The first table below looks at the demand for Capacity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 24 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 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 108 103 100
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 15 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.60% 0.30% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.42% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 7
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £273 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £385 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.26% -5.33%
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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1804 1438 1782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 71.87% 70.73% 72.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 754 953
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 55 43
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.89% +37.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.43 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £30.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Capacity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Capacity Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Capacity Planning
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
West Yorkshire -12 7 £490 +50.76%
South Yorkshire - 7 £288 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 14 (43.75%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (31.25%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) Oracle
3 9 (28.13%) Finance
3 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database
4 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 6 (18.75%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
5 5 (15.63%) RDBMS
5 5 (15.63%) SAN
5 5 (15.63%) NHS
5 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
5 5 (15.63%) ITIL
5 5 (15.63%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (15.63%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (12.50%) QA
6 4 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.50%) Firewall
6 4 (12.50%) Windows
6 4 (12.50%) IIS
6 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 4 (12.50%) VoIP
6 4 (12.50%) NetApp
6 4 (12.50%) Cisco
6 4 (12.50%) VPN
6 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 4 (12.50%) Change Control

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 4 (12.50%) IIS
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.13%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (3.13%) SAS
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.13%) CATIA
1 1 (3.13%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) SAN
2 4 (12.50%) VPN
2 4 (12.50%) VoIP
2 4 (12.50%) Firewall
3 3 (9.38%) Wireless
3 3 (9.38%) LAN
3 3 (9.38%) FTP
3 3 (9.38%) DNS
4 2 (6.25%) Internet
4 2 (6.25%) SMTP
4 2 (6.25%) DHCP
4 2 (6.25%) PBX
5 1 (3.13%) WAN
5 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.13%) 2G
5 1 (3.13%) VLAN
5 1 (3.13%) Wireless Security
5 1 (3.13%) 4G
5 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database
2 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) RDBMS
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Back Office
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) DBA
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (15.63%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
4 4 (12.50%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) MySQL DBA
5 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Technician
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.13%) Storage Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) NHS
2 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.25%) Replication
2 2 (6.25%) Informatics
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Open Source
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) UNIX
2 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) HPUX
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) AIX
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (18.75%) Performance Analysis
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL
4 4 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.50%) Change Control
5 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.38%) Project Management
5 3 (9.38%) Change Management
5 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.38%) Security Management
6 2 (6.25%) CRM
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.25%) B2B
6 2 (6.25%) B2C
6 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.25%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Information Security
6 2 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.25%) PHP
4 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) MCSE
2 1 (3.13%) MCSA
2 1 (3.13%) CCNP
2 1 (3.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
2 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS
2 3 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.25%) vSphere
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.13%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Data Guard
2 2 (6.25%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.50%) Cisco
3 4 (12.50%) NetApp
4 3 (9.38%) VMware
5 2 (6.25%) Endeca
5 2 (6.25%) Unica
5 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.25%) Symantec
5 2 (6.25%) Juniper
5 2 (6.25%) Citrix
5 2 (6.25%) EPiServer
5 2 (6.25%) NETGEAR
5 2 (6.25%) Aruba
6 1 (3.13%) Twitter
6 1 (3.13%) Kaspersky
6 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.13%) Avaya
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) EMC