The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Planning
Rank 150 173 187
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +14
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 9 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.51% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.64% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 24 19
Median daily rate £400 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £349 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.13% +4.54%
Capacity Planning
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2848 4518 4846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.94% 80.18% 79.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2330 3554 3658
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 44
Median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +14.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £95.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Capacity Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 City of London region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 10 (38.46%) Windows
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco
2 9 (34.62%) SAN
2 9 (34.62%) Finance
3 8 (30.77%) VMware
3 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 8 (30.77%) Bash Shell
3 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
4 7 (26.92%) Puppet
4 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 6 (23.08%) NetApp
5 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
5 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (19.23%) Migration
6 5 (19.23%) EMC
6 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
6 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
6 5 (19.23%) DevOps
7 4 (15.38%) NAS
7 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 4 (15.38%) ITIL
7 4 (15.38%) Python
7 4 (15.38%) Java
7 4 (15.38%) MS Office
7 4 (15.38%) Citrix
7 4 (15.38%) Project Management
7 4 (15.38%) Replication
7 4 (15.38%) Firewall

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (11.54%) Node.js
2 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
3 2 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.85%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) GitHub
1 2 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) SAN
2 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
3 4 (15.38%) Firewall
3 4 (15.38%) NAS
4 3 (11.54%) BGP
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (11.54%) EIGRP
4 3 (11.54%) iSCSI
4 3 (11.54%) LAN
4 3 (11.54%) MPLS
4 3 (11.54%) WAN
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (7.69%) DNS
5 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
5 2 (7.69%) LDAP
5 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (7.69%) Wireless
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) GitLab
1 2 (7.69%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Advertising
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
2 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Games
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Backup Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Network Planner
4 1 (3.85%) Provisioning Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior DBA
4 1 (3.85%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) ELK Stack
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) Middleware
2 2 (7.69%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (3.85%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (15.38%) Replication
3 2 (7.69%) Hedge funds
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Private Cloud
3 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) IPTV
4 1 (3.85%) New Media
4 1 (3.85%) Online Games
4 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) CentOS
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) DevOps
2 5 (19.23%) Migration
3 4 (15.38%) Change Management
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) Data Management
4 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
4 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (11.54%) High Availability
4 3 (11.54%) Network Design
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
4 3 (11.54%) Server Building
4 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) Workflow
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Release Management
5 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Bash Shell
2 4 (15.38%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) Python
3 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.69%) Groovy
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
4 2 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) Korn
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) CCNP
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.69%) MAPM
3 1 (3.85%) APMP
3 1 (3.85%) CCSP
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.54%) Docker
3 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.54%) VMware ESX
3 3 (11.54%) XenApp
4 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.69%) vSphere
5 1 (3.85%) NFS
5 1 (3.85%) Snort
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Puppet
2 3 (11.54%) Ansible
2 3 (11.54%) Kibana
2 3 (11.54%) logstash
2 3 (11.54%) NetBackup
2 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (11.54%) SCCM
2 3 (11.54%) SCOM
2 3 (11.54%) SCVMM
2 3 (11.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (7.69%) Ganglia
3 2 (7.69%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (3.85%) Control-M
4 1 (3.85%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco
2 8 (30.77%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) NetApp
4 5 (19.23%) EMC
5 4 (15.38%) Citrix
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
6 3 (11.54%) CommVault
6 3 (11.54%) Dell
6 3 (11.54%) Dell Compellent
6 3 (11.54%) Symantec
7 2 (7.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (7.69%) F5
7 2 (7.69%) HP
7 2 (7.69%) Juniper
7 2 (7.69%) Oracle
7 2 (7.69%) Splunk
7 2 (7.69%) Sun
7 2 (7.69%) Veritas
8 1 (3.85%) IBM