The table below looks at the statistics for BladeLogic skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BladeLogic over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
Rank 528 489 485
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -4
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 47 71 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.093% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.21% 1.99% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 57 49
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£525 £443 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -11.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £350 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £525 £570
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 England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3891 3569 3605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.74% 7.32% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2300 2096 1896
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £212 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 153 167
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £13.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.42 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.67% +6.57%

BladeLogic
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

BladeLogic Jobs Demand Trend in England

BladeLogic
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

BladeLogic Daily Rate Trend in England

BladeLogic
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BladeLogic across the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

BladeLogic Daily Rate Histogram in England

BladeLogic
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BladeLogic across the England region.

BladeLogic Hourly Rate Trend in England

BladeLogic
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BladeLogic within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -32 33 £525 +17.64% 2
West Midlands - 3 £350 -
North West -7 1 £425 +18.88%
East of England - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
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BladeLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 48 (56.47%) Windows
2 35 (41.18%) Linux
2 35 (41.18%) Middleware
3 31 (36.47%) VMware
3 31 (36.47%) Banking
4 29 (34.12%) BMC
5 28 (32.94%) Active Directory
6 26 (30.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (29.41%) Oracle
8 23 (27.06%) UNIX
8 23 (27.06%) VMware ESX
9 22 (25.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 22 (25.88%) IIS
10 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
10 21 (24.71%) Finance
10 21 (24.71%) PowerShell
11 20 (23.53%) SAN
12 18 (21.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (21.18%) Front Office
13 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (20.00%) VB
13 17 (20.00%) MS Excel
13 17 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (18.82%) Citrix
14 16 (18.82%) Red Hat
15 15 (17.65%) ITIL
15 15 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (17.65%) Capacity Management
16 14 (16.47%) Release Management
17 13 (15.29%) Python

BladeLogic
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 22 (25.88%) IIS
2 8 (9.41%) Apache
2 8 (9.41%) Tomcat
2 8 (9.41%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (9.41%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (4.71%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.71%) LiveLink
3 4 (4.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (4.71%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.35%) CICS
4 2 (2.35%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.18%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.53%) SAN
2 11 (12.94%) LDAP
3 10 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 10 (11.76%) NAS
4 8 (9.41%) BIG-IP
4 8 (9.41%) Intranet
5 6 (7.06%) Firewall
5 6 (7.06%) WAN
6 5 (5.88%) LAN
7 4 (4.71%) Ethernet
8 3 (3.53%) DMZ
8 3 (3.53%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.35%) VLAN
9 2 (2.35%) Network Security
9 2 (2.35%) VPN
9 2 (2.35%) SSL
9 2 (2.35%) FTP
9 2 (2.35%) Broadband
9 2 (2.35%) BGP
9 2 (2.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.41%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.88%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.53%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.35%) DB2
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.18%) Big Data
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (36.47%) Banking
2 21 (24.71%) Finance
3 18 (21.18%) Front Office
4 10 (11.76%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (11.76%) Administrator
2 8 (9.41%) Architect
2 8 (9.41%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (9.41%) Network Engineer
2 8 (9.41%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (8.24%) Middleware Specialist
3 7 (8.24%) Consultant
4 6 (7.06%) Network Consultant
4 6 (7.06%) Integration Engineer
4 6 (7.06%) Web Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (4.71%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Implementation Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Automation Specialist
7 3 (3.53%) Network Specialist
7 3 (3.53%) Windows Administrator
7 3 (3.53%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (41.18%) Middleware
2 8 (9.41%) Java EE
2 8 (9.41%) WCF
2 8 (9.41%) .NET
3 5 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.35%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Clustering
2 7 (8.24%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.88%) AS400
4 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.71%) Fixed Income
4 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.53%) Firmware
6 2 (2.35%) Tandem
6 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.18%) CMDB
7 1 (1.18%) Replication
7 1 (1.18%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 48 (56.47%) Windows
2 35 (41.18%) Linux
3 26 (30.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (27.06%) UNIX
5 18 (21.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (14.12%) Solaris
8 11 (12.94%) Windows 2000
9 8 (9.41%) AIX
10 7 (8.24%) Windows NT
10 7 (8.24%) SUSE
11 6 (7.06%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (2.35%) zOS
13 2 (2.35%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (17.65%) ITIL
2 15 (17.65%) Capacity Management
3 14 (16.47%) Release Management
4 9 (10.59%) Problem Management
4 9 (10.59%) Load Balancing
4 9 (10.59%) Migration
5 8 (9.41%) Change Management
5 8 (9.41%) Server Monitoring
6 7 (8.24%) Network Management
7 6 (7.06%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.71%) Service Management
8 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.71%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.71%) Data Architecture
8 4 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.53%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.53%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.35%) Network Design
10 2 (2.35%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.71%) PowerShell
2 17 (20.00%) VB
3 13 (15.29%) Python
4 8 (9.41%) Java
5 4 (4.71%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.35%) Jython
7 1 (1.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.24%) MCSE
2 7 (8.24%) Degree
3 2 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.18%) CCNP
4 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.18%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (32.94%) Active Directory
2 23 (27.06%) VMware ESX
3 17 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (10.59%) vSphere
5 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 8 (9.41%) Terminal Services
5 8 (9.41%) ISA Server
6 3 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.18%) SRDF
8 1 (1.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (1.18%) NFS
8 1 (1.18%) Samba
8 1 (1.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 13 (15.29%) Control-M
2 10 (11.76%) ITRS Geneos
3 7 (8.24%) WMI
3 7 (8.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (5.88%) SCOM
5 4 (4.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (4.71%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.35%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (2.35%) SCCM
7 1 (1.18%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (36.47%) VMware
2 29 (34.12%) BMC
3 25 (29.41%) Oracle
4 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
5 16 (18.82%) Citrix
5 16 (18.82%) Red Hat
6 12 (14.12%) Altiris
7 9 (10.59%) Splunk
8 8 (9.41%) Cisco
9 6 (7.06%) IBM
9 6 (7.06%) HP
9 6 (7.06%) EMC
9 6 (7.06%) Intel
9 6 (7.06%) TIBCO
9 6 (7.06%) Symantec
9 6 (7.06%) Cyber-Ark
9 6 (7.06%) Tumbleweed
10 5 (5.88%) Aruba
10 5 (5.88%) Blue Coat
10 5 (5.88%) CA