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 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Capacity Planning
UK / England
Rank 427 411 355
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -56
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 148 204 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.43% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.52% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 145 152
Median daily rate £401 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.31% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £25.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 - £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 - £29.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.00

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
34237 39508 37993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.95% 82.86% 79.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22891 26199 24367
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 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 847 1079 1033
Median hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £27.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +37.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.78 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 February 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
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 February 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 -9 52 £475 +5.55% 17
South East -14 19 £450 +12.50% 11
South West +9 16 £336 -3.92% 3
North East +1 15 £313 +15.74%
North West +25 13 £356 -10.93% 6
East of England -3 12 £288 -8.73% 6
West Midlands +4 10 £375 -9.90% 6
Yorkshire +19 8 £500 +33.33% 3
Capacity Planning
UK

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 (34.63%) Linux
2 88 (28.48%) ITIL
3 78 (25.24%) Windows
4 76 (24.60%) Finance
5 64 (20.71%) Microsoft
5 64 (20.71%) VMware
6 63 (20.39%) Unix
6 63 (20.39%) Performance Tuning
7 52 (16.83%) Service Management
8 51 (16.50%) Oracle
9 50 (16.18%) Data Centre
10 49 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
11 47 (15.21%) Configuration Management
11 47 (15.21%) VMware Infrastructure
12 46 (14.89%) High Availability
13 45 (14.56%) Disaster Recovery
14 43 (13.92%) Active Directory
15 42 (13.59%) DNS
16 41 (13.27%) Change Management
17 37 (11.97%) Red Hat
18 36 (11.65%) HP
18 36 (11.65%) SQL
18 36 (11.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 35 (11.33%) Puppet
19 35 (11.33%) Java
20 34 (11.00%) Migration
20 34 (11.00%) Windows Server
21 33 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
22 32 (10.36%) DevOps
22 32 (10.36%) MS Excel

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 24 (7.77%) SharePoint
2 22 (7.12%) Apache
3 18 (5.83%) WebSphere
4 15 (4.85%) MS Exchange
5 14 (4.53%) Apache Pig
5 14 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (4.53%) Skype for Business
6 13 (4.21%) IIS
7 12 (3.88%) CMS
7 12 (3.88%) WebLogic
7 12 (3.88%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (2.91%) JBoss
8 9 (2.91%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (2.59%) Office Communications Server
9 8 (2.59%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (2.59%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (1.29%) Apache Spark
11 4 (1.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 32 (10.36%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.18%) MS Office
3 6 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.94%) SAP APO
2 4 (1.29%) SAP MDG
2 4 (1.29%) SAP Retail
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (0.65%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.32%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.32%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.32%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 25 (8.09%) Office 365
2 24 (7.77%) IaaS
3 23 (7.44%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (5.83%) PaaS
4 18 (5.83%) SaaS
5 17 (5.50%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.62%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.29%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.97%) AWS Data Pipeline
8 3 (0.97%) IBM PureFlex
8 3 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.65%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.32%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 42 (13.59%) DNS
2 30 (9.71%) LAN
3 28 (9.06%) SAN
3 28 (9.06%) WAN
4 26 (8.41%) DHCP
5 21 (6.80%) Firewall
6 18 (5.83%) TCP/IP
7 17 (5.50%) Network Security
8 14 (4.53%) SSL
9 13 (4.21%) Internet
10 11 (3.56%) Kerberos
10 11 (3.56%) VoIP
11 9 (2.91%) Skype
11 9 (2.91%) VPN
12 8 (2.59%) 3G
12 8 (2.59%) BGP
12 8 (2.59%) IP Telephony
13 7 (2.27%) 4G
14 6 (1.94%) LDAP
14 6 (1.94%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.06%) Oracle Database
2 23 (7.44%) Hadoop
3 20 (6.47%) Big Data
4 19 (6.15%) MySQL
4 19 (6.15%) SQL Server
5 18 (5.83%) Apache Hive
5 18 (5.83%) Relational Database
6 11 (3.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (2.91%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.91%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.59%) Endeca
9 7 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.94%) HBase
11 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.29%) DB2
12 4 (1.29%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.21%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.91%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.94%) JIRA
3 6 (1.94%) Subversion
4 3 (0.97%) Maven
4 3 (0.97%) Selenium
4 3 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (0.97%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.65%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.65%) ProC
5 2 (0.65%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.32%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.32%) Hudson
6 1 (0.32%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.32%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.32%) Vagrant
General
1 76 (24.60%) Finance
2 24 (7.77%) Telecoms
3 21 (6.80%) Banking
4 13 (4.21%) Retail
5 10 (3.24%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.91%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.29%) Electronics
7 4 (1.29%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.29%) Marketing
8 3 (0.97%) Back Office
9 2 (0.65%) Advertising
9 2 (0.65%) Billing
9 2 (0.65%) Front Office
9 2 (0.65%) Law
10 1 (0.32%) Automotive
10 1 (0.32%) Games
10 1 (0.32%) German Language
10 1 (0.32%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.32%) Legal
10 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 40 (12.94%) Architect
2 36 (11.65%) Administrator
3 22 (7.12%) Analyst
3 22 (7.12%) Operations Engineer
4 18 (5.83%) Network Engineer
5 16 (5.18%) Developer
6 14 (4.53%) Consultant
6 14 (4.53%) DBA
7 13 (4.21%) Support Engineer
8 12 (3.88%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 12 (3.88%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (3.24%) Hadoop Administrator
10 9 (2.91%) Linux Engineer
10 9 (2.91%) Messaging Engineer
10 9 (2.91%) Unix Administrator
10 9 (2.91%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 8 (2.59%) Data Architect
11 8 (2.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (2.59%) Oracle DBA
11 8 (2.59%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.83%) Web Services
2 12 (3.88%) Middleware
2 12 (3.88%) XML
3 11 (3.56%) J2EE
3 11 (3.56%) Spring
4 10 (3.24%) JMS
4 10 (3.24%) Servlets
5 9 (2.91%) Hibernate
5 9 (2.91%) JMX
5 9 (2.91%) XSLT
6 8 (2.59%) JDBC
6 8 (2.59%) JSP
6 8 (2.59%) SOAP
6 8 (2.59%) Struts
7 7 (2.27%) Kafka
7 7 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (1.62%) .NET
9 4 (1.29%) LAMP
10 3 (0.97%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (0.97%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 50 (16.18%) Data Centre
2 33 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.18%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.56%) Virtual Team
5 10 (3.24%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.91%) User Experience
7 8 (2.59%) iPad
8 7 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.94%) Clustering
9 6 (1.94%) EMC VNX
10 5 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.29%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.29%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.29%) PKI
11 4 (1.29%) Tandem
12 3 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.97%) Replication
13 2 (0.65%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.65%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 107 (34.63%) Linux
2 78 (25.24%) Windows
3 63 (20.39%) Unix
4 36 (11.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (11.00%) Windows Server
6 18 (5.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (5.18%) Solaris
8 15 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (4.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (3.56%) Windows 7
11 10 (3.24%) AIX
11 10 (3.24%) Windows 10
12 6 (1.94%) CentOS
12 6 (1.94%) HPUX
13 5 (1.62%) VME
14 4 (1.29%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.97%) Fedora
15 3 (0.97%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.65%) Debian
16 2 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (28.48%) ITIL
2 63 (20.39%) Performance Tuning
3 52 (16.83%) Service Management
4 49 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (15.21%) Configuration Management
6 46 (14.89%) High Availability
7 45 (14.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 41 (13.27%) Change Management
9 34 (11.00%) Migration
10 32 (10.36%) DevOps
11 30 (9.71%) ITSM
11 30 (9.71%) Service Delivery
12 29 (9.39%) Problem Management
13 24 (7.77%) Performance Monitoring
14 22 (7.12%) Open Source
14 22 (7.12%) PRINCE2
15 21 (6.80%) Business Continuity
16 20 (6.47%) Project Management
17 19 (6.15%) Data Management
18 18 (5.83%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (11.65%) SQL
2 35 (11.33%) Java
3 23 (7.44%) Python
4 16 (5.18%) Perl
5 10 (3.24%) Shell Script
6 9 (2.91%) Bash Shell
7 8 (2.59%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.27%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.62%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.62%) Ruby
10 4 (1.29%) C
10 4 (1.29%) C++
11 3 (0.97%) Jython
12 2 (0.65%) Go
12 2 (0.65%) PHP
13 1 (0.32%) COBOL
13 1 (0.32%) Groovy
13 1 (0.32%) R
13 1 (0.32%) Scala
13 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (8.74%) Security Cleared
2 18 (5.83%) Degree
2 18 (5.83%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.53%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (2.59%) CCNA
5 7 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.94%) CCNP
7 5 (1.62%) RHCE
8 4 (1.29%) MCSE
8 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.29%) RHCSA
8 4 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.97%) APMP
9 3 (0.97%) CCIE
9 3 (0.97%) ISEB
9 3 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.65%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.65%) EMCSA
10 2 (0.65%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.65%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.80%) QA
2 16 (5.18%) SLA
3 7 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.62%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.29%) PMO
7 3 (0.97%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.65%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.65%) MiFID
9 1 (0.32%) GCP
System Software
1 47 (15.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (13.92%) Active Directory
3 17 (5.50%) Hyper-V
4 14 (4.53%) HDFS
4 14 (4.53%) vSphere
5 13 (4.21%) VMware ESX
6 10 (3.24%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (2.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 9 (2.91%) XenApp
8 8 (2.59%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (2.27%) NFS
10 6 (1.94%) Firmware
11 5 (1.62%) Docker
11 5 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (1.29%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.65%) KVM
14 2 (0.65%) Oracle Clusterware
14 2 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 35 (11.33%) Puppet
2 21 (6.80%) Ansible
3 13 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (4.21%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (4.21%) SCCM
3 13 (4.21%) SCOM
4 9 (2.91%) Data Guard
4 9 (2.91%) Hadoop YARN
5 8 (2.59%) Red Hat Satellite
6 7 (2.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 6 (1.94%) Ambari
7 6 (1.94%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 6 (1.94%) Oozie
8 5 (1.62%) SCVMM
9 4 (1.29%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.97%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (0.97%) HP UCMDB
10 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.97%) Nagios
Vendors
1 64 (20.71%) Microsoft
1 64 (20.71%) VMware
2 51 (16.50%) Oracle
3 37 (11.97%) Red Hat
4 36 (11.65%) HP
5 32 (10.36%) Cisco
6 25 (8.09%) Dell
7 22 (7.12%) IBM
8 15 (4.85%) SAP
9 14 (4.53%) Citrix
10 12 (3.88%) NetApp
11 11 (3.56%) EMC
12 10 (3.24%) Sun
13 8 (2.59%) ATG
13 8 (2.59%) TIBCO
13 8 (2.59%) Veritas
14 7 (2.27%) Avaya
14 7 (2.27%) Brocade
14 7 (2.27%) F5
15 6 (1.94%) Symantec
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