The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Capacity Planning
UK / Scotland
Rank 88 123 107
Rank change year-on-year +35 -16  
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 14 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.82% 0.43% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.51% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 15
Median daily rate £250 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -  
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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1436 2147 2262
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.93% 83.18% 81.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 1195 1245
Median daily rate £390 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.64% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 41
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £13.43 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Capacity Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Capacity Planning in Scotland

Capacity Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Capacity Planning in Scotland over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Capacity Planning in Scotland

Capacity Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Capacity Planning in Scotland

Capacity Planning
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 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
Edinburgh +23 9 £525 +40.00% 1
Glasgow +1 1 - -
Capacity Planning
UK

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 9 (34.62%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
2 7 (26.92%) ITIL
3 6 (23.08%) Banking
3 6 (23.08%) Splunk
4 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (19.23%) Java
4 5 (19.23%) Linux
4 5 (19.23%) Project Management
4 5 (19.23%) VMware
4 5 (19.23%) Business Continuity
4 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (15.38%) Security Patching
5 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
5 4 (15.38%) Finance
5 4 (15.38%) Service Management
5 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
5 4 (15.38%) IBM
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 4 (15.38%) Citrix
5 4 (15.38%) Web Services
5 4 (15.38%) NetApp
5 4 (15.38%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (15.38%) XenApp
5 4 (15.38%) Relational Database

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (3.85%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon ELB
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon S3
1 4 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (7.69%) IaaS
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.85%) PaaS
3 1 (3.85%) Route 53
3 1 (3.85%) SaaS
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) HTTP
3 1 (3.85%) Network Security
3 1 (3.85%) SSL
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (23.08%) Banking
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Local Government
4 1 (3.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Analyst
1 5 (19.23%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Architect
2 4 (15.38%) Data Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Data Centre Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Security Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Business Change Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Business Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Change Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) ERP Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Splunk Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
2 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.69%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (26.92%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) Business Continuity
3 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (19.23%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) Security Patching
4 4 (15.38%) Service Management
5 3 (11.54%) ERP
5 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.69%) Business Transformation
6 2 (7.69%) Change Management
6 2 (7.69%) Kanban
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.69%) TDD
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) CCNA
2 1 (3.85%) CCNP
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.85%) IISP
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.85%) PMP
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 4 (15.38%) vSphere
1 4 (15.38%) XenApp
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Splunk
2 5 (19.23%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) Citrix
3 4 (15.38%) IBM
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) NetApp
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.85%) Dell
5 1 (3.85%) F5
5 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.85%) Juniper
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) TippingPoint
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