The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 28 June 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.

BMC
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 - 33
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing BMC 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.73% - 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 2.08% - 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £525 - £463
90% offered a daily rate of more than £513 - £419
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 - £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £360 £400
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £34.94 £12.75
% change year-on-year -51.34% +174.07%  

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 Chester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 48 97 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 35.04% 43.30% 52.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 159 99
Median daily rate £378 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.48% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £294 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 24
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £15.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.09% +31.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

BMC
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing BMC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for BMC in Chester

BMC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BMC in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Chester region with a requirement for BMC.

1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VNX
1 1 (100.00%) Network Packet Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) vRealize
1 1 (100.00%) vCenter Server

BMC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Packet Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (100.00%) vCenter Server
1 1 (100.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware