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 12 September 2014 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC
Rank 373 377 357
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Contract jobs citing BMC 259 222 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.42% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.98% 0.90% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 120 89
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£375 £406 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £539 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £388 £355
% change year-on-year
-6.12% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Average hourly rate £46.75 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.75% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £11.60 £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.40 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £20.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+133.75% -42.85%

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
26330 24653 27087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.93% 46.67% 46.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14872 13787 13794
Average daily rate £388 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1153 1095 1342
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.57% -

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 12 September 2014.

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 12 September 2014.

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 12 September 2014. 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 +12 243 £375 -11.76% 34
London +29 135 £375 -14.28% 13
South East -5 38 £425 +30.76% 7
West Midlands +4 27 £381 -15.27% 1
City of London +12 22 £475 +4.10% 7
Berkshire +4 18 £450 +21.62% 3
Yorkshire +2 15 £325 -13.33% 2
North West 0 14 £400 +18.51% 2
West Yorkshire -3 13 £325 -13.33% 2
Scotland -13 10 £339 -9.66%
Surrey +11 9 £385 - 4
Hampshire -17 8 £336 +13.98%
Cheshire +15 6 £388 -4.90% 2
Birmingham -3 5 £625 +45.34%
Merseyside - 4 £625 - 1
Cambridgeshire -5 3 - -
Cambridge -11 3 - -
Warwickshire -11 3 £338 -
East of England -32 3 - - 5
Reading -4 2 £365 -27.00%
Coventry -6 2 £413 -11.76%
Milton Keynes -7 2 - -
Swindon -9 2 - -
Wiltshire -11 2 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -18 2 - -
South West -40 2 - - 4
East Midlands - 2 £150 -
Liverpool - 2 £625 - 1
Guildford - 2 £385 -
Reigate +3 1 £95 - 1

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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.

1 192 (42.95%) Remedy
1 192 (42.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 155 (34.68%) ITIL
3 118 (26.40%) ITSM
4 108 (24.16%) Windows
5 106 (23.71%) Service Management
6 97 (21.70%) Finance
7 96 (21.48%) Microsoft
8 91 (20.36%) UNIX
9 87 (19.46%) HP
10 78 (17.45%) Analytical Skills
11 73 (16.33%) Linux
11 73 (16.33%) Security Cleared
12 72 (16.11%) SQL
13 67 (14.99%) SCOM
14 64 (14.32%) Oracle
15 58 (12.98%) CMDB
16 55 (12.30%) SC Cleared
16 55 (12.30%) VMware
17 53 (11.86%) BMC PATROL
18 52 (11.63%) Control-M
19 51 (11.41%) Cisco
20 48 (10.74%) Active Directory
21 47 (10.51%) PowerShell
21 47 (10.51%) Banking
22 42 (9.40%) SLA
23 40 (8.95%) Perl
23 40 (8.95%) SolarWinds
23 40 (8.95%) Oracle Database
24 39 (8.72%) BladeLogic

BMC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 27 (6.04%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.24%) Apache
3 8 (1.79%) IIS
4 5 (1.12%) CICS
5 4 (0.89%) CMS
6 3 (0.67%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (0.22%) Moodle
8 1 (0.22%) Lync
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.22%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 29 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.24%) MS Office
3 8 (1.79%) MS Project
4 7 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 192 (42.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 31 (6.94%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Manufacturing
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.57%) SaaS
3 3 (0.67%) PaaS
4 2 (0.45%) IaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.71%) Firewall
2 21 (4.70%) Cisco Nexus
3 19 (4.25%) SAN
4 18 (4.03%) DNS
5 16 (3.58%) BGP
6 14 (3.13%) BIG-IP
6 14 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (2.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 11 (2.46%) OSPF
8 11 (2.46%) WLAN
9 9 (2.01%) WAN
10 8 (1.79%) Network Security
11 7 (1.57%) LAN
12 6 (1.34%) TCP/IP
12 6 (1.34%) DHCP
12 6 (1.34%) EIGRP
12 6 (1.34%) NetScreen
12 6 (1.34%) DMZ
12 6 (1.34%) Internet
13 5 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (8.95%) Oracle Database
2 30 (6.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 23 (5.15%) Oracle Database 10g
4 19 (4.25%) SQL Server
5 18 (4.03%) RDBMS
5 18 (4.03%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.24%) Oracle9i Database
7 9 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (2.01%) Oracle Exadata
8 8 (1.79%) DB2
9 7 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.34%) Sybase ASE
11 5 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.89%) Sybase IQ
12 4 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (0.89%) Toad
2 3 (0.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (0.67%) JIRA
2 3 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.45%) JUnit
3 2 (0.45%) PVCS
3 2 (0.45%) Selenium
4 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 97 (21.70%) Finance
2 47 (10.51%) Banking
3 22 (4.92%) Financial Institution
4 20 (4.47%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.80%) Retail
6 9 (2.01%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.34%) Marketing
7 6 (1.34%) Law
7 6 (1.34%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.12%) Publishing
9 3 (0.67%) Electronics
9 3 (0.67%) International Banking
10 2 (0.45%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.45%) Back Office
10 2 (0.45%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) Legal
11 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.22%) Billing
11 1 (0.22%) French Language
11 1 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 89 (19.91%) Analyst
2 55 (12.30%) Consultant
3 39 (8.72%) DBA
4 36 (8.05%) Architect
5 29 (6.49%) Developer
6 27 (6.04%) Service Analyst
7 25 (5.59%) Network Engineer
8 17 (3.80%) Administrator
8 17 (3.80%) Oracle DBA
9 16 (3.58%) Network Specialist
10 14 (3.13%) Service Manager
10 14 (3.13%) Monitoring Engineer
11 13 (2.91%) Remedy Consultant
12 12 (2.68%) Operations Analyst
12 12 (2.68%) Business Analyst
12 12 (2.68%) Systems Engineer
12 12 (2.68%) Monitoring Specialist
13 11 (2.46%) SQL DBA
13 11 (2.46%) Remedy Developer
14 10 (2.24%) Remedy Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (7.16%) CSS
2 25 (5.59%) HTML
3 24 (5.37%) Web Services
4 22 (4.92%) Middleware
5 9 (2.01%) YUI
5 9 (2.01%) HTML5
6 8 (1.79%) XML
7 7 (1.57%) .NET
8 6 (1.34%) ADO.NET
8 6 (1.34%) Application Packaging
9 5 (1.12%) ISPF
9 5 (1.12%) JSP
10 3 (0.67%) JDBC
10 3 (0.67%) Hibernate
10 3 (0.67%) Spring
10 3 (0.67%) LESS
10 3 (0.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (0.67%) jQuery
11 2 (0.45%) WAP
11 2 (0.45%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 78 (17.45%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (12.98%) CMDB
3 26 (5.82%) Clustering
4 24 (5.37%) User Experience
5 21 (4.70%) Management Information System
6 17 (3.80%) Hedge funds
7 15 (3.36%) Mainframe
8 12 (2.68%) Replication
9 11 (2.46%) Visualisation
10 6 (1.34%) IBM Mainframe
10 6 (1.34%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.89%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.89%) iPad
11 4 (0.89%) AS400
11 4 (0.89%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.89%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.89%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.89%) CCTV
12 3 (0.67%) DTV
13 2 (0.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 108 (24.16%) Windows
2 91 (20.36%) UNIX
3 73 (16.33%) Linux
4 31 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (6.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (4.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (4.03%) Solaris
8 15 (3.36%) AIX
9 7 (1.57%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.34%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (1.12%) SUSE
12 4 (0.89%) zOS
13 2 (0.45%) MVS
13 2 (0.45%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.45%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (34.68%) ITIL
2 118 (26.40%) ITSM
3 106 (23.71%) Service Management
4 34 (7.61%) Change Management
5 31 (6.94%) Network Management
6 30 (6.71%) Service Delivery
7 29 (6.49%) Network Monitoring
8 28 (6.26%) Workflow
8 28 (6.26%) Incident Management
8 28 (6.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 25 (5.59%) Configuration Management
10 24 (5.37%) Project Management
11 21 (4.70%) Asset Management
11 21 (4.70%) Knowledge Management
12 19 (4.25%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (3.58%) Migration
13 16 (3.58%) Capacity Management
14 15 (3.36%) Data Modelling
14 15 (3.36%) Load Balancing
15 14 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 72 (16.11%) SQL
2 47 (10.51%) PowerShell
3 40 (8.95%) Perl
4 21 (4.70%) JavaScript
4 21 (4.70%) VBScript
4 21 (4.70%) Shell Script
5 15 (3.36%) VB
6 12 (2.68%) C
7 11 (2.46%) Java
8 8 (1.79%) T-SQL
8 8 (1.79%) Python
9 7 (1.57%) C#
10 6 (1.34%) JCL
10 6 (1.34%) Lisp
11 5 (1.12%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.12%) REXX
12 1 (0.22%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.22%) PHP
12 1 (0.22%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 73 (16.33%) Security Cleared
2 55 (12.30%) SC Cleared
3 38 (8.50%) Degree
4 36 (8.05%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (4.92%) CCNP
6 20 (4.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 19 (4.25%) CCNA
8 14 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (2.01%) CISM
9 9 (2.01%) CISSP
10 8 (1.79%) CCDP
11 7 (1.57%) CCSA
11 7 (1.57%) JNCIA
12 5 (1.12%) BC Cleared
13 4 (0.89%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.67%) RHCE
14 3 (0.67%) PMP
14 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.67%) ISEB
14 3 (0.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (9.40%) SLA
2 9 (2.01%) QA
3 6 (1.34%) GPG13
4 3 (0.67%) COBIT
5 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.22%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 48 (10.74%) Active Directory
2 37 (8.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (5.15%) Oracle RMAN
4 20 (4.47%) Oracle RAC
5 18 (4.03%) vSphere
6 16 (3.58%) VMware ESX
7 10 (2.24%) XenApp
8 7 (1.57%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (0.89%) SRDF
11 4 (0.89%) vCloud
11 4 (0.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.22%) LiteSpeed
12 1 (0.22%) RACF
12 1 (0.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 67 (14.99%) SCOM
2 53 (11.86%) BMC PATROL
3 52 (11.63%) Control-M
4 39 (8.72%) BladeLogic
5 29 (6.49%) SCCM
6 26 (5.82%) OPNET
7 25 (5.59%) NetBackup
8 23 (5.15%) Data Guard
9 20 (4.47%) Tivoli
10 15 (3.36%) Puppet
11 12 (2.68%) Nagios
12 11 (2.46%) MOM
12 11 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
13 9 (2.01%) SCOrch
13 9 (2.01%) OpenView
13 9 (2.01%) HP SIM
13 9 (2.01%) SolarWinds Orion
14 8 (1.79%) SCSM
15 7 (1.57%) BMC Performance Manager
15 7 (1.57%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 192 (42.95%) Remedy
2 96 (21.48%) Microsoft
3 87 (19.46%) HP
4 64 (14.32%) Oracle
5 55 (12.30%) VMware
6 51 (11.41%) Cisco
7 40 (8.95%) SolarWinds
8 37 (8.28%) IBM
9 33 (7.38%) Citrix
10 28 (6.26%) F5
11 26 (5.82%) Red Hat
12 20 (4.47%) CheckPoint
12 20 (4.47%) Veritas
13 19 (4.25%) Altiris
14 16 (3.58%) ArcSight
14 16 (3.58%) EMC
15 14 (3.13%) Intel
16 13 (2.91%) Sun
17 12 (2.68%) CA
17 12 (2.68%) ServiceNow
London
Connectus
Rate: £440 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Jumar
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £390 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Annapurna
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: £350 - 410 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 13 days ago
Surrey
Greythorn
Rate: £45 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago