The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 23 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 51 64
Contract jobs citing BMC 0 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - 0.75% 1.35%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.50% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Median daily rate - £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.37%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £360 £400
% change year-on-year +14.23% -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 Hertfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 303 333 483
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 47.94% 50.00% 54.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 172 236
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 13 34
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.94% +18.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £8.78 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.76 £20.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

BMC
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

BMC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BMC in Hertfordshire

BMC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BMC in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for BMC.

1 3 (60.00%) ITSM
1 3 (60.00%) Validation
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Remedy
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) Release Management
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) BladeLogic
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) MSI
2 2 (40.00%) SLA
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft

BMC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) ITSM Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Business Consultant
4 1 (20.00%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Business Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM Consultant
4 1 (20.00%) Management Consultant
4 1 (20.00%) Presales Consultant
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management Consultant
4 1 (20.00%) Supply Chain Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) ITSM
1 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Release Management
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Hardware Maintenance
3 1 (20.00%) Order to Cash
3 1 (20.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) BladeLogic
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Remedy
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Computacenter
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SAP