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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BMC PATROL
Rank 584 543 525
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -18
Contract jobs citing BMC PATROL 29 49 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.093% 0.065%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.64% 1.18% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 23
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£400 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £605 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £355 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.11% -16.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 -

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
4546 4148 3787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.14% 7.84% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2802 2401 2115
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £514 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 127 170
Average hourly rate £20.75 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £10.50 £12.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £34.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%

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 3 July 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 15 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 3 July 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 -47 26 £400 -15.78% 2
South East -12 11 £350 -1.40% 1
London -31 10 £400 -20.00%
Basingstoke - 7 £375 -
Hampshire - 7 £375 -
Surrey -9 4 £350 -1.40%
City of London -17 4 £550 +1.85%
East of England - 4 - - 1
Essex - 3 - -
Redhill - 3 £350 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £450 -
East Midlands - 1 £450 -

BMC PATROL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 25 (69.44%) BMC
2 13 (36.11%) Windows
3 12 (33.33%) HP
3 12 (33.33%) Finance
4 10 (27.78%) DNS
4 10 (27.78%) Linux
5 9 (25.00%) Java
5 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (25.00%) VMware
5 9 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (19.44%) XenApp
6 7 (19.44%) HP SIM
6 7 (19.44%) Clustering
6 7 (19.44%) Banking
6 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
6 7 (19.44%) Citrix
6 7 (19.44%) Oracle
6 7 (19.44%) UNIX
7 6 (16.67%) Solaris
7 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 6 (16.67%) EMC
7 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (16.67%) SCOM
8 5 (13.89%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (13.89%) Legal
8 5 (13.89%) Migration
8 5 (13.89%) Business Continuity
8 5 (13.89%) Cisco
8 5 (13.89%) CA Single Sign-On

BMC PATROL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.89%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Photoshop
1 3 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) DNS
2 4 (11.11%) SAN
2 4 (11.11%) LDAP
3 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.56%) SSH
4 1 (2.78%) NAS
4 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (11.11%) OLTP
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) TKPROF
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 3 (8.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.78%) Selenium
3 1 (2.78%) AnthillPro
3 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.78%) Hudson
3 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.78%) Toad
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Banking
3 5 (13.89%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Military
4 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) DBA
2 5 (13.89%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 4 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (8.33%) Designer
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Designer
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Performance Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Photoshop Designer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Photoshop Designer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Web Designer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Wintel Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Wintel Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) HTML
1 4 (11.11%) Web Services
1 4 (11.11%) Middleware
1 4 (11.11%) Gherkin
2 3 (8.33%) Sass
2 3 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (8.33%) Flash
2 3 (8.33%) XHTML
2 3 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (2.78%) SOAP
3 1 (2.78%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) XSD
3 1 (2.78%) JSON
3 1 (2.78%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Clustering
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Graphic Design
4 2 (5.56%) PKI
5 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.78%) W3C
5 1 (2.78%) Replication
5 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) CMDB
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience
5 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.78%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Linux
3 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (19.44%) UNIX
5 6 (16.67%) Solaris
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.78%) HPUX
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.89%) Migration
2 5 (13.89%) Business Continuity
2 5 (13.89%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 4 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (8.33%) Web Design
4 3 (8.33%) Project Management
4 3 (8.33%) Logistics
5 2 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) Java
1 9 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.89%) SQL
3 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.33%) Perl
4 3 (8.33%) Python
5 2 (5.56%) Bourne shell
5 2 (5.56%) C-shell
6 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.78%) Ruby
6 1 (2.78%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) VB
6 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) ISEB
1 4 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.33%) MCTS
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
1 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) XenApp
1 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) vSphere
2 4 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.78%) SRDF
5 1 (2.78%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.78%) NFS
5 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (2.78%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) HP SIM
2 6 (16.67%) SCOM
3 5 (13.89%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (11.11%) BMC Performance Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Control-M
6 2 (5.56%) OpenView
6 2 (5.56%) Tivoli
6 2 (5.56%) SCCM
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (2.78%) Netcool
7 1 (2.78%) Nagios
7 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (2.78%) Data Guard
7 1 (2.78%) ZABBIX
7 1 (2.78%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (2.78%) Puppet
7 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) BMC
2 12 (33.33%) HP
3 9 (25.00%) VMware
4 7 (19.44%) Citrix
4 7 (19.44%) Oracle
5 6 (16.67%) EMC
6 5 (13.89%) Cisco
7 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 4 (11.11%) Sun
8 3 (8.33%) Adobe
8 3 (8.33%) Macromedia
8 3 (8.33%) F5
8 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.56%) Veritas
9 2 (5.56%) Remedy
9 2 (5.56%) hybris
9 2 (5.56%) IBM
10 1 (2.78%) Vitria
10 1 (2.78%) NetIQ