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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 57 64 63
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 4 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.56% 1.13% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 1.44% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
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£400 £293 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £31.56 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £31.56 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.47% +75.30%
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
547 765 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 76.18% 78.38% 66.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 345 288
Average daily rate £395 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 50 16
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -7.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £18.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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
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 21 November 2014. 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
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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
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Vacancies
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Capacity Management
North West

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 6 (50.00%) DNS
1 6 (50.00%) IBM
2 5 (41.67%) DB2
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) SAP
2 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (25.00%) Clustering
3 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) UNIX
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) AIX
3 3 (25.00%) Solaris
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) MCSE
3 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (25.00%) DHCP
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) .NET

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 3 (25.00%) IIS
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (8.33%) NetWeaver
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) DB2
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) SAP HANA
3 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) SAP Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) AIX
1 3 (25.00%) Solaris
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) B2C
3 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCSE
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (25.00%) MCTS
1 3 (25.00%) MCITP
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) IBM
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) SAP
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat