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 August 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
Rank 191 212 206
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 6 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.097% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.19% 1.66% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 15
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 £488 £435 £436
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £493 £539
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 £390 £250
% change year-on-year
+21.15% +56.31%
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
505 422 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.68% 5.82% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 297 345
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 12
Average hourly rate £18.46 £23.35 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.92% +26.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.15 £34.30 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% +11.11%

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 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 14 (66.67%) BMC
2 10 (47.62%) Linux
3 7 (33.33%) Network Management
4 5 (23.81%) Aruba
5 4 (19.05%) Banking
5 4 (19.05%) Windows
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle
6 3 (14.29%) UNIX
6 3 (14.29%) Solaris
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (14.29%) Nortel
6 3 (14.29%) Middleware
6 3 (14.29%) McAfee
7 2 (9.52%) Control-M
7 2 (9.52%) Python
7 2 (9.52%) VB
7 2 (9.52%) Altiris
7 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (9.52%) Firewall
7 2 (9.52%) Wireless
7 2 (9.52%) Front Office
7 2 (9.52%) Finance
7 2 (9.52%) Fixed Income
7 2 (9.52%) SCCM
7 2 (9.52%) Network Security
7 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
7 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
7 2 (9.52%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (4.76%) DevOps
8 1 (4.76%) Ciena

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
1 2 (9.52%) Wireless
1 2 (9.52%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) BIG-IP
2 1 (4.76%) LDAP
2 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (19.05%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Front Office
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Network Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) Java EE
2 1 (4.76%) WCF
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) Solaris
3 3 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Network Management
2 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.76%) Release Management
3 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.76%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (4.76%) DevOps
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) VB
1 2 (9.52%) Python
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Control-M
2 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) BMC
2 5 (23.81%) Aruba
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) McAfee
4 3 (14.29%) Nortel
5 2 (9.52%) Altiris
6 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.76%) NetScout
6 1 (4.76%) VMware
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.76%) CA
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.76%) Ciena