The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Planning
Rank 354 351 312
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -39
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 66 76 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.34% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.40% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 38 81
Median daily rate £513 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £328 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £29.18 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+71.37% -2.75%
Capacity Planning
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18217 18803 18933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.83% 83.68% 80.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13132 13421 13967
Median daily rate £485 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 227 247
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Capacity Planning across the London region.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in London

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the London region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in London

Capacity Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Planning across the London region.

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Trend in London

Capacity Planning
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 10 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
City of London -12 12 £525 +23.52%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £675 -
Westminster - 1 £388 -
Lewisham - 1 £185 -
Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 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 London region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 62 (36.90%) Linux
2 53 (31.55%) Finance
3 45 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (26.19%) Windows
5 43 (25.60%) Java
6 35 (20.83%) VMware
7 34 (20.24%) Unix
8 31 (18.45%) Puppet
9 29 (17.26%) Data Centre
9 29 (17.26%) Active Directory
10 27 (16.07%) Cisco
11 26 (15.48%) High Availability
11 26 (15.48%) DevOps
12 24 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
12 24 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 24 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
13 22 (13.10%) DNS
13 22 (13.10%) SQL
13 22 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (12.50%) Oracle
14 21 (12.50%) Perl
14 21 (12.50%) Apache
14 21 (12.50%) Configuration Management
14 21 (12.50%) Firewall
14 21 (12.50%) Windows Server
15 20 (11.90%) SQL Server
15 20 (11.90%) Citrix
15 20 (11.90%) Red Hat
16 19 (11.31%) DHCP
16 19 (11.31%) VPN

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 21 (12.50%) Apache
2 14 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 8 (4.76%) Apache Pig
4 8 (4.76%) IIS
5 7 (4.17%) nginx
5 7 (4.17%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.57%) Confluence
6 6 (3.57%) Skype for Business
7 5 (2.98%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.38%) Apache Spark
8 4 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.38%) JBoss
8 4 (2.38%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.79%) MediaWiki
9 3 (1.79%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.19%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.19%) Oracle 10gAS
10 2 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.57%) MS Office
3 4 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.38%) MS Project
4 2 (1.19%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.98%) SAP APO
2 2 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.19%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.60%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.60%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.60%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (6.55%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.36%) IaaS
3 9 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (4.17%) PaaS
5 3 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.19%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.60%) Office 365
7 1 (0.60%) Route 53
7 1 (0.60%) SaaS
7 1 (0.60%) Socialbakers
7 1 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.10%) DNS
2 21 (12.50%) Firewall
3 19 (11.31%) DHCP
3 19 (11.31%) VPN
4 18 (10.71%) SAN
5 16 (9.52%) TCP/IP
6 14 (8.33%) SSL
7 13 (7.74%) WAN
8 12 (7.14%) LAN
9 8 (4.76%) Network Security
10 7 (4.17%) BGP
11 6 (3.57%) DMZ
11 6 (3.57%) LDAP
12 5 (2.98%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (2.98%) HTTP
12 5 (2.98%) Kerberos
13 4 (2.38%) IPsec
13 4 (2.38%) IPv6
13 4 (2.38%) OSPF
14 3 (1.79%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.12%) Hadoop
2 17 (10.12%) MySQL
3 12 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 11 (6.55%) Big Data
5 10 (5.95%) Oracle Database
6 9 (5.36%) Apache Hive
6 9 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (4.76%) NoSQL
7 8 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.98%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.98%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.38%) HBase
10 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.79%) KDB
11 3 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 18 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.74%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.95%) JIRA
4 5 (2.98%) Subversion
5 4 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (2.38%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.79%) Hudson
6 3 (1.79%) Maven
6 3 (1.79%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.19%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.19%) Selenium
7 2 (1.19%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.60%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.60%) JBuilder
8 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 53 (31.55%) Finance
2 19 (11.31%) Banking
3 12 (7.14%) Financial Institution
4 8 (4.76%) Back Office
4 8 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.38%) Retail
5 4 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.79%) Publishing
7 2 (1.19%) Front Office
7 2 (1.19%) Law
7 2 (1.19%) Legal
7 2 (1.19%) Marketing
8 1 (0.60%) Advertising
8 1 (0.60%) Games
8 1 (0.60%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (14.88%) Administrator
2 24 (14.29%) Architect
3 17 (10.12%) Consultant
4 15 (8.93%) Analyst
4 15 (8.93%) Developer
5 13 (7.74%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (5.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (5.95%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (5.95%) Technical Architect
7 8 (4.76%) DBA
7 8 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (4.17%) Hadoop Administrator
8 7 (4.17%) Network Engineer
8 7 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.17%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.17%) Wintel Support
9 6 (3.57%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.57%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.57%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.14%) Web Services
2 10 (5.95%) .NET
3 7 (4.17%) LAMP
3 7 (4.17%) XML
4 6 (3.57%) Middleware
5 5 (2.98%) LAPP Stack
5 5 (2.98%) LEMP Stack
5 5 (2.98%) Node.js
6 4 (2.38%) J2EE
6 4 (2.38%) libvirt
6 4 (2.38%) Sensu
7 3 (1.79%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (1.79%) EJB
7 3 (1.79%) Java EE
7 3 (1.79%) JMS
7 3 (1.79%) JMX
7 3 (1.79%) JSF
7 3 (1.79%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (1.79%) Servlets
7 3 (1.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.26%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.95%) Clustering
4 8 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (4.76%) Hedge funds
4 8 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.76%) VCE vBlock
5 5 (2.98%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.98%) PKI
6 3 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.79%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.79%) NHS
6 3 (1.79%) Wiki
7 2 (1.19%) CMDB
7 2 (1.19%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.19%) HACMP
7 2 (1.19%) IVR
7 2 (1.19%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.19%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 62 (36.90%) Linux
2 44 (26.19%) Windows
3 34 (20.24%) Unix
4 21 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 18 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (7.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (6.55%) Solaris
9 10 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (5.36%) Windows 7
11 7 (4.17%) Windows 10
12 6 (3.57%) CentOS
13 4 (2.38%) AIX
13 4 (2.38%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.79%) Debian
14 3 (1.79%) HPUX
14 3 (1.79%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (15.48%) DevOps
2 26 (15.48%) High Availability
3 24 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 21 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 18 (10.71%) Load Balancing
6 17 (10.12%) Performance Management
7 15 (8.93%) Scrum
8 14 (8.33%) ITIL
9 12 (7.14%) Document Management
9 12 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 12 (7.14%) Planning and Forecasting
10 11 (6.55%) Problem Management
10 11 (6.55%) Process Improvement
11 10 (5.95%) MapReduce
11 10 (5.95%) Open Source
11 10 (5.95%) Performance Monitoring
11 10 (5.95%) Service Management
12 9 (5.36%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (25.60%) Java
2 22 (13.10%) SQL
3 21 (12.50%) Perl
4 15 (8.93%) Python
5 10 (5.95%) C
6 9 (5.36%) JavaScript
7 8 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 8 (4.76%) C++
7 8 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 8 (4.76%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.98%) Scala
9 3 (1.79%) Go
9 3 (1.79%) Jython
9 3 (1.79%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.19%) PHP
10 2 (1.19%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.19%) R
10 2 (1.19%) Ruby
11 1 (0.60%) Groovy
11 1 (0.60%) Korn
Qualifications
1 18 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (6.55%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.57%) Degree
5 6 (3.57%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.98%) CCNA
7 4 (2.38%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.79%) CCNP
9 2 (1.19%) CCIE
9 2 (1.19%) MCSA
9 2 (1.19%) MCSE
9 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (1.19%) RHCE
9 2 (1.19%) RHCT
10 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.60%) PMP
10 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.14%) QA
1 12 (7.14%) SLA
2 5 (2.98%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.60%) GCP
3 1 (0.60%) NEBOSH
3 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (17.26%) Active Directory
2 22 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.76%) HDFS
3 8 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.17%) Docker
4 7 (4.17%) NFS
4 7 (4.17%) XenApp
5 6 (3.57%) KVM
5 6 (3.57%) vSphere
6 5 (2.98%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (2.98%) Samba
6 5 (2.98%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (2.38%) Xen
8 3 (1.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (1.79%) iptables
8 3 (1.79%) Postfix
8 3 (1.79%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (18.45%) Puppet
2 17 (10.12%) SCOM
3 15 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (7.14%) Ansible
5 11 (6.55%) SCCM
6 5 (2.98%) Graphite
7 4 (2.38%) Ganglia
7 4 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (2.38%) NetBackup
7 4 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (2.38%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (2.38%) StatsD
8 3 (1.79%) Ambari
8 3 (1.79%) Data Guard
8 3 (1.79%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (1.79%) Nagios
8 3 (1.79%) Oozie
8 3 (1.79%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.19%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (1.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 35 (20.83%) VMware
2 27 (16.07%) Cisco
3 24 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 21 (12.50%) Oracle
5 20 (11.90%) Citrix
5 20 (11.90%) Red Hat
6 16 (9.52%) HP
7 11 (6.55%) EMC
8 10 (5.95%) Dell
9 8 (4.76%) SAP
10 7 (4.17%) Sun
11 6 (3.57%) CheckPoint
11 6 (3.57%) IBM
11 6 (3.57%) NetApp
12 5 (2.98%) AppSense
13 4 (2.38%) Symantec
13 4 (2.38%) Veritas
14 3 (1.79%) 3PAR
14 3 (1.79%) Atlassian
14 3 (1.79%) Hortonworks
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