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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
Rank 570 572 503
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -69
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 32 32 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.057% 0.094%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.74% 0.75% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 38
Average daily rate
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£525 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.09% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £235 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.33% -11.76%
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
4347 4239 3259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.77% 7.54% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2651 2426 1872
Average daily rate £408 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.16% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 161 163
Average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £36.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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 21 April 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 13 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 21 April 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 +5 30 £525 +19.65% 3
London +15 29 £525 +13.82% 1
Cheshire -12 1 - -
North West -24 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
South East - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -

BladeLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 38 (65.52%) Windows
2 31 (53.45%) Linux
3 27 (46.55%) Oracle
4 26 (44.83%) SQL
4 26 (44.83%) IIS
4 26 (44.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (41.38%) Tomcat
5 24 (41.38%) Red Hat
6 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
6 20 (34.48%) Subversion
6 20 (34.48%) Jenkins
7 19 (32.76%) Java
7 19 (32.76%) ITIL
7 19 (32.76%) .NET
7 19 (32.76%) Apache
7 19 (32.76%) BMC
8 18 (31.03%) UNIX
8 18 (31.03%) Release Management
8 18 (31.03%) Oracle Database
9 17 (29.31%) Gradle
9 17 (29.31%) ITRS Geneos
9 17 (29.31%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (29.31%) TeamCity
9 17 (29.31%) Git (software)
9 17 (29.31%) Load Balancing
9 17 (29.31%) Problem Management
9 17 (29.31%) Django
9 17 (29.31%) MSBuild
9 17 (29.31%) Mercurial
9 17 (29.31%) C++

BladeLogic
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 26 (44.83%) IIS
2 24 (41.38%) Tomcat
3 19 (32.76%) Apache
4 5 (8.62%) WebLogic
5 4 (6.90%) WebSphere
6 3 (5.17%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (5.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (5.17%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (3.45%) JBoss
8 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.72%) GroupWise
8 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.31%) Firewall
2 11 (18.97%) SAN
3 9 (15.52%) NAS
4 5 (8.62%) HTTP
4 5 (8.62%) DNS
5 4 (6.90%) DHCP
6 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (5.17%) NX-OS
6 3 (5.17%) VLAN
7 2 (3.45%) Internet
7 2 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (3.45%) SSL
7 2 (3.45%) SNMP
7 2 (3.45%) LDAP
8 1 (1.72%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 18 (31.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 20 (34.48%) Subversion
1 20 (34.48%) Jenkins
2 17 (29.31%) Mercurial
2 17 (29.31%) MSBuild
2 17 (29.31%) Gradle
2 17 (29.31%) Maven
2 17 (29.31%) TeamCity
2 17 (29.31%) Git (software)
2 17 (29.31%) Ant
3 12 (20.69%) JIRA
4 3 (5.17%) MSI
5 2 (3.45%) InstallShield
5 2 (3.45%) AdminStudio
5 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (29.31%) Finance
2 9 (15.52%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (20.69%) Consultant
1 12 (20.69%) Administrator
2 11 (18.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (8.62%) Windows Administrator
4 4 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.17%) Applications Packager
5 3 (5.17%) UNIX Consultant
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.17%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Build Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Middleware Administrator
6 2 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) FlexPod Consultant
6 2 (3.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (3.45%) Change Consultant
6 2 (3.45%) UNIX Engineer
7 1 (1.72%) Server Administrator
7 1 (1.72%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.76%) .NET
2 17 (29.31%) Django
3 12 (20.69%) Rendezvous
4 9 (15.52%) Middleware
5 3 (5.17%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Fixed Income
2 8 (13.79%) Clustering
3 7 (12.07%) Mainframe
4 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.17%) FlexPod
4 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.45%) CMDB
5 2 (3.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 38 (65.52%) Windows
2 31 (53.45%) Linux
3 26 (44.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (31.03%) UNIX
5 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (12.07%) AIX
7 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (10.34%) Solaris
9 5 (8.62%) Windows 2000
9 5 (8.62%) Windows NT
9 5 (8.62%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
11 2 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (3.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (3.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.76%) ITIL
2 18 (31.03%) Release Management
3 17 (29.31%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (29.31%) Load Balancing
3 17 (29.31%) Problem Management
4 15 (25.86%) Technical Analysis
5 13 (22.41%) Capacity Management
6 8 (13.79%) Change Management
7 6 (10.34%) ITSM
8 5 (8.62%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.62%) Incident Management
9 4 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (5.17%) Service Management
10 3 (5.17%) Migration
10 3 (5.17%) Change Control
10 3 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
11 2 (3.45%) Security Architecture
11 2 (3.45%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.83%) SQL
2 19 (32.76%) Java
3 17 (29.31%) C++
4 15 (25.86%) Python
5 14 (24.14%) Bash Shell
6 8 (13.79%) Perl
7 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
8 5 (8.62%) Shell Script
9 3 (5.17%) VBScript
9 3 (5.17%) PL/SQL
9 3 (5.17%) C
9 3 (5.17%) Ruby
10 2 (3.45%) Korn
10 2 (3.45%) Jython
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Degree
2 6 (10.34%) MCSE
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.45%) MCP
3 2 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) NCIE
4 1 (1.72%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.52%) VMware ESX
2 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.90%) Terminal Services
4 3 (5.17%) ISA Server
4 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (5.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.45%) NFS
5 2 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.72%) Firmware
6 1 (1.72%) vCloud
6 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (29.31%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (8.62%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (8.62%) SCOM
3 4 (6.90%) Puppet
4 3 (5.17%) SCCM
4 3 (5.17%) HP SIM
4 3 (5.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (5.17%) Control-M
4 3 (5.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (5.17%) WMI
4 3 (5.17%) BMC Marimba
5 2 (3.45%) BMC Performance Manager
5 2 (3.45%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (3.45%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (1.72%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.72%) ZENworks
6 1 (1.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (46.55%) Oracle
2 24 (41.38%) Red Hat
3 19 (32.76%) BMC
4 13 (22.41%) VMware
5 12 (20.69%) Splunk
5 12 (20.69%) TIBCO
5 12 (20.69%) HP
6 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
7 10 (17.24%) IBM
8 6 (10.34%) NetApp
8 6 (10.34%) Symantec
8 6 (10.34%) Veritas
9 5 (8.62%) Remedy
10 4 (6.90%) Sun
10 4 (6.90%) EMC
10 4 (6.90%) Intel
11 3 (5.17%) Citrix
11 3 (5.17%) Cisco
12 2 (3.45%) Unisys
12 2 (3.45%) ArcSight