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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capacity Planning
Rank 97 105 92
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 11 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.27% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Average daily rate
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£384 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.91% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £300 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £115.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-78.26% +416.85%
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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
1449 1480 1247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.03% 69.94% 67.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 794 615
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 79 108
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £77.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -3 2 £420 +40.00% 3
Coventry - 1 - - 2
Solihull - 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £418 -
Warwickshire - 1 £340 - 1
Shropshire - - - -
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Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 10 (31.25%) Oracle
2 9 (28.13%) Java
2 9 (28.13%) HP
2 9 (28.13%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (21.88%) SOA
3 7 (21.88%) Middleware
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) XML
3 7 (21.88%) XSLT
3 7 (21.88%) Windows
4 6 (18.75%) UNIX
4 6 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 5 (15.63%) AIX
5 5 (15.63%) XSD
5 5 (15.63%) webMethods
5 5 (15.63%) Software AG
5 5 (15.63%) EAI
5 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
6 4 (12.50%) VMware
6 4 (12.50%) Firewall
6 4 (12.50%) Supplier Management
6 4 (12.50%) LAN
6 4 (12.50%) WAN
6 4 (12.50%) Change Management
6 4 (12.50%) Network Security
6 4 (12.50%) Capacity Management
7 3 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 3 (9.38%) CICS
1 3 (9.38%) Apache
1 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.25%) CMS
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (6.25%) JBoss
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (3.13%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS Project
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.25%) SAP PP
2 1 (3.13%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.13%) SAP APO
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Firewall
1 4 (12.50%) LAN
1 4 (12.50%) WAN
1 4 (12.50%) Network Security
2 3 (9.38%) Internet
2 3 (9.38%) Wireless
3 1 (3.13%) SSL
3 1 (3.13%) VPN
3 1 (3.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) DB2
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.13%) Hudson
General
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Architect
2 5 (15.63%) Designer
2 5 (15.63%) Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Mainframe Architect
3 3 (9.38%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Solutions Designer
3 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) SAP Support
4 2 (6.25%) SAP P2P Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Middleware Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Wintel Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Backup Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Middleware
1 7 (21.88%) XML
1 7 (21.88%) XSLT
2 5 (15.63%) XSD
3 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
3 2 (6.25%) Spring
3 2 (6.25%) JDBC
3 2 (6.25%) JSP
3 2 (6.25%) Servlets
3 2 (6.25%) SOAP
3 2 (6.25%) Struts
3 2 (6.25%) Web Services
3 2 (6.25%) J2EE
3 2 (6.25%) JMS
3 2 (6.25%) JMX
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (3.13%) CSS3
4 1 (3.13%) OSGi
4 1 (3.13%) HTML5
4 1 (3.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.38%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.25%) Statistics
3 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.25%) Data Conversion
3 2 (6.25%) iPad
4 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) UNIX
3 5 (15.63%) AIX
4 3 (9.38%) zOS
5 2 (6.25%) Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.13%) HPUX
6 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (21.88%) SOA
3 6 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (15.63%) EAI
4 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 4 (12.50%) Change Management
5 4 (12.50%) Capacity Management
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (9.38%) Information Security
6 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.25%) Process Management
7 2 (6.25%) Service Management
7 2 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Content Management
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.25%) B2C
7 2 (6.25%) Resource Management
7 2 (6.25%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) ABAP
4 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) SAP Certification
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) ProxySG
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.13%) SRDF
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
1 1 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (3.13%) ZABBIX
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle
2 9 (28.13%) HP
3 5 (15.63%) webMethods
3 5 (15.63%) Software AG
4 4 (12.50%) VMware
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco
5 3 (9.38%) BMC
5 3 (9.38%) CA
5 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
5 3 (9.38%) SAP
6 2 (6.25%) ATG
6 2 (6.25%) Blue Coat
6 2 (6.25%) Endeca
6 2 (6.25%) Remedy
6 2 (6.25%) Citrix
6 2 (6.25%) F5
7 1 (3.13%) EMC
7 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.13%) Adobe
7 1 (3.13%) JD Edwards
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