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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC
Rank 304 300 268
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -32
Contract jobs citing BMC 102 123 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.51% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 0.96% 1.10% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 54 74
Average daily rate
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£400 £443 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.60% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £358 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.63%
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
10595 11141 11859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.07% 45.91% 45.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6683 7086 7130
Average daily rate £422 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £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 219 288 342
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £13.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.45 £48.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
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 30 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 30 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 +10 23 £488 +2.63% 7
Wimbledon - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
BMC
England

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 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 79 (45.40%) Remedy
1 79 (45.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 70 (40.23%) ITIL
3 55 (31.61%) Finance
4 49 (28.16%) Windows
5 47 (27.01%) Microsoft
6 46 (26.44%) UNIX
7 44 (25.29%) ITSM
8 42 (24.14%) Linux
9 37 (21.26%) Service Management
10 35 (20.11%) SQL
10 35 (20.11%) SCOM
11 32 (18.39%) Banking
12 31 (17.82%) Oracle
12 31 (17.82%) Active Directory
13 29 (16.67%) HP
14 28 (16.09%) Control-M
14 28 (16.09%) BladeLogic
15 27 (15.52%) VMware
16 26 (14.94%) Security Cleared
17 25 (14.37%) Oracle Database
18 24 (13.79%) Veritas
19 23 (13.22%) Red Hat
19 23 (13.22%) SC Cleared
20 22 (12.64%) Change Management
21 21 (12.07%) SAN
21 21 (12.07%) CMDB
22 20 (11.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 20 (11.49%) SLA
22 20 (11.49%) Service Delivery

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 11 (6.32%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.60%) IIS
3 2 (1.15%) CICS
4 1 (0.57%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.57%) SAS
4 1 (0.57%) Apache
4 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.57%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.57%) CMS
4 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 8 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.87%) MS Project
2 5 (2.87%) MS Office
3 3 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 79 (45.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (6.32%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.45%) SaaS
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.07%) SAN
2 12 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.60%) DNS
4 4 (2.30%) LDAP
4 4 (2.30%) Kerberos
5 3 (1.72%) DHCP
5 3 (1.72%) Firewall
5 3 (1.72%) NAS
6 2 (1.15%) VLAN
6 2 (1.15%) LAN
6 2 (1.15%) WAN
6 2 (1.15%) OSPF
7 1 (0.57%) Intranet
7 1 (0.57%) Internet
7 1 (0.57%) NetScreen
7 1 (0.57%) FTP
7 1 (0.57%) SSH
7 1 (0.57%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.57%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.37%) Oracle Database
2 18 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (8.62%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (5.75%) SQL Server
5 7 (4.02%) RDBMS
5 7 (4.02%) Sybase ASE
5 7 (4.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (4.02%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (2.87%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (2.30%) Sybase IQ
8 4 (2.30%) DB2
9 3 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.15%) TKPROF
10 2 (1.15%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (1.15%) Oracle OWB
10 2 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.72%) Toad
2 1 (0.57%) JIRA
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 55 (31.61%) Finance
2 32 (18.39%) Banking
3 17 (9.77%) Financial Institution
4 12 (6.90%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.87%) Retail
7 2 (1.15%) International Banking
7 2 (1.15%) Marketing
7 2 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.15%) Advertising
8 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (18.39%) Analyst
2 20 (11.49%) Consultant
3 19 (10.92%) DBA
4 18 (10.34%) Developer
5 16 (9.20%) Architect
6 12 (6.90%) Operations Analyst
7 11 (6.32%) Service Manager
8 10 (5.75%) Oracle DBA
9 9 (5.17%) Network Engineer
10 8 (4.60%) Administrator
11 7 (4.02%) Infrastructure Architect
12 6 (3.45%) Remedy Developer
12 6 (3.45%) Network Consultant
13 5 (2.87%) Data Architect
13 5 (2.87%) Sybase DBA
13 5 (2.87%) Data Centre Architect
14 4 (2.30%) Wintel Engineer
14 4 (2.30%) Automation Engineer
14 4 (2.30%) Java Developer
14 4 (2.30%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.20%) Middleware
2 11 (6.32%) HTML
3 8 (4.60%) HTML5
3 8 (4.60%) CSS
4 7 (4.02%) XML
5 5 (2.87%) .NET
5 5 (2.87%) ADO.NET
6 4 (2.30%) JSP
6 4 (2.30%) Web Services
7 3 (1.72%) JDBC
7 3 (1.72%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.72%) Spring
7 3 (1.72%) LESS
7 3 (1.72%) jQuery
7 3 (1.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.15%) ISPF
8 2 (1.15%) Application Packaging
8 2 (1.15%) ODBC
8 2 (1.15%) XSL
8 2 (1.15%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.07%) CMDB
2 17 (9.77%) Clustering
3 13 (7.47%) Hedge funds
4 11 (6.32%) Replication
5 8 (4.60%) Mainframe
6 6 (3.45%) AS400
7 5 (2.87%) Derivative
8 4 (2.30%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 4 (2.30%) Data Integration
8 4 (2.30%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.15%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.57%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.57%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.57%) Equities
10 1 (0.57%) iPad
10 1 (0.57%) DataPower
10 1 (0.57%) iSeries
10 1 (0.57%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.57%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (28.16%) Windows
2 46 (26.44%) UNIX
3 42 (24.14%) Linux
4 20 (11.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (9.77%) Solaris
6 16 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (3.45%) SUSE
8 6 (3.45%) AIX
9 3 (1.72%) zOS
9 3 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.15%) HPUX
11 1 (0.57%) MVS
11 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (40.23%) ITIL
2 44 (25.29%) ITSM
3 37 (21.26%) Service Management
4 22 (12.64%) Change Management
5 20 (11.49%) Service Delivery
6 18 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (9.20%) Configuration Management
7 16 (9.20%) Migration
8 15 (8.62%) Workflow
9 14 (8.05%) Network Monitoring
10 11 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (6.32%) PRINCE2
10 11 (6.32%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (5.75%) Network Management
11 10 (5.75%) Project Management
12 9 (5.17%) Asset Management
12 9 (5.17%) ITIL V3
12 9 (5.17%) Knowledge Management
13 8 (4.60%) Capacity Management
13 8 (4.60%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 35 (20.11%) SQL
2 19 (10.92%) Perl
3 15 (8.62%) PowerShell
4 11 (6.32%) JavaScript
5 10 (5.75%) C
6 8 (4.60%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.02%) Python
7 7 (4.02%) Java
8 5 (2.87%) C#
8 5 (2.87%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.72%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.15%) Ruby
10 2 (1.15%) VB
10 2 (1.15%) JCL
11 1 (0.57%) PHP
11 1 (0.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (14.94%) Security Cleared
2 23 (13.22%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (3.45%) Degree
5 3 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.72%) RHCE
6 2 (1.15%) CISM
6 2 (1.15%) CCNP
6 2 (1.15%) CISSP
7 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.57%) HND
7 1 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.49%) SLA
2 5 (2.87%) GPG13
3 4 (2.30%) COBIT
3 4 (2.30%) QA
4 2 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 31 (17.82%) Active Directory
2 16 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.62%) Oracle RAC
3 15 (8.62%) Oracle RMAN
4 12 (6.90%) VMware ESX
5 11 (6.32%) vSphere
6 8 (4.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (4.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (2.87%) SRDF
8 5 (2.87%) XenApp
9 4 (2.30%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.72%) vCloud
10 3 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.57%) NFS
12 1 (0.57%) Samba
12 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.57%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 35 (20.11%) SCOM
2 28 (16.09%) Control-M
2 28 (16.09%) BladeLogic
3 18 (10.34%) NetBackup
4 17 (9.77%) BMC PATROL
5 15 (8.62%) Data Guard
6 14 (8.05%) SCCM
7 12 (6.90%) Nagios
8 8 (4.60%) Tivoli
9 7 (4.02%) SCOrch
10 5 (2.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (2.87%) Puppet
11 4 (2.30%) Red Hat Satellite
11 4 (2.30%) OpenView
12 2 (1.15%) CA Spectrum
12 2 (1.15%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 2 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (1.15%) HP SIM
13 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 1 (0.57%) MOM
Vendors
1 79 (45.40%) Remedy
2 47 (27.01%) Microsoft
3 31 (17.82%) Oracle
4 29 (16.67%) HP
5 27 (15.52%) VMware
6 24 (13.79%) Veritas
7 23 (13.22%) Red Hat
8 16 (9.20%) EMC
8 16 (9.20%) Citrix
9 15 (8.62%) Altiris
10 13 (7.47%) SolarWinds
11 12 (6.90%) Intel
12 11 (6.32%) IBM
13 8 (4.60%) Cisco
14 7 (4.02%) CA
14 7 (4.02%) Sybase
15 6 (3.45%) Hitachi
16 4 (2.30%) F5
16 4 (2.30%) JBoss
16 4 (2.30%) NetApp
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