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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Management
Rank 141 146 123
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -23
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 25 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 0.38% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.49% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 8
Median daily rate £390 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £397 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £363 £355
% change year-on-year
-1.79% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £33.07
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.33%
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
3289 3054 2399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.55% 78.09% 75.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2040 1685 1253
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 145 136
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +27.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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
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 3 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
Lancashire - 10 £413 -
Cheshire -9 7 £500 +17.64%
Manchester -10 4 £258 -45.78%
Merseyside +4 3 £268 - 1
Capacity Management
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Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 28 (57.14%) ITIL
2 15 (30.61%) Finance
3 14 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 13 (26.53%) Service Management
4 13 (26.53%) Windows
5 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
5 12 (24.49%) Incident Management
5 12 (24.49%) Demand Management
6 10 (20.41%) Banking
6 10 (20.41%) Change Management
6 10 (20.41%) VMware
6 10 (20.41%) Linux
7 8 (16.33%) SQL
7 8 (16.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (16.33%) Risk Management
7 8 (16.33%) Service Delivery
7 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (14.29%) Puppet
8 7 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 7 (14.29%) IIS
8 7 (14.29%) Apache
8 7 (14.29%) Tomcat
8 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 7 (14.29%) Internet
8 7 (14.29%) Project Management
9 6 (12.24%) Java
9 6 (12.24%) System Integration Testing
9 6 (12.24%) vRealize

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 7 (14.29%) Apache
1 7 (14.29%) IIS
1 7 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.12%) JBoss
4 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) IaaS
1 4 (8.16%) PaaS
1 4 (8.16%) SaaS
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) Internet
2 4 (8.16%) Firewall
3 3 (6.12%) DNS
3 3 (6.12%) NAS
3 3 (6.12%) SAN
3 3 (6.12%) SSL
4 2 (4.08%) LDAP
5 1 (2.04%) 2G
5 1 (2.04%) 3G
5 1 (2.04%) GPRS
5 1 (2.04%) GSM
5 1 (2.04%) HSPA
5 1 (2.04%) LAN
5 1 (2.04%) LTE
5 1 (2.04%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (2.04%) UMTS
5 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) MySQL
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (30.61%) Finance
2 10 (20.41%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (12.24%) Environment Manager
2 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
2 5 (10.20%) Test Environment Manager
2 5 (10.20%) Test Manager
3 4 (8.16%) Applications Engineer
3 4 (8.16%) DBA
4 3 (6.12%) Architect
4 3 (6.12%) Service Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Technical Manager
5 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.08%) Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) Applications Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Applications Support
5 2 (4.08%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (4.08%) IT Manager
5 2 (4.08%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (4.08%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) .NET
2 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
2 3 (6.12%) J2EE
2 3 (6.12%) JSP
2 3 (6.12%) LAMP
3 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.04%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.16%) Contactless
2 4 (8.16%) Mainframe
2 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.12%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (6.12%) PMI
4 2 (4.08%) Clustering
4 2 (4.08%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.08%) Replication
5 1 (2.04%) Life Science
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.53%) Windows
2 10 (20.41%) Linux
3 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (10.20%) AIX
4 5 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (8.16%) Android
5 4 (8.16%) CentOS
5 4 (8.16%) Windows Server
6 3 (6.12%) Unix
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) ITIL
2 14 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 13 (26.53%) Service Management
4 12 (24.49%) Demand Management
4 12 (24.49%) Incident Management
5 10 (20.41%) Change Management
6 8 (16.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (16.33%) Risk Management
6 8 (16.33%) Service Delivery
7 7 (14.29%) Project Management
7 7 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (12.24%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (10.20%) ITIL V3
9 5 (10.20%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (10.20%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 5 (10.20%) Performance Management
9 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
9 5 (10.20%) Process Improvement
9 5 (10.20%) Security Management
9 5 (10.20%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) SQL
2 6 (12.24%) Java
2 6 (12.24%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.16%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.12%) PHP
5 2 (4.08%) Python
5 2 (4.08%) Ruby
6 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.12%) MCITP
2 3 (6.12%) MCTS
2 3 (6.12%) PMI Certification
2 3 (6.12%) RHCE
2 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) MCDST
3 2 (4.08%) MCP
3 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 5 (10.20%) Firmware
4 3 (6.12%) UAG
4 3 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.12%) vSphere
5 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Puppet
2 6 (12.24%) vRealize
3 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (4.08%) BladeLogic
4 2 (4.08%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.08%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.04%) Data Guard
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.41%) VMware
3 5 (10.20%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.16%) IBM
5 3 (6.12%) 3PAR
5 3 (6.12%) Brocade
6 2 (4.08%) BMC
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle
6 2 (4.08%) Sun
6 2 (4.08%) Symantec
7 1 (2.04%) Citrix
7 1 (2.04%) RainStor
7 1 (2.04%) Teradata
7 1 (2.04%) Wyse