The first table below looks at the demand for Capacity Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Management over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Chester region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 37 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.59% 1.29% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.71% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £400 - £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £400
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.07 £40.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-17.32% +79.77%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
210 117 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 83.33% 75.48% 55.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 32 19
Average daily rate £350 £355 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £275 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £451 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +221.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Capacity Management
Cheshire

Capacity Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Capacity Management Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Capacity Management
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Capacity Management Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Capacity Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Capacity Management Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) BMC
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
4 1 (20.00%) Network Management
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Process Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Network Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planner
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) BMC
1 1 (20.00%) NetApp
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Dell
1 1 (20.00%) EMC
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) VMware