The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of BMC products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BMC over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC
Rank 19 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing BMC 6 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.38% 2.84% -
As % of the Vendors category 8.70% 4.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £20.63 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+126.66% -45.00%
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Cheshire

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

Vendors Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
69 121 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 50.36% 57.35% 39.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 26
Average daily rate £400 £323 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.03% -5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 5
Average hourly rate £31.50 £31.56 £62.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% -49.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

BMC
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

BMC Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

BMC
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

BMC Daily Rate Trend in Chester

BMC
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 6 (66.67%) Perl
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) AIX
2 6 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Apache
3 5 (55.56%) Sun
3 5 (55.56%) HP
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) Web Development
3 5 (55.56%) YUI
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) Remedy
5 3 (33.33%) Service Management
6 2 (22.22%) ITSM
7 1 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) Retail
7 1 (11.11%) UNIX
7 1 (11.11%) Solaris

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 6 (66.67%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Process Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) ITSM Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) AIX
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Web Development
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Perl
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Sun
1 5 (55.56%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) Remedy