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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 88 75 84
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 1 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.073% 0.25% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.099% 0.33% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £325 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +58.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £324 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.46% -13.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £31.56 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+50.53% +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
1015 908 994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.52% 74.73% 66.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 478 495
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 46 52
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 (75.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (12.50%) IBM Certification
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
5 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (12.50%) Clustering
5 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 1 (12.50%) Document Management
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
5 1 (12.50%) WSUS
5 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Database Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (12.50%) 3G
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) GPRS
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) SMTP
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Service Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Manager
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Service Operations Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) Document Management
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 1 (12.50%) Database Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V2
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Service Continuity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (12.50%) Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
1 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) IBM