Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 247 229 229
Rank change year-on-year -18 0 +8
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 7 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.10% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.22% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 11
City of London median daily rate £515 £500 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +31.58% -13.14%
10th Percentile £335 £413 £265
90th Percentile £551 £625 £438
Central London median daily rate £515 £475 £400
% change year-on-year +8.42% +18.75% -8.57%
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 5,986 6,033 5,935
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.39% 88.96% 87.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,772 4,713 4,776
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £330 £325 £313
90th Percentile £681 £675 £658
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 56 51
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.35 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.36% -3.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.00 £31.13 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -6.50% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 4 (57.14%) Docker
2 3 (42.86%) Microservices
2 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) Kubernetes
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Gatling
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Content Management
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) JMeter
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
3 2 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (28.57%) Load 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 2 (28.57%) Apache Solr
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) BGP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) IPsec
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) OSPF
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Skype
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) Flink
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Gatling
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) JMeter
2 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
2 2 (28.57%) NeoLoad
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (14.29%) EasyMock
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Mockito
3 1 (14.29%) TestNG
3 1 (14.29%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Database Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) LAN Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Testing Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Software Testing Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Storage Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Testing Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) Java Concurrency
2 1 (14.29%) Kafka
2 1 (14.29%) Lambda Expressions
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) WebSockets
2 1 (14.29%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (42.86%) Microservices
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Open Source
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) API Design
2 2 (28.57%) Build Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Low Latency
2 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Measurement
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) Scala
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) iptables
2 1 (14.29%) NFS
2 1 (14.29%) Samba
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Kubernetes
2 2 (28.57%) Prometheus
3 1 (14.29%) Ansible
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (14.29%) HAProxy
3 1 (14.29%) PowerBroker
3 1 (14.29%) Puppet
3 1 (14.29%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) AppDynamics
1 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
1 2 (28.57%) SOASTA, Inc
2 1 (14.29%) Aruba
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Leostream
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
2 1 (14.29%) Polycom
2 1 (14.29%) Qualys
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas
2 1 (14.29%) VMware