Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 157 146
Rank change year-on-year +9 -11 +18
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 22 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.53% 0.33% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.40% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 15
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £380 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -11.63% +12.42%
10th Percentile £301 £343 £253
90th Percentile £519 £473 £488
South East median daily rate £363 £378 £378
% change year-on-year -3.97% - -5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - £50.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +170.27% -68.64%
South East median hourly rate - £50.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +170.27% -60.43%

Capacity Planning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3440 3473 3895
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.60% 81.37% 78.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1791 1866 2150
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £227
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 130 176
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £30.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.31% -41.71% +77.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £38.45 £48.83 £44.38
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £27.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -16.13% +2.36% +51.43%

Capacity Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Capacity Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury +1 6 £350 -6.67%
Reading +4 2 £350 -16.67% 4
Slough - 2 £300 -
Wokingham - 2 - -
Bracknell +6 1 - -
Capacity Planning
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 12 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 10 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (31.82%) Finance
4 5 (22.73%) Firewall
4 5 (22.73%) PaaS
4 5 (22.73%) IaaS
5 4 (18.18%) Functional Testing
5 4 (18.18%) SDLC
5 4 (18.18%) Value-Added Service
5 4 (18.18%) Global Marketing
5 4 (18.18%) Matrix Organization
5 4 (18.18%) Project Management
5 4 (18.18%) ITIL
5 4 (18.18%) LAN
5 4 (18.18%) SMS
5 4 (18.18%) Linux
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco
5 4 (18.18%) IP Telephony
5 4 (18.18%) Network Design
5 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Marketing
5 4 (18.18%) Degree
5 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
6 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
6 3 (13.64%) VMware
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.64%) Windows
6 3 (13.64%) WAN

Capacity Planning
Co-occurring 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 2 (9.09%) Apache Spark
1 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) IaaS
1 5 (22.73%) PaaS
2 3 (13.64%) SaaS
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) IP Telephony
2 4 (18.18%) LAN
2 4 (18.18%) SMS
2 4 (18.18%) Value-Added Service
3 3 (13.64%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (13.64%) WAN
4 2 (9.09%) DHCP
4 2 (9.09%) DNS
4 2 (9.09%) HTTP
4 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.09%) VLAN
4 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.55%) BGP
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.55%) MPLS
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security
5 1 (4.55%) SAN
5 1 (4.55%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) Apache Hive
2 2 (9.09%) Big Data
2 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.09%) HBase
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) DB2
3 1 (4.55%) GIS
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.55%) QGIS
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Artifactory
1 2 (9.09%) Hudson
1 2 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 12 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
3 4 (18.18%) Marketing
4 2 (9.09%) Banking
4 2 (9.09%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.55%) Back Office
5 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Messaging Engineer
1 4 (18.18%) Systems Integrator
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning Specialist
2 3 (13.64%) Mobile Specialist
2 3 (13.64%) Network Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Big Data Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Data Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Mobile Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Systems Integrator
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.55%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (4.55%) EMC VNX
3 1 (4.55%) EPoS
3 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Unix
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
2 4 (18.18%) Functional Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Global Marketing
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Matrix Organization
2 4 (18.18%) Network Design
2 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Project Management
2 4 (18.18%) SDLC
3 3 (13.64%) Capacity Management
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
3 3 (13.64%) Process Management
3 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 2 (9.09%) Data Management
4 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (4.55%) CCA
3 1 (4.55%) CCAA
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.55%) MCP
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
2 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) HDFS
2 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (9.09%) XenApp
2 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.55%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (4.55%) vCloud
3 1 (4.55%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.55%) Kibana
2 1 (4.55%) logstash
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.55%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Apple
3 2 (9.09%) Canon
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) Forcepoint
3 2 (9.09%) Google
3 2 (9.09%) MobileIron
3 2 (9.09%) Polycom
3 2 (9.09%) Symantec
4 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
4 1 (4.55%) EMC
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Mapinfo
4 1 (4.55%) Meraki