The table below looks at the statistics for Control-M skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Control-M over the 3 months to 24 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC Control-M
Rank 458 501 506
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +5
Contract jobs citing Control-M 134 69 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.99% 1.88% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 42 23
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£500 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £328 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £548 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+47.15% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4489 3666 3158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.28% 7.16% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2803 2203 1667
Average daily rate £415 £388 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 140 208
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.53 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.58% -10.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.02 £12.42 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.88 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

Control-M
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Control-M within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Control-M Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Control-M
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Control-M within the UK.

Control-M Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Control-M
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Control-M within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Control-M Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Control-M
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Control-M within the UK.

Control-M Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Control-M
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Control-M within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +26 122 £500 +11.11%
London +56 93 £500 +10.01%
City of London +12 25 £450 -5.26%
South East -23 14 £366 -
Scotland +2 11 £300 -14.28%
East of England -1 10 £575 -
Essex - 10 £575 -
Edinburgh - 4 - -
West Midlands -4 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £411 -
Birmingham -6 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £350 -
South West - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
County Londonderry - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Taunton - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -

Control-M
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Control-M 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 Control-M.

1 154 (58.78%) Finance
2 141 (53.82%) UNIX
3 133 (50.76%) Oracle
4 118 (45.04%) Banking
5 97 (37.02%) SQL
6 72 (27.48%) Windows
7 68 (25.95%) Linux
8 61 (23.28%) SQL Server
9 45 (17.18%) BMC
10 42 (16.03%) Data Warehouse
10 42 (16.03%) Investment Banking
11 38 (14.50%) Shell Script
12 37 (14.12%) ETL
13 36 (13.74%) Informatica
14 32 (12.21%) PowerCenter
14 32 (12.21%) Solaris
14 32 (12.21%) PL/SQL
14 32 (12.21%) Markit EDM
15 30 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
15 30 (11.45%) Java
16 27 (10.31%) Release Management
17 26 (9.92%) Oracle Database
18 25 (9.54%) Perl
18 25 (9.54%) Remedy
19 24 (9.16%) Middleware
19 24 (9.16%) .NET
19 24 (9.16%) User Acceptance Testing
19 24 (9.16%) Windows Server 2008
20 23 (8.78%) Active Directory
20 23 (8.78%) HP

Control-M
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Control-M 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 Control-M. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (5.73%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.20%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.44%) IIS
3 9 (3.44%) Apache
4 8 (3.05%) IBM HTTP Server
5 7 (2.67%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.91%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.53%) LiveLink
8 3 (1.15%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.15%) TIBCO EMS
8 3 (1.15%) AquaLogic Service Bus
9 2 (0.76%) JBoss
9 2 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.91%) Mathematica
2 5 (1.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 32 (12.21%) Markit EDM
2 10 (3.82%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (2.67%) BusinessWorks
3 7 (2.67%) Summit
4 3 (1.15%) Kondor+
5 1 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.87%) Firewall
2 13 (4.96%) SAN
3 12 (4.58%) BIG-IP
4 11 (4.20%) LDAP
5 10 (3.82%) DNS
6 9 (3.44%) LAN
6 9 (3.44%) WAN
7 8 (3.05%) Intranet
8 6 (2.29%) Multicast
9 5 (1.91%) NAS
9 5 (1.91%) Ethernet
9 5 (1.91%) TCP/IP
10 4 (1.53%) FTP
11 3 (1.15%) VoIP
11 3 (1.15%) Wireless
12 2 (0.76%) VPN
13 1 (0.38%) HTTP
13 1 (0.38%) SSH
13 1 (0.38%) VLAN
13 1 (0.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (23.28%) SQL Server
2 42 (16.03%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (12.21%) PowerCenter
4 26 (9.92%) Oracle Database
5 19 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (6.11%) DB2
7 14 (5.34%) Data Mart
8 10 (3.82%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (3.05%) QlikView
10 8 (3.05%) DataStage
11 6 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.91%) Star Schema
12 5 (1.91%) Oracle Exadata
12 5 (1.91%) PowerMart
12 5 (1.91%) Data Mining
13 4 (1.53%) MS Access
13 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (1.15%) MySQL
15 2 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (4.20%) JIRA
2 8 (3.05%) Ant
3 6 (2.29%) Maven
4 5 (1.91%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.53%) ClearCase
5 4 (1.53%) CruiseControl
5 4 (1.53%) Hudson
5 4 (1.53%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.76%) TestComplete
7 2 (0.76%) Build Forge
7 2 (0.76%) Subversion
7 2 (0.76%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.76%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.76%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
General
1 154 (58.78%) Finance
2 118 (45.04%) Banking
3 42 (16.03%) Investment Banking
4 22 (8.40%) Front Office
5 18 (6.87%) Financial Institution
6 9 (3.44%) Back Office
7 5 (1.91%) German Language
8 4 (1.53%) Legal
9 3 (1.15%) Games
10 2 (0.76%) Retail
11 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.38%) International Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Marketing
11 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.38%) French Language
Job Titles
1 55 (20.99%) Developer
2 49 (18.70%) Analyst
3 28 (10.69%) Consultant
4 23 (8.78%) Support Analyst
5 21 (8.02%) Administrator
6 17 (6.49%) Applications Support
7 13 (4.96%) Release Manager
7 13 (4.96%) Systems Administrator
7 13 (4.96%) Operations Analyst
8 12 (4.58%) Architect
9 10 (3.82%) Support Specialist
9 10 (3.82%) ETL Developer
9 10 (3.82%) Build Manager
9 10 (3.82%) Informatica Consultant
9 10 (3.82%) Build and Release Manager
10 9 (3.44%) Infrastructure Architect
11 8 (3.05%) Linux Administrator
11 8 (3.05%) Computer Operator
12 7 (2.67%) Technical Support
12 7 (2.67%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.16%) .NET
1 24 (9.16%) Middleware
2 12 (4.58%) XML
3 11 (4.20%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (3.82%) WCF
5 9 (3.44%) Application Packaging
6 8 (3.05%) FIX Protocol
6 8 (3.05%) Java EE
7 6 (2.29%) .NET Framework
7 6 (2.29%) Rendezvous
7 6 (2.29%) SOAP
8 5 (1.91%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (1.53%) Web Services
10 2 (0.76%) FpML
10 2 (0.76%) Apache Flex
10 2 (0.76%) WPF
11 1 (0.38%) Silverlight
11 1 (0.38%) jQuery
11 1 (0.38%) YAML
11 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.34%) Derivative
3 13 (4.96%) Hedge funds
4 12 (4.58%) Mainframe
5 11 (4.20%) Clustering
6 10 (3.82%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.44%) Equities
7 9 (3.44%) Data Integration
8 8 (3.05%) Fixed Income
9 7 (2.67%) SWIFT
10 6 (2.29%) iSeries
10 6 (2.29%) Reference Data
10 6 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (2.29%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.91%) Market Risk
11 5 (1.91%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (1.53%) Kindle
13 3 (1.15%) Digital Media
13 3 (1.15%) AS400
14 2 (0.76%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 141 (53.82%) UNIX
2 72 (27.48%) Windows
3 68 (25.95%) Linux
4 32 (12.21%) Solaris
5 24 (9.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (7.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (3.44%) Oracle Linux
7 9 (3.44%) AIX
8 7 (2.67%) MVS
8 7 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.29%) VMS
10 5 (1.91%) Windows NT
11 3 (1.15%) HPUX
12 2 (0.76%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (14.12%) ETL
2 27 (10.31%) Release Management
3 24 (9.16%) User Acceptance Testing
4 23 (8.78%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (8.02%) Migration
5 21 (8.02%) Problem Management
6 20 (7.63%) ITIL
7 18 (6.87%) Risk Management
8 17 (6.49%) Data Modelling
9 14 (5.34%) Change Management
9 14 (5.34%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (5.34%) Waterfall
10 13 (4.96%) Asset Management
10 13 (4.96%) Mentoring
11 12 (4.58%) Load Balancing
12 11 (4.20%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (4.20%) Investment Management
12 11 (4.20%) TDD
12 11 (4.20%) Capacity Management
13 9 (3.44%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (37.02%) SQL
2 38 (14.50%) Shell Script
3 32 (12.21%) PL/SQL
4 30 (11.45%) Java
5 25 (9.54%) Perl
6 21 (8.02%) PowerShell
7 20 (7.63%) VB
8 13 (4.96%) T-SQL
9 12 (4.58%) Python
10 7 (2.67%) VBScript
11 6 (2.29%) VBA
12 4 (1.53%) RPG
12 4 (1.53%) Korn
12 4 (1.53%) RPG IV
13 3 (1.15%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.15%) C
13 3 (1.15%) C#
14 2 (0.76%) PHP
14 2 (0.76%) JCL
14 2 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (2.67%) Degree
2 4 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (1.53%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.96%) SLA
2 11 (4.20%) QA
3 2 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.76%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (8.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.67%) VMware ESX
2 7 (2.67%) XenApp
2 7 (2.67%) XenDesktop
2 7 (2.67%) vSphere
3 6 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (1.15%) NFS
6 2 (0.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.76%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 20 (7.63%) BMC PATROL
2 19 (7.25%) NetBackup
3 16 (6.11%) BladeLogic
3 16 (6.11%) ITRS Geneos
4 12 (4.58%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (4.58%) Tivoli
5 11 (4.20%) Backup Exec
6 9 (3.44%) SCOM
6 9 (3.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 8 (3.05%) HP SIM
8 7 (2.67%) SCCM
8 7 (2.67%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 6 (2.29%) OpenView
10 5 (1.91%) Puppet
11 4 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (1.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (1.15%) MAINVIEW
13 2 (0.76%) Nagios
14 1 (0.38%) Foglight
Vendors
1 133 (50.76%) Oracle
2 45 (17.18%) BMC
3 36 (13.74%) Informatica
4 25 (9.54%) Remedy
5 23 (8.78%) HP
6 20 (7.63%) Sybase
7 18 (6.87%) Red Hat
8 16 (6.11%) Veritas
8 16 (6.11%) IBM
9 15 (5.73%) Microsoft
9 15 (5.73%) VMware
10 13 (4.96%) TIBCO
10 13 (4.96%) Cisco
10 13 (4.96%) CA
11 11 (4.20%) Citrix
11 11 (4.20%) Symantec
12 9 (3.44%) thinkFolio
13 8 (3.05%) Altiris
13 8 (3.05%) Blue Coat
14 5 (1.91%) MicroStrategy