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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 114 99 106
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 3 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.28% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.43% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £321 £378
% change year-on-year
+14.87% -14.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.83 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.17 - £21.50
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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
1816 1407 1535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.06% 66.56% 67.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 968 735 788
Average daily rate £375 £357 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 58 69
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +21.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 1 September 2014. 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
Coventry -10 2 - -
Shropshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
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Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Sybase
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Release Management
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Front Office
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) BCP
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Service Continuity Management
4 2 (25.00%) Network Design
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Service Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Manager
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Service Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Service Assurance Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Services Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Transition Manager
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Equities
1 1 (12.50%) Derivative
1 1 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 3 (37.50%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (37.50%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Service Continuity Management
4 2 (25.00%) Network Design
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) BCP
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Sybase
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft