Period
to 19 May 2019

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 19 May 2019 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
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 821 829 775
Rank change year-on-year +8 -54 +48
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 19 80 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.079% 0.053%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.14% 0.61% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 63 34
UK median daily rate £433 £550 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.36% +30.18% +1.50%
10th Percentile £356 £376 £315
90th Percentile £581 £600 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £517 £350
% change year-on-year -17.79% +47.71% -10.26%
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 13,291 13,139 9,731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.61% 12.94% 10.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,842 8,745 6,426
UK median daily rate £500 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £272
90th Percentile £675 £627 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 333 309 215
UK median hourly rate £19.64 £18.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.16% -19.57% +2.22%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.81 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -20.00% -6.61%

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 19 May 2019.

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 19 May 2019. 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 -5 19 £433 -21.36%
UK excluding London -8 13 £425 -17.79%
North of England +13 6 £425 -22.73%
London +11 6 £520 -5.45%
Midlands +4 6 £475 -13.64%
West Midlands +1 6 £475 -13.64%
North West - 6 £425 -
South East +9 1 £375 -18.92%

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Linux
3 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) BMC
4 6 (31.58%) ITSM
4 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
4 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
5 5 (26.32%) Release Management
5 5 (26.32%) CMDB
5 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (26.32%) ServiceNow
5 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (26.32%) People Management
5 5 (26.32%) Change Management
5 5 (26.32%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (26.32%) Validation
5 5 (26.32%) Replication
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 5 (26.32%) Patch Management
6 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (21.05%) Unix
6 4 (21.05%) ETL
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle
6 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (15.79%) SCOM
7 3 (15.79%) Banking
7 3 (15.79%) Ansible
7 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
7 3 (15.79%) SAN

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 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) nginx
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) SAN
1 3 (15.79%) SNMP
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
3 1 (5.26%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
1 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MSBuild
1 1 (5.26%) NUnit
1 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.79%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Administrator
2 5 (26.32%) Architect
3 4 (21.05%) DBA
4 3 (15.79%) Database Architect
5 2 (10.53%) AIX Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Server Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Architect
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.26%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET
2 1 (5.26%) JSON
2 1 (5.26%) LINQ
2 1 (5.26%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (5.26%) SOAP
2 1 (5.26%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (5.26%) WCF
2 1 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) CMDB
1 5 (26.32%) Replication
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Unix
4 3 (15.79%) AIX
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITSM
2 5 (26.32%) Change Management
2 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (26.32%) GAP Analysis
2 5 (26.32%) Patch Management
2 5 (26.32%) People Management
2 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (26.32%) Release Management
2 5 (26.32%) Validation
3 4 (21.05%) ETL
3 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.53%) Tech Ops
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.26%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Perl
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) VBScript
3 1 (5.26%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.26%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) NFS
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Ansible
1 3 (15.79%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (15.79%) Netcool
1 3 (15.79%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 3 (15.79%) SCOM
1 3 (15.79%) ServerView Suite
1 3 (15.79%) Tivoli
2 2 (10.53%) HP NNM
2 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
2 2 (10.53%) Opsview
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (5.26%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Rancher
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) BMC
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) ServiceNow
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) Fujitsu
4 2 (10.53%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) Remedy
5 1 (5.26%) Splunk
5 1 (5.26%) VMware