The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of BMC products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BMC over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Birmingham region.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within BMC Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC
Rank 48 46 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing BMC 10 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.63% 0.59% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 3.14% 1.30% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate £300 £200 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £411 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £13.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+239.62% -30.26%
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
318 231 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 51.88% 45.12% 45.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 109 131
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 20
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £10.65 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
BMC
West Midlands

BMC
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BMC across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

BMC Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

BMC
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BMC across the Birmingham region.

BMC Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

BMC
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BMC across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

BMC Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

BMC
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BMC across the Birmingham region.

BMC Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing BMC 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 BMC.

1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Banking
3 5 (50.00%) Control-M
4 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (40.00%) CGI
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) PHP
4 4 (40.00%) JSP
4 4 (40.00%) Migration
4 4 (40.00%) Games
4 4 (40.00%) Ajax
4 4 (40.00%) Web 2.0
4 4 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (30.00%) CMDB
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) IBM
5 3 (30.00%) HP
5 3 (30.00%) Solaris
5 3 (30.00%) NetApp
5 3 (30.00%) Veritas
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing BMC 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 BMC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (40.00%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Solaris Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SAN Storage Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) SAN Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) CGI
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) JSP
2 4 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (20.00%) XML Schema
3 2 (20.00%) XSL
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Web 2.0
2 3 (30.00%) CMDB
3 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (10.00%) HP StorageWorks
4 1 (10.00%) LPAR
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Solaris
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) AIX
5 1 (10.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
1 4 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITSM
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (40.00%) PHP
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (10.00%) SRDF
2 1 (10.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Control-M
2 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) IBM
1 3 (30.00%) HP
1 3 (30.00%) NetApp
1 3 (30.00%) Veritas
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) Remedy
2 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (10.00%) CA
3 1 (10.00%) Sun