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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC Control-M
Rank 486 484 502
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +18
Contract jobs citing Control-M 126 102 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.87% 2.72% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 53 65
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£500 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £313 £295
% change year-on-year
+16.00% +5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.75 -

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
4396 3745 3697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.63% 7.10% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2621 2209 1935
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 155 172
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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 19 September 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 30 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 19 September 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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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 +15 121 £500 +25.00% 10
London +33 85 £525 +18.64% 7
City of London +45 33 £500 -4.76% 5
South East -4 19 £325 +8.33% 1
East Midlands - 10 £344 - 1
Scotland -11 5 £388 -29.54%
Yorkshire +2 3 £425 +41.66% 1
North West - 3 £500 -
Manchester - 3 £500 -
Kent - 2 £325 -
Surrey - 2 £525 - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
East of England - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
County Londonderry - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Knaresborough - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Warwick - - - -
York - - - -

Control-M
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 144 (60.00%) Finance
2 130 (54.17%) UNIX
3 91 (37.92%) Banking
4 80 (33.33%) Oracle
5 76 (31.67%) SQL
6 62 (25.83%) Windows
7 59 (24.58%) BMC
8 57 (23.75%) Linux
9 49 (20.42%) NetBackup
10 48 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 42 (17.50%) Veritas
12 41 (17.08%) Active Directory
12 41 (17.08%) Investment Banking
13 40 (16.67%) SLA
13 40 (16.67%) Shell Script
13 40 (16.67%) .NET
14 38 (15.83%) ETL
14 38 (15.83%) User Acceptance Testing
15 37 (15.42%) Microsoft
16 36 (15.00%) Informatica
16 36 (15.00%) PowerCenter
17 34 (14.17%) BMC PATROL
17 34 (14.17%) HP
17 34 (14.17%) Solaris
17 34 (14.17%) Middleware
18 33 (13.75%) Financial Institution
19 31 (12.92%) Data Warehouse
19 31 (12.92%) Java
19 31 (12.92%) Hedge funds
20 30 (12.50%) Remedy

Control-M
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (5.00%) IIS
2 10 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.75%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.75%) Apache
4 8 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (2.08%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.08%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.67%) LiveLink
7 3 (1.25%) TIBCO EMS
7 3 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.83%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.83%) AquaLogic Service Bus
9 1 (0.42%) SAS
9 1 (0.42%) CICS
Applications
1 13 (5.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.08%) Mathematica
3 4 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 27 (11.25%) Markit EDM
2 7 (2.92%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.67%) Kondor+
4 3 (1.25%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.42%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.67%) SAN
2 12 (5.00%) Firewall
3 9 (3.75%) LDAP
4 8 (3.33%) DNS
4 8 (3.33%) Intranet
4 8 (3.33%) BIG-IP
5 6 (2.50%) Multicast
5 6 (2.50%) NAS
6 5 (2.08%) LAN
6 5 (2.08%) WAN
6 5 (2.08%) Ethernet
7 4 (1.67%) Kerberos
8 3 (1.25%) Internet
9 1 (0.42%) VLAN
9 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.42%) VPN
9 1 (0.42%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (15.00%) PowerCenter
3 31 (12.92%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (12.08%) Oracle Database
5 26 (10.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (10.42%) QlikView
7 20 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 19 (7.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (7.50%) Data Mart
10 13 (5.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (5.42%) Data Mining
11 12 (5.00%) MS Access
12 9 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (3.75%) Relational Database
12 9 (3.75%) RDBMS
13 6 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (2.50%) Oracle Exadata
14 5 (2.08%) SQLite
14 5 (2.08%) DB2
15 4 (1.67%) Informix
Development Applications
1 16 (6.67%) JIRA
2 8 (3.33%) Toad
3 5 (2.08%) Subversion
4 4 (1.67%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.42%) Maven
6 1 (0.42%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.42%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.42%) JUnit
General
1 144 (60.00%) Finance
2 91 (37.92%) Banking
3 41 (17.08%) Investment Banking
4 33 (13.75%) Financial Institution
5 12 (5.00%) Front Office
6 5 (2.08%) German Language
7 3 (1.25%) Back Office
7 3 (1.25%) Retail
8 1 (0.42%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.42%) French Language
8 1 (0.42%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (27.50%) Analyst
2 56 (23.33%) Developer
3 32 (13.33%) Operations Analyst
4 21 (8.75%) Support Analyst
5 15 (6.25%) Consultant
5 15 (6.25%) SQL Developer
6 14 (5.83%) Administrator
7 10 (4.17%) Applications Support
8 9 (3.75%) Architect
8 9 (3.75%) Applications Support Analyst
8 9 (3.75%) Informatica Consultant
9 8 (3.33%) DBA
9 8 (3.33%) Computer Operator
9 8 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (2.92%) Ab Initio Developer
11 6 (2.50%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (2.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 6 (2.50%) Integration Engineer
11 6 (2.50%) .NET Developer
11 6 (2.50%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (16.67%) .NET
2 34 (14.17%) Middleware
3 14 (5.83%) WCF
4 9 (3.75%) WPF
5 8 (3.33%) Web Services
5 8 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 8 (3.33%) Java EE
5 8 (3.33%) Application Packaging
6 7 (2.92%) HTML
7 6 (2.50%) Rendezvous
7 6 (2.50%) ASP.NET
7 6 (2.50%) CSS
7 6 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (2.08%) jQuery
8 5 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (2.08%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (2.08%) .NET Framework
8 5 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (2.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.92%) Hedge funds
2 28 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.92%) Mainframe
4 12 (5.00%) Clustering
5 10 (4.17%) AS400
6 8 (3.33%) Fixed Income
6 8 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.33%) SecurID
6 8 (3.33%) VAX
7 7 (2.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (2.50%) Credit Risk
8 6 (2.50%) Data Integration
9 5 (2.08%) Derivative
9 5 (2.08%) Visualisation
9 5 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.25%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.83%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.83%) iSeries
12 1 (0.42%) LPAR
12 1 (0.42%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 130 (54.17%) UNIX
2 62 (25.83%) Windows
3 57 (23.75%) Linux
4 34 (14.17%) Solaris
5 24 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (5.42%) VMS
8 10 (4.17%) MVS
9 8 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (2.92%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (2.92%) Windows NT
11 6 (2.50%) AIX
12 5 (2.08%) HPUX
13 2 (0.83%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.42%) OS/390
14 1 (0.42%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (15.83%) ETL
1 38 (15.83%) User Acceptance Testing
2 26 (10.83%) Data Modelling
3 24 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 23 (9.58%) Asset Management
5 22 (9.17%) ITIL
6 18 (7.50%) Risk Management
6 18 (7.50%) Release Management
7 16 (6.67%) Workflow
8 15 (6.25%) Migration
9 13 (5.42%) Waterfall
9 13 (5.42%) Network Monitoring
10 12 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
11 10 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (3.75%) Business Analysis
12 9 (3.75%) Load Balancing
12 9 (3.75%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (3.75%) Change Management
13 8 (3.33%) Data Management
13 8 (3.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (31.67%) SQL
2 40 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 31 (12.92%) Java
4 27 (11.25%) T-SQL
5 21 (8.75%) VB
5 21 (8.75%) PL/SQL
6 19 (7.92%) PowerShell
7 10 (4.17%) C#
7 10 (4.17%) Python
8 9 (3.75%) Perl
9 5 (2.08%) JCL
9 5 (2.08%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.08%) VBA
10 4 (1.67%) C++
11 3 (1.25%) C
12 2 (0.83%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.83%) VBScript
12 2 (0.83%) Korn
12 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (1.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.83%) RHCE
2 2 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (16.67%) SLA
2 6 (2.50%) QA
3 2 (0.83%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 41 (17.08%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 8 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.50%) VMware ESX
4 6 (2.50%) vSphere
4 6 (2.50%) XenApp
4 6 (2.50%) XenDesktop
5 5 (2.08%) Veritas File System
5 5 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (1.25%) SRDF
7 3 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.42%) RACF
8 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.42%) NFS
Systems Management
1 49 (20.42%) NetBackup
2 34 (14.17%) BMC PATROL
3 23 (9.58%) SCOM
4 20 (8.33%) Tivoli
5 18 (7.50%) Backup Exec
6 14 (5.83%) HP SIM
7 13 (5.42%) BladeLogic
7 13 (5.42%) Tivoli NetView
8 12 (5.00%) Nagios
8 12 (5.00%) ITRS Geneos
9 10 (4.17%) OpenView
10 9 (3.75%) MOM
11 8 (3.33%) Netcool
11 8 (3.33%) Legato
12 7 (2.92%) SCCM
12 7 (2.92%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (2.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 6 (2.50%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
13 6 (2.50%) OMEGAMON
14 5 (2.08%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 80 (33.33%) Oracle
2 59 (24.58%) BMC
3 42 (17.50%) Veritas
4 37 (15.42%) Microsoft
5 36 (15.00%) Informatica
6 34 (14.17%) HP
7 30 (12.50%) Remedy
8 23 (9.58%) Red Hat
9 22 (9.17%) IBM
10 20 (8.33%) Altiris
11 17 (7.08%) Intel
12 14 (5.83%) SolarWinds
13 13 (5.42%) VMware
13 13 (5.42%) CA
14 12 (5.00%) Sybase
15 11 (4.58%) Citrix
16 10 (4.17%) Wall Street Systems
17 9 (3.75%) TIBCO
18 7 (2.92%) Ab Initio
18 7 (2.92%) Cisco
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