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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BMC
Rank 478 452 418
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -34
Contract jobs citing BMC 186 200 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.35% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 0.77% 0.80% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 98 92
Median daily rate £363 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £316 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.09% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £17.38 £12.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.30% -53.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.38 £12.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+36.30% -53.64%

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
24309 25081 24678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.14% 43.92% 45.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14909 14782 13627
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 814 1091 1074
Median hourly rate £19.44 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BMC within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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 -12 169 £360 -12.72% 22
South East +10 39 £360 -7.09% 8
London -73 38 £463 +12.12% 8
West Midlands -1 33 £388 +17.42% 1
North East - 28 £280 -
Tyne and Wear - 27 £280 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 27 £280 -
Berkshire +12 25 £360 -10.00% 3
Telford -12 21 £388 - 1
Shropshire -16 21 £388 +24.00% 1
Hampshire +8 10 £275 - 4
City of London +23 9 £463 +8.82% 5
Newbury - 8 £360 -
Wales +18 7 £600 +37.14%
North West +5 7 - -
Yorkshire +3 7 £400 +12.75% 1
West Yorkshire +2 6 £400 +12.75%
South West -2 6 £193 -66.52%
East of England +14 5 £488 - 4
Warwickshire +1 5 £325 -26.55%
Scotland -1 5 £442 +17.86%
Cheshire - 5 - -
Slough +8 4 £450 - 2
Leeds +6 4 £421 +50.35%
East Midlands +2 4 £381 -15.27%
Fareham - 4 £525 -
Cambridgeshire +18 3 £350 - 2
Middlesex -3 3 - -
Edinburgh -7 3 £442 +17.86%
Warrington - 3 - -

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 190 (45.35%) ITIL
2 167 (39.86%) Remedy
2 167 (39.86%) Remedy ITSM
3 137 (32.70%) Windows
4 125 (29.83%) ITSM
5 120 (28.64%) Security Cleared
6 112 (26.73%) Oracle
7 109 (26.01%) SQL
8 107 (25.54%) HP
9 100 (23.87%) Unix
10 96 (22.91%) SC Cleared
11 91 (21.72%) Linux
12 80 (19.09%) Service Management
13 77 (18.38%) CA
14 75 (17.90%) Microsoft
15 74 (17.66%) Windows Server
16 70 (16.71%) SQL Server
17 69 (16.47%) Perl
18 67 (15.99%) Finance
19 63 (15.04%) ServiceNow
20 61 (14.56%) TCP/IP
21 59 (14.08%) Incident Management
22 58 (13.84%) MS Excel
23 57 (13.60%) Firewall
23 57 (13.60%) CMDB
24 56 (13.37%) VMware
24 56 (13.37%) DB2
25 54 (12.89%) SAN
25 54 (12.89%) Configuration Management
26 52 (12.41%) SLA

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 26 (6.21%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.06%) Confluence
3 14 (3.34%) IIS
3 14 (3.34%) WebLogic
3 14 (3.34%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.67%) Apache
5 6 (1.43%) IBM Notes
6 5 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.19%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.95%) CMS
7 4 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.95%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.95%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.72%) CICS
8 3 (0.72%) iPlanet
8 3 (0.72%) JBoss
8 3 (0.72%) MQSeries
8 3 (0.72%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.72%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 58 (13.84%) MS Excel
2 32 (7.64%) MS Office
3 16 (3.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.19%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.72%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 167 (39.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 12 (2.86%) Remedy AR System
3 8 (1.91%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.72%) BASE24
6 2 (0.48%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.48%) Primavera
6 2 (0.48%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (1.91%) SaaS
2 6 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.95%) Office 365
4 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.72%) Engine Yard
4 3 (0.72%) GitHub
4 3 (0.72%) Heroku
4 3 (0.72%) IaaS
4 3 (0.72%) PaaS
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.24%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 61 (14.56%) TCP/IP
2 57 (13.60%) Firewall
3 54 (12.89%) SAN
4 25 (5.97%) OSPF
5 24 (5.73%) BGP
6 22 (5.25%) BIG-IP
7 21 (5.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 20 (4.77%) Cisco Nexus
8 20 (4.77%) NAS
9 12 (2.86%) HTTP
9 12 (2.86%) WAN
10 11 (2.63%) FTP
11 10 (2.39%) Internet
12 8 (1.91%) HTTPS
12 8 (1.91%) iSCSI
12 8 (1.91%) SSH
13 7 (1.67%) VPN
14 6 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (1.43%) LAN
14 6 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (16.71%) SQL Server
2 56 (13.37%) DB2
3 21 (5.01%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.91%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (0.95%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.48%) MySQL
6 2 (0.48%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.48%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.48%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.24%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.24%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 24 (5.73%) Subversion
2 20 (4.77%) Git (software)
3 18 (4.30%) JIRA
4 16 (3.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 16 (3.82%) ClearCase
4 16 (3.82%) ClearQuest
4 16 (3.82%) FishEye
4 16 (3.82%) GitLab
4 16 (3.82%) JIRA Agile
4 16 (3.82%) PVCS
4 16 (3.82%) Sonatype Nexus
5 14 (3.34%) Bitbucket
6 6 (1.43%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.43%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (0.72%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.24%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.24%) GoCD
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
General
1 67 (15.99%) Finance
2 38 (9.07%) Telecoms
3 25 (5.97%) Banking
4 16 (3.82%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.67%) Electronics
5 7 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.67%) Marketing
6 5 (1.19%) German Language
7 2 (0.48%) Billing
7 2 (0.48%) Front Office
7 2 (0.48%) Legal
7 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.48%) Publishing
8 1 (0.24%) French Language
8 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Retail
8 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 50 (11.93%) Analyst
2 46 (10.98%) Architect
3 40 (9.55%) Consultant
4 34 (8.11%) Support Engineer
5 30 (7.16%) Administrator
6 27 (6.44%) Developer
7 20 (4.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 19 (4.53%) Technical Architect
9 18 (4.30%) Monitoring Engineer
9 18 (4.30%) Network Engineer
9 18 (4.30%) Systems Administrator
10 16 (3.82%) Service Analyst
11 15 (3.58%) Remedy Architect
12 14 (3.34%) Infrastructure Support
12 14 (3.34%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 14 (3.34%) Technical Leader
13 13 (3.10%) Monitoring Specialist
13 13 (3.10%) Service Desk Analyst
14 12 (2.86%) Remedy Developer
15 11 (2.63%) Network Monitoring Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (7.64%) Web Services
2 30 (7.16%) Middleware
3 21 (5.01%) CSS
4 14 (3.34%) XML
5 9 (2.15%) .NET
6 7 (1.67%) ISPF
7 6 (1.43%) IBM Integration Bus
7 6 (1.43%) J2EE
8 5 (1.19%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.19%) ELK Stack
8 5 (1.19%) HTML
9 3 (0.72%) JSP
9 3 (0.72%) MCollective
9 3 (0.72%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 3 (0.72%) REST
10 2 (0.48%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (0.48%) SAP Basis
10 2 (0.48%) SAP PI
10 2 (0.48%) SOAP
10 2 (0.48%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 57 (13.60%) CMDB
2 51 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 31 (7.40%) User Experience
5 25 (5.97%) Data Centre
6 14 (3.34%) Mainframe
7 13 (3.10%) Hedge funds
7 13 (3.10%) Public Cloud
7 13 (3.10%) Visualisation
8 11 (2.63%) Virtual Team
9 9 (2.15%) Clustering
9 9 (2.15%) Replication
10 8 (1.91%) Data Integration
10 8 (1.91%) Wiki
11 7 (1.67%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
12 6 (1.43%) Computer Science
12 6 (1.43%) Economics
13 5 (1.19%) PKI
14 4 (0.95%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 137 (32.70%) Windows
2 100 (23.87%) Unix
3 91 (21.72%) Linux
4 74 (17.66%) Windows Server
5 23 (5.49%) AIX
6 20 (4.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (3.10%) Windows 7
8 12 (2.86%) Solaris
9 11 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (2.39%) zOS
11 7 (1.67%) MVS
12 6 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (1.19%) CentOS
13 5 (1.19%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.95%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.72%) OS/2
15 3 (0.72%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.72%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (45.35%) ITIL
2 125 (29.83%) ITSM
3 80 (19.09%) Service Management
4 59 (14.08%) Incident Management
5 54 (12.89%) Configuration Management
6 48 (11.46%) ITIL V3
7 40 (9.55%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (8.35%) Change Management
9 33 (7.88%) Mentoring
10 29 (6.92%) Root Cause Analysis
11 26 (6.21%) Migration
12 25 (5.97%) Service Delivery
13 24 (5.73%) Problem Management
13 24 (5.73%) Server Monitoring
13 24 (5.73%) Workflow
14 20 (4.77%) Software Engineering
15 19 (4.53%) Load Balancing
16 18 (4.30%) Knowledge Management
16 18 (4.30%) Network Management
16 18 (4.30%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 109 (26.01%) SQL
2 69 (16.47%) Perl
3 51 (12.17%) Shell Script
4 46 (10.98%) VB
5 38 (9.07%) Python
6 34 (8.11%) PowerShell
7 23 (5.49%) Java
8 21 (5.01%) JavaScript
9 16 (3.82%) PL/SQL
10 13 (3.10%) Jython
11 10 (2.39%) REXX
12 9 (2.15%) C#
12 9 (2.15%) JCL
13 8 (1.91%) C
13 8 (1.91%) VBA
14 7 (1.67%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.67%) C++
14 7 (1.67%) VBScript
15 6 (1.43%) Korn
15 6 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 120 (28.64%) Security Cleared
2 96 (22.91%) SC Cleared
3 34 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
4 27 (6.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 23 (5.49%) Degree
6 22 (5.25%) AAT
7 19 (4.53%) CCNP
7 19 (4.53%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (2.15%) CCNA
9 7 (1.67%) CISM
9 7 (1.67%) CISSP
9 7 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (1.19%) CCDP
10 5 (1.19%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.19%) IISP
11 3 (0.72%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.72%) CCSA
11 3 (0.72%) CCSE
12 2 (0.48%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (12.41%) SLA
2 7 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.43%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.19%) GPG13
4 5 (1.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (1.19%) QA
5 3 (0.72%) COBIT
5 3 (0.72%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.72%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 42 (10.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (5.73%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.91%) XenApp
4 7 (1.67%) Firmware
4 7 (1.67%) Time Sharing Option
4 7 (1.67%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (1.19%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.19%) vSphere
6 4 (0.95%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.95%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.72%) RACF
7 3 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.48%) Samba
8 2 (0.48%) Sendmail
8 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.24%) SRDF
9 1 (0.24%) vCloud
9 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 47 (11.22%) Control-M
1 47 (11.22%) Tivoli
2 42 (10.02%) MOM
3 39 (9.31%) HP SiteScope
4 34 (8.11%) BMC PATROL
5 28 (6.68%) OPNET
6 25 (5.97%) BladeLogic
7 23 (5.49%) SCCM
8 22 (5.25%) SCOM
9 19 (4.53%) Puppet
10 14 (3.34%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 13 (3.10%) SCOrch
12 11 (2.63%) OpenView
13 10 (2.39%) NetBackup
13 10 (2.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 8 (1.91%) Nagios
15 6 (1.43%) EMC NetWorker
15 6 (1.43%) logstash
15 6 (1.43%) Zenoss
16 5 (1.19%) Ansible
Vendors
1 167 (39.86%) Remedy
2 112 (26.73%) Oracle
3 107 (25.54%) HP
4 77 (18.38%) CA
5 75 (17.90%) Microsoft
6 63 (15.04%) ServiceNow
7 56 (13.37%) VMware
8 51 (12.17%) Cisco
9 30 (7.16%) IBM
10 26 (6.21%) F5
10 26 (6.21%) SolarWinds
11 24 (5.73%) CheckPoint
12 22 (5.25%) Red Hat
12 22 (5.25%) Riverbed
13 21 (5.01%) SAP
14 19 (4.53%) Fortinet
15 17 (4.06%) Dell
15 17 (4.06%) Juniper
16 16 (3.82%) Citrix
16 16 (3.82%) Nokia
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