Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 515 608 676
Rank change year-on-year +93 +68 -73
Contract jobs citing BMC 175 249 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 0.65% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 150 121
England median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £251 £300 £305
90th Percentile £625 £638 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 12
England median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £11.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.56% -6.32%
10th Percentile £13.76 £11.50 £8.39
90th Percentile £40.00 £14.00 £15.00
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £12.42
% change year-on-year +35.71% +12.72% -14.34%

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 26,281 38,158 39,021
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.10% 42.38% 41.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,329 23,906 24,764
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £225 £263 £238
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.74% +3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,075 1,351 1,318
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - -
10th Percentile £11.90 £10.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £47.83 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% - +2.34%

BMC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for BMC in England

BMC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BMC in England

BMC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BMC in England over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BMC in England

BMC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BMC in England

BMC
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing BMC in England over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Contractor 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 23 February 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 +71 80 £475 +5.56% 6
London +120 48 £300 -50.00% 9
South West +48 30 £575 +43.75%
North of England +6 8 £400 - 2
East of England +31 7 £550 +91.30% 1
North West +11 7 £400 +6.67% 1
Yorkshire +44 1 - - 1
Midlands +27 1 £275 -37.50% 3
West Midlands +26 1 £275 -37.50% 3
North East +4 1 £350 -12.50%
BMC
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 112 (64.00%) Remedy
1 112 (64.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 70 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 63 (36.00%) SC Cleared
4 47 (26.86%) ServiceNow
5 44 (25.14%) IBM
6 41 (23.43%) Service Management
7 40 (22.86%) ITIL
8 39 (22.29%) SOAP
9 35 (20.00%) Shell Script
9 35 (20.00%) REST
10 34 (19.43%) Netcool
10 34 (19.43%) Perl
11 32 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
12 31 (17.71%) Amdocs OSS
12 31 (17.71%) xMatters
12 31 (17.71%) Web Services
12 31 (17.71%) Linux
12 31 (17.71%) Siebel
12 31 (17.71%) SNMP
12 31 (17.71%) Netcool/OMNIbus
12 31 (17.71%) Cramer
13 30 (17.14%) CMDB
14 29 (16.57%) Problem-Solving
15 27 (15.43%) Windows
16 25 (14.29%) Python
17 24 (13.71%) ITSM
18 23 (13.14%) Java
19 21 (12.00%) Microsoft
19 21 (12.00%) Data Centre

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 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (2.29%) MS Exchange
1 4 (2.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.57%) Confluence
3 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (6.86%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 112 (64.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (5.71%) Remedy AR System
3 5 (2.86%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.57%) Maximo
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.57%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.43%) AWS
1 13 (7.43%) Azure
2 10 (5.71%) PaaS
3 5 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (2.86%) Azure Functions
3 5 (2.86%) OpenShift
3 5 (2.86%) Serverless
4 4 (2.29%) GitHub
4 4 (2.29%) IaaS
5 3 (1.71%) SaaS
6 2 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.14%) Datadog
6 2 (1.14%) GCP
7 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.71%) SNMP
2 12 (6.86%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.71%) Ethernet
4 6 (3.43%) DHCP
4 6 (3.43%) DNS
5 5 (2.86%) HTTP
6 3 (1.71%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.71%) SAN
7 2 (1.14%) WAN
8 1 (0.57%) BGP
8 1 (0.57%) Connectrix
8 1 (0.57%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.57%) Firewall
8 1 (0.57%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.57%) NAS
8 1 (0.57%) OSPF
8 1 (0.57%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.57%) SSL
8 1 (0.57%) VPN
8 1 (0.57%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (1.71%) DB2
4 2 (1.14%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.14%) MySQL
4 2 (1.14%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.57%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.57%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.57%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Artifactory
1 2 (1.14%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.14%) JIRA
1 2 (1.14%) Subversion
2 1 (0.57%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.57%) Serena SBM
2 1 (0.57%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (9.14%) Telecoms
2 12 (6.86%) Finance
3 7 (4.00%) Banking
4 4 (2.29%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.71%) Military
6 2 (1.14%) Law
6 2 (1.14%) Retail
7 1 (0.57%) Advertising
7 1 (0.57%) Front Office
7 1 (0.57%) German Language
7 1 (0.57%) Marketing
7 1 (0.57%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (23.43%) Architect
2 30 (17.14%) Designer
3 28 (16.00%) Consultant
4 26 (14.86%) Solutions Designer
5 25 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
6 23 (13.14%) Analyst
7 19 (10.86%) Developer
8 11 (6.29%) Remedy Developer
9 10 (5.71%) Management Consultant
9 10 (5.71%) Remedy Consultant
10 7 (4.00%) Administrator
10 7 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.43%) Data Centre Engineer
11 6 (3.43%) Incident Manager
11 6 (3.43%) Service Analyst
12 5 (2.86%) Business Analyst
12 5 (2.86%) LDAP Administrator
12 5 (2.86%) Service Desk Analyst
12 5 (2.86%) Support Analyst
12 5 (2.86%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (22.29%) SOAP
2 35 (20.00%) REST
3 31 (17.71%) Web Services
4 6 (3.43%) LDAP
5 5 (2.86%) XML
6 4 (2.29%) JSON
6 4 (2.29%) TIBCO EMS
6 4 (2.29%) XSD
7 2 (1.14%) .NET
8 1 (0.57%) CGI
8 1 (0.57%) COM
8 1 (0.57%) ISPF
8 1 (0.57%) Middleware
8 1 (0.57%) Rendezvous
8 1 (0.57%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (17.14%) CMDB
3 21 (12.00%) Data Centre
4 10 (5.71%) Fibre Optics
5 8 (4.57%) Private Cloud
5 8 (4.57%) Public Cloud
6 6 (3.43%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.14%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.14%) PKI
8 2 (1.14%) User Experience
8 2 (1.14%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.57%) Derivative
9 1 (0.57%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (0.57%) EPoS
9 1 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.57%) NHS
9 1 (0.57%) Replication
9 1 (0.57%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 31 (17.71%) Linux
2 27 (15.43%) Windows
3 12 (6.86%) Unix
4 8 (4.57%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.29%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.29%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.29%) zOS
6 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.14%) Solaris
8 1 (0.57%) AIX
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (23.43%) Service Management
2 40 (22.86%) ITIL
3 29 (16.57%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (13.71%) ITSM
5 20 (11.43%) Integration Testing
5 20 (11.43%) Network Management
5 20 (11.43%) Smoke Testing
5 20 (11.43%) Unit Testing
5 20 (11.43%) Web Development
6 16 (9.14%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (8.57%) Project Management
8 14 (8.00%) Incident Management
8 14 (8.00%) Problem Management
9 12 (6.86%) Change Management
9 12 (6.86%) Configuration Management
9 12 (6.86%) Data Centre Operations
9 12 (6.86%) Migration
10 9 (5.14%) Asset Management
10 9 (5.14%) Service Delivery
10 9 (5.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 34 (19.43%) Perl
3 25 (14.29%) Python
4 23 (13.14%) Java
5 20 (11.43%) JavaScript
5 20 (11.43%) PHP
6 12 (6.86%) SQL
7 4 (2.29%) C#
7 4 (2.29%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.71%) ActionScript
8 3 (1.71%) ActionScript 2.0
8 3 (1.71%) JCL
8 3 (1.71%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.14%) Ruby
9 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.14%) VBScript
10 1 (0.57%) REXX
Qualifications
1 70 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 63 (36.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.00%) Degree
4 5 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.71%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.71%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.14%) MCDST
7 2 (1.14%) MCP
7 2 (1.14%) MCSE
8 1 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.57%) CCIE
8 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.57%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.71%) SLA
2 4 (2.29%) QA
3 3 (1.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (7.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.29%) vSphere
4 4 (2.29%) XenApp
5 3 (1.71%) Docker
6 2 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.57%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.57%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 34 (19.43%) Netcool
2 31 (17.71%) Amdocs OSS
2 31 (17.71%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 12 (6.86%) Control-M
4 10 (5.71%) Tivoli
5 7 (4.00%) Ansible
5 7 (4.00%) Puppet
6 6 (3.43%) Kubernetes
6 6 (3.43%) NetBackup
7 5 (2.86%) BMC PATROL
7 5 (2.86%) collectd
7 5 (2.86%) logstash
7 5 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (2.86%) SCCM
7 5 (2.86%) Zipkin
8 4 (2.29%) QRadar
9 3 (1.71%) HP SiteScope
9 3 (1.71%) HP UCMDB
9 3 (1.71%) SCOM
9 3 (1.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 112 (64.00%) Remedy
2 47 (26.86%) ServiceNow
3 44 (25.14%) IBM
4 31 (17.71%) Cramer
4 31 (17.71%) Siebel
4 31 (17.71%) xMatters
5 21 (12.00%) Microsoft
6 19 (10.86%) Oracle
7 16 (9.14%) Splunk
7 16 (9.14%) VMware
8 13 (7.43%) Cisco
8 13 (7.43%) HP
8 13 (7.43%) Nokia
9 12 (6.86%) Huawei
10 10 (5.71%) Dynatrace
11 7 (4.00%) CA
11 7 (4.00%) SolarWinds
12 6 (3.43%) SAP
13 5 (2.86%) New Relic
13 5 (2.86%) TIBCO