The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of BMC products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BMC over the 3 months to 24 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 Reading 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC
Rank 62 55 69
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Contract jobs citing BMC 5 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.55% 2.06% 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 1.13% 3.99% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +33.33%
Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
441 501 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 48.78% 51.54% 53.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 189 203
Average daily rate £375 £364 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +6.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 32
Average hourly rate £17.07 £27.50 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.92% +76.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £31.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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BMC
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

BMC Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

BMC
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

BMC Daily Rate Trend in Reading

BMC
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

BMC Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 9 (60.00%) ITSM
2 8 (53.33%) Remedy
2 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 8 (53.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) UNIX
4 5 (33.33%) Service Management
4 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
6 3 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (20.00%) BMC Performance Manager
6 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (13.33%) Change Management
7 2 (13.33%) BC Cleared
7 2 (13.33%) Remedy AR System
7 2 (13.33%) CMDB
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
7 2 (13.33%) SLA
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle
7 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
7 2 (13.33%) HP
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
8 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
8 1 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (6.67%) PuTTY

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (13.33%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (6.67%) PuTTY
1 1 (6.67%) WinSCP
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Toad
General
1 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Management Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Remedy Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) ITSM Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Change Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Remedy Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.67%) VMS
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ITSM
2 8 (53.33%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) Service Management
4 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
6 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
7 1 (6.67%) Workflow
7 1 (6.67%) High Availability
7 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
7 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (6.67%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) BC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (20.00%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Remedy
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.67%) Apple
3 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
3 1 (6.67%) FrontRange