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 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Capacity Planning
England / North West
Rank 123 139 138
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 11 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.33% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 4
Median daily rate £356 £400 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% -33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - £25.00

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
2155 3066 2591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.10% 82.38% 78.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1363 1856 1498
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 94 135 111
Median hourly rate £42.48 £38.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.77% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.70 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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
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 20 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Planning within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 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
Manchester +15 7 £700 +75.00% 5
Lancashire +5 3 £350 -12.50%
Merseyside - 1 - - 2
Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 28 (63.64%) ITIL
2 25 (56.82%) Service Management
3 18 (40.91%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (36.36%) Linux
5 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database
5 10 (22.73%) Oracle
5 10 (22.73%) Change Management
6 9 (20.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (20.45%) ITSM
6 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
6 9 (20.45%) User Experience
7 8 (18.18%) PRINCE2
7 8 (18.18%) Windows
7 8 (18.18%) VMware
7 8 (18.18%) Problem Management
8 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (15.91%) Unix
9 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
9 6 (13.64%) Red Hat
9 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
9 6 (13.64%) Business Continuity
9 6 (13.64%) DevOps
10 5 (11.36%) Database Tuning
10 5 (11.36%) Puppet
10 5 (11.36%) Database Security
10 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
10 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (11.36%) Cisco
11 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
11 4 (9.09%) LAN

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 1 (2.27%) Apache
1 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) SAP MDG
1 4 (9.09%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Office 365
2 3 (6.82%) IaaS
2 3 (6.82%) PaaS
2 3 (6.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) LAN
2 3 (6.82%) Firewall
2 3 (6.82%) Softphone
2 3 (6.82%) Symposium
2 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.82%) VoIP
3 2 (4.55%) DNS
3 2 (4.55%) Internet
4 1 (2.27%) DHCP
4 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.82%) Ingres
3 3 (6.82%) MySQL
4 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.27%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Hudson
1 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.27%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Operations Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Architect
2 6 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Database Specialist
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle Specialist
4 4 (9.09%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Data Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Linux Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) SAP Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Database Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Database Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Linux Support
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Unix Support
6 2 (4.55%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) Kafka
2 1 (2.27%) LAMP
2 1 (2.27%) Middleware
2 1 (2.27%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) User Experience
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.82%) Tandem
3 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.55%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) Linux
2 8 (18.18%) Windows
3 7 (15.91%) Unix
4 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
5 4 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.82%) Solaris
6 3 (6.82%) VME
7 2 (4.55%) AIX
8 1 (2.27%) Debian
8 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) ITIL
2 25 (56.82%) Service Management
3 18 (40.91%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (22.73%) Change Management
5 9 (20.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (20.45%) ITSM
6 8 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 8 (18.18%) Problem Management
7 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (13.64%) Business Continuity
8 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
8 6 (13.64%) DevOps
8 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
9 5 (11.36%) Database Security
9 5 (11.36%) Database Tuning
10 4 (9.09%) Data Architecture
10 4 (9.09%) Data Flow Diagram
10 4 (9.09%) Data Migration
10 4 (9.09%) Open Source
10 4 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) Perl
1 3 (6.82%) Python
2 2 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
1 4 (9.09%) RHCSA
2 3 (6.82%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (6.82%) CCNA
2 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) EMCSA
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.27%) MCSE
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) Docker
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
3 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Puppet
2 4 (9.09%) SCCM
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.27%) Ansible
4 1 (2.27%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.27%) Icinga
4 1 (2.27%) Kibana
4 1 (2.27%) logstash
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Nagios
4 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle
2 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.18%) VMware
4 6 (13.64%) Red Hat
5 5 (11.36%) Cisco
6 4 (9.09%) SAP
7 3 (6.82%) Fujitsu
7 3 (6.82%) ICL
8 2 (4.55%) EMC
8 2 (4.55%) NetApp
9 1 (2.27%) Citrix
9 1 (2.27%) CommVault
9 1 (2.27%) HP
9 1 (2.27%) IBM
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