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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Management
Rank 90 80 73
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 8 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.49% 0.65% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.90% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £255 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +32.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £33.07 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.33% -5.51%
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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
1211 1005 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.57% 72.67% 70.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 647 521 334
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 47
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.67 £12.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.31 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Management across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Capacity Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 May 2015, 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 11 (64.71%) ITIL
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) Performance Management
4 6 (35.29%) Teradata
4 6 (35.29%) Problem Management
4 6 (35.29%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
6 3 (17.65%) VLAN
6 3 (17.65%) Retail
6 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) Firewall
6 3 (17.65%) LAN
6 3 (17.65%) WAN
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco
6 3 (17.65%) HP
7 2 (11.76%) Assembly Language
7 2 (11.76%) IBM
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (11.76%) Toad
7 2 (11.76%) Data Mining
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (11.76%) Windows
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) VLAN
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
1 3 (17.65%) LAN
1 3 (17.65%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (11.76%) Data Mining
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (11.76%) Big Data
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Toad
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) DBA
1 4 (23.53%) Capacity Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Performance Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Teradata Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (11.76%) Capacity Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Teradata DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Teradata Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Environment Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Performance Management
3 6 (35.29%) Problem Management
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Database Tuning
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.88%) Operations Management
7 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Assembly Language
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (11.76%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Teradata
2 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp