The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of BMC products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BMC over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC
Rank 89 133 83
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -50
Contract jobs citing BMC 36 4 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.46% 0.15% 1.89%
As % of the Vendors category 3.10% 0.30% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 0
Average daily rate
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£406 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £401 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +14.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £20.63 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+126.66% -45.00%
BMC
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1160 1316 1501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 47.12% 50.15% 50.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 574 523
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 55 58
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

BMC
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BMC across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

BMC Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

BMC
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BMC across the Berkshire region.

BMC Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

BMC
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BMC across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

BMC Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

BMC
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

BMC Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

BMC
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BMC within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +21 11 £350 -30.00%
Slough - 4 £406 -
BMC
South East

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing BMC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BMC.

1 30 (58.82%) ITIL
2 28 (54.90%) ITSM
3 26 (50.98%) Remedy ITSM
3 26 (50.98%) Remedy
4 14 (27.45%) Oracle
4 14 (27.45%) Service Management
5 13 (25.49%) UNIX
6 12 (23.53%) HP
6 12 (23.53%) Telecoms
6 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
7 11 (21.57%) CMDB
7 11 (21.57%) SLA
8 10 (19.61%) EMC
8 10 (19.61%) Shell Script
9 9 (17.65%) Problem Management
9 9 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (17.65%) Windows
10 8 (15.69%) Linux
10 8 (15.69%) Project Management
10 8 (15.69%) Remedy AR System
10 8 (15.69%) Finance
11 7 (13.73%) Workflow
11 7 (13.73%) SOA
11 7 (13.73%) Web Services
11 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
11 7 (13.73%) Capacity Management
12 6 (11.76%) Performance Management
12 6 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (11.76%) Perl

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing BMC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BMC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.96%) NetWeaver
1 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 26 (50.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (15.69%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.96%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) SaaS
1 3 (5.88%) PaaS
1 3 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Radio Access Network
1 4 (7.84%) 4G
1 4 (7.84%) 3G
1 4 (7.84%) Firewall
2 3 (5.88%) Broadband
2 3 (5.88%) DNS
2 3 (5.88%) Internet
2 3 (5.88%) MVNO
2 3 (5.88%) LTE
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (3.92%) MPLS
3 2 (3.92%) SNMP
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (1.96%) Wireless
4 1 (1.96%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.96%) IPv4
4 1 (1.96%) IPv6
4 1 (1.96%) OSPF
4 1 (1.96%) BGP
4 1 (1.96%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Toad
General
1 12 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 8 (15.69%) Finance
3 4 (7.84%) Billing
4 3 (5.88%) Marketing
4 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.88%) Electronics
5 2 (3.92%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Architect
2 11 (21.57%) Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Remedy Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Consultant
4 7 (13.73%) Support Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) OSS Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (9.80%) Remedy Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) Designer
6 4 (7.84%) ITSM Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.84%) DBA
6 4 (7.84%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (7.84%) Incident Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Management Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (21.57%) CMDB
3 3 (5.88%) DTV
3 3 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) UNIX
2 9 (17.65%) Windows
3 8 (15.69%) Linux
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.92%) VMS
5 2 (3.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (58.82%) ITIL
2 28 (54.90%) ITSM
3 14 (27.45%) Service Management
4 9 (17.65%) Problem Management
5 8 (15.69%) Project Management
6 7 (13.73%) Workflow
6 7 (13.73%) SOA
6 7 (13.73%) Capacity Management
7 6 (11.76%) Performance Management
7 6 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (9.80%) eTOM
8 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.80%) Coaching
8 5 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (7.84%) Incident Management
10 3 (5.88%) Statistical Analysis
10 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) Shell Script
2 6 (11.76%) Perl
3 5 (9.80%) SQL
4 3 (5.88%) C#
4 3 (5.88%) Java
4 3 (5.88%) Python
5 2 (3.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
4 6 (11.76%) Degree
5 2 (3.92%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) CCIE
6 1 (1.96%) CCNP
6 1 (1.96%) CCIP
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.96%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.92%) vCloud
4 1 (1.96%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.96%) LXC
4 1 (1.96%) Docker
4 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (9.80%) OpenView
2 3 (5.88%) WSUS
2 3 (5.88%) Tivoli
2 3 (5.88%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (5.88%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.96%) BMC Performance Manager
3 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.96%) Netcool
3 1 (1.96%) Puppet
3 1 (1.96%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (50.98%) Remedy
2 14 (27.45%) Oracle
3 12 (23.53%) HP
4 10 (19.61%) EMC
5 5 (9.80%) VMware
5 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
6 4 (7.84%) ServiceNow
6 4 (7.84%) Cisco
6 4 (7.84%) SAP
7 3 (5.88%) Huawei
7 3 (5.88%) IBM
7 3 (5.88%) Ericsson
7 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (1.96%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.96%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.96%) Symantec
8 1 (1.96%) webMethods
8 1 (1.96%) SevOne
8 1 (1.96%) Infoblox