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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC
Rank 380 368 343
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -25
Contract jobs citing BMC 245 225 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.43% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% 0.91% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 115 107
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Average hourly rate £47.13 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.62% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.53 £11.25 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £27.75 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.13 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+135.62% +14.28%

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
26168 24713 26939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.27% 46.89% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14687 13698 13693
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 £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 1117 1107 1353
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% -0.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -8 227 £375 -11.76% 33
London +34 130 £375 -16.66% 11
South East -29 32 £425 +21.42% 10
City of London +7 20 £475 - 6
Yorkshire +1 17 £325 -13.33%
West Midlands 0 16 £344 -21.87% 2
Berkshire +6 15 £425 +14.86% 5
West Yorkshire +3 15 £325 -13.33%
North West -7 13 £400 +28.00%
Scotland -7 9 £349 -6.93%
Surrey +5 8 £385 - 3
Hampshire -19 7 £380 +28.81% 1
Cheshire 0 6 £388 -0.64%
Cambridgeshire -5 4 - -
Cambridge -10 4 - -
East of England -34 4 - - 6
Birmingham 0 3 £438 +1.74%
Merseyside - 3 £625 -
Reading -3 2 £365 -27.00% 3
Warwickshire -8 2 £344 -
Swindon -9 2 - -
Milton Keynes -13 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -14 2 - -
Wiltshire -17 2 - -
South West -39 2 - - 3
East Midlands - 2 £150 - 1
Liverpool - 2 £625 -
Reigate +5 1 £95 -
Redhill - 1 - - 1
Northampton - 1 - -

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 183 (43.78%) Remedy
1 183 (43.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 142 (33.97%) ITIL
3 111 (26.56%) ITSM
4 106 (25.36%) Windows
5 97 (23.21%) Service Management
6 94 (22.49%) Microsoft
7 89 (21.29%) UNIX
7 89 (21.29%) Finance
8 82 (19.62%) HP
9 74 (17.70%) Security Cleared
10 72 (17.22%) SQL
11 71 (16.99%) Linux
12 64 (15.31%) SCOM
13 62 (14.83%) Oracle
14 56 (13.40%) SC Cleared
15 54 (12.92%) CMDB
16 52 (12.44%) Control-M
16 52 (12.44%) BMC PATROL
17 50 (11.96%) VMware
18 46 (11.00%) Banking
19 43 (10.29%) PowerShell
19 43 (10.29%) Active Directory
20 41 (9.81%) SLA
20 41 (9.81%) Cisco
21 38 (9.09%) Perl
21 38 (9.09%) BladeLogic
21 38 (9.09%) Oracle Database
22 34 (8.13%) VMware Infrastructure
23 33 (7.89%) IBM

BMC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 25 (5.98%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.39%) Apache
3 8 (1.91%) IIS
4 5 (1.20%) CICS
5 4 (0.96%) CMS
6 3 (0.72%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.48%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (0.24%) Moodle
8 1 (0.24%) Lync
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.24%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 28 (6.70%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.63%) MS Office
3 8 (1.91%) MS Project
4 7 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 183 (43.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 31 (7.42%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Manufacturing
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.67%) SaaS
3 2 (0.48%) PaaS
4 1 (0.24%) Office 365
4 1 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.78%) Firewall
2 19 (4.55%) SAN
3 16 (3.83%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (3.35%) DNS
5 13 (3.11%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (2.63%) BGP
6 11 (2.63%) WLAN
7 9 (2.15%) BIG-IP
8 8 (1.91%) WAN
9 7 (1.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (1.67%) Network Security
10 6 (1.44%) TCP/IP
10 6 (1.44%) LAN
10 6 (1.44%) OSPF
10 6 (1.44%) EIGRP
10 6 (1.44%) DMZ
11 5 (1.20%) Internet
11 5 (1.20%) NetScreen
11 5 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (1.20%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 28 (6.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 21 (5.02%) SQL Server
3 21 (5.02%) Oracle Database 10g
4 19 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 19 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.91%) Oracle Exadata
6 8 (1.91%) DB2
6 8 (1.91%) Oracle9i Database
7 7 (1.67%) Sybase ASE
7 7 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.96%) Sybase IQ
9 4 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (0.96%) Toad
2 3 (0.72%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (0.72%) JIRA
2 3 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.48%) JUnit
3 2 (0.48%) Selenium
4 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.24%) PVCS
General
1 89 (21.29%) Finance
2 46 (11.00%) Banking
3 22 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 18 (4.31%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.83%) Retail
6 9 (2.15%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.44%) Marketing
8 5 (1.20%) Publishing
9 3 (0.72%) International Banking
9 3 (0.72%) Advertising
9 3 (0.72%) Electronics
10 2 (0.48%) Back Office
10 2 (0.48%) Law
10 2 (0.48%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.24%) French Language
11 1 (0.24%) German Language
11 1 (0.24%) Legal
11 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 82 (19.62%) Analyst
2 56 (13.40%) Consultant
3 38 (9.09%) DBA
4 33 (7.89%) Architect
5 31 (7.42%) Developer
6 25 (5.98%) Service Analyst
7 23 (5.50%) Network Engineer
8 15 (3.59%) Administrator
8 15 (3.59%) Oracle DBA
9 13 (3.11%) Remedy Developer
9 13 (3.11%) Remedy Consultant
10 12 (2.87%) Operations Analyst
10 12 (2.87%) SQL DBA
10 12 (2.87%) Business Analyst
11 11 (2.63%) Network Specialist
12 10 (2.39%) Remedy Analyst
12 10 (2.39%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (2.39%) Support Analyst
12 10 (2.39%) Service Manager
12 10 (2.39%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.70%) CSS
2 27 (6.46%) HTML
3 23 (5.50%) Web Services
4 18 (4.31%) Middleware
5 10 (2.39%) XML
6 9 (2.15%) YUI
6 9 (2.15%) HTML5
7 7 (1.67%) .NET
8 6 (1.44%) ADO.NET
8 6 (1.44%) JSP
9 5 (1.20%) ISPF
9 5 (1.20%) Application Packaging
10 3 (0.72%) jQuery
10 3 (0.72%) Hibernate
10 3 (0.72%) Spring
10 3 (0.72%) Ajax
10 3 (0.72%) LESS
10 3 (0.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (0.72%) JDBC
11 2 (0.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.92%) CMDB
2 24 (5.74%) Clustering
3 18 (4.31%) Management Information System
4 17 (4.07%) Hedge funds
5 15 (3.59%) Mainframe
6 13 (3.11%) Replication
7 6 (1.44%) IBM Mainframe
7 6 (1.44%) Data Integration
8 4 (0.96%) Visualisation
8 4 (0.96%) iPad
8 4 (0.96%) CCTV
8 4 (0.96%) AS400
8 4 (0.96%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.72%) DTV
9 3 (0.72%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.72%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.48%) DataPower
10 2 (0.48%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.48%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.48%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 106 (25.36%) Windows
2 89 (21.29%) UNIX
3 71 (16.99%) Linux
4 27 (6.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (6.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (4.07%) Solaris
7 16 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (3.59%) AIX
9 8 (1.91%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.20%) SUSE
10 5 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.96%) zOS
12 2 (0.48%) MVS
12 2 (0.48%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.48%) HPUX
13 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (33.97%) ITIL
2 111 (26.56%) ITSM
3 97 (23.21%) Service Management
4 32 (7.66%) Change Management
5 28 (6.70%) Workflow
5 28 (6.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 27 (6.46%) Service Delivery
7 26 (6.22%) Incident Management
8 23 (5.50%) Configuration Management
9 22 (5.26%) Network Management
10 21 (5.02%) Network Monitoring
10 21 (5.02%) Project Management
10 21 (5.02%) Knowledge Management
11 20 (4.78%) Asset Management
12 18 (4.31%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (4.07%) Migration
14 16 (3.83%) Capacity Management
15 15 (3.59%) Data Modelling
16 13 (3.11%) Kalman Filter
17 11 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 72 (17.22%) SQL
2 43 (10.29%) PowerShell
3 38 (9.09%) Perl
4 23 (5.50%) JavaScript
5 22 (5.26%) Shell Script
6 19 (4.55%) VBScript
7 14 (3.35%) VB
8 10 (2.39%) Java
8 10 (2.39%) C
9 8 (1.91%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.67%) Python
11 6 (1.44%) JCL
11 6 (1.44%) Lisp
11 6 (1.44%) C#
12 5 (1.20%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.20%) REXX
13 2 (0.48%) PHP
14 1 (0.24%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.24%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 74 (17.70%) Security Cleared
2 56 (13.40%) SC Cleared
3 30 (7.18%) Degree
4 27 (6.46%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (3.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 15 (3.59%) CCNP
7 14 (3.35%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (2.39%) CCNA
9 8 (1.91%) CCDP
9 8 (1.91%) CISSP
9 8 (1.91%) CISM
10 6 (1.44%) CCSA
10 6 (1.44%) JNCIA
11 5 (1.20%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.72%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.72%) RHCE
12 3 (0.72%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.72%) MCP
12 3 (0.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (9.81%) SLA
2 9 (2.15%) QA
3 6 (1.44%) GPG13
4 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.48%) COBIT
5 1 (0.24%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 43 (10.29%) Active Directory
2 34 (8.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.02%) Oracle RMAN
4 18 (4.31%) Oracle RAC
5 17 (4.07%) vSphere
6 15 (3.59%) VMware ESX
7 8 (1.91%) XenApp
8 6 (1.44%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.96%) SRDF
10 4 (0.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (0.72%) vCloud
12 1 (0.24%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.24%) LiteSpeed
12 1 (0.24%) RACF
Systems Management
1 64 (15.31%) SCOM
2 52 (12.44%) BMC PATROL
2 52 (12.44%) Control-M
3 38 (9.09%) BladeLogic
4 27 (6.46%) SCCM
5 25 (5.98%) NetBackup
6 21 (5.02%) Data Guard
7 19 (4.55%) Tivoli
8 17 (4.07%) OPNET
9 13 (3.11%) Puppet
10 12 (2.87%) Nagios
11 11 (2.63%) MOM
12 9 (2.15%) SolarWinds Orion
12 9 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (2.15%) SCOrch
13 8 (1.91%) OpenView
13 8 (1.91%) SCSM
14 7 (1.67%) HP SIM
14 7 (1.67%) BMC Performance Manager
15 6 (1.44%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 183 (43.78%) Remedy
2 94 (22.49%) Microsoft
3 82 (19.62%) HP
4 62 (14.83%) Oracle
5 50 (11.96%) VMware
6 41 (9.81%) Cisco
7 33 (7.89%) IBM
8 32 (7.66%) SolarWinds
9 29 (6.94%) Citrix
10 24 (5.74%) Red Hat
11 21 (5.02%) Veritas
11 21 (5.02%) F5
12 18 (4.31%) Altiris
13 15 (3.59%) EMC
14 14 (3.35%) Intel
14 14 (3.35%) ArcSight
15 13 (3.11%) ServiceNow
15 13 (3.11%) Sun
15 13 (3.11%) CheckPoint
16 11 (2.63%) CA
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Greythorn
Rate: £45 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Telford
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £630 per day
Posted: 25 days ago