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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BMC
Rank 398 422 354
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -68
Contract jobs citing BMC 207 175 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.33% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.86% 0.74% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 84 85
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £621
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £335 £425
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -21.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% +107.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £27.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.80 £27.50 £116.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £13.25
% change year-on-year
-52.72% +107.54%

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
23947 23780 22159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.90% 44.92% 46.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13966 13494 11792
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1088 1048 1200
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BMC within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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 +23 188 £425 - 26
London +28 91 £450 - 9
South East +8 52 £425 +16.83% 7
Buckinghamshire +26 29 £394 - 2
City of London +9 28 £450 +2.27% 4
High Wycombe - 14 £394 - 1
West Midlands -3 12 £380 +1.33% 3
East of England +8 10 £400 +88.23% 6
Berkshire -2 10 £400 +25.98% 1
North West -14 10 £475 +53.22%
Yorkshire -17 8 £350 -26.31%
Surrey +11 7 £500 +38.88% 2
Hertfordshire -6 7 £388 - 6
West Yorkshire -11 7 £350 -26.31%
Wales -2 6 £413 +13.79%
West Wales - 6 £413 -
Swansea - 6 £413 -
Reading -2 5 £413 -
Scotland -3 5 £375 +15.38%
Cheshire -9 5 £475 +58.33%
Shropshire - 5 £313 -
Leeds - 5 £350 -
East Midlands +1 4 £325 - 1
Birmingham -5 4 £380 -20.00%
Edinburgh - 4 £375 -
Redhill - 4 £520 -
Telford - 4 - -
Middlesex - 4 £465 - 1
Cambridgeshire 0 3 £538 +152.94%
Croydon -6 3 £325 -

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 193 (48.25%) ITIL
2 190 (47.50%) Remedy
2 190 (47.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 143 (35.75%) Service Management
4 133 (33.25%) ITSM
5 110 (27.50%) HP
6 96 (24.00%) Finance
7 93 (23.25%) CMDB
8 89 (22.25%) Windows
9 86 (21.50%) SQL
10 74 (18.50%) Cisco
11 73 (18.25%) Microsoft
12 65 (16.25%) Security Cleared
13 59 (14.75%) Linux
14 58 (14.50%) VMware
15 53 (13.25%) Web Services
16 52 (13.00%) XML
17 51 (12.75%) CA
17 51 (12.75%) SC Cleared
18 50 (12.50%) CSS
18 50 (12.50%) Project Management
19 46 (11.50%) UNIX
20 45 (11.25%) Oracle
20 45 (11.25%) Workflow
21 44 (11.00%) HTML
21 44 (11.00%) Java
21 44 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
22 43 (10.75%) Service Delivery
23 42 (10.50%) Active Directory
23 42 (10.50%) F5

BMC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 33 (8.25%) CMS
2 14 (3.50%) WebLogic
3 13 (3.25%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.00%) Apache
5 6 (1.50%) IIS
5 6 (1.50%) CICS
6 4 (1.00%) Confluence
7 3 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.75%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.50%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.50%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.50%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.50%) JBoss
8 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.25%) GroupWise
9 1 (0.25%) Lync
9 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.25%) Liferay
9 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 32 (8.00%) MS Office
2 30 (7.50%) MS Excel
3 13 (3.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 190 (47.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 18 (4.50%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.25%) SaaS
2 6 (1.50%) IaaS
3 4 (1.00%) PaaS
3 4 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.25%) Office 365
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.75%) Firewall
2 32 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
3 27 (6.75%) DNS
4 26 (6.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 24 (6.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 21 (5.25%) TCP/IP
7 20 (5.00%) WLAN
7 20 (5.00%) SAN
8 19 (4.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 18 (4.50%) BGP
10 17 (4.25%) DHCP
11 14 (3.50%) MPLS
11 14 (3.50%) BIG-IP
12 13 (3.25%) WAN
12 13 (3.25%) VPN
12 13 (3.25%) DMVPN
13 12 (3.00%) EIGRP
14 10 (2.50%) LDAP
15 9 (2.25%) Network Security
15 9 (2.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.25%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.75%) DB2
3 10 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.75%) Pentaho
6 6 (1.50%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.00%) MS Access
8 4 (1.00%) MySQL
9 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.75%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.50%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.50%) OLTP
10 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.25%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 13 (3.25%) JIRA
2 11 (2.75%) ClearCase
3 10 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (2.25%) FishEye
5 8 (2.00%) LoadRunner
6 7 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.75%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.00%) Artifactory
8 3 (0.75%) MSI
9 2 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.50%) InstallShield
9 2 (0.50%) AdminStudio
9 2 (0.50%) Lombardi
10 1 (0.25%) Maven
10 1 (0.25%) Toad
10 1 (0.25%) Ant
10 1 (0.25%) PVCS
10 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.25%) ERwin
General
1 96 (24.00%) Finance
2 31 (7.75%) Banking
3 18 (4.50%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.50%) Financial Institution
5 9 (2.25%) Retail
6 7 (1.75%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.25%) Legal
8 4 (1.00%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.50%) Marketing
10 1 (0.25%) Local Government
10 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.25%) French Language
10 1 (0.25%) German Language
10 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.25%) Billing
10 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.25%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (15.75%) Developer
2 48 (12.00%) Analyst
3 41 (10.25%) Consultant
4 32 (8.00%) ServiceNow Developer
5 26 (6.50%) Administrator
6 25 (6.25%) Network Engineer
7 20 (5.00%) Service Manager
8 18 (4.50%) Project Manager
9 16 (4.00%) Remedy Developer
10 15 (3.75%) Architect
11 14 (3.50%) Business Analyst
11 14 (3.50%) Systems Administrator
12 12 (3.00%) DBA
13 11 (2.75%) Infrastructure Manager
13 11 (2.75%) Systems Engineer
13 11 (2.75%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 9 (2.25%) Remedy Consultant
14 9 (2.25%) DB2 DBA
15 8 (2.00%) Incident Manager
16 7 (1.75%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (13.25%) Web Services
2 52 (13.00%) XML
3 50 (12.50%) CSS
4 44 (11.00%) HTML
5 24 (6.00%) Middleware
6 6 (1.50%) SAP PI
7 5 (1.25%) Application Packaging
7 5 (1.25%) Catalyst
7 5 (1.25%) Twisted
7 5 (1.25%) HTML5
8 4 (1.00%) XHTML
8 4 (1.00%) J2EE
8 4 (1.00%) XSLT
8 4 (1.00%) YUI
8 4 (1.00%) Ajax
9 3 (0.75%) Flash
9 3 (0.75%) XML Messaging
10 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (0.50%) .NET
10 2 (0.50%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 93 (23.25%) CMDB
2 40 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (7.25%) Data Centre
4 27 (6.75%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.25%) Mainframe
6 12 (3.00%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.25%) User Experience
8 8 (2.00%) FlexPod
8 8 (2.00%) Clustering
9 6 (1.50%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.50%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.25%) AS400
10 5 (1.25%) BYOD
11 4 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.00%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.00%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.00%) IBM Mainframe
12 3 (0.75%) iPhone
12 3 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 89 (22.25%) Windows
2 59 (14.75%) Linux
3 46 (11.50%) UNIX
4 24 (6.00%) Solaris
5 22 (5.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (4.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (4.25%) AIX
8 15 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (2.75%) Windows 7
10 8 (2.00%) zOS
11 7 (1.75%) Windows XP
12 6 (1.50%) HPUX
13 5 (1.25%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.00%) SUSE
14 4 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.75%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.50%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.50%) BlackBerry OS
16 2 (0.50%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (48.25%) ITIL
2 143 (35.75%) Service Management
3 133 (33.25%) ITSM
4 50 (12.50%) Project Management
5 45 (11.25%) Workflow
6 43 (10.75%) Service Delivery
7 34 (8.50%) Change Management
8 32 (8.00%) Unit Testing
9 25 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
9 25 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (5.50%) Configuration Management
10 22 (5.50%) Migration
11 21 (5.25%) Content Management
12 20 (5.00%) Release Management
13 19 (4.75%) Incident Management
14 17 (4.25%) Root Cause Analysis
15 16 (4.00%) Capacity Management
15 16 (4.00%) ITIL V3
15 16 (4.00%) Performance Management
15 16 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 86 (21.50%) SQL
2 44 (11.00%) Java
3 38 (9.50%) PowerShell
4 25 (6.25%) Perl
5 24 (6.00%) Python
6 12 (3.00%) VBScript
7 11 (2.75%) Lisp
8 10 (2.50%) JavaScript
9 9 (2.25%) COBOL
10 8 (2.00%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.25%) VBA
12 4 (1.00%) VB
12 4 (1.00%) C
12 4 (1.00%) PHP
12 4 (1.00%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.00%) REXX
12 4 (1.00%) Jython
12 4 (1.00%) Groovy
13 3 (0.75%) Ruby
13 3 (0.75%) JCL
Qualifications
1 65 (16.25%) Security Cleared
2 51 (12.75%) SC Cleared
3 25 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (6.00%) CCNP
5 20 (5.00%) Degree
6 14 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (2.75%) CCDP
8 8 (2.00%) CCNA
9 6 (1.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.00%) CISM
10 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.00%) CISSP
10 4 (1.00%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.75%) MCITP
11 3 (0.75%) CCSE
11 3 (0.75%) ISEB
12 2 (0.50%) MCSE
12 2 (0.50%) MCSA
12 2 (0.50%) CCA
12 2 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.25%) SLA
2 5 (1.25%) QA
3 4 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (10.50%) Active Directory
3 17 (4.25%) vSphere
4 15 (3.75%) VMware ESX
5 11 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (2.00%) vCloud
6 8 (2.00%) Docker
7 7 (1.75%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.75%) XenApp
8 3 (0.75%) Xen
8 3 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.75%) ProxySG
8 3 (0.75%) KVM
8 3 (0.75%) PowerHA
8 3 (0.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.50%) RACF
9 2 (0.50%) Firmware
9 2 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.25%) Samba
10 1 (0.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 29 (7.25%) BladeLogic
2 22 (5.50%) BMC PATROL
3 19 (4.75%) OPNET
4 18 (4.50%) SCCM
5 17 (4.25%) SCOM
6 15 (3.75%) Tivoli
7 12 (3.00%) Control-M
8 9 (2.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 8 (2.00%) CiscoWorks
10 7 (1.75%) OpenView
10 7 (1.75%) Nagios
10 7 (1.75%) SCOrch
10 7 (1.75%) Puppet
10 7 (1.75%) Zenoss
11 6 (1.50%) SolarWinds Orion
11 6 (1.50%) SCSM
12 5 (1.25%) Tivoli NetView
12 5 (1.25%) Kibana
12 5 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
12 5 (1.25%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 190 (47.50%) Remedy
2 110 (27.50%) HP
3 74 (18.50%) Cisco
4 73 (18.25%) Microsoft
5 58 (14.50%) VMware
6 51 (12.75%) CA
7 45 (11.25%) Oracle
8 42 (10.50%) F5
9 40 (10.00%) ServiceNow
10 38 (9.50%) IBM
11 31 (7.75%) Citrix
12 23 (5.75%) SolarWinds
13 22 (5.50%) Blue Coat
14 20 (5.00%) EMC
15 18 (4.50%) CheckPoint
15 18 (4.50%) NetApp
15 18 (4.50%) Red Hat
16 16 (4.00%) Juniper
17 15 (3.75%) Fortinet
18 14 (3.50%) SAP
Berkshire
Connectus
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
Chertsey
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Rate: Attractive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £335.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago