The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Planning
Rank 234 191 193
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +2
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 34 75 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.79% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.98% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 42 12
Median daily rate £375 £381 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -8.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £310 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £468 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+23.91% +4.54%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7229 7616 6864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.30% 79.80% 76.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4366 4505 3767
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 245 247
Median hourly rate £38.00 £22.83 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.44% -8.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Capacity Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Capacity Planning
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Hampshire +15 19 £375 +9.48% 2
Berkshire -15 6 £325 -24.41% 3
West Sussex -4 3 £413 -38.88%
Surrey -6 3 - - 1
Oxfordshire +6 2 £401 -10.83%
Buckinghamshire -6 1 - -
Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 26 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 22 (28.21%) SQL
2 22 (28.21%) ITIL
2 22 (28.21%) Windows
2 22 (28.21%) Change Management
3 19 (24.36%) Firewall
3 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
3 19 (24.36%) LAN
3 19 (24.36%) WAN
4 18 (23.08%) Linux
4 18 (23.08%) VMware
5 16 (20.51%) Finance
6 15 (19.23%) Cisco
6 15 (19.23%) Data Centre
7 13 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 13 (16.67%) VPN
7 13 (16.67%) F5
8 12 (15.38%) Network Security
8 12 (15.38%) Oracle
8 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (14.10%) MS Excel
9 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (14.10%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (12.82%) Oracle Database
11 9 (11.54%) Telecoms
11 9 (11.54%) Internet
11 9 (11.54%) Unix
11 9 (11.54%) Java
11 9 (11.54%) IBM

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (6.41%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.28%) IIS
4 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (14.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.28%) MicroStation
3 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.36%) Firewall
1 19 (24.36%) LAN
1 19 (24.36%) WAN
2 13 (16.67%) VPN
3 12 (15.38%) Network Security
4 9 (11.54%) Internet
5 8 (10.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (6.41%) IPsec
6 5 (6.41%) LDAP
6 5 (6.41%) SAN
6 5 (6.41%) SSL
7 4 (5.13%) DNS
8 3 (3.85%) DHCP
8 3 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (3.85%) Skype
8 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.85%) VoIP
8 3 (3.85%) WEP
9 2 (2.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.82%) Oracle Database
2 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.41%) DataStage
4 3 (3.85%) DB2
5 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.56%) OLAP
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.28%) DTS
6 1 (1.28%) GIS
6 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.28%) OLTP
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (20.51%) Finance
2 9 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.28%) Dutch Language
3 1 (1.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 12 (15.38%) Analyst
2 11 (14.10%) Architect
3 10 (12.82%) Support Engineer
4 9 (11.54%) Network Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) DBA
5 8 (10.26%) VMware Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) VMware Support Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Administrator
8 5 (6.41%) Network Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Network Security Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Production DBA
8 5 (6.41%) Security Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) SQL DBA
9 4 (5.13%) Designer
9 4 (5.13%) Network Architect
9 4 (5.13%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (5.13%) Oracle Production DBA
9 4 (5.13%) Senior Architect
9 4 (5.13%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) J2EE
2 4 (5.13%) OAuth
2 4 (5.13%) OpenID
2 4 (5.13%) REST
2 4 (5.13%) SAML
3 3 (3.85%) .NET
3 3 (3.85%) Servlets
4 2 (2.56%) PostGIS
4 2 (2.56%) RESTful
4 2 (2.56%) Web Services
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.41%) RSA SecurID
3 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.13%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.13%) Statistics
4 2 (2.56%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.28%) Economics
5 1 (1.28%) IVR
5 1 (1.28%) NHS
5 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.21%) Windows
2 18 (23.08%) Linux
3 13 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (11.54%) Unix
7 5 (6.41%) AIX
8 4 (5.13%) VMS
9 3 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.56%) Solaris
10 2 (2.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.21%) Change Management
1 22 (28.21%) ITIL
2 11 (14.10%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (8.97%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.69%) Information Security
5 6 (7.69%) Network Design
5 6 (7.69%) Network Management
5 6 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 6 (7.69%) Service Management
6 5 (6.41%) Analytics
6 5 (6.41%) Computer Security
7 4 (5.13%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (5.13%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.13%) Release Management
7 4 (5.13%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.21%) SQL
2 9 (11.54%) Java
3 5 (6.41%) PL/SQL
3 5 (6.41%) VBScript
4 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.56%) C#
5 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.69%) Degree
4 5 (6.41%) CCNP
5 4 (5.13%) CCNA
6 3 (3.85%) HNC
6 3 (3.85%) HND
6 3 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.56%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.56%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.28%) APMP
8 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.28%) CCIE
8 1 (1.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 26 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.26%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.56%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.56%) vSphere
6 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) SCOM
2 4 (5.13%) OpenAM
2 4 (5.13%) OpenIDM
2 4 (5.13%) SCCM
2 4 (5.13%) SCDPM
2 4 (5.13%) SCOrch
2 4 (5.13%) SCSM
2 4 (5.13%) SCVMM
3 3 (3.85%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (2.56%) Puppet
5 1 (1.28%) Ansible
5 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.28%) Nagios
5 1 (1.28%) Nessus
5 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
2 18 (23.08%) VMware
3 15 (19.23%) Cisco
4 13 (16.67%) F5
5 12 (15.38%) Oracle
6 9 (11.54%) IBM
7 8 (10.26%) CheckPoint
7 8 (10.26%) Juniper
8 5 (6.41%) Informatica
8 5 (6.41%) Netezza
8 5 (6.41%) Palo Alto
9 4 (5.13%) Cognizant
9 4 (5.13%) ForgeRock
9 4 (5.13%) HP
10 3 (3.85%) Blue Coat
10 3 (3.85%) Fortinet
10 3 (3.85%) TippingPoint
11 2 (2.56%) Aruba
11 2 (2.56%) LANDesk
11 2 (2.56%) Riverbed