Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 152 156
Rank change year-on-year -10 +4 -4
Contract jobs citing BMC 16 60 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.36% 1.00% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.84% 2.06% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 10
West Midlands median daily rate £480 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.87% -0.64% +11.43%
10th Percentile £425 £332 £319
90th Percentile £539 £650 £455
England median daily rate £413 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +41.67% -29.41% -62.22%

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 the West Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1894 2909 2423
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 43.06% 48.24% 47.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1136 1581 1318
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +9.01%
10th Percentile £231 £225 £207
90th Percentile £553 £525 £530
England median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 89 165
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.99 £13.87 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.49% -15.94% +3.13%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.63
90th Percentile £46.50 £26.05 £37.80
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.58% -0.29% +2.94%

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 26 July 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 +5 10 £510 +29.40% 2
Birmingham +18 5 £400 -
BMC
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for BMC.

1 14 (87.50%) CMDB
2 10 (62.50%) Performance Management
2 10 (62.50%) Riverbed
2 10 (62.50%) Visualisation
2 10 (62.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 10 (62.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 10 (62.50%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (62.50%) User Experience
2 10 (62.50%) AppDynamics
2 10 (62.50%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco
3 9 (56.25%) ITIL
3 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
3 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
4 6 (37.50%) Remedy
4 6 (37.50%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (31.25%) ITIL V3
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 4 (25.00%) Fat Client
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) Thin Client
6 4 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (18.75%) Release Management
7 3 (18.75%) Migration
8 2 (12.50%) Service Management
8 2 (12.50%) ITSM
9 1 (6.25%) Web Services
9 1 (6.25%) XML
9 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management

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:

Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (6.25%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LDAP
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Monitoring Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Release Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Performance Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Release Coordinator
4 1 (6.25%) Remedy Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) JSON
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) CMDB
2 10 (62.50%) User Experience
3 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (25.00%) Fat Client
3 4 (25.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Application Performance Monitoring
1 10 (62.50%) Network Monitoring
1 10 (62.50%) Performance Management
1 10 (62.50%) Performance Monitoring
1 10 (62.50%) Root Cause Analysis
1 10 (62.50%) Visualisation
2 9 (56.25%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL V3
4 4 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 3 (18.75%) Release Management
6 2 (12.50%) ITSM
6 2 (12.50%) Service Management
7 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
7 1 (6.25%) ETL
7 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) Validation
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) AppDynamics
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco
1 10 (62.50%) Riverbed
2 6 (37.50%) Remedy
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) VMware