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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
Rank 617 588 547
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -41
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 9 24 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.046% 0.082%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.21% 0.55% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 20
Average daily rate £500 £475 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 £328
% change year-on-year
- +29.62%
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
4383 4362 3801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.52% 8.42% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2761 2590 2136
Average daily rate £425 £425 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 143 142
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.00 £34.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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 11 February 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 5 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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London +4 9 £500 - 3
England -14 9 £500 +5.26% 4
City of London +35 3 £405 -14.73% 1
Docklands, London +7 1 £525 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -

BladeLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 26 (65.00%) Windows
2 19 (47.50%) Linux
2 19 (47.50%) Windows Server
3 18 (45.00%) BMC
3 18 (45.00%) VMware
4 17 (42.50%) SAN
5 16 (40.00%) EMC
5 16 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (37.50%) PowerShell
6 15 (37.50%) NAS
6 15 (37.50%) Data Centre
7 14 (35.00%) Oracle
7 14 (35.00%) Finance
8 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
8 13 (32.50%) Unix
8 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
9 12 (30.00%) NetApp
10 10 (25.00%) Red Hat
10 10 (25.00%) IBM
10 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 10 (25.00%) Java
10 10 (25.00%) SQL
10 10 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (20.00%) IIS
11 8 (20.00%) Solaris
11 8 (20.00%) JBoss
11 8 (20.00%) OpenStack
12 7 (17.50%) Degree
12 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
12 7 (17.50%) WebLogic

BladeLogic
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (20.00%) IIS
1 8 (20.00%) JBoss
1 8 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 7 (17.50%) WebLogic
3 6 (15.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.50%) ColdFusion
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.50%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.50%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) iPaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (42.50%) SAN
2 15 (37.50%) NAS
3 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
4 6 (15.00%) Firewall
4 6 (15.00%) FTP
5 5 (12.50%) DHCP
5 5 (12.50%) DNS
5 5 (12.50%) LAN
5 5 (12.50%) SSH
5 5 (12.50%) WAN
6 4 (10.00%) LDAP
7 3 (7.50%) BIG-IP
7 3 (7.50%) VoIP
7 3 (7.50%) Wireless
8 2 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (5.00%) iSCSI
8 2 (5.00%) Network Security
8 2 (5.00%) OSPF
8 2 (5.00%) SMTP
8 2 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.50%) Ant
2 3 (7.50%) JUnit
2 3 (7.50%) Maven
3 2 (5.00%) Artifactory
3 2 (5.00%) Cobertura
3 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.00%) JBehave
3 2 (5.00%) JIRA
3 2 (5.00%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.50%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.50%) Mockito
4 1 (2.50%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.50%) NUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Selenium
4 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 3 (7.50%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.00%) Front Office
5 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Administrator
3 5 (12.50%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (10.00%) Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Unix Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Build Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Configuration Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Configuration Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Junior
5 3 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Release Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Software Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Software Configuration Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Software Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) Middleware
2 5 (12.50%) .NET
3 3 (7.50%) JSON
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (7.50%) SOAP
3 3 (7.50%) Spring
4 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.00%) JDBC
4 2 (5.00%) JPA
5 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.50%) ADO.NET
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.50%) HTML
5 1 (2.50%) J2EE
5 1 (2.50%) Java EE
5 1 (2.50%) JMS
5 1 (2.50%) jQuery
5 1 (2.50%) JSP
5 1 (2.50%) Web Services
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.00%) Public Cloud
3 4 (10.00%) CLARiiON
3 4 (10.00%) PMI
4 3 (7.50%) Clustering
5 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (65.00%) Windows
2 19 (47.50%) Linux
2 19 (47.50%) Windows Server
3 13 (32.50%) Unix
4 8 (20.00%) Solaris
5 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (12.50%) SUSE
6 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (5.00%) AIX
8 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.50%) Android
9 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
1 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (10.00%) Capacity Management
2 4 (10.00%) DevOps
2 4 (10.00%) Network Management
2 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (7.50%) BDD
3 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (7.50%) ITIL
3 3 (7.50%) Project Management
3 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
4 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.00%) ITSM
4 2 (5.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (5.00%) OO
4 2 (5.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 10 (25.00%) Java
2 10 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (15.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (10.00%) Korn
4 4 (10.00%) Perl
4 4 (10.00%) Python
5 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.50%) LINC
6 2 (5.00%) C#
6 2 (5.00%) Jython
7 1 (2.50%) C
7 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.50%) VBScript
7 1 (2.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (17.50%) Degree
3 4 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 4 (10.00%) VCAP
3 4 (10.00%) VCDX
4 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) CCNP
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) CNA
6 1 (2.50%) CNE
6 1 (2.50%) MCP
6 1 (2.50%) MCSE
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.50%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.00%) KVM
3 4 (10.00%) NFS
3 4 (10.00%) Samba
3 4 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Docker
4 3 (7.50%) VMware ESX
4 3 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.00%) vSphere
6 1 (2.50%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) SCCM
2 4 (10.00%) Control-M
2 4 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (10.00%) Puppet
3 3 (7.50%) Ansible
3 3 (7.50%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (7.50%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (7.50%) WSUS
4 2 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (5.00%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) BMC
1 18 (45.00%) VMware
2 16 (40.00%) EMC
3 14 (35.00%) Oracle
4 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
5 12 (30.00%) NetApp
6 10 (25.00%) IBM
6 10 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 7 (17.50%) HP
8 6 (15.00%) Dell
8 6 (15.00%) Symantec
9 5 (12.50%) CA
10 4 (10.00%) 3PAR
10 4 (10.00%) Citrix
10 4 (10.00%) Veritas
11 3 (7.50%) Axway
11 3 (7.50%) Blue Coat
11 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
11 3 (7.50%) Nokia
11 3 (7.50%) Serena
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