The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Scotland 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC
Rank 117 107 101
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing BMC 17 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.62% 0.12% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 1.37% 0.30% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 6
Average daily rate
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£341 £375 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +33.33%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1242 997 1056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.21% 40.43% 40.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 452 432
Average daily rate £350 £375 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £181
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 30 34 62
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
BMC
UK

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 July 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
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BMC
UK

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 17 (89.47%) IBM
1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 12 (63.16%) UNIX
3 11 (57.89%) Perl
3 11 (57.89%) Tivoli
3 11 (57.89%) ArcSight
4 10 (52.63%) VBScript
4 10 (52.63%) SCOM
4 10 (52.63%) PowerShell
5 8 (42.11%) CMDB
5 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
6 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
6 7 (36.84%) Mainframe
6 7 (36.84%) Windows
6 7 (36.84%) HP
7 6 (31.58%) MOM
7 6 (31.58%) BMC PATROL
7 6 (31.58%) Control-M
7 6 (31.58%) Unisys
7 6 (31.58%) NetBackup
8 5 (26.32%) OMEGAMON
8 5 (26.32%) Tivoli NetView
8 5 (26.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (26.32%) Unicenter
8 5 (26.32%) HP SiteScope
9 3 (15.79%) SLA
9 3 (15.79%) Sun
9 3 (15.79%) Finance
9 3 (15.79%) Change Management
10 2 (10.53%) Validation

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) Wireless
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Monitoring Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Data Centre Operator
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Capacity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) XML
1 1 (5.26%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) CMDB
2 7 (36.84%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) UNIX
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) zOS
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Change Management
2 2 (10.53%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (10.53%) Validation
3 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
3 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.26%) Network Security Management
3 1 (5.26%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Perl
2 10 (52.63%) VBScript
2 10 (52.63%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) JCL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) HND
4 1 (5.26%) MCSE
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) XenApp
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) Tivoli
2 10 (52.63%) SCOM
3 6 (31.58%) MOM
3 6 (31.58%) BMC PATROL
3 6 (31.58%) Control-M
3 6 (31.58%) NetBackup
4 5 (26.32%) OMEGAMON
4 5 (26.32%) HP SiteScope
4 5 (26.32%) Tivoli NetView
4 5 (26.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (26.32%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) IBM
1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 11 (57.89%) ArcSight
3 7 (36.84%) HP
4 6 (31.58%) Unisys
5 3 (15.79%) Sun
6 2 (10.53%) Intel
7 1 (5.26%) Citrix
7 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.26%) VMware
7 1 (5.26%) F5
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco