The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Planning
Rank 34 33 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 5 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.42% 2.34% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 2.74% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £425 £338 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -8.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £23.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+23.91% +5.74%
Capacity Planning
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
284 328 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.91% 85.42% 82.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 224 266
Median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 8
Median hourly rate £50.78 £51.30 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.01% +97.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Capacity Planning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Capacity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Capacity Planning
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Planning within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -3 3 £425 +41.66%
Bedford +4 2 - -
Capacity Planning
East of England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) IronPort
1 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) C
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) SMTP
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 3 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Web Filtering
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (33.33%) Network Management
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) SMTP
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) 802.11
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) LAN Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) WAN Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (50.00%) Web Filtering
2 2 (33.33%) Network Design
2 2 (33.33%) Network Management
2 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCDA
1 2 (33.33%) CCDP
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) IronPort
2 3 (50.00%) Dell
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) Sourcefire
3 2 (33.33%) VMware