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 21 October 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.

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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC
Rank 337 348 375
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +27
Contract jobs citing BMC 296 234 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.49% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 1.24% 1.06% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 145 78
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£380 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £403 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 4
Average hourly rate £46.75 £20.63 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.66% -48.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £14.00 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.65 £31.98 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £20.63 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+126.66% -45.00%
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
23945 22129 23971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.08% 46.10% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14166 12842 12752
Average daily rate £398 £390 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1166 1052 1250
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BMC across the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

BMC Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 October 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 +25 164 £380 -13.39% 22
South East +7 61 £385 - 2
West Midlands +2 32 £413 -2.94% 2
North West -11 13 £400 -5.88%
Yorkshire -12 11 £325 -13.33%
East of England -22 7 £318 -20.62% 1
South West -38 4 £388 -26.19% 3
East Midlands - 2 £488 - 1
North East - - - -
BMC
UK

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 208 (45.81%) Remedy
1 208 (45.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 180 (39.65%) ITIL
3 125 (27.53%) ITSM
4 111 (24.45%) Service Management
4 111 (24.45%) Windows
5 101 (22.25%) Finance
6 100 (22.03%) HP
7 82 (18.06%) UNIX
7 82 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
8 75 (16.52%) Linux
9 71 (15.64%) Cisco
10 70 (15.42%) Microsoft
11 66 (14.54%) VMware
12 65 (14.32%) Oracle
13 64 (14.10%) SQL
14 54 (11.89%) Cisco Certification
14 54 (11.89%) Security Cleared
15 53 (11.67%) Active Directory
16 52 (11.45%) SCOM
17 51 (11.23%) CMDB
18 48 (10.57%) Banking
19 47 (10.35%) SolarWinds
20 45 (9.91%) VMware Infrastructure
21 44 (9.69%) BMC PATROL
22 43 (9.47%) Control-M
23 42 (9.25%) Firewall
24 41 (9.03%) SLA
24 41 (9.03%) F5
25 39 (8.59%) Network Management

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 32 (7.05%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.20%) Apache
3 7 (1.54%) IIS
4 4 (0.88%) CICS
5 3 (0.66%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.66%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 2 (0.44%) CMS
6 2 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (0.44%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.22%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 1 (0.22%) Moodle
7 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.22%) Lync
7 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.52%) MS Office
3 7 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.10%) MS Project
5 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 208 (45.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 31 (6.83%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.22%) assyst
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.76%) SaaS
3 5 (1.10%) PaaS
4 4 (0.88%) IaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (9.25%) Firewall
2 31 (6.83%) Cisco Nexus
3 24 (5.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 24 (5.29%) Cisco ASA
3 24 (5.29%) BGP
3 24 (5.29%) DNS
4 19 (4.19%) WLAN
5 17 (3.74%) BIG-IP
6 13 (2.86%) SAN
6 13 (2.86%) OSPF
7 12 (2.64%) DMZ
8 11 (2.42%) EIGRP
9 9 (1.98%) Broadband
10 8 (1.76%) Network Security
11 7 (1.54%) ADSL
11 7 (1.54%) TCP/IP
12 6 (1.32%) NetScreen
12 6 (1.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 6 (1.32%) DMVPN
13 5 (1.10%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.61%) Oracle Database
2 23 (5.07%) Oracle Database 11g
3 18 (3.96%) Oracle Database 10g
4 17 (3.74%) SQL Server
5 12 (2.64%) RDBMS
5 12 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (2.64%) Relational Database
6 11 (2.42%) Oracle Exadata
7 10 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (2.20%) Oracle9i Database
8 6 (1.32%) DB2
9 5 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.10%) OLTP
10 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.44%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (0.44%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.44%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.44%) Toad
2 2 (0.44%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.44%) PVCS
3 1 (0.22%) JIRA
3 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 101 (22.25%) Finance
2 48 (10.57%) Banking
3 28 (6.17%) Telecoms
4 24 (5.29%) Financial Institution
5 18 (3.96%) Retail
6 11 (2.42%) Investment Banking
7 10 (2.20%) Law
8 9 (1.98%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.76%) Publishing
10 4 (0.88%) Billing
10 4 (0.88%) Marketing
11 3 (0.66%) International Banking
11 3 (0.66%) Electronics
12 2 (0.44%) Back Office
12 2 (0.44%) Advertising
12 2 (0.44%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.22%) French Language
13 1 (0.22%) German Language
13 1 (0.22%) Legal
13 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 101 (22.25%) Analyst
2 47 (10.35%) Consultant
3 42 (9.25%) Architect
4 36 (7.93%) DBA
5 35 (7.71%) Network Engineer
6 29 (6.39%) Service Analyst
7 23 (5.07%) Developer
8 18 (3.96%) Network Specialist
9 17 (3.74%) Administrator
9 17 (3.74%) Oracle DBA
10 14 (3.08%) Operations Analyst
10 14 (3.08%) Security Engineer
10 14 (3.08%) Remedy Consultant
10 14 (3.08%) Cloud Engineer
11 13 (2.86%) Monitoring Specialist
11 13 (2.86%) Service Manager
11 13 (2.86%) SQL DBA
12 11 (2.42%) SQL Server DBA
12 11 (2.42%) Remedy Analyst
13 10 (2.20%) OSS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (7.05%) CSS
2 28 (6.17%) Web Services
3 26 (5.73%) Middleware
4 22 (4.85%) HTML
5 11 (2.42%) XML
6 9 (1.98%) YUI
6 9 (1.98%) HTML5
7 7 (1.54%) Application Packaging
8 6 (1.32%) .NET
8 6 (1.32%) ADO.NET
9 5 (1.10%) JSP
10 3 (0.66%) jQuery
10 3 (0.66%) LESS
10 3 (0.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (0.66%) JDBC
10 3 (0.66%) Hibernate
10 3 (0.66%) Spring
11 2 (0.44%) ISPF
11 2 (0.44%) FpML
11 2 (0.44%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 82 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (11.23%) CMDB
3 32 (7.05%) User Experience
4 21 (4.63%) Clustering
5 19 (4.19%) Hedge funds
6 18 (3.96%) Management Information System
7 15 (3.30%) Visualisation
8 7 (1.54%) Replication
9 6 (1.32%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.32%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.32%) CCTV
9 6 (1.32%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.88%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.88%) iPad
10 4 (0.88%) Kindle
10 4 (0.88%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.88%) Derivative
10 4 (0.88%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.88%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.66%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 111 (24.45%) Windows
2 82 (18.06%) UNIX
3 75 (16.52%) Linux
4 33 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (4.85%) Solaris
6 13 (2.86%) AIX
7 8 (1.76%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.10%) SUSE
10 4 (0.88%) VMS
10 4 (0.88%) zOS
11 2 (0.44%) MVS
11 2 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (39.65%) ITIL
2 125 (27.53%) ITSM
3 111 (24.45%) Service Management
4 39 (8.59%) Network Management
5 37 (8.15%) Network Monitoring
6 34 (7.49%) Incident Management
7 29 (6.39%) Project Management
8 27 (5.95%) Service Delivery
8 27 (5.95%) User Acceptance Testing
9 26 (5.73%) Workflow
10 25 (5.51%) Change Management
10 25 (5.51%) Knowledge Management
10 25 (5.51%) Continuous Improvement
11 22 (4.85%) Configuration Management
12 18 (3.96%) Information Security
12 18 (3.96%) Asset Management
13 17 (3.74%) Migration
13 17 (3.74%) Network Design
13 17 (3.74%) Performance Management
13 17 (3.74%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (14.10%) SQL
2 33 (7.27%) Perl
2 33 (7.27%) PowerShell
3 25 (5.51%) Shell Script
4 19 (4.19%) JavaScript
5 16 (3.52%) VB
6 13 (2.86%) Java
7 12 (2.64%) T-SQL
8 11 (2.42%) Lisp
9 10 (2.20%) Python
10 9 (1.98%) C#
11 8 (1.76%) C
12 6 (1.32%) VBScript
13 4 (0.88%) XPath
14 3 (0.66%) JCL
14 3 (0.66%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.22%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.22%) PHP
15 1 (0.22%) ActionScript 2.0
15 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 54 (11.89%) Cisco Certification
1 54 (11.89%) Security Cleared
2 35 (7.71%) SC Cleared
3 34 (7.49%) Degree
4 33 (7.27%) CCNP
5 28 (6.17%) CCNA
6 21 (4.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 17 (3.74%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (3.52%) CCDP
9 14 (3.08%) CISSP
9 14 (3.08%) CISM
10 12 (2.64%) JNCIA
10 12 (2.64%) CCSA
11 6 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (1.10%) MCTS
12 5 (1.10%) BC Cleared
13 4 (0.88%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 3 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.66%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (9.03%) SLA
2 15 (3.30%) QA
3 6 (1.32%) GPG13
4 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.44%) COBIT
5 1 (0.22%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 53 (11.67%) Active Directory
2 45 (9.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.41%) vSphere
4 18 (3.96%) VMware ESX
4 18 (3.96%) Oracle RMAN
5 14 (3.08%) Oracle RAC
6 13 (2.86%) XenApp
7 9 (1.98%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.66%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.44%) vCloud
10 2 (0.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.22%) Postfix
11 1 (0.22%) Docker
11 1 (0.22%) LXC
11 1 (0.22%) LiteSpeed
11 1 (0.22%) NFS
11 1 (0.22%) Samba
11 1 (0.22%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 52 (11.45%) SCOM
2 44 (9.69%) BMC PATROL
3 43 (9.47%) Control-M
4 37 (8.15%) OPNET
4 37 (8.15%) BladeLogic
5 27 (5.95%) SCCM
6 18 (3.96%) Data Guard
6 18 (3.96%) NetBackup
7 17 (3.74%) Puppet
8 16 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (3.52%) OpenView
9 12 (2.64%) Nagios
9 12 (2.64%) HP SIM
10 11 (2.42%) Tivoli
11 9 (1.98%) SCOrch
11 9 (1.98%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 7 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
12 7 (1.54%) SolarWinds Orion
13 6 (1.32%) SCSM
13 6 (1.32%) Netcool
Vendors
1 208 (45.81%) Remedy
2 100 (22.03%) HP
3 71 (15.64%) Cisco
4 70 (15.42%) Microsoft
5 66 (14.54%) VMware
6 65 (14.32%) Oracle
7 47 (10.35%) SolarWinds
8 41 (9.03%) F5
9 35 (7.71%) Citrix
10 24 (5.29%) CheckPoint
11 22 (4.85%) Red Hat
11 22 (4.85%) EMC
12 19 (4.19%) TippingPoint
13 16 (3.52%) Riverbed
14 15 (3.30%) Altiris
15 14 (3.08%) IBM
15 14 (3.08%) Veritas
16 13 (2.86%) Nokia
16 13 (2.86%) Juniper
16 13 (2.86%) Fortinet
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