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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BMC
Rank 426 440 421
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -19
Contract jobs citing BMC 239 215 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.39% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.98% 0.87% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 113 88
Median daily rate £425 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £303 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £353
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £39.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.12% +41.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -52.72%

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
24339 24738 23537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.63% 44.81% 44.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15014 14307 13348
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 797 1137 1051
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.14 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +3.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +11 220 £425 - 16
London -22 81 £488 +8.33% 6
South East -15 39 £351 -17.41% 6
North East - 37 £273 - 1
West Midlands +15 36 £388 +1.97%
Tyne and Wear - 35 £270 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 35 £270 -
Shropshire -19 26 £388 +24.00%
Telford -20 24 £388 -
Berkshire +4 23 £380 -5.00% 3
City of London +32 20 £463 +2.77% 2
Newbury - 11 £381 -
Scotland -12 10 £445 +18.66% 2
Yorkshire +12 9 £427 +22.07%
West Yorkshire +3 9 £427 +22.07%
East of England +7 8 £438 +9.37%
Warwickshire +1 8 £375 -6.25%
North West -5 8 £500 +5.26% 1
Cheshire -5 8 £500 +5.26% 1
Hampshire -1 7 £350 -11.11% 1
Warwick - 6 £413 -
St Albans +4 5 £438 +9.37%
Hertfordshire +2 5 £438 +12.90%
Leeds -3 5 £425 +21.42%
Erskine - 5 £445 -
Renfrewshire - 5 £445 -
Wales +12 4 £463 +12.12% 1
Slough +6 4 £394 -12.01% 1
Edinburgh -2 4 £463 +23.33% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £150 -

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 179 (43.03%) ITIL
2 174 (41.83%) Remedy
2 174 (41.83%) Remedy ITSM
3 141 (33.89%) ITSM
4 129 (31.01%) Windows
5 106 (25.48%) HP
6 104 (25.00%) Service Management
7 101 (24.28%) Security Cleared
8 95 (22.84%) SQL
9 93 (22.36%) Linux
10 89 (21.39%) Unix
11 85 (20.43%) SC Cleared
12 82 (19.71%) Oracle
13 75 (18.03%) CMDB
14 69 (16.59%) Microsoft
15 67 (16.11%) VMware
16 66 (15.87%) CA
17 61 (14.66%) Finance
17 61 (14.66%) Configuration Management
18 60 (14.42%) Windows Server
19 57 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
20 56 (13.46%) Incident Management
21 53 (12.74%) VMware Infrastructure
21 53 (12.74%) SQL Server
22 51 (12.26%) Perl
23 49 (11.78%) MS Excel
23 49 (11.78%) Cisco
23 49 (11.78%) TCP/IP
23 49 (11.78%) BMC PATROL
23 49 (11.78%) Firewall

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 20 (4.81%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.33%) Confluence
2 18 (4.33%) WebLogic
3 13 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (2.40%) IIS
5 9 (2.16%) Apache
5 9 (2.16%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (1.44%) CMS
6 6 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.44%) IBM Notes
6 6 (1.44%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.20%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.96%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.96%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.72%) CICS
9 3 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.72%) JBoss
10 2 (0.48%) iPlanet
10 2 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 49 (11.78%) MS Excel
2 29 (6.97%) MS Office
3 10 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.20%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.72%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 174 (41.83%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (1.20%) Remedy AR System
4 3 (0.72%) BASE24
5 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.44%) SaaS
4 5 (1.20%) IaaS
4 5 (1.20%) PaaS
5 4 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.96%) GitHub
5 4 (0.96%) Office 365
6 3 (0.72%) Engine Yard
6 3 (0.72%) Heroku
7 1 (0.24%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.24%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 49 (11.78%) Firewall
1 49 (11.78%) TCP/IP
2 39 (9.38%) SAN
3 18 (4.33%) NAS
4 17 (4.09%) WAN
5 12 (2.88%) FTP
5 12 (2.88%) OSPF
6 11 (2.64%) BGP
6 11 (2.64%) HTTP
6 11 (2.64%) LAN
7 10 (2.40%) BIG-IP
8 9 (2.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 9 (2.16%) Internet
8 9 (2.16%) SSH
9 8 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (1.92%) HTTPS
9 8 (1.92%) iSCSI
10 7 (1.68%) SSL
10 7 (1.68%) VPN
11 5 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (12.74%) SQL Server
2 37 (8.89%) DB2
3 15 (3.61%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.96%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.72%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.72%) MySQL
5 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.48%) Big Data
6 2 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.48%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.48%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.24%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.24%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 22 (5.29%) Git (software)
2 21 (5.05%) Subversion
3 19 (4.57%) JIRA
4 17 (4.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (4.09%) ClearCase
4 17 (4.09%) ClearQuest
4 17 (4.09%) FishEye
4 17 (4.09%) GitLab
4 17 (4.09%) JIRA Agile
4 17 (4.09%) PVCS
4 17 (4.09%) Sonatype Nexus
5 14 (3.37%) Bitbucket
6 7 (1.68%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.44%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (0.96%) HP UFT
8 4 (0.96%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.72%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.48%) Introscope
10 2 (0.48%) JProfiler
10 2 (0.48%) SilkPerformer
General
1 61 (14.66%) Finance
2 46 (11.06%) Telecoms
3 28 (6.73%) Banking
4 9 (2.16%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.44%) Electronics
5 6 (1.44%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.44%) Marketing
6 3 (0.72%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.72%) German Language
6 3 (0.72%) Retail
7 2 (0.48%) Front Office
7 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.48%) Publishing
8 1 (0.24%) Billing
8 1 (0.24%) French Language
8 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Legal
8 1 (0.24%) Military
8 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (12.50%) Analyst
2 47 (11.30%) Consultant
3 40 (9.62%) Administrator
4 38 (9.13%) Support Engineer
5 31 (7.45%) Developer
6 29 (6.97%) Architect
7 25 (6.01%) Monitoring Engineer
8 17 (4.09%) Systems Administrator
8 17 (4.09%) Systems Engineer
9 15 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (3.37%) Infrastructure Support
10 14 (3.37%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 13 (3.13%) Network Engineer
12 11 (2.64%) Remedy Administrator
12 11 (2.64%) Remedy Developer
13 10 (2.40%) Remedy Consultant
13 10 (2.40%) Service Analyst
13 10 (2.40%) Technical Leader
14 9 (2.16%) Cisco Engineer
14 9 (2.16%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.77%) Web Services
2 23 (5.53%) Middleware
3 13 (3.13%) ELK Stack
4 12 (2.88%) XML
5 8 (1.92%) CSS
6 7 (1.68%) .NET
6 7 (1.68%) ISPF
7 5 (1.20%) J2EE
8 3 (0.72%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.72%) HTML
8 3 (0.72%) MCollective
9 2 (0.48%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (0.48%) JSP
9 2 (0.48%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 2 (0.48%) REST
9 2 (0.48%) SAP PI
9 2 (0.48%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.24%) Ajax
10 1 (0.24%) SOAP
10 1 (0.24%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 75 (18.03%) CMDB
2 57 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (7.45%) Management Information System
4 28 (6.73%) Data Centre
5 18 (4.33%) User Experience
6 13 (3.13%) Public Cloud
7 12 (2.88%) Mainframe
8 8 (1.92%) Blackberry
8 8 (1.92%) Replication
9 7 (1.68%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.68%) IBM Mainframe
10 6 (1.44%) Economics
10 6 (1.44%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.44%) PKI
11 5 (1.20%) Clustering
11 5 (1.20%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.96%) CCTV
12 4 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.96%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.72%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 129 (31.01%) Windows
2 93 (22.36%) Linux
3 89 (21.39%) Unix
4 60 (14.42%) Windows Server
5 23 (5.53%) AIX
5 23 (5.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (3.37%) Windows 7
7 13 (3.13%) Solaris
8 10 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (2.40%) zOS
9 9 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.68%) MVS
11 6 (1.44%) CentOS
12 5 (1.20%) Windows 2000
12 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.96%) SUSE
13 4 (0.96%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.72%) OS/2
15 2 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.48%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (43.03%) ITIL
2 141 (33.89%) ITSM
3 104 (25.00%) Service Management
4 61 (14.66%) Configuration Management
5 56 (13.46%) Incident Management
6 43 (10.34%) Change Management
7 41 (9.86%) ITIL V3
8 37 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (8.17%) Data Modelling
10 32 (7.69%) Mentoring
11 30 (7.21%) Problem Management
12 27 (6.49%) Service Delivery
13 25 (6.01%) Software Engineering
14 24 (5.77%) Migration
15 19 (4.57%) Change Control
15 19 (4.57%) Root Cause Analysis
16 18 (4.33%) Project Management
17 17 (4.09%) Operations Management
18 16 (3.85%) Knowledge Management
18 16 (3.85%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 95 (22.84%) SQL
2 51 (12.26%) Perl
3 41 (9.86%) Shell Script
4 33 (7.93%) PowerShell
4 33 (7.93%) VB
5 32 (7.69%) Python
6 25 (6.01%) Java
7 20 (4.81%) JavaScript
8 13 (3.13%) Jython
9 10 (2.40%) PL/SQL
9 10 (2.40%) REXX
10 9 (2.16%) C
10 9 (2.16%) JCL
11 8 (1.92%) Korn
12 7 (1.68%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.68%) VBScript
13 6 (1.44%) Ruby
14 5 (1.20%) C++
15 4 (0.96%) VBA
16 3 (0.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 101 (24.28%) Security Cleared
2 85 (20.43%) SC Cleared
3 32 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
4 21 (5.05%) Degree
5 12 (2.88%) CCNP
5 12 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (2.64%) BPSS Clearance
7 10 (2.40%) AAT
8 7 (1.68%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.44%) CISSP
10 5 (1.20%) CISM
10 5 (1.20%) ISEB
10 5 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.96%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.96%) CCNA
11 4 (0.96%) MCDST
11 4 (0.96%) MCP
11 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.72%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (10.10%) SLA
2 8 (1.92%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.92%) QA
3 6 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.72%) COBIT
4 3 (0.72%) GPG13
4 3 (0.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.48%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.24%) FIPS 140-2
6 1 (0.24%) ISO22301
System Software
1 53 (12.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (5.53%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.40%) XenApp
4 7 (1.68%) Time Sharing Option
4 7 (1.68%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (1.20%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.20%) vSphere
5 5 (1.20%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.72%) RACF
6 3 (0.72%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.48%) Firmware
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.48%) Samba
7 2 (0.48%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.24%) SRDF
8 1 (0.24%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 49 (11.78%) BMC PATROL
2 39 (9.38%) Control-M
3 31 (7.45%) Tivoli
4 28 (6.73%) HP SiteScope
5 27 (6.49%) MOM
6 26 (6.25%) SCCM
7 25 (6.01%) BladeLogic
8 22 (5.29%) SCOM
9 21 (5.05%) OPNET
10 19 (4.57%) Puppet
11 14 (3.37%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 14 (3.37%) logstash
12 13 (3.13%) Kibana
12 13 (3.13%) SCOrch
13 10 (2.40%) OpenView
14 9 (2.16%) BMC Marimba
14 9 (2.16%) Nagios
14 9 (2.16%) NetBackup
14 9 (2.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 8 (1.92%) vRealize
Vendors
1 174 (41.83%) Remedy
2 106 (25.48%) HP
3 82 (19.71%) Oracle
4 69 (16.59%) Microsoft
5 67 (16.11%) VMware
6 66 (15.87%) CA
7 49 (11.78%) Cisco
8 46 (11.06%) ServiceNow
9 35 (8.41%) IBM
10 26 (6.25%) Red Hat
11 21 (5.05%) CheckPoint
11 21 (5.05%) Citrix
12 20 (4.81%) NetApp
13 17 (4.09%) Atlassian
13 17 (4.09%) Dell
14 16 (3.85%) SAP
15 13 (3.13%) F5
15 13 (3.13%) webMethods
16 12 (2.88%) Digital Fuel
17 11 (2.64%) SolarWinds
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