The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Capacity Planning
UK
Rank 417 403 360
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -43
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 166 220 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.43% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.53% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 137 175
Median daily rate £400 £400 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 10
Median hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £39.00 £24.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £39.00 £42.93
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 across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36193 41509 39855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.16% 81.76% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23989 26924 25716
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 1213 1044
Median hourly rate £34.50 £38.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.80% +53.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.16 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Capacity Planning within the UK.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Capacity Planning
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Planning within the UK.

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Capacity Planning
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England +7 150 £400 - 59
London -17 57 £505 +18.82% 18
East of England +11 20 £365 +102.77% 4
South East -15 20 £450 +9.09% 7
North West +40 16 £350 -12.50% 7
Scotland +9 14 £300 -17.24%
West Midlands +6 14 £385 -14.44% 12
North East -14 14 £350 +35.92% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 10 £375 +45.63% 1
Tyne and Wear -22 10 £375 +45.63% 1
Edinburgh +16 9 £525 +40.00%
Berkshire +5 9 £348 +3.73% 2
Birmingham +4 9 £375 -25.07% 2
City of London -9 9 £531 +24.82% 4
Manchester +22 7 £350 -12.50% 4
Buckinghamshire +7 6 £650 -
Lancashire - 6 £356 -
Newbury - 6 £320 -
Blackpool - 6 £356 -
Luton +16 5 £600 -
Bedfordshire +13 5 £600 - 2
Norfolk +9 5 £368 +104.44%
Milton Keynes +9 5 £650 -
Cambridgeshire +8 5 £400 +70.21% 1
Suffolk - 5 £269 -
South West +10 4 £350 +50.53% 4
Cambridge - 4 £400 -
King's Lynn - 4 £371 -
Atherstone - 3 £425 -
Warwickshire - 3 £425 -

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 114 (31.06%) Linux
2 98 (26.70%) ITIL
3 92 (25.07%) Windows
4 82 (22.34%) Finance
5 74 (20.16%) VMware
6 73 (19.89%) Data Centre
7 68 (18.53%) Microsoft
8 66 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (17.71%) Unix
10 62 (16.89%) Performance Tuning
11 61 (16.62%) Disaster Recovery
12 58 (15.80%) Service Management
13 55 (14.99%) Active Directory
14 54 (14.71%) Oracle
15 53 (14.44%) Java
16 52 (14.17%) Cisco
17 51 (13.90%) DNS
18 50 (13.62%) HP
19 49 (13.35%) VMware Infrastructure
20 48 (13.08%) SQL
21 46 (12.53%) Configuration Management
22 43 (11.72%) High Availability
23 41 (11.17%) Puppet
23 41 (11.17%) Windows Server
23 41 (11.17%) Red Hat
24 40 (10.90%) Security Cleared
25 38 (10.35%) DevOps
25 38 (10.35%) SAN
26 37 (10.08%) Change Management
27 35 (9.54%) Firewall

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills 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 22 (5.99%) SharePoint
2 19 (5.18%) Apache
3 16 (4.36%) MS Exchange
3 16 (4.36%) Skype for Business
4 15 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (4.09%) IIS
5 12 (3.27%) Apache Pig
5 12 (3.27%) Tomcat
5 12 (3.27%) WebSphere
6 11 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (2.18%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (2.18%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (2.18%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.18%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (1.91%) CMS
8 7 (1.91%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (1.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.36%) JBoss
9 5 (1.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 32 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.27%) MS Office
3 6 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.36%) SAP APO
2 3 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.82%) SAP Retail
2 3 (0.82%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.54%) Primavera
3 2 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.54%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.54%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.27%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 26 (7.08%) IaaS
2 25 (6.81%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (6.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (5.72%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (5.18%) Office 365
4 19 (5.18%) PaaS
5 18 (4.90%) SaaS
6 6 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.36%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (1.36%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (1.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.82%) IBM PureFlex
9 2 (0.54%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.54%) Route 53
10 1 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 51 (13.90%) DNS
2 38 (10.35%) SAN
3 35 (9.54%) Firewall
3 35 (9.54%) LAN
4 34 (9.26%) WAN
5 33 (8.99%) DHCP
6 23 (6.27%) Network Security
7 20 (5.45%) TCP/IP
8 17 (4.63%) VPN
9 15 (4.09%) Internet
10 11 (3.00%) Skype
10 11 (3.00%) SSL
11 10 (2.72%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 10 (2.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 9 (2.45%) Kerberos
12 9 (2.45%) Reverse Proxy
13 8 (2.18%) BGP
14 7 (1.91%) LDAP
14 7 (1.91%) MPLS
14 7 (1.91%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.17%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.63%) Oracle Database
3 25 (6.81%) Hadoop
4 23 (6.27%) Relational Database
5 18 (4.90%) Big Data
5 18 (4.90%) MySQL
6 15 (4.09%) Apache Hive
7 14 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (2.72%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (2.72%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.45%) NoSQL
10 8 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.36%) HBase
13 5 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (1.09%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 18 (4.90%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.81%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.72%) JIRA
4 9 (2.45%) Subversion
5 4 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (1.09%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.82%) Maven
6 3 (0.82%) Selenium
6 3 (0.82%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.54%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.27%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.27%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.27%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.27%) GitLab
8 1 (0.27%) Hudson
8 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.27%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.27%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 82 (22.34%) Finance
2 26 (7.08%) Telecoms
3 22 (5.99%) Banking
4 15 (4.09%) Financial Institution
5 10 (2.72%) Back Office
6 9 (2.45%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.45%) Retail
7 4 (1.09%) Electronics
7 4 (1.09%) Law
7 4 (1.09%) Marketing
8 3 (0.82%) Front Office
8 3 (0.82%) Local Government
8 3 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.54%) Advertising
9 2 (0.54%) Billing
10 1 (0.27%) Automotive
10 1 (0.27%) Games
10 1 (0.27%) German Language
10 1 (0.27%) Legal
10 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (15.53%) Architect
2 34 (9.26%) Administrator
3 29 (7.90%) Analyst
4 23 (6.27%) Network Engineer
5 22 (5.99%) Consultant
5 22 (5.99%) Operations Engineer
6 20 (5.45%) DBA
7 17 (4.63%) Technical Architect
8 16 (4.36%) Support Engineer
9 14 (3.81%) DevOps Engineer
10 13 (3.54%) Developer
11 11 (3.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (3.00%) Systems Administrator
12 10 (2.72%) Oracle DBA
12 10 (2.72%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (2.45%) 3rd Line Support
13 9 (2.45%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (2.45%) Senior Operations Engineer
13 9 (2.45%) Unix Administrator
13 9 (2.45%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.63%) Web Services
2 14 (3.81%) Middleware
3 9 (2.45%) .NET
3 9 (2.45%) J2EE
3 9 (2.45%) XML
4 7 (1.91%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (1.63%) JMS
5 6 (1.63%) JMX
5 6 (1.63%) Servlets
5 6 (1.63%) Spring
6 5 (1.36%) LAMP
6 5 (1.36%) REST
6 5 (1.36%) XSLT
7 4 (1.09%) Hibernate
7 4 (1.09%) Kafka
7 4 (1.09%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (0.82%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (0.82%) JSF
8 3 (0.82%) SAP Basis
8 3 (0.82%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 73 (19.89%) Data Centre
2 35 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.99%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.81%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.72%) Clustering
5 10 (2.72%) User Experience
6 8 (2.18%) Hedge funds
6 8 (2.18%) VCE vBlock
7 7 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (1.91%) Replication
8 6 (1.63%) EMC VNX
8 6 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.63%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.36%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.36%) Statistics
10 4 (1.09%) PKI
10 4 (1.09%) Tandem
11 3 (0.82%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.82%) iPad
12 2 (0.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 114 (31.06%) Linux
2 92 (25.07%) Windows
3 65 (17.71%) Unix
4 41 (11.17%) Windows Server
5 34 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (7.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (6.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (5.45%) Solaris
9 16 (4.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (3.54%) AIX
11 12 (3.27%) Windows 7
12 11 (3.00%) Windows 10
13 7 (1.91%) HPUX
14 6 (1.63%) CentOS
15 5 (1.36%) Ubuntu
16 4 (1.09%) VME
16 4 (1.09%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.54%) Android
17 2 (0.54%) Debian
17 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (26.70%) ITIL
2 66 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (16.89%) Performance Tuning
4 61 (16.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 58 (15.80%) Service Management
6 46 (12.53%) Configuration Management
7 43 (11.72%) High Availability
8 38 (10.35%) DevOps
9 37 (10.08%) Change Management
10 34 (9.26%) Migration
11 32 (8.72%) ITSM
12 31 (8.45%) Service Delivery
13 30 (8.17%) Problem Management
14 26 (7.08%) Business Continuity
15 25 (6.81%) PRINCE2
15 25 (6.81%) Project Management
16 24 (6.54%) Load Balancing
16 24 (6.54%) Performance Monitoring
17 23 (6.27%) Open Source
18 22 (5.99%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 53 (14.44%) Java
2 48 (13.08%) SQL
3 28 (7.63%) Python
4 26 (7.08%) Perl
5 15 (4.09%) Shell Script
6 12 (3.27%) Bash Shell
7 9 (2.45%) C
8 7 (1.91%) C++
8 7 (1.91%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.63%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.63%) Ruby
10 5 (1.36%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.09%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.82%) Go
12 3 (0.82%) Jython
13 2 (0.54%) PHP
13 2 (0.54%) R
14 1 (0.27%) Groovy
14 1 (0.27%) Korn
14 1 (0.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 40 (10.90%) Security Cleared
2 32 (8.72%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (8.45%) SC Cleared
4 21 (5.72%) Degree
5 16 (4.36%) CCNA
6 14 (3.81%) CCNP
7 10 (2.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (1.91%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (1.63%) CCIE
10 5 (1.36%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.36%) RHCE
11 4 (1.09%) ISEB
11 4 (1.09%) MCSE
11 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.09%) RHCSA
12 2 (0.54%) APMP
12 2 (0.54%) CISSP
12 2 (0.54%) EMCSA
12 2 (0.54%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.54%) SLA
2 19 (5.18%) QA
3 9 (2.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (2.18%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (1.63%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.82%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.27%) GCP
7 1 (0.27%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 55 (14.99%) Active Directory
2 49 (13.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.72%) Hyper-V
4 15 (4.09%) vSphere
5 14 (3.81%) VMware ESX
6 12 (3.27%) HDFS
7 9 (2.45%) XenApp
8 8 (2.18%) NFS
9 7 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (1.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (1.63%) Docker
10 6 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (1.36%) Firmware
12 4 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.82%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.54%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 41 (11.17%) Puppet
2 22 (5.99%) Ansible
2 22 (5.99%) SCOM
3 17 (4.63%) SCCM
4 15 (4.09%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (3.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (1.91%) Red Hat Satellite
7 6 (1.63%) Ambari
7 6 (1.63%) Data Guard
7 6 (1.63%) Hadoop YARN
7 6 (1.63%) Oozie
7 6 (1.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (1.09%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 4 (1.09%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (1.09%) Nagios
8 4 (1.09%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.82%) HP UCMDB
10 2 (0.54%) OpenIDM
10 2 (0.54%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 74 (20.16%) VMware
2 68 (18.53%) Microsoft
3 54 (14.71%) Oracle
4 52 (14.17%) Cisco
5 50 (13.62%) HP
6 41 (11.17%) Red Hat
7 25 (6.81%) Dell
7 25 (6.81%) IBM
8 19 (5.18%) CheckPoint
8 19 (5.18%) Citrix
9 18 (4.90%) Juniper
10 17 (4.63%) EMC
11 16 (4.36%) SAP
12 15 (4.09%) F5
13 13 (3.54%) NetApp
14 10 (2.72%) Sun
15 8 (2.18%) TIBCO
15 8 (2.18%) Veritas
16 7 (1.91%) Fortinet
16 7 (1.91%) TippingPoint
Liverpool
Michael Page Technology
Rate: £40000 - £50000 per annum + £5,800 car allowance + great package
Posted: 5 days ago
North East
LA International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £500 to £510 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Rate: £235 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 4 days ago
Surbiton
TUI Group Careers
Rate: Highly Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago