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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 60 57 60
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.14% 0.96% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 1.37% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.37% -3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £21.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +40.32%
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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
537 512 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 74.17% 70.52% 68.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 318 261
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £211 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -84.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 (28.57%) Verint
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) LAN

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planner
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Forecast Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCSP
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Verint
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Avaya
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
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