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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
Rank 613 587 597
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +10
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 34 72 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.13% 0.084%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.57% 1.45% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 44 34
Median daily rate £450 £438 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £350 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £450 £473
% change year-on-year
-27.77% -4.76%
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
5936 4979 4680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.98% 8.66% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3822 3042 2746
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 165 154
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.82 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £43.43 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +7.98%

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 30 August 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 12 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 30 August 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 -33 34 £450 +2.85%
London -56 25 £465 +9.41%
City of London +16 6 £425 -10.52%
Shropshire - 5 - -
West Midlands - 5 - -
North West +11 3 - -
Cheshire - 3 - -
Telford - 3 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £325 -
Northampton - 1 £325 -
Wellingborough - 1 £325 -
East Midlands - 1 £325 -

BladeLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 34 (45.33%) Unix
2 33 (44.00%) Oracle
3 29 (38.67%) Linux
4 27 (36.00%) Windows
5 26 (34.67%) Python
6 25 (33.33%) Java
7 23 (30.67%) SQL Server
7 23 (30.67%) Microsoft
8 22 (29.33%) WebLogic
9 20 (26.67%) ITIL
9 20 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (26.67%) PowerShell
9 20 (26.67%) Puppet
10 19 (25.33%) Jenkins
10 19 (25.33%) SQL
10 19 (25.33%) Apache
11 18 (24.00%) JBoss
11 18 (24.00%) Spring
12 17 (22.67%) Finance
12 17 (22.67%) Continuous Delivery
13 16 (21.33%) Solaris
13 16 (21.33%) Unit Testing
13 16 (21.33%) Banking
14 15 (20.00%) BMC
14 15 (20.00%) Ansible
15 14 (18.67%) Shell Script
15 14 (18.67%) SOAP
15 14 (18.67%) HP
15 14 (18.67%) JSON
15 14 (18.67%) BDD

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 22 (29.33%) WebLogic
2 19 (25.33%) Apache
3 18 (24.00%) JBoss
4 9 (12.00%) Tomcat
4 9 (12.00%) WebSphere
4 9 (12.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (6.67%) IIS
6 4 (5.33%) AquaLogic
6 4 (5.33%) MQSeries
6 4 (5.33%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (5.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (5.33%) Tuxedo
6 4 (5.33%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (2.67%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.33%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (4.00%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.67%) IaaS
2 2 (2.67%) PaaS
2 2 (2.67%) SaaS
3 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.67%) LDAP
2 10 (13.33%) SSL
3 8 (10.67%) SAN
4 6 (8.00%) HTTP
4 6 (8.00%) NAS
5 5 (6.67%) Firewall
5 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.00%) HTTPS
6 3 (4.00%) iSCSI
6 3 (4.00%) VPN
7 2 (2.67%) DNS
7 2 (2.67%) LAN
7 2 (2.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.00%) Oracle Database
2 12 (16.00%) RDBMS
2 12 (16.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (9.33%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (6.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 19 (25.33%) Jenkins
2 11 (14.67%) Cobertura
2 11 (14.67%) JBehave
2 11 (14.67%) JUnit
3 8 (10.67%) ClearCase
4 7 (9.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (9.33%) JIRA
5 4 (5.33%) Build Forge
6 3 (4.00%) MSBuild
6 3 (4.00%) NUnit
6 3 (4.00%) SpecFlow
6 3 (4.00%) Subversion
6 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.33%) Artifactory
General
1 17 (22.67%) Finance
2 16 (21.33%) Banking
3 3 (4.00%) Front Office
3 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.33%) French Language
5 1 (1.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 20 (26.67%) Developer
2 13 (17.33%) Administrator
2 13 (17.33%) Java Developer
3 9 (12.00%) Automation Engineer
3 9 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (9.33%) Analyst
4 7 (9.33%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (9.33%) Unix Administrator
4 7 (9.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.00%) Architect
5 6 (8.00%) Data Architect
5 6 (8.00%) Data Centre Architect
5 6 (8.00%) Data Migration Architect
5 6 (8.00%) Migration Architect
6 5 (6.67%) Applications Support
6 5 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.67%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.33%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.00%) Spring
2 14 (18.67%) JSON
2 14 (18.67%) SOAP
3 13 (17.33%) Middleware
4 11 (14.67%) Hibernate
4 11 (14.67%) Java EE
5 9 (12.00%) JDBC
5 9 (12.00%) JPA
6 6 (8.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (8.00%) Velocity
7 5 (6.67%) .NET
7 5 (6.67%) Django
7 5 (6.67%) IBM Integration Bus
8 4 (5.33%) J2EE
9 3 (4.00%) ADO.NET
9 3 (4.00%) LINQ
9 3 (4.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 3 (4.00%) WCF
9 3 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (4.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Public Cloud
2 10 (13.33%) Clustering
3 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (8.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (6.67%) Fixed Income
6 4 (5.33%) Derivative
7 3 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.67%) CMDB
8 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.33%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 34 (45.33%) Unix
2 29 (38.67%) Linux
3 27 (36.00%) Windows
4 16 (21.33%) Solaris
5 13 (17.33%) AIX
6 9 (12.00%) Windows Server
7 7 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.33%) OS/390
8 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.67%) CentOS
9 2 (2.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.67%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.67%) Windows NT
9 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
1 20 (26.67%) ITIL
2 17 (22.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 16 (21.33%) Unit Testing
4 14 (18.67%) BDD
5 11 (14.67%) Migration
6 9 (12.00%) Configuration Management
7 8 (10.67%) OO
8 7 (9.33%) Problem Management
8 7 (9.33%) Risk Management
8 7 (9.33%) Validation
9 6 (8.00%) Low Latency
9 6 (8.00%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (6.67%) Change Management
10 5 (6.67%) Database Tuning
10 5 (6.67%) DevOps
10 5 (6.67%) ITSM
10 5 (6.67%) OOP
10 5 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.67%) Python
2 25 (33.33%) Java
3 20 (26.67%) PowerShell
4 19 (25.33%) SQL
5 14 (18.67%) Shell Script
6 11 (14.67%) Perl
7 10 (13.33%) C
7 10 (13.33%) C++
8 9 (12.00%) Jython
9 7 (9.33%) Bash Shell
9 7 (9.33%) PL/SQL
9 7 (9.33%) SystemTap
9 7 (9.33%) VB
10 6 (8.00%) C#
10 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
11 5 (6.67%) Ruby
11 5 (6.67%) VBA
12 3 (4.00%) XAML
13 2 (2.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.33%) Degree
3 2 (2.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.67%) MCSA
3 2 (2.67%) MCSE
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) OCA
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.00%) vCloud
3 5 (6.67%) KVM
4 2 (2.67%) Samba
4 2 (2.67%) Sendmail
4 2 (2.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 20 (26.67%) Puppet
2 15 (20.00%) Ansible
3 13 (17.33%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (9.33%) Control-M
4 7 (9.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 7 (9.33%) Oracle ZFS
5 6 (8.00%) SCOrch
6 5 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (5.33%) SCCM
8 3 (4.00%) CA Wily
8 3 (4.00%) Nagios
8 3 (4.00%) ZABBIX
9 2 (2.67%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (2.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (2.67%) NetBackup
9 2 (2.67%) Tivoli
10 1 (1.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 33 (44.00%) Oracle
2 23 (30.67%) Microsoft
3 15 (20.00%) BMC
4 14 (18.67%) HP
5 12 (16.00%) Dell
5 12 (16.00%) VMware
6 11 (14.67%) Sun
7 10 (13.33%) CA
8 9 (12.00%) Red Hat
9 8 (10.67%) IBM
10 7 (9.33%) Atlassian
10 7 (9.33%) Remedy
11 5 (6.67%) Splunk
12 4 (5.33%) Axway
12 4 (5.33%) Fujitsu
13 3 (4.00%) EMC
13 3 (4.00%) Radianz
13 3 (4.00%) Veritas
14 2 (2.67%) Citrix
14 2 (2.67%) TOWER Software