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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capacity Planning over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capacity Planning
Rank 132 112 98
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -14
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 16 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.32% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.42% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 7
Median daily rate £375 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £359 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £448 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+19.14% +6.81%
Capacity Planning
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
2648 1895 1944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.54% 76.60% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1574 1130 1020
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £272 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 90 132
Median hourly rate £22.00 £28.69 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.31% +4.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

Capacity Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Capacity Planning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Planning within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -7 8 £363 -7.93% 2
Warwickshire -5 4 £475 +15.85% 7
Solihull - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £375 -
Staffordshire - 1 £275 -
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Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Capacity Planning.

1 14 (42.42%) Data Centre
2 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
3 12 (36.36%) ITIL
4 11 (33.33%) LAN
4 11 (33.33%) WAN
5 10 (30.30%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (27.27%) Cisco
7 8 (24.24%) SQL
7 8 (24.24%) Change Management
7 8 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (21.21%) Firewall
8 7 (21.21%) Wireless
8 7 (21.21%) Finance
8 7 (21.21%) Windows
8 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
8 7 (21.21%) Internet
8 7 (21.21%) Project Management
9 6 (18.18%) IBM
9 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (15.15%) High Availability
10 5 (15.15%) Migration
10 5 (15.15%) Service Management
10 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
11 4 (12.12%) Dell
11 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
11 4 (12.12%) Oracle
11 4 (12.12%) Java
11 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (6.06%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) LAN
1 11 (33.33%) WAN
2 7 (21.21%) Firewall
2 7 (21.21%) Internet
2 7 (21.21%) Wireless
3 3 (9.09%) BGP
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (9.09%) EIGRP
3 3 (9.09%) H.323
3 3 (9.09%) OSPF
3 3 (9.09%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (9.09%) VLAN
3 3 (9.09%) VoIP
4 2 (6.06%) LDAP
5 1 (3.03%) Network Security
5 1 (3.03%) SAN
5 1 (3.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (9.09%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.06%) OLTP
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.03%) Ingres
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MSBuild
1 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) DBA
2 5 (15.15%) Administrator
2 5 (15.15%) Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) SQL DBA
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Head of Delivery
4 3 (9.09%) Head of Service Delivery
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Network Specialist
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Developer
5 2 (6.06%) IBM Technical Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Lead Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
1 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.06%) Replication
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) Unix
4 1 (3.03%) AIX
4 1 (3.03%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) ITIL
2 10 (30.30%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (24.24%) Change Management
3 8 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (21.21%) Project Management
5 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.15%) High Availability
5 5 (15.15%) Migration
5 5 (15.15%) Service Management
6 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
6 4 (12.12%) Server Building
7 3 (9.09%) Product Management
7 3 (9.09%) Scrum
7 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (6.06%) Document Management
8 2 (6.06%) Logistics
8 2 (6.06%) PLM
8 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) Java
3 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.06%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.03%) CCIE
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certified Master
2 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
1 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (9.09%) SCOM
2 2 (6.06%) MOM
3 1 (3.03%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (3.03%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Cisco
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.18%) IBM
4 4 (12.12%) Dell
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle
5 3 (9.09%) VMware
6 2 (6.06%) Capita
7 1 (3.03%) Ab Initio
7 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.03%) F5
7 1 (3.03%) HP
7 1 (3.03%) Juniper
7 1 (3.03%) NetApp
7 1 (3.03%) Veritas