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 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Capacity Planning
England / South West
Rank 117 131 128
Rank change year-on-year +14 -3  
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 20 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.78% 0.31% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.39% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 12
Median daily rate £336 £369 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.81% -16.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £190 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £429 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +1.30% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2099 2317 2454
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.55% 79.87% 78.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1371 1527 1585
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 137 84
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
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 West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 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
Bristol +3 4 £325 -16.12%
Wiltshire 0 2 £361 +90.13%
Dorset - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 14 (60.87%) Oracle
2 13 (56.52%) E-Commerce
3 12 (52.17%) B2B
3 12 (52.17%) B2C
3 12 (52.17%) Internet
3 12 (52.17%) ATG
3 12 (52.17%) CMS
3 12 (52.17%) Hibernate
3 12 (52.17%) JMS
3 12 (52.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (52.17%) WebLogic
3 12 (52.17%) JBoss
3 12 (52.17%) Apache
3 12 (52.17%) J2EE
3 12 (52.17%) Java
3 12 (52.17%) JDBC
3 12 (52.17%) JSP
3 12 (52.17%) Servlets
3 12 (52.17%) SOAP
3 12 (52.17%) Struts
3 12 (52.17%) Web Services
3 12 (52.17%) XML
3 12 (52.17%) XSLT
3 12 (52.17%) Content Management
3 12 (52.17%) Spring
3 12 (52.17%) Endeca
3 12 (52.17%) JMX
3 12 (52.17%) WebSphere
3 12 (52.17%) QA
3 12 (52.17%) iPad

Capacity Planning
Top Related 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 12 (52.17%) Apache
1 12 (52.17%) CMS
1 12 (52.17%) JBoss
1 12 (52.17%) WebLogic
1 12 (52.17%) WebSphere
1 12 (52.17%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (4.35%) SAP CRM
1 1 (4.35%) SAP ERP
1 1 (4.35%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) IPv6
2 1 (4.35%) NAS
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) Endeca
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.35%) SAP BW
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Architect
2 2 (8.70%) Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) DBA
2 2 (8.70%) Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Administrator
3 1 (4.35%) Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Design Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Project Planner
3 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) SQL DBA
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Systems Architect
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) Hibernate
1 12 (52.17%) J2EE
1 12 (52.17%) JDBC
1 12 (52.17%) JMS
1 12 (52.17%) JMX
1 12 (52.17%) JSP
1 12 (52.17%) Servlets
1 12 (52.17%) SOAP
1 12 (52.17%) Spring
1 12 (52.17%) Struts
1 12 (52.17%) Web Services
1 12 (52.17%) XML
1 12 (52.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) iPad
1 12 (52.17%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) CMDB
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) E-Commerce
2 12 (52.17%) B2B
2 12 (52.17%) B2C
2 12 (52.17%) Content Management
2 12 (52.17%) High Availability
2 12 (52.17%) Load Testing
2 12 (52.17%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (52.17%) Software Architecture
3 4 (17.39%) Change Management
3 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
4 2 (8.70%) Change Control
4 2 (8.70%) Compliance Audit
4 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.70%) Demand Management
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) C
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) APMP
1 1 (4.35%) DBS Check
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) QA
2 2 (8.70%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Oracle
2 12 (52.17%) ATG
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Dell
4 1 (4.35%) EMC
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Veritas
South West
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