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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 60 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.85% 0.33% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.52% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£213 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.78% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.56% -29.23%
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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
586 384 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.20% 63.26% 69.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 221 196
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.57 £9.12 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £31.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) Verint
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Avaya
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Line Management
2 2 (22.22%) Coaching
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL

Capacity Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planner
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Forecast Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Service Management
1 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
1 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
1 2 (22.22%) Change Control
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (22.22%) Line Management
1 2 (22.22%) Coaching
2 1 (11.11%) Resilience Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Logistics
2 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) ProxySG
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Verint
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) HP
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