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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BMC
Rank 114 110 111
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing BMC 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.26% 0.089% 0.049%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 0.22% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£373 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +31.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.25 - £26.50
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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
936 914 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.93% 40.84% 47.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 409 472
Average daily rate £364 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 26
Average hourly rate £23.75 £14.02 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.40% -11.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £30.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Glasgow 0 5 £325 -7.14%
Stirling - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 2
BMC
UK

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 9 (56.25%) ITIL
1 9 (56.25%) UNIX
1 9 (56.25%) IBM
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Perl
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) Performance Management
3 7 (43.75%) Performance Analysis
4 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) CMDB
5 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
5 5 (31.25%) SCOM
5 5 (31.25%) ArcSight
5 5 (31.25%) VBScript
5 5 (31.25%) Middleware
5 5 (31.25%) Tivoli
6 4 (25.00%) ITSM
6 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 4 (25.00%) Remedy
6 4 (25.00%) HP
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) Solaris
6 4 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (18.75%) Analytics
7 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (18.75%) Remedy AR System
7 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (18.75%) iSeries

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (18.75%) Remedy AR System
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Monitoring Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Capacity Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planner
3 2 (12.50%) Remedy Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Middleware
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) CMDB
2 3 (18.75%) iSeries
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) UNIX
2 4 (25.00%) Solaris
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) Performance Management
2 7 (43.75%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) ITSM
4 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (18.75%) Analytics
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
4 3 (18.75%) Workflow
4 3 (18.75%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Perl
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
3 5 (31.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCOM
1 5 (31.25%) Tivoli
2 2 (12.50%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (6.25%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) IBM
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) ArcSight
4 4 (25.00%) Remedy
4 4 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
5 3 (18.75%) VMware