The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of BMC products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BMC over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BMC
Rank - 64 65
Contract jobs citing BMC 0 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.73% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.66% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £47.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-73.69% +137.50%
BMC
North West

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

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
360 362 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.94% 44.09% 47.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 163 165
Average daily rate £400 £388 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £214 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 32
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.13% -52.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.50 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £45.00 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

BMC
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

BMC Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

BMC
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

BMC Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) ITSM
1 4 (80.00%) CMDB
2 3 (60.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (60.00%) Remedy
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Catalyst
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) NAS
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (20.00%) SUSE
4 1 (20.00%) Debian
4 1 (20.00%) Jython
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Catalyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) CMDB
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) SUSE
3 1 (20.00%) Debian
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Jython
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix