The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of BMC products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BMC over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC
Rank - 21 -
Contract jobs citing BMC 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - 2.38% -
As % of the Vendors category - 8.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £390 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £388 £359
% change year-on-year
-4.51% +8.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £17.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+167.14% -53.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Vendors Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
59 50 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 35.76% 29.76% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 30 34
Average daily rate £425 £319 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.22% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £450 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

BMC
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

BMC Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

BMC
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

BMC Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

BMC
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (100.00%) Remedy
1 3 (100.00%) ITSM
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 3 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Remedy