The table below looks at the statistics for Capacity Planning 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 Planning over the 3 months to 21 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 95 89 105
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 19 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.64% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.93% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £242 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £365 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+196.29% -25.00%
Capacity Planning
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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
1658 1402 1444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.65% 68.86% 68.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 927 784 700
Average daily rate £375 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 63 130
Average hourly rate £26.25 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £12.90 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Planning across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Capacity Planning Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Capacity Planning
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 Planning across the West Midlands region.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Capacity Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capacity Planning across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Capacity Planning Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Capacity Planning
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 Planning across the West Midlands region.

Capacity Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Capacity Planning
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 Planning within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
Warwickshire - 6 £450 -
Coventry - 5 £425 - 2
Wolverhampton - 2 £350 - 2
Solihull +2 1 - - 3
Birmingham -5 1 £350 +27.27% 5
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Walsall - - - -
Dudley - - - -
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England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Capacity Planning 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 Planning.

1 18 (40.00%) Oracle
1 18 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (31.11%) Java
3 13 (28.89%) XML
3 13 (28.89%) XSLT
4 10 (22.22%) Apache
5 9 (20.00%) WebLogic
5 9 (20.00%) HP
5 9 (20.00%) Internet
5 9 (20.00%) webMethods
6 8 (17.78%) JMX
6 8 (17.78%) ATG
6 8 (17.78%) CMS
6 8 (17.78%) Hibernate
6 8 (17.78%) Content Management
6 8 (17.78%) Spring
6 8 (17.78%) B2C
6 8 (17.78%) JDBC
6 8 (17.78%) JSP
6 8 (17.78%) Servlets
6 8 (17.78%) SOAP
6 8 (17.78%) Struts
6 8 (17.78%) Web Services
6 8 (17.78%) J2EE
6 8 (17.78%) JBoss
6 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
6 8 (17.78%) JMS
6 8 (17.78%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (17.78%) Windows
6 8 (17.78%) Endeca

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Capacity Planning 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 Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (22.22%) Apache
2 9 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 8 (17.78%) JBoss
3 8 (17.78%) CMS
3 8 (17.78%) WebSphere
3 8 (17.78%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (6.67%) CICS
5 2 (4.44%) nginx
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.22%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Project
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.22%) SAP APO
2 1 (2.22%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) Internet
2 5 (11.11%) Network Security
2 5 (11.11%) LAN
2 5 (11.11%) WAN
3 2 (4.44%) SAN
3 2 (4.44%) ADSL
3 2 (4.44%) Firewall
4 1 (2.22%) Wireless
4 1 (2.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) DB2
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Hudson
1 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Legal
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Architect
2 5 (11.11%) Consultant
2 5 (11.11%) Designer
3 4 (8.89%) Administrator
4 3 (6.67%) Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Mainframe Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (4.44%) Middleware Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Transmission Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Network Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle Technical Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) webMethods Developer
5 2 (4.44%) webMethods Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) XML
1 13 (28.89%) XSLT
2 8 (17.78%) JMS
2 8 (17.78%) JMX
2 8 (17.78%) J2EE
2 8 (17.78%) JDBC
2 8 (17.78%) JSP
2 8 (17.78%) Servlets
2 8 (17.78%) SOAP
2 8 (17.78%) Struts
2 8 (17.78%) Web Services
2 8 (17.78%) Hibernate
2 8 (17.78%) Spring
3 7 (15.56%) Middleware
4 5 (11.11%) XSD
5 2 (4.44%) LAMP
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (2.22%) HTML5
6 1 (2.22%) OSGi
6 1 (2.22%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) iPad
2 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.67%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.44%) Statistics
4 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) UNIX
3 5 (11.11%) AIX
4 3 (6.67%) Linux
4 3 (6.67%) zOS
5 2 (4.44%) Debian
5 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
2 8 (17.78%) B2C
2 8 (17.78%) Content Management
2 8 (17.78%) Load Testing
2 8 (17.78%) Software Architecture
3 7 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (15.56%) SOA
4 5 (11.11%) EAI
4 5 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (8.89%) Capacity Management
6 3 (6.67%) Service Management
6 3 (6.67%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.67%) Supplier Management
6 3 (6.67%) Information Security
7 2 (4.44%) Matrix Management
7 2 (4.44%) Process Management
7 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) Java
2 7 (15.56%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) Ruby
3 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) HNC
4 1 (2.22%) HND
4 1 (2.22%) CCNA
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.22%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) SLA
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.44%) Samba
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.22%) SRDF
3 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
1 2 (4.44%) ZABBIX
1 2 (4.44%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.22%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Oracle
2 9 (20.00%) HP
2 9 (20.00%) webMethods
3 8 (17.78%) ATG
3 8 (17.78%) Endeca
4 5 (11.11%) VMware
4 5 (11.11%) Software AG
5 3 (6.67%) BMC
5 3 (6.67%) CA
6 2 (4.44%) SAP
6 2 (4.44%) Symantec
6 2 (4.44%) NetApp
6 2 (4.44%) StorageTek
6 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.44%) Brocade
6 2 (4.44%) 3PAR
6 2 (4.44%) Citrix
7 1 (2.22%) F5
7 1 (2.22%) Google
7 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
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