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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Management
Rank 133 109 112
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +3
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 12 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.70% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.96% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 2
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£350 £538 £282
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.88% +90.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £295 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £575 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £420 £275
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +52.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £26.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.09% -32.92%
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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
2814 2193 1815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.34% 73.12% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1669 1165 895
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £549 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 93 83
Average hourly rate £34.00 £26.83 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.72% +27.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £45.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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
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 3 July 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
Lancashire 0 3 £393 -30.22%
Cheshire -5 3 £425 +54.54%
Manchester -9 3 £330 -26.66%
Capacity Management
England

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (46.67%) ITIL
2 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 9 (30.00%) Problem Management
4 8 (26.67%) Finance
5 6 (20.00%) Teradata
5 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco
7 4 (13.33%) IBM
7 4 (13.33%) LAN
7 4 (13.33%) WAN
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
8 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
8 3 (10.00%) Change Management
8 3 (10.00%) Firewall
8 3 (10.00%) Service Management
8 3 (10.00%) Mainframe
8 3 (10.00%) Replication
8 3 (10.00%) VMware
8 3 (10.00%) VMware ESX
8 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (10.00%) Migration
8 3 (10.00%) Banking
8 3 (10.00%) HP
8 3 (10.00%) Dell
8 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (10.00%) SCOrch
8 3 (10.00%) VLAN

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (6.67%) IIS
1 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) LAN
1 4 (13.33%) WAN
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (3.33%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) OSPF
3 1 (3.33%) BGP
3 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) Data Mining
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.67%) Big Data
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Toad
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Environment Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Performance Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) DBA
3 4 (13.33%) Capacity Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Teradata Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Operations Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Network Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Teradata DBA
6 1 (3.33%) Test Environment Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Engineering Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Teradata Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (10.00%) Replication
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) VME
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) ITIL
2 10 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 9 (30.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.00%) Change Management
5 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.00%) Service Management
5 3 (10.00%) Release Management
5 3 (10.00%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Demand Management
6 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Database Tuning
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (3.33%) Identity Management
7 1 (3.33%) Contact Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) Assembly Language
2 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) CCIE
1 1 (3.33%) CCNP
1 1 (3.33%) CCDP
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
1 3 (10.00%) SCOM
1 3 (10.00%) SCOrch
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (6.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Teradata
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco
3 4 (13.33%) IBM
4 3 (10.00%) Veeam
4 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (10.00%) HP
4 3 (10.00%) Dell
4 3 (10.00%) VMware
5 2 (6.67%) Aruba
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle
5 2 (6.67%) Sybase