The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Capacity Planning
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 62 85 80
Rank change year-on-year +23 -5  
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 10 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.11% 0.46% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 0.56% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 6
Median daily rate £525 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +1.63% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year - -18.18%  

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 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 760 1258 1193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.63% 82.76% 81.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 707 679
Median daily rate £400 £405 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +1.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £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 8 6 14
Median hourly rate £15.86 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.33% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.94 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Capacity Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Capacity Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Capacity Planning in Edinburgh

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 7 (36.84%) Banking
1 7 (36.84%) Splunk
2 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Web Services
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
3 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity
3 4 (21.05%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (21.05%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
3 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (21.05%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (21.05%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (21.05%) Amazon S3
4 3 (15.79%) Windows
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) ERP
5 2 (10.53%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (10.53%) IIS
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Finance
5 2 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Management

Capacity Planning
Top Related 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 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon ELB
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon S3
1 4 (21.05%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (10.53%) IaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) PaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Route 53
3 1 (5.26%) SaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (36.84%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Security Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Business Change Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Business Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Change Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) ERP Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Splunk Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Web Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
1 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
1 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity
2 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Business Transformation
3 2 (10.53%) Change Management
3 2 (10.53%) DevOps
3 2 (10.53%) ERP
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Kanban
3 2 (10.53%) Line Management
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.53%) Scrum
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) TDD
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) IISP
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Splunk
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) Dell
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) VMware