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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
BMC
UK
Rank 491 446 428
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -18
Contract jobs citing BMC 104 187 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.36% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 0.83% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 102 98
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 3
Median hourly rate £16.53 £50.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.95% +185.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £55.00 £50.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.53 £50.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-66.95% +30.71%

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
20233 22493 23972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.59% 43.22% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12546 13464 13798
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 759 835 981
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.42 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 -42 86 £425 +1.19% 17
South East +14 36 £325 -22.61% 4
London -45 19 £488 +4.83% 9
East Midlands +13 14 £525 -
Hampshire +3 14 £488 +8.93% 4
Berkshire +13 12 £400 -6.97%
Nottinghamshire - 9 £525 -
Nottingham - 9 £525 -
Yorkshire +8 8 £425 -5.55%
Oxfordshire +2 7 £150 +42.85%
West Midlands -7 7 £425 +6.25% 1
Scotland +23 6 £415 +1.21%
Oxford +5 6 £150 +76.47%
Newbury - 6 £450 -
Channel Islands - 6 - -
Jersey - 6 - -
Fareham -4 5 £488 - 1
Telford +23 4 £410 +2.50% 1
Shropshire +20 4 £410 +2.50% 1
Glasgow - 4 £425 -
Reading +15 3 £175 -62.36%
West Yorkshire +12 3 £425 -2.85%
Leeds +1 3 £425 -2.85%
Birmingham -2 3 £425 +6.25%
Northamptonshire - 3 £315 -
Northampton - 3 £315 -
Basingstoke +12 2 - -
South West +3 2 - - 2
Wales +3 2 £363 -42.00% 2
Gloucestershire +2 2 - - 1

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 144 (54.14%) ITIL
2 127 (47.74%) Remedy
2 127 (47.74%) Remedy ITSM
3 77 (28.95%) Windows
4 76 (28.57%) Service Management
4 76 (28.57%) ITSM
5 69 (25.94%) HP
6 65 (24.44%) Microsoft
7 57 (21.43%) CA
8 53 (19.92%) Agile Software Development
9 52 (19.55%) CMDB
10 51 (19.17%) Security Cleared
10 51 (19.17%) Linux
11 50 (18.80%) SQL
12 46 (17.29%) Oracle
13 43 (16.17%) Finance
14 42 (15.79%) ServiceNow
15 36 (13.53%) Unix
15 36 (13.53%) Active Directory
16 35 (13.16%) ITIL V3
17 34 (12.78%) SC Cleared
17 34 (12.78%) JavaScript
18 32 (12.03%) Change Management
18 32 (12.03%) Workflow
19 31 (11.65%) Incident Management
19 31 (11.65%) Windows Server
20 29 (10.90%) VMware
20 29 (10.90%) Web Services
21 28 (10.53%) MS Office
21 28 (10.53%) Firewall

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 10 (3.76%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (3.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (1.88%) NetWeaver
4 5 (1.88%) Oracle UPK
4 5 (1.88%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.50%) CMS
5 4 (1.50%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.75%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.75%) iPlanet
6 2 (0.75%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.75%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.75%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.38%) IIS
7 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (10.53%) MS Office
2 18 (6.77%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.38%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 127 (47.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (2.26%) Remedy AR System
3 5 (1.88%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (1.88%) Primavera
3 5 (1.88%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
4 1 (0.38%) assyst
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.39%) IaaS
2 14 (5.26%) SaaS
3 12 (4.51%) PaaS
4 6 (2.26%) GitHub
4 6 (2.26%) OpenShift
5 4 (1.50%) Office 365
6 2 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.75%) Oracle CX
7 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.38%) CloudSense
7 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (10.53%) Firewall
2 15 (5.64%) SAN
3 14 (5.26%) DNS
3 14 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 13 (4.89%) NAS
5 9 (3.38%) HTTP
5 9 (3.38%) HTTPS
5 9 (3.38%) Network Security
6 8 (3.01%) iSCSI
6 8 (3.01%) SSH
7 5 (1.88%) BIG-IP
7 5 (1.88%) FTP
7 5 (1.88%) VoIP
7 5 (1.88%) WAN
8 4 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (1.50%) DHCP
8 4 (1.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (1.50%) Internet
8 4 (1.50%) LDAP
8 4 (1.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.26%) DB2
3 8 (3.01%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.26%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.88%) SAP BW
6 3 (1.13%) MySQL
6 3 (1.13%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.13%) Star Schema
6 3 (1.13%) Sybase IQ
7 2 (0.75%) OLTP
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.75%) Power BI
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.26%) JIRA
3 2 (0.75%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.75%) MSI
4 1 (0.38%) JMeter
4 1 (0.38%) TestRail
General
1 43 (16.17%) Finance
2 17 (6.39%) Telecoms
3 15 (5.64%) Banking
4 5 (1.88%) Retail
5 3 (1.13%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.13%) Law
5 3 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.38%) Billing
6 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.38%) Front Office
6 1 (0.38%) German Language
6 1 (0.38%) Legal
6 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (15.41%) Analyst
2 33 (12.41%) Consultant
3 22 (8.27%) Developer
4 16 (6.02%) Architect
4 16 (6.02%) Automation Engineer
4 16 (6.02%) Service Manager
5 14 (5.26%) ServiceNow Developer
6 13 (4.89%) Desktop Support
7 12 (4.51%) Senior Analyst
7 12 (4.51%) Service Analyst
8 11 (4.14%) Administrator
8 11 (4.14%) Project Manager
9 10 (3.76%) Business Analyst
9 10 (3.76%) Server Engineer
9 10 (3.76%) Support Analyst
10 9 (3.38%) Service Desk Analyst
11 8 (3.01%) Desktop Analyst
11 8 (3.01%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 8 (3.01%) Network Engineer
11 8 (3.01%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.90%) Web Services
2 22 (8.27%) XML
3 21 (7.89%) Middleware
4 19 (7.14%) SOAP
5 14 (5.26%) REST
6 13 (4.89%) XML Schema
6 13 (4.89%) XSL
7 9 (3.38%) CSS
8 8 (3.01%) HTML
9 5 (1.88%) SAP Basis
10 3 (1.13%) .NET
10 3 (1.13%) XHTML
11 2 (0.75%) J2EE
11 2 (0.75%) JSP
11 2 (0.75%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 2 (0.75%) SAML
11 2 (0.75%) SAP PI
12 1 (0.38%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.38%) RESTful
12 1 (0.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 52 (19.55%) CMDB
2 26 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (9.77%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.51%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.14%) Public Cloud
5 9 (3.38%) Blackberry
6 8 (3.01%) Fat Client
6 8 (3.01%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.88%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.88%) User Experience
7 5 (1.88%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.13%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (1.13%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.75%) CLARiiON
9 2 (0.75%) Derivative
9 2 (0.75%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (0.75%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.75%) Life Science
9 2 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 77 (28.95%) Windows
2 51 (19.17%) Linux
3 36 (13.53%) Unix
4 31 (11.65%) Windows Server
5 17 (6.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (5.64%) AIX
6 15 (5.64%) Windows 7
7 13 (4.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (4.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (3.01%) Solaris
10 5 (1.88%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.88%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.50%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.50%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.13%) SUSE
12 3 (1.13%) zOS
13 2 (0.75%) Android
13 2 (0.75%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.75%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (54.14%) ITIL
2 76 (28.57%) ITSM
2 76 (28.57%) Service Management
3 53 (19.92%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (13.16%) ITIL V3
5 32 (12.03%) Change Management
5 32 (12.03%) Workflow
6 31 (11.65%) Incident Management
7 25 (9.40%) Project Management
8 24 (9.02%) DevOps
9 21 (7.89%) Migration
10 20 (7.52%) Scrum
11 18 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (5.26%) Problem Management
12 14 (5.26%) Service Delivery
12 14 (5.26%) Service Design
13 13 (4.89%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (4.51%) Performance Management
15 11 (4.14%) Change Control
15 11 (4.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 50 (18.80%) SQL
2 34 (12.78%) JavaScript
3 22 (8.27%) PowerShell
4 20 (7.52%) Python
5 17 (6.39%) Jython
6 15 (5.64%) Perl
7 14 (5.26%) Java
8 9 (3.38%) Korn
9 6 (2.26%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.88%) VB
11 3 (1.13%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.13%) C
11 3 (1.13%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.75%) ANSI SQL
12 2 (0.75%) PHP
12 2 (0.75%) REXX
12 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.38%) JCL
13 1 (0.38%) Prolog
13 1 (0.38%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 51 (19.17%) Security Cleared
2 34 (12.78%) SC Cleared
3 24 (9.02%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
5 12 (4.51%) MCP
6 11 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (3.01%) DV Cleared
8 7 (2.63%) MCDST
9 6 (2.26%) Degree
10 5 (1.88%) MOS
11 3 (1.13%) CCNP
11 3 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.13%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.75%) APMP
12 2 (0.75%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.75%) PMP
13 1 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.38%) ISEB
13 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.39%) SLA
2 5 (1.88%) QA
3 4 (1.50%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.75%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (13.53%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.01%) XenApp
4 6 (2.26%) Docker
5 5 (1.88%) vSphere
6 4 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.13%) SRDF
8 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.75%) NFS
8 2 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.75%) Samba
8 2 (0.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.38%) KVM
9 1 (0.38%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 26 (9.77%) Puppet
2 23 (8.65%) BladeLogic
3 21 (7.89%) Control-M
4 20 (7.52%) BMC PATROL
5 19 (7.14%) SCOrch
6 15 (5.64%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 15 (5.64%) SCCM
6 15 (5.64%) Tivoli
7 10 (3.76%) McAfee ePO
8 9 (3.38%) CA Spectrum
9 7 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (2.63%) OpenView
9 7 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (2.26%) NetBackup
11 5 (1.88%) Ansible
11 5 (1.88%) HP SiteScope
11 5 (1.88%) MOM
12 4 (1.50%) Netcool
12 4 (1.50%) SCOM
12 4 (1.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 127 (47.74%) Remedy
2 69 (25.94%) HP
3 65 (24.44%) Microsoft
4 57 (21.43%) CA
5 46 (17.29%) Oracle
6 42 (15.79%) ServiceNow
7 29 (10.90%) VMware
8 27 (10.15%) Cisco
9 21 (7.89%) IBM
9 21 (7.89%) Intel Security
10 19 (7.14%) Splunk
11 17 (6.39%) Dell
12 16 (6.02%) SAP
13 14 (5.26%) CheckPoint
14 13 (4.89%) SolarWinds
14 13 (4.89%) Symantec
15 11 (4.14%) Apple
15 11 (4.14%) EMC
16 9 (3.38%) ArcSight
16 9 (3.38%) Citrix
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