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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
Rank 605 596 584
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 43 64 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.11% 0.089%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.75% 1.32% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 43 37
Median daily rate £445 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £350 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £525 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £455 £419
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.65%
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
5717 4833 4862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.70% 8.32% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3601 2972 2886
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 180 186
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £11.72 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.06 £43.00 £47.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%

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 28 September 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 17 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 28 September 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 -3 41 £460 +15.00%
London -45 21 £600 +50.00%
North East - 12 £440 -
Tyne and Wear - 12 £440 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 12 £440 -
Erskine - 8 £415 -
Renfrewshire - 8 £415 -
Scotland - 8 £415 -
West Midlands - 6 £320 -
Shropshire - 6 £320 -
Telford - 4 £320 -
North West +13 3 - -
Cheshire - 3 - -
South East +15 1 £320 -28.88%
City of London +8 1 £388 -1.89%
Hook - 1 £320 -
Hampshire - 1 £320 -

BladeLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 33 (45.83%) Unix
2 32 (44.44%) Python
3 31 (43.06%) Linux
4 29 (40.28%) Windows
5 28 (38.89%) Oracle
6 27 (37.50%) PowerShell
7 26 (36.11%) Puppet
8 25 (34.72%) ITIL
9 24 (33.33%) SQL
10 21 (29.17%) Java
10 21 (29.17%) Middleware
11 20 (27.78%) SQL Server
11 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
12 19 (26.39%) HP
13 18 (25.00%) Dell
13 18 (25.00%) Apache
13 18 (25.00%) WebLogic
14 17 (23.61%) Jython
14 17 (23.61%) CA
14 17 (23.61%) Jenkins
15 16 (22.22%) Ansible
15 16 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (22.22%) BMC
16 15 (20.83%) Finance
17 14 (19.44%) JBoss
17 14 (19.44%) JavaScript
17 14 (19.44%) Spring
17 14 (19.44%) Opscode Chef
17 14 (19.44%) SCOrch
18 13 (18.06%) Continuous Delivery

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 18 (25.00%) Apache
1 18 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 14 (19.44%) JBoss
3 8 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 7 (9.72%) WebSphere
4 7 (9.72%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (6.94%) IIS
6 4 (5.56%) AquaLogic
6 4 (5.56%) MQSeries
6 4 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (5.56%) Tuxedo
6 4 (5.56%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.39%) CICS
7 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (4.17%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.89%) HTTP
1 10 (13.89%) LDAP
1 10 (13.89%) SSL
2 9 (12.50%) Firewall
2 9 (12.50%) SAN
3 8 (11.11%) NAS
4 7 (9.72%) HTTPS
4 7 (9.72%) iSCSI
5 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.17%) VPN
7 2 (2.78%) DNS
7 2 (2.78%) LAN
7 2 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 8 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 8 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 7 (9.72%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (6.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (23.61%) Jenkins
2 8 (11.11%) ClearCase
3 7 (9.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (9.72%) Cobertura
3 7 (9.72%) JBehave
3 7 (9.72%) JIRA
3 7 (9.72%) JUnit
4 4 (5.56%) Build Forge
5 3 (4.17%) MSBuild
5 3 (4.17%) NUnit
5 3 (4.17%) SpecFlow
5 3 (4.17%) Subversion
5 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.39%) Artifactory
General
1 15 (20.83%) Finance
2 13 (18.06%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Front Office
3 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (25.00%) Developer
2 15 (20.83%) Automation Engineer
3 10 (13.89%) Administrator
4 9 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.94%) Applications Support
6 5 (6.94%) Architect
6 5 (6.94%) Data Architect
6 5 (6.94%) Data Centre Architect
6 5 (6.94%) Data Migration Architect
6 5 (6.94%) Migration Architect
6 5 (6.94%) Unix Administrator
6 5 (6.94%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (29.17%) Middleware
2 14 (19.44%) Spring
3 10 (13.89%) JSON
3 10 (13.89%) SOAP
4 7 (9.72%) Hibernate
4 7 (9.72%) Java EE
5 6 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 6 (8.33%) Velocity
6 5 (6.94%) Django
6 5 (6.94%) IBM Integration Bus
6 5 (6.94%) JDBC
6 5 (6.94%) JPA
7 4 (5.56%) J2EE
8 3 (4.17%) .NET
8 3 (4.17%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.17%) ADO.NET
8 3 (4.17%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (4.17%) LINQ
8 3 (4.17%) WCF
8 3 (4.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Public Cloud
2 9 (12.50%) Clustering
3 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (6.94%) Data Centre
5 5 (6.94%) Fixed Income
6 4 (5.56%) Derivative
7 3 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.39%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 33 (45.83%) Unix
2 31 (43.06%) Linux
3 29 (40.28%) Windows
4 12 (16.67%) Solaris
4 12 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 8 (11.11%) AIX
6 4 (5.56%) OS/390
6 4 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.78%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.78%) Windows NT
8 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.39%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.72%) ITIL
2 16 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (18.06%) Continuous Delivery
3 13 (18.06%) ITSM
3 13 (18.06%) OO
4 12 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 10 (13.89%) BDD
5 10 (13.89%) Migration
6 9 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 9 (12.50%) Validation
7 7 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (9.72%) Software Distribution
7 7 (9.72%) Virtual Environments
8 5 (6.94%) Change Management
8 5 (6.94%) Database Tuning
8 5 (6.94%) DevOps
8 5 (6.94%) Low Latency
8 5 (6.94%) Risk Management
8 5 (6.94%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.94%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (44.44%) Python
2 27 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 24 (33.33%) SQL
4 21 (29.17%) Java
5 17 (23.61%) Jython
6 14 (19.44%) JavaScript
7 12 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 11 (15.28%) Perl
9 10 (13.89%) C++
10 9 (12.50%) C
11 7 (9.72%) PL/SQL
12 6 (8.33%) C#
12 6 (8.33%) SystemTap
12 6 (8.33%) VB
13 5 (6.94%) Bash Shell
13 5 (6.94%) Ruby
13 5 (6.94%) VBA
14 3 (4.17%) XAML
15 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (18.06%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.33%) Degree
4 4 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (5.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) MCSA
5 1 (1.39%) MCSE
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (15.28%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.94%) vCloud
4 4 (5.56%) KVM
5 1 (1.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 26 (36.11%) Puppet
2 16 (22.22%) Ansible
3 14 (19.44%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (19.44%) SCOrch
4 13 (18.06%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 7 (9.72%) Control-M
6 6 (8.33%) Oracle ZFS
7 5 (6.94%) Nagios
7 5 (6.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (6.94%) ZABBIX
8 3 (4.17%) CA Wily
8 3 (4.17%) SCCM
9 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (38.89%) Oracle
2 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 19 (26.39%) HP
4 18 (25.00%) Dell
5 17 (23.61%) CA
6 16 (22.22%) BMC
7 10 (13.89%) Sun
8 8 (11.11%) IBM
8 8 (11.11%) VMware
9 7 (9.72%) Atlassian
9 7 (9.72%) Remedy
10 6 (8.33%) Red Hat
11 4 (5.56%) Axway
11 4 (5.56%) Fujitsu
12 3 (4.17%) Radianz
12 3 (4.17%) Splunk
13 2 (2.78%) EMC
13 2 (2.78%) TOWER Software
14 1 (1.39%) Sybase
14 1 (1.39%) Veritas