The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC
Rank 380 359 328
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -31
Contract jobs citing BMC 223 228 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.45% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.89% 0.95% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 99 116
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £286 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 8
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +33.33%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25064 24043 26887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.81% 47.03% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13895 13049 13618
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1077 1193 1390
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 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
(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 -41 187 £365 -14.11% 37
London -1 104 £400 -9.60% 17
South East -24 32 £388 +10.71% 13
City of London +18 22 £488 +2.63% 7
Berkshire +1 19 £420 +16.66% 8
Yorkshire +11 15 £325 - 1
West Yorkshire +11 14 £325 - 1
Leeds +4 14 £325 - 1
Scotland -11 12 £348 -7.13%
Cambridgeshire -6 8 £213 -50.00%
Cambridge -11 8 £213 -50.00%
East of England -27 8 £213 -50.00% 1
North West -5 6 £300 +20.00% 3
Hampshire -17 6 £450 +5.88% 1
West Midlands - 5 £250 - 1
Reading -4 4 - - 2
Fareham - 4 £450 -
Surrey -4 3 £386 - 4
Wiltshire -11 3 - -
South West -26 3 - - 1
East Midlands +3 2 £150 +25.00%
Buckinghamshire -11 2 - -
Milton Keynes -14 2 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £385 -
Birmingham - 1 £250 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 190 (45.78%) Remedy
1 190 (45.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 162 (39.04%) ITIL
3 131 (31.57%) ITSM
4 103 (24.82%) Service Management
5 101 (24.34%) Microsoft
6 95 (22.89%) Windows
7 93 (22.41%) Finance
8 92 (22.17%) UNIX
9 91 (21.93%) HP
10 69 (16.63%) Security Cleared
11 66 (15.90%) SQL
12 64 (15.42%) CMDB
13 62 (14.94%) Linux
14 60 (14.46%) Oracle
15 59 (14.22%) SC Cleared
16 54 (13.01%) SCOM
17 52 (12.53%) Control-M
18 47 (11.33%) BMC PATROL
18 47 (11.33%) Workflow
18 47 (11.33%) VMware
18 47 (11.33%) Banking
19 43 (10.36%) IBM
20 40 (9.64%) SLA
21 39 (9.40%) Active Directory
22 37 (8.92%) Change Management
22 37 (8.92%) BladeLogic
23 36 (8.67%) XML
24 35 (8.43%) Web Services
25 34 (8.19%) PowerShell

BMC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (3.86%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.65%) IIS
3 10 (2.41%) CMS
4 5 (1.20%) CICS
5 3 (0.72%) Apache
5 3 (0.72%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (0.48%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.24%) SAS
7 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.24%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 32 (7.71%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.13%) MS Office
3 10 (2.41%) MS Project
4 7 (1.69%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 190 (45.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 30 (7.23%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Manufacturing
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.30%) SaaS
2 2 (0.48%) PaaS
3 1 (0.24%) IaaS
3 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.27%) SAN
2 14 (3.37%) DNS
2 14 (3.37%) TCP/IP
2 14 (3.37%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (3.13%) Firewall
4 11 (2.65%) LAN
4 11 (2.65%) WLAN
4 11 (2.65%) WAN
5 10 (2.41%) LDAP
5 10 (2.41%) VPN
5 10 (2.41%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (2.17%) DHCP
7 8 (1.93%) BGP
8 7 (1.69%) Network Security
8 7 (1.69%) SSL
9 5 (1.20%) DMZ
9 5 (1.20%) EIGRP
9 5 (1.20%) OSPF
10 4 (0.96%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.71%) Oracle Database
2 22 (5.30%) Oracle Database 11g
3 17 (4.10%) SQL Server
4 16 (3.86%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (2.65%) RDBMS
5 11 (2.65%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.93%) DB2
7 7 (1.69%) Sybase ASE
7 7 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (1.69%) Oracle Exadata
8 6 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.20%) Oracle9i Database
10 4 (0.96%) Sybase IQ
11 3 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.48%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 4 (0.96%) Toad
1 4 (0.96%) JIRA
2 3 (0.72%) Selenium
2 3 (0.72%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.48%) JUnit
4 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
General
1 93 (22.41%) Finance
2 47 (11.33%) Banking
3 20 (4.82%) Financial Institution
3 20 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.13%) Retail
5 12 (2.89%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.20%) Advertising
7 5 (1.20%) Marketing
8 4 (0.96%) Games
8 4 (0.96%) Back Office
9 3 (0.72%) International Banking
10 2 (0.48%) Electronics
10 2 (0.48%) Publishing
10 2 (0.48%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.24%) Automotive
11 1 (0.24%) Legal
11 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.24%) French Language
11 1 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 68 (16.39%) Analyst
2 52 (12.53%) Consultant
3 48 (11.57%) Developer
4 34 (8.19%) Architect
5 29 (6.99%) DBA
6 26 (6.27%) Administrator
7 20 (4.82%) Service Analyst
8 19 (4.58%) Network Engineer
9 18 (4.34%) ServiceNow Developer
10 15 (3.61%) Service Manager
10 15 (3.61%) Remedy Developer
11 12 (2.89%) Operations Analyst
11 12 (2.89%) Support Analyst
11 12 (2.89%) Project Manager
12 11 (2.65%) Oracle DBA
12 11 (2.65%) Remedy Consultant
12 11 (2.65%) ITSM Consultant
13 10 (2.41%) Systems Engineer
13 10 (2.41%) Infrastructure Architect
14 9 (2.17%) Remedy Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (8.67%) XML
2 35 (8.43%) Web Services
3 30 (7.23%) HTML
4 26 (6.27%) CSS
5 17 (4.10%) Middleware
6 13 (3.13%) XSL
7 12 (2.89%) XML Schema
8 10 (2.41%) Ajax
9 9 (2.17%) JSP
10 8 (1.93%) HTML5
11 7 (1.69%) ISPF
11 7 (1.69%) .NET
12 6 (1.45%) SOAP
12 6 (1.45%) COM
13 5 (1.20%) ADO.NET
14 4 (0.96%) CGI
15 3 (0.72%) JDBC
15 3 (0.72%) Hibernate
15 3 (0.72%) Spring
15 3 (0.72%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 64 (15.42%) CMDB
2 20 (4.82%) Clustering
3 19 (4.58%) Mainframe
4 14 (3.37%) Replication
5 13 (3.13%) Hedge funds
6 11 (2.65%) Client/Server
7 10 (2.41%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.45%) AS400
8 6 (1.45%) IBM Mainframe
9 5 (1.20%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.20%) Derivative
10 4 (0.96%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 4 (0.96%) Web 2.0
10 4 (0.96%) CCTV
11 3 (0.72%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.72%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.72%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.72%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.48%) DataPower
12 2 (0.48%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 95 (22.89%) Windows
2 92 (22.17%) UNIX
3 62 (14.94%) Linux
4 30 (7.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (5.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (4.82%) Solaris
7 13 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (2.41%) Windows 7
9 9 (2.17%) AIX
10 6 (1.45%) SUSE
10 6 (1.45%) zOS
10 6 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.72%) HPUX
12 3 (0.72%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.48%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.48%) MVS
14 1 (0.24%) CentOS
14 1 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (39.04%) ITIL
2 131 (31.57%) ITSM
3 103 (24.82%) Service Management
4 47 (11.33%) Workflow
5 37 (8.92%) Change Management
6 30 (7.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 28 (6.75%) Service Delivery
8 25 (6.02%) Migration
9 24 (5.78%) Configuration Management
10 22 (5.30%) Knowledge Management
11 21 (5.06%) Project Management
12 20 (4.82%) Incident Management
13 18 (4.34%) Disaster Recovery
13 18 (4.34%) SOA
13 18 (4.34%) Asset Management
14 17 (4.10%) Capacity Management
15 16 (3.86%) Root Cause Analysis
15 16 (3.86%) PRINCE2
16 14 (3.37%) Network Monitoring
17 13 (3.13%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (15.90%) SQL
2 34 (8.19%) PowerShell
3 33 (7.95%) JavaScript
4 30 (7.23%) Perl
5 24 (5.78%) Shell Script
6 16 (3.86%) VBScript
7 15 (3.61%) Java
8 11 (2.65%) C
9 8 (1.93%) VB
9 8 (1.93%) JCL
10 6 (1.45%) C#
11 5 (1.20%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.20%) PHP
11 5 (1.20%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.20%) Python
11 5 (1.20%) REXX
11 5 (1.20%) Lisp
12 1 (0.24%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.24%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.24%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 69 (16.63%) Security Cleared
2 59 (14.22%) SC Cleared
3 29 (6.99%) Degree
4 18 (4.34%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (3.86%) CCNP
6 14 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (2.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (1.69%) CCDP
9 4 (0.96%) CCNA
10 3 (0.72%) MCP
10 3 (0.72%) ISEB
10 3 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.72%) RHCE
10 3 (0.72%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.72%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.48%) CCIE
11 2 (0.48%) CISM
11 2 (0.48%) PMP
11 2 (0.48%) CISSP
11 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (9.64%) SLA
2 7 (1.69%) QA
3 6 (1.45%) COBIT
4 5 (1.20%) GPG13
5 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.24%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 39 (9.40%) Active Directory
2 31 (7.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.86%) Oracle RMAN
4 15 (3.61%) VMware ESX
4 15 (3.61%) Oracle RAC
5 14 (3.37%) vSphere
6 10 (2.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 8 (1.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 7 (1.69%) XenApp
9 6 (1.45%) SRDF
9 6 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.96%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.72%) vCloud
12 2 (0.48%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (0.48%) NFS
13 1 (0.24%) RACF
13 1 (0.24%) Samba
13 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.24%) LiteSpeed
13 1 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 54 (13.01%) SCOM
2 52 (12.53%) Control-M
3 47 (11.33%) BMC PATROL
4 37 (8.92%) BladeLogic
5 30 (7.23%) NetBackup
6 21 (5.06%) Tivoli
6 21 (5.06%) SCCM
7 16 (3.86%) Data Guard
8 12 (2.89%) Nagios
9 11 (2.65%) MOM
10 10 (2.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 10 (2.41%) OPNET
11 9 (2.17%) SolarWinds Orion
12 8 (1.93%) SCSM
13 7 (1.69%) SCOrch
13 7 (1.69%) BMC Performance Manager
14 6 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 6 (1.45%) OpenView
14 6 (1.45%) HP UCMDB
15 5 (1.20%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 190 (45.78%) Remedy
2 101 (24.34%) Microsoft
3 91 (21.93%) HP
4 60 (14.46%) Oracle
5 47 (11.33%) VMware
6 43 (10.36%) IBM
7 32 (7.71%) Cisco
7 32 (7.71%) ServiceNow
8 31 (7.47%) Red Hat
9 29 (6.99%) Citrix
10 27 (6.51%) Veritas
10 27 (6.51%) SolarWinds
11 23 (5.54%) EMC
12 18 (4.34%) Altiris
13 17 (4.10%) CA
14 15 (3.61%) NetApp
15 14 (3.37%) Intel
16 13 (3.13%) ArcSight
17 12 (2.89%) F5
18 10 (2.41%) TippingPoint
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