Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 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 West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 194 202
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 -27
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 14 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.25% 0.18% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.22% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 13
South West median daily rate £338 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £231 £297 £180
90th Percentile £435 £443 £388
England median daily rate £450 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +12.15% +0.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South West median hourly rate - - £39.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £28.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year +42.86% +20.43% -34.51%

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4600 4555 5222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.17% 80.08% 79.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2904 3079 3534
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £238 £255
90th Percentile £559 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 267 261
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +41.82%
10th Percentile £12.34 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.19
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Capacity Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Capacity Planning in the South West

Capacity Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Capacity Planning in the South West

Capacity Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Capacity Planning in the South West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Capacity Planning in the South West

Capacity Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Capacity Planning in the South West

Capacity Planning
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 24 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
Bristol -7 10 £340 -8.11% 3
Wiltshire +1 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 £135 - 1
Dorset - 1 £350 -
Capacity Planning
England

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

1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 7 (50.00%) QA
2 7 (50.00%) Time Management
3 6 (42.86%) HTTP
3 6 (42.86%) WebLogic
3 6 (42.86%) Unix
3 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 6 (42.86%) Open Source
3 6 (42.86%) PaaS
3 6 (42.86%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 6 (42.86%) Release Management
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database
3 6 (42.86%) logstash
3 6 (42.86%) Kibana
3 6 (42.86%) User Experience
3 6 (42.86%) Public Cloud
4 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
4 5 (35.71%) Virtual Team
4 5 (35.71%) IaaS
4 5 (35.71%) Artifactory
4 5 (35.71%) Hudson
4 5 (35.71%) High Availability
4 5 (35.71%) RDBMS
4 5 (35.71%) MySQL
4 5 (35.71%) MySQL Certification
4 5 (35.71%) Selenium
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

Capacity Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) PaaS
2 5 (35.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) HTTP
3 1 (7.14%) 3G
3 1 (7.14%) 4G
3 1 (7.14%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (7.14%) GSM
3 1 (7.14%) IPv4
3 1 (7.14%) ISUP
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) LDAP
3 1 (7.14%) MPLS
3 1 (7.14%) MVNO
3 1 (7.14%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (7.14%) SS7
3 1 (7.14%) Value-Added Service
3 1 (7.14%) VoLTE
3 1 (7.14%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 5 (35.71%) MySQL
2 5 (35.71%) RDBMS
2 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Artifactory
1 5 (35.71%) Hudson
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Billing
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Designer
4 1 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) PMO Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Security Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Mobile Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Public Cloud
1 6 (42.86%) User Experience
2 5 (35.71%) Virtual Team
3 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) NHS
4 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 7 (50.00%) Time Management
2 6 (42.86%) Open Source
2 6 (42.86%) Release Management
2 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 5 (35.71%) High Availability
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Database Security
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Planning and Forecasting
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL Certification
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) PMO
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Kibana
1 6 (42.86%) logstash
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Greenplum
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Nokia
2 1 (7.14%) Tekelec