The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for BladeLogic skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BladeLogic over the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
North West / Cheshire
Rank - 76 68
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 0 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.51% 0.50%
As % of the Systems Management category - 4.50% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £425 £403
% change year-on-year -23.52% +5.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

BladeLogic is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 44 111 86
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 8.32% 11.40% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 48 43
Median daily rate £371 £425 £578
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.64% -26.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -35.59%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

BladeLogic
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing BladeLogic as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for BladeLogic in Cheshire

BladeLogic
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BladeLogic in Cheshire