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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC
Rank 389 358 398
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +40
Contract jobs citing BMC 218 243 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.47% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.87% 1.02% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 149 73
Average daily rate
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£416 £400 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.06% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £403 £310
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +29.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Average hourly rate £46.75 £12.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+274.00% -52.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £12.50 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £12.50 £35.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 - £32.00

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
25051 23888 23758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.40% 46.29% 47.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14924 13568 12329
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +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 £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1174 1118 1406
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.41 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -62 192 £420 +5.00% 42
London -40 92 £425 +6.25% 16
South East +9 49 £375 +0.67% 4
Berkshire - 29 £350 - 1
City of London -5 26 £425 +6.25% 12
East of England -9 17 £425 +6.25% 9
West Yorkshire -13 12 £325 -31.57% 1
Yorkshire -14 12 £325 -31.57% 2
West Midlands -18 12 £469 +16.45% 4
Reading - 12 £324 -
Leeds +5 11 £325 - 1
Scotland +7 10 £404 -
Surrey +4 9 - - 2
Hertfordshire +3 8 £425 +6.25% 5
Hampshire -22 6 £448 +10.49%
Glasgow - 6 £325 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £210 - 2
East Midlands +6 5 £425 - 3
Wales - 5 £485 - 1
Cambridge - 5 - -
Essex -8 3 - - 2
Swindon -14 3 £420 -20.00%
Wiltshire -19 3 £420 -20.00% 1
South West -35 3 £420 -16.00% 4
South Wales - 3 £485 - 1
Birmingham -3 2 £475 - 2
Redhill - 2 - -
Chester +9 1 - -
Cheshire +5 1 - -
North West -15 1 - -

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 227 (44.42%) Remedy
1 227 (44.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 196 (38.36%) ITIL
3 136 (26.61%) Windows
4 128 (25.05%) Service Management
5 127 (24.85%) ITSM
6 101 (19.77%) Finance
7 95 (18.59%) Microsoft
7 95 (18.59%) HP
8 93 (18.20%) UNIX
9 88 (17.22%) Analytical Skills
10 82 (16.05%) SQL
11 81 (15.85%) VMware
12 78 (15.26%) Cisco
13 74 (14.48%) Linux
14 72 (14.09%) Oracle
15 71 (13.89%) Security Cleared
16 64 (12.52%) SCOM
17 63 (12.33%) CMDB
18 55 (10.76%) Cisco Certification
19 53 (10.37%) VMware Infrastructure
20 52 (10.18%) SC Cleared
21 50 (9.78%) Banking
21 50 (9.78%) BMC PATROL
22 49 (9.59%) Active Directory
23 47 (9.20%) Perl
23 47 (9.20%) F5
24 46 (9.00%) PowerShell
25 45 (8.81%) Control-M
25 45 (8.81%) Firewall

BMC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 37 (7.24%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.52%) IIS
3 10 (1.96%) Apache
4 9 (1.76%) JBoss
5 8 (1.57%) CICS
6 7 (1.37%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.98%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.78%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.59%) CMS
9 3 (0.59%) AquaLogic Service Bus
10 2 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.20%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.20%) Lync
11 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.20%) Confluence
11 1 (0.20%) Moodle
Applications
1 31 (6.07%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.70%) MS Office
3 12 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 227 (44.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 25 (4.89%) Remedy AR System
3 5 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.78%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.39%) Summit
6 1 (0.20%) assyst
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.37%) SaaS
3 5 (0.98%) IaaS
3 5 (0.98%) PaaS
4 1 (0.20%) Office 365
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (8.81%) Firewall
2 31 (6.07%) Cisco Nexus
3 27 (5.28%) DNS
3 27 (5.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 26 (5.09%) Cisco ASA
5 24 (4.70%) BGP
6 17 (3.33%) BIG-IP
6 17 (3.33%) WLAN
7 16 (3.13%) SAN
8 13 (2.54%) OSPF
9 12 (2.35%) WAN
9 12 (2.35%) Broadband
9 12 (2.35%) LAN
9 12 (2.35%) DMZ
10 11 (2.15%) EIGRP
11 7 (1.37%) Network Security
11 7 (1.37%) ADSL
11 7 (1.37%) TCP/IP
12 6 (1.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 6 (1.17%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (7.05%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.31%) Oracle Database
3 21 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (2.35%) DB2
6 11 (2.15%) RDBMS
6 11 (2.15%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (2.15%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (1.57%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.37%) OLTP
9 7 (1.37%) Oracle9i Database
10 6 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.98%) Star Schema
11 5 (0.98%) Oracle Exadata
12 4 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.39%) ClearCase
1 2 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (0.39%) PVCS
1 2 (0.39%) JIRA
2 1 (0.20%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.20%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 101 (19.77%) Finance
2 50 (9.78%) Banking
3 33 (6.46%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.13%) Retail
5 12 (2.35%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.35%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.15%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.96%) Law
8 9 (1.76%) Publishing
9 7 (1.37%) Legal
10 5 (0.98%) Billing
10 5 (0.98%) Electronics
10 5 (0.98%) Marketing
11 3 (0.59%) International Banking
12 2 (0.39%) Advertising
12 2 (0.39%) Back Office
12 2 (0.39%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.39%) French Language
12 2 (0.39%) Local Government
13 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 93 (18.20%) Analyst
2 62 (12.13%) Consultant
3 50 (9.78%) Architect
4 36 (7.05%) Developer
5 31 (6.07%) Network Engineer
5 31 (6.07%) DBA
6 23 (4.50%) Service Analyst
7 18 (3.52%) Administrator
7 18 (3.52%) Remedy Developer
8 17 (3.33%) Remedy Consultant
9 16 (3.13%) Network Specialist
10 15 (2.94%) Security Engineer
11 14 (2.74%) Monitoring Engineer
11 14 (2.74%) Cloud Engineer
11 14 (2.74%) SQL DBA
11 14 (2.74%) Service Manager
12 13 (2.54%) SQL Server DBA
12 13 (2.54%) Monitoring Specialist
13 12 (2.35%) Business Analyst
14 11 (2.15%) OSS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (7.44%) Web Services
2 31 (6.07%) CSS
3 24 (4.70%) Middleware
4 20 (3.91%) HTML
5 18 (3.52%) XML
6 13 (2.54%) SOAP
7 11 (2.15%) Spring
8 9 (1.76%) YUI
8 9 (1.76%) Apache Camel
8 9 (1.76%) HTML5
9 8 (1.57%) REST
9 8 (1.57%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (1.57%) JSON
10 7 (1.37%) Application Packaging
11 6 (1.17%) .NET
11 6 (1.17%) ADO.NET
12 5 (0.98%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (0.78%) JSP
14 3 (0.59%) Hibernate
14 3 (0.59%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 88 (17.22%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (12.33%) CMDB
3 32 (6.26%) User Experience
4 27 (5.28%) Clustering
5 23 (4.50%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.94%) Visualisation
7 13 (2.54%) Mainframe
8 11 (2.15%) Data Integration
9 8 (1.57%) Open Source
10 7 (1.37%) Blackberry
10 7 (1.37%) Hedge funds
11 6 (1.17%) iPad
11 6 (1.17%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.17%) Replication
12 5 (0.98%) iSeries
12 5 (0.98%) DTV
12 5 (0.98%) AS400
13 4 (0.78%) Performance Metrics
13 4 (0.78%) Kindle
13 4 (0.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 136 (26.61%) Windows
2 93 (18.20%) UNIX
3 74 (14.48%) Linux
4 44 (8.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (6.26%) Solaris
6 25 (4.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (2.94%) AIX
9 12 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.96%) zOS
11 5 (0.98%) SUSE
12 4 (0.78%) VMS
13 3 (0.59%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.39%) MVS
14 2 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (38.36%) ITIL
2 128 (25.05%) Service Management
3 127 (24.85%) ITSM
4 43 (8.41%) Service Delivery
5 42 (8.22%) Project Management
6 38 (7.44%) Incident Management
7 33 (6.46%) Network Management
8 30 (5.87%) Change Management
9 29 (5.68%) Network Monitoring
10 28 (5.48%) Capacity Management
10 28 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
11 25 (4.89%) Performance Management
12 23 (4.50%) Knowledge Management
13 22 (4.31%) Configuration Management
14 21 (4.11%) Workflow
15 20 (3.91%) Problem Management
15 20 (3.91%) Capacity Planning
16 19 (3.72%) Migration
17 18 (3.52%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (3.52%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 82 (16.05%) SQL
2 47 (9.20%) Perl
3 46 (9.00%) PowerShell
4 23 (4.50%) Java
5 19 (3.72%) JavaScript
6 18 (3.52%) Shell Script
7 17 (3.33%) VBScript
7 17 (3.33%) VB
8 12 (2.35%) T-SQL
9 11 (2.15%) Lisp
10 10 (1.96%) Python
10 10 (1.96%) C
11 9 (1.76%) C#
11 9 (1.76%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.57%) Scala
13 4 (0.78%) VBA
13 4 (0.78%) JCL
13 4 (0.78%) XPath
14 2 (0.39%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.20%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 71 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 55 (10.76%) Cisco Certification
3 52 (10.18%) SC Cleared
4 34 (6.65%) CCNP
5 31 (6.07%) Degree
6 28 (5.48%) CCNA
7 21 (4.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 17 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (2.74%) CCDP
9 14 (2.74%) CISSP
9 14 (2.74%) CISM
10 12 (2.35%) JNCIA
10 12 (2.35%) CCSA
11 7 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (1.17%) MCTS
13 5 (0.98%) CCSE
13 5 (0.98%) MCP
14 4 (0.78%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 3 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 3 (0.59%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.33%) SLA
2 15 (2.94%) QA
3 6 (1.17%) GPG13
4 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) COBIT
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 53 (10.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (9.59%) Active Directory
3 20 (3.91%) VMware ESX
3 20 (3.91%) vSphere
4 16 (3.13%) XenApp
5 11 (2.15%) Oracle RMAN
6 10 (1.96%) XenDesktop
7 8 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.17%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.59%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.39%) Postfix
10 2 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.39%) vCloud
11 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.20%) Samba
11 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.20%) NFS
11 1 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 64 (12.52%) SCOM
2 50 (9.78%) BMC PATROL
3 45 (8.81%) Control-M
4 36 (7.05%) OPNET
4 36 (7.05%) SCCM
5 27 (5.28%) BladeLogic
6 24 (4.70%) Tivoli
7 17 (3.33%) Puppet
8 16 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (3.13%) OpenView
9 12 (2.35%) HP SIM
9 12 (2.35%) NetBackup
10 11 (2.15%) Data Guard
11 10 (1.96%) SCOrch
12 9 (1.76%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
13 8 (1.57%) Hyperic
14 7 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
15 6 (1.17%) Backup Exec
16 5 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 5 (0.98%) Netcool
Vendors
1 227 (44.42%) Remedy
2 95 (18.59%) Microsoft
2 95 (18.59%) HP
3 81 (15.85%) VMware
4 78 (15.26%) Cisco
5 72 (14.09%) Oracle
6 47 (9.20%) F5
7 35 (6.85%) Citrix
8 34 (6.65%) IBM
8 34 (6.65%) Red Hat
9 32 (6.26%) SolarWinds
10 27 (5.28%) EMC
10 27 (5.28%) CheckPoint
11 18 (3.52%) CA
12 17 (3.33%) TippingPoint
13 16 (3.13%) Riverbed
13 16 (3.13%) Juniper
14 15 (2.94%) Blue Coat
14 15 (2.94%) ArcSight
15 13 (2.54%) Fortinet
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 3 Months initially + extension
Posted: Yesterday
Skipton, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 3 Months initially + extension
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
DP Connect
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £350 - £375 per day + expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 350 - 380
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £325 - £350 per day + £50K for Perm candidates
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 350 - 380
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £550+ per day (DoE)
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago