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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
Rank - 129 125
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 0 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category - 2.53% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Average daily rate
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- £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £275 £400
% change year-on-year
- -31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
300 237 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.07% 7.73% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 113 78
Average daily rate £365 £311 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.26% -1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 18
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.13 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.49% -10.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.78 £31.53 £44.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -15.55%

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) NetApp
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (75.00%) FlexPod
1 3 (75.00%) NX-OS
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (75.00%) Data ONTAP
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) NFS
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) NCIE
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Mainframe

BladeLogic
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (75.00%) NX-OS
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) FlexPod Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) FlexPod
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Data ONTAP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (50.00%) NCIE
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) NFS
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) NetApp
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) EMC