The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 22 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.13% - 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% - 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £322 £378
% change year-on-year
+18.01% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.17 - £21.50
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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 Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
105 130 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 74.47% 75.58% 70.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 42 38
Average daily rate £325 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 6
Average hourly rate £33.28 £39.29 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.81 £30.28 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) DB2
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) WSUS
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) DFS Replication
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) PowerHA
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) DFS Replication
1 1 (25.00%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee