The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of BMC products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BMC over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC
Rank 142 107 121
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +14
Contract jobs citing BMC 3 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.091% 0.68% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 1.62% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 5
Average daily rate
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£420 £500 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £365 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £550 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £403 £310
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +29.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 - £32.00
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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 South West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1384 987 1232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.03% 41.79% 45.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 593 664
Average daily rate £375 £336 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% -7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £170 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 77 88
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.30 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.17% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £31.14 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

BMC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

BMC Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

BMC
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

BMC Daily Rate Trend in the South West

BMC
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

BMC Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

BMC
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Wiltshire -19 3 £420 -20.00% 1
Bristol - - - - 3
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
BMC
England

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) Remedy
1 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
1 4 (57.14%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) QA
2 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) SMTP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) CMDB
3 2 (28.57%) Postfix
3 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (28.57%) yum
4 1 (14.29%) Network Management
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) XenApp

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SMTP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) FWSM
2 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
2 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) Network Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CCEE
3 1 (14.29%) CCSE
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) MCTS
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) CCA
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Postfix
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) XenServer
2 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) ProxySG
2 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (28.57%) yum
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Remedy
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) BT
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) AppSense
4 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper