Period
to 22 June 2021

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 22 June 2021 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
22 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 545 471 571
Rank change year-on-year -74 +100 +82
Contract jobs citing BMC 91 99 259
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.62% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 50 159
10th Percentile £335 £280 £308
25th Percentile £430 £381 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £470
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -4.26% +10.59%
75th Percentile £500 £525 £525
90th Percentile £634 £575 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £467
% change year-on-year +5.56% -3.59% +9.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Median hourly rate £10.00 £29.50 £14.00
Median % change year-on-year -66.10% +110.71% +12.72%
UK median hourly rate £10.00 £19.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -47.37% +35.71% +12.72%

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 20,498 16,058 34,625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.91% 42.53% 41.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,344 10,370 22,003
10th Percentile £288 £250 £258
25th Percentile £389 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £470 £465
Median % change year-on-year +6.38% +1.08% +3.33%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £569
90th Percentile £688 £675 £648
UK median daily rate £493 £460 £460
% change year-on-year +7.07% - +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 636 559 1,142
10th Percentile £11.08 £11.61 £11.15
25th Percentile £13.50 £14.03 £13.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.60% +6.86%
75th Percentile £40.88 £31.50 £37.50
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.28% +10.00%

BMC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing BMC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for BMC in England

BMC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing BMC in England.

Daily rate trend for BMC in England

BMC
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing BMC in England over the 6 months to 22 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for BMC in England

BMC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing BMC in England.

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 22 June 2021. 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 -47 38 £475 +0.53% 6
South East -31 26 £475 +13.43% 3
South West +13 9 £338 -32.50% 1
West Midlands -12 8 £400 -11.11% 2
Midlands -14 8 £400 -11.11% 2
East of England +2 6 £475 +7.95% 1
BMC
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2021, 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 46 (50.55%) Remedy
1 46 (50.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 29 (31.87%) Security Cleared
3 28 (30.77%) Windows
4 25 (27.47%) SC Cleared
5 24 (26.37%) Service Management
6 22 (24.18%) ITIL
7 21 (23.08%) Azure
8 20 (21.98%) CMDB
8 20 (21.98%) Storage Management
8 20 (21.98%) Social Skills
9 19 (20.88%) Oracle
9 19 (20.88%) IBM
9 19 (20.88%) VMware
10 18 (19.78%) Linux
10 18 (19.78%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (19.78%) AWS
11 17 (18.68%) High Availability
12 16 (17.58%) Python
12 16 (17.58%) HP
12 16 (17.58%) ITSM
12 16 (17.58%) ServiceNow
12 16 (17.58%) Data Centre
13 15 (16.48%) IaaS
13 15 (16.48%) Tivoli
14 14 (15.38%) Active Directory
14 14 (15.38%) CA
15 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
15 13 (14.29%) Unix
15 13 (14.29%) Perl

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 10 (10.99%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.79%) Confluence
3 5 (5.49%) CICS
3 5 (5.49%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.30%) CMS
5 2 (2.20%) Apache
5 2 (2.20%) IIS
5 2 (2.20%) nginx
6 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 46 (50.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (8.79%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (1.10%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.10%) SAP PP
3 1 (1.10%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 21 (23.08%) Azure
2 18 (19.78%) AWS
3 15 (16.48%) IaaS
4 13 (14.29%) GCP
5 10 (10.99%) PaaS
6 9 (9.89%) GitHub
7 6 (6.59%) Power Platform
8 4 (4.40%) SaaS
9 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (1.10%) Amazon ECS
10 1 (1.10%) Azure Storage
10 1 (1.10%) Microsoft 365
10 1 (1.10%) OpenShift
10 1 (1.10%) PowerApps
10 1 (1.10%) Snowflake
10 1 (1.10%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.99%) TCP/IP
2 9 (9.89%) DNS
2 9 (9.89%) SAN
3 6 (6.59%) Kerberos
4 5 (5.49%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (5.49%) VSAN
5 4 (4.40%) HTTP
5 4 (4.40%) NAS
6 3 (3.30%) 3G
6 3 (3.30%) DHCP
6 3 (3.30%) Wireshark
7 2 (2.20%) Firewall
8 1 (1.10%) FTP
8 1 (1.10%) IMAP
8 1 (1.10%) SMTP
8 1 (1.10%) SSH
8 1 (1.10%) SSL
8 1 (1.10%) VLAN
8 1 (1.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) MySQL
2 5 (5.49%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.30%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.20%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.10%) Power BI
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2017
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2019
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.10%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (9.89%) JIRA
2 6 (6.59%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.59%) Subversion
2 6 (6.59%) TeamCity
3 5 (5.49%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.30%) Chocolatey
4 3 (3.30%) Serena SBM
5 2 (2.20%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.10%) GitLab
6 1 (1.10%) Hudson
General
1 20 (21.98%) Social Skills
2 11 (12.09%) Banking
3 8 (8.79%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.69%) Finance
4 7 (7.69%) Public Sector
5 6 (6.59%) Influencing Skills
6 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.40%) Presentation Skills
8 3 (3.30%) Back Office
8 3 (3.30%) Financial Institution
8 3 (3.30%) International Banking
8 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.10%) Electronics
9 1 (1.10%) Marketing
9 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (24.18%) Consultant
2 12 (13.19%) Developer
3 11 (12.09%) Architect
4 10 (10.99%) Administrator
5 9 (9.89%) Remedy Consultant
6 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.69%) Remedy Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.59%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.40%) DBA
8 4 (4.40%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (3.30%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Mainframe DBA
9 3 (3.30%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Senior SQL Server Developer
9 3 (3.30%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Unix Administrator
9 3 (3.30%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.69%) LDAP
1 7 (7.69%) REST
2 5 (5.49%) ISPF
2 5 (5.49%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (4.40%) SOAP
3 4 (4.40%) XML
4 3 (3.30%) .NET
4 3 (3.30%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.30%) HTML
4 3 (3.30%) SAML
4 3 (3.30%) Web Services
5 2 (2.20%) Ajax
5 2 (2.20%) CSS
5 2 (2.20%) DOM
5 2 (2.20%) LAMP
5 2 (2.20%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (2.20%) Middleware
5 2 (2.20%) ServiceStack
6 1 (1.10%) Java EE
6 1 (1.10%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.98%) CMDB
2 16 (17.58%) Data Centre
3 9 (9.89%) Private Cloud
3 9 (9.89%) Public Cloud
4 7 (7.69%) Clustering
5 5 (5.49%) Replication
6 3 (3.30%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.10%) iPad
8 1 (1.10%) iPhone
8 1 (1.10%) LPAR
8 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.10%) PKI
8 1 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.10%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (30.77%) Windows
2 18 (19.78%) Linux
3 13 (14.29%) Unix
4 8 (8.79%) Solaris
5 7 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (6.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.49%) MVS
7 5 (5.49%) Windows 10
7 5 (5.49%) Windows 2000
7 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.49%) zOS
8 4 (4.40%) AIX
9 3 (3.30%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.20%) CentOS
10 2 (2.20%) SUSE
10 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.10%) HPUX
11 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.37%) Service Management
2 22 (24.18%) ITIL
3 20 (21.98%) Storage Management
4 17 (18.68%) High Availability
5 16 (17.58%) ITSM
6 13 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (14.29%) Capacity Management
7 11 (12.09%) Change Management
7 11 (12.09%) Configuration Management
8 10 (10.99%) Asset Management
8 10 (10.99%) DevOps
9 9 (9.89%) Customer Insight
9 9 (9.89%) Network Architecture
9 9 (9.89%) Network Design
9 9 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (9.89%) Product Requirements
10 8 (8.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 8 (8.79%) Workflow
11 7 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (7.69%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.58%) Python
2 13 (14.29%) Perl
3 10 (10.99%) Shell Script
4 9 (9.89%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.49%) Assembly Language
5 5 (5.49%) REXX
6 3 (3.30%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.30%) Ruby
7 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.20%) SQL
8 1 (1.10%) C#
8 1 (1.10%) Java
8 1 (1.10%) PHP
8 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (31.87%) Security Cleared
2 25 (27.47%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.20%) Degree
4 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.10%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (3.30%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) GDPR
2 2 (2.20%) PMO
3 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.10%) GRC
3 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 18 (19.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 9 (9.89%) vSphere
4 7 (7.69%) Veritas File System
4 7 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (5.49%) ACF2
5 5 (5.49%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 5 (5.49%) NFS
5 5 (5.49%) RACF
6 4 (4.40%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (3.30%) Docker
7 3 (3.30%) KVM
8 2 (2.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (1.10%) Ceph
9 1 (1.10%) QEMU
9 1 (1.10%) Samba
Systems Management
1 15 (16.48%) Tivoli
2 12 (13.19%) Ansible
3 11 (12.09%) Control-M
4 9 (9.89%) BladeLogic
4 9 (9.89%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 6 (6.59%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (6.59%) Netcool
5 6 (6.59%) Puppet
5 6 (6.59%) QRadar
5 6 (6.59%) SCCM
5 6 (6.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (4.40%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (4.40%) vRealize
7 3 (3.30%) Icinga
7 3 (3.30%) Kubernetes
7 3 (3.30%) Terraform
8 2 (2.20%) Capistrano
8 2 (2.20%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.20%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 46 (50.55%) Remedy
2 19 (20.88%) IBM
2 19 (20.88%) Oracle
2 19 (20.88%) VMware
3 16 (17.58%) HP
3 16 (17.58%) ServiceNow
4 14 (15.38%) CA
5 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 13 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 8 (8.79%) Google
7 7 (7.69%) Splunk
8 6 (6.59%) CyberArk
8 6 (6.59%) EMC
8 6 (6.59%) Qualys
8 6 (6.59%) SaltStack
9 5 (5.49%) Compuware
10 4 (4.40%) SAP
10 4 (4.40%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.30%) Infoblox
11 3 (3.30%) Ivanti