The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England 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.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC
Rank 409 351 323
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -28
Contract jobs citing BMC 161 210 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.45% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 0.96% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 95 107
Average daily rate
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£355 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.47% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £297 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +33.33%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22056 21768 24565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.39% 46.84% 46.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12530 12144 12884
Average daily rate £388 £388 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1003 1119 1283
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
BMC
UK

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -37 81 £400 -5.88% 27
South East -28 31 £418 +12.08% 8
Yorkshire +13 14 £325 - 1
East of England -25 9 £213 -50.00% 1
North West -8 7 £300 +20.00% 2
West Midlands - 3 £250 - 1
East Midlands +4 2 £150 +25.00%
South West -30 1 - - 1
North East - - - -
BMC
UK

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 158 (47.16%) Remedy
1 158 (47.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 155 (46.27%) ITIL
3 119 (35.52%) ITSM
4 96 (28.66%) Service Management
5 90 (26.87%) Finance
6 81 (24.18%) HP
7 79 (23.58%) UNIX
8 70 (20.90%) Windows
9 68 (20.30%) Microsoft
10 67 (20.00%) Linux
11 62 (18.51%) Oracle
12 58 (17.31%) SQL
13 48 (14.33%) Banking
14 46 (13.73%) CMDB
15 41 (12.24%) Workflow
16 40 (11.94%) Control-M
16 40 (11.94%) XML
17 39 (11.64%) VMware
18 36 (10.75%) Security Cleared
19 34 (10.15%) SCOM
19 34 (10.15%) BMC PATROL
19 34 (10.15%) Web Services
19 34 (10.15%) ServiceNow
20 33 (9.85%) Change Management
21 32 (9.55%) Active Directory
21 32 (9.55%) SLA
22 31 (9.25%) Red Hat
22 31 (9.25%) Oracle Database
23 30 (8.96%) IBM

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 13 (3.88%) IIS
1 13 (3.88%) CMS
2 7 (2.09%) CICS
3 6 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.19%) Apache
5 3 (0.90%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.90%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.60%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (0.60%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.30%) SAS
7 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.30%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 28 (8.36%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.88%) MS Office
3 12 (3.58%) MS Project
4 6 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 158 (47.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 19 (5.67%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.57%) SaaS
2 2 (0.60%) PaaS
3 1 (0.30%) IaaS
3 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.36%) SAN
2 14 (4.18%) TCP/IP
3 13 (3.88%) DNS
4 12 (3.58%) VPN
4 12 (3.58%) LDAP
5 11 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (2.99%) WLAN
7 8 (2.39%) LAN
7 8 (2.39%) DHCP
7 8 (2.39%) SSL
7 8 (2.39%) Firewall
8 6 (1.79%) Network Security
8 6 (1.79%) WAN
8 6 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (1.49%) DMZ
9 5 (1.49%) BGP
9 5 (1.49%) EIGRP
10 4 (1.19%) Internet
10 4 (1.19%) Kerberos
10 4 (1.19%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.25%) Oracle Database
2 22 (6.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 19 (5.67%) SQL Server
4 16 (4.78%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (2.99%) RDBMS
5 10 (2.99%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.69%) DB2
7 7 (2.09%) Sybase ASE
7 7 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (2.09%) Oracle Exadata
8 6 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.49%) Oracle9i Database
10 4 (1.19%) Sybase IQ
11 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (0.90%) MS Access
11 3 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (1.19%) Toad
1 4 (1.19%) JIRA
2 3 (0.90%) Selenium
2 3 (0.90%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.60%) JUnit
4 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
General
1 90 (26.87%) Finance
2 48 (14.33%) Banking
3 18 (5.37%) Financial Institution
4 16 (4.78%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.88%) Retail
6 12 (3.58%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.19%) Marketing
7 4 (1.19%) Games
7 4 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.19%) Advertising
8 3 (0.90%) Legal
8 3 (0.90%) International Banking
9 2 (0.60%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.60%) Back Office
10 1 (0.30%) Electronics
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.30%) Publishing
10 1 (0.30%) Automotive
10 1 (0.30%) Billing
10 1 (0.30%) French Language
Job Titles
1 66 (19.70%) Analyst
2 43 (12.84%) Consultant
3 38 (11.34%) Developer
4 28 (8.36%) DBA
5 25 (7.46%) Administrator
6 21 (6.27%) Service Analyst
7 20 (5.97%) Architect
7 20 (5.97%) ServiceNow Developer
8 17 (5.07%) Network Engineer
9 15 (4.48%) Service Manager
10 12 (3.58%) Support Analyst
10 12 (3.58%) Operations Analyst
10 12 (3.58%) ITSM Consultant
11 11 (3.28%) Project Manager
11 11 (3.28%) Oracle DBA
12 10 (2.99%) Senior Consultant
12 10 (2.99%) Infrastructure Architect
13 9 (2.69%) Business Analyst
13 9 (2.69%) Technical Consultant
14 8 (2.39%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (11.94%) XML
2 34 (10.15%) Web Services
3 24 (7.16%) HTML
4 22 (6.57%) CSS
5 16 (4.78%) Middleware
6 12 (3.58%) Ajax
7 11 (3.28%) XSL
8 10 (2.99%) XML Schema
9 8 (2.39%) SOAP
9 8 (2.39%) COM
10 6 (1.79%) JSP
10 6 (1.79%) ISPF
11 4 (1.19%) CGI
12 3 (0.90%) JDBC
13 2 (0.60%) .NET
13 2 (0.60%) SAP Basis
13 2 (0.60%) XSLT
13 2 (0.60%) ODBC
13 2 (0.60%) Application Packaging
14 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.73%) CMDB
2 20 (5.97%) Clustering
3 15 (4.48%) Replication
4 12 (3.58%) Hedge funds
5 11 (3.28%) Mainframe
6 9 (2.69%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.69%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.39%) AS400
8 5 (1.49%) Derivative
8 5 (1.49%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (1.49%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.19%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 4 (1.19%) Web 2.0
9 4 (1.19%) CCTV
9 4 (1.19%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.90%) iSeries
11 2 (0.60%) LPAR
11 2 (0.60%) iPad
11 2 (0.60%) iPhone
11 2 (0.60%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 79 (23.58%) UNIX
2 70 (20.90%) Windows
3 67 (20.00%) Linux
4 30 (8.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (6.57%) Solaris
6 18 (5.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (3.28%) Windows 7
7 11 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (2.69%) AIX
9 7 (2.09%) zOS
10 6 (1.79%) SUSE
10 6 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.19%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.90%) HPUX
14 2 (0.60%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.60%) MVS
15 1 (0.30%) CentOS
15 1 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (46.27%) ITIL
2 119 (35.52%) ITSM
3 96 (28.66%) Service Management
4 41 (12.24%) Workflow
5 33 (9.85%) Change Management
6 28 (8.36%) Configuration Management
7 25 (7.46%) Migration
8 24 (7.16%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (5.67%) Service Delivery
9 19 (5.67%) Knowledge Management
9 19 (5.67%) Project Management
10 18 (5.37%) Incident Management
11 17 (5.07%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (4.78%) Root Cause Analysis
12 16 (4.78%) Capacity Management
13 15 (4.48%) PRINCE2
14 14 (4.18%) Network Monitoring
15 13 (3.88%) SOA
15 13 (3.88%) Release Management
15 13 (3.88%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 58 (17.31%) SQL
2 24 (7.16%) JavaScript
2 24 (7.16%) Shell Script
3 21 (6.27%) PowerShell
4 15 (4.48%) Java
5 14 (4.18%) Perl
6 11 (3.28%) C
7 8 (2.39%) VB
8 7 (2.09%) JCL
9 6 (1.79%) VBScript
10 5 (1.49%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.49%) PHP
10 5 (1.49%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.49%) REXX
10 5 (1.49%) Lisp
11 2 (0.60%) Python
11 2 (0.60%) Ruby
11 2 (0.60%) XPath
12 1 (0.30%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 36 (10.75%) Security Cleared
2 29 (8.66%) Degree
3 28 (8.36%) SC Cleared
4 16 (4.78%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (3.88%) CCNP
5 13 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (1.79%) CCDP
8 3 (0.90%) ISEB
8 3 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.90%) RHCE
8 3 (0.90%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.90%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.60%) CISM
9 2 (0.60%) PMP
9 2 (0.60%) CISSP
9 2 (0.60%) CCNA
9 2 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.60%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.55%) SLA
2 7 (2.09%) QA
3 6 (1.79%) COBIT
4 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.30%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 32 (9.55%) Active Directory
2 29 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.78%) Oracle RMAN
4 15 (4.48%) VMware ESX
4 15 (4.48%) Oracle RAC
5 13 (3.88%) vSphere
6 10 (2.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 8 (2.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 6 (1.79%) SRDF
8 6 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.79%) XenApp
9 4 (1.19%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.90%) vCloud
11 2 (0.60%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (0.60%) NFS
12 1 (0.30%) RACF
12 1 (0.30%) Samba
12 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.30%) LiteSpeed
12 1 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 40 (11.94%) Control-M
2 34 (10.15%) BMC PATROL
2 34 (10.15%) SCOM
3 29 (8.66%) BladeLogic
4 24 (7.16%) NetBackup
5 16 (4.78%) Data Guard
6 13 (3.88%) Tivoli
7 12 (3.58%) Nagios
8 11 (3.28%) SCCM
9 9 (2.69%) SolarWinds Orion
10 8 (2.39%) HP UCMDB
10 8 (2.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 8 (2.39%) SCSM
11 7 (2.09%) OPNET
12 6 (1.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 5 (1.49%) Puppet
13 5 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
14 4 (1.19%) Red Hat Satellite
14 4 (1.19%) MAINVIEW
15 3 (0.90%) OpenView
Vendors
1 158 (47.16%) Remedy
2 81 (24.18%) HP
3 68 (20.30%) Microsoft
4 62 (18.51%) Oracle
5 39 (11.64%) VMware
6 34 (10.15%) ServiceNow
7 31 (9.25%) Red Hat
8 30 (8.96%) IBM
9 27 (8.06%) Citrix
9 27 (8.06%) Veritas
10 25 (7.46%) Cisco
11 24 (7.16%) SolarWinds
12 21 (6.27%) CA
12 21 (6.27%) EMC
13 18 (5.37%) NetApp
14 15 (4.48%) Altiris
15 12 (3.58%) Intel
16 9 (2.69%) TippingPoint
17 8 (2.39%) F5
18 7 (2.09%) Blue Coat
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