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 27 June 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.

Capacity Planning
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 95 79
Rank change year-on-year +1 -16  
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 9 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.59% 0.19% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.24% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 7
Median daily rate £365 £383 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.57% +31.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £383 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £383 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.17 £37.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -56.88% +63.04%  

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 1315 1264 1216
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 85.50% 81.71% 77.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 784 744
Median daily rate £410 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £292 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 32 28
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.75 £19.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.28% -22.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.47 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.15 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Capacity Planning in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Planning in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Capacity Planning in the East Midlands

Capacity Planning
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Planning within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +3 6 £365 -4.57% 1
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Capacity Planning
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Clustering
3 6 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (60.00%) Percona
3 6 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (60.00%) Replication
3 6 (60.00%) MySQL
3 6 (60.00%) Python
3 6 (60.00%) Galera Cluster
4 4 (40.00%) MySQL Certification
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Business Forecasting
6 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
6 2 (20.00%) ITSM
7 1 (10.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) VMware
7 1 (10.00%) Change Management
7 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (10.00%) Java
7 1 (10.00%) PHP
7 1 (10.00%) VBScript
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (10.00%) IIS
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL
7 1 (10.00%) Kerberos
7 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft

Capacity Planning
Co-occurring 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 6 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) HBase
2 1 (10.00%) Mahout
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Administrator
2 6 (60.00%) DBA
2 6 (60.00%) MySQL DBA
3 3 (30.00%) AWS Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) Cassandra DBA
3 3 (30.00%) Server Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planner
4 1 (10.00%) Hadoop Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) ITSM Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Improvement Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Clustering
2 6 (60.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Business Forecasting
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) MapReduce
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (60.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) HDFS
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Galera Cluster
2 1 (10.00%) Ambari
2 1 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Percona
2 1 (10.00%) Altiris
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) VMware