The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Manchester 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 78 77 85
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.36% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +58.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £322 £378
% change year-on-year
+15.68% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 - £21.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
880 837 926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 70.51% 73.42% 65.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 442 470
Average daily rate £339 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £249 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 38 43
Average hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £35.05 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Capacity Management
North West

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Management within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Capacity Management
North West

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 10 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Service Management
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) UNIX
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (8.33%) MS Office
6 1 (8.33%) Perl
6 1 (8.33%) MCP
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) GPRS
6 1 (8.33%) LAN
6 1 (8.33%) SMTP
6 1 (8.33%) HTTP
6 1 (8.33%) SLA
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) GPRS
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) SMTP
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) 3G
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
1 1 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Service Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) Operations Manager
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Service Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (8.33%) AIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Service Management
3 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Security Management
6 1 (8.33%) Document Management
6 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
6 1 (8.33%) Information Security
6 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (8.33%) Database Tuning
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL V2
6 1 (8.33%) High Availability
6 1 (8.33%) Service Continuity Management
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Terminal Server
1 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (8.33%) Splunk