The first table below looks at the demand for Capacity Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Management over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 56 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.14% 0.17% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.25% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 - £21.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
475 408 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.54% 67.33% 70.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 233 250
Average daily rate £351 £385 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% +6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £175.00 £18.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.42% +822.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.20 £16.48 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £178.00 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Capacity Management
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Capacity Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Management across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Capacity Management Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Capacity Management
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Capacity Management Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Capacity Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Capacity Management.

1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Sybase
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
3 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Release Management
3 3 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Front Office
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Validation
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (33.33%) BCP
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Network Design
4 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Service Continuity Management
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) Derivative
5 1 (16.67%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Capacity Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Capacity Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Front Office
2 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) HP Storage Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Services Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Equities
1 1 (16.67%) Derivative
1 1 (16.67%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
3 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (50.00%) Release Management
4 2 (33.33%) Network Design
4 2 (33.33%) Validation
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (33.33%) BCP
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Service Continuity Management
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Legato
1 1 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Sybase
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) HP