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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BMC over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BMC
Rank 100 113 111
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs citing BMC 32 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.15% 0.59% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 2.37% 1.21% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 4
Median daily rate £388 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £316 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 - £27.50
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
1349 1235 1158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.58% 48.28% 48.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 723 727 534
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 79 82
Median hourly rate £13.50 £22.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.63% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £11.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £31.44 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.53%

BMC
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing BMC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BMC within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire -20 22 £394 +26.00%
Warwickshire +2 8 £375 -6.25%
BMC
England

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BMC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for BMC.

1 24 (45.28%) Unix
2 21 (39.62%) Linux
3 20 (37.74%) Windows
3 20 (37.74%) Security Cleared
4 19 (35.85%) Oracle
4 19 (35.85%) BMC PATROL
5 17 (32.08%) SC Cleared
6 16 (30.19%) Confluence
6 16 (30.19%) Git (software)
6 16 (30.19%) JIRA
6 16 (30.19%) Atlassian
6 16 (30.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (30.19%) FishEye
6 16 (30.19%) GitLab
6 16 (30.19%) JIRA Agile
6 16 (30.19%) Sonatype Nexus
6 16 (30.19%) ClearQuest
6 16 (30.19%) PVCS
6 16 (30.19%) ClearCase
6 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (30.19%) Subversion
6 16 (30.19%) Software Engineering
7 15 (28.30%) SQL
7 15 (28.30%) Configuration Management
8 14 (26.42%) OPNET
8 14 (26.42%) Bitbucket
9 13 (24.53%) Mentoring
9 13 (24.53%) SCOM
9 13 (24.53%) Service Management
9 13 (24.53%) webMethods

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (30.19%) Confluence
2 13 (24.53%) WebLogic
3 12 (22.64%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (7.55%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) Firewall
2 4 (7.55%) BIG-IP
2 4 (7.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (7.55%) SSH
2 4 (7.55%) SSL
3 3 (5.66%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (5.66%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (5.66%) WAN
3 3 (5.66%) Wireless
4 1 (1.89%) BGP
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.89%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (30.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 16 (30.19%) ClearCase
1 16 (30.19%) ClearQuest
1 16 (30.19%) FishEye
1 16 (30.19%) Git (software)
1 16 (30.19%) GitLab
1 16 (30.19%) JIRA
1 16 (30.19%) JIRA Agile
1 16 (30.19%) PVCS
1 16 (30.19%) Sonatype Nexus
1 16 (30.19%) Subversion
2 14 (26.42%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (7.55%) Banking
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (43.40%) Support Engineer
2 20 (37.74%) Monitoring Engineer
3 14 (26.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (26.42%) Infrastructure Support
3 14 (26.42%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) ClearCase Support
5 5 (9.43%) Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Network Support
6 4 (7.55%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Monitoring Specialist
8 2 (3.77%) Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Monitoring Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Business Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) ELK Stack
2 1 (1.89%) CSS
2 1 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) User Experience
1 2 (3.77%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (45.28%) Unix
2 21 (39.62%) Linux
3 20 (37.74%) Windows
4 7 (13.21%) AIX
5 4 (7.55%) Solaris
5 4 (7.55%) SUSE
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (30.19%) Software Engineering
2 15 (28.30%) Configuration Management
3 13 (24.53%) Mentoring
3 13 (24.53%) Service Management
4 12 (22.64%) Test Strategy
5 4 (7.55%) Investment Management
5 4 (7.55%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.66%) Change Management
6 3 (5.66%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (3.77%) High Availability
7 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.77%) ITIL
7 2 (3.77%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.77%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.77%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.30%) SQL
2 6 (11.32%) Perl
3 4 (7.55%) Java
3 4 (7.55%) Korn
4 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (37.74%) Security Cleared
2 17 (32.08%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) BC Cleared
4 3 (5.66%) CCNP
4 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 19 (35.85%) BMC PATROL
2 14 (26.42%) OPNET
3 13 (24.53%) SCOM
4 12 (22.64%) Kibana
4 12 (22.64%) logstash
5 4 (7.55%) Control-M
5 4 (7.55%) Opsview
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Oracle
2 16 (30.19%) Atlassian
3 13 (24.53%) webMethods
4 12 (22.64%) Digital Fuel
5 5 (9.43%) Cisco
6 4 (7.55%) CheckPoint
6 4 (7.55%) F5
6 4 (7.55%) Fortinet
7 3 (5.66%) Blue Coat
7 3 (5.66%) Brocade
7 3 (5.66%) IBM
7 3 (5.66%) Intel Security
7 3 (5.66%) Remedy
8 2 (3.77%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.89%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.89%) Juniper
9 1 (1.89%) Nokia
9 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.89%) TOWER Software