The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Capacity Planning
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 57 74 73
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 9 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.15% 1.01% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.23% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 6
Median daily rate £525 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £305 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £397 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.53% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+28.20% +36.84%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
654 1138 1061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.42% 81.81% 79.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 583 557
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 8
Median hourly rate £45.00 £19.02 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.59% -59.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.98 £15.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £73.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon S3
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Splunk
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Local Government
4 2 (16.67%) Kanban
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) Puppet
4 2 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 4 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (16.67%) IaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (8.33%) PaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Route 53
3 1 (8.33%) SaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Business Change Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Business Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Change Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) ERP Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Splunk Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Web Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Conflict Management
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Forensic Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Kanban
3 2 (16.67%) Line Management
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) IISP
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Splunk
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Dell
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) VMware