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 23 June 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 96 80
Rank change year-on-year +30 -16  
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 16 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.33% 0.15% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 0.17% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £375 - £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.17 £38.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -57.44% +65.21%  

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 1007 1158 1200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.71% 85.40% 82.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 637 640
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 14
Median hourly rate £15.86 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.35% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.05 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 11 (44.00%) Banking
1 11 (44.00%) Splunk
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) Performance Management
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (20.00%) High Availability
3 5 (20.00%) Internet
4 4 (16.00%) Solaris
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Apache
4 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (16.00%) Network Design
4 4 (16.00%) Java
4 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 3 (12.00%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (12.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (12.00%) Linux
5 3 (12.00%) Citrix
6 2 (8.00%) NHS
6 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
6 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (8.00%) IIS
6 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL
6 2 (8.00%) Unix
6 2 (8.00%) Windows

Capacity Planning
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 4 (16.00%) Apache
1 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) 802.11
2 1 (4.00%) BGP
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) HSRP
2 1 (4.00%) IPsec
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) MPLS
2 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (4.00%) OSPF
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) Wireless
2 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) PowerCenter
General
1 11 (44.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Administrator
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Solaris Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) DBA
4 2 (8.00%) IT Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (8.00%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior DBA
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 2 (8.00%) Splunk Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Informatica Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Cyber Defence
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.00%) NHS
1 2 (8.00%) Reference Data
1 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Solaris
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Unix
3 2 (8.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) AIX
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Performance Management
2 5 (20.00%) High Availability
3 4 (16.00%) Network Design
4 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (8.00%) DevOps
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.00%) Security Management
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) Change Control
6 1 (4.00%) Coaching
6 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (8.00%) PMO
3 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (8.00%) XenApp
2 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.00%) Cacti
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Splunk
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) F5
5 1 (4.00%) Informatica
5 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds