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 3 months to 28 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
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 235 188
Rank change year-on-year +22 -47  
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 30 34 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.39% 0.38% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.46% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 41
Median daily rate £425 £403 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +7.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £229 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £434 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.17 £37.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -56.88% +63.04%  

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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6409 7357 7524
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.94% 81.95% 80.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14363 16339 15225
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 753 804 610
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +25.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £55.00 £47.83
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 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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 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
Berkshire +24 11 - -
Hampshire 0 7 £450 +31.57% 6
Surrey +10 6 £425 -2.07% 1
Buckinghamshire -16 3 £467 +84.95% 1
Oxfordshire -6 1 £350 -12.77%
East Sussex - 1 - -
Capacity Planning
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.00%) Project Management
3 12 (21.43%) Finance
3 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (19.64%) Windows
5 10 (17.86%) PRINCE2
5 10 (17.86%) WAN
6 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Excel
6 9 (16.07%) MS Visio
6 9 (16.07%) Telecoms
6 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (16.07%) Network Design
7 8 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
8 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 7 (12.50%) Unix
8 7 (12.50%) ITIL
8 7 (12.50%) SQL
9 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Project
9 6 (10.71%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (10.71%) PMI
9 6 (10.71%) PMI Certification
9 6 (10.71%) SAN
9 6 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (10.71%) Dependency Management
9 6 (10.71%) Demand Management
9 6 (10.71%) Portfolio Management
9 6 (10.71%) Office 365
9 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
9 6 (10.71%) MS Project Server

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 7 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.71%) MS Project Server
3 4 (7.14%) Commerce Server
4 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.57%) Apache
5 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.79%) Eucalyptus
6 1 (1.79%) FileNet
6 1 (1.79%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.79%) Liferay
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (16.07%) MS Visio
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.79%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Office 365
2 3 (5.36%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) WAN
2 6 (10.71%) SAN
3 5 (8.93%) Firewall
3 5 (8.93%) LAN
4 4 (7.14%) 3G
4 4 (7.14%) 4G
4 4 (7.14%) BGP
4 4 (7.14%) DNS
4 4 (7.14%) IP Telephony
5 3 (5.36%) Intranet
5 3 (5.36%) MPLS
5 3 (5.36%) Network Security
5 3 (5.36%) OSPF
5 3 (5.36%) VPN
5 3 (5.36%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.57%) DHCP
6 2 (3.57%) FTP
6 2 (3.57%) SSH
6 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.57%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.79%) DB2
2 1 (1.79%) MySQL
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.79%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.36%) Back Office
3 3 (5.36%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Front Office
4 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.57%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (14.29%) Architect
2 6 (10.71%) Consultant
2 6 (10.71%) Network Engineer
2 6 (10.71%) Technical Architect
3 4 (7.14%) Administrator
3 4 (7.14%) Analyst
3 4 (7.14%) Resource Manager
3 4 (7.14%) Systems Integrator
4 3 (5.36%) Design Engineer
4 3 (5.36%) Office 365 Architect
4 3 (5.36%) PMO Planner
4 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Backup Consultant
5 2 (3.57%) Data Engineer
5 2 (3.57%) DBA
5 2 (3.57%) Senior Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Storage and Backup Consultant
5 2 (3.57%) Storage Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (3.57%) Technical Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) Flash
1 2 (3.57%) Regular Expression
1 2 (3.57%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.79%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.79%) LAMP
2 1 (1.79%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (1.79%) Middleware
2 1 (1.79%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.71%) PMI
3 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.57%) CCTV
4 2 (3.57%) EPoS
4 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.79%) Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.79%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.79%) Life Science
5 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Exalytics
5 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Windows
2 7 (12.50%) Unix
3 3 (5.36%) AIX
3 3 (5.36%) Linux
3 3 (5.36%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.57%) Solaris
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) CentOS
5 1 (1.79%) Debian
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Project Management
2 10 (17.86%) PRINCE2
3 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.07%) Network Design
4 8 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
5 7 (12.50%) ITIL
5 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.71%) Demand Management
6 6 (10.71%) Dependency Management
6 6 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (10.71%) Gantt Chart
6 6 (10.71%) Portfolio Management
6 6 (10.71%) Resource Allocation
6 6 (10.71%) SDLC
7 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.14%) Change Management
8 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.14%) Functional Testing
8 4 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (7.14%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) Perl
3 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) PMI Certification
1 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.57%) APMP
5 2 (3.57%) CCNA
5 2 (3.57%) CCNP
6 1 (1.79%) CISSP
6 1 (1.79%) Degree
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.79%) OCP
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.79%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) PMO
2 2 (3.57%) GDPR
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
3 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.79%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.36%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.57%) XenApp
4 1 (1.79%) Docker
4 1 (1.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (1.79%) Firmware
4 1 (1.79%) NFS
4 1 (1.79%) vCloud
4 1 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.79%) vSphere
4 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) SCCM
1 3 (5.36%) Tivoli
1 3 (5.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (3.57%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.79%) Ansible
3 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.79%) Grafana
3 1 (1.79%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.79%) Icinga
3 1 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.79%) Nagios
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (1.79%) Puppet
3 1 (1.79%) SCOM
3 1 (1.79%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.79%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) Cisco
2 5 (8.93%) IBM
3 4 (7.14%) VMware
4 3 (5.36%) Citrix
4 3 (5.36%) HP
4 3 (5.36%) Nokia
4 3 (5.36%) Riverbed
4 3 (5.36%) Samsung
4 3 (5.36%) SAP
5 2 (3.57%) McAfee
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle
6 1 (1.79%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.79%) EMC
6 1 (1.79%) FatWire
6 1 (1.79%) Intel
6 1 (1.79%) Juniper
6 1 (1.79%) NetApp
6 1 (1.79%) Veritas
6 1 (1.79%) Vignette