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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
Rank 249 232 227
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 8 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.081% 0.059% 0.036%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.77% 0.74% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £328 £450
% change year-on-year
+29.62% -27.13%
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
1039 677 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.48% 7.94% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 350 293
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £451 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 32 67
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BladeLogic within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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Buckinghamshire - 8 £225 -
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BladeLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (94.44%) Citrix
3 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 16 (88.89%) SAN
3 16 (88.89%) NAS
4 15 (83.33%) Terminal Services
4 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
4 15 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (83.33%) Windows 2000
4 15 (83.33%) MCSE
4 15 (83.33%) IIS
4 15 (83.33%) VMware ESX
4 15 (83.33%) ISA Server
5 14 (77.78%) MS Excel
5 14 (77.78%) Windows NT
6 13 (72.22%) SLA
6 13 (72.22%) Intel
6 13 (72.22%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (72.22%) Change Management
6 13 (72.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (72.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 13 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (72.22%) Windows 2000 Server
7 11 (61.11%) Clustering
8 10 (55.56%) Degree
9 9 (50.00%) SCOM
9 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012

BladeLogic
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (83.33%) IIS
2 13 (72.22%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (27.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) SAN
1 16 (88.89%) NAS
2 4 (22.22%) Broadband
General
1 8 (44.44%) Banking
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Administrator
1 10 (55.56%) Windows Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Wintel Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Clustering
2 6 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (83.33%) Windows 2000
3 14 (77.78%) Windows NT
4 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (72.22%) Windows 2000 Server
5 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (44.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Change Management
1 13 (72.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 15 (83.33%) MCSE
2 10 (55.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (72.22%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) Terminal Services
1 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 15 (83.33%) VMware ESX
1 15 (83.33%) ISA Server
2 13 (72.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 13 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) SCOM
2 8 (44.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (94.44%) Citrix
3 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
4 13 (72.22%) Intel
5 1 (5.56%) PlateSpin