The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of BMC products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BMC over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BMC
Rank 113 112 97
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing BMC 19 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.69% 0.47% 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 1.54% 1.02% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 9
Median daily rate £375 £325 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -29.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £305 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £365 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.13 £67.50 £42.13
% change year-on-year
-82.03% +60.23%
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 West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1233 1174 1161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.08% 45.61% 48.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 577 584
Median daily rate £400 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 57 110
Median hourly rate £15.43 £15.85 £16.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.68% -3.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.69 £10.36 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £31.44 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

BMC
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing BMC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

BMC Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

BMC
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

BMC Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

BMC
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BMC across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

BMC Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

BMC
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

BMC Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

BMC
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BMC within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -8 8 £430 -
Shropshire +3 7 £375 +25.00%
Warwickshire +1 4 £375 -
BMC
England

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BMC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for BMC.

1 24 (57.14%) Cisco
2 22 (52.38%) ITIL
2 22 (52.38%) Firewall
3 20 (47.62%) Riverbed
4 18 (42.86%) SolarWinds
4 18 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
4 18 (42.86%) OPNET
5 16 (38.10%) BIG-IP
5 16 (38.10%) Load Balancing
5 16 (38.10%) Fortinet
5 16 (38.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 16 (38.10%) F5
5 16 (38.10%) CheckPoint
5 16 (38.10%) User Experience
6 14 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 14 (33.33%) OSPF
6 14 (33.33%) BGP
6 14 (33.33%) CSS
6 14 (33.33%) Juniper
6 14 (33.33%) Nokia
6 14 (33.33%) ITIL V3
6 14 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (30.95%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (30.95%) Visualisation
7 13 (30.95%) Network Management
8 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 9 (21.43%) Middleware
9 8 (19.05%) Remedy
9 8 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (19.05%) CCNP

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 22 (52.38%) Firewall
2 16 (38.10%) BIG-IP
2 16 (38.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 14 (33.33%) BGP
3 14 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (33.33%) OSPF
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (4.76%) WAN
4 2 (4.76%) Wireless
5 1 (2.38%) HTTP
5 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.38%) NAS
5 1 (2.38%) Network Security
5 1 (2.38%) SAN
5 1 (2.38%) SSH
5 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.38%) Banking
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
1 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Monitoring Specialist
1 11 (26.19%) Network Monitoring Specialist
1 11 (26.19%) Network Specialist
2 7 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Monitoring Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Monitoring Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Network Monitoring Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Network Support
7 2 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Service Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Cisco Specialist
8 1 (2.38%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) CSS
2 9 (21.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) User Experience
2 13 (30.95%) Visualisation
3 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 6 (14.29%) Fat Client
3 6 (14.29%) Thin Client
4 3 (7.14%) CMDB
5 2 (4.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) Unix
2 6 (14.29%) Windows
3 5 (11.90%) AIX
4 1 (2.38%) Solaris
4 1 (2.38%) SUSE
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) ITIL
2 18 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
3 16 (38.10%) Load Balancing
4 14 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 14 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 13 (30.95%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (30.95%) Network Management
6 7 (16.67%) Network Architecture
7 6 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
8 5 (11.90%) Business Continuity
8 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (11.90%) High Availability
9 4 (9.52%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 4 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (9.52%) Service Management
10 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
10 3 (7.14%) PRINCE
10 3 (7.14%) Problem Management
10 3 (7.14%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) Korn
2 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.38%) Java
2 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.38%) Jython
2 1 (2.38%) Perl
2 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.38%) Python
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (19.05%) CCNP
2 8 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (14.29%) CCNA
4 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (42.86%) OPNET
2 4 (9.52%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (4.76%) Control-M
4 1 (2.38%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.38%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (2.38%) OpenView
4 1 (2.38%) Puppet
4 1 (2.38%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Cisco
2 20 (47.62%) Riverbed
3 18 (42.86%) SolarWinds
4 16 (38.10%) CheckPoint
4 16 (38.10%) F5
4 16 (38.10%) Fortinet
5 14 (33.33%) Juniper
5 14 (33.33%) Nokia
6 8 (19.05%) Remedy
7 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 5 (11.90%) Oracle
9 4 (9.52%) HP
10 3 (7.14%) AppDynamics
11 2 (4.76%) Aruba
11 2 (4.76%) Blue Coat
11 2 (4.76%) IBM
11 2 (4.76%) Intel Security
11 2 (4.76%) TOWER Software
12 1 (2.38%) Dell
12 1 (2.38%) Lotus