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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Capacity Planning
England / North West
Rank 122 153 124
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -29
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 15 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.051% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.063% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 6
Median daily rate £350 £400 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +36.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £400 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £400 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £369 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+28.20% +36.84%

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
2156 3161 2367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.95% 80.68% 76.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1394 1931 1416
Median daily rate £405 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £595 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 109 101
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £14.08 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.17 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +19 6 £525 +31.25% 3
Lancashire - 6 £356 -
Cheshire - 2 £300 - 1
Merseyside - 1 - - 2
Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 27 (51.92%) ITIL
2 25 (48.08%) Service Management
3 20 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (32.69%) Linux
5 13 (25.00%) Oracle
6 12 (23.08%) Oracle Database
7 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
7 11 (21.15%) Change Management
7 11 (21.15%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (17.31%) ITSM
8 9 (17.31%) VMware
8 9 (17.31%) User Experience
9 8 (15.38%) Problem Management
9 8 (15.38%) PRINCE2
9 8 (15.38%) Unix
9 8 (15.38%) Windows
10 7 (13.46%) SQL
10 7 (13.46%) Business Continuity
10 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery
11 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
11 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
11 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
11 6 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
12 5 (9.62%) Database Tuning
12 5 (9.62%) Performance Testing
12 5 (9.62%) Degree
12 5 (9.62%) IaaS
12 5 (9.62%) Database Security

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 (3.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.92%) Apache
2 1 (1.92%) JBoss
2 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) IaaS
1 5 (9.62%) PaaS
1 5 (9.62%) SaaS
2 4 (7.69%) Office 365
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) LAN
2 3 (5.77%) Firewall
2 3 (5.77%) Softphone
2 3 (5.77%) Symposium
2 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.77%) VoIP
3 2 (3.85%) DNS
3 2 (3.85%) Internet
4 1 (1.92%) DHCP
4 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.77%) Ingres
4 3 (5.77%) MySQL
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (5.77%) Retail
2 2 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Back Office
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Front Office
3 1 (1.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Operations Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Architect
3 5 (9.62%) Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) Database Specialist
3 5 (9.62%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Oracle Specialist
4 4 (7.69%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) DBA
5 3 (5.77%) Linux Specialist
5 3 (5.77%) SAP Architect
5 3 (5.77%) SQL DBA
6 2 (3.85%) Database Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Linux Support
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Unix Support
6 2 (3.85%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) Middleware
2 1 (1.92%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) ELK Stack
2 1 (1.92%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) User Experience
2 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.77%) Tandem
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.85%) Replication
4 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Linux
2 8 (15.38%) Unix
2 8 (15.38%) Windows
3 6 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (9.62%) Windows Server
5 4 (7.69%) Solaris
5 4 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.77%) AIX
6 3 (5.77%) VME
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) ITIL
2 25 (48.08%) Service Management
3 20 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (21.15%) Change Management
4 11 (21.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (17.31%) ITSM
6 8 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 8 (15.38%) Problem Management
7 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (13.46%) Business Continuity
8 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
8 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery
9 5 (9.62%) Data Management
9 5 (9.62%) Database Security
9 5 (9.62%) Database Tuning
9 5 (9.62%) DevOps
9 5 (9.62%) Performance Testing
9 5 (9.62%) Project Management
10 4 (7.69%) Open Source
10 4 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) Perl
2 3 (5.77%) Python
3 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.62%) Degree
3 4 (7.69%) RHCSA
3 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.77%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (5.77%) CCNA
4 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.85%) EMCSA
6 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.92%) MCSE
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.85%) SLA
3 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Puppet
1 4 (7.69%) SCCM
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.92%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Oracle
2 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
3 9 (17.31%) VMware
4 5 (9.62%) Cisco
4 5 (9.62%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.77%) Fujitsu
5 3 (5.77%) ICL
5 3 (5.77%) SAP
6 2 (3.85%) Curam
6 2 (3.85%) EMC
6 2 (3.85%) HP
7 1 (1.92%) IBM
7 1 (1.92%) NetApp
7 1 (1.92%) Teradata
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