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 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 117 97
Rank change year-on-year +23 -20  
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 10 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.55% 0.30% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.37% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 5
Median daily rate - £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -21.21%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.17 £38.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -57.44% +65.21%  

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 1488 1886 1951
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.13% 79.81% 78.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 1038 972
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 71 76
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £39.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 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 3 months to 23 June 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
Maidenhead - 3 - -
Wokingham +4 2 - -
Capacity Planning
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 11 (78.57%) Project Management
2 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (42.86%) MS Project Server
3 6 (42.86%) Portfolio Management
3 6 (42.86%) Demand Management
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (42.86%) PMI
3 6 (42.86%) PMI Certification
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (42.86%) MS Visio
3 6 (42.86%) Dependency Management
3 6 (42.86%) Resource Allocation
3 6 (42.86%) Gantt Chart
4 4 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
4 4 (28.57%) SDLC
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (28.57%) IP Telephony
4 4 (28.57%) Network Design
4 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Functional Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) Project Planning

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 6 (42.86%) MS Project Server
2 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Project
1 6 (42.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) IP Telephony
2 2 (14.29%) 3G
2 2 (14.29%) 4G
3 1 (7.14%) BGP
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) LTE
3 1 (7.14%) MPLS
3 1 (7.14%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (7.14%) RANAP
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) Skype
3 1 (7.14%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) BusinessObjects
General
1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Systems Integrator
2 3 (21.43%) PMO Planner
3 2 (14.29%) Project Planner
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Systems Integrator
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Data Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (42.86%) PMI
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (7.14%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Demand Management
2 6 (42.86%) Dependency Management
2 6 (42.86%) Gantt Chart
2 6 (42.86%) Portfolio Management
2 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 6 (42.86%) Resource Allocation
3 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
3 4 (28.57%) Network Design
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 4 (28.57%) SDLC
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
6 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) PMO
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
1 1 (7.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Nokia
3 2 (14.29%) Samsung
4 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) VMware