Period
to 21 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 21 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 165 163
Rank change year-on-year +19 -2 -33
Contract jobs citing BMC 35 33 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.61% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 1.72% 1.32% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 5
West Midlands median daily rate £440 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.33% - -15.49%
10th Percentile £366 £320 £289
90th Percentile £460 £471 £409
England median daily rate £413 £425 £406
% change year-on-year -2.94% +4.62% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £10.41 - -
England median hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% -77.27% +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 West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,034 2,496 2,255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 43.89% 45.98% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,214 1,352 1,119
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £208 £213 £225
90th Percentile £563 £563 £555
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 91 113
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -8.23% +1.22%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.60 £10.53
90th Percentile £48.75 £26.00 £33.71
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £17.75
% change year-on-year +0.72% -2.09% +7.55%

BMC
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for BMC in the West Midlands

BMC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BMC in the West Midlands

BMC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BMC in the West Midlands

BMC
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 BMC within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 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
Shropshire +22 22 £460 +16.46% 1
Birmingham -5 9 £400 -6.98%
Warwickshire 0 1 £360 -4.00% 1
BMC
England

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

1 25 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (68.57%) Cisco
3 23 (65.71%) ITIL
4 21 (60.00%) IBM
5 20 (57.14%) WAN
5 20 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (57.14%) CheckPoint
5 20 (57.14%) Internet
5 20 (57.14%) Wireless
5 20 (57.14%) Blue Coat
5 20 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (57.14%) Network Load Balancing
5 20 (57.14%) F5
5 20 (57.14%) WAN Optimisation
5 20 (57.14%) Network Packet Analysis
6 18 (51.43%) Intrusion Detection
6 18 (51.43%) Fortinet
6 18 (51.43%) Firewall
6 18 (51.43%) McAfee
6 18 (51.43%) CCNP
7 17 (48.57%) ITIL V3
7 17 (48.57%) Security Cleared
8 15 (42.86%) SC Cleared
9 14 (40.00%) Aruba
9 14 (40.00%) FortiGate
10 12 (34.29%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (34.29%) HP
11 11 (31.43%) Remedy
11 11 (31.43%) Remedy ITSM
12 9 (25.71%) Windows

BMC
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (11.43%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 25 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (57.14%) Internet
1 20 (57.14%) WAN
1 20 (57.14%) Wireless
2 18 (51.43%) Firewall
2 18 (51.43%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (22.86%) BGP
3 8 (22.86%) HSRP
3 8 (22.86%) MPLS
3 8 (22.86%) OSPF
3 8 (22.86%) VLAN
3 8 (22.86%) VPN
General
1 3 (8.57%) Law
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 12 (34.29%) Support Engineer
3 9 (25.71%) Network Support
3 9 (25.71%) Network Support Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (20.00%) Incident Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (11.43%) IT Support
7 4 (11.43%) Monitoring Specialist
7 4 (11.43%) Network Monitoring Specialist
7 4 (11.43%) Network Specialist
8 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Support
8 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) JSON
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) User Experience
2 3 (8.57%) CMDB
2 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) ITIL
2 20 (57.14%) Network Load Balancing
2 20 (57.14%) Network Packet Analysis
2 20 (57.14%) WAN Optimisation
3 17 (48.57%) ITIL V3
4 12 (34.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (20.00%) Coaching
6 6 (17.14%) ITSM
7 5 (14.29%) Document Management
7 5 (14.29%) Service Management
8 4 (11.43%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 4 (11.43%) CRM
8 4 (11.43%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (11.43%) Performance Management
8 4 (11.43%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
9 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
10 1 (2.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (51.43%) CCNP
3 17 (48.57%) Security Cleared
4 15 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 6 (17.14%) CCIE
5 6 (17.14%) Check Point Certification
5 6 (17.14%) CISSP
6 5 (14.29%) MCSE
6 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (5.71%) MCP
8 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (40.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.86%) MOM
2 1 (2.86%) Netcool
Vendors
1 24 (68.57%) Cisco
2 21 (60.00%) IBM
3 20 (57.14%) Blue Coat
3 20 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 20 (57.14%) F5
4 18 (51.43%) Fortinet
4 18 (51.43%) McAfee
5 14 (40.00%) Aruba
6 12 (34.29%) HP
7 11 (31.43%) Remedy
8 4 (11.43%) AppDynamics
8 4 (11.43%) Riverbed
9 2 (5.71%) Dynatrace