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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 128 118 121
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 12 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.50% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.68% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 5
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£430 £294 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.25% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £293 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £313 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £317 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.43% -2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £31.56 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +75.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £31.56 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.47% +75.30%
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
2389 2060 2046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.64% 73.23% 65.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1400 994 1040
Average daily rate £378 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.68% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 128 89
Average hourly rate £30.25 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £44.90 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 +2 8 £430 +46.75% 2
Manchester -3 2 - - 3
Merseyside - - - -
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England

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 7 (29.17%) ITIL
1 7 (29.17%) DNS
2 6 (25.00%) IBM
3 5 (20.83%) SAP
3 5 (20.83%) Windows
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle
3 5 (20.83%) DB2
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (20.83%) Migration
3 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
3 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
3 5 (20.83%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 4 (16.67%) Clustering
4 4 (16.67%) Change Management
4 4 (16.67%) DHCP
4 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (12.50%) IIS
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (12.50%) SQL
5 3 (12.50%) .NET
5 3 (12.50%) AIX
5 3 (12.50%) Solaris
5 3 (12.50%) Linux
5 3 (12.50%) MCSE
5 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) Lync
3 1 (4.17%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) DNS
2 4 (16.67%) DHCP
2 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) DMZ
4 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
4 1 (4.17%) PBX
4 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) DB2
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) SAP HANA
3 1 (4.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (12.50%) Architect
1 3 (12.50%) Service Manager
1 3 (12.50%) Capacity Manager
1 3 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) Environment Manager
2 2 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (8.33%) SAP Architect
2 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (8.33%) Analyst
2 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (4.17%) Operations Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (4.17%) Capacity Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 1 (4.17%) Voice Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) e-Health
2 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
1 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (12.50%) AIX
3 3 (12.50%) Solaris
3 3 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (12.50%) UNIX
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) CentOS
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Migration
2 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
2 5 (20.83%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 4 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.50%) Service Management
4 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.17%) B2C
6 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (12.50%) MCSE
1 3 (12.50%) MCTS
1 3 (12.50%) MCITP
1 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PMP
3 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Firmware
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Server
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) XenApp
2 1 (4.17%) DFS Replication
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
2 1 (4.17%) VMFS
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.17%) PowerHA
2 1 (4.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) WSUS
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
1 1 (4.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) IBM
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) SAP
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix
4 2 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Dell
5 1 (4.17%) EMC
5 1 (4.17%) CA
5 1 (4.17%) NetApp
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) Remedy
5 1 (4.17%) McAfee
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