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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BMC
Rank 480 486 350
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -136
Contract jobs citing BMC 174 191 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.33% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 0.76% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 81 161
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £485 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.16% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Median hourly rate £11.50 - £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 - £46.75

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
23899 25033 26358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.84% 43.25% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14616 14790 14912
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
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 869 1084 1204
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.49 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -18 162 £375 -6.25% 12
London -42 49 £420 +1.81% 8
South East +19 40 £343 -2.14% 1
North East - 27 £385 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 27 £385 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 27 £385 - 1
West Midlands -11 21 £375 +13.63%
Hampshire +29 20 £335 - 1
Scotland +21 11 £420 -
Berkshire -4 11 £360 -7.09%
Telford -17 10 £600 -
Shropshire -23 10 £600 +100.00%
East Midlands -11 8 £500 +66.66% 2
Renfrewshire - 8 £415 -
Erskine - 8 £415 -
City of London +1 7 £420 +3.06% 3
Yorkshire - 7 £275 -
Derbyshire - 7 £500 - 2
East of England -1 5 £488 +17.46%
Andover - 5 £350 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £275 -
Warwickshire -1 4 £338 -30.41%
Rotherham - 4 £275 -
Newbury - 4 £360 -
Glasgow +12 3 £425 -
South West +9 3 £483 +12.86%
Hertfordshire +1 3 £625 +50.60%
County Antrim - 3 £375 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £375 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £150 -

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 192 (48.36%) ITIL
2 144 (36.27%) Remedy
2 144 (36.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 128 (32.24%) Windows
4 126 (31.74%) SQL
5 116 (29.22%) Security Cleared
6 115 (28.97%) Oracle
7 111 (27.96%) HP
8 99 (24.94%) CA
8 99 (24.94%) ITSM
9 96 (24.18%) Unix
10 93 (23.43%) SC Cleared
11 89 (22.42%) Linux
12 76 (19.14%) Service Management
13 75 (18.89%) ServiceNow
14 70 (17.63%) SQL Server
15 69 (17.38%) Perl
15 69 (17.38%) Microsoft
15 69 (17.38%) Windows Server
16 65 (16.37%) Finance
17 64 (16.12%) DB2
18 61 (15.37%) TCP/IP
19 59 (14.86%) Firewall
19 59 (14.86%) Tivoli
20 58 (14.61%) VB
21 54 (13.60%) CMDB
22 53 (13.35%) Incident Management
22 53 (13.35%) Shell Script
22 53 (13.35%) ITIL V3
23 49 (12.34%) MOM

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 (7.30%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.28%) WebLogic
3 15 (3.78%) IIS
4 13 (3.27%) WebSphere
5 11 (2.77%) Confluence
6 9 (2.27%) CMS
7 8 (2.02%) Oracle UPK
8 5 (1.26%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.01%) iPlanet
9 4 (1.01%) MQSeries
9 4 (1.01%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (0.76%) CICS
10 3 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.76%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.76%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.76%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.50%) Apache
11 2 (0.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 46 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 31 (7.81%) MS Office
3 14 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.50%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 144 (36.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (3.27%) Remedy AR System
3 8 (2.02%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (2.02%) Primavera
4 7 (1.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.76%) BASE24
6 2 (0.50%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.50%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.52%) Office 365
2 10 (2.52%) SaaS
3 5 (1.26%) GitHub
4 3 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.76%) Engine Yard
4 3 (0.76%) Heroku
4 3 (0.76%) PaaS
5 2 (0.50%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.25%) IaaS
6 1 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 61 (15.37%) TCP/IP
2 59 (14.86%) Firewall
3 43 (10.83%) SAN
4 28 (7.05%) BGP
5 27 (6.80%) OSPF
6 25 (6.30%) BIG-IP
7 24 (6.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 23 (5.79%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (3.78%) NAS
10 11 (2.77%) FTP
11 10 (2.52%) DNS
11 10 (2.52%) HTTP
11 10 (2.52%) Internet
12 8 (2.02%) WAN
13 7 (1.76%) HTTPS
13 7 (1.76%) iSCSI
13 7 (1.76%) Kerberos
14 6 (1.51%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (1.51%) LDAP
15 5 (1.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (17.63%) SQL Server
2 64 (16.12%) DB2
3 22 (5.54%) Oracle Database
4 9 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.76%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.51%) MySQL
7 6 (1.51%) OLTP
8 4 (1.01%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.76%) Sybase IQ
10 2 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.50%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.50%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.25%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.25%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (4.79%) Subversion
2 14 (3.53%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.27%) JIRA
4 11 (2.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 11 (2.77%) ClearCase
4 11 (2.77%) ClearQuest
4 11 (2.77%) FishEye
4 11 (2.77%) GitLab
4 11 (2.77%) JIRA Agile
4 11 (2.77%) PVCS
4 11 (2.77%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (2.27%) Bitbucket
6 7 (1.76%) MSI
6 7 (1.76%) NUnit
6 7 (1.76%) Selenium
6 7 (1.76%) SpecFlow
6 7 (1.76%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.76%) WiX
7 3 (0.76%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.76%) Vagrant
General
1 65 (16.37%) Finance
2 24 (6.05%) Banking
2 24 (6.05%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.02%) Financial Institution
4 9 (2.27%) Retail
5 7 (1.76%) Electronics
5 7 (1.76%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.76%) Marketing
6 4 (1.01%) German Language
7 3 (0.76%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.76%) Legal
8 2 (0.50%) Billing
8 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.50%) Publishing
9 1 (0.25%) Law
9 1 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 47 (11.84%) Analyst
2 38 (9.57%) Architect
3 36 (9.07%) Developer
4 33 (8.31%) Consultant
5 26 (6.55%) Support Engineer
6 25 (6.30%) Administrator
7 20 (5.04%) Network Engineer
8 16 (4.03%) Service Analyst
9 14 (3.53%) Automation Engineer
9 14 (3.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (3.53%) Monitoring Specialist
9 14 (3.53%) Technical Architect
10 13 (3.27%) Monitoring Engineer
10 13 (3.27%) Network Monitoring Specialist
10 13 (3.27%) Network Specialist
10 13 (3.27%) Remedy Architect
11 12 (3.02%) ServiceNow Developer
12 10 (2.52%) DBA
12 10 (2.52%) Service Desk Analyst
13 9 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (10.08%) Web Services
2 37 (9.32%) Middleware
3 32 (8.06%) CSS
4 31 (7.81%) XML
5 13 (3.27%) .NET
6 12 (3.02%) .NET Framework
7 10 (2.52%) HTML
8 8 (2.02%) ASP.NET
8 8 (2.02%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (2.02%) Breeze.js
8 8 (2.02%) Durandal
8 8 (2.02%) ISPF
8 8 (2.02%) jQuery
8 8 (2.02%) KnockoutJS
8 8 (2.02%) React
8 8 (2.02%) SAML
9 7 (1.76%) Ajax
9 7 (1.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (1.76%) Entity Framework
9 7 (1.76%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 54 (13.60%) CMDB
2 40 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (8.06%) Management Information System
4 28 (7.05%) User Experience
5 16 (4.03%) Data Centre
5 16 (4.03%) Mainframe
6 15 (3.78%) Visualisation
7 12 (3.02%) Hedge funds
8 10 (2.52%) Clustering
8 10 (2.52%) Public Cloud
9 9 (2.27%) Data Integration
9 9 (2.27%) Wiki
10 8 (2.02%) Blackberry
10 8 (2.02%) IBM Mainframe
10 8 (2.02%) Replication
11 7 (1.76%) PKI
11 7 (1.76%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (1.51%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 128 (32.24%) Windows
2 96 (24.18%) Unix
3 89 (22.42%) Linux
4 69 (17.38%) Windows Server
5 20 (5.04%) Windows 7
6 17 (4.28%) Solaris
7 13 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (2.77%) AIX
8 11 (2.77%) zOS
9 8 (2.02%) MVS
10 7 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.51%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.01%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.01%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.76%) CentOS
13 3 (0.76%) OS/2
13 3 (0.76%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (48.36%) ITIL
2 99 (24.94%) ITSM
3 76 (19.14%) Service Management
4 53 (13.35%) Incident Management
4 53 (13.35%) ITIL V3
5 44 (11.08%) Configuration Management
6 40 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (8.82%) Change Management
8 34 (8.56%) Workflow
9 30 (7.56%) Mentoring
10 23 (5.79%) Network Monitoring
10 23 (5.79%) Root Cause Analysis
10 23 (5.79%) Server Monitoring
11 22 (5.54%) Knowledge Management
12 21 (5.29%) Load Balancing
12 21 (5.29%) Problem Management
13 20 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (5.04%) Performance Monitoring
14 19 (4.79%) Network Architecture
15 18 (4.53%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (31.74%) SQL
2 69 (17.38%) Perl
3 58 (14.61%) VB
4 53 (13.35%) Shell Script
5 34 (8.56%) JavaScript
6 33 (8.31%) Python
7 23 (5.79%) Java
7 23 (5.79%) PowerShell
8 18 (4.53%) C#
9 15 (3.78%) Jython
10 12 (3.02%) PL/SQL
11 11 (2.77%) REXX
12 8 (2.02%) C
12 8 (2.02%) C++
12 8 (2.02%) VBA
13 7 (1.76%) JCL
13 7 (1.76%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.76%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.51%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.01%) Korn
Qualifications
1 116 (29.22%) Security Cleared
2 93 (23.43%) SC Cleared
3 35 (8.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 28 (7.05%) ITIL Certification
5 22 (5.54%) AAT
6 18 (4.53%) CCNP
6 18 (4.53%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (4.28%) Degree
8 10 (2.52%) CCNA
9 8 (2.02%) MOS
10 7 (1.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (1.26%) CCDP
11 5 (1.26%) CISM
11 5 (1.26%) CISSP
11 5 (1.26%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.26%) IISP
11 5 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.76%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.76%) CCSA
12 3 (0.76%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (11.34%) SLA
2 5 (1.26%) GPG13
2 5 (1.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 5 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.01%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.76%) COBIT
4 3 (0.76%) QA
5 2 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (7.05%) Active Directory
2 25 (6.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.02%) Time Sharing Option
4 7 (1.76%) Firmware
5 6 (1.51%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.76%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.76%) RACF
7 3 (0.76%) SRDF
7 3 (0.76%) XenApp
8 2 (0.50%) Docker
9 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 59 (14.86%) Tivoli
2 49 (12.34%) MOM
3 46 (11.59%) HP SiteScope
4 44 (11.08%) Control-M
5 28 (7.05%) OPNET
6 22 (5.54%) BMC PATROL
7 18 (4.53%) Puppet
8 16 (4.03%) BladeLogic
8 16 (4.03%) OpenView
8 16 (4.03%) SCCM
8 16 (4.03%) SCOrch
9 14 (3.53%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 12 (3.02%) SCOM
11 8 (2.02%) HP UCMDB
12 7 (1.76%) EMC NetWorker
12 7 (1.76%) Nagios
13 6 (1.51%) NetBackup
13 6 (1.51%) Netcool
13 6 (1.51%) Zenoss
14 5 (1.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 144 (36.27%) Remedy
2 115 (28.97%) Oracle
3 111 (27.96%) HP
4 99 (24.94%) CA
5 75 (18.89%) ServiceNow
6 69 (17.38%) Microsoft
7 49 (12.34%) Cisco
8 35 (8.82%) IBM
9 33 (8.31%) VMware
10 29 (7.30%) F5
10 29 (7.30%) SolarWinds
11 27 (6.80%) Riverbed
12 24 (6.05%) CheckPoint
13 21 (5.29%) Fortinet
14 19 (4.79%) Juniper
14 19 (4.79%) Nokia
15 18 (4.53%) SAP
16 16 (4.03%) Dell
17 12 (3.02%) Sun
18 11 (2.77%) Red Hat
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