Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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.

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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 622 571 545
Rank change year-on-year -51 -26 -96
Contract jobs citing BMC 234 310 344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.32% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 0.71% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 182 153
England median daily rate £430 £382 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.71% -5.22% +5.92%
10th Percentile £73 £260 £274
90th Percentile £550 £550 £521
UK median daily rate £425 £391 £400
% change year-on-year +8.63% -2.19% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
England median hourly rate £11.75 £11.63 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% -8.81% -72.73%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.99 £12.29
90th Percentile £13.08 £41.41 £13.20
UK median hourly rate £11.75 £11.63 £12.75
% change year-on-year +1.08% -8.81% -72.73%

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 40256 43645 45307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.80% 45.17% 43.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25236 26986 27222
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £245 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1350 1538 1950
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.73% -4.29% +6.06%

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 20 November 2017.

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
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 20 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 -15 93 £475 +5.56% 8
South East +7 81 £413 +17.86% 1
Midlands -1 39 £433 +15.33% 2
West Midlands +12 35 £433 +15.33% 1
East of England -19 10 £400 -15.79% 3
South West +12 7 £373 -19.89%
North of England +2 4 £413 +28.91% 1
Yorkshire +7 2 £413 +37.50% 1
North East +21 1 £310 -3.13%
North West +13 1 £540 +48.97%
East Midlands -10 1 £400 - 1
BMC
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BMC 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 BMC.

1 125 (53.42%) Remedy
1 125 (53.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 101 (43.16%) ITIL
3 73 (31.20%) Windows
4 59 (25.21%) ITSM
5 58 (24.79%) ITIL V3
6 49 (20.94%) Service Management
7 43 (18.38%) CMDB
8 42 (17.95%) Security Cleared
8 42 (17.95%) Unix
9 41 (17.52%) Linux
9 41 (17.52%) Finance
10 38 (16.24%) Cisco
11 32 (13.68%) Telecoms
11 32 (13.68%) SC Cleared
12 31 (13.25%) BladeLogic
13 30 (12.82%) Java
13 30 (12.82%) SQL
14 29 (12.39%) Microsoft Azure
15 28 (11.97%) Oracle
15 28 (11.97%) CA
16 26 (11.11%) IBM
17 25 (10.68%) Amazon AWS
17 25 (10.68%) Performance Monitoring
18 24 (10.26%) Ansible
18 24 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
18 24 (10.26%) Retail
19 23 (9.83%) Change Management
19 23 (9.83%) Firewall
19 23 (9.83%) Performance 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 9 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.56%) IIS
3 5 (2.14%) Apache
3 5 (2.14%) nginx
3 5 (2.14%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.71%) Smallworld
5 3 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.85%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.43%) Confluence
7 1 (0.43%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (4.70%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (4.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 125 (53.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (2.56%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (10.68%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.85%) Office 365
4 5 (2.14%) IBM Cloud
5 3 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.83%) Firewall
2 22 (9.40%) WAN
3 18 (7.69%) LDAP
4 16 (6.84%) Wireless
5 14 (5.98%) Internet
6 13 (5.56%) MPLS
7 12 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (3.42%) BGP
8 8 (3.42%) OSPF
9 7 (2.99%) HSRP
9 7 (2.99%) LAN
9 7 (2.99%) VLAN
9 7 (2.99%) VPN
10 6 (2.56%) 4G
10 6 (2.56%) Kerberos
10 6 (2.56%) SSL
11 5 (2.14%) VoIP
11 5 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (1.71%) MVNO
13 3 (1.28%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.84%) DB2
2 7 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.14%) MS Access
3 5 (2.14%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (2.14%) Star Schema
4 3 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.85%) Data Mart
5 2 (0.85%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.43%) Big Data
6 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.43%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (7.26%) JIRA
2 13 (5.56%) Bitbucket
3 12 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 12 (5.13%) ClearCase
3 12 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.13%) Jenkins
3 12 (5.13%) Maven
4 1 (0.43%) JMeter
4 1 (0.43%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 41 (17.52%) Finance
2 32 (13.68%) Telecoms
3 24 (10.26%) Retail
4 15 (6.41%) Banking
5 5 (2.14%) French Language
5 5 (2.14%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.14%) Law
6 2 (0.85%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.85%) International Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Billing
7 1 (0.43%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (16.24%) Analyst
2 28 (11.97%) Consultant
3 27 (11.54%) Architect
4 20 (8.55%) Service Desk Engineer
5 19 (8.12%) Network Engineer
6 13 (5.56%) Administrator
7 10 (4.27%) Business Analyst
7 10 (4.27%) Service Analyst
8 9 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
9 8 (3.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (3.42%) Release Engineer
9 8 (3.42%) Service Architect
9 8 (3.42%) Support Engineer
9 8 (3.42%) Unix Engineer
10 7 (2.99%) Automation Specialist
10 7 (2.99%) Change Analyst
10 7 (2.99%) OSS Architect
10 7 (2.99%) Project Manager
10 7 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (2.56%) Remedy Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.98%) XML
2 9 (3.85%) ODBC
3 8 (3.42%) SOAP
4 6 (2.56%) SailPoint
4 6 (2.56%) SAML
4 6 (2.56%) SPNEGO
4 6 (2.56%) WCF
4 6 (2.56%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 4 (1.71%) Web Services
6 3 (1.28%) ISPF
6 3 (1.28%) REST
6 3 (1.28%) WAP
7 2 (0.85%) Ajax
7 2 (0.85%) CSS
7 2 (0.85%) HTML
7 2 (0.85%) JSON
7 2 (0.85%) Middleware
8 1 (0.43%) .NET
8 1 (0.43%) Flash
8 1 (0.43%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 43 (18.38%) CMDB
2 20 (8.55%) User Experience
3 13 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.27%) Data Centre
6 9 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (3.42%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.42%) PKI
8 6 (2.56%) PMI
9 4 (1.71%) Frameworx
10 3 (1.28%) Clustering
10 3 (1.28%) HACMP
10 3 (1.28%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.28%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.28%) Wiki
11 2 (0.85%) IBM Mainframe
12 1 (0.43%) FMCG
12 1 (0.43%) iPhone
12 1 (0.43%) Life Science
12 1 (0.43%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 73 (31.20%) Windows
2 42 (17.95%) Unix
3 41 (17.52%) Linux
4 12 (5.13%) AIX
4 12 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (4.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (4.27%) Solaris
6 10 (4.27%) Windows Server
7 9 (3.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 6 (2.56%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.85%) Android
9 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.43%) MVS
10 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (43.16%) ITIL
2 59 (25.21%) ITSM
3 58 (24.79%) ITIL V3
4 49 (20.94%) Service Management
5 25 (10.68%) Performance Monitoring
6 24 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 23 (9.83%) Change Management
7 23 (9.83%) Knowledge Management
7 23 (9.83%) Performance Management
8 22 (9.40%) Project Management
9 20 (8.55%) Chat Support
10 19 (8.12%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (8.12%) PRINCE2
11 17 (7.26%) Incident Management
12 16 (6.84%) Network Monitoring
13 15 (6.41%) Network Packet Analysis
14 14 (5.98%) Application Performance Monitoring
14 14 (5.98%) Network Load Balancing
14 14 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (5.98%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.82%) Java
1 30 (12.82%) SQL
2 21 (8.97%) Python
3 18 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 15 (6.41%) JavaScript
5 13 (5.56%) Perl
5 13 (5.56%) VBScript
6 6 (2.56%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.28%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.28%) REXX
8 2 (0.85%) JCL
8 2 (0.85%) Korn
9 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.43%) C
9 1 (0.43%) R
9 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 32 (13.68%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (5.56%) CCNP
5 11 (4.70%) CISSP
5 11 (4.70%) Degree
6 6 (2.56%) CCIE
6 6 (2.56%) Check Point Certification
6 6 (2.56%) MCSE
6 6 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.56%) PMI Certification
7 5 (2.14%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.85%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.85%) MCP
10 1 (0.43%) CCDP
10 1 (0.43%) CCSA
10 1 (0.43%) CCSE
10 1 (0.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.13%) SLA
2 6 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (2.14%) HMG Infosec
3 5 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.14%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.28%) QA
5 1 (0.43%) COBIT
5 1 (0.43%) GAMP
5 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 19770
5 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.42%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.71%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.71%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (1.28%) Time Sharing Option
5 3 (1.28%) vSphere
6 2 (0.85%) KVM
6 2 (0.85%) RHEV
7 1 (0.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 31 (13.25%) BladeLogic
2 24 (10.26%) Ansible
3 20 (8.55%) ServiceCenter
4 16 (6.84%) BMC PATROL
4 16 (6.84%) Netcool
5 13 (5.56%) Puppet
6 12 (5.13%) Terraform
7 8 (3.42%) FortiGate
8 7 (2.99%) Control-M
8 7 (2.99%) SCOM
9 6 (2.56%) CA Single Sign-On
9 6 (2.56%) MOM
10 5 (2.14%) MAINVIEW
10 5 (2.14%) Nessus
11 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (0.85%) AirWatch
12 2 (0.85%) PowerCLI
12 2 (0.85%) SCCM
12 2 (0.85%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 125 (53.42%) Remedy
2 38 (16.24%) Cisco
3 28 (11.97%) CA
3 28 (11.97%) Oracle
4 26 (11.11%) IBM
5 22 (9.40%) Microsoft
6 20 (8.55%) Apple
6 20 (8.55%) Peregrine
6 20 (8.55%) ServiceNow
7 17 (7.26%) VMware
8 16 (6.84%) CheckPoint
9 15 (6.41%) HP
10 14 (5.98%) AppDynamics
10 14 (5.98%) Blue Coat
10 14 (5.98%) F5
10 14 (5.98%) Riverbed
11 13 (5.56%) McAfee
12 12 (5.13%) Fortinet
13 11 (4.70%) Red Hat
14 10 (4.27%) Tripwire