The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Capacity Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Capacity Management over the 3 months to 30 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.

Capacity Management
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 88 80
Rank change year-on-year +17 -8  
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.13% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.16% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £225 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -40.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £359 £375
% change year-on-year +4.60% -4.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £63.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +57.50%  

Capacity Management 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 780 1256 1188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.69% 82.74% 81.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 706 673
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £294 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 13
Median hourly rate £15.18 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.07% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.12 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Capacity Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Capacity Management in Edinburgh

Capacity Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Capacity Management in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Capacity Management in Edinburgh

Capacity Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Capacity Management in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Management 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Capacity Management.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) Security Patching
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint

Capacity Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
1 2 (100.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CA