The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 29 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 / Manchester
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 99 91
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8  
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 7 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.50% 0.34% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.41% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Median daily rate £488 £330 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.72% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £375 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £341 £350
% change year-on-year +18.20% -2.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +17.14% +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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1124 1474 1169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 79.72% 82.53% 77.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2261 3398 2373
Median daily rate £400 £410 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +12.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 63 64
Median hourly rate £29.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.50 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £40.40 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

Capacity Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Capacity Management in Manchester

Capacity Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Capacity Management in Manchester

Capacity Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Capacity Management in Manchester over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Capacity Management in Manchester

Capacity Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Capacity Management in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Capacity Management.

1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
1 4 (50.00%) Network Design
1 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (50.00%) IaaS
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Design
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Database Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) ETL

Capacity Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL Service Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Database Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Senior ITIL Service Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Service Design Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Network Design
1 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Service Design
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (12.50%) Database Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) VMware