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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 90 79 79
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 16 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.86% 0.61% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.80% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Average daily rate
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£388 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £23.78
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -7.47%
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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
1430 1004 883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 77.26% 76.70% 73.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 870 599 469
Average daily rate £388 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 45
Average hourly rate £33.64 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.26% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £38.00 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Planning across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Capacity Planning 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 Planning.

1 27 (84.38%) Citrix
2 25 (78.13%) VMware
3 21 (65.63%) Migration
4 15 (46.88%) Service Delivery
4 15 (46.88%) ITIL
4 15 (46.88%) WAN
5 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 14 (43.75%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (43.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (43.75%) Data Centre
6 13 (40.63%) Security Patching
6 13 (40.63%) Office 365
6 13 (40.63%) Kalman Filter
6 13 (40.63%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (40.63%) Kaspersky
6 13 (40.63%) QA
6 13 (40.63%) PKI
6 13 (40.63%) CheckPoint
6 13 (40.63%) Firewall
6 13 (40.63%) EMC
6 13 (40.63%) SSL
6 13 (40.63%) Cisco
7 12 (37.50%) Lotus
7 12 (37.50%) IBM Notes
7 12 (37.50%) SAP
7 12 (37.50%) Oracle
7 12 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (37.50%) Clearswift
7 12 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Capacity Planning 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 Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (37.50%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) nginx
2 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Project
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (40.63%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) WAN
2 13 (40.63%) SSL
2 13 (40.63%) Firewall
2 13 (40.63%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (34.38%) Network Security
4 2 (6.25%) LAN
4 2 (6.25%) VPN
5 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (25.00%) Local Government
2 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.25%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Back Office
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Architect
3 11 (34.38%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (31.25%) Security Analyst
5 8 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Network Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Network Security Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Security Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Citrix Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Lead Architect
8 1 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Network Support
8 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Security Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) SQL DBA
8 1 (3.13%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Data Centre
2 13 (40.63%) PKI
3 3 (9.38%) Life Science
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.13%) Solaris
2 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Migration
2 15 (46.88%) ITIL
2 15 (46.88%) Service Delivery
3 13 (40.63%) Kalman Filter
3 13 (40.63%) Security Patching
4 12 (37.50%) SIEM
4 12 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 12 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (25.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.13%) DevOps
6 1 (3.13%) Line Management
6 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.13%) Workflow
6 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (34.38%) CISM
2 11 (34.38%) CISMP
2 11 (34.38%) CISSP
3 9 (28.13%) CCENT
4 2 (6.25%) CCEE
4 2 (6.25%) CCAA
4 2 (6.25%) MCSE
4 2 (6.25%) CCIE
4 2 (6.25%) CCA
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (43.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (40.63%) QA
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 12 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 12 (37.50%) Xen
3 2 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.25%) MetaFrame
3 2 (6.25%) XenApp
4 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) Ansible
2 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (84.38%) Citrix
2 25 (78.13%) VMware
3 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 13 (40.63%) EMC
4 13 (40.63%) Cisco
4 13 (40.63%) CheckPoint
4 13 (40.63%) Kaspersky
5 12 (37.50%) Clearswift
5 12 (37.50%) Oracle
5 12 (37.50%) SAP
5 12 (37.50%) Lotus
6 2 (6.25%) AppSense
7 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
7 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.13%) IBM
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