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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 76 77
Rank change year-on-year +21 +1  
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.32% 0.65% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.78% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £330 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -22.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £66.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +85.71% +34.61%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 528 771 846
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 83.68% 83.90% 84.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 561 505
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 33
Median hourly rate £32.00 £26.75 £18.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.62% +44.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £62.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Capacity Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Capacity Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Management in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 24 June 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
Warrington - 2 - -
Capacity Management
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Public Cloud
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) SaaS
3 1 (16.67%) PaaS
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (16.67%) IaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper

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 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) PaaS
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) BGP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) PSTN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Azure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Governance Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Governance Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) CMDB
2 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto