Period
to 19 October 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of BMC products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BMC over the 6 months to 19 October 2021 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within BMC Software, Inc.

BMC
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 607 447 548
Rank change year-on-year -160 +101 +40
Contract jobs citing BMC 141 49 254
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.18% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 0.42% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 28 157
10th Percentile £305 £294 £300
25th Percentile £411 £347 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £456 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.11% -8.75% +11.11%
75th Percentile £544 £503 £563
90th Percentile £629 £538 £618
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £500
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £13.65 £14.00
Median % change year-on-year - -2.50% +12.72%
UK median hourly rate - £13.65 £14.00
% change year-on-year - -2.50% +12.72%

BMC is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 26,818 11,627 32,718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 39.80% 43.34% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,948 7,698 21,107
10th Percentile £264 £258 £241
25th Percentile £400 £363 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £575 £560
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 824 338 1,153
10th Percentile £11.66 £11.71 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.78 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.29 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year -6.37% +6.80% +9.73%
75th Percentile £42.33 £45.00 £40.25
90th Percentile £62.50 £55.00 £52.14
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £21.75 £19.11
% change year-on-year -10.34% +13.84% +12.38%

BMC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing BMC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for BMC in England

BMC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing BMC in England.

Daily rate trend for BMC in England

BMC
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing BMC in England over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for BMC in England

BMC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing BMC in England.

Hourly rate trend for BMC in England

BMC
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 BMC within the England region over the 6 months to 19 October 2021. 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 -156 56 £538 +26.47% 8
South East -76 40 £475 +58.33% 3
North of England -65 17 £420 -16.00% 4
North West - 13 £421 - 1
South West -49 8 £324 -31.84% 2
West Midlands - 7 £350 - 2
Midlands - 7 £350 - 2
Yorkshire -43 4 £300 -40.00% 3
East of England -49 4 £550 +57.14% 3
BMC
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing BMC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for BMC.

1 78 (55.32%) Remedy
1 78 (55.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 58 (41.13%) ITIL
3 52 (36.88%) Service Management
4 47 (33.33%) ITSM
5 46 (32.62%) ServiceNow
6 41 (29.08%) Security Cleared
7 39 (27.66%) Social Skills
7 39 (27.66%) JIRA
8 38 (26.95%) CMDB
8 38 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (24.11%) SC Cleared
10 30 (21.28%) Windows
10 30 (21.28%) Tivoli
11 29 (20.57%) IBM
12 27 (19.15%) Microsoft
12 27 (19.15%) Python
12 27 (19.15%) Confluence
13 25 (17.73%) DevOps
14 24 (17.02%) Project Management
14 24 (17.02%) HP
15 22 (15.60%) Remedy AR System
16 21 (14.89%) Finance
17 20 (14.18%) Telecoms
17 20 (14.18%) Configuration Management
17 20 (14.18%) Azure
17 20 (14.18%) Ansible
18 19 (13.48%) Active Directory
18 19 (13.48%) Linux
18 19 (13.48%) Oracle

BMC
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 27 (19.15%) Confluence
2 11 (7.80%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.96%) Apache
3 7 (4.96%) nginx
4 6 (4.26%) IIS
4 6 (4.26%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.42%) CICS
5 2 (1.42%) CMS
5 2 (1.42%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.42%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (3.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 78 (55.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 22 (15.60%) Remedy AR System
3 6 (4.26%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.71%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.18%) Azure
2 13 (9.22%) AWS
3 10 (7.09%) PaaS
4 9 (6.38%) GCP
4 9 (6.38%) GitHub
4 9 (6.38%) IaaS
4 9 (6.38%) SaaS
5 6 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (3.55%) Apigee
7 3 (2.13%) Microsoft 365
8 2 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.42%) Snowflake
9 1 (0.71%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.71%) Azure Storage
9 1 (0.71%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.71%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.35%) TCP/IP
2 15 (10.64%) DNS
2 15 (10.64%) Kerberos
3 8 (5.67%) HTTP
3 8 (5.67%) SSL
4 6 (4.26%) WAN
5 5 (3.55%) SD-WAN
6 3 (2.13%) 3G
6 3 (2.13%) NAS
6 3 (2.13%) SAN
7 2 (1.42%) DHCP
7 2 (1.42%) Firewall
7 2 (1.42%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (1.42%) VPN
8 1 (0.71%) BGP
8 1 (0.71%) FTP
8 1 (0.71%) OSPF
8 1 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.71%) SNMP
8 1 (0.71%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.06%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.84%) MySQL
4 3 (2.13%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.42%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.42%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.42%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2017
5 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2019
5 2 (1.42%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.71%) DB2
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 39 (27.66%) JIRA
2 9 (6.38%) Subversion
2 9 (6.38%) TeamCity
3 6 (4.26%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.55%) Serena SBM
5 3 (2.13%) MSI
5 3 (2.13%) Robot Framework
6 2 (1.42%) ERwin
6 2 (1.42%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.71%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.71%) ER Studio
7 1 (0.71%) GitLab
7 1 (0.71%) Hudson
7 1 (0.71%) PowerDesigner
7 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 39 (27.66%) Social Skills
2 21 (14.89%) Finance
3 20 (14.18%) Telecoms
4 18 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (10.64%) Banking
6 7 (4.96%) Presentation Skills
7 6 (4.26%) Front Office
8 5 (3.55%) Influencing Skills
8 5 (3.55%) Public Sector
9 3 (2.13%) Back Office
9 3 (2.13%) International Banking
10 2 (1.42%) Retail
11 1 (0.71%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.71%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (19.86%) Consultant
2 24 (17.02%) Developer
3 18 (12.77%) Architect
3 18 (12.77%) Remedy Consultant
4 15 (10.64%) Remedy Developer
5 14 (9.93%) Analyst
6 9 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (5.67%) Designer
8 7 (4.96%) .NET Developer
8 7 (4.96%) Configuration Manager
8 7 (4.96%) Infrastructure Support
8 7 (4.96%) SQL Developer
8 7 (4.96%) SQL Server Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Administrator
9 6 (4.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 6 (4.26%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Service Manager
9 6 (4.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.06%) LDAP
2 13 (9.22%) .NET
3 11 (7.80%) Middleware
4 7 (4.96%) SAML
5 6 (4.26%) .NET Framework
5 6 (4.26%) OAuth
5 6 (4.26%) OpenID
5 6 (4.26%) Rendezvous
5 6 (4.26%) SailPoint
5 6 (4.26%) SPNEGO
5 6 (4.26%) WCF
5 6 (4.26%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 5 (3.55%) OAuth2
6 5 (3.55%) REST
7 3 (2.13%) Web Services
8 2 (1.42%) CSS
8 2 (1.42%) HTML
9 1 (0.71%) SOAP
9 1 (0.71%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (26.95%) CMDB
2 8 (5.67%) Clustering
2 8 (5.67%) Replication
3 7 (4.96%) PKI
4 6 (4.26%) Derivative
4 6 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.84%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.42%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.71%) HACMP
7 1 (0.71%) LPAR
7 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.71%) NHS
7 1 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.71%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.71%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 30 (21.28%) Windows
2 19 (13.48%) Linux
3 13 (9.22%) Unix
3 13 (9.22%) Windows Server
4 8 (5.67%) Solaris
4 8 (5.67%) Windows 10
5 6 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (2.13%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.42%) AIX
8 2 (1.42%) CentOS
8 2 (1.42%) SUSE
8 2 (1.42%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.42%) zOS
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (41.13%) ITIL
2 52 (36.88%) Service Management
3 47 (33.33%) ITSM
4 38 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (17.73%) DevOps
6 24 (17.02%) Project Management
7 20 (14.18%) Configuration Management
8 19 (13.48%) Asset Management
9 17 (12.06%) Change Management
10 16 (11.35%) Requirements Gathering
10 16 (11.35%) Service Design
11 15 (10.64%) Benchmarking
11 15 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (10.64%) Service Delivery
11 15 (10.64%) Target Operating Model
11 15 (10.64%) Trend Analysis
12 14 (9.93%) High Availability
13 12 (8.51%) Conflict Resolution
14 11 (7.80%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (7.80%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (19.15%) Python
2 16 (11.35%) Perl
3 14 (9.93%) SQL
4 8 (5.67%) C#
4 8 (5.67%) Java
4 8 (5.67%) PowerShell
5 7 (4.96%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.26%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.13%) Ruby
8 2 (1.42%) Assembly Language
8 2 (1.42%) PHP
8 2 (1.42%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.42%) REXX
8 2 (1.42%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.42%) VBA
9 1 (0.71%) COBOL
9 1 (0.71%) JCL
9 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (29.08%) Security Cleared
2 34 (24.11%) SC Cleared
3 18 (12.77%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (5.67%) Degree
5 5 (3.55%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.71%) CCNA
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.71%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (4.96%) GDPR
3 4 (2.84%) PMO
3 4 (2.84%) QA
4 2 (1.42%) SLA
5 1 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.71%) GRC
5 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.71%) ITGC
System Software
1 19 (13.48%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.80%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (4.26%) Veritas File System
5 5 (3.55%) NFS
6 4 (2.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (2.13%) Docker
7 3 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.42%) KVM
8 2 (1.42%) RACF
8 2 (1.42%) Samba
8 2 (1.42%) XenApp
9 1 (0.71%) ACF2
9 1 (0.71%) Ceph
9 1 (0.71%) iptables
9 1 (0.71%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 1 (0.71%) QEMU
9 1 (0.71%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (21.28%) Tivoli
2 20 (14.18%) Ansible
3 16 (11.35%) Control-M
4 11 (7.80%) Netcool
5 10 (7.09%) SCCM
5 10 (7.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 9 (6.38%) BladeLogic
6 9 (6.38%) EMC NetWorker
6 9 (6.38%) QRadar
6 9 (6.38%) Red Hat Satellite
7 7 (4.96%) BMC PATROL
7 7 (4.96%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (4.26%) CA Single Sign-On
9 5 (3.55%) NetBackup
9 5 (3.55%) Terraform
10 4 (2.84%) Puppet
10 4 (2.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (2.13%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (2.13%) Icinga
11 3 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 78 (55.32%) Remedy
2 46 (32.62%) ServiceNow
3 29 (20.57%) IBM
4 27 (19.15%) Microsoft
5 24 (17.02%) HP
6 19 (13.48%) Oracle
7 18 (12.77%) VMware
8 16 (11.35%) Atlassian
9 13 (9.22%) Red Hat
10 12 (8.51%) Splunk
11 10 (7.09%) Cisco
11 10 (7.09%) Qualys
12 9 (6.38%) CyberArk
12 9 (6.38%) EMC
13 8 (5.67%) CA
14 6 (4.26%) SaltStack
14 6 (4.26%) Symantec
14 6 (4.26%) TIBCO
15 5 (3.55%) Serena
16 4 (2.84%) MuleSoft