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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Planning
Rank 380 341 319
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -22
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 261 310 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.61% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.76% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 184 155
Median daily rate £400 £396 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% +5.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £351
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 8
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £18.00 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.95 £23.50 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+63.04% +4.54%
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
40623 40561 37775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.50% 79.74% 78.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27280 26672 24090
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 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 933 1073 1123
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 June 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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -3 107 £400 -8.04% 26
South East -38 37 £400 +6.66% 7
Yorkshire +26 33 £413 +11.86% 4
East of England +5 24 £425 +21.42% 1
West Midlands -19 15 £370 +13.84% 3
South West -5 13 £356 +1.78% 3
North West -36 13 £375 +7.14% 9
North East -44 13 £283 -16.91%
East Midlands -4 3 £383 +31.89% 6
Midlands - 1 £200 -
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Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 162 (35.60%) Windows
2 117 (25.71%) Finance
3 97 (21.32%) Data Centre
4 93 (20.44%) ITIL
5 92 (20.22%) Linux
6 91 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 87 (19.12%) SQL
8 83 (18.24%) Cisco
8 83 (18.24%) Microsoft
9 79 (17.36%) Windows Server
10 76 (16.70%) Firewall
11 75 (16.48%) VMware
12 71 (15.60%) Oracle
13 68 (14.95%) SQL Server
14 67 (14.73%) Unix
15 58 (12.75%) Performance Tuning
16 57 (12.53%) Disaster Recovery
17 53 (11.65%) LAN
18 52 (11.43%) WAN
18 52 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
19 51 (11.21%) Project Management
20 50 (10.99%) Java
20 50 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
21 47 (10.33%) Service Management
21 47 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
22 45 (9.89%) Configuration Management
22 45 (9.89%) SAN
22 45 (9.89%) High Availability
23 44 (9.67%) Oracle Database
24 43 (9.45%) Change Management

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 33 (7.25%) MS Exchange
2 29 (6.37%) SharePoint
3 27 (5.93%) Skype for Business
4 25 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 13 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (2.64%) Apache
7 12 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (2.64%) Office Communications Server
8 11 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (1.98%) Jetty
10 9 (1.98%) OpenStack
11 8 (1.76%) WebSphere
12 7 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (1.54%) JBoss
12 7 (1.54%) Tomcat
13 6 (1.32%) CMS
13 6 (1.32%) IIS
Applications
1 32 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.84%) MS Office
3 6 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.44%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.44%) MS Project
6 1 (0.22%) MicroStation
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.42%) SAP APO
2 6 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.32%) SimCorp Dimension
3 5 (1.10%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.88%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.44%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.44%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.44%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.22%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.22%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.86%) IaaS
1 13 (2.86%) Office 365
2 10 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.88%) PaaS
5 2 (0.44%) SaaS
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 76 (16.70%) Firewall
2 53 (11.65%) LAN
3 52 (11.43%) WAN
4 45 (9.89%) SAN
5 40 (8.79%) DNS
6 34 (7.47%) DHCP
7 32 (7.03%) Network Security
8 31 (6.81%) Cisco Nexus
9 30 (6.59%) Internet
9 30 (6.59%) VPN
10 25 (5.49%) Wireless
11 24 (5.27%) BGP
12 23 (5.05%) NAS
13 21 (4.62%) TCP/IP
14 18 (3.96%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (3.96%) EIGRP
14 18 (3.96%) MPLS
15 17 (3.74%) LDAP
15 17 (3.74%) OSPF
15 17 (3.74%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (14.95%) SQL Server
2 44 (9.67%) Oracle Database
3 28 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (4.62%) Oracle Database 11g
6 20 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (3.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (3.08%) MySQL
10 14 (3.08%) Relational Database
11 12 (2.64%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (2.42%) RDBMS
13 10 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (1.76%) DataStage
14 8 (1.76%) Oracle Database 12c
15 7 (1.54%) DB2
15 7 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
16 6 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 6 (1.32%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 15 (3.30%) Jenkins
2 12 (2.64%) JIRA
3 11 (2.42%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (1.54%) Hudson
6 6 (1.32%) Subversion
7 5 (1.10%) StarTeam
8 3 (0.66%) ClearQuest
9 2 (0.44%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.44%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.44%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.44%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.22%) JBuilder
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.22%) Selenium
10 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.22%) Vagrant
General
1 117 (25.71%) Finance
2 29 (6.37%) Telecoms
3 22 (4.84%) Banking
4 13 (2.86%) Law
5 11 (2.42%) Retail
6 8 (1.76%) Games
7 6 (1.32%) Legal
8 5 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.66%) Back Office
9 3 (0.66%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.66%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.66%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.44%) Billing
10 2 (0.44%) Electronics
10 2 (0.44%) Front Office
10 2 (0.44%) German Language
10 2 (0.44%) Marketing
10 2 (0.44%) Publishing
11 1 (0.22%) Danish Language
11 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 60 (13.19%) Architect
2 46 (10.11%) DBA
3 34 (7.47%) Network Engineer
4 33 (7.25%) SQL DBA
5 32 (7.03%) Analyst
5 32 (7.03%) Consultant
6 30 (6.59%) Administrator
7 29 (6.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 26 (5.71%) Technical Architect
9 19 (4.18%) Project Manager
9 19 (4.18%) Support Engineer
10 18 (3.96%) Oracle DBA
10 18 (3.96%) Software Manager
11 17 (3.74%) Configuration Manager
12 16 (3.52%) Developer
12 16 (3.52%) Software Configuration Manager
13 15 (3.30%) Technical Consultant
14 13 (2.86%) Support Analyst
15 12 (2.64%) Infrastructure Architect
15 12 (2.64%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.08%) Web Services
2 11 (2.42%) ELK Stack
3 8 (1.76%) Node.js
4 7 (1.54%) J2EE
5 6 (1.32%) LAMP
5 6 (1.32%) Middleware
6 5 (1.10%) .NET
6 5 (1.10%) 802.1X
7 4 (0.88%) REST
7 4 (0.88%) XML
8 3 (0.66%) Django
8 3 (0.66%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (0.66%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (0.66%) OAuth
8 3 (0.66%) OCX
8 3 (0.66%) OpenID
8 3 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (0.66%) SAML
8 3 (0.66%) Servlets
9 2 (0.44%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 97 (21.32%) Data Centre
2 25 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.49%) Management Information System
3 22 (4.84%) Mainframe
4 20 (4.40%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.74%) Clustering
6 14 (3.08%) Enterprise Storage
7 9 (1.98%) Virtual Team
8 8 (1.76%) New Media
8 8 (1.76%) Private Cloud
8 8 (1.76%) Replication
8 8 (1.76%) Visualisation
9 7 (1.54%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.54%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.32%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.32%) Cryptography
10 6 (1.32%) Economics
10 6 (1.32%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.32%) PKI
11 5 (1.10%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 162 (35.60%) Windows
2 92 (20.22%) Linux
3 79 (17.36%) Windows Server
4 67 (14.73%) Unix
5 52 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 41 (9.01%) AIX
8 40 (8.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (3.08%) Windows 7
11 8 (1.76%) Solaris
12 7 (1.54%) Android
12 7 (1.54%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.54%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.10%) CentOS
13 5 (1.10%) Debian
13 5 (1.10%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.10%) VMS
14 4 (0.88%) zOS
15 3 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (20.44%) ITIL
2 58 (12.75%) Performance Tuning
3 57 (12.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 51 (11.21%) Project Management
5 47 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (10.33%) Service Management
6 45 (9.89%) Configuration Management
6 45 (9.89%) High Availability
7 43 (9.45%) Change Management
8 35 (7.69%) SDLC
9 30 (6.59%) Incident Management
9 30 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 29 (6.37%) PRINCE2
11 28 (6.15%) Load Balancing
11 28 (6.15%) Migration
12 27 (5.93%) Performance Monitoring
13 26 (5.71%) Service Delivery
14 25 (5.49%) Problem Management
15 22 (4.84%) Translating Business Requirements
16 20 (4.40%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 87 (19.12%) SQL
2 50 (10.99%) Java
3 36 (7.91%) Perl
4 31 (6.81%) Shell Script
5 27 (5.93%) Bash Shell
6 22 (4.84%) PowerShell
7 20 (4.40%) T-SQL
8 15 (3.30%) Python
9 11 (2.42%) C
9 11 (2.42%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.10%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.10%) VBScript
11 4 (0.88%) C#
11 4 (0.88%) C++
11 4 (0.88%) VB
12 3 (0.66%) PHP
13 2 (0.44%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.44%) Ruby
14 1 (0.22%) Korn
14 1 (0.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 41 (9.01%) Security Cleared
2 36 (7.91%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (7.25%) Degree
4 28 (6.15%) SC Cleared
5 23 (5.05%) CCNP
6 14 (3.08%) CCNA
6 14 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (2.86%) APMP
7 13 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (2.64%) BPSS Clearance
8 12 (2.64%) MCSE
9 10 (2.20%) CCIE
10 7 (1.54%) Check Point Certification
11 5 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
13 3 (0.66%) HNC
13 3 (0.66%) HND
13 3 (0.66%) ISEB
13 3 (0.66%) MCSA
13 3 (0.66%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.40%) QA
1 20 (4.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (1.98%) SLA
3 6 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) JSP 440
System Software
1 91 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 50 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (5.27%) Hyper-V
4 19 (4.18%) VMware ESX
5 17 (3.74%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (2.86%) NFS
7 10 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.76%) vSphere
9 6 (1.32%) iptables
10 5 (1.10%) XenApp
10 5 (1.10%) XenServer
11 4 (0.88%) Postfix
11 4 (0.88%) Samba
11 4 (0.88%) vCloud
12 3 (0.66%) Docker
12 3 (0.66%) Squid
12 3 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.44%) Firmware
13 2 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 24 (5.27%) SCOM
2 20 (4.40%) Puppet
3 12 (2.64%) NetBackup
3 12 (2.64%) Oracle Identity Management
4 11 (2.42%) Kibana
4 11 (2.42%) logstash
4 11 (2.42%) SCCM
5 9 (1.98%) Control-M
5 9 (1.98%) SCVMM
6 7 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (1.10%) SCOrch
8 5 (1.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (1.10%) WMI
9 4 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.88%) SCDPM
9 4 (0.88%) SCSM
9 4 (0.88%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.66%) Ansible
Vendors
1 83 (18.24%) Cisco
1 83 (18.24%) Microsoft
2 75 (16.48%) VMware
3 71 (15.60%) Oracle
4 28 (6.15%) F5
4 28 (6.15%) IBM
4 28 (6.15%) SAP
5 25 (5.49%) NetApp
6 24 (5.27%) CheckPoint
7 22 (4.84%) Dell
8 21 (4.62%) HP
8 21 (4.62%) Red Hat
9 18 (3.96%) Citrix
10 11 (2.42%) EMC
10 11 (2.42%) Juniper
11 8 (1.76%) Cognizant
11 8 (1.76%) Informatica
11 8 (1.76%) Netezza
11 8 (1.76%) Symantec
12 7 (1.54%) Palo Alto
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