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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BladeLogic over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
Rank 148 157 141
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.087% 0.070% 0.032%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.97% 0.88% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £450 £473
% change year-on-year
-27.77% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
BladeLogic
England

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
309 339 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.98% 7.96% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 182 127
Median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 27
Median hourly rate £24.62 £11.75 £20.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.48% -42.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £11.50 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +7.98%

BladeLogic
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing BladeLogic as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BladeLogic within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 3 - -
BladeLogic
England

BladeLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BladeLogic also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for BladeLogic.

1 6 (85.71%) Apache
1 6 (85.71%) Tomcat
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Clustering
3 3 (42.86%) Jython
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) CA Wily
3 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (42.86%) Server Building
3 3 (42.86%) BMC
3 3 (42.86%) CA
3 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 3 (42.86%) Middleware
3 3 (42.86%) AIX
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) JBoss
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) LDAP
3 3 (42.86%) HTTP
3 3 (42.86%) SSL
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Python

BladeLogic
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (85.71%) Apache
1 6 (85.71%) Tomcat
2 3 (42.86%) JBoss
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (28.57%) IIS
4 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) IaaS
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
1 3 (42.86%) LDAP
1 3 (42.86%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Server Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Clustering
2 2 (28.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) AIX
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) CentOS
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Open Source
1 3 (42.86%) Server Building
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Jython
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
1 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) CA Wily
1 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (28.57%) Puppet
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) BMC
2 3 (42.86%) CA
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) EMC