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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
Rank - 71 62
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.13% 0.41%
As % of the Systems Management category - 1.08% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £275 £375
% change year-on-year
- -26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
90 93 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.14% 11.85% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 33 25
Average daily rate £525 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £431 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 4
Average hourly rate £20.19 £43.00 £43.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.05% -1.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) NetApp
1 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (50.00%) FlexPod
1 3 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) NCIE
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) NFS
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere

BladeLogic
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) FlexPod Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (50.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Control
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (33.33%) NCIE
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (33.33%) NFS
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) NetApp
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) EMC