The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 30 April 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
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 142 169
Rank change year-on-year -8 +27  
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 15 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.47% 0.37% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.43% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 25
Median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £345 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £700 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £383 £350
% change year-on-year -1.96% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year - +14.70%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2751 3036 4508
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.94% 86.94% 81.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2093 2459 3507
Median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 43
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.78% -21.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.75 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £44.00 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

Capacity Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Capacity Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Capacity Planning in the City of London

Capacity Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Capacity Planning in the City of London over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Capacity Planning in the City of London

Capacity Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Capacity Planning in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 City of London region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
3 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) Bash Shell
3 7 (29.17%) DevOps
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (25.00%) Puppet
4 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (25.00%) Java
4 6 (25.00%) Cisco
4 6 (25.00%) HP
4 6 (25.00%) VMware
4 6 (25.00%) Banking
5 5 (20.83%) Dell
5 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.83%) SQL
5 5 (20.83%) ITIL
5 5 (20.83%) Unix
5 5 (20.83%) High Availability
5 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
5 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (20.83%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (16.67%) User Experience
6 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (16.67%) Data Centre

Capacity Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Pig
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Mule ESB
2 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (16.67%) IaaS
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.33%) SaaS
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (4.17%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Firewall
1 2 (8.33%) FTP
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
1 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
1 2 (8.33%) LAN
1 2 (8.33%) LDAP
1 2 (8.33%) SAN
1 2 (8.33%) VoIP
1 2 (8.33%) WAN
1 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (8.33%) Wireless
1 2 (8.33%) WLAN
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (4.17%) Kerberos
2 1 (4.17%) NAS
2 1 (4.17%) SMTP
2 1 (4.17%) SSL
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Big Data
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Apache Hive
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.17%) HBase
3 1 (4.17%) Impala
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Maven
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.33%) Advertising
4 2 (8.33%) Games
5 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Database Designer
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Network Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Security Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Security Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (4.17%) JMS
2 1 (4.17%) Kafka
2 1 (4.17%) LAMP
2 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (4.17%) Rendezvous
2 1 (4.17%) Spring
2 1 (4.17%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (4.17%) Ultra Messaging
2 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 4 (16.67%) User Experience
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) CCTV
3 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (8.33%) Fintech
3 2 (8.33%) NHS
3 2 (8.33%) Replication
3 2 (8.33%) Virtual Team
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) Derivative
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.17%) Equities
4 1 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (20.83%) Unix
5 4 (16.67%) CentOS
6 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.17%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (4.17%) Fedora
7 1 (4.17%) Solaris
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
1 7 (29.17%) DevOps
2 6 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (20.83%) High Availability
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 4 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (16.67%) Validation
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) Data Management
5 3 (12.50%) Database Security
5 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.33%) Low Latency
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
6 2 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Bash Shell
2 6 (25.00%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (20.83%) SQL
4 4 (16.67%) Perl
4 4 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (8.33%) Go
5 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.33%) Ruby
6 1 (4.17%) C++
6 1 (4.17%) Groovy
6 1 (4.17%) Korn
6 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.50%) Docker
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (4.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (4.17%) HDFS
5 1 (4.17%) NFS
5 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Puppet
2 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (12.50%) Mesos
4 2 (8.33%) Ansible
4 2 (8.33%) Data Guard
4 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (8.33%) Kubernetes
4 2 (8.33%) Marathon
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (4.17%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (4.17%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (4.17%) Kibana
5 1 (4.17%) Nagios
5 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (4.17%) Salt
5 1 (4.17%) SCCM
5 1 (4.17%) SCOM
5 1 (4.17%) SCVMM
5 1 (4.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco
1 6 (25.00%) HP
1 6 (25.00%) VMware
2 5 (20.83%) Dell
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix
4 2 (8.33%) NetApp
4 2 (8.33%) Splunk
4 2 (8.33%) WorldPay
5 1 (4.17%) Alteryx
5 1 (4.17%) Cloudera
5 1 (4.17%) Dell Compellent
5 1 (4.17%) MuleSoft
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.17%) Sybase
5 1 (4.17%) Symantec
5 1 (4.17%) Tableau
5 1 (4.17%) Talend
5 1 (4.17%) TIBCO