Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 630 603 514
Rank change year-on-year -27 -89 -24
Contract jobs citing BMC 217 205 373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.24% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.56% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 105 205
England median daily rate £425 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +0.61%
10th Percentile £321 £65 £252
90th Percentile £588 £525 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £390 £415
% change year-on-year +8.97% -6.02% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 12
England median hourly rate £12.42 £17.00 £15.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.94% +8.37% -7.72%
10th Percentile £8.39 £16.07 £12.00
90th Percentile £24.00 £21.00 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £12.42 £17.00 £17.44
% change year-on-year -26.94% -2.51% +2.57%

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 37,976 36,906 43,199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.66% 43.96% 44.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,741 22,785 26,800
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £258 £250
90th Percentile £625 £601 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,367 1,260 1,494
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.45% -6.76% +5.71%

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 June 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 20 June 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 20 June 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 -33 78 £448 +11.88% 12
South East -41 47 £425 +13.33% 7
West Midlands +15 44 £475 -1.04% 9
Midlands +13 44 £475 -5.00% 10
North of England -9 33 £400 -5.88% 4
North East +17 18 £400 +29.03%
East of England +13 12 £400 +71.12% 3
North West -6 10 £469 -10.71% 4
Yorkshire -22 5 £450 +5.88%
South West -11 2 £510 +126.67%
BMC
UK

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 83 (38.25%) Windows
2 78 (35.94%) ITIL
3 77 (35.48%) Remedy
3 77 (35.48%) Remedy ITSM
4 76 (35.02%) Service Management
5 59 (27.19%) ServiceNow
6 52 (23.96%) Linux
7 51 (23.50%) SQL
8 47 (21.66%) Unix
9 46 (21.20%) ITSM
10 43 (19.82%) Microsoft
11 41 (18.89%) Analytical Skills
12 40 (18.43%) ITIL V3
13 38 (17.51%) Security Cleared
14 37 (17.05%) Problem-Solving
15 36 (16.59%) Change Management
16 32 (14.75%) HP
16 32 (14.75%) PowerShell
17 31 (14.29%) SC Cleared
17 31 (14.29%) Finance
18 29 (13.36%) Red Hat
18 29 (13.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 28 (12.90%) CA
20 27 (12.44%) Tivoli
20 27 (12.44%) BladeLogic
21 25 (11.52%) Solaris
21 25 (11.52%) Windows Server
22 23 (10.60%) AIX
22 23 (10.60%) Shell Script
22 23 (10.60%) CMDB

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 (4.15%) IIS
1 9 (4.15%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.69%) Apache
2 8 (3.69%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.84%) nginx
3 4 (1.84%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.38%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.92%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.46%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.46%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.46%) CICS
6 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.46%) JBoss
6 1 (0.46%) Jupyter
Applications
1 17 (7.83%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (5.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.76%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 77 (35.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (5.07%) assyst
3 3 (1.38%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (1.38%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.46%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.22%) SaaS
2 17 (7.83%) IaaS
2 17 (7.83%) PaaS
3 10 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.23%) SSL
2 6 (2.76%) Kerberos
2 6 (2.76%) SNMP
3 5 (2.30%) DNS
3 5 (2.30%) SAN
4 4 (1.84%) MVNO
4 4 (1.84%) NAS
5 3 (1.38%) DHCP
5 3 (1.38%) HTTP
5 3 (1.38%) Internet
5 3 (1.38%) Skype
5 3 (1.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.92%) Firewall
6 2 (0.92%) SMS
7 1 (0.46%) DOCSIS
7 1 (0.46%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.46%) SDH
7 1 (0.46%) WAN
7 1 (0.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (3.69%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.76%) DB2
4 6 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (2.76%) Power BI
4 6 (2.76%) PowerCenter
5 3 (1.38%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.38%) Star Schema
6 2 (0.92%) Big Data
6 2 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.92%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.92%) Yellowfin
7 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.76%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.38%) JIRA
General
1 31 (14.29%) Finance
2 20 (9.22%) Banking
3 10 (4.61%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.38%) Front Office
4 3 (1.38%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.92%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.92%) Back Office
5 2 (0.92%) Law
5 2 (0.92%) Publishing
5 2 (0.92%) Retail
6 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (18.89%) Analyst
2 31 (14.29%) Architect
3 18 (8.29%) Consultant
3 18 (8.29%) Developer
4 17 (7.83%) Support Analyst
5 13 (5.99%) Operations Analyst
6 12 (5.53%) Administrator
7 6 (2.76%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (2.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 6 (2.76%) Capacity Manager
7 6 (2.76%) DBA
7 6 (2.76%) Remedy Developer
7 6 (2.76%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (2.76%) Support Specialist
8 5 (2.30%) Applications Developer
8 5 (2.30%) DB2 DBA
8 5 (2.30%) Monitoring Engineer
8 5 (2.30%) Operational Support Analyst
8 5 (2.30%) Operations Support Analyst
8 5 (2.30%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.76%) ISPF
1 19 (8.76%) SOAP
2 13 (5.99%) REST
3 10 (4.61%) SailPoint
4 9 (4.15%) LDAP
5 8 (3.69%) .NET
6 7 (3.23%) CSS
6 7 (3.23%) HTML
6 7 (3.23%) SAML
6 7 (3.23%) Web Services
6 7 (3.23%) XML
7 6 (2.76%) SPNEGO
7 6 (2.76%) WCF
7 6 (2.76%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 5 (2.30%) Middleware
9 4 (1.84%) J2EE
10 3 (1.38%) Rendezvous
10 3 (1.38%) RESTful
11 2 (0.92%) JSON
12 1 (0.46%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (18.89%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (10.60%) CMDB
2 23 (10.60%) Data Centre
3 21 (9.68%) Management Information System
4 15 (6.91%) VSAM
5 9 (4.15%) Mainframe
6 7 (3.23%) Mobile App
6 7 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.76%) PKI
7 6 (2.76%) User Experience
8 5 (2.30%) Robotics
9 4 (1.84%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.84%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.38%) Derivative
10 3 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.38%) iPad
10 3 (1.38%) iPhone
10 3 (1.38%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.38%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 83 (38.25%) Windows
2 52 (23.96%) Linux
3 47 (21.66%) Unix
4 29 (13.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (11.52%) Solaris
5 25 (11.52%) Windows Server
6 23 (10.60%) AIX
7 18 (8.29%) HPUX
7 18 (8.29%) Windows 2000 Server
8 16 (7.37%) MVS
9 15 (6.91%) VME
9 15 (6.91%) VMS
10 7 (3.23%) Windows 7
10 7 (3.23%) zOS
11 4 (1.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.84%) Windows 2000
11 4 (1.84%) Windows NT
11 4 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.84%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (35.94%) ITIL
2 76 (35.02%) Service Management
3 46 (21.20%) ITSM
4 40 (18.43%) ITIL V3
5 37 (17.05%) Problem-Solving
6 36 (16.59%) Change Management
7 22 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (7.83%) Open Source
9 16 (7.37%) Data Management
9 16 (7.37%) Problem Management
10 14 (6.45%) Asset Management
10 14 (6.45%) DevOps
10 14 (6.45%) Project Management
11 12 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (5.53%) Identity Access Management
12 11 (5.07%) Capacity Management
12 11 (5.07%) CRM
12 11 (5.07%) ETL
12 11 (5.07%) Service Delivery
12 11 (5.07%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 51 (23.50%) SQL
2 32 (14.75%) PowerShell
3 23 (10.60%) Shell Script
4 19 (8.76%) JCL
5 15 (6.91%) C
6 14 (6.45%) Java
7 13 (5.99%) JavaScript
7 13 (5.99%) Python
8 11 (5.07%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.76%) Perl
9 6 (2.76%) REXX
10 3 (1.38%) C#
11 2 (0.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (17.51%) Security Cleared
2 31 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.53%) Degree
4 8 (3.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.92%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.92%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.92%) PMP
8 2 (0.92%) VCP6
9 1 (0.46%) CCA
9 1 (0.46%) CCNP
9 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.46%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.30%) SLA
2 3 (1.38%) HMG Infosec
2 3 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.38%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.92%) QA
4 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.46%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 19 (8.76%) Active Directory
1 19 (8.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 18 (8.29%) RACF
3 15 (6.91%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 11 (5.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.76%) vSphere
6 5 (2.30%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.84%) Time Sharing Option
8 3 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.38%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.38%) XenApp
8 3 (1.38%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.38%) XenServer
9 2 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.92%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.46%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 27 (12.44%) BladeLogic
1 27 (12.44%) Tivoli
2 21 (9.68%) SCOM
3 20 (9.22%) SCCM
4 18 (8.29%) Ansible
4 18 (8.29%) Control-M
5 16 (7.37%) BMC PATROL
6 15 (6.91%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 13 (5.99%) Puppet
8 10 (4.61%) Single Sign-On
9 8 (3.69%) AirWatch
10 7 (3.23%) CA Single Sign-On
10 7 (3.23%) Netcool
11 4 (1.84%) NetBackup
12 3 (1.38%) Netcool/OMNIbus
12 3 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (1.38%) SCOrch
12 3 (1.38%) SolarWinds Orion
13 2 (0.92%) HP NNM
13 2 (0.92%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 77 (35.48%) Remedy
2 59 (27.19%) ServiceNow
3 43 (19.82%) Microsoft
4 32 (14.75%) HP
5 29 (13.36%) Red Hat
6 28 (12.90%) CA
7 21 (9.68%) VMware
8 20 (9.22%) Oracle
9 19 (8.76%) IBM
10 14 (6.45%) Cisco
11 12 (5.53%) Splunk
12 11 (5.07%) AppDynamics
13 10 (4.61%) ForgeRock
14 9 (4.15%) Informatica
15 8 (3.69%) Cognos
15 8 (3.69%) Snow
15 8 (3.69%) Tableau
16 7 (3.23%) Axway
16 7 (3.23%) Dynatrace
16 7 (3.23%) Riverbed