Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for BladeLogic skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BladeLogic over the 6 months to 21 November 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.

BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 200 -
Rank change year-on-year +29 - +175
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 13 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.097% -
As % of the Systems Management category 2.67% 1.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £320 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.19% - -
England median daily rate £500 £433 £408
% change year-on-year +15.61% +6.13% -14.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

BladeLogic is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 486 505 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.04% 8.19% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 281 151
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £410 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +32.47% -3.28%
10th Percentile £231 £300 £240
90th Percentile £588 £538 £484
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 10 18
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.53 £14.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.17% -1.69% -26.25%
10th Percentile £12.93 £12.38 £11.35
90th Percentile £51.88 £21.15 £28.27
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.99% +3.65% +0.45%

BladeLogic
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing BladeLogic as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for BladeLogic in the West Midlands

BladeLogic
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BladeLogic in the West Midlands

BladeLogic
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BladeLogic within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Shropshire +26 13 £375 +17.19%
BladeLogic
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for BladeLogic.

1 13 (100.00%) Solaris
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) SAN
1 13 (100.00%) Unix
1 13 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 13 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 13 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 13 (100.00%) Puppet
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle Linux
2 12 (92.31%) SC Cleared
2 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle
3 11 (84.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (84.62%) SUSE
3 11 (84.62%) AIX
3 11 (84.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
4 6 (46.15%) Red Hat

BladeLogic
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 13 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Unix Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) AIX Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Unix Scripting Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) Solaris Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Unix Scripter
6 1 (7.69%) Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) AIX Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Linux Scripter
6 1 (7.69%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Solaris
1 13 (100.00%) Unix
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle Linux
3 11 (84.62%) AIX
3 11 (84.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (84.62%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) SC Cleared
1 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 13 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 13 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) Red Hat