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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Planning
Rank 127 121 106
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 10 16 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.53% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.70% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 32
Median daily rate £300 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £321 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £504 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+38.18% +19.56%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2287 2297 2431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.16% 76.62% 79.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1489 1520 1592
Median daily rate £393 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 96 127
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 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
Wiltshire -5 4 £250 -31.50%
Gloucestershire -3 3 - -
Dorset -9 2 - -
Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 West region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 10 (47.62%) ITIL
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Linux
3 7 (33.33%) Project Management
3 7 (33.33%) Degree
3 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 6 (28.57%) Finance
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 5 (23.81%) Ethernet
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco
5 5 (23.81%) NetApp
5 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
5 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
5 5 (23.81%) VMware
5 5 (23.81%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (23.81%) Change Control
5 5 (23.81%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (19.05%) Coaching
6 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (19.05%) Economics
6 4 (19.05%) NetBackup
6 4 (19.05%) CMMI
6 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (19.05%) Firewall
6 4 (19.05%) BMC
6 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint

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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.76%) Commerce Server
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP CRM
1 2 (9.52%) SAP ERP
1 2 (9.52%) SAP SCM
2 1 (4.76%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Ethernet
2 4 (19.05%) BGP
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (19.05%) Firewall
3 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
3 3 (14.29%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 3 (14.29%) Internet
3 3 (14.29%) LAN
3 3 (14.29%) MPLS
3 3 (14.29%) Network Security
3 3 (14.29%) PuTTY
3 3 (14.29%) SAN
3 3 (14.29%) SSH
3 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 3 (14.29%) Telnet
3 3 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.76%) FabricPath
4 1 (4.76%) SDH
4 1 (4.76%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SAP BI
2 2 (9.52%) SAP BW
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.76%) OLAP
3 1 (4.76%) OLTP
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Local Government
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Architect
1 5 (23.81%) Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Technical Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Designer
3 3 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Designer
4 2 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Designer
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) OCX
2 1 (4.76%) SAP Basis
2 1 (4.76%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (19.05%) Economics
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) iPhone
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.76%) Android
6 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) Project Management
3 5 (23.81%) Change Control
3 5 (23.81%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
3 5 (23.81%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (19.05%) CMMI
4 4 (19.05%) Coaching
4 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
5 2 (9.52%) CRM
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.52%) ERP
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Network Design
5 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.76%) High Availability
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) CCIE
3 3 (14.29%) CCNP
3 3 (14.29%) Check Point Certification
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) NetBackup
1 4 (19.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco
1 5 (23.81%) NetApp
1 5 (23.81%) VMware
2 4 (19.05%) BMC
2 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) SAP
5 1 (4.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (4.76%) Apple
5 1 (4.76%) BT
5 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.76%) Juniper
5 1 (4.76%) Nortel
5 1 (4.76%) Remedy
5 1 (4.76%) SonicWALL
5 1 (4.76%) Veeam
5 1 (4.76%) WatchGuard