The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Management
Rank 59 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 8 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.97% 0.16% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 0.26% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Average daily rate
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£225 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.07 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+20.95% -6.84%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
586 384 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.20% 63.26% 69.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 221 196
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.57 £9.12 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £31.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (40.00%) WFM
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Front Office
5 2 (20.00%) LDAP
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (10.00%) E-Discovery
6 1 (10.00%) Lync
6 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (10.00%) Eikon
6 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (10.00%) Release Management
6 1 (10.00%) SCOM
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco
6 1 (10.00%) Banking
6 1 (10.00%) Network Design
6 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (10.00%) XMPP
6 1 (10.00%) Yahoo!
6 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (10.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Validation

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (10.00%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (20.00%) Front Office
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Analyst
1 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planner
1 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (10.00%) Messaging Analyst
1 1 (10.00%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) WFM
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) E-Discovery
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Reuters
2 1 (10.00%) Yahoo!
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Sybase
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco