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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BMC
Rank 410 426 429
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +3
Contract jobs citing BMC 242 210 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.38% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.98% 0.83% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 119 109
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £320 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Median hourly rate £17.44 £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.35% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.01 £17.10 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £55.50 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.44 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.35% -50.00%

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
24663 25266 24466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.37% 45.16% 44.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15181 14387 13824
Median daily rate £401 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 791 1124 1058
Median hourly rate £19.62 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.04% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.14 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.52 £42.30 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 6 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
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 6 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 -2 217 £425 -3.40% 25
London +11 95 £475 +5.55% 11
South East -38 35 £351 -12.37% 7
North East - 32 £282 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 30 £275 -
Tyne and Wear - 30 £275 -
West Midlands -1 27 £400 +2.56% 1
Berkshire +8 22 £380 -1.93% 3
City of London +45 20 £463 -2.63% 4
Shropshire -24 18 £400 +4.91%
Scotland +5 16 £423 +10.60% 1
Telford -26 15 £400 -11.11%
Newbury +15 12 £381 +27.08%
Erskine - 12 £410 -
Renfrewshire - 12 £410 -
East of England +7 8 £438 +9.37% 4
South West - 8 £400 -
Yorkshire -4 7 £430 +22.71%
West Yorkshire -7 7 £430 +22.71%
North West -18 7 £450 -5.26%
Warwickshire +4 6 £413 +3.12% 1
Cheshire -9 6 £500 +5.26%
Warwick - 6 £413 - 1
St Albans +4 5 £438 +9.37%
Hampshire +4 5 £350 -20.00% 2
Hertfordshire +4 5 £438 +12.90% 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £150 -
Slough +6 4 £394 -31.52% 1
Leeds -14 4 £425 +21.42%
Bristol - 4 £388 -

BMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 187 (44.31%) Remedy
1 187 (44.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 182 (43.13%) ITIL
3 151 (35.78%) ITSM
4 123 (29.15%) Windows
5 109 (25.83%) Service Management
6 96 (22.75%) HP
7 92 (21.80%) Unix
8 90 (21.33%) Linux
9 89 (21.09%) Security Cleared
10 87 (20.62%) Oracle
11 83 (19.67%) SQL
12 82 (19.43%) CMDB
13 74 (17.54%) SC Cleared
14 71 (16.82%) Finance
15 70 (16.59%) VMware
16 63 (14.93%) Microsoft
16 63 (14.93%) CA
17 60 (14.22%) Configuration Management
18 59 (13.98%) Incident Management
18 59 (13.98%) Windows Server
19 58 (13.74%) VMware Infrastructure
20 53 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
21 50 (11.85%) Change Management
22 49 (11.61%) SQL Server
23 48 (11.37%) BMC PATROL
24 47 (11.14%) Perl
25 45 (10.66%) SLA
26 44 (10.43%) TCP/IP
26 44 (10.43%) SAN

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 (4.74%) SharePoint
2 19 (4.50%) WebLogic
3 15 (3.55%) Confluence
4 13 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (2.61%) IIS
6 10 (2.37%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.66%) Apache
7 7 (1.66%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.42%) IBM Notes
8 6 (1.42%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.18%) CMS
9 5 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.18%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.95%) JBoss
10 4 (0.95%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.71%) CICS
12 2 (0.47%) iPlanet
12 2 (0.47%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 44 (10.43%) MS Excel
2 26 (6.16%) MS Office
3 10 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.18%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 187 (44.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (2.13%) Remedy AR System
3 4 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.71%) BASE24
5 1 (0.24%) Maximo
5 1 (0.24%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.42%) Office 365
3 5 (1.18%) IaaS
3 5 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.18%) PaaS
4 4 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.95%) SaaS
5 2 (0.47%) GitHub
6 1 (0.24%) Engine Yard
6 1 (0.24%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.24%) Heroku
6 1 (0.24%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 44 (10.43%) SAN
1 44 (10.43%) TCP/IP
2 35 (8.29%) Firewall
3 23 (5.45%) NAS
4 13 (3.08%) FTP
4 13 (3.08%) SNMP
4 13 (3.08%) SSH
4 13 (3.08%) WAN
5 11 (2.61%) HTTP
5 11 (2.61%) SSL
6 9 (2.13%) iSCSI
6 9 (2.13%) LAN
7 8 (1.90%) HTTPS
7 8 (1.90%) VPN
8 7 (1.66%) Internet
8 7 (1.66%) Network Security
9 5 (1.18%) DNS
9 5 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (1.18%) Telepresence
9 5 (1.18%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (11.61%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.82%) DB2
3 15 (3.55%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (0.95%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.71%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.71%) MySQL
5 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.47%) Big Data
6 2 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.47%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.24%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.24%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.24%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.24%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.24%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 17 (4.03%) Subversion
2 16 (3.79%) Git (software)
2 16 (3.79%) JIRA
3 13 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 13 (3.08%) ClearCase
3 13 (3.08%) ClearQuest
3 13 (3.08%) FishEye
3 13 (3.08%) GitLab
3 13 (3.08%) JIRA Agile
3 13 (3.08%) PVCS
3 13 (3.08%) Sonatype Nexus
4 11 (2.61%) Bitbucket
5 6 (1.42%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (1.18%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.95%) HP UFT
7 4 (0.95%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.47%) Introscope
8 2 (0.47%) JProfiler
8 2 (0.47%) SilkPerformer
8 2 (0.47%) Toad
General
1 71 (16.82%) Finance
2 44 (10.43%) Telecoms
3 31 (7.35%) Banking
4 13 (3.08%) Financial Institution
5 4 (0.95%) Electronics
5 4 (0.95%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.95%) Marketing
6 3 (0.71%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.71%) German Language
6 3 (0.71%) Retail
7 2 (0.47%) Billing
7 2 (0.47%) French Language
7 2 (0.47%) Front Office
7 2 (0.47%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.47%) Publishing
8 1 (0.24%) Law
8 1 (0.24%) Legal
8 1 (0.24%) Military
8 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 54 (12.80%) Analyst
2 47 (11.14%) Consultant
3 39 (9.24%) Administrator
4 31 (7.35%) Support Engineer
5 29 (6.87%) Developer
6 27 (6.40%) Architect
7 21 (4.98%) Monitoring Engineer
8 20 (4.74%) Systems Engineer
9 17 (4.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 17 (4.03%) Systems Administrator
10 14 (3.32%) Remedy Consultant
11 13 (3.08%) Service Analyst
12 12 (2.84%) Remedy Administrator
13 11 (2.61%) Infrastructure Support
13 11 (2.61%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 11 (2.61%) Remedy Developer
13 11 (2.61%) Service Desk Analyst
14 10 (2.37%) Technical Leader
15 9 (2.13%) Configuration Manager
16 8 (1.90%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.69%) Web Services
2 22 (5.21%) Middleware
3 13 (3.08%) ELK Stack
4 9 (2.13%) XML
5 7 (1.66%) .NET
6 6 (1.42%) ISPF
6 6 (1.42%) J2EE
7 3 (0.71%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.47%) JSP
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (0.47%) SAP PI
8 2 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.24%) Ajax
9 1 (0.24%) CSS
9 1 (0.24%) MCollective
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.24%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.24%) REST
9 1 (0.24%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 82 (19.43%) CMDB
2 53 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (8.77%) Data Centre
4 27 (6.40%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.32%) Public Cloud
6 13 (3.08%) Mainframe
6 13 (3.08%) User Experience
7 7 (1.66%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.66%) Replication
8 6 (1.42%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.42%) Economics
8 6 (1.42%) IBM Mainframe
8 6 (1.42%) PKI
9 5 (1.18%) Clustering
9 5 (1.18%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.18%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.95%) CCTV
10 4 (0.95%) Data Extraction
10 4 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 123 (29.15%) Windows
2 92 (21.80%) Unix
3 90 (21.33%) Linux
4 59 (13.98%) Windows Server
5 24 (5.69%) AIX
6 23 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (4.27%) Solaris
8 12 (2.84%) Windows 7
8 12 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (2.37%) zOS
10 9 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (1.90%) SUSE
12 6 (1.42%) MVS
13 5 (1.18%) Windows 2000
13 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.95%) CentOS
15 3 (0.71%) OS/2
16 2 (0.47%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.47%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (43.13%) ITIL
2 151 (35.78%) ITSM
3 109 (25.83%) Service Management
4 60 (14.22%) Configuration Management
5 59 (13.98%) Incident Management
6 50 (11.85%) Change Management
7 35 (8.29%) Data Modelling
8 34 (8.06%) ITIL V3
8 34 (8.06%) Service Delivery
9 33 (7.82%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (6.87%) Problem Management
11 28 (6.64%) Mentoring
12 27 (6.40%) Migration
13 24 (5.69%) Change Control
14 21 (4.98%) Software Engineering
15 19 (4.50%) Project Management
16 18 (4.27%) Root Cause Analysis
17 17 (4.03%) Operations Management
18 16 (3.79%) Release Management
19 15 (3.55%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 83 (19.67%) SQL
2 47 (11.14%) Perl
3 39 (9.24%) PowerShell
4 38 (9.00%) Shell Script
5 31 (7.35%) Python
6 29 (6.87%) VB
7 28 (6.64%) Java
8 17 (4.03%) JavaScript
9 13 (3.08%) Jython
10 12 (2.84%) Korn
11 10 (2.37%) C
11 10 (2.37%) REXX
12 9 (2.13%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.90%) JCL
14 7 (1.66%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.66%) VBScript
15 5 (1.18%) C++
16 4 (0.95%) Ruby
16 4 (0.95%) VBA
17 3 (0.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 89 (21.09%) Security Cleared
2 74 (17.54%) SC Cleared
3 34 (8.06%) ITIL Certification
4 24 (5.69%) Degree
5 10 (2.37%) AAT
5 10 (2.37%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (1.66%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (1.18%) CCNP
8 5 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.18%) CISSP
8 5 (1.18%) ISEB
8 5 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.95%) BC Cleared
9 4 (0.95%) CISM
9 4 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.71%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.47%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (10.66%) SLA
2 8 (1.90%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.90%) QA
3 5 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.47%) COBIT
5 2 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.47%) GPG13
5 2 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.47%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.24%) FIPS 140-2
6 1 (0.24%) ISO22301
System Software
1 58 (13.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (5.69%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.13%) XenApp
4 7 (1.66%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (1.42%) Time Sharing Option
6 5 (1.18%) vSphere
6 5 (1.18%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.95%) RACF
8 3 (0.71%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.71%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.47%) Firmware
9 2 (0.47%) Samba
9 2 (0.47%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.47%) vCloud
9 2 (0.47%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.24%) NFS
10 1 (0.24%) SRDF
10 1 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 48 (11.37%) BMC PATROL
2 44 (10.43%) Control-M
3 31 (7.35%) BladeLogic
4 29 (6.87%) Tivoli
5 24 (5.69%) HP SiteScope
5 24 (5.69%) SCCM
6 23 (5.45%) MOM
6 23 (5.45%) SCOM
7 17 (4.03%) logstash
7 17 (4.03%) Puppet
8 15 (3.55%) OPNET
9 14 (3.32%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 13 (3.08%) Kibana
10 13 (3.08%) SCOrch
11 12 (2.84%) NetBackup
12 11 (2.61%) OpenView
13 9 (2.13%) BMC Marimba
13 9 (2.13%) Nagios
13 9 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 8 (1.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 187 (44.31%) Remedy
2 96 (22.75%) HP
3 87 (20.62%) Oracle
4 70 (16.59%) VMware
5 63 (14.93%) CA
5 63 (14.93%) Microsoft
6 40 (9.48%) Cisco
6 40 (9.48%) ServiceNow
7 35 (8.29%) IBM
8 27 (6.40%) NetApp
9 25 (5.92%) Red Hat
10 21 (4.98%) Citrix
11 18 (4.27%) Dell
12 17 (4.03%) EMC
13 16 (3.79%) SolarWinds
14 15 (3.55%) SAP
15 13 (3.08%) Atlassian
15 13 (3.08%) CheckPoint
15 13 (3.08%) Symantec
15 13 (3.08%) webMethods
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