Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 672 600 537
Rank change year-on-year -72 -63 -76
Contract jobs citing BMC 179 233 328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.26% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.46% 0.59% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 148 176
England median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £305 £175 £245
90th Percentile £554 £541 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 12
England median hourly rate £11.71 £12.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.32% -75.00% +8.99%
10th Percentile £8.39 £11.10 £12.00
90th Percentile £15.00 £21.00 £74.38
UK median hourly rate £12.42 £14.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year -14.34% -71.00% +8.99%

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 38,597 39,461 42,341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.00% 44.74% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,547 24,515 25,541
England median daily rate £450 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £238 £250 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,298 1,449 1,717
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.52% +6.28%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.29 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +7.72%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -31 62 £451 +0.28% 7
South East -47 39 £400 +23.08% 8
West Midlands +18 30 £450 +20.00% 4
Midlands -4 30 £450 +13.92% 6
North of England +15 20 £400 -2.44%
East of England -12 19 £400 +4.92%
North East +58 18 £400 -2.44%
South West +21 8 £310 -38.00% 1
Yorkshire -12 2 £375 -11.76%
BMC
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 93 (51.96%) ITIL
2 82 (45.81%) Remedy
2 82 (45.81%) Remedy ITSM
3 62 (34.64%) Windows
4 55 (30.73%) Service Management
5 51 (28.49%) ITIL V3
6 49 (27.37%) HP
7 41 (22.91%) ITSM
8 38 (21.23%) Linux
9 34 (18.99%) Unix
10 33 (18.44%) Cisco
11 32 (17.88%) ServiceNow
11 32 (17.88%) Security Cleared
12 31 (17.32%) IBM
13 30 (16.76%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (16.20%) SC Cleared
14 29 (16.20%) Change Management
15 28 (15.64%) Microsoft
15 28 (15.64%) SQL
15 28 (15.64%) Microsoft Azure
16 27 (15.08%) Shell Script
16 27 (15.08%) Red Hat
17 26 (14.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 26 (14.53%) Windows Server
18 25 (13.97%) Amazon AWS
19 24 (13.41%) Tivoli
20 23 (12.85%) Active Directory
20 23 (12.85%) Management Information System
21 22 (12.29%) Telecoms
21 22 (12.29%) Solaris

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 12 (6.70%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (2.23%) IIS
4 2 (1.12%) Apache
4 2 (1.12%) nginx
4 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (7.82%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (6.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 82 (45.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (3.91%) assyst
3 5 (2.79%) Remedy AR System
4 3 (1.68%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 28 (15.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (13.97%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (11.17%) SaaS
4 18 (10.06%) IaaS
5 17 (9.50%) PaaS
6 9 (5.03%) Office 365
7 6 (3.35%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.73%) Firewall
2 20 (11.17%) WAN
2 20 (11.17%) Wireless
3 19 (10.61%) Internet
4 17 (9.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (3.91%) BGP
5 7 (3.91%) HSRP
5 7 (3.91%) MPLS
5 7 (3.91%) OSPF
5 7 (3.91%) VLAN
5 7 (3.91%) VPN
6 5 (2.79%) SAN
7 4 (2.23%) MVNO
8 3 (1.68%) DNS
8 3 (1.68%) HTTP
8 3 (1.68%) SMS
8 3 (1.68%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.12%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.12%) NAS
9 2 (1.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (4.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.47%) Star Schema
3 6 (3.35%) DB2
4 5 (2.79%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.12%) Data Mart
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.12%) Yellowfin
6 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.56%) MS Access
6 1 (0.56%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.56%) Power BI
6 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.35%) JIRA
2 4 (2.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (2.23%) Bitbucket
2 4 (2.23%) ClearCase
2 4 (2.23%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.23%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.23%) Maven
3 1 (0.56%) JMeter
3 1 (0.56%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (12.29%) Telecoms
2 21 (11.73%) Finance
3 12 (6.70%) Banking
4 6 (3.35%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.23%) Retail
6 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.56%) Billing
7 1 (0.56%) French Language
7 1 (0.56%) Front Office
7 1 (0.56%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) Law
7 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (22.35%) Analyst
2 22 (12.29%) Network Engineer
3 17 (9.50%) Architect
4 15 (8.38%) Consultant
5 12 (6.70%) Developer
5 12 (6.70%) Support Analyst
5 12 (6.70%) Support Engineer
6 11 (6.15%) Operations Analyst
7 9 (5.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (5.03%) Network Support
7 9 (5.03%) Network Support Engineer
7 9 (5.03%) Senior Network Engineer
8 8 (4.47%) 1st Line Support
8 8 (4.47%) Data Consultant
8 8 (4.47%) Data Integration Consultant
8 8 (4.47%) Integration Consultant
9 7 (3.91%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.91%) Incident Engineer
9 7 (3.91%) Informatica Consultant
10 6 (3.35%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.06%) ISPF
2 13 (7.26%) XML
3 12 (6.70%) SOAP
4 10 (5.59%) LDAP
5 6 (3.35%) WAP
6 5 (2.79%) .NET
6 5 (2.79%) Web Services
7 3 (1.68%) Middleware
7 3 (1.68%) ODBC
7 3 (1.68%) Rendezvous
7 3 (1.68%) REST
7 3 (1.68%) SailPoint
7 3 (1.68%) SAML
8 2 (1.12%) JSON
8 2 (1.12%) SPNEGO
8 2 (1.12%) WCF
8 2 (1.12%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.76%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (12.85%) Management Information System
3 22 (12.29%) CMDB
4 15 (8.38%) VSAM
5 10 (5.59%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.35%) Mainframe
6 6 (3.35%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.79%) User Experience
8 4 (2.23%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.23%) Wiki
9 3 (1.68%) Derivative
9 3 (1.68%) EPoS
9 3 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.68%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.12%) FMCG
10 2 (1.12%) PKI
11 1 (0.56%) AS400
11 1 (0.56%) iPhone
11 1 (0.56%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.56%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 62 (34.64%) Windows
2 38 (21.23%) Linux
3 34 (18.99%) Unix
4 26 (14.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (14.53%) Windows Server
5 22 (12.29%) Solaris
6 18 (10.06%) AIX
6 18 (10.06%) HPUX
6 18 (10.06%) Windows 2000 Server
7 16 (8.94%) MVS
8 15 (8.38%) VME
8 15 (8.38%) VMS
9 4 (2.23%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.68%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.68%) zOS
11 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (51.96%) ITIL
2 55 (30.73%) Service Management
3 51 (28.49%) ITIL V3
4 41 (22.91%) ITSM
5 29 (16.20%) Change Management
6 21 (11.73%) Open Source
7 19 (10.61%) Network Load Balancing
7 19 (10.61%) Network Packet Analysis
7 19 (10.61%) WAN Optimisation
8 17 (9.50%) Data Management
9 15 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (7.26%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (6.70%) Data Modelling
12 11 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (6.15%) Configuration Management
12 11 (6.15%) Data Integration
12 11 (6.15%) Incident Management
13 10 (5.59%) Knowledge Management
13 10 (5.59%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.64%) SQL
2 27 (15.08%) Shell Script
3 22 (12.29%) PowerShell
4 18 (10.06%) Java
4 18 (10.06%) JCL
5 16 (8.94%) C
6 12 (6.70%) Python
7 8 (4.47%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.23%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.68%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.68%) C#
9 3 (1.68%) Perl
9 3 (1.68%) REXX
10 1 (0.56%) R
10 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (17.88%) Security Cleared
2 29 (16.20%) SC Cleared
3 19 (10.61%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (9.50%) CCNP
5 9 (5.03%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.79%) CCIE
6 5 (2.79%) Check Point Certification
6 5 (2.79%) CISSP
7 3 (1.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.12%) MCSE
8 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.12%) VCP5
8 2 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.68%) SLA
2 2 (1.12%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) COBIT
3 1 (0.56%) HMG Infosec
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (12.85%) Active Directory
2 19 (10.61%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 15 (8.38%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 15 (8.38%) RACF
4 12 (6.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (4.47%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.23%) vSphere
8 3 (1.68%) Time Sharing Option
8 3 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.56%) XenApp
9 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (13.41%) Tivoli
2 15 (8.38%) BladeLogic
2 15 (8.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 14 (7.82%) FortiGate
4 11 (6.15%) Control-M
5 10 (5.59%) Ansible
6 7 (3.91%) Puppet
6 7 (3.91%) ServiceCenter
7 6 (3.35%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (3.35%) SCCM
8 5 (2.79%) Netcool
9 4 (2.23%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (2.23%) Terraform
10 3 (1.68%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (1.68%) CA Single Sign-On
10 3 (1.68%) Nessus
10 3 (1.68%) QRadar
10 3 (1.68%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (1.12%) PowerCLI
11 2 (1.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 82 (45.81%) Remedy
2 49 (27.37%) HP
3 33 (18.44%) Cisco
4 32 (17.88%) ServiceNow
5 31 (17.32%) IBM
6 28 (15.64%) Microsoft
7 27 (15.08%) Red Hat
8 21 (11.73%) Oracle
9 20 (11.17%) CheckPoint
10 19 (10.61%) Blue Coat
10 19 (10.61%) F5
11 18 (10.06%) McAfee
12 17 (9.50%) Fortinet
13 16 (8.94%) VMware
14 14 (7.82%) Aruba
15 10 (5.59%) CA
16 8 (4.47%) Informatica
16 8 (4.47%) NetApp
17 6 (3.35%) SolarWinds
18 5 (2.79%) Apple