The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Capacity Planning
South East / Berkshire
Rank 95 105 119
Rank change year-on-year +10 +14  
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 4 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.22% 0.85% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 1.06% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 8
Median daily rate £385 £258 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.51% -21.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £363 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +1.30% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
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 Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1459 1977 2201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.47% 80.33% 75.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 1023 1147
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 45 54
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £96.60 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Capacity Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire 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 Berkshire

Capacity Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Capacity Planning in Berkshire

Capacity Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Capacity Planning in Berkshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Capacity Planning in Berkshire

Capacity Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Capacity Planning in Berkshire

Capacity Planning
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Reading +16 2 £450 +20.00% 3
Newbury - 1 £320 -
Capacity Planning
South East

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 8 (57.14%) SAN
2 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 6 (42.86%) TIBCO
3 6 (42.86%) Middleware
3 6 (42.86%) Solaris
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) IBM
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle
3 6 (42.86%) Unix
3 6 (42.86%) LAN
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Business Process Improvement
3 6 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (42.86%) Process Improvement
4 3 (21.43%) 4G
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) 3G
5 2 (14.29%) Nokia
5 2 (14.29%) Veritas
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 2 (14.29%) SCCM
5 2 (14.29%) SCOM
5 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 2 (14.29%) VoLTE
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) SAN
2 6 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) 3G
3 3 (21.43%) 4G
4 2 (14.29%) VoLTE
5 1 (7.14%) 2G
5 1 (7.14%) BGP
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (7.14%) DHCP
5 1 (7.14%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (7.14%) DNS
5 1 (7.14%) LTE
5 1 (7.14%) MPLS
5 1 (7.14%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (7.14%) RANAP
5 1 (7.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
General
1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Technical Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) TIBCO Architect
4 1 (7.14%) VoLTE Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Middleware
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (7.14%) EMC VNX
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
1 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (42.86%) Solaris
1 6 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Business Process Improvement
1 6 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (42.86%) Process Improvement
2 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Network Design
3 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) vCloud
2 1 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) IBM
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
1 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
1 6 (42.86%) TIBCO
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Nokia
3 2 (14.29%) Samsung
3 2 (14.29%) Veritas
4 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp