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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BMC over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BMC
Rank 480 454 395
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -59
Contract jobs citing BMC 158 195 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.36% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 0.83% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 93 149
Median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £233 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Median hourly rate £12.13 £67.50 £42.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.03% +60.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.58 £67.50 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £67.50 £50.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.13 £67.50 £42.13
% change year-on-year
-82.03% +60.23%

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
23219 23388 25202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.61% 42.76% 44.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14200 13712 14855
Median daily rate £420 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 883 974 1212
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.31 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

BMC
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing BMC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BMC within the UK over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -11 143 £425 +3.65% 12
London -30 45 £444 +9.56% 7
South East +9 41 £378 -7.92% 5
Hampshire +26 24 £475 +7.95% 3
West Midlands -20 19 £375 +15.38%
North East - 18 £415 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 18 £415 -
Tyne and Wear - 18 £415 -
Scotland -1 14 £410 +2.50%
Erskine +3 9 £420 +5.00%
Renfrewshire -1 9 £420 +5.00%
East Midlands -1 9 £413 +37.50%
City of London -5 9 £475 -5.00% 4
Birmingham -6 8 £430 -
Southampton - 8 £500 - 2
Shropshire +3 7 £375 +25.00%
Telford -3 7 £375 -
Derbyshire +6 5 £500 +270.37%
East of England +5 5 - -
South West +5 4 £483 +12.86%
Warwickshire +1 4 £375 -
Northampton -10 4 £325 +8.33%
Northamptonshire -14 4 £325 +8.33%
Horsham - 4 £325 - 1
Sussex - 4 £425 -
West Sussex - 4 £325 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £375 -
Buckinghamshire +18 3 £330 -
Milton Keynes +17 3 £330 -
Basingstoke 0 3 £175 -60.22%

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BMC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for BMC.

1 169 (52.48%) ITIL
2 125 (38.82%) Remedy
2 125 (38.82%) Remedy ITSM
3 99 (30.75%) Windows
4 92 (28.57%) ITSM
5 86 (26.71%) HP
6 85 (26.40%) SQL
7 84 (26.09%) Oracle
8 81 (25.16%) Service Management
9 79 (24.53%) Security Cleared
10 77 (23.91%) CA
11 64 (19.88%) Linux
11 64 (19.88%) CMDB
12 63 (19.57%) Microsoft
13 62 (19.25%) Unix
14 59 (18.32%) SC Cleared
15 51 (15.84%) Finance
16 49 (15.22%) ServiceNow
17 48 (14.91%) ITIL V3
18 47 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
19 45 (13.98%) Windows Server
20 44 (13.66%) JavaScript
21 43 (13.35%) SQL Server
22 42 (13.04%) Firewall
23 41 (12.73%) Cisco
24 40 (12.42%) XML
25 39 (12.11%) Web Services
25 39 (12.11%) Workflow
26 36 (11.18%) Middleware
27 35 (10.87%) Perl

BMC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (6.21%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.35%) WebLogic
3 11 (3.42%) IIS
4 8 (2.48%) CMS
4 8 (2.48%) Oracle UPK
5 7 (2.17%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.24%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.24%) NetWeaver
6 4 (1.24%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.62%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.62%) iPlanet
8 2 (0.62%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.62%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 26 (8.07%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.90%) MS Office
3 10 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 125 (38.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (2.80%) Remedy AR System
3 8 (2.48%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (2.48%) Primavera
4 4 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.62%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.62%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.97%) SaaS
2 15 (4.66%) IaaS
3 11 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (3.11%) PaaS
5 9 (2.80%) Office 365
6 4 (1.24%) GitHub
6 4 (1.24%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (13.04%) Firewall
2 26 (8.07%) SAN
3 25 (7.76%) TCP/IP
4 18 (5.59%) BIG-IP
4 18 (5.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 17 (5.28%) BGP
5 17 (5.28%) OSPF
6 16 (4.97%) Cisco Nexus
7 15 (4.66%) DNS
8 11 (3.42%) NAS
9 10 (3.11%) HTTP
10 9 (2.80%) HTTPS
11 8 (2.48%) iSCSI
12 7 (2.17%) Kerberos
13 5 (1.55%) Internet
13 5 (1.55%) SSH
14 4 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (1.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 4 (1.24%) LDAP
15 3 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.35%) SQL Server
2 32 (9.94%) DB2
3 19 (5.90%) Oracle Database
4 9 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.86%) MySQL
6 6 (1.86%) OLTP
6 6 (1.86%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (1.86%) SAP BW
7 5 (1.55%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.93%) Star Schema
8 3 (0.93%) Sybase IQ
9 2 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.62%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.62%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (2.17%) MSI
1 7 (2.17%) NUnit
1 7 (2.17%) Selenium
1 7 (2.17%) SpecFlow
1 7 (2.17%) Visual Studio
1 7 (2.17%) WiX
2 5 (1.55%) Subversion
3 4 (1.24%) JIRA
4 3 (0.93%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.31%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.31%) LoadRunner
General
1 51 (15.84%) Finance
2 24 (7.45%) Banking
3 23 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.80%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.48%) Retail
6 4 (1.24%) Electronics
6 4 (1.24%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.24%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.24%) Marketing
7 3 (0.93%) German Language
7 3 (0.93%) Legal
7 3 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.62%) Law
9 1 (0.31%) Billing
9 1 (0.31%) Front Office
9 1 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 45 (13.98%) Analyst
2 38 (11.80%) Consultant
3 37 (11.49%) Developer
4 35 (10.87%) Architect
5 19 (5.90%) ServiceNow Developer
6 16 (4.97%) Automation Engineer
6 16 (4.97%) Service Analyst
7 14 (4.35%) Administrator
8 13 (4.04%) Remedy Architect
9 12 (3.73%) Monitoring Specialist
9 12 (3.73%) Network Engineer
10 11 (3.42%) Network Monitoring Specialist
10 11 (3.42%) Network Specialist
10 11 (3.42%) Technical Architect
11 10 (3.11%) Service Desk Analyst
12 9 (2.80%) Project Manager
13 8 (2.48%) .NET Developer
13 8 (2.48%) Business Analyst
13 8 (2.48%) Service Manager
13 8 (2.48%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (12.42%) XML
2 39 (12.11%) Web Services
3 36 (11.18%) Middleware
4 27 (8.39%) CSS
5 18 (5.59%) SOAP
6 15 (4.66%) REST
7 13 (4.04%) XML Schema
7 13 (4.04%) XSL
8 10 (3.11%) .NET
8 10 (3.11%) .NET Framework
8 10 (3.11%) HTML
9 8 (2.48%) ASP.NET
9 8 (2.48%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (2.48%) Breeze.js
9 8 (2.48%) Durandal
9 8 (2.48%) jQuery
9 8 (2.48%) KnockoutJS
9 8 (2.48%) React
9 8 (2.48%) SAML
10 7 (2.17%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 64 (19.88%) CMDB
2 22 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.21%) Management Information System
4 18 (5.59%) Data Centre
4 18 (5.59%) User Experience
5 14 (4.35%) Visualisation
6 11 (3.42%) Public Cloud
7 9 (2.80%) Data Integration
8 8 (2.48%) Hedge funds
9 6 (1.86%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.86%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.86%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.86%) Mobile Payment
9 6 (1.86%) PKI
9 6 (1.86%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.86%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.86%) Wiki
10 5 (1.55%) Clustering
11 4 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 99 (30.75%) Windows
2 64 (19.88%) Linux
3 62 (19.25%) Unix
4 45 (13.98%) Windows Server
5 16 (4.97%) AIX
6 15 (4.66%) Solaris
7 14 (4.35%) Windows 7
7 14 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.55%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.93%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.93%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.93%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.93%) zOS
12 2 (0.62%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (52.48%) ITIL
2 92 (28.57%) ITSM
3 81 (25.16%) Service Management
4 48 (14.91%) ITIL V3
5 47 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (12.11%) Workflow
7 30 (9.32%) Incident Management
8 22 (6.83%) Change Management
8 22 (6.83%) Knowledge Management
9 21 (6.52%) Configuration Management
10 20 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (5.59%) Network Monitoring
11 18 (5.59%) Root Cause Analysis
12 17 (5.28%) Load Balancing
12 17 (5.28%) Performance Monitoring
12 17 (5.28%) Scrum
13 16 (4.97%) Migration
14 15 (4.66%) DevOps
14 15 (4.66%) High Availability
14 15 (4.66%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 85 (26.40%) SQL
2 44 (13.66%) JavaScript
3 35 (10.87%) Perl
4 30 (9.32%) VB
5 26 (8.07%) Python
6 23 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 21 (6.52%) PowerShell
8 19 (5.90%) Java
9 17 (5.28%) Jython
10 15 (4.66%) C#
11 10 (3.11%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.48%) Korn
13 7 (2.17%) T-SQL
13 7 (2.17%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.86%) C
15 5 (1.55%) C++
15 5 (1.55%) VBA
16 3 (0.93%) ANSI SQL
16 3 (0.93%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.62%) PHP
Qualifications
1 79 (24.53%) Security Cleared
2 59 (18.32%) SC Cleared
3 24 (7.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 13 (4.04%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (3.73%) AAT
6 11 (3.42%) CCNP
6 11 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.48%) Degree
7 8 (2.48%) DV Cleared
7 8 (2.48%) MOS
8 6 (1.86%) CCNA
9 5 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.62%) APMP
11 2 (0.62%) CCDP
11 2 (0.62%) MCP
11 2 (0.62%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.62%) PMP
12 1 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.31%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.45%) SLA
2 4 (1.24%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.62%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.31%) COBIT
4 1 (0.31%) GPG13
4 1 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 33 (10.25%) Active Directory
2 23 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (1.55%) Firmware
5 4 (1.24%) Docker
6 3 (0.93%) SRDF
6 3 (0.93%) vSphere
6 3 (0.93%) XenApp
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.31%) KVM
8 1 (0.31%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 34 (10.56%) Control-M
2 32 (9.94%) Tivoli
3 22 (6.83%) Puppet
4 21 (6.52%) MOM
5 20 (6.21%) BladeLogic
5 20 (6.21%) OPNET
6 19 (5.90%) HP SiteScope
7 18 (5.59%) SCOrch
8 16 (4.97%) SCCM
9 15 (4.66%) BMC PATROL
9 15 (4.66%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 10 (3.11%) OpenView
11 9 (2.80%) SCOM
12 8 (2.48%) CA Spectrum
13 7 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
14 6 (1.86%) McAfee ePO
14 6 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
15 5 (1.55%) Ansible
15 5 (1.55%) EMC NetWorker
15 5 (1.55%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 125 (38.82%) Remedy
2 86 (26.71%) HP
3 84 (26.09%) Oracle
4 77 (23.91%) CA
5 63 (19.57%) Microsoft
6 49 (15.22%) ServiceNow
7 41 (12.73%) Cisco
8 33 (10.25%) VMware
9 31 (9.63%) SolarWinds
10 30 (9.32%) IBM
11 26 (8.07%) CheckPoint
12 20 (6.21%) F5
12 20 (6.21%) Riverbed
13 18 (5.59%) SAP
14 17 (5.28%) Dell
14 17 (5.28%) Intel Security
15 16 (4.97%) Fortinet
15 16 (4.97%) Splunk
16 14 (4.35%) Juniper
16 14 (4.35%) Nokia
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