The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 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
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 447 383 347
Rank change year-on-year -64 -36  
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 154 256 307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.52% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.62% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 148 183
Median daily rate £450 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +1.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 11
Median hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.37 £23.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £36.95 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.17 £37.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -56.88% +63.04%  

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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36629 41404 40602
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.70% 83.49% 80.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 24036 27790 26591
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 948 977 1113
Median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.36% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Capacity Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

Capacity Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Capacity Planning in England

Capacity Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Capacity Planning in England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Capacity Planning in England

Capacity Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Capacity Planning in England

Capacity Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Capacity Planning in England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Capacity Planning in England

Capacity Planning
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
London -37 63 £455 +13.75% 21
South East +13 32 £425 +5.59% 11
West Midlands +20 14 £388 +4.72% 7
North East +72 13 £275 -2.65% 1
East Midlands +1 9 £365 -4.57% 1
Yorkshire +6 8 £475 +15.15% 3
East of England -18 7 £500 +17.64% 7
South West -5 5 £271 -23.85% 3
North West +8 2 £288 -23.33% 5
Midlands +13 1 - - 8
Capacity Planning
UK

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

1 86 (28.29%) Microsoft
2 74 (24.34%) Windows
2 74 (24.34%) Finance
3 67 (22.04%) Linux
4 58 (19.08%) ITIL
5 51 (16.78%) Active Directory
6 50 (16.45%) VMware
7 48 (15.79%) Oracle
8 44 (14.47%) Performance Tuning
9 43 (14.14%) SQL
10 42 (13.82%) High Availability
11 41 (13.49%) Project Management
12 40 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
12 40 (13.16%) Java
13 38 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
13 38 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
13 38 (12.50%) Data Centre
14 36 (11.84%) Migration
15 35 (11.51%) DNS
15 35 (11.51%) VMware Infrastructure
16 34 (11.18%) Banking
17 33 (10.86%) WAN
18 32 (10.53%) SQL Server
18 32 (10.53%) Unix
19 31 (10.20%) SharePoint
19 31 (10.20%) Security Cleared
20 30 (9.87%) Web Services
20 30 (9.87%) Windows Server
21 28 (9.21%) Citrix
21 28 (9.21%) Configuration Management

Capacity Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 31 (10.20%) SharePoint
2 27 (8.88%) MS Exchange
3 24 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (7.89%) WebSphere
4 22 (7.24%) Skype for Business
5 21 (6.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (6.91%) JBoss
5 21 (6.91%) WebSphere Application Server
6 20 (6.58%) Apache
7 18 (5.92%) WebLogic
8 15 (4.93%) Office Communications Server
8 15 (4.93%) SharePoint 2010
8 15 (4.93%) SharePoint 2013
9 12 (3.95%) CMS
10 10 (3.29%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (2.30%) IIS
12 6 (1.97%) MS Project Server
13 5 (1.64%) Apache Pig
14 4 (1.32%) Apache Solr
14 4 (1.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 23 (7.57%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.96%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.99%) SAP MDG
3 3 (0.99%) SAP Retail
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (0.66%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.33%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.88%) Office 365
2 26 (8.55%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (5.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (3.95%) SaaS
5 11 (3.62%) IaaS
6 9 (2.96%) PaaS
7 8 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.64%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (1.32%) AWS Data Pipeline
10 3 (0.99%) IBM Blueworks
10 3 (0.99%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (0.99%) SoftLayer
11 2 (0.66%) Bluemix
11 2 (0.66%) GitHub
12 1 (0.33%) FinancialForce.com
12 1 (0.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 1 (0.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (11.51%) DNS
2 33 (10.86%) WAN
3 27 (8.88%) Internet
3 27 (8.88%) LAN
4 26 (8.55%) SAN
5 23 (7.57%) DHCP
6 19 (6.25%) Firewall
7 17 (5.59%) TCP/IP
8 16 (5.26%) Network Security
8 16 (5.26%) Skype
9 12 (3.95%) IP Telephony
9 12 (3.95%) LDAP
10 11 (3.62%) VoIP
11 10 (3.29%) VPN
12 9 (2.96%) iSCSI
12 9 (2.96%) Kerberos
12 9 (2.96%) SSL
13 8 (2.63%) BGP
13 8 (2.63%) NAS
13 8 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.58%) Big Data
3 18 (5.92%) MySQL
4 15 (4.93%) Apache Hive
5 14 (4.61%) Hadoop
6 13 (4.28%) Endeca
6 13 (4.28%) Oracle Database
7 10 (3.29%) Impala
7 10 (3.29%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (2.30%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (1.97%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (1.97%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.97%) JIRA
2 5 (1.64%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (1.32%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.32%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.99%) Subversion
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.66%) ProC
6 1 (0.33%) Hudson
6 1 (0.33%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.33%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 74 (24.34%) Finance
2 34 (11.18%) Banking
3 19 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 17 (5.59%) Retail
5 10 (3.29%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.30%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.64%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.99%) Back Office
8 3 (0.99%) Electronics
8 3 (0.99%) Front Office
8 3 (0.99%) Marketing
9 2 (0.66%) Legal
9 2 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.33%) Advertising
10 1 (0.33%) Billing
10 1 (0.33%) Games
10 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (19.08%) Architect
2 26 (8.55%) DBA
3 25 (8.22%) Administrator
4 23 (7.57%) Analyst
5 16 (5.26%) Messaging Engineer
5 16 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (4.93%) Infrastructure Architect
6 15 (4.93%) Network Engineer
7 14 (4.61%) Support Engineer
8 13 (4.28%) Developer
8 13 (4.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (3.95%) Consultant
10 11 (3.62%) Messaging Support
10 11 (3.62%) Messaging Support Engineer
11 10 (3.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 10 (3.29%) SQL DBA
12 9 (2.96%) Hadoop Administrator
12 9 (2.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 9 (2.96%) VMware Engineer
13 8 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.87%) Web Services
2 22 (7.24%) J2EE
2 22 (7.24%) SOAP
3 21 (6.91%) JDBC
4 15 (4.93%) XML
5 14 (4.61%) Spring
6 13 (4.28%) Kafka
7 12 (3.95%) Hibernate
7 12 (3.95%) JMS
7 12 (3.95%) JMX
7 12 (3.95%) JSP
7 12 (3.95%) Servlets
7 12 (3.95%) Struts
7 12 (3.95%) XSLT
8 11 (3.62%) .NET
8 11 (3.62%) Middleware
9 9 (2.96%) REST
10 4 (1.32%) LAMP
10 4 (1.32%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 4 (1.32%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 38 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 22 (7.24%) Clustering
3 21 (6.91%) iPad
3 21 (6.91%) Virtual Team
4 16 (5.26%) Replication
5 15 (4.93%) Computer Science
6 13 (4.28%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.96%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.97%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.97%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (1.97%) PMI
8 6 (1.97%) Private Cloud
8 6 (1.97%) User Experience
9 5 (1.64%) Derivative
10 4 (1.32%) CCTV
10 4 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.99%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.99%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 74 (24.34%) Windows
2 67 (22.04%) Linux
3 32 (10.53%) Unix
4 30 (9.87%) Windows Server
5 24 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (6.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (4.93%) CentOS
7 15 (4.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (3.29%) Solaris
10 7 (2.30%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.97%) Fedora
11 6 (1.97%) Ubuntu
11 6 (1.97%) Windows 10
12 5 (1.64%) Data ONTAP
13 4 (1.32%) AIX
14 2 (0.66%) Debian
15 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.33%) VME
15 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (19.08%) ITIL
2 44 (14.47%) Performance Tuning
3 42 (13.82%) High Availability
4 41 (13.49%) Project Management
5 40 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
6 38 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (11.84%) Migration
8 28 (9.21%) Configuration Management
9 27 (8.88%) Content Management
10 26 (8.55%) DevOps
11 25 (8.22%) Change Management
12 24 (7.89%) E-Commerce
13 22 (7.24%) Virtual Environments
14 21 (6.91%) B2C
14 21 (6.91%) Load Testing
14 21 (6.91%) Performance Monitoring
14 21 (6.91%) PRINCE2
14 21 (6.91%) Service Management
14 21 (6.91%) Software Architecture
15 18 (5.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 43 (14.14%) SQL
2 40 (13.16%) Java
3 24 (7.89%) Python
4 23 (7.57%) PowerShell
5 17 (5.59%) Bash Shell
6 16 (5.26%) Perl
7 10 (3.29%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.64%) Korn
9 4 (1.32%) C#
10 3 (0.99%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.99%) Ruby
10 3 (0.99%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.66%) C
11 2 (0.66%) Go
11 2 (0.66%) PHP
12 1 (0.33%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.33%) C++
12 1 (0.33%) COBOL
12 1 (0.33%) VB
12 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 24 (7.89%) Degree
3 23 (7.57%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (3.62%) CCNP
5 11 (3.62%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (1.97%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (1.97%) CCIE
8 6 (1.97%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.32%) APMP
9 4 (1.32%) CCDP
9 4 (1.32%) CCIP
9 4 (1.32%) CCNA
9 4 (1.32%) CCSA
9 4 (1.32%) CCSE
9 4 (1.32%) JNCIA
9 4 (1.32%) JNCIE
9 4 (1.32%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.22%) QA
2 7 (2.30%) SLA
3 6 (1.97%) PMO
4 5 (1.64%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.66%) GDPR
6 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.66%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.66%) MiFID
7 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 51 (16.78%) Active Directory
2 35 (11.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (6.58%) Hyper-V
4 19 (6.25%) XenApp
5 18 (5.92%) vSphere
6 14 (4.61%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (3.95%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (3.62%) HDFS
9 9 (2.96%) vCloud
10 8 (2.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 8 (2.63%) Docker
10 8 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (1.97%) NFS
12 4 (1.32%) Firmware
13 3 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.99%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.66%) Xen
15 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
15 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (4.93%) Puppet
1 15 (4.93%) SCCM
1 15 (4.93%) vCenter Server
2 13 (4.28%) Ansible
3 9 (2.96%) Hadoop YARN
3 9 (2.96%) NetBackup
3 9 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.96%) Oracle RMAN
4 8 (2.63%) Mesos
4 8 (2.63%) SCOM
5 7 (2.30%) Galera Cluster
5 7 (2.30%) Microsoft Clustering
5 7 (2.30%) Nagios
5 7 (2.30%) Salt
5 7 (2.30%) vRealize
6 6 (1.97%) Data Guard
6 6 (1.97%) PowerCLI
6 6 (1.97%) SCVMM
7 5 (1.64%) Kibana
8 4 (1.32%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 86 (28.29%) Microsoft
2 50 (16.45%) VMware
3 48 (15.79%) Oracle
4 28 (9.21%) Citrix
5 26 (8.55%) Cisco
6 21 (6.91%) ATG
7 19 (6.25%) HP
8 17 (5.59%) IBM
9 14 (4.61%) NetApp
10 12 (3.95%) F5
10 12 (3.95%) Splunk
11 11 (3.62%) Dell
12 9 (2.96%) Cloudera
12 9 (2.96%) CommVault
12 9 (2.96%) SAP
13 8 (2.63%) EMC
13 8 (2.63%) Juniper
14 7 (2.30%) CheckPoint
14 7 (2.30%) Riverbed
15 6 (1.97%) Percona
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Posted: 16 hours ago
London
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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