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 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 82 72 90
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.23% 0.25% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.34% 0.53%
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 £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 £26.83 - £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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
969 872 942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.30% 72.37% 65.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 466 476
Average daily rate £338 £333 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +3.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 43 47
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 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 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Service Management
3 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) UNIX
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) Perl
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (11.11%) MS Office
6 1 (11.11%) MCP
6 1 (11.11%) AIX
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
6 1 (11.11%) LDAP
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
6 1 (11.11%) GPRS
6 1 (11.11%) LAN
6 1 (11.11%) SMTP
6 1 (11.11%) HTTP
6 1 (11.11%) SLA
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco
6 1 (11.11%) IBM

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) GPRS
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) SMTP
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) 3G
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
1 1 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Service Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Manager
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Service Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Service Management
3 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Database Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V2
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Service Continuity Management
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (11.11%) Security Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Terminal Server
1 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
3 1 (11.11%) Splunk