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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC
Rank 126 129 139
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs citing BMC 11 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.31% 0.061%
As % of the Vendors category 0.77% 0.68% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
Average daily rate
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£388 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -2.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £355
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+137.50% +14.28%
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
1437 1333 1573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.99% 45.79% 48.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 585 726
Average daily rate £335 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 107 128
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 2014. 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
Merseyside - 2 - -
Manchester - - - -
BMC
England

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 11 (57.89%) HP
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Linux
3 9 (47.37%) RDBMS
3 9 (47.37%) AIX
3 9 (47.37%) Relational Database
3 9 (47.37%) Perl
4 8 (42.11%) CSS
4 8 (42.11%) HTML
4 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 8 (42.11%) Sun
4 8 (42.11%) Apache
4 8 (42.11%) Web Development
4 8 (42.11%) YUI
5 7 (36.84%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (36.84%) MVC
5 7 (36.84%) Remedy
6 6 (31.58%) ITSM
7 5 (26.32%) Service Management
8 4 (21.05%) ITIL
8 4 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (15.79%) FrontRange
9 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Banking
9 3 (15.79%) ServiceNow
10 2 (10.53%) EMC
10 2 (10.53%) CA
10 2 (10.53%) Oracle
10 2 (10.53%) Microsoft

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 8 (42.11%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
1 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) RDBMS
1 9 (47.37%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (15.79%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Service Manager
1 3 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (15.79%) Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow Developer
2 2 (10.53%) ITSM Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Process Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.26%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) DBA
3 1 (5.26%) Operations Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Service Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) CSS
1 8 (42.11%) HTML
1 8 (42.11%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) AIX
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Web Development
2 7 (36.84%) MVC
3 6 (31.58%) ITSM
4 5 (26.32%) Service Management
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Workflow
8 1 (5.26%) Time Management
8 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
8 1 (5.26%) IT Governance
8 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
8 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
8 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
8 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
8 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
8 1 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (5.26%) Performance Improvement
8 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) Perl
3 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) HP
2 8 (42.11%) Sun
3 7 (36.84%) Remedy
4 3 (15.79%) FrontRange
4 3 (15.79%) ServiceNow
5 2 (10.53%) EMC
5 2 (10.53%) CA
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix