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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC
Rank 339 317 329
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +12
Contract jobs citing BMC 70 74 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.34% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 0.74% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 30 61
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 £310 £336 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £370
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
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
10740 10062 12074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.53% 45.77% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7009 6353 7323
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £255
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 214 260 296
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
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 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
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 23 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 23 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 +2 26 £400 -7.51% 4
Hounslow - - - -
BMC
England

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 89 (50.00%) ITIL
2 83 (46.63%) Remedy
2 83 (46.63%) Remedy ITSM
3 71 (39.89%) Windows
4 57 (32.02%) HP
5 53 (29.78%) UNIX
5 53 (29.78%) Finance
6 50 (28.09%) SQL
7 49 (27.53%) Oracle
7 49 (27.53%) Linux
8 45 (25.28%) Citrix
9 42 (23.60%) VMware
10 40 (22.47%) Service Management
11 39 (21.91%) Change Management
12 38 (21.35%) Solaris
13 37 (20.79%) ITSM
14 36 (20.22%) Active Directory
15 34 (19.10%) PowerShell
16 33 (18.54%) IBM
17 32 (17.98%) Windows Server 2003
18 31 (17.42%) DNS
19 29 (16.29%) Windows Server 2008
20 28 (15.73%) Banking
21 26 (14.61%) VMware Infrastructure
22 25 (14.04%) BladeLogic
22 25 (14.04%) Microsoft
23 22 (12.36%) SAN
23 22 (12.36%) Red Hat
23 22 (12.36%) SCOM
24 21 (11.80%) DHCP

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 11 (6.18%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.62%) IIS
3 8 (4.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.37%) CMS
6 5 (2.81%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.81%) Oracle Application Server
6 5 (2.81%) Oracle Spatial
7 3 (1.69%) Apache
7 3 (1.69%) CICS
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.12%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.56%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.56%) Zope
9 1 (0.56%) SAS
9 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.56%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.56%) Confluence
9 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 20 (11.24%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.43%) MS Project
3 13 (7.30%) MS Office
4 11 (6.18%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 83 (46.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.69%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (1.12%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.69%) SaaS
2 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.56%) IaaS
3 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.42%) DNS
2 22 (12.36%) SAN
3 21 (11.80%) DHCP
4 20 (11.24%) TCP/IP
5 10 (5.62%) SSH
6 8 (4.49%) LDAP
6 8 (4.49%) FTP
7 6 (3.37%) LAN
7 6 (3.37%) WAN
8 5 (2.81%) NetScaler
9 4 (2.25%) Unified Communications
9 4 (2.25%) SSL
9 4 (2.25%) Kerberos
10 3 (1.69%) SNMP
10 3 (1.69%) NAS
11 2 (1.12%) VLAN
11 2 (1.12%) OSPF
12 1 (0.56%) Firewall
12 1 (0.56%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.55%) Oracle Database
2 13 (7.30%) SQL Server
3 12 (6.74%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (6.74%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (5.62%) Relational Database
4 10 (5.62%) DB2
5 9 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (4.49%) RDBMS
7 6 (3.37%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (3.37%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (2.81%) SQLPlus
8 5 (2.81%) Sybase ASE
8 5 (2.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.25%) Sybase IQ
10 2 (1.12%) QlikView
10 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.12%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (2.81%) MSI
2 2 (1.12%) Toad
3 1 (0.56%) Maven
3 1 (0.56%) Subversion
3 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.56%) Hudson
3 1 (0.56%) JIRA
General
1 53 (29.78%) Finance
2 28 (15.73%) Banking
3 13 (7.30%) Investment Banking
4 12 (6.74%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.49%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.37%) Retail
7 3 (1.69%) Billing
7 3 (1.69%) Marketing
8 1 (0.56%) Back Office
8 1 (0.56%) Advertising
8 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (19.66%) Analyst
2 17 (9.55%) Architect
3 16 (8.99%) Consultant
4 13 (7.30%) DBA
5 9 (5.06%) Administrator
5 9 (5.06%) Business Analyst
6 8 (4.49%) Wintel Engineer
6 8 (4.49%) Process Analyst
6 8 (4.49%) Business Process Analyst
6 8 (4.49%) Developer
6 8 (4.49%) Citrix Engineer
7 7 (3.93%) Service Manager
8 6 (3.37%) VMware Engineer
8 6 (3.37%) Capacity Analyst
8 6 (3.37%) ServiceNow Developer
8 6 (3.37%) Capacity Management Analyst
8 6 (3.37%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (2.81%) DB2 DBA
9 5 (2.81%) Sybase DBA
9 5 (2.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.49%) Middleware
1 8 (4.49%) Web Services
1 8 (4.49%) XML
2 4 (2.25%) CSS
3 3 (1.69%) HTML
4 2 (1.12%) XSL
4 2 (1.12%) XSLT
4 2 (1.12%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.56%) Spring
5 1 (0.56%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.56%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.56%) JMS
5 1 (0.56%) JDBC
5 1 (0.56%) J2EE
5 1 (0.56%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.56%) HTML5
5 1 (0.56%) Memcached
5 1 (0.56%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.99%) Clustering
2 12 (6.74%) CMDB
3 11 (6.18%) AS400
4 9 (5.06%) Replication
5 8 (4.49%) iPhone
5 8 (4.49%) Fat Client
5 8 (4.49%) Thin Client
5 8 (4.49%) Mainframe
5 8 (4.49%) Blackberry
6 6 (3.37%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (3.37%) iSeries
6 6 (3.37%) iPad
6 6 (3.37%) IVR
7 5 (2.81%) Derivative
8 4 (2.25%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.12%) PKI
10 2 (1.12%) Open Source
10 2 (1.12%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.12%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 71 (39.89%) Windows
2 53 (29.78%) UNIX
3 49 (27.53%) Linux
4 38 (21.35%) Solaris
5 32 (17.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (16.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (10.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (8.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (8.43%) AIX
10 13 (7.30%) Windows 2000 Server
11 11 (6.18%) Windows XP
12 9 (5.06%) zOS
13 8 (4.49%) Windows 7
14 5 (2.81%) SUSE
14 5 (2.81%) HPUX
15 4 (2.25%) Apple iOS
16 2 (1.12%) Android
16 2 (1.12%) OS/390
17 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (50.00%) ITIL
2 40 (22.47%) Service Management
3 39 (21.91%) Change Management
4 37 (20.79%) ITSM
5 16 (8.99%) Configuration Management
5 16 (8.99%) Migration
6 15 (8.43%) Capacity Planning
7 14 (7.87%) Capacity Management
8 13 (7.30%) ITIL V3
9 12 (6.74%) Service Delivery
9 12 (6.74%) Workflow
10 10 (5.62%) PRINCE2
10 10 (5.62%) Project Management
11 9 (5.06%) Performance Analysis
12 8 (4.49%) Incident Management
12 8 (4.49%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (3.93%) Quality Management
13 7 (3.93%) Load Balancing
13 7 (3.93%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (28.09%) SQL
2 34 (19.10%) PowerShell
3 18 (10.11%) Perl
4 16 (8.99%) VB
5 13 (7.30%) C
6 10 (5.62%) Python
6 10 (5.62%) Java
6 10 (5.62%) Shell Script
7 7 (3.93%) PL/SQL
8 6 (3.37%) sed
9 4 (2.25%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.69%) AWK
11 2 (1.12%) XPath
11 2 (1.12%) Ruby
11 2 (1.12%) PHP
11 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.12%) VBScript
12 1 (0.56%) Jython
12 1 (0.56%) JCL
12 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (7.87%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.74%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.37%) Degree
4 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.12%) MCITP
5 2 (1.12%) RHCE
5 2 (1.12%) CCNP
5 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.56%) MCSE
6 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.56%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.25%) COBIT
2 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 36 (20.22%) Active Directory
2 26 (14.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (8.99%) VMware ESX
4 15 (8.43%) XenApp
5 13 (7.30%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (6.18%) Oracle RMAN
6 11 (6.18%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (4.49%) vSphere
8 7 (3.93%) NFS
8 7 (3.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 7 (3.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 6 (3.37%) XenDesktop
10 5 (2.81%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (2.25%) SRDF
11 4 (2.25%) vCloud
11 4 (2.25%) PowerHA
11 4 (2.25%) KVM
11 4 (2.25%) RHEV
11 4 (2.25%) ISA Server
12 2 (1.12%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 25 (14.04%) BladeLogic
2 22 (12.36%) SCOM
3 20 (11.24%) SCCM
4 16 (8.99%) Tivoli
4 16 (8.99%) BMC PATROL
5 13 (7.30%) Control-M
6 11 (6.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 11 (6.18%) Data Guard
7 7 (3.93%) NetBackup
7 7 (3.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (3.37%) Puppet
9 5 (2.81%) OpenView
9 5 (2.81%) MAINVIEW
10 4 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (2.25%) Red Hat Satellite
10 4 (2.25%) MOM
11 3 (1.69%) HP SIM
12 2 (1.12%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (1.12%) Ionix
12 2 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 83 (46.63%) Remedy
2 57 (32.02%) HP
3 49 (27.53%) Oracle
4 45 (25.28%) Citrix
5 42 (23.60%) VMware
6 33 (18.54%) IBM
7 25 (14.04%) Microsoft
8 22 (12.36%) Red Hat
9 18 (10.11%) ServiceNow
10 16 (8.99%) CA
10 16 (8.99%) Veritas
11 14 (7.87%) Altiris
12 13 (7.30%) EMC
13 10 (5.62%) Apple
13 10 (5.62%) Cisco
13 10 (5.62%) Avaya
14 9 (5.06%) NetApp
14 9 (5.06%) Opsware
15 7 (3.93%) Sophos
15 7 (3.93%) Websense
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