Period
to 20 July 2019

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 July 2019 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 554 609 605
Rank change year-on-year +55 -4 -73
Contract jobs citing BMC 267 249 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 0.63% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 117 119
England median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £312 £308 £65
90th Percentile £621 £613 £528
UK median daily rate £473 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 9
England median hourly rate £14.00 £12.42 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.72% -26.94% +41.67%
10th Percentile £13.25 £8.39 £15.59
90th Percentile £68.25 £36.20 £21.00
UK median hourly rate £14.00 £12.42 £17.00
% change year-on-year +12.72% -26.94% +21.43%

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 36,114 39,350 38,446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.51% 41.40% 43.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,725 24,572 23,667
England median daily rate £463 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +5.42%
10th Percentile £258 £250 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £454 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +0.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,229 1,463 1,298
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.40
90th Percentile £50.78 £47.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -2.86%

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 July 2019.

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 July 2019.

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 July 2019. 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 78 £493 +19.39% 3
London +38 76 £513 +13.89% 4
Midlands +12 43 £363 -23.68% 5
North of England +39 29 £425 -8.11% 5
South West +4 26 £406 -20.34% 1
West Midlands -22 23 £500 +5.26% 3
East Midlands - 20 £310 - 2
Yorkshire +41 19 £425 -5.56% 5
East of England +10 11 £275 -31.25%
North West +3 9 £438 -5.41%
North East - 1 £475 -
BMC
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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.

1 123 (46.07%) Remedy
1 123 (46.07%) Remedy ITSM
2 81 (30.34%) ITIL
3 61 (22.85%) Security Cleared
4 59 (22.10%) Windows
5 54 (20.22%) Finance
6 53 (19.85%) SQL
6 53 (19.85%) Microsoft
6 53 (19.85%) DevOps
7 49 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (18.35%) SC Cleared
8 48 (17.98%) CMDB
8 48 (17.98%) ITSM
9 44 (16.48%) Telecoms
10 43 (16.10%) Python
10 43 (16.10%) ServiceNow
11 37 (13.86%) Java
12 36 (13.48%) HP
12 36 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
13 35 (13.11%) Service Management
14 34 (12.73%) Linux
15 33 (12.36%) Unix
16 32 (11.99%) VMware
17 31 (11.61%) .NET
17 31 (11.61%) Oracle
18 30 (11.24%) XML
18 30 (11.24%) Control-M
19 28 (10.49%) SQL Server
20 27 (10.11%) C#
20 27 (10.11%) ITIL V3

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 19 (7.12%) IIS
2 8 (3.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.25%) Apache
3 6 (2.25%) nginx
3 6 (2.25%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.50%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (1.12%) CMS
5 3 (1.12%) Confluence
5 3 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.12%) Smallworld
6 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (7.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (4.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (4.49%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.25%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (1.12%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.37%) FileZilla
7 1 (0.37%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 123 (46.07%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (3.37%) Remedy AR System
3 7 (2.62%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.75%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.37%) GitHub
4 5 (1.87%) npm
5 4 (1.50%) Office 365
5 4 (1.50%) SaaS
6 3 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Flow
6 3 (1.12%) OneDrive
6 3 (1.12%) Power Platform
7 2 (0.75%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.75%) IaaS
7 2 (0.75%) PaaS
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.62%) SNMP
2 12 (4.49%) HTTP
3 11 (4.12%) Internet
4 10 (3.75%) Kerberos
4 10 (3.75%) SSL
5 8 (3.00%) Wireless
6 7 (2.62%) BGP
6 7 (2.62%) BIG-IP
6 7 (2.62%) DNS
6 7 (2.62%) Firewall
6 7 (2.62%) OSPF
7 5 (1.87%) FTP
7 5 (1.87%) IPv4
7 5 (1.87%) SAN
8 4 (1.50%) HTTPS
8 4 (1.50%) NAS
8 4 (1.50%) SMTP
8 4 (1.50%) SSH
8 4 (1.50%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.12%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.49%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (2.25%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.87%) DB2
4 5 (1.87%) MySQL
5 4 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.50%) GIS
5 4 (1.50%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.12%) DTS
6 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.12%) Power BI
7 2 (0.75%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.75%) PowerMart
7 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.75%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (6.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (6.37%) Git (software)
3 16 (5.99%) Metasploit
4 12 (4.49%) JIRA
5 11 (4.12%) Jenkins
6 9 (3.37%) Maven
7 5 (1.87%) MSBuild
7 5 (1.87%) Subversion
8 4 (1.50%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.50%) Gerrit
9 3 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.75%) Burp Suite
10 2 (0.75%) IBM UrbanCode
10 2 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.75%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.75%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.37%) Hudson
11 1 (0.37%) JProfiler
11 1 (0.37%) SoapUI
General
1 54 (20.22%) Finance
2 44 (16.48%) Telecoms
3 23 (8.61%) Banking
4 12 (4.49%) Financial Institution
5 10 (3.75%) Retail
6 4 (1.50%) Advertising
6 4 (1.50%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.50%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.50%) Marketing
7 3 (1.12%) Billing
7 3 (1.12%) Electronics
8 2 (0.75%) Legal
9 1 (0.37%) Front Office
9 1 (0.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 45 (16.85%) Consultant
2 42 (15.73%) Analyst
3 24 (8.99%) Developer
4 19 (7.12%) Architect
5 17 (6.37%) Tester
6 14 (5.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (4.87%) Service Manager
7 13 (4.87%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (4.49%) Software Developer
9 11 (4.12%) Business Analyst
9 11 (4.12%) Delivery Manager
9 11 (4.12%) Remedy Consultant
10 10 (3.75%) Designer
10 10 (3.75%) Support Engineer
11 8 (3.00%) Penetration Tester
11 8 (3.00%) Security Tester
11 8 (3.00%) Solutions Designer
12 7 (2.62%) DevOps Engineer
12 7 (2.62%) ITSM Consultant
12 7 (2.62%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.61%) .NET
2 30 (11.24%) XML
3 24 (8.99%) SOAP
4 18 (6.74%) JSON
5 17 (6.37%) Web Services
6 16 (5.99%) REST
7 14 (5.24%) Gherkin
7 14 (5.24%) LDAP
8 10 (3.75%) SAML
8 10 (3.75%) WCF
9 8 (3.00%) TIBCO EMS
9 8 (3.00%) XSD
10 7 (2.62%) YAML
11 6 (2.25%) SailPoint
11 6 (2.25%) SPNEGO
11 6 (2.25%) Windows Identity Foundation
12 5 (1.87%) Node.js
12 5 (1.87%) RESTful
13 4 (1.50%) COM+
13 4 (1.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 48 (17.98%) CMDB
2 36 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (8.61%) User Experience
4 13 (4.87%) PKI
5 10 (3.75%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (2.62%) CCTV
7 6 (2.25%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.87%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.50%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.50%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.50%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.50%) NHS
10 3 (1.12%) Frameworx
10 3 (1.12%) TM Forum
11 2 (0.75%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.37%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.37%) Clustering
12 1 (0.37%) Security Operations Centre
12 1 (0.37%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.37%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 59 (22.10%) Windows
2 34 (12.73%) Linux
3 33 (12.36%) Unix
4 19 (7.12%) Windows Server
5 9 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.87%) Solaris
7 4 (1.50%) AIX
7 4 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.50%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.50%) zOS
8 3 (1.12%) Mesosphere
8 3 (1.12%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.37%) VMS
10 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (30.34%) ITIL
2 53 (19.85%) DevOps
3 49 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (17.98%) ITSM
5 35 (13.11%) Service Management
6 27 (10.11%) ITIL V3
6 27 (10.11%) Open Source
7 26 (9.74%) Service Delivery
8 25 (9.36%) Configuration Management
9 24 (8.99%) Continuous Deployment
9 24 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (7.87%) Project Management
10 21 (7.87%) Scrum
11 20 (7.49%) Change Management
11 20 (7.49%) Mentoring
11 20 (7.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (7.49%) TDD
12 19 (7.12%) Asset Management
13 18 (6.74%) Incident Management
13 18 (6.74%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 53 (19.85%) SQL
2 43 (16.10%) Python
3 37 (13.86%) Java
4 27 (10.11%) C#
4 27 (10.11%) PowerShell
5 21 (7.87%) Perl
6 18 (6.74%) JavaScript
7 9 (3.37%) Shell Script
8 7 (2.62%) Prolog
9 5 (1.87%) C
9 5 (1.87%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.50%) ActionScript
10 4 (1.50%) ActionScript 2.0
10 4 (1.50%) C++
11 3 (1.12%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.12%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.12%) VBScript
12 2 (0.75%) Go
12 2 (0.75%) JCL
12 2 (0.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 61 (22.85%) Security Cleared
2 49 (18.35%) SC Cleared
3 27 (10.11%) Degree
4 11 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.37%) CCNP
5 9 (3.37%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.62%) CCIE
7 6 (2.25%) TOGAF Certification
8 5 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (1.87%) CCNA
8 5 (1.87%) MCP
8 5 (1.87%) MCSE
8 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.50%) HNC
10 3 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.12%) Master's Degree
10 3 (1.12%) MBA
11 2 (0.75%) CREST Certified
11 2 (0.75%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.49%) SLA
2 12 (4.49%) QA
3 7 (2.62%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.12%) GDPR
4 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.37%) HIPAA
System Software
1 19 (7.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (5.62%) vSphere
3 14 (5.24%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.62%) Docker
5 5 (1.87%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.37%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.37%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.37%) XenApp
6 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (11.24%) Control-M
2 16 (5.99%) Nessus
2 16 (5.99%) Nmap
2 16 (5.99%) Red Hat Satellite
2 16 (5.99%) WSUS
3 14 (5.24%) Ansible
3 14 (5.24%) Netcool
4 13 (4.87%) Single Sign-On
5 12 (4.49%) Nagios
6 11 (4.12%) SCCM
7 10 (3.75%) CA Single Sign-On
7 10 (3.75%) Tivoli
8 8 (3.00%) BMC PATROL
8 8 (3.00%) Cisco Prime
9 7 (2.62%) NetBackup
10 6 (2.25%) BladeLogic
10 6 (2.25%) Puppet
11 5 (1.87%) ITRS Geneos
11 5 (1.87%) Prometheus
11 5 (1.87%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 123 (46.07%) Remedy
2 53 (19.85%) Microsoft
3 43 (16.10%) ServiceNow
4 36 (13.48%) HP
5 32 (11.99%) VMware
6 31 (11.61%) Oracle
7 23 (8.61%) CA
8 20 (7.49%) Red Hat
9 17 (6.37%) IBM
10 16 (5.99%) Cisco
10 16 (5.99%) SAP
10 16 (5.99%) Tripwire
11 13 (4.87%) SolarWinds
11 13 (4.87%) TIBCO
12 12 (4.49%) Cadence
13 10 (3.75%) Splunk
14 9 (3.37%) Informatica
15 8 (3.00%) CheckPoint
15 8 (3.00%) Citrix
15 8 (3.00%) F5