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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Capacity Planning
North West / Manchester
Rank 88 107 91
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £400 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +39.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+28.20% +36.84%

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
1157 1601 1092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 83.00% 82.40% 76.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 932 671
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 32
Median hourly rate £34.50 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, 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 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Unix
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 3 (18.75%) Perl
4 3 (18.75%) MySQL
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 3 (18.75%) SAP
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Python
4 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
4 3 (18.75%) Ingres
4 3 (18.75%) SAP Retail
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (18.75%) Retail
4 3 (18.75%) Data Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
4 3 (18.75%) High Availability
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
4 3 (18.75%) Data Flow Diagram
4 3 (18.75%) Solaris
5 2 (12.50%) Demand Forecasting
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (12.50%) Puppet
5 2 (12.50%) DNS

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Ingres
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Couchbase
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Hudson
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
1 4 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) SAP Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Data Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Database Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Environment Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Support
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Unix Support
3 2 (12.50%) Unix Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Kafka
1 1 (6.25%) LAMP
1 1 (6.25%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Licensing
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Unix
3 3 (18.75%) Solaris
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (6.25%) AIX
5 1 (6.25%) Debian
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
1 3 (18.75%) Data Architecture
1 3 (18.75%) Data Flow Diagram
1 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
1 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
1 3 (18.75%) High Availability
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) Migration
1 3 (18.75%) Service Management
2 2 (12.50%) Demand Forecasting
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Management
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Release Management
3 1 (6.25%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Perl
1 3 (18.75%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (6.25%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (12.50%) Puppet
3 1 (6.25%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) Data Guard
3 1 (6.25%) Icinga
3 1 (6.25%) Kibana
3 1 (6.25%) logstash
3 1 (6.25%) Nagios
3 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) Teradata