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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Planning
Rank 243 189 198
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +9
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 31 71 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.76% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.97% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 17
Median daily rate £410 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £277 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £525 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +8.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £23.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+64.13% +3.37%
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
7459 7329 6781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.16% 78.67% 75.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4580 4179 3772
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 258 277
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -9 9 £301 -16.02% 2
Berkshire -19 8 £255 -27.14% 3
West Sussex -22 6 £413 -38.88% 3
Buckinghamshire 0 5 £330 -8.96% 1
Surrey -6 3 £434 +15.73%
Oxfordshire +5 2 £405 -10.00% 1
Kent -20 2 £434 -8.63%
Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 30 (36.14%) SQL
2 23 (27.71%) Oracle
3 18 (21.69%) Finance
3 18 (21.69%) Oracle Database
4 16 (19.28%) Change Management
4 16 (19.28%) Unix
4 16 (19.28%) Windows
4 16 (19.28%) IBM
5 14 (16.87%) Firewall
5 14 (16.87%) Active Directory
6 13 (15.66%) LAN
6 13 (15.66%) WAN
6 13 (15.66%) Telecoms
7 12 (14.46%) VMware
7 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
7 12 (14.46%) Data Centre
8 11 (13.25%) Netezza
8 11 (13.25%) PL/SQL
8 11 (13.25%) AIX
8 11 (13.25%) Linux
8 11 (13.25%) Informatica
8 11 (13.25%) DataStage
9 10 (12.05%) ITIL
9 10 (12.05%) Windows Server
9 10 (12.05%) F5
10 9 (10.84%) Cognizant
10 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (10.84%) Network Design
11 8 (9.64%) Security Cleared
11 8 (9.64%) VMware ESXi

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 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.82%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.61%) Apache Solr
3 3 (3.61%) CMS
3 3 (3.61%) Drupal
3 3 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.61%) Liferay
3 3 (3.61%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.61%) Mule
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (3.61%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.41%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) MicroStation
3 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.87%) Firewall
2 13 (15.66%) LAN
2 13 (15.66%) WAN
3 6 (7.23%) Internet
3 6 (7.23%) SAN
3 6 (7.23%) VoIP
3 6 (7.23%) VPN
4 5 (6.02%) DOCSIS
4 5 (6.02%) Network Security
4 5 (6.02%) PSTN
5 4 (4.82%) NAS
6 3 (3.61%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (3.61%) WEP
7 2 (2.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (2.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (2.41%) IPsec
7 2 (2.41%) Skype
7 2 (2.41%) SSL
7 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.69%) Oracle Database
2 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
3 11 (13.25%) DataStage
4 3 (3.61%) Couchbase
4 3 (3.61%) DB2
4 3 (3.61%) MySQL
4 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.41%) DTS
5 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.20%) GIS
6 1 (1.20%) OLAP
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MSBuild
1 2 (2.41%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.41%) WiX
2 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (21.69%) Finance
2 13 (15.66%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.41%) Dutch Language
3 2 (2.41%) German Language
4 1 (1.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (19.28%) Architect
2 15 (18.07%) DBA
3 12 (14.46%) Production DBA
3 12 (14.46%) SQL DBA
4 11 (13.25%) Analyst
4 11 (13.25%) Oracle DBA
5 10 (12.05%) Oracle Production DBA
6 8 (9.64%) VMware Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Administrator
7 7 (8.43%) Senior Architect
7 7 (8.43%) Support Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) VMware Support Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Design Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Network Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Senior Design Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Senior VoIP Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (6.02%) VoIP Engineer
10 4 (4.82%) Production Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) .NET
1 6 (7.23%) J2EE
2 3 (3.61%) Hibernate
2 3 (3.61%) HTML
2 3 (3.61%) HTML5
2 3 (3.61%) Lucene
2 3 (3.61%) Middleware
2 3 (3.61%) PhoneGap
2 3 (3.61%) Servlets
2 3 (3.61%) Spring
3 2 (2.41%) PostGIS
3 2 (2.41%) RESTful
3 2 (2.41%) Web Services
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.41%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (1.20%) Clustering
4 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.20%) Economics
4 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.20%) IVR
4 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) New Media
4 1 (1.20%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.28%) Unix
1 16 (19.28%) Windows
2 11 (13.25%) AIX
2 11 (13.25%) Linux
3 10 (12.05%) Windows Server
4 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.41%) Solaris
8 2 (2.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.28%) Change Management
2 10 (12.05%) ITIL
3 9 (10.84%) Network Design
4 7 (8.43%) Capacity Management
4 7 (8.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (8.43%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (8.43%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.23%) Migration
5 6 (7.23%) Problem Management
6 5 (6.02%) Network Management
6 5 (6.02%) Open Source
6 5 (6.02%) Project Management
6 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.02%) Service Management
6 5 (6.02%) TOGAF
7 4 (4.82%) Business Continuity
7 4 (4.82%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.82%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.14%) SQL
2 11 (13.25%) PL/SQL
3 8 (9.64%) Java
4 4 (4.82%) C#
5 3 (3.61%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.61%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.61%) VB
6 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.43%) Degree
2 7 (8.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.61%) CCNA
4 3 (3.61%) HNC
4 3 (3.61%) HND
5 2 (2.41%) CCNP
5 2 (2.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.41%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.20%) CCIE
6 1 (1.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 14 (16.87%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.64%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.41%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.20%) NFS
5 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (2.41%) Puppet
3 1 (1.20%) Ansible
3 1 (1.20%) Nagios
3 1 (1.20%) Nessus
3 1 (1.20%) Simpana
3 1 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (27.71%) Oracle
2 16 (19.28%) IBM
3 12 (14.46%) VMware
4 11 (13.25%) Informatica
4 11 (13.25%) Netezza
5 10 (12.05%) F5
6 9 (10.84%) Cognizant
7 8 (9.64%) Cisco
7 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
8 4 (4.82%) CheckPoint
8 4 (4.82%) Juniper
9 3 (3.61%) Endeca
9 3 (3.61%) hybris
9 3 (3.61%) TIBCO
9 3 (3.61%) WSO2
10 2 (2.41%) Aruba
10 2 (2.41%) Capita
10 2 (2.41%) Nimsoft
10 2 (2.41%) Palo Alto
10 2 (2.41%) ServiceNow