The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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
England / North West
Rank 133 153 143
Rank change year-on-year +20 -10  
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.16% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.65% 1.54% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Median daily rate £325 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% -  
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 the North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 242 325 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 9.45% 8.51% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 169 127
Median daily rate £400 £422 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.21% -6.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 11
Median hourly rate £29.38 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.87% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £101.80 £20.19
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 the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

BladeLogic
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BladeLogic in the North West

BladeLogic
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BladeLogic within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 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
Manchester - 4 £325 -
BladeLogic
England

BladeLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BladeLogic 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 North West region with a requirement for BladeLogic.

1 5 (100.00%) IIS
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VLAN
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) AppDynamics
2 4 (80.00%) Security Hardening
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (60.00%) Application Performance Management
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (20.00%) Pega
5 1 (20.00%) Skype
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Remedy
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) BMC
5 1 (20.00%) Apache

BladeLogic
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (100.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) FTP
2 1 (20.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Server Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Specialist
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Security Hardening
2 3 (60.00%) Application Performance Management
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) AppDynamics
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) BMC
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Pega
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy