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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
BMC
England / West Midlands
Rank 116 108 106
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing BMC 7 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.79% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 1.63% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.55 £35.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-52.71% -8.49%

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
1064 1224 1138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.09% 48.06% 51.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 626 574
Median daily rate £400 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 31 102
Median hourly rate £17.78 £17.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.58% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.79 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.38 £23.20 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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
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 28 February 2017. 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 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
Shropshire +20 4 £410 +2.50% 1
Birmingham -2 3 £425 +6.25%
BMC
England

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 14 (58.33%) ITIL
2 11 (45.83%) Remedy
2 11 (45.83%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 8 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
5 8 (33.33%) Cisco
5 8 (33.33%) Thin Client
5 8 (33.33%) Fat Client
6 6 (25.00%) Linux
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle
7 5 (20.83%) Unix
7 5 (20.83%) Windows
7 5 (20.83%) AIX
7 5 (20.83%) HP
7 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
7 5 (20.83%) BMC PATROL
7 5 (20.83%) Service Management
7 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) High Availability
7 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (20.83%) Fortinet
7 5 (20.83%) Business Continuity
8 4 (16.67%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 4 (16.67%) User Experience
8 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
8 4 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring

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 (4.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.17%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) BIG-IP
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (12.50%) WAN
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (8.33%) OSPF
3 2 (8.33%) Wireless
4 1 (4.17%) BGP
4 1 (4.17%) HTTP
4 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
4 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.17%) MPLS
4 1 (4.17%) NAS
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security
4 1 (4.17%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) SNMP
4 1 (4.17%) SSL
4 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Banking
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Monitoring Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Network Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Designer
3 2 (8.33%) Monitoring Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Monitoring Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Network Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Network Support
3 2 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Service Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Network Operations Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Service Transition Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) SOAP
2 1 (4.17%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 8 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 8 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 4 (16.67%) User Experience
4 3 (12.50%) CMDB
5 2 (8.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) AIX
2 5 (20.83%) Unix
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Solaris
3 1 (4.17%) SUSE
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) ITIL
2 8 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 5 (20.83%) Business Continuity
3 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (20.83%) High Availability
3 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (20.83%) Service Management
4 4 (16.67%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 4 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (12.50%) Network Management
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 3 (12.50%) Resource Management
5 3 (12.50%) Service Design
5 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Perl
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) Jython
2 1 (4.17%) Korn
2 1 (4.17%) Prolog
2 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) CCNP
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (8.33%) BladeLogic
3 1 (4.17%) Control-M
3 1 (4.17%) Forum Sentry
3 1 (4.17%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (4.17%) OpenView
3 1 (4.17%) OPNET
3 1 (4.17%) Puppet
3 1 (4.17%) SCOrch
3 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Remedy
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) Cisco
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle
5 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
5 5 (20.83%) Fortinet
5 5 (20.83%) HP
6 4 (16.67%) F5
6 4 (16.67%) Riverbed
7 3 (12.50%) AppDynamics
7 3 (12.50%) Aruba
7 3 (12.50%) IBM
8 2 (8.33%) Blue Coat
8 2 (8.33%) CA
8 2 (8.33%) Intel Security
8 2 (8.33%) TOWER Software
9 1 (4.17%) Dell
9 1 (4.17%) Lotus
9 1 (4.17%) Nokia
9 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds