The table below looks at the statistics for BladeLogic skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BladeLogic over the 3 months to 27 February 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
Rank 544 532 512
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -20
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 32 34 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.068% 0.056%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.77% 0.92% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 12
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£525 £413 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -16.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £360 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £356 £450
% change year-on-year
+26.75% -20.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
4142 3676 2863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.89% 7.31% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2467 2033 1607
Average daily rate £417 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.73% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 158 183
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

BladeLogic
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BladeLogic within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015.

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 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BladeLogic within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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
England -23 28 £525 +27.27% 6
London -13 21 £525 +22.09% 3
Cheshire -2 6 - -
North West -18 6 - -
Knutsford -6 3 - -
South Wales - 2 £500 -
Wales - 2 £500 -
South East - 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Midlands - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

BladeLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 38 (55.07%) Windows
2 28 (40.58%) BMC
3 26 (37.68%) Linux
4 24 (34.78%) IIS
5 23 (33.33%) SAN
6 22 (31.88%) Oracle
6 22 (31.88%) UNIX
7 21 (30.43%) VMware
8 19 (27.54%) Finance
8 19 (27.54%) Active Directory
9 17 (24.64%) SQL
10 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (23.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (23.19%) NAS
11 15 (21.74%) Banking
11 15 (21.74%) Red Hat
11 15 (21.74%) VMware ESX
11 15 (21.74%) Tomcat
11 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
12 14 (20.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (18.84%) Jenkins
13 13 (18.84%) HP
13 13 (18.84%) Firewall
14 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (17.39%) Problem Management
14 12 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (17.39%) Subversion
15 11 (15.94%) Remedy ITSM
15 11 (15.94%) Remedy
15 11 (15.94%) Change Management

BladeLogic
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 24 (34.78%) IIS
2 15 (21.74%) Tomcat
3 11 (15.94%) Apache
4 6 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (7.25%) WebLogic
5 5 (7.25%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.35%) JBoss
6 3 (4.35%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (4.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 23 (33.33%) SAN
2 16 (23.19%) NAS
3 13 (18.84%) Firewall
4 6 (8.70%) DNS
5 5 (7.25%) HTTP
5 5 (7.25%) VLAN
6 4 (5.80%) WAN
6 4 (5.80%) DHCP
6 4 (5.80%) LAN
6 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.80%) BIG-IP
7 3 (4.35%) Wireless
7 3 (4.35%) VoIP
7 3 (4.35%) LDAP
7 3 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.90%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.90%) Broadband
8 2 (2.90%) SNMP
8 2 (2.90%) SSL
8 2 (2.90%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
1 10 (14.49%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 13 (18.84%) Jenkins
2 12 (17.39%) Subversion
3 10 (14.49%) Maven
3 10 (14.49%) Git (software)
4 9 (13.04%) Mercurial
4 9 (13.04%) MSBuild
4 9 (13.04%) Gradle
4 9 (13.04%) Ant
4 9 (13.04%) TeamCity
5 5 (7.25%) JIRA
6 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (27.54%) Finance
2 15 (21.74%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Administrator
2 10 (14.49%) Windows Administrator
3 9 (13.04%) Consultant
4 5 (7.25%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Architect
5 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (5.80%) Server Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Network Architect
5 4 (5.80%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (4.35%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.35%) Analyst
7 2 (2.90%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (2.90%) Change Consultant
7 2 (2.90%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (2.90%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Wintel Administrator
7 2 (2.90%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (2.90%) Middleware Administrator
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.49%) .NET
1 10 (14.49%) Middleware
2 9 (13.04%) Django
3 5 (7.25%) Rendezvous
3 5 (7.25%) XML
4 1 (1.45%) XSD
4 1 (1.45%) SOAP
4 1 (1.45%) Spring
4 1 (1.45%) JSON
4 1 (1.45%) Spring MVC
4 1 (1.45%) RESTful
4 1 (1.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Mainframe
2 8 (11.59%) Fixed Income
2 8 (11.59%) Clustering
3 3 (4.35%) FlexPod
4 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.90%) FMCG
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.45%) CMDB
5 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (55.07%) Windows
2 26 (37.68%) Linux
3 22 (31.88%) UNIX
4 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (23.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (14.49%) Windows 2000 Server
6 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (14.49%) Windows 2000
6 10 (14.49%) Windows NT
7 9 (13.04%) Solaris
8 5 (7.25%) AIX
9 3 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) Problem Management
1 12 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (15.94%) Change Management
3 10 (14.49%) Release Management
4 9 (13.04%) Load Balancing
4 9 (13.04%) ITIL
5 8 (11.59%) Capacity Management
5 8 (11.59%) Technical Analysis
6 7 (10.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (8.70%) Migration
8 5 (7.25%) Incident Management
8 5 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (7.25%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (4.35%) Change Control
9 3 (4.35%) ITSM
10 2 (2.90%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.90%) Business Analysis
10 2 (2.90%) Service Management
10 2 (2.90%) Workflow
10 2 (2.90%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.64%) SQL
2 11 (15.94%) Java
3 9 (13.04%) C++
4 7 (10.14%) Perl
4 7 (10.14%) Python
5 6 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 5 (7.25%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.80%) XPath
7 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.35%) C
9 2 (2.90%) Jython
9 2 (2.90%) Korn
10 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) MCSE
1 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (13.04%) Degree
3 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.90%) NCIE
5 1 (1.45%) MCP
5 1 (1.45%) RHCE
5 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (27.54%) Active Directory
2 15 (21.74%) VMware ESX
3 14 (20.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (11.59%) Terminal Services
4 8 (11.59%) ISA Server
5 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.35%) NFS
7 3 (4.35%) vSphere
8 2 (2.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.45%) vCloud
9 1 (1.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (1.45%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (13.04%) ITRS Geneos
2 7 (10.14%) SCOM
2 7 (10.14%) Control-M
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (4.35%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (4.35%) HP SIM
4 3 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.90%) Puppet
5 2 (2.90%) BMC Performance Manager
5 2 (2.90%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (2.90%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.45%) SCCM
6 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (40.58%) BMC
2 22 (31.88%) Oracle
3 21 (30.43%) VMware
4 15 (21.74%) Red Hat
4 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 13 (18.84%) HP
6 11 (15.94%) Remedy
7 10 (14.49%) Symantec
7 10 (14.49%) IBM
7 10 (14.49%) Citrix
8 9 (13.04%) Intel
9 8 (11.59%) NetApp
10 7 (10.14%) Cisco
11 6 (8.70%) TIBCO
11 6 (8.70%) Splunk
12 5 (7.25%) EMC
13 4 (5.80%) Veritas
13 4 (5.80%) CheckPoint
13 4 (5.80%) Blue Coat
13 4 (5.80%) Sun
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