The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 103 95 77
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 6 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.31% 0.52% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.67% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £490 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +50.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £284 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £500 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £338
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
Capacity Planning
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1571 1346 974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.34% 77.36% 72.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1012 867 501
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 17 28
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +20.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £110.00 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Capacity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Capacity Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Capacity Planning
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 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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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
Leeds -8 4 £388 - 3
Huddersfield - - - -
Capacity Planning
Yorkshire

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Clustering
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) Apache
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) PHP
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (10.00%) IBM XIV

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (10.00%) Lync
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (10.00%) FWSM
2 1 (10.00%) Intranet
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) OSPF
2 1 (10.00%) BGP
2 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (10.00%) SQLPlus
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Web Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) XHTML
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) IBM XIV
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) CMDB
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (10.00%) Symmetrix
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Database Security
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) VBScript
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) UAG
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) NetApp
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Siebel
2 1 (10.00%) EMC