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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BMC PATROL
Rank 591 554 511
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -43
Contract jobs citing BMC PATROL 8 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.031% 0.063%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.19% 0.41% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 17
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£468 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.30% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £468 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+24.73% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
4145 3888 3036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.73% 7.49% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2503 2186 1740
Average daily rate £417 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 174 175
Average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.88% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.95 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £35.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +14.28%

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 27 March 2015.

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
Top 10 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 27 March 2015. 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 -15 7 £473 +6.17% 2
Scotland - 1 £463 - 2
Stirling - 1 £463 - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
South East - - - - 1
London - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -

BMC PATROL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 28 (90.32%) BMC
2 22 (70.97%) Oracle
2 22 (70.97%) Linux
3 15 (48.39%) Middleware
3 15 (48.39%) Solaris
3 15 (48.39%) EMC
3 15 (48.39%) Finance
4 14 (45.16%) Cisco
5 13 (41.94%) WebLogic
6 11 (35.48%) UNIX
6 11 (35.48%) Project Management
6 11 (35.48%) F5
7 9 (29.03%) Perl
7 9 (29.03%) SQL
8 8 (25.81%) LoadRunner
9 7 (22.58%) Windows
10 6 (19.35%) ITIL
10 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
10 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
10 6 (19.35%) SCOM
11 5 (16.13%) Control-M
11 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
11 5 (16.13%) Banking
12 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
12 4 (12.90%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (12.90%) Legal
12 4 (12.90%) VMware
12 4 (12.90%) Java
12 4 (12.90%) BMC Performance Manager
12 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

BMC PATROL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 13 (41.94%) WebLogic
2 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) SAN
2 2 (6.45%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) SSL
2 2 (6.45%) LDAP
2 2 (6.45%) HTTP
2 2 (6.45%) SNMP
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) SSH
3 1 (3.23%) Network Security
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.23%) 4G
3 1 (3.23%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
3 1 (3.23%) DMZ
3 1 (3.23%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.45%) OLTP
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) TKPROF
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.23%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.23%) Toad
General
1 15 (48.39%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Infrastructure Manager
2 11 (35.48%) Project Manager
2 11 (35.48%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) DBA
3 4 (12.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (6.45%) SQL DBA
4 2 (6.45%) Change Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) OSS Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Applications Support Technician
5 1 (3.23%) OSS Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) Middleware
2 3 (9.68%) Web Services
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) Django
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Replication
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) PKI
2 2 (6.45%) iSeries
2 2 (6.45%) Kindle
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) e-Health
3 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Linux
2 15 (48.39%) Solaris
3 11 (35.48%) UNIX
4 7 (22.58%) Windows
5 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.23%) Windows NT
8 1 (3.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Project Management
2 6 (19.35%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (9.68%) Capacity Management
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.45%) Quality Management
5 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.45%) Resource Management
5 2 (6.45%) Matrix Management
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (3.23%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
1 9 (29.03%) Perl
2 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
3 4 (12.90%) Java
4 3 (9.68%) Python
5 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.45%) Bourne shell
5 2 (6.45%) C-shell
6 1 (3.23%) VBScript
6 1 (3.23%) VB
6 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) ISEB
1 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
2 2 (6.45%) vSphere
3 1 (3.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.23%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) SCOM
2 5 (16.13%) Control-M
3 4 (12.90%) BMC Performance Manager
4 2 (6.45%) OpenView
4 2 (6.45%) Tivoli
4 2 (6.45%) BladeLogic
5 1 (3.23%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (3.23%) Nagios
5 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (3.23%) Data Guard
5 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (3.23%) SCSM
Vendors
1 28 (90.32%) BMC
2 22 (70.97%) Oracle
3 15 (48.39%) EMC
4 14 (45.16%) Cisco
5 11 (35.48%) F5
6 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
6 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.90%) VMware
8 3 (9.68%) Sun
8 3 (9.68%) HP
8 3 (9.68%) Sybase
9 2 (6.45%) IBM
9 2 (6.45%) Remedy
10 1 (3.23%) Alias
10 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
10 1 (3.23%) hybris
10 1 (3.23%) Splunk
10 1 (3.23%) ArcSight
10 1 (3.23%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (3.23%) Veritas