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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Capacity Planning
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 50 54 52
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 7 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.07% 0.32% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 0.40% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £356 £450 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +39.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £450 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.00

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
525 499 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.40% 80.10% 74.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 322 284
Median daily rate £425 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 18
Median hourly rate £29.00 £14.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.40 £8.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.75 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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
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 27 February 2017.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 7 (53.85%) ITIL
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
3 5 (38.46%) Change Management
3 5 (38.46%) Unix
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) IBM
3 5 (38.46%) SAN
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
5 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Network Security
5 3 (23.08%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 3 (23.08%) QA
5 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
5 3 (23.08%) Coaching
5 3 (23.08%) SDLC
5 3 (23.08%) IBM PureFlex
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 3 (23.08%) MS Office
5 3 (23.08%) RHCE
5 3 (23.08%) NetApp
5 3 (23.08%) Red Hat

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:

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) Network Security
3 2 (15.38%) BGP
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) FTP
3 2 (15.38%) OSPF
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) DSL
4 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
4 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
4 1 (7.69%) IPsec
4 1 (7.69%) RIP
4 1 (7.69%) SMTP
4 1 (7.69%) SNMP
4 1 (7.69%) TACACS
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Administrator
1 3 (23.08%) SAN Administrator
1 3 (23.08%) Test Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Head of Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) Head of Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Database Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SAN Storage Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Storage Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Unix Architect
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Unix
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) HPUX
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Change Management
3 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Coaching
4 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 2 (15.38%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) RHCE
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Firmware
3 1 (7.69%) NFS
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) HP
2 5 (38.46%) IBM
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Brocade
4 3 (23.08%) NetApp
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) Dell
6 1 (7.69%) Citrix
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (7.69%) Teradata
6 1 (7.69%) Veritas