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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Planning
Rank 112 128 118
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 10 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.46% 0.25% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.30% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 3
Median daily rate £330 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £46.75
% change year-on-year
+24.44% -51.87%
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1778 2632 2146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 81.67% 82.25% 77.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1075 1384 1174
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 53 40
Median hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 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
Renfrewshire - 5 £330 - 1
Edinburgh +16 1 £400 +10.34% 1
Glasgow +9 1 £450 +30.90% 2
Aberdeen - 1 - -
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Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 29 (78.38%) Firewall
2 28 (75.68%) Cisco
2 28 (75.68%) CheckPoint
2 28 (75.68%) Fortinet
2 28 (75.68%) Network Security
2 28 (75.68%) F5
2 28 (75.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 28 (75.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 27 (72.97%) Network Management
3 27 (72.97%) TippingPoint
3 27 (72.97%) Internet
3 27 (72.97%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (72.97%) Juniper
3 27 (72.97%) CCNP
3 27 (72.97%) CCNA
3 27 (72.97%) Load Balancing
4 26 (70.27%) HP
5 23 (62.16%) Data Privacy
6 22 (59.46%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (48.65%) OpenStack
8 16 (43.24%) Security Cleared
9 15 (40.54%) SC Cleared
10 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (8.11%) Java
12 3 (8.11%) Linux
12 3 (8.11%) Finance
12 3 (8.11%) Scrum
12 3 (8.11%) Banking
12 3 (8.11%) Data Centre

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 18 (48.65%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) PaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.70%) IaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Route 53
3 1 (2.70%) SaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (78.38%) Firewall
2 28 (75.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 28 (75.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 28 (75.68%) Network Security
3 27 (72.97%) Internet
4 1 (2.70%) DMZ
4 1 (2.70%) DNS
4 1 (2.70%) LAN
4 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.70%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.70%) SSL
4 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (2.70%) Apache Hive
1 1 (2.70%) Big Data
1 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.70%) ObjectStore
1 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.11%) Banking
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Network Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Architect
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
3 2 (5.41%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (2.70%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (2.70%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (2.70%) Digital Architect
4 1 (2.70%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 1 (2.70%) IT Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Programme Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Java EE
1 1 (2.70%) Regular Expression
1 1 (2.70%) RESTful
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (59.46%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) Load Balancing
1 27 (72.97%) Network Management
2 23 (62.16%) Data Privacy
3 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.11%) DevOps
4 3 (8.11%) Scrum
4 3 (8.11%) SDLC
5 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (5.41%) Kanban
5 2 (5.41%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (5.41%) TDD
6 1 (2.70%) Data Management
6 1 (2.70%) Migration
6 1 (2.70%) Process Management
6 1 (2.70%) Project Management
6 1 (2.70%) Regression Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Security Management
6 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.70%) Perl
2 1 (2.70%) Python
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (72.97%) CCNA
1 27 (72.97%) CCNP
1 27 (72.97%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (43.24%) Security Cleared
3 15 (40.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) CISSP
4 1 (2.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) ArcSight ESM
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
1 1 (2.70%) QRadar
Vendors
1 28 (75.68%) CheckPoint
1 28 (75.68%) Cisco
1 28 (75.68%) F5
1 28 (75.68%) Fortinet
2 27 (72.97%) Juniper
2 27 (72.97%) TippingPoint
3 26 (70.27%) HP
4 2 (5.41%) VMware
5 1 (2.70%) ArcSight
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix
5 1 (2.70%) EMC
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) MapR
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.70%) Prolexic
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.70%) Splunk
5 1 (2.70%) Symantec