The table below looks at the statistics for BladeLogic skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BladeLogic over the 3 months to 24 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
Rank 153 125 117
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -8
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 1 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% 0.32% 0.081%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.36% 3.55% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £305 £425
% change year-on-year
- -28.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BladeLogic
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Systems Management Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
275 282 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.08% 9.09% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 121 69
Average daily rate £438 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £223 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £427 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 30 16
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £19.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +31.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.41 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

BladeLogic
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BladeLogic across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

BladeLogic Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

BladeLogic
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

BladeLogic Daily Rate Trend in the North West

BladeLogic
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BladeLogic within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Cheshire -15 1 - -
BladeLogic
England

BladeLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing BladeLogic 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 BladeLogic.

1 3 (33.33%) C
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) NetApp
1 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (33.33%) FlexPod
1 3 (33.33%) NX-OS
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (22.22%) VLAN
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) NAS
2 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) NCIE
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (22.22%) Change Control
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) NFS
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) EMC
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification

BladeLogic
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing BladeLogic 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 BladeLogic. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (33.33%) NX-OS
2 2 (22.22%) VLAN
2 2 (22.22%) NAS
2 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) FlexPod Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Build Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 3 (33.33%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (22.22%) NCIE
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (22.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) NetApp
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) EMC