The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Vendors 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.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC
Rank 115 - 103
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BMC 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% - 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% - 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£250 - £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +33.33%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1191 914 1092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.54% 46.47% 48.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 390 471
Average daily rate £325 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 70 81
Average hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +26.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.32 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
BMC
England

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 24 July 2014. 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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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
Birmingham - 1 £250 -
Solihull - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
BMC
England

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
1 13 (48.15%) XML
1 13 (48.15%) HP
2 12 (44.44%) ITIL
2 12 (44.44%) ITSM
3 11 (40.74%) Service Management
3 11 (40.74%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (40.74%) Remedy
4 10 (37.04%) Web Services
4 10 (37.04%) ServiceNow
5 9 (33.33%) Workflow
5 9 (33.33%) XSL
6 8 (29.63%) Linux
6 8 (29.63%) Client/Server
6 8 (29.63%) SOA
6 8 (29.63%) Control-M
6 8 (29.63%) XML Schema
6 8 (29.63%) SaaS
7 7 (25.93%) Shell Script
8 6 (22.22%) UNIX
9 5 (18.52%) Finance
9 5 (18.52%) Banking
9 5 (18.52%) IBM
10 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
10 4 (14.81%) BMC PATROL
10 4 (14.81%) Windows
10 4 (14.81%) HTML
10 4 (14.81%) JSP
10 4 (14.81%) PHP
10 4 (14.81%) CGI

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 3 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) LAN
2 3 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) DMVPN
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (3.70%) BIG-IP
3 1 (3.70%) NAS
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (3.70%) WLAN
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) MPLS
3 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
1 5 (18.52%) Banking
2 4 (14.81%) Games
3 1 (3.70%) French Language
3 1 (3.70%) German Language
3 1 (3.70%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.70%) Automotive
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Administrator
2 7 (25.93%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) ServiceNow Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Project Manager
4 4 (14.81%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (11.11%) SQL DBA
5 3 (11.11%) DBA
5 3 (11.11%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Solaris Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Storage Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) SAN Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Programmer
7 1 (3.70%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) XML
2 10 (37.04%) Web Services
3 9 (33.33%) XSL
4 8 (29.63%) XML Schema
5 4 (14.81%) HTML
5 4 (14.81%) JSP
5 4 (14.81%) CGI
5 4 (14.81%) Ajax
6 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (3.70%) EDI
6 1 (3.70%) CSS
6 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Client/Server
2 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 4 (14.81%) Web 2.0
3 3 (11.11%) Clustering
3 3 (11.11%) CMDB
4 2 (7.41%) LPAR
5 1 (3.70%) DataPower
5 1 (3.70%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) UNIX
3 4 (14.81%) Windows
3 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.11%) Solaris
5 2 (7.41%) zOS
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.41%) Windows NT
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.70%) AIX
6 1 (3.70%) HPUX
6 1 (3.70%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) ITIL
1 12 (44.44%) ITSM
2 11 (40.74%) Service Management
3 9 (33.33%) Workflow
4 8 (29.63%) SOA
5 4 (14.81%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (14.81%) Migration
6 3 (11.11%) Release Management
7 2 (7.41%) Project Management
7 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
7 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.70%) WAN Optimisation
8 1 (3.70%) ITIL V2
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.70%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.93%) Shell Script
3 4 (14.81%) PHP
4 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.70%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (3.70%) ActionScript
6 1 (3.70%) JCL
6 1 (3.70%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) CCNP
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (3.70%) SRDF
2 1 (3.70%) NFS
2 1 (3.70%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Control-M
2 4 (14.81%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (11.11%) NetBackup
3 3 (11.11%) SCOM
3 3 (11.11%) MOM
4 1 (3.70%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (3.70%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) HP
2 11 (40.74%) Remedy
3 10 (37.04%) ServiceNow
4 5 (18.52%) IBM
5 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
6 3 (11.11%) NetApp
6 3 (11.11%) Veritas
7 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.41%) CA
8 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.70%) Capita
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco
8 1 (3.70%) SAP
8 1 (3.70%) McAfee
8 1 (3.70%) Sun
8 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
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