The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Planning
Rank 419 323 328
Rank change year-on-year
-96 +5
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 213 315 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.62% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.79% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 168 166
Median daily rate £400 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £531 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +32.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £30.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+26.82% +33.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41597 40034 38672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.66% 79.09% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27827 25350 24580
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 903 1172 1142
Median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.36 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in England

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in England

Capacity Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Trend in England

Capacity Planning
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
London -35 79 £425 -5.55% 33
South East -43 41 £400 +14.28% 16
Yorkshire +13 20 £388 +7.26% 5
West Midlands -10 20 £375 +15.38% 4
South West -9 14 £388 -11.42% 8
North East -27 11 £288 -4.16%
East Midlands +8 10 £383 +22.40% 2
North West -36 10 £400 +14.28% 10
East of England -8 6 £325 -7.14% 1
Midlands - 1 - -
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Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 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 England region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 129 (31.16%) Windows
2 107 (25.85%) Data Centre
3 97 (23.43%) Finance
4 80 (19.32%) Linux
5 78 (18.84%) SQL
6 77 (18.60%) Active Directory
7 75 (18.12%) Cisco
8 74 (17.87%) Firewall
9 71 (17.15%) Windows Server
10 70 (16.91%) SAN
10 70 (16.91%) VMware
11 69 (16.67%) ITIL
12 64 (15.46%) SQL Server
12 64 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
13 58 (14.01%) Performance Tuning
14 57 (13.77%) Oracle
15 53 (12.80%) VMware Infrastructure
16 52 (12.56%) Java
17 50 (12.08%) Project Management
18 49 (11.84%) Microsoft
19 45 (10.87%) Unix
20 44 (10.63%) High Availability
21 43 (10.39%) LAN
21 43 (10.39%) WAN
22 42 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
23 41 (9.90%) Disaster Recovery
24 40 (9.66%) NAS
25 39 (9.42%) Windows Server 2012
26 38 (9.18%) IBM
27 36 (8.70%) Analytical Skills

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 31 (7.49%) SharePoint
2 22 (5.31%) MS Exchange
3 19 (4.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 16 (3.86%) CMS
4 16 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (3.62%) OpenStack
6 13 (3.14%) Node.js
7 12 (2.90%) Apache
7 12 (2.90%) Cloud Foundry
7 12 (2.90%) Skype for Business
7 12 (2.90%) WebSphere
8 11 (2.66%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (2.17%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.21%) IIS
11 5 (1.21%) JBoss
12 4 (0.97%) Liferay
12 4 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.66%) MS Office
3 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.48%) MS Project
3 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.72%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (0.48%) SAP APO
3 2 (0.48%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.48%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.48%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.24%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.86%) IaaS
2 12 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.45%) Office 365
4 3 (0.72%) GitHub
5 2 (0.48%) PaaS
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (17.87%) Firewall
2 70 (16.91%) SAN
3 43 (10.39%) LAN
3 43 (10.39%) WAN
4 40 (9.66%) NAS
5 34 (8.21%) DNS
6 28 (6.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 25 (6.04%) DHCP
8 21 (5.07%) BGP
8 21 (5.07%) Internet
9 20 (4.83%) MPLS
9 20 (4.83%) Network Security
10 19 (4.59%) TCP/IP
11 18 (4.35%) Wireless
12 17 (4.11%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (4.11%) EIGRP
12 17 (4.11%) VPN
13 15 (3.62%) VoIP
14 14 (3.38%) OSPF
15 10 (2.42%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (15.46%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.00%) Oracle Database
3 25 (6.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (3.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (3.62%) MySQL
7 13 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (2.90%) DB2
8 12 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (2.66%) DataStage
9 11 (2.66%) Relational Database
10 10 (2.42%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (2.42%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (1.93%) NoSQL
12 7 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (1.69%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.45%) Informix
14 5 (1.21%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 13 (3.14%) Sonatype Nexus
2 12 (2.90%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.17%) StarTeam
4 7 (1.69%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.45%) Hudson
6 5 (1.21%) MSBuild
6 5 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.21%) WiX
7 4 (0.97%) JIRA
7 4 (0.97%) Subversion
8 3 (0.72%) GitLab
8 3 (0.72%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.72%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.48%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.48%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.24%) ERwin
10 1 (0.24%) Introscope
10 1 (0.24%) JBuilder
10 1 (0.24%) Selenium
General
1 97 (23.43%) Finance
2 30 (7.25%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.62%) Banking
4 11 (2.66%) Games
5 7 (1.69%) Retail
6 3 (0.72%) Advertising
6 3 (0.72%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.72%) German Language
6 3 (0.72%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.48%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.48%) Front Office
7 2 (0.48%) Legal
7 2 (0.48%) Local Government
7 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.48%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.24%) Back Office
8 1 (0.24%) Billing
8 1 (0.24%) International Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Law
8 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 76 (18.36%) Architect
2 51 (12.32%) DBA
3 38 (9.18%) Administrator
4 37 (8.94%) Consultant
5 33 (7.97%) SQL DBA
6 29 (7.00%) Network Engineer
7 28 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 26 (6.28%) Infrastructure Architect
9 25 (6.04%) Analyst
10 23 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
11 21 (5.07%) Technical Architect
11 21 (5.07%) Technical Consultant
12 19 (4.59%) Project Manager
13 17 (4.11%) DevOps Engineer
13 17 (4.11%) Oracle DBA
14 16 (3.86%) Production DBA
14 16 (3.86%) Support Engineer
15 14 (3.38%) Broadcast Architect
16 13 (3.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
16 13 (3.14%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.07%) Web Services
2 11 (2.66%) Middleware
3 10 (2.42%) .NET
4 7 (1.69%) J2EE
5 6 (1.45%) LAMP
6 4 (0.97%) HTML
6 4 (0.97%) XML
7 3 (0.72%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (0.72%) Hibernate
7 3 (0.72%) HTML5
7 3 (0.72%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (0.72%) Lucene
7 3 (0.72%) OCX
7 3 (0.72%) PhoneGap
7 3 (0.72%) Servlets
7 3 (0.72%) Spring
7 3 (0.72%) ZeroMQ
8 2 (0.48%) ELK Stack
8 2 (0.48%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (0.48%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 107 (25.85%) Data Centre
2 36 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (8.21%) Enterprise Storage
4 27 (6.52%) Management Information System
5 19 (4.59%) Clustering
5 19 (4.59%) New Media
6 17 (4.11%) Computer Science
7 15 (3.62%) Private Cloud
7 15 (3.62%) Replication
8 13 (3.14%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.45%) Economics
10 5 (1.21%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.21%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.21%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.21%) PKI
11 4 (0.97%) Online Games
12 3 (0.72%) IPTV
12 3 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.72%) Video on Demand
12 3 (0.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 129 (31.16%) Windows
2 80 (19.32%) Linux
3 71 (17.15%) Windows Server
4 45 (10.87%) Unix
5 42 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (9.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (7.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (6.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (5.80%) AIX
10 9 (2.17%) Windows 7
11 8 (1.93%) Solaris
12 5 (1.21%) CentOS
12 5 (1.21%) zOS
13 4 (0.97%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.72%) Debian
14 3 (0.72%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.72%) VMS
15 1 (0.24%) Android
15 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (16.67%) ITIL
2 64 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (14.01%) Performance Tuning
4 50 (12.08%) Project Management
5 44 (10.63%) High Availability
6 41 (9.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 32 (7.73%) Change Management
8 30 (7.25%) Migration
9 29 (7.00%) Service Delivery
10 28 (6.76%) PRINCE2
11 26 (6.28%) Change Control
11 26 (6.28%) Configuration Management
11 26 (6.28%) DevOps
11 26 (6.28%) Problem Management
12 25 (6.04%) Scrum
12 25 (6.04%) TOGAF
13 24 (5.80%) Performance Monitoring
14 23 (5.56%) Re-Platforming
14 23 (5.56%) Waterfall
15 22 (5.31%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (18.84%) SQL
2 52 (12.56%) Java
3 31 (7.49%) Bash Shell
4 24 (5.80%) Perl
5 19 (4.59%) PowerShell
6 18 (4.35%) Python
7 16 (3.86%) T-SQL
8 14 (3.38%) Shell Script
9 12 (2.90%) PL/SQL
10 11 (2.66%) C
11 8 (1.93%) C#
12 4 (0.97%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.97%) VB
13 3 (0.72%) Groovy
13 3 (0.72%) PHP
13 3 (0.72%) Ruby
14 2 (0.48%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.48%) VBScript
15 1 (0.24%) C++
15 1 (0.24%) Korn
Qualifications
1 34 (8.21%) Security Cleared
2 27 (6.52%) Degree
3 24 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 18 (4.35%) CCNP
6 13 (3.14%) APMP
7 9 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.93%) CCIE
9 7 (1.69%) CCNA
10 5 (1.21%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.97%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (0.97%) MCSE
11 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.97%) RHCE
12 3 (0.72%) CCSE
12 3 (0.72%) HNC
12 3 (0.72%) HND
13 2 (0.48%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.66%) QA
2 6 (1.45%) SLA
3 3 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.24%) JSP 440
System Software
1 77 (18.60%) Active Directory
2 53 (12.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (6.04%) VMware ESX
4 15 (3.62%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.62%) NFS
5 12 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.69%) vCloud
7 6 (1.45%) vSphere
8 5 (1.21%) Docker
9 4 (0.97%) iptables
9 4 (0.97%) XenApp
10 3 (0.72%) Squid
11 2 (0.48%) Postfix
11 2 (0.48%) Samba
12 1 (0.24%) Firmware
12 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.24%) Snort
12 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (6.76%) Puppet
2 18 (4.35%) SCOM
3 17 (4.11%) NetBackup
4 9 (2.17%) WMI
5 8 (1.93%) Ansible
6 7 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (1.45%) Nagios
8 5 (1.21%) HP UCMDB
8 5 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.97%) SCCM
9 4 (0.97%) SCVMM
9 4 (0.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.72%) Cacti
10 3 (0.72%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (0.48%) Kibana
11 2 (0.48%) logstash
11 2 (0.48%) Opsview
11 2 (0.48%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 75 (18.12%) Cisco
2 70 (16.91%) VMware
3 57 (13.77%) Oracle
4 49 (11.84%) Microsoft
5 38 (9.18%) IBM
6 30 (7.25%) NetApp
7 26 (6.28%) F5
8 24 (5.80%) Red Hat
9 19 (4.59%) HP
10 16 (3.86%) CheckPoint
11 15 (3.62%) Dell
11 15 (3.62%) EMC
12 13 (3.14%) Serena
13 12 (2.90%) Cognizant
13 12 (2.90%) Veritas
14 11 (2.66%) Informatica
14 11 (2.66%) Netezza
15 10 (2.42%) Juniper
16 9 (2.17%) Borland
16 9 (2.17%) Citrix
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Vodafone
Rate: Unspecified £Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £200 - 260 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Rate: £15 - £17 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nottingham City Council
Rate: From £30,978 to £34,746 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago