The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of BMC products and/or services 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 BMC over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BMC
Rank 231 226 195
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -31
Contract jobs citing BMC 38 32 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.34% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 0.81% 0.74% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £310 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £489 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £47.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +135.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £47.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-73.48% +135.62%
BMC
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4713 4319 4277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.63% 46.36% 48.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2714 2239 2149
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 251 259
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

BMC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

BMC Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

BMC
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

BMC Daily Rate Trend in the South East

BMC
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BMC across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

BMC Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

BMC
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

BMC Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

BMC
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 BMC within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 September 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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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
Berkshire 0 17 £388 -8.82% 3
Surrey 0 11 £350 -9.09% 3
Hampshire -4 5 - -
Buckinghamshire -14 3 £286 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £335 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
BMC
England

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 64 (68.82%) ITIL
2 44 (47.31%) CMDB
3 42 (45.16%) SQL
4 41 (44.09%) ITSM
5 40 (43.01%) Remedy
5 40 (43.01%) Remedy ITSM
6 39 (41.94%) HP
7 35 (37.63%) Service Management
8 32 (34.41%) ServiceNow
9 31 (33.33%) Web Services
10 29 (31.18%) XML
10 29 (31.18%) HTML
10 29 (31.18%) CA
10 29 (31.18%) CMS
11 28 (30.11%) Java
12 27 (29.03%) CSS
13 26 (27.96%) Unit Testing
14 23 (24.73%) Microsoft
15 22 (23.66%) Knowledge Management
16 20 (21.51%) Content Management
16 20 (21.51%) Workflow
17 16 (17.20%) SC Cleared
17 16 (17.20%) Security Cleared
18 15 (16.13%) Telecoms
19 14 (15.05%) Windows
20 13 (13.98%) SCOM
21 12 (12.90%) Finance
21 12 (12.90%) Business Continuity
22 11 (11.83%) Migration
22 11 (11.83%) BMC PATROL

BMC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 29 (31.18%) CMS
2 8 (8.60%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.38%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.38%) WebLogic Portal
3 5 (5.38%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.38%) Lync
4 4 (4.30%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (5.38%) MS Office
4 2 (2.15%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 40 (43.01%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (10.75%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) SNMP
2 2 (2.15%) Firewall
2 2 (2.15%) SAN
2 2 (2.15%) WAN
3 1 (1.08%) TACACS
3 1 (1.08%) TETRA
3 1 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.08%) LTE
3 1 (1.08%) MVNO
3 1 (1.08%) DNS
3 1 (1.08%) SSL
3 1 (1.08%) LAN
3 1 (1.08%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.60%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (8.60%) OLTP
2 8 (8.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (8.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.15%) MySQL
4 2 (2.15%) MS Access
5 1 (1.08%) DB2
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) JUnit
1 1 (1.08%) JMeter
1 1 (1.08%) Maven
1 1 (1.08%) Selenium
1 1 (1.08%) TestNG
1 1 (1.08%) WebDriver
1 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 12 (12.90%) Finance
3 5 (5.38%) Marketing
4 4 (4.30%) Banking
4 4 (4.30%) Billing
5 1 (1.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (29.03%) Developer
2 26 (27.96%) ServiceNow Developer
3 9 (9.68%) Analyst
3 9 (9.68%) DBA
4 8 (8.60%) SQL DBA
5 7 (7.53%) Consultant
6 6 (6.45%) Administrator
6 6 (6.45%) Service Manager
6 6 (6.45%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (5.38%) Technical Manager
7 5 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.38%) Technical Services Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Architect
9 3 (3.23%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.23%) Operations Manager
10 2 (2.15%) Test Manager
10 2 (2.15%) WebCenter Architect
10 2 (2.15%) Testing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (33.33%) Web Services
2 29 (31.18%) XML
2 29 (31.18%) HTML
3 27 (29.03%) CSS
4 5 (5.38%) WebCenter
5 2 (2.15%) JSON
5 2 (2.15%) JSP
5 2 (2.15%) SOAP
5 2 (2.15%) Ajax
6 1 (1.08%) ISPF
6 1 (1.08%) Middleware
6 1 (1.08%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 44 (47.31%) CMDB
2 9 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.53%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.38%) User Experience
5 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.15%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.15%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.08%) Frameworx
7 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.08%) RMADS
7 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.05%) Windows
2 4 (4.30%) Linux
2 4 (4.30%) UNIX
3 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.08%) Solaris
4 1 (1.08%) Android
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (68.82%) ITIL
2 41 (44.09%) ITSM
3 35 (37.63%) Service Management
4 26 (27.96%) Unit Testing
5 22 (23.66%) Knowledge Management
6 20 (21.51%) Content Management
6 20 (21.51%) Workflow
7 12 (12.90%) Business Continuity
8 11 (11.83%) Service Delivery
8 11 (11.83%) Migration
8 11 (11.83%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (8.60%) Change Management
10 8 (8.60%) Data Migration
11 7 (7.53%) Information Assurance
11 7 (7.53%) Asset Management
12 6 (6.45%) Performance Management
12 6 (6.45%) Business Process Improvement
13 5 (5.38%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (45.16%) SQL
2 28 (30.11%) Java
3 10 (10.75%) PowerShell
4 8 (8.60%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.30%) VB
6 2 (2.15%) Perl
6 2 (2.15%) VBScript
7 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.08%) C
7 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.08%) VBA
7 1 (1.08%) Python
7 1 (1.08%) REXX
7 1 (1.08%) JCL
Qualifications
1 16 (17.20%) SC Cleared
1 16 (17.20%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.68%) Degree
3 7 (7.53%) MCTS
3 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.30%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.08%) CCNA
6 1 (1.08%) ISEB
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) Firmware
2 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.08%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.08%) XenApp
2 1 (1.08%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.08%) vSphere
2 1 (1.08%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 13 (13.98%) SCOM
2 11 (11.83%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (5.38%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (5.38%) Netcool
4 3 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.15%) OVSD
5 2 (2.15%) HP NNM
5 2 (2.15%) BladeLogic
5 2 (2.15%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.15%) SCSM
5 2 (2.15%) BMC Performance Manager
5 2 (2.15%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (2.15%) SCCM
5 2 (2.15%) Control-M
5 2 (2.15%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.08%) MAINVIEW
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.08%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 40 (43.01%) Remedy
2 39 (41.94%) HP
3 32 (34.41%) ServiceNow
4 29 (31.18%) CA
5 23 (24.73%) Microsoft
6 9 (9.68%) Oracle
7 8 (8.60%) SolarWinds
8 7 (7.53%) Cisco
9 6 (6.45%) NetApp
9 6 (6.45%) NetScout
10 5 (5.38%) Pega
10 5 (5.38%) Sitecore
10 5 (5.38%) Amdocs
10 5 (5.38%) Infovista
10 5 (5.38%) TIBCO
10 5 (5.38%) EMC
10 5 (5.38%) IBM
10 5 (5.38%) Adobe
11 2 (2.15%) VMware
11 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
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