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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BMC
Rank 422 436 436
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Contract jobs citing BMC 223 208 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.37% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 0.83% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 103 84
Median daily rate £424 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £303 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £516 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £34.94 £12.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+174.07% -53.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.94 £12.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+174.07% -53.64%

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
24126 24971 24260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.87% 44.52% 44.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14860 14635 13707
Median daily rate £400 £393 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +3.28%
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 £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 821 1125 1036
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.93% +7.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

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 24 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BMC within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

BMC Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 June 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 +23 209 £400 -5.88% 18
London -34 67 £488 +14.70% 3
North East - 44 £280 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 42 £280 -
Tyne and Wear - 42 £280 -
South East -2 39 £360 -25.38% 7
West Midlands +2 33 £381 +19.14% 2
Berkshire +9 25 £390 -13.33% 5
Telford -15 21 £388 - 2
Shropshire -17 21 £388 +24.00% 2
City of London +25 17 £463 +5.71% 1
Hampshire +14 8 £351 -36.27% 1
East of England +12 8 £538 +14.66% 5
West Yorkshire 0 8 £430 +22.71%
Yorkshire -1 8 £430 +22.71%
Warwickshire -2 8 £375 -6.25%
Newbury - 7 £380 - 1
North West -1 6 - -
Scotland -22 6 £452 +20.60%
Warwick - 6 £413 -
Wales +16 5 £600 +30.43% 2
Slough +9 5 £394 - 1
Edinburgh -14 5 £463 +23.33%
Cambridgeshire +20 4 - - 4
Cheshire +2 4 - -
Leeds -5 4 £421 +20.28%
South West - 4 £135 -
Cambridge +13 3 - -
Hertfordshire +6 3 £538 +34.37% 1
East Midlands +2 3 £450 +12.50% 1

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 184 (44.99%) ITIL
2 173 (42.30%) Remedy
2 173 (42.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 136 (33.25%) ITSM
4 133 (32.52%) Windows
5 111 (27.14%) Security Cleared
6 108 (26.41%) HP
7 103 (25.18%) SQL
8 101 (24.69%) Service Management
9 96 (23.47%) Oracle
10 95 (23.23%) Unix
11 90 (22.00%) Linux
11 90 (22.00%) SC Cleared
12 72 (17.60%) Microsoft
12 72 (17.60%) CA
13 65 (15.89%) Windows Server
14 63 (15.40%) Incident Management
15 62 (15.16%) Finance
16 61 (14.91%) CMDB
17 60 (14.67%) SQL Server
18 59 (14.43%) VMware
19 57 (13.94%) Configuration Management
19 57 (13.94%) Perl
20 56 (13.69%) TCP/IP
20 56 (13.69%) ServiceNow
21 53 (12.96%) MS Excel
22 52 (12.71%) Firewall
23 51 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
24 47 (11.49%) DB2
24 47 (11.49%) SLA

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 23 (5.62%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.16%) Confluence
3 16 (3.91%) WebLogic
4 12 (2.93%) IIS
4 12 (2.93%) WebSphere
5 10 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.71%) Apache
7 6 (1.47%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.22%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.22%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.98%) CMS
9 4 (0.98%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.98%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.73%) CICS
10 3 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.73%) JBoss
11 2 (0.49%) iPlanet
11 2 (0.49%) MQSeries
Applications
1 53 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 33 (8.07%) MS Office
3 11 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.22%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.73%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 173 (42.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.96%) Remedy AR System
3 7 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.73%) BASE24
4 3 (0.73%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.49%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.24%) Primavera
6 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (1.96%) SaaS
2 7 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.22%) IaaS
3 5 (1.22%) PaaS
4 3 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.73%) Engine Yard
4 3 (0.73%) GitHub
4 3 (0.73%) Heroku
4 3 (0.73%) Office 365
5 1 (0.24%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 56 (13.69%) TCP/IP
2 52 (12.71%) Firewall
3 46 (11.25%) SAN
4 19 (4.65%) NAS
5 18 (4.40%) OSPF
6 17 (4.16%) BGP
7 16 (3.91%) WAN
8 15 (3.67%) BIG-IP
9 14 (3.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 13 (3.18%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (2.69%) HTTP
12 10 (2.44%) FTP
12 10 (2.44%) LAN
13 9 (2.20%) Internet
14 8 (1.96%) HTTPS
14 8 (1.96%) iSCSI
14 8 (1.96%) SSH
15 7 (1.71%) SSL
15 7 (1.71%) VPN
16 6 (1.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 47 (11.49%) DB2
3 15 (3.67%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.98%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.49%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.49%) MySQL
6 2 (0.49%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.49%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.49%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.24%) Big Data
7 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.24%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.24%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 20 (4.89%) Git (software)
1 20 (4.89%) Subversion
2 18 (4.40%) JIRA
3 16 (3.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 16 (3.91%) ClearCase
3 16 (3.91%) ClearQuest
3 16 (3.91%) FishEye
3 16 (3.91%) GitLab
3 16 (3.91%) JIRA Agile
3 16 (3.91%) PVCS
3 16 (3.91%) Sonatype Nexus
4 14 (3.42%) Bitbucket
5 6 (1.47%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.47%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (0.98%) HP UFT
6 4 (0.98%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.73%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.24%) GoCD
8 1 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.24%) SoapUI
General
1 62 (15.16%) Finance
2 39 (9.54%) Telecoms
3 26 (6.36%) Banking
4 12 (2.93%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.71%) Electronics
5 7 (1.71%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.71%) Marketing
6 3 (0.73%) German Language
7 2 (0.49%) Billing
7 2 (0.49%) Front Office
7 2 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.49%) Publishing
7 2 (0.49%) Retail
8 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.24%) French Language
8 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Legal
8 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 46 (11.25%) Analyst
2 43 (10.51%) Administrator
2 43 (10.51%) Consultant
3 39 (9.54%) Architect
4 36 (8.80%) Support Engineer
5 26 (6.36%) Developer
6 24 (5.87%) Monitoring Engineer
7 18 (4.40%) Systems Administrator
8 16 (3.91%) Network Engineer
9 15 (3.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (3.42%) Infrastructure Support
10 14 (3.42%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 14 (3.42%) Systems Engineer
11 13 (3.18%) Technical Architect
12 12 (2.93%) Remedy Developer
12 12 (2.93%) Service Analyst
12 12 (2.93%) Technical Leader
13 11 (2.69%) Remedy Administrator
14 10 (2.44%) Cisco Engineer
15 9 (2.20%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.11%) Web Services
2 24 (5.87%) Middleware
3 15 (3.67%) CSS
4 12 (2.93%) XML
5 10 (2.44%) ELK Stack
6 7 (1.71%) .NET
6 7 (1.71%) ISPF
7 5 (1.22%) HTML
7 5 (1.22%) J2EE
8 4 (0.98%) IBM Integration Bus
9 3 (0.73%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.73%) MCollective
9 3 (0.73%) REST
10 2 (0.49%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (0.49%) JSP
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 2 (0.49%) SAP Basis
10 2 (0.49%) SAP PI
10 2 (0.49%) SOAP
10 2 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 61 (14.91%) CMDB
2 51 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (7.82%) Management Information System
4 28 (6.85%) Data Centre
5 23 (5.62%) User Experience
6 14 (3.42%) Mainframe
7 13 (3.18%) Public Cloud
8 9 (2.20%) Hedge funds
8 9 (2.20%) Replication
9 7 (1.71%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.71%) Clustering
9 7 (1.71%) IBM Mainframe
9 7 (1.71%) Visualisation
10 6 (1.47%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.47%) Economics
10 6 (1.47%) PKI
10 6 (1.47%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.98%) CCTV
11 4 (0.98%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.73%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 133 (32.52%) Windows
2 95 (23.23%) Unix
3 90 (22.00%) Linux
4 65 (15.89%) Windows Server
5 23 (5.62%) AIX
6 20 (4.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (3.18%) Windows 7
8 11 (2.69%) Solaris
9 10 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (2.44%) zOS
10 9 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (1.71%) MVS
12 5 (1.22%) CentOS
12 5 (1.22%) Windows 2000
12 5 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.73%) OS/2
13 3 (0.73%) SUSE
13 3 (0.73%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.73%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.73%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (44.99%) ITIL
2 136 (33.25%) ITSM
3 101 (24.69%) Service Management
4 63 (15.40%) Incident Management
5 57 (13.94%) Configuration Management
6 44 (10.76%) Change Management
7 42 (10.27%) ITIL V3
8 36 (8.80%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (8.56%) Mentoring
10 32 (7.82%) Problem Management
11 26 (6.36%) Service Delivery
12 25 (6.11%) Migration
13 23 (5.62%) Root Cause Analysis
13 23 (5.62%) Software Engineering
14 21 (5.13%) Change Control
15 20 (4.89%) Server Monitoring
16 17 (4.16%) Data Modelling
16 17 (4.16%) Project Management
16 17 (4.16%) Workflow
17 16 (3.91%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (25.18%) SQL
2 57 (13.94%) Perl
3 45 (11.00%) Shell Script
4 38 (9.29%) VB
5 33 (8.07%) PowerShell
5 33 (8.07%) Python
6 22 (5.38%) Java
7 20 (4.89%) JavaScript
8 13 (3.18%) Jython
9 11 (2.69%) PL/SQL
10 10 (2.44%) REXX
11 9 (2.20%) JCL
12 8 (1.96%) C
13 7 (1.71%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.71%) Korn
13 7 (1.71%) VBScript
14 6 (1.47%) Ruby
15 4 (0.98%) VBA
16 3 (0.73%) C#
16 3 (0.73%) C++
Qualifications
1 111 (27.14%) Security Cleared
2 90 (22.00%) SC Cleared
3 33 (8.07%) ITIL Certification
4 20 (4.89%) Degree
5 18 (4.40%) BPSS Clearance
6 16 (3.91%) AAT
7 14 (3.42%) CCNP
7 14 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.96%) CISSP
9 7 (1.71%) CISM
9 7 (1.71%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.22%) CCNA
10 5 (1.22%) IISP
11 4 (0.98%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.98%) CCDP
11 4 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.73%) CCSE
12 3 (0.73%) ISEB
12 3 (0.73%) MCDST
12 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (11.49%) SLA
2 8 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.71%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.71%) QA
4 5 (1.22%) GPG13
4 5 (1.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (0.98%) COBIT
6 3 (0.73%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.49%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.24%) FIPS 140-2
8 1 (0.24%) ISO22301
System Software
1 45 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (5.13%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.20%) XenApp
4 7 (1.71%) Time Sharing Option
4 7 (1.71%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (1.22%) Firmware
5 5 (1.22%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.22%) vSphere
6 4 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.98%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.98%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.73%) RACF
7 3 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.49%) Samba
8 2 (0.49%) Sendmail
8 2 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.24%) SRDF
9 1 (0.24%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 43 (10.51%) Control-M
2 39 (9.54%) BMC PATROL
2 39 (9.54%) Tivoli
3 34 (8.31%) MOM
4 31 (7.58%) HP SiteScope
5 25 (6.11%) BladeLogic
6 24 (5.87%) SCCM
7 23 (5.62%) OPNET
8 20 (4.89%) SCOM
9 19 (4.65%) Puppet
10 14 (3.42%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 13 (3.18%) SCOrch
12 11 (2.69%) logstash
13 10 (2.44%) Kibana
13 10 (2.44%) OpenView
14 9 (2.20%) BMC Marimba
14 9 (2.20%) NetBackup
14 9 (2.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 8 (1.96%) Nagios
15 8 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 173 (42.30%) Remedy
2 108 (26.41%) HP
3 96 (23.47%) Oracle
4 72 (17.60%) CA
4 72 (17.60%) Microsoft
5 59 (14.43%) VMware
6 56 (13.69%) ServiceNow
7 46 (11.25%) Cisco
8 33 (8.07%) IBM
9 24 (5.87%) CheckPoint
10 22 (5.38%) Red Hat
11 20 (4.89%) SAP
12 19 (4.65%) Citrix
13 18 (4.40%) F5
14 17 (4.16%) Dell
14 17 (4.16%) NetApp
15 16 (3.91%) Atlassian
16 14 (3.42%) SolarWinds
17 13 (3.18%) Fortinet
17 13 (3.18%) Riverbed
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