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 24 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 131 118
Rank change year-on-year +39 -13  
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 20 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.93% 0.89% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.04% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 9
Median daily rate £375 £313 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -26.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £465 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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 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 1766 2505 2473
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.37% 85.41% 81.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 1428 1278
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 56 68
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.72 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
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 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 24 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 24 June 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 +32 16 £375 - 1
Glasgow +1 4 £275 -16.98%
Capacity Planning
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 13 (38.24%) Splunk
2 11 (32.35%) Banking
3 10 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (26.47%) Citrix
5 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
5 8 (23.53%) ITIL
5 8 (23.53%) XenApp
6 6 (17.65%) vSphere
6 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
6 6 (17.65%) Performance Management
6 6 (17.65%) NetApp
6 6 (17.65%) Service Management
6 6 (17.65%) VMware
6 6 (17.65%) Java
6 6 (17.65%) Oracle
6 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
6 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (17.65%) Security Patching
7 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
7 5 (14.71%) High Availability
7 5 (14.71%) Linux
7 5 (14.71%) Internet
8 4 (11.76%) Apache
8 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
8 4 (11.76%) Unix
8 4 (11.76%) Windows
8 4 (11.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (11.76%) Solaris

Capacity Planning
Co-occurring 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 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.76%) Apache
2 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) Internet
2 3 (8.82%) Firewall
3 2 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (2.94%) 802.11
4 1 (2.94%) BGP
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (2.94%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.94%) HSRP
4 1 (2.94%) IPsec
4 1 (2.94%) LAN
4 1 (2.94%) MPLS
4 1 (2.94%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.94%) OSPF
4 1 (2.94%) VPN
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
4 1 (2.94%) Wireless
4 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) Big Data
2 2 (5.88%) Parquet
2 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 11 (32.35%) Banking
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Security Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Data Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Data Centre Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Splunk Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Solaris Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Architect
6 2 (5.88%) DBA
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Senior DBA
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Grok
1 2 (5.88%) Kafka
1 2 (5.88%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.94%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) Cyber Defence
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) NHS
3 2 (5.88%) Reference Data
3 2 (5.88%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Solaris
2 4 (11.76%) Unix
2 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.94%) AIX
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (23.53%) ITIL
3 6 (17.65%) Performance Management
3 6 (17.65%) Security Patching
3 6 (17.65%) Service Management
4 5 (14.71%) High Availability
5 4 (11.76%) ITIL V3
5 4 (11.76%) Network Design
6 2 (5.88%) Analytics
6 2 (5.88%) Anomaly Detection
6 2 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (5.88%) DevOps
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.88%) SDLC
6 2 (5.88%) SIEM
6 2 (5.88%) Statistical Modelling
6 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) Java
2 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.88%) Perl
3 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) CEH
2 2 (5.88%) CISSP
2 2 (5.88%) SANS
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.88%) PMO
2 2 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
1 8 (23.53%) XenApp
2 6 (17.65%) vSphere
3 3 (8.82%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.94%) Cacti
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Splunk
2 9 (26.47%) Citrix
3 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.65%) NetApp
4 6 (17.65%) Oracle
4 6 (17.65%) VMware
5 4 (11.76%) IBM
6 2 (5.88%) CommVault
6 2 (5.88%) EMC
7 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco
7 1 (2.94%) F5
7 1 (2.94%) Informatica
7 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
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