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 25 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 93 96
Rank change year-on-year +9 +3  
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 6 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.55% 1.02% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 1.15% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 6
Median daily rate £475 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £400 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £461 £379
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 £37.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year -57.16% +64.13%  

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 957 1310 1326
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 88.45% 88.87% 86.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 931 984
Median daily rate £403 £425 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +21.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 22
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -12.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.34 £170.00 £175.00
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 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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Capacity Planning in Leeds over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Capacity Planning in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 5 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (57.14%) SaaS
2 4 (57.14%) PaaS
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) IaaS
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (57.14%) IT Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Dell
3 3 (42.86%) SAML
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) PKI
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
5 1 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (14.29%) CyberArk
5 1 (14.29%) Network Design
5 1 (14.29%) Imperva
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Online Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Qualys
5 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 1 (14.29%) High Availability
5 1 (14.29%) Splunk
5 1 (14.29%) SIEM

Capacity Planning
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) IaaS
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (57.14%) PaaS
1 4 (57.14%) SaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Architect
2 4 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (42.86%) Azure Architect
3 3 (42.86%) Business Architect
3 3 (42.86%) Business Solution Architect
3 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (28.57%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) SAML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (42.86%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (42.86%) PKI
3 1 (14.29%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (57.14%) IT Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
5 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) High Availability
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (14.29%) Network Design
5 1 (14.29%) SIEM
5 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Dell
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) CyberArk
2 1 (14.29%) Imperva
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Qualys
2 1 (14.29%) Splunk