The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Management over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Management
Rank 106 122 105
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 9 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.12% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.16% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 - £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 - £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £369 £322
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +14.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £26.83 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £93.75 £37.17 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+152.25% +17.77%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1847 1846 1418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.84% 72.22% 68.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 972 741
Average daily rate £400 £370 £357
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 124 59
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -0.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.87 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Capacity Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Management across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Capacity Management Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Capacity Management
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Capacity Management across the West Midlands region.

Capacity Management Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Capacity Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Management across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Capacity Management Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Capacity Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Management across the West Midlands region.

Capacity Management Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Capacity Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcestershire - 4 £400 -
Birmingham - 2 £563 - 1
Warwickshire +6 1 £300 -
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Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Capacity Management 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 Management.

1 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
3 7 (29.17%) Finance
4 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (20.83%) ITIL
5 5 (20.83%) Dell
5 5 (20.83%) SAN
5 5 (20.83%) CA
5 5 (20.83%) ARCserve
5 5 (20.83%) NetBackup
5 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.83%) Dell Compellent
5 5 (20.83%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (20.83%) Brocade
5 5 (20.83%) FalconStor
5 5 (20.83%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (16.67%) Lync
6 4 (16.67%) Change Control
6 4 (16.67%) Release Management
6 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 4 (16.67%) Coaching
6 4 (16.67%) TDD
6 4 (16.67%) Scrum
6 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (16.67%) LDAP
7 3 (12.50%) MS Office
7 3 (12.50%) Reuters
7 3 (12.50%) Service Management

Capacity Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Capacity Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) Lync
2 3 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) SAN
1 5 (20.83%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (16.67%) LDAP
3 3 (12.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Front Office
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Service Manager
1 4 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Service Transition Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Transition Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Messaging Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Environment Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) IT Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Development Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Head of Development
4 1 (4.17%) .NET Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.17%) XMPP
1 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) CMDB
2 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) UNIX
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Solaris
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (16.67%) Coaching
3 4 (16.67%) TDD
3 4 (16.67%) Scrum
3 4 (16.67%) Release Management
3 4 (16.67%) Change Control
4 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.50%) E-Discovery
4 3 (12.50%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (8.33%) UML
5 2 (8.33%) EAI
5 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 2 (8.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) ARCserve
1 5 (20.83%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Dell
2 5 (20.83%) CA
2 5 (20.83%) Brocade
2 5 (20.83%) FalconStor
2 5 (20.83%) Dell Compellent
3 3 (12.50%) Yahoo!
3 3 (12.50%) Reuters
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco