The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Planning
Rank 63 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.90% 0.24% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.32% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Median daily rate £350 £200 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £200 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £200 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.13% +4.54%
Capacity Planning
West Midlands

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
630 628 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.87% 76.12% 72.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 424 290
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 10
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Capacity Planning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Capacity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
1 6 (66.67%) Wireless
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (33.33%) Server Building
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) VLAN
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) VoIP
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
1 6 (66.67%) Wireless
2 3 (33.33%) BGP
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 3 (33.33%) H.323
2 3 (33.33%) Internet
2 3 (33.33%) OSPF
2 3 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (33.33%) VLAN
2 3 (33.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Network Specialist
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Head of Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Server Support
2 2 (22.22%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Automotive Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) CRM Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Server Building
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) ITSM
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Dell
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft