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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
Rank 206 182 211
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +29
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 4 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.062% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.00% 3.65% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 10
Average daily rate £475 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
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
399 411 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.18% 6.59% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 302 281
Average daily rate £414 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +7.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.30 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £30.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
BladeLogic
London

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 18 April 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 6 (75.00%) BMC
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 4 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) LDAP
3 4 (50.00%) Perl
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) FTP
4 3 (37.50%) NFS
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Solaris
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Remedy
4 3 (37.50%) SSH
5 2 (25.00%) Maven
5 2 (25.00%) Ruby
5 2 (25.00%) Speakerbus
5 2 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (25.00%) Riverbed
5 2 (25.00%) Opsware
5 2 (25.00%) SQLPlus
5 2 (25.00%) NetIQ
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) MSI
5 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LDAP
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) FTP
2 3 (37.50%) SSH
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
1 2 (25.00%) MSI
1 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) ClearCase Configuration Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Build Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Deployment Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) CLARiiON
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Solaris
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Network Management
2 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Build Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Python
1 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) sed
4 1 (12.50%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) NFS
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Samba
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (25.00%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (12.50%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) BMC
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Remedy
3 2 (25.00%) Speakerbus
3 2 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (25.00%) Opsware
3 2 (25.00%) NetIQ
3 2 (25.00%) Avaya
3 2 (25.00%) CA
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Verint
3 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) Nortel
4 1 (12.50%) Veritas
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) Sybase
4 1 (12.50%) JBoss