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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BMC
Rank 453 424 376
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -48
Contract jobs citing BMC 177 189 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.37% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% 0.80% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 100 120
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £313 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
-4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £59.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £59.00 -
% change year-on-year
-15.25% -

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
22140 23572 22103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.04% 45.69% 45.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13204 13718 12166
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 871 988 963
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.55 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BMC within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 160 £411 +2.81% 15
London +2 69 £453 +6.47% 5
South East +9 46 £410 +2.50%
Berkshire +12 20 £410 +17.14%
West Midlands +7 20 £400 -
Hampshire +7 18 £448 +6.54%
Shropshire - 10 £400 -
Yorkshire -13 9 £450 +28.57% 3
Slough +9 8 £380 +8.57%
Hertfordshire +1 7 £356 -26.73% 4
Wales -1 7 £625 +25.00% 4
East of England -8 7 £356 -28.75% 4
South West +8 6 £140 -64.77% 1
Birmingham -1 6 £400 -
South Wales -5 6 £625 +25.00% 4
Reading -7 6 £465 +69.09%
Leeds -8 6 £438 +20.68% 2
West Yorkshire -11 6 £438 +25.00% 2
Oxfordshire - 6 £85 -
Oxford - 6 £85 -
Telford - 6 £400 -
City of London +31 5 £550 +35.38% 3
Glasgow +7 5 £400 +27.79%
Essex +1 5 £356 -
Scotland -11 5 £400 +23.07% 1
Cardiff - 4 - -
Basingstoke +3 3 £420 +15.06%
Swindon -2 3 £245 -38.30%
Wiltshire -2 3 £245 -38.30%
East Midlands -9 3 £135 -66.25% 1

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 210 (56.91%) Remedy
1 210 (56.91%) Remedy ITSM
2 177 (47.97%) ITIL
3 150 (40.65%) ITSM
4 114 (30.89%) Service Management
5 83 (22.49%) Finance
6 72 (19.51%) CMDB
7 71 (19.24%) Linux
8 70 (18.97%) Windows
8 70 (18.97%) Security Cleared
9 64 (17.34%) Unix
10 55 (14.91%) Microsoft
11 54 (14.63%) SC Cleared
12 53 (14.36%) Oracle
12 53 (14.36%) VMware
12 53 (14.36%) Change Management
13 51 (13.82%) SQL
14 47 (12.74%) HP
14 47 (12.74%) VMware Infrastructure
15 44 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
16 40 (10.84%) Banking
17 39 (10.57%) ITIL V3
18 38 (10.30%) Telecoms
19 36 (9.76%) Cisco
20 35 (9.49%) MS Excel
20 35 (9.49%) Configuration Management
21 34 (9.21%) Windows Server
22 33 (8.94%) Data Centre
23 31 (8.40%) BMC PATROL
23 31 (8.40%) Web Services

BMC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 21 (5.69%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.07%) WebLogic
3 13 (3.52%) Skype for Business
4 12 (3.25%) IIS
5 10 (2.71%) MS Exchange
6 8 (2.17%) CMS
6 8 (2.17%) Confluence
6 8 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.63%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.36%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.08%) Apache
9 4 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.81%) JBoss
10 3 (0.81%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.27%) CICS
11 1 (0.27%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 35 (9.49%) MS Excel
2 27 (7.32%) MS Office
3 10 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.81%) MS Project
5 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 210 (56.91%) Remedy ITSM
2 17 (4.61%) Remedy AR System
3 4 (1.08%) Maximo
3 4 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.27%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.27%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.27%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.63%) Office 365
3 4 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.81%) IaaS
4 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.81%) PaaS
5 2 (0.54%) SaaS
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.27%) Boomi
6 1 (0.27%) GitHub
6 1 (0.27%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.50%) SNMP
2 20 (5.42%) Firewall
3 16 (4.34%) SAN
4 13 (3.52%) TCP/IP
4 13 (3.52%) WAN
5 12 (3.25%) FTP
5 12 (3.25%) SSH
6 11 (2.98%) LAN
7 10 (2.71%) NAS
8 9 (2.44%) DNS
9 8 (2.17%) SSL
10 7 (1.90%) DHCP
10 7 (1.90%) LDAP
10 7 (1.90%) Network Security
11 5 (1.36%) MVNO
11 5 (1.36%) NetScaler
11 5 (1.36%) Telepresence
11 5 (1.36%) WebEx
12 4 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.08%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.90%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.36%) Data Mining
3 5 (1.36%) DB2
4 4 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.08%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.81%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.54%) Big Data
6 2 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.27%) Informix
7 1 (0.27%) OLTP
7 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (2.44%) JIRA
2 8 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.63%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.36%) LoadRunner
4 5 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (1.36%) Subversion
5 4 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (1.08%) ClearCase
5 4 (1.08%) ClearQuest
5 4 (1.08%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (1.08%) FishEye
5 4 (1.08%) GitLab
5 4 (1.08%) HP UFT
5 4 (1.08%) JIRA Agile
5 4 (1.08%) PVCS
5 4 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (0.81%) Ant
7 2 (0.54%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.54%) Toad
General
1 83 (22.49%) Finance
2 40 (10.84%) Banking
3 38 (10.30%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.52%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.63%) Aerospace
5 6 (1.63%) Billing
6 5 (1.36%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.08%) Electronics
7 4 (1.08%) Law
7 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.08%) Marketing
7 4 (1.08%) Publishing
8 3 (0.81%) Retail
9 2 (0.54%) French Language
9 2 (0.54%) Front Office
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) German Language
10 1 (0.27%) Legal
10 1 (0.27%) Military
10 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 65 (17.62%) Analyst
2 35 (9.49%) Consultant
3 32 (8.67%) Administrator
4 27 (7.32%) Architect
5 18 (4.88%) Developer
6 15 (4.07%) Remedy Administrator
7 14 (3.79%) Remedy Consultant
7 14 (3.79%) Support Analyst
7 14 (3.79%) Support Engineer
8 13 (3.52%) Systems Engineer
9 12 (3.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (2.98%) Applications Support
10 11 (2.98%) Change Analyst
10 11 (2.98%) Monitoring Engineer
10 11 (2.98%) Service Manager
11 9 (2.44%) Applications Support Analyst
11 9 (2.44%) Remedy Analyst
12 8 (2.17%) Incident Manager
12 8 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (2.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (8.40%) Web Services
2 16 (4.34%) Middleware
3 12 (3.25%) XML
4 8 (2.17%) ELK Stack
5 5 (1.36%) .NET
6 3 (0.81%) SOAP
6 3 (0.81%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.54%) CSS
7 2 (0.54%) HTML
7 2 (0.54%) J2EE
7 2 (0.54%) JDBC
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.54%) ServiceStack
7 2 (0.54%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.54%) XSL
8 1 (0.27%) Ajax
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.27%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (0.27%) Mason
8 1 (0.27%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 72 (19.51%) CMDB
2 44 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (8.94%) Data Centre
4 15 (4.07%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.90%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.90%) Mainframe
5 7 (1.90%) User Experience
6 6 (1.63%) Blackberry
6 6 (1.63%) PKI
7 5 (1.36%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.36%) Replication
7 5 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.08%) CCTV
8 4 (1.08%) CLARiiON
8 4 (1.08%) Data Extraction
8 4 (1.08%) NHS
9 3 (0.81%) Clustering
9 3 (0.81%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.81%) iPad
10 2 (0.54%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 71 (19.24%) Linux
2 70 (18.97%) Windows
3 64 (17.34%) Unix
4 34 (9.21%) Windows Server
5 15 (4.07%) Solaris
6 12 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (3.25%) SUSE
6 12 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (2.98%) Windows 7
8 10 (2.71%) AIX
8 10 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.08%) zOS
11 2 (0.54%) Android
11 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.54%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.54%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.27%) CatOS
12 1 (0.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (47.97%) ITIL
2 150 (40.65%) ITSM
3 114 (30.89%) Service Management
4 53 (14.36%) Change Management
5 39 (10.57%) ITIL V3
6 35 (9.49%) Configuration Management
7 31 (8.40%) Incident Management
8 28 (7.59%) Service Delivery
9 27 (7.32%) Data Modelling
10 26 (7.05%) Problem Management
10 26 (7.05%) Project Management
11 25 (6.78%) Release Management
12 23 (6.23%) Migration
13 22 (5.96%) Knowledge Management
13 22 (5.96%) User Acceptance Testing
14 18 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (4.88%) Analytics
14 18 (4.88%) Change Control
15 16 (4.34%) Asset Management
16 15 (4.07%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (13.82%) SQL
2 25 (6.78%) PowerShell
3 22 (5.96%) Java
4 16 (4.34%) Perl
5 12 (3.25%) C
6 10 (2.71%) Python
7 9 (2.44%) Korn
7 9 (2.44%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.17%) JavaScript
9 7 (1.90%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.36%) VB
11 2 (0.54%) C++
11 2 (0.54%) Jython
11 2 (0.54%) PHP
11 2 (0.54%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.27%) Ruby
12 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.27%) VBA
12 1 (0.27%) VBScript
12 1 (0.27%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 70 (18.97%) Security Cleared
2 54 (14.63%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.69%) Degree
4 20 (5.42%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (2.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 8 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.63%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.36%) CCNP
8 5 (1.36%) ISEB
8 5 (1.36%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.81%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.81%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.81%) MCP
10 3 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.54%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.40%) SLA
2 11 (2.98%) QA
3 3 (0.81%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.54%) COBIT
4 2 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.54%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.27%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.27%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.27%) RMADS
System Software
1 47 (12.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (7.59%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.25%) XenApp
4 8 (2.17%) XenDesktop
5 6 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.63%) vSphere
6 5 (1.36%) NFS
6 5 (1.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.08%) Samba
7 4 (1.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.54%) KVM
8 2 (0.54%) Veritas File System
8 2 (0.54%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.54%) XenServer
9 1 (0.27%) Firmware
9 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.27%) RACF
9 1 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 31 (8.40%) BMC PATROL
2 23 (6.23%) Control-M
3 20 (5.42%) SCOM
4 19 (5.15%) BladeLogic
4 19 (5.15%) SCCM
5 12 (3.25%) logstash
6 8 (2.17%) Kibana
6 8 (2.17%) OPNET
7 7 (1.90%) vRealize
7 7 (1.90%) WSUS
8 6 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (1.36%) Nagios
9 5 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.36%) Puppet
9 5 (1.36%) Tivoli
10 4 (1.08%) BMC Marimba
10 4 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (1.08%) NetBackup
10 4 (1.08%) ZABBIX
10 4 (1.08%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 210 (56.91%) Remedy
2 55 (14.91%) Microsoft
3 53 (14.36%) Oracle
3 53 (14.36%) VMware
4 47 (12.74%) HP
5 36 (9.76%) Cisco
6 31 (8.40%) SolarWinds
7 30 (8.13%) Citrix
8 26 (7.05%) EMC
9 25 (6.78%) IBM
10 21 (5.69%) NetApp
11 18 (4.88%) Red Hat
11 18 (4.88%) ServiceNow
12 17 (4.61%) CA
13 13 (3.52%) CheckPoint
14 10 (2.71%) Symantec
15 8 (2.17%) Digital Fuel
15 8 (2.17%) SAP
15 8 (2.17%) webMethods
16 7 (1.90%) Dell
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 8 hours ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £445.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
CGI
Rate: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
England
CGI IT UK
Rate: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Sheffield
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago