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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BMC PATROL
Rank 596 580 557
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -23
Contract jobs citing BMC PATROL 29 36 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.065% 0.059%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.61% 0.81% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £425 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £605 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £338
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
- +33.80%

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
4785 4457 4006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.17% 8.01% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2928 2634 2312
Average daily rate £403 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.89% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 150 157
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.33 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £40.00 £40.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

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 28 August 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 26 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 28 August 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 -22 26 £375 -25.00% 2
South East -10 13 £350 - 1
London -4 7 £400 -20.00% 1
Surrey +1 5 £350 -
Redhill - 4 £350 -
City of London -12 3 - -
Basingstoke - 3 £375 -
East of England - 3 - -
Essex - 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 £375 -
Berkshire -3 2 £450 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £343 -
Reading - 2 £450 -
West Midlands 0 1 £485 -
Milton Keynes -9 1 - -
South West -11 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -12 1 - -
Plymouth - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £485 -
Burgess Hill - 1 £350 -
Crawley - 1 £335 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £450 -
Northampton - 1 £450 -
Devon - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £485 -
East Midlands - 1 £450 -

BMC PATROL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 31 (72.09%) BMC
2 21 (48.84%) Windows
3 15 (34.88%) SCOM
4 14 (32.56%) PowerShell
4 14 (32.56%) HP
5 13 (30.23%) SQL
6 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (27.91%) Finance
7 10 (23.26%) VMware
7 10 (23.26%) DNS
7 10 (23.26%) ITIL
7 10 (23.26%) UNIX
7 10 (23.26%) Linux
8 9 (20.93%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
8 9 (20.93%) Business Continuity
8 9 (20.93%) Migration
8 9 (20.93%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
9 8 (18.60%) OLTP
9 8 (18.60%) Citrix
9 8 (18.60%) T-SQL
9 8 (18.60%) Java
9 8 (18.60%) Oracle
9 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
9 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (18.60%) Data Migration
9 8 (18.60%) XenApp
9 8 (18.60%) HP SIM

BMC PATROL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.65%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Photoshop
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.98%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) DNS
2 6 (13.95%) SAN
3 4 (9.30%) LDAP
4 3 (6.98%) SNMP
5 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.65%) Internet
5 2 (4.65%) SSH
6 1 (2.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (18.60%) OLTP
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
3 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.33%) TKPROF
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.33%) Hudson
2 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.33%) Toad
2 1 (2.33%) Selenium
2 1 (2.33%) AnthillPro
2 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Military
4 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) DBA
2 8 (18.60%) SQL DBA
3 7 (16.28%) Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) SQL Server DBA
5 5 (11.63%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.98%) Administrator
7 3 (6.98%) Designer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Designer
7 3 (6.98%) Wintel Administrator
7 3 (6.98%) Wintel Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.65%) UNIX Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Web Designer
8 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Web Designer
8 2 (4.65%) Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Photoshop Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) HTML
1 4 (9.30%) Web Services
1 4 (9.30%) Gherkin
2 3 (6.98%) Sass
2 3 (6.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (6.98%) CSS
2 3 (6.98%) Flash
2 3 (6.98%) XHTML
3 2 (4.65%) Middleware
3 2 (4.65%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.33%) RESTful
4 1 (2.33%) JSON
4 1 (2.33%) SOAP
4 1 (2.33%) XML
4 1 (2.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Clustering
1 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Graphic Design
3 2 (4.65%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) CMDB
3 2 (4.65%) PKI
3 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
4 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.33%) NHS
4 1 (2.33%) W3C
4 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (48.84%) Windows
2 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (23.26%) Linux
3 10 (23.26%) UNIX
4 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.98%) Solaris
7 1 (2.33%) HPUX
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) ITIL
2 9 (20.93%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (20.93%) Migration
2 9 (20.93%) Business Continuity
3 8 (18.60%) Data Migration
3 8 (18.60%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (16.28%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (16.28%) Logistics
5 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.30%) Automated Testing
6 4 (9.30%) Software Testing
6 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
6 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.98%) Web Design
8 2 (4.65%) ITSM
9 1 (2.33%) Workflow
9 1 (2.33%) TDD
9 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.33%) TOGAF
9 1 (2.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) PowerShell
2 13 (30.23%) SQL
3 8 (18.60%) T-SQL
3 8 (18.60%) Java
4 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.98%) Perl
5 3 (6.98%) Python
6 2 (4.65%) VB
6 2 (4.65%) Bourne shell
6 2 (4.65%) C-shell
7 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.33%) Ruby
7 1 (2.33%) C++
7 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (16.28%) MCTS
2 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (9.30%) ISEB
3 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.98%) Degree
5 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
1 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) XenApp
1 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.63%) vSphere
2 5 (11.63%) VMware ESX
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (6.98%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.33%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.33%) SRDF
5 1 (2.33%) NFS
5 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (2.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 15 (34.88%) SCOM
2 8 (18.60%) HP SIM
3 6 (13.95%) BMC Performance Manager
4 5 (11.63%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (9.30%) Control-M
6 3 (6.98%) SCCM
6 3 (6.98%) BladeLogic
7 2 (4.65%) OpenView
7 2 (4.65%) Tivoli
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (4.65%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (2.33%) Ansible
8 1 (2.33%) logstash
8 1 (2.33%) Puppet
8 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (2.33%) Netcool
8 1 (2.33%) Nagios
8 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) BMC
2 14 (32.56%) HP
3 10 (23.26%) VMware
4 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
5 8 (18.60%) Oracle
5 8 (18.60%) Citrix
6 4 (9.30%) Sun
7 3 (6.98%) EMC
7 3 (6.98%) Adobe
7 3 (6.98%) Macromedia
7 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.65%) Veritas
8 2 (4.65%) Remedy
8 2 (4.65%) Cisco
8 2 (4.65%) IBM
9 1 (2.33%) hybris
9 1 (2.33%) Tableau
9 1 (2.33%) Vitria
9 1 (2.33%) NetIQ