Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 87 75
Rank change year-on-year +10 -12 +24
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 8 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.67% 0.80% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.96% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 11
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £468 £260 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +79.81% -38.82% +41.67%
East of England median daily rate £375 £273 £425
% change year-on-year +37.61% -35.88% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £16.17 -
East of England median hourly rate - £16.17 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -19.15% -13.04%

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 1,026 1,140 928
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 86.07% 83.21% 83.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 582 463
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £265 £215 £240
90th Percentile £588 £549 £525
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 111 83
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.25 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.67% +7.14% +94.44%
10th Percentile £11.50 £13.00 £13.55
90th Percentile £49.00 £49.75 £47.15
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -41.67% +11.11% +8.40%

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 20 October 2018. 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
Cambridge - 7 £468 - 4
Capacity Planning
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Service Design
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (25.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (25.00%) New Relic
4 2 (25.00%) Database Optimisation
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Publishing
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL

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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) ColdFusion
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) nginx
1 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (12.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
2 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Service Design Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Service Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Site Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Azure Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (25.00%) Database Optimisation
4 2 (25.00%) Demand Forecasting
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (25.00%) Microservices
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Service Design
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GxP
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Packer
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Google
2 2 (25.00%) New Relic
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle