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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
Rank 537 551 509
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -42
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 85 49 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.090% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.84% 1.13% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 41 57
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£450 £500 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £506
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -30.86%
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
4632 4320 3930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.13% 7.91% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2834 2542 2191
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £345
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 133 168
Average hourly rate £21.43 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.76% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.86 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £31.74 £41.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £18.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+13.72% -16.66%

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 4 August 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 8 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 4 August 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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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 +22 85 £450 -10.00% 7
London +48 83 £450 -14.28% 3
City of London -7 20 £438 -12.50% 2
Croydon -13 4 £325 -12.75%
Docklands, London - 4 £350 -
South East -26 2 £450 -
Reading - 2 £450 -
Berkshire - 2 £450 -

BladeLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 89 (72.36%) Windows
2 82 (66.67%) Linux
3 76 (61.79%) Oracle
4 60 (48.78%) UNIX
5 57 (46.34%) Finance
6 48 (39.02%) SQL
7 47 (38.21%) .NET
8 44 (35.77%) Java
9 43 (34.96%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (34.15%) SQL Server
10 42 (34.15%) BMC
11 41 (33.33%) IIS
12 39 (31.71%) ITIL
13 38 (30.89%) Python
14 36 (29.27%) Solaris
14 36 (29.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 34 (27.64%) Red Hat
16 32 (26.02%) Firewall
16 32 (26.02%) JIRA
17 31 (25.20%) Release Management
17 31 (25.20%) Git (software)
17 31 (25.20%) Tomcat
18 30 (24.39%) Middleware
18 30 (24.39%) Banking
19 27 (21.95%) C++
20 26 (21.14%) Jenkins
21 25 (20.33%) Oracle Database
21 25 (20.33%) Apache
22 24 (19.51%) Perl
22 24 (19.51%) SAN

BladeLogic
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 41 (33.33%) IIS
2 31 (25.20%) Tomcat
3 25 (20.33%) Apache
4 10 (8.13%) WebSphere
5 8 (6.50%) WebLogic
6 6 (4.88%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (3.25%) JBoss
8 3 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (2.44%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.63%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.81%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.81%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.81%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (3.25%) MS Office
1 4 (3.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (8.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (26.02%) Firewall
2 24 (19.51%) SAN
3 17 (13.82%) BIG-IP
3 17 (13.82%) LAN
3 17 (13.82%) WAN
4 15 (12.20%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (11.38%) VoIP
5 14 (11.38%) TCP/IP
5 14 (11.38%) Wireless
6 9 (7.32%) NAS
7 8 (6.50%) LDAP
8 5 (4.07%) InfiniBand
8 5 (4.07%) NetScaler
9 3 (2.44%) SSL
9 3 (2.44%) HTTP
9 3 (2.44%) SNMP
9 3 (2.44%) SSH
10 2 (1.63%) VLAN
11 1 (0.81%) Network Security
11 1 (0.81%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 25 (20.33%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.07%) MySQL
4 5 (4.07%) Oracle Exadata
4 5 (4.07%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.25%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.44%) HBase
6 3 (2.44%) Big Data
7 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 32 (26.02%) JIRA
2 31 (25.20%) Git (software)
3 26 (21.14%) Jenkins
4 22 (17.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (16.26%) Maven
5 20 (16.26%) Ant
5 20 (16.26%) MSBuild
6 18 (14.63%) TeamCity
6 18 (14.63%) Gradle
6 18 (14.63%) Subversion
6 18 (14.63%) Mercurial
7 12 (9.76%) ClearCase
8 11 (8.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (8.13%) FishEye
10 5 (4.07%) Gerrit
10 5 (4.07%) Artifactory
11 3 (2.44%) MSI
11 3 (2.44%) Introscope
12 2 (1.63%) NUnit
12 2 (1.63%) JUnit
General
1 57 (46.34%) Finance
2 30 (24.39%) Banking
3 14 (11.38%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.44%) Front Office
4 3 (2.44%) Back Office
5 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (17.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (12.20%) Architect
3 14 (11.38%) Analyst
4 12 (9.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (8.94%) Infrastructure Architect
6 10 (8.13%) Network Architect
6 10 (8.13%) Consultant
7 9 (7.32%) Configuration Analyst
8 8 (6.50%) UNIX Engineer
9 7 (5.69%) Network Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (4.88%) Developer
11 5 (4.07%) Software Engineer
11 5 (4.07%) Agile Coach
11 5 (4.07%) Wintel Engineer
12 4 (3.25%) ScrumMaster
12 4 (3.25%) Release Management Specialist
12 4 (3.25%) Systems Engineer
12 4 (3.25%) Release Manager
13 3 (2.44%) Applications Support Analyst
13 3 (2.44%) Build Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (38.21%) .NET
2 30 (24.39%) Middleware
3 23 (18.70%) Django
4 13 (10.57%) Rendezvous
5 7 (5.69%) Web Services
6 5 (4.07%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (4.07%) Application Packaging
6 5 (4.07%) WCF
6 5 (4.07%) Sinatra
7 4 (3.25%) JSON
7 4 (3.25%) SOAP
8 3 (2.44%) HTML
8 3 (2.44%) HTML5
8 3 (2.44%) Java EE
9 2 (1.63%) JPA
9 2 (1.63%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 2 (1.63%) Unity DI Container
9 2 (1.63%) ADO.NET
9 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.63%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.07%) Fixed Income
1 21 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 14 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 9 (7.32%) CMDB
4 7 (5.69%) Clustering
5 3 (2.44%) PKI
5 3 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.44%) PMI
5 3 (2.44%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.63%) User Experience
6 2 (1.63%) AS400
6 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.63%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.81%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 89 (72.36%) Windows
2 82 (66.67%) Linux
3 60 (48.78%) UNIX
4 36 (29.27%) Solaris
4 36 (29.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (13.01%) Oracle Linux
5 16 (13.01%) AIX
6 9 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.88%) SUSE
8 5 (4.07%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.44%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.44%) Android
9 3 (2.44%) Windows NT
9 3 (2.44%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.81%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (34.96%) Continuous Integration
2 39 (31.71%) ITIL
3 31 (25.20%) Release Management
4 21 (17.07%) Load Balancing
4 21 (17.07%) Problem Management
5 18 (14.63%) Configuration Management
6 16 (13.01%) Service Management
6 16 (13.01%) Technical Analysis
7 15 (12.20%) Capacity Management
8 14 (11.38%) DevOps
8 14 (11.38%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (8.94%) ITSM
10 10 (8.13%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (8.13%) Network Architecture
11 9 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (6.50%) Scrum
12 8 (6.50%) Change Management
13 7 (5.69%) Project Management
13 7 (5.69%) Incident Management
13 7 (5.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 48 (39.02%) SQL
2 44 (35.77%) Java
3 38 (30.89%) Python
4 27 (21.95%) C++
5 24 (19.51%) Perl
5 24 (19.51%) PowerShell
6 19 (15.45%) Bash Shell
7 16 (13.01%) C#
8 7 (5.69%) VBScript
8 7 (5.69%) Ruby
8 7 (5.69%) Shell Script
9 5 (4.07%) Groovy
10 4 (3.25%) VB
10 4 (3.25%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.44%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.44%) Korn
11 3 (2.44%) LINC
12 2 (1.63%) XAML
12 2 (1.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (13.82%) Degree
2 14 (11.38%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (3.25%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.44%) VCDX
4 3 (2.44%) VCAP
4 3 (2.44%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.81%) MCP
5 1 (0.81%) MCSE
5 1 (0.81%) CCNP
5 1 (0.81%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (10.57%) ProxySG
2 12 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.94%) Active Directory
3 11 (8.94%) KVM
4 9 (7.32%) VMware ESX
5 7 (5.69%) Docker
6 4 (3.25%) vSphere
6 4 (3.25%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (2.44%) RHEV
8 2 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.63%) PowerHA
8 2 (1.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.63%) XenApp
8 2 (1.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (1.63%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.81%) Firmware
9 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.81%) NFS
Systems Management
1 21 (17.07%) ITRS Geneos
2 17 (13.82%) Control-M
3 14 (11.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 12 (9.76%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (8.13%) Ansible
6 7 (5.69%) Puppet
7 5 (4.07%) Capistrano
7 5 (4.07%) SCCM
8 4 (3.25%) Tivoli
9 3 (2.44%) SCOM
9 3 (2.44%) WMI
9 3 (2.44%) BMC Marimba
9 3 (2.44%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (2.44%) BMC Performance Manager
9 3 (2.44%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (2.44%) yum
10 2 (1.63%) EdgeSight
10 2 (1.63%) ArcSight ESM
10 2 (1.63%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 2 (1.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 76 (61.79%) Oracle
2 42 (34.15%) BMC
3 34 (27.64%) Red Hat
4 21 (17.07%) VMware
4 21 (17.07%) IBM
5 19 (15.45%) HP
6 18 (14.63%) Microsoft
7 16 (13.01%) Symantec
8 15 (12.20%) Cisco
9 14 (11.38%) CA
9 14 (11.38%) Nokia
9 14 (11.38%) Nortel
9 14 (11.38%) Avaya
9 14 (11.38%) CheckPoint
9 14 (11.38%) Serena
9 14 (11.38%) Blue Coat
10 13 (10.57%) Splunk
10 13 (10.57%) TIBCO
11 11 (8.94%) Remedy
11 11 (8.94%) EMC
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