Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 126 142
Rank change year-on-year +22 +16 -31
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 33 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.48% 0.49% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 0.56% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 11
Leeds median daily rate £488 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.88% +1.27% -4.24%
10th Percentile £333 £377 £150
90th Percentile £700 £563 £513
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £305
% change year-on-year +11.76% +39.34% -23.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 - -

Capacity Planning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1924 2307 2859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 86.20% 87.82% 87.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1560 2010
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £281 £263
90th Percentile £550 £563 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 67
Leeds median hourly rate £20.25 £13.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -0.70% +0.70%
10th Percentile £13.13 £10.20 £9.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.50 £39.70
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.08 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.97% -3.33% +3.45%

Capacity Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Capacity Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Capacity Planning in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 15 (45.45%) DNS
3 13 (39.39%) ITIL
4 12 (36.36%) Windows
5 11 (33.33%) Python
5 11 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
6 10 (30.30%) Splunk
6 10 (30.30%) SharePoint Server
6 10 (30.30%) SCOM
6 10 (30.30%) SharePoint
6 10 (30.30%) IIS
6 10 (30.30%) MCSE
6 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (30.30%) SQL
6 10 (30.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (30.30%) Infrastructure Management
6 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
7 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (24.24%) vSphere
8 8 (24.24%) Perl
8 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
8 8 (24.24%) Shell Script
8 8 (24.24%) NetApp
8 8 (24.24%) Finance
8 8 (24.24%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (24.24%) NetScaler

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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (30.30%) IIS
1 10 (30.30%) SharePoint
1 10 (30.30%) SharePoint 2013
1 10 (30.30%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) IaaS
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (21.21%) PaaS
1 7 (21.21%) SaaS
2 3 (9.09%) GitHub
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (45.45%) DNS
2 8 (24.24%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Big Data
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Architect
2 10 (30.30%) Administrator
2 10 (30.30%) SharePoint Administrator
3 6 (18.18%) Azure Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Splunk Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Business Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Business Solution Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Implementation Specialist
6 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Monitoring Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Data Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Implementation Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) PC Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) SAML
2 3 (9.09%) Regular Expression
3 2 (6.06%) Hystrix
3 2 (6.06%) JMS
3 2 (6.06%) OAuth
3 2 (6.06%) OAuth2
3 2 (6.06%) RESTful
3 2 (6.06%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
2 7 (21.21%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (21.21%) PKI
3 3 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.03%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) ITIL
2 11 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 10 (30.30%) Infrastructure Management
4 7 (21.21%) Immutable Infrastructure
4 7 (21.21%) IT Strategy
5 6 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.12%) TOGAF
7 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Data Integration
7 3 (9.09%) Data Transformation
7 3 (9.09%) DevOps
7 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.09%) Security Management
7 3 (9.09%) SIEM
8 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
8 2 (6.06%) Microservices
8 2 (6.06%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Python
2 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
2 10 (30.30%) SQL
3 8 (24.24%) Perl
3 8 (24.24%) Shell Script
4 5 (15.15%) Java
5 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) MCSE
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (18.18%) Degree
3 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
1 8 (24.24%) Virtual Servers
1 8 (24.24%) vSphere
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) SCOM
2 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) Splunk
3 8 (24.24%) NetApp
4 7 (21.21%) CA
5 6 (18.18%) Dell
5 6 (18.18%) VMware
6 2 (6.06%) Apigee
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle