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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 76 53 64
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +11
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 2 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.18% 1.50% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 2.03% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £335 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.52% +42.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £46.75 £32.56
% change year-on-year
-49.73% +43.60%
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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
898 592 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.76% 74.09% 75.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 312 304
Average daily rate £425 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 40
Average hourly rate £17.42 £31.56 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.81% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (42.86%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) SCCM
3 2 (28.57%) SCOM
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) Puppet
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) Teradata
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Netezza
4 1 (14.29%) Resource Management

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (71.43%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Portfolio Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Data Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Performance Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
1 3 (42.86%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
1 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Teradata
2 1 (14.29%) Netezza