The table below looks at the statistics for BladeLogic skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BladeLogic over the 3 months to 30 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
Rank 59 67 62
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.68% 0.22% 0.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.35% 2.94% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £328 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £309 £450
% change year-on-year
+37.37% -31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BladeLogic
North West

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

Systems Management Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
68 68 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.21% 7.60% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 31
Average daily rate £338 £337 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -15.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £223 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £44.20 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.12% +31.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.67 £31.56 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.10 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.83%

BladeLogic
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BladeLogic across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

BladeLogic Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

BladeLogic
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

BladeLogic Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

BladeLogic
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BladeLogic within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 3 - -
BladeLogic
North West

BladeLogic
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing BladeLogic 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 BladeLogic.

1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (40.00%) FlexPod
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) NCIE
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) NFS

BladeLogic
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing BladeLogic 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 BladeLogic. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Server Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) FlexPod Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (20.00%) NCIE
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (20.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) NetApp
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) EMC