The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Management over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 87 80 75
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 4 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.088% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.12% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £300 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +6.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
+19.23% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £31.56 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.42% +75.30%
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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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1055 840 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.72% 74.20% 70.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 440 437
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 40 49
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.98 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £33.00 £85.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

Capacity Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Capacity Management Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Capacity Management
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Capacity Management Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Capacity Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Capacity Management Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Capacity Management
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V2
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Service Continuity Management

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Service Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Capacity Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Environment Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Operations Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V2
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Service Continuity Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix