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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 21 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.74% - 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% - 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £321 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.38% -14.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 - £21.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
111 115 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 82.22% 74.19% 70.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 37 34
Average daily rate £320 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.32% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £496 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £44.90 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.04% +16.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £25.00 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 29 July 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 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Dell
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (33.33%) Banking

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Process Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Storage Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
1 1 (33.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft