The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Chester region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC
Rank 18 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing BMC 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.96% 0.64% 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 5.71% 1.08% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£310 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +33.33%
Vendors Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
70 93 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 51.85% 59.24% 41.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 18
Average daily rate £310 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.34% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £244 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 2
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.63% -23.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £16.10 £39.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
BMC
Cheshire

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 24 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
1 3 (75.00%) Remedy
1 3 (75.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) YUI
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) ITSM Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Process Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) YUI
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) Sun
2 1 (25.00%) HP
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