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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BMC
Rank 106 113 88
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -25
Contract jobs citing BMC 10 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.13% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.95% 0.25% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate
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£320 £163 £559
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.92% -70.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £163 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £163 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £324 £418
% change year-on-year
+21.77% -22.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-53.64% +37.50%
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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
1048 1180 866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.29% 50.43% 48.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 540 364
Average daily rate £350 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 98 83
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.80 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 6 July 2015. 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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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 - 6 £313 -
Birmingham - 2 - - 2
Warwickshire - 1 £400 -
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England

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 18 (81.82%) Cisco
1 18 (81.82%) SolarWinds
1 18 (81.82%) F5
1 18 (81.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 17 (77.27%) Firewall
3 16 (72.73%) BIG-IP
3 16 (72.73%) CSS
3 16 (72.73%) Cisco Nexus
4 15 (68.18%) CheckPoint
4 15 (68.18%) Fortinet
5 11 (50.00%) CCNP
5 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (45.45%) IBM
6 10 (45.45%) VoIP
6 10 (45.45%) WLAN
6 10 (45.45%) WAN
6 10 (45.45%) McAfee
6 10 (45.45%) MPLS
6 10 (45.45%) CiscoWorks
6 10 (45.45%) Blue Coat
6 10 (45.45%) WAN Optimisation
6 10 (45.45%) DMVPN
6 10 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
7 9 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (36.36%) Network Management
8 8 (36.36%) OPNET
8 8 (36.36%) ITIL
8 8 (36.36%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (36.36%) User Experience

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.55%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 17 (77.27%) Firewall
3 16 (72.73%) BIG-IP
3 16 (72.73%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 10 (45.45%) DMVPN
4 10 (45.45%) VoIP
4 10 (45.45%) WLAN
4 10 (45.45%) WAN
4 10 (45.45%) MPLS
5 9 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (27.27%) OSPF
6 6 (27.27%) BGP
7 2 (9.09%) Network Security
General
1 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Network Specialist
2 4 (18.18%) Monitoring Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) Network Support
3 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Implementation Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) CSS
2 3 (13.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) User Experience
2 4 (18.18%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) WAN Optimisation
2 8 (36.36%) Network Management
2 8 (36.36%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (36.36%) ITIL
3 6 (27.27%) Service Management
3 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
3 6 (27.27%) Network Architecture
4 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
5 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
6 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
6 3 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
8 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) CCNP
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) CiscoWorks
2 8 (36.36%) OPNET
3 2 (9.09%) OpenView
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Cisco
1 18 (81.82%) SolarWinds
1 18 (81.82%) F5
2 15 (68.18%) Fortinet
2 15 (68.18%) CheckPoint
3 10 (45.45%) McAfee
3 10 (45.45%) Blue Coat
3 10 (45.45%) IBM
4 6 (27.27%) Juniper
4 6 (27.27%) Riverbed
4 6 (27.27%) Nokia
5 2 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) Remedy
6 1 (4.55%) Alcatel-Lucent