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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 113 120
Rank change year-on-year -11 +7  
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 2 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.095% 0.39% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.49% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 7
Median daily rate £575 £356 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.40% +6.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £259 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £393 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £383 £350
% change year-on-year -1.96% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year - +26.82%  

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 1775 2022 2115
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 84.12% 78.92% 78.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1081 1200 1183
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 117 166
Median hourly rate £37.00 £30.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -7.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.93 £13.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

Capacity Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 27 April 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 3 months to 27 April 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
Norfolk +1 1 £425 +30.76%
Suffolk - 1 £725 - 1
Capacity Planning
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) VMware
2 12 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (47.62%) Service Delivery
4 9 (42.86%) DNS
4 9 (42.86%) High Availability
4 9 (42.86%) Data Centre
5 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (38.10%) SQL
5 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 7 (33.33%) HP
6 7 (33.33%) Dell
6 7 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 6 (28.57%) ITIL
7 6 (28.57%) CRM
7 6 (28.57%) Finance
7 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (23.81%) vSphere
8 5 (23.81%) EMC VNX
8 5 (23.81%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (23.81%) IaaS
8 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
8 5 (23.81%) ITSM
8 5 (23.81%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (23.81%) IIS
8 5 (23.81%) EMC
8 5 (23.81%) vCenter Server
9 4 (19.05%) Windows Server

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 7 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (23.81%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (23.81%) IIS
3 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (9.52%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (23.81%) IaaS
4 2 (9.52%) SaaS
4 2 (9.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) DHCP
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) LAN
3 2 (9.52%) SAN
3 2 (9.52%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Big Data
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Billing
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Architect
1 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 2 (9.52%) Collaboration Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Django Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) IT Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Lead Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Messaging Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) CSS
1 2 (9.52%) Django
1 2 (9.52%) jQuery
1 2 (9.52%) Matplotlib
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) J2EE
2 1 (4.76%) Java EE
2 1 (4.76%) SAP Basis
2 1 (4.76%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 5 (23.81%) EMC VNX
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
5 3 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Service Delivery
2 9 (42.86%) High Availability
3 6 (28.57%) CRM
3 6 (28.57%) ITIL
4 5 (23.81%) ITSM
4 5 (23.81%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (19.05%) Planning and Forecasting
6 3 (14.29%) Capacity Management
6 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 3 (14.29%) Migration
6 3 (14.29%) Service Management
7 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
7 2 (9.52%) Change Management
7 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.52%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (9.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (23.81%) vSphere
4 4 (19.05%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (19.05%) VMware ESX
5 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) VMware
2 7 (33.33%) Dell
2 7 (33.33%) HP
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) EMC
4 4 (19.05%) Avaya
4 4 (19.05%) Epicor
5 2 (9.52%) Lotus
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) CyberArk
6 1 (4.76%) Imperva
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) Qualys
6 1 (4.76%) SAP
6 1 (4.76%) Splunk