Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 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
England > South East
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 297 283 306
Rank change year-on-year -14 +23 -9
Contract jobs citing BMC 85 85 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.51% 0.53% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% 1.09% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 41 38
South East median daily rate £400 £413 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +17.69% -9.84%
10th Percentile £281 £319 £150
90th Percentile £553 £500 £502
England median daily rate £450 £420 £388
% change year-on-year +7.14% +8.39% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
South East median hourly rate £14.75 £16.25 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.23% -69.05% -
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.48 £51.25
90th Percentile £20.00 £20.23 £53.75
England median hourly rate £12.42 £17.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -26.94% -2.16% +15.83%

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 7,854 7,829 8,814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 47.12% 48.67% 48.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,533 4,322 5,262
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £238
90th Percentile £575 £563 £550
England median daily rate £450 £440 £420
% change year-on-year +2.39% +4.64% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 339 361 409
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -5.44% -0.29%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.40 £45.00 £46.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.18
% change year-on-year +2.94% -1.02% -1.86%

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 19 August 2018.

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 19 August 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
Thames Valley -4 38 £400 -5.88% 4
Hampshire -28 28 £400 +11.11% 1
Berkshire -8 27 - - 3
Buckinghamshire +14 11 £400 -0.62% 1
Surrey -19 10 £366 -18.61%
Kent +16 6 £445 +7.88% 1
West Sussex - 1 - -
BMC
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 South East region with a requirement for BMC.

1 64 (75.29%) Remedy
1 64 (75.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 31 (36.47%) Service Management
3 27 (31.76%) SLA
4 26 (30.59%) Windows
5 24 (28.24%) Telecoms
6 22 (25.88%) Linux
6 22 (25.88%) ITIL
7 21 (24.71%) SOAP
7 21 (24.71%) ITSM
8 20 (23.53%) SQL
8 20 (23.53%) Unix
9 19 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (20.00%) Task Automation
11 15 (17.65%) Computer Science
11 15 (17.65%) Degree
12 14 (16.47%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (15.29%) CA
14 12 (14.12%) Oracle
14 12 (14.12%) Workflow
14 12 (14.12%) Incident Management
15 11 (12.94%) Test Automation
15 11 (12.94%) Change Control
15 11 (12.94%) RESTful
16 10 (11.76%) REST
16 10 (11.76%) Front Office
16 10 (11.76%) Microsoft
17 9 (10.59%) TIBCO
17 9 (10.59%) Web Services
17 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Office

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 7 (8.24%) Apache
1 7 (8.24%) Apache ServiceMix
1 7 (8.24%) JBoss
2 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.53%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.18%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.18%) Jupyter
3 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (4.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 64 (75.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (8.24%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) IaaS
1 4 (4.71%) PaaS
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.88%) Ethernet
1 5 (5.88%) Wireless
2 4 (4.71%) ADSL
2 4 (4.71%) LAN
2 4 (4.71%) Unified Communications
2 4 (4.71%) VoIP
2 4 (4.71%) WAN
3 3 (3.53%) Skype
3 3 (3.53%) SNMP
4 2 (2.35%) MVNO
5 1 (1.18%) 3G
5 1 (1.18%) DOCSIS
5 1 (1.18%) LTE
5 1 (1.18%) SDH
5 1 (1.18%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) DB2
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.18%) Big Data
3 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (28.24%) Telecoms
2 10 (11.76%) Front Office
3 9 (10.59%) Back Office
4 7 (8.24%) Finance
5 4 (4.71%) Retail
6 2 (2.35%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.35%) Banking
7 1 (1.18%) Electronics
7 1 (1.18%) Law
7 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (24.71%) Analyst
2 13 (15.29%) Automation Engineer
3 10 (11.76%) Incident Analyst
4 8 (9.41%) Architect
5 7 (8.24%) Administrator
6 6 (7.06%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Server Administrator
8 3 (3.53%) Consultant
8 3 (3.53%) Data Centre Operator
8 3 (3.53%) Deskside Technician
8 3 (3.53%) Desktop Support
8 3 (3.53%) Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Technician
8 3 (3.53%) LDAP Administrator
8 3 (3.53%) OSS Architect
8 3 (3.53%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Service Design Architect
8 3 (3.53%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (24.71%) SOAP
2 11 (12.94%) RESTful
3 10 (11.76%) REST
4 9 (10.59%) Web Services
5 7 (8.24%) Apache Camel
6 6 (7.06%) Spring
7 4 (4.71%) LDAP
8 3 (3.53%) ODBC
9 2 (2.35%) JSON
10 1 (1.18%) .NET
10 1 (1.18%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.18%) Elastic Stack
10 1 (1.18%) ISPF
10 1 (1.18%) Natural Language Processing
10 1 (1.18%) TensorFlow
10 1 (1.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.59%) Robotics
3 8 (9.41%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (8.24%) CMDB
4 7 (8.24%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.53%) iPad
5 3 (3.53%) iPhone
5 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.53%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.35%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.35%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (30.59%) Windows
2 22 (25.88%) Linux
3 20 (23.53%) Unix
4 3 (3.53%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.53%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.47%) Service Management
2 22 (25.88%) ITIL
3 21 (24.71%) ITSM
4 19 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (20.00%) Task Automation
6 14 (16.47%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (14.12%) Incident Management
7 12 (14.12%) Workflow
8 11 (12.94%) Change Control
8 11 (12.94%) Test Automation
9 9 (10.59%) Customer-Centricity
9 9 (10.59%) Escalation Management
9 9 (10.59%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (9.41%) Runbook
11 7 (8.24%) Software Engineering
12 6 (7.06%) Network Monitoring
13 5 (5.88%) ITIL V3
13 5 (5.88%) Matrix Management
13 5 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.53%) SQL
2 8 (9.41%) Java
2 8 (9.41%) PL/SQL
3 5 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.35%) Perl
4 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.18%) JCL
5 1 (1.18%) Python
5 1 (1.18%) REXX
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) Degree
2 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.71%) CCNA
4 4 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.71%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (3.53%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (31.76%) SLA
2 2 (2.35%) QA
3 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.18%) HMG Infosec
3 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) vSphere
2 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) Firmware
2 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.18%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (9.41%) Ansible
1 8 (9.41%) Puppet
2 4 (4.71%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (4.71%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.53%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.53%) Netcool
3 3 (3.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.53%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (3.53%) Terraform
3 3 (3.53%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.35%) SCOM
5 1 (1.18%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.18%) Kibana
5 1 (1.18%) logstash
5 1 (1.18%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (1.18%) SCCM
5 1 (1.18%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 64 (75.29%) Remedy
2 13 (15.29%) CA
3 12 (14.12%) Oracle
4 10 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 9 (10.59%) ComArch
5 9 (10.59%) ServiceNow
5 9 (10.59%) TIBCO
5 9 (10.59%) UiPath
6 8 (9.41%) Capita
7 7 (8.24%) Red Hat
7 7 (8.24%) SolarWinds
7 7 (8.24%) VMware
8 6 (7.06%) Cisco
9 4 (4.71%) HP
10 3 (3.53%) Apple
10 3 (3.53%) Symantec
10 3 (3.53%) Xerox
11 2 (2.35%) IBM
12 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (1.18%) Unisys