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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BMC
Rank 72 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BMC 7 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.71% - 1.06%
As % of the Vendors category 1.53% - 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
Average daily rate
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£475 - £333
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 - £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year
-61.11% +239.62%
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
457 351 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 46.21% 43.98% 51.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 155 169
Average daily rate £475 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £160 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 26
Average hourly rate £15.92 £28.25 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.64% +43.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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
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 BMC within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Chester - 4 £463 -
BMC
North West

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 5 (62.50%) Perl
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) Remedy
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) CMDB
1 5 (62.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) ITSM
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Web Development
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) NAS
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) Jython
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (25.00%) Sun
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) Windows

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Project Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Catalyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) CMDB
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) AIX
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) SUSE
4 1 (12.50%) Debian
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITSM
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Perl
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Jython
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Remedy
2 2 (25.00%) Sun
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix