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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
Rank 560 516 505
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -11
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 29 43 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.091% 0.064%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.68% 1.26% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £535 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £328 £450
% change year-on-year
+29.62% -27.13%
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
4239 3405 2950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.40% 7.21% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2693 2105 1584
Average daily rate £425 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 135 205
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.32% -12.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.44 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.32 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -5 15 £390 -11.36% 1
South East -17 8 £225 -25.00%
North West -6 5 £425 +26.11%
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BladeLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 49 (62.03%) Windows
2 34 (43.04%) Active Directory
3 33 (41.77%) VMware
4 29 (36.71%) SAN
4 29 (36.71%) IIS
5 27 (34.18%) Linux
6 26 (32.91%) UNIX
6 26 (32.91%) Banking
7 25 (31.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (31.65%) BMC
8 24 (30.38%) Oracle
8 24 (30.38%) VMware ESX
9 23 (29.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 23 (29.11%) Microsoft
10 22 (27.85%) Citrix
10 22 (27.85%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (27.85%) Middleware
11 21 (26.58%) MS Excel
12 20 (25.32%) NAS
13 19 (24.05%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (24.05%) Windows Server 2003
14 18 (22.78%) Finance
15 17 (21.52%) PowerShell
16 16 (20.25%) Capacity Management
16 16 (20.25%) Control-M
17 15 (18.99%) ISA Server
17 15 (18.99%) Change Management
17 15 (18.99%) Front Office
17 15 (18.99%) Windows 2000
17 15 (18.99%) MCSE

BladeLogic
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 29 (36.71%) IIS
2 13 (16.46%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (10.13%) IBM HTTP Server
3 8 (10.13%) Apache
3 8 (10.13%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (5.06%) MS Exchange
5 4 (5.06%) LiveLink
6 3 (3.80%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.27%) CICS
8 1 (1.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 21 (26.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 29 (36.71%) SAN
2 20 (25.32%) NAS
3 12 (15.19%) BIG-IP
4 10 (12.66%) LDAP
5 8 (10.13%) Intranet
5 8 (10.13%) Firewall
5 8 (10.13%) LAN
5 8 (10.13%) WAN
6 5 (6.33%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.06%) Ethernet
7 4 (5.06%) Broadband
7 4 (5.06%) VLAN
8 3 (3.80%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (3.80%) Wireless
8 3 (3.80%) VoIP
9 2 (2.53%) FTP
9 2 (2.53%) VPN
9 2 (2.53%) DNS
9 2 (2.53%) DMZ
9 2 (2.53%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.80%) Subversion
3 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.27%) Maven
General
1 26 (32.91%) Banking
2 18 (22.78%) Finance
3 15 (18.99%) Front Office
4 11 (13.92%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (18.99%) Administrator
2 10 (12.66%) Windows Administrator
3 9 (11.39%) Architect
4 8 (10.13%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (10.13%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Integration Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Consultant
5 6 (7.59%) Web Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.06%) Network Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Server Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Network Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.06%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.53%) UNIX Administrator
9 2 (2.53%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.53%) Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.85%) Middleware
2 8 (10.13%) .NET
2 8 (10.13%) WCF
2 8 (10.13%) Java EE
3 5 (6.33%) XML
4 4 (5.06%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.27%) RESTful
5 1 (1.27%) Spring
5 1 (1.27%) JSON
5 1 (1.27%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.27%) REST
5 1 (1.27%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.27%) SOAP
5 1 (1.27%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Clustering
2 9 (11.39%) Mainframe
3 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.80%) AS400
4 3 (3.80%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.53%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.27%) FMCG
6 1 (1.27%) CMDB
6 1 (1.27%) User Experience
6 1 (1.27%) Tandem
6 1 (1.27%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 49 (62.03%) Windows
2 27 (34.18%) Linux
3 26 (32.91%) UNIX
4 25 (31.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (24.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (18.99%) Windows 2000
7 14 (17.72%) Windows NT
7 14 (17.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (16.46%) Windows 2000 Server
9 12 (15.19%) Solaris
10 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (8.86%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (6.33%) SUSE
13 4 (5.06%) AIX
14 1 (1.27%) zOS
14 1 (1.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (20.25%) Capacity Management
3 15 (18.99%) Change Management
4 12 (15.19%) ITIL
5 11 (13.92%) Problem Management
6 10 (12.66%) Migration
7 9 (11.39%) Release Management
8 8 (10.13%) Server Monitoring
8 8 (10.13%) Load Balancing
9 7 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.59%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (5.06%) Risk Management
11 4 (5.06%) Data Architecture
12 3 (3.80%) Network Design
13 2 (2.53%) Workflow
13 2 (2.53%) Service Management
13 2 (2.53%) Software Distribution
13 2 (2.53%) Performance Tuning
14 1 (1.27%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.52%) PowerShell
2 14 (17.72%) VB
3 13 (16.46%) Python
4 9 (11.39%) Java
5 5 (6.33%) Perl
6 4 (5.06%) XPath
7 3 (3.80%) C
8 1 (1.27%) Ruby
8 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (27.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (18.99%) MCSE
3 10 (12.66%) Degree
4 4 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.46%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 34 (43.04%) Active Directory
2 24 (30.38%) VMware ESX
3 19 (24.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (18.99%) ISA Server
4 15 (18.99%) Terminal Services
5 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 9 (11.39%) vSphere
7 5 (6.33%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (1.27%) Samba
9 1 (1.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (20.25%) Control-M
2 9 (11.39%) SCOM
2 9 (11.39%) ITRS Geneos
2 9 (11.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (10.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (6.33%) WMI
5 4 (5.06%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (5.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.80%) Tivoli
7 2 (2.53%) Puppet
7 2 (2.53%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (1.27%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 33 (41.77%) VMware
2 25 (31.65%) BMC
3 24 (30.38%) Oracle
4 23 (29.11%) Microsoft
5 22 (27.85%) Citrix
6 15 (18.99%) Red Hat
7 13 (16.46%) Intel
8 11 (13.92%) Altiris
8 11 (13.92%) Cisco
9 9 (11.39%) Symantec
10 8 (10.13%) Remedy
10 8 (10.13%) Blue Coat
11 7 (8.86%) HP
11 7 (8.86%) CA
12 6 (7.59%) Dell
12 6 (7.59%) EMC
13 4 (5.06%) Nortel
13 4 (5.06%) CheckPoint
13 4 (5.06%) Open Text
13 4 (5.06%) Avaya