Period
to 17 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 234 217 220
Rank change year-on-year -17 +3 -1
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 19 33 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.47% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.52% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 10
City of London median daily rate £438 £475 £531
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -10.46% +24.82%
10th Percentile £406 £382 £324
90th Percentile £570 £625 £749
Central London median daily rate £438 £475 £531
% change year-on-year -7.89% -10.46% +24.82%
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 5,976 6,296 5,560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.84% 89.15% 88.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,679 5,018 4,412
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £318 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £665
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 61 50
City of London median hourly rate £19.13 £18.70 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -11.48% -1.43%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.81 £13.73
90th Percentile £35.21 £31.50 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.94% +6.58% -10.06%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019, 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 8 (42.11%) Windows
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
2 6 (31.58%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Open Source
2 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
2 6 (31.58%) Docker
2 6 (31.58%) Kubernetes
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
3 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
3 5 (26.32%) Migration
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
4 4 (21.05%) Unix
4 4 (21.05%) Python
4 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
4 4 (21.05%) DHCP
4 4 (21.05%) Symantec
4 4 (21.05%) DNS
4 4 (21.05%) Clearswift
4 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
4 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure

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 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
1 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
2 2 (10.53%) Apache Solr
2 2 (10.53%) Apache Spark
2 2 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (21.05%) Mimecast
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) DHCP
1 4 (21.05%) DNS
1 4 (21.05%) Skype
2 2 (10.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (10.53%) Flink
2 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
2 4 (21.05%) Gatling
3 2 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (10.53%) EasyMock
3 2 (10.53%) JMeter
3 2 (10.53%) JUnit
3 2 (10.53%) LoadRunner
3 2 (10.53%) Mockito
3 2 (10.53%) NeoLoad
3 2 (10.53%) TestNG
3 2 (10.53%) Travis CI
4 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.26%) Hudson
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
4 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Database Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Wintel Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Messaging Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Testing Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Software Testing Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Testing Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Coach
4 1 (5.26%) DBA
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Head of PMO
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.26%) NHS Performance Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum Master
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Kafka
2 2 (10.53%) Java Concurrency
2 2 (10.53%) Lambda Expressions
2 2 (10.53%) RESTful
2 2 (10.53%) Spark Streaming
2 2 (10.53%) Spring
2 2 (10.53%) WebSockets
2 2 (10.53%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Tandem
3 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
3 2 (10.53%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Unix
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
1 6 (31.58%) Open Source
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (26.32%) Migration
2 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
3 4 (21.05%) Build Automation
3 4 (21.05%) Capacity Management
3 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (21.05%) Microservices
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Security Hardening
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.79%) DevOps
4 3 (15.79%) Information Security
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (15.79%) Statistics
5 2 (10.53%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 4 (21.05%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
4 2 (10.53%) Scala
5 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
1 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.26%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Kubernetes
2 4 (21.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (10.53%) Consul
3 2 (10.53%) Prometheus
3 2 (10.53%) Puppet
3 2 (10.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Clearswift
1 4 (21.05%) Symantec
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) AppDynamics
3 2 (10.53%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft