The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 100 83 84
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 8 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.44% 0.45% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.62% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Average daily rate £490 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £273 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £385 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-29.23% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1371 975 1310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 76.04% 73.58% 73.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 506 709
Average daily rate £350 £330 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.93 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.30% -9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.83 £12.17 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Capacity Planning
Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bradford +4 4 £500 +53.84%
Leeds -21 2 - - 1
Halifax - - - -
Capacity Planning
Yorkshire

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (55.00%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
4 6 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
6 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (15.00%) SAN
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.00%) Finance
7 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
7 3 (15.00%) Linux
7 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (10.00%) ITIL
8 2 (10.00%) UNIX
8 2 (10.00%) Windows
8 2 (10.00%) IIS
8 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (10.00%) Security Management
8 2 (10.00%) NetApp
8 2 (10.00%) CRM
8 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
8 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
8 2 (10.00%) EPiServer

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (10.00%) IIS
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.00%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) CATIA
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) 4G
2 1 (5.00%) VLAN
2 1 (5.00%) 3G
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) 2G
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) VoIP
2 1 (5.00%) SMTP
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) FTP
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (5.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) DBA
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 4 (20.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Technician
5 1 (5.00%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Storage Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Radio Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) MySQL DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Replication
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) UNIX
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) HPUX
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) AIX
3 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) Security Management
3 2 (10.00%) CRM
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Online Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Database Security
3 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Data Management
4 1 (5.00%) Information Management
4 1 (5.00%) CAD
4 1 (5.00%) MVC
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) CCNA
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) NetApp
3 2 (10.00%) EPiServer
3 2 (10.00%) Unica
3 2 (10.00%) Endeca
4 1 (5.00%) Twitter
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (5.00%) Zend
4 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.00%) Kaspersky
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) EMC
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Avaya
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Lotus
4 1 (5.00%) Symantec