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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BMC
Rank 483 457 404
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -53
Contract jobs citing BMC 180 207 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.35% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 0.80% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 83 105
Median daily rate £360 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £331 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £11.50 £12.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.78% -73.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £12.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-9.78% -73.16%

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
24661 25780 25444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.24% 44.11% 45.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15068 15227 14158
Median daily rate £409 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 846 1114 1084
Median hourly rate £19.61 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.64 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -18 168 £360 -12.72% 10
London -64 45 £469 +11.94% 4
South East +16 43 £355 +1.42% 2
West Midlands -9 29 £388 -4.90%
Berkshire +12 23 £360 -7.09% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 21 £320 -
North East - 21 £320 -
Tyne and Wear - 21 £320 -
Hampshire +11 16 £318 - 1
Telford -10 15 £400 -
Shropshire -14 15 £400 -
Yorkshire +4 8 £300 +7.14% 1
Newbury - 8 £360 -
East of England +11 7 £625 - 1
East Midlands -4 5 £400 -11.11% 1
Andover - 5 £350 -
North West +19 4 - -
Wales +15 4 £600 +37.14%
Scotland +13 4 £442 +15.93%
City of London +11 4 £419 -1.47% 2
South West +10 4 £308 -46.52% 1
West Yorkshire +9 4 £442 +57.85% 1
Leeds +5 4 £442 +57.85% 1
Warwickshire -4 4 £338 -30.41%
Rotherham - 4 £275 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £275 -
Fareham - 4 £525 -
Cambridgeshire +20 3 £350 - 1
Hertfordshire +4 3 £625 -
Middlesex +3 3 - -

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 186 (45.48%) ITIL
2 161 (39.36%) Remedy
2 161 (39.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 129 (31.54%) Windows
4 122 (29.83%) SQL
5 120 (29.34%) Oracle
6 114 (27.87%) Security Cleared
7 110 (26.89%) ITSM
8 106 (25.92%) Unix
9 99 (24.21%) HP
10 91 (22.25%) SC Cleared
11 89 (21.76%) Linux
12 81 (19.80%) CA
13 76 (18.58%) Service Management
14 73 (17.85%) Perl
15 68 (16.63%) SQL Server
15 68 (16.63%) Microsoft
15 68 (16.63%) ServiceNow
16 66 (16.14%) Windows Server
17 61 (14.91%) DB2
18 60 (14.67%) TCP/IP
19 59 (14.43%) Finance
20 57 (13.94%) CMDB
21 56 (13.69%) Incident Management
21 56 (13.69%) Shell Script
22 55 (13.45%) Configuration Management
22 55 (13.45%) Firewall
22 55 (13.45%) VB
23 53 (12.96%) Tivoli
24 52 (12.71%) MS Excel

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 29 (7.09%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.40%) WebLogic
3 17 (4.16%) IIS
4 16 (3.91%) Confluence
5 15 (3.67%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.96%) CMS
7 6 (1.47%) Apache
8 5 (1.22%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.22%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.98%) iPlanet
9 4 (0.98%) MQSeries
9 4 (0.98%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.98%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.98%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.73%) Oracle UPK
10 3 (0.73%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 52 (12.71%) MS Excel
2 29 (7.09%) MS Office
3 13 (3.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.98%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 161 (39.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 12 (2.93%) Remedy AR System
3 8 (1.96%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.73%) BASE24
5 3 (0.73%) Primavera
6 2 (0.49%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.49%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.96%) SaaS
3 6 (1.47%) Office 365
4 4 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.73%) Engine Yard
5 3 (0.73%) GitHub
5 3 (0.73%) Heroku
6 2 (0.49%) IaaS
6 2 (0.49%) PaaS
7 1 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 60 (14.67%) TCP/IP
2 55 (13.45%) Firewall
3 42 (10.27%) SAN
4 28 (6.85%) BGP
5 27 (6.60%) OSPF
6 25 (6.11%) BIG-IP
7 24 (5.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 23 (5.62%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (3.91%) NAS
10 12 (2.93%) FTP
11 10 (2.44%) Internet
12 9 (2.20%) DNS
13 8 (1.96%) SSH
13 8 (1.96%) WAN
14 7 (1.71%) HTTP
14 7 (1.71%) Kerberos
14 7 (1.71%) VPN
15 6 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (1.47%) LDAP
16 5 (1.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (16.63%) SQL Server
2 61 (14.91%) DB2
3 29 (7.09%) Oracle Database
4 9 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.22%) MySQL
8 4 (0.98%) OLTP
9 3 (0.73%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.49%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.49%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.49%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.24%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.24%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (5.87%) Subversion
2 19 (4.65%) Git (software)
3 17 (4.16%) JIRA
4 16 (3.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 16 (3.91%) ClearCase
4 16 (3.91%) ClearQuest
4 16 (3.91%) FishEye
4 16 (3.91%) GitLab
4 16 (3.91%) JIRA Agile
4 16 (3.91%) PVCS
4 16 (3.91%) Sonatype Nexus
5 14 (3.42%) Bitbucket
6 7 (1.71%) MSI
6 7 (1.71%) NUnit
6 7 (1.71%) Selenium
6 7 (1.71%) SpecFlow
6 7 (1.71%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.71%) WiX
7 6 (1.47%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (0.98%) Jenkins
General
1 59 (14.43%) Finance
2 34 (8.31%) Telecoms
3 28 (6.85%) Banking
4 13 (3.18%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.71%) Electronics
5 7 (1.71%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.71%) Marketing
5 7 (1.71%) Retail
6 4 (0.98%) German Language
7 3 (0.73%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.49%) Billing
8 2 (0.49%) Front Office
8 2 (0.49%) Legal
8 2 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.49%) Publishing
9 1 (0.24%) French Language
9 1 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 49 (11.98%) Analyst
2 40 (9.78%) Architect
2 40 (9.78%) Developer
3 36 (8.80%) Consultant
4 33 (8.07%) Support Engineer
5 29 (7.09%) Administrator
6 19 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (4.65%) Network Engineer
7 16 (3.91%) Monitoring Engineer
7 16 (3.91%) Service Analyst
8 15 (3.67%) Remedy Architect
8 15 (3.67%) Technical Architect
9 14 (3.42%) Infrastructure Support
9 14 (3.42%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 14 (3.42%) Systems Administrator
10 13 (3.18%) Monitoring Specialist
11 12 (2.93%) Network Monitoring Specialist
11 12 (2.93%) Network Specialist
11 12 (2.93%) Remedy Developer
11 12 (2.93%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (10.51%) Web Services
2 31 (7.58%) CSS
3 27 (6.60%) XML
4 26 (6.36%) Middleware
5 15 (3.67%) .NET
6 12 (2.93%) .NET Framework
7 10 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (2.20%) HTML
9 8 (1.96%) Ajax
9 8 (1.96%) ASP.NET
9 8 (1.96%) Breeze.js
9 8 (1.96%) Durandal
9 8 (1.96%) jQuery
9 8 (1.96%) KnockoutJS
9 8 (1.96%) React
10 7 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 7 (1.71%) Entity Framework
10 7 (1.71%) Express
10 7 (1.71%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 57 (13.94%) CMDB
2 45 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (7.82%) Management Information System
4 31 (7.58%) User Experience
5 16 (3.91%) Data Centre
6 14 (3.42%) Mainframe
6 14 (3.42%) Visualisation
7 12 (2.93%) Hedge funds
8 10 (2.44%) Clustering
9 9 (2.20%) Data Integration
9 9 (2.20%) Wiki
10 8 (1.96%) Replication
11 7 (1.71%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.71%) IBM Mainframe
11 7 (1.71%) PKI
11 7 (1.71%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.47%) Public Cloud
13 5 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (0.98%) CCTV
14 4 (0.98%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 129 (31.54%) Windows
2 106 (25.92%) Unix
3 89 (21.76%) Linux
4 66 (16.14%) Windows Server
5 24 (5.87%) AIX
6 18 (4.40%) Solaris
7 16 (3.91%) Windows 7
8 12 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (2.44%) zOS
11 7 (1.71%) MVS
12 6 (1.47%) Windows 2000
12 6 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (1.22%) CentOS
13 5 (1.22%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.73%) OS/2
14 3 (0.73%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.73%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (45.48%) ITIL
2 110 (26.89%) ITSM
3 76 (18.58%) Service Management
4 56 (13.69%) Incident Management
5 55 (13.45%) Configuration Management
6 51 (12.47%) ITIL V3
7 41 (10.02%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (8.07%) Mentoring
9 32 (7.82%) Change Management
10 29 (7.09%) Workflow
11 26 (6.36%) Root Cause Analysis
12 25 (6.11%) Migration
13 23 (5.62%) Server Monitoring
14 21 (5.13%) Knowledge Management
14 21 (5.13%) Load Balancing
14 21 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
14 21 (5.13%) Problem Management
15 19 (4.65%) Software Engineering
16 18 (4.40%) Network Management
17 17 (4.16%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 122 (29.83%) SQL
2 73 (17.85%) Perl
3 56 (13.69%) Shell Script
4 55 (13.45%) VB
5 31 (7.58%) Java
6 30 (7.33%) Python
7 22 (5.38%) JavaScript
7 22 (5.38%) PowerShell
8 18 (4.40%) C#
8 18 (4.40%) PL/SQL
9 10 (2.44%) REXX
10 8 (1.96%) C
10 8 (1.96%) C++
10 8 (1.96%) JCL
10 8 (1.96%) VBA
11 7 (1.71%) T-SQL
11 7 (1.71%) TypeScript
12 6 (1.47%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.47%) Jython
12 6 (1.47%) Korn
Qualifications
1 114 (27.87%) Security Cleared
2 91 (22.25%) SC Cleared
3 30 (7.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 30 (7.33%) ITIL Certification
4 22 (5.38%) AAT
5 18 (4.40%) CCNP
5 18 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (4.40%) Degree
6 10 (2.44%) CCNA
7 8 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (1.22%) CCDP
8 5 (1.22%) CISM
8 5 (1.22%) CISSP
8 5 (1.22%) IISP
9 4 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.73%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.73%) CCSA
10 3 (0.73%) CCSE
10 3 (0.73%) MOS
11 2 (0.49%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (11.25%) SLA
2 6 (1.47%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.22%) GPG13
3 5 (1.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.98%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.73%) COBIT
5 3 (0.73%) QA
6 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (7.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (4.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.71%) Firmware
3 7 (1.71%) Time Sharing Option
4 4 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (0.98%) XenApp
5 3 (0.73%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.73%) RACF
6 2 (0.49%) Samba
6 2 (0.49%) Sendmail
6 2 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.49%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.24%) vCloud
7 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.24%) vSphere
7 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 53 (12.96%) Tivoli
2 46 (11.25%) Control-M
2 46 (11.25%) MOM
3 43 (10.51%) HP SiteScope
4 31 (7.58%) OPNET
5 29 (7.09%) BMC PATROL
6 18 (4.40%) SCOM
7 17 (4.16%) SCCM
8 15 (3.67%) BladeLogic
9 14 (3.42%) OpenView
10 11 (2.69%) Puppet
11 8 (1.96%) HP UCMDB
12 7 (1.71%) EMC NetWorker
12 7 (1.71%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 7 (1.71%) Nagios
13 6 (1.47%) SCOrch
14 5 (1.22%) MAINVIEW
14 5 (1.22%) Netcool
14 5 (1.22%) Zenoss
15 4 (0.98%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 161 (39.36%) Remedy
2 120 (29.34%) Oracle
3 99 (24.21%) HP
4 81 (19.80%) CA
5 68 (16.63%) Microsoft
5 68 (16.63%) ServiceNow
6 47 (11.49%) Cisco
7 41 (10.02%) VMware
8 33 (8.07%) IBM
9 29 (7.09%) F5
9 29 (7.09%) SolarWinds
10 25 (6.11%) Riverbed
11 24 (5.87%) CheckPoint
12 21 (5.13%) Fortinet
13 19 (4.65%) Juniper
13 19 (4.65%) Nokia
13 19 (4.65%) Red Hat
14 18 (4.40%) SAP
15 16 (3.91%) Atlassian
16 12 (2.93%) Sun
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