The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
Rank 376 362 338
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -24
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 33 62 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.74% 3.72% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 54 52
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£525 £443 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -11.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £350 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 £390 £250
% change year-on-year
+21.15% +56.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BladeLogic
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1898 1668 1754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.82% 6.62% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1202 1107 1063
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 34 47
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 £13.30 £15.77 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £90.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.02% +6.41%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +29 7 £500 +14.94% 1
BladeLogic
England

BladeLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 39 (63.93%) Windows
2 32 (52.46%) Linux
3 26 (42.62%) BMC
3 26 (42.62%) Middleware
4 24 (39.34%) Oracle
5 22 (36.07%) Active Directory
5 22 (36.07%) VMware
6 21 (34.43%) Banking
6 21 (34.43%) PowerShell
7 19 (31.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (29.51%) VMware ESX
8 18 (29.51%) Front Office
9 17 (27.87%) Red Hat
9 17 (27.87%) VB
9 17 (27.87%) UNIX
10 16 (26.23%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (26.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (24.59%) Capacity Management
11 15 (24.59%) IIS
12 14 (22.95%) SAN
13 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
13 13 (21.31%) ITIL
13 13 (21.31%) Python
13 13 (21.31%) Release Management
14 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
14 12 (19.67%) Control-M
14 12 (19.67%) Altiris
15 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (18.03%) LDAP
15 11 (18.03%) MS Excel

BladeLogic
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 15 (24.59%) IIS
2 8 (13.11%) Apache
2 8 (13.11%) Tomcat
2 8 (13.11%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (4.92%) LiveLink
3 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.28%) CICS
4 2 (3.28%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.64%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (18.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.95%) SAN
2 11 (18.03%) LDAP
2 11 (18.03%) TCP/IP
3 8 (13.11%) Intranet
3 8 (13.11%) BIG-IP
4 6 (9.84%) WAN
5 5 (8.20%) Firewall
5 5 (8.20%) LAN
6 3 (4.92%) NAS
6 3 (4.92%) Ethernet
6 3 (4.92%) DMZ
7 2 (3.28%) FTP
7 2 (3.28%) SSL
7 2 (3.28%) SSH
7 2 (3.28%) OSPF
7 2 (3.28%) Wireless
7 2 (3.28%) VLAN
7 2 (3.28%) Network Security
8 1 (1.64%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.48%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.28%) DB2
6 1 (1.64%) Big Data
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (34.43%) Banking
2 18 (29.51%) Front Office
3 10 (16.39%) Investment Banking
3 10 (16.39%) Finance
4 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (13.11%) Architect
1 8 (13.11%) Network Engineer
1 8 (13.11%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (9.84%) Integration Engineer
2 6 (9.84%) Web Engineer
3 5 (8.20%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (8.20%) Consultant
3 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (6.56%) Network Consultant
4 4 (6.56%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Implementation Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (4.92%) Administrator
6 2 (3.28%) Security Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) WebSphere Specialist
6 2 (3.28%) Network Specialist
6 2 (3.28%) Release Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (42.62%) Middleware
2 8 (13.11%) .NET
2 8 (13.11%) Java EE
2 8 (13.11%) WCF
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (3.28%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) AS400
2 5 (8.20%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.56%) Fixed Income
3 4 (6.56%) Clustering
4 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.92%) Firmware
5 2 (3.28%) Tandem
5 2 (3.28%) Replication
5 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.64%) CMDB
6 1 (1.64%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 39 (63.93%) Windows
2 32 (52.46%) Linux
3 19 (31.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (27.87%) UNIX
5 16 (26.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (16.39%) Solaris
8 8 (13.11%) AIX
8 8 (13.11%) SUSE
9 4 (6.56%) Windows 2000
9 4 (6.56%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (3.28%) zOS
10 2 (3.28%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (24.59%) Capacity Management
3 13 (21.31%) ITIL
3 13 (21.31%) Release Management
4 9 (14.75%) Problem Management
4 9 (14.75%) Load Balancing
5 8 (13.11%) Server Monitoring
6 7 (11.48%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (11.48%) Network Management
7 4 (6.56%) Migration
8 3 (4.92%) Data Architecture
8 3 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.92%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.92%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.28%) Service Management
9 2 (3.28%) Data Virtualisation
9 2 (3.28%) Data Protection
10 1 (1.64%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (34.43%) PowerShell
2 17 (27.87%) VB
3 13 (21.31%) Python
4 8 (13.11%) Java
5 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.28%) CCNP
2 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.28%) Degree
3 1 (1.64%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (36.07%) Active Directory
2 18 (29.51%) VMware ESX
3 9 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (11.48%) vSphere
5 2 (3.28%) SRDF
5 2 (3.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (3.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.64%) Samba
6 1 (1.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) Control-M
2 10 (16.39%) ITRS Geneos
3 7 (11.48%) WMI
4 6 (9.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (4.92%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (3.28%) Tivoli
6 2 (3.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (3.28%) SCCM
7 1 (1.64%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 26 (42.62%) BMC
2 24 (39.34%) Oracle
3 22 (36.07%) VMware
4 17 (27.87%) Red Hat
5 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
6 12 (19.67%) Altiris
7 9 (14.75%) Citrix
8 7 (11.48%) HP
8 7 (11.48%) EMC
9 6 (9.84%) Symantec
10 5 (8.20%) Aruba
10 5 (8.20%) Dell
10 5 (8.20%) Cisco
10 5 (8.20%) IBM
11 4 (6.56%) CA
11 4 (6.56%) Blue Coat
11 4 (6.56%) Remedy
12 3 (4.92%) Fujitsu
12 3 (4.92%) Splunk
12 3 (4.92%) Open Text
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