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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC
Rank 383 351 328
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -23
Contract jobs citing BMC 180 216 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.46% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% 0.99% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 95 110
Average daily rate
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£350 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.63%
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
22443 21877 24572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.45% 46.96% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12746 12209 12888
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 1017 1126 1289
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.63 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
BMC
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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 28 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 28 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 -9 99 £400 -5.88% 23
South East -49 31 £388 +7.63% 9
Yorkshire +9 15 £325 -
East of England -36 8 £213 -50.00% 1
North West -12 5 £300 +20.00% 2
West Midlands - 5 £250 - 1
South West -31 3 - -
East Midlands +1 2 £150 +25.00%
North East - - - -
BMC
UK

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 170 (48.85%) Remedy
1 170 (48.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 154 (44.25%) ITIL
3 123 (35.34%) ITSM
4 96 (27.59%) Service Management
5 88 (25.29%) Finance
6 80 (22.99%) HP
7 77 (22.13%) Windows
8 76 (21.84%) UNIX
9 75 (21.55%) Microsoft
10 62 (17.82%) Linux
11 61 (17.53%) SQL
12 59 (16.95%) Oracle
13 54 (15.52%) CMDB
14 48 (13.79%) Security Cleared
15 47 (13.51%) Banking
16 44 (12.64%) Workflow
17 41 (11.78%) SCOM
18 40 (11.49%) Control-M
18 40 (11.49%) VMware
19 39 (11.21%) SC Cleared
20 36 (10.34%) BMC PATROL
20 36 (10.34%) XML
21 35 (10.06%) Active Directory
22 34 (9.77%) SLA
23 33 (9.48%) Web Services
23 33 (9.48%) Change Management
24 32 (9.20%) ServiceNow
24 32 (9.20%) Oracle Database
25 31 (8.91%) Red Hat

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 11 (3.16%) IIS
1 11 (3.16%) SharePoint
1 11 (3.16%) CMS
2 7 (2.01%) CICS
3 3 (0.86%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (0.57%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (0.57%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.57%) Apache
5 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.29%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.29%) SAS
5 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 28 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.16%) MS Office
3 10 (2.87%) MS Project
4 5 (1.44%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 170 (48.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 26 (7.47%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.03%) SaaS
2 2 (0.57%) PaaS
3 1 (0.29%) IaaS
3 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.47%) SAN
2 14 (4.02%) TCP/IP
3 13 (3.74%) DNS
4 12 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (3.16%) Firewall
5 11 (3.16%) VPN
5 11 (3.16%) LDAP
5 11 (3.16%) WLAN
6 9 (2.59%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (2.30%) LAN
7 8 (2.30%) DHCP
8 7 (2.01%) SSL
8 7 (2.01%) BGP
9 6 (1.72%) Network Security
9 6 (1.72%) WAN
10 5 (1.44%) DMZ
10 5 (1.44%) EIGRP
11 4 (1.15%) Internet
11 4 (1.15%) Kerberos
11 4 (1.15%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.20%) Oracle Database
2 22 (6.32%) Oracle Database 11g
3 17 (4.89%) SQL Server
4 16 (4.60%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (2.87%) RDBMS
5 10 (2.87%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.59%) DB2
7 7 (2.01%) Sybase ASE
7 7 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (2.01%) Oracle Exadata
8 6 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.44%) Oracle9i Database
10 4 (1.15%) Sybase IQ
11 3 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.57%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 4 (1.15%) Toad
1 4 (1.15%) JIRA
2 3 (0.86%) Selenium
2 3 (0.86%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.57%) JUnit
4 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
General
1 88 (25.29%) Finance
2 47 (13.51%) Banking
3 18 (5.17%) Financial Institution
4 16 (4.60%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.74%) Retail
6 12 (3.45%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.15%) Games
7 4 (1.15%) Marketing
7 4 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.15%) Advertising
8 3 (0.86%) Back Office
8 3 (0.86%) International Banking
9 2 (0.57%) Publishing
9 2 (0.57%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.29%) Automotive
10 1 (0.29%) Legal
10 1 (0.29%) Electronics
10 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.29%) French Language
10 1 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 65 (18.68%) Analyst
2 46 (13.22%) Consultant
3 43 (12.36%) Developer
4 28 (8.05%) DBA
5 25 (7.18%) Administrator
6 24 (6.90%) Architect
7 20 (5.75%) Network Engineer
7 20 (5.75%) Service Analyst
8 19 (5.46%) ServiceNow Developer
9 16 (4.60%) Service Manager
10 12 (3.45%) Support Analyst
10 12 (3.45%) Project Manager
10 12 (3.45%) Operations Analyst
11 11 (3.16%) Oracle DBA
11 11 (3.16%) ITSM Consultant
12 10 (2.87%) Remedy Developer
12 10 (2.87%) Infrastructure Architect
13 9 (2.59%) Remedy Consultant
13 9 (2.59%) Senior Consultant
14 8 (2.30%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (10.34%) XML
2 33 (9.48%) Web Services
3 29 (8.33%) HTML
4 26 (7.47%) CSS
5 16 (4.60%) Middleware
6 11 (3.16%) Ajax
6 11 (3.16%) XSL
7 10 (2.87%) XML Schema
8 8 (2.30%) JSP
9 7 (2.01%) SOAP
9 7 (2.01%) COM
10 6 (1.72%) .NET
10 6 (1.72%) HTML5
10 6 (1.72%) ISPF
11 4 (1.15%) CGI
11 4 (1.15%) ADO.NET
12 3 (0.86%) JDBC
13 2 (0.57%) ODBC
13 2 (0.57%) LESS
13 2 (0.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 54 (15.52%) CMDB
2 20 (5.75%) Clustering
3 14 (4.02%) Replication
4 13 (3.74%) Hedge funds
5 11 (3.16%) Mainframe
6 9 (2.59%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.59%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.72%) AS400
8 5 (1.44%) Derivative
8 5 (1.44%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (1.44%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.15%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 4 (1.15%) Web 2.0
9 4 (1.15%) CCTV
10 3 (0.86%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.57%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.57%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.57%) LPAR
11 2 (0.57%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 77 (22.13%) Windows
2 76 (21.84%) UNIX
3 62 (17.82%) Linux
4 30 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (6.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (5.75%) Solaris
7 10 (2.87%) Windows 7
7 10 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.01%) zOS
8 7 (2.01%) AIX
9 6 (1.72%) SUSE
9 6 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.44%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (0.86%) HPUX
11 3 (0.86%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.57%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.57%) MVS
13 1 (0.29%) CentOS
13 1 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (44.25%) ITIL
2 123 (35.34%) ITSM
3 96 (27.59%) Service Management
4 44 (12.64%) Workflow
5 33 (9.48%) Change Management
6 28 (8.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 26 (7.47%) Migration
7 26 (7.47%) Configuration Management
8 23 (6.61%) Service Delivery
9 22 (6.32%) Knowledge Management
10 20 (5.75%) Project Management
11 18 (5.17%) Incident Management
12 16 (4.60%) PRINCE2
12 16 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (4.60%) Root Cause Analysis
12 16 (4.60%) Capacity Management
12 16 (4.60%) Network Monitoring
13 15 (4.31%) Network Management
14 13 (3.74%) ITIL V3
14 13 (3.74%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (17.53%) SQL
2 29 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 24 (6.90%) Shell Script
3 24 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 18 (5.17%) Perl
5 15 (4.31%) Java
6 11 (3.16%) C
7 8 (2.30%) VB
8 7 (2.01%) JCL
9 6 (1.72%) VBScript
9 6 (1.72%) Python
10 5 (1.44%) REXX
10 5 (1.44%) Lisp
10 5 (1.44%) C#
10 5 (1.44%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.44%) PHP
10 5 (1.44%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.57%) Ruby
12 1 (0.29%) XPath
12 1 (0.29%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 48 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 39 (11.21%) SC Cleared
3 29 (8.33%) Degree
4 16 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (4.02%) CCNP
6 11 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (2.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (2.01%) CCDP
9 3 (0.86%) ISEB
9 3 (0.86%) CCNA
9 3 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.86%) RHCE
9 3 (0.86%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.86%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.57%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.57%) CISM
10 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.57%) PMP
10 2 (0.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.77%) SLA
2 7 (2.01%) QA
3 6 (1.72%) COBIT
4 4 (1.15%) GPG13
5 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.29%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 35 (10.06%) Active Directory
2 29 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.60%) Oracle RMAN
4 15 (4.31%) Oracle RAC
5 13 (3.74%) vSphere
5 13 (3.74%) VMware ESX
6 10 (2.87%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 8 (2.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 6 (1.72%) SRDF
8 6 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.72%) XenApp
9 4 (1.15%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.86%) vCloud
11 2 (0.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (0.57%) NFS
12 1 (0.29%) RACF
12 1 (0.29%) Samba
12 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.29%) LiteSpeed
12 1 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 41 (11.78%) SCOM
2 40 (11.49%) Control-M
3 36 (10.34%) BMC PATROL
4 29 (8.33%) BladeLogic
5 24 (6.90%) NetBackup
6 16 (4.60%) Data Guard
7 15 (4.31%) SCCM
8 12 (3.45%) Nagios
9 10 (2.87%) OPNET
9 10 (2.87%) Tivoli
10 9 (2.59%) SolarWinds Orion
11 8 (2.30%) SCSM
12 7 (2.01%) HP UCMDB
13 6 (1.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 5 (1.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 5 (1.44%) Puppet
14 5 (1.44%) Cisco CUCM
14 5 (1.44%) SCOrch
15 4 (1.15%) Red Hat Satellite
15 4 (1.15%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 170 (48.85%) Remedy
2 80 (22.99%) HP
3 75 (21.55%) Microsoft
4 59 (16.95%) Oracle
5 40 (11.49%) VMware
6 32 (9.20%) ServiceNow
7 31 (8.91%) Red Hat
8 30 (8.62%) Cisco
9 27 (7.76%) IBM
9 27 (7.76%) Veritas
10 26 (7.47%) Citrix
10 26 (7.47%) SolarWinds
11 21 (6.03%) EMC
12 20 (5.75%) CA
13 15 (4.31%) NetApp
13 15 (4.31%) Altiris
14 12 (3.45%) Intel
15 11 (3.16%) F5
16 10 (2.87%) TippingPoint
17 7 (2.01%) Blue Coat
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