The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Capacity Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 27 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 Planning
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 98 67
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 0 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.34% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.41% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 8
Median daily rate - £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.17 £37.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -56.88% +63.04%  

Capacity Planning 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 1115 1476 1148
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 79.70% 82.60% 76.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 889 686
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 33
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 £12.33 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Capacity Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Capacity Planning in Manchester

Capacity Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Capacity Planning in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
1 5 (45.45%) vSphere
2 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
3 3 (27.27%) Ansible
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Security Patching
3 3 (27.27%) Kafka
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Data Flow Diagram
3 3 (27.27%) SAP MDG
3 3 (27.27%) IT Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) IBM
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) CommVault
3 3 (27.27%) NetApp
3 3 (27.27%) SAP
3 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 3 (27.27%) SAP Retail
3 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu
3 3 (27.27%) Data Architecture

Capacity Planning
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Spark
2 2 (18.18%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) SAP MDG
1 3 (27.27%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) IaaS
1 2 (18.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Kerberos
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Apache Hive
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
1 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
1 2 (18.18%) Impala
2 1 (9.09%) Couchbase
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Hudson
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Data Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Data Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Data Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Kafka
2 1 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (9.09%) LAMP
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Debian
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) Data Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) Data Flow Diagram
3 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (27.27%) IT Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) Security Patching
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (18.18%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) Release Management
5 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) vSphere
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) XenApp
3 2 (18.18%) HDFS
4 1 (9.09%) Docker
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Ansible
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Salt
3 1 (9.09%) Icinga
3 1 (9.09%) Kibana
3 1 (9.09%) logstash
3 1 (9.09%) Nagios
3 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) CommVault
2 3 (27.27%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) NetApp
2 3 (27.27%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) PlateSpin
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat