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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 89 74 73
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 1 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.070% 0.18% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.098% 0.24% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+196.29% -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
1021 834 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.70% 74.40% 70.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 438 446
Average daily rate £350 £340 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 39 49
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.73 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £33.00 £86.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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 26 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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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Vacancies
Wigan - - - -
Capacity Planning
North West

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
1 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Improvement
2 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
2 4 (44.44%) Coaching
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Change Management
2 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity
3 3 (33.33%) Firmware
3 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 3 (33.33%) EMC
3 3 (33.33%) NetApp
3 3 (33.33%) Middleware
3 3 (33.33%) Apache
3 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) Sybase
3 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (33.33%) RHEV
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Data Management
3 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 3 (33.33%) Apache
1 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) 4G
1 2 (22.22%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) RF Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (22.22%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Improvement
2 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
2 4 (44.44%) Coaching
2 4 (44.44%) Change Management
2 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity
3 3 (33.33%) Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Security Management
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Operations Management
5 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Firmware
1 3 (33.33%) RHEV
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 3 (33.33%) EMC
2 3 (33.33%) NetApp
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Sybase
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
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