The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of BMC products and/or services 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 BMC over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BMC
Rank 157 126 126
Rank change year-on-year
-31 0
Contract jobs citing BMC 1 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% 0.20% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.061% 0.45% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 7
Average daily rate
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- £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-53.64% +37.50%
BMC
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1647 1329 1254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 43.03% 44.26% 46.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 674 545
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 98 98
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.61 £40.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

BMC
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

BMC Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

BMC
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

BMC Daily Rate Trend in the North West

BMC
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BMC across the North West region.

BMC Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

BMC
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 BMC within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester - 1 - -
BMC
England

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Perl
3 8 (53.33%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 7 (46.67%) Web Development
4 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (40.00%) CMDB
5 6 (40.00%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (40.00%) AIX
5 6 (40.00%) Sun
5 6 (40.00%) HP
5 6 (40.00%) RDBMS
5 6 (40.00%) Remedy
6 5 (33.33%) UNIX
6 5 (33.33%) Catalyst
6 5 (33.33%) ITSM
6 5 (33.33%) MVC
6 5 (33.33%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) YUI
7 4 (26.67%) Apache
7 4 (26.67%) HTML
7 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 4 (26.67%) CSS
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL
7 4 (26.67%) Service Management
8 3 (20.00%) Citrix
8 3 (20.00%) Banking
9 2 (13.33%) Jython
9 2 (13.33%) Management Information System

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
1 2 (13.33%) NAS
2 1 (6.67%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Project Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Network Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) DB2 DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) ITSM Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Catalyst
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (40.00%) CMDB
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) AIX
4 5 (33.33%) UNIX
5 1 (6.67%) Solaris
5 1 (6.67%) SUSE
5 1 (6.67%) Debian
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Web Development
2 5 (33.33%) ITSM
2 5 (33.33%) MVC
3 4 (26.67%) Service Management
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (6.67%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Perl
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) PHP
4 2 (13.33%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (6.67%) MAINVIEW
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Sun
1 6 (40.00%) HP
1 6 (40.00%) Remedy
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) VMware