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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Management
Rank 70 64 62
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 2 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.21% 0.51% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.69% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £275 £282
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.83 -
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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
787 579 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.89% 73.95% 74.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 309 243
Average daily rate £413 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 24
Average hourly rate £30.25 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.57% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (60.00%) Release Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Demand Management
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Sybase
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) SecurID
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (20.00%) Identity Management

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Environment Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Test Environment Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Data Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Services Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Release Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) SecurID
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (60.00%) Release Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Demand Management
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Sybase
1 2 (40.00%) IBM