The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 3 months to 23 March 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Capacity Planning
England / East Midlands
Rank 98 86 87
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1  
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 1 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.068% 0.68% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.084% 0.85% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 4
Median daily rate - £305 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £383 £350
% change year-on-year -0.32% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year - -18.18%  

Capacity Planning is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1190 1296 1239
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 80.41% 80.35% 76.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 802 701
Median daily rate £380 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 40
Median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.57% +118.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £43.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Capacity Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Capacity Planning as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Capacity Planning in the East Midlands

Capacity Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Capacity Planning in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Capacity Planning in the East Midlands

Capacity Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Planning in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Capacity Planning in the East Midlands

Capacity Planning
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) MapReduce
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (100.00%) HBase
1 1 (100.00%) Mahout
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (100.00%) Ambari
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) HDFS
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop YARN

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) HBase
1 1 (100.00%) Mahout
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) MapReduce
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ambari
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet