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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 114 105 101
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 9 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.24% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.36% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate
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£385 £406 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.23% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £391 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £421 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.81% -5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.83 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £31.56 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.47% +75.30%
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
1724 1404 1547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.79% 68.22% 69.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 931 774 802
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 56 116
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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
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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -5 3 £475 +16.92%
Capacity Management
England

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) MS Office
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (8.33%) OpenView
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) PMP
4 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Sybase
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Capacity Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Environment Manager
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
4 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Service Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
1 1 (8.33%) Statistics
1 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (8.33%) CMDB
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) People Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) PMP
2 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) OpenView
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Sybase
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) HP
1 1 (8.33%) Capita
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