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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BMC
Rank 399 405 417
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Contract jobs citing BMC 199 187 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% 0.77% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 117 58
Average daily rate
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£413 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £577
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £406 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +239.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year
-61.11% +239.62%

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
24903 24255 21715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.32% 45.52% 46.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14217 13367 11566
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1069 1060 1196
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 31 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 180 £415 +0.60% 49
London +12 73 £425 -1.73% 15
South East -30 51 £400 -3.03% 19
City of London +12 20 £413 -8.33% 7
Berkshire +4 19 £375 -6.25% 2
Hampshire -2 17 £400 +1.91% 3
East of England +17 13 £449 +8.78% 6
Yorkshire -5 13 £350 -22.22% 2
North West -12 12 £463 +18.58% 3
West Yorkshire -7 11 £350 -22.22% 1
West Midlands -20 11 £450 +20.00% 2
Hertfordshire +10 10 £425 +3.03% 3
Buckinghamshire -6 10 £375 +8.69% 5
Slough - 10 £363 -
Fareham +3 8 £450 +28.57%
East Midlands +3 6 £425 +41.66%
Reading -7 4 £463 +15.62% 2
Scotland -8 4 £382 +1.86%
Surrey +4 3 £375 -22.27% 8
Glasgow -3 3 £301 -14.00%
Birmingham -13 3 £380 +26.66%
Northamptonshire - 3 £563 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £538 -
Northampton - 2 £425 -
Essex +3 1 - - 3
Manchester -12 1 £450 +5.88%
Peterborough - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £365 - 1
Stirling - 1 £463 -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 1

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 175 (44.30%) Remedy
1 175 (44.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 173 (43.80%) ITIL
3 118 (29.87%) Service Management
4 108 (27.34%) ITSM
5 87 (22.03%) Finance
5 87 (22.03%) Windows
5 87 (22.03%) HP
6 81 (20.51%) SQL
7 76 (19.24%) Cisco
8 70 (17.72%) Microsoft
9 62 (15.70%) Oracle
10 60 (15.19%) VMware
11 55 (13.92%) UNIX
12 54 (13.67%) Security Cleared
13 53 (13.42%) CMDB
14 51 (12.91%) Linux
15 50 (12.66%) F5
16 46 (11.65%) Web Services
17 45 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure
18 43 (10.89%) SC Cleared
18 43 (10.89%) Project Management
19 42 (10.63%) XML
19 42 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
20 39 (9.87%) CA
21 37 (9.37%) Service Delivery
21 37 (9.37%) Cisco ASA
22 35 (8.86%) Firewall
23 32 (8.10%) Cisco Certification
23 32 (8.10%) Active Directory

BMC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 16 (4.05%) WebLogic
1 16 (4.05%) CMS
2 12 (3.04%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.28%) CICS
4 7 (1.77%) Apache
5 6 (1.52%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.27%) IIS
7 4 (1.01%) Confluence
8 3 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.76%) JBoss
8 3 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.51%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.51%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.25%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.25%) AquaLogic Service Bus
10 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 30 (7.59%) MS Office
2 27 (6.84%) MS Excel
3 15 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 175 (44.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 19 (4.81%) Remedy AR System
3 4 (1.01%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.51%) Summit
6 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.03%) IaaS
2 6 (1.52%) SaaS
3 5 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.01%) PaaS
5 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 37 (9.37%) Cisco ASA
2 35 (8.86%) Firewall
3 27 (6.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 25 (6.33%) DNS
5 24 (6.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 21 (5.32%) BGP
7 20 (5.06%) TCP/IP
7 20 (5.06%) WLAN
8 19 (4.81%) DHCP
9 14 (3.54%) WAN
9 14 (3.54%) LAN
9 14 (3.54%) EIGRP
9 14 (3.54%) SAN
9 14 (3.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 13 (3.29%) VPN
11 10 (2.53%) DMVPN
12 9 (2.28%) BIG-IP
13 8 (2.03%) NAS
13 8 (2.03%) DMZ
13 8 (2.03%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.08%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.80%) DB2
3 10 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (2.28%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (1.77%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.27%) Star Schema
9 4 (1.01%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.01%) MySQL
9 4 (1.01%) MS Access
9 4 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.01%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.76%) Pentaho
10 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.76%) OLTP
11 2 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.25%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 8 (2.03%) LoadRunner
2 5 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.01%) JIRA
3 4 (1.01%) Artifactory
4 3 (0.76%) MSI
5 2 (0.51%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.51%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.51%) Lombardi
5 2 (0.51%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.25%) ERwin
6 1 (0.25%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.25%) Toad
General
1 87 (22.03%) Finance
2 26 (6.58%) Banking
3 25 (6.33%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.04%) Retail
5 9 (2.28%) Financial Institution
5 9 (2.28%) Legal
6 7 (1.77%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.27%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.76%) Marketing
8 3 (0.76%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.76%) Electronics
9 2 (0.51%) Local Government
10 1 (0.25%) International Banking
10 1 (0.25%) French Language
10 1 (0.25%) Billing
10 1 (0.25%) Publishing
10 1 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 57 (14.43%) Analyst
2 52 (13.16%) Consultant
3 46 (11.65%) Developer
4 29 (7.34%) Architect
4 29 (7.34%) Network Engineer
5 20 (5.06%) Project Manager
6 18 (4.56%) Remedy Developer
7 16 (4.05%) Infrastructure Manager
7 16 (4.05%) Administrator
8 15 (3.80%) Business Analyst
8 15 (3.80%) DBA
8 15 (3.80%) ServiceNow Developer
9 14 (3.54%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 13 (3.29%) Designer
11 11 (2.78%) Design Engineer
11 11 (2.78%) Network Design Engineer
12 10 (2.53%) DB2 DBA
12 10 (2.53%) Service Manager
12 10 (2.53%) Remedy Consultant
13 9 (2.28%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (11.65%) Web Services
2 42 (10.63%) XML
3 31 (7.85%) Middleware
4 27 (6.84%) CSS
5 21 (5.32%) HTML
6 6 (1.52%) SOAP
7 5 (1.27%) SAP PI
8 4 (1.01%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (1.01%) XSLT
9 3 (0.76%) Flash
9 3 (0.76%) XHTML
9 3 (0.76%) XML Messaging
9 3 (0.76%) Ajax
9 3 (0.76%) Application Packaging
9 3 (0.76%) YUI
9 3 (0.76%) Catalyst
10 2 (0.51%) Drools
10 2 (0.51%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (0.51%) HTML5
10 2 (0.51%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 53 (13.42%) CMDB
2 42 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.81%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.80%) Mainframe
5 11 (2.78%) User Experience
6 8 (2.03%) FlexPod
6 8 (2.03%) Blackberry
6 8 (2.03%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.77%) Clustering
7 7 (1.77%) Data Integration
8 6 (1.52%) iSeries
8 6 (1.52%) iPad
9 5 (1.27%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.01%) iPhone
10 4 (1.01%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.01%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.76%) AS400
11 3 (0.76%) DTV
11 3 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 87 (22.03%) Windows
2 55 (13.92%) UNIX
3 51 (12.91%) Linux
4 31 (7.85%) Solaris
5 19 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (2.78%) Windows 7
9 10 (2.53%) AIX
10 9 (2.28%) zOS
10 9 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.77%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.01%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.76%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.51%) VMS
14 2 (0.51%) HPUX
15 1 (0.25%) OS/390
15 1 (0.25%) BlackBerry OS
15 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (43.80%) ITIL
2 118 (29.87%) Service Management
3 108 (27.34%) ITSM
4 43 (10.89%) Project Management
5 37 (9.37%) Service Delivery
6 31 (7.85%) Change Management
6 31 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (7.59%) Workflow
8 26 (6.58%) Performance Management
9 21 (5.32%) Capacity Management
9 21 (5.32%) Incident Management
10 20 (5.06%) Network Design
10 20 (5.06%) ITIL V3
11 17 (4.30%) Unit Testing
12 15 (3.80%) Migration
12 15 (3.80%) Asset Management
12 15 (3.80%) Network Monitoring
13 14 (3.54%) Network Management
13 14 (3.54%) Root Cause Analysis
14 13 (3.29%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 81 (20.51%) SQL
2 29 (7.34%) Java
3 26 (6.58%) PowerShell
4 23 (5.82%) Perl
5 13 (3.29%) Lisp
5 13 (3.29%) Shell Script
6 12 (3.04%) VBScript
7 10 (2.53%) PL/SQL
8 8 (2.03%) VBA
9 7 (1.77%) VB
10 6 (1.52%) COBOL
11 5 (1.27%) Python
12 4 (1.01%) Jython
12 4 (1.01%) Groovy
12 4 (1.01%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.01%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.76%) C
14 2 (0.51%) PHP
14 2 (0.51%) Korn
14 2 (0.51%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 54 (13.67%) Security Cleared
2 43 (10.89%) SC Cleared
3 32 (8.10%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (7.09%) CCNP
5 16 (4.05%) CCDP
6 14 (3.54%) Degree
7 9 (2.28%) CCNA
8 8 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.77%) CISM
9 7 (1.77%) CISSP
10 6 (1.52%) CCSE
11 5 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (1.27%) MCP
12 4 (1.01%) ISEB
13 3 (0.76%) CCA
13 3 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.76%) JNCIA
13 3 (0.76%) CCSA
13 3 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.28%) QA
2 4 (1.01%) SLA
2 4 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 45 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (8.10%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.29%) vSphere
4 12 (3.04%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (2.28%) vCloud
6 8 (2.03%) VMware ESX
7 7 (1.77%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.77%) ProxySG
7 7 (1.77%) XenApp
8 3 (0.76%) Xen
8 3 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.51%) Docker
9 2 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.25%) SRDF
10 1 (0.25%) XenServer
10 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.25%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 28 (7.09%) Control-M
1 28 (7.09%) SCCM
2 27 (6.84%) BMC PATROL
3 24 (6.08%) SCOM
4 22 (5.57%) OPNET
5 19 (4.81%) BladeLogic
6 10 (2.53%) Tivoli
7 9 (2.28%) OpenView
8 8 (2.03%) NetBackup
9 7 (1.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (1.77%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (1.52%) Backup Exec
11 5 (1.27%) Puppet
11 5 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (1.27%) SCOrch
12 4 (1.01%) SCSM
12 4 (1.01%) BMC Performance Manager
12 4 (1.01%) Zenoss
12 4 (1.01%) SolarWinds Orion
12 4 (1.01%) Nagios
Vendors
1 175 (44.30%) Remedy
2 87 (22.03%) HP
3 76 (19.24%) Cisco
4 70 (17.72%) Microsoft
5 62 (15.70%) Oracle
6 60 (15.19%) VMware
7 50 (12.66%) F5
8 39 (9.87%) CA
9 30 (7.59%) Citrix
10 23 (5.82%) IBM
10 23 (5.82%) EMC
11 21 (5.32%) SolarWinds
11 21 (5.32%) Blue Coat
12 20 (5.06%) ServiceNow
13 19 (4.81%) Juniper
14 18 (4.56%) SAP
14 18 (4.56%) CheckPoint
15 17 (4.30%) Red Hat
16 16 (4.05%) TippingPoint
17 15 (3.80%) NetApp
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