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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Management
Rank 136 108 113
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +5
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 17 25 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.79% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 1.08% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 2
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£450 £423 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% +16.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £329 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.07 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-9.28% -6.84%
Capacity Management
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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
2930 2305 1727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 75.75% 72.99% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1605 1191 861
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 £255 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £531 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 126 84
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £25.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +17.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.49 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.10 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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
Manchester -10 12 £450 +13.56% 1
Cheshire -6 3 £425 +6.25% 1
Merseyside - 2 - -
Lancashire - - - -
Capacity Management
England

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 15 (50.00%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) SQL
3 8 (26.67%) Performance Management
3 8 (26.67%) Problem Management
4 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (20.00%) Finance
5 6 (20.00%) Teradata
6 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (16.67%) Project Management
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco
6 5 (16.67%) IBM
7 4 (13.33%) LAN
7 4 (13.33%) WAN
7 4 (13.33%) Oracle
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
8 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (10.00%) Release Management
8 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
8 3 (10.00%) Retail
8 3 (10.00%) VLAN
8 3 (10.00%) Change Management
8 3 (10.00%) Firewall
8 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
8 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (10.00%) HP
8 3 (10.00%) DB2
8 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) LAN
1 4 (13.33%) WAN
2 3 (10.00%) VLAN
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.33%) OSPF
3 1 (3.33%) BGP
3 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.00%) DB2
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (6.67%) Data Mining
4 2 (6.67%) SAP BW
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.67%) Big Data
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.67%) SAP HANA
5 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.33%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (3.33%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Toad
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.33%) ERwin
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
2 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Local Government
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) DBA
2 4 (13.33%) Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Environment Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Performance Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Teradata Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Capacity Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Capacity Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) SAP Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Network Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (6.67%) Test Environment Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Teradata DBA
4 2 (6.67%) SAP Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) Performance Management
2 8 (26.67%) Problem Management
3 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (16.67%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (10.00%) Release Management
5 3 (10.00%) Change Management
5 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.67%) Service Management
6 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Database Tuning
6 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.33%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) Assembly Language
2 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) ISEB
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.33%) PMP
1 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.33%) CCIE
1 1 (3.33%) CCNP
1 1 (3.33%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (6.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Teradata
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco
2 5 (16.67%) IBM
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle
4 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (10.00%) HP
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.67%) SAP
5 2 (6.67%) Sybase
5 2 (6.67%) Aruba
6 1 (3.33%) Perforce
6 1 (3.33%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) NetApp