The table below looks at the statistics for BladeLogic skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BladeLogic over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
Rank 89 80 62
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -18
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 5 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.45% 0.10% 1.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.07% 1.22% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £500 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 - £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 - £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 - £293
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
123 82 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.18% 8.23% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 60 36
Median daily rate £425 £590 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.96% +57.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £303 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £700 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 17
Median hourly rate £13.00 £20.19 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.59% -52.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+18.90% -19.26%

BladeLogic
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing BladeLogic as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BladeLogic within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Macclesfield -3 2 £500 -
Chester - 1 £425 -
BladeLogic
North West

BladeLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BladeLogic 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for BladeLogic.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) BMC
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Apache
3 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (60.00%) AIX
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Server Building
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Ruby
4 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (40.00%) SaaS
4 2 (40.00%) PaaS
4 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (40.00%) Puppet
4 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) IaaS
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (40.00%) Public Cloud
4 2 (40.00%) VBScript
4 2 (40.00%) VB
4 2 (40.00%) .NET

BladeLogic
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) IaaS
1 2 (40.00%) PaaS
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) AIX
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) CentOS
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Server Building
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSA
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) BMC
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) EMC