The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 22 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 53 74
Rank change year-on-year -3 +21  
Contract jobs citing BMC 5 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.80% 0.90% 0.92%
As % of the Vendors category 1.78% 1.99% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
Median daily rate £325 £600 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.83% +30.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £408 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £600 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £360 £400
% change year-on-year +13.88% -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
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 Wales.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 281 251 340
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 45.18% 45.06% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 154 218
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 16
Median hourly rate £16.07 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.03% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.25 £18.55
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 Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Wales

BMC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BMC in Wales

BMC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BMC in Wales over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BMC in Wales

BMC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BMC in Wales

BMC
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 22 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
South Wales 0 2 £275 -15.38%
Mid Wales - 1 - -
West Wales - 1 £475 -
BMC
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 Wales region with a requirement for BMC.

1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) JCL
2 5 (50.00%) Micro Focus
2 5 (50.00%) Control-M
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Thunderhead
3 4 (40.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (40.00%) Remedy
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) IBM
4 3 (30.00%) Informatica
4 3 (30.00%) PowerCenter
4 3 (30.00%) Identity Management
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) SCCM
5 2 (20.00%) WSUS
5 2 (20.00%) BladeLogic
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) Veritas
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database

BMC
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) SSH
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) PowerCenter
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Ant
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (10.00%) Hudson
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) NuGet
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Consultant
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Operator
2 1 (10.00%) Deployment Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Release Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Storage and Backup Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Storage Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Server Hardening
3 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) JCL
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Korn
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 19770
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
1 1 (10.00%) iptables
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (10.00%) NFS
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Control-M
2 2 (20.00%) BladeLogic
2 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) WSUS
3 1 (10.00%) Ansible
3 1 (10.00%) BMC Marimba
3 1 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (10.00%) Puppet
3 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Micro Focus
2 4 (40.00%) Remedy
2 4 (40.00%) Thunderhead
3 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 3 (30.00%) Informatica
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (20.00%) Veritas
5 1 (10.00%) Apple
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) Hitachi
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) McAfee
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (10.00%) Snow
5 1 (10.00%) VMware