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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Planning
Rank 56 49 52
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.30% 0.65% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.93% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £501 £420 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.16% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.68% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £25.00 £115.00
% change year-on-year
+56.00% -78.26%
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
521 428 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.76% 69.93% 69.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 264 243
Average daily rate £376 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.53% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £10.00 £9.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £26.00 £15.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Planning across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Capacity Planning 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 Planning.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) Open Workbench
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Pega
2 1 (33.33%) Database Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Capacity Planning 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 Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) Open Workbench
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Head of Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Head of Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Security
1 1 (33.33%) Database Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Security Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Pega
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase