The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 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.

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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BMC
Rank 52 52 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing BMC 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.50% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 1.12% 0.34% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £346
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +22.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.25 - £26.50
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
267 292 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.65% 51.14% 48.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 146 77
Average daily rate £356 £306 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.32% -14.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £160 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £475 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 25
Average hourly rate £14.50 £10.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £29.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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
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 26 January 2015, 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 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) HP
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
2 3 (37.50%) OPNET
2 3 (37.50%) Network Management
2 3 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Remedy
3 2 (25.00%) CA
3 2 (25.00%) PVCS
3 2 (25.00%) OpenView
3 2 (25.00%) F5
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) SSH
4 1 (12.50%) Local Government
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (12.50%) SSH
3 1 (12.50%) FTP
3 1 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) DTS
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) PVCS
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Programme Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Network Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Project Implementation Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Monitoring Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) AIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Network Management
2 3 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) OPNET
2 2 (25.00%) OpenView
3 1 (12.50%) Control-M
3 1 (12.50%) BladeLogic
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
3 2 (25.00%) F5
3 2 (25.00%) CA
3 2 (25.00%) Remedy
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (12.50%) Riverbed
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle