Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 6 months to 20 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 Planning
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 170 214
Rank change year-on-year -21 +44 -53
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 11 53 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.78% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.93% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 35 16
North West median daily rate £325 £400 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% -5.33% +23.45%
10th Percentile £249 £297 £324
90th Percentile £388 £523 £488
England median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £28.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% +21.74% -35.21%

Capacity Planning 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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4629 5692 6965
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.32% 83.89% 81.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2952 3672 4228
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £587 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 166 283
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +69.56%
10th Percentile £11.56 £12.13 £12.38
90th Percentile £52.93 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

Capacity Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Capacity Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Capacity Planning in the North West

Capacity Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Capacity Planning in the North West

Capacity Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Capacity Planning in the North West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Capacity Planning in the North West

Capacity Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Capacity Planning 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Planning within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 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
Merseyside +8 3 £325 -30.85%
Cheshire +1 3 £265 -31.61% 1
Lancashire -5 3 - -
Manchester +10 2 £358 -1.38% 3
Capacity Planning
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 North West region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) SCCM
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) JBoss
4 3 (27.27%) Tuxedo
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 3 (27.27%) Facilities Management
4 3 (27.27%) WSUS
4 3 (27.27%) Puppet
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
5 2 (18.18%) Line Management
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
5 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) SCOM
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
5 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL

Capacity Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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%) JBoss
1 3 (27.27%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Server Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Platform Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Database Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior PMO
4 1 (9.09%) Senior PMO Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) EMC VNX
1 2 (18.18%) EMC VNXe
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Facilities Management
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Line Management
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
3 1 (9.09%) BCP
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
2 3 (27.27%) Puppet
2 3 (27.27%) WSUS
3 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
3 2 (18.18%) SCOM
3 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (9.09%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Dell
3 2 (18.18%) EMC
3 2 (18.18%) EqualLogic
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) NetApp
3 2 (18.18%) Veritas