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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Management
Rank 105 103 97
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 2 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.092% 0.29% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.41% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £403 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £304
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +23.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £19.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+121.05% -52.50%
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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
1469 1456 1234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.91% 69.87% 68.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 783 610
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 77 107
Average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £77.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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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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
Birmingham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Dudley - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Capacity Management
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Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Capita
2 4 (26.67%) CMDB
2 4 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (26.67%) Change Control
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (20.00%) DB2
3 3 (20.00%) CICS
3 3 (20.00%) BMC
3 3 (20.00%) CA
3 3 (20.00%) zOS
3 3 (20.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) Finance
5 1 (6.67%) Banking
5 1 (6.67%) Network Design
5 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) SCOM
5 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Office Communications Server

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (20.00%) CICS
2 1 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
2 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Environment Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Mainframe Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Service Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Service Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) CMDB
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) Statistics
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) zOS
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (26.67%) Change Control
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Network Design
3 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (6.67%) Release Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) People Management
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (6.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Capita
2 3 (20.00%) BMC
2 3 (20.00%) CA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Sybase
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle