Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 18 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 70 101
Rank change year-on-year -14 +31 -16
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 12 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.85% 1.23% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.51% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 1
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £260 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.82% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £255 £379 £363
90th Percentile £282 £449 £388
East of England median daily rate £273 £425 £300
% change year-on-year -35.88% +41.67% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.17 - £23.50
10th Percentile £13.53 - £18.55
90th Percentile £20.74 - £27.25
East of England median hourly rate £16.17 £20.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -19.15% -14.89% +6.82%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1175 928 1266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 83.39% 81.76% 79.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 447 755
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +0.65% +6.21%
10th Percentile £233 £216 £263
90th Percentile £542 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 87 85
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +120.59% -38.18%
10th Percentile £12.18 £13.65 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £50.75
East of England median hourly rate £31.02 £31.48 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.46% +25.90% +3.65%

Capacity Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Capacity Planning in Cambridgeshire

Capacity Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Capacity Planning in Cambridgeshire

Capacity Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Capacity Planning in Cambridgeshire

Capacity Planning
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Peterborough - 11 £260 -
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Capacity Planning
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (83.33%) SAN
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 9 (75.00%) WAN
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco
3 9 (75.00%) HP
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (66.67%) LAN
5 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
6 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
7 5 (41.67%) Change Control
7 5 (41.67%) Firewall
7 5 (41.67%) Wireless
7 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
8 4 (33.33%) arcserve
8 4 (33.33%) CA
8 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (33.33%) Network Optimisation
8 4 (33.33%) HP Storage
8 4 (33.33%) Network Management
8 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (25.00%) Unix

Capacity Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) SAN
2 9 (75.00%) WAN
3 8 (66.67%) LAN
4 5 (41.67%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) Wireless
5 1 (8.33%) DHCP
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Support Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Server Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Server Support
3 4 (33.33%) Server Support Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Network Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Network Support
4 3 (25.00%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (33.33%) HP Storage
3 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (8.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (25.00%) Unix
6 1 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Change Control
2 4 (33.33%) Network Management
2 4 (33.33%) Network Optimisation
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
1 9 (75.00%) HP
2 4 (33.33%) arcserve
2 4 (33.33%) CA
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds