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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Planning
Rank 397 383 365
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -18
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 247 263 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.50% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.62% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 158 133
Median daily rate £400 £420 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £283 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £549 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 5
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +15.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £23.00 £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £30.75 £44.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+19.14% +6.81%
Capacity Planning
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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
41809 42609 40117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.03% 80.40% 78.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27858 28200 25340
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1000 1145 1121
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £22.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -11 105 £400 -11.11% 26
South East -25 34 £403 +7.33% 15
Yorkshire +18 24 £425 -2.85% 5
East of England +16 22 £425 +41.66% 5
North West +5 22 £375 -11.76% 6
West Midlands -25 16 £375 -8.53% 9
North East -13 11 £303 -36.31% 1
South West +11 7 £363 +36.79% 1
East Midlands -10 4 £383 +27.50% 1
Midlands - 2 £200 -
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Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 164 (34.89%) Windows
2 122 (25.96%) Finance
3 111 (23.62%) Microsoft
4 108 (22.98%) Active Directory
5 107 (22.77%) Data Centre
6 97 (20.64%) ITIL
7 93 (19.79%) Linux
8 87 (18.51%) SQL
8 87 (18.51%) Cisco
9 80 (17.02%) Unix
10 77 (16.38%) Firewall
11 75 (15.96%) Disaster Recovery
11 75 (15.96%) Windows Server
12 73 (15.53%) Oracle
13 71 (15.11%) SQL Server
14 68 (14.47%) VMware
15 64 (13.62%) Performance Tuning
16 60 (12.77%) Java
17 59 (12.55%) WAN
18 58 (12.34%) LAN
18 58 (12.34%) Agile Software Development
19 57 (12.13%) Windows Server 2008
20 55 (11.70%) Service Management
21 53 (11.28%) DNS
21 53 (11.28%) Perl
22 52 (11.06%) Configuration Management
23 49 (10.43%) DHCP
23 49 (10.43%) High Availability
24 46 (9.79%) SDLC
24 46 (9.79%) 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 36 (7.66%) MS Exchange
1 36 (7.66%) Skype for Business
2 30 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (5.96%) SharePoint
4 25 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (4.47%) Apache
6 18 (3.83%) SharePoint 2013
7 17 (3.62%) Office Communications Server
8 16 (3.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 15 (3.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 13 (2.77%) Tomcat
11 10 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (2.13%) nginx
12 9 (1.91%) JBoss
12 9 (1.91%) Jetty
13 8 (1.70%) IIS
14 7 (1.49%) CMS
14 7 (1.49%) WebSphere
15 6 (1.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 39 (8.30%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.32%) MS Office
3 10 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.64%) MS Project
6 2 (0.43%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.21%) MicroStation
7 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (2.34%) SAP APO
2 6 (1.28%) SimCorp Dimension
3 5 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.85%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.43%) Primavera
6 2 (0.43%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.43%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.43%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.21%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.21%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.21%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.21%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.83%) Office 365
2 13 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.55%) IaaS
4 11 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (1.91%) PaaS
6 6 (1.28%) SaaS
7 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.21%) Socialbakers
Communications & Networking
1 77 (16.38%) Firewall
2 59 (12.55%) WAN
3 58 (12.34%) LAN
4 53 (11.28%) DNS
5 49 (10.43%) DHCP
6 42 (8.94%) VPN
7 41 (8.72%) Network Security
8 36 (7.66%) SAN
9 33 (7.02%) Internet
10 28 (5.96%) TCP/IP
10 28 (5.96%) Wireless
11 24 (5.11%) BGP
12 23 (4.89%) LDAP
12 23 (4.89%) Skype
13 21 (4.47%) Cisco Nexus
14 20 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
15 19 (4.04%) SSL
16 18 (3.83%) OSPF
17 16 (3.40%) EIGRP
17 16 (3.40%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (15.11%) SQL Server
2 44 (9.36%) Oracle Database
3 28 (5.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (4.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 19 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (3.62%) MySQL
8 16 (3.40%) Relational Database
9 14 (2.98%) RDBMS
10 13 (2.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (1.49%) DB2
13 7 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
13 7 (1.49%) Oracle ODI
14 6 (1.28%) VLDB
15 5 (1.06%) DataStage
15 5 (1.06%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 20 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 16 (3.40%) JIRA
3 15 (3.19%) Git (software)
4 12 (2.55%) Subversion
5 8 (1.70%) ClearCase
6 7 (1.49%) Hudson
7 5 (1.06%) ClearQuest
7 5 (1.06%) StarTeam
8 4 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.85%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.85%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.64%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.64%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.43%) JBuilder
10 2 (0.43%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.43%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.43%) TeamCity
General
1 122 (25.96%) Finance
2 28 (5.96%) Banking
3 22 (4.68%) Telecoms
4 19 (4.04%) Law
5 12 (2.55%) Retail
6 9 (1.91%) Back Office
6 9 (1.91%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.06%) Legal
9 3 (0.64%) Games
9 3 (0.64%) Marketing
9 3 (0.64%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.64%) Publishing
10 2 (0.43%) Billing
10 2 (0.43%) Electronics
10 2 (0.43%) Front Office
11 1 (0.21%) Automotive
11 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Local Government
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 60 (12.77%) Architect
2 42 (8.94%) DBA
3 39 (8.30%) Analyst
4 32 (6.81%) Consultant
5 31 (6.60%) Network Engineer
6 30 (6.38%) Administrator
7 29 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 28 (5.96%) Technical Architect
9 26 (5.53%) SQL DBA
10 25 (5.32%) Software Manager
11 24 (5.11%) Configuration Manager
12 23 (4.89%) Software Configuration Manager
12 23 (4.89%) Support Engineer
13 21 (4.47%) Project Manager
14 20 (4.26%) Oracle DBA
15 16 (3.40%) Developer
16 14 (2.98%) Support Analyst
17 13 (2.77%) Designer
17 13 (2.77%) Messaging Support
18 12 (2.55%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.55%) .NET
2 11 (2.34%) Web Services
3 10 (2.13%) J2EE
3 10 (2.13%) LAMP
3 10 (2.13%) Middleware
4 9 (1.91%) ELK Stack
5 6 (1.28%) LAPP Stack
5 6 (1.28%) LEMP Stack
5 6 (1.28%) Node.js
5 6 (1.28%) OAuth
5 6 (1.28%) OpenID
5 6 (1.28%) REST
5 6 (1.28%) SAML
6 5 (1.06%) 802.1X
6 5 (1.06%) XML
7 4 (0.85%) libvirt
7 4 (0.85%) Sensu
8 3 (0.64%) Django
8 3 (0.64%) OCX
8 3 (0.64%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 107 (22.77%) Data Centre
2 32 (6.81%) Management Information System
3 25 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (4.89%) Mainframe
5 18 (3.83%) Clustering
6 15 (3.19%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.55%) Hedge funds
8 11 (2.34%) Replication
9 9 (1.91%) Visualisation
10 8 (1.70%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.70%) Blackberry
10 8 (1.70%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
11 7 (1.49%) NHS
11 7 (1.49%) PKI
12 6 (1.28%) Cryptography
12 6 (1.28%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.28%) New Media
12 6 (1.28%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 164 (34.89%) Windows
2 93 (19.79%) Linux
3 80 (17.02%) Unix
4 75 (15.96%) Windows Server
5 57 (12.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (9.79%) AIX
7 40 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 37 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (3.62%) Windows 7
10 13 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (2.77%) Solaris
11 10 (2.13%) Android
11 10 (2.13%) Apple iOS
12 9 (1.91%) CentOS
13 8 (1.70%) Ubuntu
14 6 (1.28%) Debian
14 6 (1.28%) Windows 10
14 6 (1.28%) Windows 8
15 5 (1.06%) VMS
16 4 (0.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (20.64%) ITIL
2 75 (15.96%) Disaster Recovery
3 64 (13.62%) Performance Tuning
4 58 (12.34%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (11.70%) Service Management
6 52 (11.06%) Configuration Management
7 49 (10.43%) High Availability
8 46 (9.79%) SDLC
9 42 (8.94%) Project Management
10 41 (8.72%) Incident Management
11 38 (8.09%) Change Management
12 37 (7.87%) Load Balancing
13 34 (7.23%) Migration
14 33 (7.02%) PRINCE2
15 29 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
15 29 (6.17%) Translating Business Requirements
16 25 (5.32%) Performance Monitoring
16 25 (5.32%) Problem Management
17 24 (5.11%) Change Control
18 22 (4.68%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 87 (18.51%) SQL
2 60 (12.77%) Java
3 53 (11.28%) Perl
4 37 (7.87%) Shell Script
5 25 (5.32%) PowerShell
6 19 (4.04%) Bash Shell
6 19 (4.04%) C
7 17 (3.62%) T-SQL
8 15 (3.19%) Python
9 9 (1.91%) JavaScript
10 8 (1.70%) C++
10 8 (1.70%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.06%) C#
11 5 (1.06%) VB
11 5 (1.06%) VBScript
12 4 (0.85%) Scala
13 3 (0.64%) PHP
13 3 (0.64%) Ruby
14 2 (0.43%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.21%) Korn
Qualifications
1 46 (9.79%) Security Cleared
2 42 (8.94%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (7.66%) SC Cleared
4 23 (4.89%) Degree
5 21 (4.47%) CCNP
6 16 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (2.98%) BPSS Clearance
7 14 (2.98%) CCNA
8 13 (2.77%) APMP
8 13 (2.77%) MCSE
9 11 (2.34%) CCIE
10 10 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (1.70%) Check Point Certification
12 6 (1.28%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.64%) HNC
13 3 (0.64%) HND
13 3 (0.64%) MCSA
13 3 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.64%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 23 (4.89%) QA
3 12 (2.55%) SLA
4 8 (1.70%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.64%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.21%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 108 (22.98%) Active Directory
2 39 (8.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (7.23%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (2.55%) vSphere
5 11 (2.34%) VMware ESX
6 9 (1.91%) XenApp
7 8 (1.70%) NFS
8 7 (1.49%) Docker
8 7 (1.49%) iptables
9 6 (1.28%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.28%) XenServer
10 5 (1.06%) KVM
10 5 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (1.06%) Postfix
10 5 (1.06%) Samba
10 5 (1.06%) Xen
11 4 (0.85%) Firmware
11 4 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.64%) Squid
Systems Management
1 35 (7.45%) SCOM
2 20 (4.26%) Puppet
3 18 (3.83%) SCCM
4 11 (2.34%) Oracle Identity Management
5 10 (2.13%) logstash
6 9 (1.91%) Control-M
6 9 (1.91%) Kibana
6 9 (1.91%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (1.70%) SCVMM
8 6 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (1.28%) OpenAM
8 6 (1.28%) OpenIDM
8 6 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (1.06%) Graphite
9 5 (1.06%) SCOrch
9 5 (1.06%) WMI
9 5 (1.06%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.85%) Ganglia
10 4 (0.85%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.85%) SCSM
Vendors
1 111 (23.62%) Microsoft
2 87 (18.51%) Cisco
3 73 (15.53%) Oracle
4 68 (14.47%) VMware
5 31 (6.60%) Citrix
6 30 (6.38%) SAP
7 29 (6.17%) HP
7 29 (6.17%) IBM
8 28 (5.96%) CheckPoint
9 26 (5.53%) Dell
10 22 (4.68%) Red Hat
11 20 (4.26%) F5
12 17 (3.62%) EMC
13 16 (3.40%) Juniper
14 15 (3.19%) NetApp
15 8 (1.70%) Trend Micro
16 7 (1.49%) Symantec
17 6 (1.28%) Serena
17 6 (1.28%) Sun
17 6 (1.28%) Veritas
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