Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 300 290 307
Rank change year-on-year -10 +17 +15
Contract jobs citing BMC 89 81 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.54% 0.50% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 1.17% 1.03% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 42 46
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +18.25% -8.67%
10th Percentile £228 £318 £215
90th Percentile £544 £500 £538
England median daily rate £448 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +5.29% +9.68% -4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -76.19% -
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.75 £51.25
90th Percentile £16.48 £13.25 £53.75
England median hourly rate £12.42 £17.00 £14.56
% change year-on-year -26.94% +16.74% +14.24%

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 7,630 7,847 8,093
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.35% 48.31% 48.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,421 4,489 4,691
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £225
90th Percentile £588 £571 £550
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 339 334 411
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £15.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +9.87% -12.78%
10th Percentile £10.32 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £46.87 £44.78 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +18 40 £400 -10.11% 6
Berkshire +6 32 £235 -49.46% 1
Hampshire -29 30 £450 +25.00%
Surrey -10 9 £275 -38.89% 2
Buckinghamshire +2 8 £400 -0.62% 5
Kent +13 7 £439 +15.25%
West Sussex - 1 - -
BMC
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 66 (74.16%) Remedy
1 66 (74.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 33 (37.08%) Service Management
3 28 (31.46%) Linux
3 28 (31.46%) Windows
4 26 (29.21%) SLA
4 26 (29.21%) ITIL
5 24 (26.97%) SOAP
6 22 (24.72%) Unix
6 22 (24.72%) ITSM
6 22 (24.72%) Telecoms
7 20 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (21.35%) CA
8 19 (21.35%) SQL
8 19 (21.35%) Task Automation
9 17 (19.10%) Workflow
10 15 (16.85%) Degree
10 15 (16.85%) Computer Science
11 14 (15.73%) RESTful
11 14 (15.73%) Oracle
12 13 (14.61%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (13.48%) ServiceNow
13 12 (13.48%) VMware
13 12 (13.48%) Incident Management
13 12 (13.48%) Self-Motivation
14 11 (12.36%) Change Control
15 10 (11.24%) Jenkins
15 10 (11.24%) Runbook
15 10 (11.24%) Test Automation
15 10 (11.24%) Puppet

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 (7.87%) Apache
1 7 (7.87%) Apache ServiceMix
1 7 (7.87%) JBoss
2 1 (1.12%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.12%) CMS
2 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.12%) Jupyter
2 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.37%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 66 (74.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (7.87%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.11%) IaaS
1 9 (10.11%) PaaS
2 2 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) Ethernet
1 5 (5.62%) Wireless
2 4 (4.49%) ADSL
2 4 (4.49%) LAN
2 4 (4.49%) Unified Communications
2 4 (4.49%) VoIP
2 4 (4.49%) WAN
3 2 (2.25%) SNMP
4 1 (1.12%) 3G
4 1 (1.12%) DOCSIS
4 1 (1.12%) LTE
4 1 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.12%) SDH
4 1 (1.12%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.37%) DB2
2 1 (1.12%) Big Data
2 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.12%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.12%) JIRA
2 1 (1.12%) MSI
2 1 (1.12%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 22 (24.72%) Telecoms
2 10 (11.24%) Front Office
3 9 (10.11%) Back Office
4 5 (5.62%) Finance
5 4 (4.49%) Retail
6 2 (2.25%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.12%) Billing
7 1 (1.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (23.60%) Analyst
2 15 (16.85%) Automation Engineer
3 10 (11.24%) Incident Analyst
4 8 (8.99%) Administrator
5 7 (7.87%) Consultant
6 6 (6.74%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Server Administrator
7 5 (5.62%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Architect
9 3 (3.37%) Configuration Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Developer
9 3 (3.37%) LDAP Administrator
9 3 (3.37%) Remedy Consultant
9 3 (3.37%) Service Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Service Desk Analyst
10 2 (2.25%) Data Centre Operator
10 2 (2.25%) Incident Manager
10 2 (2.25%) OSS Engineer
10 2 (2.25%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.97%) SOAP
2 14 (15.73%) RESTful
3 10 (11.24%) REST
4 9 (10.11%) Web Services
5 7 (7.87%) Apache Camel
6 6 (6.74%) Spring
7 4 (4.49%) LDAP
8 3 (3.37%) ODBC
9 1 (1.12%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.12%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (1.12%) JSON
9 1 (1.12%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (1.12%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 1 (1.12%) TensorFlow
9 1 (1.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.85%) Computer Science
2 12 (13.48%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (10.11%) Robotics
4 7 (7.87%) CMDB
5 6 (6.74%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.49%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.25%) Reference Data
7 2 (2.25%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.12%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (31.46%) Linux
1 28 (31.46%) Windows
2 22 (24.72%) Unix
3 1 (1.12%) Solaris
3 1 (1.12%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.08%) Service Management
2 26 (29.21%) ITIL
3 22 (24.72%) ITSM
4 20 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (21.35%) Task Automation
6 17 (19.10%) Workflow
7 13 (14.61%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (13.48%) Incident Management
9 11 (12.36%) Change Control
10 10 (11.24%) Runbook
10 10 (11.24%) Test Automation
11 9 (10.11%) Collaborative Working
11 9 (10.11%) Customer-Centricity
11 9 (10.11%) Escalation Management
11 9 (10.11%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (7.87%) Scrum
12 7 (7.87%) Software Engineering
13 6 (6.74%) User Stories
14 5 (5.62%) Performance Tuning
14 5 (5.62%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.35%) SQL
2 9 (10.11%) PL/SQL
3 8 (8.99%) Java
4 6 (6.74%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.25%) Perl
7 1 (1.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (16.85%) Degree
2 9 (10.11%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.87%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.49%) CCNA
4 4 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.49%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (3.37%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.12%) MCP
7 1 (1.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (29.21%) SLA
2 4 (4.49%) QA
3 2 (2.25%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.12%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) vSphere
2 3 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.12%) Firmware
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (11.24%) Puppet
2 8 (8.99%) Ansible
3 7 (7.87%) BladeLogic
4 6 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (6.74%) Terraform
5 4 (4.49%) Nessus
6 3 (3.37%) Backup Exec
6 3 (3.37%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.37%) SCCM
6 3 (3.37%) Tivoli
7 2 (2.25%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (2.25%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.12%) BMC Marimba
8 1 (1.12%) Data Guard
8 1 (1.12%) Netcool
8 1 (1.12%) NSN NetAct
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (1.12%) SCOM
8 1 (1.12%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.12%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 66 (74.16%) Remedy
2 19 (21.35%) CA
3 14 (15.73%) Oracle
4 12 (13.48%) ServiceNow
4 12 (13.48%) VMware
5 10 (11.24%) Cisco
6 9 (10.11%) ComArch
6 9 (10.11%) TIBCO
6 9 (10.11%) UiPath
7 7 (7.87%) Red Hat
8 6 (6.74%) HP
8 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
8 6 (6.74%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.12%) Capita
9 1 (1.12%) Dell
9 1 (1.12%) Nokia
9 1 (1.12%) Splunk
9 1 (1.12%) Symantec
9 1 (1.12%) Unisys
9 1 (1.12%) Veritas