Period
to 21 January 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 January 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
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 287 324 284
Rank change year-on-year +37 -40 +35
Contract jobs citing BMC 88 54 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.55% 0.33% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 0.70% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 30 50
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -10.26%
10th Percentile £256 £319 £225
90th Percentile £538 £716 £526
England median daily rate £445 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +7.88% -2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
South East median hourly rate £12.25 - £15.75
10th Percentile £11.20 - £12.03
90th Percentile £15.13 - £20.08
England median hourly rate £12.25 £11.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +11.36% -12.00% -77.27%

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 the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 7,360 7,677 7,460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.40% 47.28% 48.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,216 4,470 4,309
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £240 £238 £237
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 291 376
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £15.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +13.43% -20.86%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.40 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.05 £42.50 £44.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

BMC
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing BMC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for BMC in the South East

BMC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BMC in the South East

BMC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BMC in the South East over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BMC in the South East

BMC
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 BMC in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BMC in the South East

BMC
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 BMC within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Thames Valley +42 51 £425 -1.16% 2
Berkshire +32 42 £450 +0.56% 2
Hampshire -30 21 £450 +25.00% 4
Surrey -6 12 £475 -9.52% 2
Buckinghamshire +24 9 £400 -6.98%
West Sussex - 3 £358 -
Kent +18 1 £413 +8.20%
BMC
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 South East region with a requirement for BMC.

1 60 (68.18%) Remedy
1 60 (68.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 47 (53.41%) ITIL
3 29 (32.95%) Linux
4 27 (30.68%) Windows
5 26 (29.55%) Service Management
6 21 (23.86%) Unix
7 19 (21.59%) VMware
7 19 (21.59%) SLA
7 19 (21.59%) Computer Science
8 18 (20.45%) Degree
8 18 (20.45%) CA
9 17 (19.32%) SQL
10 15 (17.05%) Oracle
11 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
12 13 (14.77%) Release Management
12 13 (14.77%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (13.64%) Data Centre
13 12 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
13 12 (13.64%) Service Delivery
14 11 (12.50%) ITSM
14 11 (12.50%) Telecoms
14 11 (12.50%) SOAP
14 11 (12.50%) Incident Management
15 10 (11.36%) Cisco
15 10 (11.36%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (11.36%) Workflow
15 10 (11.36%) Performance Monitoring
16 9 (10.23%) ServiceNow
16 9 (10.23%) Collaborative Working

BMC
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.41%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.27%) Apache
2 2 (2.27%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (2.27%) JBoss
3 1 (1.14%) CMS
3 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 60 (68.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.27%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (1.14%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (7.95%) IaaS
1 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (7.95%) PaaS
2 2 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) Radio Access Network
1 5 (5.68%) Wireless
2 4 (4.55%) Firewall
3 3 (3.41%) BGP
3 3 (3.41%) iSCSI
3 3 (3.41%) MPLS
3 3 (3.41%) NAS
3 3 (3.41%) SNMP
3 3 (3.41%) Value-Added Service
3 3 (3.41%) VLAN
3 3 (3.41%) VXLAN
4 2 (2.27%) 3G
4 2 (2.27%) 4G
4 2 (2.27%) ADSL
4 2 (2.27%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.27%) LAN
4 2 (2.27%) Unified Communications
4 2 (2.27%) VoIP
4 2 (2.27%) WAN
5 1 (1.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.82%) DTS
1 6 (6.82%) Hadoop
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.41%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (3.41%) DB2
3 3 (3.41%) MariaDB
3 3 (3.41%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.41%) MySQL
3 3 (3.41%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.14%) Big Data
4 1 (1.14%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.14%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.14%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.14%) JIRA
2 1 (1.14%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.14%) MSI
2 1 (1.14%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 11 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 9 (10.23%) Finance
3 2 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (22.73%) Analyst
2 7 (7.95%) Consultant
3 6 (6.82%) Automation Engineer
3 6 (6.82%) ITIL Manager
3 6 (6.82%) Service Manager
4 5 (5.68%) Administrator
4 5 (5.68%) Incident Analyst
4 5 (5.68%) ITIL Release Manager
4 5 (5.68%) Release Manager
4 5 (5.68%) Server Administrator
4 5 (5.68%) Service Analyst
4 5 (5.68%) Test Manager
5 4 (4.55%) Architect
5 4 (4.55%) Quality Manager
5 4 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (3.41%) Remedy Analyst
6 3 (3.41%) Remedy Consultant
6 3 (3.41%) Senior DBA
6 3 (3.41%) Senior SQL DBA
6 3 (3.41%) Senior SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.50%) SOAP
2 7 (7.95%) RESTful
3 5 (5.68%) .NET
4 4 (4.55%) REST
5 3 (3.41%) LDAP
5 3 (3.41%) Node.js
5 3 (3.41%) ODBC
6 2 (2.27%) Apache Camel
6 2 (2.27%) Spring
6 2 (2.27%) Web Services
7 1 (1.14%) Middleware
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (1.14%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Data Centre
1 12 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.82%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.82%) User Experience
3 5 (5.68%) CMDB
4 3 (3.41%) Clustering
4 3 (3.41%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.41%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.41%) Robotics
5 2 (2.27%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.14%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.14%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.14%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.95%) Linux
2 27 (30.68%) Windows
3 21 (23.86%) Unix
4 3 (3.41%) Solaris
4 3 (3.41%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.41%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.27%) AIX
5 2 (2.27%) HPUX
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (53.41%) ITIL
2 26 (29.55%) Service Management
3 19 (21.59%) Computer Science
4 13 (14.77%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (14.77%) Release Management
5 12 (13.64%) Service Delivery
6 11 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 11 (12.50%) ITSM
7 10 (11.36%) Performance Monitoring
7 10 (11.36%) Workflow
8 9 (10.23%) Collaborative Working
9 8 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (9.09%) Service Design
9 8 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (7.95%) Customer-Centricity
10 7 (7.95%) Data Protection
11 6 (6.82%) Proactive Monitoring
12 5 (5.68%) Escalation Management
12 5 (5.68%) Runbook
12 5 (5.68%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.32%) SQL
2 7 (7.95%) Java
2 7 (7.95%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.95%) Shell Script
3 5 (5.68%) C#
4 3 (3.41%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.41%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.41%) Python
4 3 (3.41%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.27%) Perl
6 1 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (20.45%) Degree
2 10 (11.36%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (7.95%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.41%) MCP
6 2 (2.27%) CCNA
6 2 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.27%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (2.27%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.14%) CISA
7 1 (1.14%) CISSP
7 1 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.59%) SLA
2 7 (7.95%) Data Quality
3 5 (5.68%) QA
4 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.14%) PMO
4 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) vSphere
2 4 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.41%) BIND 9
3 3 (3.41%) KVM
3 3 (3.41%) NFS
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (3.41%) Postfix
3 3 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.27%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.14%) Firmware
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (9.09%) Ansible
2 6 (6.82%) BladeLogic
2 6 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (6.82%) Puppet
3 5 (5.68%) Nessus
3 5 (5.68%) SCCM
3 5 (5.68%) Terraform
4 4 (4.55%) Backup Exec
4 4 (4.55%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.55%) Tivoli
5 3 (3.41%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (3.41%) Data Guard
5 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (3.41%) Netcool
5 3 (3.41%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (3.41%) SCOM
6 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.14%) ThinApp
7 1 (1.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 60 (68.18%) Remedy
2 19 (21.59%) VMware
3 18 (20.45%) CA
4 15 (17.05%) Oracle
5 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
6 10 (11.36%) Cisco
7 9 (10.23%) ServiceNow
8 8 (9.09%) Red Hat
9 7 (7.95%) AppDynamics
10 5 (5.68%) Dell
10 5 (5.68%) HP
11 3 (3.41%) ComArch
11 3 (3.41%) EMC
11 3 (3.41%) Huawei
11 3 (3.41%) IBM
11 3 (3.41%) Mirantis
11 3 (3.41%) SAP
11 3 (3.41%) Unisys
12 2 (2.27%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.27%) Veritas