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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
Rank 399 392 361
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -31
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 20 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.084% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.05% 1.53% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 9
Average daily rate
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£380 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £340 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
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
1906 1767 1376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.98% 7.07% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1349 1236 881
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 33 51
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £20.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% -18.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £41.72 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.19 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.01% +8.75%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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
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Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
City of London +8 3 £370 -
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BladeLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (65.45%) Windows
2 31 (56.36%) Linux
3 26 (47.27%) Oracle
3 26 (47.27%) Middleware
4 22 (40.00%) BMC
5 21 (38.18%) Banking
6 20 (36.36%) PowerShell
7 18 (32.73%) Capacity Management
7 18 (32.73%) Front Office
7 18 (32.73%) VMware
7 18 (32.73%) Active Directory
7 18 (32.73%) UNIX
8 17 (30.91%) VB
8 17 (30.91%) Control-M
9 14 (25.45%) Red Hat
9 14 (25.45%) Solaris
9 14 (25.45%) IIS
9 14 (25.45%) Python
10 13 (23.64%) SAN
10 13 (23.64%) Finance
10 13 (23.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (23.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (21.82%) Altiris
11 12 (21.82%) BIG-IP
11 12 (21.82%) ITIL
12 11 (20.00%) LDAP
12 11 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 11 (20.00%) Investment Banking
12 11 (20.00%) VMware ESX

BladeLogic
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (25.45%) IIS
2 8 (14.55%) Apache
2 8 (14.55%) Tomcat
2 8 (14.55%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (7.27%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.27%) LiveLink
4 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.64%) CICS
6 1 (1.82%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) SAN
2 12 (21.82%) BIG-IP
3 11 (20.00%) LDAP
4 8 (14.55%) LAN
4 8 (14.55%) WAN
4 8 (14.55%) Intranet
4 8 (14.55%) Firewall
5 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 4 (7.27%) Ethernet
6 4 (7.27%) NAS
7 3 (5.45%) VLAN
7 3 (5.45%) Wireless
7 3 (5.45%) VoIP
8 2 (3.64%) FTP
8 2 (3.64%) DNS
8 2 (3.64%) SSL
8 2 (3.64%) DMZ
8 2 (3.64%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (3.64%) DB2
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Maven
1 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (38.18%) Banking
2 18 (32.73%) Front Office
3 13 (23.64%) Finance
4 11 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (20.00%) Architect
2 9 (16.36%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (14.55%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Integration Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Web Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Consultant
5 5 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Network Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Network Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Middleware Specialist
8 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Specialist
8 2 (3.64%) Wintel Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Network Specialist
9 1 (1.82%) Windows Server Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (1.82%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (47.27%) Middleware
2 8 (14.55%) Java EE
2 8 (14.55%) .NET
2 8 (14.55%) WCF
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (9.09%) XML
4 2 (3.64%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.82%) RESTful
5 1 (1.82%) REST
5 1 (1.82%) XSD
5 1 (1.82%) SOAP
5 1 (1.82%) JSON
5 1 (1.82%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
1 4 (7.27%) Fixed Income
1 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) AS400
3 2 (3.64%) Tandem
3 2 (3.64%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
4 1 (1.82%) CMDB
4 1 (1.82%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 36 (65.45%) Windows
2 31 (56.36%) Linux
3 18 (32.73%) UNIX
4 14 (25.45%) Solaris
5 13 (23.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (14.55%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (9.09%) AIX
8 5 (9.09%) SUSE
9 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (3.64%) zOS
10 2 (3.64%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Capacity Management
2 13 (23.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (21.82%) ITIL
4 11 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 9 (16.36%) Release Management
6 8 (14.55%) Load Balancing
6 8 (14.55%) Server Monitoring
7 7 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.73%) Migration
8 6 (10.91%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.27%) Data Architecture
9 4 (7.27%) Risk Management
10 2 (3.64%) Workflow
10 2 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (1.82%) DevOps
11 1 (1.82%) Software Deployment
11 1 (1.82%) MVC
11 1 (1.82%) RAD
11 1 (1.82%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 17 (30.91%) VB
3 14 (25.45%) Python
4 9 (16.36%) Java
5 4 (7.27%) XPath
6 2 (3.64%) Perl
6 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (32.73%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (10.91%) vSphere
5 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.82%) Samba
6 1 (1.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.82%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (30.91%) Control-M
2 11 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (18.18%) ITRS Geneos
4 7 (12.73%) WMI
5 4 (7.27%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (7.27%) Tivoli
5 4 (7.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (3.64%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (3.64%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (3.64%) SCCM
7 1 (1.82%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 26 (47.27%) Oracle
2 22 (40.00%) BMC
3 18 (32.73%) VMware
4 14 (25.45%) Red Hat
5 12 (21.82%) Altiris
6 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 8 (14.55%) Cisco
7 8 (14.55%) Symantec
7 8 (14.55%) CA
7 8 (14.55%) Blue Coat
8 7 (12.73%) Remedy
8 7 (12.73%) Citrix
8 7 (12.73%) HP
9 6 (10.91%) Dell
9 6 (10.91%) EMC
10 4 (7.27%) Nortel
10 4 (7.27%) Avaya
10 4 (7.27%) Open Text
10 4 (7.27%) CheckPoint
10 4 (7.27%) Fujitsu