Period
to 25 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for BladeLogic skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BladeLogic over the 6 months to 25 September 2021 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
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 732 516 823
Rank change year-on-year -216 +307 +24
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 60 5 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.017% 0.019%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.47% 0.10% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 1 8
10th Percentile £522 " £393
25th Percentile £613 £505 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £675 £520 £500
Median % change year-on-year +29.81% +4.00% -9.09%
75th Percentile £750 £535 £509
90th Percentile £754 " £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 - £400

BladeLogic is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 12,646 4,772 13,239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.82% 16.05% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,969 3,282 9,071
10th Percentile £356 £313 £284
25th Percentile £450 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £625 £588 £600
90th Percentile £700 £663 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 89 299
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.27 £12.44
25th Percentile £16.23 £13.99 £14.97
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.39 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +18.62% -7.67% +20.00%
75th Percentile £48.81 £39.00 £40.88
90th Percentile £65.50 £49.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.96% -5.63% +14.29%

BladeLogic
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing BladeLogic as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for BladeLogic in the UK

BladeLogic
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing BladeLogic.

Daily rate trend for BladeLogic in the UK

BladeLogic
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing BladeLogic over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for BladeLogic in the UK

BladeLogic
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing BladeLogic.

Hourly rate trend for BladeLogic in the UK

BladeLogic
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BladeLogic within the UK over the 6 months to 25 September 2021. 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
England -180 60 £675 +29.81% 6
London -141 56 £700 +34.62% 6
UK excluding London - 3 £338 -
East Midlands - 2 £344 -
Midlands - 2 £344 -
South West - 1 £338 -
Work from Home - 1 £338 -

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, IT contractor jobs citing BladeLogic 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 with a requirement for BladeLogic.

1 58 (96.67%) Windows
2 55 (91.67%) Python
3 50 (83.33%) Jenkins
4 49 (81.67%) Artifactory
5 46 (76.67%) Subversion
6 45 (75.00%) SQL
7 39 (65.00%) .NET
7 39 (65.00%) C#
8 38 (63.33%) Oracle
9 36 (60.00%) C++
10 35 (58.33%) Git (software)
11 34 (56.67%) Bitbucket
12 32 (53.33%) Test Automation
13 30 (50.00%) Banking
14 29 (48.33%) DevOps
14 29 (48.33%) Ansible
15 28 (46.67%) Investment Banking
15 28 (46.67%) TCP/IP
16 26 (43.33%) ITRS Geneos
17 25 (41.67%) AngularJS
17 25 (41.67%) TeamCity
18 23 (38.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 23 (38.33%) Unit Testing
18 23 (38.33%) Multithreading
18 23 (38.33%) CppUnit
18 23 (38.33%) .NET Framework
18 23 (38.33%) JSON
18 23 (38.33%) Oracle APEX
18 23 (38.33%) SunGard Martini
18 23 (38.33%) Regression Testing

BladeLogic
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 14 (23.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.67%) Apache
2 1 (1.67%) Confluence
2 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 23 (38.33%) SunGard Martini
2 4 (6.67%) ION MarketView
3 3 (5.00%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) PaaS
2 6 (10.00%) AWS
3 4 (6.67%) Azure
4 1 (1.67%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (1.67%) Azure Storage
4 1 (1.67%) GCP
4 1 (1.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 28 (46.67%) TCP/IP
2 10 (16.67%) Firewall
3 4 (6.67%) HTTP
4 3 (5.00%) DNS
4 3 (5.00%) SAN
5 2 (3.33%) NAS
6 1 (1.67%) DHCP
6 1 (1.67%) FTP
6 1 (1.67%) IMAP
6 1 (1.67%) SMTP
6 1 (1.67%) SSH
6 1 (1.67%) SSL
6 1 (1.67%) VLAN
6 1 (1.67%) VPN
6 1 (1.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (38.33%) Oracle Database
1 23 (38.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 23 (38.33%) Relational Database
2 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
3 8 (13.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.00%) MySQL
5 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 50 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 49 (81.67%) Artifactory
3 46 (76.67%) Subversion
4 35 (58.33%) Git (software)
5 34 (56.67%) Bitbucket
6 25 (41.67%) TeamCity
7 23 (38.33%) CppUnit
7 23 (38.33%) Oracle APEX
7 23 (38.33%) Robot Framework
7 23 (38.33%) Visual Studio
8 3 (5.00%) JIRA
9 1 (1.67%) GitLab
9 1 (1.67%) Hudson
General
1 30 (50.00%) Banking
2 28 (46.67%) Investment Banking
3 22 (36.67%) Front Office
4 10 (16.67%) Finance
5 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (8.33%) Back Office
6 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.67%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) C++ Developer
1 23 (38.33%) Developer
1 23 (38.33%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
2 18 (30.00%) Front Office C++ Developer
2 18 (30.00%) Front Office Developer
3 15 (25.00%) Analyst
3 15 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Fixed Income Support Specialist
6 4 (6.67%) Support Specialist
7 3 (5.00%) FX Support Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Python Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) SQL Support Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Administrator
8 2 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (65.00%) .NET
2 25 (41.67%) AngularJS
3 23 (38.33%) .NET Core
3 23 (38.33%) .NET Framework
3 23 (38.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 23 (38.33%) gRPC
3 23 (38.33%) JSON
3 23 (38.33%) REST
3 23 (38.33%) STL
3 23 (38.33%) XML
4 17 (28.33%) Middleware
5 8 (13.33%) Elastic Stack
6 7 (11.67%) Rendezvous
7 2 (3.33%) JSP
7 2 (3.33%) Kafka
7 2 (3.33%) React
7 2 (3.33%) SOAP
8 1 (1.67%) LDAP
8 1 (1.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Data Structures
2 4 (6.67%) Fixed Income
3 3 (5.00%) Derivative
3 3 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.67%) Clustering
4 1 (1.67%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.67%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 58 (96.67%) Windows
2 21 (35.00%) Unix
3 16 (26.67%) Linux
4 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.33%) AIX
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (1.67%) CentOS
6 1 (1.67%) Solaris
6 1 (1.67%) SUSE
6 1 (1.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (53.33%) Test Automation
2 29 (48.33%) DevOps
3 23 (38.33%) Multithreaded Programming
3 23 (38.33%) Multithreading
3 23 (38.33%) Regression Testing
3 23 (38.33%) Unit Testing
4 22 (36.67%) Capacity Management
5 20 (33.33%) ITIL
6 18 (30.00%) Workflow
7 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (23.33%) Configuration Management
7 14 (23.33%) Server Monitoring
8 13 (21.67%) Analytics
9 11 (18.33%) Release Management
10 9 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (13.33%) Load Balancing
11 8 (13.33%) Risk Management
12 6 (10.00%) Problem Management
13 5 (8.33%) Server Building
14 4 (6.67%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 55 (91.67%) Python
2 45 (75.00%) SQL
3 39 (65.00%) C#
4 36 (60.00%) C++
5 18 (30.00%) Java
6 9 (15.00%) Groovy
7 8 (13.33%) Perl
8 3 (5.00%) PHP
9 2 (3.33%) R
9 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (16.67%) Docker
2 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.33%) Firmware
3 2 (3.33%) KVM
3 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.67%) Ceph
4 1 (1.67%) GPFS
4 1 (1.67%) NFS
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.67%) QEMU
4 1 (1.67%) Samba
4 1 (1.67%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 29 (48.33%) Ansible
2 26 (43.33%) ITRS Geneos
3 10 (16.67%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.33%) collectd
4 2 (3.33%) Fluentd
4 2 (3.33%) HP ALM
4 2 (3.33%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.33%) Puppet
5 1 (1.67%) Capistrano
5 1 (1.67%) Nagios
5 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (63.33%) Oracle
2 23 (38.33%) FIS
2 23 (38.33%) SunGard
3 14 (23.33%) Altiris
4 8 (13.33%) CyberArk
4 8 (13.33%) Splunk
5 7 (11.67%) TIBCO
6 6 (10.00%) BMC
7 4 (6.67%) Bloomberg
7 4 (6.67%) HP
7 4 (6.67%) ION Trading
7 4 (6.67%) Reuters
7 4 (6.67%) VMware
8 3 (5.00%) Google
8 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.33%) McAfee
9 2 (3.33%) New Relic
10 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.67%) SaltStack
10 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow