Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 842 830 832
Rank change year-on-year -12 +2 -12
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 61 66 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.064% 0.054%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.40% 0.54% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 46 42
UK median daily rate £550 £503 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.34% +13.03% +11.25%
10th Percentile £300 £356 £320
90th Percentile £656 £588 £738
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £500 £410
% change year-on-year -23.00% +21.95% +2.50%
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 15,168 12,150 11,628
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.56% 11.84% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,214 8,235 7,429
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 281 268
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.58% +4.96%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £12.68
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.30 £20.73
% change year-on-year +7.38% -21.38% +8.93%

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 16 December 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 9 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 16 December 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 -8 61 £550 +8.70% 1
London +17 39 £625 +13.64%
UK excluding London -14 22 £385 -23.00% 1
North West 0 13 £398 +22.31% 1
North of England -5 13 £398 +22.31% 1
South East -17 7 £277 -44.65%
West Midlands -30 1 £475 +26.67%
Midlands -33 1 £475 +26.67%
South West - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 40 (65.57%) Windows
1 40 (65.57%) Linux
2 39 (63.93%) Unix
3 33 (54.10%) DevOps
4 31 (50.82%) Python
5 30 (49.18%) Ansible
6 29 (47.54%) Docker
6 29 (47.54%) ITRS Geneos
6 29 (47.54%) Rancher
6 29 (47.54%) Firewall
7 24 (39.34%) BMC
7 24 (39.34%) Capacity Management
8 23 (37.70%) Kubernetes
8 23 (37.70%) Load Balancing
9 19 (31.15%) Splunk
10 18 (29.51%) IIS
11 17 (27.87%) Perl
12 15 (24.59%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (22.95%) Tomcat
13 14 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (21.31%) BIG-IP
14 13 (21.31%) NetApp
14 13 (21.31%) DMZ
14 13 (21.31%) Oracle
14 13 (21.31%) Apache
14 13 (21.31%) NFS
14 13 (21.31%) Performance Metrics
14 13 (21.31%) Elasticsearch
14 13 (21.31%) F5
14 13 (21.31%) Test Automation

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 18 (29.51%) IIS
2 14 (22.95%) Tomcat
3 13 (21.31%) Apache
3 13 (21.31%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (21.31%) nginx
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (6.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.64%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.39%) PaaS
2 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (47.54%) Firewall
2 13 (21.31%) BIG-IP
2 13 (21.31%) DMZ
3 4 (6.56%) DNS
3 4 (6.56%) iSCSI
3 4 (6.56%) NAS
3 4 (6.56%) SAN
4 1 (1.64%) HTTP
4 1 (1.64%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.64%) SMS
4 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.39%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Jenkins
2 10 (16.39%) Artifactory
2 10 (16.39%) Bitbucket
2 10 (16.39%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.84%) JIRA
4 5 (8.20%) CA Release Automation
5 3 (4.92%) LoadRunner
5 3 (4.92%) TestDirector
6 2 (3.28%) MSI
7 1 (1.64%) AdminStudio
7 1 (1.64%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 6 (9.84%) Banking
2 5 (8.20%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Back Office
3 1 (1.64%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (22.95%) Automation Engineer
3 13 (21.31%) Monitoring Engineer
4 9 (14.75%) Consultant
5 6 (9.84%) Test Manager
6 5 (8.20%) Environment Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Linux Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Linux Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) Test Environment Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Architect
8 3 (4.92%) Automation Architect
8 3 (4.92%) DevOps Architect
8 3 (4.92%) Lead Architect
8 3 (4.92%) Lead DevOps
8 3 (4.92%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) .NET
2 4 (6.56%) LDAP
2 4 (6.56%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (3.28%) Middleware
4 1 (1.64%) HTML
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.64%) Rendezvous
4 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (6.56%) LPAR
4 2 (3.28%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 40 (65.57%) Linux
1 40 (65.57%) Windows
2 39 (63.93%) Unix
3 8 (13.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (8.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.28%) Solaris
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.64%) CentOS
6 1 (1.64%) SUSE
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (54.10%) DevOps
2 24 (39.34%) Capacity Management
3 23 (37.70%) Load Balancing
4 14 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (21.31%) Performance Metrics
5 13 (21.31%) Test Automation
6 11 (18.03%) Release Management
6 11 (18.03%) Risk Management
7 10 (16.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (16.39%) Performance Management
8 9 (14.75%) ITIL
9 8 (13.11%) Patch Management
10 7 (11.48%) Test Strategy
11 6 (9.84%) Analytics
11 6 (9.84%) Proactive Monitoring
12 5 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (8.20%) Problem Management
13 4 (6.56%) Capacity Planning
13 4 (6.56%) High Availability
13 4 (6.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.82%) Python
2 17 (27.87%) Perl
3 13 (21.31%) Bash Shell
4 7 (11.48%) SQL
5 6 (9.84%) Ruby
6 4 (6.56%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.92%) Java
8 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.64%) C#
9 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) RHCE
1 4 (6.56%) RHCSA
1 4 (6.56%) RHCVA
2 1 (1.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) ISEB
2 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (47.54%) Docker
2 13 (21.31%) NFS
3 5 (8.20%) Firmware
3 5 (8.20%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (6.56%) KVM
4 4 (6.56%) RHEV
4 4 (6.56%) Samba
4 4 (6.56%) Sendmail
4 4 (6.56%) Veritas File System
4 4 (6.56%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (49.18%) Ansible
2 29 (47.54%) ITRS Geneos
2 29 (47.54%) Rancher
3 23 (37.70%) Kubernetes
4 4 (6.56%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (6.56%) Nessus
4 4 (6.56%) OpenView
4 4 (6.56%) Tivoli
4 4 (6.56%) yum
5 3 (4.92%) HP ALM
5 3 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (3.28%) SCCM
7 1 (1.64%) Automic
7 1 (1.64%) BMC Marimba
7 1 (1.64%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.64%) ThinApp
7 1 (1.64%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 24 (39.34%) BMC
2 19 (31.15%) Splunk
3 13 (21.31%) F5
3 13 (21.31%) NetApp
3 13 (21.31%) Oracle
4 10 (16.39%) CyberArk
5 8 (13.11%) HP
6 6 (9.84%) Remedy
7 5 (8.20%) Dell
7 5 (8.20%) IBM
7 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
7 5 (8.20%) Red Hat
7 5 (8.20%) TIBCO
7 5 (8.20%) Veritas
8 4 (6.56%) Opsware
9 2 (3.28%) VMware
10 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.64%) Sybase
10 1 (1.64%) Symantec