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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Capacity Management
England / North West
Rank 121 138 134
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 6 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.53% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.65% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 8
Median daily rate £425 £375 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £250 £397
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £345 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.59% -13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £63.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-36.50% +57.50%

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
2127 3084 2595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.81% 81.98% 77.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1344 1872 1510
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 131 112
Median hourly rate £42.48 £39.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.91% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 19 February 2017. 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 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
Cheshire +20 3 £475 +52.00%
Merseyside - 2 £413 -
Manchester +7 1 - - 2
Capacity Management
England

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
1 6 (46.15%) Release Management
2 5 (38.46%) Business Continuity
2 5 (38.46%) Change Management
2 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (38.46%) Security Management
2 5 (38.46%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Banking
4 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (15.38%) Office 365
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Service Management
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) VMware
6 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (7.69%) NAS

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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) IPsec
1 1 (7.69%) MPLS
1 1 (7.69%) NAS
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) VoIP
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Process Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Implementation Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
1 6 (46.15%) Release Management
2 5 (38.46%) Business Continuity
2 5 (38.46%) Business Continuity Planning
2 5 (38.46%) Change Management
2 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (38.46%) Security Management
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Records Management
5 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) HP
1 1 (7.69%) Lumension
1 1 (7.69%) Symantec
1 1 (7.69%) VMware