The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 2015 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.

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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BMC
Rank 316 310 307
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing BMC 82 81 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.37% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.86% 0.83% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 56 30
Average daily rate
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£420 £404 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.96% -4.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £350 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £550 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £406 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £45.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +69.81%
BMC
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9501 9738 9107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.74% 44.55% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6225 6222 5805
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 216 247
Average hourly rate £19.34 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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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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 +13 24 £388 -18.42% 13
BMC
England

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

1 105 (54.69%) Remedy
1 105 (54.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 93 (48.44%) ITIL
3 59 (30.73%) ITSM
4 58 (30.21%) Service Management
5 48 (25.00%) Finance
5 48 (25.00%) Windows
6 41 (21.35%) UNIX
7 37 (19.27%) VMware
8 36 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 33 (17.19%) HP
10 31 (16.15%) Active Directory
10 31 (16.15%) Analytical Skills
11 30 (15.63%) Banking
12 29 (15.10%) Control-M
13 28 (14.58%) Service Delivery
13 28 (14.58%) Security Cleared
14 27 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
15 25 (13.02%) Change Management
16 23 (11.98%) Oracle
16 23 (11.98%) Linux
16 23 (11.98%) SC Cleared
17 21 (10.94%) BladeLogic
18 20 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
19 19 (9.90%) SQL
19 19 (9.90%) Project Management
20 17 (8.85%) Citrix
20 17 (8.85%) XML
20 17 (8.85%) DNS
21 16 (8.33%) BMC PATROL

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (5.73%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.13%) CICS
3 5 (2.60%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.08%) IIS
5 3 (1.56%) AquaLogic Service Bus
5 3 (1.56%) CMS
6 2 (1.04%) JBoss
6 2 (1.04%) Apache
6 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.04%) Confluence
7 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (7.29%) MS Office
2 6 (3.13%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 105 (54.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.08%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.04%) Summit
3 2 (1.04%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.85%) DNS
2 9 (4.69%) LAN
3 8 (4.17%) Firewall
3 8 (4.17%) DHCP
3 8 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (3.13%) WAN
4 6 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.13%) LDAP
4 6 (3.13%) FWSM
4 6 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (2.60%) SAN
6 3 (1.56%) VLAN
6 3 (1.56%) HTTP
7 2 (1.04%) SSL
7 2 (1.04%) Internet
7 2 (1.04%) DMZ
7 2 (1.04%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.04%) NAS
8 1 (0.52%) Network Security
8 1 (0.52%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.69%) SQL Server
1 9 (4.69%) DB2
2 6 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.60%) Star Schema
4 4 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.52%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.52%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.52%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 2 (1.04%) ClearCase
1 2 (1.04%) JIRA
1 2 (1.04%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.52%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
General
1 48 (25.00%) Finance
2 30 (15.63%) Banking
3 11 (5.73%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.17%) Law
5 7 (3.65%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.65%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.08%) Publishing
7 3 (1.56%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.56%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.56%) Retail
8 1 (0.52%) Local Government
8 1 (0.52%) International Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Marketing
8 1 (0.52%) Electronics
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (16.67%) Analyst
2 25 (13.02%) Consultant
3 18 (9.38%) Developer
4 15 (7.81%) Administrator
5 11 (5.73%) DBA
6 10 (5.21%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (4.69%) Remedy Developer
7 9 (4.69%) DB2 DBA
8 8 (4.17%) Security Engineer
8 8 (4.17%) Service Manager
9 7 (3.65%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (3.13%) Senior DBA
10 6 (3.13%) Problem Manager
10 6 (3.13%) Network Engineer
10 6 (3.13%) Wintel Engineer
10 6 (3.13%) ServiceNow Developer
11 5 (2.60%) Data Consultant
11 5 (2.60%) Data Integration Consultant
11 5 (2.60%) Technical Consultant
11 5 (2.60%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.85%) XML
2 10 (5.21%) Web Services
3 6 (3.13%) SOAP
4 4 (2.08%) HTML
4 4 (2.08%) CSS
4 4 (2.08%) Middleware
5 3 (1.56%) Ajax
5 3 (1.56%) XHTML
6 2 (1.04%) FpML
6 2 (1.04%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.52%) ISPF
7 1 (0.52%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.52%) JMS
7 1 (0.52%) Java RMI
7 1 (0.52%) XSL
7 1 (0.52%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.15%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.33%) CMDB
3 14 (7.29%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.17%) Clustering
4 8 (4.17%) Mainframe
4 8 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.13%) Data Integration
6 5 (2.60%) iPad
7 4 (2.08%) Kindle
8 3 (1.56%) Derivative
8 3 (1.56%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.56%) iPhone
8 3 (1.56%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.56%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.56%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.04%) FMCG
9 2 (1.04%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.04%) User Experience
10 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 48 (25.00%) Windows
2 41 (21.35%) UNIX
3 23 (11.98%) Linux
4 20 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (7.29%) Solaris
6 12 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (5.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.08%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.56%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.56%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.56%) zOS
10 3 (1.56%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.04%) AIX
11 2 (1.04%) VMS
11 2 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.52%) MVS
12 1 (0.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (48.44%) ITIL
2 59 (30.73%) ITSM
3 58 (30.21%) Service Management
4 28 (14.58%) Service Delivery
5 25 (13.02%) Change Management
6 19 (9.90%) Project Management
7 16 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 13 (6.77%) ITIL V3
8 13 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (5.73%) Release Management
10 10 (5.21%) Configuration Management
11 9 (4.69%) Problem Management
11 9 (4.69%) Workflow
11 9 (4.69%) Information Security
12 8 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (3.65%) Capacity Management
13 7 (3.65%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (3.65%) Process Improvement
14 6 (3.13%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 19 (9.90%) SQL
2 12 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 11 (5.73%) Perl
4 9 (4.69%) Shell Script
5 7 (3.65%) Java
6 6 (3.13%) COBOL
7 5 (2.60%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.08%) VBA
8 4 (2.08%) XPath
9 3 (1.56%) C
10 2 (1.04%) Jython
10 2 (1.04%) VB
10 2 (1.04%) Groovy
10 2 (1.04%) Korn
11 1 (0.52%) JCL
11 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (14.58%) Security Cleared
2 23 (11.98%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.29%) Degree
4 12 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (4.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 9 (4.69%) CISSP
5 9 (4.69%) CISM
6 6 (3.13%) JNCIA
6 6 (3.13%) CCSE
6 6 (3.13%) CCSA
6 6 (3.13%) CCNP
6 6 (3.13%) CCNA
7 4 (2.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 3 (1.56%) MCITP
8 3 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.04%) MBA
9 2 (1.04%) MCSE
9 2 (1.04%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (1.56%) SLA
2 2 (1.04%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.04%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 31 (16.15%) Active Directory
2 27 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.65%) XenApp
3 7 (3.65%) vSphere
4 6 (3.13%) ProxySG
5 5 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.60%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.56%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.52%) vCloud
8 1 (0.52%) NFS
8 1 (0.52%) Samba
Systems Management
1 29 (15.10%) Control-M
2 21 (10.94%) BladeLogic
3 16 (8.33%) BMC PATROL
3 16 (8.33%) SCOM
4 10 (5.21%) SCCM
5 7 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (3.65%) HP SIM
5 7 (3.65%) Puppet
5 7 (3.65%) NetBackup
6 6 (3.13%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.08%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.56%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 3 (1.56%) OpenView
9 2 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.04%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (1.04%) MAINVIEW
9 2 (1.04%) Data Guard
9 2 (1.04%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (1.04%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.52%) SCSM
Vendors
1 105 (54.69%) Remedy
2 37 (19.27%) VMware
3 36 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 33 (17.19%) HP
5 23 (11.98%) Oracle
6 17 (8.85%) Citrix
7 14 (7.29%) CA
8 13 (6.77%) ServiceNow
8 13 (6.77%) Red Hat
9 11 (5.73%) Cisco
10 10 (5.21%) SAP
10 10 (5.21%) F5
11 8 (4.17%) CheckPoint
12 7 (3.65%) Sybase
13 6 (3.13%) Blue Coat
13 6 (3.13%) EMC
14 5 (2.60%) FrontRange
14 5 (2.60%) ArcSight
14 5 (2.60%) IBM
14 5 (2.60%) Informatica
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