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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
UK
Rank 561 599 591
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -8
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 25 23 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.044% 0.057%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.56% 0.50% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 12
Median daily rate £362 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.94% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £410 £451
% change year-on-year
-14.63% -9.14%
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
4461 4614 4572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.01% 8.90% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2979 2903 2708
Median daily rate £475 £428 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 140 146
Median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.72 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +55.55%

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 19 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BladeLogic within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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 +60 23 £375 -25.00% 3
London +18 11 £416 -16.75% 2
South East +26 8 £362 -33.05%
Buckinghamshire - 8 £362 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £495 -
North West +33 3 £325 -39.81%
Manchester - 3 £325 -
Docklands, London -1 2 £488 -7.14%
City of London +6 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £325 -
Telford - 1 £425 -
Shropshire - 1 £425 -
West Midlands - 1 £425 -

BladeLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 30 (58.82%) HP
2 29 (56.86%) Windows
2 29 (56.86%) PowerShell
3 25 (49.02%) BMC
4 24 (47.06%) Linux
5 23 (45.10%) ITIL
6 22 (43.14%) SQL
6 22 (43.14%) Active Directory
7 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
7 20 (39.22%) Puppet
7 20 (39.22%) Windows Server
8 19 (37.25%) Python
9 18 (35.29%) CA
9 18 (35.29%) Middleware
9 18 (35.29%) Security Cleared
10 17 (33.33%) SC Cleared
10 17 (33.33%) Jython
10 17 (33.33%) Dell
11 16 (31.37%) SAN
11 16 (31.37%) Unix
11 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
11 16 (31.37%) SCOrch
12 15 (29.41%) ITSM
13 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (27.45%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (25.49%) SCCM
15 12 (23.53%) Firewall
16 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
16 11 (21.57%) Solaris

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 8 (15.69%) IIS
2 6 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.84%) Apache
4 3 (5.88%) JBoss
5 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.96%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.96%) IaaS
3 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (31.37%) SAN
2 12 (23.53%) Firewall
3 11 (21.57%) NAS
4 9 (17.65%) HTTP
5 8 (15.69%) HTTPS
5 8 (15.69%) iSCSI
5 8 (15.69%) LDAP
5 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
6 6 (11.76%) DNS
7 3 (5.88%) BIG-IP
7 3 (5.88%) DHCP
7 3 (5.88%) LAN
7 3 (5.88%) VLAN
7 3 (5.88%) VoIP
7 3 (5.88%) WAN
7 3 (5.88%) Wireless
8 2 (3.92%) FTP
8 2 (3.92%) SSH
8 2 (3.92%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.96%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.92%) MSI
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Automation Engineer
2 5 (9.80%) Architect
2 5 (9.80%) Deployment Specialist
2 5 (9.80%) Windows Specialist
3 4 (7.84%) Administrator
3 4 (7.84%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Consultant
4 3 (5.88%) Developer
4 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (3.92%) Automation Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Server Administrator
5 2 (3.92%) Server Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Solaris Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (35.29%) Middleware
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.96%) SOAP
3 1 (1.96%) XML
3 1 (1.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Public Cloud
2 6 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.92%) CLARiiON
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 29 (56.86%) Windows
2 24 (47.06%) Linux
3 20 (39.22%) Windows Server
4 16 (31.37%) Unix
5 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (21.57%) Solaris
6 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (19.61%) Windows 7
8 8 (15.69%) Windows 8
8 8 (15.69%) Windows Vista
9 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (7.84%) Windows XP
11 2 (3.92%) AIX
11 2 (3.92%) SUSE
11 2 (3.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (3.92%) Windows 2000
11 2 (3.92%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) ITIL
2 15 (29.41%) ITSM
3 9 (17.65%) OO
4 8 (15.69%) Software Distribution
4 8 (15.69%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (11.76%) Patch Management
5 6 (11.76%) Security Patching
5 6 (11.76%) Validation
6 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.80%) Service Management
7 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.84%) Security Hardening
7 4 (7.84%) Software Deployment
8 3 (5.88%) Application Performance Management
8 3 (5.88%) Migration
8 3 (5.88%) Performance Management
8 3 (5.88%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.88%) TDD
8 3 (5.88%) Time Management
9 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (56.86%) PowerShell
2 22 (43.14%) SQL
3 19 (37.25%) Python
4 17 (33.33%) Jython
5 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
6 8 (15.69%) Shell Script
7 6 (11.76%) Perl
8 5 (9.80%) Bash Shell
8 5 (9.80%) VB
8 5 (9.80%) VBScript
9 3 (5.88%) Ruby
10 1 (1.96%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 18 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 17 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.76%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (43.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (7.84%) VMware ESX
3 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.88%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.92%) NFS
5 2 (3.92%) Samba
5 2 (3.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.96%) KVM
6 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (39.22%) Puppet
2 16 (31.37%) SCOrch
3 14 (27.45%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 13 (25.49%) SCCM
5 7 (13.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (11.76%) WSUS
7 5 (9.80%) Nagios
7 5 (9.80%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (7.84%) Ansible
9 3 (5.88%) Control-M
9 3 (5.88%) MIMEsweeper
9 3 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (5.88%) Oracle Identity Management
9 3 (5.88%) ZABBIX
10 2 (3.92%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (3.92%) SCOM
11 1 (1.96%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 30 (58.82%) HP
2 25 (49.02%) BMC
3 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
4 18 (35.29%) CA
5 17 (33.33%) Dell
6 10 (19.61%) VMware
7 7 (13.73%) Red Hat
7 7 (13.73%) Veritas
8 6 (11.76%) Remedy
9 4 (7.84%) CheckPoint
9 4 (7.84%) Cisco
9 4 (7.84%) Citrix
9 4 (7.84%) IBM
9 4 (7.84%) Oracle
10 3 (5.88%) AppDynamics
10 3 (5.88%) Axway
10 3 (5.88%) Blue Coat
10 3 (5.88%) Nokia
10 3 (5.88%) Symantec
11 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds