Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 218 217
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +24
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 33 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.47% 0.22% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.26% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 20
City of London median daily rate £475 £531 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.46% +24.82% -5.56%
10th Percentile £382 £324 £285
90th Percentile £625 £749 £508
Central London median daily rate £475 £531 £425
% change year-on-year -10.46% +24.82% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 6,237 5,473 6,137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.92% 87.88% 85.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,986 4,354 4,885
City of London median daily rate £510 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.37% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £669 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 50 57
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.13 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.48% -2.87% +20.83%
10th Percentile £11.74 £13.73 £12.50
90th Percentile £31.10 £55.00 £52.39
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.62
% change year-on-year +5.26% -12.10% +21.38%

Capacity Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Capacity Planning as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 2018, 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 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
3 15 (45.45%) Windows Server
4 12 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
4 12 (36.36%) Office 365
4 12 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 11 (33.33%) ITIL
5 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 10 (30.30%) MCSE
6 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (30.30%) Finance
7 9 (27.27%) NetBackup
7 9 (27.27%) Backup Exec
7 9 (27.27%) Cisco
7 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (24.24%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (24.24%) Data Centre
8 8 (24.24%) Linux
8 8 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
8 8 (24.24%) VMware
9 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (21.21%) Incident Management
9 7 (21.21%) Degree
9 7 (21.21%) DHCP
9 7 (21.21%) DNS
9 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
9 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint

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 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) Apache Spark
3 3 (9.09%) Apache
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.03%) IIS
5 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (36.36%) Office 365
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (21.21%) Mimecast
4 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) DHCP
1 7 (21.21%) DNS
2 6 (18.18%) SAN
3 4 (12.12%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (9.09%) SMTP
4 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.06%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (6.06%) Firewall
5 2 (6.06%) HTTP
5 2 (6.06%) Intranet
5 2 (6.06%) NAS
5 2 (6.06%) snoop
5 2 (6.06%) SSL
5 2 (6.06%) tcpdump
5 2 (6.06%) VPN
5 2 (6.06%) Wireshark
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (15.15%) Big Data
3 5 (15.15%) Hadoop
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
4 4 (12.12%) Sqoop
5 3 (9.09%) HBase
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (6.06%) Power BI
6 2 (6.06%) PowerPivot
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
7 1 (3.03%) Impala
7 1 (3.03%) MySQL
7 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (3.03%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) German Language
3 1 (3.03%) French Language
3 1 (3.03%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Lead Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Network Systems Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) DBA
4 3 (9.09%) Hadoop Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Pega Architect
4 3 (9.09%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.06%) Business Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Power BI Developer
5 2 (6.06%) SQL BI Developer
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Software Packaging
2 3 (9.09%) Kafka
3 2 (6.06%) MDX
3 2 (6.06%) Web Services
3 2 (6.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Data Centre
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Licensing
3 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.06%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
6 1 (3.03%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 8 (24.24%) Linux
4 5 (15.15%) Unix
5 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.06%) Solaris
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.03%) Android
7 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
1 12 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
2 11 (33.33%) ITIL
2 11 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 8 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (24.24%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.21%) Change Control
4 7 (21.21%) Incident Management
4 7 (21.21%) People Management
4 7 (21.21%) Software Licensing
5 6 (18.18%) Budget Control
6 5 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (12.12%) Data Management
7 4 (12.12%) Performance Management
7 4 (12.12%) Security Monitoring
7 4 (12.12%) Service Management
7 4 (12.12%) Software Deployment
7 4 (12.12%) Software Distribution
8 3 (9.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
2 5 (15.15%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) MCSE
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (21.21%) Degree
3 6 (18.18%) CCNA
3 6 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (18.18%) MCP
3 6 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) CCA
6 1 (3.03%) CCNP
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) NCSA
6 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.09%) Apache Flume
4 3 (9.09%) HDFS
5 2 (6.06%) iptables
6 1 (3.03%) Docker
6 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Backup Exec
1 9 (27.27%) NetBackup
2 4 (12.12%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (6.06%) Puppet
4 1 (3.03%) Ansible
4 1 (3.03%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.03%) OPNET
4 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.03%) SCOM
4 1 (3.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) Cisco
3 8 (24.24%) VMware
4 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
4 7 (21.21%) Sophos
4 7 (21.21%) Veeam
5 6 (18.18%) EMC
6 5 (15.15%) NetApp
7 4 (12.12%) Oracle
8 3 (9.09%) Capita
8 3 (9.09%) HP
8 3 (9.09%) Pega
8 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
9 2 (6.06%) Sun
9 2 (6.06%) Symantec
10 1 (3.03%) Citrix
10 1 (3.03%) Juniper
10 1 (3.03%) Riverbed
10 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds