The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 27 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 50 66
Rank change year-on-year -4 +16  
Contract jobs citing BMC 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.19% 0.42% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.92% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £250 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.07% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £351 £400
% change year-on-year +22.86% -12.25%  
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 South Wales.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 250 218 202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 46.82% 45.80% 35.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 137 141
Median daily rate £350 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 8
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% +8.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £12.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.88 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

BMC
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

BMC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BMC in South Wales

BMC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BMC in South Wales

BMC
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BMC within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 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
Bridgend - 1 £250 -
BMC
Wales

For the 6 months to 27 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 South Wales region with a requirement for BMC.

1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Control-M
1 5 (71.43%) Micro Focus
1 5 (71.43%) JCL
2 4 (57.14%) Remedy
2 4 (57.14%) Thunderhead
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Informatica
3 3 (42.86%) PowerCenter
3 3 (42.86%) Identity Management
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) ITSM
5 1 (14.29%) Subversion
5 1 (14.29%) SSH
5 1 (14.29%) Maven
5 1 (14.29%) Korn
5 1 (14.29%) BladeLogic
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) WSUS
5 1 (14.29%) BMC Marimba
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) Ant
5 1 (14.29%) Perl

BMC
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) SSH
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) PowerCenter
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Ant
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
1 1 (14.29%) Hudson
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) NuGet
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Operator
1 1 (14.29%) Deployment Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Release Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Storage and Backup Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Identity Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Server Hardening
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JCL
2 1 (14.29%) Korn
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) iptables
1 1 (14.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Control-M
2 1 (14.29%) BladeLogic
2 1 (14.29%) BMC Marimba
2 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Micro Focus
2 4 (57.14%) Remedy
2 4 (57.14%) Thunderhead
3 3 (42.86%) Informatica
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow