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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
North West / Cheshire
Rank - 75 60
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.11% 0.77%
As % of the Systems Management category - 1.79% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £540 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £423 £451
% change year-on-year
-20.11% -6.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
48 56 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.49% 6.00% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 26 30
Median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £266 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 2
Median hourly rate £17.25 £13.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.69% -48.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.78% +24.44%

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