The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of BMC products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BMC over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC
Rank 118 106 103
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing BMC 11 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.12% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 0.30% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Average daily rate
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£330 £375 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +114.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £375 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £375 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £388 £369
% change year-on-year
-6.12% +5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £19.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £20.63 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+126.66% -45.00%
BMC
UK

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

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1252 1006 1043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.02% 41.42% 39.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 483 447
Average daily rate £350 £363 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +10.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £188 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 32 76
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.63 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.77% -31.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.75 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

BMC
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

BMC Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

BMC
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

BMC Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

BMC
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

BMC Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

BMC
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BMC within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 September 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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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
Stirling - - - -
BMC
UK

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 21 (100.00%) IBM
2 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
3 16 (76.19%) UNIX
4 15 (71.43%) Perl
4 15 (71.43%) Tivoli
4 15 (71.43%) ArcSight
5 14 (66.67%) PowerShell
5 14 (66.67%) VBScript
5 14 (66.67%) SCOM
6 11 (52.38%) CMDB
7 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
7 10 (47.62%) HP
8 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
9 6 (28.57%) NetBackup
9 6 (28.57%) MOM
9 6 (28.57%) BMC PATROL
9 6 (28.57%) Control-M
9 6 (28.57%) Mainframe
9 6 (28.57%) Windows
9 6 (28.57%) Unisys
10 5 (23.81%) Tivoli NetView
10 5 (23.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 5 (23.81%) Unicenter
10 5 (23.81%) OMEGAMON
10 5 (23.81%) HP SiteScope
11 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
11 3 (14.29%) Degree
11 3 (14.29%) Finance
11 3 (14.29%) Change Management
11 3 (14.29%) SLA

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Systems Engineer
2 11 (52.38%) Monitoring Engineer
3 10 (47.62%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Data Centre Operator
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.76%) Operations Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) CMDB
2 6 (28.57%) Mainframe
3 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) UNIX
2 6 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (9.52%) Validation
2 2 (9.52%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) Perl
2 14 (66.67%) VBScript
2 14 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 15 (71.43%) Tivoli
2 14 (66.67%) SCOM
3 6 (28.57%) MOM
3 6 (28.57%) BMC PATROL
3 6 (28.57%) Control-M
3 6 (28.57%) NetBackup
4 5 (23.81%) OMEGAMON
4 5 (23.81%) HP SiteScope
4 5 (23.81%) Tivoli NetView
4 5 (23.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (23.81%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) IBM
2 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
3 15 (71.43%) ArcSight
4 10 (47.62%) HP
5 6 (28.57%) Unisys
6 3 (14.29%) Sun
7 2 (9.52%) Intel