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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Management
Rank 66 66 70
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.73% 0.13% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.16% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate £250 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £420 £403
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £63.00 £40.00 £23.74
% change year-on-year
+57.50% +68.47%
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
784 609 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.75% 79.40% 78.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 382 325
Average daily rate £425 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 47
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.84 £15.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 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 14 February 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
Chester +1 2 £375 -
Knutsford - 2 £400 -
Capacity Management
North West

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 (70.00%) Demand Management
2 6 (60.00%) Banking
3 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 5 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Service Management
5 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Validation
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) Perl
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Android
5 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (20.00%) Web Operations
5 2 (20.00%) Contactless
5 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (10.00%) vRealize

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
General
1 6 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Environment Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Test Environment Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Java Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Manager
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Incident and Problem Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Support Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Teradata DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Contactless
1 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Android
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Demand Management
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 5 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) Web Operations
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (10.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (10.00%) RainStor
1 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (10.00%) Sun
1 1 (10.00%) Teradata
1 1 (10.00%) VMware