The first table below looks at the demand for BladeLogic skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BladeLogic over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the West Midlands region.

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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
Rank 113 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.082% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £506 £275
% change year-on-year
-30.86% +84.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
128 108 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.26% 5.47% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 65 58
Average daily rate £340 £375 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +27.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 8
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -15.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £12.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £12.50 £19.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-9.84% +27.14%
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BladeLogic
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BladeLogic across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

BladeLogic Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

BladeLogic
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

BladeLogic Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

BladeLogic
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing BladeLogic 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 BladeLogic.

1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Jython
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Software Distribution
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware

BladeLogic
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing BladeLogic 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 BladeLogic. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Software Distribution
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM