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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Planning
Rank 104 87 83
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.36% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate £400 £444 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.85% +24.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.68% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £115.00
% change year-on-year
- -78.26%
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
1483 1106 901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.84% 77.45% 75.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 669 479
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 31 34
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £11.50 £10.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Clearswift
2 1 (25.00%) CISM
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
1 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) DBA
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior SQL DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
1 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) ETL Development
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Threat Management
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) APMP
1 1 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) CISMP
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) CLAS
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Clearswift
1 1 (25.00%) Kaspersky
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware