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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Capacity Planning
England / South East
Rank 222 217 208
Rank change year-on-year -5 -9  
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 23 47 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.29% 0.51% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.63% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 33 25
Median daily rate £450 £390 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +15.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £492 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £383 £350
% change year-on-year -0.32% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
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 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 6398 7492 7766
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.51% 81.26% 79.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3690 4606 4268
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 268 277
Median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Capacity Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 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
Buckinghamshire -4 6 £650 +48.57% 1
West Sussex +1 5 £419 +1.51% 1
Berkshire +8 4 £385 +49.51% 4
Hampshire +1 2 £525 +6.81% 1
Oxfordshire -10 2 £350 -14.63% 3
Middlesex - 2 £388 -
Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 14 (30.43%) Windows
2 12 (26.09%) LAN
2 12 (26.09%) WAN
2 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.09%) Telecoms
3 11 (23.91%) SAN
4 10 (21.74%) Unix
5 8 (17.39%) Linux
5 8 (17.39%) Cisco
5 8 (17.39%) IBM
5 8 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (15.22%) Firewall
6 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
6 7 (15.22%) DHCP
6 7 (15.22%) DNS
6 7 (15.22%) ITIL
6 7 (15.22%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
7 6 (13.04%) Office 365
7 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (13.04%) Process Improvement
7 6 (13.04%) SCOM
7 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
7 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
7 6 (13.04%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (13.04%) Business Process Improvement
7 6 (13.04%) Oracle
7 6 (13.04%) Solaris
7 6 (13.04%) Red Hat

Capacity Planning
Top Related 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 (10.87%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.17%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) FileNet
3 1 (2.17%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.17%) Liferay
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.17%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) LAN
1 12 (26.09%) WAN
2 11 (23.91%) SAN
3 7 (15.22%) DHCP
3 7 (15.22%) DNS
3 7 (15.22%) Firewall
4 6 (13.04%) 3G
5 5 (10.87%) 4G
6 4 (8.70%) Network Security
6 4 (8.70%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (8.70%) Skype
6 4 (8.70%) VoLTE
6 4 (8.70%) Wireshark
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (6.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (6.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (6.52%) MPLS
7 3 (6.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.17%) DB2
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.17%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (26.09%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.87%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Automotive
3 1 (2.17%) Back Office
3 1 (2.17%) German Language
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (17.39%) Architect
1 8 (17.39%) Network Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Consultant
2 7 (15.22%) Technical Leader
3 6 (13.04%) Technical Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Design Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) LAN Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Network Design Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) WAN Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Lync Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Office 365 Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Network Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) Middleware
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (4.35%) Flash
2 2 (4.35%) Regular Expression
2 2 (4.35%) SAP Basis
3 1 (2.17%) LAMP
3 1 (2.17%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (2.17%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Windows
2 10 (21.74%) Unix
3 8 (17.39%) Linux
4 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
5 6 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (13.04%) Solaris
5 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.52%) AIX
8 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.17%) Debian
9 1 (2.17%) SUSE
9 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (15.22%) ITIL
2 7 (15.22%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (13.04%) Business Process Improvement
3 6 (13.04%) Process Improvement
4 5 (10.87%) Incident Management
4 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
4 5 (10.87%) Network Design
4 5 (10.87%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (8.70%) ITSM
5 4 (8.70%) Load Balancing
5 4 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.52%) Change Control
6 3 (6.52%) Project Management
6 3 (6.52%) Software Licensing
6 3 (6.52%) Statistics
6 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) Perl
2 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.52%) APMP
3 3 (6.52%) CCNP
4 2 (4.35%) CCNA
5 1 (2.17%) CCIE
5 1 (2.17%) CCSA
5 1 (2.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS
1 3 (6.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (2.17%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.35%) vSphere
3 1 (2.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (2.17%) vCloud
3 1 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.17%) XenApp
3 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) SCOM
2 2 (4.35%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) Cisco
2 8 (17.39%) IBM
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle
3 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
3 6 (13.04%) TIBCO
4 5 (10.87%) VMware
5 4 (8.70%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.70%) Sonus
6 3 (6.52%) F5
6 3 (6.52%) HP
6 3 (6.52%) Nokia
6 3 (6.52%) Riverbed
6 3 (6.52%) Samsung
6 3 (6.52%) SAP
7 2 (4.35%) NetApp
7 2 (4.35%) Veritas
8 1 (2.17%) Citrix
8 1 (2.17%) EMC
8 1 (2.17%) Mapinfo
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