The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Capacity Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Capacity Planning
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 40 41
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1  
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.70% 0.31% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.35% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £625 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +1.63% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year - -18.18%  

Capacity Planning is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 257 282 363
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 90.18% 88.13% 84.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 189 271
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 16
Median hourly rate £16.00 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.31% +18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.39 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Capacity Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Capacity Planning as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Capacity Planning in Bedfordshire

Capacity Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Capacity Planning in Bedfordshire

Capacity Planning
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Luton +13 2 £625 -
Capacity Planning
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Service Management
3 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (60.00%) High Availability
3 3 (60.00%) IaaS
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) Planning and Forecasting
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (40.00%) Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft

Capacity Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (40.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Collaboration Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Messaging Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (60.00%) High Availability
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (60.00%) Planning and Forecasting
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Issue Tracking
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Dell
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Lotus
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft