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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Planning
Rank 419 425 396
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -29
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 209 217 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.41% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.51% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 132 129
Median daily rate £425 £408 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £278 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £585 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 7
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £22.50 £20.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £30.75 £51.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £46.75
% change year-on-year
+24.44% -51.87%
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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
41378 42813 40900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.41% 81.15% 77.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27602 28419 26033
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 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1058 1189 1138
Median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +38.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 0 92 £450 - 18
North West +27 33 £435 +24.28% 5
South East -11 24 £445 +20.27% 10
Yorkshire +18 17 £438 +9.37% 1
West Midlands -25 13 £375 -8.53% 4
East of England +7 12 £470 +41.88% 6
North East -15 10 £350 -26.31% 1
South West +12 4 £325 -13.33% 5
East Midlands -17 3 £383 -4.37% 2
Midlands - 1 £200 -
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Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 158 (33.62%) Windows
2 119 (25.32%) Finance
3 108 (22.98%) Microsoft
3 108 (22.98%) Active Directory
4 107 (22.77%) Linux
5 104 (22.13%) ITIL
6 98 (20.85%) Data Centre
7 88 (18.72%) Unix
8 87 (18.51%) SQL
9 80 (17.02%) Performance Tuning
10 79 (16.81%) Cisco
11 78 (16.60%) Service Management
12 77 (16.38%) Oracle
13 74 (15.74%) Disaster Recovery
14 73 (15.53%) Firewall
15 70 (14.89%) VMware
15 70 (14.89%) Windows Server
16 67 (14.26%) SQL Server
17 62 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
18 61 (12.98%) Java
19 59 (12.55%) Configuration Management
20 58 (12.34%) Perl
21 56 (11.91%) DNS
22 55 (11.70%) Windows Server 2008
23 53 (11.28%) LAN
24 51 (10.85%) WAN
24 51 (10.85%) Oracle Database
25 49 (10.43%) DHCP
26 48 (10.21%) AIX
27 45 (9.57%) Cisco Certification

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 35 (7.45%) Skype for Business
2 32 (6.81%) MS Exchange
3 27 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (5.11%) Apache
5 23 (4.89%) SharePoint
6 21 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (3.83%) SharePoint 2013
7 18 (3.83%) Tomcat
8 17 (3.62%) Office Communications Server
9 16 (3.40%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (2.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 11 (2.34%) WebSphere
12 10 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
12 10 (2.13%) nginx
13 9 (1.91%) JBoss
13 9 (1.91%) Jetty
14 8 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (1.70%) WebSphere Application Server
15 7 (1.49%) WebLogic
16 6 (1.28%) IIS
Applications
1 41 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 26 (5.53%) MS Office
3 10 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.85%) 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 13 (2.77%) SAP APO
2 6 (1.28%) SimCorp Dimension
3 5 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.85%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.64%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
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%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.21%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.21%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.04%) PaaS
2 18 (3.83%) IaaS
2 18 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.83%) Office 365
3 14 (2.98%) SaaS
4 13 (2.77%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.21%) Socialbakers
Communications & Networking
1 73 (15.53%) Firewall
2 56 (11.91%) DNS
3 53 (11.28%) LAN
4 51 (10.85%) WAN
5 49 (10.43%) DHCP
6 39 (8.30%) VPN
7 36 (7.66%) Network Security
8 35 (7.45%) SAN
9 33 (7.02%) TCP/IP
10 28 (5.96%) Internet
11 24 (5.11%) Wireless
12 22 (4.68%) LDAP
12 22 (4.68%) Skype
13 21 (4.47%) BGP
13 21 (4.47%) SSL
14 18 (3.83%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (3.40%) Cisco Nexus
16 15 (3.19%) OSPF
17 14 (2.98%) IPsec
17 14 (2.98%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (14.26%) SQL Server
2 51 (10.85%) Oracle Database
3 26 (5.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (5.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 23 (4.89%) Relational Database
6 20 (4.26%) MySQL
7 19 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (4.04%) RDBMS
7 19 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (2.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (2.34%) Hadoop
10 11 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (1.70%) DB2
12 7 (1.49%) Oracle ODI
13 6 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (1.28%) VLDB
14 5 (1.06%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 22 (4.68%) Jenkins
2 20 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 18 (3.83%) JIRA
4 15 (3.19%) Subversion
5 10 (2.13%) ClearCase
6 7 (1.49%) Hudson
7 5 (1.06%) ClearQuest
8 4 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.85%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.85%) Vagrant
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%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.43%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.21%) Gerrit
General
1 119 (25.32%) Finance
2 33 (7.02%) Banking
3 20 (4.26%) Law
3 20 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.34%) Back Office
4 11 (2.34%) Financial Institution
4 11 (2.34%) Retail
5 6 (1.28%) Legal
5 6 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.06%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.85%) Marketing
8 3 (0.64%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.64%) Publishing
9 2 (0.43%) Billing
9 2 (0.43%) Electronics
10 1 (0.21%) Automotive
10 1 (0.21%) Danish Language
10 1 (0.21%) Front Office
10 1 (0.21%) Games
10 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 60 (12.77%) Architect
2 43 (9.15%) DBA
3 39 (8.30%) Analyst
4 30 (6.38%) Administrator
5 28 (5.96%) Network Engineer
6 27 (5.74%) Consultant
6 27 (5.74%) Software Manager
6 27 (5.74%) Technical Architect
7 25 (5.32%) Configuration Manager
7 25 (5.32%) Software Configuration Manager
7 25 (5.32%) SQL DBA
8 24 (5.11%) Support Engineer
9 21 (4.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 20 (4.26%) Oracle DBA
11 19 (4.04%) Developer
11 19 (4.04%) Operations Engineer
12 13 (2.77%) Designer
12 13 (2.77%) Messaging Support
13 12 (2.55%) Infrastructure Architect
13 12 (2.55%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.77%) .NET
2 11 (2.34%) LAMP
2 11 (2.34%) Middleware
2 11 (2.34%) Web Services
3 10 (2.13%) J2EE
4 9 (1.91%) ELK Stack
5 7 (1.49%) XML
6 6 (1.28%) LAPP Stack
6 6 (1.28%) LEMP Stack
6 6 (1.28%) OAuth
6 6 (1.28%) OpenID
6 6 (1.28%) REST
6 6 (1.28%) SAML
7 5 (1.06%) 802.1X
8 4 (0.85%) libvirt
8 4 (0.85%) Node.js
8 4 (0.85%) Sensu
8 4 (0.85%) Servlets
9 3 (0.64%) Django
9 3 (0.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 98 (20.85%) Data Centre
2 24 (5.11%) Mainframe
2 24 (5.11%) Management Information System
3 22 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.62%) Clustering
5 14 (2.98%) Hedge funds
6 13 (2.77%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.77%) Replication
7 9 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.91%) Visualisation
8 8 (1.70%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.70%) Blackberry
8 8 (1.70%) VCE vBlock
9 7 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.49%) NHS
10 6 (1.28%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.28%) Cryptography
10 6 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (1.28%) PKI
10 6 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 158 (33.62%) Windows
2 107 (22.77%) Linux
3 88 (18.72%) Unix
4 70 (14.89%) Windows Server
5 55 (11.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (10.21%) AIX
7 35 (7.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 35 (7.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (3.19%) Windows 7
10 14 (2.98%) Solaris
11 10 (2.13%) Android
11 10 (2.13%) Apple iOS
11 10 (2.13%) CentOS
11 10 (2.13%) Ubuntu
12 9 (1.91%) Windows 10
13 6 (1.28%) Debian
13 6 (1.28%) HPUX
13 6 (1.28%) Windows 8
14 5 (1.06%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (22.13%) ITIL
2 80 (17.02%) Performance Tuning
3 78 (16.60%) Service Management
4 74 (15.74%) Disaster Recovery
5 62 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (12.55%) Configuration Management
7 45 (9.57%) SDLC
8 44 (9.36%) High Availability
9 41 (8.72%) Incident Management
10 38 (8.09%) Change Management
11 37 (7.87%) Migration
12 36 (7.66%) Load Balancing
12 36 (7.66%) Translating Business Requirements
13 35 (7.45%) Project Management
14 28 (5.96%) PRINCE2
14 28 (5.96%) Problem Management
15 27 (5.74%) DevOps
16 25 (5.32%) Release Management
17 24 (5.11%) Performance Monitoring
18 22 (4.68%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 87 (18.51%) SQL
2 61 (12.98%) Java
3 58 (12.34%) Perl
4 38 (8.09%) Shell Script
5 25 (5.32%) PowerShell
6 18 (3.83%) Python
7 17 (3.62%) T-SQL
8 16 (3.40%) Bash Shell
9 15 (3.19%) C
10 11 (2.34%) JavaScript
11 10 (2.13%) C++
11 10 (2.13%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.06%) C#
12 5 (1.06%) VB
12 5 (1.06%) VBScript
13 4 (0.85%) Scala
14 3 (0.64%) Jython
14 3 (0.64%) PHP
14 3 (0.64%) Ruby
15 2 (0.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 45 (9.57%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (8.30%) Security Cleared
3 30 (6.38%) SC Cleared
4 20 (4.26%) Degree
5 19 (4.04%) CCNP
6 18 (3.83%) CCNA
7 16 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (3.19%) BPSS Clearance
9 13 (2.77%) MCSE
10 12 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (2.13%) CCIE
11 10 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.28%) APMP
12 6 (1.28%) Check Point Certification
12 6 (1.28%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.85%) RHCSA
14 3 (0.64%) MCSA
14 3 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
15 2 (0.43%) CCDA
15 2 (0.43%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 25 (5.32%) QA
3 17 (3.62%) SLA
4 10 (2.13%) 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 40 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (6.81%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.34%) vSphere
5 9 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (1.91%) XenApp
6 6 (1.28%) Docker
6 6 (1.28%) iptables
6 6 (1.28%) NFS
6 6 (1.28%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.28%) XenServer
7 5 (1.06%) HDFS
7 5 (1.06%) KVM
7 5 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (1.06%) Postfix
7 5 (1.06%) Samba
7 5 (1.06%) Xen
8 4 (0.85%) Firmware
8 4 (0.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 38 (8.09%) SCOM
2 29 (6.17%) Puppet
3 24 (5.11%) SCCM
4 12 (2.55%) Oracle RMAN
5 10 (2.13%) logstash
5 10 (2.13%) Oracle Identity Management
6 9 (1.91%) Ansible
6 9 (1.91%) Control-M
6 9 (1.91%) Kibana
6 9 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (1.70%) SCVMM
8 6 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (1.28%) OpenAM
8 6 (1.28%) OpenIDM
9 5 (1.06%) Graphite
9 5 (1.06%) NetBackup
9 5 (1.06%) SCOrch
9 5 (1.06%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.85%) Ganglia
10 4 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 108 (22.98%) Microsoft
2 79 (16.81%) Cisco
3 77 (16.38%) Oracle
4 70 (14.89%) VMware
5 33 (7.02%) Citrix
6 30 (6.38%) SAP
7 29 (6.17%) Red Hat
8 28 (5.96%) Dell
9 27 (5.74%) HP
9 27 (5.74%) IBM
10 24 (5.11%) CheckPoint
11 20 (4.26%) EMC
12 17 (3.62%) F5
13 15 (3.19%) Juniper
13 15 (3.19%) NetApp
14 8 (1.70%) Trend Micro
15 7 (1.49%) Informatica
15 7 (1.49%) Sun
15 7 (1.49%) Symantec
16 6 (1.28%) SimCorp
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