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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
Rank 396 373 354
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -19
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 33 52 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.66% 3.21% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 46 29
Average daily rate
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£525 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £350 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £408 £312
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +30.50%
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
1982 1621 1646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.10% 6.55% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1316 1104 1028
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 £263 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 33 45
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.66 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £49.00 £40.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
City of London +26 5 £500 +14.94% 1
BladeLogic
England

BladeLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (59.02%) Windows
2 30 (49.18%) Linux
3 27 (44.26%) BMC
4 26 (42.62%) Oracle
5 24 (39.34%) Middleware
6 22 (36.07%) Banking
6 22 (36.07%) PowerShell
7 19 (31.15%) VMware
7 19 (31.15%) Active Directory
8 18 (29.51%) Front Office
9 17 (27.87%) VB
10 15 (24.59%) UNIX
10 15 (24.59%) Capacity Management
11 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (22.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (22.95%) ITIL
11 14 (22.95%) IIS
11 14 (22.95%) Red Hat
11 14 (22.95%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (21.31%) VMware ESX
12 13 (21.31%) Control-M
12 13 (21.31%) Python
13 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
13 12 (19.67%) Altiris
13 12 (19.67%) Finance
14 11 (18.03%) MS Excel
14 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
14 11 (18.03%) SAN
15 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (16.39%) LDAP

BladeLogic
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 14 (22.95%) IIS
2 8 (13.11%) Apache
2 8 (13.11%) Tomcat
2 8 (13.11%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (6.56%) LiveLink
3 4 (6.56%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.92%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.28%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.28%) CICS
Applications
1 11 (18.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) SAN
2 10 (16.39%) LDAP
3 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
3 8 (13.11%) Intranet
3 8 (13.11%) BIG-IP
4 6 (9.84%) Firewall
4 6 (9.84%) WAN
5 5 (8.20%) LAN
6 4 (6.56%) Ethernet
6 4 (6.56%) NAS
7 2 (3.28%) SSL
7 2 (3.28%) VLAN
7 2 (3.28%) Network Security
7 2 (3.28%) Wireless
7 2 (3.28%) DMZ
8 1 (1.64%) DNS
8 1 (1.64%) FTP
8 1 (1.64%) SSH
8 1 (1.64%) Extranet
8 1 (1.64%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.11%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.20%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.28%) DB2
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.64%) Big Data
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.64%) Maven
2 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (36.07%) Banking
2 18 (29.51%) Front Office
3 12 (19.67%) Finance
4 10 (16.39%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.64%) 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%) Web Engineer
2 6 (9.84%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (8.20%) Consultant
3 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (8.20%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Network Consultant
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Implementation Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Wintel 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
6 2 (3.28%) Middleware Specialist
6 2 (3.28%) Security Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (39.34%) Middleware
2 8 (13.11%) Java EE
2 8 (13.11%) .NET
2 8 (13.11%) WCF
3 5 (8.20%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (4.92%) XML
5 2 (3.28%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.64%) RESTful
6 1 (1.64%) REST
6 1 (1.64%) XSD
6 1 (1.64%) SOAP
6 1 (1.64%) JSON
6 1 (1.64%) Spring MVC
6 1 (1.64%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.56%) AS400
2 4 (6.56%) Fixed Income
3 3 (4.92%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.28%) Tandem
5 1 (1.64%) CMDB
5 1 (1.64%) Clustering
5 1 (1.64%) Firmware
5 1 (1.64%) Replication
5 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (59.02%) Windows
2 30 (49.18%) Linux
3 15 (24.59%) UNIX
4 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (22.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (16.39%) Solaris
6 6 (9.84%) AIX
6 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (8.20%) SUSE
7 5 (8.20%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (3.28%) zOS
8 2 (3.28%) HPUX
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) Capacity Management
2 14 (22.95%) ITIL
2 14 (22.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (16.39%) Problem Management
3 10 (16.39%) Release Management
4 9 (14.75%) Load Balancing
5 8 (13.11%) Server Monitoring
6 7 (11.48%) Network Management
7 6 (9.84%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (6.56%) Data Architecture
8 4 (6.56%) Risk Management
8 4 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.56%) Migration
8 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.28%) Service Management
10 1 (1.64%) Change Management
10 1 (1.64%) MVC
10 1 (1.64%) RAD
10 1 (1.64%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.07%) PowerShell
2 17 (27.87%) VB
3 13 (21.31%) Python
4 9 (14.75%) Java
5 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.64%) RHCE
2 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.64%) CCNP
2 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
1 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (31.15%) Active Directory
2 13 (21.31%) VMware ESX
3 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.84%) vSphere
5 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.64%) SRDF
5 1 (1.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 13 (21.31%) Control-M
2 10 (16.39%) ITRS Geneos
3 7 (11.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (11.48%) WMI
4 4 (6.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (6.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (4.92%) Tivoli
6 2 (3.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (3.28%) SCCM
7 1 (1.64%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 27 (44.26%) BMC
2 26 (42.62%) Oracle
3 19 (31.15%) VMware
4 14 (22.95%) Red Hat
5 12 (19.67%) Altiris
6 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
7 8 (13.11%) Citrix
8 6 (9.84%) Symantec
8 6 (9.84%) Remedy
8 6 (9.84%) HP
9 5 (8.20%) Dell
9 5 (8.20%) EMC
9 5 (8.20%) Cisco
9 5 (8.20%) CA
9 5 (8.20%) Blue Coat
9 5 (8.20%) Aruba
10 4 (6.56%) Fujitsu
10 4 (6.56%) Open Text
11 3 (4.92%) Serena
11 3 (4.92%) Splunk
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