The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of BMC products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BMC 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 Vendors 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within BMC Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC
Rank 316 294 270
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -24
Contract jobs citing BMC 95 122 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.50% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 1.10% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 55 73
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +33.33%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10577 11119 11854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.80% 45.86% 45.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6686 7078 7131
Average daily rate £425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 291 331
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.54 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.35 £48.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
BMC
England

BMC
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

BMC Jobs Demand Trend in London

BMC
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

BMC Daily Rate Trend in London

BMC
Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

BMC Daily Rate Histogram in London

BMC
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BMC across the London region.

BMC Hourly Rate Trend in London

BMC
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 BMC 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 +15 26 £481 +20.31% 7
Wimbledon - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
BMC
England

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing BMC 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 BMC.

1 69 (42.59%) ITIL
2 67 (41.36%) Remedy
2 67 (41.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 56 (34.57%) Finance
4 47 (29.01%) UNIX
5 43 (26.54%) Linux
6 40 (24.69%) ITSM
7 38 (23.46%) Windows
8 37 (22.84%) Microsoft
8 37 (22.84%) Service Management
9 32 (19.75%) Banking
9 32 (19.75%) Oracle
10 31 (19.14%) SCOM
11 30 (18.52%) SQL
12 28 (17.28%) HP
12 28 (17.28%) Control-M
12 28 (17.28%) BladeLogic
13 27 (16.67%) Active Directory
14 25 (15.43%) VMware
14 25 (15.43%) Oracle Database
15 24 (14.81%) Veritas
16 23 (14.20%) Red Hat
17 22 (13.58%) SAN
17 22 (13.58%) Change Management
18 21 (12.96%) Security Cleared
19 20 (12.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 19 (11.73%) SLA
21 18 (11.11%) Solaris
21 18 (11.11%) Service Delivery
21 18 (11.11%) NetBackup

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing BMC 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 BMC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (4.94%) IIS
2 5 (3.09%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.85%) CICS
4 1 (0.62%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.62%) CMS
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.62%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 1 (0.62%) Apache
4 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.62%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.62%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (4.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.09%) MS Project
2 5 (3.09%) MS Office
3 3 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 67 (41.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (3.70%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.70%) SaaS
2 1 (0.62%) PaaS
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.58%) SAN
2 12 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.94%) DNS
4 4 (2.47%) LDAP
4 4 (2.47%) Kerberos
5 3 (1.85%) DHCP
5 3 (1.85%) Firewall
5 3 (1.85%) NAS
6 2 (1.23%) VLAN
6 2 (1.23%) OSPF
6 2 (1.23%) LAN
6 2 (1.23%) WAN
7 1 (0.62%) FTP
7 1 (0.62%) Intranet
7 1 (0.62%) Internet
7 1 (0.62%) NetScreen
7 1 (0.62%) SSH
7 1 (0.62%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.62%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.43%) Oracle Database
2 18 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (9.26%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (6.17%) SQL Server
5 7 (4.32%) RDBMS
5 7 (4.32%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.32%) Sybase ASE
5 7 (4.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 6 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.09%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (2.47%) DB2
8 4 (2.47%) Sybase IQ
9 3 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.23%) Oracle OWB
10 2 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.23%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Toad
2 1 (0.62%) JIRA
2 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 56 (34.57%) Finance
2 32 (19.75%) Banking
3 16 (9.88%) Financial Institution
4 12 (7.41%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.09%) Retail
7 2 (1.23%) International Banking
7 2 (1.23%) Marketing
7 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.62%) Advertising
8 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (18.52%) Analyst
2 19 (11.73%) Consultant
3 18 (11.11%) DBA
4 15 (9.26%) Architect
5 13 (8.02%) Developer
6 12 (7.41%) Operations Analyst
7 11 (6.79%) Service Manager
8 10 (6.17%) Oracle DBA
9 9 (5.56%) Network Engineer
10 8 (4.94%) Administrator
11 7 (4.32%) Infrastructure Architect
12 6 (3.70%) Network Consultant
13 5 (3.09%) Data Architect
13 5 (3.09%) Sybase DBA
13 5 (3.09%) Data Centre Architect
14 4 (2.47%) Wintel Engineer
14 4 (2.47%) Remedy Consultant
14 4 (2.47%) Automation Engineer
14 4 (2.47%) Contracts Manager
14 4 (2.47%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.88%) Middleware
2 7 (4.32%) HTML
2 7 (4.32%) XML
3 6 (3.70%) CSS
4 4 (2.47%) Web Services
4 4 (2.47%) HTML5
5 3 (1.85%) JDBC
5 3 (1.85%) .NET
5 3 (1.85%) ADO.NET
6 2 (1.23%) JSP
6 2 (1.23%) XSL
6 2 (1.23%) ODBC
6 2 (1.23%) XML Schema
6 2 (1.23%) ISPF
6 2 (1.23%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.62%) jQuery
7 1 (0.62%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.62%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.62%) Spring
7 1 (0.62%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.11%) CMDB
2 17 (10.49%) Clustering
3 13 (8.02%) Hedge funds
4 11 (6.79%) Replication
5 7 (4.32%) Mainframe
5 7 (4.32%) AS400
6 5 (3.09%) Derivative
7 4 (2.47%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 4 (2.47%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.85%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.23%) iSeries
9 2 (1.23%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.62%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.62%) iPad
10 1 (0.62%) DataPower
10 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.62%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.62%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 47 (29.01%) UNIX
2 43 (26.54%) Linux
3 38 (23.46%) Windows
4 20 (12.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (11.11%) Solaris
6 13 (8.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (4.32%) AIX
8 6 (3.70%) SUSE
9 4 (2.47%) zOS
10 3 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.23%) HPUX
12 1 (0.62%) MVS
12 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (42.59%) ITIL
2 40 (24.69%) ITSM
3 37 (22.84%) Service Management
4 22 (13.58%) Change Management
5 18 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 16 (9.88%) Migration
6 16 (9.88%) Configuration Management
7 15 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (8.64%) Network Monitoring
9 13 (8.02%) Workflow
10 11 (6.79%) PRINCE2
10 11 (6.79%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (6.17%) Network Management
11 10 (6.17%) Project Management
11 10 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (5.56%) ITIL V3
12 9 (5.56%) Capacity Management
13 8 (4.94%) Knowledge Management
14 7 (4.32%) Performance Analysis
14 7 (4.32%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (18.52%) SQL
2 17 (10.49%) Perl
3 13 (8.02%) PowerShell
4 10 (6.17%) C
5 8 (4.94%) Shell Script
6 7 (4.32%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.09%) Java
7 5 (3.09%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.09%) Python
8 3 (1.85%) C#
8 3 (1.85%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.23%) VB
9 2 (1.23%) JCL
9 2 (1.23%) Ruby
10 1 (0.62%) XPath
10 1 (0.62%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 18 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (3.70%) Degree
5 3 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.85%) RHCE
6 2 (1.23%) CCNP
6 2 (1.23%) CISSP
6 2 (1.23%) CISM
7 1 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.62%) HND
7 1 (0.62%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.73%) SLA
2 4 (2.47%) COBIT
2 4 (2.47%) QA
3 3 (1.85%) GPG13
4 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 15 (9.26%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (9.26%) Oracle RMAN
3 12 (7.41%) VMware ESX
4 11 (6.79%) vSphere
5 8 (4.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 7 (4.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 5 (3.09%) SRDF
7 5 (3.09%) XenApp
8 4 (2.47%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.85%) vCloud
10 2 (1.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.62%) LiteSpeed
11 1 (0.62%) NFS
11 1 (0.62%) Samba
Systems Management
1 31 (19.14%) SCOM
2 28 (17.28%) Control-M
2 28 (17.28%) BladeLogic
3 18 (11.11%) NetBackup
4 17 (10.49%) BMC PATROL
5 15 (9.26%) Data Guard
6 12 (7.41%) SCCM
6 12 (7.41%) Nagios
7 9 (5.56%) Tivoli
8 5 (3.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (3.09%) Puppet
9 4 (2.47%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (2.47%) SCOrch
10 3 (1.85%) OpenView
11 2 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (1.23%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 2 (1.23%) CA Spectrum
11 2 (1.23%) HP SIM
12 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 67 (41.36%) Remedy
2 37 (22.84%) Microsoft
3 32 (19.75%) Oracle
4 28 (17.28%) HP
5 25 (15.43%) VMware
6 24 (14.81%) Veritas
7 23 (14.20%) Red Hat
8 16 (9.88%) EMC
8 16 (9.88%) Citrix
9 15 (9.26%) Altiris
10 13 (8.02%) SolarWinds
11 12 (7.41%) IBM
11 12 (7.41%) Intel
12 7 (4.32%) Sybase
12 7 (4.32%) Cisco
12 7 (4.32%) CA
13 6 (3.70%) Hitachi
14 5 (3.09%) NetApp
15 4 (2.47%) JBoss
15 4 (2.47%) Avaya
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