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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC Control-M
Rank 499 491 489
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing Control-M 118 99 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.66% 2.65% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 54 71
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£500 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +12.50%
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
4443 3742 3706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.77% 7.10% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2658 2208 1956
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 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 157 186
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.58 £13.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.28 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.94%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +6 115 £500 +25.00% 13
London +28 80 £513 +20.58% 10
City of London +46 31 £500 +5.26% 7
South East -18 20 £325 +8.33%
East Midlands - 9 £325 - 1
North West -7 3 £500 - 1
Scotland -8 3 £425 +21.42%
Surrey - 3 £525 -
Manchester - 3 £500 - 1
South Yorkshire +7 2 - -
Sheffield +3 2 - -
Yorkshire 0 2 - - 1
Kent - 2 £325 -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
East of England - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Warwick - - - -
York - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 1
Reading - - - -

Control-M
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 139 (59.91%) Finance
2 123 (53.02%) UNIX
3 88 (37.93%) Banking
4 78 (33.62%) Oracle
5 75 (32.33%) SQL
6 60 (25.86%) Windows
7 54 (23.28%) BMC
8 50 (21.55%) SQL Server
9 49 (21.12%) Linux
10 47 (20.26%) NetBackup
11 42 (18.10%) Active Directory
12 40 (17.24%) Microsoft
12 40 (17.24%) SLA
13 39 (16.81%) Veritas
14 38 (16.38%) ETL
14 38 (16.38%) .NET
14 38 (16.38%) Investment Banking
15 37 (15.95%) Shell Script
16 35 (15.09%) HP
16 35 (15.09%) User Acceptance Testing
17 34 (14.66%) BMC PATROL
18 33 (14.22%) Informatica
18 33 (14.22%) PowerCenter
18 33 (14.22%) Financial Institution
19 32 (13.79%) Middleware
19 32 (13.79%) Hedge funds
20 30 (12.93%) Remedy
20 30 (12.93%) Java
20 30 (12.93%) Solaris
21 27 (11.64%) Data Warehouse

Control-M
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (5.17%) IIS
2 11 (4.74%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.31%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.88%) Apache
5 8 (3.45%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (2.16%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.72%) LiveLink
7 4 (1.72%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.29%) TIBCO EMS
8 3 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.86%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.86%) AquaLogic Service Bus
10 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.16%) Mathematica
3 4 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 27 (11.64%) Markit EDM
2 8 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.72%) Kondor+
4 3 (1.29%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.60%) SAN
2 12 (5.17%) Firewall
3 9 (3.88%) LDAP
4 8 (3.45%) Intranet
4 8 (3.45%) DNS
4 8 (3.45%) BIG-IP
5 6 (2.59%) Multicast
6 5 (2.16%) NAS
6 5 (2.16%) LAN
6 5 (2.16%) WAN
6 5 (2.16%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.29%) Internet
8 1 (0.43%) VLAN
8 1 (0.43%) FTP
8 1 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (21.55%) SQL Server
2 33 (14.22%) PowerCenter
3 27 (11.64%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (11.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (10.78%) Oracle Database
5 25 (10.78%) QlikView
6 21 (9.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (6.47%) Data Mart
9 14 (6.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (5.60%) Data Mining
11 12 (5.17%) MS Access
12 9 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (3.02%) Relational Database
13 7 (3.02%) RDBMS
14 6 (2.59%) Oracle Exadata
15 5 (2.16%) SQLite
15 5 (2.16%) DB2
16 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
16 3 (1.29%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 14 (6.03%) JIRA
2 5 (2.16%) Subversion
2 5 (2.16%) Toad
3 3 (1.29%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.43%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.43%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.43%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (0.43%) Maven
5 1 (0.43%) JUnit
5 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
General
1 139 (59.91%) Finance
2 88 (37.93%) Banking
3 38 (16.38%) Investment Banking
4 33 (14.22%) Financial Institution
5 13 (5.60%) Front Office
6 5 (2.16%) German Language
7 3 (1.29%) Back Office
7 3 (1.29%) Retail
8 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Marketing
8 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.43%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.43%) French Language
Job Titles
1 67 (28.88%) Analyst
2 51 (21.98%) Developer
3 32 (13.79%) Operations Analyst
4 21 (9.05%) Support Analyst
5 15 (6.47%) SQL Developer
5 15 (6.47%) Consultant
6 14 (6.03%) Administrator
7 11 (4.74%) Applications Support
8 9 (3.88%) Architect
8 9 (3.88%) Informatica Consultant
8 9 (3.88%) Applications Support Analyst
9 8 (3.45%) Computer Operator
10 7 (3.02%) Wintel Systems Administrator
10 7 (3.02%) Wintel Administrator
10 7 (3.02%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (3.02%) Release Manager
10 7 (3.02%) DBA
10 7 (3.02%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (3.02%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 6 (2.59%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (16.38%) .NET
2 32 (13.79%) Middleware
3 14 (6.03%) WCF
4 9 (3.88%) Application Packaging
5 8 (3.45%) Web Services
5 8 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
5 8 (3.45%) Java EE
6 7 (3.02%) WPF
7 6 (2.59%) HTML
7 6 (2.59%) ASP.NET
7 6 (2.59%) Rendezvous
7 6 (2.59%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (2.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (2.16%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (2.16%) REST
8 5 (2.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (2.16%) jQuery
8 5 (2.16%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (2.16%) .NET Framework
8 5 (2.16%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.79%) Hedge funds
2 23 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (8.19%) Mainframe
4 11 (4.74%) Clustering
5 10 (4.31%) AS400
6 8 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.45%) SecurID
6 8 (3.45%) VAX
7 7 (3.02%) Derivative
7 7 (3.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (2.59%) Fixed Income
8 6 (2.59%) Credit Risk
8 6 (2.59%) Data Integration
9 5 (2.16%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (2.16%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.29%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.86%) Kindle
11 2 (0.86%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.86%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.86%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 123 (53.02%) UNIX
2 60 (25.86%) Windows
3 49 (21.12%) Linux
4 30 (12.93%) Solaris
5 21 (9.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (7.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (5.60%) VMS
8 9 (3.88%) MVS
8 9 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.02%) Oracle Linux
9 7 (3.02%) Windows NT
10 6 (2.59%) AIX
11 3 (1.29%) HPUX
12 2 (0.86%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.43%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (16.38%) ETL
2 35 (15.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 25 (10.78%) Data Modelling
4 23 (9.91%) Problem Management
4 23 (9.91%) Asset Management
5 20 (8.62%) Release Management
6 19 (8.19%) ITIL
6 19 (8.19%) Risk Management
7 16 (6.90%) Workflow
8 14 (6.03%) Migration
9 13 (5.60%) Waterfall
9 13 (5.60%) Network Monitoring
10 12 (5.17%) Systems Analysis
11 10 (4.31%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (3.88%) Business Analysis
12 9 (3.88%) Load Balancing
12 9 (3.88%) TDD
12 9 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (3.45%) Data Management
13 8 (3.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (32.33%) SQL
2 37 (15.95%) Shell Script
3 30 (12.93%) Java
4 27 (11.64%) T-SQL
5 22 (9.48%) VB
6 20 (8.62%) PowerShell
7 19 (8.19%) PL/SQL
8 10 (4.31%) Python
9 8 (3.45%) Perl
9 8 (3.45%) C#
10 5 (2.16%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.16%) VBA
11 4 (1.72%) C++
11 4 (1.72%) JCL
12 3 (1.29%) C
13 2 (0.86%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.86%) VBScript
13 2 (0.86%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.86%) Korn
14 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (0.86%) SC Cleared
1 2 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (17.24%) SLA
2 6 (2.59%) QA
3 2 (0.86%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 42 (18.10%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.02%) vSphere
2 7 (3.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (3.02%) XenApp
2 7 (3.02%) XenDesktop
2 7 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.02%) VMware ESX
3 5 (2.16%) Veritas File System
4 2 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.86%) SRDF
4 2 (0.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.43%) NFS
5 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 47 (20.26%) NetBackup
2 34 (14.66%) BMC PATROL
3 24 (10.34%) SCOM
4 20 (8.62%) Tivoli
5 18 (7.76%) Backup Exec
6 15 (6.47%) HP SIM
7 13 (5.60%) BladeLogic
7 13 (5.60%) ITRS Geneos
7 13 (5.60%) Nagios
7 13 (5.60%) Tivoli NetView
8 10 (4.31%) OpenView
9 9 (3.88%) MOM
10 8 (3.45%) Legato
10 8 (3.45%) Netcool
10 8 (3.45%) SCCM
10 8 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (3.02%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 6 (2.59%) OMEGAMON
13 5 (2.16%) HP SiteScope
13 5 (2.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 78 (33.62%) Oracle
2 54 (23.28%) BMC
3 40 (17.24%) Microsoft
4 39 (16.81%) Veritas
5 35 (15.09%) HP
6 33 (14.22%) Informatica
7 30 (12.93%) Remedy
8 22 (9.48%) IBM
9 20 (8.62%) Altiris
10 17 (7.33%) Intel
11 16 (6.90%) Red Hat
12 14 (6.03%) SolarWinds
13 13 (5.60%) VMware
14 12 (5.17%) Sybase
14 12 (5.17%) Citrix
14 12 (5.17%) CA
15 9 (3.88%) Wall Street Systems
15 9 (3.88%) TIBCO
16 7 (3.02%) Cisco
17 6 (2.59%) Unisys
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