The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Management over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Management
Rank 146 120 125
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +5
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 12 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.40% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.54% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 2
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£350 £363 £282
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +28.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £245 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £488 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £322
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +18.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.83 -
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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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2940 2205 1953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.80% 73.43% 71.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1749 1188 983
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 102 90
Average hourly rate £37.97 £28.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.05% +36.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £53.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Capacity Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Management across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Capacity Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Capacity Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Capacity Management across the North West region.

Capacity Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Capacity Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Capacity Management Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Capacity Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Management across the North West region.

Capacity Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Capacity Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire +13 4 £387 +61.24%
Manchester -9 3 £330 -26.66% 1
Cheshire -11 2 - -
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Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Capacity Management 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 Management.

1 11 (39.29%) ITIL
2 10 (35.71%) Performance Management
3 9 (32.14%) Problem Management
3 9 (32.14%) SQL
4 8 (28.57%) Finance
5 6 (21.43%) Teradata
5 6 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (14.29%) Cisco
6 4 (14.29%) IBM
6 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 4 (14.29%) Service Management
6 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.71%) Replication
7 3 (10.71%) VMware
7 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
7 3 (10.71%) Change Management
7 3 (10.71%) Migration
7 3 (10.71%) Mainframe
7 3 (10.71%) Dell
7 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
7 3 (10.71%) LAN
7 3 (10.71%) WAN
7 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
7 3 (10.71%) SCOrch
7 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (10.71%) Demand Management
7 3 (10.71%) Banking
7 3 (10.71%) Release Management

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Capacity Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) IIS
1 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) LAN
1 3 (10.71%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) MPLS
2 1 (3.57%) OSPF
2 1 (3.57%) BGP
2 1 (3.57%) DSL
2 1 (3.57%) EIGRP
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.57%) VLAN
2 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) Data Mining
3 2 (7.14%) Big Data
3 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.14%) IBM BigInsights
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Toad
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Environment Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Capacity Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Teradata Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Service Manager
4 3 (10.71%) DBA
5 2 (7.14%) Operations Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Network Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Teradata DBA
6 1 (3.57%) Test Environment Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Engineering Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Teradata Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Data Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Mainframe
1 3 (10.71%) Replication
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) VME
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) ITIL
2 10 (35.71%) Performance Management
3 9 (32.14%) Problem Management
4 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 4 (14.29%) Service Management
4 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.71%) Change Management
5 3 (10.71%) Release Management
5 3 (10.71%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Demand Management
6 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.57%) Identity Management
7 1 (3.57%) Contact Management
7 1 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Assembly Language
2 2 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) CCIE
1 1 (3.57%) CCNP
1 1 (3.57%) CCDP
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
1 3 (10.71%) SCOM
1 3 (10.71%) SCOrch
2 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Teradata
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco
2 4 (14.29%) IBM
3 3 (10.71%) Dell
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) Veeam
4 2 (7.14%) Aruba
4 2 (7.14%) Sybase
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds