The first table below looks at the demand for BMC PATROL 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 BMC PATROL 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 PATROL
Rank 205 191 222
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +31
Contract jobs citing BMC PATROL 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.077% 0.096% 0.025%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.25% 1.46% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate £458 £425 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.64% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £294 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £436 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-14.11% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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%
BMC PATROL
London

BMC PATROL
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

BMC PATROL Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

BMC PATROL
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 BMC PATROL across the City of London region.

BMC PATROL Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

BMC PATROL
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BMC PATROL across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

BMC PATROL Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

BMC PATROL
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

BMC PATROL Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

BMC PATROL
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 BMC PATROL 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 PATROL.

1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) BMC
2 5 (83.33%) Veritas
2 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 5 (83.33%) Solaris
3 4 (66.67%) Clustering
3 4 (66.67%) Control-M
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) EMC
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) IBM
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
4 3 (50.00%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) Middleware
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Sun
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) Hitachi

BMC PATROL
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 BMC PATROL 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 PATROL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) NAS
4 1 (16.67%) LDAP
4 1 (16.67%) FTP
4 1 (16.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase ASE
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Project Leader
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase DBA
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) AS400
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) HPUX
4 1 (16.67%) OS/390
4 1 (16.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (16.67%) SRDF
3 1 (16.67%) NFS
3 1 (16.67%) Samba
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Control-M
2 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
3 1 (16.67%) BladeLogic
3 1 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (16.67%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) BMC
2 5 (83.33%) Veritas
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) EMC
4 3 (50.00%) IBM
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Sun
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) Hitachi
6 1 (16.67%) 3PAR
6 1 (16.67%) Sybase
6 1 (16.67%) Remedy