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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
Rank 555 499 510
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +11
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 32 45 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.094% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.78% 1.42% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 38 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 £590 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +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
4115 3159 3757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.31% 6.62% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2371 1814 2011
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 155 158 161
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 £14.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +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 18 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 18 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 -103 29 £439 -2.50% 6
London -47 17 £461 -2.89% 3
North West -8 10 £410 -3.64% 3
Cheshire -5 9 £392 -7.70% 2
City of London -24 4 £475 -5.00%
South East -14 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Plymouth - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Leeds - - - -
South West - - - -

BladeLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 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 (56.72%) UNIX
2 31 (46.27%) BMC
3 30 (44.78%) Windows
4 28 (41.79%) ITIL
5 25 (37.31%) TCP/IP
6 23 (34.33%) IBM
6 23 (34.33%) Active Directory
7 21 (31.34%) ITIL Certification
7 21 (31.34%) Middleware
8 19 (28.36%) Linux
9 18 (26.87%) Oracle
10 17 (25.37%) Perl
10 17 (25.37%) LDAP
10 17 (25.37%) Remedy
10 17 (25.37%) VMware
10 17 (25.37%) Clustering
11 16 (23.88%) Finance
12 15 (22.39%) Configuration Management
12 15 (22.39%) VMware ESX
13 14 (20.90%) Banking
13 14 (20.90%) DHCP
13 14 (20.90%) SQL
13 14 (20.90%) Shell Script
13 14 (20.90%) SAN
14 13 (19.40%) HP
14 13 (19.40%) LAN
14 13 (19.40%) WAN
14 13 (19.40%) Change Management
14 13 (19.40%) Firewall
14 13 (19.40%) Jenkins

BladeLogic
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 (16.42%) WebLogic
2 8 (11.94%) WebSphere
2 8 (11.94%) TIBCO EMS
3 6 (8.96%) IIS
4 3 (4.48%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (4.48%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (1.49%) SAS
5 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.49%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) IaaS
1 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (37.31%) TCP/IP
2 17 (25.37%) LDAP
3 14 (20.90%) DHCP
3 14 (20.90%) SAN
4 13 (19.40%) LAN
4 13 (19.40%) WAN
4 13 (19.40%) Firewall
5 8 (11.94%) SSH
6 6 (8.96%) FTP
7 5 (7.46%) DNS
8 4 (5.97%) DMZ
8 4 (5.97%) SSL
9 3 (4.48%) NAS
10 2 (2.99%) VLAN
10 2 (2.99%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) SQLPlus
2 2 (2.99%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (19.40%) Jenkins
2 12 (17.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (17.91%) Maven
2 12 (17.91%) ClearCase
3 11 (16.42%) JIRA
4 3 (4.48%) MSI
5 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.49%) Serena SBM
5 1 (1.49%) Gradle
5 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (23.88%) Finance
2 14 (20.90%) Banking
3 10 (14.93%) Investment Banking
4 8 (11.94%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.99%) Back Office
6 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.49%) Publishing
6 1 (1.49%) Retail
6 1 (1.49%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (16.42%) Analyst
2 10 (14.93%) Administrator
3 9 (13.43%) Middleware Analyst
4 7 (10.45%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.45%) Support Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) Consultant
6 5 (7.46%) Communications Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) WebSphere Administrator
8 3 (4.48%) Server Administrator
8 3 (4.48%) Citrix Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.99%) UNIX Support
9 2 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
9 2 (2.99%) Deployment Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Hardware Technician
9 2 (2.99%) UNIX Specialist
9 2 (2.99%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.34%) Middleware
2 12 (17.91%) .NET
3 11 (16.42%) J2EE
3 11 (16.42%) HTML
4 8 (11.94%) Rendezvous
5 5 (7.46%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (2.99%) Application Packaging
6 2 (2.99%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
7 1 (1.49%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.37%) Clustering
2 5 (7.46%) Firmware
3 4 (5.97%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.48%) AS400
5 2 (2.99%) PKI
5 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.99%) CMDB
5 2 (2.99%) Replication
5 2 (2.99%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.49%) GIS
6 1 (1.49%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 38 (56.72%) UNIX
2 30 (44.78%) Windows
3 19 (28.36%) Linux
4 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (17.91%) Solaris
4 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (14.93%) AIX
6 7 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (7.46%) Windows 2000
7 5 (7.46%) SUSE
8 4 (5.97%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.49%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.49%) Android
9 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.79%) ITIL
2 15 (22.39%) Configuration Management
3 13 (19.40%) Change Management
4 11 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (8.96%) Release Management
6 4 (5.97%) Build Automation
6 4 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.48%) Service Management
7 3 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.48%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.48%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.99%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.99%) Network Management
8 2 (2.99%) Change Control
8 2 (2.99%) Analytics
8 2 (2.99%) Data Virtualisation
8 2 (2.99%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (2.99%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.99%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.99%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.37%) Perl
2 14 (20.90%) SQL
2 14 (20.90%) Shell Script
3 6 (8.96%) Java
3 6 (8.96%) VB
3 6 (8.96%) Python
4 3 (4.48%) Jython
4 3 (4.48%) sed
4 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.99%) Ruby
5 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.49%) C
6 1 (1.49%) AWK
Qualifications
1 21 (31.34%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.99%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) CCNP
2 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.49%) VCAP
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 23 (34.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (22.39%) VMware ESX
3 10 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.46%) NFS
5 4 (5.97%) vSphere
5 4 (5.97%) PowerHA
5 4 (5.97%) KVM
6 3 (4.48%) XenApp
7 2 (2.99%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 2 (2.99%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (2.99%) SRDF
7 2 (2.99%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (2.99%) Samba
8 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.49%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) HP SIM
2 2 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.99%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.99%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (2.99%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.99%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (2.99%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.49%) Puppet
3 1 (1.49%) WSUS
3 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (46.27%) BMC
2 23 (34.33%) IBM
3 18 (26.87%) Oracle
4 17 (25.37%) Remedy
4 17 (25.37%) VMware
5 13 (19.40%) HP
6 11 (16.42%) Sybase
6 11 (16.42%) JBoss
7 10 (14.93%) Cyber-Ark
7 10 (14.93%) Splunk
8 9 (13.43%) TIBCO
8 9 (13.43%) Red Hat
8 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
9 8 (11.94%) EMC
10 6 (8.96%) Opsware
11 5 (7.46%) Citrix
12 4 (5.97%) ServiceNow
12 4 (5.97%) Avaya
12 4 (5.97%) Cisco
12 4 (5.97%) Dell
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