Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 425 446 440
Rank change year-on-year +21 -6 -24
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 203 173 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.44% 0.38% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.44% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 113 117
London median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £295 £354
90th Percentile £713 £588 £663
England median daily rate £444 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +10.25% +0.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
London median hourly rate £60.00 - £25.50
10th Percentile £57.50 - £19.50
90th Percentile £62.50 - £31.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +40.35% +23.91% -35.21%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40487 39001 39528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.99% 86.22% 83.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 29443 28001 28255
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £670 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 404 472
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.89 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.79% +9.45% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.25 £50.09 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

Capacity Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Capacity Planning in London

Capacity Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Capacity Planning in London

Capacity Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Capacity Planning in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Capacity Planning in London

Capacity Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Capacity Planning in London

Capacity Planning
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Planning within the London region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +18 35 £488 +21.88% 7
South London -25 11 £500 +14.29%
West London +3 9 £475 +13.10%
East London -7 2 £473 +5.06%
North London -9 1 £450 +20.00%
Capacity Planning
England

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 London region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 66 (32.51%) Java
2 52 (25.62%) Windows
3 46 (22.66%) Performance Tuning
4 45 (22.17%) Finance
5 44 (21.67%) Linux
6 38 (18.72%) Web Services
7 34 (16.75%) Oracle
8 33 (16.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 32 (15.76%) SQL
9 32 (15.76%) Active Directory
10 31 (15.27%) DevOps
11 29 (14.29%) Windows Server
11 29 (14.29%) Virtual Team
11 29 (14.29%) E-Commerce
12 28 (13.79%) Unix
12 28 (13.79%) ITIL
12 28 (13.79%) Microsoft
12 28 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (13.30%) VMware
13 27 (13.30%) SQL Server
13 27 (13.30%) High Availability
14 26 (12.81%) Problem Management
14 26 (12.81%) PowerShell
15 25 (12.32%) Amazon AWS
15 25 (12.32%) Cisco
15 25 (12.32%) Performance Analysis
16 24 (11.82%) Data Centre
16 24 (11.82%) Banking
17 22 (10.84%) Python
17 22 (10.84%) Root Cause Analysis

Capacity Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 20 (9.85%) JBoss
1 20 (9.85%) WebSphere
1 20 (9.85%) WebSphere Application Server
2 11 (5.42%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.43%) Confluence
3 9 (4.43%) OpenStack
4 8 (3.94%) Apache Spark
4 8 (3.94%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (3.94%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.48%) Apache
5 3 (1.48%) IIS
5 3 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.48%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.99%) nginx
6 2 (0.99%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.49%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.49%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (4.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (4.43%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.99%) SAP APO
2 1 (0.49%) Endur
2 1 (0.49%) Findur
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.49%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.32%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (8.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (8.37%) Office 365
4 9 (4.43%) Mimecast
5 4 (1.97%) GitHub
6 2 (0.99%) IaaS
7 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.49%) SaaS
7 1 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.34%) Internet
1 21 (10.34%) LAN
1 21 (10.34%) Network Security
2 18 (8.87%) SAN
2 18 (8.87%) WAN
3 15 (7.39%) Firewall
4 13 (6.40%) BGP
4 13 (6.40%) Kerberos
5 12 (5.91%) OSPF
6 11 (5.42%) DNS
6 11 (5.42%) EIGRP
6 11 (5.42%) TCP/IP
7 10 (4.93%) HSRP
8 9 (4.43%) DHCP
8 9 (4.43%) MPLS
8 9 (4.43%) VRRP
8 9 (4.43%) WLAN
9 8 (3.94%) IPv6
9 8 (3.94%) SNMP
9 8 (3.94%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.30%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.85%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (8.87%) Big Data
3 18 (8.87%) Hadoop
4 9 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.45%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.45%) Sqoop
7 6 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.46%) Apache Hive
8 5 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.97%) HBase
9 4 (1.97%) Impala
9 4 (1.97%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.48%) MySQL
10 3 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (5.91%) Jenkins
2 10 (4.93%) JIRA
3 9 (4.43%) SpecFlow
4 4 (1.97%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.99%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.99%) Maven
6 1 (0.49%) Gradle
6 1 (0.49%) ProC
6 1 (0.49%) Subversion
6 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.49%) Travis CI
General
1 45 (22.17%) Finance
2 24 (11.82%) Banking
3 10 (4.93%) Investment Banking
3 10 (4.93%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.43%) Front Office
4 9 (4.43%) Law
5 7 (3.45%) Retail
6 6 (2.96%) Electronics
7 4 (1.97%) German Language
7 4 (1.97%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.99%) Billing
8 2 (0.99%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.99%) Marketing
8 2 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.49%) Games
9 1 (0.49%) Legal
9 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (15.27%) Architect
2 24 (11.82%) Developer
3 21 (10.34%) Analyst
4 14 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
5 11 (5.42%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (4.93%) Administrator
6 10 (4.93%) Applications Support
6 10 (4.93%) Consultant
6 10 (4.93%) DBA
7 9 (4.43%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (3.94%) Java Developer
8 8 (3.94%) Network Manager
8 8 (3.94%) Support Analyst
9 7 (3.45%) .NET Developer
9 7 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (3.45%) SQL DBA
10 6 (2.96%) SQL Developer
10 6 (2.96%) Support Engineer
10 6 (2.96%) Technical Manager
10 6 (2.96%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (18.72%) Web Services
2 20 (9.85%) J2EE
2 20 (9.85%) JDBC
2 20 (9.85%) REST
2 20 (9.85%) SOAP
3 13 (6.40%) .NET
4 12 (5.91%) XML
5 10 (4.93%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (4.43%) XML Messaging
7 8 (3.94%) RESTful
8 7 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
8 7 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
8 7 (3.45%) HTML
8 7 (3.45%) HTML5
8 7 (3.45%) WebSockets
9 6 (2.96%) Kafka
10 5 (2.46%) Middleware
11 4 (1.97%) Software Packaging
12 3 (1.48%) AngularJS
12 3 (1.48%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.29%) Virtual Team
2 24 (11.82%) Data Centre
3 20 (9.85%) iPad
4 17 (8.37%) Computer Science
5 12 (5.91%) Client/Server
6 11 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (4.93%) Microsoft Licensing
8 7 (3.45%) Clustering
8 7 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (2.46%) Equities
9 5 (2.46%) Hedge funds
9 5 (2.46%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.48%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.48%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.48%) Replication
11 2 (0.99%) Derivative
11 2 (0.99%) EMC VMAX
11 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.99%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 52 (25.62%) Windows
2 44 (21.67%) Linux
3 29 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 28 (13.79%) Unix
5 13 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (5.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (4.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.46%) CentOS
8 5 (2.46%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.97%) Solaris
9 4 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.48%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.99%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.99%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.99%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.99%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.49%) AIX
12 1 (0.49%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.49%) Fedora
12 1 (0.49%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (22.66%) Performance Tuning
2 33 (16.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 31 (15.27%) DevOps
4 29 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 28 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (13.79%) ITIL
6 27 (13.30%) High Availability
7 26 (12.81%) Problem Management
8 25 (12.32%) Performance Analysis
9 22 (10.84%) Root Cause Analysis
10 21 (10.34%) Strategic Thinking
11 20 (9.85%) B2C
11 20 (9.85%) Load Testing
11 20 (9.85%) Software Architecture
12 17 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (7.88%) Configuration Management
13 16 (7.88%) Incident Management
13 16 (7.88%) Performance Monitoring
13 16 (7.88%) Service Management
14 14 (6.90%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 66 (32.51%) Java
2 32 (15.76%) SQL
3 26 (12.81%) PowerShell
4 22 (10.84%) Python
5 17 (8.37%) Perl
6 13 (6.40%) C#
7 12 (5.91%) T-SQL
8 10 (4.93%) PL/SQL
9 9 (4.43%) VBA
10 5 (2.46%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.97%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.99%) Korn
12 2 (0.99%) PHP
12 2 (0.99%) Ruby
13 1 (0.49%) C
13 1 (0.49%) Scala
13 1 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (9.36%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (7.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (6.90%) Degree
4 13 (6.40%) Security Cleared
5 11 (5.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (5.42%) MCSE
6 10 (4.93%) SC Cleared
6 10 (4.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (4.43%) MCP
8 6 (2.96%) CCNA
9 5 (2.46%) CCNP
10 4 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.48%) CCIE
11 3 (1.48%) HNC
11 3 (1.48%) HND
11 3 (1.48%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.99%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.49%) APMG
13 1 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.49%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.84%) QA
2 10 (4.93%) SLA
3 6 (2.96%) PMO
4 4 (1.97%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.49%) P3O
System Software
1 32 (15.76%) Active Directory
2 19 (9.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.88%) Docker
4 12 (5.91%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.96%) vCloud
6 4 (1.97%) HDFS
7 3 (1.48%) Apache Flume
7 3 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.48%) vSphere
8 2 (0.99%) iptables
8 2 (0.99%) NFS
8 2 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.99%) XenApp
9 1 (0.49%) KVM
9 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.49%) Snort
9 1 (0.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (8.37%) Terraform
2 13 (6.40%) Puppet
3 12 (5.91%) Kubernetes
4 10 (4.93%) Ansible
4 10 (4.93%) NetBackup
5 9 (4.43%) Consul
6 8 (3.94%) Backup Exec
6 8 (3.94%) Packer
7 6 (2.96%) Nagios
7 6 (2.96%) PowerCLI
8 5 (2.46%) vRealize
9 4 (1.97%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (1.48%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.48%) SCCM
10 3 (1.48%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.99%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.99%) Salt
Vendors
1 34 (16.75%) Oracle
2 28 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 27 (13.30%) VMware
4 25 (12.32%) Cisco
5 20 (9.85%) ATG
6 19 (9.36%) HP
7 17 (8.37%) CheckPoint
8 14 (6.90%) SAP
9 11 (5.42%) NetApp
9 11 (5.42%) SolarWinds
10 10 (4.93%) Riverbed
11 8 (3.94%) EMC
11 8 (3.94%) Red Hat
11 8 (3.94%) Sophos
12 7 (3.45%) Citrix
12 7 (3.45%) Hortonworks
12 7 (3.45%) Veeam
13 6 (2.96%) Charles River
14 5 (2.46%) OpenLink
14 5 (2.46%) Splunk