The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 70 60
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 0 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex - 0.81% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.91% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 1
Median daily rate - £434 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -35.70%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 429 660 467
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 86.84% 89.07% 85.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1373 1653 1164
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 67 33
Median hourly rate £47.50 £51.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.76% +14.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £20.40 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £52.25 £50.00
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 West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Capacity Planning in West Sussex

Capacity Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Capacity Planning in West Sussex

Capacity Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Capacity Planning in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) AIX
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) Telnet
3 2 (33.33%) Flash
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) FTP
3 2 (33.33%) SAP Basis
3 2 (33.33%) SSH
3 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) Regular Expression
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis

Capacity Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 1 (16.67%) FileNet
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) FTP
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) SSH
2 2 (33.33%) Telnet
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Backup Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Storage and Backup Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Storage Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Storage Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) DB2 DBA
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Production DBA
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Flash
1 2 (33.33%) Regular Expression
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Basis
2 1 (16.67%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) AIX
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Document Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Cognizant
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Vignette
2 1 (16.67%) VMware