The table below looks at the statistics for BladeLogic skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BladeLogic over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
Rank 188 210 188
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -22
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 5 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.091% 0.064% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.16% 0.99% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 13
Average daily rate
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£550 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £305 £425
% change year-on-year
- -28.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
431 405 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.88% 6.52% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 304 294
Average daily rate £450 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 7
Average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £22.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -23.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £16.45 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.23 £18.55 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £24.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.44% +23.75%

BladeLogic
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BladeLogic across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

BladeLogic Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

BladeLogic
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BladeLogic across the City of London region.

BladeLogic Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

BladeLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing BladeLogic 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 BladeLogic.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) IIS
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
4 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) Mercurial
4 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
4 3 (42.86%) MSBuild
4 3 (42.86%) Gradle
4 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
4 3 (42.86%) Subversion
4 3 (42.86%) Maven
4 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
4 3 (42.86%) Django
4 3 (42.86%) Release Management
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Apache
4 3 (42.86%) C++
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX

BladeLogic
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing BladeLogic 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 BladeLogic. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) IIS
1 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
2 3 (42.86%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Ant
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
1 3 (42.86%) Maven
1 3 (42.86%) Mercurial
1 3 (42.86%) MSBuild
1 3 (42.86%) Gradle
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) Django
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
4 1 (14.29%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
1 3 (42.86%) Release Management
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (14.29%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Unisys
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Sun
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) BMC
4 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Opsware
4 1 (14.29%) Splunk