Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 2018 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 570 611 532
Rank change year-on-year +41 -79 -11
Contract jobs citing BMC 297 230 368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.25% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 0.59% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 137 205
England median daily rate £450 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +8.39% -6.06%
10th Percentile £219 £65 £246
90th Percentile £630 £539 £575
UK median daily rate £448 £420 £398
% change year-on-year +6.55% +5.66% -2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 5
England median hourly rate £12.42 £17.00 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.94% -2.16% +36.30%
10th Percentile £8.39 £14.38 £11.25
90th Percentile £19.33 £17.00 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £12.42 £17.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -26.94% -2.16% +36.30%

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 39,442 39,246 43,864
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.97% 43.46% 44.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,724 24,363 27,343
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £619 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £427 £413
% change year-on-year +5.39% +3.52% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,492 1,282 1,493
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.40 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 2018. 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 -6 92 £550 +16.09% 3
South East -27 80 £400 -3.03% 7
Midlands +14 62 £460 +10.84% 3
West Midlands +14 61 £470 +13.25% 3
North of England +27 49 £400 -11.11% 6
North West +13 37 £388 -27.23% 3
East of England -1 12 £350 +4.17% 1
Yorkshire -19 7 £450 -
North East -4 5 £413 +33.06% 3
South West -32 2 £510 +104.00%
East Midlands +2 1 £95 -76.25%
BMC
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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.

1 135 (45.45%) Remedy
1 135 (45.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 106 (35.69%) Windows
3 91 (30.64%) ITIL
4 83 (27.95%) Service Management
5 68 (22.90%) ITSM
6 67 (22.56%) SQL
7 63 (21.21%) Linux
8 62 (20.88%) Microsoft
9 60 (20.20%) Unix
10 58 (19.53%) ServiceNow
11 55 (18.52%) Security Cleared
12 50 (16.84%) CA
13 47 (15.82%) SC Cleared
14 46 (15.49%) Problem-Solving
15 39 (13.13%) Finance
16 37 (12.46%) LDAP
17 36 (12.12%) VMware
18 33 (11.11%) Change Management
18 33 (11.11%) SAML
18 33 (11.11%) IBM
18 33 (11.11%) HP
18 33 (11.11%) Single Sign-On
19 32 (10.77%) Cisco
20 30 (10.10%) SOAP
20 30 (10.10%) Java
20 30 (10.10%) ITIL V3
21 29 (9.76%) Problem Management
21 29 (9.76%) Degree
21 29 (9.76%) Kerberos

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 22 (7.41%) Apache
2 18 (6.06%) IIS
3 13 (4.38%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.03%) nginx
5 7 (2.36%) Apache ServiceMix
5 7 (2.36%) JBoss
6 6 (2.02%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.68%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.35%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.34%) CICS
10 1 (0.34%) CMS
10 1 (0.34%) Confluence
10 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.34%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.34%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (7.07%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (5.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (5.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (4.04%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 135 (45.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (2.69%) assyst
3 7 (2.36%) Remedy AR System
4 2 (0.67%) ENOVIA
4 2 (0.67%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.34%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.03%) IaaS
3 9 (3.03%) PaaS
4 7 (2.36%) Office 365
5 4 (1.35%) SaaS
6 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.76%) Kerberos
2 20 (6.73%) WAN
3 18 (6.06%) Wireless
4 16 (5.39%) Firewall
5 15 (5.05%) Internet
6 13 (4.38%) Intrusion Detection
7 12 (4.04%) SSL
8 10 (3.37%) SAN
9 9 (3.03%) HTTPS
10 8 (2.69%) NAS
11 7 (2.36%) LAN
12 6 (2.02%) DNS
12 6 (2.02%) TCP/IP
13 5 (1.68%) Ethernet
13 5 (1.68%) SNMP
14 4 (1.35%) ADSL
14 4 (1.35%) BGP
14 4 (1.35%) OSPF
14 4 (1.35%) VoIP
14 4 (1.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.36%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.02%) DB2
3 5 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.35%) Power BI
5 3 (1.01%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.67%) MySQL
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.67%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.34%) Big Data
7 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.34%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (4.04%) JIRA
2 11 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.35%) GitLab
4 3 (1.01%) Artifactory
4 3 (1.01%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.01%) TestDirector
General
1 39 (13.13%) Finance
2 23 (7.74%) Banking
3 21 (7.07%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.70%) Front Office
5 10 (3.37%) Back Office
6 7 (2.36%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.36%) Retail
7 2 (0.67%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.67%) Automotive
7 2 (0.67%) French Language
7 2 (0.67%) Publishing
8 1 (0.34%) Billing
8 1 (0.34%) Electronics
8 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 61 (20.54%) Analyst
2 34 (11.45%) Developer
3 33 (11.11%) Architect
4 17 (5.72%) Automation Engineer
4 17 (5.72%) Consultant
4 17 (5.72%) Support Analyst
5 15 (5.05%) Administrator
5 15 (5.05%) Security Architect
6 13 (4.38%) Remedy Developer
7 12 (4.04%) Network Engineer
8 11 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
9 10 (3.37%) Applications Developer
9 10 (3.37%) Incident Analyst
9 10 (3.37%) Support Engineer
10 9 (3.03%) Operations Analyst
11 8 (2.69%) Applications Support
12 7 (2.36%) Business Analyst
12 7 (2.36%) IT Architect
12 7 (2.36%) IT Security Architect
12 7 (2.36%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (12.46%) LDAP
2 33 (11.11%) SAML
3 30 (10.10%) SOAP
4 20 (6.73%) WCF
5 18 (6.06%) .NET
6 15 (5.05%) REST
6 15 (5.05%) SailPoint
6 15 (5.05%) Web Services
7 14 (4.71%) RESTful
8 12 (4.04%) HTML
9 11 (3.70%) CSS
9 11 (3.70%) Rendezvous
9 11 (3.70%) SPNEGO
10 10 (3.37%) COM+
10 10 (3.37%) DCOM
10 10 (3.37%) Windows Identity Foundation
11 9 (3.03%) XML
12 7 (2.36%) Apache Camel
12 7 (2.36%) ODBC
13 6 (2.02%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
1 29 (9.76%) Data Centre
2 23 (7.74%) PKI
3 16 (5.39%) CMDB
4 15 (5.05%) Computer Science
5 14 (4.71%) Management Information System
6 12 (4.04%) Robotics
7 11 (3.70%) Mobile App
7 11 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (3.03%) User Experience
9 6 (2.02%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.35%) LPAR
11 3 (1.01%) Clustering
11 3 (1.01%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.67%) EPoS
12 2 (0.67%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.67%) Replication
12 2 (0.67%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 106 (35.69%) Windows
2 63 (21.21%) Linux
3 60 (20.20%) Unix
4 15 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (4.71%) zOS
6 11 (3.70%) Windows Server
7 9 (3.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 9 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.68%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.35%) Solaris
11 3 (1.01%) AIX
12 2 (0.67%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.67%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.67%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.67%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.34%) HPUX
13 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.34%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (30.64%) ITIL
2 83 (27.95%) Service Management
3 68 (22.90%) ITSM
4 46 (15.49%) Problem-Solving
5 33 (11.11%) Change Management
6 30 (10.10%) ITIL V3
7 29 (9.76%) Problem Management
8 25 (8.42%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (7.41%) Incident Management
10 21 (7.07%) Project Management
11 20 (6.73%) DevOps
12 19 (6.40%) Task Automation
13 17 (5.72%) Workflow
14 15 (5.05%) Asset Management
14 15 (5.05%) Identity Access Management
15 14 (4.71%) Performance Monitoring
15 14 (4.71%) Test Strategy
16 13 (4.38%) Change Control
16 13 (4.38%) Continuous Improvement
16 13 (4.38%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 67 (22.56%) SQL
2 30 (10.10%) Java
3 25 (8.42%) Shell Script
4 17 (5.72%) Python
5 16 (5.39%) JavaScript
6 14 (4.71%) C#
7 13 (4.38%) C++
8 11 (3.70%) PL/SQL
9 9 (3.03%) ActionScript
9 9 (3.03%) ActionScript 2.0
9 9 (3.03%) JCL
10 7 (2.36%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.02%) Perl
12 4 (1.35%) Ruby
12 4 (1.35%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.67%) C
13 2 (0.67%) REXX
14 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 55 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 47 (15.82%) SC Cleared
3 29 (9.76%) Degree
4 20 (6.73%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (5.39%) CCNP
6 11 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (2.69%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (2.36%) CCIE
9 6 (2.02%) Check Point Certification
9 6 (2.02%) CISSP
10 5 (1.68%) CCNA
10 5 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.35%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (1.35%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (1.35%) RHCE
11 4 (1.35%) RHCSA
11 4 (1.35%) RHCVA
12 3 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.67%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.42%) SLA
2 3 (1.01%) QA
3 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.67%) PMO
3 2 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.34%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 20 (6.73%) Active Directory
1 20 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.68%) Firmware
2 5 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (1.68%) vSphere
2 5 (1.68%) XenApp
2 5 (1.68%) XenDesktop
3 4 (1.35%) KVM
3 4 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.35%) RHEV
3 4 (1.35%) Samba
3 4 (1.35%) Sendmail
3 4 (1.35%) Veritas File System
3 4 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.01%) RACF
5 2 (0.67%) NFS
5 2 (0.67%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.34%) ACF2
6 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 33 (11.11%) Single Sign-On
2 29 (9.76%) CA Single Sign-On
3 28 (9.43%) BladeLogic
4 21 (7.07%) Ansible
5 19 (6.40%) Puppet
5 19 (6.40%) SCCM
5 19 (6.40%) SCOM
6 16 (5.39%) BMC PATROL
7 13 (4.38%) HP Fortify
8 12 (4.04%) Tivoli
9 10 (3.37%) Control-M
10 8 (2.69%) AirWatch
11 7 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (1.68%) FortiGate
12 5 (1.68%) NetBackup
12 5 (1.68%) OpenView
12 5 (1.68%) Terraform
12 5 (1.68%) ZABBIX
13 4 (1.35%) ServiceCenter
13 4 (1.35%) yum
Vendors
1 135 (45.45%) Remedy
2 62 (20.88%) Microsoft
3 58 (19.53%) ServiceNow
4 50 (16.84%) CA
5 36 (12.12%) VMware
6 33 (11.11%) HP
6 33 (11.11%) IBM
7 32 (10.77%) Cisco
8 26 (8.75%) Oracle
9 24 (8.08%) TIBCO
10 22 (7.41%) Red Hat
11 20 (6.73%) F5
12 15 (5.05%) ForgeRock
13 13 (4.38%) Blue Coat
13 13 (4.38%) CheckPoint
13 13 (4.38%) Fortinet
13 13 (4.38%) McAfee
14 12 (4.04%) Splunk
15 11 (3.70%) AppDynamics
15 11 (3.70%) Axway