Period
to 18 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 6 months to 18 January 2018 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 > South West
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 199 199
Rank change year-on-year +18 0 +1
Contract jobs citing BMC 8 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.15% 0.093% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.23% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 9
South West median daily rate £310 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £301 £461 £131
90th Percentile £327 £525 £558
England median daily rate £414 £425 £406
% change year-on-year -2.65% +4.62% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
South West median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
England median hourly rate £11.00 £12.13 £55.00
% change year-on-year -9.28% -77.95% +17.65%

BMC is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the South West.

All Vendors
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,981 2,207 2,542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 37.51% 41.18% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,232 1,401 1,618
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £213 £180 £213
90th Percentile £575 £535 £510
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 165 144
South West median hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.17% -15.60% +34.57%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.63 £11.19
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.45 £47.85
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

BMC
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing BMC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for BMC in the South West

BMC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BMC in the South West

BMC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BMC in the South West

BMC
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +19 4 - -
Bristol - 2 £310 -
Wiltshire +5 1 - - 1
Dorset - 1 - -
BMC
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for BMC.

1 6 (75.00%) Remedy
1 6 (75.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 4 (50.00%) ITSM
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) CMDB
5 1 (12.50%) XML Parsing
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Tandem
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (12.50%) NonStop SQL

BMC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Broadband
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) NonStop SQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cabling Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Operational Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Process Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Remedy Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) CMDB
2 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (12.50%) AS400
3 1 (12.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITSM
1 4 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Software Licensing
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (12.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Remedy
2 5 (62.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) CA
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) Unisys