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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BMC
Rank - 19 29
Contract jobs citing BMC 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 3.01% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category - 5.80% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-53.64% +37.50%
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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
79 69 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 47.02% 51.88% 58.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 22 22
Average daily rate £375 £310 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -5.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 16
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.42 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -44.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.35 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) CMDB
2 2 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Jython
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) Sun
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Project Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Catalyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) CMDB
3 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) SUSE
3 1 (25.00%) Debian
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Jython
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Sun
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) Remedy