Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for BladeLogic skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BladeLogic over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 778 810 771
Rank change year-on-year +32 -39 -25
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 68 54 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.072% 0.055% 0.098%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.63% 0.49% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 45 69
England median daily rate £500 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +3.53% -10.53%
10th Percentile £325 £320 £310
90th Percentile £588 £700 £550
UK median daily rate £500 £443 £408
% change year-on-year +12.99% +8.59% -14.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

BladeLogic is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 10718 10921 9072
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.34% 11.10% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7336 7045 5602
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +5.77%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £236
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £440 £400
% change year-on-year +7.95% +10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 244 311
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.73 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.99% +3.65% +2.56%
10th Percentile £10.88 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.50 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £19.03
% change year-on-year -18.60% +12.98% -2.41%

BladeLogic
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing BladeLogic as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for BladeLogic in England

BladeLogic
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BladeLogic in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for BladeLogic in England

BladeLogic
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BladeLogic in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BladeLogic in England

BladeLogic
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BladeLogic in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BladeLogic in England

BladeLogic
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BladeLogic within the England region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 42 £513 -5.09% 1
Midlands +35 14 £438 +36.72%
West Midlands +30 13 £375 +17.19%
South East +11 8 £500 +56.25%
North of England +49 4 £325 -20.73%
North West +23 4 £325 -
BladeLogic
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BladeLogic also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for BladeLogic.

1 51 (75.00%) Linux
2 43 (63.24%) Unix
3 33 (48.53%) Puppet
4 32 (47.06%) BMC
5 31 (45.59%) Java
6 26 (38.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (36.76%) Solaris
8 24 (35.29%) Windows
8 24 (35.29%) Ansible
9 23 (33.82%) Finance
10 22 (32.35%) AIX
10 22 (32.35%) Red Hat
11 21 (30.88%) Python
12 20 (29.41%) Oracle
13 17 (25.00%) Perl
13 17 (25.00%) Shell Script
13 17 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (25.00%) Git (software)
14 16 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 16 (23.53%) SAN
14 16 (23.53%) Banking
15 15 (22.06%) NetBackup
15 15 (22.06%) JavaScript
15 15 (22.06%) Bitbucket
15 15 (22.06%) Jenkins
16 14 (20.59%) Terraform
16 14 (20.59%) ClearCase
16 14 (20.59%) Maven
16 14 (20.59%) JIRA
17 13 (19.12%) Disaster Recovery

BladeLogic
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 7 (10.29%) IIS
2 6 (8.82%) Apache
3 4 (5.88%) nginx
3 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.12%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.53%) SAN
2 7 (10.29%) Firewall
3 4 (5.88%) BIG-IP
4 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.94%) DNS
5 2 (2.94%) FTP
5 2 (2.94%) LDAP
5 2 (2.94%) VLAN
6 1 (1.47%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.47%) NAS
6 1 (1.47%) Network Security
6 1 (1.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) MS Access
2 4 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.47%) Big Data
4 1 (1.47%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.47%) HBase
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 17 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 15 (22.06%) Bitbucket
3 15 (22.06%) Jenkins
4 14 (20.59%) ClearCase
4 14 (20.59%) JIRA
4 14 (20.59%) Maven
5 4 (5.88%) JMeter
6 2 (2.94%) MSBuild
6 2 (2.94%) NUnit
6 2 (2.94%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.47%) git-flow
7 1 (1.47%) MSI
7 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (33.82%) Finance
2 16 (23.53%) Banking
3 7 (10.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (30.88%) Unix Engineer
2 10 (14.71%) Automation Specialist
3 8 (11.76%) Release Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) AIX Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Applications Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Unix Scripting Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Release Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Security Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Administrator
7 4 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) AWS Specialist
7 4 (5.88%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Solaris Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (4.41%) Release Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) .NET
1 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
1 2 (2.94%) ADO.NET
1 2 (2.94%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (2.94%) JSON
1 2 (2.94%) LINQ
1 2 (2.94%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 2 (2.94%) SOAP
1 2 (2.94%) Unity DI Container
1 2 (2.94%) WCF
1 2 (2.94%) WPF
2 1 (1.47%) Flash
2 1 (1.47%) Node.js
2 1 (1.47%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (1.47%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.47%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.82%) PMI
3 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.41%) Clustering
5 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.47%) CMDB
6 1 (1.47%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.47%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 51 (75.00%) Linux
2 43 (63.24%) Unix
3 26 (38.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (36.76%) Solaris
5 24 (35.29%) Windows
6 22 (32.35%) AIX
7 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (17.65%) Oracle Linux
8 12 (17.65%) SUSE
9 9 (13.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 7 (10.29%) Windows Server
11 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.47%) Android
12 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.47%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (19.12%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.65%) OO
4 7 (10.29%) Migration
4 7 (10.29%) Project Management
4 7 (10.29%) SDLC
4 7 (10.29%) Service Delivery
5 6 (8.82%) Agile Project Management
5 6 (8.82%) DevOps
5 6 (8.82%) ITIL
5 6 (8.82%) Load Balancing
5 6 (8.82%) Open Source
5 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2
5 6 (8.82%) Problem Management
5 6 (8.82%) Release Management
6 5 (7.35%) Data Security
6 5 (7.35%) Information Security
6 5 (7.35%) Project Planning
6 5 (7.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (45.59%) Java
2 21 (30.88%) Python
3 17 (25.00%) Perl
3 17 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 15 (22.06%) JavaScript
5 11 (16.18%) VBScript
6 6 (8.82%) Ruby
7 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.94%) C#
8 2 (2.94%) XAML
9 1 (1.47%) Korn
9 1 (1.47%) sed
9 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 12 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.71%) Degree
3 6 (8.82%) PMI Certification
4 5 (7.35%) CISSP
5 2 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.47%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Docker
2 3 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.94%) NFS
3 2 (2.94%) Veritas File System
3 2 (2.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (2.94%) vSphere
4 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.47%) KVM
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.47%) Samba
4 1 (1.47%) SRDF
4 1 (1.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.47%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 33 (48.53%) Puppet
2 24 (35.29%) Ansible
3 15 (22.06%) NetBackup
4 14 (20.59%) Terraform
5 5 (7.35%) ITRS Geneos
5 5 (7.35%) Nessus
5 5 (7.35%) Rancher
6 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.47%) PowerBroker
7 1 (1.47%) QRadar
7 1 (1.47%) SCCM
7 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.47%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.47%) vRealize
7 1 (1.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (47.06%) BMC
2 22 (32.35%) Red Hat
3 20 (29.41%) Oracle
4 11 (16.18%) Tripwire
5 8 (11.76%) VMware
6 6 (8.82%) Atlassian
6 6 (8.82%) HP
7 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
7 5 (7.35%) Splunk
8 4 (5.88%) F5
8 4 (5.88%) Remedy
9 3 (4.41%) EMC
9 3 (4.41%) Veritas
10 2 (2.94%) AppDynamics
10 2 (2.94%) CyberArk
10 2 (2.94%) NetApp
11 1 (1.47%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.47%) AlienVault
11 1 (1.47%) Qualys
11 1 (1.47%) Symantec