The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for BladeLogic skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BladeLogic over the 3 months to 23 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.

BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 261 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 -  
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.077% 0.011% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.70% 0.093% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 -
% change year-on-year +38.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

BladeLogic is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 853 1074 1025
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.02% 11.98% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 631 574
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 39
Median hourly rate £12.00 £35.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.19% +51.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £17.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.23 £57.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

BladeLogic
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing BladeLogic as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for BladeLogic in the South East

BladeLogic
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BladeLogic in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for BladeLogic in the South East

BladeLogic
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BladeLogic in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BladeLogic in the South East

BladeLogic
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BladeLogic within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 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
Surrey +11 4 £450 +5.88%
Berkshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
BladeLogic
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BladeLogic 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 South East region with a requirement for BladeLogic.

1 8 (57.14%) Windows
1 8 (57.14%) HP
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (42.86%) Security Patching
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (42.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Vista
3 6 (42.86%) WSUS
3 6 (42.86%) SCCM
3 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 5 (35.71%) VBScript
4 5 (35.71%) BMC
4 5 (35.71%) Remedy
5 4 (28.57%) SAN
5 4 (28.57%) Service Management
5 4 (28.57%) VB
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) Time Management
5 4 (28.57%) Software Deployment
6 3 (21.43%) Network Packet Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) vCenter Server

BladeLogic
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) NAS
3 1 (7.14%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (7.14%) VSAN
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Deployment Specialist
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Nagios Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Data Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Nagios Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Flash
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 2 (14.29%) EMC VNX
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Vista
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (14.29%) AIX
5 2 (14.29%) Unix
6 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Security Patching
3 4 (28.57%) Service Management
3 4 (28.57%) Software Deployment
3 4 (28.57%) Time Management
4 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
4 3 (21.43%) Network Packet Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
4 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Network Packet Capture
5 1 (7.14%) People Management
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Server Patching
5 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) VBScript
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Korn
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) vSphere
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) PowerHA
4 1 (7.14%) Veritas File System
4 1 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 6 (42.86%) SCCM
1 6 (42.86%) WSUS
2 3 (21.43%) vCenter Server
2 3 (21.43%) vRealize
3 2 (14.29%) Nagios
3 2 (14.29%) SCOM
4 1 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (7.14%) Nessus
4 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
4 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) HP
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) BMC
3 5 (35.71%) Remedy
4 3 (21.43%) 3PAR
4 3 (21.43%) EMC
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) NetApp
5 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 2 (14.29%) Veritas
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.14%) Splunk
6 1 (7.14%) Sybase