The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Planning 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 Planning over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 139 111 122
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +11
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 28 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.65% 0.81% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.09% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 4
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£423 £335 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.30% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £420 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £23.78
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -7.47%
Capacity Planning
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
3408 2293 2052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 78.80% 74.33% 71.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2092 1270 1045
Average daily rate £413 £370 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 101 103
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Planning across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Capacity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Capacity Planning
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 Planning across the North West region.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Capacity Planning
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 Planning across the North West region.

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Capacity Planning
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 Planning within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester -11 16 £388 +29.16% 2
Merseyside -4 6 £350 - 1
Lancashire -9 4 £436 +3.51%
Cheshire -18 2 £450 +34.52% 1
Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Capacity Planning 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 Planning.

1 29 (48.33%) Migration
2 27 (45.00%) VMware
2 27 (45.00%) Oracle
2 27 (45.00%) Citrix
3 20 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 17 (28.33%) Service Delivery
5 16 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 15 (25.00%) ITIL
6 15 (25.00%) WAN
7 14 (23.33%) Cisco
7 14 (23.33%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (23.33%) SCCM
8 13 (21.67%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (21.67%) Kaspersky
8 13 (21.67%) QA
8 13 (21.67%) Security Patching
8 13 (21.67%) Kalman Filter
8 13 (21.67%) Office 365
8 13 (21.67%) PKI
8 13 (21.67%) Firewall
8 13 (21.67%) CheckPoint
8 13 (21.67%) EMC
8 13 (21.67%) SSL
9 12 (20.00%) Lotus
9 12 (20.00%) IBM Notes
9 12 (20.00%) SAP
9 12 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Capacity Planning 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 Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (20.00%) IBM Notes
2 7 (11.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (11.67%) JBoss
2 7 (11.67%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.67%) nginx
4 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.67%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Office
1 3 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.67%) MS Project
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.00%) WAN
2 13 (21.67%) SSL
2 13 (21.67%) Firewall
2 13 (21.67%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (18.33%) Network Security
4 2 (3.33%) VPN
4 2 (3.33%) DNS
4 2 (3.33%) LAN
5 1 (1.67%) ISDN
5 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.67%) SAN
5 1 (1.67%) DWDM
5 1 (1.67%) MPLS
5 1 (1.67%) OSPF
5 1 (1.67%) BGP
5 1 (1.67%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 8 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 8 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.67%) DB2
4 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (13.33%) Local Government
2 5 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (8.33%) Finance
3 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Analyst
2 15 (25.00%) Architect
3 11 (18.33%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 10 (16.67%) DBA
5 9 (15.00%) Administrator
6 8 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Leader
8 3 (5.00%) Performance Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Network Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Network Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) SQL DBA
9 2 (3.33%) IT Security Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Lead Architect
9 2 (3.33%) Network Security Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Technical Security Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.33%) Portfolio Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) HTML
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
1 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (21.67%) PKI
3 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.00%) Life Science
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Replication
5 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Linux
2 7 (11.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.67%) Windows
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.67%) UNIX
5 1 (1.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (48.33%) Migration
2 17 (28.33%) Service Delivery
3 15 (25.00%) ITIL
4 13 (21.67%) Kalman Filter
4 13 (21.67%) Security Patching
5 12 (20.00%) SIEM
5 12 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 12 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (13.33%) Change Management
8 8 (13.33%) Security Management
8 8 (13.33%) Data Migration
8 8 (13.33%) Data Protection
8 8 (13.33%) Database Tuning
8 8 (13.33%) Performance Testing
8 8 (13.33%) Database Security
8 8 (13.33%) Patch Management
9 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) Java
1 8 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 3 (5.00%) SQL
3 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.67%) VBScript
3 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.67%) REXX
3 1 (1.67%) C#
3 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (18.33%) CISM
2 11 (18.33%) CISMP
2 11 (18.33%) CISSP
3 9 (15.00%) CCENT
4 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.33%) CCEE
7 2 (3.33%) CCAA
7 2 (3.33%) Degree
7 2 (3.33%) MCSE
7 2 (3.33%) CCIE
7 2 (3.33%) CCA
7 2 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (21.67%) QA
3 2 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 12 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 12 (20.00%) Xen
3 8 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (3.33%) XenApp
4 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.33%) MetaFrame
5 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 14 (23.33%) SCCM
2 8 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (5.00%) Puppet
4 2 (3.33%) SCOM
5 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.67%) Ansible
5 1 (1.67%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (45.00%) Oracle
1 27 (45.00%) Citrix
1 27 (45.00%) VMware
2 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (23.33%) Cisco
4 13 (21.67%) EMC
4 13 (21.67%) CheckPoint
4 13 (21.67%) Kaspersky
5 12 (20.00%) Clearswift
5 12 (20.00%) Lotus
5 12 (20.00%) SAP
6 6 (10.00%) Curam
7 2 (3.33%) AppSense
7 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.67%) Teradata
8 1 (1.67%) Netezza
8 1 (1.67%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.67%) IBM
8 1 (1.67%) Juniper
Manchester, Lancashire
Hudson IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £225.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago