The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Capacity Planning
England / South West
Rank 127 142 123
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -19
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 5 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.27% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.33% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 7
Median daily rate £308 £275 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.81% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £166 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £440 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.53% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+28.20% +36.84%

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2064 2418 2331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.94% 82.19% 75.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1381 1707 1569
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 113 111
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +19.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £20.63 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Capacity Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Capacity Planning
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 16 January 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
Wiltshire -2 1 £350 +50.53%
Somerset - 1 £265 -
Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 West region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 4 (44.44%) Internet
1 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 3 (33.33%) B2B
2 3 (33.33%) B2C
2 3 (33.33%) JMS
2 3 (33.33%) JDBC
2 3 (33.33%) JSP
2 3 (33.33%) Servlets
2 3 (33.33%) SOAP
2 3 (33.33%) Struts
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) XSLT
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) J2EE
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) JBoss
2 3 (33.33%) Apache
2 3 (33.33%) JMX
2 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 3 (33.33%) ATG
2 3 (33.33%) CMS
2 3 (33.33%) Content Management
2 3 (33.33%) Spring
2 3 (33.33%) Endeca
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (33.33%) QA

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 3 (33.33%) CMS
1 3 (33.33%) JBoss
1 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP CRM
1 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
1 1 (11.11%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) MGCP
3 1 (11.11%) MPLS
3 1 (11.11%) OSPF
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Endeca
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) SAP BW
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Solution Architect
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 3 (33.33%) J2EE
1 3 (33.33%) JDBC
1 3 (33.33%) JMS
1 3 (33.33%) JMX
1 3 (33.33%) JSP
1 3 (33.33%) Servlets
1 3 (33.33%) SOAP
1 3 (33.33%) Spring
1 3 (33.33%) Struts
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) XML
1 3 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) iPad
1 3 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) B2B
2 3 (33.33%) B2C
2 3 (33.33%) Content Management
2 3 (33.33%) High Availability
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Security
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCNP
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) ATG
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Aruba
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) SAP