The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Planning 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 Planning over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank - 63 58
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 0 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.91% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.16% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £414 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £115.00 -
% change year-on-year
-81.73% -
Capacity Planning
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
588 606 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 76.96% 78.91% 70.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 298 221
Average daily rate £400 £388 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £580 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 53 30
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 £13.86 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.40 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Capacity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Capacity Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Capacity Planning
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 Planning within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - - - -
Warrington - - - - 2
Capacity Planning
North West

Capacity Planning
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Capacity Planning 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 Planning.

1 5 (71.43%) Manufacturing
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (57.14%) Cyber-Ark
2 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 3 (42.86%) IronPort
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) LPAR
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (28.57%) GPFS
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Retail
4 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (28.57%) HACMP
5 1 (14.29%) PowerHA

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Capacity Planning 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 Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
1 3 (42.86%) Wireless
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
General
1 5 (71.43%) Manufacturing
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) AIX Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) HACMP
1 2 (28.57%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) GPFS
2 1 (14.29%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
1 4 (57.14%) Cyber-Ark
2 3 (42.86%) IronPort