Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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.

Capacity Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 191 157
Rank change year-on-year +27 -34 +7
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 19 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.34% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.41% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 12
West Midlands median daily rate £287 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.46% +7.81% -11.11%
10th Percentile £225 £321 £304
90th Percentile £579 £663 £560
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year +9.17% -31.03% +1.75%

Capacity Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3948 5128 3925
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.96% 83.07% 79.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2518 3069 2256
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.99%
10th Percentile £245 £250 £235
90th Percentile £550 £550 £531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 136 175
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.85% -11.25% -
10th Percentile £11.70 £10.75 £11.10
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.50 £43.27
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

Capacity Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Capacity Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +20 7 £363 -41.53%
Birmingham +3 5 £294 -35.26%
Coventry +19 4 £275 -19.21%
Dudley - 2 £248 -
Capacity Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 9 (47.37%) ITIL
1 9 (47.37%) Service Delivery
2 8 (42.11%) Change Management
3 7 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (31.58%) Finance
4 6 (31.58%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
5 5 (26.32%) SLA
5 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
6 4 (21.05%) Supplier Management
6 4 (21.05%) ITSM
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) HPUX
6 4 (21.05%) Unix
6 4 (21.05%) Citrix
6 4 (21.05%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (21.05%) Performance Measurement
6 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
6 4 (21.05%) Process Improvement
7 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
7 3 (15.79%) NetApp
7 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
7 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
7 3 (15.79%) Linux
7 3 (15.79%) NFS
8 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
8 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Capacity Management
Co-occurring 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 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (5.26%) Skype
1 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Service Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) HPUX Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Service Assurance Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Unix Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) IT Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) RIA
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) HPUX
2 4 (21.05%) Unix
3 3 (15.79%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) ITIL
1 9 (47.37%) Service Delivery
2 8 (42.11%) Change Management
3 7 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
5 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (21.05%) ITSM
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Measurement
5 4 (21.05%) Process Improvement
5 4 (21.05%) Supplier Management
6 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
7 2 (10.53%) Analytical Thinking
7 2 (10.53%) Change Control
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (10.53%) High Availability
7 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Network Management
7 2 (10.53%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) MCSE
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.53%) RHCE
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.26%) CCIE
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) NFS
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Citrix
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) NetApp
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) Dell
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.26%) Avaya
4 1 (5.26%) Hitachi
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle