The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the City of London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
Rank 177 206 210
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +4
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 15 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.05% 3.64% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 11
Average daily rate
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£500 £435 £530
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% -17.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £435 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £448 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £506 £275
% change year-on-year
-30.86% +84.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
491 385 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.52% 5.43% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 275 351
Average daily rate £425 £389 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.32% +3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £296 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 12
Average hourly rate £18.48 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.86% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.31 £19.10 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.08 £41.50 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BladeLogic across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

BladeLogic Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

BladeLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 15 (68.18%) BMC
2 11 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (31.82%) Network Management
4 5 (22.73%) Aruba
5 4 (18.18%) Banking
5 4 (18.18%) UNIX
5 4 (18.18%) Windows
5 4 (18.18%) Solaris
5 4 (18.18%) Oracle
6 3 (13.64%) Middleware
6 3 (13.64%) McAfee
6 3 (13.64%) Nortel
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 2 (9.09%) VB
7 2 (9.09%) Python
7 2 (9.09%) LDAP
7 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
7 2 (9.09%) Altiris
7 2 (9.09%) Fixed Income
7 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (9.09%) Firewall
7 2 (9.09%) Wireless
7 2 (9.09%) Front Office
7 2 (9.09%) Finance
7 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 2 (9.09%) SCCM
7 2 (9.09%) Network Security
7 2 (9.09%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (9.09%) Control-M

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 1 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (4.55%) SAS
1 1 (4.55%) Apache
1 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) LDAP
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
1 2 (9.09%) Wireless
1 2 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (4.55%) SSH
2 1 (4.55%) BIG-IP
2 1 (4.55%) FTP
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Front Office
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Network Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.55%) Java EE
2 1 (4.55%) WCF
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Fixed Income
2 1 (4.55%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) UNIX
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Solaris
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.55%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Network Management
2 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.55%) DevOps
3 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.55%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (4.55%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.55%) Release Management
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) VB
1 2 (9.09%) Python
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (4.55%) Samba
1 1 (4.55%) NFS
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (9.09%) Control-M
3 1 (4.55%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) BMC
2 5 (22.73%) Aruba
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle
4 3 (13.64%) McAfee
4 3 (13.64%) Nortel
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.09%) Altiris
6 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.55%) VMware
6 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.55%) NetScout
6 1 (4.55%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) CA
6 1 (4.55%) Veritas