The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of BMC products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BMC 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within BMC Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BMC
Rank 409 412 347
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -65
Contract jobs citing BMC 210 192 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.36% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.84% 0.80% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 82 97
Average daily rate
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£400 £353 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -17.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £235 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £324 £418
% change year-on-year
+23.31% -22.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £12.75 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.64% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £27.50 £71.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-53.64% +37.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24953 23879 23168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.69% 45.12% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14638 13358 12319
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1030 1236
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £10.95 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

BMC
Jobs Demand Trend

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

BMC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BMC
Daily Rate Trend

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

BMC Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BMC
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BMC within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

BMC Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

BMC
Hourly Rate Trend

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

BMC Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BMC
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BMC 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 -1 186 £413 +7.14% 24
London +17 103 £413 -8.33% 8
South East +1 47 £450 +25.43% 4
City of London -9 30 £425 -10.52% 2
Buckinghamshire +18 20 £500 -
Surrey -3 11 £445 +25.35% 1
Berkshire +9 10 £388 +22.04% 2
West Midlands +6 10 £320 +96.92% 3
East of England +4 9 - - 5
Scotland +3 9 £375 +15.38% 1
Edinburgh - 9 £375 - 1
Hertfordshire -5 7 - - 5
Wales +10 6 £460 +22.66% 1
West Yorkshire -24 6 £350 +3.70% 1
Yorkshire -26 6 £350 +3.70% 1
Shropshire - 6 £313 -
High Wycombe - 6 £500 -
East Midlands -4 5 £450 +200.00%
West Wales - 5 £460 -
Redhill - 5 £435 -
Swansea - 5 £460 -
Telford - 5 - -
Reading +3 4 £375 -
North West -18 4 £513 +65.32% 2
Leeds -29 4 £350 +11.11%
Hampshire +1 3 £550 +22.22%
Croydon -8 3 £325 -12.75%
Cambridgeshire -6 2 - -
Cheshire -6 2 £513 +70.83% 1
Bracknell -8 2 £388 +22.04% 1

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BMC 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.

1 194 (46.86%) ITIL
2 181 (43.72%) Remedy
2 181 (43.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 155 (37.44%) Service Management
4 138 (33.33%) ITSM
5 136 (32.85%) HP
6 100 (24.15%) Finance
7 96 (23.19%) Windows
8 89 (21.50%) CMDB
9 86 (20.77%) SQL
10 68 (16.43%) Cisco
10 68 (16.43%) VMware
11 66 (15.94%) Microsoft
12 65 (15.70%) CA
13 62 (14.98%) Linux
14 60 (14.49%) ServiceNow
15 57 (13.77%) XML
15 57 (13.77%) IBM
16 56 (13.53%) Web Services
17 55 (13.29%) CSS
18 54 (13.04%) Security Cleared
19 49 (11.84%) HTML
20 48 (11.59%) UNIX
20 48 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
20 48 (11.59%) PowerShell
21 47 (11.35%) Oracle
22 46 (11.11%) Project Management
23 43 (10.39%) Java
24 41 (9.90%) Banking
25 39 (9.42%) SC Cleared

BMC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BMC 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (7.73%) CMS
2 14 (3.38%) WebLogic
2 14 (3.38%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.66%) CICS
3 11 (2.66%) Apache
4 8 (1.93%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.69%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (0.97%) WebSphere Portal
6 4 (0.97%) IIS
6 4 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.72%) Lync
7 3 (0.72%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.48%) JBoss
8 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.48%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.48%) Confluence
9 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.24%) GroupWise
9 1 (0.24%) Liferay
Applications
1 30 (7.25%) MS Office
1 30 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (1.93%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 181 (43.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (3.14%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.17%) SaaS
2 8 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.45%) IaaS
3 6 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.97%) PaaS
5 2 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.24%) Office 365
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.49%) DNS
1 31 (7.49%) Firewall
1 31 (7.49%) Cisco ASA
2 28 (6.76%) Cisco Nexus
3 24 (5.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 23 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 22 (5.31%) WLAN
6 19 (4.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 18 (4.35%) DHCP
7 18 (4.35%) SAN
7 18 (4.35%) BGP
8 17 (4.11%) DMVPN
9 16 (3.86%) BIG-IP
10 14 (3.38%) MPLS
10 14 (3.38%) WAN
11 13 (3.14%) LDAP
12 12 (2.90%) VPN
12 12 (2.90%) EIGRP
13 10 (2.42%) VoIP
14 9 (2.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.62%) DB2
3 12 (2.90%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.42%) MySQL
5 9 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.93%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (1.45%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.45%) Pentaho
8 5 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.97%) OLTP
9 4 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.97%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.72%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.72%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (0.72%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 20 (4.83%) JIRA
2 12 (2.90%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.90%) ClearCase
3 11 (2.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (2.42%) FishEye
5 7 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.45%) Artifactory
7 4 (0.97%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.97%) Gerrit
8 3 (0.72%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.72%) MSI
9 2 (0.48%) InstallShield
9 2 (0.48%) AdminStudio
9 2 (0.48%) Subversion
9 2 (0.48%) SilkPerformer
9 2 (0.48%) Lombardi
9 2 (0.48%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.48%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.24%) ERwin
10 1 (0.24%) Maven
General
1 100 (24.15%) Finance
2 41 (9.90%) Banking
3 22 (5.31%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.38%) Financial Institution
5 11 (2.66%) Retail
6 10 (2.42%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.45%) Marketing
8 5 (1.21%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.21%) Billing
9 3 (0.72%) Legal
9 3 (0.72%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.24%) German Language
10 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.24%) Local Government
10 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 54 (13.04%) Developer
2 50 (12.08%) Consultant
3 49 (11.84%) Analyst
4 34 (8.21%) ServiceNow Developer
5 32 (7.73%) Administrator
6 23 (5.56%) Network Engineer
7 18 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
7 18 (4.35%) Service Manager
8 17 (4.11%) DBA
9 15 (3.62%) Business Analyst
10 13 (3.14%) Project Manager
11 12 (2.90%) Architect
11 12 (2.90%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (2.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (2.42%) DB2 DBA
12 10 (2.42%) Wintel Engineer
13 9 (2.17%) Remedy Consultant
13 9 (2.17%) UNIX Engineer
14 8 (1.93%) Remedy Analyst
14 8 (1.93%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (13.77%) XML
2 56 (13.53%) Web Services
3 55 (13.29%) CSS
4 49 (11.84%) HTML
5 23 (5.56%) Middleware
6 8 (1.93%) Ajax
7 6 (1.45%) Application Packaging
7 6 (1.45%) WebCenter
8 5 (1.21%) HTML5
8 5 (1.21%) SAP PI
8 5 (1.21%) Twisted
8 5 (1.21%) Catalyst
8 5 (1.21%) XHTML
9 4 (0.97%) .NET
9 4 (0.97%) J2EE
9 4 (0.97%) SOAP
9 4 (0.97%) Sinatra
9 4 (0.97%) Django
9 4 (0.97%) YUI
10 3 (0.72%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 89 (21.50%) CMDB
2 35 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (6.76%) Management Information System
4 25 (6.04%) Data Centre
5 18 (4.35%) Mainframe
6 14 (3.38%) Computer Science
7 13 (3.14%) User Experience
8 12 (2.90%) Clustering
9 8 (1.93%) FlexPod
10 7 (1.69%) IBM Mainframe
11 6 (1.45%) Visualisation
12 5 (1.21%) PKI
12 5 (1.21%) Blackberry
13 4 (0.97%) Thin Client
13 4 (0.97%) Fat Client
13 4 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.97%) BYOD
14 3 (0.72%) Hedge funds
14 3 (0.72%) Smart Meter
14 3 (0.72%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 96 (23.19%) Windows
2 62 (14.98%) Linux
3 48 (11.59%) UNIX
4 24 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (4.83%) Solaris
7 18 (4.35%) AIX
8 13 (3.14%) zOS
8 13 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (2.42%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.93%) Data ONTAP
11 6 (1.45%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.21%) HPUX
12 5 (1.21%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.97%) SUSE
13 4 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.72%) Android
15 2 (0.48%) BlackBerry OS
15 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (46.86%) ITIL
2 155 (37.44%) Service Management
3 138 (33.33%) ITSM
4 46 (11.11%) Project Management
5 39 (9.42%) Change Management
5 39 (9.42%) Workflow
6 34 (8.21%) Service Delivery
6 34 (8.21%) Unit Testing
7 26 (6.28%) Configuration Management
8 25 (6.04%) Knowledge Management
9 23 (5.56%) Migration
9 23 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (5.31%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (5.31%) Content Management
11 19 (4.59%) Release Management
12 18 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
13 17 (4.11%) Incident Management
14 16 (3.86%) Problem Management
14 16 (3.86%) Asset Management
14 16 (3.86%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 86 (20.77%) SQL
2 48 (11.59%) PowerShell
3 43 (10.39%) Java
4 32 (7.73%) Perl
5 29 (7.00%) Python
6 15 (3.62%) VBScript
7 12 (2.90%) JavaScript
8 11 (2.66%) Lisp
9 9 (2.17%) COBOL
10 8 (1.93%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.69%) VB
11 7 (1.69%) REXX
11 7 (1.69%) Ruby
12 6 (1.45%) Groovy
12 6 (1.45%) JCL
13 4 (0.97%) PHP
13 4 (0.97%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.97%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.97%) Jython
14 3 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 39 (9.42%) SC Cleared
3 31 (7.49%) Degree
4 25 (6.04%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (5.31%) CCNP
6 13 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (2.17%) CCDP
8 8 (1.93%) CCNA
9 5 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.97%) CISSP
10 4 (0.97%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.97%) CISM
10 4 (0.97%) ISEB
11 3 (0.72%) MCTS
11 3 (0.72%) HP APS
12 2 (0.48%) MCITP
12 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.24%) Sun Certification
13 1 (0.24%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.86%) SLA
2 4 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.97%) QA
3 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (9.42%) Active Directory
3 21 (5.07%) vSphere
4 16 (3.86%) VMware ESX
5 11 (2.66%) XenApp
5 11 (2.66%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (2.42%) vCloud
6 10 (2.42%) KVM
7 8 (1.93%) Docker
8 7 (1.69%) Hyper-V
9 5 (1.21%) PowerHA
10 3 (0.72%) RHEV
10 3 (0.72%) Xen
10 3 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.72%) Firmware
11 2 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.48%) RACF
11 2 (0.48%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 37 (8.94%) BladeLogic
2 25 (6.04%) BMC PATROL
3 18 (4.35%) OPNET
3 18 (4.35%) SCCM
4 17 (4.11%) Tivoli
5 15 (3.62%) SCOM
6 13 (3.14%) Control-M
7 11 (2.66%) Puppet
8 10 (2.42%) HP SIM
8 10 (2.42%) OpenView
8 10 (2.42%) CiscoWorks
9 8 (1.93%) Zenoss
9 8 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (1.69%) Netcool
10 7 (1.69%) Nagios
11 6 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 6 (1.45%) SCOrch
12 5 (1.21%) SCSM
12 5 (1.21%) Kibana
Vendors
1 181 (43.72%) Remedy
2 136 (32.85%) HP
3 68 (16.43%) Cisco
3 68 (16.43%) VMware
4 66 (15.94%) Microsoft
5 65 (15.70%) CA
6 60 (14.49%) ServiceNow
7 57 (13.77%) IBM
8 47 (11.35%) Oracle
9 37 (8.94%) F5
10 33 (7.97%) Citrix
11 25 (6.04%) SolarWinds
12 23 (5.56%) Red Hat
13 20 (4.83%) EMC
13 20 (4.83%) Blue Coat
14 18 (4.35%) CheckPoint
15 17 (4.11%) Fortinet
16 16 (3.86%) Juniper
17 15 (3.62%) NetApp
18 14 (3.38%) McAfee
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chertsey
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: £0.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago