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 3 months to 30 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.

Capacity Planning
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 343 374 290
Rank change year-on-year +31 -84  
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 57 60 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.27% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.31% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 41 92
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £700 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +1.63% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16775 19211 17566
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.13% 85.14% 82.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12076 13900 12358
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 196 244
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.95% +10.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.17 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Capacity Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +17 14 £475 +11.76% 5
Bromley +11 1 £425 -12.82%
Croydon - 1 £450 - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £550 -
Brentford - 1 £275 -
Capacity Planning
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 London region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 58 (48.74%) Linux
2 45 (37.82%) Finance
3 31 (26.05%) Unix
4 29 (24.37%) Windows
5 25 (21.01%) VMware
5 25 (21.01%) Active Directory
6 24 (20.17%) SQL
6 24 (20.17%) Puppet
7 23 (19.33%) High Availability
7 23 (19.33%) Configuration Management
8 22 (18.49%) Java
8 22 (18.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (18.49%) Hadoop
9 21 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (16.81%) Oracle
10 20 (16.81%) Microsoft
11 19 (15.97%) Performance Tuning
11 19 (15.97%) Data Centre
12 18 (15.13%) Big Data
12 18 (15.13%) Apache Hive
12 18 (15.13%) Banking
13 17 (14.29%) HP
13 17 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 17 (14.29%) ITIL
13 17 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
13 17 (14.29%) Ansible
13 17 (14.29%) DevOps
14 16 (13.45%) Amazon AWS
14 16 (13.45%) MySQL
14 16 (13.45%) Cisco

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 10 (8.40%) Apache Pig
2 9 (7.56%) Apache
3 7 (5.88%) IIS
4 4 (3.36%) Apache Spark
4 4 (3.36%) Confluence
4 4 (3.36%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.36%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.36%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.52%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.68%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.68%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.68%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.68%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.68%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.68%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.84%) JBoss
7 1 (0.84%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 7 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) SAP APO
2 2 (1.68%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.68%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.68%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.84%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.84%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.84%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.45%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (9.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (5.04%) IaaS
5 5 (4.20%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (4.20%) Amazon S3
5 5 (4.20%) Office 365
6 4 (3.36%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (3.36%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 4 (3.36%) SaaS
7 2 (1.68%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.68%) PaaS
8 1 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.84%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.84%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.84%) FinancialForce.com
8 1 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.84%) Route 53
8 1 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.24%) DNS
1 11 (9.24%) LDAP
1 11 (9.24%) SAN
2 10 (8.40%) SSL
3 9 (7.56%) Kerberos
3 9 (7.56%) TCP/IP
4 8 (6.72%) DHCP
5 7 (5.88%) Firewall
5 7 (5.88%) iSCSI
6 6 (5.04%) LAN
7 5 (4.20%) WAN
8 4 (3.36%) Internet
8 4 (3.36%) VoIP
9 3 (2.52%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (2.52%) FTP
9 3 (2.52%) NAS
9 3 (2.52%) SMTP
9 3 (2.52%) VPN
10 2 (1.68%) SNMP
10 2 (1.68%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.49%) Hadoop
2 18 (15.13%) Apache Hive
2 18 (15.13%) Big Data
3 17 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 16 (13.45%) MySQL
5 14 (11.76%) Oracle Database
6 10 (8.40%) Relational Database
7 7 (5.88%) HBase
7 7 (5.88%) Impala
7 7 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (5.04%) NoSQL
8 6 (5.04%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (5.04%) RDBMS
9 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (3.36%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (3.36%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (3.36%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (3.36%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.36%) JIRA
3 4 (3.36%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (2.52%) Maven
4 3 (2.52%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (2.52%) Subversion
5 2 (1.68%) ProC
5 2 (1.68%) Selenium
6 1 (0.84%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (37.82%) Finance
2 18 (15.13%) Banking
3 9 (7.56%) Financial Institution
4 6 (5.04%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.04%) Retail
5 2 (1.68%) Front Office
5 2 (1.68%) Games
5 2 (1.68%) Marketing
5 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.84%) Advertising
6 1 (0.84%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (24.37%) Administrator
2 13 (10.92%) DBA
3 12 (10.08%) Developer
3 12 (10.08%) Hadoop Administrator
4 10 (8.40%) Analyst
4 10 (8.40%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (7.56%) Unix Administrator
5 9 (7.56%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 8 (6.72%) Architect
6 8 (6.72%) Consultant
7 7 (5.88%) AWS Administrator
7 7 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
8 6 (5.04%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.04%) Senior Unix Administrator
8 6 (5.04%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Network Engineer
10 4 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.40%) Kafka
1 10 (8.40%) Web Services
2 5 (4.20%) .NET
2 5 (4.20%) Middleware
3 4 (3.36%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 4 (3.36%) Spring
4 3 (2.52%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (2.52%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.68%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.68%) Apache Wicket
5 2 (1.68%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (1.68%) J2EE
5 2 (1.68%) LAMP
5 2 (1.68%) OC4J
5 2 (1.68%) REST
5 2 (1.68%) Velocity
5 2 (1.68%) WebCenter
5 2 (1.68%) XML
5 2 (1.68%) ZeroMQ
6 1 (0.84%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.97%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.72%) Clustering
4 6 (5.04%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.04%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (5.04%) Replication
5 4 (3.36%) Derivative
5 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.36%) PKI
5 4 (3.36%) User Experience
6 3 (2.52%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.52%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.68%) CCTV
7 2 (1.68%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.68%) Fintech
7 2 (1.68%) NHS
8 1 (0.84%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.84%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 58 (48.74%) Linux
2 31 (26.05%) Unix
3 29 (24.37%) Windows
4 22 (18.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (11.76%) Windows Server
6 12 (10.08%) CentOS
7 9 (7.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (6.72%) Solaris
9 7 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (4.20%) Fedora
10 5 (4.20%) Windows 10
10 5 (4.20%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.52%) AIX
11 3 (2.52%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (1.68%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.68%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.84%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.33%) Configuration Management
1 23 (19.33%) High Availability
2 19 (15.97%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (14.29%) DevOps
3 17 (14.29%) ITIL
3 17 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 15 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (11.76%) Migration
6 11 (9.24%) Performance Management
7 9 (7.56%) Change Control
7 9 (7.56%) ITIL V3
7 9 (7.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (6.72%) MapReduce
8 8 (6.72%) Project Management
8 8 (6.72%) Release Management
9 7 (5.88%) Change Management
9 7 (5.88%) Data Architecture
9 7 (5.88%) Performance Optimisation
9 7 (5.88%) Planning and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.17%) SQL
2 22 (18.49%) Java
3 15 (12.61%) Python
4 12 (10.08%) Bash Shell
5 11 (9.24%) PowerShell
6 9 (7.56%) Perl
6 9 (7.56%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.20%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.36%) Korn
8 4 (3.36%) Ruby
9 3 (2.52%) Go
10 2 (1.68%) C++
11 1 (0.84%) C
11 1 (0.84%) C#
11 1 (0.84%) Groovy
11 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.84%) PHP
11 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.84%) VB
11 1 (0.84%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (10.08%) Degree
2 4 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.52%) CCNA
3 3 (2.52%) CCNP
3 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.68%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.68%) MCSE
4 2 (1.68%) RHCE
4 2 (1.68%) RHCT
4 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.84%) CCIE
5 1 (0.84%) MBA
5 1 (0.84%) MCSA
5 1 (0.84%) PgMP
5 1 (0.84%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.84%) PMP
5 1 (0.84%) VCP5
5 1 (0.84%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) PCI DSS
1 4 (3.36%) QA
2 3 (2.52%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.52%) PMO
2 3 (2.52%) SLA
3 2 (1.68%) MiFID
4 1 (0.84%) GCP
System Software
1 25 (21.01%) Active Directory
2 21 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (10.92%) HDFS
3 13 (10.92%) Hyper-V
4 10 (8.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (6.72%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (5.88%) NFS
7 6 (5.04%) Docker
7 6 (5.04%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (5.04%) vSphere
8 5 (4.20%) XenApp
9 4 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.68%) Firmware
10 2 (1.68%) KVM
10 2 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.68%) Samba
10 2 (1.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (1.68%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.68%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (20.17%) Puppet
2 17 (14.29%) Ansible
3 11 (9.24%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (8.40%) Hadoop YARN
5 8 (6.72%) Data Guard
5 8 (6.72%) Red Hat Satellite
6 7 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (5.88%) SCOM
7 5 (4.20%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 5 (4.20%) Mesos
7 5 (4.20%) Nagios
7 5 (4.20%) NetBackup
7 5 (4.20%) SCCM
8 4 (3.36%) SCVMM
9 3 (2.52%) Ambari
9 3 (2.52%) Kibana
9 3 (2.52%) Oozie
9 3 (2.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (2.52%) Salt
9 3 (2.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 25 (21.01%) VMware
2 20 (16.81%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.81%) Oracle
3 17 (14.29%) HP
4 16 (13.45%) Cisco
5 14 (11.76%) Red Hat
6 9 (7.56%) Sun
7 8 (6.72%) Cloudera
8 7 (5.88%) Citrix
8 7 (5.88%) Dell
8 7 (5.88%) NetApp
9 5 (4.20%) Symantec
10 4 (3.36%) IBM
10 4 (3.36%) SAP
10 4 (3.36%) Talend
11 3 (2.52%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.52%) Atlassian
11 3 (2.52%) Hortonworks
11 3 (2.52%) Tableau
11 3 (2.52%) WorldPay
City, London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £520 - £540 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 15 days ago