The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Capacity Planning
UK / Scotland
Rank 93 102 108
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 13 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.80% 1.01% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.27% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 13
Median daily rate £363 £344 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.53% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+28.20% +36.84%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1347 2046 2073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.54% 79.27% 79.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 1124 1132
Median daily rate £375 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 22
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.82 £16.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.10 £44.10 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Capacity Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Capacity Planning
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 January 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
Edinburgh +17 9 £525 +40.00%
Glasgow 0 1 £425 +49.12%
Fife - 1 - -
Capacity Planning
UK

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco
2 8 (32.00%) HP
2 8 (32.00%) Firewall
2 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (28.00%) TippingPoint
3 7 (28.00%) Fortinet
3 7 (28.00%) Load Balancing
3 7 (28.00%) Network Security
3 7 (28.00%) F5
3 7 (28.00%) Network Management
3 7 (28.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (28.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 7 (28.00%) CCNP
3 7 (28.00%) CCNA
3 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (28.00%) Juniper
3 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (28.00%) Internet
3 7 (28.00%) Data Privacy
4 6 (24.00%) Linux
4 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (20.00%) Java
5 5 (20.00%) ITIL
5 5 (20.00%) Project Management
6 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (16.00%) Finance
6 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
6 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (12.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (4.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon ELB
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon S3
1 4 (16.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (8.00%) IaaS
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) PaaS
3 1 (4.00%) Route 53
3 1 (4.00%) SaaS
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) Firewall
2 7 (28.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 7 (28.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (28.00%) Internet
2 7 (28.00%) Network Security
3 4 (16.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (8.00%) DNS
5 1 (4.00%) HTTP
5 1 (4.00%) SSL
5 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (16.00%) Banking
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Local Government
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Splunk Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Business Change Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Business Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Change Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) ERP Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Web Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Data Privacy
1 7 (28.00%) Load Balancing
1 7 (28.00%) Network Management
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (12.00%) ERP
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) Business Transformation
5 2 (8.00%) Conflict Management
5 2 (8.00%) DevOps
5 2 (8.00%) Forensic Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Line Management
5 2 (8.00%) SDLC
5 2 (8.00%) Security Patching
5 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.00%) Perl
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) CCNA
2 7 (28.00%) CCNP
2 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) CISSP
4 1 (4.00%) IISP
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB
4 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.00%) PMP
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) vSphere
1 2 (8.00%) XenApp
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco
1 8 (32.00%) HP
2 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (28.00%) F5
2 7 (28.00%) Fortinet
2 7 (28.00%) Juniper
2 7 (28.00%) TippingPoint
3 4 (16.00%) Splunk
4 3 (12.00%) IBM
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.00%) VMware
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) NetApp
6 1 (4.00%) ArcSight
6 1 (4.00%) Dell
6 1 (4.00%) MapR
6 1 (4.00%) SAP
6 1 (4.00%) Symantec
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