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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC
Rank 92 101 109
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs citing BMC 30 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.17% 0.47% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 2.35% 1.08% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 2
Average daily rate
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£413 £440 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £403 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £459 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £389 £355
% change year-on-year
-4.82% +9.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £20.63 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+126.66% -45.00%
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
1279 925 1091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.02% 43.76% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 477 532
Average daily rate £338 £339 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.29% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 54 98
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £29.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BMC across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

BMC Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 September 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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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 -5 5 £625 +45.34%
Warwickshire -8 3 £338 -
Coventry -7 2 £413 -11.76%
Staffordshire - - - - 1
BMC
England

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 20 (57.14%) ITIL
2 19 (54.29%) Cisco
2 19 (54.29%) Firewall
2 19 (54.29%) Network Management
2 19 (54.29%) Network Monitoring
3 18 (51.43%) SolarWinds
3 18 (51.43%) OPNET
4 17 (48.57%) User Experience
5 15 (42.86%) Riverbed
5 15 (42.86%) F5
6 14 (40.00%) Visualisation
6 14 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 13 (37.14%) Network Architecture
7 13 (37.14%) CCNA
7 13 (37.14%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (34.29%) CheckPoint
9 11 (31.43%) Nokia
9 11 (31.43%) OSPF
9 11 (31.43%) BGP
9 11 (31.43%) Juniper
9 11 (31.43%) CSS
9 11 (31.43%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (31.43%) BIG-IP
9 11 (31.43%) Load Balancing
9 11 (31.43%) Fortinet
10 10 (28.57%) CCNP
10 10 (28.57%) Middleware
11 8 (22.86%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (8.57%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.86%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (54.29%) Firewall
2 14 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 11 (31.43%) BIG-IP
3 11 (31.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (31.43%) OSPF
3 11 (31.43%) BGP
4 3 (8.57%) Internet
5 1 (2.86%) MPLS
5 1 (2.86%) LAN
5 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) PVCS
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) French Language
2 1 (2.86%) German Language
2 1 (2.86%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Network Specialist
1 11 (31.43%) Monitoring Specialist
2 4 (11.43%) Monitoring Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Network Monitoring Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Automation Analyst
2 4 (11.43%) Analyst
2 4 (11.43%) Consultant
2 4 (11.43%) Network Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) DBA
3 3 (8.57%) Network Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) SQL DBA
4 2 (5.71%) Administrator
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (5.71%) Programme Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Programmer
5 1 (2.86%) Team Leader
5 1 (2.86%) Incident Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) CSS
2 10 (28.57%) Middleware
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) XML
3 1 (2.86%) XSL
3 1 (2.86%) EDI
3 1 (2.86%) XML Schema
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) User Experience
2 14 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.57%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) DataPower
4 1 (2.86%) LPAR
4 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows NT
2 2 (5.71%) zOS
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.71%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.86%) MVS
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) ITIL
2 19 (54.29%) Network Management
2 19 (54.29%) Network Monitoring
3 13 (37.14%) Network Architecture
4 11 (31.43%) Load Balancing
5 8 (22.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (8.57%) Release Management
7 3 (8.57%) Performance Management
7 3 (8.57%) Service Management
8 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.86%) ITSM
9 1 (2.86%) Workflow
9 1 (2.86%) SOA
9 1 (2.86%) B2B
9 1 (2.86%) ITIL V2
9 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.86%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
1 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
1 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.86%) ActionScript
3 1 (2.86%) REXX
3 1 (2.86%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (2.86%) JCL
3 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) CCNA
1 13 (37.14%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (28.57%) CCNP
3 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) RACF
Systems Management
1 18 (51.43%) OPNET
2 4 (11.43%) BladeLogic
2 4 (11.43%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (11.43%) Control-M
3 3 (8.57%) OpenView
3 3 (8.57%) MOM
3 3 (8.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Cisco
2 18 (51.43%) SolarWinds
3 15 (42.86%) F5
3 15 (42.86%) Riverbed
4 12 (34.29%) CheckPoint
5 11 (31.43%) Fortinet
5 11 (31.43%) Juniper
5 11 (31.43%) Nokia
6 6 (17.14%) HP
7 4 (11.43%) IBM
8 3 (8.57%) CA
9 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.86%) SAP
9 1 (2.86%) Remedy
9 1 (2.86%) Capita
9 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
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