The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 40 37
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3  
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 1 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.39% 0.60% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.76% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £450 £434 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.68% +12.00%  
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 Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 215 263 207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 84.31% 78.98% 75.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 183 118
Median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £750 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 4
Median hourly rate £22.52 £30.42 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.95% +164.47%  
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 Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Capacity Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Capacity Planning in Kent

Capacity Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Capacity Planning in Kent

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 Kent region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Storage Virtualisation

Capacity Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Storage Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree