The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Management over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Management
Rank 81 80 69
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.63% 0.30% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.35% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £500 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £33.07
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.33%
Capacity Management
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
933 857 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.51% 84.35% 81.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 539 304
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 49
Average hourly rate £22.54 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.84 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Capacity Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Management across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Capacity Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Capacity Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Capacity Management across the Cheshire region.

Capacity Management Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Capacity Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Management across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Capacity Management Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Capacity Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Management across the Cheshire region.

Capacity Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Capacity Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield -2 4 £500 -
Chester - 2 £500 -
Capacity Management
North West

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Capacity Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Capacity Management.

1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Banking
2 6 (42.86%) vRealize
3 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (35.71%) Puppet
3 5 (35.71%) Demand Management
3 5 (35.71%) IIS
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Apache
3 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
4 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 4 (28.57%) AIX
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 4 (28.57%) IaaS
4 4 (28.57%) SaaS
4 4 (28.57%) PaaS
4 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
4 4 (28.57%) CentOS
5 3 (21.43%) NAS
5 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
5 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
5 3 (21.43%) 3PAR
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
5 3 (21.43%) vSphere
5 3 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Capacity Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Capacity Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) Apache
1 5 (35.71%) IIS
1 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) IaaS
1 4 (28.57%) PaaS
1 4 (28.57%) SaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
1 3 (21.43%) NAS
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Environment Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Technical Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Test Environment Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Java Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Manager
3 1 (7.14%) DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Incident and Problem Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Support Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Teradata DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) JSP
3 1 (7.14%) LAMP
3 1 (7.14%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Contactless
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 2 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) AIX
2 4 (28.57%) CentOS
3 2 (14.29%) Android
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Demand Management
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
1 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
3 3 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Build Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Server Building
4 2 (14.29%) Validation
4 2 (14.29%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.14%) MCITP
1 1 (7.14%) MCTS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.14%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) vRealize
2 5 (35.71%) Puppet
3 2 (14.29%) BladeLogic
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) 3PAR
4 2 (14.29%) BMC
4 2 (14.29%) Sun
5 1 (7.14%) Brocade
5 1 (7.14%) RainStor
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) Teradata