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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Management
Rank 131 126 117
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 21 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.49% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.65% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 8
Average daily rate £360 £438 £421
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% +3.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £397 £392
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £63.00 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+57.50% +110.52%
Capacity Management
England

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
3066 2477 2060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.64% 76.55% 74.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1883 1463 1050
Average daily rate £400 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 99 109
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -19 10 £250 -42.85% 1
Cheshire +1 7 £250 -
Cumbria - 1 £360 -
Capacity Management
England

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 17 (44.74%) ITIL
1 17 (44.74%) Problem Management
2 14 (36.84%) Demand Management
3 12 (31.58%) Finance
3 12 (31.58%) Banking
4 11 (28.95%) Risk Management
4 11 (28.95%) SQL
5 9 (23.68%) Windows
5 9 (23.68%) Change Management
5 9 (23.68%) Performance Management
6 8 (21.05%) Teradata
6 8 (21.05%) Incident Management
6 8 (21.05%) Service Management
6 8 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 7 (18.42%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 7 (18.42%) System Integration Testing
7 7 (18.42%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 6 (15.79%) Performance Optimisation
9 5 (13.16%) Change Control
9 5 (13.16%) Mainframe
10 4 (10.53%) Database Tuning
10 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
10 4 (10.53%) Android
10 4 (10.53%) Internet
10 4 (10.53%) Validation
10 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
10 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (2.63%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) 2G
3 1 (2.63%) 3G
3 1 (2.63%) GPRS
3 1 (2.63%) GSM
3 1 (2.63%) HSPA
3 1 (2.63%) LAN
3 1 (2.63%) LTE
3 1 (2.63%) NAS
3 1 (2.63%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.63%) SAN
3 1 (2.63%) UMTS
3 1 (2.63%) VLAN
3 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (31.58%) Banking
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) DBA
2 8 (21.05%) Teradata DBA
3 6 (15.79%) Environment Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Test Environment Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) SQL DBA
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Manager
7 2 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Java Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Mainframe
2 4 (10.53%) Contactless
2 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.89%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (5.26%) Clustering
5 1 (2.63%) Life Science
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Replication
5 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Android
2 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
2 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.89%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Unix
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) ITIL
1 17 (44.74%) Problem Management
2 14 (36.84%) Demand Management
3 11 (28.95%) Risk Management
4 9 (23.68%) Change Management
4 9 (23.68%) Performance Management
5 8 (21.05%) Incident Management
5 8 (21.05%) Service Management
6 7 (18.42%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (18.42%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 7 (18.42%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (15.79%) Performance Optimisation
8 5 (13.16%) Change Control
9 4 (10.53%) Database Tuning
9 4 (10.53%) ITIL V3
9 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (10.53%) Validation
9 4 (10.53%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.26%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) MCDST
2 2 (5.26%) MCP
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) APMP
3 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) P3O
1 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Data Guard
1 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (5.26%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.63%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Teradata
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) IBM
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) Symantec
5 1 (2.63%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) RainStor
5 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.63%) Sun
5 1 (2.63%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) Wyse
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