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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Planning
Rank 384 340 330
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -10
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 230 299 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.60% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.75% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 171 166
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £255 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £351
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 7
Median hourly rate £29.70 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.42% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £18.00 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.97 £34.00 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.13% +4.54%
Capacity Planning
UK

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
40453 39757 38477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.12% 79.42% 77.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27165 25700 24694
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 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 904 1131 1160
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.85 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.88 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the England region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 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 -8 92 £420 -1.17% 31
Yorkshire +27 32 £400 +11.11% 9
South East -54 31 £410 +9.33% 16
West Midlands -11 18 £370 +13.84% 3
East of England -1 15 £425 +21.42% 3
North East -40 13 £283 -16.91% 1
South West -16 10 £300 -20.00% 5
East Midlands +2 9 £383 +27.50% 2
North West -39 8 £400 +23.07% 8
Midlands - 1 - -
Capacity Planning
UK

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 143 (33.10%) Windows
2 101 (23.38%) Finance
3 97 (22.45%) Data Centre
4 87 (20.14%) SQL
5 86 (19.91%) Linux
6 83 (19.21%) Active Directory
7 74 (17.13%) Windows Server
8 73 (16.90%) ITIL
9 71 (16.44%) Cisco
10 70 (16.20%) VMware
11 68 (15.74%) Oracle
12 67 (15.51%) Firewall
13 65 (15.05%) SQL Server
14 61 (14.12%) SAN
14 61 (14.12%) Performance Tuning
15 57 (13.19%) Microsoft
16 55 (12.73%) Unix
16 55 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
17 51 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
18 50 (11.57%) Java
19 49 (11.34%) Project Management
20 47 (10.88%) Disaster Recovery
21 44 (10.19%) Windows Server 2008
22 41 (9.49%) LAN
23 40 (9.26%) WAN
23 40 (9.26%) High Availability
23 40 (9.26%) Oracle Database
24 39 (9.03%) Windows Server 2012
24 39 (9.03%) NAS
25 35 (8.10%) Security Cleared

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 28 (6.48%) SharePoint
2 26 (6.02%) MS Exchange
3 20 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (4.17%) Skype for Business
5 17 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (3.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 14 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (2.55%) CMS
10 10 (2.31%) Node.js
10 10 (2.31%) OpenStack
11 9 (2.08%) Apache
11 9 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
11 9 (2.08%) Jetty
11 9 (2.08%) Tomcat
12 8 (1.85%) Office Communications Server
13 7 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (1.62%) WebSphere
14 5 (1.16%) IIS
14 5 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.47%) MS Office
3 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.46%) MS Project
3 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) MicroStation
4 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.31%) SAP APO
2 6 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.16%) SimCorp Dimension
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.46%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.46%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.46%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.23%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.01%) IaaS
2 12 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.31%) Office 365
5 2 (0.46%) GitHub
5 2 (0.46%) PaaS
6 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (15.51%) Firewall
2 61 (14.12%) SAN
3 41 (9.49%) LAN
4 40 (9.26%) WAN
5 39 (9.03%) NAS
6 34 (7.87%) DNS
7 28 (6.48%) DHCP
8 26 (6.02%) Cisco Nexus
9 23 (5.32%) Internet
10 21 (4.86%) Wireless
11 18 (4.17%) BGP
11 18 (4.17%) MPLS
11 18 (4.17%) Network Security
12 17 (3.94%) TCP/IP
13 15 (3.47%) VPN
14 14 (3.24%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (3.24%) EIGRP
15 13 (3.01%) VoIP
16 12 (2.78%) Skype
17 11 (2.55%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 40 (9.26%) Oracle Database
3 25 (5.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (4.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (4.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (4.40%) Oracle Database 11g
6 18 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (3.24%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (3.01%) MySQL
9 11 (2.55%) DataStage
9 11 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (2.31%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.85%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.62%) DB2
12 7 (1.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (1.62%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
14 5 (1.16%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 10 (2.31%) Sonatype Nexus
2 9 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.39%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.39%) StarTeam
4 3 (0.69%) ClearQuest
4 3 (0.69%) Hudson
4 3 (0.69%) JIRA
5 2 (0.46%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.46%) GitLab
5 2 (0.46%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.46%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.46%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.23%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.23%) JBuilder
6 1 (0.23%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.23%) Selenium
6 1 (0.23%) Subversion
6 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.23%) WiX
General
1 101 (23.38%) Finance
2 32 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 22 (5.09%) Banking
4 10 (2.31%) Games
5 9 (2.08%) Retail
6 5 (1.16%) Law
7 3 (0.69%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.69%) German Language
7 3 (0.69%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.46%) Advertising
8 2 (0.46%) Billing
8 2 (0.46%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.46%) Front Office
8 2 (0.46%) Legal
8 2 (0.46%) Local Government
8 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.46%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.23%) Automotive
9 1 (0.23%) Back Office
9 1 (0.23%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (16.44%) Architect
2 46 (10.65%) DBA
3 35 (8.10%) Consultant
4 34 (7.87%) SQL DBA
5 30 (6.94%) Analyst
6 28 (6.48%) Administrator
7 27 (6.25%) Network Engineer
8 25 (5.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 24 (5.56%) Technical Architect
10 21 (4.86%) Infrastructure Architect
11 19 (4.40%) Oracle DBA
12 18 (4.17%) Project Manager
12 18 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
13 17 (3.94%) Technical Consultant
14 16 (3.70%) Support Engineer
15 14 (3.24%) Support Analyst
16 13 (3.01%) Developer
17 12 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
17 12 (2.78%) Production DBA
17 12 (2.78%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.94%) Web Services
2 11 (2.55%) ELK Stack
3 9 (2.08%) Middleware
4 6 (1.39%) .NET
4 6 (1.39%) J2EE
5 4 (0.93%) LAMP
5 4 (0.93%) XML
6 3 (0.69%) Django
6 3 (0.69%) HTML
6 3 (0.69%) OCX
6 3 (0.69%) Servlets
7 2 (0.46%) CSS
7 2 (0.46%) HTML5
7 2 (0.46%) jQuery
7 2 (0.46%) Matplotlib
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.46%) PhoneGap
7 2 (0.46%) PostGIS
7 2 (0.46%) RESTful
7 2 (0.46%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 97 (22.45%) Data Centre
2 32 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (6.71%) Enterprise Storage
4 24 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.94%) Computer Science
6 15 (3.47%) New Media
7 14 (3.24%) Mainframe
8 13 (3.01%) Clustering
9 11 (2.55%) Replication
10 10 (2.31%) Data Structures
10 10 (2.31%) Private Cloud
11 6 (1.39%) Economics
11 6 (1.39%) Hedge funds
12 5 (1.16%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.16%) Cryptography
12 5 (1.16%) PKI
12 5 (1.16%) Visualisation
13 4 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.93%) Online Games
14 3 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 143 (33.10%) Windows
2 86 (19.91%) Linux
3 74 (17.13%) Windows Server
4 55 (12.73%) Unix
5 44 (10.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (9.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (7.64%) AIX
8 28 (6.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (2.55%) Windows 7
11 8 (1.85%) Solaris
12 5 (1.16%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.93%) zOS
14 3 (0.69%) Android
14 3 (0.69%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.46%) CentOS
15 2 (0.46%) VMS
15 2 (0.46%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (16.90%) ITIL
2 61 (14.12%) Performance Tuning
3 55 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (11.34%) Project Management
5 47 (10.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 40 (9.26%) High Availability
7 35 (8.10%) Configuration Management
8 34 (7.87%) Change Management
9 32 (7.41%) Migration
9 32 (7.41%) Service Management
10 29 (6.71%) Problem Management
11 27 (6.25%) SDLC
12 26 (6.02%) PRINCE2
13 25 (5.79%) Service Delivery
14 24 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
15 23 (5.32%) Change Control
16 21 (4.86%) Incident Management
16 21 (4.86%) Load Balancing
16 21 (4.86%) Scrum
16 21 (4.86%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 87 (20.14%) SQL
2 50 (11.57%) Java
3 34 (7.87%) Bash Shell
4 31 (7.18%) Perl
5 24 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 19 (4.40%) Python
7 18 (4.17%) T-SQL
8 17 (3.94%) PowerShell
9 13 (3.01%) PL/SQL
10 9 (2.08%) C
11 6 (1.39%) VB
12 5 (1.16%) JavaScript
13 4 (0.93%) C#
13 4 (0.93%) C++
14 2 (0.46%) Groovy
14 2 (0.46%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.46%) VBScript
15 1 (0.23%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.23%) Korn
15 1 (0.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (8.10%) Security Cleared
2 29 (6.71%) Degree
3 24 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (5.32%) SC Cleared
5 18 (4.17%) CCNP
6 14 (3.24%) APMP
7 10 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (2.08%) CCIE
9 8 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.39%) CCNA
10 6 (1.39%) MCSE
11 5 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (1.16%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.93%) Check Point Certification
12 4 (0.93%) RHCE
13 3 (0.69%) HNC
13 3 (0.69%) HND
13 3 (0.69%) ISEB
14 2 (0.46%) CCSP
14 2 (0.46%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.47%) QA
2 13 (3.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (1.62%) SLA
4 2 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.23%) JSP 440
System Software
1 83 (19.21%) Active Directory
2 51 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (5.09%) VMware ESX
4 18 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 12 (2.78%) NFS
6 11 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.16%) vCloud
7 5 (1.16%) vSphere
8 4 (0.93%) Docker
8 4 (0.93%) XenApp
9 3 (0.69%) Squid
10 2 (0.46%) iptables
11 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.23%) Snort
11 1 (0.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (4.86%) Puppet
1 21 (4.86%) SCOM
2 16 (3.70%) NetBackup
3 11 (2.55%) Kibana
3 11 (2.55%) logstash
4 9 (2.08%) Control-M
4 9 (2.08%) Oracle Identity Management
5 7 (1.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (1.39%) Ansible
6 6 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (1.39%) WMI
7 4 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.93%) HP UCMDB
7 4 (0.93%) Nagios
7 4 (0.93%) SCCM
7 4 (0.93%) SCVMM
7 4 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.69%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.46%) OPNET
Vendors
1 71 (16.44%) Cisco
2 70 (16.20%) VMware
3 68 (15.74%) Oracle
4 57 (13.19%) Microsoft
5 33 (7.64%) IBM
5 33 (7.64%) NetApp
6 23 (5.32%) F5
7 21 (4.86%) SAP
8 20 (4.63%) HP
9 19 (4.40%) Red Hat
10 16 (3.70%) CheckPoint
11 15 (3.47%) Dell
11 15 (3.47%) EMC
12 11 (2.55%) Informatica
12 11 (2.55%) Netezza
12 11 (2.55%) Veritas
13 10 (2.31%) Juniper
14 9 (2.08%) Citrix
14 9 (2.08%) Cognizant
14 9 (2.08%) Serena
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £43k - 56k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
DCV Technologies
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago