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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 124 111 115
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 8 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.37% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.51% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 5
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£354 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.24% -2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £374
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £115.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-78.26% +416.85%
Capacity Planning
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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
2321 1944 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.80% 72.84% 66.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1383 991 928
Average daily rate £375 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 97 78
Average hourly rate £27.00 £33.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +53.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Cheshire +2 3 - - 1
Manchester -3 3 £288 -19.58% 2
Lancashire -16 2 £420 +20.00% 1
Merseyside - - - -
Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Banking
2 7 (26.92%) UNIX
2 7 (26.92%) Linux
3 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
3 6 (23.08%) Web Services
3 6 (23.08%) Performance Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle
5 4 (15.38%) DB2
5 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 4 (15.38%) LAN
5 4 (15.38%) WAN
5 4 (15.38%) Database Tuning
5 4 (15.38%) Cyber-Ark
5 4 (15.38%) Database Security
6 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
6 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
6 3 (11.54%) Network Security
6 3 (11.54%) Wireless
6 3 (11.54%) Retail
6 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
6 3 (11.54%) IronPort
6 3 (11.54%) Internet
7 2 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (7.69%) HACMP
7 2 (7.69%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) LAN
1 4 (15.38%) WAN
2 3 (11.54%) Network Security
2 3 (11.54%) Wireless
2 3 (11.54%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) xDSL
3 1 (3.85%) 4G
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) SNMP
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) ISDN
3 1 (3.85%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) 3G
3 1 (3.85%) DWDM
3 1 (3.85%) MPLS
3 1 (3.85%) OSPF
3 1 (3.85%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) DB2
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Banking
3 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
4 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
4 3 (11.54%) Retail
5 1 (3.85%) Billing
5 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Administrator
2 4 (15.38%) DBA
3 3 (11.54%) Senior DBA
3 3 (11.54%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) DB2 DBA
4 2 (7.69%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Domain Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) MI Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.85%) HPUX Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planner
5 1 (3.85%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Architect
5 1 (3.85%) RF Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) HACMP
1 2 (7.69%) LPAR
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Statistics
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) UNIX
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.69%) AIX
4 1 (3.85%) HPUX
4 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Performance Testing
2 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 4 (15.38%) Database Tuning
3 4 (15.38%) Database Security
4 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.69%) Line Management
6 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.85%) Coaching
6 1 (3.85%) Regression Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Network Design
6 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.85%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) GPFS
2 1 (3.85%) PowerHA
2 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (11.54%) IronPort
5 2 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) Brocade
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper
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