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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Planning
Rank 62 74 58
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 5 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.67% 0.19% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.22% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £450 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +34.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+19.14% +6.81%
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
611 914 641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.46% 84.71% 76.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 590 349
Median daily rate £410 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 35
Median hourly rate £21.05 £17.64 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.33% -41.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.86 £15.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Knutsford - 3 - - 1
Warrington - 2 - -
Capacity Planning
North West

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) AIX
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (50.00%) ATG
2 3 (50.00%) Ab Initio
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) Demand Forecasting
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) IT Governance
3 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) SaaS
3 2 (33.33%) PaaS
3 2 (33.33%) IaaS
3 2 (33.33%) Network Design
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) 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 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) IaaS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (33.33%) PaaS
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Environment Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) AIX
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (50.00%) Demand Forecasting
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) IT Governance
2 2 (33.33%) Network Design
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Ab Initio
1 3 (50.00%) ATG
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft