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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Capacity Planning
England / West Midlands
Rank 112 116 94
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Contract jobs citing Capacity Planning 10 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.38% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.46% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 5
Median daily rate £375 £416 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.90% +22.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £368 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £518 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.00

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
1876 2154 1635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.02% 82.53% 72.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1200 1217 937
Median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 50 106
Median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £37.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +8 7 £356 -20.83% 1
Warwickshire - 3 £425 -
Capacity Planning
England

Capacity Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 9 (42.86%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) Change Management
3 7 (33.33%) Unix
3 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 6 (28.57%) HP
4 6 (28.57%) IBM
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) SAN
4 6 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 6 (28.57%) Migration
4 6 (28.57%) Problem Management
5 5 (23.81%) Network Security
5 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (19.05%) SDLC
6 4 (19.05%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Test Planning
6 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
6 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
6 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
6 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
6 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
6 4 (19.05%) QA
6 4 (19.05%) Electronics
6 4 (19.05%) Finance

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:

Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) SAN
2 5 (23.81%) Network Security
3 2 (9.52%) BGP
3 2 (9.52%) DHCP
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) FTP
3 2 (9.52%) OSPF
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) VPN
4 1 (4.76%) DSL
4 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
4 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.76%) IPsec
4 1 (4.76%) RIP
4 1 (4.76%) SMTP
4 1 (4.76%) SNMP
4 1 (4.76%) TACACS
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
4 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Electronics
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Administrator
1 4 (19.05%) Test Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Architect
2 3 (14.29%) SAN Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Database Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Head of Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) Head of Service Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) Wintel Architect
4 1 (4.76%) ArcSight Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (4.76%) PMO Planner
4 1 (4.76%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) SAN Storage Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Unix Architect
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Wintel Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Unix
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) HPUX
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) Change Management
3 6 (28.57%) Migration
3 6 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
5 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
5 4 (19.05%) SDLC
5 4 (19.05%) Test Planning
5 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
5 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
6 3 (14.29%) Coaching
6 3 (14.29%) Escalation Management
6 3 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) RHCE
3 2 (9.52%) ISEB
3 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.76%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
2 3 (14.29%) SLA
3 1 (4.76%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) VMware ESX
2 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 3 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Firmware
3 1 (4.76%) NFS
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (4.76%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (4.76%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) VMware
2 6 (28.57%) HP
2 6 (28.57%) IBM
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Brocade
3 3 (14.29%) Dell
3 3 (14.29%) NetApp
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 3 (14.29%) Veritas
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) Teradata
5 1 (4.76%) ArcSight
5 1 (4.76%) Lancope