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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 122 117 115
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 17 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.42% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.58% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £13.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+116.66% -39.32%
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
2358 2068 1982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.44% 73.02% 67.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1392 1059 1023
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 115 93
Average hourly rate £24.50 £25.77 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -2.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +9 7 £244 -42.64% 2
Manchester -13 2 £288 -19.58% 4
Merseyside -5 1 £300 -36.84%
Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 13 (35.14%) Linux
2 12 (32.43%) UNIX
2 12 (32.43%) Finance
3 11 (29.73%) Red Hat
3 11 (29.73%) Shell Script
3 11 (29.73%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (24.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (21.62%) Performance Testing
5 8 (21.62%) Web Services
6 7 (18.92%) Oracle
7 6 (16.22%) Windows
7 6 (16.22%) Banking
7 6 (16.22%) Cyber-Ark
8 5 (13.51%) Database Security
8 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
8 5 (13.51%) DB2
9 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
9 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
9 4 (10.81%) LAN
9 4 (10.81%) WAN
9 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.81%) Database Tuning
9 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
10 3 (8.11%) Coaching
10 3 (8.11%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (8.11%) IronPort
10 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (8.11%) Performance Improvement
10 3 (8.11%) Firmware
10 3 (8.11%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
1 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.41%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Project
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) LAN
1 4 (10.81%) WAN
2 3 (8.11%) Internet
2 3 (8.11%) Wireless
2 3 (8.11%) Network Security
3 2 (5.41%) 4G
3 2 (5.41%) 3G
4 1 (2.70%) DWDM
4 1 (2.70%) MPLS
4 1 (2.70%) OSPF
4 1 (2.70%) BGP
4 1 (2.70%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) SNMP
4 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.70%) SAN
4 1 (2.70%) ISDN
4 1 (2.70%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) DB2
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.70%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) OLAP
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) ERwin
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
3 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
4 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.11%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Billing
5 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Administrator
2 6 (16.22%) DBA
3 5 (13.51%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) DB2 DBA
4 3 (8.11%) Senior DBA
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Leader
4 3 (8.11%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) RF Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) AIX Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Programme Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Network Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) SQL DBA
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) Web Services
2 2 (5.41%) Middleware
2 2 (5.41%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) HACMP
1 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.41%) LPAR
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Replication
2 1 (2.70%) Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Linux
2 12 (32.43%) UNIX
3 9 (24.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (16.22%) Windows
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.41%) AIX
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (21.62%) Performance Testing
3 5 (13.51%) Database Security
4 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.81%) Database Tuning
4 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
5 3 (8.11%) Change Management
5 3 (8.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.11%) Business Continuity
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (8.11%) Coaching
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.41%) Matrix Management
6 2 (5.41%) Information Security
6 2 (5.41%) Data Management
6 2 (5.41%) Project Management
7 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.41%) VBA
2 2 (5.41%) Perl
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) CCNP
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Firmware
1 3 (8.11%) VMware ESX
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) RHEV
2 2 (5.41%) GPFS
2 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.70%) Nagios
2 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Red Hat
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle
3 6 (16.22%) Cyber-Ark
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.11%) Sybase
5 3 (8.11%) IronPort
5 3 (8.11%) VMware
6 2 (5.41%) IBM
6 2 (5.41%) NetApp
6 2 (5.41%) HP
6 2 (5.41%) EMC
7 1 (2.70%) Juniper
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco
7 1 (2.70%) Brocade
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