The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of BMC products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BMC over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BMC
Rank 63 70 63
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing BMC 5 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.58% 0.51% 1.09%
As % of the Vendors category 1.30% 1.01% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £215 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.25 - £26.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
386 496 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 44.88% 50.15% 51.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 252 159
Average daily rate £375 £390 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 34
Average hourly rate £55.65 £19.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+192.89% +2.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

BMC
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

BMC Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

BMC
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

BMC Daily Rate Trend in Reading

BMC
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

BMC Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 8 (50.00%) HP
2 8 (50.00%) EMC
3 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (43.75%) Coaching
4 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (37.50%) Capacity Management
4 6 (37.50%) Service Management
4 6 (37.50%) Problem Management
5 5 (31.25%) Performance Management
5 5 (31.25%) Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) ITSM
6 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
6 3 (18.75%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
6 3 (18.75%) UNIX
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
7 2 (12.50%) Perl
7 2 (12.50%) XML
8 1 (6.25%) XSLT
8 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
8 1 (6.25%) Firewall
8 1 (6.25%) Workflow
8 1 (6.25%) Wireless
8 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
8 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (6.25%) 4G
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) 3G
1 1 (6.25%) MPLS
1 1 (6.25%) OSPF
1 1 (6.25%) BGP
1 1 (6.25%) Broadband
1 1 (6.25%) SNMP
1 1 (6.25%) IPv4
1 1 (6.25%) IPv6
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Delivery Manager
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) OSS Architect
4 1 (6.25%) OSS Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Service Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) XSLT
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (43.75%) Coaching
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (37.50%) Capacity Management
3 6 (37.50%) Service Management
3 6 (37.50%) Problem Management
4 5 (31.25%) Performance Management
4 5 (31.25%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) ITSM
6 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
6 1 (6.25%) Workflow
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
6 1 (6.25%) eTOM
6 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.25%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
2 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) XPath
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (6.25%) CCIE
1 1 (6.25%) CCNP
1 1 (6.25%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (6.25%) OpenView
2 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) HP
1 8 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
2 1 (6.25%) F5
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Remedy
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) SevOne