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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
Rank 607 597 582
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 51 34 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.061% 0.066%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.93% 0.74% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 23 21
Average daily rate £425 £525 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +22.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £430 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 - £305
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
5512 4583 4293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.86% 8.21% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3476 2780 2476
Average daily rate £450 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 202 160
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.19 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.51% -3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

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 30 April 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 26 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 30 April 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
England -30 32 £475 -9.52% 3
Scotland - 18 £400 -
London -20 17 £498 -5.23% 3
Renfrewshire - 12 £410 -
Erskine - 12 £410 -
City of London +44 7 £400 -27.27% 3
Cheshire +1 5 £500 -
North West -1 5 £500 -
South East - 5 £438 -
Edinburgh - 5 £350 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £325 -
East Midlands - 5 £325 -
Northampton - 4 £325 -
Surrey - 3 £425 -
Macclesfield -3 2 £500 -
Docklands, London - 2 £525 -
Camberley - 2 £425 -
Leeds - 1 £475 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £475 -
Berkshire - 1 £450 -
Yorkshire - 1 £475 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Slough - 1 £450 -
Chester - 1 £425 -
Guildford - 1 £540 -
Glasgow - 1 £425 -

BladeLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 36 (57.14%) Windows
2 32 (50.79%) BMC
3 31 (49.21%) PowerShell
4 30 (47.62%) SAN
5 29 (46.03%) Microsoft
6 24 (38.10%) SQL Server
7 22 (34.92%) Linux
7 22 (34.92%) Python
7 22 (34.92%) Puppet
8 21 (33.33%) NAS
8 21 (33.33%) Windows Server
9 20 (31.75%) ITIL
9 20 (31.75%) Dell
9 20 (31.75%) CA
10 19 (30.16%) Middleware
10 19 (30.16%) Oracle
10 19 (30.16%) SQL
11 18 (28.57%) Active Directory
11 18 (28.57%) HP
11 18 (28.57%) VMware
11 18 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (28.57%) Public Cloud
12 17 (26.98%) Finance
13 16 (25.40%) Unix
13 16 (25.40%) JBoss
14 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
14 15 (23.81%) WebLogic
14 15 (23.81%) Jython
14 15 (23.81%) Firewall
14 15 (23.81%) Jenkins

BladeLogic
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 16 (25.40%) JBoss
2 15 (23.81%) WebLogic
3 8 (12.70%) Tomcat
4 7 (11.11%) IIS
5 5 (7.94%) OpenStack
6 3 (4.76%) Apache
7 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
7 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.35%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (6.35%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.17%) IaaS
4 2 (3.17%) PaaS
4 2 (3.17%) SaaS
5 1 (1.59%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 30 (47.62%) SAN
2 21 (33.33%) NAS
3 15 (23.81%) Firewall
4 9 (14.29%) HTTP
4 9 (14.29%) HTTPS
4 9 (14.29%) iSCSI
5 8 (12.70%) WAN
6 7 (11.11%) DNS
6 7 (11.11%) LAN
7 6 (9.52%) DHCP
8 5 (7.94%) VoIP
9 4 (6.35%) BIG-IP
9 4 (6.35%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
9 4 (6.35%) Wireless
10 3 (4.76%) LDAP
11 2 (3.17%) FTP
11 2 (3.17%) SMTP
11 2 (3.17%) SNMP
11 2 (3.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 15 (23.81%) Oracle Database
3 11 (17.46%) RDBMS
3 11 (17.46%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 15 (23.81%) Jenkins
2 11 (17.46%) Cobertura
2 11 (17.46%) JBehave
2 11 (17.46%) JUnit
3 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (26.98%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.59%) French Language
5 1 (1.59%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (17.46%) Developer
1 11 (17.46%) Java Developer
2 8 (12.70%) Architect
2 8 (12.70%) Automation Engineer
3 6 (9.52%) Administrator
3 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (6.35%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Junior
6 3 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (4.76%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.76%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.17%) Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Security Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.16%) Middleware
2 11 (17.46%) Hibernate
2 11 (17.46%) Java EE
2 11 (17.46%) JDBC
2 11 (17.46%) JPA
2 11 (17.46%) JSON
2 11 (17.46%) SOAP
2 11 (17.46%) Spring
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (4.76%) .NET
5 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (3.17%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.59%) HTML
6 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.57%) Public Cloud
2 13 (20.63%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.94%) Clustering
4 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.76%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.17%) CMDB
6 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.59%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.59%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.59%) Replication
7 1 (1.59%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 36 (57.14%) Windows
2 22 (34.92%) Linux
3 21 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 16 (25.40%) Unix
5 11 (17.46%) Solaris
6 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (11.11%) AIX
8 6 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (3.17%) CentOS
9 2 (3.17%) SUSE
10 1 (1.59%) VMS
10 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) ITIL
2 14 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (20.63%) Continuous Delivery
3 13 (20.63%) ITSM
4 11 (17.46%) BDD
4 11 (17.46%) Unit Testing
5 9 (14.29%) OO
5 9 (14.29%) Software Distribution
6 8 (12.70%) Service Delivery
7 6 (9.52%) Capacity Management
7 6 (9.52%) Problem Management
8 4 (6.35%) Business Continuity
8 4 (6.35%) Migration
8 4 (6.35%) Network Management
8 4 (6.35%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (6.35%) Project Management
8 4 (6.35%) Risk Management
8 4 (6.35%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (4.76%) DevOps
9 3 (4.76%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 31 (49.21%) PowerShell
2 22 (34.92%) Python
3 19 (30.16%) SQL
4 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 15 (23.81%) Jython
5 12 (19.05%) Java
6 5 (7.94%) Bash Shell
6 5 (7.94%) VBScript
7 4 (6.35%) VB
8 3 (4.76%) C
8 3 (4.76%) Perl
8 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.17%) Ruby
9 2 (3.17%) SystemTap
10 1 (1.59%) C#
10 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.46%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.11%) Degree
4 6 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (7.94%) DV Cleared
6 4 (6.35%) MCSA
6 4 (6.35%) MCSE
6 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.17%) CCNP
7 2 (3.17%) CISA
7 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.17%) CISM
7 2 (3.17%) CISSP
7 2 (3.17%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (3.17%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (1.59%) OCA
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.17%) QA
1 2 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 18 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.52%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.17%) KVM
3 2 (3.17%) Samba
3 2 (3.17%) Sendmail
3 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.17%) vSphere
4 1 (1.59%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.59%) SRDF
4 1 (1.59%) vCloud
4 1 (1.59%) XenApp
4 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (34.92%) Puppet
2 14 (22.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 14 (22.22%) SCOrch
3 11 (17.46%) SCCM
4 6 (9.52%) Ansible
5 5 (7.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (7.94%) WSUS
6 4 (6.35%) Control-M
6 4 (6.35%) MIMEsweeper
6 4 (6.35%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (6.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (4.76%) NetBackup
7 3 (4.76%) Tivoli
8 2 (3.17%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (1.59%) EMC VPLEX
9 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (1.59%) vRealize
Vendors
1 32 (50.79%) BMC
2 29 (46.03%) Microsoft
3 20 (31.75%) CA
3 20 (31.75%) Dell
4 19 (30.16%) Oracle
5 18 (28.57%) HP
5 18 (28.57%) VMware
6 11 (17.46%) EMC
7 9 (14.29%) Symantec
8 8 (12.70%) NetApp
9 7 (11.11%) Cisco
10 6 (9.52%) Red Hat
11 5 (7.94%) CheckPoint
11 5 (7.94%) Citrix
12 4 (6.35%) Axway
12 4 (6.35%) BEA
12 4 (6.35%) Blue Coat
12 4 (6.35%) Nokia
13 3 (4.76%) IBM
14 2 (3.17%) Veritas
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