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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BMC PATROL
Rank 561 553 508
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -45
Contract jobs citing BMC PATROL 15 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.026% 0.065%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.36% 0.35% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 18
Average daily rate
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£500 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £428 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £448 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £438 £403
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £59.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+31.11% -

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
4142 3676 2863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.89% 7.31% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2467 2033 1607
Average daily rate £417 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.73% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 158 183
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
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 9 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 February 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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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 -20 11 £500 +13.63% 4
London -16 2 £500 +13.63% 2
South Wales - 2 £500 -
Wales - 2 £500 -
City of London +16 1 £475 - 2
Surrey -5 1 - - 1
South East -33 1 - - 2
Bridgend - 1 £500 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - -

BMC PATROL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 42 (93.33%) BMC
2 24 (53.33%) Finance
3 21 (46.67%) Oracle
4 20 (44.44%) Windows
4 20 (44.44%) Linux
5 17 (37.78%) UNIX
6 16 (35.56%) Solaris
7 14 (31.11%) Middleware
7 14 (31.11%) Banking
8 13 (28.89%) EMC
9 12 (26.67%) Cisco
9 12 (26.67%) Control-M
9 12 (26.67%) ITIL
9 12 (26.67%) SCOM
10 11 (24.44%) F5
10 11 (24.44%) Project Management
10 11 (24.44%) WebLogic
10 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
11 10 (22.22%) Perl
12 9 (20.00%) SQL
13 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (17.78%) LoadRunner
13 8 (17.78%) Remedy
13 8 (17.78%) Remedy ITSM
14 7 (15.56%) HP
15 6 (13.33%) Shell Script
15 6 (13.33%) VMware
15 6 (13.33%) Clustering
15 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
15 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008

BMC PATROL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (24.44%) WebLogic
2 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.89%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.22%) AquaLogic Service Bus
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (4.44%) SSL
2 2 (4.44%) SAN
2 2 (4.44%) HTTP
2 2 (4.44%) SNMP
2 2 (4.44%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) SSH
3 1 (2.22%) Network Security
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.22%) 4G
3 1 (2.22%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.22%) LDAP
3 1 (2.22%) FTP
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) VPN
3 1 (2.22%) DMZ
3 1 (2.22%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.67%) OLTP
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.22%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) LoadRunner
General
1 24 (53.33%) Finance
2 14 (31.11%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Legal
4 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 11 (24.44%) Project Manager
2 11 (24.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 6 (13.33%) Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Administrator
4 5 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.89%) Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) DBA
6 3 (6.67%) Architect
6 3 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (6.67%) SQL DBA
6 3 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Change Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Performance Manager
7 2 (4.44%) IT Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) Middleware
2 3 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (4.44%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.22%) Django
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (2.22%) HTML
4 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Clustering
2 4 (8.89%) Kindle
3 3 (6.67%) Fixed Income
3 3 (6.67%) Derivative
4 2 (4.44%) iSeries
4 2 (4.44%) Replication
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.22%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) Windows
1 20 (44.44%) Linux
2 17 (37.78%) UNIX
3 16 (35.56%) Solaris
4 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.44%) VMS
8 1 (2.22%) zOS
8 1 (2.22%) SUSE
8 1 (2.22%) Windows NT
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) ITIL
2 11 (24.44%) Project Management
3 5 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 4 (8.89%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (8.89%) Business Continuity
4 4 (8.89%) ITSM
4 4 (8.89%) Logistics
5 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.44%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.44%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.44%) Resource Management
6 2 (4.44%) Matrix Management
6 2 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.44%) Software Deployment
6 2 (4.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) Perl
2 9 (20.00%) SQL
3 6 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 5 (11.11%) VB
5 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.67%) VBScript
5 3 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) ISEB
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.22%) MCTS
1 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 5 (11.11%) XenApp
2 3 (6.67%) XenDesktop
2 3 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 3 (6.67%) vSphere
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.22%) NFS
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.22%) Samba
4 1 (2.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) Control-M
1 12 (26.67%) SCOM
2 5 (11.11%) HP SIM
3 4 (8.89%) BMC Performance Manager
4 3 (6.67%) SCCM
4 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (6.67%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 3 (6.67%) SCSM
4 3 (6.67%) BladeLogic
5 2 (4.44%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (4.44%) OpenView
5 2 (4.44%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.22%) Nagios
6 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.22%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 42 (93.33%) BMC
2 21 (46.67%) Oracle
3 13 (28.89%) EMC
4 12 (26.67%) Cisco
5 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
5 11 (24.44%) F5
6 8 (17.78%) Remedy
7 7 (15.56%) HP
8 6 (13.33%) VMware
9 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
9 5 (11.11%) Citrix
9 5 (11.11%) Sybase
10 3 (6.67%) IBM
10 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.22%) hybris
11 1 (2.22%) 3PAR
11 1 (2.22%) Veritas
11 1 (2.22%) Murex
11 1 (2.22%) Alias
11 1 (2.22%) Splunk