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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BMC
Rank 136 130 125
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing BMC 15 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.50% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 1.11% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 2
Average daily rate £416 £382 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% -1.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £317 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £447 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -61.11%
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
1354 1137 1053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.36% 38.14% 39.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 708 609 479
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £194 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 47 26
Average hourly rate £38.25 £16.00 £29.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.06% -45.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £12.10 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.00 £37.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Renfrewshire - 12 £410 -
Edinburgh - 2 £463 -
Glasgow +4 1 £375 +24.58%
BMC
UK

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 16 (57.14%) SQL
1 16 (57.14%) CA
2 13 (46.43%) Dell
2 13 (46.43%) Middleware
2 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
2 13 (46.43%) Python
2 13 (46.43%) Jython
2 13 (46.43%) BladeLogic
2 13 (46.43%) PowerShell
2 13 (46.43%) Puppet
2 13 (46.43%) SCOrch
3 12 (42.86%) Public Cloud
3 12 (42.86%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 12 (42.86%) ITSM
3 12 (42.86%) Unix
3 12 (42.86%) Oracle
3 12 (42.86%) HP
4 11 (39.29%) SNMP
4 11 (39.29%) Linux
4 11 (39.29%) SolarWinds
5 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
5 10 (35.71%) ITIL
6 9 (32.14%) Windows
6 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
6 9 (32.14%) HTTPS
6 9 (32.14%) HTTP
6 9 (32.14%) SAN
6 9 (32.14%) iSCSI
6 9 (32.14%) NAS

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) CICS
3 1 (3.57%) JBoss
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) SNMP
2 9 (32.14%) Firewall
2 9 (32.14%) HTTP
2 9 (32.14%) HTTPS
2 9 (32.14%) iSCSI
2 9 (32.14%) NAS
2 9 (32.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) DB2
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
General
1 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) DB2 DBA
3 2 (7.14%) DB2 Support
3 2 (7.14%) DBA
3 2 (7.14%) Production DBA
4 1 (3.57%) Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) DB2 Programmer
4 1 (3.57%) DB2 Systems Programmer
4 1 (3.57%) Mainframe Programmer
4 1 (3.57%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
4 1 (3.57%) Programmer
4 1 (3.57%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Public Cloud
2 3 (10.71%) Mainframe
2 3 (10.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Unix
2 11 (39.29%) Linux
3 9 (32.14%) Windows
3 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (10.71%) zOS
5 2 (7.14%) OS/2
6 1 (3.57%) AIX
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) ITSM
2 10 (35.71%) ITIL
3 9 (32.14%) Software Distribution
4 8 (28.57%) OO
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
2 13 (46.43%) Jython
2 13 (46.43%) PowerShell
2 13 (46.43%) Python
3 3 (10.71%) REXX
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) OCA
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) RACF
Systems Management
1 13 (46.43%) BladeLogic
1 13 (46.43%) Puppet
1 13 (46.43%) SCOrch
2 12 (42.86%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 6 (21.43%) SCCM
4 5 (17.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (17.86%) WSUS
5 3 (10.71%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (3.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) CA
2 13 (46.43%) Dell
3 12 (42.86%) HP
3 12 (42.86%) Oracle
4 11 (39.29%) SolarWinds
5 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 5 (17.86%) Symantec
7 3 (10.71%) IBM
8 1 (3.57%) VMware