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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BMC
Rank 110 109 108
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing BMC 5 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.63% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 1.25% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Average daily rate
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£408 £344 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.54% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £238 £432
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £519 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £47.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-73.48% +135.62%
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
1065 1279 909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 43.15% 50.04% 43.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 624 455
Average daily rate £375 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 97 55
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £9.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £31.50 £26.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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 -9 3 - -
Warwickshire +5 1 £485 +41.09%
BMC
England

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 12 (75.00%) Cisco
1 12 (75.00%) SolarWinds
2 11 (68.75%) F5
2 11 (68.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 11 (68.75%) Firewall
3 10 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (62.50%) CSS
4 9 (56.25%) VoIP
4 9 (56.25%) WLAN
4 9 (56.25%) WAN
4 9 (56.25%) IBM
4 9 (56.25%) CCNP
4 9 (56.25%) CiscoWorks
4 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
4 9 (56.25%) MPLS
4 9 (56.25%) McAfee
4 9 (56.25%) WAN Optimisation
4 9 (56.25%) DMVPN
4 9 (56.25%) Blue Coat
4 9 (56.25%) BIG-IP
4 9 (56.25%) Fortinet
5 8 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (50.00%) 802.1X
6 6 (37.50%) Service Management
7 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
7 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
8 4 (25.00%) ITIL
9 3 (18.75%) Project Management

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
1 11 (68.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (56.25%) BIG-IP
3 9 (56.25%) DMVPN
3 9 (56.25%) VoIP
3 9 (56.25%) WLAN
3 9 (56.25%) WAN
3 9 (56.25%) MPLS
4 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security
5 1 (6.25%) OSPF
5 1 (6.25%) BGP
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Implementation Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Network Support
4 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Monitoring Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) CSS
2 8 (50.00%) 802.1X
3 3 (18.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) User Experience
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) WAN Optimisation
2 6 (37.50%) Service Management
3 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (18.75%) Network Management
5 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
7 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
7 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) CCNP
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (18.75%) OPNET
3 2 (12.50%) OpenView
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (6.25%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
1 12 (75.00%) SolarWinds
2 11 (68.75%) F5
3 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
3 9 (56.25%) IBM
3 9 (56.25%) McAfee
3 9 (56.25%) Blue Coat
3 9 (56.25%) Fortinet
4 3 (18.75%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) Nokia
5 1 (6.25%) Riverbed
5 1 (6.25%) Remedy
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle