Period
to 31 May 2020

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 31 May 2020 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
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 477 564 674
Rank change year-on-year +87 +110 -46
Contract jobs citing BMC 114 262 212
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.31% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 0.74% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 148 112
Median daily rate £475 £464 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.48% +9.06% +1.49%
10th Percentile £350 £300 £301
90th Percentile £575 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £464 £425
% change year-on-year +2.48% +9.06% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 24
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% +12.72% -26.94%
10th Percentile £13.63 £12.30 £8.39
90th Percentile £42.50 £35.70 £20.00
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £12.42
% change year-on-year +35.71% +12.72% -26.94%

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 17,861 35,469 38,413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.98% 42.46% 41.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,782 22,304 23,992
Median daily rate £451 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.01% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £238 £263 £250
90th Percentile £675 £645 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £460 £450
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 753 1,175 1,359
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.03 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.10% +8.74% -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.15 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £20.95 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.26% +8.57% -

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 31 May 2020.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing BMC in England over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Hourly rate histogram 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 31 May 2020. 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
South East +121 62 £475 -1.04% 1
London +126 20 £513 -4.65% 9
South West +51 15 £500 +25.00%
East of England +62 8 £350 +55.56% 1
North of England +71 5 £400 -15.79% 2
Midlands +63 3 £450 +38.46%
Yorkshire +58 3 £450 -2.70%
West Midlands +57 3 £450 +38.46%
North West +40 2 £350 -20.00% 2
BMC
UK

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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 75 (65.79%) Remedy
1 75 (65.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 67 (58.77%) Security Cleared
3 61 (53.51%) SC Cleared
4 33 (28.95%) ServiceNow
5 31 (27.19%) IBM
6 30 (26.32%) Perl
7 28 (24.56%) SOAP
7 28 (24.56%) Netcool
8 27 (23.68%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 27 (23.68%) Shell Script
8 27 (23.68%) Python
8 27 (23.68%) Siebel
8 27 (23.68%) xMatters
8 27 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
9 26 (22.81%) Java
10 25 (21.93%) Web Services
10 25 (21.93%) SNMP
10 25 (21.93%) Cramer
10 25 (21.93%) Amdocs OSS
10 25 (21.93%) Analytical Skills
10 25 (21.93%) REST
11 23 (20.18%) Oracle
12 22 (19.30%) ITSM
13 21 (18.42%) SQL
13 21 (18.42%) ITIL
13 21 (18.42%) Web Development
14 20 (17.54%) Microsoft
15 19 (16.67%) Network Management
16 18 (15.79%) Service Management

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 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.88%) Confluence
3 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (7.02%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 75 (65.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (7.89%) Remedy AR System
3 4 (3.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.88%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.88%) Maximo
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.88%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.88%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.14%) AWS
2 6 (5.26%) Azure
3 3 (2.63%) IaaS
3 3 (2.63%) PaaS
3 3 (2.63%) Power Platform
3 3 (2.63%) SaaS
4 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.75%) GCP
4 2 (1.75%) GitHub
5 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (21.93%) SNMP
2 5 (4.39%) DHCP
2 5 (4.39%) DNS
3 3 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.75%) Firewall
4 2 (1.75%) WAN
5 1 (0.88%) BGP
5 1 (0.88%) HTTP
5 1 (0.88%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.88%) NAS
5 1 (0.88%) Network Security
5 1 (0.88%) OSPF
5 1 (0.88%) SAN
5 1 (0.88%) SMTP
5 1 (0.88%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.88%) SSL
5 1 (0.88%) VPN
5 1 (0.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.39%) Data Mining
3 4 (3.51%) Big Data
3 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.63%) DB2
4 3 (2.63%) Power BI
4 3 (2.63%) Star Schema
5 2 (1.75%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.75%) MySQL
5 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.75%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (3.51%) JIRA
2 2 (1.75%) Subversion
3 1 (0.88%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.88%) Serena SBM
3 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (14.91%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.51%) Finance
3 3 (2.63%) Banking
3 3 (2.63%) Military
4 2 (1.75%) Law
5 1 (0.88%) Front Office
5 1 (0.88%) German Language
5 1 (0.88%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 27 (23.68%) Architect
2 25 (21.93%) Designer
3 21 (18.42%) Developer
4 20 (17.54%) Solutions Designer
5 19 (16.67%) Consultant
5 19 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
6 14 (12.28%) Remedy Developer
7 9 (7.89%) Analyst
8 7 (6.14%) Remedy Consultant
9 4 (3.51%) Change Manager
9 4 (3.51%) Service Analyst
10 3 (2.63%) Applications Architect
10 3 (2.63%) Business Analyst
10 3 (2.63%) Data Consultant
10 3 (2.63%) Data Integration Consultant
10 3 (2.63%) DBA
10 3 (2.63%) Integration Consultant
10 3 (2.63%) Network Manager
10 3 (2.63%) Project Manager
10 3 (2.63%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (24.56%) SOAP
2 25 (21.93%) REST
2 25 (21.93%) Web Services
3 7 (6.14%) XML
4 4 (3.51%) JSON
5 1 (0.88%) .NET
5 1 (0.88%) ISPF
5 1 (0.88%) LDAP
5 1 (0.88%) Middleware
5 1 (0.88%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.93%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (15.79%) CMDB
3 6 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (4.39%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.39%) User Experience
5 4 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.51%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.63%) Replication
6 3 (2.63%) Robotics
7 2 (1.75%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.88%) Derivative
8 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.88%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.88%) PKI
8 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.40%) Windows
2 7 (6.14%) Linux
2 7 (6.14%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.63%) Unix
4 2 (1.75%) Solaris
4 2 (1.75%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
2 22 (19.30%) ITSM
3 21 (18.42%) ITIL
3 21 (18.42%) Web Development
4 19 (16.67%) Network Management
5 18 (15.79%) Service Management
6 17 (14.91%) Integration Testing
6 17 (14.91%) Smoke Testing
6 17 (14.91%) Unit Testing
7 11 (9.65%) Analytics
8 10 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (8.77%) Change Management
9 9 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (7.89%) Migration
10 8 (7.02%) Requirements Gathering
11 7 (6.14%) Asset Management
11 7 (6.14%) DevOps
11 7 (6.14%) ITIL V3
12 6 (5.26%) Data Analysis
12 6 (5.26%) Data Extraction
Programming Languages
1 30 (26.32%) Perl
2 27 (23.68%) Python
2 27 (23.68%) Shell Script
3 26 (22.81%) Java
4 21 (18.42%) SQL
5 17 (14.91%) JavaScript
5 17 (14.91%) PHP
6 5 (4.39%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.39%) R
7 3 (2.63%) C
7 3 (2.63%) C#
7 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.75%) Ruby
8 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.88%) REXX
9 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 67 (58.77%) Security Cleared
2 61 (53.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.75%) Degree
3 2 (1.75%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.88%) CCIE
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) MCSE
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.63%) Docker
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.88%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.88%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (24.56%) Netcool
2 27 (23.68%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 25 (21.93%) Amdocs OSS
4 7 (6.14%) Control-M
5 6 (5.26%) Kubernetes
6 5 (4.39%) Tivoli
7 4 (3.51%) Ansible
8 3 (2.63%) Terraform
9 2 (1.75%) Data Guard
9 2 (1.75%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.75%) Puppet
9 2 (1.75%) QRadar
9 2 (1.75%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.88%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.88%) BMC Performance Manager
10 1 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.88%) HP NNM
10 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 75 (65.79%) Remedy
2 33 (28.95%) ServiceNow
3 31 (27.19%) IBM
4 27 (23.68%) Siebel
4 27 (23.68%) xMatters
5 25 (21.93%) Cramer
6 23 (20.18%) Oracle
7 20 (17.54%) Microsoft
8 16 (14.04%) Cisco
9 11 (9.65%) Huawei
9 11 (9.65%) Nokia
10 10 (8.77%) Splunk
10 10 (8.77%) VMware
11 9 (7.89%) SAP
12 6 (5.26%) Dynatrace
12 6 (5.26%) SolarWinds
13 5 (4.39%) AppDynamics
14 4 (3.51%) HP
14 4 (3.51%) Riverbed
15 3 (2.63%) Juniper