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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
Rank 556 568 531
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -37
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 74 48 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.085% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.56% 1.07% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 35 56
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£413 £525 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £405 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £580 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £449 £408
% change year-on-year
+1.39% +10.12%
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
4746 4478 4040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.13% 7.92% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2921 2652 2350
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 160 156
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £45.00 £40.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+5.04% -7.77%

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 3 September 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 15 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 3 September 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 +16 74 £413 -21.42% 5
London +27 68 £403 -23.33% 3
City of London +24 18 £395 -21.00% 1
Docklands, London - 8 £350 -
North West -28 3 - -
South East -16 2 £450 -
Croydon -20 2 £425 +14.09%
Liverpool - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £450 -
Merseyside - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £450 -
East Midlands - 1 £460 -
Northampton - 1 £460 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £460 -
Manchester - 1 - -

BladeLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (71.77%) Windows
2 83 (66.94%) Linux
3 68 (54.84%) Oracle
4 64 (51.61%) UNIX
5 54 (43.55%) Finance
6 46 (37.10%) BMC
7 44 (35.48%) Java
8 43 (34.68%) .NET
9 42 (33.87%) SQL
10 39 (31.45%) SQL Server
11 35 (28.23%) ITIL
11 35 (28.23%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (27.42%) Solaris
12 34 (27.42%) Python
13 33 (26.61%) IIS
14 30 (24.19%) Red Hat
14 30 (24.19%) PowerShell
14 30 (24.19%) Banking
15 29 (23.39%) JIRA
15 29 (23.39%) Middleware
15 29 (23.39%) Perl
16 28 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
17 27 (21.77%) Microsoft
18 26 (20.97%) IBM
18 26 (20.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 25 (20.16%) Firewall
20 24 (19.35%) SAN
21 23 (18.55%) Configuration Management
21 23 (18.55%) Git (software)
21 23 (18.55%) Release Management

BladeLogic
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 33 (26.61%) IIS
2 22 (17.74%) Tomcat
3 17 (13.71%) Apache
4 9 (7.26%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.84%) JBoss
5 6 (4.84%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.23%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.42%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (2.42%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.61%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.81%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.81%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.81%) GroupWise
9 1 (0.81%) Liferay
Applications
1 8 (6.45%) MS Office
2 7 (5.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (6.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.81%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (20.16%) Firewall
2 24 (19.35%) SAN
3 18 (14.52%) TCP/IP
4 17 (13.71%) LAN
4 17 (13.71%) WAN
4 17 (13.71%) BIG-IP
5 14 (11.29%) Wireless
5 14 (11.29%) VoIP
5 14 (11.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (9.68%) LDAP
7 9 (7.26%) NAS
8 7 (5.65%) SSH
9 5 (4.03%) NetScaler
9 5 (4.03%) InfiniBand
10 4 (3.23%) FTP
11 3 (2.42%) SNMP
11 3 (2.42%) SSL
12 1 (0.81%) DNS
12 1 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.81%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (31.45%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.71%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.84%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.03%) MySQL
4 5 (4.03%) Oracle Exadata
4 5 (4.03%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.23%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.42%) HBase
6 3 (2.42%) Big Data
7 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 29 (23.39%) JIRA
2 28 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (18.55%) Git (software)
4 18 (14.52%) Jenkins
5 17 (13.71%) Maven
5 17 (13.71%) Ant
6 12 (9.68%) ClearCase
6 12 (9.68%) MSBuild
7 11 (8.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (8.06%) TeamCity
8 10 (8.06%) Subversion
8 10 (8.06%) Mercurial
8 10 (8.06%) FishEye
8 10 (8.06%) Gradle
9 5 (4.03%) Artifactory
9 5 (4.03%) Gerrit
10 3 (2.42%) MSI
10 3 (2.42%) Introscope
11 2 (1.61%) NUnit
11 2 (1.61%) JUnit
General
1 54 (43.55%) Finance
2 30 (24.19%) Banking
3 17 (13.71%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.03%) Front Office
5 3 (2.42%) Back Office
6 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (16.13%) Analyst
2 19 (15.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (12.10%) Configuration Analyst
3 15 (12.10%) Architect
4 12 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (8.87%) Infrastructure Architect
6 10 (8.06%) Network Architect
7 9 (7.26%) Consultant
8 8 (6.45%) UNIX Engineer
8 8 (6.45%) Release Manager
9 7 (5.65%) Build Manager
9 7 (5.65%) Network Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (5.65%) Build and Release Manager
10 6 (4.84%) UNIX Administrator
10 6 (4.84%) Agile Coach
10 6 (4.84%) Configuration and Release Manager
10 6 (4.84%) Software Release Manager
10 6 (4.84%) Software Manager
10 6 (4.84%) Software Configuration Manager
10 6 (4.84%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (34.68%) .NET
2 29 (23.39%) Middleware
3 15 (12.10%) Django
4 9 (7.26%) Rendezvous
5 7 (5.65%) Web Services
5 7 (5.65%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (4.84%) Application Packaging
7 5 (4.03%) WCF
7 5 (4.03%) Sinatra
8 4 (3.23%) JSON
8 4 (3.23%) HTML5
8 4 (3.23%) HTML
8 4 (3.23%) SOAP
9 3 (2.42%) Java EE
10 2 (1.61%) JPA
10 2 (1.61%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 2 (1.61%) Unity DI Container
10 2 (1.61%) ADO.NET
10 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.61%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.94%) Data Centre
2 14 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (10.48%) Fixed Income
4 9 (7.26%) CMDB
5 8 (6.45%) Management Information System
6 7 (5.65%) Clustering
7 4 (3.23%) PMI
7 4 (3.23%) Public Cloud
7 4 (3.23%) CLARiiON
8 3 (2.42%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (2.42%) PKI
9 2 (1.61%) AS400
9 2 (1.61%) User Experience
9 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 89 (71.77%) Windows
2 83 (66.94%) Linux
3 64 (51.61%) UNIX
4 34 (27.42%) Solaris
5 26 (20.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (12.90%) Oracle Linux
7 13 (10.48%) AIX
8 9 (7.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (7.26%) SUSE
8 9 (7.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (4.03%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.42%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.42%) Android
11 3 (2.42%) Windows NT
11 3 (2.42%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.23%) ITIL
1 35 (28.23%) Continuous Integration
2 23 (18.55%) Release Management
2 23 (18.55%) Configuration Management
3 16 (12.90%) Service Management
3 16 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (12.90%) DevOps
4 13 (10.48%) Load Balancing
5 12 (9.68%) Problem Management
6 11 (8.87%) Project Management
7 10 (8.06%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (8.06%) Network Architecture
7 10 (8.06%) Capacity Management
8 9 (7.26%) Scrum
8 9 (7.26%) Technical Analysis
9 8 (6.45%) SDLC
9 8 (6.45%) ITSM
10 6 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (4.84%) TOGAF
10 6 (4.84%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 44 (35.48%) Java
2 42 (33.87%) SQL
3 34 (27.42%) Python
4 30 (24.19%) PowerShell
5 29 (23.39%) Perl
6 19 (15.32%) C++
7 16 (12.90%) C#
8 15 (12.10%) Bash Shell
9 7 (5.65%) LINC
9 7 (5.65%) Ruby
9 7 (5.65%) VBScript
10 5 (4.03%) Shell Script
10 5 (4.03%) Groovy
11 4 (3.23%) Korn
11 4 (3.23%) VB
11 4 (3.23%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.42%) JavaScript
13 2 (1.61%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (12.10%) Degree
2 14 (11.29%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.23%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.23%) VCDX
3 4 (3.23%) VCAP
4 3 (2.42%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) MCP
5 1 (0.81%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (10.48%) ProxySG
2 12 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (9.68%) KVM
3 11 (8.87%) Active Directory
4 9 (7.26%) VMware ESX
4 9 (7.26%) Docker
5 6 (4.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (3.23%) vSphere
6 4 (3.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (3.23%) NFS
6 4 (3.23%) Samba
7 3 (2.42%) RHEV
8 2 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.61%) PowerHA
8 2 (1.61%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.61%) XenApp
9 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.81%) Firmware
9 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (11.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 14 (11.29%) Control-M
2 13 (10.48%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (10.48%) ITRS Geneos
3 11 (8.87%) Ansible
4 8 (6.45%) Puppet
5 6 (4.84%) BMC PATROL
6 5 (4.03%) Capistrano
6 5 (4.03%) SCCM
7 4 (3.23%) Tivoli
8 3 (2.42%) SCOM
8 3 (2.42%) WMI
8 3 (2.42%) BMC Marimba
8 3 (2.42%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (2.42%) BMC Performance Manager
8 3 (2.42%) yum
9 2 (1.61%) EdgeSight
9 2 (1.61%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 2 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.81%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 68 (54.84%) Oracle
2 46 (37.10%) BMC
3 30 (24.19%) Red Hat
4 27 (21.77%) Microsoft
5 26 (20.97%) IBM
6 22 (17.74%) VMware
7 18 (14.52%) HP
8 16 (12.90%) Serena
9 15 (12.10%) EMC
10 14 (11.29%) Nortel
10 14 (11.29%) Cisco
10 14 (11.29%) Avaya
10 14 (11.29%) CA
10 14 (11.29%) Nokia
10 14 (11.29%) CheckPoint
10 14 (11.29%) Symantec
10 14 (11.29%) Blue Coat
11 11 (8.87%) Unisys
12 9 (7.26%) Splunk
12 9 (7.26%) TIBCO
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