Period
to 18 January 2022

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 6 months to 18 January 2022 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 178 105 183
Rank change year-on-year -73 +78 +49
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 9 21 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% 1.03% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 1.14% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 12
10th Percentile £519 £443 £328
25th Percentile £531 £531 £481
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £600 £575
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +4.35% +31.43%
75th Percentile £706 £681 £622
90th Percentile £775 £738 £673
Central London median daily rate £550 £600 £575
% change year-on-year -8.33% +4.35% +31.43%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,629 1,840 4,405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.73% 90.15% 89.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,818 1,376 3,460
10th Percentile £370 £313 £320
25th Percentile £469 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £513
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% -
75th Percentile £660 £600 £605
90th Percentile £750 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £515 £510
% change year-on-year +6.80% +0.98% -0.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 23 49
10th Percentile £19.13 £13.63 £12.03
25th Percentile £30.00 £19.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate £43.25 £26.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +63.21% +32.50% +5.26%
75th Percentile £61.75 £36.38 £25.76
90th Percentile £64.25 £46.00 £52.25
Central London median hourly rate £43.25 £27.00 £20.42
% change year-on-year +60.19% +32.26% +6.05%

Capacity Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Capacity Planning as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Capacity Planning in the City of London

Capacity Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Capacity Planning in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Capacity Planning in the City of London

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Capacity Planning in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Capacity Planning in the City of London

Capacity Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Capacity Planning in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Capacity Planning in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) PMO
5 2 (22.22%) Spend Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 2 (22.22%) Resource Allocation
5 2 (22.22%) GDPR
5 2 (22.22%) Insurtech
5 2 (22.22%) FinOps
5 2 (22.22%) Decision-Making
5 2 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (22.22%) Cost Optimisation
5 2 (22.22%) Cloudability
5 2 (22.22%) Workflow
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes
5 2 (22.22%) Public Cloud
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon S3
5 2 (22.22%) Azure
5 2 (22.22%) AWS
5 2 (22.22%) Hedge funds
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
5 2 (22.22%) Billing
5 2 (22.22%) Economics
5 2 (22.22%) AOP

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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Cloudability
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon S3
1 2 (22.22%) AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) 802.11
1 1 (11.11%) BGP
1 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) HSRP
1 1 (11.11%) IPsec
1 1 (11.11%) OSPF
1 1 (11.11%) SD-WAN
1 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) VXLAN
1 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (11.11%) OLTP
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Billing
2 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) International Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Presentation Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Resource Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Manager
2 1 (11.11%) DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Services Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Network Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) CMDB
1 2 (22.22%) Hedge funds
1 2 (22.22%) Public Cloud
1 2 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (11.11%) IPTV
2 1 (11.11%) Tandem
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (11.11%) Video\Live Streaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) AOP
4 2 (22.22%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Cost Optimisation
4 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 2 (22.22%) Decision-Making
4 2 (22.22%) Economics
4 2 (22.22%) FinOps
4 2 (22.22%) Insurtech
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 2 (22.22%) Resource Allocation
4 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
4 2 (22.22%) Spend Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) PMO
2 2 (22.22%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft