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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Planning
Rank 155 126 115
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -11
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 7 33 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.89% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 1.14% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 10
Median daily rate £400 £325 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +7.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.13% +4.54%
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
3233 2893 2294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.81% 77.60% 74.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2012 1660 1207
Median daily rate £425 £395 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 140 112
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.10 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Capacity Planning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Planning within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 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
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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 0 3 - - 2
Manchester -28 3 £400 +23.07% 4
Cheshire -12 1 - - 1
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Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Planning 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 Planning.

1 8 (44.44%) Performance Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Curam
3 4 (22.22%) Retail
3 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 4 (22.22%) IBM
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) Degree
4 3 (16.67%) APMP
5 2 (11.11%) Security Patching
5 2 (11.11%) QA
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
5 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management

Capacity Planning
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 (11.11%) JBoss
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) SSL
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 4 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Local Government
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Technical Leader
2 3 (16.67%) Java Team Leader
2 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Team Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Change Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Programme Change Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Environment Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Java Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Senior SQL DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Economics
3 1 (5.56%) Life Science
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Performance Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.11%) Security Patching
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.56%) ETL Development
6 1 (5.56%) High Availability
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) SIEM
6 1 (5.56%) Threat Management
6 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) APMP
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CCENT
3 1 (5.56%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (5.56%) CISM
3 1 (5.56%) CISMP
3 1 (5.56%) CISSP
3 1 (5.56%) CLAS
3 1 (5.56%) DBS Check
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.56%) SmoothWall
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Curam
2 4 (22.22%) IBM
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Ab Initio
5 1 (5.56%) ATG
5 1 (5.56%) BMC
5 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Clearswift
5 1 (5.56%) Kaspersky
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
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