The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 157 143
Rank change year-on-year +19 -14  
Contract jobs citing BMC 2 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.068% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.35% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £525 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £360 £400
% change year-on-year +14.23% -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
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 the North West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1324 1732 1708
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.99% 45.28% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 1017 846
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 58 116
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.45 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.74% +16.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £43.00 £42.50
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 the North West

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

BMC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BMC in the North West

BMC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BMC in the North West

BMC
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 BMC within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Cheshire +21 1 £525 -
BMC
England

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 North West region with a requirement for BMC.

1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SCSM

BMC
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Packet Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) SCSM
1 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
1 1 (50.00%) vRealize
1 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) VMware