Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 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 of England
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 158 163
Rank change year-on-year -28 +5 -4
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 13 36 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.28% 0.70% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.87% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 28 25
East of England median daily rate £525 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% +21.43% -17.65%
10th Percentile £306 £299 £209
90th Percentile £738 £483 £395
England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
East of England median hourly rate £16.17 £20.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.15% -13.04% -
10th Percentile £13.53 £20.00 £20.50
90th Percentile £20.74 £20.00 £26.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -37.50% +21.74% +4.55%

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 of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3932 4152 4687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 83.62% 80.40% 79.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2334 2447 2751
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £235 £248 £225
90th Percentile £575 £551 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 276 344
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £23.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.43% - -16.36%
10th Percentile £12.20 £13.67 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.60 £48.13 £43.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year - +15.53% +5.56%

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 22 July 2017.

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 22 July 2017. 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
Hertfordshire -1 6 £575 +48.39% 2
Cambridgeshire 0 2 - - 3
Bedfordshire -10 2 £475 +11.76%
Suffolk +10 1 £725 +229.55%
Norfolk +4 1 £425 +30.77%
Essex -27 1 £225 -19.64% 1
Capacity Planning
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 of England region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 6 (46.15%) Data Analysis
2 5 (38.46%) Product Management
2 5 (38.46%) User Experience
3 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
5 2 (15.38%) Unix
5 2 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (15.38%) Firewall
5 2 (15.38%) SAN
5 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
5 2 (15.38%) vCenter Server
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (7.69%) Business Forecasting
6 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
6 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
6 1 (7.69%) Big Data
6 1 (7.69%) IaaS
6 1 (7.69%) Master Data Management
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Capacity Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Data Scientist
2 1 (7.69%) Database Designer
2 1 (7.69%) Designer
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Production Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Service Design Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Support Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
1 1 (7.69%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) User Experience
2 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Data Analysis
2 5 (38.46%) Product Management
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Forecasting
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Master Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (7.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (7.69%) Service Design
4 1 (7.69%) SIEM
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) CyberArk
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Imperva
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Qualys
2 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
2 1 (7.69%) Splunk