The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
Rank 561 505 508
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +3
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 35 46 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.095% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.85% 1.44% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 39 60
Average daily rate £430 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £425 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £585 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-28.23% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4126 3199 3765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.34% 6.60% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2386 1822 2003
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 163 156
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+23.75% +8.10%

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 23 April 2014.

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 16 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -65 31 £439 -2.50% 1
London -41 19 £461 -0.27% 1
North West -15 10 £410 -3.64%
Cheshire 0 9 £392 -7.70%
City of London -18 4 £475 -5.00%
South East -18 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Plymouth - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Devon - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Leeds - - - -
South West - - - -

BladeLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 (54.29%) UNIX
2 32 (45.71%) Windows
2 32 (45.71%) BMC
3 30 (42.86%) ITIL
4 27 (38.57%) TCP/IP
5 23 (32.86%) IBM
5 23 (32.86%) Active Directory
6 21 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
6 21 (30.00%) Middleware
7 20 (28.57%) Oracle
8 19 (27.14%) Linux
8 19 (27.14%) Remedy
9 17 (24.29%) Finance
9 17 (24.29%) VMware
9 17 (24.29%) Clustering
9 17 (24.29%) LDAP
9 17 (24.29%) Perl
10 15 (21.43%) VMware ESX
10 15 (21.43%) Configuration Management
11 14 (20.00%) Shell Script
11 14 (20.00%) SQL
11 14 (20.00%) WAN
11 14 (20.00%) DHCP
11 14 (20.00%) SAN
11 14 (20.00%) Banking
11 14 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (18.57%) Jenkins
12 13 (18.57%) HP
12 13 (18.57%) LAN
12 13 (18.57%) Change Management

BladeLogic
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 11 (15.71%) WebLogic
2 8 (11.43%) WebSphere
2 8 (11.43%) TIBCO EMS
3 6 (8.57%) IIS
4 3 (4.29%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (4.29%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.43%) SAS
5 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.43%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.43%) IaaS
1 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (38.57%) TCP/IP
2 17 (24.29%) LDAP
3 14 (20.00%) WAN
3 14 (20.00%) DHCP
3 14 (20.00%) SAN
4 13 (18.57%) LAN
4 13 (18.57%) Firewall
5 8 (11.43%) SSH
6 6 (8.57%) FTP
7 5 (7.14%) DNS
8 4 (5.71%) DMZ
8 4 (5.71%) SSL
9 3 (4.29%) NAS
10 2 (2.86%) OSPF
10 2 (2.86%) VLAN
11 1 (1.43%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) SQLPlus
2 2 (2.86%) DB2
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (18.57%) Jenkins
3 12 (17.14%) ClearCase
3 12 (17.14%) Maven
4 11 (15.71%) JIRA
5 3 (4.29%) MSI
6 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.43%) Gradle
6 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.43%) Serena SBM
General
1 17 (24.29%) Finance
2 14 (20.00%) Banking
3 10 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 8 (11.43%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.86%) Back Office
6 1 (1.43%) Retail
6 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.43%) Publishing
6 1 (1.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (15.71%) Analyst
2 10 (14.29%) Administrator
3 9 (12.86%) Middleware Analyst
4 7 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) Consultant
6 5 (7.14%) Communications Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.29%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) WebSphere Administrator
8 3 (4.29%) Citrix Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Server Administrator
9 2 (2.86%) UNIX Specialist
9 2 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Network Consultant
9 2 (2.86%) Hardware Technician
9 2 (2.86%) Windows Administrator
9 2 (2.86%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.00%) Middleware
2 12 (17.14%) .NET
3 11 (15.71%) J2EE
3 11 (15.71%) HTML
4 8 (11.43%) Rendezvous
5 5 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (2.86%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 2 (2.86%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.43%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) Clustering
2 5 (7.14%) Firmware
3 4 (5.71%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.29%) AS400
5 2 (2.86%) Replication
5 2 (2.86%) CLARiiON
5 2 (2.86%) PKI
5 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.86%) CMDB
6 1 (1.43%) Open Source
6 1 (1.43%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 38 (54.29%) UNIX
2 32 (45.71%) Windows
3 19 (27.14%) Linux
4 12 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (17.14%) Solaris
4 12 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (14.29%) AIX
6 7 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (7.14%) Windows 2000
7 5 (7.14%) SUSE
8 4 (5.71%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.43%) Android
9 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.43%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.86%) ITIL
2 15 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 13 (18.57%) Change Management
4 11 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (8.57%) Release Management
6 4 (5.71%) Service Management
6 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.71%) Build Automation
7 3 (4.29%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.86%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.86%) Validation
8 2 (2.86%) Migration
8 2 (2.86%) Network Management
8 2 (2.86%) Data Virtualisation
8 2 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (2.86%) Change Control
8 2 (2.86%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.29%) Perl
2 14 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 14 (20.00%) SQL
3 6 (8.57%) Python
3 6 (8.57%) Java
3 6 (8.57%) VB
4 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.29%) sed
5 3 (4.29%) Jython
6 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.86%) Ruby
7 1 (1.43%) C
7 1 (1.43%) AWK
Qualifications
1 21 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.86%) CCNP
2 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.43%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 23 (32.86%) Active Directory
2 15 (21.43%) VMware ESX
3 10 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.14%) NFS
5 4 (5.71%) vSphere
5 4 (5.71%) PowerHA
5 4 (5.71%) RHEV
5 4 (5.71%) KVM
6 3 (4.29%) XenApp
7 2 (2.86%) Samba
7 2 (2.86%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 2 (2.86%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (2.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (2.86%) SRDF
7 2 (2.86%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (1.43%) vCloud
8 1 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) HP SIM
2 2 (2.86%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.86%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (2.86%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.86%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.43%) SCCM
3 1 (1.43%) WSUS
3 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (45.71%) BMC
2 23 (32.86%) IBM
3 20 (28.57%) Oracle
4 19 (27.14%) Remedy
5 17 (24.29%) VMware
6 13 (18.57%) HP
7 12 (17.14%) Splunk
8 11 (15.71%) Sybase
8 11 (15.71%) JBoss
9 10 (14.29%) Cyber-Ark
10 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
10 9 (12.86%) Red Hat
10 9 (12.86%) TIBCO
11 8 (11.43%) EMC
12 6 (8.57%) Opsware
13 5 (7.14%) Citrix
14 4 (5.71%) NetIQ
14 4 (5.71%) Avaya
14 4 (5.71%) Dell
14 4 (5.71%) Cisco
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago