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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
Rank 563 514 529
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +15
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 51 64 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.15% 1.71% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 51 30
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£475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £350 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £312
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +28.10%
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
4433 3750 3752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.67% 7.11% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2646 2208 1972
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 155 181
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.73 £13.65 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +34.28%

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 23 September 2014.

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 18 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 23 September 2014. 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 -32 51 £475 - 7
London -5 32 £525 +10.52% 4
Milton Keynes +6 10 £225 - 1
Buckinghamshire +1 10 £225 - 2
South East -3 10 £225 -43.75% 2
West Midlands - 5 £413 -
City of London +20 3 £500 +14.94%
Coventry - 2 £413 -
North West -3 1 £425 +8.97%
East Midlands - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Runcorn - - - -

BladeLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 45 (44.55%) Windows
1 45 (44.55%) BMC
2 36 (35.64%) Banking
3 32 (31.68%) Linux
3 32 (31.68%) Middleware
4 28 (27.72%) VMware
5 26 (25.74%) Oracle
6 25 (24.75%) Active Directory
7 24 (23.76%) Finance
8 23 (22.77%) IIS
9 22 (21.78%) UNIX
9 22 (21.78%) PowerShell
10 21 (20.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (20.79%) Microsoft
10 21 (20.79%) Disaster Recovery
11 20 (19.80%) MS Excel
12 19 (18.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (18.81%) VMware ESX
13 18 (17.82%) Front Office
13 18 (17.82%) Citrix
13 18 (17.82%) SAN
14 17 (16.83%) VB
15 16 (15.84%) ITIL
15 16 (15.84%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (14.85%) Capacity Management
17 14 (13.86%) Red Hat
17 14 (13.86%) Windows Server 2003
18 13 (12.87%) Python
18 13 (12.87%) Control-M
18 13 (12.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

BladeLogic
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 23 (22.77%) IIS
2 10 (9.90%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (7.92%) Apache
3 8 (7.92%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.92%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (4.95%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.96%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.96%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (3.96%) LiveLink
6 2 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.98%) CICS
6 2 (1.98%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 20 (19.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.82%) SAN
2 13 (12.87%) NAS
3 11 (10.89%) LDAP
4 8 (7.92%) TCP/IP
4 8 (7.92%) Intranet
4 8 (7.92%) BIG-IP
5 6 (5.94%) Firewall
6 5 (4.95%) WAN
7 4 (3.96%) Ethernet
7 4 (3.96%) LAN
8 3 (2.97%) VLAN
8 3 (2.97%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.98%) Network Security
9 2 (1.98%) SSL
9 2 (1.98%) VPN
9 2 (1.98%) FTP
9 2 (1.98%) Broadband
9 2 (1.98%) Wireless
9 2 (1.98%) SSH
9 2 (1.98%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.88%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.92%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.95%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.97%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.98%) DB2
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.99%) Big Data
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.99%) Maven
2 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
General
1 36 (35.64%) Banking
2 24 (23.76%) Finance
3 18 (17.82%) Front Office
4 11 (10.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.99%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (9.90%) Administrator
2 8 (7.92%) Network Engineer
2 8 (7.92%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (7.92%) Middleware Specialist
3 7 (6.93%) Architect
3 7 (6.93%) Consultant
4 6 (5.94%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (5.94%) Network Consultant
4 6 (5.94%) Integration Engineer
4 6 (5.94%) Web Engineer
5 5 (4.95%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (4.95%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (4.95%) Windows Administrator
6 4 (3.96%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (2.97%) Automation Specialist
7 3 (2.97%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (2.97%) Implementation Engineer
7 3 (2.97%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 3 (2.97%) Network Specialist
8 2 (1.98%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (31.68%) Middleware
2 8 (7.92%) Java EE
2 8 (7.92%) .NET
2 8 (7.92%) WCF
3 5 (4.95%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (3.96%) XML
5 2 (1.98%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.99%) RESTful
6 1 (0.99%) REST
6 1 (0.99%) XSD
6 1 (0.99%) SOAP
6 1 (0.99%) JSON
6 1 (0.99%) Spring MVC
6 1 (0.99%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.93%) Clustering
2 6 (5.94%) Mainframe
2 6 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.96%) Fixed Income
3 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.96%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.97%) AS400
5 2 (1.98%) Tandem
6 1 (0.99%) CMDB
6 1 (0.99%) User Experience
6 1 (0.99%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 45 (44.55%) Windows
2 32 (31.68%) Linux
3 22 (21.78%) UNIX
4 21 (20.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (13.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (12.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (10.89%) Solaris
8 10 (9.90%) Windows 2000
9 9 (8.91%) Windows NT
10 7 (6.93%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (4.95%) SUSE
11 5 (4.95%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (4.95%) AIX
12 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (1.98%) HPUX
13 2 (1.98%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.79%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (15.84%) ITIL
3 15 (14.85%) Capacity Management
4 10 (9.90%) Problem Management
5 9 (8.91%) Release Management
5 9 (8.91%) Load Balancing
5 9 (8.91%) Change Management
6 8 (7.92%) Server Monitoring
7 7 (6.93%) Network Management
7 7 (6.93%) Migration
8 6 (5.94%) Service Management
9 5 (4.95%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (3.96%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (3.96%) Data Architecture
10 4 (3.96%) Risk Management
10 4 (3.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (3.96%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (1.98%) Network Design
11 2 (1.98%) Logistics
11 2 (1.98%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.78%) PowerShell
2 17 (16.83%) VB
3 13 (12.87%) Python
4 9 (8.91%) Java
5 4 (3.96%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.97%) XPath
7 2 (1.98%) Jython
8 1 (0.99%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (18.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (8.91%) MCSE
3 7 (6.93%) Degree
4 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.99%) RHCE
5 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.92%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (24.75%) Active Directory
2 19 (18.81%) VMware ESX
3 16 (15.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (10.89%) Terminal Services
5 10 (9.90%) ISA Server
5 10 (9.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 8 (7.92%) vSphere
7 4 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.99%) NFS
9 1 (0.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.99%) Samba
Systems Management
1 13 (12.87%) Control-M
2 10 (9.90%) ITRS Geneos
3 7 (6.93%) WMI
3 7 (6.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (5.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (5.94%) SCOM
5 4 (3.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (3.96%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.97%) Tivoli
6 3 (2.97%) SCCM
7 2 (1.98%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.99%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.99%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 45 (44.55%) BMC
2 28 (27.72%) VMware
3 26 (25.74%) Oracle
4 21 (20.79%) Microsoft
5 18 (17.82%) Citrix
6 14 (13.86%) Red Hat
7 12 (11.88%) Altiris
8 10 (9.90%) Splunk
9 9 (8.91%) Intel
10 7 (6.93%) TIBCO
10 7 (6.93%) Cisco
10 7 (6.93%) Remedy
10 7 (6.93%) Tumbleweed
10 7 (6.93%) Cyber-Ark
11 6 (5.94%) HP
12 5 (4.95%) Dell
12 5 (4.95%) EMC
12 5 (4.95%) IBM
12 5 (4.95%) CA
12 5 (4.95%) Aruba
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