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 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BMC
Rank 117 114 116
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing BMC 5 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.35% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 0.88% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £335 £425
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -21.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £13.25
% change year-on-year
-52.72% +107.54%
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
1021 1022 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.60% 39.54% 43.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 486 502
Average daily rate £350 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 37
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £15.95 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 May 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
Edinburgh - 4 £375 -
Stirling -7 1 £463 +42.46%
BMC
UK

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 6 (54.55%) ITIL
1 6 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) IBM
3 4 (36.36%) CA
3 4 (36.36%) zOS
3 4 (36.36%) Mainframe
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (36.36%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (36.36%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) ITSM
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (27.27%) JCL
4 3 (27.27%) Remedy
4 3 (27.27%) REXX
4 3 (27.27%) COBOL
5 2 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (18.18%) IIS
5 2 (18.18%) UNIX
5 2 (18.18%) OS/2
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
5 2 (18.18%) Analytics

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) CICS
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (18.18%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) TKPROF
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Toad
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) DBA
2 2 (18.18%) Remedy Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planner
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Senior DBA
3 1 (9.09%) DB2 DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Mainframe
1 4 (36.36%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) zOS
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
2 2 (18.18%) OS/2
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
1 6 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (36.36%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) ITSM
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
4 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) JCL
2 3 (27.27%) REXX
2 3 (27.27%) COBOL
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) RACF
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (9.09%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (9.09%) Data Guard
1 1 (9.09%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (9.09%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) IBM
1 4 (36.36%) CA
2 3 (27.27%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas
3 1 (9.09%) Sun
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle