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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Management
Rank 119 107 101
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 3 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.14% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.19% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate £425 - £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-17.57% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £63.00 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+57.50% +110.52%
Capacity Management
England

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
2046 1544 1575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.17% 69.90% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 881 850
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 107 82
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.50 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Shropshire - 1 £425 -
Capacity Management
England

Capacity Management
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) CRM
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
1 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (14.29%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) IBM PureFlex
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity and Performance Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planner
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle