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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BMC over the 3 months to 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BMC
Rank 109 115 99
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Contract jobs citing BMC 26 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.90% 0.52% 1.02%
As % of the Vendors category 1.84% 1.03% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 11
Average daily rate £400 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £380 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -61.11%
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
1413 1362 1179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.86% 50.76% 50.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 763 569
Average daily rate £380 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £525 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 87 85
Average hourly rate £12.50 £23.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.65% +43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £37.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

BMC
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BMC across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BMC within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Shropshire -22 17 £400 -11.11%
Warwickshire - 6 £413 -
Birmingham -4 1 £400 +5.26%
BMC
England

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 25 (55.56%) Unix
2 23 (51.11%) Linux
3 19 (42.22%) Oracle
3 19 (42.22%) BMC PATROL
4 17 (37.78%) Windows
5 14 (31.11%) SQL
6 13 (28.89%) WebLogic
6 13 (28.89%) webMethods
6 13 (28.89%) Service Management
6 13 (28.89%) OPNET
6 13 (28.89%) SCOM
6 13 (28.89%) Security Cleared
7 12 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (26.67%) Test Strategy
7 12 (26.67%) Digital Fuel
7 12 (26.67%) logstash
7 12 (26.67%) Kibana
7 12 (26.67%) ELK Stack
8 11 (24.44%) Sonatype Nexus
8 11 (24.44%) JIRA Agile
8 11 (24.44%) GitLab
8 11 (24.44%) FishEye
8 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
8 11 (24.44%) Confluence
8 11 (24.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (24.44%) Atlassian
8 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (24.44%) Subversion
8 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
8 11 (24.44%) JIRA

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 13 (28.89%) WebLogic
2 12 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (24.44%) Confluence
4 3 (6.67%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) SSH
1 6 (13.33%) SSL
2 3 (6.67%) Firewall
3 2 (4.44%) BIG-IP
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (4.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (4.44%) WAN
3 2 (4.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 11 (24.44%) ClearCase
1 11 (24.44%) ClearQuest
1 11 (24.44%) FishEye
1 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
1 11 (24.44%) GitLab
1 11 (24.44%) JIRA
1 11 (24.44%) JIRA Agile
1 11 (24.44%) PVCS
1 11 (24.44%) Sonatype Nexus
1 11 (24.44%) Subversion
2 9 (20.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (13.33%) Banking
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Monitoring Engineer
2 16 (35.56%) Support Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 9 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) ClearCase Support
5 4 (8.89%) Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Network Support
6 3 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Monitoring Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Monitoring Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management Administrator
8 1 (2.22%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) User Experience
1 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (55.56%) Unix
2 23 (51.11%) Linux
3 17 (37.78%) Windows
4 7 (15.56%) AIX
5 6 (13.33%) Solaris
5 6 (13.33%) SUSE
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Service Management
2 12 (26.67%) Test Strategy
3 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (24.44%) Configuration Management
3 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
4 9 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (13.33%) Investment Management
6 3 (6.67%) Change Management
6 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (4.44%) WAN Optimisation
8 1 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.22%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.22%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.22%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) SQL
2 7 (15.56%) Perl
3 6 (13.33%) Java
3 6 (13.33%) Korn
4 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) Security Cleared
2 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) BC Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) CCNP
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 19 (42.22%) BMC PATROL
2 13 (28.89%) OPNET
2 13 (28.89%) SCOM
3 12 (26.67%) Kibana
3 12 (26.67%) logstash
4 6 (13.33%) Control-M
5 4 (8.89%) Opsview
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) Oracle
2 13 (28.89%) webMethods
3 12 (26.67%) Digital Fuel
4 11 (24.44%) Atlassian
5 3 (6.67%) Cisco
5 3 (6.67%) Remedy
6 2 (4.44%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.44%) Brocade
6 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.44%) F5
6 2 (4.44%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.44%) IBM
6 2 (4.44%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.22%) AppDynamics
7 1 (2.22%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.22%) TOWER Software