The table below looks at the statistics for BMC PATROL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BMC PATROL over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC PATROL
Rank 569 547 527
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -20
Contract jobs citing BMC PATROL 23 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.045% 0.070%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.51% 0.63% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 12
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £300 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £435 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £300 £403
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -25.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -

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
4489 3666 3158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.28% 7.16% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2803 2203 1667
Average daily rate £415 £388 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 140 208
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.53 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.58% -10.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.02 £12.42 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.88 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

BMC PATROL
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BMC PATROL within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

BMC PATROL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BMC PATROL
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BMC PATROL within the UK.

BMC PATROL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BMC PATROL
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BMC PATROL within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

BMC PATROL Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

BMC PATROL
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BMC PATROL within the UK.

BMC PATROL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BMC PATROL
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BMC PATROL within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

BMC PATROL Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

BMC PATROL
Top 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BMC PATROL within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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 -33 17 £513 +28.12% 5
East of England - 7 £525 -
London +13 6 £500 +25.00% 2
Hertfordshire - 6 £525 -
South East -34 4 - - 2
City of London +8 3 £500 +11.11% 1
Scotland -6 3 £406 -
Surrey -8 3 - - 1
South Wales - 2 £500 -
Wales - 2 £500 -
Bridgend - 1 £500 -
Chippenham - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -

BMC PATROL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BMC PATROL 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 BMC PATROL.

1 54 (84.38%) BMC
2 34 (53.13%) Finance
3 33 (51.56%) Windows
4 25 (39.06%) UNIX
5 23 (35.94%) Banking
6 21 (32.81%) Oracle
6 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
7 20 (31.25%) Control-M
8 19 (29.69%) SCOM
9 18 (28.13%) Linux
10 17 (26.56%) ITIL
11 16 (25.00%) HP
12 15 (23.44%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (21.88%) VMware
13 14 (21.88%) Clustering
14 13 (20.31%) Active Directory
14 13 (20.31%) Solaris
14 13 (20.31%) SQL
14 13 (20.31%) Perl
14 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (20.31%) HP SIM
15 12 (18.75%) XenApp
15 12 (18.75%) PowerShell
15 12 (18.75%) EMC
15 12 (18.75%) Citrix
15 12 (18.75%) DNS
15 12 (18.75%) Project Management
16 11 (17.19%) Remedy
16 11 (17.19%) VB
17 10 (15.63%) SharePoint

BMC PATROL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BMC PATROL 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 BMC PATROL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (15.63%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.94%) WebLogic
3 5 (7.81%) IBM Notes
4 4 (6.25%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.13%) CICS
5 2 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.56%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 1 (1.56%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (7.81%) WebTrends
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.75%) DNS
2 3 (4.69%) HTTP
2 3 (4.69%) SAN
3 2 (3.13%) NetScaler
3 2 (3.13%) Firewall
3 2 (3.13%) SNMP
3 2 (3.13%) SSL
4 1 (1.56%) LDAP
4 1 (1.56%) FTP
4 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.56%) VPN
4 1 (1.56%) SSH
4 1 (1.56%) Network Security
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.56%) 4G
4 1 (1.56%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.56%) DMZ
4 1 (1.56%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
1 5 (7.81%) QlikView
2 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.69%) OLTP
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.13%) Sybase ASE
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.56%) Sybase IQ
5 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 34 (53.13%) Finance
2 23 (35.94%) Banking
3 5 (7.81%) Investment Banking
3 5 (7.81%) Games
3 5 (7.81%) Marketing
3 5 (7.81%) Danish Language
4 3 (4.69%) Legal
5 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.13%) International Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Publishing
6 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.56%) Front Office
6 1 (1.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) Administrator
2 10 (15.63%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 7 (10.94%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 7 (10.94%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.94%) Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Wintel Administrator
4 7 (10.94%) Wintel Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.81%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Consultant
5 5 (7.81%) DBA
6 4 (6.25%) Architect
7 3 (4.69%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (4.69%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) SQL DBA
8 2 (3.13%) IT Administrator
8 2 (3.13%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.13%) Change Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Capacity Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.63%) Middleware
2 7 (10.94%) Application Packaging
3 3 (4.69%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (3.13%) Django
4 2 (3.13%) HTML
4 2 (3.13%) Web Services
5 1 (1.56%) ODBC
5 1 (1.56%) JDBC
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.56%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Clustering
2 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.81%) New Media
3 5 (7.81%) Blog
3 5 (7.81%) Online Games
3 5 (7.81%) Social Media
4 4 (6.25%) Derivative
4 4 (6.25%) Fixed Income
4 4 (6.25%) Kindle
5 3 (4.69%) CMDB
5 3 (4.69%) Replication
6 2 (3.13%) iSeries
6 2 (3.13%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.13%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.56%) AS400
7 1 (1.56%) e-Health
7 1 (1.56%) SecurID
7 1 (1.56%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 33 (51.56%) Windows
2 25 (39.06%) UNIX
3 18 (28.13%) Linux
4 15 (23.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (20.31%) Solaris
5 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (10.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.69%) VMS
8 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.56%) zOS
9 1 (1.56%) SUSE
9 1 (1.56%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) ITIL
2 12 (18.75%) Project Management
3 6 (9.38%) CRM
4 5 (7.81%) ITSM
4 5 (7.81%) Logistics
4 5 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (7.81%) Online Marketing
4 5 (7.81%) Marketing Strategy
4 5 (7.81%) Capacity Management
4 5 (7.81%) Analytics
5 4 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (6.25%) Performance Management
5 4 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.25%) Business Continuity
6 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.31%) Perl
1 13 (20.31%) SQL
2 12 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 11 (17.19%) VB
4 7 (10.94%) Shell Script
5 4 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.25%) VBScript
6 3 (4.69%) Java
7 2 (3.13%) Python
8 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) ISEB
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.56%) MCTS
1 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) QA
2 3 (4.69%) SLA
3 2 (3.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (20.31%) Active Directory
2 12 (18.75%) XenApp
3 9 (14.06%) XenDesktop
3 9 (14.06%) VMware ESX
3 9 (14.06%) vSphere
4 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (4.69%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.56%) NFS
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.56%) Samba
6 1 (1.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 20 (31.25%) Control-M
2 19 (29.69%) SCOM
3 13 (20.31%) HP SIM
4 9 (14.06%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 9 (14.06%) SCCM
5 4 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (6.25%) OpenView
5 4 (6.25%) Tivoli
5 4 (6.25%) SCSM
6 3 (4.69%) CA SiteMinder
6 3 (4.69%) BMC Performance Manager
6 3 (4.69%) BladeLogic
7 2 (3.13%) NetBackup
7 2 (3.13%) Nagios
8 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.56%) Tivoli NetView
8 1 (1.56%) Netcool
8 1 (1.56%) Legato
8 1 (1.56%) OMEGAMON
8 1 (1.56%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 54 (84.38%) BMC
2 21 (32.81%) Oracle
2 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
3 16 (25.00%) HP
4 14 (21.88%) VMware
5 12 (18.75%) EMC
5 12 (18.75%) Citrix
6 11 (17.19%) Remedy
7 8 (12.50%) Cisco
8 7 (10.94%) F5
9 6 (9.38%) IBM
9 6 (9.38%) Sybase
9 6 (9.38%) Red Hat
10 5 (7.81%) Lotus
11 4 (6.25%) SolarWinds
12 3 (4.69%) 3PAR
13 2 (3.13%) NetApp
13 2 (3.13%) Veritas
14 1 (1.56%) Alias
14 1 (1.56%) Wall Street Systems
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