The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of BMC products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BMC over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
BMC
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 51 56 55
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1  
Contract jobs citing BMC 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.47% 0.31% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 1.02% 0.67% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £400 £403
% change year-on-year -28.12% -0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +26.98% -10.00%  

BMC is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 295 297 327
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 46.09% 46.77% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 154 186
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 20
Median hourly rate £17.75 £12.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.91% -36.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £9.00 £6.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £22.50 £26.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.11
% change year-on-year -17.50% +16.89%  

BMC
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing BMC as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for BMC in Birmingham

BMC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BMC in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for BMC in Birmingham

BMC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BMC in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BMC in Birmingham

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for BMC.

1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
1 8 (88.89%) Remedy
1 8 (88.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (77.78%) Fat Client
2 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (77.78%) Data Centre
2 7 (77.78%) Server Virtualisation
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Thin Client
3 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity
4 3 (33.33%) Resource Management
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) CMDB
5 2 (22.22%) Release Management
5 2 (22.22%) Private Cloud
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Service Design
6 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Line Management
6 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
6 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 1 (11.11%) Lotus
6 1 (11.11%) Java

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SSH
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Release Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
2 1 (11.11%) Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Manager
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Incident Manager
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Process Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Release Coordinator
2 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (77.78%) Data Centre
1 7 (77.78%) Fat Client
1 7 (77.78%) Thin Client
2 2 (22.22%) CMDB
2 2 (22.22%) Private Cloud
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) AIX
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Solaris
1 1 (11.11%) SUSE
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity
3 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE
4 3 (33.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Release Management
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Service Design
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
6 1 (11.11%) Line Management
6 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Korn
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Remedy
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Lotus
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle