The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 54 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.98% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 0.25% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
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£310 - £210
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
485 405 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.02% 66.83% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 234 252
Average daily rate £351 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £169
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 12 2 17
Average hourly rate £21.25 £175.00 £18.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.85% +822.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.05 £84.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £179.50 £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 Planning
West Midlands

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 5 (50.00%) webMethods
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) ADSL
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware
4 1 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Replication
4 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) ServiceCenter

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) ADSL
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) webMethods Developer
2 3 (30.00%) webMethods Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) webMethods Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Network Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior webMethods Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior webMethods Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Senior webMethods Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (10.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) webMethods
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) EMC
2 1 (10.00%) NetApp
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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