Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 18 January 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
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 156 174
Rank change year-on-year -12 +18 +1
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 29 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.61% 0.64% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.79% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 10
East of England median daily rate £333 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.34% +9.23% -26.35%
10th Percentile £255 £231 £177
90th Percentile £538 £660 £393
England median daily rate £410 £423 £400
% change year-on-year -2.96% +5.63% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East of England median hourly rate - - £17.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +122.22% -30.77%

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 East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,012 3,675 4,069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 83.83% 81.22% 78.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,313 2,114 2,337
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.91%
10th Percentile £260 £217 £238
90th Percentile £587 £544 £575
England median daily rate £450 £431 £425
% change year-on-year +4.53% +1.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 285 396
East of England median hourly rate £33.33 £33.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +10.92% +19.00%
10th Percentile £11.80 £13.60 £11.63
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.70% +15.00%

Capacity Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Capacity Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Capacity Planning in the East of England

Capacity Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Capacity Planning in the East of England

Capacity Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Capacity Planning in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Capacity Planning in the East of England

Capacity Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Capacity Planning in the East of England

Capacity Planning
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -10 12 £260 -35.00% 2
Bedfordshire -4 10 £350 -41.67% 1
Suffolk +13 4 £405 +50.70% 1
Hertfordshire -6 2 - - 4
Essex -4 1 - - 1
Capacity Planning
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 of England region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
2 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
3 11 (37.93%) Windows
4 10 (34.48%) WAN
4 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (34.48%) Windows Server
5 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (31.03%) Hyper-V
5 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (31.03%) LAN
5 9 (31.03%) Cisco
6 8 (27.59%) HP
6 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (27.59%) SAN
6 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
6 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (24.14%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (20.69%) Finance
8 6 (20.69%) SQL
8 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (20.69%) RedGate
8 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
9 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
9 5 (17.24%) Firewall
9 5 (17.24%) Wireless
10 4 (13.79%) CA

Capacity Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2003
1 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
3 4 (13.79%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.45%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.79%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (13.79%) Amazon Kinesis
2 4 (13.79%) Amazon S3
2 4 (13.79%) IaaS
2 4 (13.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) WAN
2 9 (31.03%) LAN
3 8 (27.59%) SAN
4 5 (17.24%) Firewall
4 5 (17.24%) Wireless
5 1 (3.45%) DHCP
5 1 (3.45%) DNS
5 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (13.79%) Amazon QuickSight
4 4 (13.79%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (13.79%) Big Data
4 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (13.79%) Hadoop
4 4 (13.79%) HBase
4 4 (13.79%) Impala
4 4 (13.79%) Parquet
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (13.79%) Sqoop
5 1 (3.45%) Data Lake
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Analyst
1 8 (27.59%) Support Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) DBA
3 6 (20.69%) SQL DBA
4 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Support
4 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (13.79%) Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Support Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Server Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Server Support
5 4 (13.79%) Server Support Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Big Data Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Apache Avro
1 4 (13.79%) Kafka
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) HP Storage
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Windows Server
3 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.45%) Linux
6 1 (3.45%) SUSE
6 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (13.79%) Analytics
2 4 (13.79%) Change Control
2 4 (13.79%) Data Integration
2 4 (13.79%) Network Management
2 4 (13.79%) Network Optimisation
3 3 (10.34%) Big Data Analytics
3 3 (10.34%) Data Analytics
3 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.90%) Content Development
4 2 (6.90%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.90%) Information Security
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.90%) Machine Learning
4 2 (6.90%) Predictive Modelling
4 2 (6.90%) SIEM
4 2 (6.90%) Use Case
5 1 (3.45%) Programme Governance
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) CCNP
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (31.03%) Hyper-V
3 4 (13.79%) Apache Flume
3 4 (13.79%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Oozie
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Cisco
2 8 (27.59%) HP
3 6 (20.69%) RedGate
4 4 (13.79%) arcserve
4 4 (13.79%) CA
5 3 (10.34%) SAP
6 2 (6.90%) McAfee
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle
7 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.45%) VMware