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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Capacity Planning
North West / Cheshire
Rank 45 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 2 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.41% - 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% - 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £300 - £244
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 - £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 - £251
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+28.20% +36.84%

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
382 704 589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.76% 79.10% 80.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 453 344
Median daily rate £400 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 30
Median hourly rate £20.33 £22.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.64% -36.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Capacity Planning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Planning within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 2 £300 -
Capacity Planning
North West

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) SaaS
2 3 (50.00%) PaaS
2 3 (50.00%) IaaS
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) User Experience
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Replication
4 1 (16.67%) Softphone
4 1 (16.67%) Symposium
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Network Design
4 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Middleware

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) IaaS
1 3 (50.00%) PaaS
1 3 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) Softphone
1 1 (16.67%) Symposium
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) EMC Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) EMC Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Operations Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) ITSM
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Demand Management
3 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) EMCSA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) EMC