The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Planning
Rank 100 73 78
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +5
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 3 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 1.14% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 1.51% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
Median daily rate £400 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -27.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+64.13% -
Capacity Planning
North West

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
1479 1126 900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.69% 75.37% 72.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 616 457
Median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 33 39
Median hourly rate £34.25 £15.98 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.39% -11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.70 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Capacity Planning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Capacity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Capacity Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) APMP
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Replication
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Clustering
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) Clearswift
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) CISSP
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) CISM
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) .NET

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Change Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Change Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) ICT Assistant
3 1 (14.29%) ICT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) ICT Network Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Organisational Change Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Senior SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Senior SQL Server DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Life Science
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) ETL Development
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Security Patching
4 1 (14.29%) SIEM
4 1 (14.29%) Threat Management
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) APMP
2 1 (14.29%) CCENT
2 1 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
2 1 (14.29%) CISMP
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) CLAS
2 1 (14.29%) DBS Check
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Clearswift
2 1 (14.29%) Kaspersky
2 1 (14.29%) VMware