Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 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 > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 302 318 277
Rank change year-on-year +16 -41 +5
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 70 60 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.42% 0.36% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.44% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 34 69
South East median daily rate £363 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.97% +0.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £258 £250
90th Percentile £519 £496 £460
England median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
South East median hourly rate - £50.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +170.27% -60.43%
England median hourly rate £40.00 £28.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% +21.74% -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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13848 13626 15658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.83% 82.61% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8310 8240 9341
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 457 544 607
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.13 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.21% +2.36% +51.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.58 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

Capacity Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Capacity Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Capacity Planning in the South East

Capacity Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Capacity Planning in the South East

Capacity Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Capacity Planning in the South East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Capacity Planning in the South East

Capacity Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Capacity Planning in the South East

Capacity Planning
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 20 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
Thames Valley +13 40 £350 -17.65% 5
Berkshire +11 22 £350 -7.89% 4
Oxfordshire +12 11 £310 -22.98%
Surrey -15 10 £425 +27.82% 1
West Sussex +2 9 £450 -
Hampshire -11 9 £340 -2.86% 2
Buckinghamshire -23 7 £467 -1.68% 1
East Sussex - 2 - - 1
Capacity Planning
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 South East region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 27 (38.57%) Microsoft
2 19 (27.14%) Windows
3 17 (24.29%) Finance
4 15 (21.43%) Linux
5 14 (20.00%) LAN
5 14 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 13 (18.57%) WAN
6 13 (18.57%) VMware
7 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (17.14%) Oracle
7 12 (17.14%) ITIL
8 11 (15.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (15.71%) Active Directory
8 11 (15.71%) Degree
9 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (14.29%) Network Design
9 10 (14.29%) Unix
9 10 (14.29%) Firewall
10 9 (12.86%) Service Delivery
10 9 (12.86%) SOA
10 9 (12.86%) Oracle Database
11 8 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (11.43%) DNS
11 8 (11.43%) Cisco
11 8 (11.43%) Change Management
11 8 (11.43%) Project Management
11 8 (11.43%) NetApp
11 8 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (11.43%) Hyper-V
12 7 (10.00%) Windows 7

Capacity Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.71%) Commerce Server
2 4 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.29%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.86%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.43%) Apache
5 1 (1.43%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.43%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.43%) IIS
5 1 (1.43%) JBoss
5 1 (1.43%) Liferay
5 1 (1.43%) SAS
5 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.43%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.43%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) IaaS
1 5 (7.14%) PaaS
2 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.29%) IBM Blueworks
3 3 (4.29%) SaaS
4 2 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.00%) LAN
2 13 (18.57%) WAN
3 10 (14.29%) Firewall
4 8 (11.43%) DNS
5 7 (10.00%) DHCP
5 7 (10.00%) Network Security
6 5 (7.14%) BGP
6 5 (7.14%) IP Telephony
7 4 (5.71%) MPLS
7 4 (5.71%) OSPF
7 4 (5.71%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (5.71%) SAN
7 4 (5.71%) SMS
7 4 (5.71%) Value-Added Service
7 4 (5.71%) VLAN
8 3 (4.29%) Kerberos
8 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.86%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.86%) HTTP
9 2 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.57%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (4.29%) Big Data
4 3 (4.29%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.86%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.86%) HBase
5 2 (2.86%) MySQL
6 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.43%) DB2
6 1 (1.43%) GIS
6 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.43%) QGIS
6 1 (1.43%) SAS EBI
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Artifactory
1 2 (2.86%) Hudson
1 2 (2.86%) Selenium
2 1 (1.43%) JMeter
2 1 (1.43%) JUnit
2 1 (1.43%) Mockito
General
1 17 (24.29%) Finance
2 14 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.57%) Banking
4 5 (7.14%) Publishing
5 4 (5.71%) Back Office
5 4 (5.71%) Marketing
6 3 (4.29%) Front Office
7 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.86%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (17.14%) Analyst
2 11 (15.71%) Architect
3 9 (12.86%) Administrator
4 7 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 7 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.71%) DBA
7 4 (5.71%) Hadoop Administrator
7 4 (5.71%) Implementation Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Messaging Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Network Architect
7 4 (5.71%) Resource Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Systems Integrator
7 4 (5.71%) Technical Implementation Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Technical Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Capacity Planning Specialist
8 3 (4.29%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) Hystrix
1 2 (2.86%) JMS
1 2 (2.86%) Middleware
1 2 (2.86%) OAuth
1 2 (2.86%) OAuth2
1 2 (2.86%) RESTful
1 2 (2.86%) Spring
2 1 (1.43%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.43%) jQuery
2 1 (1.43%) Node.js
2 1 (1.43%) React
2 1 (1.43%) Web Services
2 1 (1.43%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.57%) User Experience
3 4 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.86%) Life Science
5 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.43%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.43%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.43%) EPoS
6 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.14%) Windows
2 15 (21.43%) Linux
3 10 (14.29%) Unix
4 7 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.29%) AIX
6 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.86%) Solaris
7 2 (2.86%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.43%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.14%) ITIL
2 11 (15.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (14.29%) Network Design
3 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (12.86%) Service Delivery
4 9 (12.86%) SOA
5 8 (11.43%) Change Management
5 8 (11.43%) Project Management
6 7 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (8.57%) Coaching
7 6 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (8.57%) Problem Management
8 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.14%) Proactive Management
8 5 (7.14%) Security Architecture
9 4 (5.71%) Benchmarking
9 4 (5.71%) Business Analysis
9 4 (5.71%) Performance Testing
9 4 (5.71%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.00%) Java
2 5 (7.14%) SQL
3 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.86%) Perl
4 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.86%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.43%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.43%) Python
5 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (15.71%) Degree
3 5 (7.14%) CCNA
3 5 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.71%) CCNP
4 4 (5.71%) MCSE
5 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.86%) MySQL Certification
6 2 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.43%) CCA
7 1 (1.43%) CCAA
7 1 (1.43%) CISSP
7 1 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.43%) MCP
7 1 (1.43%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) SLA
2 3 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.86%) QA
4 1 (1.43%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (15.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.43%) Hyper-V
2 8 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.57%) XenApp
4 5 (7.14%) XenDesktop
5 3 (4.29%) Docker
5 3 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (4.29%) vSphere
5 3 (4.29%) XenServer
6 2 (2.86%) HDFS
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.43%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (1.43%) vCloud
7 1 (1.43%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.29%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.86%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (2.86%) logstash
3 2 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.43%) Ansible
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.43%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.43%) Kibana
4 1 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.43%) Puppet
4 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.43%) vRealize
Vendors
1 27 (38.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.57%) VMware
3 12 (17.14%) Oracle
4 8 (11.43%) Cisco
4 8 (11.43%) NetApp
5 6 (8.57%) Citrix
6 4 (5.71%) HP
6 4 (5.71%) IBM
7 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.86%) Apple
8 2 (2.86%) Canon
8 2 (2.86%) Forcepoint
8 2 (2.86%) Google
8 2 (2.86%) Meraki
8 2 (2.86%) MobileIron
8 2 (2.86%) Polycom
8 2 (2.86%) Symantec
9 1 (1.43%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.43%) Dynatrace
9 1 (1.43%) F5