Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 806 782 814
Rank change year-on-year -24 +32 -27
Contract jobs citing BladeLogic 82 53 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.081% 0.059% 0.062%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.62% 0.55% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 37 60
UK median daily rate £550 £425 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% +2.10% -20.71%
10th Percentile £377 £317 £315
90th Percentile £609 £565 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £517 £356 £390
% change year-on-year +45.33% -8.78% -22.00%
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 13,165 9,711 10,948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.97% 10.74% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,771 6,439 6,947
UK median daily rate £479 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.39% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £276 £273 £263
90th Percentile £631 £606 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £380
% change year-on-year +3.66% +7.89% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 218 268
UK median hourly rate £18.25 £23.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.65% +2.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.79 £12.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.00 £53.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.22 £20.00 £21.33
% change year-on-year -18.93% -6.24% +5.67%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -16 82 £550 +29.41% 7
London -28 50 £550 +15.79% 6
UK excluding London -21 32 £517 +45.33% 1
Midlands +8 15 £550 +29.41% 1
West Midlands -11 14 £550 +29.41% 1
South East -20 11 £463 +2.78%
North of England -18 6 £550 +69.23%
Yorkshire - 6 £550 -
East Midlands - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 44 (53.66%) Unix
2 42 (51.22%) Linux
3 32 (39.02%) Oracle
4 26 (31.71%) BMC
4 26 (31.71%) Ansible
5 25 (30.49%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (28.05%) SQL Server
6 23 (28.05%) Python
7 20 (24.39%) Windows
8 19 (23.17%) VMware
9 18 (21.95%) Puppet
9 18 (21.95%) Use Case
10 17 (20.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (20.73%) Microsoft
11 16 (19.51%) Red Hat
11 16 (19.51%) C#
11 16 (19.51%) Java
11 16 (19.51%) .NET
11 16 (19.51%) Test Automation
11 16 (19.51%) Deployment Automation
12 15 (18.29%) Shell Script
12 15 (18.29%) Finance
13 14 (17.07%) SOAP
13 14 (17.07%) Unit Testing
13 14 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (17.07%) JSON
13 14 (17.07%) BDD
13 14 (17.07%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (17.07%) Oracle Database
13 14 (17.07%) Relational Database

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 8 (9.76%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.54%) Apache
2 7 (8.54%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (8.54%) IIS
3 5 (6.10%) nginx
4 3 (3.66%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.44%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.22%) JBoss
6 1 (1.22%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.44%) PaaS
2 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.41%) SMS
2 8 (9.76%) Firewall
3 6 (7.32%) BIG-IP
4 5 (6.10%) DNS
4 5 (6.10%) SAN
5 3 (3.66%) DHCP
5 3 (3.66%) HTTP
5 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.44%) NAS
6 2 (2.44%) VSAN
7 1 (1.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (28.05%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.07%) Oracle Database
2 14 (17.07%) Relational Database
3 13 (15.85%) RDBMS
4 7 (8.54%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.44%) Yellowfin
6 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.22%) Big Data
6 1 (1.22%) HBase
Development Applications
1 13 (15.85%) MSBuild
1 13 (15.85%) NUnit
1 13 (15.85%) SpecFlow
1 13 (15.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 13 (15.85%) Visual Studio
2 12 (14.63%) Git (software)
3 11 (13.41%) JIRA
4 5 (6.10%) JMeter
5 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.44%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.44%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.22%) Cobertura
7 1 (1.22%) JBehave
7 1 (1.22%) JUnit
7 1 (1.22%) Maven
7 1 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 15 (18.29%) Finance
2 7 (8.54%) Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.44%) Legal
3 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Front Office
4 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (20.73%) Linux Engineer
2 14 (17.07%) Developer
3 12 (14.63%) Architect
4 11 (13.41%) Security Engineer
5 9 (10.98%) .NET Developer
5 9 (10.98%) Information Security Engineer
6 8 (9.76%) C# Developer
6 8 (9.76%) Senior Developer
6 8 (9.76%) WPF Developer
7 7 (8.54%) C# WPF Developer
7 7 (8.54%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (8.54%) Unix Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Applications Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Elasticsearch Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Server Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 4 (4.88%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.51%) .NET
2 14 (17.07%) JSON
2 14 (17.07%) SOAP
3 13 (15.85%) .NET Framework
3 13 (15.85%) ADO.NET
3 13 (15.85%) LDAP
3 13 (15.85%) LINQ
3 13 (15.85%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 13 (15.85%) Unity DI Container
3 13 (15.85%) WCF
3 13 (15.85%) WPF
4 5 (6.10%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (3.66%) Middleware
5 3 (3.66%) Rendezvous
6 1 (1.22%) Ajax
6 1 (1.22%) CSS
6 1 (1.22%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.22%) HTML
6 1 (1.22%) JSP
6 1 (1.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.49%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (15.85%) Clustering
3 7 (8.54%) Fat Client
3 7 (8.54%) Thin Client
4 5 (6.10%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.66%) Derivative
5 3 (3.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.44%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.44%) Replication
7 1 (1.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 44 (53.66%) Unix
2 42 (51.22%) Linux
3 20 (24.39%) Windows
4 17 (20.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (8.54%) Solaris
6 5 (6.10%) AIX
7 4 (4.88%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (4.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (4.88%) Windows 2000
7 4 (4.88%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.88%) Windows NT
7 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.88%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.22%) Android
9 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.95%) Use Case
2 16 (19.51%) Deployment Automation
2 16 (19.51%) Test Automation
3 14 (17.07%) BDD
3 14 (17.07%) Continuous Delivery
3 14 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (17.07%) Unit Testing
4 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (15.85%) ITIL
4 13 (15.85%) Multithreading
5 12 (14.63%) DevOps
6 11 (13.41%) Information Security
6 11 (13.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 11 (13.41%) SIEM
6 11 (13.41%) Software Testing
6 11 (13.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (12.20%) Service Management
8 8 (9.76%) Load Balancing
8 8 (9.76%) Release Management
8 8 (9.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.05%) Python
2 16 (19.51%) C#
2 16 (19.51%) Java
3 15 (18.29%) Shell Script
4 13 (15.85%) XAML
5 9 (10.98%) Perl
5 9 (10.98%) PowerShell
6 7 (8.54%) Bash Shell
7 5 (6.10%) Ruby
7 5 (6.10%) SQL
8 2 (2.44%) Korn
9 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (14.63%) Degree
2 5 (6.10%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) ISEB
3 2 (2.44%) VCP5
3 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.22%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 8 (9.76%) Docker
2 4 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.44%) Gluster
3 2 (2.44%) NFS
3 2 (2.44%) OpenAM
3 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (31.71%) Ansible
2 18 (21.95%) Puppet
3 9 (10.98%) ITRS Geneos
3 9 (10.98%) SCCM
4 8 (9.76%) Rancher
5 7 (8.54%) SCOM
6 3 (3.66%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.44%) Nessus
7 2 (2.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (2.44%) PowerCLI
7 2 (2.44%) QRadar
7 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (2.44%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (2.44%) Tivoli
7 2 (2.44%) vCenter Server
8 1 (1.22%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 32 (39.02%) Oracle
2 26 (31.71%) BMC
3 19 (23.17%) VMware
4 17 (20.73%) Microsoft
5 16 (19.51%) Red Hat
6 13 (15.85%) HP
7 11 (13.41%) Atlassian
8 8 (9.76%) F5
9 7 (8.54%) CA
9 7 (8.54%) Splunk
10 3 (3.66%) TIBCO
11 2 (2.44%) Adobe
11 2 (2.44%) Autodesk
11 2 (2.44%) Citrix
11 2 (2.44%) Dell
11 2 (2.44%) IBM
11 2 (2.44%) NetApp
11 2 (2.44%) Sun
11 2 (2.44%) Symantec
11 2 (2.44%) Veritas