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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Management
Rank 140 112 105
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -7
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 12 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.62% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.85% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 4
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£393 £550 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.63% +62.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £277 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £575 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - £40.00
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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
2806 2231 1713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.40% 72.79% 73.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1611 1167 841
Average daily rate £398 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 112 84
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +47.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Cheshire -11 4 £425 - 1
Lancashire +1 3 £393 -30.22%
Merseyside -11 2 - - 1
Manchester -18 2 £415 +62.74%
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Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 14 (48.28%) ITIL
2 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) Problem Management
2 9 (31.03%) Performance Management
3 8 (27.59%) Finance
4 7 (24.14%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (20.69%) Teradata
6 5 (17.24%) Cisco
6 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.79%) Migration
7 4 (13.79%) Change Management
7 4 (13.79%) IBM
7 4 (13.79%) LAN
7 4 (13.79%) WAN
7 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
8 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (10.34%) VME
8 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
8 3 (10.34%) VLAN
8 3 (10.34%) Release Management
8 3 (10.34%) Oracle
8 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.34%) Service Management
8 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
8 3 (10.34%) Firewall
8 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
8 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
8 3 (10.34%) SLA
8 3 (10.34%) Project Management
8 3 (10.34%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) LAN
1 4 (13.79%) WAN
2 3 (10.34%) Firewall
2 3 (10.34%) VLAN
3 1 (3.45%) Network Security
3 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) OSPF
3 1 (3.45%) BGP
3 1 (3.45%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) DB2
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.90%) Big Data
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.45%) SAP HANA
4 1 (3.45%) SAP BW
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.45%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (3.45%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Toad
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.45%) ERwin
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Analyst
1 5 (17.24%) DBA
2 4 (13.79%) Service Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Environment Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Performance Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Capacity Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Network Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Teradata Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (6.90%) Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Teradata DBA
4 2 (6.90%) Network Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Capacity Manager
5 1 (3.45%) SAP Architect
5 1 (3.45%) DB2 DBA
5 1 (3.45%) Security Manager
5 1 (3.45%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Test Environment Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Engineering Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) VME
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) ITIL
2 9 (31.03%) Problem Management
2 9 (31.03%) Performance Management
3 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (13.79%) Change Management
4 4 (13.79%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
5 3 (10.34%) Service Management
5 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.34%) Release Management
6 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
6 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.90%) Database Tuning
6 2 (6.90%) Demand Management
6 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Assembly Language
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) CCIE
1 1 (3.45%) CCNP
1 1 (3.45%) CCDP
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (6.90%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.45%) SCOrch
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Teradata
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco
3 4 (13.79%) IBM
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.34%) HP
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle
4 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.90%) Aruba
5 2 (6.90%) Sybase
6 1 (3.45%) SAP
6 1 (3.45%) Veeam
6 1 (3.45%) Dell
6 1 (3.45%) Perforce
6 1 (3.45%) VMware