The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of BMC products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BMC over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within BMC Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BMC
Rank 407 367 365
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -2
Contract jobs citing BMC 188 223 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.44% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% 0.96% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 105 109
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £47.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.48% +135.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £47.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-73.48% +135.62%
BMC
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23573 23274 22511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.84% 45.49% 46.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14262 13334 12783
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1009 1042 1040
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

BMC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

BMC Jobs Demand Trend in England

BMC
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

BMC Daily Rate Trend in England

BMC
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BMC across the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

BMC Daily Rate Histogram in England

BMC
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

BMC Hourly Rate Trend in England

BMC
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 BMC within the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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 -22 114 £413 +10.00% 10
South East -12 40 £350 -17.64% 6
East of England +10 9 £415 - 7
South West +5 8 £428 - 1
East Midlands +1 7 £400 +166.66% 1
West Midlands -5 5 £408 +18.54% 1
Yorkshire -42 3 £280 -13.84%
North West -39 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
BMC
UK

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing BMC 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.

1 189 (50.13%) ITIL
2 186 (49.34%) Remedy
2 186 (49.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 151 (40.05%) Service Management
3 151 (40.05%) ITSM
4 116 (30.77%) HP
5 99 (26.26%) Windows
6 96 (25.46%) CMDB
7 92 (24.40%) Finance
8 79 (20.95%) SQL
9 70 (18.57%) Microsoft
10 69 (18.30%) Linux
11 59 (15.65%) VMware
12 58 (15.38%) IBM
13 56 (14.85%) ServiceNow
14 52 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
14 52 (13.79%) Oracle
15 51 (13.53%) PowerShell
16 49 (13.00%) Security Cleared
16 49 (13.00%) UNIX
17 48 (12.73%) Web Services
17 48 (12.73%) CA
18 47 (12.47%) XML
18 47 (12.47%) CSS
19 46 (12.20%) HTML
19 46 (12.20%) Banking
20 45 (11.94%) BladeLogic
21 42 (11.14%) Cisco
22 40 (10.61%) Java
22 40 (10.61%) Project Management

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing BMC 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (8.22%) CMS
2 19 (5.04%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.98%) WebSphere
4 14 (3.71%) WebLogic
5 11 (2.92%) IIS
5 11 (2.92%) WebLogic Portal
6 9 (2.39%) Apache
7 8 (2.12%) Lync
7 8 (2.12%) WebSphere Portal
8 6 (1.59%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.80%) Confluence
9 3 (0.80%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.80%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.53%) CICS
10 2 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.53%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.27%) JBoss
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.27%) Liferay
Applications
1 32 (8.49%) MS Excel
2 27 (7.16%) MS Office
3 10 (2.65%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 186 (49.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 15 (3.98%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.27%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.86%) SaaS
3 6 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.27%) PaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Office 365
4 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.77%) Firewall
2 17 (4.51%) Cisco Nexus
3 16 (4.24%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (4.24%) WLAN
4 15 (3.98%) LDAP
4 15 (3.98%) DNS
5 14 (3.71%) TCP/IP
6 13 (3.45%) SAN
6 13 (3.45%) WAN
7 12 (3.18%) MPLS
7 12 (3.18%) DMVPN
7 12 (3.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 12 (3.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 10 (2.65%) SSH
9 9 (2.39%) BIG-IP
9 9 (2.39%) VoIP
10 8 (2.12%) BGP
11 7 (1.86%) EIGRP
12 6 (1.59%) FTP
13 5 (1.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (2.65%) MySQL
6 9 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.12%) OLTP
7 8 (2.12%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.86%) DB2
9 6 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (1.59%) Data Mining
10 5 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.33%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.33%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.33%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.06%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.06%) Pentaho
12 3 (0.80%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 24 (6.37%) JIRA
2 13 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.18%) ClearCase
4 11 (2.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (2.65%) FishEye
6 8 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.33%) Gerrit
7 5 (1.33%) Artifactory
7 5 (1.33%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.06%) Subversion
8 4 (1.06%) Maven
9 3 (0.80%) Ant
9 3 (0.80%) MSI
10 2 (0.53%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.53%) AdminStudio
10 2 (0.53%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (0.53%) JUnit
10 2 (0.53%) SilkPerformer
10 2 (0.53%) Lombardi
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
General
1 92 (24.40%) Finance
2 46 (12.20%) Banking
3 25 (6.63%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.45%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.65%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.39%) Marketing
6 9 (2.39%) Billing
7 6 (1.59%) Retail
8 4 (1.06%) Law
8 4 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.53%) Publishing
9 2 (0.53%) Front Office
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.27%) German Language
10 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 45 (11.94%) Consultant
2 44 (11.67%) Analyst
3 42 (11.14%) Developer
4 31 (8.22%) ServiceNow Developer
5 22 (5.84%) Administrator
5 22 (5.84%) Service Manager
6 19 (5.04%) Architect
7 18 (4.77%) Systems Administrator
8 15 (3.98%) Network Engineer
9 13 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (3.18%) DBA
10 12 (3.18%) Support Analyst
11 10 (2.65%) Incident Manager
11 10 (2.65%) Wintel Engineer
12 9 (2.39%) UNIX Engineer
12 9 (2.39%) Remedy Consultant
12 9 (2.39%) Test Manager
13 8 (2.12%) SQL DBA
14 7 (1.86%) Software Engineer
14 7 (1.86%) Process Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (12.73%) Web Services
2 47 (12.47%) XML
2 47 (12.47%) CSS
3 46 (12.20%) HTML
4 21 (5.57%) Middleware
5 10 (2.65%) WebCenter
6 8 (2.12%) 802.1X
6 8 (2.12%) Ajax
7 7 (1.86%) Application Packaging
8 5 (1.33%) Django
8 5 (1.33%) HTML5
8 5 (1.33%) Sinatra
8 5 (1.33%) Twisted
8 5 (1.33%) .NET
9 4 (1.06%) J2EE
9 4 (1.06%) SOAP
9 4 (1.06%) Catalyst
10 3 (0.80%) YUI
10 3 (0.80%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (0.80%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 96 (25.46%) CMDB
2 52 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 24 (6.37%) Data Centre
5 22 (5.84%) User Experience
6 11 (2.92%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.65%) Clustering
8 8 (2.12%) PKI
9 7 (1.86%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.33%) BYOD
12 4 (1.06%) CLARiiON
13 3 (0.80%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.80%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.80%) PMI
13 3 (0.80%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.80%) Public Cloud
14 2 (0.53%) Smart Meter
14 2 (0.53%) Performance Metrics
14 2 (0.53%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 99 (26.26%) Windows
2 69 (18.30%) Linux
3 49 (13.00%) UNIX
4 27 (7.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (5.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (5.57%) Solaris
6 17 (4.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (3.45%) AIX
7 13 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (2.65%) Windows 7
9 8 (2.12%) SUSE
10 6 (1.59%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.59%) Android
11 5 (1.33%) zOS
12 4 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.06%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.80%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.53%) MVS
14 2 (0.53%) BlackBerry OS
14 2 (0.53%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (50.13%) ITIL
2 151 (40.05%) Service Management
2 151 (40.05%) ITSM
3 40 (10.61%) Project Management
4 34 (9.02%) Change Management
5 32 (8.49%) Unit Testing
6 30 (7.96%) Workflow
7 29 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
8 28 (7.43%) Configuration Management
9 25 (6.63%) Service Delivery
9 25 (6.63%) Problem Management
10 24 (6.37%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (6.37%) Migration
10 24 (6.37%) Analytics
11 22 (5.84%) Content Management
12 21 (5.57%) Incident Management
12 21 (5.57%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (5.31%) Enterprise Architecture
14 19 (5.04%) Asset Management
15 18 (4.77%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (20.95%) SQL
2 51 (13.53%) PowerShell
3 40 (10.61%) Java
4 33 (8.75%) Perl
5 31 (8.22%) Python
6 14 (3.71%) VBScript
7 10 (2.65%) VB
7 10 (2.65%) JavaScript
8 8 (2.12%) T-SQL
8 8 (2.12%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.12%) Ruby
9 6 (1.59%) Lisp
10 5 (1.33%) Groovy
10 5 (1.33%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.06%) REXX
12 3 (0.80%) Korn
12 3 (0.80%) JCL
13 2 (0.53%) C
13 2 (0.53%) PHP
13 2 (0.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (13.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (8.22%) Degree
3 26 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 18 (4.77%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (4.24%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (3.98%) CCNP
7 13 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.86%) MCTS
9 6 (1.59%) CCNA
10 4 (1.06%) CCDP
10 4 (1.06%) ISEB
10 4 (1.06%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.06%) HP APS
11 3 (0.80%) VCDX
11 3 (0.80%) VCAP
11 3 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.80%) CISSP
11 3 (0.80%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.77%) SLA
2 7 (1.86%) QA
3 3 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.53%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (9.28%) Active Directory
3 14 (3.71%) XenApp
3 14 (3.71%) KVM
4 13 (3.45%) vSphere
5 11 (2.92%) VMware ESX
6 8 (2.12%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.12%) Docker
7 6 (1.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (1.59%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.33%) NFS
8 5 (1.33%) Samba
8 5 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (0.80%) Xen
10 3 (0.80%) Firmware
10 3 (0.80%) RHEV
10 3 (0.80%) Time Sharing Option
11 2 (0.53%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 45 (11.94%) BladeLogic
2 30 (7.96%) BMC PATROL
3 24 (6.37%) SCOM
4 16 (4.24%) SCCM
4 16 (4.24%) Tivoli
5 14 (3.71%) Control-M
6 13 (3.45%) Puppet
7 10 (2.65%) Netcool
8 9 (2.39%) CiscoWorks
8 9 (2.39%) Zenoss
8 9 (2.39%) EMC NetWorker
8 9 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (2.12%) HP SIM
9 8 (2.12%) OPNET
10 7 (1.86%) Nagios
10 7 (1.86%) OpenView
11 5 (1.33%) Tivoli NetView
11 5 (1.33%) CA Single Sign-On
11 5 (1.33%) MAINVIEW
11 5 (1.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 186 (49.34%) Remedy
2 116 (30.77%) HP
3 70 (18.57%) Microsoft
4 59 (15.65%) VMware
5 58 (15.38%) IBM
6 56 (14.85%) ServiceNow
7 52 (13.79%) Oracle
8 48 (12.73%) CA
9 42 (11.14%) Cisco
10 29 (7.69%) Red Hat
11 25 (6.63%) Citrix
12 23 (6.10%) EMC
13 20 (5.31%) SolarWinds
14 19 (5.04%) F5
15 13 (3.45%) Blue Coat
15 13 (3.45%) Adobe
16 10 (2.65%) NetApp
16 10 (2.65%) Infovista
16 10 (2.65%) McAfee
16 10 (2.65%) Amdocs
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