Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 19 September 2018 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 32 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 - +36
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 10 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.08% 0.68% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 0.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Slough median daily rate £215 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.33% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £215 £325 £325
% change year-on-year -33.85% - -29.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 - -

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 Slough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 267 231 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 82.15% 78.31% 79.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 159 163
Slough median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +7.91%
10th Percentile £208 £213 £258
90th Percentile £550 £550 £486
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 10
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +14.29% -32.88%
10th Percentile £17.80 £13.15 £8.50
90th Percentile £20.80 £16.73 £38.90
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +38.71% -11.43% -27.45%

Capacity Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Capacity Planning in Slough

Capacity Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Capacity Planning in Slough

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) C
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) PHP
2 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (60.00%) Private Cloud
2 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (60.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 6 (60.00%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (50.00%) Alibaba
3 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (50.00%) Huawei
3 5 (50.00%) Mandarin Language
3 5 (50.00%) SLA
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) 3G
4 3 (30.00%) OSPF
4 3 (30.00%) BGP
4 3 (30.00%) GGSN
4 3 (30.00%) SGSN
4 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (30.00%) Network Design
4 3 (30.00%) Network Management
4 3 (30.00%) 4G
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server

Capacity Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) 3G
1 3 (30.00%) 4G
1 3 (30.00%) BGP
1 3 (30.00%) GGSN
1 3 (30.00%) OSPF
1 3 (30.00%) SGSN
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) HBase
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) Mandarin Language
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 3G Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 4G Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Mobile Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Server Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Server Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (60.00%) Private Cloud
1 6 (60.00%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (30.00%) Network Design
3 3 (30.00%) Network Management
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C
1 6 (60.00%) Java
1 6 (60.00%) PHP
1 6 (60.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
1 1 (10.00%) KVM
1 1 (10.00%) Xen
1 1 (10.00%) XenApp
1 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) yum
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Alibaba
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (10.00%) Apple
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft