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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BMC
Rank 122 108 104
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs citing BMC 24 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.20% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.54% 0.48% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 5
Median daily rate £388 £408 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.90% +20.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £346 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £470 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £12.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-7.96% -73.69%
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
1561 1050 1274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.45% 42.72% 50.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 535 616
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £214 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £529 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 76 100
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.84 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £31.44 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.86% +6.94%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -13 11 £600 -
Warwickshire -2 4 £338 -30.41%
Birmingham - 1 - -
BMC
England

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 28 (47.46%) Firewall
2 27 (45.76%) Cisco
3 25 (42.37%) OPNET
4 24 (40.68%) Riverbed
5 23 (38.98%) SolarWinds
5 23 (38.98%) Security Cleared
6 21 (35.59%) Load Balancing
6 21 (35.59%) F5
6 21 (35.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 21 (35.59%) Network Monitoring
6 21 (35.59%) BIG-IP
6 21 (35.59%) Fortinet
6 21 (35.59%) CheckPoint
7 19 (32.20%) Juniper
7 19 (32.20%) Nokia
7 19 (32.20%) OSPF
7 19 (32.20%) BGP
7 19 (32.20%) CSS
7 19 (32.20%) ITIL
7 19 (32.20%) User Experience
7 19 (32.20%) ITIL V3
7 19 (32.20%) Cisco Nexus
8 18 (30.51%) Network Management
9 17 (28.81%) SC Cleared
10 16 (27.12%) Atlassian
10 16 (27.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 16 (27.12%) Git (software)
10 16 (27.12%) Confluence
10 16 (27.12%) FishEye
10 16 (27.12%) JIRA Agile

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 (27.12%) Confluence
2 2 (3.39%) Apache
2 2 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 28 (47.46%) Firewall
2 21 (35.59%) BIG-IP
2 21 (35.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 19 (32.20%) BGP
3 19 (32.20%) Cisco Nexus
3 19 (32.20%) OSPF
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (3.39%) WAN
4 2 (3.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (27.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 16 (27.12%) ClearCase
1 16 (27.12%) ClearQuest
1 16 (27.12%) FishEye
1 16 (27.12%) Git (software)
1 16 (27.12%) GitLab
1 16 (27.12%) JIRA
1 16 (27.12%) JIRA Agile
1 16 (27.12%) PVCS
1 16 (27.12%) Sonatype Nexus
1 16 (27.12%) Subversion
2 14 (23.73%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.69%) GoCD
3 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 24 (40.68%) Support Engineer
2 14 (23.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (23.73%) Infrastructure Support
2 14 (23.73%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 12 (20.34%) Monitoring Specialist
3 12 (20.34%) Network Monitoring Specialist
3 12 (20.34%) Network Specialist
4 11 (18.64%) Monitoring Engineer
5 10 (16.95%) Network Engineer
6 8 (13.56%) ClearCase Support
7 7 (11.86%) Network Monitoring Engineer
8 6 (10.17%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (10.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) Consultant
9 4 (6.78%) Network Support
9 4 (6.78%) Network Support Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) Administrator
10 3 (5.08%) Analyst
11 2 (3.39%) Cisco Specialist
11 2 (3.39%) Configuration Management Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.20%) CSS
2 9 (15.25%) Middleware
3 2 (3.39%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.20%) User Experience
2 14 (23.73%) Visualisation
3 3 (5.08%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Windows
2 7 (11.86%) Unix
3 4 (6.78%) Linux
4 3 (5.08%) AIX
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.59%) Load Balancing
1 21 (35.59%) Network Monitoring
2 19 (32.20%) ITIL
2 19 (32.20%) ITIL V3
3 18 (30.51%) Network Management
4 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (27.12%) Software Engineering
5 14 (23.73%) Configuration Management
6 13 (22.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (22.03%) Mentoring
6 13 (22.03%) Network Architecture
6 13 (22.03%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (5.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.08%) Service Management
7 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.39%) High Availability
8 2 (3.39%) Performance Management
8 2 (3.39%) Test Strategy
8 2 (3.39%) WAN Optimisation
9 1 (1.69%) Application Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.39%) Perl
3 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 23 (38.98%) Security Cleared
2 17 (28.81%) SC Cleared
3 9 (15.25%) CCNP
3 9 (15.25%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (11.86%) CCNA
5 1 (1.69%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
Systems Management
1 25 (42.37%) OPNET
2 3 (5.08%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (3.39%) Kibana
3 2 (3.39%) logstash
3 2 (3.39%) SCOM
4 1 (1.69%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (45.76%) Cisco
2 24 (40.68%) Riverbed
3 23 (38.98%) SolarWinds
4 21 (35.59%) CheckPoint
4 21 (35.59%) F5
4 21 (35.59%) Fortinet
5 19 (32.20%) Juniper
5 19 (32.20%) Nokia
6 16 (27.12%) Atlassian
7 5 (8.47%) Oracle
8 2 (3.39%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.39%) Brocade
8 2 (3.39%) Digital Fuel
8 2 (3.39%) IBM
8 2 (3.39%) Intel Security
8 2 (3.39%) Remedy
8 2 (3.39%) webMethods
9 1 (1.69%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.69%) TOWER Software