Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 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.

BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 800 801 836
Rank change year-on-year +1 +35 -42
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 74 51 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.073% 0.053% 0.048%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.62% 0.49% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 40 45
UK median daily rate £550 £410 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.15% +1.23% -4.71%
10th Percentile £371 £320 £296
90th Percentile £604 £589 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £410
% change year-on-year -2.44% - -3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 11,967 10,337 9,563
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.78% 10.77% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,119 6,681 5,927
UK median daily rate £485 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £272 £263 £240
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% +5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 257 315
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +3.20%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.90 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.35 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -17.05% - -7.78%

BladeLogic
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for BladeLogic in the UK

BladeLogic
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BladeLogic in the UK

BladeLogic
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BladeLogic over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BladeLogic in the UK

BladeLogic
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BladeLogic in the UK

BladeLogic
Top 8 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 22 February 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
England 0 74 £550 +34.15% 5
London -24 47 £550 -4.35% 1
UK excluding London -14 27 £400 -2.44% 5
Midlands +16 12 £375 +17.19% 1
West Midlands +10 12 £375 +17.19% 1
South East -5 11 £500 +42.86%
North of England +18 4 £325 -20.73% 3
North West +3 4 £325 - 3

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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 48 (64.86%) Linux
2 44 (59.46%) Oracle
3 41 (55.41%) Unix
4 30 (40.54%) Ansible
5 29 (39.19%) SQL Server
6 28 (37.84%) Puppet
7 27 (36.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (35.14%) Shell Script
9 25 (33.78%) Red Hat
9 25 (33.78%) Windows
10 24 (32.43%) Java
11 21 (28.38%) VMware
12 20 (27.03%) Finance
13 18 (24.32%) Python
13 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
13 18 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (22.97%) C#
14 17 (22.97%) .NET
15 16 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (20.27%) IIS
16 15 (20.27%) LDAP
16 15 (20.27%) SAN
16 15 (20.27%) BMC
16 15 (20.27%) Oracle Database
17 14 (18.92%) MSBuild
17 14 (18.92%) SpecFlow
17 14 (18.92%) Unity DI Container
17 14 (18.92%) Relational Database
17 14 (18.92%) Continuous Delivery
17 14 (18.92%) Unit 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 15 (20.27%) IIS
2 14 (18.92%) Apache
3 12 (16.22%) Tomcat
4 10 (13.51%) nginx
5 8 (10.81%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.70%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.35%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.51%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.27%) SAN
2 12 (16.22%) Firewall
3 10 (13.51%) BIG-IP
4 5 (6.76%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.41%) DNS
6 3 (4.05%) HTTP
7 2 (2.70%) FTP
7 2 (2.70%) NAS
7 2 (2.70%) VLAN
7 2 (2.70%) VSAN
8 1 (1.35%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (39.19%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.27%) Oracle Database
3 14 (18.92%) RDBMS
3 14 (18.92%) Relational Database
4 10 (13.51%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.70%) Yellowfin
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.35%) Big Data
6 1 (1.35%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.35%) HBase
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 14 (18.92%) Git (software)
1 14 (18.92%) MSBuild
1 14 (18.92%) NUnit
1 14 (18.92%) SpecFlow
1 14 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
1 14 (18.92%) Visual Studio
2 10 (13.51%) JMeter
3 6 (8.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (5.41%) Bitbucket
4 4 (5.41%) ClearCase
4 4 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.41%) JIRA
4 4 (5.41%) Maven
General
1 20 (27.03%) Finance
2 11 (14.86%) Banking
3 6 (8.11%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.05%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.70%) Legal
6 1 (1.35%) Front Office
6 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (29.73%) Linux Engineer
2 14 (18.92%) Developer
3 13 (17.57%) Security Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) Applications Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) Unix Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) Information Security Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) .NET Developer
6 9 (12.16%) C# Developer
6 9 (12.16%) WPF Developer
7 8 (10.81%) C# WPF Developer
7 8 (10.81%) Elasticsearch Engineer
7 8 (10.81%) Senior Developer
8 7 (9.46%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (6.76%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Unix Scripting Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) Automation Specialist
10 4 (5.41%) AWS Specialist
10 4 (5.41%) Digital Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Digital Transformation
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.97%) .NET
2 15 (20.27%) LDAP
3 14 (18.92%) .NET Framework
3 14 (18.92%) ADO.NET
3 14 (18.92%) JSON
3 14 (18.92%) LINQ
3 14 (18.92%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 14 (18.92%) SOAP
3 14 (18.92%) Unity DI Container
3 14 (18.92%) WCF
3 14 (18.92%) WPF
4 8 (10.81%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (4.05%) Middleware
5 3 (4.05%) Rendezvous
6 1 (1.35%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (1.35%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Clustering
2 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.81%) Data Centre
4 7 (9.46%) Fat Client
4 7 (9.46%) Thin Client
5 3 (4.05%) Derivative
5 3 (4.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.70%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.70%) Replication
7 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 48 (64.86%) Linux
2 41 (55.41%) Unix
3 27 (36.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (33.78%) Windows
5 14 (18.92%) Solaris
6 13 (17.57%) Oracle Linux
7 9 (12.16%) AIX
7 9 (12.16%) SUSE
8 8 (10.81%) Windows Server
9 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.35%) Android
11 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.92%) BDD
3 14 (18.92%) Continuous Delivery
3 14 (18.92%) Information Security
3 14 (18.92%) ITIL
3 14 (18.92%) Multithreading
3 14 (18.92%) Problem Management
3 14 (18.92%) Test Automation
3 14 (18.92%) Unit Testing
4 13 (17.57%) SIEM
5 11 (14.86%) Release Management
6 10 (13.51%) DevOps
6 10 (13.51%) Load Balancing
6 10 (13.51%) Load Testing
7 9 (12.16%) Risk Management
7 9 (12.16%) Scrum
8 8 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (10.81%) Use Case
8 8 (10.81%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.14%) Shell Script
2 24 (32.43%) Java
3 18 (24.32%) Python
4 17 (22.97%) C#
5 14 (18.92%) XAML
6 13 (17.57%) Perl
7 11 (14.86%) Ruby
8 5 (6.76%) Bash Shell
8 5 (6.76%) PowerShell
8 5 (6.76%) SQL
9 3 (4.05%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) SC Cleared
1 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.70%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) ISEB
2 2 (2.70%) VCP5
2 2 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.35%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 11 (14.86%) Docker
2 7 (9.46%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (5.41%) NFS
3 4 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.05%) vSphere
5 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.70%) Gluster
5 2 (2.70%) OpenAM
6 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.35%) Samba
6 1 (1.35%) SRDF
6 1 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.35%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 30 (40.54%) Ansible
2 28 (37.84%) Puppet
3 11 (14.86%) ITRS Geneos
3 11 (14.86%) NetBackup
3 11 (14.86%) Rancher
4 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (5.41%) Terraform
5 3 (4.05%) Nessus
5 3 (4.05%) QRadar
5 3 (4.05%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.70%) PowerCLI
6 2 (2.70%) SCCM
6 2 (2.70%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (2.70%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (2.70%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.35%) Nagios
7 1 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (59.46%) Oracle
2 25 (33.78%) Red Hat
3 21 (28.38%) VMware
4 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
5 15 (20.27%) BMC
6 12 (16.22%) F5
7 11 (14.86%) Splunk
8 5 (6.76%) HP
9 4 (5.41%) Atlassian
9 4 (5.41%) Veritas
10 3 (4.05%) AlienVault
10 3 (4.05%) IBM
10 3 (4.05%) NetApp
10 3 (4.05%) Qualys
10 3 (4.05%) Rapid7
10 3 (4.05%) Symantec
10 3 (4.05%) TIBCO
11 2 (2.70%) Adobe
11 2 (2.70%) Dell
11 2 (2.70%) Sun