The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 22 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 67 66
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1  
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 4 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.60% 0.57% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.70% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Median daily rate £275 £263 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -38.23%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
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 Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 550 570 759
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 83.08% 81.08% 82.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 342 390
Median daily rate £376 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 29
Median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +19.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £43.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £42.00
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 Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Capacity Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Capacity Planning in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Process Management
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) CommVault
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)

Capacity Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (40.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
1 2 (40.00%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Splunk Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Grok
1 2 (40.00%) Kafka
1 2 (40.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Anomaly Detection
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Process Management
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Security Patching
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CEH
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) CommVault
1 2 (40.00%) EMC
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) NetApp
1 2 (40.00%) Splunk
1 2 (40.00%) VMware