The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Management
Rank 110 93 97
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 8 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.27% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.40% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate £600 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £400
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.07 £40.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-17.32% +79.77%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1697 1243 1424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.04% 68.26% 63.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 592 673
Average daily rate £375 £341 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 89 66
Average hourly rate £32.00 £37.80 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.34% +64.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £14.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £37.80 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Capacity Management
England

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -8 5 £625 +78.57%
Warwickshire - - - - 2
Capacity Management
England

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (61.54%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) UNIX
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (30.77%) Sybase
3 4 (30.77%) VBA
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (23.08%) Release Management
4 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
4 3 (23.08%) Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (23.08%) Front Office
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
5 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
5 2 (15.38%) BCP
5 2 (15.38%) Network Design
5 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
1 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
1 3 (23.08%) Front Office
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Project Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Capacity Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Capacity Management Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Service Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Service Transition Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) HP Storage Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Transition Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Storage Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Derivative
2 1 (7.69%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (7.69%) Equities
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) UNIX
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (23.08%) Release Management
3 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
3 3 (23.08%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
4 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
4 2 (15.38%) BCP
4 2 (15.38%) Network Design
4 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Service Continuity Management
4 2 (15.38%) Dependency Management
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) VBA
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) Korn
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (7.69%) Legato
2 1 (7.69%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Sybase
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) PlateSpin
3 1 (7.69%) CA
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix