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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capacity Planning
Rank 106 88 105
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +17
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 16 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.87% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.26% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 4
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£363 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.82% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £254 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £369 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year
+246.29% -
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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
1723 1430 1556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.67% 68.82% 68.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 927 783 808
Average daily rate £375 £357 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 58 116
Average hourly rate £28.69 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -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 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 20 October 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 20 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
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 - 9 £344 -
Coventry -12 2 £425 - 3
Birmingham -5 1 £350 +9.37% 4
Solihull - - - - 3
Walsall - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
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Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 17 (39.53%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (34.88%) Oracle
3 9 (20.93%) Java
3 9 (20.93%) XSLT
3 9 (20.93%) XML
3 9 (20.93%) Apache
4 8 (18.60%) B2C
4 8 (18.60%) Internet
4 8 (18.60%) JBoss
4 8 (18.60%) E-Commerce
4 8 (18.60%) JMS
4 8 (18.60%) J2EE
4 8 (18.60%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (18.60%) WebLogic
4 8 (18.60%) JDBC
4 8 (18.60%) JSP
4 8 (18.60%) Servlets
4 8 (18.60%) SOAP
4 8 (18.60%) Struts
4 8 (18.60%) Web Services
4 8 (18.60%) JMX
4 8 (18.60%) ATG
4 8 (18.60%) CMS
4 8 (18.60%) Hibernate
4 8 (18.60%) Content Management
4 8 (18.60%) Spring
4 8 (18.60%) Software Architecture
4 8 (18.60%) iPad
4 8 (18.60%) Endeca
4 8 (18.60%) WebSphere

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 9 (20.93%) Apache
2 8 (18.60%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (18.60%) WebLogic
2 8 (18.60%) JBoss
2 8 (18.60%) CMS
2 8 (18.60%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.33%) nginx
4 1 (2.33%) Lync
4 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Project
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.33%) SAP APO
2 1 (2.33%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) Internet
2 4 (9.30%) LAN
2 4 (9.30%) WAN
2 4 (9.30%) Network Security
3 3 (6.98%) SAN
4 2 (4.65%) ADSL
5 1 (2.33%) Firewall
5 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.98%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) DB2
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.33%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MSI
1 1 (2.33%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.33%) AdminStudio
1 1 (2.33%) Hudson
1 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.30%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Architect
2 8 (18.60%) Consultant
3 5 (11.63%) Administrator
4 3 (6.98%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) webMethods Developer
4 3 (6.98%) webMethods Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Developer
4 3 (6.98%) webMethods Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Middleware Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Technical Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) DBA
5 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Storage Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) SQL DBA
5 2 (4.65%) Network Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Resource Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) XML
1 9 (20.93%) XSLT
2 8 (18.60%) JMS
2 8 (18.60%) J2EE
2 8 (18.60%) JDBC
2 8 (18.60%) JSP
2 8 (18.60%) Servlets
2 8 (18.60%) SOAP
2 8 (18.60%) Struts
2 8 (18.60%) Web Services
2 8 (18.60%) JMX
2 8 (18.60%) Hibernate
2 8 (18.60%) Spring
3 4 (9.30%) Middleware
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.33%) LAMP
5 1 (2.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) iPad
2 2 (4.65%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) Statistics
3 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.33%) Replication
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) UNIX
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) Debian
4 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.33%) AIX
4 1 (2.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (18.60%) Software Architecture
2 8 (18.60%) E-Commerce
2 8 (18.60%) B2C
2 8 (18.60%) Content Management
2 8 (18.60%) Load Testing
3 5 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.98%) ITIL
5 3 (6.98%) SOA
5 3 (6.98%) Data Protection
5 3 (6.98%) Information Security
6 2 (4.65%) Supplier Management
6 2 (4.65%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.65%) WFM
6 2 (4.65%) Change Management
6 2 (4.65%) Matrix Management
6 2 (4.65%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (4.65%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) Java
2 4 (9.30%) SQL
3 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.33%) Ruby
4 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) HNC
2 1 (2.33%) HND
2 1 (2.33%) CCNA
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Certification
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
3 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) SRDF
2 1 (2.33%) vSphere
2 1 (2.33%) Samba
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.33%) SCOM
2 1 (2.33%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.33%) ZABBIX
2 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Oracle
2 8 (18.60%) Endeca
2 8 (18.60%) ATG
3 6 (13.95%) SAP
3 6 (13.95%) webMethods
4 5 (11.63%) HP
5 4 (9.30%) VMware
6 3 (6.98%) NetApp
7 2 (4.65%) Citrix
7 2 (4.65%) Symantec
7 2 (4.65%) StorageTek
7 2 (4.65%) Brocade
7 2 (4.65%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.33%) F5
8 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.33%) Remedy
8 1 (2.33%) Software AG
8 1 (2.33%) Peregrine
8 1 (2.33%) EMC
West Midlands
LA International
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago