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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Planning
Rank 445 433 369
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -64
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 161 201 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.40% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.49% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 120 169
Median daily rate £420 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 16
Median hourly rate £50.00 £29.18 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.37% -0.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £29.18 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+71.37% -2.75%
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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
37961 40993 39836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.79% 81.50% 77.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25469 26982 26386
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 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £387
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 997 1216 1126
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £49.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +2 66 £513 +20.58% 13
North West +34 31 £406 -7.03% 5
South East -11 24 £404 -0.61% 14
North East -35 11 £350 +35.26% 1
West Midlands -5 10 £379 -9.55% 5
East of England -3 9 £386 +8.21% 2
Yorkshire +11 5 £525 +105.88% 2
South West +2 3 £308 -18.00% 2
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Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 114 (29.77%) Linux
2 111 (28.98%) Windows
3 96 (25.07%) ITIL
4 87 (22.72%) Microsoft
5 84 (21.93%) Finance
6 80 (20.89%) VMware
7 78 (20.37%) Active Directory
8 77 (20.10%) Unix
8 77 (20.10%) Data Centre
9 70 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
10 66 (17.23%) Performance Tuning
11 65 (16.97%) Service Management
12 58 (15.14%) Cisco
13 56 (14.62%) SQL
14 55 (14.36%) Java
15 54 (14.10%) Oracle
15 54 (14.10%) DNS
15 54 (14.10%) Disaster Recovery
16 53 (13.84%) Configuration Management
17 51 (13.32%) Windows Server
18 49 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
19 46 (12.01%) LAN
19 46 (12.01%) High Availability
20 45 (11.75%) SQL Server
20 45 (11.75%) Firewall
21 41 (10.70%) Red Hat
21 41 (10.70%) Puppet
22 40 (10.44%) DHCP
23 39 (10.18%) WAN
24 38 (9.92%) 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 24 (6.27%) SharePoint
2 22 (5.74%) Apache
2 22 (5.74%) Skype for Business
3 19 (4.96%) MS Exchange
4 17 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (3.66%) SharePoint 2013
5 14 (3.66%) Tomcat
6 13 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
7 12 (3.13%) IIS
8 11 (2.87%) Apache Pig
8 11 (2.87%) Office Communications Server
9 10 (2.61%) WebSphere
10 9 (2.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 7 (1.83%) nginx
12 6 (1.57%) Confluence
12 6 (1.57%) JBoss
12 6 (1.57%) WebLogic
13 5 (1.31%) CMS
13 5 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 31 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.44%) MS Office
3 9 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.83%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.04%) MS Project
6 2 (0.52%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.57%) SAP APO
2 3 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.78%) SAP PP
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.52%) Primavera
4 1 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.26%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.26%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.26%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.26%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.26%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.05%) IaaS
2 24 (6.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (5.74%) PaaS
4 19 (4.96%) SaaS
5 18 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (4.18%) Office 365
7 15 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.31%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.52%) IBM PureFlex
10 2 (0.52%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.26%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 54 (14.10%) DNS
2 46 (12.01%) LAN
3 45 (11.75%) Firewall
4 40 (10.44%) DHCP
5 39 (10.18%) WAN
6 34 (8.88%) SAN
7 30 (7.83%) VPN
8 26 (6.79%) TCP/IP
9 23 (6.01%) Network Security
10 18 (4.70%) SSL
11 16 (4.18%) LDAP
12 15 (3.92%) Internet
13 14 (3.66%) Skype
14 11 (2.87%) BGP
15 10 (2.61%) IPsec
15 10 (2.61%) Wireless
16 8 (2.09%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (2.09%) Kerberos
16 8 (2.09%) OSPF
17 7 (1.83%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (11.75%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.83%) Oracle Database
3 22 (5.74%) MySQL
4 21 (5.48%) Hadoop
4 21 (5.48%) Relational Database
5 20 (5.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (3.66%) Big Data
7 13 (3.39%) RDBMS
8 12 (3.13%) Apache Hive
8 12 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.09%) NoSQL
10 8 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (1.04%) HBase
13 4 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (5.48%) Git (software)
2 19 (4.96%) Jenkins
3 17 (4.44%) JIRA
4 14 (3.66%) Subversion
5 9 (2.35%) ClearCase
6 5 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (1.31%) Vagrant
7 4 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (0.78%) Hudson
8 3 (0.78%) Maven
8 3 (0.78%) Selenium
8 3 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.78%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.52%) ClearQuest
9 2 (0.52%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.52%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.52%) StarTeam
9 2 (0.52%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.26%) Artifactory
General
1 84 (21.93%) Finance
2 22 (5.74%) Banking
3 21 (5.48%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.13%) Financial Institution
5 10 (2.61%) Back Office
5 10 (2.61%) Law
6 8 (2.09%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.57%) Retail
8 3 (0.78%) Front Office
8 3 (0.78%) Legal
8 3 (0.78%) Publishing
9 2 (0.52%) Advertising
9 2 (0.52%) Billing
9 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.52%) Marketing
10 1 (0.26%) Automotive
10 1 (0.26%) Danish Language
10 1 (0.26%) Games
10 1 (0.26%) Local Government
10 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 47 (12.27%) Architect
2 37 (9.66%) Administrator
3 32 (8.36%) Analyst
4 29 (7.57%) Consultant
5 25 (6.53%) DBA
6 23 (6.01%) Network Engineer
7 21 (5.48%) Support Engineer
8 19 (4.96%) Developer
8 19 (4.96%) Operations Engineer
9 17 (4.44%) Technical Architect
10 15 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
10 15 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (2.87%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (2.87%) Oracle DBA
12 10 (2.61%) ClearCase Configuration Manager
12 10 (2.61%) Configuration Manager
12 10 (2.61%) Designer
12 10 (2.61%) Software Configuration Manager
12 10 (2.61%) Systems Administrator
12 10 (2.61%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.18%) Middleware
2 13 (3.39%) .NET
3 12 (3.13%) Web Services
4 10 (2.61%) J2EE
5 9 (2.35%) Oracle Fusion
6 8 (2.09%) LAMP
7 7 (1.83%) REST
7 7 (1.83%) XML
8 6 (1.57%) LAPP Stack
8 6 (1.57%) OAuth
8 6 (1.57%) OpenID
8 6 (1.57%) SAML
9 5 (1.31%) LEMP Stack
9 5 (1.31%) Node.js
10 4 (1.04%) 802.1X
10 4 (1.04%) IBM Integration Bus
10 4 (1.04%) libvirt
10 4 (1.04%) Sensu
11 3 (0.78%) FastCGI
11 3 (0.78%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 77 (20.10%) Data Centre
2 24 (6.27%) Management Information System
3 22 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.66%) Clustering
5 12 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.87%) Replication
7 10 (2.61%) Mainframe
7 10 (2.61%) User Experience
8 8 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (2.09%) Hedge funds
8 8 (2.09%) VCE vBlock
9 7 (1.83%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.83%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.83%) Visualisation
10 6 (1.57%) PKI
10 6 (1.57%) Statistics
11 5 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (1.04%) NHS
13 3 (0.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 114 (29.77%) Linux
2 111 (28.98%) Windows
3 77 (20.10%) Unix
4 51 (13.32%) Windows Server
5 38 (9.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (7.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (7.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (6.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (6.27%) AIX
9 22 (5.74%) Solaris
10 12 (3.13%) Windows 7
11 11 (2.87%) Windows 10
12 8 (2.09%) Android
12 8 (2.09%) Apple iOS
12 8 (2.09%) CentOS
12 8 (2.09%) HPUX
13 7 (1.83%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.04%) Debian
14 4 (1.04%) VMS
14 4 (1.04%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (25.07%) ITIL
2 70 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (17.23%) Performance Tuning
4 65 (16.97%) Service Management
5 54 (14.10%) Disaster Recovery
6 53 (13.84%) Configuration Management
7 46 (12.01%) High Availability
8 38 (9.92%) DevOps
9 33 (8.62%) Change Management
10 28 (7.31%) Process Improvement
11 26 (6.79%) Incident Management
11 26 (6.79%) Migration
11 26 (6.79%) Problem Management
11 26 (6.79%) Service Delivery
12 25 (6.53%) Load Balancing
12 25 (6.53%) PRINCE2
13 23 (6.01%) Project Management
14 21 (5.48%) ITSM
14 21 (5.48%) Open Source
15 20 (5.22%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 56 (14.62%) SQL
2 55 (14.36%) Java
3 35 (9.14%) Perl
4 22 (5.74%) Python
4 22 (5.74%) Shell Script
5 18 (4.70%) PowerShell
6 11 (2.87%) C
6 11 (2.87%) JavaScript
7 10 (2.61%) Bash Shell
7 10 (2.61%) T-SQL
8 8 (2.09%) C++
9 5 (1.31%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.31%) Scala
10 4 (1.04%) VBScript
11 3 (0.78%) C#
11 3 (0.78%) Go
11 3 (0.78%) Jython
11 3 (0.78%) PHP
11 3 (0.78%) Ruby
12 2 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 38 (9.92%) Security Cleared
2 35 (9.14%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (7.57%) SC Cleared
4 18 (4.70%) Degree
5 14 (3.66%) CCNA
6 12 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
6 12 (3.13%) CCNP
7 11 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (2.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (2.61%) MCSE
9 8 (2.09%) DV Cleared
10 7 (1.83%) CCIE
11 5 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.04%) APMP
12 4 (1.04%) Check Point Certification
12 4 (1.04%) RHCE
12 4 (1.04%) RHCSA
13 3 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
14 2 (0.52%) ISEB
14 2 (0.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.27%) SLA
2 23 (6.01%) QA
3 13 (3.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (2.87%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (1.31%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.26%) GCP
7 1 (0.26%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 78 (20.37%) Active Directory
2 49 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (7.05%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.87%) HDFS
4 11 (2.87%) vSphere
5 10 (2.61%) NFS
6 8 (2.09%) Docker
6 8 (2.09%) XenApp
7 7 (1.83%) VMware ESX
8 6 (1.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (1.57%) Firmware
8 6 (1.57%) KVM
8 6 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (1.57%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (1.31%) Samba
9 5 (1.31%) Xen
10 3 (0.78%) iptables
10 3 (0.78%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 41 (10.70%) Puppet
2 31 (8.09%) SCOM
3 22 (5.74%) SCCM
4 17 (4.44%) Ansible
5 15 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (2.61%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (1.57%) Ambari
7 6 (1.57%) Hadoop YARN
7 6 (1.57%) Oozie
7 6 (1.57%) OpenAM
7 6 (1.57%) OpenIDM
7 6 (1.57%) SCVMM
8 5 (1.31%) Graphite
8 5 (1.31%) NetBackup
8 5 (1.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (1.31%) SCOrch
9 4 (1.04%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (1.04%) SCDPM
9 4 (1.04%) SCSM
9 4 (1.04%) StatsD
Vendors
1 87 (22.72%) Microsoft
2 80 (20.89%) VMware
3 58 (15.14%) Cisco
4 54 (14.10%) Oracle
5 41 (10.70%) Red Hat
6 31 (8.09%) HP
7 24 (6.27%) Citrix
8 23 (6.01%) Dell
9 22 (5.74%) IBM
10 16 (4.18%) CheckPoint
10 16 (4.18%) EMC
11 14 (3.66%) F5
12 12 (3.13%) SAP
13 11 (2.87%) Juniper
13 11 (2.87%) NetApp
14 8 (2.09%) TIBCO
15 7 (1.83%) Sun
15 7 (1.83%) Trend Micro
16 6 (1.57%) ForgeRock
16 6 (1.57%) Veritas
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