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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BMC
Rank 392 363 383
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +20
Contract jobs citing BMC 191 199 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.41% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 0.89% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 112 72
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £268 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 £346
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +21.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £12.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -35.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £26.50

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
23240 22263 21210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.82% 45.71% 47.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13636 12427 11082
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1018 989 1316
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.32 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.03% -8.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 -51 161 £423 +5.62% 27
London -25 81 £425 +8.97% 11
South East -17 34 £375 -7.69% 8
City of London +6 24 £388 -11.93% 7
East of England +24 20 £500 - 2
Berkshire +8 14 £350 -9.67% 2
Hertfordshire - 13 £500 - 1
Hampshire -19 11 £435 +2.35% 5
West Midlands 0 9 £469 +18.67% 2
West Yorkshire -8 8 £350 -26.31% 1
Yorkshire -18 8 £350 -26.31% 1
Scotland - 7 £373 - 1
Buckinghamshire -11 6 £345 +187.50%
Reading +10 5 £275 - 1
Glasgow - 5 £325 - 1
Essex +2 4 - -
Milton Keynes -6 4 - -
East Midlands +10 3 £400 -
Birmingham +3 3 £475 +58.33% 2
Wiltshire -14 3 £420 +1.81% 2
South West -32 3 £420 +5.00% 3
Wales - 3 £485 -
South Wales - 3 £485 -
Surrey - 3 - - 1
Cambridge - 3 £538 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £538 - 1
Fareham +4 2 - - 2
North West -9 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 £425 -
Northampton - 2 £425 -

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 220 (44.00%) Remedy
1 220 (44.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 187 (37.40%) ITIL
3 138 (27.60%) Windows
4 125 (25.00%) ITSM
5 122 (24.40%) Service Management
6 101 (20.20%) Finance
7 92 (18.40%) Microsoft
8 87 (17.40%) HP
9 81 (16.20%) VMware
10 80 (16.00%) Cisco
11 77 (15.40%) UNIX
11 77 (15.40%) SQL
11 77 (15.40%) Security Cleared
12 76 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
13 75 (15.00%) Linux
14 70 (14.00%) Oracle
15 60 (12.00%) CMDB
16 56 (11.20%) SC Cleared
16 56 (11.20%) VMware Infrastructure
17 53 (10.60%) SCOM
17 53 (10.60%) F5
18 52 (10.40%) Cisco Certification
19 50 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
20 49 (9.80%) Active Directory
21 48 (9.60%) Firewall
22 47 (9.40%) Service Delivery
23 45 (9.00%) Windows Server 2008
23 45 (9.00%) Banking
24 42 (8.40%) Project Management

BMC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 34 (6.80%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.40%) IIS
3 13 (2.60%) WebLogic
4 11 (2.20%) JBoss
4 11 (2.20%) Apache
5 6 (1.20%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.00%) CICS
7 3 (0.60%) Confluence
7 3 (0.60%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 3 (0.60%) CMS
7 3 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.40%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.20%) Lync
9 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.20%) Moodle
9 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.20%) MQSeries
Applications
1 29 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.80%) MS Office
3 15 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 220 (44.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 24 (4.80%) Remedy AR System
3 4 (0.80%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.40%) Summit
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.20%) assyst
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.20%) SaaS
3 4 (0.80%) PaaS
3 4 (0.80%) IaaS
4 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.20%) Office 365
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 48 (9.60%) Firewall
2 29 (5.80%) Cisco Nexus
2 29 (5.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 28 (5.60%) DNS
4 23 (4.60%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (4.40%) BGP
6 17 (3.40%) BIG-IP
7 14 (2.80%) SAN
8 13 (2.60%) OSPF
8 13 (2.60%) WLAN
9 10 (2.00%) Broadband
10 9 (1.80%) EIGRP
10 9 (1.80%) LAN
10 9 (1.80%) WAN
10 9 (1.80%) DHCP
10 9 (1.80%) TCP/IP
11 7 (1.40%) FWSM
11 7 (1.40%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 7 (1.40%) Internet
11 7 (1.40%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.60%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (2.80%) Oracle Database
4 12 (2.40%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (2.00%) DB2
5 10 (2.00%) RDBMS
5 10 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (1.60%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.40%) OLTP
7 7 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.00%) Star Schema
9 5 (1.00%) Oracle9i Database
10 4 (0.80%) MS Access
10 4 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (0.80%) Oracle Exadata
11 3 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.20%) LoadRunner
2 3 (0.60%) Artifactory
2 3 (0.60%) JIRA
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.40%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.40%) PVCS
4 1 (0.20%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
General
1 101 (20.20%) Finance
2 45 (9.00%) Banking
3 32 (6.40%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.40%) Retail
5 11 (2.20%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.00%) Law
7 9 (1.80%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.60%) Legal
8 8 (1.60%) Publishing
9 5 (1.00%) Billing
10 4 (0.80%) Electronics
10 4 (0.80%) Marketing
11 3 (0.60%) Local Government
12 2 (0.40%) Back Office
12 2 (0.40%) Advertising
12 2 (0.40%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.20%) International Banking
13 1 (0.20%) French Language
13 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 83 (16.60%) Analyst
2 60 (12.00%) Consultant
3 48 (9.60%) Architect
4 40 (8.00%) Developer
5 29 (5.80%) Network Engineer
6 25 (5.00%) DBA
7 24 (4.80%) Remedy Developer
8 19 (3.80%) Administrator
9 16 (3.20%) Project Manager
10 15 (3.00%) Security Engineer
11 14 (2.80%) Designer
11 14 (2.80%) Cloud Engineer
12 13 (2.60%) Monitoring Specialist
12 13 (2.60%) Remedy Consultant
12 13 (2.60%) Service Manager
12 13 (2.60%) SQL Server DBA
12 13 (2.60%) SQL DBA
12 13 (2.60%) Service Analyst
13 12 (2.40%) Business Analyst
13 12 (2.40%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (8.20%) Web Services
2 33 (6.60%) Middleware
3 32 (6.40%) CSS
4 26 (5.20%) XML
5 21 (4.20%) HTML
6 14 (2.80%) SOAP
7 12 (2.40%) Spring
8 9 (1.80%) HTML5
8 9 (1.80%) Apache Camel
8 9 (1.80%) YUI
9 8 (1.60%) JSON
9 8 (1.60%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (1.60%) REST
10 6 (1.20%) ADO.NET
10 6 (1.20%) .NET
11 5 (1.00%) Application Packaging
12 4 (0.80%) WebSphere MQ
12 4 (0.80%) Hibernate
13 3 (0.60%) LESS
13 3 (0.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 76 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (12.00%) CMDB
3 29 (5.80%) User Experience
4 25 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 24 (4.80%) Clustering
6 15 (3.00%) Visualisation
7 14 (2.80%) Mainframe
8 8 (1.60%) iPad
8 8 (1.60%) Open Source
9 7 (1.40%) Hedge funds
9 7 (1.40%) Data Integration
9 7 (1.40%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.20%) iSeries
11 5 (1.00%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.80%) DTV
12 4 (0.80%) Thin Client
12 4 (0.80%) AS400
12 4 (0.80%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.80%) Fat Client
12 4 (0.80%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 138 (27.60%) Windows
2 77 (15.40%) UNIX
3 75 (15.00%) Linux
4 45 (9.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (7.40%) Solaris
6 26 (5.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (3.40%) AIX
9 15 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.60%) zOS
11 6 (1.20%) Windows 7
12 5 (1.00%) VMS
13 3 (0.60%) SUSE
13 3 (0.60%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.40%) HPUX
14 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.20%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (37.40%) ITIL
2 125 (25.00%) ITSM
3 122 (24.40%) Service Management
4 47 (9.40%) Service Delivery
5 42 (8.40%) Project Management
6 38 (7.60%) Incident Management
7 32 (6.40%) Network Management
8 30 (6.00%) Capacity Management
9 29 (5.80%) Network Monitoring
10 27 (5.40%) Change Management
11 25 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (4.80%) Workflow
12 24 (4.80%) Performance Management
13 23 (4.60%) Configuration Management
14 21 (4.20%) Problem Management
14 21 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
16 18 (3.60%) Migration
16 18 (3.60%) Information Security
17 17 (3.40%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 77 (15.40%) SQL
2 41 (8.20%) Perl
3 38 (7.60%) PowerShell
4 27 (5.40%) Java
5 18 (3.60%) JavaScript
6 15 (3.00%) Shell Script
6 15 (3.00%) VB
7 11 (2.20%) C
7 11 (2.20%) T-SQL
8 10 (2.00%) Python
8 10 (2.00%) VBScript
9 9 (1.80%) Lisp
9 9 (1.80%) PL/SQL
9 9 (1.80%) C#
10 8 (1.60%) Scala
11 7 (1.40%) VBA
12 5 (1.00%) XPath
13 3 (0.60%) Groovy
13 3 (0.60%) JCL
14 2 (0.40%) Jython
Qualifications
1 77 (15.40%) Security Cleared
2 56 (11.20%) SC Cleared
3 52 (10.40%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (6.20%) CCNP
5 29 (5.80%) CCNA
6 24 (4.80%) Degree
7 15 (3.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 15 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (2.60%) CCDP
9 12 (2.40%) CISSP
9 12 (2.40%) CISM
9 12 (2.40%) CCSA
9 12 (2.40%) JNCIA
10 8 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (1.40%) CCSE
12 6 (1.20%) MCTS
13 5 (1.00%) MCP
14 4 (0.80%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 3 (0.60%) BC Cleared
15 3 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.60%) SLA
2 10 (2.00%) QA
3 6 (1.20%) GPG13
4 3 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.20%) COBIT
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 56 (11.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (9.80%) Active Directory
3 18 (3.60%) VMware ESX
4 15 (3.00%) vSphere
5 14 (2.80%) XenApp
6 8 (1.60%) ProxySG
6 8 (1.60%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (1.60%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.60%) vCloud
9 3 (0.60%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.40%) Postfix
10 2 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.20%) XenServer
11 1 (0.20%) Docker
11 1 (0.20%) LXC
11 1 (0.20%) Samba
11 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 53 (10.60%) SCOM
2 50 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
3 39 (7.80%) Control-M
4 33 (6.60%) OPNET
5 32 (6.40%) BladeLogic
5 32 (6.40%) SCCM
6 18 (3.60%) Tivoli
7 16 (3.20%) Puppet
8 15 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (2.80%) OpenView
10 13 (2.60%) HP SIM
11 11 (2.20%) SCOrch
12 9 (1.80%) NetBackup
13 8 (1.60%) Hyperic
13 8 (1.60%) Data Guard
14 7 (1.40%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
15 6 (1.20%) Backup Exec
16 5 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 4 (0.80%) Netcool
17 4 (0.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 220 (44.00%) Remedy
2 92 (18.40%) Microsoft
3 87 (17.40%) HP
4 81 (16.20%) VMware
5 80 (16.00%) Cisco
6 70 (14.00%) Oracle
7 53 (10.60%) F5
8 34 (6.80%) Red Hat
9 31 (6.20%) SolarWinds
10 29 (5.80%) Citrix
11 28 (5.60%) EMC
11 28 (5.60%) IBM
12 27 (5.40%) CheckPoint
13 19 (3.80%) CA
14 16 (3.20%) Juniper
14 16 (3.20%) Riverbed
15 15 (3.00%) Blue Coat
16 14 (2.80%) ServiceNow
17 13 (2.60%) Fortinet
17 13 (2.60%) TippingPoint
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