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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Planning
Rank 119 119 114
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 5 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.43% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.53% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 6
Median daily rate £400 £394 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +26.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+19.14% +6.81%
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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
1869 2650 2216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.55% 81.69% 79.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1100 1380 1134
Median daily rate £356 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 60 29
Median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

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
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 29 August 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
Glasgow +4 2 £400 +1.58% 2
Edinburgh +2 1 - - 1
Stirling - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
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Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 21 (72.41%) Cisco
1 21 (72.41%) CheckPoint
1 21 (72.41%) Firewall
1 21 (72.41%) Fortinet
1 21 (72.41%) Network Security
1 21 (72.41%) F5
1 21 (72.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 21 (72.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 20 (68.97%) Network Management
2 20 (68.97%) Load Balancing
2 20 (68.97%) TippingPoint
2 20 (68.97%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (68.97%) Juniper
2 20 (68.97%) Internet
2 20 (68.97%) CCNP
2 20 (68.97%) CCNA
3 19 (65.52%) HP
4 16 (55.17%) Data Privacy
5 15 (51.72%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (51.72%) OpenStack
6 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
7 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
8 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (10.34%) Scrum
10 2 (6.90%) VMware
10 2 (6.90%) Finance
10 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (6.90%) TDD
10 2 (6.90%) Banking

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 15 (51.72%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (72.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 21 (72.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 21 (72.41%) Firewall
1 21 (72.41%) Network Security
2 20 (68.97%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) DMZ
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.45%) SSL
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) ObjectStore
General
1 2 (6.90%) Banking
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Architect
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
3 2 (6.90%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) IT Manager
4 1 (3.45%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Operations Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Programme Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Service Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Technical Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Java EE
1 1 (3.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Load Balancing
1 20 (68.97%) Network Management
2 16 (55.17%) Data Privacy
3 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.34%) Scrum
4 2 (6.90%) DevOps
4 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (6.90%) Kanban
4 2 (6.90%) TDD
5 1 (3.45%) Coaching
5 1 (3.45%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Quality Management
5 1 (3.45%) SDLC
5 1 (3.45%) Security Management
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.45%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (68.97%) CCNA
1 20 (68.97%) CCNP
1 20 (68.97%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
3 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) KVM
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) CheckPoint
1 21 (72.41%) Cisco
1 21 (72.41%) F5
1 21 (72.41%) Fortinet
2 20 (68.97%) Juniper
2 20 (68.97%) TippingPoint
3 19 (65.52%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) EMC
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) Prolexic
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat