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 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Capacity Planning
UK / England
Rank 417 424 337
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -87
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 150 183 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.39% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.48% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 118 159
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £252 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £492 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 10
Median hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £39.00 £24.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £39.00 £42.93
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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
33619 38152 36402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.40% 82.04% 78.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22424 25073 23863
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 835 1113 967
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 -17 57 £505 +18.82% 19
East of England +11 20 £365 +102.77% 4
South East -15 20 £450 +9.09% 7
North West +40 16 £350 -12.50% 7
West Midlands +6 14 £385 -14.44% 12
North East -14 14 £350 +35.92% 2
South West +10 4 £350 +50.53% 4
Yorkshire +6 2 £500 +33.33% 5
Capacity Planning
UK

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 107 (32.33%) Linux
2 87 (26.28%) ITIL
3 84 (25.38%) Windows
4 77 (23.26%) Finance
5 70 (21.15%) VMware
6 64 (19.34%) Unix
7 63 (19.03%) Data Centre
8 62 (18.73%) Performance Tuning
8 62 (18.73%) Agile Software Development
9 59 (17.82%) Microsoft
10 55 (16.62%) Service Management
11 54 (16.31%) Disaster Recovery
11 54 (16.31%) Oracle
12 48 (14.50%) Java
12 48 (14.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 47 (14.20%) Active Directory
14 44 (13.29%) Cisco
14 44 (13.29%) DNS
14 44 (13.29%) Configuration Management
15 43 (12.99%) High Availability
16 42 (12.69%) HP
16 42 (12.69%) SQL
17 41 (12.39%) Red Hat
18 39 (11.78%) Puppet
19 38 (11.48%) SAN
20 35 (10.57%) LAN
20 35 (10.57%) Change Management
20 35 (10.57%) Windows Server
21 34 (10.27%) DevOps
21 34 (10.27%) Migration

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 22 (6.65%) SharePoint
2 19 (5.74%) Apache
3 13 (3.93%) IIS
3 13 (3.93%) MS Exchange
4 12 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (3.63%) Tomcat
4 12 (3.63%) WebSphere
5 11 (3.32%) Apache Pig
5 11 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (3.32%) Skype for Business
6 8 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (2.42%) WebLogic
6 8 (2.42%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (2.11%) CMS
7 7 (2.11%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (1.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.51%) JBoss
9 4 (1.21%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 29 (8.76%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.63%) MS Office
3 6 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) MS Project
5 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.51%) SAP APO
2 3 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.91%) SAP Retail
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.60%) Primavera
3 2 (0.60%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.30%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.30%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.25%) IaaS
1 24 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (5.74%) Office 365
4 18 (5.44%) PaaS
5 17 (5.14%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (5.14%) SaaS
6 5 (1.51%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.91%) IBM PureFlex
7 3 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.60%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.30%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 44 (13.29%) DNS
2 38 (11.48%) SAN
3 35 (10.57%) LAN
4 34 (10.27%) WAN
5 28 (8.46%) DHCP
6 27 (8.16%) Firewall
7 19 (5.74%) TCP/IP
8 17 (5.14%) VPN
9 16 (4.83%) Network Security
10 10 (3.02%) SSL
11 8 (2.42%) BGP
11 8 (2.42%) Internet
11 8 (2.42%) Kerberos
11 8 (2.42%) Skype
12 7 (2.11%) LDAP
12 7 (2.11%) MPLS
12 7 (2.11%) VoIP
13 6 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (1.51%) 2G
14 5 (1.51%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.06%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.46%) Oracle Database
3 22 (6.65%) Hadoop
4 19 (5.74%) Relational Database
5 18 (5.44%) MySQL
6 15 (4.53%) Big Data
7 14 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (3.63%) Apache Hive
9 10 (3.02%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (3.02%) RDBMS
10 9 (2.72%) NoSQL
11 8 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (1.51%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (1.21%) HBase
15 4 (1.21%) Oracle BI EE
15 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (4.53%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.23%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.72%) JIRA
3 9 (2.72%) Subversion
4 4 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (1.21%) ClearCase
5 3 (0.91%) Maven
5 3 (0.91%) Selenium
5 3 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.60%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.30%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.30%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.30%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.30%) GitLab
7 1 (0.30%) Hudson
7 1 (0.30%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.30%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.30%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 77 (23.26%) Finance
2 26 (7.85%) Telecoms
3 18 (5.44%) Banking
4 15 (4.53%) Financial Institution
5 10 (3.02%) Back Office
6 9 (2.72%) Retail
7 8 (2.42%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.21%) Electronics
8 4 (1.21%) Law
8 4 (1.21%) Marketing
9 3 (0.91%) Front Office
9 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.60%) Advertising
10 2 (0.60%) Billing
11 1 (0.30%) Games
11 1 (0.30%) German Language
11 1 (0.30%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.30%) Local Government
11 1 (0.30%) Publishing
11 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (16.01%) Architect
2 34 (10.27%) Administrator
3 25 (7.55%) Analyst
4 22 (6.65%) Consultant
4 22 (6.65%) Operations Engineer
5 20 (6.04%) DBA
6 16 (4.83%) Network Engineer
7 15 (4.53%) Technical Architect
8 14 (4.23%) Support Engineer
9 13 (3.93%) Developer
10 12 (3.63%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (3.32%) Systems Administrator
12 10 (3.02%) Oracle DBA
13 9 (2.72%) 3rd Line Support
13 9 (2.72%) Senior Operations Engineer
13 9 (2.72%) Unix Administrator
13 9 (2.72%) Unix Systems Administrator
14 8 (2.42%) Solutions Architect
14 8 (2.42%) Technical Leader
15 7 (2.11%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.23%) Middleware
2 13 (3.93%) Web Services
3 9 (2.72%) .NET
3 9 (2.72%) J2EE
3 9 (2.72%) XML
4 7 (2.11%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (1.81%) JMS
5 6 (1.81%) JMX
5 6 (1.81%) Servlets
5 6 (1.81%) Spring
6 5 (1.51%) LAMP
6 5 (1.51%) XSLT
7 4 (1.21%) Hibernate
7 4 (1.21%) Kafka
7 4 (1.21%) REST
8 3 (0.91%) FastCGI
8 3 (0.91%) Matplotlib
8 3 (0.91%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (0.91%) SAP Basis
8 3 (0.91%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 63 (19.03%) Data Centre
2 25 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.04%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.23%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.02%) Clustering
5 10 (3.02%) User Experience
6 8 (2.42%) Hedge funds
6 8 (2.42%) VCE vBlock
7 7 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (2.11%) Replication
8 6 (1.81%) EMC VNX
8 6 (1.81%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.51%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.51%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.21%) PKI
10 4 (1.21%) Tandem
11 3 (0.91%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.91%) iPad
12 2 (0.60%) Statistics
12 2 (0.60%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 107 (32.33%) Linux
2 84 (25.38%) Windows
3 64 (19.34%) Unix
4 35 (10.57%) Windows Server
5 33 (9.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (6.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (6.04%) Solaris
8 18 (5.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (4.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (3.93%) AIX
11 12 (3.63%) Windows 7
12 11 (3.32%) Windows 10
13 7 (2.11%) HPUX
14 6 (1.81%) CentOS
15 5 (1.51%) Ubuntu
16 4 (1.21%) VME
16 4 (1.21%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.60%) Android
17 2 (0.60%) Debian
17 2 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (26.28%) ITIL
2 62 (18.73%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (18.73%) Performance Tuning
3 55 (16.62%) Service Management
4 54 (16.31%) Disaster Recovery
5 44 (13.29%) Configuration Management
6 43 (12.99%) High Availability
7 35 (10.57%) Change Management
8 34 (10.27%) DevOps
8 34 (10.27%) Migration
9 31 (9.37%) Service Delivery
10 30 (9.06%) Problem Management
11 27 (8.16%) ITSM
12 24 (7.25%) Performance Monitoring
13 23 (6.95%) Open Source
14 22 (6.65%) Business Continuity
14 22 (6.65%) Continuous Improvement
14 22 (6.65%) PRINCE2
15 20 (6.04%) Process Improvement
16 19 (5.74%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 48 (14.50%) Java
2 42 (12.69%) SQL
3 26 (7.85%) Python
4 25 (7.55%) Perl
5 15 (4.53%) Shell Script
6 10 (3.02%) Bash Shell
7 9 (2.72%) C
8 7 (2.11%) C++
9 6 (1.81%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.81%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.81%) Ruby
10 5 (1.51%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.21%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.91%) Go
12 3 (0.91%) Jython
13 2 (0.60%) PHP
13 2 (0.60%) R
14 1 (0.30%) Groovy
14 1 (0.30%) Korn
14 1 (0.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (9.67%) Security Cleared
2 25 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (7.55%) SC Cleared
3 21 (6.34%) Degree
4 10 (3.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (2.72%) CCNA
6 7 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (2.11%) CCNP
7 6 (1.81%) CCIE
8 5 (1.51%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.51%) RHCE
9 4 (1.21%) MCSE
9 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.21%) RHCSA
10 3 (0.91%) ISEB
11 2 (0.60%) EMCSA
11 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.60%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.25%) SLA
2 18 (5.44%) QA
3 9 (2.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (2.42%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (1.51%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.91%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.30%) GCP
7 1 (0.30%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 48 (14.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (14.20%) Active Directory
3 20 (6.04%) Hyper-V
4 14 (4.23%) VMware ESX
5 12 (3.63%) vSphere
6 11 (3.32%) HDFS
7 8 (2.42%) NFS
8 7 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (1.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 6 (1.81%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (1.81%) XenApp
10 5 (1.51%) Docker
10 5 (1.51%) Firmware
11 4 (1.21%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.91%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.60%) KVM
Systems Management
1 39 (11.78%) Puppet
2 22 (6.65%) Ansible
3 17 (5.14%) SCCM
3 17 (5.14%) SCOM
4 14 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (3.32%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (2.11%) Red Hat Satellite
7 6 (1.81%) Ambari
7 6 (1.81%) Data Guard
7 6 (1.81%) Hadoop YARN
7 6 (1.81%) Oozie
7 6 (1.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (1.21%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 4 (1.21%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (1.21%) Nagios
8 4 (1.21%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.91%) HP UCMDB
10 2 (0.60%) OpenSSO
10 2 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 70 (21.15%) VMware
2 59 (17.82%) Microsoft
3 54 (16.31%) Oracle
4 44 (13.29%) Cisco
5 42 (12.69%) HP
6 41 (12.39%) Red Hat
7 24 (7.25%) Dell
8 21 (6.34%) IBM
9 17 (5.14%) EMC
10 16 (4.83%) Citrix
11 15 (4.53%) SAP
12 12 (3.63%) CheckPoint
13 11 (3.32%) Juniper
14 10 (3.02%) NetApp
14 10 (3.02%) Sun
15 8 (2.42%) F5
15 8 (2.42%) TIBCO
15 8 (2.42%) Veritas
16 7 (2.11%) Avaya
17 5 (1.51%) Brocade
Liverpool
Michael Page Technology
Rate: £40000 - £50000 per annum + £5,800 car allowance + great package
Posted: 5 days ago
North East
LA International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £500 to £510 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Rate: £235 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 4 days ago
Surbiton
TUI Group Careers
Rate: Highly Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago