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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Capacity Planning
England / South East
Rank 219 205 227
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +22
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 20 58 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.66% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.82% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 42 22
Median daily rate £444 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.34% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £254 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £492 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - £25.00

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
6185 7114 7546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.81% 81.31% 79.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3650 4401 4125
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 276 249
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.03 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 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
Buckinghamshire +6 7 £650 +36.84% 1
Berkshire -1 4 £313 +11.60% 2
Middlesex - 3 £420 -
West Sussex -20 2 £413 - 1
Hampshire +1 1 £525 +6.81% 3
Oxfordshire - 1 £400 -
Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 South East region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 12 (30.00%) LAN
1 12 (30.00%) WAN
1 12 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (27.50%) Linux
3 10 (25.00%) Unix
4 8 (20.00%) Cisco
4 8 (20.00%) IBM
4 8 (20.00%) SAN
5 7 (17.50%) Windows
6 6 (15.00%) Solaris
6 6 (15.00%) Oracle
6 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (15.00%) TIBCO
6 6 (15.00%) Middleware
6 6 (15.00%) SLA
6 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
6 6 (15.00%) Firewall
6 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (15.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (15.00%) Business Process Improvement
6 6 (15.00%) Process Improvement
6 6 (15.00%) Office 365
6 6 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
7 5 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (12.50%) Finance
7 5 (12.50%) VMware
7 5 (12.50%) 3G

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 3 (7.50%) Apache Pig
2 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) FileNet
3 1 (2.50%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.50%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Office 365
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) LAN
1 12 (30.00%) WAN
2 8 (20.00%) SAN
3 6 (15.00%) Firewall
4 5 (12.50%) 3G
5 4 (10.00%) 4G
5 4 (10.00%) MPLS
5 4 (10.00%) Network Security
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (7.50%) DHCP
6 3 (7.50%) DNS
6 3 (7.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (7.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (7.50%) Kerberos
6 3 (7.50%) VoLTE
7 2 (5.00%) 2G
7 2 (5.00%) BGP
7 2 (5.00%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (7.50%) Apache Hive
2 3 (7.50%) Big Data
2 3 (7.50%) Mahout
2 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
2 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.50%) Sqoop
3 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.50%) DB2
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
General
1 12 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Automotive
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
3 1 (2.50%) German Language
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Architect
1 8 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Technical Leader
3 6 (15.00%) Technical Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) LAN Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) WAN Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) Design Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Data Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Junior
6 3 (7.50%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Office 365 Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) VoLTE Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) WAN Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) Middleware
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.50%) LAMP
2 1 (2.50%) SAP Basis
2 1 (2.50%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.50%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Linux
2 10 (25.00%) Unix
3 7 (17.50%) Windows
4 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (15.00%) Solaris
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.50%) AIX
7 1 (2.50%) Debian
7 1 (2.50%) SUSE
7 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (15.00%) Process Improvement
2 5 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (10.00%) Network Design
4 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity
4 3 (7.50%) Capacity Management
4 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.50%) MapReduce
4 3 (7.50%) Open Source
4 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (7.50%) Service Design
4 3 (7.50%) Software Licensing
4 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) Java
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.50%) Perl
2 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.50%) CCNA
3 3 (7.50%) CCNP
4 2 (5.00%) APMP
5 1 (2.50%) CCIE
5 1 (2.50%) CCSA
5 1 (2.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) SLA
2 3 (7.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (7.50%) HDFS
1 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) vCloud
3 1 (2.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Ambari
1 3 (7.50%) Ansible
1 3 (7.50%) Hadoop YARN
1 3 (7.50%) Oozie
1 3 (7.50%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) SCOM
2 1 (2.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Cisco
1 8 (20.00%) IBM
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle
2 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (15.00%) TIBCO
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.50%) VMware
4 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (7.50%) F5
5 3 (7.50%) Riverbed
6 2 (5.00%) HP
6 2 (5.00%) Nokia
6 2 (5.00%) Samsung
6 2 (5.00%) Veritas
7 1 (2.50%) Cognizant
7 1 (2.50%) EMC
7 1 (2.50%) Ericsson
7 1 (2.50%) Juniper
7 1 (2.50%) Mapinfo
7 1 (2.50%) NetApp