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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Planning
Rank 151 133 126
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 7 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.32% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Average daily rate £400 £420 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.68% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £115.00
% change year-on-year
- -78.26%
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
3059 2504 2089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.71% 76.55% 74.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1876 1471 1065
Average daily rate £400 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 100 111
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 12 February 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
(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
Lancashire +4 5 £400 -4.76% 1
Manchester -17 2 £400 -9.85% 7
Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (62.50%) Performance Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) Oracle
3 7 (43.75%) Curam
4 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
4 5 (31.25%) JBoss
4 5 (31.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (18.75%) IBM
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (12.50%) Validation
6 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (12.50%) Retail
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
7 1 (6.25%) Ansible
7 1 (6.25%) DevOps
7 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
7 1 (6.25%) Security Patching
7 1 (6.25%) ETL Development

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (31.25%) JBoss
1 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
1 5 (31.25%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) nginx
2 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Technical Leader
2 3 (18.75%) DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Java Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) CISSP Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
3 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Performance Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) ETL
3 1 (6.25%) ETL Development
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
3 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Security Management
3 1 (6.25%) Security Patching
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) APMP
3 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (6.25%) CISM
3 1 (6.25%) CISMP
3 1 (6.25%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) CLAS
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Curam
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
4 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Clearswift
4 1 (6.25%) Kaspersky
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
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TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £384 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago