The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Capacity Planning
Rank 87 82 88
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6  
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 1 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.098% 0.79% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.93% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 1
Median daily rate £700 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -17.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £383 £350
% change year-on-year -0.32% +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 Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 862 1183 1011
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 84.84% 84.86% 86.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 839 679
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 16
Median hourly rate £14.93 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.84% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £10.20 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.46 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Capacity Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Capacity Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Capacity Planning in Leeds

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) IT Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (33.33%) CyberArk
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Opsview
2 1 (33.33%) Resilience Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Graphite
2 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) IT Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Resilience Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Graphite
1 1 (33.33%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CyberArk
1 1 (33.33%) Dell
1 1 (33.33%) Imperva
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Qualys
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk
1 1 (33.33%) VMware