Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 238 223 225
Rank change year-on-year -15 +2 +25
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 14 30 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.42% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.47% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 13
City of London median daily rate £438 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +25.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £408 £385 £283
90th Percentile £575 £629 £561
Central London median daily rate £431 £488 £400
% change year-on-year -11.54% +21.88% -5.88%
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 6,071 6,362 5,946
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.84% 89.33% 88.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,831 5,051 4,745
City of London median daily rate £505 £505 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.32% +2.70%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 59 55
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £13.09 £13.34 £12.15
90th Percentile £33.53 £30.90 £53.05
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -2.56%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 6 (42.86%) Java
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 6 (42.86%) Open Source
1 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 6 (42.86%) Docker
1 6 (42.86%) Kubernetes
2 5 (35.71%) Skype
2 5 (35.71%) Skype for Business
3 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (28.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (28.57%) Mimecast
3 4 (28.57%) Kafka
3 4 (28.57%) Microservices
3 4 (28.57%) Office 365
3 4 (28.57%) Build Automation
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (28.57%) Gatling
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (28.57%) Symantec
3 4 (28.57%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) Unix
3 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 4 (28.57%) DHCP
3 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 4 (28.57%) Clearswift
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing

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 5 (35.71%) Skype for Business
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (14.29%) Apache Solr
3 2 (14.29%) Apache Spark
3 2 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Mimecast
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Skype
2 4 (28.57%) DHCP
2 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) HTTP
4 1 (7.14%) BGP
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) MPLS
4 1 (7.14%) OSPF
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (14.29%) Flink
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 4 (28.57%) Gatling
3 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (14.29%) EasyMock
3 2 (14.29%) JMeter
3 2 (14.29%) JUnit
3 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner
3 2 (14.29%) Mockito
3 2 (14.29%) NeoLoad
3 2 (14.29%) TestNG
3 2 (14.29%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Wintel Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Messaging Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Database Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Testing Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Testing Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Testing Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Head of PMO
4 1 (7.14%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Kafka
2 2 (14.29%) Java Concurrency
2 2 (14.29%) Lambda Expressions
2 2 (14.29%) RESTful
2 2 (14.29%) Spark Streaming
2 2 (14.29%) Spring
2 2 (14.29%) WebSockets
2 2 (14.29%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 2 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (7.14%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Unix
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Open Source
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Build Automation
2 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Microservices
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (14.29%) Content Management
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby
3 2 (14.29%) Scala
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 6 (42.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Kubernetes
2 4 (28.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (14.29%) Consul
3 2 (14.29%) Prometheus
3 2 (14.29%) Puppet
3 2 (14.29%) Terraform
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Clearswift
1 4 (28.57%) Symantec
2 2 (14.29%) AppDynamics
2 2 (14.29%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Polycom
3 1 (7.14%) Riverbed