Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 569 640 584
Rank change year-on-year +71 -56 -41
Contract jobs citing BMC 310 223 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.23% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.76% 0.55% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 150 180
England median daily rate £437 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.92% +12.50% -1.54%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
90th Percentile £638 £590 £550
UK median daily rate £437 £445 £400
% change year-on-year -1.83% +11.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 5
England median hourly rate £11.96 £10.00 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.60% -14.89% -82.59%
10th Percentile £11.20 £8.39 £11.03
90th Percentile £21.50 £12.51 £12.58
UK median hourly rate £11.96 £10.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year +19.60% -14.89% -82.59%

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 40,745 40,433 43,119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.26% 42.54% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,666 25,502 26,647
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £256 £240 £245
90th Percentile £634 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £435 £420
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,487 1,315 1,554
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.09 £45.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year - +4.48% -4.29%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 13 December 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
South East +24 105 £425 +6.25% 9
London +20 89 £550 +12.82% 2
North of England +51 65 £400 -11.11% 3
North West +21 42 £365 -32.41%
Midlands -11 41 £445 - 5
West Midlands -22 37 £445 - 5
North East - 16 £400 - 2
East of England -3 8 £335 -18.79%
Yorkshire -3 7 £475 +15.15% 1
East Midlands +9 4 £335 -16.25%
South West -40 2 £500 +17.65% 1
BMC
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 146 (47.10%) Remedy
1 146 (47.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 118 (38.06%) ITIL
3 113 (36.45%) Windows
4 80 (25.81%) Linux
5 77 (24.84%) Service Management
6 66 (21.29%) Microsoft
7 60 (19.35%) SQL
8 54 (17.42%) CA
9 53 (17.10%) Unix
9 53 (17.10%) ITSM
10 50 (16.13%) Security Cleared
10 50 (16.13%) ServiceNow
11 47 (15.16%) Problem-Solving
11 47 (15.16%) SC Cleared
12 45 (14.52%) VMware
13 44 (14.19%) Finance
14 43 (13.87%) LDAP
14 43 (13.87%) HP
15 38 (12.26%) Cisco
15 38 (12.26%) IBM
15 38 (12.26%) Oracle
16 37 (11.94%) SAML
17 36 (11.61%) Shell Script
17 36 (11.61%) Single Sign-On
18 35 (11.29%) Degree
19 34 (10.97%) CA Single Sign-On
19 34 (10.97%) Kerberos
20 33 (10.65%) Red Hat
20 33 (10.65%) SLA

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 (7.10%) Apache
2 18 (5.81%) MS Exchange
3 17 (5.48%) IIS
4 15 (4.84%) Tomcat
5 11 (3.55%) nginx
6 6 (1.94%) Apache ServiceMix
6 6 (1.94%) JBoss
7 4 (1.29%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.29%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.65%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.32%) CICS
9 1 (0.32%) CMS
9 1 (0.32%) Confluence
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (5.16%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (5.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (4.84%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (2.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 146 (47.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (2.26%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.65%) assyst
3 2 (0.65%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.32%) Summit
4 1 (0.32%) Unica
4 1 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.74%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (7.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.19%) IaaS
2 13 (4.19%) PaaS
3 10 (3.23%) Office 365
4 5 (1.61%) SaaS
5 2 (0.65%) Apigee
5 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (10.97%) Kerberos
2 27 (8.71%) Firewall
2 27 (8.71%) WAN
3 26 (8.39%) Wireless
4 17 (5.48%) Internet
4 17 (5.48%) Intrusion Detection
5 16 (5.16%) TCP/IP
6 11 (3.55%) SSL
7 10 (3.23%) VPN
8 9 (2.90%) DNS
8 9 (2.90%) HTTPS
9 8 (2.58%) BGP
9 8 (2.58%) LAN
9 8 (2.58%) Network Security
10 7 (2.26%) OSPF
10 7 (2.26%) VoIP
11 6 (1.94%) SAN
12 5 (1.61%) Ethernet
12 5 (1.61%) iSCSI
12 5 (1.61%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.94%) DB2
3 4 (1.29%) Big Data
3 4 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.29%) MySQL
3 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.97%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.65%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.65%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.65%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.65%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.65%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.32%) HSQLDB
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (5.48%) JIRA
2 11 (3.55%) Artifactory
2 11 (3.55%) GitLab
2 11 (3.55%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.97%) LoadRunner
3 3 (0.97%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.32%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.32%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.32%) ERwin
4 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.32%) Maven
4 1 (0.32%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.32%) MSI
4 1 (0.32%) Toad
4 1 (0.32%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.32%) YourKit
General
1 44 (14.19%) Finance
2 26 (8.39%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.16%) Banking
4 11 (3.55%) Front Office
4 11 (3.55%) Retail
5 10 (3.23%) Back Office
6 6 (1.94%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.97%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.65%) Automotive
8 2 (0.65%) French Language
9 1 (0.32%) Billing
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 55 (17.74%) Analyst
2 31 (10.00%) Developer
3 30 (9.68%) Architect
4 22 (7.10%) Administrator
5 20 (6.45%) Consultant
6 19 (6.13%) Network Engineer
7 18 (5.81%) Security Architect
8 17 (5.48%) Automation Engineer
8 17 (5.48%) Support Analyst
9 15 (4.84%) Senior Network Engineer
10 13 (4.19%) Support Engineer
11 11 (3.55%) Server Administrator
12 10 (3.23%) Applications Architect
12 10 (3.23%) Incident Analyst
12 10 (3.23%) Remedy Developer
13 8 (2.58%) Lead Architect
13 8 (2.58%) Linux Administrator
14 7 (2.26%) IT Architect
14 7 (2.26%) IT Security Architect
14 7 (2.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (13.87%) LDAP
2 37 (11.94%) SAML
3 25 (8.06%) SOAP
4 24 (7.74%) WCF
5 19 (6.13%) .NET
6 14 (4.52%) Rendezvous
7 13 (4.19%) COM+
7 13 (4.19%) DCOM
7 13 (4.19%) RESTful
7 13 (4.19%) SailPoint
8 11 (3.55%) REST
8 11 (3.55%) SPNEGO
8 11 (3.55%) Web Services
8 11 (3.55%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 11 (3.55%) XML
9 8 (2.58%) HTML
10 7 (2.26%) CSS
10 7 (2.26%) Middleware
10 7 (2.26%) ODBC
10 7 (2.26%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.39%) PKI
2 21 (6.77%) Data Centre
3 19 (6.13%) Management Information System
4 18 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (4.52%) CMDB
5 14 (4.52%) Robotics
6 13 (4.19%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (3.87%) User Experience
8 9 (2.90%) Clustering
9 7 (2.26%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.94%) Fixed Income
11 4 (1.29%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (1.29%) LPAR
11 4 (1.29%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.97%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.65%) EPoS
13 2 (0.65%) Reference Data
13 2 (0.65%) Replication
13 2 (0.65%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 113 (36.45%) Windows
2 80 (25.81%) Linux
3 53 (17.10%) Unix
4 26 (8.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (5.81%) Windows Server
6 14 (4.52%) zOS
7 11 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.26%) Solaris
8 7 (2.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.29%) AIX
10 4 (1.29%) HPUX
10 4 (1.29%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.97%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.65%) CentOS
12 2 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.32%) VME
13 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (38.06%) ITIL
2 77 (24.84%) Service Management
3 53 (17.10%) ITSM
4 47 (15.16%) Problem-Solving
5 29 (9.35%) ITIL V3
6 27 (8.71%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (8.71%) Performance Tuning
7 26 (8.39%) Change Management
7 26 (8.39%) Computer Science
8 25 (8.06%) Project Management
9 24 (7.74%) Disaster Recovery
10 23 (7.42%) Workflow
11 22 (7.10%) Incident Management
11 22 (7.10%) Problem Management
12 20 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
13 19 (6.13%) Task Automation
14 18 (5.81%) Performance Monitoring
15 17 (5.48%) Network Packet Analysis
15 17 (5.48%) Source Code Analysis
15 17 (5.48%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 60 (19.35%) SQL
2 36 (11.61%) Shell Script
3 28 (9.03%) Java
4 18 (5.81%) C#
5 17 (5.48%) C++
6 15 (4.84%) Python
7 9 (2.90%) ActionScript
7 9 (2.90%) ActionScript 2.0
7 9 (2.90%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.90%) JCL
7 9 (2.90%) PL/SQL
8 7 (2.26%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.26%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.61%) Perl
10 4 (1.29%) Ruby
11 2 (0.65%) C
11 2 (0.65%) REXX
12 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 47 (15.16%) SC Cleared
3 35 (11.29%) Degree
4 29 (9.35%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (7.10%) CCNP
6 15 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (3.23%) CCIE
8 8 (2.58%) CCNA
8 8 (2.58%) CISSP
8 8 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (2.26%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (1.29%) CCDP
10 4 (1.29%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (1.29%) RHCE
10 4 (1.29%) RHCSA
10 4 (1.29%) RHCVA
11 3 (0.97%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.65%) MCDST
12 2 (0.65%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (10.65%) SLA
2 10 (3.23%) QA
3 7 (2.26%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.65%) PMO
4 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 19770
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (8.71%) Active Directory
3 19 (6.13%) Oracle RAC
4 15 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (4.84%) XenApp
4 15 (4.84%) XenDesktop
5 6 (1.94%) Firmware
5 6 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.61%) KVM
6 5 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (1.29%) RHEV
7 4 (1.29%) Samba
7 4 (1.29%) Sendmail
7 4 (1.29%) Veritas File System
7 4 (1.29%) vSphere
8 3 (0.97%) NFS
8 3 (0.97%) RACF
9 2 (0.65%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.32%) ACF2
10 1 (0.32%) BIND 9
Systems Management
1 36 (11.61%) Single Sign-On
2 34 (10.97%) CA Single Sign-On
3 27 (8.71%) SCCM
4 24 (7.74%) BladeLogic
4 24 (7.74%) SCOM
5 21 (6.77%) Puppet
6 17 (5.48%) HP Fortify
7 16 (5.16%) vCenter Server
8 15 (4.84%) Ansible
8 15 (4.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 14 (4.52%) Control-M
10 11 (3.55%) vMotion
11 9 (2.90%) Microsoft Clustering
12 8 (2.58%) BMC PATROL
12 8 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (2.26%) Terraform
13 7 (2.26%) Tivoli
14 6 (1.94%) QRadar
15 5 (1.61%) FortiGate
15 5 (1.61%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 146 (47.10%) Remedy
2 66 (21.29%) Microsoft
3 54 (17.42%) CA
4 50 (16.13%) ServiceNow
5 45 (14.52%) VMware
6 43 (13.87%) HP
7 38 (12.26%) Cisco
7 38 (12.26%) IBM
7 38 (12.26%) Oracle
8 33 (10.65%) Red Hat
9 29 (9.35%) TIBCO
10 22 (7.10%) F5
11 17 (5.48%) Blue Coat
11 17 (5.48%) CheckPoint
11 17 (5.48%) Fortinet
11 17 (5.48%) McAfee
12 16 (5.16%) 3PAR
12 16 (5.16%) EMC
13 13 (4.19%) ForgeRock
14 12 (3.87%) Axway