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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 90 77 72
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 2 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% 0.26% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.36% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Average daily rate
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£288 £358 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.58% -15.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £13.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+116.66% -39.32%
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
1002 843 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.37% 73.75% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 449 443
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £477 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 44 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £48.70 £87.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Planning within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Capacity Planning
North West

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
1 3 (37.50%) Change Management
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Improvement
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
1 3 (37.50%) Coaching
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) RHEV
2 2 (25.00%) 4G
2 2 (25.00%) Regular Expression
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (25.00%) Firmware
2 2 (25.00%) NetApp
2 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 2 (25.00%) 3G
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) EMC
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) Tomcat

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) 3G
1 2 (25.00%) 4G
2 1 (12.50%) DWDM
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) OSPF
2 1 (12.50%) BGP
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) xDSL
2 1 (12.50%) ISDN
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) RF Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
1 2 (25.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Change Management
1 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Improvement
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
1 3 (37.50%) Coaching
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
1 2 (25.00%) RHEV
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) EMC
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Sybase
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
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Oliver James Associates
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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