The table below looks at the statistics for BladeLogic skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BladeLogic over the 3 months to 1 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
Rank 241 237 253
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.075% 0.034% 0.020%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.85% 0.33% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £449 £390 £250
% change year-on-year
+15.06% +56.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
824 899 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.86% 10.15% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 455 298
Average daily rate £350 £335 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £188 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 51 44
Average hourly rate £19.91 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £31.90 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +11.11%

BladeLogic
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BladeLogic across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

BladeLogic Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

BladeLogic
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

BladeLogic Daily Rate Trend in the South East

BladeLogic
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

BladeLogic Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

BladeLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing BladeLogic 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 BladeLogic.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 8 (88.89%) ISA Server
2 8 (88.89%) IIS
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Terminal Services
2 8 (88.89%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 7 (77.78%) Windows NT
3 7 (77.78%) Windows 2000
3 7 (77.78%) MCSE
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (77.78%) SLA
3 7 (77.78%) Change Management
3 7 (77.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (66.67%) VMware ESX
4 6 (66.67%) Clustering
4 6 (66.67%) SAN
4 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 6 (66.67%) Intel
4 6 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 6 (66.67%) NAS
5 5 (55.56%) Degree
5 5 (55.56%) SCOM
5 5 (55.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

BladeLogic
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing BladeLogic 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 BladeLogic. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (88.89%) IIS
1 8 (88.89%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) SAN
1 6 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (22.22%) Broadband
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Clustering
2 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (77.78%) Windows 2000
3 7 (77.78%) Windows NT
4 6 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (55.56%) UNIX
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (11.11%) AIX
7 1 (11.11%) Solaris
7 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Change Management
1 7 (77.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) MCSE
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (88.89%) Terminal Services
1 8 (88.89%) ISA Server
2 6 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) vSphere
3 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (55.56%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Citrix
3 6 (66.67%) Intel
4 1 (11.11%) PlateSpin