Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Capacity Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Capacity Management over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Capacity Management
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 95 110
Rank change year-on-year +11 +15 -23
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.38% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.32% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Cheshire median daily rate £345 £275 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.45% +10.00% -41.86%
North West median daily rate £431 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +32.69% -7.14% -18.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £15.50 - -

Capacity Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1114 1262 1769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 84.08% 86.20% 84.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 905 1168
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £275
90th Percentile £622 £613 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 31 58
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.76% +12.14% -5.41%
10th Percentile £11.03 £13.00 £12.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.75 £35.75
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +67.60%

Capacity Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Capacity Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Capacity Management in Cheshire

Capacity Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Capacity Management in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Capacity Management in Cheshire

Capacity Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Capacity Management in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Capacity Management in Cheshire

Capacity Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Management within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 2 £506 -
Crewe - 1 £265 -
Capacity Management
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Management 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Capacity Management.

1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Transition Management
3 2 (40.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (40.00%) Critical Success Factor
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) EMC VNX
3 2 (40.00%) EMC VNXe
3 2 (40.00%) SFIA
3 2 (40.00%) Strategic Thinking
3 2 (40.00%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Veritas
3 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management

Capacity Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Transition Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Transition Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) EMC VNX
1 2 (40.00%) EMC VNXe
1 2 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Critical Success Factor
3 2 (40.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Release Management
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) SFIA
3 2 (40.00%) Strategic Thinking
3 2 (40.00%) Transition Management
4 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (20.00%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
1 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Dell
1 2 (40.00%) EMC
1 2 (40.00%) EqualLogic
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) NetApp
1 2 (40.00%) Veritas
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft