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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
Rank 402 373 370
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -3
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 26 46 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.29% 2.69% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 39 22
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £350 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £529 £569
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £413 £312
% change year-on-year
- +32.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BladeLogic
England

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
2011 1712 1604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.16% 6.76% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1382 1195 1023
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £260 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 29 49
Average hourly rate £21.75 £17.00 £20.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.94% -18.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £15.50 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.85 £48.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +14.47%

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 October 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 October 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 +23 2 £320 -26.43%
BladeLogic
England

BladeLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (57.35%) Windows
2 34 (50.00%) Linux
3 31 (45.59%) BMC
4 30 (44.12%) Oracle
5 26 (38.24%) Middleware
6 23 (33.82%) Banking
6 23 (33.82%) PowerShell
7 19 (27.94%) UNIX
8 18 (26.47%) Active Directory
8 18 (26.47%) Front Office
8 18 (26.47%) VMware
8 18 (26.47%) Capacity Management
9 17 (25.00%) Control-M
9 17 (25.00%) VB
10 15 (22.06%) ITIL
10 15 (22.06%) Solaris
11 14 (20.59%) Red Hat
11 14 (20.59%) IIS
11 14 (20.59%) Finance
12 13 (19.12%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (19.12%) Python
12 13 (19.12%) SAN
12 13 (19.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
13 12 (17.65%) Altiris
13 12 (17.65%) BIG-IP
14 11 (16.18%) VMware ESX
14 11 (16.18%) LDAP
14 11 (16.18%) MS Excel

BladeLogic
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (20.59%) IIS
2 8 (11.76%) Apache
2 8 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 8 (11.76%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.88%) LiveLink
4 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.94%) CICS
6 1 (1.47%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.12%) SAN
2 12 (17.65%) BIG-IP
3 11 (16.18%) LDAP
4 10 (14.71%) Firewall
5 9 (13.24%) WAN
6 8 (11.76%) LAN
6 8 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 8 (11.76%) Intranet
7 5 (7.35%) Wireless
8 4 (5.88%) NAS
8 4 (5.88%) Ethernet
9 3 (4.41%) VoIP
10 2 (2.94%) FTP
10 2 (2.94%) DNS
10 2 (2.94%) SSL
10 2 (2.94%) DMZ
10 2 (2.94%) VLAN
10 2 (2.94%) Network Security
10 2 (2.94%) SSH
11 1 (1.47%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.35%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.94%) DB2
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.47%) Big Data
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.47%) Maven
2 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (33.82%) Banking
2 18 (26.47%) Front Office
3 14 (20.59%) Finance
4 11 (16.18%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Advertising
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (16.18%) Architect
2 9 (13.24%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Network Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Web Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Consultant
6 5 (7.35%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Network Consultant
7 4 (5.88%) Network Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Implementation Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Server Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Wintel Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Automation Specialist
9 2 (2.94%) Network Specialist
9 2 (2.94%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (38.24%) Middleware
2 8 (11.76%) Java EE
2 8 (11.76%) .NET
2 8 (11.76%) WCF
3 5 (7.35%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (7.35%) XML
4 2 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.47%) RESTful
5 1 (1.47%) REST
5 1 (1.47%) XSD
5 1 (1.47%) SOAP
5 1 (1.47%) JSON
5 1 (1.47%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.88%) Fixed Income
3 3 (4.41%) AS400
4 2 (2.94%) Tandem
4 2 (2.94%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
5 1 (1.47%) CMDB
5 1 (1.47%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 39 (57.35%) Windows
2 34 (50.00%) Linux
3 19 (27.94%) UNIX
4 15 (22.06%) Solaris
5 13 (19.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (11.76%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (7.35%) AIX
8 5 (7.35%) SUSE
9 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.94%) zOS
10 2 (2.94%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) Capacity Management
2 15 (22.06%) ITIL
3 13 (19.12%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (16.18%) Problem Management
5 9 (13.24%) Release Management
6 8 (11.76%) Load Balancing
6 8 (11.76%) Server Monitoring
7 7 (10.29%) Network Management
7 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.29%) Migration
8 6 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.88%) Data Architecture
9 4 (5.88%) Risk Management
10 2 (2.94%) Workflow
10 2 (2.94%) Service Management
10 2 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (1.47%) DevOps
11 1 (1.47%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.82%) PowerShell
2 17 (25.00%) VB
3 13 (19.12%) Python
4 9 (13.24%) Java
5 4 (5.88%) XPath
6 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.47%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.18%) VMware ESX
3 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.82%) vSphere
5 2 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.47%) NFS
6 1 (1.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.47%) Samba
Systems Management
1 17 (25.00%) Control-M
2 11 (16.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (14.71%) ITRS Geneos
4 7 (10.29%) WMI
5 4 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (5.88%) Tivoli
5 4 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (2.94%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (2.94%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (2.94%) SCCM
7 1 (1.47%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 31 (45.59%) BMC
2 30 (44.12%) Oracle
3 18 (26.47%) VMware
4 14 (20.59%) Red Hat
5 12 (17.65%) Altiris
6 10 (14.71%) Remedy
6 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
7 9 (13.24%) Symantec
8 8 (11.76%) Blue Coat
8 8 (11.76%) Cisco
8 8 (11.76%) CA
9 7 (10.29%) Citrix
9 7 (10.29%) HP
10 6 (8.82%) Dell
10 6 (8.82%) EMC
10 6 (8.82%) Nortel
11 4 (5.88%) Avaya
11 4 (5.88%) CheckPoint
11 4 (5.88%) Fujitsu
11 4 (5.88%) Open Text