%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
8 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (16.00%) Middleware
8 4 (16.00%) BMC
9 3 (12.00%) Broadband
9 3 (12.00%) VBA
9 3 (12.00%) UNIX
10 2 (8.00%) Solaris
10 2 (8.00%) Oracle
10 2 (8.00%) IBM
10 2 (8.00%) MS Access
10 2 (8.00%) Finance
10 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (8.00%) Demand Forecasting
10 2 (8.00%) Perl
10 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
10 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
10 2 (8.00%) Radio Access Network

Capacity Planner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Broadband
2 2 (8.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (4.00%) GPRS
3 1 (4.00%) GSM
3 1 (4.00%) UMTS
3 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MS Access
General
1 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) UNIX
2 2 (8.00%) Solaris
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Capacity Management
2 12 (48.00%) ITIL
3 8 (32.00%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (20.00%) Service Management
5 4 (16.00%) Performance Management
5 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (16.00%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Demand Forecasting
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.00%) Network Design
7 1 (4.00%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) VBA
3 2 (8.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) BMC
2 2 (8.00%) IBM
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Juniper
3 1 (4.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.00%) Mapinfo
3 1 (4.00%) VMware