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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Management over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Management
Rank 150 161 133
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -28
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 4 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.20% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.25% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 6
Median daily rate £275 £375 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -0.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £93.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-88.26% +97.36%
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
2941 3626 2400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.01% 82.00% 75.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1877 2271 1379
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 140 112
Median hourly rate £24.00 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.13% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.92 £56.97 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Capacity Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Capacity Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -7 2 - - 1
Lancashire +17 1 - -
Cheshire +8 1 £275 -
Capacity Management
England

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Capacity Management.

1 14 (51.85%) Project Management
2 13 (48.15%) ITIL
3 11 (40.74%) Windows
3 11 (40.74%) Linux
3 11 (40.74%) Apache
3 11 (40.74%) IIS
3 11 (40.74%) Puppet
4 10 (37.04%) PRINCE2
4 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
5 9 (33.33%) MySQL
5 9 (33.33%) PHP
5 9 (33.33%) PMI
5 9 (33.33%) PMI Certification
5 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 9 (33.33%) Security Management
5 9 (33.33%) LAMP
5 9 (33.33%) Brocade
5 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
6 8 (29.63%) Internet
6 8 (29.63%) Tomcat
6 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
7 7 (25.93%) DNS
8 6 (22.22%) SSL
8 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
8 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (22.22%) JBoss
8 6 (22.22%) Java
8 6 (22.22%) .NET
8 6 (22.22%) JSP
8 6 (22.22%) RHCE

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (40.74%) Apache
1 11 (40.74%) IIS
2 8 (29.63%) Tomcat
3 6 (22.22%) JBoss
3 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) IaaS
1 2 (7.41%) PaaS
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Internet
2 7 (25.93%) DNS
3 6 (22.22%) SSL
4 3 (11.11%) VoIP
5 2 (7.41%) Firewall
5 2 (7.41%) MPLS
6 1 (3.70%) Broadband
6 1 (3.70%) LAN
6 1 (3.70%) PBX
6 1 (3.70%) SAN
6 1 (3.70%) Skype
6 1 (3.70%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.70%) VLAN
6 1 (3.70%) VPLS
6 1 (3.70%) VPN
6 1 (3.70%) WAN
6 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Project Engineer
1 5 (18.52%) Web Engineer
1 5 (18.52%) Web Hosting Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Test Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Environment Manager
4 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
4 2 (7.41%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Test Environment Manager
5 1 (3.70%) DBA
5 1 (3.70%) Head of Service Management
5 1 (3.70%) Management Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Test Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) LAMP
2 6 (22.22%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 6 (22.22%) JSP
3 3 (11.11%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) PMI
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.70%) PKI
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (11.11%) AIX
4 2 (7.41%) CentOS
5 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Project Management
2 13 (48.15%) ITIL
3 10 (37.04%) PRINCE2
4 9 (33.33%) Security Management
5 5 (18.52%) Service Management
6 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
6 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
6 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
7 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Server Hardening
7 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.41%) Automation Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Build Automation
8 2 (7.41%) DevOps
8 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) PHP
2 6 (22.22%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
4 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 6 (22.22%) MCITP
2 6 (22.22%) MCTS
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (22.22%) RHCE
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (22.22%) UAG
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) Puppet
2 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (7.41%) vRealize
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
4 1 (3.70%) Foglight
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (3.70%) SCCM
4 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) Brocade
2 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (14.81%) F5
3 4 (14.81%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Imperva
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Riverbed
4 1 (3.70%) Siemens
4 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.70%) Sonus