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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC
Rank 340 312 329
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +17
Contract jobs citing BMC 72 77 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.36% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 0.77% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 32 60
Average daily rate £425 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £341 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £625 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £411 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £13.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+239.62% -30.26%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10769 9954 12156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.51% 46.07% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7026 6301 7353
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 247 305
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £44.50 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -3 28 £400 -9.09% 2
Hounslow - - - -
BMC
England

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 90 (49.45%) ITIL
2 85 (46.70%) Remedy
2 85 (46.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 72 (39.56%) Windows
4 58 (31.87%) HP
5 56 (30.77%) Finance
6 54 (29.67%) UNIX
7 50 (27.47%) SQL
7 50 (27.47%) Oracle
8 49 (26.92%) Linux
9 45 (24.73%) Citrix
10 42 (23.08%) VMware
11 40 (21.98%) Change Management
11 40 (21.98%) Service Management
12 39 (21.43%) Solaris
13 37 (20.33%) Active Directory
13 37 (20.33%) ITSM
14 34 (18.68%) IBM
14 34 (18.68%) PowerShell
15 33 (18.13%) Windows Server 2003
16 31 (17.03%) DNS
17 30 (16.48%) Windows Server 2008
18 29 (15.93%) Banking
19 26 (14.29%) Microsoft
19 26 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
20 25 (13.74%) BladeLogic
21 22 (12.09%) SCOM
21 22 (12.09%) SAN
21 22 (12.09%) Red Hat
22 21 (11.54%) MS Excel

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (6.59%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.49%) IIS
3 8 (4.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.30%) CMS
4 6 (3.30%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.75%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (2.75%) Oracle Spatial
6 4 (2.20%) CICS
7 3 (1.65%) Apache
8 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.10%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.55%) AquaLogic Service Bus
9 1 (0.55%) Confluence
9 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.55%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.79%) MS Project
3 13 (7.14%) MS Office
4 11 (6.04%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 85 (46.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.65%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (1.10%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.65%) SaaS
2 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.55%) IaaS
3 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.03%) DNS
2 22 (12.09%) SAN
3 21 (11.54%) DHCP
4 20 (10.99%) TCP/IP
5 10 (5.49%) SSH
6 8 (4.40%) LDAP
6 8 (4.40%) FTP
7 6 (3.30%) LAN
7 6 (3.30%) WAN
8 5 (2.75%) NetScaler
9 4 (2.20%) Kerberos
9 4 (2.20%) SSL
9 4 (2.20%) Unified Communications
10 3 (1.65%) NAS
10 3 (1.65%) SNMP
11 2 (1.10%) OSPF
11 2 (1.10%) VLAN
12 1 (0.55%) MRTG
12 1 (0.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.34%) Oracle Database
2 13 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 12 (6.59%) Oracle Database 10g
3 12 (6.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (6.04%) DB2
5 10 (5.49%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (4.40%) RDBMS
8 6 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (2.75%) Sybase ASE
9 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.75%) SQLPlus
10 4 (2.20%) Sybase IQ
10 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (1.10%) QlikView
11 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.75%) MSI
2 2 (1.10%) Toad
3 1 (0.55%) Hudson
3 1 (0.55%) JIRA
3 1 (0.55%) Maven
3 1 (0.55%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.55%) Subversion
General
1 56 (30.77%) Finance
2 29 (15.93%) Banking
3 14 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 12 (6.59%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.95%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.30%) Retail
7 3 (1.65%) Marketing
7 3 (1.65%) Billing
8 1 (0.55%) Advertising
8 1 (0.55%) Publishing
8 1 (0.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (19.78%) Analyst
2 17 (9.34%) Architect
3 16 (8.79%) Consultant
4 13 (7.14%) DBA
5 9 (4.95%) Administrator
5 9 (4.95%) Business Analyst
6 8 (4.40%) Developer
6 8 (4.40%) Business Process Analyst
6 8 (4.40%) Process Analyst
6 8 (4.40%) Citrix Engineer
6 8 (4.40%) Wintel Engineer
7 7 (3.85%) Service Manager
8 6 (3.30%) Programmer
8 6 (3.30%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (3.30%) VMware Engineer
8 6 (3.30%) Capacity Analyst
8 6 (3.30%) Systems Programmer
8 6 (3.30%) Capacity Management Analyst
8 6 (3.30%) ServiceNow Developer
9 5 (2.75%) DB2 DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.95%) XML
2 8 (4.40%) Web Services
2 8 (4.40%) Middleware
3 4 (2.20%) CSS
4 3 (1.65%) HTML
5 2 (1.10%) XSL
5 2 (1.10%) XSLT
5 2 (1.10%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.55%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.55%) HTML5
6 1 (0.55%) Memcached
6 1 (0.55%) ISPF
6 1 (0.55%) Spring
6 1 (0.55%) Murex MxML
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.55%) JDBC
6 1 (0.55%) J2EE
6 1 (0.55%) JMS
6 1 (0.55%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.55%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.79%) Clustering
2 12 (6.59%) CMDB
3 11 (6.04%) AS400
4 9 (4.95%) Replication
5 8 (4.40%) Thin Client
5 8 (4.40%) Mainframe
5 8 (4.40%) Blackberry
5 8 (4.40%) iPhone
5 8 (4.40%) Fat Client
6 6 (3.30%) IVR
6 6 (3.30%) iSeries
6 6 (3.30%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (3.30%) iPad
7 5 (2.75%) Derivative
8 4 (2.20%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.20%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 2 (1.10%) CLARiiON
9 2 (1.10%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.10%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 72 (39.56%) Windows
2 54 (29.67%) UNIX
3 49 (26.92%) Linux
4 39 (21.43%) Solaris
5 33 (18.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (16.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (10.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (8.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (8.24%) AIX
10 13 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
11 11 (6.04%) Windows XP
12 10 (5.49%) zOS
13 9 (4.95%) Windows 7
14 5 (2.75%) HPUX
14 5 (2.75%) SUSE
15 4 (2.20%) Apple iOS
16 2 (1.10%) OS/390
16 2 (1.10%) Android
16 2 (1.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (49.45%) ITIL
2 40 (21.98%) Change Management
2 40 (21.98%) Service Management
3 37 (20.33%) ITSM
4 17 (9.34%) Migration
5 16 (8.79%) Configuration Management
6 15 (8.24%) Capacity Planning
7 14 (7.69%) Capacity Management
8 13 (7.14%) ITIL V3
9 12 (6.59%) Workflow
9 12 (6.59%) Service Delivery
10 11 (6.04%) Project Management
10 11 (6.04%) PRINCE2
11 9 (4.95%) Performance Analysis
12 8 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (4.40%) Incident Management
12 8 (4.40%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (3.85%) Load Balancing
13 7 (3.85%) Performance Management
13 7 (3.85%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (27.47%) SQL
2 34 (18.68%) PowerShell
3 19 (10.44%) Perl
4 16 (8.79%) VB
5 13 (7.14%) C
6 11 (6.04%) Shell Script
6 11 (6.04%) Java
7 10 (5.49%) Python
8 8 (4.40%) PL/SQL
9 6 (3.30%) sed
10 4 (2.20%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.65%) AWK
12 2 (1.10%) PHP
12 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.10%) VBScript
12 2 (1.10%) Ruby
12 2 (1.10%) XPath
13 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.55%) JCL
13 1 (0.55%) Jython
Qualifications
1 14 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.59%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.30%) Degree
4 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.10%) MCSE
5 2 (1.10%) CCNP
5 2 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.10%) RHCE
5 2 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.10%) MCITP
6 1 (0.55%) VCAP
6 1 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.20%) COBIT
2 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 37 (20.33%) Active Directory
2 26 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (8.79%) VMware ESX
4 15 (8.24%) XenApp
5 13 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (6.04%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (6.04%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (4.40%) vSphere
8 7 (3.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 7 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 7 (3.85%) NFS
9 6 (3.30%) XenDesktop
10 5 (2.75%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (2.20%) ISA Server
11 4 (2.20%) SRDF
11 4 (2.20%) vCloud
11 4 (2.20%) PowerHA
11 4 (2.20%) KVM
12 2 (1.10%) Samba
12 2 (1.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 25 (13.74%) BladeLogic
2 22 (12.09%) SCOM
3 21 (11.54%) SCCM
4 16 (8.79%) Tivoli
4 16 (8.79%) BMC PATROL
5 14 (7.69%) Control-M
6 11 (6.04%) Data Guard
6 11 (6.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 7 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (3.85%) NetBackup
8 6 (3.30%) OpenView
8 6 (3.30%) Puppet
9 5 (2.75%) MAINVIEW
10 4 (2.20%) MOM
10 4 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (2.20%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (1.65%) HP SIM
12 2 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (1.10%) Ionix
Vendors
1 85 (46.70%) Remedy
2 58 (31.87%) HP
3 50 (27.47%) Oracle
4 45 (24.73%) Citrix
5 42 (23.08%) VMware
6 34 (18.68%) IBM
7 26 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 22 (12.09%) Red Hat
9 18 (9.89%) ServiceNow
10 17 (9.34%) CA
11 16 (8.79%) Veritas
12 15 (8.24%) Altiris
13 13 (7.14%) EMC
14 10 (5.49%) Cisco
14 10 (5.49%) Apple
14 10 (5.49%) Avaya
15 9 (4.95%) Opsware
15 9 (4.95%) NetApp
16 7 (3.85%) F5
16 7 (3.85%) Websense
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