The table below looks at the statistics for BladeLogic skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BladeLogic over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
Rank 627 558 554
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -4
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 34 84 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.56% 1.72% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 53 43
Median daily rate £423 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.05% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
6088 4889 4421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.27% 8.58% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4004 3003 2581
Median daily rate £450 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £376 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.33% +11.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 143 132
Median hourly rate £28.50 £21.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.13% +11.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.03 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £41.25 £30.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £21.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+33.72% +11.68%

BladeLogic
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing BladeLogic as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

BladeLogic Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BladeLogic
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BladeLogic within the UK.

BladeLogic Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BladeLogic
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BladeLogic within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

BladeLogic Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

BladeLogic
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BladeLogic within the UK.

BladeLogic Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BladeLogic
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BladeLogic within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -59 29 £425 -10.52% 1
London -61 25 £438 -7.89% 1
City of London +41 10 £423 -3.42%
Scotland - 5 £335 -
East Midlands - 3 £325 -
Renfrewshire - 3 £330 -
Northampton - 3 £325 -
Erskine - 3 £330 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £325 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Wellingborough - 1 £325 -
Edinburgh - 1 £350 -

BladeLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BladeLogic also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for BladeLogic.

1 40 (48.19%) Oracle
2 36 (43.37%) Windows
3 35 (42.17%) Microsoft
4 33 (39.76%) Unix
5 31 (37.35%) Python
6 30 (36.14%) Linux
6 30 (36.14%) SQL Server
7 28 (33.73%) ITIL
7 28 (33.73%) WebLogic
8 27 (32.53%) SQL
8 27 (32.53%) Java
9 26 (31.33%) Puppet
10 25 (30.12%) BMC
10 25 (30.12%) PowerShell
11 24 (28.92%) SAN
12 23 (27.71%) Middleware
13 22 (26.51%) HP
13 22 (26.51%) Dell
13 22 (26.51%) JBoss
13 22 (26.51%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (25.30%) Finance
15 20 (24.10%) Spring
15 20 (24.10%) CA
16 19 (22.89%) Solaris
16 19 (22.89%) Continuous Delivery
16 19 (22.89%) Public Cloud
17 18 (21.69%) Jenkins
17 18 (21.69%) Oracle Database
17 18 (21.69%) Unit Testing
18 16 (19.28%) JSON

BladeLogic
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (33.73%) WebLogic
2 22 (26.51%) JBoss
3 14 (16.87%) Apache
4 8 (9.64%) Tomcat
5 7 (8.43%) WebSphere
5 7 (8.43%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (4.82%) AquaLogic
6 4 (4.82%) IIS
6 4 (4.82%) MQSeries
6 4 (4.82%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (4.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (4.82%) Tuxedo
6 4 (4.82%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (2.41%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.20%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (3.61%) RMDS
3 1 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.82%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.41%) IaaS
4 2 (2.41%) PaaS
4 2 (2.41%) SaaS
5 1 (1.20%) IBM PureFlex
5 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (28.92%) SAN
2 15 (18.07%) Firewall
2 15 (18.07%) NAS
3 9 (10.84%) HTTP
3 9 (10.84%) LDAP
3 9 (10.84%) WAN
4 8 (9.64%) HTTPS
4 8 (9.64%) iSCSI
4 8 (9.64%) LAN
4 8 (9.64%) SSL
5 7 (8.43%) TCP/IP
6 6 (7.23%) DNS
7 5 (6.02%) VoIP
8 4 (4.82%) BIG-IP
8 4 (4.82%) DHCP
8 4 (4.82%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (4.82%) Wireless
9 3 (3.61%) VPN
10 2 (2.41%) Network Security
10 2 (2.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (36.14%) SQL Server
2 18 (21.69%) Oracle Database
3 14 (16.87%) RDBMS
3 14 (16.87%) Relational Database
4 7 (8.43%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (6.02%) QlikView
6 4 (4.82%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 18 (21.69%) Jenkins
2 13 (15.66%) Cobertura
2 13 (15.66%) JBehave
2 13 (15.66%) JUnit
3 7 (8.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (8.43%) ClearCase
3 7 (8.43%) JIRA
4 4 (4.82%) Build Forge
5 3 (3.61%) MSBuild
5 3 (3.61%) NUnit
5 3 (3.61%) SpecFlow
5 3 (3.61%) Subversion
5 3 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.61%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.20%) Artifactory
General
1 21 (25.30%) Finance
2 16 (19.28%) Banking
3 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.61%) Front Office
5 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.20%) French Language
6 1 (1.20%) German Language
6 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (22.89%) Developer
2 15 (18.07%) Java Developer
3 12 (14.46%) Administrator
4 11 (13.25%) Architect
5 9 (10.84%) Analyst
5 9 (10.84%) Automation Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (9.64%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (8.43%) Unix Administrator
7 7 (8.43%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (6.02%) Applications Support
9 5 (6.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.82%) Applications Support Analyst
10 4 (4.82%) Data Centre Architect
10 4 (4.82%) Data Migration Architect
10 4 (4.82%) Migration Architect
10 4 (4.82%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.82%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.82%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.71%) Middleware
2 20 (24.10%) Spring
3 16 (19.28%) JSON
3 16 (19.28%) SOAP
4 13 (15.66%) Hibernate
4 13 (15.66%) Java EE
5 11 (13.25%) JDBC
5 11 (13.25%) JPA
6 6 (7.23%) AngularJS
6 6 (7.23%) Velocity
7 5 (6.02%) .NET
7 5 (6.02%) Django
8 4 (4.82%) IBM Integration Bus
8 4 (4.82%) J2EE
8 4 (4.82%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (3.61%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (3.61%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 3 (3.61%) Unity DI Container
9 3 (3.61%) WCF
9 3 (3.61%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.89%) Public Cloud
2 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (12.05%) Clustering
3 10 (12.05%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.02%) Fixed Income
4 5 (6.02%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (4.82%) Derivative
6 3 (3.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.41%) CMDB
7 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.41%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.20%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (1.20%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.20%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.20%) Replication
8 1 (1.20%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 36 (43.37%) Windows
2 33 (39.76%) Unix
3 30 (36.14%) Linux
4 19 (22.89%) Solaris
5 16 (19.28%) Windows Server
6 11 (13.25%) AIX
7 9 (10.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (4.82%) OS/390
10 3 (3.61%) SUSE
11 2 (2.41%) CentOS
12 1 (1.20%) VMS
12 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.73%) ITIL
2 22 (26.51%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (22.89%) Continuous Delivery
4 18 (21.69%) Unit Testing
5 16 (19.28%) BDD
6 13 (15.66%) OO
7 12 (14.46%) ITSM
8 10 (12.05%) Migration
9 9 (10.84%) Problem Management
9 9 (10.84%) Risk Management
10 8 (9.64%) Service Delivery
10 8 (9.64%) Software Distribution
10 8 (9.64%) Virtual Environments
11 7 (8.43%) Project Management
12 6 (7.23%) Configuration Management
12 6 (7.23%) Low Latency
13 5 (6.02%) Change Management
13 5 (6.02%) Database Tuning
13 5 (6.02%) DevOps
13 5 (6.02%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 31 (37.35%) Python
2 27 (32.53%) Java
2 27 (32.53%) SQL
3 25 (30.12%) PowerShell
4 15 (18.07%) Jython
5 14 (16.87%) JavaScript
6 11 (13.25%) C
7 10 (12.05%) C++
7 10 (12.05%) Shell Script
8 9 (10.84%) VB
9 8 (9.64%) Perl
10 7 (8.43%) Bash Shell
10 7 (8.43%) PL/SQL
10 7 (8.43%) SystemTap
11 6 (7.23%) C#
12 5 (6.02%) VBA
13 4 (4.82%) VBScript
14 3 (3.61%) XAML
15 2 (2.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (16.87%) Security Cleared
2 13 (15.66%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.43%) Degree
4 4 (4.82%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.82%) MCSA
4 4 (4.82%) MCSE
4 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.41%) CCNP
5 2 (2.41%) CISA
5 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.41%) CISM
5 2 (2.41%) CISSP
5 2 (2.41%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (2.41%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (1.20%) OCA
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.41%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 15 (18.07%) Active Directory
1 15 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.23%) VMware ESX
3 5 (6.02%) KVM
4 4 (4.82%) vCloud
5 2 (2.41%) Samba
5 2 (2.41%) Sendmail
5 2 (2.41%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.41%) vSphere
6 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.20%) SRDF
6 1 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.20%) XenApp
6 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (31.33%) Puppet
2 14 (16.87%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 13 (15.66%) SCOrch
4 12 (14.46%) Ansible
5 11 (13.25%) Control-M
6 10 (12.05%) SCCM
7 8 (9.64%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (8.43%) Oracle ZFS
9 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (4.82%) MIMEsweeper
9 4 (4.82%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (4.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (4.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (4.82%) Oracle Identity Management
9 4 (4.82%) WSUS
10 3 (3.61%) NetBackup
10 3 (3.61%) Tivoli
11 2 (2.41%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (2.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 1 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 40 (48.19%) Oracle
2 35 (42.17%) Microsoft
3 25 (30.12%) BMC
4 22 (26.51%) Dell
4 22 (26.51%) HP
5 20 (24.10%) CA
6 15 (18.07%) VMware
7 11 (13.25%) Red Hat
7 11 (13.25%) Sun
8 9 (10.84%) IBM
9 8 (9.64%) Axway
9 8 (9.64%) Remedy
9 8 (9.64%) Symantec
10 7 (8.43%) Atlassian
10 7 (8.43%) Cisco
11 6 (7.23%) EMC
12 5 (6.02%) CheckPoint
12 5 (6.02%) Citrix
12 5 (6.02%) Splunk
13 4 (4.82%) Fujitsu