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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 484 429 432
Rank change year-on-year -55 +3  
Contract jobs citing BMC 106 214 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.43% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.97% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 108 97
Median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £70 £248 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £360 £400
% change year-on-year +13.88% -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Median hourly rate £17.00 £34.94 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.34% +174.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £34.94 £12.75
% change year-on-year -51.34% +174.07%  

BMC is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18909 22038 22917
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.93% 44.49% 44.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11574 13847 13713
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 637 729 1036
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

BMC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing BMC as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -13 41 £375 -23.07% 6
South East +11 30 £450 +25.00% 4
South West +25 16 £238 +75.92% 1
West Midlands +1 9 £539 +41.37%
Yorkshire +22 4 £450 +4.77% 1
North East +26 2 £310 +10.71%
North West +20 2 £525 -
East Midlands -10 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £500 -
BMC
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 103 (50.99%) Remedy
1 103 (50.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 92 (45.54%) ITIL
3 56 (27.72%) ITSM
4 53 (26.24%) Windows
5 46 (22.77%) Security Cleared
6 41 (20.30%) CMDB
6 41 (20.30%) Microsoft
7 40 (19.80%) Service Management
8 33 (16.34%) ITIL V3
9 31 (15.35%) Linux
10 30 (14.85%) Project Management
10 30 (14.85%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (14.36%) Java
12 28 (13.86%) Finance
13 26 (12.87%) Unix
13 26 (12.87%) SC Cleared
14 25 (12.38%) HP
15 24 (11.88%) BladeLogic
16 23 (11.39%) SQL
16 23 (11.39%) Migration
17 22 (10.89%) Oracle
17 22 (10.89%) Microsoft Excel
17 22 (10.89%) Cisco
18 21 (10.40%) Web Services
19 20 (9.90%) CA
19 20 (9.90%) Knowledge Management
20 19 (9.41%) Incident Management
20 19 (9.41%) Microsoft Office
20 19 (9.41%) Analytical Skills

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 (4.46%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.98%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.49%) CMS
3 3 (1.49%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.99%) JBoss
5 1 (0.50%) Apache
5 1 (0.50%) CICS
5 1 (0.50%) Confluence
5 1 (0.50%) iPlanet
5 1 (0.50%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.50%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.50%) Smallworld
5 1 (0.50%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (10.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (9.41%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (5.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (4.46%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.49%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.99%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 103 (50.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (5.45%) Remedy AR System
3 6 (2.97%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.99%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.50%) assyst
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.50%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.99%) GitHub
2 2 (0.99%) OpenShift
2 2 (0.99%) Oracle CX
2 2 (0.99%) Oracle Service Cloud
3 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.50%) CloudSense
3 1 (0.50%) IaaS
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.91%) Firewall
2 11 (5.45%) WLAN
3 8 (3.96%) BGP
3 8 (3.96%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (3.96%) DMVPN
3 8 (3.96%) DNS
3 8 (3.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 8 (3.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 8 (3.96%) NAS
4 7 (3.47%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (3.47%) EIGRP
4 7 (3.47%) IOS XR
4 7 (3.47%) SAN
4 7 (3.47%) VoIP
5 6 (2.97%) WAN
6 5 (2.48%) Network Security
6 5 (2.48%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.98%) LDAP
7 4 (1.98%) MVNO
8 3 (1.49%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.96%) DB2
3 6 (2.97%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.98%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.49%) MS Access
5 3 (1.49%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (0.50%) OLTP
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.50%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.95%) Jenkins
1 10 (4.95%) JIRA
2 8 (3.96%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.97%) Bitbucket
4 5 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (2.48%) ClearCase
4 5 (2.48%) Maven
5 3 (1.49%) JMeter
5 3 (1.49%) MSI
5 3 (1.49%) Subversion
6 2 (0.99%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.99%) Gatling
6 2 (0.99%) Gradle
6 2 (0.99%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.50%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.50%) TestRail
General
1 28 (13.86%) Finance
2 16 (7.92%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.93%) Banking
4 11 (5.45%) Retail
5 4 (1.98%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.49%) Law
7 2 (0.99%) Automotive
8 1 (0.50%) Billing
8 1 (0.50%) Electronics
8 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (19.80%) Analyst
2 32 (15.84%) Consultant
3 17 (8.42%) Architect
4 12 (5.94%) Developer
5 11 (5.45%) Desktop Support
6 10 (4.95%) Administrator
6 10 (4.95%) Service Architect
6 10 (4.95%) Service Desk Engineer
7 8 (3.96%) Project Manager
7 8 (3.96%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (3.96%) Support Analyst
7 8 (3.96%) Technical Manager
8 7 (3.47%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (3.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (3.47%) Desktop Analyst
8 7 (3.47%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 7 (3.47%) Service Analyst
9 6 (2.97%) Business Consultant
9 6 (2.97%) Management Consultant
9 6 (2.97%) Remedy Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.40%) Web Services
2 9 (4.46%) CSS
2 9 (4.46%) HTML
3 6 (2.97%) .NET
3 6 (2.97%) XML
4 4 (1.98%) Middleware
4 4 (1.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (1.49%) Flash
5 3 (1.49%) ISPF
5 3 (1.49%) JSP
6 2 (0.99%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.99%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.99%) HTML5
6 2 (0.99%) JMS
6 2 (0.99%) jQuery
6 2 (0.99%) JSON
6 2 (0.99%) LESS
6 2 (0.99%) ODBC
6 2 (0.99%) Spring
7 1 (0.50%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 41 (20.30%) CMDB
2 19 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (8.91%) Data Centre
4 15 (7.43%) Management Information System
5 13 (6.44%) User Experience
6 9 (4.46%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.47%) DataPower
8 5 (2.48%) Clustering
8 5 (2.48%) PMI
9 4 (1.98%) CESG
9 4 (1.98%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.98%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.98%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.49%) BYOD
10 3 (1.49%) EMC VNX
10 3 (1.49%) HTC Vive
10 3 (1.49%) Life Science
10 3 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (26.24%) Windows
2 31 (15.35%) Linux
3 26 (12.87%) Unix
4 17 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (6.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (5.45%) AIX
6 11 (5.45%) Windows Server
7 10 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (4.46%) Solaris
9 8 (3.96%) Apple iOS
9 8 (3.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 6 (2.97%) Windows 7
10 6 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.98%) Android
12 3 (1.49%) Windows 10
12 3 (1.49%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.49%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.49%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.99%) MVS
13 2 (0.99%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (45.54%) ITIL
2 56 (27.72%) ITSM
3 40 (19.80%) Service Management
4 33 (16.34%) ITIL V3
5 30 (14.85%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (14.85%) Project Management
6 23 (11.39%) Migration
7 20 (9.90%) Knowledge Management
8 19 (9.41%) Incident Management
9 18 (8.91%) Service Delivery
10 17 (8.42%) Performance Management
10 17 (8.42%) Supplier Management
11 16 (7.92%) PRINCE2
11 16 (7.92%) Root Cause Analysis
12 15 (7.43%) Release Management
13 13 (6.44%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (6.44%) Customer Requirements
13 13 (6.44%) SDLC
13 13 (6.44%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (6.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.36%) Java
2 23 (11.39%) SQL
3 13 (6.44%) JavaScript
4 12 (5.94%) Perl
4 12 (5.94%) VBScript
5 9 (4.46%) Python
6 7 (3.47%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.97%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.49%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.49%) PHP
9 2 (0.99%) REXX
9 2 (0.99%) VB
9 2 (0.99%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.50%) C
10 1 (0.50%) C#
10 1 (0.50%) JCL
10 1 (0.50%) Korn
10 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.50%) sed
10 1 (0.50%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 46 (22.77%) Security Cleared
2 26 (12.87%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.92%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (6.93%) Degree
5 13 (6.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (4.46%) ISEB
7 8 (3.96%) CCNP
8 6 (2.97%) ISTQB
9 5 (2.48%) DV Cleared
9 5 (2.48%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.98%) CISSP
10 4 (1.98%) MCP
10 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.50%) CCDP
12 1 (0.50%) CCNA
12 1 (0.50%) EMCIE
12 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.50%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.91%) SLA
2 12 (5.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 8 (3.96%) QA
4 7 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 19770
5 3 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.50%) GAMP
6 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 16 (7.92%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.47%) vSphere
4 3 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.99%) Docker
5 2 (0.99%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.50%) Firmware
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.50%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (11.88%) BladeLogic
2 12 (5.94%) Netcool
2 12 (5.94%) SCCM
3 11 (5.45%) Puppet
4 10 (4.95%) ServiceCenter
5 9 (4.46%) BMC PATROL
5 9 (4.46%) Tivoli
6 8 (3.96%) Ansible
6 8 (3.96%) ZABBIX
7 7 (3.47%) Cisco CUCM
7 7 (3.47%) FortiGate
7 7 (3.47%) HP UCMDB
7 7 (3.47%) OPNET
8 6 (2.97%) SCOM
8 6 (2.97%) vRealize
9 5 (2.48%) Terraform
10 4 (1.98%) AirWatch
10 4 (1.98%) Nagios
10 4 (1.98%) vCenter Server
11 3 (1.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 103 (50.99%) Remedy
2 41 (20.30%) Microsoft
3 25 (12.38%) HP
4 22 (10.89%) Cisco
4 22 (10.89%) Oracle
5 20 (9.90%) CA
6 17 (8.42%) ServiceNow
7 16 (7.92%) VMware
8 14 (6.93%) Apple
9 13 (6.44%) F5
9 13 (6.44%) Splunk
10 11 (5.45%) AppDynamics
10 11 (5.45%) IBM
11 10 (4.95%) Fortinet
11 10 (4.95%) Peregrine
11 10 (4.95%) Red Hat
12 9 (4.46%) EMC
12 9 (4.46%) SAP
12 9 (4.46%) Tripwire
13 8 (3.96%) Motorola
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