The first table below looks at the demand for BladeLogic skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BladeLogic over the 3 months to 25 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 of the Systems Management category for the London 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.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
Rank 371 357 343
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -14
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 40 57 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.20% 3.73% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 50 46
Average daily rate
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£525 £435 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -13.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £506 £275
% change year-on-year
-30.86% +84.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1817 1529 1735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.70% 6.31% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 995 1005
Average daily rate £425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £298 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 39 43
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.90 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £41.55 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%
BladeLogic
England

BladeLogic
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BladeLogic across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

BladeLogic Jobs Demand Trend in London

BladeLogic
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

BladeLogic Daily Rate Trend in London

BladeLogic
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BladeLogic across the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

BladeLogic Daily Rate Histogram in London

BladeLogic
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BladeLogic within the London region over the 3 months to 25 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
City of London +22 20 £500 +14.94%
BladeLogic
England

BladeLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 36 (60.00%) Windows
2 28 (46.67%) BMC
3 26 (43.33%) Linux
4 24 (40.00%) VMware
5 22 (36.67%) Middleware
6 20 (33.33%) VMware ESX
7 18 (30.00%) Banking
7 18 (30.00%) Oracle
7 18 (30.00%) PowerShell
8 17 (28.33%) Active Directory
9 16 (26.67%) UNIX
10 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 15 (25.00%) SAN
10 15 (25.00%) Front Office
10 15 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (21.67%) IIS
12 13 (21.67%) VB
13 12 (20.00%) MS Excel
13 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
13 12 (20.00%) Red Hat
13 12 (20.00%) Citrix
13 12 (20.00%) Capacity Management
14 11 (18.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (18.33%) Release Management
14 11 (18.33%) Python
15 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (16.67%) Finance
16 9 (15.00%) Altiris

BladeLogic
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 13 (21.67%) IIS
2 5 (8.33%) Apache
2 5 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.33%) LiveLink
3 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.67%) SAS
4 1 (1.67%) CICS
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 12 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.00%) SAN
2 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (11.67%) LDAP
4 5 (8.33%) WAN
4 5 (8.33%) Intranet
4 5 (8.33%) BIG-IP
5 4 (6.67%) Firewall
5 4 (6.67%) LAN
5 4 (6.67%) DMZ
6 2 (3.33%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.33%) Wireless
6 2 (3.33%) VLAN
6 2 (3.33%) Network Security
6 2 (3.33%) NAS
6 2 (3.33%) OSPF
7 1 (1.67%) SSH
7 1 (1.67%) Extranet
7 1 (1.67%) FTP
7 1 (1.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.67%) Big Data
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.67%) DB2
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (30.00%) Banking
2 15 (25.00%) Front Office
3 10 (16.67%) Finance
4 7 (11.67%) Investment Banking
5 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 7 (11.67%) Architect
3 6 (10.00%) Network Consultant
3 6 (10.00%) Consultant
4 5 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Administrator
5 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Web Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Implementation Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Automation Specialist
7 2 (3.33%) Hardware Technician
7 2 (3.33%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.67%) Middleware
2 5 (8.33%) Java EE
2 5 (8.33%) WCF
2 5 (8.33%) .NET
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) AS400
1 5 (8.33%) Clustering
2 4 (6.67%) Firmware
2 4 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 4 (6.67%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) Replication
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) CMDB
4 1 (1.67%) Tandem
4 1 (1.67%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 36 (60.00%) Windows
2 26 (43.33%) Linux
3 16 (26.67%) UNIX
4 15 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (18.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (13.33%) Solaris
8 6 (10.00%) AIX
8 6 (10.00%) SUSE
9 5 (8.33%) Windows 2000
10 3 (5.00%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.67%) zOS
11 1 (1.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 11 (18.33%) Release Management
4 9 (15.00%) ITIL
4 9 (15.00%) Network Management
5 6 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 6 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 5 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.00%) Migration
8 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.33%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.33%) Service Management
8 2 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.33%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.33%) Data Architecture
8 2 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 13 (21.67%) VB
3 11 (18.33%) Python
4 5 (8.33%) Java
5 3 (5.00%) Perl
6 2 (3.33%) Ruby
7 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.67%) Jython
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.33%) CCNP
2 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (1.67%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 17 (28.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (8.33%) vSphere
5 3 (5.00%) XenApp
6 2 (3.33%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (3.33%) SRDF
6 2 (3.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (1.67%) NFS
7 1 (1.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.67%) Samba
7 1 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) Control-M
2 7 (11.67%) ITRS Geneos
2 7 (11.67%) WMI
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (3.33%) SCCM
4 2 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (3.33%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (1.67%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 28 (46.67%) BMC
2 24 (40.00%) VMware
3 18 (30.00%) Oracle
4 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (20.00%) Citrix
5 12 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 9 (15.00%) EMC
6 9 (15.00%) Altiris
7 6 (10.00%) Cisco
8 5 (8.33%) IBM
8 5 (8.33%) HP
8 5 (8.33%) NetIQ
8 5 (8.33%) Symantec
8 5 (8.33%) CA
8 5 (8.33%) Aruba
9 4 (6.67%) Avaya
10 3 (5.00%) Nortel
10 3 (5.00%) Dell
10 3 (5.00%) Hitachi
10 3 (5.00%) Remedy