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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BMC
Rank 114 88 96
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +8
Contract jobs citing BMC 14 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.52% 1.06% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 1.02% 2.07% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -32.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £411
% change year-on-year
- -2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year
-61.11% +239.62%
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
1371 1206 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.59% 51.02% 48.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 584 397
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 82 128
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 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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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 -15 4 £380 +26.66% 2
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
BMC
England

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (56.52%) Firewall
2 12 (52.17%) Cisco
2 12 (52.17%) SolarWinds
2 12 (52.17%) F5
2 12 (52.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 10 (43.48%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (43.48%) CheckPoint
3 10 (43.48%) CSS
3 10 (43.48%) BIG-IP
3 10 (43.48%) Fortinet
4 8 (34.78%) OPNET
4 8 (34.78%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (34.78%) Network Management
4 8 (34.78%) User Experience
5 7 (30.43%) ITIL
6 6 (26.09%) Juniper
6 6 (26.09%) Nokia
6 6 (26.09%) OSPF
6 6 (26.09%) BGP
6 6 (26.09%) Riverbed
6 6 (26.09%) Network Architecture
6 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
6 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
7 5 (21.74%) Mainframe
7 5 (21.74%) CCNP
7 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (17.39%) CiscoWorks
8 4 (17.39%) IBM
8 4 (17.39%) zOS
8 4 (17.39%) CICS

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.35%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) Firewall
2 12 (52.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 10 (43.48%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (43.48%) BIG-IP
4 6 (26.09%) OSPF
4 6 (26.09%) BGP
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (17.39%) DMVPN
5 4 (17.39%) VoIP
5 4 (17.39%) WLAN
5 4 (17.39%) WAN
5 4 (17.39%) MPLS
5 4 (17.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (4.35%) FTP
6 1 (4.35%) HTTP
6 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.35%) VPN
6 1 (4.35%) SSL
6 1 (4.35%) Network Security
6 1 (4.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) DTS
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Banking
1 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Network Specialist
2 4 (17.39%) Mainframe Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Monitoring Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Monitoring Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Network Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Implementation Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Network Support
3 2 (8.70%) Implementation Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) CSS
2 3 (13.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) User Experience
2 5 (21.74%) Mainframe
3 4 (17.39%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) zOS
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) AIX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Network Management
1 8 (34.78%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (30.43%) ITIL
3 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
3 6 (26.09%) Network Architecture
4 4 (17.39%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) Service Management
5 3 (13.04%) Capacity Management
6 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
6 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
7 1 (4.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) CCNP
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) OPNET
2 4 (17.39%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (8.70%) OpenView
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Control-M
4 1 (4.35%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Cisco
1 12 (52.17%) SolarWinds
1 12 (52.17%) F5
2 10 (43.48%) Fortinet
2 10 (43.48%) CheckPoint
3 6 (26.09%) Juniper
3 6 (26.09%) Riverbed
3 6 (26.09%) Nokia
4 4 (17.39%) CA
4 4 (17.39%) IBM
4 4 (17.39%) Remedy
4 4 (17.39%) McAfee
4 4 (17.39%) Blue Coat
5 2 (8.70%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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