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 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Planning
Rank 156 191 181
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -10
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 9 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.39% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.48% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 15
Median daily rate £363 £431 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.94% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £662 £715
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
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
2887 4788 4704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.90% 81.02% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2358 3789 3501
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 £338 £323 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 46 49
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.52% -1.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 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 30 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 City of London region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) Finance
3 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
3 7 (31.82%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (27.27%) Cisco
4 6 (27.27%) SAN
4 6 (27.27%) MS Office
5 5 (22.73%) VMware
5 5 (22.73%) Citrix
5 5 (22.73%) Puppet
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
6 4 (18.18%) Server Building
6 4 (18.18%) Dell Compellent
6 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
6 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (18.18%) XenApp
6 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
6 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 4 (18.18%) iSCSI
6 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 4 (18.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (18.18%) NetApp
6 4 (18.18%) Symantec
6 4 (18.18%) Dell
6 4 (18.18%) Java
6 4 (18.18%) Linux
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL

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 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 3 (13.64%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (9.09%) IIS
3 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (4.55%) Jetty
4 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) InfoPath
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Socialbakers
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) SAN
2 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) iSCSI
3 3 (13.64%) BGP
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (13.64%) EIGRP
3 3 (13.64%) LAN
3 3 (13.64%) MPLS
3 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.64%) WAN
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (9.09%) DNS
4 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (9.09%) Wireless
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (4.55%) GLBP
5 1 (4.55%) HSRP
5 1 (4.55%) Multicast
5 1 (4.55%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 2 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Financial Institution
2 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Games
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) ELK Stack
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.55%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) Node.js
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.55%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Hedge funds
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Online Games
3 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Taxonomies
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
4 4 (18.18%) Linux
4 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Data Management
1 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
1 4 (18.18%) Project Management
1 4 (18.18%) Server Building
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) Change Management
2 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
2 3 (13.64%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
2 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (9.09%) CRM
3 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Information Management
3 2 (9.09%) Network Design
3 2 (9.09%) Open Source
3 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) Korn
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) CCNP
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (9.09%) MAPM
3 1 (4.55%) CCSP
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
1 7 (31.82%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 4 (18.18%) XenApp
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.55%) Docker
5 1 (4.55%) NFS
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (4.55%) Snort
5 1 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Puppet
2 4 (18.18%) SCCM
2 4 (18.18%) SCOM
2 4 (18.18%) SCVMM
2 4 (18.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (13.64%) Kibana
3 3 (13.64%) logstash
4 2 (9.09%) Ganglia
4 2 (9.09%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (4.55%) Ansible
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (4.55%) Control-M
5 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (4.55%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Cisco
3 5 (22.73%) Citrix
3 5 (22.73%) VMware
4 4 (18.18%) Dell
4 4 (18.18%) Dell Compellent
4 4 (18.18%) NetApp
4 4 (18.18%) Symantec
5 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
5 3 (13.64%) F5
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle
6 2 (9.09%) HP
6 2 (9.09%) Pega
6 2 (9.09%) Splunk
6 2 (9.09%) Sun
7 1 (4.55%) Facebook
7 1 (4.55%) Rackspace
7 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.55%) Twitter
7 1 (4.55%) WorldPay