The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Capacity Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Capacity Management over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Capacity Management
England / West Midlands
Rank 109 126 106
Rank change year-on-year +17 -20  
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 7 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.15% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.18% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 10
Median daily rate £350 £375 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +42.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £315 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £555 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.85% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £63.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +57.50%  

Capacity Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1824 2198 1839
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 79.93% 82.51% 74.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1212 1042
Median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 44 109
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.11% -40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.74 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Capacity Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Capacity Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Capacity Management in the West Midlands

Capacity Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Capacity Management in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Capacity Management in the West Midlands

Capacity Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Capacity Management in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Capacity Management in the West Midlands

Capacity Management
Contractor 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 Management in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Capacity Management in the West Midlands

Capacity Management
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 Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Staffordshire - 3 £250 -
Birmingham +2 1 - - 2
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £395 -
Capacity Management
England

Capacity Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Capacity Management 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 Management.

1 5 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (40.00%) Local Government
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) CRM
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) WSUS
5 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (10.00%) LANDesk
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Management

Capacity Management
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 1 (10.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (10.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) MPLS
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) DBA
1 4 (40.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Service Management Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Network Operations Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Operations Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (10.00%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (10.00%) Forum Sentry
1 1 (10.00%) vMotion
1 1 (10.00%) vRealize
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) BMC
2 1 (10.00%) Brocade
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) EMC
2 1 (10.00%) F5
2 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (10.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy
2 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds