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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Planning
Rank 391 353 335
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -18
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 252 285 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.55% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.69% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 169 135
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 5
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 £24.20 £18.00 £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.93 £23.50 £22.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+23.91% +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
41425 41266 37858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.97% 79.99% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27604 27296 23970
Median daily rate £450 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.34%
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 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 941 1073 1088
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.31 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -1 103 £400 -8.57% 26
South East -42 34 £375 - 10
Yorkshire +24 31 £427 +1.12% 4
East of England +8 27 £425 +21.42% 5
North West -12 15 £375 -14.28% 7
North East -32 13 £280 -17.64%
West Midlands -23 12 £350 +3.70% 5
South West +2 11 £363 +11.53% 1
East Midlands -6 3 £383 +39.09% 2
Midlands - 2 £200 -
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Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 175 (37.39%) Windows
2 121 (25.85%) Finance
3 103 (22.01%) ITIL
3 103 (22.01%) Active Directory
4 102 (21.79%) Microsoft
4 102 (21.79%) Data Centre
5 96 (20.51%) Linux
6 90 (19.23%) SQL
7 84 (17.95%) Windows Server
8 83 (17.74%) Cisco
9 80 (17.09%) Firewall
10 75 (16.03%) VMware
11 74 (15.81%) Unix
12 73 (15.60%) SQL Server
13 68 (14.53%) Oracle
14 64 (13.68%) Disaster Recovery
14 64 (13.68%) Performance Tuning
15 62 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
16 59 (12.61%) LAN
17 58 (12.39%) WAN
18 54 (11.54%) Java
19 52 (11.11%) Service Management
20 51 (10.90%) Configuration Management
21 50 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
21 50 (10.68%) High Availability
22 49 (10.47%) Project Management
23 47 (10.04%) DNS
23 47 (10.04%) VMware Infrastructure
24 45 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
24 45 (9.62%) Perl

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 34 (7.26%) MS Exchange
1 34 (7.26%) Skype for Business
2 29 (6.20%) SharePoint
3 28 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (3.42%) Apache
5 16 (3.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 15 (3.21%) Office Communications Server
7 14 (2.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 13 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
9 12 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (2.14%) nginx
11 9 (1.92%) JBoss
11 9 (1.92%) Jetty
11 9 (1.92%) Tomcat
12 8 (1.71%) IIS
12 8 (1.71%) WebSphere
13 7 (1.50%) CMS
13 7 (1.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 38 (8.12%) MS Excel
2 26 (5.56%) MS Office
3 8 (1.71%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.85%) MS Project
5 2 (0.43%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.21%) MicroStation
6 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (2.35%) SAP APO
2 6 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.28%) SimCorp Dimension
3 5 (1.07%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.85%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
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 11i
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
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 16 (3.42%) IaaS
1 16 (3.42%) Office 365
2 13 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.92%) PaaS
5 6 (1.28%) SaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.21%) Socialbakers
Communications & Networking
1 80 (17.09%) Firewall
2 59 (12.61%) LAN
3 58 (12.39%) WAN
4 47 (10.04%) DNS
5 40 (8.55%) DHCP
6 38 (8.12%) Network Security
7 35 (7.48%) Internet
7 35 (7.48%) SAN
8 34 (7.26%) VPN
9 29 (6.20%) Cisco Nexus
10 28 (5.98%) Wireless
11 25 (5.34%) BGP
11 25 (5.34%) TCP/IP
12 21 (4.49%) Skype
13 20 (4.27%) LDAP
14 19 (4.06%) Cisco ASA
14 19 (4.06%) SSL
15 18 (3.85%) EIGRP
15 18 (3.85%) OSPF
16 17 (3.63%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (15.60%) SQL Server
2 41 (8.76%) Oracle Database
3 28 (5.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (4.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (4.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 21 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (4.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (3.63%) MySQL
10 16 (3.42%) Relational Database
10 16 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (2.78%) RDBMS
12 10 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (1.71%) DB2
13 8 (1.71%) Oracle Database 12c
14 7 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
15 6 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (1.28%) VLDB
16 5 (1.07%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 16 (3.42%) Jenkins
2 15 (3.21%) Git (software)
3 14 (2.99%) JIRA
4 10 (2.14%) Subversion
5 8 (1.71%) Hudson
5 8 (1.71%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (1.28%) ClearCase
7 5 (1.07%) StarTeam
8 4 (0.85%) ClearQuest
8 4 (0.85%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.85%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.64%) TeamCity
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%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 121 (25.85%) Finance
2 28 (5.98%) Telecoms
3 27 (5.77%) Banking
4 17 (3.63%) Law
5 11 (2.35%) Retail
6 6 (1.28%) Games
6 6 (1.28%) Legal
7 5 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.85%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.64%) Back Office
9 3 (0.64%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.64%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.43%) Billing
10 2 (0.43%) Electronics
10 2 (0.43%) Front Office
10 2 (0.43%) Marketing
10 2 (0.43%) Publishing
11 1 (0.21%) Danish Language
11 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.21%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (13.25%) Architect
2 43 (9.19%) DBA
3 36 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 33 (7.05%) Analyst
5 32 (6.84%) Administrator
5 32 (6.84%) Consultant
6 31 (6.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 29 (6.20%) Technical Architect
8 28 (5.98%) SQL DBA
9 26 (5.56%) Support Engineer
10 22 (4.70%) Software Manager
11 21 (4.49%) Configuration Manager
12 20 (4.27%) Software Configuration Manager
13 19 (4.06%) Developer
13 19 (4.06%) Project Manager
14 16 (3.42%) Oracle DBA
14 16 (3.42%) Technical Consultant
15 13 (2.78%) Support Analyst
16 12 (2.56%) Designer
16 12 (2.56%) Messaging Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.21%) Web Services
2 11 (2.35%) ELK Stack
3 9 (1.92%) LAMP
3 9 (1.92%) Middleware
3 9 (1.92%) Node.js
4 8 (1.71%) .NET
4 8 (1.71%) J2EE
5 6 (1.28%) LAPP Stack
5 6 (1.28%) LEMP Stack
6 5 (1.07%) 802.1X
6 5 (1.07%) REST
6 5 (1.07%) XML
7 4 (0.85%) libvirt
7 4 (0.85%) OAuth
7 4 (0.85%) OpenID
7 4 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (0.85%) SAML
7 4 (0.85%) Sensu
8 3 (0.64%) OCX
8 3 (0.64%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 102 (21.79%) Data Centre
2 28 (5.98%) Management Information System
3 26 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.70%) Mainframe
5 18 (3.85%) Clustering
6 17 (3.63%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.14%) Enterprise Storage
7 10 (2.14%) Visualisation
8 9 (1.92%) Virtual Team
9 8 (1.71%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.71%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.71%) Replication
10 7 (1.50%) Blackberry
10 7 (1.50%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.50%) New Media
10 7 (1.50%) PKI
11 6 (1.28%) Cryptography
11 6 (1.28%) Hedge funds
11 6 (1.28%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 175 (37.39%) Windows
2 96 (20.51%) Linux
3 84 (17.95%) Windows Server
4 74 (15.81%) Unix
5 62 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 45 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (8.76%) AIX
8 19 (4.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (3.21%) Windows 7
10 11 (2.35%) Solaris
11 9 (1.92%) Android
11 9 (1.92%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.50%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.28%) CentOS
13 6 (1.28%) Debian
13 6 (1.28%) Ubuntu
14 5 (1.07%) VMS
15 4 (0.85%) zOS
16 3 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (22.01%) ITIL
2 64 (13.68%) Disaster Recovery
2 64 (13.68%) Performance Tuning
3 52 (11.11%) Service Management
4 51 (10.90%) Configuration Management
5 50 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (10.68%) High Availability
6 49 (10.47%) Project Management
7 45 (9.62%) Change Management
8 41 (8.76%) SDLC
9 34 (7.26%) Load Balancing
10 32 (6.84%) Incident Management
11 30 (6.41%) PRINCE2
12 29 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
13 28 (5.98%) Migration
14 26 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
15 25 (5.34%) Performance Monitoring
15 25 (5.34%) Problem Management
15 25 (5.34%) Service Delivery
16 22 (4.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 90 (19.23%) SQL
2 54 (11.54%) Java
3 45 (9.62%) Perl
4 35 (7.48%) Shell Script
5 24 (5.13%) PowerShell
6 23 (4.91%) Bash Shell
7 20 (4.27%) T-SQL
8 13 (2.78%) C
9 12 (2.56%) Python
10 8 (1.71%) JavaScript
10 8 (1.71%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.28%) C#
12 5 (1.07%) C++
12 5 (1.07%) VB
12 5 (1.07%) VBScript
13 4 (0.85%) Scala
14 3 (0.64%) PHP
15 2 (0.43%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.43%) Ruby
16 1 (0.21%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 40 (8.55%) Security Cleared
2 36 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (6.41%) Degree
4 29 (6.20%) SC Cleared
5 23 (4.91%) CCNP
6 15 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (2.99%) CCNA
8 13 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (2.56%) APMP
9 12 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
9 12 (2.56%) MCSE
10 10 (2.14%) CCIE
11 7 (1.50%) Check Point Certification
12 5 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.64%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.64%) HNC
13 3 (0.64%) HND
13 3 (0.64%) MCSA
13 3 (0.64%) RHCE
14 2 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 21 (4.49%) QA
3 7 (1.50%) SLA
4 6 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 103 (22.01%) Active Directory
2 47 (10.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (6.20%) Hyper-V
4 17 (3.63%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (3.42%) VMware ESX
6 11 (2.35%) NFS
7 9 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (1.92%) vSphere
8 7 (1.50%) iptables
8 7 (1.50%) XenApp
9 6 (1.28%) Docker
9 6 (1.28%) XenServer
10 5 (1.07%) KVM
10 5 (1.07%) Postfix
10 5 (1.07%) Samba
11 4 (0.85%) Xen
12 3 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.64%) Squid
12 3 (0.64%) vCloud
12 3 (0.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (6.20%) SCOM
2 23 (4.91%) Puppet
3 12 (2.56%) NetBackup
3 12 (2.56%) Oracle Identity Management
3 12 (2.56%) SCCM
4 11 (2.35%) Kibana
4 11 (2.35%) logstash
5 9 (1.92%) Control-M
5 9 (1.92%) SCVMM
6 8 (1.71%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (1.28%) Ganglia
7 6 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (1.07%) Graphite
8 5 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.07%) SCOrch
8 5 (1.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (1.07%) WMI
8 5 (1.07%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.85%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 102 (21.79%) Microsoft
2 83 (17.74%) Cisco
3 75 (16.03%) VMware
4 68 (14.53%) Oracle
5 29 (6.20%) F5
5 29 (6.20%) IBM
6 28 (5.98%) SAP
7 25 (5.34%) Dell
8 24 (5.13%) CheckPoint
9 23 (4.91%) Citrix
10 22 (4.70%) HP
10 22 (4.70%) NetApp
11 21 (4.49%) Red Hat
12 12 (2.56%) EMC
13 11 (2.35%) Juniper
14 8 (1.71%) Symantec
14 8 (1.71%) Veritas
15 7 (1.50%) Palo Alto
15 7 (1.50%) Sun
15 7 (1.50%) Trend Micro
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